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  1. Allegations Against Stephens Show He Beat A Man To Critical Condition
    DesMoinesRegister.com Des Moines police emphatically denied allegations by the agent of a mixed martial arts fighter arrested on felony assault charges last week that authorities deliberately...
  2. Bellator 76 Results: Eddie Alvarez Finishes Patricky Pitbull with Highlight Head Kick KO
    FULL BELLATOR 76 RESULTS: -Eddie Alvarez def. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire by KO (head kick) at 4:54, R1 -Rad Martinez def. Nazareno Malagarie by unanimous decision -Wagnney Fabiano def. Akop Stepanyan...
  3. Resurrection Fighting Alliance acquires Titan Fighting Championship, AXS TV deal
    Resurrection Fighting Alliance today announced it has acquired Titan Fighting Championship. The deal includes Titan FC's fighter contracts, as well as its current broadcast deal with AXS TV....
  4. UFC 153 results and analysis - Silva toys with Bonnar, stops him in R1
    Article link RIO DE JANEIRO – Neither size nor toughness could save Stephan Bonnar from Anderson Silva. Silva, who stepped up to light heavyweight to save the injury-rattled UFC 153, brazenly took...
  5. UFC 153 bonuses: Nogueira, Jason, Fitch, Erick Silva get $70,000 awards
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rony Jason, Jon Fitch and Erick Silva each earned $70,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar" event. Nogueira won the "Submission of the...
  6. White: Overeem meets Dos Santos-Velasquez winner, possibly in March or April
    Not that either will be looking past the other, but at least Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez can be reasonably sure of their potential next assignment if they win in December. The winner between...
  7. UFC 153 draws an announced 16,844 fans for gate between $2.5-2.6 million
    Saturday's UFC 153 pay-per-view event drew an announced attendance of 16,844 fans for an estimated live gate of between $2.5 and $2.6 million. UFC President Dana White announced the figures at the...
  8. Dana White says Fabio Maldonado will not be released following UFC 153 loss
    Despite suffering his third-straight UFC loss, Fabio Maldonado (18-6 MMA, 1-3 UFC) will fight again in the octagon. At Saturday night's post-UFC 153 press conference, UFC President Dana White said...
  9. With Two Fights Left On His UFC Deal, Anderson Silva and Dana White Will Renegotiate Very Soon
    The future for UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva isn’t terribly clear after his latest win at UFC 153. It would appear Silva can write his own checks out of the UFC bank account at this point...
  10. Dana White Wants Glover Teixeira to Fight a ‘Top Guy’ Before Considering a UFC Title Shot
    UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira may have only had two fights inside the Octagon, but company president Dana White has already been impressed with what he has seen thus far from the Brazilian....
  11. World Series of Fighting 1's four-fight main card, seven prelims set
    The full WSOF 1 includes: MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network) -Andrei Arlovski vs. Devin Cole -Anthony Johnson vs. D.J. Linderman -Marlon Moraes vs. Miguel Torres -Gregor Gracie vs. Tyson Steele...
  12. Colorado commission confirms Shields' suspension, UFC 150 win changed to no-contest
    Jake Shields' win over Ed Herman at UFC 150 has been changed to a no-contest, and the fighter has also been fined $5,675. A disciplinary complaint from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies'...
  13. UFC, fighters on board for Glover Teixeira vs. 'Rampage' Jackson
    It appears all parties are on board for a bout between recent UFC 153 winner Glover Teixeira and his original opponent, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who dropped off this past weekend's card due to an...
  14. Dana White: New surgery offers '70 percent' chance of Meniere's disease improvement
    UFC President Dana White admittedly was in a good mood this weekend at UFC 153, but it followed trips to England and Toronto in which he was a "mess." And that's the problem with Meniere's disease:...
  15. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Won’t Fight Junior dos Santos, Still WantsTop Ten Opponents
    Since defeating Tim Sylvia to win the UFC heavyweight title in 2008, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has alternated between wins and losses in the division. A masterful performance has been followed up with...
  16. UFC on FX 5 salaries: Jake Ellenberger ($84K), Antonio Silva ($70K) top fighter payroll
    The official UFC on FX 5 paydays included: Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus) def. Travis Browne: $20,000 Jake Ellenberger: $84,0000 (includes $42,000 win bonus) def. Jay Hieron: $12,000 John...
  17. Kennedy anticipates January fight, possible compensation for canceled Strikeforce event
    Tim Kennedy admittedly was angry when suspicions that the Nov. 3 card he was scheduled for were confirmed online – before he knew it. But after a receiving a phone call from a Strikeforce executive,...
  18. Matt Hughes: “It Looks Like I’m Fully Retired”
    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes hasn’t competed for more than a year, and it appears that will be the last time he steps foot in the Octagon. Already a UFC Hall of Fame inductee, Hughes...
  19. Jeff Monson signs with ROAD FC
    Road FC have been signing international fighters at rapid pace in the past few months… and we can expect more! The latest signing is the submission Monster himself, Jeff “The Snowman” Monson. LINK
  20. Daniel Cormier hopes Frank Mir fight is rescheduled for January Strikeforce show
    As it stands now, heavyweight grand prix winner Daniel Cormier isn't a lock for Strikeforce's January card. Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF) was scheduled to headline a since-canceled Nov. 3 Strikeforce...
  21. Anderson Silva: "I Prefer Him [GSP] Over Jon Jones, He's Smaller, I'll Be Hit Less"
    Anderson Silva says he prefers a fight against Georges St-Pierre over a showdown with Jon Jones, insisting the Canadian would be an easier challenge. Silva disposed of Stephan Bonnar in simple...
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  22. Despite UFC 153 loss, Jon Fitch and Dana White impressed with Erick Silva
    Saturday's UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro was billed as being about Anderson, but Erick was the Silva on plenty of minds heading into the card. Erick Silva had torn through all three of his UFC...
  23. XFC 21 set for Dec. 7 with Eric Reynolds vs. Nick Newell title fight
    A fight between Eric Reynolds (16-5) and Nick Newell (8-0) for a vacant lightweight title will serve as the headliner of Xtreme Fighting Championships' next event. "XFC 21: Night of Champions" takes...
  24. 'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2' tryouts attract more than 300 UFC hopefuls
    Sunday's festivities included a number of both internationally and domestically recognized notables, including Daniel Acacio, Flavio Alvaro, Roberto "Corvo" Amorim, Yan Cabral, Bruno Carvalho, Rafael...
  25. BREAKING: Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones named coaches for TUF 17.
    UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen (28-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will serve as coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 17" on FX. The coaching...
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  26. WEC vet plans two-on-two MMA fights for upcoming Desert Rage event
    Chance Farrar grew up with a bunch of brothers and thinks he's found a way to make MMA more exciting: add more bodies. The WEC vet and promoter of Desert Rage Full Contact Fighting is holding an...
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  27. Chael Sonnen says Jon Jones should have moved to heavyweight, but it's too late
    The Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen light heavyweight title fight for next spring had been public for all of a few hours when Sonnen, arguably the most legendary talker in UFC history, went to work....
  28. Evans OK with Jones-Sonnen fight, but admits 'it's not the same for everybody
    Chael Sonnen will fight Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title next April. The booking was announced on Tuesday. And, of course, piling on began from the multitudes upset that Sonnen hasn't...
  29. Dan Henderson addresses Chael Sonnen's 'TUF 17' assignment, title fight
    Just two short months ago, Dan Henderson was on deck for a well-deserved title shot against UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. But following a knee injury that forced him out of a title fight...
  30. Anthony Pettis' injury rehab continues, but targeting January UFC return vs. Cerrone
    Anthony Pettis' injury rehab continues, and it apparently continues to frustrate, as well. The UFC lightweight has been sidelined since a February win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, but scheduled...
  31. UFC champ Jon Jones opens as -600 favorite over Chael Sonnen
    UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has opened as a -600, or 6-to-1, favorite over upcoming opponent Chael Sonnen, who's a +400 underdog. Veteran oddsmakers Joey Oddessa today confirmed the...
  32. UFC reality series 'The Ultimate Fighter' moving off Friday nights for Season 17 on FX
    "The Ultimate Fighter," the UFC's long-running reality competition, will move out of its current Friday night time slot on FX to a different day of the week starting with Season 17. FX executive...
  33. MFC's Mark Pavelich says he couldn't promote women's MMA
    Canada's Maximum Fighting Championship has been in operation for 13 years, which is a great source of pride for promoter Mark Pavelich. Part of that staying power, he said, is rooted in putting out a...
  34. Bellator 77's Rich Clementi: I've made a career out of beating undefeated fighters
    Longtime MMA fighter Rich Clementi has been in this position before. During his 13 years and 66 professional fights in the MMA world, he's faced countless opponents who were dubbed the next big...
  35. No Surgery Required, Jon Jones Injury Should be Fully Healed by Chael Sonnen Fight
    It’s obvious with the announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will coach opposite Chael Sonnen on the seventeenth season of The Ultimate Fighter and then fight afterwards that...
  36. Renan Barao won't defend interim title, will wait for Dominick Cruz
    UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao has been on the sidelines since his July 21st win over Urijah Faber to claim the belt. Dominick Cruz, the holder of the regular belt, is expected to be...
  37. UFC's Jeremy Stephens released from jail, maintains innocence
    After spending 12 days in jails in both Minnesota and Iowa, Jeremy Stephens has been freed from incarceration. Stephens' management team today released a statement on the matter on the fighter's...
  38. Jon Jones says 'TUF 17' coaching gig a chance to send Chael Sonnen into irrelevance
    UFC President Dana White said critics of the promotion's decision to cast light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen on reality TV prior to a title fight don't have all the facts. White said...
  39. Patrick Cote: Fighting Anderson Silva a Complicated, Weird Experience
    I enjoyed this read from Cote on what it's like to fight Anderson Silva Sherdog “It’s very complicated to fight this guy because you never know what’s going to happen or what he’s going to do,” Cote...
  40. After suspension, Nick Diaz will need a win before getting title shot
    If he returns to the cage following his current suspension, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz won't get an immediate title shot. Instead, UFC President Dana White said he'll first need a victory against one...
  41. Dan Henderson: Nothing personal against Chael Sonnen, but title shot degrades sport
    Dan Henderson has a way of saying a lot in about 140 characters. On Wednesday the top contender saw Chael Sonnen get a title fight and "The Ultimate Fighter 17" coaching slot with light-heavyweight...
  42. Jon Jones Speaks Out Against TRT Usage–“It’s Absolutely Terrible
    There is no shortage of opinions in the mixed martial arts world when it comes to the controversial subject of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Over the last few years, the procedure has...
  43. Why Does Chael Sonnen Get to Fight Jon Jones? “Because He Stepped Up,”Says Dana White
    If you are a UFC light heavyweight fighter complaining about the recently announced Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen fight… talk to the hand. The hand of UFC president Dana White, that is. While many...
  44. Strikeforce's Jordan Mein meets Forrest Petz in Score Fighting Series 7 main event
    Rising welterweight contender Jordan Mein (25-8) is on loan from Strikeforce and will meet UFC veteran Forrest Petz (25-9) in the headliner of November's Score Fighting Series event. Score Fighting...
  45. Strikeforce's Miesha Tate contemplated retirement after Rousey loss, plans year off
    Miesha Tate made the trek to Brazil this past week to rediscover her passion for fighting, get back to basics, and hit the reset button. It's been 229 days since Ronda Rousey walked the walk inside...
  46. Legalization of MMA Across Canada Takes Another Step Forward
    The legalization of mixed martial arts across Canada has taken another step forward. Bill S-209, an Act to remove the Criminal Code prohibition on mixed martial arts, has now been introduced into the...
  47. UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier joins American Top Team (ATT)
    Sometimes, moving up means moving out. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Dustin Poirier has left the Gladiators Academy in South Louisiana to join the established mixed martial arts...
  48. Anderson Silva says that if Jon Jones agrees to, he'd be willing to work on a catchweight bout.
    What was once an impossibility seems to have become something that is routed to happen. A fight between two of the biggest names in the MMA world may finally be making the dreams of fans and passing...
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  49. CroCop: "I suffered from a mental barrier in the UFC"
    Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic says he was suffering from “a huge mental barrier” during his time with the UFC. The legendary Croatian heavyweight, winner of the PRIDE Openweight Grand Prix in 2006, joined...
  50. 2 fighters suspended following positive UFC 149 drug tests
    Two more UFC fighters recently tested positive for banned substances. Following July's UFC 149 event, welterweight Matt Riddle was flagged for marijuana while featherweight Francisco Rivera tested...
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