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  1. GSP-Anderson Silva Super-Fight Being Targeted For May
    Despite nothing being official from either side, a potential super-fight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre has a time frame set up. UFC president Dana White told ESPN's SportsCenter on...
  2. Bellator Targets Thursday, Jan. 10, For Season 8 Debut Event On Spike TV
    With MMA's big 2013 television-schedule shuffle rapidly approaching, Bellator Fighting Championships has apparently played its first card. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed with the New...
  3. Bellator 81's Marlon Sandro learns from mistakes, eyes entry in next featherweight tourney
    Marlon Sandro has been so close to the mountaintop he could practically have reached out to plant his flag. Twice. But twice, he has come up short. Friday, Sandro begins the road back to what he...
  4. Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione slated for TUF 16 Finale in December
    In a battle of former TUF 10 cast members, Roy Nelson will now meet Matt Mitrione at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale on Dec. 15 in Las Vegas, MMAFighting.com learned from sources close to the event....
  5. Team BombSquad offered Dez Green a second chance and new career
    Dez Green was finishing up his studies at the University at Buffalo, though no longer a member of the wrestling team, when a friend called with an offer. They friend was taking part in a small...
  6. UFC on FOX 6 official for Chicago with flyweight title bout, 'Rampage'-Teixeira co-main
    The UFC returns for another mid-winter fight card in the Windy City in January, and tickets for the event go on sale later this month. "UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Dodson" is official for Chicago's...
  7. UFC 154's Patrick Cote says durable chin will make impression against Alessio Sakara
    Patrick Cote took a fight against Cung Le on four weeks' notice, but unlike some who step up in the UFC, he was given no guarantees he'd be back. "If I had a bad performance, they wouldn't give me...
  8. Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia added to February's UFC 156 event
    A welterweight matchup between perennial contender Jon Fitch (24-4-1 MMA, 14-2-1 UFC) and Brazilian submission ace Demian Maia (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) is the latest addition to February's UFC 156 event....
  9. Eddie Mendez vs. Nick Penner slated for UFC on FX 6 in Australia
    A light-heavyweight bout between Eddie Mendez (7-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Nick Penner (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to next month's UFC on FX 6 event in Australia. Mendez replaces injured...
  10. Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Roy Nelson at TUF 16 Finale
    UFC President Dana White reveals that Matt Mitrione wasn't the first fighter they called when a replacement was needed to face Roy Nelson at the TUF 16 finale. LINK
  11. Reports: Champ Gilbert Melendez still sidelined, out of January title fight with Pat Healy
    Article link There's almost no other way to put it: Here we go again. Two months ahead of his title defense at Strikeforce's next card – and reportedly its last card – lightweight champion Gilbert...
  12. UFC 154 official weigh-in results: Champ St-Pierre, interim titleholder Condit on mark
    Article link New City Gas in Montreal plays host to the festivities, where all 26 competitors successfully made weight. Among those weighing in were UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (170...
  13. UFC on FOX 5's MacDonald remains against St-Pierre fight but asks for Condit rematch
    Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) again made it clear that he has no intention of vying for the welterweight title as long as his teammate Georges St-Pierre is champ. But he has a keen interest in...
  14. Bellator reality show soon enters production with 'wickedly' good cast of fighters
    Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney still isn't ready to divulge all the details about his company's new reality show, which begins filming in late January or early February, but he's dropping...
  15. Ring-Philippou pulled from tonight's UFC 154, Bocek-dos Anjos moves to PPV
    Nick Ring (13-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is out of tonight's UFC 154 event, and his fight with fellow middleweight Constantinos Philippou (11-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) has been canceled. UFC officials today announced...
  16. The Georges St-Pierre business is booming despite layoff
    According to industry sources, St-Pierre has 14 endorsement deals, with each paying him in the six-figure range. If you tally up the numbers from past and present deals, his income outside the cage...
  17. UFC 154 results & analysis - Champ St-Pierre downs Condit in thriller
    Article link MONTREAL – After 19 months away from the sport, after battling through reconstructive knee surgery and while facing one of the sternest tests of his career, Georges St-Pierre proved...
  18. UFC boss says Renan Barao to defend interim belt, possibly against Michael McDonald
    MONTREAL – And then there was one. Prior to Saturday night's UFC 154 event in Montreal, the UFC roster boasted two interim title holders. But after welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre downed interim...
  19. Rousey gets UFC belt
    "The UFC women's bantamweight title will go to Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, without a fight...." Read Article My Thoughts: I am not a fan of Rousey, but it is obvious she has been...
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  20. UFC 154 – GSP, Condit, Hendricks & Menjivar Earn $70K In ‘Fight Night’ Bonuses
    Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White payed out $280,000 in bonus money between the four ‘Fight Night’ bonus recipients for their work at Saturday’s UFC 154 event. Earning an extra...
  21. Cage Warriors 50 adds bantamweight bout between Wilson Reis and Owen Roddy
    A bantamweight bout has been added to next month's Cage Warriors 50 event. Promotion officials recently announced a fight between Bellator veteran Wilson Reis (15-4) and Ireland's Owen Roddy (11-3)....
  22. UFC boss Dana White confirms move to Hard Rock was retaliation for credit cut at Palms
    The UFC's return to Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino from the Palms Casino Resort was the result of a fallout between UFC President Dana White and the Palms. White on Saturday confirmed to...
  23. John Maguire plans return to middleweight following UFC 154 loss to Matt Riddle
    After dropping his second straight fight, John Maguire is changing weight classes. The British fighter will return to middleweight after a nearly three-year run at welterweight following his Saturday...
  24. Alessio Sakara’s Manager Filing Appeal; Wants Rematch with Patrick Cote on Neutral Ground
    Alessio Sakara left Montreal on Saturday with a loss on his record by disqualification after he believed he had been the first fighter ever to knock out Patrick Cote. LINK
  25. “You’re Either Fighters or You’re Not,” Dana White Unsure Who Cheick Kongo is Waiting For
    After the debacle that resulted in the UFC 151 cancellation in September, the focus has seemingly been not on fighters that are stepping up to keep fights together, but the ones that are turning down...
  26. Nevada commission OK with UFC promoting Alistair Overeem or Nick Diaz – with caveats
    The UFC can promote Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz for bouts next year "as long as Zuffa makes quite clear that there's an added piece to that puzzle," NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told...
  27. Despite Rumors, One FC is Not Selling to Glory
    Three weeks ago rumblings began that GLORY would be buying One FC. Things were quiet on that front for a while, then all of a sudden the word broke out that the deal was done, that Victor Cui was...
  28. Andrei Arlovski returns to Russia vs Mike Hayes in Fight Nights: 'Battle of Moscow 9' main event on Dec. 16
    heavyweight bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Andre Arlovski and relative unknown Bellator veteran Mike Hayes is set to serve as the Fight Nights: "Battle of Moscow 9" main event on Dec....
  29. With Sakara's team planning appeal of UFC 154 DQ, ref Miragliotta explains his decision
    Dan Miragliotta contends that most of the shots that hit Patrick Cote just prior to a stoppage against Alessio Sakara were legal blows. Three weren't, however, and the longtime referee said he issued...
  30. White not interested in talking to retired Bonnar
    Stephan Bonnar not only failed his UFC 153 postfight drug test, he failed promotion president Dana White. White has opted not to speak with the recently retired light heavyweight since the test...
  31. Ronda Rousey likely to main event UFC pay-per-view.
    Here's how much the UFC thinks of Ronda Rousey and her exploding star power: the newly signed women's bantamweight champion will most likely main event a pay-per-view in her octagon debut, UFC...
  32. Firas Zahabi: Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre at 170 pounds would be 'fair fight'
    Like most everyone else in the mixed martial arts business, Montreal-based trainer Firas Zahabi has opinions on whom his most famous protege, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, should fight...
  33. UFC 154 medical suspensions: Martin Kampmann, Patrick Cote top list with 60-day terms
    The full list includes: Georges St-Pierre: suspended 28 days Carlos Condit: suspended 30 days Johny Hendricks: suspended seven days Martin Kampmann: suspended 60 days Francis Carmont: suspended 14...
  34. UFC 154 ratings: FX prelims fall just short of 1-million viewers mark
    Ratings for FX's broadcast of this past weekend's UFC 154 preliminary card fell just short of the 1-million-viewer mark.. FX's two-hour broadcast , which featured four live preliminary-card fights,...
  35. UFC boss Dana White hints at potential for 'longer-term deal' with FOX network
    "We're in a long-term deal with FOX," White said Saturday following the UFC 154 post-event news conference. "We're not going anywhere. And we might even be in a longer-term deal with FOX. We'll see...
  36. UFC's Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve agree via Twitter to UFC 156 fight
    "I did NOT REFUSE to FIGHT Roy Nelson," Kongo wrote. "I REFUSED to TAKE A FIGHT on SHORT NOTICE. Which is NOT THE SAME AT ALL." White, however, said it was. "That's the business you're in," he said...
  37. Eddie Yagin released from hospital, expected to make full recovery
    UFC featherweight Eddie Yagin is expected to make a full recovery after a recent head injury scare. According to Yagin's manager Jason House, Yagin was released from a local San Diego hospital last...
  38. FX, not FUEL TV, to air UFC on FOX 5 prelims
    Next month's UFC on FOX 5 prelims will air on FX and Facebook, not FUEL TV. Prior to this year's three UFC on FOX telecasts, the main prelims have aired on FUEL TV, however, the promotion and network...
  39. Dana White: Ronda Rousey may be beautiful but she is a “Diaz brother inside”
    Dana White recently spoke to Inside MMA about the newly signed UFC fighter and first female in the UFC, Ronda Rousey; “From the outside, she is this beautiful girl who won a bronze medal in the...
  40. Robert Drysdale: 'Arrogant' and 'idiot' Anderson Silva wants Georges St. Pierre fight, not Jon Jones, because of size advantage
    Speaking to ProMMAInsider.com, Robert says though Silva is a "phenomenal" fighter, as a person, he is as "arrogant" as they come: "I think he's phenomenal man. I think he is phenomenal. I just think...
  41. Olympian Sara McMann says UFC deal is 'in the works'
    The UFC may soon have a second female fighter under contract. This past week UFC President Dana White confirmed Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has signed with the UFC and will...
  42. UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem settles lawsuits with former Golden Glory reps
    A legal fight between Alistair Overeem and his former management group is now over. The parties have settled and dismissed competing lawsuits filed in Nevada and California, a press release today...
  43. WWE takes shot at UFC on 'Monday Night Raw'
    Coming off a weekend when both the UFC and World Wrestling Entertainment held major pay-per-view events, the pro wrestling juggernaut on its flagship 'Monday Night Raw' show took a direct shot at...
  44. Dan Hardy Not Interested in Matt Riddle Fight, but Josh Koscheck… That’s Another Story
    Matt Riddle, who just fought and won at Saturday night’s UFC 154 in Montreal, has made no secret of whom he wants to fight next… Dan Hardy. Riddle, after each of his two most recent bouts, has...
  45. Varner - "Guillard is a living, breathing human being and he can be beat"
    “Everyone keeps telling me he’s so fast, he’s so powerful, he’s so athletic. Well yeah, but so is Edson Barboza,” Varner says of Guillard. “I compare it a lot to the Edson Barboza fight, another guy...
  46. Card set for Friday's Score Fighting Series 7 with Jordan Mein-Forrest Petz headliner
    Don't worry – you won't have to survive the holiday weekend without MMA. The card is complete for Friday's Score Fighting Series event in Canada with a six-fight main card. A pair of major-promotion...
  47. After 68-fight career over 13 years, UFC and Bellator vet Rich Clementi retires from MMA
    Sixty-eight professional mixed martial arts fights, no matter against who or where, is not too shabby. The fact that Rich Clementi has done it all across the country and around the world for the...
  48. Spencer And Maromo To Meet In MFC Lightweight Title Fight
    The Maximum Fighting Championship’s top-ranked lightweight, Mukai Maromo, has signed a new multi-fight deal and a championship bout agreement for MFC 36: Reality Check. Maromo (8-2), the MFC’s No. 1...
  49. UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman out of UFC 155 Bout vs. Tim Boetsch, Costa Philippou in instead.
    Another UFC card, another injury. Surging middleweight title contender Chris Weidman is reportedly out of UFC 155 with an injury, according to Newsday Sports. So far, the nature of the injury has not...
  50. John Makdessi says there were spies for Stout in his training camp
    UFC lightweight, John Makdessi responds to Sam Stout's claims that he ran away in their fight; says there were spies in his camp. LINK
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