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  1. UFC 152 is neutral ground for Bisping
    He certainly isn’t the first fighter to say it, but UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping loves Canada and is thrilled that’s where his next fight will take place. The Ultimate Fighter season 3...
  2. Shane Carwin picks Wittman, Marquardt, Barry among others for 'TUF 16' coaching staff
    The team that guided UFC heavyweight Shane Carwin to mixed martial arts success should flank him as coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 16." Carwin and manager Jason Genet of Ingrained Media today told...
  3. Former champ Tim Sylvia 'shocked' after latest brush with UFC, vows to fight on
    Seven days ago, Tim Sylvia told his friend and longtime training partner Sherman Pendergarst that he was coming back to the big show after four years away from it. The next day, Pendergarst succumbed...
  4. Anthony Johnson Debuts at Light Heavyweight, Braulio Estima Makes MMA Debut at Titan 24
    The former welterweight and middleweight contender will face veteran Esteves Jones at Titan Fighting 24, which airs live on AXS TV on Friday, August 24. “I’m excited to make my light heavyweight...
  5. Travis Browne vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva set to headline UFC on FX 5
    Heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to Minnesota in October. USA TODAY Sports on Thursday learned from UFC officials that...
  6. Rolles Gracie, Igor Gracie, Gregor Gracie added to ONE FC 5 in August
    Three members of the legendary Gracie family have been added to "ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation" next month. The promotion late Thursday announced that Rolles Gracie, Igor Gracie and Gregor Gracie all...
  7. Former Strikeforce champ Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante to appeal suspension
    Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante (12-3 MMA, 4-2 SF) will appeal his one-year license suspension at the California State Athletic Commission's next meeting on Aug....
  8. Steve Mazzagatti: 'I Don't Work For Dana'
    UFC president Dana White is very fond of going after referees, and his favorite target has always been Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti did an interview with Heavy, where they asked him about White's...
  9. Silva manager likes third fight with Franklin, but GSP leading candidate for UFC champ
    There's a line of middleweights waiting to fight champ Anderson Silva. The tough part may be rousing Silva's interest in fighting them. "At the end of the day, it's difficult to find an opponent that...
  10. UFC Signs Korean Bantamweight Champ, Kyung Ho Kang; Rumored to face Alex Caceres
    The UFC will be heading to Macau for the first time on November 10, and it looks like they're starting to pick up more Asian fighters to fill up the slots for the event. According to MMA-in-Asia.com,...
  11. Devin Cole says 2008 incident kept him from UFC on FOX 4 fight with Travis Browne
    When Ben Rothwell had to pull out of his UFC on FOX 4 fight with Travis Browne, Cole (20-9-1 MMA, 2-1 SF) says he was offered the shot. Then a four-year-old run-in with the law that he thought was...
  12. Nick Diaz 'Ready To Get Back In The Cage' According To Cesar Gracie, Wants Anderson Silva
    Yesterday it was announced that there would be a major announcement on the future of Nick Diaz on the Gracie Fighter website and that announcement has just been made. According to Cesar Gracie,...
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  13. Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin spar on Twitter, then delete tweets
    Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson don't like each other – that much is clear. The two went at it Thursday via Twitter, with Nelson inviting Carwin to set up a pay-per-view sparring session and Carwin...
  14. 'UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II' video preview and full fight card
    The full UFC 150 lineup includes: MAIN CARD (pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (for lightweight title) Donald Cerrone vs. Melvin Guillard Jake Shields vs. Ed Herman...
  15. Anthony Johnson Vs. Jake Rosholt Scheduled For Xtreme Fight Night 8
    No, you aren't reading that headline incorrectly. Anthony Johnson, who just had his fight confirmed with Esteves Jones for Titan Fighting Championships earlier this week, has another fight booked for...
  16. ONE FC CEO Victor Cui says “Billions will be watching live events” on the ONE FC Network
    Victor Cui is the CEO and Owner of ONE FC, the Largest and most Prestigious Mixed Martial Arts promotion in Asia. I have been a fan since their first show, ‘Champion Versus Champion’. In less than...
  17. B.J. Penn: “I’m trying to get up to AKA but Fitch is trying to give me some problems about that.”
    When iconic former UFC champion B.J. Penn announced the end of his brief retirement he likely thought the only welterweight he’d be butting heads with in the coming months was UFC 152 opponent Rory...
  18. Chris Weidman Asks Anderson Silva’s Camp Why Don’t They Want to Face the No. 1 Contender?
    There’s probably no quicker way to illicit a response from a fighter than to call them ‘amateur’ or ‘a joke’, especially when those words are coming from a manager and not another competitor. The...
  19. Matt Serra backs Chris Weidman's UFC middleweight title shot call for Anderson Silva
    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra sees a future champion in 185-pound pupil Chris Weidman. Of course, the New Yorker is biased toward Weidman. But as the only fighter to defeat Georges...
  20. With UFC 149 Behind Him Court McGee Believes It’s Hard to Find Good Judges
    As the saying mixed martial arts goes, “Don’t leave it in the hands of the judges.” The judging in MMA is always subject for great scrutiny, and it’s well deserved. With incompetent officiating, some...
  21. Diego Brandao vs Joey Gambino set for UFC 153
    Diego Brandao (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is coming home for his next fight. The winner of "The Ultimate Fighter 14" today tweeted that he's set to fight at UFC 153, and that Joey Gambino (9-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC)...
  22. With win Saturday, manager likes Machida vs. Rua at 'TUF: Brazil 2'
    First, a disclaimer: Lyoto Machida is 100 percent focused on his upcoming fight with Ryan Bader. But should Machida be victorious, Machida's manager, Ed Soares, has an idea about the ex-champ's next...
  23. With Mike Van Arsdale's Departure, Mario Sperry in as New Blackzilians Head Coach
    One of MMA's powerhouse teams has a new head coach. Mike Van Arsdale, who has been the man running the show since the group's inception, has decided to relocate to Arizona to be closer to his family...
  24. UFC on FOX 4's 'Shogun' Rua vs. Brandon Vera winner gets title shot
    The winner of Saturday's UFC on FOX 4 headliner will get a title shot. Despite both fighters having already suffered losses to reigning light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones – the winner of Mauricio...
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  25. Eddie Alvarez to Face Patricky Pitbull In Possible Bellator Finale
    Eddie Alvarez's Bellator tenure could be winding down. The former lightweight champion has just one fight left on his deal, and then, free agency looms. But first things first, Alvarez has the final...
  26. Report: Jussier Da Silva Debuts Against John Dodson At UFC On FX 5
    MMA fans were buzzing a few weeks ago when news broke that the UFC had signed one the top flyweight prospects in the world: Jussier da Silva. Now, it appears that he has a date and opponent for his...
  27. Francisco "Massaranduba" Drinaldo drops to LW
    UF: Brazil competitor and former Jungle Fights champion Francisco Drinaldo is making a return to his natural weight class. The man they call "Massaranduba" fought on the show as a middleweight,...
  28. Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva Set for UFC 153
    Jon Fitch will draw one of the UFC's top young guns in his next outing. The longtime welterweight contender is set to square off with Brazilian Erick Silva at UFC 153, MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani...
  29. Dana White: UFC's Alexander Gustafsson on deck for 'big fight'
    It'd be easy to consider Alexander Gustafsson the odd man out. Especially after UFC president Dana White today surprisingly confirmed the winner of Saturday's UFC on FOX 4 headliner between Mauricio...
  30. League president considering Invicta FC 3 elimination tourney for title shot
    There were many surprises for Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp before, during and after the promotion's second event, Invicta FC 2, this past weekend. There were 100,000 people waiting in the queue...
  31. IMMAF representatives take part in International Olympic Committee seminars
    MMA is still years away from serious consideration as an Olympic sport, but the recently formed IMMAF is already beginning to make its presence known with the International Olympic Committee. IMMAF...
  32. UFC on FOX 4's Machida not upset with headliner's title stakes, open to 'TUF' coaching
    Ex-champ Lyoto Machida is keeping an open mind about where he is in the UFC's light-heavyweight division. And after hearing that the winner of Saturday's UFC on FOX 4 headliner – Mauricio "Shogun"...
  33. Title Shot Within His Grasp, Brandon Vera No Longer Considers Jon Jones a “Punk”
    UFC president Dana White recently stated that Saturday’s UFC on Fox 4 in Los Angeles would determine the next light heavyweight contender, but on Monday, he narrowed the field down to just Mauricio...
  34. Nam Phan Fires Back at Steven Seagal
    If Steven Seagal watches TV on Aug. 4, he just might find out who Nam Phan is. On a recent edition of The MMA Hour, Seagal heard about critical remarks from Phan, who will fight Cole Miller on the...
  35. Travis Browne Happy to Trade FOX Exposure for UFC on FX 5 Main Event Role
    Travis Browne is an undefeated heavyweight with 11 finishes among his 13 career wins. He's also mammoth, at 6-foot-7 and 250 pounds. Given his success and size, it would seem Browne would be a lock...
  36. UFC changes tune, UFC on FOX 4's Bader-Machida winner also possible for title shot
    LAS VEGAS – On Monday Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced that UFC on FOX 4 headliners Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (20-6 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Brandon Vera (12-5 MMA, 8-5 UFC) are...
  37. UFC champ Jon Jones fined $1,000 and license suspended at DWI sentencing
    As expected Jon Jones has avoided jail time following his May 19 arrest on a misdemeanor DWI charge. The UFC light-heavyweight champion today was issued a $1,000 fine and six-month license...
  38. Bellator Signs Exclusive Russian TV Deal
    Already airing in over 80 countries worldwide, Bellator Fighting Championships continues to expand its reach as the promotion has partnered with Russian broadcasting giant Russia 2, for the largest...
  39. Matt Mitrione vs. Rob Broughton Rescheduled for UFC on FX 5
    If at first you don’t succeed… A heavyweight bout originally scheduled for UFC on Fox 4 will still take place, except it has been pushed back to Oct. 5 as part of the newly created UFC on FX 5 show...
  40. Rick Story says he's fighting Demian Maia at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro
    A pair of welterweights has been added to the lineup for the UFC's fall return to Brazil. Rick Story (14-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will meet Brazilian Demian Maia (16-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) when the UFC heads to Rio...
  41. Cain Velasquez 'wondering what the hold up is' with Junior dos Santos rematch
    "Right now, I'm just getting ready and waiting for a date. We don't really know what's going on with the dos Santos thing. The speculation that I was hurt -- I got an x-ray to show people that I'm...
  42. Francis Carmont, Tom Lawlor to Fight at UFC 15
    Francis Carmont impressed observers in his most recent fight. The performance has earned him a bout in his hometown. Carmont and "Filthy" Tom Lawlor have agreed to meet in a middleweight matchup at...
  43. Josh Barnett welcomes UFC import, thinks Cormier will stop Mir in the second
    A new door opened, at least in theory, to Strikeforce fighters this past week when ex-UFC champ Frank Mir was exported to fight Daniel Cormier in October. While Cormier's engagement is frequently...
  44. Kyle Noke drops to welterweight, meets Charlie Brenneman at UFC 151
    After a two-fight skid at middleweight, Kyle Noke will drop to welterweight for his next bout. Noke on Tuesday announced on his Facebook page that he is dropping to 170 and will meet Charlie...
  45. UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2 Officially Largest U.S. Live Gate in UFC History
    UFC 148 can now officially be called the largest live gate in promotional history in the United States after figures released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday. According to the...
  46. UFC extends deal with ESPN in the U.K. through August 2013
    Live UFC fights will remain on ESPN in the U.K. and Ireland. Officials today announced an extension to its existing deal that will keep live UFC fights – including those that air on pay-per-view and...
  47. How Brazil's 'Pimp My Ride' led Wagner Prado to UFC on FOX 4
    Wagner Prado's road to the UFC included a chance opportunity and a pimped-out 1975 Ford Maverick. A promising MMA fighter who was light on funds, Prado purchased the beat-up clunker after a pair of...
  48. Luiz Cane meets middleweight Chris Camozzi at UFC 153 in Brazil
    In his first bout in more than a year due to injuries, former light heavyweight Luiz Cane (12-4 MMA, 4-4 UFC) will fight on home soil when he meets middleweight Chris Camozzi (17-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at...
  49. Neer-Edwards, Prater-LeVesseur, Uyenoyama-Gaudinot added to UFC on FX 5
    A trio of fights has been added to the UFC's return to Minneapolis this fall for UFC on FX 5. Josh Neer (33-11-1 MMA, 6-7 UFC) meets Justin Edwards (7-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) in a welterweight bout; Carlo...
  50. Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Geronimo Dos Santos targeted for UFC 153
    Heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga (13-6 MMA, 8-5 UFC) and Geronimo Dos Santos (31-14 MMA, 0-0 UFC) are likely headed to UFC 153. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with sources close to the...
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