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  1. Chael Sonnen: 'I broke Anderson Silva at UFC 148, but he still came back and destroyed me'
    Why does Chael Sonnen have "so much respect" for Anderson Silva? Probably because "The Spider," who stopped the middleweight number one contender in the second round of their UFC 148 title fight back...
  2. Chris Camozzi vs. Buddy Roberts set for UFC 150
    Chris Camozzi (17-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will get to fight in his hometown. The Denver-area fighter has been matched up with fellow middleweight Buddy Roberts (12-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) for a fight at August's UFC...
  3. Ronda Rousey Nude On Cover Of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue
    Strikeforce women's champion Ronda Rousey is featured on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue" which hits newsstands July 13th. Rousey is one of 27 athletes featured in the magazine's online...
  4. UFC ON FUEL TV 4 WEIGH-IN RESULTS
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) was on scene and reporting live from today's official UFC on FUEL TV 4 fighter weigh-ins, where all 22 fighters on the card successfully made...
  5. UFC on FUEL TV 4's Njokuani focused on own UFC career with brother not far behind
    With his own MMA career to deal with, 32-year-old lightweight Anthony Njokuani doesn't have much free time to worry about how his little brother views him. Still, the Las Vegas-based fighter wants to...
  6. UFC's Rashad Evans not heading to middleweight, camp says
    Whether intentional or not, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans certainly got fans talking when he said he wanted to "pick a fight" with current middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva...
  7. Francis Carmont looking to capitalize on 'Limitless' potential
    Francis Carmont watched Anderson Silva's second-round TKO of Chael Sonnen on Saturday, and he knows just how good the UFC's middleweight champion is. But for the French fighter whose nickname is...
  8. UFC 148 ratings: FX prelims draw all-time best 1.8 million viewers
    The UFC has set a new ratings high-water mark with cable partner FX. This past weekend's UFC 148 preliminary-card broadcast averaged 1.8 million viewers during the two-hour broadcast, MMAjunkie.com...
  9. Vaughan Lee looks to build on signature win over Yamamoto
    Four-and-a-half months later, Vaughan Lee is still buzzing over what was by far the biggest win of his career. In February, Lee fought for the first time outside his native England, going into...
  10. Chael Sonnen Answers Rumors On a Potential Appeal, Retirement and Future in the WWE
    Prior to UFC 148, Chael Sonnen was known as ‘The American Gangsta’ but following his loss to champion Anderson Silva they may have to change his name to the rumor killer. Following a 2nd round TKO...
  11. Jones: Money & honor the reasons I won't fight Silva
    Jon Jones has explained the reason why he will not fight Anderson Silva, labelling it a "lose-lose" situation. "It's not that he won't fight me or I won't fight him," Jones said on ESPN LA AM 710....
  12. Rob Sinclair defends his Lightweight title against Andre Winner at BAMMA 10
    This is mostly for the UK guys but this is a great fight. Should Sinclair win he will most likely secure himself a UFC contract. To be honest Winner isn't that far away from another shot himself. I...
  13. UFC 150's Herman thinks champ Silva should retire following second Sonnen win
    Ed Herman thinks it might be best for Anderson Silva to quit while he's ahead. "He beat Chael (Sonnen), the guy that came the closest to beating him," Herman told MMAjunkie.com Radio...
  14. Alex Caceres separating himself from 'Bruce Leroy' persona
    "The Ultimate Fighter 12" veteran Alex Caceres set himself apart from other contestants with a big mouth and a sendup to Bruce Lee. But as his octagon career moves on, he's trying to find the real...
  15. Carlos Condit Waiting for GSP, Not Offered Any Other UFC Fight
    You’d think fans would be excited about St-Pierre vs. Condit, but that hasn’t been the case. The only thing Condit hears these days are complaints: Why isn’t he fighting Johny Hendricks? Why isn’t he...
  16. UFC 147 drug tests come back clean
    All 22 fighters who competed at this past month's UFC 147 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational drugs/drugs of abuse. Marc Ratner, the UFC's vice president of government...
  17. UFC on Fuel 4 results - Weidman TKOs Munoz off a perfect standing elbow
    Full card results in article link As far as statements are concerned, Chris Weidman’s could not have been more profound. The fast-rising middleweight contender stopped Mark Munoz on a horrific...
  18. Chris Weidman: I really think I can submit Anderson Silva
    When 2012 began, UFC middleweight Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was considered a bright prospect with ample potential. After dominating Mark Munoz in the headliner of Wednesday UFC on FUEL TV 4...
  19. UFC champs Anderson Silva and Jon Jones, plus Barboza, fall short at ESPY Awards
    A great night of MMA at "UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman" was a not-so-good night for the sport at the 2012 ESPY Awards. For the fifth year in a row, MMA lost out to boxing in the "Best Fighter"...
  20. UFC on FUEL TV 4 draws reported 4,250 attendance for $163,495 live gate
    Wednesday night's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event drew an announced attendance of 4,250 and a live gate of $163,495. UFC president Dana White announced the figures at the night's post-event news conference,...
  21. UFC on Fuel TV 4 Aftermath: James Te Huna Breaks Hand and Foot in First Round
    After winning a decisive unanimous decision victory over Joey Beltran at UFC on Fuel TV 4, James Te Huna left the Octagon with a broken hand and a broken foot, albeit also with the Fight of the Night...
  22. Roy Nelson, Shane Carwin to be 'The Ultimate Fighter 16' coaches
    Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contenders Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin will serve as coaches on the 16th season of "The Ultimate Fighter," and they'll meet in a season-ending fight in the...
  23. Stephan Bonnar Leaning Towards Retirement, Unless Major Name Comes His Way
    Since beating Kyle Kingsbury last November, Stephan Bonnar has spent quite a bit of time lobbying for a TUF coaching spot opposite Forrest Griffin or a match against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Right...
  24. Josh Neer signs new four-fight UFC deal
    Despite a loss in his most recent bout, Josh Neer apparently won't be leaving the UFC anytime soon. The 29-year-old welterweight has signed a new four-fight deal with the organization, his manager,...
  25. Renan Barao Sees Jose Aldo as UFC 149 Secret Weapon
    Aldo went the distance with Faber and presumably learned plenty about his style and tendencies in the process. So it doesn't come as a surprise when Barao says he's leaned on his teammate for some...
  26. UFC Insitutes Formal Written Drug Policy
    The UFC and Strikeforce earlier this week held their fourth Fighter Summit in Las Vegas where company officials and special guests worked to educate fighters on a number of issues from health...
  27. Dennis Hallman vs. Thiago Tavares moves from UFC 150 to UFC 151
    A lightweight bout between veterans Dennis Hallman (51-14-2 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Thiago Tavares (17-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC) has moved from August's UFC 150 event to September's UFC 151 event. Sources close...
  28. UFC on FUEL TV 4 medical suspensions: Mark Munoz, James Te Huna draw long terms
    The TKO loss Mark Munoz suffered against Chris Weidman at UFC on FUEL TV 4 was as damaging as it looked. He may have suffered a fractured jaw. Munoz led a list of medical suspensions issued following...
  29. Fighters bemoan lack of promotion prior to 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy'
    Heading out of the Rose Quarter toward I-84 east, there's a billboard advertising an MMA event on Saturday. It's not for "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy," which occupies the 20,000-seat arena that...
  30. UFC on FUEL TV 4 salaries: Simpson, Weidman, Munoz top payroll
    Main-event middleweights Chris Weidman ($44,000) opponent Mark Munoz ($42,000), plus main-card welterweight winner Aaron Simpson ($46,000) were the top earners at Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event....
  31. Most injury-riddled card in company history? Dana White says UFC 149 takes the prize
    Move over, UFC 108. The new champ is heading toward the finish line. And it's probably hobbling down the home stretch on crutches. Next week's UFC 149 pay-per-view, like UFC 108 in January 2010, has...
  32. Lorenz Larkin hopes win over Lawler puts him in reach of Strikeforce middleweight title
    It's not hard for Lorenz Larkin to imagine his fight with Robbie Lawler being the kind that delivers the proverbial fireworks. "That's what everyone's been saying, so I'm sure it does (have fireworks...
  33. UFC on FUEL TV 4 ratings: Event peaks with nearly 300,000 viewers
    Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event averaged 211,000 viewers, which ranks second among the series' four events to date. Additionally, the July 11 broadcast peaked with a healthy 291,000 FUEL TV...
  34. “A Lotta Late!” UFC Pres Dana White Critical of Munoz vs. Weidman’s Late Stoppage
    Fighter safety is solely in the hands of the referee while inside the cage during any combat sport, and referee Josh Rosenthal failed Mark Munoz at UFC on Fuel TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman on Wednesday...
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  35. Bellator 72 Fight Card Features Tourney Finals, Paul Daley’s Debut
    Bellator Fighting Championships is headed back to “The Sunshine State” on Friday, July 20 for Bellator 72 from The USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. Featuring the finals of the Bellator Season 6...
  36. Will Campuzano Plans to Punk Chad Robichaux, Take First Legacy FC Flyweight Belt
    Following back-to-back losses in the UFC, Will Campuzano figured it was time for a change. A year after receiving his release from the promotion, he’s dropped a weight class, resulting in two...
  37. Chael Sonnen says move up to Light Heavyweight, eventual fight with Jon Jones, are possible
    When asked bluntly about what the next steps will be for his career (a question he's been asked many times within the last few days), Sonnen stuck to his original guns, in that he still feels he...
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  38. Michael Bisping: Win over 'fat' Mark Munoz does not make Chris Weidman a contender
    Via [Michael Bisping's] Twitter account: Weidman looked great last night. But no1 contender? If that's the case I want to fight him and prove I'm the number 1 contender. Let's do it. Oh, but the...
  39. Former WWE star Dave Bautista slated for Oct. 6 MMA debut
    Former WWE star and longtime MMA enthusiast Dave Bautista is slated for his pro-fighting debut on Oct. 6. The 43-year-old, perhaps best known as "Batista" during a WWE title reign, will fight New...
  40. Chan Sung Jung to undergo shoulder surgery
    While it appeared to be a virtual lock that "The Korean Zombie" would compete on the UFC's debut in China in November, sources close to the fighter have informed MMAFighting.com that Jung has instead...
  41. Ref Josh Rosenthal acknowledges late stoppage
    "I came home and I watched it, and I was kind of like you know, if I was sitting here, watching this on the couch, I probably would have been talking smack about myself," he said on SiriusXM's Tapout...
  42. UFC 148 drug tests come back clean
    All 22 fighters underwent drug testing at this past weekend's UFC 148 event and tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. Nevada State Athletic Commission...
  43. Forrest Griffin 6th fighter to get TRT exemption in Nevada
    In advance of his UFC 148 rubber match with Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin obtained a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy, according to Pro MMA Radio host Larry Pepe. Link
  44. Donald Cerrone vs. Melvin Guillard set for UFC 150 co-main event in Denver
    Donald Cerrone wanted a fight in Denver, and he shall have it – against a former teammate. "Cowboy," who was born in nearby Colorado Springs, next month will fight Melvin Guillard at UFC 150 in a...
  45. Strikeforce champ Melendez to be offered fourth Thomson fight, Healy on deck
    The outcome of several fights slated for "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy" could play a big part in Josh Thomson's next move. But in the meantime, the former lightweight champ told MMAjunkie.com...
  46. Benavidez vs. Johnson, Bisping vs. Stann Slated for UFC 152
    Brian Stann has won the Michael Bisping sweepstakes. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Stann will meet Bisping on Sept. 22 at UFC 152 in Toronto. Both Stann and Bisping have...
  47. Ian McCall lobbying for flyweight fight against Louis Gaudinot at UFC on FOX 4
    Ian McCall is looking for a rebound, and he has someone in mind. After a disappointing loss to Demetrious Johnson in their rematch this past month in Florida, McCall has been bummed. But what better...
  48. Legacy FC 12 results: Hieron earns controversial submission, Drysdale remains unbeaten
    Longtime veteran Jay Hieron earned his first post-Bellator Fighting Championship victory, but it came in controversial fashion. After locking in a second-round head-and-arm choke over late...
  49. Zuffa announces PED Policy
    The UFC announced earlier this week at its Fighter Summit that it would provide UFC and Strikeforce fighters a formal policy concerning Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) and other banned substances....
  50. UFC signs top-ranked flyweight fighter Jussier da Silva to contract
    One of the most glaring omissions in the burgeoning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight division has just been corrected. Nova Uniao's Jussier da Silva (14-1), according to manager Andre...
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