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  1. IOC Drops Wrestling From 2020 Olympics
    LINK IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games. The IOC executive board decided to...
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  2. Chad Mendes meets Clay Guida at UFC on FOX 7
    With officials unable to find a replacement for injured opponent Manny Gamburyan, Chad Mendes has been pulled from the Feb. 23 UFC 157 event altogether. But the former title challenger is getting...
  3. Diego Brandao vs. Pablo Garza set for UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden
    An intriguing and entertaining featherweight fight has been made for UFC on Fuel TV 9 in Stockholm, as Diego Brandao fights Pablo Garza. Link
  4. Ortiz to make Friday announcement about 'Cyborg' Santos' fighting future
    UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz promises "big news" later this week about the future of his client, Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos. He's scheduled a Friday press conference to announce the news. Link
  5. UFC add 2 more woman to roster
    On todays UFC 157 conference call the UFC confirmed that two more woman had been signed by the UFC. LINK
  6. Dana White Receives Honorary Award In Dublin, Suffers Meniere’s Attack At Ceremony
    UFC president Dana White is in Dublin, Ireland this week to receive an honorary award from Trinity College. Yesterday, Dana he arrived in Dublin with sidekick Nick the Tooth, and spent the evening...
  7. MMA community, UFC 157 fighters react to possible loss of Olympic wrestling
    Half of UFC 157's headliners have strong ties to Olympic grappling, so they were none too pleased at today's vote to cut wrestling from the games. Link
  8. Velasquez/Silva 2, Overeem/Dos Santos set for UFC 160 on May 25
    UFC 160 will take place on May 25th in Las Vegas, and a couple of huge heavyweight bouts will headline the card. Cain Velasquez will defend his title against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, while former...
  9. Former UFC Fighter and Olympic Gold Medalist Kevin Jackson Talks About the IOC’s Decision to Drop Olympic Wrestling
    In my opinion, the IOC can go fuck themselves! Wrestling was left in a state of shock after the International Olympic Committee made a surprise recommendation on Tuesday morning to drop the sport...
  10. Demian Maia eyes Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine for next fight
    Only two weeks out from his dominant decision over Jon Fitch at UFC 156, Demian Maia already knows who he wants to fight next. Link
  11. Barring retirement, UFC unlikely to strip injured champ Dominick Cruz of title
    LONDON – UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been on the sidelines for 16 months, and with recent knee surgeries, his exact return date remains unknown. But don't expect the UFC to strip his...
  12. Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold to headline UFC event in Brazil
    LONDON – Final Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and fellow UFC contender Vitor Belfort will headline a major UFC event in Brazil. Link
  13. Comcast and FOX reach deal, Xfinity customers to get FUEL TV's UFC programming
    Comcast customers will have much more access to UFC programming following a new programing agreement that was reached by the cable company and FOX Networks. Link
  14. Jimmo in Search of Excellence and 18 Straight Wins
    Five years and 16 consecutive wins after losing his MMA debut, Ryan Jimmo finally made his way into the Octagon. Seven seconds later, the 31-year-old Canadian stood in the center of the cage, smiling...
  15. Aaron Simpson NOT released by UFC, fights Josh Burkman at World Series of Fighting 2
    Welterweight Aaron Simpson has joined World Series of Fighting, indicating that he was cut by the UFC following his October loss to Mike Pierce. Link
  16. White hopes Cruz won't have to retire
    UFC president Dana White expressed the serious scenario facing Dominick Cruz, admitting the bantamweight champion may have to retire if he suffers another bad injury. Cruz is currently sidelined...
  17. All UFC 156 fighters pass standard drug tests, results of an Alistair Overeem blood test not back until next week
    All fighters on the UFC 156 card passed their standard Nevada State Athletic Commission drug test. Alistair Overeem also took a blood test for his first fight back from suspension, the results of...
  18. UFC's Dana White on Cris Cyborg: 'She's irrelevant'
    UFC president Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has cut ties with Cris "Cyborg" Santos, the former Strikeforce 145lb women's champion. Link
  19. Jimi Manuwa: No Sleep 'Til Wembley
    Jimi Manuwa’s world changed the second he left the Octagon after his UFC debut win over Kyle Kingsbury last September, but he hardly realized it. “I haven’t really been out of the gym,” laughed...
  20. Phil Harris: A Pioneer of UK MMA Returns
    Before there was Michael Bisping, there was Phil Harris. Before Dan Hardy introduced “The Outlaw” to UFC fans both at home and abroad, Phil Harris was plying his trade in an England that wasn’t...
  21. Stephen Thompson meets 'TUF' winner Amir Sadollah at UFC 160 in Las Vegas
    Stephen Thompson will return to action for the first time in more than a year with a spot on the UFC's Memorial Day weekend card. Thompson will meet "TUF 7" winner Amir Sadollah at UFC 160 in May....
  22. Bellator 89 weigh-in results: Dantas-Galvao, middleweight tourney official
    MAIN CARD (Spike TV, 10 p.m. ET) -Champ Eduardo Dantas (134.6) vs. Marcos Galvao (134.7) - for BW title -Dan Cramer (185.9) vs. Brian Rogers (186.0) - MW-tournament opening round -Brett Cooper...
  23. Mir turns to Greg Jackson for Cormier fight
    A new face will appear in Frank Mir's corner when he takes on Daniel Cormier at a UFC on Fox event in April: Greg Jackson. Mir, 33, plans to join Jackson in Albuquerque for an eight-week camp...
  24. McDonald: I have no strategy whatsoever
    Interim bantamweight title contender Michael McDonald offered a fascinating insight into his mindset on Wednesday, telling ESPN he has no idea what he is going to do when he enters the Octagon....
  25. Riddle targets future as Maximus Deep Waters
    Matt Riddle concedes there may not be a room big enough to contain the egos of he and Chael Sonnen, but the American insists he would love a future as "Maximus Deep Waters" in pro wrestling. Riddle...
  26. White: It's time to bring the big fights to the UK
    UFC president Dana White has outlined his plan for the future of UK MMA, revealing he wants to stage events in the same venues at the same time and date every year. White spoke confidently about the...
  27. Coach of Russian Olympic gold medal winner blames gay conspiracy for wrestling's possible removal from games
    Ugly statements from the coach of a 2012 Olympic gold medalist blaming gays for the potential removal of wrestling from the games reminds that homophobia is still strong in the sports world. Link
  28. RFA Announces AXS TV Deal, Expansion Efforts
    RFA Fighting president Ed Soares on Thursday announced organizational, promotional and event plans for this year, including recently inking a landmark television distribution deal with AXS TV. Link
  29. For James Te Huna, the Stakes are higher than Ever
    Explosive striker James Te Huna, who fights Ryan Jimmo at UFC on FUEL TV 7 this Saturday at London's Wembley Arena, wasn't always an impressive athlete. But the self-described uncoordinated kid found...
  30. Dustin Poirier: An American Businessman in London
    Valentine’s Day will have to wait for the Poiriers, Dustin and Jolie, this year. For now, Dustin Poirier is on a business trip in London, dealing in fists and kicks, not stocks and bonds, and when...
  31. Tom Watson: Never a Dull Moment
    “It’s a bit of a strange story.” When those words come out of the mouth of globetrotting middleweight Tom Watson, you know it’s got to be good, and as the Southampton native describes his experience...
  32. Dejected by title loss, Bellator's 'Pitbull' Freire says 135-170 pounds possible
    It's been a month since he fought, but Patricio Freire (17-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) says that's too long. "From 135 to 170 [pounds] give me the toughest guy available on March 21," the Brazilian recently...
  33. Riddle pissed off at having to fight in London
    UFC welterweight, Matt Riddle, discusses fight with Che Mills, how England is hostile territory, distaste for TRT users, and how he feels he's been taken advantage of. Link
  34. Constantinos Philippou vs. 'Jacare' Souza targeted for UFC on FX 8 in Brazil
    A middleweight bout between surging contender Constantinos Philippou and former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is expected to be part of UFC on FX 8 in May. Link
  35. Sonnen tips McDonald to cause upset in London
    Chael Sonnen has made his picks for Saturday's UFC London event, and he is backing Michael McDonald to stun Renan Barao in the main event. McDonald, at 22 years of age, steps into the Octagon at...
  36. Setting The Record Straight: Dana White on the removal of wrestling from the Olympics
    Earlier today, BJPenn.com posted a quote from UFC president Dana White, in regards to wrestling being removed from the Olympics starting in 2020. The quote from White stated, “this sport draws,...
  37. Michael McDonald: Man on a Mission
    If Michael McDonald defeats interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao this Saturday in London and becomes the youngest titleholder in UFC history, many people may ask to see the Californian’s birth...
  38. Renan Barao: The Best is Yet to Come
    Monday, February 11th - while the majority of the people living in Brazil are partying for the popular Carnival, one man is hitting pads in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro in preparation to defend...
  39. Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision
    In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns....
  40. Josh Thomson Feels He Can Beat Nate Diaz Anywhere the Fight Goes
    Now that Strikeforce is over and done with, their roster of fighters can look forward to competing inside the Octagon and enjoying all the perks that come with it. The UFC is not wasting any time...
  41. UFC's Michael Bisping wants rematch with 'f---ing cheat' Vitor Belfort
    Michael Bisping said it's a "touchy subject" to talk about Vitor Belfort and the permission he received to use testosterone-replacement therapy for their recent fight Link
  42. Johny Hedricks: GSP lit a fire underneath me
    Johny Hendricks chats with Ray and Patrick about the UFC welterweight division. He talks about his toughest fights to date, clearing out the division and preparing for Jake Ellenberger. Surely if...
  43. Francisco Rivera: Give me a top 10 fighter or TUF Mexico with Erik Perez
    Francisco Rivera is ready to take the next step. He is undefeated in the UFC and wants a high profile opponent, or he wants to coach on TUF Mexico opposite Erik Perez. LINK
  44. Cris "Cyborg" Justino signs with Invicta
    Cris "Cyborg" Justino, the former Strikeforce women's 145-pound champion who was just released this week by the UFC, has signed with the Invicta Fighting Championships and will debut on their next...
  45. TUF 17 Finale Adds Maximo Blanco vs. Sam Sicilia
    Just a few days removed from announcing that Demetrious Johnson would make the next defense of his UFC flyweight title in the headlining bout of the TUF 17 Finale on April 13, the fight card...
  46. 'RFA 7: Thatch vs. Silva' set for March 22 with Njokuani, Pettis, NFL vet Veal
    The main card is set for RFA Fighting's next event as "RFA 7: Thatch vs. Silva" takes place March 22 at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. Following the announcement of an extended broadcast deal,...
  47. UFC on Fuel 7 results: Wineland wants next shot
    Renan Barao successfully defended the UFC interim bantamweight title today, submitting Michael McDonald in the 4th round with an arm-triangle choke. It's likely that Barao will have to defend his...
  48. UFC on FUEL TV 7 bonuses: Barao, Nedkov earn $50K, Watson doubles up with $100K
    LONDON – Renan Barao and Stanislav Nedkov each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at UFC on FUEL TV 7, and Tom Watson doubled up for $100,000 in bonus checks. Link
  49. Despite Strong UFC 158 Promotional Start, Dana White Says Nick Diaz Blowing Off Countdown
    UFC president Dana White knew what he was in for when he signed Nick Diaz to fight Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158 on March 16 in Montreal. In a perfect world, the Stocktonian bad boy, returning from a...
  50. UFC boss Dana White left perplexed with 'Cyborg' Santos' Invicta signing
    LONDON – As it turns out, the decision made by Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos and her management team wound up saving the UFC a few bucks. All things being equal, Dana White is probably fine with that....
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