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  1. MMA Insider: Liddell's status and CompuStrike
    In my UFC 76 recap yesterday, I stated that I felt that Chuck Liddell was no longer main event-worthy. However, I also thought he would continue to fight and attempt a comeback. LINK
  2. The Fallout of Knockout: Inside UFC 76’s Upsets
    The real spelling of disarray: light heavyweight. After crowning an uncontested king in Quinton Jackson, two weeks later Keith Jardine and Forrest Griffin sent unofficial number one contenders Chuck...
  3. Liddell's Retirement? A Load of Crap
    Chuck Liddell lost his second straight bout this weekend at UFC 76 to the always tough Keith Jardine. Jardine, always known as a veteran mid-tier fighter, put on a show for the crowd that literally...
  4. London Calling
    What to do with an empire? This is the question that faces Gary Shaw following Cage Rage 23: Unbelievable. LINK
  5. Sergei Kharitonov TV Appearance and New Interview.
    Watch it here its Hiliarious: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x32alb_sergei-kharitonov-on-tv_news Rough translation on the interview: On september 17 Sergei avenged his loss to Alistair Overeem,...
  6. IFL Goes Live in November
    The International Fight League and its broadcast network-television broadcast partner MyNetworkTV announced Tuesday that one hour of the Nov. 3 World Grand Prix semifinals will be aired live at 8...
  7. Griffin VS Silva?
    Coming off of the biggest win in his career – a victory over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 76 in Anaheim, Calif. on Saturday night – Forrest Griffin is already being asked about his next opponent and...
  8. Sherdog's Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings
    Upheaval. That's the best way to describe what September has done to Sherdog.com's mixed martial arts rankings. How does the light heavyweight division look after the No. 1 and 3 fighter fell to...
  9. The Price of (In)Experience
    At a news conference two days before his UFC 76 fight against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Forrest Griffin (Pictures) explained how he had inserted himself into a showdown with the man considered the best...
  10. UFC 76 Salaries: Chuck Liddell Earns $500,000; Jardine Gets $14,000
    UFC 76 took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 22, and featured Keith Jardine’s upset split-decision victory over Chuck Liddell. Jardine earned $14,000 for the victory,...
  11. Andrei Arlovski a Guest Bouncer on Tomorrow’s “Jerry Springer Show”
    UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski hasn’t fought since April — and he hasn’t been booked to fight anytime in the near future — but the former champ and Chicago-based fighter has gotten a gig in the...
  12. Matt Hamill Campaigns for Dec. 29 Rematch With Michael Bisping
    UFC light heavyweight Matt Hamill, who was on the wrong end of a split decision at UFC 75, wants a rematch with his opponent, “The Ultimate Fighter 3” winner Michael Bisping, as soon as...
  13. Griffin+Tavares Earn $40,000 “Fight of the Night” Bonuses + Forrest gets SOTN
    Tyson Griffin and Thiago Tavares, two UFC lightweights who fought in the first televised bout at UFC 76 this past weekend, were awarded $40,000 each as “Fight of the Night” bonus...
  14. Burkman, Petz to duke it out in Cincy on October 20
    Welterweights Josh Burkman and Forrest Petz will look to continue their march up the 170-pound ranks on October 20th, when they square off at UFC 77, which will be held at US Bank Arena in...
  15. Kenny Florian Likely on Shelf Until February
    UFC lightweight Kenny Florian (7-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC), fresh off a quick main-event victory over Din Thomas, has returned to training, but the fighter says he’s unlikely to return to the Octagon until...
  16. Thiago Alves -VS- Ryo Chonan at UFC 78
    MMAweekly are rumoring this fight, it was already reported that Chonan has signed with the UFC and would most likely make his debut at this event, but with this rumored fight it must mean that he is...
  17. “HELL BOY” HANSEN’S PURGATORY?
    Most mixed martial arts fighters dream of scoring a contract to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, sometimes top ten lightweight Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen (15-5-1) wants nothing more than...
  18. With Visa Issues Resolved, Hector Lombard Set to Face Karo Parisyan at UFC 78
    After some uncertainty due to visa issues, Hector Lombard (11-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will be permitted to enter the U.S. to take on welterweight contender Karo Parisyan (17-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) at UFC 78. LINK
  19. mma weekly rankings updated
    http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/templates/dailynews.asp?articleid=4777&zoneid=2 shogun still ranked #2 lhw, i dont know about that.
  20. Old-School Event Sparks Backlash In Brazil
    Rio Heroes, an MMA show in Brazil produced for a Brazilian website, is to hold its next event tonight and air it online for free. What makes it controversial is it's an "old-school" style event...
  21. CompuStrike Clarified
    I wanted to add a couple of clarifying points to my CompuStrike discussion in yesterday's entry. First, Bob Canobbio, President of CompuBox Inc., sent me the following clarification by email...
  22. Daniel Puder Q & A
    Making the transition from professional wrestler to mixed martial artist is a very challenging task. With his near submission in a shoot match over Kurt Angle at a World Wrestling Entertainment show,...
  23. Female Fans Punch Up Ultimate Fighting's Popularity
    When Heather Donnelly's neighbor introduced her to the Ultimate Fighting Championship about a year ago, she thought the competition was brutal. But the bloody bouts, filled with kicking, punching and...
  24. Clay Guida vs. Roger Huerta Targeted for December’s “TUF” Finale
    MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that UFC and Spike TV officials are working on a Clay Guida vs. Roger Huerta fight that would headline The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale. The event takes...
  25. 5 Oz. Exclusive: Former PRIDE V.P. Millen speaks out about UFC’s Handling of Possible Liddell vs. Silva Match
    FiveOuncesOfPain.com contacted former PRIDE USA V.P. Jerry Millen to get his reaction on Chuck Liddell’s recent unanimous decision loss to Keith Jardine at UFC 76, which potentially spoiled another...
  26. Nogueira vs. Kongo at UFC 79?
    That's one of the latest rumors for UFC 79 on 12/29. Article Perfect timing if you ask me, Nog is coming off a solid debut victory and Kongo just got his biggest win against CC. Put them both in the...
  27. Mario Sperry, Ian Freeman to replace two IFL coaches in 2008
    http://www.mmafighting.com/news/2007/sperry_freeman_to_replace_two_ifl_coaches_in_2008.html I wonder which coaches they are replacing. I would say Yasuda. Correct me if i'm wrong, but wasn't he just...
  28. Nakamura Fails Post-UFC 76 Drug Test
    Kazuhiro Nakamura, who made his UFC debut at UFC 76, failed a post-fight drug test when he tested positive for marijuana. Nakamura lost to Ryoto (Lyoto) Machida by unanimous decision. Article Doesn't...
  29. Houston Alexander Post-UFC 75 Video Interview
    MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) recently caught up with promising UFC newcomer Houston Alexander (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and his coach, Mick Doyle, for an in-depth and exclusive video interview. LINK
  30. Ryan Jensen Set to Replace Marvin Eastman at UFC 77
    Middleweight Ryan Jensen (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will likely replace an injured Marvin Eastman and fight UFC newcomer Demian Maia (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) next month at UFC 77. LINK
  31. Matt Hughes: I Have “Two or Three” Fights Left in Me
    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes says he will likely fight no more than “two or three” times in the UFC before retiring from the sport. LINK
  32. MMA & Mexico: A Matter Of Time
    MMA is growing in popularity all over the world, but one major area has been largely untouched by it yet: Mexico. While the Hispanic community is very big on boxing, the fanbase for MMA, despite...
  33. Yves Edwards Moves To American Top Team
    Lightweight Yves Edwards, a PRIDE and UFC veteran, was recently introduced as the newest member of the American Top Team camp. Edwards is on a 3-fight losing streak but feels the move to ATT should...
  34. The Rock Is Cookin' On UFC
    ESPN recently interviewed former wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and one of the subjects Rock commented on was MMA, specifically UFC. Interview Excerpt I can't really see him...
  35. Fedor Interview
    Q: How is your training going, and how did you spend the two month after your visited Saint Petersburg A: The training is as usual, there is a lot of boxing, a lot of wrestling. Last two month I...
  36. Presidential Address: The State Of the UFC
    On Saturday night in Anaheim, Calif., following UFC 76, UFC president Dana White once again addressed the media discussing everything from key points of the night’s event, as well as implications for...
  37. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ultimate Fighting; Interview with Rich Franklin’s Coauthor Jon Merz
    Jon Merz is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ultimate Fighting which he and UFC fighter Rich Franklin wrote together earlier this year. It’s a little over three hundred pages and...
  38. Which Competitor Would Win In A Street Fight?
    A boxer can't beat a UFC fighter in a real fight. It's as simple as that. A guy from the UFC like Sean "The Muscle Shark" Sherk - the best lightweight they have - would topple Floyd Mayweather with...
  39. Alexander Wants Shot At Bisping
    I'll fight whoever the UFC puts in front of me." That quote should sound vaguely familiar to fight fans. LINK
  40. UFC's Rich Franklin Visits Lejeune
    A warrior from Ultimate Fighting Championship’s famous octagon paid a friendly visit to warriors of the battlefield here Sept. 22. LINK
  41. Genetik Smack-Down
    “Some are born to build, to discover, to heal; and there are those born to fight.” These are the first words found on the website twistedgenetiks.com - a website created by three former Boise State...
  42. “Shogun” Entered UFC 76 Fight With Knee Damage; Out Until Early 2008
    Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, a top-ranked light heavyweight who made an unsuccessful Octagon debut against Forrest Griffin this past weekend, entered the fight with ligament damage in his knee. LINK
  43. Chuck Liddell not Retiring
    Despite what former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell told UFC President Dana White after his loss to Keith Jardine at UFC 76, Liddell’s trainer, John Hackleman, says his fighter will not...
  44. Din Thomas Recovering, Wants Rematch With Kenny Florian
    In the mean time, “The Ultimate Fighter 4” cast member and nine-year MMA veteran has already begin the campaign for a rematch with Florian. Their main-event bout ended prematurely when Thomas shot...
  45. Kazuhiro Nakamura Will Appeal UFC 76 Drug Suspension
    The management team for Kazuhiro Nakamura, a longtime PRIDE Fighting Championships fighter who failed a UFC 76 drug test due to marijuana, plans to fight the charge on the grounds that California...
  46. Renzo Gracie trains crown prince of Abu Dhabi.
    Professional Fighter Gets Royal Treatment as Prince's Trainer , by Ryan Hockensmith, for ESPN the Magazine .
  47. UFC 78: Tito Ortiz vs. Dan Henderson?
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz (15-5-1) will face Dan Henderson (22-6) — not Rashad Evans — at UFC 78 on November 17 in Newark, N.J., according to a TAGG Radio report today. HERE
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  48. Report: Din Thomas out up to four months with serious knee injury
    Lightweight veteran Din Thomas will be on the shelf for possibly up to four months because of the knee injury he suffered in his first round submission loss to Kenny Florian during the UFC Fight...
  49. Keith Jardine: ‘More excited’ to beat Griffin than Liddell
    “I think (beating) Forrest [Griffin], I was a lot more excited. It was a knockout finish. After this fight [with Chuck Liddell], I wasn’t running around. I was physically exhausted.” – Keith Jardine...
  50. 2008 A Le Banner Year?
    K-1 standout Jerome Le Banner has a lot going on in the coming months and 2008. On Saturday, Sept. 29, he returns to the ring in the K-1 Eliminations in Seoul, South Korea. He will also appear in...
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