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  1. RUMOUR: Cruz Tears ACL, Cancels Fight With Faber
    This is only a rumour. Not official. So don't get too excited/emotional. Phytegurus.com has confirmed with sources close to the event that The Ultimate Fighter Coach Dominic Cruz (19-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC)...
  2. Weekend winners include Thompson, Prangley, Galesic, Coy, Pettis, Jardine and more
    link James Thompson moved his unbeaten streak to four fights with a unanimous-decision victory over former Strikeforce fighter and WWE star Bobby Lashley. The full SFL 3 results included: •James...
  3. Tyron Woodley To Meet Nate Marquardt For Strikeforce Welterweight Title In July
    Former top UFC fighter Nate Marquardt will finally make his Strikeforce and welterweight debut in July, and it will be in a title matchup. He will compete for Nick Diaz's old Strikeforce welterweight...
  4. No MMA vote in N.Y. this year
    http://espn.go.com/mma/story/_/id/7904288/ny-pols-vote-legalizing-mma-2012 "Lawmakers in New York State will not vote this year on whether to legalize mixed martial arts, according to a report...
  5. Report: Ronda Rousey vs Sarah Kaufman Strikeforce title fight planned for August
    No arm, no foul. Newly-crowned Strikeforce Women's Champion Ronda Rousey has her first 135-pound title defense lined up for August 2012, where she's expected to face off against former division...
  6. Mike Hayes vs. D.J. Linderman title fight headlines Cage Warriors 47
    A title fight and rematch will headline Cage Warriors 47 with newly crowned champion Mike Hayes (18-4-1) taking on fellow American heavyweight D.J. Linderman (11-3). Cage Warriors officials today...
  7. Siyar Bahadurzada replaces Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 149, meets Thiago Alves
    July's UFC 149 event has a fairly significant change: Siyar Bahadurzada (21-4-1 MMA, 1-0 SF) has replaced injured Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) and now meets Thiago Alves (19-9 MMA, 11-6...
  8. Papy Abedi replaces Rich Attonito, meets Rick Story at UFC on FX 4
    Papy Abedi (8-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has replaced Rich Attonito (10-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and now meets fellow welterweight Rick Story (13-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) at next month's UFC on FX 4 event. UFC officials today...
  9. Urijah Faber will fight for interim bantamweight title at UFC 148
    Although he won't fight UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber will get to fight for a title. A replacement opponent hasn't been determined, but UFC president Dana White today said...
  10. John Dodson Sidelined ’6 to 7 Weeks’
    Dodson broke his hand in the opening round, and literally had to fight with one less weapon for the majority of the fight. The injury occurred early in the first round. As he goes back and watches...
  11. Retired UFC vet Chris Lytle falls short in Indiana Senate run
    Chris Lytle's Indiana Senate run came up a bit short. Lytle, who retired from the UFC this past year after a long and productive fighting career, lost the Republican bid for a state Senate nomination...
  12. UFC on FOX 4 adds Mitrione vs. Broughton, Thompson vs. De Fries
    August's UFC on FOX 4 lineup has added a pair of heavyweight fights. They include Matt Mitrione (5-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC), who looks to rebound from his first career loss when he meets British fighter Rob...
  13. Bellator signs wrestling phenom Shanon Slack for May 18 fight against Booker Arthur
    Bellator Fighting Championships continues to add to its impressive roster, this time adding dynamic featherweight Shanon Slack to its growing list of talent. Slack joins a stacked talent pool that...
  14. Bellator and TNA Wrestling to announce 'King Mo' signing today
    Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has a new home. Bellator and TNA Wrestling executives have set a conference call for 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT) today to announce a...
  15. 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy' slated for July 14 in Portland, Larkin-Lawler added
    A middleweight title fight between champion Luke Rockhold (9-1 MMA, 8-0 SF) and Tim Kennedy (14-3 MMA, 5-1 SF) will headline a major Strikeforce show in Oregon. Strikeforce officials today announced...
  16. Tachi Palace Fights 13 to stream free on Sherdog 5pm pacific
    free fights tonight! rock: http://www.sherdog.com/all-access
  17. Hendo vs Bones at UFC 151!
    Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title for the fourth time at UFC 151. “Bones” will square off with former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson at the Sept. 1 event, according to a statement...
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  18. Lorenz Larkin Drops To Middleweight, Faces Robbie Lawler At July Strikeforce Show
    During today’s Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament Final media call, promotion CEO Scott Coker confirmed several bouts for an upcoming July 14, 2012 show in Portland, Oregon. Dropping to...
  19. TUF International Round Two: Australia vs. the U.K.
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series The Ultimate Fighter, giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the...
  20. John Alessio vs. Shane Roller booked for UFC 148 in July
    A lightweight matchup between longtime vet John Alessio (34-15 MMA, 0-4 UFC) and Team Takedown's Shane Roller (10-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has been booked for July's UFC 148 event. UFC officials today...
  21. Seth Petruzelli scratched from tonight's Bellator 68 event
    Seth Petruzelli is a late scratch from tonight's Bellator 68 main event. The fighter today announced via Twitter that a doctor wouldn't clear him to fight because he "heard weezing and fluid in my...
  22. UFC on FUEL TV 4 adds Dillashaw vs. Lee, Assuncao vs. Tamura, Cariaso vs. Ferguson
    A trio of lighter-weight fights has been added to July's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event, as T.J. Dillashaw (5-1 UFC, 1-1 UFC) vs. Vaughan Lee (12-7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Rapahel Assuncao (16-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC)...
  23. 'Minotauro' Nogueira Joins Brazil's 'Dancing with the Stars'
    Move over Chuck Liddell. Being one of his country’s most popular athletes led to an unusual invitation for former Pride Fighting Championships heavyweight titleholder Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who...
  24. Braulio Estima comes in 9 pounds over for BJJ match with Nick Diaz
    MiddleEasy @MiddleEasy Braulio Estima came in 9lbs over in his weigh-in for his match against Nick Diaz. Braulio Estima had originally agreed to compete at 180lbs. Nick Diaz has made the agreed...
  25. Legacy FC 11 results: Patino crowned champ, Harris wins at welterweight
    MAIN CARD RESULTS -Jorge Patino def. Clay Hantz via KO (punches) - Round 1, 1:04 (wins vacant lightweight title) -Chad Robichaux def. Joseph Sandoval via submission (north-south choke) - Round 1,...
  26. Bellator 68 results: Straus downs Sandro in tourney final, Galvao edges Marx
    MAIN CARD RESULTS -Daniel Straus def. Marlon Sandro via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) - featherweight-tourney final -Marcos Galvao def. Travis Marx via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28,...
  27. Guilherme Bertholdo may eventually follow in Uncle Anderson Silva's MMA footsteps
    While his name isn't the same as his world famous uncle, there's still some pressure if you're getting into the fight game and are related to pound-for-pound MMA king Anderson Silva. But 19-year-old...
  28. Nick Diaz no-shows Brazilian jiu-jitsu super fight against Braulio Estima
    Nick Diaz was all set to fight multiple time world champion Brazilian jiu-jitsu player Braulio Estima in the main event of the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo tonight (May 12, 2012) in Long Beach, California....
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  29. Mariusz Pudzianowski Clobbers Bob Sapp at KSW 19; Mamed Khalidov Victorious
    Five-time World’s Strongest Man titleholder Mariusz Pudzianowski put away Bob Sapp with first-round punches less than a minute into their KSW 19 headliner on Saturday at the Atlas Arena in Lodz,...
  30. UFC on FUEL TV 3's Stephens on Cerrone: 'I'm going to break him'
    Lightweight veteran Jeremy Stephens believes he can get Donald Cerrone to wilt under pressure. "I couldn't care less about his kicks," said Stephens, scheduled to face Cerrone in the co-main event of...
  31. Scott Coker: No set plans for Strikeforce grand-prix winner or 'plus-one' fight
    So what happens to next week's winner of the Strikeforce world heavyweight grand prix? It's a good question, but it's still one without an answer. In a recent media call, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker...
  32. TUF9 winner Wilks forced to retire
    TUF 9 winner James Wilks has announced his retirement from the sport. The English welterweight, who earned a contract with the UFC after beating DaMarques Johnson in the final of 'The Ultimate...
  33. UFC veteran Din Thomas victorious in MMA return
    It's been over two years, but longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Din Thomas finally returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) action at "Pure MMA 2" last Saturday night (May 12, 2012)...
  34. Phil Davis vs. Chad Griggs added to August's UFC on FOX 4 event
    Chad Griggs (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is making the move to light heavyweight, and "Mr. Wonderful" will be there to meet him. UFC officials today announced that the former heavyweight is dropping to 205...
  35. UFC on Fuel 3 Weigh In Results
    Main Card Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145) Jorge Lopez (171) vs. Amir Sadollah (171) Jeremy Stephens (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (155) Jeff Hougland (135) vs. Yves Jabouin (135) Fabio...
  36. Nick Diaz's Injunction Denied, Forcing Him to Wait Until NSAC Hearing for Career Clarity
    Nick Diaz will be forced to wait at least one more week before learning about the status of his stalled mixed martial arts career. In a Monday hearing in Clark County (Nevada) district court, judge...
  37. UFC's Bonnar pines for ultimate full-circle with 'TUF' coaching gig opposite Griffin
    While he currently doesn't have a bout on tap, Stephan Bonnar (14-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) said he's hoping to land another superfight with Forrest Griffin (18-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC). "Everyone out there please...
  38. Santiago vs. Silva headlines 'Titan Fighting 23: Fight for the Troops'
    Middleweights Jorge Santiago (24-10) and Jay Silva (8-6) have been tapped headliners for next month's "Titan Fighting Championship 23: Fight for the Troops" event. Officials announced the event on...
  39. UFC 148's Chael Sonnen likely to appear on agenda for May 21 NSAC meeting
    So the red carpet might not exactly roll out for Chael Sonnen. The UFC middleweight may appear at the Nevada State Athletic Commission's next meeting – scheduled for May 21 in Las Vegas – to answer...
  40. Cesar Gracie Provides Statement On Nick Diaz No Show For Braulio Estima Match
    My decision to write an account of what happened this weekend is not to answer to the detractors of myself or my team, as no explanation is owed them. It is instead based on my acknowledgement and...
  41. Cyrille Diabate vs. Jorgen Kruth Rescheduled For UFC Event This September
    Swedish kickboxer Jörgen ‘The Last Viking’ Kruth (5-0) was to have tested his striking against French fighter Cyrille ‘The Snake’ Diabaté (18-8-1) last month at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 event in...
  42. Braulio Estima Responds To Cesar Gracie's Statement In A Big Way
    Braulio's words to Cesar: @CesarGracieBJJ Hi César i was reading yr statement. vry interesting points.. 1st- When junior approached me 2 Offer me the fight I was actually training at the blackzilians...
  43. Jay Hieron will make his Legacy Fighting Championship debut on July 13 against Mike Bronzoulis
    The welterweight contest is set for LFC 12, which takes place at Arena Theater in Houston and airs live on HDNet. The event is also expected to feature the Legacy debut of grappling ace Robert...
  44. Joshua Sampo will face UFC veteran Will Campuzano in the May 19 Rumble Time Promotions headliner.
    Once-beaten flyweight talent Joshua Sampo will face UFC veteran Will Campuzano in the May 19 Rumble Time Promotions headliner. Promotion officials recently announced the booking. The event will...
  45. Dana White Explains Virginia Absence, UFC Boss To Undergo Surgery On Wednesday
    For the first time in eleven years, UFC president Dana White will not be cageside for a live event. Instead of being in Fairfax, Virginia for tonight’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 event, White is instead back...
  46. UFC on FUEL TV 3 bonuses and awards: Chan Sung Jung pockets $80,000 extra
    UFC on FUEL TV 3: "Korean Zombie vs. Poirier" from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their...
  47. UFC officials: Jason MacDonald not retiring following UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss
    Despite his quick knockout loss to Tom Lawlor at Tuesday's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event, the 36-year-old Canadian middleweight isn't calling it quits. "To set record straight ... [MacDonald] never said...
  48. Nick Penner vs. Tom DeBlass targeted for UFC on FUEL TV 4
    UFC light heavyweights Nick Penner (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Tom DeBlass (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will meet this summer at UFC on FUEL TV 4. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed the planned matchup,...
  49. Injury forces Sergei Kharitonov to withdraw from Tony Lopez fight on May 26 in Stockholm
    Hard-hitting heavyweight striker Sergei Kharitonov injured his neck and was forced to withdraw from his upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) fight against Tony Lopez at the "2012 Glory World Series" on...
  50. UFC confirms Urijah Faber's new opponent to be revealed on Friday's edition of 'TUF: Live'
    Friday's 11th episode of "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" features the season's final two quarterfinal fights, but the most newsworthy moment of the night will involve one of the season's coaches. As...
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