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  1. TUF: The Smashes Settles on Two Weight Classes for First Aussie Ultimate Fighter
    The UFC recently announced the second international version of The Ultimate Fighter would be Australia vs. the U.K. The Australian series, dubbed The Smashes – a play on the 130 year-old cricket...
  2. Following TKO Loss, Phil Baroni Out of One FC Fight with Roger Huerta
    The planned bout between Phil Baroni and Roger Huerta at One FC: Destiny of Warriors on June 23 in Malaysia appears to be off. Baroni had been planning to square off with Huerta in a welterweight...
  3. Report: Octagon girl Arianny Celeste receives July 2 hearing date in Las Vegas
    Longtime UFC octagon girl Arianny Celeste will get her day in court on July 2. That's according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which recently reported Celeste's domestic violence case was delayed a...
  4. Donald Cerrone battled through intestinal problems to beat Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FUEL TV 3
    When Donald Cerrone squared off against Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FUEL TV 3: "Korean Zombie vs. Poirier" on May 15, 2012, in Fairfax, Virginia, he did so not long after dealing with a particularly...
  5. Bellator adds Canadian lightweight Guillaume DeLorenzi
    Bellator Fighting Championships has added Canadian lightweight Guillaume DeLorenzi to its talent list. Bellator officials recently announced the signing, adding that "Il Toro" has long been on their...
  6. UFC 148: Patrick Cote Discusses His Return Against Cung Le
    Former UFC middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote was released from the organization following a loss to Tom Lawlor at UFC 121, and he's been steadily working to get back into the promotion ever...
  7. Good News of the Day: Blagoi Ivanov Recovered from Coma, Released from Hospital
    Earlier this year, the future of undefeated Bellator heavyweight prospect Blagoi Ivanov appeared uncertain for the most unfortunate of reasons. However, Sherdog.com is reporting that Ivanov has made...
  8. Happy in Retirement, Randy Couture Can’t Think of a Reason for a UFC Return
    Retirement isn’t something any high level athlete or competitor ever looks forward to. Just ask former Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre about that one because he’s...
  9. Daniel Cormier Would Love a Shot at UFC Gold, But Loyalties Are With Strikeforce
    Newly crowned Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier isn’t in a rush to get to the UFC, but he sure wouldn’t mind a title shot when he gets there. The former Olympian, who...
  10. The Dream is Gone; Japanese MMA Promotion Runs Out of Viable Options
    The writing was on the wall when Dream had to cancel its planned July mixed martial arts event in Japan, but it has become more and more evident that the follow-up to Pride is all but officially out...
  11. Recent Success Has Lyle Beerbohm Targeting UFC
    Heading into last year, Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm was making a name for himself in the Strikeforce lightweight division when back-to-back losses not only cost him his undefeated record, but his...
  12. Chris Clements in against Bahadurzada at UFC 149
    Chris Clements (11-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has replaced injured Thiago Alves (19-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) and now meets fellow welterweight striker Siyar Bahadurzada (21-4-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 149. MMAjunkie.com...
  13. Bibiano Fernandes vs Roland Delorme added to UFC 149
    Bantamweight standout Bibiano Fernandes (11-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed with the UFC and will make his promotional debut against fellow 135-pounder Roland Delorme (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) next month at UFC...
  14. Lentz-Mitsuoka, Bermudez-Hayden added to UFC 150
    Two new bouts are official for UFC 150 in Denver: featherweights Nik Lentz (21-5-2 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (18-8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Dennis Bermudez (8-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. Tom Hayden (8-1...
  15. New UFC game will be made by EA Sports
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  16. Rory MacDonald wants to fight BJ Penn
    Rory MacDonald is usually the quiet type, but with the UFC welterweight division currently a jumbled mess with little clarity, the rising prospect isn't waiting around to see what might be next for...
  17. TUF Live Finale medical suspensions: Chiesa and Schilling suspended six months
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" champion Michael Chieaa and preliminary-card fighter Pat Schilling six months after this past weekend's UFC event,...
  18. Friday's UFC on FX 3 event gets two prelims on Facebook
    Two fights from Friday's UFC on FX 3 card will kick off the night on Facebook. The online stream precedes the night's FX-televised main card and FUEL TV-televised preliminary card, MMAjunkie.com...
  19. UFC on FX 3's Seth Baczynski credits Brad Tavares for career turnaround
    Seth Baczynski can thank Brad Tavares for his current run at welterweight. After losing a first bout to the Hawaiian fighter by disqualification on "The Ultimate Fighter 11" and getting smothered in...
  20. Dos Santos will fight Jon Jones if asked by the UFC
    Junior Dos Santos has uttered the words that Dana White will love to hear, revealing he will fight Jon Jones if the situation arises. Dos Santos is currently the King of the UFC heavyweight division,...
  21. Shogun's camp deny he turned down Teixeira at UFC 149
    Confusion surrounds the camp of Mauricio Shogun Rua after UFC president Dana White claimed the Brazilian turned down a fight with Glover Teixeira. Shogun had been supposed to fight Thiago Silva at...
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  22. Bisping reveals UFC discussion over title shot
    Michael Bisping described to ESPN over the weekend a recent chat he had with the UFC's top brass, which appeared to hint he might get the next middleweight title shot, if Chael Sonnen beats Anderson...
  23. Martin Kampmann Tops The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale Fighter Salaries
    The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com on Monday by the Nevada Athletic Commission. The main event at Friday’s event featured Martin Kampmann continuing his...
  24. Ian McCall Ready to Be Done with Demetrious Johnson and Move On to the Title
    Rematches are a tough prospect for any athlete, team or organization in any sport, and it’s no different in mixed martial arts. If you beat someone, it’s hard to go back and duplicate that same...
  25. Heavyweight Brett Rogers signs with Bellator, debuts at Bellator 71
    Former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers (11-4 MMA, 0-0 BFC) has signed with Bellator and will make his promotional debut later this month at Bellator 71. Bellator officials today announced the...
  26. The Mauler’ Alexander Gustafsson Reportedly Out With A Broken Hand
    UFC light heavyweight Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson (14-1) will not be available to return to the Octagon until this October due to a broken hand, this according to former UFC champ Mauricio...
  27. Report: Dennis Siver Vs. Eddie Yagin Booked For UFC 151 In September
    Dennis Siver will stay in the featherweight division after making a successful transition to at UFC: Sweden in a match against Diego Nunes. His new opponent is Eddie Yagin, according to a source...
  28. B.J. Penn Accepts Challenge From Rory MacDonald For UFC 152
    Apparently B.J. Penn is going to come out of his short-lived layoff from the sport to accept a challenge from a top prospect. Yesterday, Rory MacDonald was a guest on The MMA Hour and issued a...
  29. With Jon Fitch out, Aaron Simpson draws Kenny Robertson at UFC on FUEL TV 4
    As expected, Aaron Simpson will still fight at UFC on FUEL TV 4, and onetime UFC vet Kenny Robertson is the lucky recipient of a return trip to the octagon for the matchup. Simpson, of course, was...
  30. UFC 148's Faber on Barao's win streak: Which out of those 28 guys would I have lost to?
    UFC bantamweight contender Renan Barao (28-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) currently boasts one of the sport's all-time-best win streaks after downing 28 straight opponents. Worth a mention, says his upcoming...
  31. Running with the bulls? UFC on FX 3's Charlie Brenneman has other concerns
    "The Spaniard" will be taking a trip to Spain soon, but instead of thinking about a bout against bulls, Charlie Brenneman (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is focusing all his attention on up-and-coming Brazilian...
  32. UFC bantamweight contender Michael McDonald signs four-fight contract extension
    Michael McDonald won't fight for the UFC's interim bantamweight title this summer, but the organization recently gave him another stamp of approval. The 21-year-old contender has signed a new...
  33. Greg Jackson Backs UFC Champ Jon Jones, Says ‘He’s Trying to do the Right Thing’
    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones smashed his car into a pole in the early morning hours of May 19 in Binghamton, N.Y. He was arrested under suspicion of DWI, for which he later plead guilty,...
  34. Brian Stann injured, out of UFC on FOX 4 headliner with Hector Lombard
    August's UFC on FOX 4 event needs a new headliner. Middleweight Brian Stann (12-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) is out of his scheduled five-round middleweight headliner with promotional newcomer Hector Lombard...
  35. Figueroa injured, Ken Stone now faces Francisco Rivera at UFC on FX 4
    Injuries continue to alter the UFC on FX 4 landscape, as promotion officials recently announced that Edwin Figueroa will not fight Ken Stone at the June 22 event. Stepping up to replace Figueroa will...
  36. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua vs. Brandon Vera to Headline UFC on FOX 4
    Jun 6, 2012 - With Brian Stann out of the UFC on FOX 4 main event, the UFC has scrapped the idea of a middleweight headliner. Instead, the promotion has turned to its former light-heavyweight...
  37. UFC on FX 3 headliner Ian McCall says controversy, underdog status good for business
    For the first time in his life, Ian McCall (11-2-1 MMA, 0-0-1 UFC) is that guy on the giant poster, and perhaps in the place he'd have least expected it: the Sawgrass Mills mall. Strolling through...
  38. Garcia not promising technical fight but vows to show improvement at UFC on FX 3
    For all of the ups and downs Leonard Garcia (15-8-1 MMA, 2-4 UFC) has endured in a brawl-filled 13-year MMA career, he's never before had to deal with two straight losses. So after back-to-back...
  39. UFC on FX 3's Mike Pierce combing Florida fast-food chains in search of Thiago Alves
    Oregon's Mike Pierce (13-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) already has one Brazilian opponent on his mind in Carlos Eduardo Rocha, but that isn't stopping him from taking dead aim at another. Pierce, who's in South...
  40. Evolving Neer takes new approach to lay-and-prayers ahead of UFC on FX 3
    Josh Neer (33-10-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has gotten over his hatred of so-called "lay and pray" artists. Now, he's just determined to stop them – and punch them in the face. That's the plan against his next...
  41. Tito Ortiz On Dana White: 'I Know He'll Never Forgive Me'
    Tito Ortiz will face off with Forrest Griffin for the third time at UFC 148 on July 7th in what will probably be his swansong in MMA. He seems to want to go out on good terms, doing a lot of...
  42. UFC 146 Does More Than 500,000 PPV Buys While UFC On FX Ratings Continue Decline
    Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer is generally the best source for PPV buys, and this week's Wrestling Observer had some info on how UFC 146 did. The card was decimated by injuries and wasn't the...
  43. UFC 149: Bisping Out, Lombard In vs Boetsch
    link UFC 149 and UFC on FOX 4 have swapped stars after another pair of injuries shook up the summer fight scene today. British middleweight Michael Bisping has been injured and is out of his UFC 149...
  44. Roy Nelson calls out winner of Cheick Kongo vs Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera fight at UFC 149
    The always entertaining and pudgy pugilist Roy Nelson breezed through Dave Herman at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012, with a 51-second knockout that showed the reason(s) "Big Country" is a tough draw for any...
  45. Kim Winslow admitted there was no verbal submission from John Albert
    " Gerry Rodriguez: Did Kim Winslow say anything after the fight? Did she come over and say, "Sorry, I blew it," any type of interaction? John Albert: No, none at all. There was nothing at all. All I...
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  46. UFC on FX 3 Weigh-In Results: Johnson vs. McCall
    Main card (FX): Demetrious Johnson (125) vs. Ian McCall (126) Charlie Brenneman (171) vs. Erick Silva (169) Josh Neer (170.5) vs. Mike Pyle (171) Scott Jorgensen (136) vs. Eddie Wineland (135.5)...
  47. UFC 149's Nick Ring breaks up mugging, helps Calgary police apprehend attackers
    UFC middleweight Nick Ring doesn't consider himself any type of vigilante, but he refuses to sit idly by and watch innocent people fall prey to thuggery. And so it was on Wednesday night, when "The...
  48. Strikeforce Adds Masvidal vs. Wilcox & Couture vs. Duarte For July 14 Card
    The Strikeforce promotion has added two more bouts to it’s upcoming July 14, 2012 card with a pair of lightweight bouts, Jorge ‘Gamebread’ Masvidal (22-7) is set to meet ‘The Silverback’ Justin...
  49. Hector Lombard's new UFC game plan: Beat Boetsch, fight 'complainers,' go for title
    Hector Lombard (31-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is understandably disappointed about swapping a headliner with Brian Stann for a main-card fight with Tim Boetsch (15-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC). "But it's not the end of...
  50. UFC on FX 3's Erick Silva says quick fights prepared him for Charlie Brenneman
    Fighters are divided on whether quick fights are a good thing inside the octagon. Some would like to earn every penny of their purse and pick up a few lessons on the way. Others want to take the...
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