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  1. Kyle Noke out at UFC on FX 6, Seth Baczynski awaits new foe
    Injury has forced Aussie favorite Kyle Noke out of a planned UFC on FX 6 matchup with Seth Baczynski. UFC officials today announced the withdrawal, and "The Polish Pistola" now awaits a new opponent....
  2. Bellator 79 lineup complete, champ Eduardo Dantas and Paul Daley off card
    The lineup is set for next week's Bellator 79 event, and two notable names are off the card. Following his knockout loss to Tyson Nam in August at Shooto Brazil 33, Bellator bantamweight champion...
  3. Mixed Martial Arts - Rousey to spearhead UFC female league
    The burgeoning superstar remains under contract to Strikeforce, but Rousey's performance in 2012 has convinced UFC president Dana White to add a women's division to the sport's flagship brand. Rousey...
  4. Emanuel Steward Passed Away Today
    ESPN A legend in boxing left us today. Steward trained Championship boxers including, but not limited to: Tommy Hearns Lennox Lewis Evander Holyfield Oscar De La Hoya Miguel Cotto Wladimir Klitschko...
  5. Antonio Silva: Even if he was 'created in a lab,' I want to fight Alistair Overeem
    While it appears former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem could be in line for a UFC title shot, it doesn't seem the "Demolition Man" is necessarily willing to wait for such a fight....
  6. Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez won't need surgery, January return not set
    Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez won't need surgery to repair a bad tear to his AC joint, though a timetable for his return is unknown. Melendez's manager and father, Gilbert Melendez...
  7. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Turned Down 'TUF 17' Coaching Spot Opposite Sonnen
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson could have been the next coach of "The Ultimate Fighter." According to both Jackson and UFC president Dana White, the organization offered "Rampage" an opportunity to be a...
  8. Next step in UFC expansion: Market-specific live events
    When Rony Mariano Bezerra came to the cage on Oct. 13 at the show in Rio de Janeiro for one of the Fuel prelims to face Ameican Sam Sicilia, the crowd of 16,844 at the HSBC Arena erupted like the...
  9. Josh Barnett to defend Japanese title in 2013
    Top 10 heavyweight Josh Barnett will return to Pancrase next year to defend his openweight King of Pancrase title. The Warmaster, according to yahoo.co.jp, had a meeting with Pancrase CEO Masakazu...
  10. Streaking lightweight T.J. Grant signs new four-fight deal with UFC
    Riding a three-fight win streak since dropping to lightweight, T.J. Grant has a new deal with the UFC. The Canadian fighter has re-upped with the UFC for four more fights. Grant announced the news on...
  11. UFC 154: Stephen Thompson pulled from card with knee injury
    Yes, we have another injury to report. The preliminary card of UFC 154 has taken a hit as Stephen Thompson has been forced out of his fight with Besam Yousef with a knee injury. MMA Fighting's Ariel...
  12. Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping scheduled for UFC 156
    Another blockbuster bout has been scheduled for UFC 156 according to UFC officials, this one between top middleweight contenders Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. The event is set for Jan. 19 in an,...
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  13. Josh Barnett's Manager Says Fighter Not Defending King Of Pancrase Title In 2013
    Leland LaBarre, the manager for Josh Barnett, denied a report that Barnett would defend his King of Pancrase title in 2013. A report circulated on Thursday that Barnett had told the promotion he...
  14. New Jersey trainer sentenced for falsifying documents
    A New Jersey-based MMA trainer was today sentenced to probation, community service and fines for falsifying pre-fight medical forms for amateur fighters, the state's attorney general today announced....
  15. Vitor Belfort Denies Rumor Of Michael Bisping Fight
    Vitor Belfort is planning to return to the middleweight division after a loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. However, "The Phenom" has not signed to face Michael Bisping, despite...
  16. Yves Edwards vs. John Cholish Added To UFC On Fox 5
    UFC officials have confirmed a lightweight contest for December, as Yves Edwards and John Cholish will collide. The two will be part of the prelims for UFC On Fox: Henderson Vs. Diaz. The card goes...
  17. David Mitchell-Hyun Gyu Lim Completes 10-Fight UFC on Fuel TV 6 Bill in Macau
    Welterweights David Mitchell and Hyun Gyu Lim will square off at UFC on Fuel TV 6, completing the event’s 10-fight bill. Lim was initially expected to face unbeaten Marcelo Guimaraes at the event...
  18. Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario official for December's TUF 16 Finale in Las Vegas
    A reported fight between heavyweights Pat Barry (7-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Shane Del Rosario (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) now is official for December. Barry and Del Rosario will meet on the main card of the TUF...
  19. Bellator set to expedite Eddie Alvarez's free agency decision
    Despite a 90-day window that allows Bellator to exclusively negotiate with sought-after free agent Eddie Alvarez, the promotion's CEO Bjorn Rebney doesn't expect to take nearly that long to determine...
  20. Randy Couture Says Chael Sonnen’s Wrestling Will Stop Jon Jones
    "I think Chael has a great opportunity to win this fight, actually," said Couture on MMA Uncensored. "Technically, I see a similar style fight as Anderson Silva," said Couture. "If he wades through...
  21. ONE FC Scraps Plans For December Event, Next Show In February
    ONE FC's next event will be in February, not December. According to a ONE FC official, the promotion has scrapped a planned December event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, due to "lack of venue options and...
  22. Watch today's Cage Warriors 49 event live on MMAjunkie.com at 4 p.m. ET
    You can watch a live and free video stream of today's Cage Warriors 49 main card on MMAjunkie.com at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. (Please note: Cage Warriors has geo-blocked the stream in the U.K. and...
  23. Ediane Gomes Signs New Deal, Expects To Meet Hiroko Yamanaka At Invicta FC 4
    Fresh off a win in her debut with Invicta Fighting Championships, Ediane Gomes will stick around a while with the promotion. Gomes (9-2) submitted Katalina Malungahu at Invicta FC 3 earlier this...
  24. Cung Le Not Retiring After Rich Franklin Fight
    Cung Le (8-2) knows that his time in MMA is starting to tick away, but that doesn't mean the undefeated kickboxer is planning to retire after his next fight. Le recently revealed that he has several...
  25. Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos Signs With Legacy FC, February Debut Expected
    Veteran welterweight Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos has signed with the Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championship organization, officials today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). Terms of the deal...
  26. Ring-Philippou shifts to UFC 154 main card, Diabate-Griggs to prelims
    Rising middleweight contenders Constantinos Philippou and Nick Ring will compete on UFC 154's main card after all. The fighters have taken a spot previously reserved for light heavyweights Chad...
  27. Marlon Sandro Says He's fighting Dustin Neace At Bellator 81 In Rhode Island
    After coming up short in the Bellator Season 6 featherweight tournament finals, Marlon Sandro will look to get back on track next month. Sandro (22-4 MMA, 5-2 BFC) on Saturday told MMAjunkie.com...
  28. Lyman Good vs. Andrey Koreshkov Tourney Final Targeted For Bellator 82
    If everything goes to plan, Lyman Good (14-2 MMA, 7-2 BFC) and Andrey Koreshkov (12-0 MMA, 4-0 BFC) will fight for Bellator's Season 7 welterweight-tournament championship at Bellator 82. The event...
  29. Josh Koscheck wants Nick Diaz at UFC 157 on Super Bowl weekend
    If Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has to fight at least once more before a title shot, Josh Koscheck (17-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) figures it might as well be against him. Koscheck recently mentioned Diaz,...
  30. Another Win in the Books, Chris Camozzi Wants to Step Up to Axe Murderers and Predators
    Even though he is young, Camozzi would like the opportunity to face top talent sooner than later, and has a few ideas for who he’d like to test himself against at the next level. “Right now, I’m...
  31. Matt Riddle replaces Stephen Thompson, meets Besam Yousef at UFC 154
    Fresh off a 90-day suspension due to a failed drug test, Matt Riddle (6-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) has stepped up as a late replacement for injured Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and now meets welterweight...
  32. Finalists announced for 2012 World MMA Awards, Rousey earns record four nominations
    The full list of nominees includes: Charles "Mask" Lewis Fighter of the Year Daniel Cormier Nate Diaz Benson Henderson Jon Jones Ronda Rousey Female Fighter of the Year Jessica Aguilar Sarah Kaufman...
  33. Report: Dana White Cuts UFC Ties to The Palms Over Credit Line Reduction
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been holding its Ultimate Fighter finale and Las Vegas-based Fight Night events at The Palms for several years. In fact, the UFC has held 15 events at the Palms...
  34. Derek Brunson Denied Spot On TUF By Showtime
    Strikeforce middleweight Derek Brunson‘s trip to try out for The Ultimate Fighter ended unsuccessfully, but not because he couldn’t make the final cut for the reality show. According to Brunson,...
  35. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Fabricio Werdum reportedly agree to coach 'TUF: Brazil 2'
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum reportedly have agreed to serve as coaches on the upcoming second season of "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil." SportTV first reported the coaches, though UFC...
  36. Kyung Ho Kang Injured, out of UFC Macau
    Kyung Ho Kang had to pull out because of a foot fracture sustained during training. His opponent, Alex Caceres, remains on the card while the UFC tries to find a replacement on eleven days notice....
  37. Company President Ray Sefo Could Fight At Second WSOF Event
    Ray Sefo could soon turn in his business suit for a pair of fight trunks. For one night, anyway. Sefo is busy with the final preparations for Saturday's WSOF 1 event, which airs on NBC Sports Network...
  38. Bryan Caraway in for injured T.J. Dillashaw, faces Mike Easton at UFC on FOX 5
    An injury has sidelined T.J. Dillashaw (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), forcing him out of the next UFC on FOX event. But a Washington native has stepped up to fill the gap at UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle. Bryan...
  39. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney will waive matching period should Eddie Alvarez not re-sign
    Negotiations to keep Eddie Alvarez in Bellator resumed nearly the moment he stepped out of the cage following a knockout of Patricky "Pitbull" Freire.  Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney now has advanced the...
  40. Ryan Bader: Chris Weidman lost house to Hurricane Sandy
    It appears that UFC middleweight Chris Weidman has some serious stuff to worry about right now that has nothing to do with fighting. Weidman, who lives near Baldwin Harbor, NY, has apparently lost...
  41. 'The Ultimate Fighter 16' ratings: Episode No. 7 slips with 676K viewers
    Ratings for the seventh episode of "The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson" slipped from the previous week's number with 676,000 total viewers tuning into the broadcast. The figure...
  42. UFC champ Jose Aldo faces Frankie Edgar on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas
    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (21-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will meet former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (14-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) on Super Bowl weekend. UFC officials announced on Tuesday's...
  43. Stephan Bonnar retires from mixed martial arts
    Fight fans have seen the last of Stephan Bonnar. Bonner, who recently suffered a lopsided first-round knockout loss at the hands of Anderson Silva at UFC 153, had his fate sealed by UFC President...
  44. John Maguire replaces Besam Yousef, meets Matt Riddle at UFC 154
    A few days after Matt Riddle (6-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) replaced injured Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 154, his opponent, Besam Yousef (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), also has been forced off the card....
  45. UFC returning to Boston in 2013, Ireland by 2014
    For the first time since 2010, the UFC will return to Boston, likely in 2013. Additionally, for the first time since 2009, the organization plans to make a return to Ireland no later than 2014. UFC...
  46. White says Jones-Silva 'absolutely will happen,' Jones expects heavyweight move in 2013
    While UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) vs. welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) is still a strong possibility, UFC president Dana White has...
  47. Chael Sonnen hints at rift with Dan Henderson following 'TUF 17' fallout
    Occasional training partners Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson probably aren't as close as they used to be. During Tuesday's MetroPCS online chat, Sonnen said he hasn't spoken to the fellow Team Quest...
  48. Jon Jones Reveals TUF 17 Coaching Staff Includes Former UFC Champ Frank Mir
    With filming underway, UFC light heavyweight champion and TUF 17 coach Jon Jones on Tuesday night finally revealed his coaching staff to the world. LINK
  49. Jon Jones Says Daniel Cormier is “Probably A Little Better” At Wrestling But MMA Isn’t Wrestling
    Jon Jones responds to the question about how his wrestling matches up to that of former Olympian and Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier. LINK
  50. Dana White: Fedor Emelianenko One of the Greatest Heavyweights Ever
    There's not much UFC President Dana White will concede when talking about former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko. LINK
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