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  1. Joey Beltran wants to fight at UFC 157 in Anaheim, calls out Forrest Griffin
    Just days after his latest victory, Joey Beltran is already hoping to hurry up and get back inside the Octagon at UFC 157. And he's got a former champion in mind for his next opponent. Despite the...
  2. Tim Kennedy: Are you guys fighters, or are you just a bunch of little vaginas?
    Stephie Daniels: You recently tweeted your irritation about the mass exodus of fighters from this card. What's your take on the whole situation? Do you think the injuries are real? Tim Kennedy: Well,...
  3. Jorge Masvidal scratches from 'Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine'
    An injury has forced Jorge Masvidal out of next month's bout with fellow lightweight Pat Healy at "Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine." Link
  4. Nova Uniao boss talks 'dream come true,' predicts Jose Aldo to lightweight
    The crown jewel of the camp right now is unquestionably Aldo, who is considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and currently boasts an impressive 14-fight win streak. Just 26...
  5. Bellator 87 official for Michigan on Jan. 31, features lightweight tourney
    Bellator Fighting Championships' Season 8 lightweight tournament kicks off Jan. 31, as the promotion returns to Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., for Bellator 87. Bellator...
  6. UFC 157's Dan Henderson 'perfectly fine' with women taking top billing
    Dan Henderson (29-8 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is "perfectly fine" playing second fiddle at UFC 157. The veteran fighter and de facto top light-heavyweight contender meets former champ Lyoto Machida (18-3 MMA,...
  7. Eddie Wineland looks to be in title contention if he can beat man in mirror
    Although nobody is saying anything, if you look at an overview of the UFC's bantamweight division, Eddie Wineland may be one step away from a shot at gold for the second time. But unlike the first...
  8. Victory over Okami Is Alan Belcher's Next Step Towards a Title Shot
    Over the past few years the UFC middleweight picture has become chaotic. With reigning king Anderson Silva still holding court, the race to become next in line has been a storm of trash-talk, hype,...
  9. Tito Ortiz: Cris Cyborg cutting weight from 170 to 135 is kind of health threatening
    "Let's do a rematch and have a chance of her cutting to 135-pounds, possibly, if it's possible she can do it. It's just really tough, like I said. Just being with Cyborg and wrestling her myself,...
  10. Bellator releases former champ Zach Makovsky
    Bellator has cut ties with another former champion. First-ever Bellator bantamweight titleholder Zach Makovsky recently confirmed via Twitter that the promotion has released him. Link
  11. Kazuo Misaki goes out swinging, Kazuyuki Miyata dominates at DEEP 'Haleo Impact'
    TOKYO -- After 12 years and nearly 40 fights, Japanese fan-favorite Kazuo Misaki said farewell to the ring Saturday in front of a packed Korakuen Hall at Deep “Haleo Impact.” In his final appearance,...
  12. Pic: Forrest Griffin's knee that knocked him out of UFC 155 Phil Davis fight
    Well this is disgusting. Forrest Griffin was all set to return to action at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) annual year-end event, UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" on Sat., Dec. 29,...
  13. Evans explains accepting Lil' Nog fight at UFC 156
    It's been a while since we last saw Rashad Evans, a crushing unanimous decision loss to his former teammate and training partner Jon Jones back in April at UFC 145. The loss was such that fans...
  14. Unsafe Amateurs: The Need for a Federal Overhaul
    The mark of any mainstream sport is the bifurcation of its amateur and professional ranks. How many of us remember Adrian Peterson rushing for almost 2,000 yards as a true freshman at the University...
  15. Brock Jardine vs. Kenny Robertson added to UFC 157
    A welterweight matchup between Brock Jardine and Kenny Robertson is the latest addition to February's seemingly full UFC 157 card. Link
  16. In likely final fight, Megumi Fujii victorious at Vale Tudo Japan 2012
    Megumi Fujii is likely going out out on a high note. The 38-year-old MMA veteran defeated Mei Yamaguchi via unanimous decision today at Vale Tudo Japan 2012 in Tokyo. Link
  17. Roy Nelson thinks 'two more rounds' with Junior dos Santos would have made 'a different fight'
    Is Roy Nelson punch drunk or simply trolling for a rematch with UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos in the future? Read his recent assessment of their lopsided fight at UFC 117 more than two...
  18. UFC champ Demetrious Johnson not thinking about superfights, focused on 125
    Only the UFC women's bantamweight class has fewer signees than the male flyweights, but reigning champion Demetrious Johnson is perfectly content in his current weight class. "I've got a lot of work...
  19. Lineup set for UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London with Facebook prelims
    The lineup is set for February's return to London with UFC on FUEL TV 7. Like past versions of the event series, the lineup includes a main card on FUEL TV and prelims on Facebook. UFC on FUEL TV 7...
  20. Ross Pearson says DUI charge was dropped prior to UFC on FX 6 camp
    Ross Pearson's training camp for George Sotiropoulos began with happy news: His DUI charge had been dropped. The coach on the recently concluded "The Ultimate Fighter: Team Australia vs. Team U.K."...
  21. The Ultimate Fighter 17: "The whole house is terrified of this guy."
    LINK "I know you guys are going to call bulls**t on me and all that," White said. "[But] This next season is so awesome and so badass. We have a guy on this season of The Ultimate Fighter, every...
  22. UFC 156's Jose Aldo wants lightweight title, still considering bantamweight drop
    When UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo fights former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar, the Brazilian is looking at as a bit of a test run. But the lightweight belt isn't his only goal. Link
  23. Paul Daley arrested for bar fight assault, out of Bellator's Spike TV debut on Jan. 17, 2013
    Bellator welterweight Paul Daley has been forced out of his fight on Bellator's Spike TV debut, eliminating him from its season 8 welterweight tournament. "Semtex" was charged with assault after a...
  24. Asian MMA: DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 NYE show gets CBS Sports broadcast, Marloes Coenen added to card
    The DREAM - GLORY New Year's Eve event will be aired on CBS Sports. Former Strikeforce champ, Marloes Coenen has also been booked for the stacked card. More news from that New Year's Eve mega card as...
  25. Heavyweight Fighters Predict UFC 155 Main Event
    One of the most anticipated heavyweight clashes in history takes place this Saturday at the UFC’s year end show in Las Vegas. Several of the sports heavyweight fighters took to various media outlets...
  26. Alan Belcher: ‘Scared’ Yushin Okami will be ‘crapping his pants’ if UFC 155 fight stays straight
    "Every second we're on the feet, I'm going to be bringing the pain to him. I'm going to make him make him not want to be in there with me. I want it worse than him, I want this win worse than any...
  27. UFC Champ Jon Jones Makes Top 20 List in ESPN 2012 'Cross-Sport' Power Rankings
    Following a dominant year of title defenses and star-making headline news, Jon Jones has been rated as one of the year's Top 20 athletes across all sports. That list, compiled by ESPN, places the UFC...
  28. Daniel Cormier Officially Signs With The UFC, eyes Frank Mir and dual-division run in UFC
    This past weekend Strikeforce heavyweight-grand-prix champion Daniel Cormier signed a new contract that paves his way to the UFC. Now, Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF) just has to beat Dion Staring (28-7...
  29. UFC veteran Chris Lytle would come out of retirement to fight a ‘Nick Diaz type guy'
    "You know, there always is [an interest in fighting again] and it never really left me, but the reason I kinda retired was I just wasn't putting in enough time in the family and I just can't commit...
  30. With 2012 nearly wrapped, UFC boss Dana White 'very happy' to move forward
    Almost over. UFC President Dana White today said he was "very happy" to see the end of a year that's seen virtually every major fight card altered by injuries. Link
  31. Injury To Caio Magalhaes Allows Buddy Roberts To Step In Against Michael Kuiper At UFC on FOX 6
    UFC middleweight Michael Kuiper (12-1) has had a second opponent fall to the wayside due to injury after replacement fighter Caio ‘Hellboy’ Magalhaes (5-1) was forced off the upcoming UFC on FX 7...
  32. Alistair Overeem applies for Nevada license
    The official verdict for sanctioning the scheduled Feb. 2 Alistair Overeem (36-11, 1 no contest) vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva (17-4) fight at UFC 156 will come down on Jan. 8 at a hearing before the...
  33. Dana White fearful that increased drug testing would result in widespread positive marijuana tests
    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mma--dana-white-fearful-increased-drug-testing-positive-marijuana-tests-023723557.html "Forget about PEDs," White said. "If we get into this system that we're talking...
  34. Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez likely to get quick title shot in UFC
    LAS VEGAS – Now that the fate of Strikeforce has been determined, the fates of many of its marquee fighters are starting to trickle out. For lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, that could wind up...
  35. Eddie Alvarez Situation Still Not Settled, Dana White Expects Things to Get “Ugly”
    It appears Eddie Alvarez’s free agency won’t be coming to an end in the near future without a fight happening first but it’s not a battle in the cage. No, the battle is likely to take place in...
  36. Dana White Talks About the End of Strikeforce – “I’m So Glad It’s Over”
    The long, slow painful death of Strikeforce will finally come to an end on Jan. 12, and UFC President Dana White is glad the whole ordeal is coming to a close. When Zuffa, the parent company of the...
  37. UFC BOSS EXPLAINS WHY HE ALLOWED ERIK PEREZ'S LUCHADOR MASK AT UFC 155
    LAS VEGAS – Sunglasses, fanny packs, dog collars, Speedos, wigs, chains, sequin dresses, chest-hair arrows and a super-sized turkey club have all have accompanied UFC fighters on fight week. With UFC...
  38. Nick Newell Unlikely to Find a Home on UFC Roster
    By now just about everybody in the world has heard or read about the amazing story that is MMA fighter Nick Newell. Newell was born with only one arm, but has managed to put together an incredibly...
  39. Ex-MMA fighter tackles suspected thief
    A suspected shoplifter in Missouri ran into an unexpected roadblock: a former mixed martial arts fighter. (No video. Only interview.) Link
  40. Illness knocks Goldberg from UFC 155 broadcast; Anik joins Rogan in booth
    LAS VEGAS – The UFC will try out a new broadcast pairing on Saturday for UFC 155 – though that wasn't the plan until this week. An illness will keep regular pay-per-view play-by-play voice Mike...
  41. UFC 155 Weigh in results
    Junior dos Santos (239) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) – for heavyweight title Joe Lauzon (156) vs. Jim Miller (156) Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Constantinos Philippou (186) Alan Belcher (186) vs. Yushin Okami...
  42. Fabricio Werdum earns title shot with win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in June 2013
    Following his stint coaching on season two of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, Fabricio Werdum will square off against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. A win would earn him a heavyweight title shot, if UFC...
  43. 'TUF 16' semifinalists Neil Magny vs. Jon Manley official for UFC 157
    A welterweight fight between "The Ultimate Fighter 16" semifinalists Neil Magny and Jon Manley is now set for UFC 157 in February. Link
  44. UFC 155 results: Velasquez batters Dos Santos to recapture heavyweight title
    Link LAS VEGAS – The rematch between Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez was the war the first fight wasn't. Velasquez emerged victorious, retaking the heavyweight belt with a unanimous decision in...
  45. UFC 155 BONUSES: MILLER, LAUZON, DUFFEE, MORAGA EARN $65,000 AWARDS
    LAS VEGAS – Jim Miller, Joe Lauzon, Todd Duffee and John Moraga each earned $65,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 155 event. Duffee earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, Moraga...
  46. White regrets having Leben-Brunson open UFC 155's main card
    LAS VEGAS – MMA fans love to decide where fights should be slotted on cards. Sometimes, they might be right. Dana White said he regrets having Chris Leben and Derek Brunson open UFC 155's main card...
  47. Despite fourth straight loss, White says Leonard Garcia's job secure
    LAS VEGAS – Leonard Garcia still has a job, and perhaps emphatically so, despite another loss. Garcia on Saturday dropped a split decision to Max Holloway. But UFC President Dana White said Garcia's...
  48. Rory MacDonald recieves his Blackbelt
    After 9 years Rory MacDonald has finally recieved his black belt from David Lea of Toshido MMA. Link
  49. Igor Araujo signs with MMA World Series
    TUF 16 contestant Igor Araujo has signed with MMA World Series. He has tweeted confirming this and will be fighting in February or March. Link
  50. Michael Page: Im fighting for Bellator in February
    The UK prospect Michael 'Venom' Page has sent out a tweet confirming that he will be fighting on February 21 for Bellator Fighting Championship. Link
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