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  1. BADER VS. MATYUSHENKO, MITCHELL VS. THORESEN ADDED TO UFC ON FOX 6 IN CHICAGO
    A new pair of matchups are official for January's UFC on FOX 6 event as Ryan Bader (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) meets Vladimir Matyushenko (26-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and David Mitchell (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) faces...
  2. 'UFC 360' ad declares 'The Ultimate Fighter 17' debuts Tuesday, Jan. 22
    "The Ultimate Fighter" is apparently moving to Tuesday. An advertisement in the new issue of "UFC 360," formerly known as "UFC Magazine," declares the upcoming 17th season of "The Ultimate Fighter"...
  3. Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall Verbally Agreed for UFC 156 Super Bowl Weekend
    Two of the top flyweights in the world will finally meet at UFC 156 as Joseph Benavidez squares off against Ian McCall on Super Bowl weekend 2013. Sources close to the fight confirmed to...
  4. Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve Look to Cross Paths at UFC on Fuel 8 in Japan
    Mark Hunt fans can start banging their drums again because it looks like a fight between he and Stefan Struve is close to becoming official. According to MMAWeekly, a source close to the fight...
  5. Ex-Bellator champ Zach Makovsky rolls on following loss to Eduardo Dantas
    Eduardo Dantas is not the first person to have issued a beating to Zach Makovsky. There are two other fighters who've beaten the former Bellator bantamweight champion on the pro circuit. But there...
  6. No longer a 'kid,' Anthony Pettis eyes big return at UFC on FOX 6
    To hear Anthony Pettis talk about not being a kid anymore, at the staggering "old" age of 25, almost is reason to cut him off – to tell him a thing or two about being old. "What I wouldn't give to be...
  7. Unable to unify belts, UFC interim champ Barao says McDonald fight 'makes sense'
    UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao had a single goal in mind, but in a flash, that was all taken away. After winning the interim belt at July's UFC 149 event, Barao (29-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) had...
  8. Bellator's Mo Lawal has recovery advice for injured UFC champ Dominick Cruz
    Bellator light heavyweight and TNA wrestler Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal can relate to UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz; his body also rejected a cadaver's ACL following knee surgery. "But the thing...
  9. Josh Grispi vs. Andy Ogle added to UFC on FUEL 7 in London
    certain "loser leaves town" matchup has been booked for UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London, as featherweights Josh Grispi and Andy Ogle face off in February. It's a must-win situation for two young...
  10. Cesar Gracie Names Four Cornermen for Nate Diaz vs Ben Henderson
    Cesar Gracie, founder and head coach of Gracie Fighter posted on twitter the people on UFC lightweight number one contender Nate Diaz’s corner , for the Ben Henderson bout as the the main event of...
  11. Dan Hardy rules out potential appearance at UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London
    When the UFC returns to London for a February event, it'll do so without one of the area's top fighters. Veteran welterweight Dan Hardy recently ruled out the possibility of competing at UFC on FUEL...
  12. Trainer Cesar Gracie expects Nate Diaz to be his first UFC champ
    If Nate Diaz emerges victorious against UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at Saturday's UFC on FOX 5 event at Seattle's KeyArena, the 27-year-old will become the first Cesar Gracie fighter to...
  13. Training partner Tyron Woodley: B.J. Penn is 'ready to roll'
    When Strikeforce welterweight standout Tyron Woodley went out to Hawaii to help B.J. Penn train for his UFC on FOX 5 bout with Rory MacDonald, it didn't take him long to figure out why Penn's camps...
  14. Forrest Griffin tears MCL
    Dana's Twitter According to Dana White Forrest has tore his MCL
  15. Dana White confirms Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald title fight in 2013
    With the news that current UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz will be on the shelf for another 6-9 months due to a second ACL surgery, UFC President Dana White has confirmed that interim champ...
  16. UFC on FX 6 finalized with 'TUF: Smashes' finals, other bouts (spoiler warning)
    With the tournament finals and now two other bouts with cast members from the "The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. U.K.," the lineup is set for next week's UFC on FX 6 event. Link
  17. Eddie Mendez out of UFC on FX 6 with injury, Cody Donovan steps in
    A shoulder injury has forced Eddie Mendez out of next week's UFC on FX 6 event, and a promotional newcomer his taken has spot on the Australian card. Link
  18. Culinary Union asks Fox to pull Stephens from FOX 5
    The UFC's biggest free TV card to date is coming up this Saturday with UFC On Fox 5. Despite the excitement building for the card, their matchmaking decisions have brought the ire of their biggest...
  19. Gilbert Melendez camp considering move to featherweight, negotiating with UFC
    Saturday's title fight between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz will not only impact the UFC's lightweight division, but possibly featherweight, as well. A Diaz win could mean a move to 145 for Gilbert...
  20. UFC 156: McCall vs. Benavidez and Dunham vs. Tibau added to Super Bowl weekend
    UFC officials have announced that Ian McCall vs. Joseph Benavidez and Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau have been added to the UFC 156 event that’s set for Super Bowl weekend on February 2nd. McCall...
  21. Cris Cyborg says she'll fight Ronda Rousey at 135 lbs, but not at UFC 157
    After rumors surfaced that she'd fight Ronda Rousey at UFC 157, Cyborg Santos shot down the claims saying she can't make bantamweight that soon. Link
  22. UFC in London gets some fights announced including a title fight
    For those of you who don't speak twitter Language: Interim Bantamweight Championship: Renan Barao (c) vs Michael McDonald Che Mills vs Matt Riddle Terry Etim vs Renee Forte Paul Sass vs Danny...
  23. Asian MMA: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda, Melvin Manhoef vs. Denis Kang added to DREAM-GLORY NYE Show
    Two more MMA bouts have been added to the hybrid DREAM 18 and GLORY 4 card for New Year's Eve. As reported earlier, ONE FC star, and current DREAM bantamweight champ, Bibiano Fernandes is set to...
  24. Firas Zahabi: Georges St-Pierre wants to fight Anderson Silva
    Despite recent claims from Anderson Silva's camp stating otherwise, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is still interested in a blockbuster fight against Anderson Silva, according to TriStar...
  25. Renan Barão vs. Michael McDonald Heads UFC on Fuel TV 7 in London; Several Bouts Announced
    It’s no secret that interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barão is going to make the first defense of his belt against Michael McDonald, but now the two know when and where… Feb. 16 in London. UFC...
  26. Nam Phan Talks Short-Notice Fights
    Nam Phan is certainly a favorite among MMA enthusiasts. A long time veteran of the sport, he puts on an exciting show every time he competes. He has won “Fight of the Night” Honors in two of his five...
  27. Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche Main Event at UFC 157
    Ariel Helwani ?@arielhelwani Dana announces Rousey vs. Carmouche will main event UFC 157. Expand TMZ ?@TMZ Ronda Rousey BOOKS 1ST UFC FIGHT -- Main Event at UFC 157 We've known for a few weeks that...
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  28. Dana White says Georges St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz is next
    It appears that UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre will get his way and Johny Hendricks will have to get back in line. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani spoke to UFC president Dana White after...
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  29. Dana White 'sold' on women's version of The Ultimate Fighter
    Less than an hour after Ronda Rousey was introduced as the inaugural UFC women's bantamweight champion, the discussion had already turned toward ways to bolster the new division. Fielding question...
  30. Dana White: Tito Ortiz advised 'Cyborg' Santos not to face Ronda Rousey
    SEATTLE – According to UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz is the only reason Ronda Rousey isn't facing Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos at UFC 157. Link
  31. Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Winner Gets Next UFC Light Heavyweight Title Shot
    The winner of the UFC on Fox 5 co-main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson will be the next challenger to the UFC light heavyweight championship. Link
  32. Jake Shields calls out Johny Hendricks, says to 'quit crying' about not receiving title shot
    Former #1 welterweight contender Jake Shields has put in his thoughts on Johny Hendricks' apparent title shot snub, telling him to "quit crying" and that Hendricks should fight Shields next. If...
  33. Source Tachi Palace Fights to Shutter Doors in 2013
    After 11 years of promoting mixed martial arts, the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino is likely out of the fight business. Sherdog.com confirmed the information with a source close to the situation, who...
  34. Asian MMA: Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio McKee booked for DREAM 18 - Glory 4 NYE Special
    Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio McKee has been added to the DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 special at New Year's Eve in Japan After failing to put the fight on DREAM 17: Fight for Japan card last year, officials have...
  35. Tim Means KO's himself in sauna, Marcus LeVesseur steps in vs Abel Trujillo
    twitta DFW - The UFC curse strikes again. Tim Means slips in sauna and KO's himself so now Marcus LeVesseur vs Abel Trujillo
  36. Cyrille Diabate vs. Jimi Manuwa added to UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London
    A light-heavyweight bout between Cyrille Diabate (19-8-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Jimi Manuwa (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the latest addition to the quickly filling UFC on FUEL TV 7 card. UFC officials today...
  37. Hacran Dias Out of UFC on FX 6 Fight with Chad Mendes
    Nova Uniao fighter Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been forced out of next week's UFC on FX 6 event. Dias suffered an undisclosed injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from his...
  38. Manager denies Sara McMann was offered fight against UFC champ Ronda Rousey
    Another fighter, Olympian sliver medalist and undefeated MMA competitor Sara McMann, has come forward to deny she turned down a challenge against Ronda Rousey at UFC 157. Link
  39. Video: Sonnen's mother nearly shoots Yushin Okami in middle of night
    Chael Sonnen is friendly with Yushin Okami to the extent that the Japanese middleweight frequently visits West Lynn, Oregon to train with Sonnen and his team. When he’s in town he stays at Sonnen’s...
  40. UFC on FOX 5 weigh-in results: Nate Diaz initially off mark for title tilt
    Nate Diaz missed the mark on his first attempt, weighing in at 155.6 pounds for his lightweight title fight against Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 5. He was given two hours to cut to the 155...
  41. Bellator 83 results: Food poisoning moves featherweight final to Bellator 84
    In one of the most bizarre nights in Bellator Fighting Championships history, food poisoning canceled Friday's Bellator 83 main event. Link
  42. War Machine Injured and Out 4 to 6 Months; Fight with Paul Daley Delayed
    The planned first fight for Bellator's debut on Spike TV won't go down as scheduled after fans voted to see British slugger Paul Daley face former UFC fighter… Link
  43. UFC on Fox 5 results & analysis - Bendo manhandles Diaz for 25 minutes
    Article link SEATTLE – The changing-of-the-guard theme apparently doesn't apply to Benson Henderson. The UFC's lightweight champion survived a few precarious submission attempts from challenge Nate...
  44. UFC on FOX 5 bonuses: Jorgensen nets $130,000, Edwards, Albert get $65,000 each
    SEATTLE – Yves Edwards and John Albert earned $65,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC on FOX 5 event, and Scott Jorgensen doubled up with $130,000 in bonus cash. Link
  45. Chad Mendes Now Faces Yaotzin Meza at UFC on FX 6 with Hacran Dias Out
    A late change has been made to the UFC on FX 6 card with Chad Mendes getting a new opponent just a week away from fight time. Link
  46. Gustafsson not waiting for title shot, could replace Henderson vs. Machida
    Despite a dominant win over former champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in what was billed as a No. 1 contender's bout on Saturday, Alexander Gustafsson said he won't wait around for a title shot. And he...
  47. Penn goes to hospital after loss to MacDonald, UFC boss White wants retirement
    SEATTLE – Following a lopsided loss to welterweight standout Rory MacDonald, former champ B.J. Penn was taken to an area hospital for observation. But UFC President Dana White said he'd like for Penn...
  48. Nate Diaz’s middle finger gesture during fight rattled Fox broadcast, but not Benson Henderson
    During Benson Henderson's win over Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 5, the Fox broadcast repeatedly cut away to a shot of the empty octagon. Was it a technical difficulty? Did someone on Fox's broadcast truck...
  49. Dana White: Anderson Silva wants a new 10-fight deal with UFC
    If we're to believe UFC President Dana White, Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva wants a new contract from the promotion. But he doesn't want a run-of-the-mill four or five fight deal. He wants 10...
  50. Dan Henderson Isn’t Sure Where Dana White Is Getting the Info But His Knee is Just Fine
    Dan Henderson responds to the reports that his knee may not be ready in time for a Feb 23 showdown against Lyoto Machida at UFC 157. Link
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