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  1. 'The Ultimate Fighter 16' cast unveiled with 32 UFC welterweight hopefuls
    The official list of "TUF 16" fighters includes: Sam Alvey (19-4), 26, Murrieta, Calif. Igor Araujo (22-6), 31, Albuquerque, N.M. (via Patos De Minas, Brazil) Saad Awad (11-4), 23, San Bernardino,...
  2. Wanderlei Silva vs Patrick Cote rumoured for UFC in Macau
    link The article is in french so take it for what its worth. Sherdog is reporting the fight as well, so just waiting for confirmation.
  3. UFC to launch Japan Event Series in 2013
    Japan will host a smaller UFC event series in 2013. The series likely will include four shows in 2013, Mark Fischer, executive vice president and managing director of the UFC's Asian Operations...
  4. Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert slated for UFC on FOX 5
    A bantamweight bout between Scott Jorgensen (13-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and John "Prince" Albert (7-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is the latest addition to December's UFC on FOX 5 fight card. Sources close to the event...
  5. Jorge Gurgel vs. Mizuto Hirota added to 'Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy' lineup
    A lightweight matchup between Jorge Gurgel (14-8 MMA, 2-3 SF) and Mizuto Hirota (14-5-1 MMA, 0-1 SF) is the ninth official bout for next month's "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" card. Strikeforce...
  6. Was Miguel Torres second UFC firing also rape joke related?
    Well this is just friggin’ unbelievable. If a new report from Dave Meltzer at Wrestling Observer is accurate, Miguel Torres‘s recent UFC re-firing wasn’t due to his knockout loss to Michael McDonald...
  7. UFC on FOX 5 adds Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin, Mike Chiesa vs. Rafaello Oliveira
    A featherweight bout intended for the canceled UFC 151 card will instead take place at UFC on FOX 5, as Dennis Siver (20-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) meets Eddie Yagin (16-5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC). Additionally, "The...
  8. Mitrione Says Fight Cancelled
    twitter "@ShaunPhillips95: @mattmitrione whens ur fight." got canceled again. 5th time this year. Not @UFC fault. Wish heavyweights would scrap!
  9. USA TODAY: Frankie Edgar replaces Erik Koch, meets champ Jose Aldo at UFC 153
    (This story appeared in Friday's edition of USA TODAY.) Despite a pair of disappointing losses to current UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, former titleholder Frankie Edgar (14-3-1 MMA,...
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  10. Anderson: "A Lot of People Thought I Was Gay"
    “A lot of people thought I was gay,” Anderson Silva admits. It has been observed numerous times over the years that the middleweight champion has an unusually high-pitched voice for such an alpha...
  11. The fighter Anderson Silva didn't try to finish
    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has failed to finish his opponent in only two UFC fights. At UFC 112 he spent five rounds toying with Demain Maia, while taunting him with terms like...
  12. Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara added to November's UFC 154 in Montreal
    A middleweight matchup between noted sluggers Patrick Cote (17-8 MMA, 4-8 UFC) and Alessio Sakara (15-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has been added to UFC 154. UFC officials today announced the new matchup, which...
  13. Mitrione vs. De Fries at UFC 155
    It's been announced today that with his fight against Broughton scrapped, Mitrione will now meet Phil De Fries at UFC 155. Link
  14. Bisping wants to fight Hendo again
    Michael Bisping is a man on a mission. As his date with destiny and the formidable Brian Stann approaches we hear from “The Count” and find out which loss haunts him the most. We also discover who...
  15. Following knockout of promotion's champ, Tyson Nam facing potential Bellator lawsuit
    Tyson Nam's stunning knockout of Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas has drawn interest from major promotions, according to his trainer. But that interest could drag Nam into a legal fight – with Bellator...
  16. Arlovski Soccer Kicks Tim Sylvia, Bout Ruled No Contest
    boom During today’s ONE FC event a trilogy met a tragic end with a no contest ruling after former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski soccer kicked a downed Tim Sylvia numerous times.
  17. Prospect Bruno Carvalho plans fights at featherweight, lightweight in hopes of UFC bid
    On a push toward the UFC's octagon, Brazilian striking specialist Bruno Carvalho is diversifying weight classes to make himself more appealing. Carvalho on Saturday makes his featherweight debut...
  18. Mark Munoz Open to Any UFC Fight, but No Mention of Hector Lombard Yet
    Mark Munoz is currently nursing some injuries before he can schedule his next fight in the UFC. This according to Munoz’s manager Mike Roberts of MMA Inc., who says that the former NCAA champion...
  19. Cowboy Cerrone Made it Personal with Anthony Pettis, Now He Gets to Answer For It
    Anthony Pettis is anxious to get back in the cage and settle a newfound rivalry with fellow former WEC fighter Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The two fighters are on a collision course for a bout later...
  20. Rashad Evans Targeting December Return in UFC Light Heavyweight Division
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans hopes to fight again before the end of the year, and unless something miraculous happens, it will be at 205 pounds. Evans has commented recently...
  21. Bellator Champ Michael Chandler Moves Camp from Xtreme Couture to Alliance MMA
    It's been a rapid ascent to the top for Michael Chandler, who had barely been training in mixed martial arts for two years when he defeated Eddie Alvarez to capture the Bellator lightweight...
  22. Jon Jones was going to pay UFC 151 fighters salaries but chose not to after Twitter trash talk
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was all set to blow the roof off the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, tonight (Sat., Sept. 1, 2012) with its UFC 151: "Jones vs. Henderson" event...
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  23. A Look Back at Some of the Greatest Villains
    After the publicity surrounding the cancellation of UFC 151 - which will forever go down in history as the phantom card that never took place - Jon Jones, who has taken a share of the blame, is now...
  24. Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp taking road less traveled to build women's MMA
    In Shannon Knapp's estimation, women's MMA isn't quite as bad off as some critics would lead us to believe. And she's going to go about doing what she can to push the women's side of the game...
  25. Crunching Numbers: How Fairly Are Fight Bonuses Awarded?
    The UFC's stated fight bonus system is a noteworthy form of incentivization. For extraordinary performance, UFC fighters are able to considerably augment their pay with a Submission of the Night...
  26. More from Dantas on the Nam fight
    Nice input from Dantas on his fight w/ Nam, the anxiety leading to it, & the possibility of a rematch. ESPN MMA Blog
  27. Ex-WEC champ Miguel Torres signs with World Series of Fighting for Nov. 2 fight
    Former WEC champion and recent UFC competitor Miguel Torres (40-5) has signed with the upstart World Series of Fighting promotion. Officials announced the signing via Twitter following an initial...
  28. The Ultimate Fighter Season 16 Premiers on Sept. 14 with a New Approach
    The UFC and Fox broke the ice of their reality TV efforts with The Ultimate Fighter Live, but the live twist to the series is one and done. Season 16 is currently in production and set to premiere on...
  29. ONE FC eliminates 'open-attack' rule, adopts full PRIDE rules for soccer kicks
    ONE Fighting Championship has eliminated its "open-attack" rule for soccer kicks, officials today announced. The decision came a few days after the often-confusing rule resulted in an Andrei Arlovski...
  30. Will Campuzano vs. Jimmy Flick flyweight title fight added to Legacy FC 16
    Will Campuzano (10-4) and Jimmy Flick (5-0) will give it another try. After their initial fight was scratched, the 125-pounders have been rebooked for Legacy Fighting Championship 16, where they'll...
  31. The Agony of the Injury: UFC's 2012 Badly Slowed by Health Woes
    It doesn't take a statistical analysis to innately understand that injury woes have ravaged the UFC schedule in 2012. Still, with two-thirds of the year completed, a look at the numbers makes it...
  32. Five Fighters Who Had Career Changing Wins at ONE FC: 'Pride of a Nation'
    Phil Baroni. The New York Badass put his money where his mouth is by blowing away Rodrigo Ribeiro in less than a minute and then celebrating in style (see above!) The win improves his overall record...
  33. UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo Unhurt In Minor Motorcycle Accident
    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was involved in a minor motorcycle accident in Brazil on Saturday, but was unhurt. According to a Fighters Only article, the incident actually led to a somewhat...
  34. Junior dos Santos on Alistair Overeem: "He deserves a beating and I will arrange it."
    With quite a bit of time on his hands before he opens camp to prepare for a rematch with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez on Dec. 29 at UFC 155, current heavyweight champ Junior dos...
  35. Bellator hosting six tourneys per season in 2013, wants three annual title defenses
    As expected Bellator is expanding from four tournaments per season to six beginning in 2013. According to Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney, it's all part of the organization's goal to have each...
  36. As feud with AKA's Javier Mendez lingers, Josh Koscheck eyes return at UFC 155
    One of the biggest spats in MMA right now isn't between a pair of fighters. Former UFC welterweight title contender Josh Koscheck has been more than outspoken about his disdain for Javier Mendez, the...
  37. Lyoto Machida May Have to Fight Again Before Title Shot, but Knows He Made Right Decision
    Lyoto Machida wants nothing more than to get a second chance to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title, but he also wants to be fully prepared. Following Dan Henderson’s injury that...
  38. Michael Bisping Considering Eventual Return to Light Heavyweight
    Michael “The Count” Bisping is scheduled to face Brian Stann at UFC 152 in Toronto in hopes of moving into a contender slot in the middleweight division, but the Brit isn’t ruling out an eventual...
  39. Strikeforce heads to Oklahoma City for Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir on Nov. 3
    Undefeated Strikeforce heavyweight and former Oklahoma State University wrestler Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF) will enjoy a bit of home-field advantage against UFC import Frank Mir (16-6 MMA,...
  40. Jon Jones blames ‘the old man and his knee’ for the loss of UFC 151
    linkage It appears that Jon Jones has had enough and is no longer interested in shouldering any of the blame in regards to the cancellation of UFC 151. Jones responded to an upset fan on twitter...
  41. Jon Jones Talks About UFC 151 in His First Interview Since the Card was Cancelled
    the horse is not dead, stop beating it (that's what she said) The interview is 41 minutes in length and Jones talks about a variety of topics including the backlash he has had to face and how his...
  42. FIGHT VIDEO | Fighter Postures Like A Diaz, Gets KO’d In The Process
    linkage Showboating can be a valuable tool, especially in a sport where athletes have to FIGHT for the spotlight. Unfortunately, this time it went wrong. At Sunday’s Tuff-N-Uff “FestiBrawl” at the...
  43. Undefeated Olympic medalist Sara McMann signs with Strikeforce
    Undefeated bantamweight female prospect Sara McMann (6-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) is the latest addition to the Strikeforce roster. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from multiple sources close to...
  44. Luke Rockhold Expected to Face Lorenz Larkin at Strikeforce on Nov. 3
    Sources close to the fight confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that verbal agreements are in place for the bout, which will co-headline the card featuring a heavyweight main event bout between Daniel Cormier...
  45. MMA World Cup 2017
    Heres a link to the ~ARTICLE~ Having been branded as “human cock fighting” by former Whitehouse hopeful John McCain, mixed martial arts is set to join mainstream sports by having its very own world...
  46. Former MMA Fighter And Instructor Wyatt Lewis Fatally Stabbed In Calgary
    A well-known Alberta man named Wyatt Lewis, who had competed in organizations like the MFC and Rumble In The Cage, was fatally stabbed while trying to protect a friend over the weekend in Calgary....
  47. Andrei Arlovski Didn't Mind The No Contest Since He Got To Soccer Kick Tim Sylvia
    Former UFC Heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski was clearly on his way to beating rival Tim Sylvia in their fourth bout at One FC 5 last Friday but some confusion about the legality of kicks to a downed...
  48. Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren says he'll retire before he's mastered MMA
    Of all the current Bellator champions, welterweight Ben Askren might be the least perturbed about the long layoffs typical for the promotion's beltholders. They give him a chance to get better. "When...
  49. UFC: St-Pierre vs. Silva super fight expected at 180 pounds, in Cowboys Stadium
    If UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) returns from a 19-month injury layoff and can defeat interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) during an expected UFC...
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  50. 'TUF: Australia vs. UK - TheSmashes' cast unveiled with 16 fighters
    The full teams include: TEAM UK -Colin Fletcher (8-1), 29, Sunderland (lightweight) -Norman Parke (16-2), 25, Bushmills, Northern Ireland (lightweight) -Michael Pastou (9-2), 30, Essex (lightweight)...
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