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  1. Dan Hardy: Pay Structure May Affect Fighters’ Strategy
    Clay Guida caught plenty of criticism from fans for using an evasive strategy against Gray Maynard at UFC on FX 4. One of his biggest critics, however, was fellow fighter Dan Hardy. Hardy recently...
  2. Mike Brown not retiring, signs new five-fight deal with UFC
    The UFC featherweight, who had contemplated hanging up the gloves after his last fight, has elected to keep fighting and has signed a new five-fight extension with the UFC. Brown (26-8 MMA 2-3 UFC),...
  3. Brian Stann – ‘I Want to Fight Michael Bisping’
    On Tuesday night, Michael Bisping offered up two names of fighters that he would like to face for his next fight. Ironically on the 4th of July, American hero turned top ten middleweight Brian Stann...
  4. Michael Bisping: ‘Alan Belcher If Your Balls Are Big Enough Call Joe Silva and Let’s Do It’
    There are a lot of fighters when you ask them who they want to fight next, they answer with the standard ‘whoever the UFC puts in front of me’. Now that might sound generic or somewhat manufactured,...
  5. ‘It’s Now or Never’ – Anthony Johnson Decides to Move to Light Heavyweight
    Anthony Johnson is making some long overdue changes to his life and career starting with his next fight in 2012. For years the former UFC fighter had been struggling and fighting to make weight,...
  6. 'Bellator: MMA Onslaught' video game available for download today
    The first video game release from Bellator Fighting Championships is available today. "Bellator: MMA Onslaught," an arcade-style MMA game, was announced earlier this year in association with Viacom...
  7. Strikeforce champ Rousey enlists Lucia Rijker as striking coach ahead of Kaufman bout
    Amid the stir Ronda Rousey caused with her outspoken persona and title-winning fight against Miesha Tate, UFC president Dana White recently wondered whether she would become the Lucia Rijker of MMA –...
  8. UFC Quick Quote: Tito Ortiz says he could have beat Jon Jones in his prime, would be like Ali-Tyson
    "Jon Jones is a great champion, but me in my prime, I was devastating. I was vicious. Nobody could stop me. Of course I could beat him in my prime Jon Jones is in his prime now, so you compare it to...
  9. Chael Sonnen's mom is his "practice cornerman"
    Chael calls his mom his "practice cornerman". His mom also says the call we all know and love/hate today, is the same Chael he has always been. Full Article
  10. Another UFC 149 Matchup Change - Claude Patrick out, Brian Ebersole in vs James Head
    Why can't I go to Calgary UFC 149, schedule for July 21, 2012 in Calgary, has yet another change on the fight card due to injury.  The UFC has announced Claude Patrick has suffered a knee injury and...
  11. BAMMA Champion Tom Watson Joins UFC
    BAMMA champion Tom Watson has joined the UFC. The British middleweight was released from his BAMMA contract and allowed to answer the UFC call-up, with his debut likely to take place on the card in...
  12. UFC on FUEL TV 5 adds Tom Watson-Brad Tavares, John Maguire-John Hathaway
    The UFC has added two fights and three English fighters to September's UFC on FUEL TV 5 event. Middleweight notable Tom Watson (15-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed a multi-fight deal and rides an 11-1...
  13. UFC inks light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa for UFC on FUEL TV 5
    Undefeated light-heavyweight prospect Jimi Manuwa (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC. UFC officials and Manuwa today announced the signing, though exact terms of the deal...
  14. UFC 148's Cung Le not thinking retirement without first getting a UFC victory
    After turning 40 this past May, Cung Le feels the toll a long fighting career has taken on his body. Does he feel them enough to think about hanging up the gloves to focus 100 percent on his other...
  15. Retire from life? Maybe, but UFC 148's Griffin won't retire from fighting after Ortiz
    If Forrest Griffin (18-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC) is anything, he's a creature of habit, whether that habit is self-loathing, sarcasm or training. The former two have endeared the former light heavyweight champ...
  16. UFC 148's Patrick Cote back in UFC to go after another shot at middleweight belt
    Patrick Cote was released from the UFC after three consecutive losses from 2008 to 2010. But he never left the octagon, at least mentally. "It wasn't like they fired me because they didn't like me or...
  17. Stephan Bonnar wants big-money Forrest Griffin trilogy regardless of UFC 148
    Win or lose Saturday night at UFC 148 versus Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin is Stephan Bonnar's next opponent if "The American Psycho" gets his wish of a trilogy fight with the former UFC...
  18. D.J. Linderman vs. Dale Mitchell added to Legacy FC 12, Jay Hieron awaits new opponent
    A heavyweight contest between D.J. Linderman (12-3) and Dale Mitchell (5-4) has been added to next week's Legacy Fighting Championship 12 event. Additionally, Mike Bronzoulis has suffered an injury...
  19. After setbacks, UFC 148's Rafaello Oliveira plans to make good on second UFC stint
    Rafaello Oliveira's record outside the UFC is good. Great, in fact. But in the UFC, he's staggered. Although he's 0-2 in his second octagon stint and faces a likely pink slip with a loss to Yoislandy...
  20. Tim Tebow joins MMA craze
    Tim Tebow has already gotten bigger. Now, according to TMZ, he's getting badder by taking up MMA training with the famed Gracie family. New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is among many NFL players...
  21. Who Could Be the Next Tito Ortiz for the UFC?
    In the realm of UFC history, Tito Ortiz certainly was original. No he wasn’t around during the time of the first UFC events that Royce Gracie ruled with an iron grip, but Ortiz was without question...
  22. Daniel Cormier knows that he may face Cain Velasquez, but he has a plan for it...
    Ah, fight week. The time of the month when you are constantly reminded how out of shape you truly are when overly-fit men remove their shirts in front of a global audience of hundreds of thousands of...
  23. Bart Palaszewski vs. Diego Nunes targeted for UFC on FX 5 in Indianapolis
    The UFC's return to the Indiana state capital appears to have its first fight booking. Featherweights Bart Palaszewski (36-15 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Diego Nunes (17-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) are being targeted for...
  24. Jimy Hettes vs. Marcus Brimage expected for UFC 152 in Toronto
    The UFC first Toronto card of 2012 continues to take shape as verbal agreements are now in place for a featherweight bout between Jimy Hettes and Marcus Brimage for UFC 152. Sportsnet’s Joe Ferraro...
  25. UFC 148 weigh-ins - all fighters on weight
    Most were respectful. McKenzie got up in Mendes' face. Silva gave Sonnen a little shoulder butt. Article link
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  26. UFC 148 salaries: Tito Ortiz or Forrest Griffin will earn event's top disclosed payday
    Tito Ortiz or fellow UFC 148 co-headliner Forrest Griffin will be the top earner at Saturday's event. Ortiz is set to take home a flat $250,000 in his retirement fight. Rubber-match opponent Forrest...
  27. Following win, flyweight Louis Gaudinot waiting for the UFC's call
    There's no longer a question of how well flyweights fight into the UFC. The answer? Pretty darn well. It's only natural, then, for one of them, Louis Gaudinot (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), to wonder why his...
  28. UFC 148 to set Nevada gate record
    Saturday night's eagerly anticipated UFC middleweight championship rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen is expected to set a record gate for mixed martial arts in Nevada. Nevada State...
  29. Forrest Griffin Apologetic After Stealing Tito Ortiz’s Moment (UFC 148 Post Video)
    LAS VEGAS — Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz finished their trilogy of fights on Saturday night at UFC 148, Griffin coming out on top two fights to one. Not only was it the end of their trilogy, the...
  30. Chael Sonnen: ‘The Better Guy Wins Every Night, the Better Guy Won Tonight’ (UFC 148 Video)
    LAS VEGAS – The rift between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen became one of the most heated rivalries in the history of the UFC. They finally settled the score in the Octagon at UFC 148 on Saturday...
  31. UFC 148 bonuses - Silva, Griffin, Ortiz each bank $75,000
    Article link LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz each earned $75,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 148 event. Silva earned the "Knockout of the Night" award...
  32. Alistair Overeem: UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos is afraid to fight me
    Former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem is ready to put the frustration of a failed drug screen behind him, and after a fruitful meeting with Dana White, it appears UFC brass is comfortable doing...
  33. Champs not pushing Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones, but UFC boss not ruling out
    By vanquishing chief rival Chael Sonnen at Saturday night's UFC 148 event, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (32-4 MMA, 15-0 UFC) moved one step closer to cleaning out the company's 185-pound...
  34. UFC boss wants Cung Le at UFC on FUEL TV 6 in Macau
    With his win over Patrick Cote (18-8 MMA, 4-8 UFC) at Saturday's UFC 148 event, Cung Le (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) may already have his next fight in the works. Le, a 40-year-old former Strikeforce champion,...
  35. Tito Ortiz: 'I went out on my shield' in UFC 148 loss to Forrest Griffin
    Less than 12 hours after his induction ceremony into the UFC Hall of Fame, Tito Ortiz (16-11-1 MMA, 15-11-1 UFC) was unceremoniously ushered out of the octagon for the final time. Despite a gutsy...
  36. Luke Rockhold: Anderson Silva's win 'looked dirty' after greasing and grabbing shorts
    "I call it like I see it and [the win] just looked dirty to me. [Silva] greased himself again. After the Vitor [Belfort] fight I saw him grease himself. I wasn't very fond of that first one. He did...
  37. Pascal Krauss vs. Gunnar Nelson added to UFC on FUEL TV 5 in Nottingham
    Gunnar Nelson (9-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), a promotional newcomer from Iceland, will meet German welterweight Pascal Krauss (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC on FUEL TV 5. Nelson mentioned the bout on Twitter....
  38. Dwayne Lewis Retires
    The longest-serving fighter, and unquestionably one of the biggest fan favorites, in the Maximum Fighting Championship has decided to hang up his gloves for good. Former light-heavyweight title...
  39. Dana White says UFC planning event in Russia 'sooner than you'd think'
    The UFC may be going to Russia, and according to president Dana White, it could be soon. Following Saturday's UFC 148 event in Las Vegas, White said the promotion is targeting a trip to Russia,...
  40. UFC Rio 3 already has his first fight: Glover Teixeira x Rampage Jackson
    The UFC has officially confirmed with exclusivity to SPORTV.COM on Monday, the first fight of the UFC Rio 3, held in October in Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Glover Teixeira, unbeaten in 16 fights, will...
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  41. Report: Chael Sonnen will appeal loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 148
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may have tied a ribbon on its UFC 148 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena last Saturday night (July 7, 2012) in Las Vegas, Nevada, but the...
  42. Dana White Might Consider Women’s MMA in the UFC If They Can Find More Like Ronda Rousey
    There appears to be a crack opening in UFC President Dana White’s stance about women’s MMA hitting the Octagon, but it’s going to take some serious science to make it happen. White has always...
  43. Michael Bisping Tells Brian Stann to Sign the Contract and He’ll Get Knocked Out
    Michael Bisping isn’t backing away from his desire to one day face UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, and he’s willing to go through Brian Stann to get there. “Brian Stann, it looks like your...
  44. Mark Munoz Will Call for Title Shot With Win Over Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel 4
    Now, make no mistake about it Mark Munoz isn’t looking to become Chael Sonnen when it comes to pre-fight trash talk, but he is ready to be very vocal about a subject he’s become quite passionate...
  45. Translator Explains How 'Freak Accident' Led to Dong Hyun Kim's Loss at UFC 148
    Dong Hyun Kim managed to last just 47 seconds before clutching his ribs and verbally tapping out of his UFC 148 bout against Demian Maia. Upon first glance, the prevailing thought was that Kim...
  46. UFC 148 payouts and salaries: Forrest Griffin tops Anderson Silva with $275k payday
    UFC 148 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Silva vs. Sonnen 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event this past Saturday night (July 7, 2012) from the MGM Grand Garden Casino in Las Vegas were released...
  47. Chael Sonnen’s Team Requesting Rematch “There’s Enough Doubt With All The Fouls To Warrant A Rematch.”
    Chael Sonnen’s coach Scott McQuarry got in contact with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). He discussed the knee that Silva threw while Sonnen was down against the cage and stated that it...
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  48. Barboza advances to final round in 'Play of Year' voting for ESPN's 2012 ESPY Awards
    Article link ESPY site link Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is one step closer to becoming the UFC's first ESPY winner. Barboza, a No. 14 seed among an original 16 participants in the voting for...
  49. Dana White Comments On Productive Meeting With Overeem Now Has “Nothing but respect for Alistair”
    http://www.bjpenn.com/mmanews/2012/07/09/dana-white-comments-on-productive-meeting-with-overeem-now-has-nothing-but-respect-for-alistair-ufc-news-31481.html basically you can always count on dana to...
  50. NSAC's Keith Kizer 'Very Unhappy' With Anderson Silva Following UFC 148
    If Chael Sonnen is planning on appealing his loss to Anderson Silva, it doesn't appear as though he will have a very strong leg to stand on. According to multiple reports, Sonnen's coach Scott...
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