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  1. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira says he's 'training again', wants Forrest Griffin at UFC 155
    Days after Big Nog's win over Dave Herman, "Lil' Nog" Antonio Rogerio Nogueira aimed to get back into action by asking to replace Chael Sonnen as Forrest Griffin's opponent at UFC 155. The last time...
  2. UFC contender Glover Teixeira fine facing Jackson but hopes 'Rampage' truly focused
    UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira appears to again be in line for a huge opportunity against former 205-pound champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. And if that's what the UFC wants, Teixeira said,...
  3. 'TUF 16' coaches Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson randomly tested by NSAC
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission reportedly has selected Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson for out-of-competition testing in advance of their fight at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale. MMAWeekly.com...
  4. UFC153:Silva vs.Bonnar Medical Suspensions; Several Fighters Face Six Months Off
    The UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar medical suspensions were released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday. There was no sanctioning commission for the event, which took place on Oct. 13 at...
  5. UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens issues video following release from jail
    UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens spent 12 days in jails in Minnesota and Iowa this month, but earlier this week was released. The fighter's management team on Wednesday released a statement on...
  6. Phil Davis tapped to face Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December
    Despite losing Chael Sonnen as his opponent, Forrest Griffin will remain on the UFC 155 card this December to close out 2012. UFC President Dana White confirmed as much this week in a conference call...
  7. In wake of cancellation of Sheila Gaff fight at Cage Warriors 49, Rosi Sexton says, 'I'm out!'
    The fallout from Sheila Gaff pulling out of their fight may extend for more than one bout for Rosi Sexton. Gaff and Sexton were scheduled to meet for the vacant flyweight title at next week's Cage...
  8. Demian Maia would like to fight Jon Fitch or Nick Diaz
    "I think Nick Diaz and Jon Fitch that opponents would surely have much name this division and I would climb fast. The others, I think they are marked with struggles, but these two guys are certainly...
  9. Report: Japanese star Kazuo Misaki to retire after DEEP 60 bout
    It appears as if the former Grabaka Hitman is choosing retirement over a cloudy future in Strikeforce. Kazuo Misaki (25-11-2, 1 NC), the Pride 2006 welterweight grand prix winner, will take one more...
  10. Former BALCO boss Victor Conte estimates 50 percent of MMA fighters using PEDs
    Former doping specialist turned anti-doping crusader Victor Conte has a potentially sobering view of mixed martial arts. During a recent appearance on UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan's popular podcast,...
  11. Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes official for December's UFC on FX 6 event
    A long-rumored featherweight matchup between Hacran Dias and Chad Mendes is now official for December's UFC on FX 6 event. UFC executives recently confirmed the contest, which was originally reported...
  12. 'UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II' official for Dec. 29 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas
    The UFC's annual year-end card in Las Vegas is set for Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The long-talked about event was made official by the UFC on Friday for the date and location that...
  13. Jones vs. Sonnen Targeted for New Jersey
    Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson, coaches of the current season of The Ultimate Fighter, will square off at the season finale on Dec. 15 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The recently...
  14. Roy Nelson's manager says Shane Carwin and camp has found crafty way out of blood testing
    We've been closely following the drama surrounding the drug testing for the upcoming UFC bout between Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin over the past week and now Nelson's manager has reached out to...
  15. UFC 149 wins for Riddle, Rivera overturned to no contests after positive drug tests
    Following the Thursday news that a pair of UFC 149 fighters had tested positive for banned substances, the UFC has issued a statement. As MMAjunkie.com reported earlier this week, UFC 149 fighters...
  16. TUF 16 Finale: Dustin Poirier returns to fight Jonathan Brookins on Dec. 15 in Las Vegas
    We'll see the return of one later this year when Dustin Poirier makes his way back to the Octagon for his first time since his "Fight of the Year" candidate against Chan Sung Jung back at UFC on FUEL...
  17. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton verbally agreed to for UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle
    A bantamweight matchup between T.J. Dillashaw (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Mike Easton (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been verbally agreed to for December's "UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz" event, and bout...
  18. Still waiting for UFC title fight, Bisping not so sure St-Pierre wants to face Silva
    Michael Bisping's January loss to Chael Sonnen prevented "The Count" from finally claiming the UFC title shot for which he's long yearned. Now, it seems that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva...
  19. Nick Diaz Will Get Top Contender Not GSP/Condit Winner When He Returns in 2013
    When Nick Diaz is eligible to re-apply for a fight license in February 2013, a top fight in the UFC welterweight division will be awaiting him, but it won’t be a title fight. Diaz lost his last bout...
  20. Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas agreed for UFC 155
    The UFC doesn't have another event for three weeks, so for the time being they're rolling out a laundry list of scheduled fights, including a key featherweight matchup this December. Erik Koch, who...
  21. Brad Pickett vs. Eddie Wineland added to UFC 155 in Las Vegas
    A bantamweight bout between Brad Pickett (22-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and former WEC champion Eddie Wineland (19-8-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been added to the year-end UFC 155 event. Pickett today announced the...
  22. Erik Perez vs. Byron Bloodworth added to UFC 155 in December
    A bantamweight bout between Erik Perez and Byron Bloodworth is the latest addition to the UFC's stacked year-end card. UFC officials today announced Perez and Bloodworth have joined December's UFC...
  23. Big Nog went into Herman fight with broken rib
    If you thought Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira looked somewhat less than his best at UFC 153 against Dave Herman, you weren't imagining things. Nogueira has revealed to Tatame.com that he suffered a broken...
  24. Rich Franklin Explains Why He is the UFC’s “Company Man”
    If there was a list of fighters in the UFC under the Zuffa era that the company would always stand behind no matter what, a few names would surely be etched into eternity. Forrest Griffin and Stephan...
  25. Franklin opts against TRT ahead of bout
    In this testosterone replacement therapy-infused age of mixed martial arts, Rich Franklin is a prime candidate to receive the treatment. He’s been at this physically demanding sport now for more than...
  26. UFC 155 card official for December 29th, tickets on sale this week
    And here's a look at the current card: Junior Dos Santos (15-1) vs. Cain Velasquez (9-1) [HW Title] Forrest Griffin (19-7) vs. Phil Davis (10-1, 1 NC) Tim Boetsch (16-4) vs. Chris Weidman (9-0) Joe...
  27. UFC Lightweight Anthony Pettis hospitalized with infection
    Things keep going from bad to worse for Lightweight Anthony Pettis. Following UFC 144 where he knocked out Joe Lauzon and current champion Ben Henderson won a decision over Frankie Edgar, the masses...
  28. UFC's Chad Mendes has battery count dropped, pleads no contest to lesser charge
    After two months, Chad Mendes' legal ordeal is over. The onetime UFC featherweight title challenger on Monday had a battery charge against him dropped in Hanford, Calif. Instead, according to...
  29. Todd Harris, Bas Rutten named broadcast team for World Series of Fighting 1
    Still 10 days from its debut, World Series of Fighting has made another change in its broadcast booth. The promotion on Tuesday announced its official team to call World Series of Fighting 1 will be...
  30. Cutting to 155 from 'a little too much,' UFC champ Henderson fights future move to 170
    If Benson Henderson were in the throes of a weight cut, a night at a restaurant would be one of those experiences filed under "Reasons why it sucks to be an MMA fighter." There's a little less than...
  31. Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario targeted for December's TUF 16 Finale in Las Vegas
    A battle between a pair of heavyweights has been added to the slate for the TUF 16 Finale. Pat Barry and Shane Del Rosario are targeted for a meeting in December. Sources with knowledge of the fight...
  32. Fabio Maldonado camp: 'Toughest SOB on UFC roster' considering drop to middleweight
    After enduring a brutal assault from top light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira, Fabio Maldonado is at least considering a drop to 185 pounds. Maldonado's manager, Alex Davis, said that his...
  33. DREAM hosts Thursday press conference, New Year's Eve event expected in Japan
    Perhaps the DREAM promotion still has some life to it. Inactive for the past 10 months, the Japanese promotion has announced it's hosting a Thursday press conference. There, officials are expected to...
  34. Hand injury forces Rafaello Oliveira out of UFC on FOX 5, Michael Chiesa bout
    "The Ultimate Fighter 15" winner Michael Chiesa (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will need a new opponent for his first post-"TUF" bout. Lightweight opponent Rafaello Oliveira (15-5 MMA, 2-4 UFC) suffered a broken...
  35. UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira for Super Bowl weekend
    According to Brazil's SporTV, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will return to the Octagon on Super Bowl weekend and face off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. While the UFC hasn't...
  36. Josh Koscheck calls out Nick Diaz and Demian Maia for 2013 return to UFC
    Josh Koscheck is coming back to UFC in 2013 and he's already got a handful of opponents in mind for his Octagon return, including Nick Diaz, Jake Ellenberger, Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia. Former...
  37. Replacement Marcus LeVesseur meets Michael Chiesa at UFC on FOX 5
    A broken hand has forced lightweight Rafaello Oliveira to withdraw from UFC on FOX 5, but he's been replaced. Stepping in for the Brazilian is Marcus LeVesseur (22-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who is set to meet...
  38. Olympic gold medalist Jeff Blatnick dies
    NISKAYUNA - NewsChannel13 has confirmed that Olympic gold medalist Jeff Blatnick from Niskayuna has died following complications from heart surgery. Sad day for MMA this guy was one of the biggest...
  39. Michael Johnson Meets Myles Jury at UFC 155
    Fresh off his knockout of Danny Castillo at UFC on FX 5, Michael Johnson will fight for a 4th time in 2012 when he faces Ultimate Fighter veteran. LINK
  40. WSOF 1 adds Tyrone Spong vs. Travis Bartlett to NBC Sports-televised main card
    Next month's World Series of Fighting debut has a late addition to the main card. Officials today confirmed veteran kickboxer Tyrone Spong (0-0) will now makes his MMA debut on WSOF 1's NBC Sports...
  41. Luiz Cane released from UFC contract
    Luiz Cane entered UFC 153 in a must-win position. After losing three of four at light heavyweight, the Brazilian striker decided to drop to the middleweight division and was matched up with Chris...
  42. Report: Jose Aldo Vs. Frankie Edgar Targeted For UFC 156 In Brazil
    On October 13, 2012, we saw one of the greatest fighters on the planet completely destroy Stephan Bonnar in the headline fight at UFC 153. Though that fight in itself was a nice little treat for...
  43. David Mitchell vs. Hyun Gyu Lim completes UFC on FUEL TV 6 lineup in Macau
    A welterweight bout between David Mitchell (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Hyun Gyu Lim (10-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the final addition to next month's UFC on FUEL TV 6 event in Macau. Mitchell recently replaced...
  44. Bellator Making Hard Push to Keep Eddie Alvarez
    According to Alvarez’s manager, Glenn Robinson of Authentic Sports Management, Bellator is pushing hard to keep their former champion right where he is as they make their transition to Spike TV in...
  45. Sean Sherk discusses his health, UFC return, Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz, and much more
    It's been over two years since former UFC Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk has stepped inside the Octagon, but "The Muscle Shark" hasn't gone anywhere. Sherk's battled a series of nagging injuries...
  46. With RFA 4 main card set, Efrain Escudero vs. Tyson Griffin named new main event
    The main card is set for Resurrection Fighting Alliance's first nationally televised event. RFA 4 takes place Nov. 2 at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas, and the main card airs on AXS...
  47. Dana White: Brock Lesnar contemplated UFC return, 'but never coming back'
    UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had recently considered a return to the octagon. But, according to UFC President Dana White, that fleeting possibility is now a distant memory. LINK
  48. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Says Joe Silva’s Matchmaking Is Why He’s Leaving the UFC
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson unloads on UFC matchmaker Joe Silva for his choice of putting Phil Davis in against Forrest Griffin at UFC 155. LINK
  49. Josh Barnett Agrees to Defend King of Pancrase Title Next Year
    Top 10 heavyweight Josh Barnett will return to Pancrase next year to defend his openweight King of Pancrase title. LINK
  50. Glory Sports International Resurrects Dream; Plans NYE Return and Several Events in 2013
    Glory Sports International has resurrected the Dream fight promotion in Japan, planning a return to activity with a New Year's Eve special and several events in the works. LINK
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