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  1. Forrest Griffin and The Fear That Makes You Fearless
    The performances have already spoken volumes. Whether fighting UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn in his first professional bout, fighting in South Africa and Brazil with a dislocated shoulder and a broken...
  2. Friends of MMA, unite against that awful stench
    The UFC is going mainstream, which is what it always wanted, but I'm starting to think the Ultimate Fighting Championship was better off underground. Where nobody could smell its stench. Link
  3. WEC Fighter Fails Post-Fight Drug Test
    Mixed martial artist Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone failed his post-fight drug test at last week's WEC 30 event, according to the NSAC. Cerrone tested positive for Hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic that can...
  4. IFL Releases Anacondas Coach
    Shawn Tompkins has been released from his duties as the head coach of the IFL' Los Angeles Anacondas. Kurt Otto, the co-founder and commissioner of the International Fight League, confirmed to...
  5. Ortiz-Evans 2 Now Likely For UFC 78
    The much-anticipated Tito Ortiz vs. Rashad Evans rematch now appears set to happen at UFC 78 on November 17 in Newark, NJ. Ortiz and Evans first met at UFC 73: “Stacked” on July 7, fighting to a draw...
  6. Who Is The Casual American MMA Fan?
    A comment from 45 Huddle on the FightOpinion.com comments led a lot of the MMA-blogging community into a discussion on the differences between the internet MMA media and the casual fan. Another key...
  7. Nate Marquardt Eyes Octagon Return in January
    The former number one middleweight contender, Nate Marquardt, is looking to return to action in January 2008 UFCmania.com has learned. No opponent has been named at this time. LINK
  8. UFC 'Bad Boy' Recites Tale of Drug Use
    Ultimate Fighting Championship notable Tito Ortiz, who recited his own hard luck story, gave drug court graduates a bit of advice at the annual graduation dinner Friday night: "I look in the mirror...
  9. Kimbo Slice vs Tank Abbott Betting Odds
    Kimbo Slice vs Tank Abbott betting odds have been posted by Bookmaker.com with Slice coming in as the -330 favorite over Abbott. LINK
  10. EliteXC: Uprising Preview
    EliteXC will hold their first co-promotion event with newly acquired ICON Sport this Saturday night in Honolulu, Hawaii. The main event features another one of these “unification” bouts between ICON...
  11. Cuban Launches HDNet Fights to Push MMA in 3D
    Leave it to Mark Cuban to offer the ultimate in-your-face fighting experience. Coming soon to a theater near you: Mixed martial arts in 3D. "If you think watching MMA in person is amazing, if you...
  12. EliteXC Announces the Acquisition of King of the Cage
    Link "Elite Xtreme Combat (EliteXC) today announced the acquisition of King of the Cage Inc., a large and veteran mixed-martial-arts organization that hosts shows throughout North America."
  13. Clementi vs. Johnson Added To UFC 76
    Rich Clementi vs. Anthony Johnson has been added to UFC 76. The fight between UFC & TUF veteran Clementi and UFN 10 participant Johnson was signed last night, bringing the UFC 76 card back up to 9...
  14. Jake Shields: "I Want To Finish Him"
    EliteXC Welterweight fighter Jake Shields, ranked #8 in the world by MMAWeekly, is set to take on Renato "Charuto" Verissimo Saturday night on the Showtime portion of the event. Shields thinks he can...
  15. Awesome Nick Diaz interview
    This is a pretty cool interview! It is definitely worth the read! Whether you agree with his views or not, you have got to love Nick for being such an honest, strait forward guy. link
  16. EliteXC: Evinger wants to make out with Carano
    Normally I try to take a mature approach when it comes to female fighting. My wife is a semi-pro Muay Thai fighter and I’ve trained with females before. I know how hard it can be at times for them to...
  17. Main Event Set, Carano Struggles to Make Weight
    Carano, who came it at 141.1 pounds, appeared weak while doing a one-leg balancing act on the scale. With promoters briefly discussing whether the Las Vegan would need to drop the weight, Carano's...
  18. New Paulo Filho Interview
    Short but to the point interview with the WEC 185 lb champ. He talks about wanting to move up in weight and calls out Doug Marshall for his 205 belt, and evetually fighting the best like rampage,...
  19. Tito Ortiz To Re-Sign With UFC
    In an interview with the website IronLife.com, "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" Tito Ortiz says he is going to re-sign with UFC. Article I'm looking forward to Tito staying around, seems like Lorenzo...
  20. UFC's Negotiations with Fedor "hit a snag"
    Famed PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko and UFC officials were painstakingly close to reaching an agreement, but a final contact that arrived at the fighter’s camp contained terms that...
  21. Denis Kang signs with K-1 Heros!
    Denis Kang has confirmed signing with K-1 Hero's! five ounces of pain
  22. Business As Usual for The Iceman
    Death, taxes, Related News and Chuck Liddell. The first two we can all do without, but when it comes to the sure things in this world, it’s nice to know that the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion...
  23. Why Has Chuck Liddell versus Wanderlei Silva Never Taken Place?
    When you think of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, no other fighter draws more respect and recognition than Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell (20-4). A former division 1 wrestler and a kick boxer by...
  24. Interview with Josh Thomson
    Josh “The Punk” Thomson is on the verge of being one of true stars in mixed martial arts. At 29, Thomson has already fought and defeated many well-known fighters like Hermes Franca and WEC...
  25. UFC Signs PRIDE Veteran Ryo Chonan
    PRIDE Fighting Championships and DEEP veteran Ryo Chonan (14-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) — one of the few fighters to have beaten current UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva — has signed a contract with the...
  26. Tito Ortiz: Matt Hamill “Clearly” Beat Michael Bisping
    Add Tito Ortiz to the list of people who thought Matt Hamill got shafted at UFC 75. The UFC light heavyweight served as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter 3” for both Hamill and Michael Bisping, and he...
  27. Report: Roger Huerta to fight on December card
    www.ufcmania.com No rest for the weary. UFC lightweight contender Roger Huerta is in talks to return to the Octagon on December 29, which would put a ribbon on a very busy (and perfect) 2007 thus...
  28. Matt Hamill fought with a torn ACL?
    http://www.fistfirstfighting.com/ext_player.php?id=113 Interview with Matt Hamill in which he states he's had knee problems for the last 5 months and how it affected his fight vs. Bisping.
  29. Martin Kampmann Has Successful Second Surgery
    After blowing out his knee in May and having successful surgery, UFC middleweight contender Martin Kampmann (15-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) again went under the knife a couple weeks ago to have his knee scoped,...
  30. Eye Surgery Forces Marvin Eastman out of UFC 77
    Marvin “the Beastman” Eastman’s quest for the UFC middleweight title hit a roadblock after a recent visit to the doctor. The UFC veteran had eye surgery last week, and as a result, had to pull out of...
  31. The Tuesday Takedown 09.18.07: What's Happening Now In MMA
    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, welcome to the very first edition of The Tuesday Takedown here at 411 Mania. Inside we have the latest on Fedor and the UFC, a couple of...
  32. Rickson Gracie To Fight For K-1 On New Year's?
    It seems another Rickson Gracie-MMA return rumor has surfaced again, this time involving the K-1 New Year's Eve show. Article The big question seems to be will it even get past the rumor stage, these...
  33. Chris Leben Ready For UFN Wednesday Night
    TUF alumni Chris "The Crippler" Leben, looking to avoid 3 straight losses in the UFC, seems ready to get back to business starting with his fight against Terry Martin at Wednesday's UFN event....
  34. Catching Up With Matt Lindland
    Top-ranked Middleweight fighter and IFL coach Matt Lindland recently spoke to MMAWeekly about various subjects, including cornering Dan Henderson at UFC 75, his IFL team, and his Sportfight...
  35. MMA Industry Consolidation: Where We Are Today
    Consolidation occurs in every industry at some point. When the stakes get high enough, larger entities with more resources seek to buy out companies around them to take advantage of the customers and...
  36. Filho Wants To Fight Between Heavyweight
    After win the WEC belt and get scolded by his dad, the BJJ and Judo black belt Paulão Filho wants new experiences. Paulão wants to fight, not just at 83 kg, but also between lighheavy and...
  37. I'm Never Watching ElitXC Again
    Since many MMA fans spent much of the week embarassing themselves in discussing the Bisping-Hamill fight. I might as well take the same path. LINK
  38. Inside MMA: A Small Review
    The new "news show" of sorts from Mark Cuban's HDNet debuted Friday. My initial impressions are generally favorable. There isn't any other show like it at the moment, but they've got to make some...
  39. Liddell Not Likely To Make Changes
    One of the reasons it's so difficult for anyone who knows UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk well to believe he's guilty of using anabolic steroids, as the California Athletic Commission has...
  40. Imes and Wiuff Victorious in Minnesota; Event Interrupted by Gunshot
    Former UFC fighters Brad Imes (8-3 MMA, 0-3 UFC) and Travis Wiuff (46-10 MMA, 0-2 UFC) were both victorious at last night’s 12-fight World Fighting Championship “Downtown Throwndown,” an event that...
  41. UFC Fight Night 11 Weigh-In Results
    Weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 11 took place today at The Palms Las Vegas, and all 18 fighters made weight. MAIN CARD Kenny Florian (155) vs. Din Thomas (156) Chris Leben (185) vs. Terry Martin (186)...
  42. The Return of Nate Quarry
    Nate Quarry had finally reached the breaking point. Tortured by the pain of a degenerative disc condition in his back, the former UFC middleweight title challenger was forced to face the fact that...
  43. Florian ready to take next step at Fight Night
    When Kenny Florian was first introduced to the casual MMA fan during the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, most looked at the somewhat-scrawny prospect once, dismissed him as a probable early...
  44. "JZ" Repeats as K-1 HERO'S Champ
    YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 17 -- K-1's 2007 HERO'S middleweight tournament saw its concluding chapter this evening at the Yokohama Arena, where American Top Team's "JZ Calvan" Gesias Calvancanti...
  45. Ricco "Suave" Rodriguez to face Rothwell in IFL Team Finals
    Former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez will confront Quad-Cities Silverbacks' ace Ben Rothwell on Sept. 20's IFL Team Finals after Rothwell's original opponent, Tom Sauer, was forced off the...
  46. Report: Frank Mir to Face Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
    With a win over Antoni Hardonk last month at UFC 74, one-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (10-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will reportedly get a step up in competition and face Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...
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  47. Has the UFC’s Collective Ego Cost Them Big Bucks?
    Nothing sells in combat sports like a rivalry. If there’s a hometown hero to root for then you’re really talking big bucks. With that said, aside from the fact we’ll never see another Pride event,...
  48. Q&A With Jonathan Goulet
    Victoriaville, Que.'s Jonathan Goulet makes his return to the Octagon for his first UFC fight in over a year on Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Goulet takes on Dustin Hazelett in a...
  49. Nate Quarry Makes Comeback From Devastating Loss, Painful Back Surgery
    The last time most mixed martial arts fans saw Nate (The Rock) Quarry, he was unconscious in mid-air after being felled by a crushing blow from then UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin. LINK
  50. Veteran Thomas Doesn't Play Bit Parts
    Din Thomas was cast as a fighter in his first significant acting role, a none-too-surprising decision by director Chris Fuller since Thomas is one of the world's elite mixed martial artists. LINK
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