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  1. Todd Duffee back in the UFC, faces Phil De Fries at UFC 155
    Two years after he left, Todd Duffee (7-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is returning to the octagon. The 26-year-old heavyweight is set to fight Phil De Fries (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 155, according to a recent...
  2. Boxing legend Hector 'Macho' Camacho shot in the face, declared brain dead
    Puerto Rican boxing legend and former world champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was declared brain dead earlier today after getting shot in the face in San Juan. I know a lot of mixed martial arts (MMA)...
  3. Jay Hieron vs. Erick Silva added to February's UFC 156 event
    Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) said he was hoping to fight on Super Bowl weekend, and now he will. UFC officials today announced that Silva will take on Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC) at UFC 156,...
  4. Mike Kyle says he's fighting Gegard Mousasi at Jan. 12 Strikeforce event
    Strikeforce light heavyweight Mike Kyle has announced he expects to face former champion Gegard Mousasi at the final Strikeforce event early next year. Find out the details inside. Third time's the...
  5. Raphael Assuncao replaces Bryan Caraway, faces Mike Easton at UFC on FOX 5
    Brazilian grappling ace Raphael Assuncao (18-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has replaced an injured Bryan Caraway (17-5 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and now faces Mike Easton (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at UFC on FOX 5. MMAjunkie.com...
  6. Thiago Silva suspended for six months after testing positive for marijuana metabolites
    Yet again Thiago Silva has failed his post-fight drug test following a win. This time it's for marijuana metabolites after his 3rd round submission win against Stanislav Nedkov. For the 2nd time in...
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  7. UFC boss White: Belt wouldn't be on line if Anderson Silva met Georges St-Pierre at 170
    Following his win over Carlos Condit this past Saturday, UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre questioned whether he needed to gain weight at all to fight middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva....
  8. For a few UFC fighters, there are some terrible moments that just won't die
    Former UFC welterweight Frank Trigg has a running joke with Zuffa matchmaker Sean Shelby, who also happens to be heavily involved in putting together the UFC's highlight reels. It's a familiar...
  9. Whatever UFC champ Anderson Silva does, Michael Bisping wants him to get on with it
    Whatever Silva's plan is, Michael Bisping wants to make sure his middleweight division doesn't get left behind. "Yes, of course, we like to fight, and it's a business as well," he said. "But you want...
  10. 'TUF 17' coach Jon Jones: Chael Sonnen doesn't deserve UFC title fight
    Five months from now, Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will fight for the UFC's light heavyweight title. He hasn't registered a 205-pound win in the octagon since 2006, and he was soundly defeated...
  11. Nick Diaz Wants Main Event Fight When He Returns; Still Targeting Georges St-Pierre
    Nick Diaz is very excited about his return to action in 2013, and he’s looking for the biggest fight possible. Still serving out his one-year suspension after testing positive for marijuana following...
  12. Glory Intends to Make Dream NYE Bigger Than Ever; Plans Full Assault on the U.S. Next Year
    For a brief period, it had appeared that major MMA in Japan had seen its final days when Dream’s parent company Real Entertainment closed its doors earlier this year. But then things quickly changed....
  13. Rickson Gracie's 'Mestre do Combate' event live stream
    The promotion is the brainchild of the legendary Rickson Gracie, and features some unique rules. Today's event follows a "Rio vs. Sao Paulo" theme. Murilo Bustamante and Fernando Veras will coach...
  14. Alistair Overeem, Golden Glory settle legal issues
    UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem continues attempts to chart a smoother path towards his future. A few days after UFC president Dana White revealed that the former Strikeforce champion would likely...
  15. John Moraga vs. Chris Cariaso slotted for UFC 155 in Las Vegas
    A flyweight bout between John Moraga and Chris Cariaso is the latest addition to next month's UFC 155 event. It's the 12th fight for the year-end fight card. UFC 155 takes place Dec. 29 at MGM Grand...
  16. ONE FC's Ole Laursen returns to kickboxing against top ranked Giorgio Petrosyan this March
    This March, one of Asia's biggest MMA stars in Ole Laursen makes his kickboxing return against one of the best in the sport, in Giorgio Petrosyan. Earlier this year, Ole Laursen notched the biggest...
  17. Bisping makes compelling argument for interim title
    Michael Bisping has expressed sympathy for Chris Weidman over the American's fresh shoulder injury, and made a serious case for why his fight with Vitor Belfort should be for the interim UFC...
  18. UFC bantamweight Nick Denis retires, cites potential brain injuries
    UFC bantamweight Nick Denis has announced his MMA retirement. The 29-year-old Canadian fighter, who made an impressive UFC debut earlier this year, made the announcement on Thursday on his personal...
  19. Score Fighting Series 7 weigh-in results: Mein and Petz cleared for tonight's headliner
    The full weigh-in results included: MAIN CARD (AXS TV) Jordan Mein (170.4) vs. Forrest Petz (170.6) Ryan Healy (155.2) vs. Jesse Ronson (155.8) Tristan Johnson (145.8) vs. Will Romero (145) Kevin...
  20. Dennis Hallman's house burns down on Thanksgiving morning, former UFC fighter unhurt
    "Sad thanksgiving for me and my family. My house burned down early this AM. Thank God no one was hurt and I have that to be thankful for. Something like this makes my recent direction change all the...
  21. Anderson Silva says he will fight whomever the UFC wants, GSP or Jon Jones!
    “My first goal is the Georges St-Pierre fight, the super fight,” he said. “The second goal? Maybe Jon Jones. But this is not my decision. This is Dana [White's] decision.” they asked andy the day of...
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  22. Invicta will crown 115-pound champion to headline Jan. 5 date in Kansas City
    The all-women Invicta Fighting Championships on Friday announced a match to create the company's first strawweight (115 pound) champion between Carlos Esparza (8-2) and Claudio Gadelha (9-0). The...
  23. Kendall Grove vs Mamed Khalidov meet at KSW 21
    Kendall Grove will replace an injured Melvin Manhoef against Mamed Khalidov in the main event of KSW 21. KSW co-founder Martin Lewandowski notified Sherdog.com of the booking on Friday morning....
  24. John Cholish out of UFC on FOX 5, replacement search underway for Yves Edwards
    Yves Edwards (41-18-1 MMA, 9-6 UFC) needs a new opponent for UFC on FOX 5. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with event sources that his original opponent, lightweight John Cholish...
  25. Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens rebooked for UFC on FOX 5
    After their initial meeting was infamously canceled last minute, lightweights Yves Edwards and Jeremy Stephens will give it another go at UFC on FOX 5. As MMAjunkie.com first reported earlier today,...
  26. UFC interim champ Renan Barao's coach prefers title shot, but doesn't want to wait
    Barao coach Pederneiras would prefer title shot, but doesn't want fighter to wait.  Nova Uniao leader and coach Andre Pederneiras on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com he's waiting on UFC matchmaker Sean...
  27. Mukai Maromo meets Graham Spencer for lightweight title at MFC 36 in February
    Maximum Fighting Championship will put its vacant lightweight title on the line in February. The Canadian promotion recently signed a new multi-fight deal with Mukai Maromo (8-2), and he'll meet...
  28. Report: Urijah Faber vs Vaughan Lee slated for UFC 156 on Feb. 2 in Las Vegas
    Reports are emerging out of Brazil that "The California Kid" Urijah Faber will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend against tough British fighter Vaughan Lee....
  29. 'TUF' times: Sonnen says he turned down spot on 'TUF 1,' Jones once cut from tryouts
    LAS VEGAS – The debut season of 'The Ultimate Fighter' has long been recognized as the starting point of MMA's current popularity boom and was responsible for launching the careers of stars such as...
  30. UFC's Dan Hardy plans future training sessions with St-Pierre, targets spring return
    After a four-fight skid that had him thinking about retirement, Dan Hardy's evolution is continuing in the midst of a two-fight resurgence.  The former UFC welterweight title challenger is coming off...
  31. Dana White plans to attend Strikeforce show, disappointed with turn of events
    Dana White never has been one to mince words.  In recent months, when it comes to Strikefoce, the Zuffa president has forced himself to be mum on the topic of the UFC's sibling promotion. "I don't...
  32. UFC President Dana White Doesn’t Think a Fighters Union Will Ever Happen
    In any industry that employs a vast number of people – particularly industries where there are wide differences in compensation – there is always talk of whether or not the workers should form a...
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  33. Score Fighting Series 7 results: Mein quickly stops Petz, Ronson batters Healy
    Strikeforce took a gamble by loaning out Jordan Mein, one of its top welterweight prospects, for Friday's Score Fighting Series 7 headliner. Against UFC vet Forrest Petz, he faced a heavy-handed...
  34. Fabio Maldonado Appreciative of UFC 153 Post-Fight Bonus, Even in Losing Effort
    Maldonado on Friday took to his Facebook page to let all his friends know that, despite losing the fight, White & Co. took care of him rather well after the fight. “Just got a check from the UFC,” he...
  35. Luke Rockhold off of January Strikeforce card with injury
    After Gilbert Melendez dropped off the card last week, Strikeforce: Champions suffers more with the loss of Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The injury bug has hit Strikeforce again. After their...
  36. Quebec commission declines to hear Alessio Sakara's UFC 154 appeal request
    Patrick Cote's controversial UFC 154 disqualification victory over Alessio Sakara will stand. On Friday, Quebec's La Regie des alcools des courses et des jeux (the baord that governs combat sports in...
  37. RFA 5: Downing vs. Rinaldi full card set for November 30th
    The RFA 5: Downing vs. Rinaldi full card is set for Kearney, Nebraska, on November 30th at the Viaero Event Center. The main card will air LIVE on AXStv beginning at 10 p.m. ET. Jared “Demon Eyes”...
  38. DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 NYE Card: Phil Baroni vs. Hayato Sakurai, 16-man HW tourney set
    Several bouts have been added to the co-promoted DREAM and GLORY NYE show including an MMA bout between Phil Baroni and Hayato Sakurai, along with a stacked 16-man heavyweight tourney featuring some...
  39. Johny Hendricks: “Boxing is not my strong point, my jiu-jitsu is better”
    Bold statement from the Collegiate wrestler turned knockout machine. UFC 154 marked Johny Hendricks’ fifth straight victory in the octagon, with three by way of knockout. Hendricks has now placed...
  40. Bellator announces championship-rematch clause with move to Spike TV
    While fighters will continue to control their destiny in the Bellator cage, chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney has given himself some wiggle room. The fight executive today announced a new...
  41. UFC's Chael Sonnen and Molly Qerim again host World MMA Awards ceremony
    For the second straight year, UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will serve as host of Fighters Only's World MMA Awards. Sonnen has again has been paired up with CBS Sports Network/NFL Network anchor Molly...
  42. Former WEC announcer Joe Martinez tapped for octagon debut at UFC on FX 6
    Former WEC announcer Joe Martinez will soon make his octagon debut. Martinez recently revealed to Examiner.com that he has been hired for in-cage duties at next month's UFC on FX 6 event, which takes...
  43. Jesse Ronson guns for UFC contract following weekend win over Ryan Healy
    Sore hands and feet are Jesse Ronson's only career roadblocks at this moment. Ronson believes a recent victory over fellow lightweight Ryan Healy proves he's capable of joining his well-known...
  44. Pascal Krauss vs. Mike Stumpf Joins UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago
    Two welterweights will return from extended layoffs in January at UFC on FOX 6. Well-rounded German competitor Pascal Krauss (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Illinois-based fighter Mike Stumpf (11-3 MMA, 0-1...
  45. With Champ Melendez Out, Healy vs. Masvidal Expected for 'Strikeforce: Champions
    Pat Healy (28-16 MMA, 6-1 SF) once again has an opponent for Strikeforce's final show. Sources close to the event on Monday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Jorge Masvidal (23-7 MMA, 5-1...
  46. Alistair Overeem vs. Bigfoot Silva Official… with Conditions; UFC 156 Tickets On Sale Friday
    Leading the way is a UFC featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and challenger, and 145-pound first-timer, Frankie Edgar. A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Antonio...
  47. Champ Rockhold calls Larkin attack 'pretty amateur,' eyes early 2013 for return
    When officials announced the Jan. 12 event in early November, Rockhold (10-1 MMA, 9-0 SF) said he informed officials that a wrist injury lingered and that he was unable to fight. That's why he's...
  48. UFC on FUEL 7 heading to London's Wembley Arena
    The UFC will finally return to London after a two-and-a-half year drought, booking a show that will take place on February 16 at Wembley Arena. MMA Fighting confirmed the event, which will be UFC on...
  49. John Hathaway & Matt Riddle Agree To Fight Via Twitter
    UFC matchmaker Joe Silva has been getting help from his fighters recently. Now, you can add John Hathaway and Matt Riddle to the list. The two took to Twitter to discuss a potential match, which...
  50. Magnus Cedenblad vs. Rafael Natal booked for UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago
    A middleweight matchup between Swedish prospect Magnus Cedenblad and Brazilian import Rafael Natal is the latest addition to UFC on FOX 6. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed that verbal agreements are in...
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