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  1. Joe Rogan comment leads to Sam Stout game plan change at UFC on FX 4
    Sam Stout remembers very clearly what Joe Rogan said during a recent fight. The longtime UFC commentator said Stout was an easy fighter to train for because he fought the same way every time....
  2. Sarah Kaufman on Strikeforce champ Rousey: 'I definitely want to test her chin, for sure'
    Sarah Kaufman said not to expect the kind of catty, trash-talking buildup to her fight with Ronda Rousey as seen in Rousey's title-winning fight with Miesha Tate. Instead, expect to see Kaufman speak...
  3. Criticism aside, Strikeforce's Tyron Woodley focused: 'It's my time to be champion'
    Tyron Woodley has taken some criticism from fans in his MMA career, but he's really in no mood to apologize for his game plans. Woodley (10-0 MMA, 8-0 SF), who meets Nate Marquardt (31-10-2 MMA, 0-0...
  4. Shogun and Lombard Open as Sizeable Favorites In Upcoming Bouts
    Injuries have derailed some of the summer’s biggest fights, but there are still plenty of match-ups to talk about including the debut of a former Bellator champion and the return of a former UFC...
  5. Urijah Faber Says MMA Needs Chael Sonnen
    One thing most people can agree on about Chael Sonnen is that he is one of the most polarizing figures in mixed martial arts. But that’s about it. Not many people have the insight into Sonnen’s...
  6. Forrest Griffin hints retirement is near
    Former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin is set to meet Tito Ortiz for a third time in the co-main event of UFC 148 on July 7. It’s expected to be the final fight of Ortiz’s career. In a...
  7. Ovince St. Preux and T.J. Cook will collide at “Rousey vs. Kaufman.”
    Strikeforce's Aug. 18 fight bill continues to develop, as promotion officials announced Friday that light heavyweights Ovince St. Preux and T.J. Cook will collide at “Rousey vs. Kaufman.” Headlined...
  8. Tatsuya Kawajiri Close To Agreement With ONE FC
    If the stars align like we think they will, Tatsuya Kawajiri will soon be a fighter on the OneFC roster based on information obtained by MMA-JAPAN. In what was OneFC's biggest week in the free agent...
  9. Rejuvenated UFC vet Joe Stevenson has 'good feeling' before return from layoff
    If you had assumed Joe Stevenson had been retired the last year or so, you could probably be forgiven. After all, the former UFC title challenger and "TUF" winner had been next to nowhere to be...
  10. UFC 150's Tavares looking for win over Hallman, bout with Diaz or Maynard
    Twelve fights into his UFC career, Brazilian lightweight Thiago Tavares is tired of flying under the radar. He's lost just once since 2009, and three of his four career octagon defeats came along...
  11. UFC on FOX 4's Vera doesn't care why 'Shogun' chose him to fight
    Brandon Vera (12-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) gets goose bumps every time he thinks about fighting Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (20-6 MMA, 4-4 UFC) at UFC on FOX 4. Just the thought of fighting an MMA icon offsets the...
  12. Tito Ortiz: Maybe Forrest Griffin Should Retire Too
    ‘If I lose to Tito, I’m going to retire from life. Seriously’ ~ Forrest Griffin – June 2012 On paper, UFC 148 is supposed to be the final event of Tito Ortiz’s Hall of Fame UFC career, but he’s not...
  13. UFC Doubles Down with Two UFC 148 Pressers
    The UFC is pulling out all the stops for the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch and UFC 148 slated for Saturday, July 7, in Las Vegas. The latest addition to the promotional schedule is a second...
  14. On 3-0 UFC run, Chan Sung Jung wants shot at featherweight champ Jose Aldo
    Maybe Chan Sung Jung just didn't feel like he said it loud enough after his last fight. So on Friday, "The Korean Zombie" reiterated what he said after his last win: He wants a shot at UFC...
  15. Strikeforce's Coker: Despite Rousey's dominance, she has hands full against Kaufman
    Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is a headliner again. Rousey, 25, who has less than seven minutes of pro fighting experience, is already widely regarded as the current face of women’s...
  16. Cung Le Talks VADA and Random Drug Tests in MMA
    It was recently revealed via Twitter that former UFC champion B.J. Penn had been approached by VADA (Volunteer Anti-Doping Agency) about submitting to drug testing along with his opponent Rory...
  17. Sonnen reveals source of anger toward Silva
    The dislike that top UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen feels toward titleholder Anderson Silva did not begin during the months leading to their first battle in August 2010. It started much...
  18. Fabricio Camoes ready for wherever UFC 148 bout with Melvin Guillard takes him
    Melvin Guillard has lost 10 times over a nearly 10-year career, and nine of those have been by submission. So naturally, Fabricio Camoes, a third-degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Royler...
  19. Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Out of UFC 149, Matt Riddle in
    Siyar Bahadurzada, who originally replaced an injured Yoshihiro Akiyama, is the latest scratch from July's UFC 149 event. UFC officials today announced Bahadurzada has been forced to withdraw from...
  20. UFC's Edson Barboza says 2012 ESPY nomination is a win for MMA
    Edson Baraboza didn't see his recent ESPY nomination as a personal accomplishment so much as he did a win for the sport of MMA. Barboza's spinning-wheel-kick KO of Terry Etim at UFC 142 recently was...
  21. With 5 Months Left in Current Deal, Bellator Not Sure What Happens with Eddie Alvarez
    Free agency is a part of every major sport and can make or break a team or promotion depending on how things do or don’t fall in a negotiation. Over the last several years since Bellator Fighting...
  22. Bellator 73 Headlined by Curran vs. Pitbull, Features Two Tournament Finals
    The third installment of Bellator’s 2012 Summer Series, which will take place August 24 at Harrah’s Tunica Hotel and Casino in Mississippi, looks to be a stacked card as it delivers a Bellator...
  23. RFA 3 results recap: Dakota Cochrane defeats Joe Stevenson with round two rear-naked choke
    Resurrection Fighting Alliance invaded the Viaero Events Center in Kearney Nebraska, with a fight card that included some former big names, as well as some up-and-comers, as RFA 3 took place on Sat.,...
  24. Greg Jackson thinks Cub Swanson can eventually contend with UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo
    Before Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo made his way to the world's largest fight promotion, he built his name under the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) banner....
  25. Leandro Issa Happy to Welcome Bibiano Fernandes to One FC
    Leandro Issa shocked many in the MMA world when he was able to defeat leg-lock master Masakazu Imanari at One FC’s latest show, so he might try to do the same in his next fight. Issa is now riding a...
  26. Anderson Silva Unleashed: Full Transcript with Translations from UFC 148 Media Call
    As UFC 148 approached, most people expected the same type of pre-fight banter between champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen. Sonnen would unleash his normal verbal barrage attacking...
  27. UFC middleweight challenger Chael Sonnen advocates forfeiture to stop injury bug
    The way injury withdrawals have ravaged the UFC's 2012 schedule, Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva II looks all the more special. Sonnen, or Chael P. Sonnen – it's hard to differentiate the two these...
  28. Roger Bowling hoping Strikeforce title shot looms after test against Tarec Saffiedine
    There may be Strikeforce fighters out there longing for a chance to slide over and fight in the UFC. Roger Bowling isn't one of them yet. Not when he's still got business to attend to. "I want to get...
  29. Dana White, UFC 148 and the rematch that almost wasn't: Silva vs. Sonnen II
    Skeptics and cynics, beware: If you think Chael Sonnen is just running his mouth with no substance behind it, he might just be telling the truth. In late April, just days before he boarded a plane...
  30. Back door or not, Joey Beltran ready for 'new tricks' in return at UFC on FUEL TV 4
    Joey Beltran might not be sure who would play him, but he definitely feels like he's in a movie all of a sudden. And now, he says, "I've just got to go out and get that storybook ending." Beltran was...
  31. NSAC: Nick Diaz's UFC 143 fine officially amounted to $79,500
    A full five months since his loss to Carlos Condit in the UFC 143 main event, Nick Diaz is still a point of discussion. Initially, after Diaz failed a drug test due to marijuana metabolites, the...
  32. Charges dropped in UFC octagon girl Arianny Celeste's domestic-violence case
    The Las Vegas District Attorney's office has decided not to file charges against UFC octagon girl Arianny Celeste following her arrest for battery domestic violence. Tess Driver, executive assistant...
  33. No long waits between fights for Bellator champ Pat Curran
    There were gripes from early Bellator champions that there wasn't enough to do between title defenses – and that what there was to do wasn't particularly attractive. As the promotion's tournament...
  34. NCAA champ Darrion Caldwell signs with Legacy FC, targeted for November debut
    NCAA Division I national wrestling champion Darrion Caldwell is Legacy Fighting Championships' new addition. The 24-year-old has signed a four-fight deal with the promotion, promoter Mick Maynard...
  35. Tito Ortiz: ‘I Did Everything I Wanted To Do in the UFC and Mixed Martial Arts’
    When Tito Ortiz signed his bout agreement to face Forrest Griffin at UFC 148, he knew it was the last time he’d ever put pen to paper for a fight inside the Octagon. The embattled former light...
  36. Miesha Tate Draws Julie Kedzie as Opponent at Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
    It appears former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will get to be on another card with rival Ronda Rousey. This time however they will not be facing each other as Tate will...
  37. Fabio Maldonado vs. Jorgen Kruth added to UFC on Fuel TV 5
    A light heavyweight bout has been added to UFC: Nottingham with Brazilian slugger Fabio Maldonado facing Swede Jorgen Kruth. Kruth was one of the Swedish born fighters originally scheduled to fight...
  38. Report: Gunnar Nelson offered fight at UFC on Fuel TV 5
    Multiple sources have told Fighters Only today that the Icelandic prodigy Gunnar Nelson has provisionally accepted an offer to join the ranks of the UFC. Nelson is 23 years old and a black belt under...
  39. Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos Swimwear Editorial With Globo.com
    Brazilian media giant OGlobo recently did a photoshoot with Cris Cyborg that reveals a rarely seen side of the currently suspended Strikeforce fighter....
  40. Dana White says Wanderlei Silva not retired, 'but he's getting close'
    Dana White did say though that Wanderlei Silva will have "the talk" about retirement. "Wanderlei is a guy, yeah, I want to talk to," said White. "He looked good in that fight. He almost won, and it's...
  41. Chael Sonnen calls Wanderlei an invalid, Belfort a chicken
    It's barely noon on Monday of the biggest week of his professional life, but Chael Sonnen is already clicking on all cylinders. "Vitor Belfort pulls out of more fights than he agrees to," Sonnen...
  42. Jon Jones releases statement; DWI sentencing delayed
    The statement, released through a Binghamton-based law firm representing Jones: “Mr. Jones wishes to express the following to his fans, friends, and, most of all, his family: By pleading guilty on...
  43. Georges St. Pierre: 'Chael Sonnen wants to get into Anderson Silva's head and he did it'
    "He wants to get into Anderson Silva's head and he did it. That's what he wants, because when you fight with emotion, you don't fight smart. The crowd, they love it. (Silva) he's going to go crazy...
  44. Brian Ebersole steps up to face James Head at UFC 149
    Brian Ebersole (50-14, UFC 4-0) has stepped up to replace the injured Claude Patrick and will face American James Head (8-2, UFC 1-1) on the UFC 149 card scheduled to be held at Scotiabank Saddledome...
  45. UFC headed to China in November
    Link Dana announced it on his Twitter.
  46. Ben Saunders vs. Brian Warren catchweight fight added to Bellator 72
    Bellator veteran Ben Saunders (13-5-2 MMA, 4-2 BFC) will take a break from tournament competition to fight promotional newcomer Brian Warren (18-15-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) later this month at Bellator 72....
  47. Dana White's one Fedor Emelianenko regret? No UFC fight with Brock Lesnar
    UFC president Dana White has nothing bad to say about Fedor Emelianenko. Still. While the fighter's management team has drawn the scorn of White numerous times in recent years, he maintains he has no...
  48. Dana White: Anderson Silva-Chael Sonnen rivalry could be biggest in UFC history
    The UFC has seen its fair share of rivalries over the years. Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell. Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz. Rashad Evans and Rampage Jackson. And, of course, Anderson Silva and Chael...
  49. Anderson Silva Has No Plans of Retiring Any Time Soon
    Fedor Emelianenko may have recently announced his retirement from MMA, but don’t worry, Anderson Silva isn’t going anywhere. The UFC’s reigning and defending middleweight champion, who surpassed...
  50. Virgil Zwicker Pulled Himself Together, Now Relays a Message of Inspiration
    Virgil Zwicker was once a man walking his own path of destruction. The Strikeforce fighter spent as much time in trouble as a youth as he did in school, bouncing in and out of jail for much of his...
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