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  1. Blackzilians get 'Training Day' treatment Wednesday night
    FUEL TV's behind-the-scenes show on top MMA camps next profiles the Florida-based MMA team Blackzilians, including Rashad Evans, Alistair Overeem, Vitor Belfort and Michael Johnson. Link
  2. FOX EXEC HOPES SUPER BOWL XLVIII AND UFC DOVETAIL IN 2014
    A weekend traditionally targeted by the UFC to piggyback on the Super Bowl may not host a pay-per-view, if broadcast partner FOX has its say. FOX President Eric Shanks said that the network would...
  3. UFC's Michael McDonald eyes January return, open to interim title shot
    When bantamweight contender Michael McDonald (15-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) heard UFC President Dana White was considering him for a potential shot at interim champ Renan Barao (29-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC), the...
  4. Matt Riddle vs. Che Mills Rumored For UFC on FUEL TV 7 In London
    News broke this afternoon that the Ultimate Fighting Championship would be returning to the United Kingdom this coming February with UFC on FUEL TV 7 and now the event may have it’s first event,...
  5. Top Brazilian Prospect Bruno Carvalho Signs with Bellator
    Top Brazilian lightweight prospect Bruno Carvalho has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator Fighting Championships and will begin competing there in 2013. The promotion announced the new deal on...
  6. ONE FC, Glory forge fighter sharing partnership
    ONE Fighting Championship, Singapore's burgeoning MMA organization, and kickboxing supergiant Glory Sports International have inked an exclusive partnership that will allow Glory entry into the ONE...
  7. GSP trainer Firas Zahabi: Nick Diaz is No. 1 welterweight contender
    Tristar head trainer Firas Zahabi on Tuesday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Georges St-Pierre dropped by his gym this past week to wish teammates well and get in a quick workout. A...
  8. Buchinger replaces Alers, meets McGregor in Cage Warriors 51 title fight
    Cage Warriors featherweight champion Conor McGregor (11-2) will have to wait a while longer to meet rival Jim Alers (9-1). The fighters were set to headline the year-end Cage Warriors 51 event, but...
  9. Still No Decision On Which Night the New Ultimate Fighter Will Air on FX
    The next season of the Ultimate Fighter on FX will be moving away from Friday nights, but where it will end up remains a mystery. There was speculation recently that the show would air on Wednesday...
  10. Mike Dolce: 'Chael Sonnen is 240 lbs and ripped'
    Mike Dolce is known as the guy who helps guys with their diets in MMA. Generally The Dolce Diet allows them to drop a weight class or aid in their weight cut, but his nutritional plans can also help...
  11. Jose Aldo says move to lightweight could happen if he beats Frankie Edgar
    Jose Aldo is viewing his UFC 156 bout with Frankie Edgar as a sort of test to see if he is ready to move up to lightweight after a long reign as featherweight king. Link
  12. UFC 154 pulls estimated 700,000 PPV buys for Georges St. Pierre's return
    Early estimates for UFC 154 show the event doing 700,000 PPV buys as Georges St. Pierre returned to the Octagon. UFC 154 featured the return to the UFC of Georges St. Pierre as he defended his...
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  13. Chris Weidman Undergoes Surgery On Torn Labrum
    UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman underwent surgery to repair his torn labrum, which put him out of his fight with Tim Boetsch at UFC 155. Link
  14. Brad Scott vs. Robert Whittaker tourney final joins UFC on FX 6
    The welterweight-tournament final is set for "The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. U.K." as Brad Scott and Robert Whittaker now meet at next month's UFC on FX 6 event. Link
  15. Roy Nelson invites Matt Mitrione to participate in VADA testing for TUF 16 bout
    Just over 2 weeks out from the TUF 16 Finale, coach Roy Nelson asked opponent Matt Mitrione to join him in VADA drug testing. Link
  16. Ronda Rousey: I have sex as much as possible pre fight
    LINK UFC women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey appeared recently on the JIM Rome show, and discussed the "women weaken legs" rule in fighting. “For girls it raises your testosterone," explained...
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  17. Josh Barnett meets Nandor Guelmino at Strikeforce in January
    The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix finalist will meet Nandor Guelmino on the promotion's Jan. 12 event, which is expected to be its swan song. MMA Fighting confirmed the booking with sources...
  18. Cesar Gracie says Anderson Silva camp ‘into’ Nick Diaz superfight, talks battles with NSAC and Melendez dropping to 145
    More so than most trainers, Cesar Gracie has a penchant for making headlines. The acclaimed Californian, head coach of Pleasant Hill's Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu fight team, carries with him a brash...
  19. Roger Gracie vs. Anthony Smith joins Jan. 12 'Strikeforce: Champions' card
    January's quickly filling "Stikeforce: Champions" card in Oklahoma City has yet another addition: middleweights Roger Gracie and Anthony Smith. Link
  20. Mike Dolce hits back at Firas Zahabi's claims that Johny Hendricks, not Nick Diaz, is the number 1 contender at Welterweight
    The whole article is worth a read but - Mike Dolce disagrees with Firas Zahabi's opinion on Nick Diaz as the top welterweight contender. "I'm looking at Nick's record right now," he said. "He beat...
  21. Larkin-Souza, Kennedy-Smith added to January Strikeforce card
    Strikeforce's January card in Oklahoma City continues to take shape with the addition of Lorenz Larkin vs. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Tim Kennedy vs. Trevor Smith. Link
  22. Estevan Payan vs. Michael Bravo re-booked for January Strikeforce card
    A lightweight bout between Estevan Payan and Michael Bravo is the latest addition to next month's Strikeforce event. Sources close to the fight on Thursday confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com. Link
  23. Lavar Johnson Out of UFC on Fox 5 Fight Against Brendan Schaub
    Dana White's warning for fighters to tone it down is safe for the main card of UFC on Fox 5, but one of the top competitors on the show. Link
  24. Jeremy Stephens jury trial scheduled for January 9
    UFC Lightweight Jeremy Stephens is facing serious criminal charges in his homestate of Iowa. Stephens was arrested in Minneapolis, MN just hours before he was scheduled to fight Yves Edwards at UFC...
  25. Rebney: Eddie Alvarez has yet to receive UFC offer
    The hottest free agent in all of MMA right now might be Eddie Alvarez, but it seems that the UFC isn't in much of a rush to sign him. That's if you believe the words of Bellator's CEO, anyway. Bjorn...
  26. Rory MacDonald Zeroed in on BJ Penn, Would “Love to Fight” Nick Diaz Next
    There seems to a be a line forming of fighters that want to welcome Nick Diaz back to the Octagon when he's eligible to return in 2013. Link
  27. After Getting Shot and Going Through Addiction, Tim Means Building UFC Career
    The 28-year-old has been shot, addicted to drugs and also served time in prison. He survived all of those ordeals, though, and is now 2-0 in the UFC. Ahead of his Dec. 8 bout against Abel Trujillo at...
  28. UFC'S JOHNY HENDRICKS: 'I'M NOT GOING TO FIGHT UNLESS IT'S FOR A BELT'
    If anyone had any doubts of Johny Hendricks' intentions for what he wants next, he put those to bed pretty quickly. But no matter what comes next for St-Pierre, though, Hendricks is willing to wait...
  29. STRIKEFORCE'S JOSH BARNETT BELIEVES RETURN TO UFC WOULD SILENCE SOME CRITICS
    Josh Barnett doesn't care whether his opponent is from Austria or Middle-earth. After six months of waiting and recovering, Barnett (31-6 MMA, 2-1 SF) is happy that Nandor Guelmino (11-3-1 MMA, 0-0...
  30. The Fact of the Matter is Michael Bisping is the Unofficial Strikeforce Middleweight Champion
    “Are they gonna come over and be number one contenders? Are they gonna come in and take the belt? I don’t think so. You’re in Strikeforce, come over to the UFC and earn your place.” As a matter of...
  31. Former TUF 9 Fighter Frank Lester Accused of Assaulting Female Fighter at Event in Virginia
    On Friday night at a weigh in for "Battle of the Spartans IV", an amateur show held in Ruther Glen, Virginia, a fight broke out that ended with… Link
  32. REPORT: MATT RIDDLE MEETS CHE MILLS AT UFC ON FUEL TV 7 IN LONDON
    Matt Riddle's aversion to fighting in England may not matter this winter. The welterweight reportedly is being targeted for a fight against England's Che Mills when the UFC returns to the country in...
  33. TUF 16 Finale Headliner Roy Nelson still unclear what a blackzillian is
    Roy Nelson (17-7 MMA, 4-3 UFC) admits he's disappointed that he won't be facing his opposing "The Ultimate Fighter 16" coach at the show's live finale. Then again, he also says he's not surprised in...
  34. UFC on FOX 5's Nate Diaz on possible title: 'Maybe it's my turn'
    Nate Diaz probably isn't apathetic. That wouldn't be the right word, necessarily. You don't become a No. 1 contender for a UFC title by not caring. More accurately, the vibe he has typically given...
  35. Taking chances: The 'Unchokeable' Jon Fitch upgrades to 2.0
    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – GPS will get you in the vicinity of Rhyno's Gym, but it's incumbent upon you to figure out the rest. It's 4:18 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, and my trust for the female voice spouting...
  36. Caio Magalhaes replaces Thiago Perpetuo, faces Michael Kuiper at UFC on FX 7
    A knee injury has forced "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" cast member Thiago Perpetuo (9-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) out of a planned UFC on FX 7 matchup with Michael Kuiper (12-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC). In his place...
  37. UFC on FOX 5: Henry Martinez vs. Daron Cruickshank moved to FX prelims
    With Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub off the card, the UFC and FOX had to do some preliminary card bout order re-shuffling. Link
  38. Georges St. Pierre rejects rumor he requires $50 million for Anderson Silva fight
    On a recent episode of The MMA Beat, Mike Straka said that Georges St. Pierre would require $50,000,000 to take a fight with Anderson Silva. The GSP vs. Silva fight has become a focus of the UFC with...
  39. BAMMA 11 results: 'Professor X' downs Marshman in thriller
    While 40-fight vet Xavier Foupa-Pokam (23-18) entered Saturday's BAMMA 11 headliner with just two wins in his previous 11 appearances, he combined with Welsh prospect Jack Marshman (11-2) to put on...
  40. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez break down their UFC 155 main event
    December is here, and Santa Claus announced his presence early for fans with a whopping four UFC events on the schedule. The biggest, literally, takes place at the promotion's annual year-end card –...
  41. Vaughan Lee denies reports that he's fighting Urijah Faber
    Despite previous reports that Urijah Faber was fighting Vaughan Lee at UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend, Lee has denied those reports and says it's just a rumor. Link
  42. Dana White beefs with Twitter followers over Fox NFL Sunday comedy segment
    Dana White had a brief cameo as a homeless character in a short comedy skit for Fox NFL Sunday that caused some outrage from UFC fans over the stereotypes portrayed. Dana's response? 'Pussies in this...
  43. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos vs Pete Spratt at LFC 17 on Feb. 1 in San Antonio
    Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos has a date and dance partner for his Legacy Fighting Championship debut. The Strikeforce, Sengoku and Pride Fighting Championships veteran will square off with former UFC...
  44. Michael Chiesa ill, unable to compete at UFC on FOX 5 vs. Marcus LeVesseur
    The injuries and illnesses continue to wreak havoc on UFC on FOX 5's preliminary card. After Brendan Schaub vs. Lavar Johnson was scrapped as the leading prelim fight on FX, Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus...
  45. Muhammed Lawal set for Bellator debut on Jan. 17
    According to sources close to the event, "King Mo" will make his first Bellator appearance on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the UCI Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. Lawal will compete in the promotion's...
  46. UFC champ Dominick Cruz's return pushed back by second ACL surgery
    Dominick Cruz underwent another major knee surgery this past week, and it'll likely further delay his return to the octagon. Trainer Eric Del Fierro today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that...
  47. Rumour: Hardy vs Siyar for UFC on FUEL 7, Siyar says Hardy wouldn't survive the first round
    A welterweight bout between Dan Hardy and Siyar Bahadurzada could be coming to UFC on Fuel 7 in London in February, though the bout is not yet signed. In comments made to Tatame.com, Bahadurzada said...
  48. Urijah Faber set to face Ivan Menjivar at UFC 156
    The already stacked UFC 156 looks to pick up another big fight. Former Featherweight champ and Bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will face ivan Menjivar. A little over a week ago reports started...
  49. Attila Vegh out of Bellator 84 title fight with champ Christian M'Pumbu
    Christian M'Pumbu's first light heavyweight title defense will have to wait yet again. Bellator's 205-pound champion was set to defend his belt for the first time later this month at Bellator 84. But...
  50. Chris Weidman reports successful surgery, gives targeted return date
    Top middleweight contender Chris Weidman finally received some good news after weeks of misfortune, as he reports a successful surgery for a shoulder injury. Weidman’s bad luck took a turn for the...
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