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  1. Ricci, Smith, Ellis, Manley win $25,000 'TUF 16' season bonuses
    LAS VEGAS – Mike Ricci came up short of winning "The Ultimate Fighter," but he didn't walk away from Season 16 empty-handed. Ricci, Colton Smith, Eddy Ellis and Jon Manley won $25,000 season bonuses....
  2. UFC boss doesn't blame Bellator for advertising during UFC broadcasts
    LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White said he doesn't blame Bellator for advertising its upcoming eighth season during recent UFC broadcasts. He said he'd do the same thing. Link
  3. After 'TUF 16' championship, Colton Smith considering drop to lightweight
    LAS VEGAS – After defeating a string of welterweights and winning the 16th season of "The Ultimate Fighter," Colton Smith is considering a new weight class. Link
  4. 'TUF 16' runner-up Mike Ricci headed to lightweight, eyes UFC 158 slot
    LAS VEGAS – As expected Mike Ricci is returning to his normal weight class, and following a runner-up finish on "The Ultimate Fighter 16," he's aiming for a spot on the recently announced UFC 158...
  5. UFC on FUEL TV 7 adds Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov
    A middleweight bout between Tom Watson and Stanislav Nedkov is the latest addition to February's UFC on FUEL TV 7 card in London. Link
  6. St-Pierre: I can't fight everybody at once, so Diaz best fight for right now
    St-Pierre, who UFC President Dana White said asked for the matchup, said his logic is simple. He believes a fight with Diaz is the matchup fans want to see. "This fight has been waiting to happen for...
  7. Fresh off 'TUF 16,' Sam Alvey fights champ Elvis Mutapcic at MFC 36
    Fresh off a stint on "The Ultimate Fighter 16," big-show vet Sam Alvey has signed with the Canadian-based MFC organization and will get an immediate title shot. Officials announced Alvey (19-4) will...
  8. Reps: Rousimar Palhares broke foot early in UFC on FX 6 bout
    Hector Lombard jumped out to an early lead at UFC on FX 6, and fellow middleweight Rousimar Palhares never recovered before suffering a first-round TKO loss. But Palhares' reps said there's a reason...
  9. With Founding Members Gone, Xtreme Couture Experiences a Changing of the Guard
    There is no training camp in mixed martial arts that doesn’t go through an overhaul every now and again, and it’s happening this time to the Las Vegas based team Xtreme Couture. Founded in 2006 by...
  10. 12 of 16 TUF contestants released from the UFC
    In an unprecedented move, the UFC cuts 12 of the 16 TUF 16 contestants from it's roster Link
  11. UFC boss refutes Sara McMann's claim she didn't turn down Ronda Rousey fight
    This past weekend, representatives for Sara McMann (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) refuted UFC President Dana White's recent claim that the Olympian turned down a potential title fight with newly named UFC...
  12. Alessio Sakara out of UFC 158 rematch with Patrick Cote
    Alessio Sakara (15-10 MMA, 6-7 UFC) and Patrick Cote (18-8 MMA, 5-8 UFC) will have to wait a bit longer to settle their business; a recently announced rematch at UFC 158 between the two middleweights...
  13. [VIDEO] Submission of the Year Via Flying Reverse Triangle
    Wolfgang Janssen Scores a Front-Runner for Submission of the Year Via Flying Reverse Triangle The original title of this post was going to be something along the lines of “F’n A, Cotton! Some G Just...
  14. Jason Hicks vs. Scott Holtzman to headline XFC 22: ‘Crossing the Line’
    The XFC promotion will be coming back to Charlotte, NC, for XFC 22: “Crossing the Line”on February 22nd and has announced the main event plus four more fights. XFC tryout winner Jason Hicks will take...
  15. Erik Koch-Ricardo Lamas planned for UFC on FOX 6 main card opener
    Though not yet announced by the UFC, sources close to the promotion on Monday told MMAjunkie.com a featherweight bout between Ricardo Lamas and Erik Koch will open up the main card of UFC on FOX 6 in...
  16. Georges St-Pierre Thanks Benson Henderson for the Blueprint on How to Beat the Diaz Brothers
    It’s likely Georges St-Pierre has already broken down and analyzed exactly how he intends to deal with Nick Diaz at UFC 158. For more than a year now, St-Pierre has had Diaz on his radar, and the...
  17. Bellator 84 Bounces Back from Season Low TV Ratings to Nearly Hitting the High Mark
    Bellator’s final Season 7 event bounced back from last week’s abysmal season low to the second best TV ratings of the past 11 episodes. Link
  18. UFC on FX 6 TV Ratings Lowest of the Series on FX
    Friday night’s UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson, which was broadcast live from Australia on FX, pulled in the lowest TV ratings of any UFC on FX. Link
  19. US Marine Corps ends sponsorship deal with UFC
    The United States Marine Corps have ended their sponsorship agreement with the UFC, according to a report from Stars and Stripes. The official reason given had to do with politics - members of the US...
  20. Video emerges of UFC Lightweight Rustam Khabilov flipping the bird, throwing ice on a McDonald's customer
    Team Greg Jackson fighter and UFC newcomer Rustam Khabilov is shown making obscene gestures and throwing ice on a fellow customer in this video with comments from the Jackson Gym. Link
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  21. Cody Mckenzie out of UFC 155, promotion seeking replacement for Garcia
    Cody McKenzie's second attempt at a featherweight victory will have to wait a little bit longer. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from sources close to the fighter that a training...
  22. Karlos Vemola out at UFC 155, Strikeforce vet Derek Brunson meets Chris Leben
    Four-time Strikeforce veteran Derek Brunson is making his way to the UFC. Brunson replaces an injured Karlos Vemola and now meets Chris Leben at UFC 155. Link
  23. FUEL TV schedules two-day Christmas marathon of UFC on FOX, FX, FUEL TV events
    Fight fans with a DVR on their Christmas lists might want to ask for it a couple days early. FUEL TV has scheduled a two-day marathon of past UFC live events stretching from Christmas Eve through...
  24. UFC WELTERWEIGHT DUANE LUDWIG NAMED NEW HEAD COACH OF TEAM ALPHA MALE
    UFC welterweight Duane Ludwig has been named the new head coach of Team Alpha Male. “It’s flattering to have the request and good timing, as I’ll be out for at least a year,” Ludwig recently told...
  25. Patrick Cote Moving to Welterweight; Still Hopes to Fight at UFC 158
    The welterweight division has added one of the hardest punchers in the sport as Patrick Cote has made the decision to drop down to 170lbs. Link
  26. UFC on FX 6 medical suspensions: Palhares, Mendes, Beltran out six months
    Seven fighters from this past weekend's UFC on FX 6 event received medical suspensions of up to six months. All UFC on FX 6 fighters were issued mandatory 21-day suspensions. However, additional...
  27. Alexander Emelianenko announces retirement
    Alexander Emel,ianenko the younger brother of heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko, has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. In a post that ran on his website and Facebook page,...
  28. The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale suspensions: Four fighters get six-month orders
    Pat Barry, Marcos Vinicius, Vinc Pichel and John Cofer each face potential six-month medical suspensions following this past weekend's The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale event. In total, 10 fighters were...
  29. Current UFC 155 betting lines
    Can't believe Boetsch is an underdog Can't believe Melvin is an underdog & I thought Thunder vs Talent would be dead even Can't wait for this event
  30. Bellator reviewing Eddie Alvarez's UFC offer with choice of match or let him go
    Eddie Alvarez has his offer. Now it's a waiting game. The former Bellator lightweight champ, one of the most coveted MMA free agents in years, has a contract offer in hand from the UFC. That leaves...
  31. Max Holloway replaces injured Cody McKenzie, faces Leonard Garcia at UFC 155
    Max Holloway (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has answered the UFC's call. The 21-year-old Hawaiian has agreed to step up on 10-days' notice and will now face Leonard Garcia (15-9-1 MMA, 2-5 UFC) at this month's...
  32. Chiesa vs. Kuivanen, Johnson vs. Schaub added to February's UFC 157 event
    A pair of bouts is now official for UFC 157 as lightweight Mike Chiesa (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) meets Anton Kuivanen (17-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Lavar Johnson (17-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) faces Brendan Scahub (8-3 MMA,...
  33. TUF 16 Finale winner Elliott nearly fought Papazian in sauna, now wants Gaudinot
    There will be less real estate under the Christmas tree, and the stockings will be a little more stuffed in the Tim Elliott household this year. Following a win over Jared Papazian (14-9 MMA, 0-3...
  34. Robbie Lawler Makes Octagon Return At UFC 157 Against Josh Koscheck
    Promotion officials are currently hard at work trying to assemble the UFC 157 fight card, and it looks like they’re trying to fill it up before everyone checks out for a little holiday cheer. The UFC...
  35. Jeremy Stephens plans drop to UFC's featherweight division in early 2013
    Longtime lightweight Jeremy Stephens will change things up after the calendar turns with a drop to featherweight. The fighter recently announced the plans, which MMAjunkie.com confirmed with his...
  36. Mike Wilkinson to move to Featherweight
    Mike “The Warrior” Wilkinson made a fantastic UFC debut this weekend in a “Fight of the Night” candidate at UFC on FX 6 in Australia. He took on fellow UK countryman and friend Brendan Loughnane,...
  37. Matt Grice meets Dennis Bermudez at UFC 157
    A featherweight bout between Matt Grice (16-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) and Dennis Bermudez (9-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to February's UFC 157 card. UFC officials today announced the fight. UFC 157...
  38. UFC on FUEL TV 7's Cub Swanson: Fight with Siver true No. 1 contender's bout
    Cub Swanson doesn't care what anyone else thinks. As far as he's concerned, his next fight is for top contender status in the featherweight division. Call it a motivational tactic. Call it hope. Call...
  39. Mendes vs. Gamburyan added to UFC 157; Koscheck vs. Lawler official
    Not yet a week after his most recent victory, Chad Mendes already has his next assignment. He'll meet Manny Gamburyan at UFC 157 in February. Additionally, Josh Koscheck vs. Robbie Lawler has been...
  40. Herb Dean draws reffing assignment for Dos Santos-Velasquez UFC 155 main event
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission at its Thursday meeting handed out referee and judging assignments for next week's UFC 155 main event. Veteran referee Herb Dean has been assigned to officiate...
  41. Jonathan Brookins Is Leaving for India
    FIGHTLAND Up until about the third minute of his fight last weekend in Las Vegas, UFC featherweight and Ultimate Fighter winner Jonathan Brookins was actually beating up Dustin Poirier. This seemed...
  42. Strikeforce Announces Full Card For Final Event On Showtime
    welterweight champion and seasoned UFC® veteran Nate Marquardt will defend his title against current number one contender Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday, Jan. 12 as STRIKEFORCE® visits Chesapeake...
  43. Dany Lauzon Signs with World Series of Fighting
    World Series of Fighting has added another lightweight to their roster after signing Dany Lauzon to a contract with the promotion. Link
  44. Lorenz Larkin out, Ed Herman in to face Jacare Souza at final Strikeforce event
    Strikeforce put out the official card for their final event Thursday evening. A big change in the feature middleweight led to the first ever UFC fighter to cross over into Strikeforce. Link
  45. Bobby Voelker moves over from Strikeforce, meets Patrick Cote at UFC 158
    Another Strikeforce fighter has found his way to the UFC. Bobby Voelker will meet Patrick Cote in March at UFC 158 in Montreal. It will be Voelker's first fight in 20 months, as well as Cote's debut...
  46. Bellator 89 official for February 14th in Charlotte with Dantas-Galvao main event
    Bellator's first visit to the Tar Heel State now is official for Feb. 14. As first reported by MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), Bellator 89 will take place at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C.,...
  47. Strikeforce import Caros Fodor meets Sam Stout at UFC 157
    Yet another Strikeforce fighter has been booked for his UFC debut as six-time Strikeforce veteran Caros Fodor (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets Sam Stout (18-8-1 MMA, 7-7 UFC) at UFC 157. The bout was first...
  48. Fuel TV to be re-branded as Fox Sports 2, How will UFC programming be affected?
    Fuel TV, which regularly hosts UFC programming and events, will be making a drastic change in 2013. They haven't been available to many households, but as part of the Fox network, Fuel will soon be...
  49. Marcus Brimage Wants the Winner of Max Holloway vs. Leonard Garcia at UFC 155
    UFC featherweight Marcus Brimage knows exactly who he wants to fight next, and it will be determined at UFC 155 next weekend. Link
  50. Strikeforce lightweight Bobby Green meets Jacob Volkmann at UFC 156
    Five-time Strikeforce veteran Bobby Green (19-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at February's UFC 156 event against nine-time UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann (15-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC). USA TODAY...
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