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  1. Steven Siler announces UFC 159 fight with Jimy Hettes
    A featherweight bout between Steven Siler (21-10 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Jimy Hettes (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to April's UFC 159 event. Siler today announced via Twitter that he's signed...
  2. UFC boss: We 'have to make' Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones
    While the once-prevalent "superfight" talk has died down in recent weeks, UFC President Dana White still hungers for perhaps the biggest one of all: UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs....
  3. UFC 157 Weigh In Results
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) is on scene and reporting live from today's official UFC 157 fighter weigh-ins. The festivities take place at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and...
  4. White: No 145-pounders imminent, but UFC soon will have 15 female bantamweights
    Although the organization had no immediate plans for a 145-pound featherweight division, the UFC will soon add additional female fighters to its burgeoning 135-pound bantamweight division. Link
  5. WSOF Interested in Jon Fitch
    It didn't take long for Jon Fitch to gain the interest of other mixed martial arts promotions following his release from the UFC earlier this week. Ali Abdel-Aziz, the vice president and matchmaker...
  6. UFC 157 results / analysis - Rousey wins via R1 armbar (again), but not without adversity
    Article link ANAHEIM, Calif. – It was déjà vu all over again, just on a much bigger stage. In yet another dominant performance – though certainly with a very testy moment early – in a groundbreaking...
  7. UFC 157 bonuses: Lawler, Robertson, Bermudez, Grice earn $50K awards
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Robbie Lawler, Kenny Robertson, Dennis Bermudez and Matt Grice each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 157 event. Link
  8. White: Jose Aldo doesn't want to fight Anthony Petttis in August
    Shortly after UFC On Fox 6, the UFC surprised many by announcing a cross-divisional fight featuring Anthony Pettis challenging Jose Aldo for the Featherweight title. Pettis was coming off first round...
  9. Dana White: Nick Diaz 'close' to losing UFC 158 fight with Georges St-Pierre
    UFC President Dana White doesn't want to scrap the UFC 158 headliner of Georges St-Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) vs. Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC), but on Saturday night he said if the challenger...
  10. Want to avoid a pink slip? Fight like UFC 157's Matt Grice, White says
    UFC roster space is at a premium like never before. Jon Fitch – arguably the third greatest welterweight in UFC history – was a high-profile casualty this past week as officials confirmed they'll be...
  11. UFC 157 draws estimated 15,525 attendance and $1.4 million gate
    Saturday's historic UFC 157 event scored an announced attendance of 15,525 and a live gate of $1.4 million. UFC President Dana White confirmed the estimated totals following the event, which took...
  12. Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche turned out to be the perfect storm
    From the start, UFC 157 was themed as a night that would be making history. And no matter what happened Saturday night when Ronda Rousey made her first defense of the newly- created UFC women’s...
  13. Dan Henderson: “(Lyoto Machida) Did a Good Job Not Fighting”
    Hendo speaks Dan Henderson felt he did enough to get the decision nod against Lyoto Machida in the co-main event of UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche on Saturday. Ultimately, he lost to Machida by split...
  14. White praises Robbie Lawler and 'hungry' Strikeforce crew after UFC 157
    The Strikeforce crossover fighters continued to impress Dana White on Saturday night at UFC 157, but none more than Robbie Lawler, who handed Josh Koscheck the first losing streak of his career. Link
  15. Avoiding the UFC ax, by any means necessary
    Very little of what UFC President Dana White says on the topic of hirings and firings goes unnoticed by his fighters, particularly those further down on the fight cards. Link
  16. Could Gina Carano join Ronda Rousey in the UFC?
    By the time Ronda Rousey won her bronze medal in judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Gina Carano was already an undefeated MMA fighter with a 6-0 record and the bulk of the attention in the world of...
  17. UFC 157's Lyoto Machida gets next title shot; Dan Henderson not retiring
    It wasn't the most convincing win of Lyoto Machida's career, but the former champion's victory over Dan Henderson at Saturday's UFC 157 event will likely earn him a shot at the UFC's light...
  18. Liz Carmouche Leaves the Octagon with Teeth Marks, but No UFC Belt
    Liz Carmouche entered the UFC Octagon for the first time planning to upset Ronda Rousey and leave with her title, but instead teeth marks and bruising is what she was left with following her...
  19. Chael Sonnen loses bet, licks Rashad Evans' shoe
    UFC middleweight turned light heavyweight Chael Sonnen bet the world Dan Henderson would defeat Lyoto Machida at UFC 157. When he didn't, Sonnen was forced to lick the shoe of Rashad Evans on the...
  20. How Ronda Rousey changed women's MMA, whether she meant to or not
    It's funny how quickly Ronda Rousey went from being the impatient line-jumper of women's MMA to its superstar messiah. Link
  21. Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano Winner “Makes Sense” as Ronda Rousey’s Next Challenge
    The winner of the next UFC women’s bout – between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano – could be next in line for a shot at UFC women’s bantamweight… Link
  22. SD Senator seeks to ban MMA, calls it 'child porn of sports'
    As the South Dakota legislature seeks to regulate mixed martial arts, one state rep. is calling for an outright ban of MMA, calling it "the child porn of sports." Link
  23. Fortunes changed for five at UFC 157
    When we look at who the fortunes changed for at UFC 157, the correct answer is far more than many of the fighters, but fortunes also changed for the sport. Whether Saturday night's show at the Honda...
  24. UFC adds Sarah Kaufman, three others to women's bantamweight division
    UFC president Dana White confirmed the signing of four more women to their bantamweight roster, including former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman. Link
  25. For UFC's Tom Watson, his fantasy opponent is ... teammate Brian Stann
    Before rushing to conclusions based on the headline, middleweight Tom Watson isn't saying he wants to fight Brian Stann next time out in the UFC. But every fighter has a fantasy fight. Watson's is...
  26. UFC 157's Lyoto Machida interested in another fight before likely title shot
    After beating Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) via split decision, Lyoto Machida (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) said he's healthy and could fight in three months. But the ex-champ is in no rush to meet the...
  27. Chris Clements: My next fight will be at Lightweight
    Chris Clements has revealed to MMA Mental that he plans to drop down to lightweight, he also talks about Matt Riddle's failed drug test and why marijuana IS a performance enhancing drug. LINK
  28. Jose Aldo willing to fight Anthony Pettis, but only in a non-title fight
    UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has spoken out about the planned fight with Anthony Pettis, stating that he is willing to fight Pettis, but only in a non-title fight. Link
  29. Belcher wants tattoo bet with Bisping
    Alan Belcher promises that he'll get a tattoo of something that's close to Michael Bisping's heart if Bisping can take him out quickly at UFC 159. But will Bisping go for what The Talent wants him to...
  30. Unrepentant King Mo says keeping hands low had nothing to do with KO loss
    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal lost in the semi-final round of his first Bellator tournament last week but he tells an interviewer it had nothing to do with his habit of keeping his hands low. Link
  31. One FC Kings & Champions Adds Middleweight Clash Between Melvin Manhoef and Brock Larson
    One FC on Monday announced the addition of Melvin Manhoef vs. Brock Larson to its One FC: Kings & Champions fight card slated for April 5 at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Link
  32. Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis once again official for August event
    After initially refusing to fight Anthony Pettis, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his title against Showtime in August. Link
  33. Champ Dominick Cruz unhappy on sidelines but still uncertain when he'll be clear
    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz hasn't fought in 16 frustrating months, and he's absolutely itching to get back in the cage. Still, he believes it's imperative to keep the ultimate goal in...
  34. UFC 157's Brendan Schaub unapologetic for getting 'cerebral' on Lavar Johnson
    If you asked most fans, Brendan Schaub was supposed to meet Lavar Johnson in the center of the octagon on Saturday at uFC 157 and start trading bombs with him until one of them was no longer awake....
  35. Jose Aldo earns lightweight title shot with win over Anthony Pettis
    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is now one win away from a shot at the promotion's lightweight title. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) on Monday confirmed with UFC President...
  36. UFC fighter Chael Sonnen sues West Linn restaurant co-owner
    Professional mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen is suing his business partner and the co-owner of his West Linn restaurant, claiming he embezzled $20,000 and owes Sonnen another nearly $23,000 in...
  37. Early UFC 157 PPV buy estimates: 400-450k for Ronda Rousey's debut
    Much of the talk ahead of UFC 157 was how many pay-per-views a show headlined by female fighters could be. Some were predicting in the 700,000 buy range, leaning on a large number of non-MMA fans...
  38. Signal to Noise: UFC 157's best and worst
    UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche was, generally speaking, an excellent event. We all bore witness to an historic moment with women making their way to the UFC, a thrilling preliminary card and much...
  39. Broken hand cancels Daniel Straus' title fight with Pat Curran at Bellator 95
    A long wait is about to get longer for Bellator's Season 6 featherweight tournament winner, Daniel Straus. Straus (21-4 MMA, 7-1 BFC) broke his hand during a training session and has been forced to...
  40. Tito Ortiz showed up backstage at UFC 157 and has a plan for 'Cyborg' Santos.
    Tito Ortiz has a plan. It's detailed and forward-thinking and not terribly flexible, but still, it's a plan. He seems pretty sure that it's a good one. UFC President Dana White seems to feel...
  41. Anderson Silva's camp talking possible Jon Jones bout at catchweight this year
    UFC Middleweight champ Anderson Silva's agent, Jorge Guimaraes, teased the possibility of a super fight between Silva and Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones later this year in New York at a...
  42. Report: Evan Dunham vs. Rafael dos Anjos added to UFC on FX 8
    Resurgent lightweights Evan Dunham (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (18-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) are set to meet at UFC on FX 8. The news was reported by the combat-sports website of Brazilian network...
  43. Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga title fight in jeopardy according to NSAC (UPDATED)
    A planned April 13th flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga is "in jeopardy" according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Reasons are unclear at this point....
  44. Overeem's UFC 156 blood test clean – with testosterone levels below normal range
    A blood test administered to heavyweight Alistair Overeem following his loss at UFC 156 earlier this month has come back clean, and with testosterone levels below the normal testing range. Link
  45. Matthew Riddle again tests positive for marijuana, cut from UFC
    Matthew Riddle (8-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) was off on his timetable to cease marijuana usage prior to a fight. The welterweight fighter on Tuesday confirmed to MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio)...
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  46. Benson Henderson wants to fight Georges St-Pierre after Melendez
    The UFC called 2013 the year of the superfight, and now lightweight champion Benson Henderson has thrown his name into the discussion. Henderson intends to request a blockbuster match-up against UFC...
  47. Urijah Faber vs. Scott Jorgensen slotted as new main event for TUF 17 Finale
    With the flyweight title fight getting scrapped after Johnson got injured, the UFC has booked a new main event. Link
  48. The Ultimate Fighter 17 Episode 6 Recap: Bowling, Bets and Wild Card Talk
    In last week’s episode, Team Sonnen’s Kelvin Gastelum upset Team Jones’ Bubba McDanial, giving Team Sonnen match making control. Following the loss, the wild card scenario began being discussed....
  49. UFC boss leaning toward Dan Henderson, not 'Shogun,' for Rashad Evans
    Two high-profile light heavyweights coming off recent losses could be pitted against each other, according to UFC President Dana White. Link
  50. White: If UFC champ Jose Aldo goes to lightweight, he's staying at lightweight
    Earlier this week, MMAjunkie.com reported that, with a win over Anthony Pettis in August, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo then would fight for the lightweight title. Link
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