- Karlos Vemola: Leben got off lightly
Karlos Vemola has sent out a clear message. Leben dodged a bullet. In his tweet Vemola says: 'Shame I never had the chance to smash him to bits He got off lightly' link
- UFC's "Ultimate 100 Knockouts" premieres Monday on pay-per-view
Fight fans can get ready to ring in the new year with a bang or two or three or 100. The UFC on New Year's Eve debuts a new three-hour pay-per-view special with "The Ultimate 100 Knockouts." Link
- Eddie Yagin hopes meeting with UFC doctors will clear him to fight
A subdural hematoma that jeopardized Eddie Yagin's MMA career may be healing faster than expected. Yagin recently said a change in scenery has relieved him of the injury's debilitating symptoms. Link
- With champ Cruz out, Dana White glad other UFC bantamweights stepping up
Eddie Wineland isn't sure if his win over Brad Pickett will get him a crack at the interim title. For now, he'll just keep fighting. But UFC President Dana White is glad Wineland and other...
- Confusion continues, Cormier may be next for Jones
Chael Sonnen is somehow the #1 contender at light heavyweight, Machida and Henderson were fighting to be #1 contender until Gustafsson beat Rua to earn the honor. But now Dana White says Daniel...
- Joe Lauzon Receives 40 Stitches After Award Winning Performance at UFC 155
If there's a more exciting fighter to watch in the UFC than Joe Lauzon, they certainly have not proven it in 2012. Link
- Jamie Varner Squashes Beef with Melvin Guillard, Wants Joe Lauzon Next
Jamie Varner finally put out the fire he had with Melvin Guillard with a win at UFC 155, but now he's got his sights set on Joe Lauzon. Link
- UFC 155 Salaries: Junior dos Santos ($400,000), Cain Velasquez ($200,000) top payroll
Junior dos Santos did not retain his heavyweight crown in the UFC 155 headliner on Saturday night, but he did leave the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with the evening’s largest disclosed...
- UFC 155 medical suspensions: Boetsch, Belcher among potential six-month terms
Fourteen fighters from this past weekend's UFC 155 event received medical suspensions, including up to six month terms for Tim Boetsch, Alan Belcher, Michael Johnson and Todd Duffee. Link
- UFC 155 winner Erik Perez hoping to continue surge toward 4-0
Erik Perez sees no reason to slow his momentum following his third straight UFC win. "I feel awesome, and I'm ready to rest one week and come back to train again for another fight," he said after a...
- Esparza-Hyatt official for Invicta FC 4; card finalized with 12 bouts
A previously reported headliner for Invicta FC 4 now is official between Carla Esparza and Bec Hyatt. Promotion officials finalized the fight on Sunday as the main event of the show, which takes...
- Glory World Series Expands Into the U.S. in 2013, Continued Plans to Revive Fight Scene in Japan
The tradition of huge shows in Japan on New Year’s Eve goes back many years, but with the mixed martial arts and fight scene in general in the country failing over the last several months, many...
- UFC offers to pay for Mike Dolce's services to get Cyborg to 135
Nutrition specialist, Mike Dolce, discusses UFC offer to work with Cris "Cyborg" Santos in an effort to get her to 135 for a superfight with Ronda Rousey. Link
- Paul Daley claims Bellator is preventing him from working
Welterweight star Paul Daley is locked out of the U.S. due to visa issues while he's facing criminal charges in England. He is complaining on Facebook that Bellator is preventing him from taking...
- Confirmation for Overeem's hearing
Keith Kizer of the Nevada Athletic Commission has confirmed that Alistair Overeem's application will be heard on January 8 2013. Link
- Brunson: I did the best I could on 8 days notice
Derek Brunson has rewatched his fight. He knows it wasn't his best performance but he feels he did the best he could with the notice he was given. Winning on his UFC debut against a UFC veteran will...
- UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn announces MMA retirement
After 127 pro MMA fights over more than 17 years, UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn finally is calling it quits. The 54-year-old legend made the news official on Tuesday on his official website. Link
- Stephens to 145
After Stephens was knocked out in his last fight he has decided to try a new weight class. Jeremy Stephens has tweeted that he will be cutting down to 145lbs to sample the UFC's FW division. Link
- Justin Salas out of UFC on FX 7, Edson Barboza now meets newcomer Lucas Martins
A training injury has knocked Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of a preliminary-card fight against Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at "UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping" later this month....
- TUF Coach Wittman helps wife find her Dad
TUF 16 coach Trevor Wittman has just tweeted the following message: Link
- DONALD CERRONE: TEAMMATE JONES SHOULD HAVE FOUGHT SONNEN ON SHORT NOTICE
It's several months removed, but one of the biggest MMA stories of 2012 still lingers. And it will linger at least through April, when two of its key parties are scheduled to meet. Add Donald...
- UFC targets HP Pavilion in San Jose for April 20 UFC on FOX 7 card
A UFC on FOX event planned for April 20 now has a city and venue. Multiple sources close to the event on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., is...
- Kurt Holobaugh set to meet Pat Healy at 'Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine'
Undefeated lightweight Kurt Holobaugh (7-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) is expected to meet Pat Healy (28-16 MMA, 6-1 SF) at Strikeforce's final event. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com...
- Dana White undecided on bringing Josh Barnett to the UFC
Dana was very non-committal on the idea of Josh making the transition (via Tatame): I do not know, we'll find out soon. We'll see. LINK
- Leben: Brunson is a boring fighter
Leben has expressed disappointment in his UFC return. Leben hs tweeted out the following messages to his fans: Link
- Jason Lambert meets Hector Ramirez at Jan. 17 Bellator 85 card
A light heavyweight bout has been added to Bellator's Season 8 debut later this month. Jason Lambert will meet Hector Ramirez at Bellator 85 in what will be each of their promotional debuts. Link
- Paul Daley Receives Approval from Bellator to Fight While Waiting for Visa Approval
Paul "Semtex" Daley is still sorting out his visa issues that will prevent him from competing in the upcoming Bellator welterweight tournament, but he plans on staying active. Link
- Bellator announces tournament structure, complete Light Heavyweight tournament
Bellator has added a new dimension to their tournament format - brackets. The complete tournament bracket has been announced for the Light Heavyweight tournament, set to begin at their big Spike TV...
- Bellator MMA counters UFC's offer for former champion Eddie Alvarez
Bellator MMA has officially tendered a contract offer to its former lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez (24-3 MMA, 8-1 BFC). MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from multiple industry...
- Liz Carmouche believes UFC is rooting for her to lose to Ronda Rousey **Video**
Watch above as Liz Carmouche talks about her UFC women's bantamweight title fight against Ronda Rousey at UFC 157 on Feb. 23, how she is being treated by UFC fans, whether she considers herself a...
- Eric Silva out, Tyrone Woodley in vs Hieron @ 156
twitter New Year's resolution kaput: Tyron Woodley in for injured Erick Silva v Hieron at 156; Mineiro Martins in for Salas v Barboza at UFC on FX 7
- Bellator tournament nixes 'Babalu' Sobral's participation in 'TUF: Brazil 2'
Renato "Babalu" Sobral plans to coach full-time when he calls it a career in MMA. But for now, he must pass on an opportunity to help a longtime teammate. Link
- SPIKE TV DEBUTS 'BELLATOR 360' ORIGINAL SERIES ON THURSDAY AT 10 P.M. ET
Bellator MMA and Spike TV on Thursday debut a new original series entitled "Bellator 360." The first episode features Bellator MMA lightweight champ Michael Chandler. Link
- Dana White Apologizes to Strikeforce Fighters; “I’m Really Disgusted By (What Happened)”
After months of floundering, Strikeforce is about to close its doors, and UFC president Dana White couldn't be more apologetic to the fighters the suffered through the ordeal. Link
- With Bellator tourney nixed, Paul Daley wants Marcus Davis at Cage Contender XVI
No longer part of Bellator MMA's upcoming Season 8 welterweight tournament, Paul Daley has apparently moved on to another challenge. He today revealed he's slated to fight Feb. 23 at Cage Contender...
- Less than 5,000 tickets sold for upcoming UFC 157 pay-per-view headlined by Ronda Rousey
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans may be enamored with the rise of Ronda Rousey, but they don't appear to be rushing to the box office to watch her fight Liz Carmouche, according to early ticket sales....
- Tyson Fury calls out Cain Valesquez
HW boxer Tyson Fury has called out the UFC HW champion Cain Valesquez.. Tyson Fury has sent out numerous tweets at Dana White and Cain Valesquez challenging him to fight he either a cage or a ring....
- Walter Gahadza and Stav Economou both call out Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury caused uproar earlier on today by calling out the 'baddest man on the planet' Cain Valesquez. Now two UK fighters have bitten back and both have offered to put Tyson Fury in his place....
- Showtime offers free-preview weekend with 'Strikeforce: Marquardt-Saffiedine'
Although not long for this world, Strikeforce and its next event are once again part of Showtime programming being offered free to potential subscribers. Link
- Costas Philippou Wants the Winner of Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva Next
Costas Philippou will take some time off to let various injuries heal but when he comes back he wants the winner of the UFC on Fuel 8 main event. Link
- Paulo Filho Signs with World Series of Fighting
Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho will return to the United States in 2013 after signing a multi-fight deal with World Series of Fighting. Link
- Not even a week after Belcher's loss to Yushin Okami at UFC 155, Bisping is ready to rub salt in his wounds.
Not even a week after Belcher's loss to Yushin Okami at UFC 155, Bisping is ready to rub salt in his wounds. Link
- Eddie Alvarez almost ready to say 'F!@# it' as UFC and Bellator contract negotiations get ugly
As the UFC and Bellator square off to debate his contract, Eddie Alvarez is left in limbo without a fight. Link
- Training Injury Postpones Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos’ Legacy Fighting Championship Debut
Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos’ Legacy Fighting Championship debut will have to wait. Promotion officials informed Sherdog.com on Thursday that the Brazilian suffered an injury during training, leaving...
- TUF winners Norman Parke and Colton Smith agree to fight
Since the finale Parke and Smith have tweeted back and fourth about fighting to see who the real TUF winner is. Smith did talk about possibly facing Parke on the MMA Mental podcast. Link
- Tyson Fury: I would knock out the Mexican Midget
Tyson Fury talks to Rabi about knocking out Cain Valesquez Link
- Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt live weigh in @ 6pmEST
Don't know if any of the PG fam is catching Invicta tomorrow night but I sure as hell am! Even if your busy tomorrow you might as well watch the weigh ins live in 10 minutes!! I dont know what it...
- Barboza's new opponent ..........
... was announced years ago! Lets get that switched up before its too late fellas
- Jordan Mein vs Dan Miller at UFC 158
Jordan Mein will be making his UFC debut in Montreal, Quebec at UFC 158. According to the Candian Press’ Neil Davidson, Mein will face Dan Miller on the March 16th card. Lethbridge, Alberta’s Jordan...
- Bellator 85 set with 11 fights, includes Guymon vs. Young, Williams vs. Yager
The 11-bout lineup for Bellator MMA's first Season 8 event, "Bellator 85: Chandler vs. Hawn," is now complete with a three-fight main card and a seven-fight preliminary card that features MMA...