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  1. ONE FC Heading to 16,500 Capacity Stadium in Manila, 18 Shows Planned for 2013
    After selling out the Stadium Negara in Malaysia, ONE Fighting Championship is headed to the Philippines for what promises to be the most ambitious show the promotion has put on yet. The 16,500...
  2. Vitor Belfort Calls Out Michael Bisping, Not Afraid of Jon Jones
    Belfort Calls For Bisping Then Title Shot, Criticises Shogun, Not Afraid Of Jones - via SPORTV.COM (translated by Fighters Only) “I guess Wanderlei will be able to fight in October but I only want...
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  3. After 0-2 run, Pat Schilling says he's been cut by UFC
    Featherweight Pat Schilling (5-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) says he has been released by the UFC. Schilling was working at Best Buy in the gaming department when he got the call from the UFC to take a...
  4. George Roop out, Daniel Pineda meets Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149
    Injuries continue to plague the UFC's July return to Canada. Featherweight George Roop (12-9-1 MMA, 2-5 UFC) has suffered a training injury and has been forced out of his fight against vs. Antonio...
  5. Nick Penner Injury Scraps Tom DeBlass from UFC on Fuel TV 4
    With his opponent and fellow UFC neophyte Nick Penner injured, it was announced today that New Jersey local Tom DeBlass will not have a replacement opponent for UFC on Fuel TV 4. It was revealed by...
  6. Ronaldo Souza vs. Derek Brunson likely for Strikeforce event in August
    News has emerged today that middleweight fighters Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (15-3) and Derek Brunson (9-1) are expected to square off at a Strikeforce event scheduled for August 18 at Valley View Casino...
  7. Ahead of title shot, Strikeforce's Nate Marquardt says he feels great without TRT
    Life without testosterone replacement therapy has been "challenging," Nate Marquardt today told reporters during a media teleconference, but it hasn't derailed his career. "I've had to find a lot of...
  8. Strikeforce champ Rockhold has Kennedy plan, Jackson's 'form of cheating' on mind
    Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold hopes Tim Kennedy will engage him in a high-paced fight when they meet next month at "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy." But he's also concerned that...
  9. UFC 147 ratings: Early reports peg FX's prelims broadcast at 969,000 viewers
    This past weekend's "UFC 147 Prelims" special on FX averaged 969,000 viewers according to early ratings reports, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with multiple industry sources....
  10. Following UFC 147, Alex Davis says Brazil's regional scene needs to fill UFC gap
    This past weekend's UFC 147 was an interesting event. What started out as Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II in a Sao Paulo soccer stadium ended up being Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva in Belo...
  11. UFC on FX 4 winner Cub Swanson unsure of nickname, but knows he wants title shot
    Fight Night bonuses he's got down, but that whole nickname thing is still a work in progress for Cub Swanson. The 28-year-old UFC featherweight laughed off MMAjunkie.com Radio host Brian "Goze"...
  12. 'Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman' official, tickets on sale this week
    Strikeforce's August card now is official and will feature the first title defense of its newest women's champion. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Tuesday announced that the card, as previously...
  13. Terry Etim Out of UFC on Fox 4
    Joe Silva’s phone just never stops ringing. The latest call to the UFC matchmaker involves UFC on Fox 4 fighter Terry Etim who is out of his scheduled bout against Joe Lauzon on Aug 4. The injury was...
  14. NCAA Champion Darrion Caldwell Joins MMA Team, Signs with Legacy Fighting Championships
    The sport of wrestling has produced some of the top fighters in all of MMA, and now there’s another contender throwing his hat in the ring. 2009 NCAA champion Darrion Caldwell will officially make...
  15. Chael Sonnen: "One thing (Anderson Silva) didn't say is that he's going to beat me"
    Top middleweight contender Chael Sonnen told ESPN.com on Tuesday that he isn't the least bit worried about the threats UFC champion Anderson Silva directed at him Monday during a media call. "He says...
  16. Alistair Overeem: "I want to show the world I am a clean fighter"
    In his first interview since being ruled ineligible after a failed drug test, the heavyweight explained to "UFC Tonight" hosts Todd Harris and Kenny Florian on Tuesday night his reasons for staying...
  17. Bibiano Fernandes Signs with ONE FC
    "ONE FC has officially signed world-ranked DREAM Bantamweight Champion Bibiano Fernandes. He will be making his debut in the ONE FC cage at ONE FC: Pride of a Nation in Manila on 31 August."...
  18. Joe Rogan receives his Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu
    Joe Rogan has received a black belt in jiu jitsu. He was promoted on Tuesday evening by Eddie Bravo, head of the 10th Planet school of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. "Thank you all, my UG brethren! I've been...
  19. BJ Penn Challenges Rory MacDonald to Anti-doping Test, Rory Accepts
    BJ Penn, who is expected to fight Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 in Toronto, is leading by example in the campaign to introduce more stringent performance-enhancing drug testing into MMA. He and MacDonald...
  20. Tito Ortiz: "I will defeat Forrest Griffin within two rounds"
    Tito Ortiz has a simple plan for UFC 148: hurt Forrest Griffin, get the "W". "It's my whole legacy, it's what I've been doing the last 15 years. It's time to showcase my skills of knowing that I'm...
  21. Ronda Rousey to pose nude for ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue
    ESPN THE MAGAZINE'S The Body Issue, its fourth annual celebration of the athletic form, will feature 27 world-class athletes, including New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski, Toronto Blue...
  22. Jon Jones, Anderson Silva Nominated For Best Fighter At ESPY’s
    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have been nominated for the category of "Best Fighter" at the 2012 ESPY's. Two of the biggest stars in the Ultimate...
  23. Georges St. Pierre Back to ‘Full-Time Training’
    GSP posted an update on his Facebook today: "I’m back in Montreal and full-time training! Already tried a few kicks – right knee is super strong…" http://www.facebook.com/georgesstpierre Georges St....
  24. Shinya Aoki Added to One FC Roster
    Former DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will join the One FC roster and is expected to debut on the Aug. 31 show in Manila in the Philippines. Aoki comes to One FC after a tumultuous last few...
  25. Monson vs. Duffee to headline Super Fight League's September card
    The India-based promotion has four more events on tap for 2012 – one each September through December – and Ken Pavia said the SFL will hold 10 events in 2013. On Wednesday, Pavia, the promotion's...
  26. Video: UFC 148 Primetime teaser
    On July 7th at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada, fight fans will finally get a resolution to one of the most talked about fights in UFC history as Anderson Silva collides with Chael Sonnen for the title...
  27. Jamie Varner Gets the Call to Face Joe Lauzon at UFC on Fox 4
    Short notice worked well for Jamie Varner‘s return to the UFC, so why not try it twice? The former WEC champion who stormed back into the UFC with a knockout victory over previously undefeated...
  28. With UFC 148 win, Chael Sonnen hopes for another 'easy fight' with Anderson Silva
    When Chael Sonnen came within two minutes of defeating UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, he did not get the benefit of an immediate rematch. Instead, a CSAC suspension forced him to the...
  29. Delivery boy days behind, Marcos Vinicius says UFC 147 bonus life-changing
    Like so many of his fellow cast members on "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil," Brazilian featherweight Marcos Vinicius (20-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) looked at the show as the opportunity of a lifetime. While...
  30. Strikeforce CEO: Former women's bantamweight champ Miesha Tate returns in fall
    Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champ Miesha Tate recently returned to the gym, and that means a fight isn't far away. "We don't have anything to announce officially, but I believe you'll see...
  31. UFC on FX 4's Ramsey Nijem wanted to give back fine after opponent missed weight
    There are all sorts of little rules Ramsey Nijem (6-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) isn't particularly keen on in MMA. One, he said, forced him to keep a 20-percent purse deduction awarded him by the New Jersey...
  32. Georges St-Pierre Has Goal to Become the David Beckham of MMA
    Every athlete admires other athletes, whether it be while they're growing up or while they're performing at the highest level. UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has a goal to become the...
  33. UFC Won't Match McCall with Dodson
    In this past week's podcast, Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall told us that the UFC does not want to match the consensus #3 and #4 fighters in the UFC flyweight division against eachother. Apparently because...
  34. Court McGee vs. Nick Ring rematch added to UFC 149 main card
    According to Nick Ring on Facebook: "Thank you to everybody for the tweets... I have been put on the main card for UFC 149.... You guys are awesome!!" The fighters first met in an opening round...
  35. Carlos Eduardo Rocha upset about being cut by the UFC
    Carlos Eduardo "Ta Danado" Rocha entered the UFC undefeated in late 2010, and keep his streak going with a knee bar over TUF 11 runner-up Kris McCray. In early 2011 Rocha lost a split decision to...
  36. Ian McCall was sick going into fight with Mighty Mouse
    UFC's Ian McCall talks Demetrious Johnson vs. Joe Benavidez Ian McCall: I failed (in the fight with Demetrious). I failed that test miserably. No excuses. I just chalk it up to me being stupid and...
  37. California State Athletic Commission In Disarray, With Boss Censured, Agency Insolvent
    Jun 28, 2012 - The California state athletic commission is one of the largest combat sports sanctioning bodies in the nation, overseeing 190 events during its 2011 fiscal year, but it is also in...
  38. Fight Camp Insider with Matt Serra - Forrest Griffin Episode
    On this episode of the miniseries, Matt Serra travels to Las Vegas to hang out with Forrest Griffin as Griffin prepares for his upcoming fight at UFC 148 versus Tito Ortiz. Video -...
  39. Greg Jackson wanted Clay Guida to engage more
    Rightly or wrongly, trainer Greg Jackson caught some of the flak after Clay Guida delivered a lackluster performance in a split-decision loss to Gray Maynard at UFC on FX 4. "(Clay) still got a split...
  40. Rick Story glad for UFC on FX 4 win, but still critical of own performance
    Rick Story got back to his winning ways with a lopsided victory over Brock Jardine at UFC on FX 4 this past Friday. But even after his dominant decision, the 27-year-old Story left Atlantic City,...
  41. Oregon State Athletic Commission executive director on leave pending investigation
    The Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Justice are investigating the longtime head of the Oregon State Athletic Commission. The OSP issued a press release this past week that states Brad...
  42. UFC Fan Expo hosts Tito Ortiz HOF induction before UFC 148
    The upcoming UFC Fan Expo is set to host the induction of Tito Ortiz, "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy," into the UFC Hall of Fame. Officials on Thursday announced the ceremony will take place at noon...
  43. Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado official for August's UFC on FOX 4 event
    A light heavyweight matchup between top prospect Phil Davis and promotional newcomer Wagner Prado is now official for UFC on FOX 4. Davis was originally expected to face Chad Griggs on the card, but...
  44. Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera official for UFC 149
    An exciting bantamweight bout now is official for UFC 149. UFC officials on Wednesday announced that Roland Delorme (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Francisco Rivera (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will meet at the event,...
  45. There’s a Hurricane Brewing; Heather Clark Working to be Best Female Fighter
    Following a disappointing loss in her last XFC outing in February, Heather “Hurricane” Clark was looking to make a statement at this past Friday’s event against Avery Vilche. “I think I performed...
  46. Bellator signs Spanish-language broadcast deal with Telemundo's mun2
    Bellator Fighting Championships, which has maintained a Spanish-language broadcast team since its 2009 debut, has returned to a familiar broadcast partner. Bellator officials today announced that the...
  47. Patrick Cote says "Silva crushes Sonnen this time around"
    Patrick Cote talks to sportsnet.ca: "Once you've shared an Octagon with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, very little else scares you. On July 7 at UFC 148 I meet Cung Le, another fighter...
  48. Korean Zombie calls out Jose Aldo
    The Korean Zombie tweets: "I want Jose Aldo. I will end his reign as a Champion." Aldo vs. Jung has a chance to be the biggest featherweight bout in the sport's history and KZ isn't going to be quiet...
  49. HDNet relaunches Monday as AXS TV, promises continued MMA programming
    HDNet's near-11-year run comes to a close on Monday, July 2, but the all-high-definition cable channel's replacement promises to have a familiar feel for MMA fans. In January, HDNet announced a joint...
  50. Edson Barboza's UFC 142 KO of Terry Etim up for 'Play of Year' at ESPY Awards
    Edson Barboza now can add "ESPY Nominee" to his resume. The UFC lightweight has been nominated in the category of "Best Play" at ESPN's 2012 Espy Awards for his head-kick knockout of Terry Etim at...
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