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  1. Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan slated for UFC 160 on May 25
    A featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens (20-9 MMA, 7-8 UFC) and Estevan Payan (14-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the latest addition to May's UFC 156 event, the UFC's annual Memorial Day weekend show. UFC...
  2. UFC vet Jacob Volkamnn signs World Series of Fighting deal
    A week after his UFC release, veteran lightweight Jacob Volkmann has found a new home in the MMA world. Volkmann (15-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has signed a multi-fight with the upstart World Series of Fighting...
  3. UFC 157 salaries: Henderson, Machida top $1.17 million payroll
    Co-main event fighters Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 157 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) on Wednesday obtained the list of disclosed paydays...
  4. Muay Thai champion Ramon Dekkers passes away at age 43
    News has surfaced that the Muay Thai and Kickboxing legend has passed away Link
  5. With Straus out, champ Pat Curran meets Shahbulat Shamhalaev at Bellator 95
    With Daniel Straus (21-4 MMA, 7-1 BFC) sidelined by a broken hand, his title fight with Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran (18-4 MMA, 8-1 BFC) will instead go to recent tournament winner...
  6. John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov planned for UFC on FX 8
    Flyweights John Lineker (20-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Azamat Gashimov (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) are the latest additions to UFC on FX 8. Brazilian website Tatame.com first reported the fight, and MMAjunkie.com...
  7. Tyron Woodley vs Jake Shields likely for UFC 161
    A welterweight matchup between onetime welterweight title challenger Jake Shields (27-6-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Tyron Woodley (11-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is in the works for this summer, sources told...
  8. Bellator 91 weigh-in results: M'Pumbu, Vegh official for 205-pound title fight
    MAIN CARD (Spike TV, 10 p.m. ET) -Christian M'Pumbu (201.6) vs. Attila Vegh (204) - for light-heavyweight title -Saad Awad (155.5) vs. Will Brooks (156) - lightweight tournament semifinals -Jason...
  9. WSOF lightweight John Gunderson calls out Jacob Volkmann
    Veteran lightweight John Gunderson (34-14-2) would like to welcome recent World Series of Fighting signee Jacob Volkmann (15-4) into the promotion's decagon. "I just don't like the guy," Gunderson on...
  10. Stann done with 205 pounds after UFC on FUEL TV 8, Silva may remain
    TOKYO – Wanderlei Silva's most recent light-heavyweight bout was in 2008. Brian Stann hasn't competed there since 2010. So why, exactly, are they headlining this weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 8 event in a...
  11. Korean Su Jung Lee added as guest octagon girl at UFC on FUEL TV 8
    TOKYO – As has become the norm with international events, the UFC has added a new guest octagon girl for this weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 8 event. Link
  12. UFC targeting four Asian events in 2013, 'very interested' in 'TUF: Japan'
    TOKYO – In 2012, the UFC returned to Asia with a pair of well-received live events. If all goes according to plan in 2013, the promotions could double that total. Link
  13. Despite being considered, Edgar vs Swanson NOT happening at TUF Finale
    The UFC booked Urijah Faber vs. Scott Jorgensen as the new The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event on Tuesday, but that wasn't their original choice to replace the canceled Demetrious Johnson vs. John...
  14. 'Bellator 95: Curran vs. Shamhalaev' set with 11 bouts, including Nover, DeBlass
    The fight card is set for April's Bellator 95 event, which includes a championship headliner between featherweight champion Pat Curran (18-4 MMA, 8-1 BFC) and challenger Shahbulat Shamhalaev (12-1-1...
  15. Chavez Jr. receives $900K fine and 9 month suspension from NSAC
    Link By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KO’s) was really smacked around today in his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to determine...
  16. Hunger Games? Nike? What’s Next After Ronda Rousey Signs with WME Talent Agency?
    The UFC women’s bantamweight championship now firmly around her waist, is The Hunger Games franchise, as rumored, next on the list for Ronda Rousey to conquer? Maybe or maybe not, but an entirely new...
  17. Gunnar Nelson meets Mike Pyle at May's UFC 160 in Las Vegas
    A welterweight matchup between Icelandic prospect Gunnar Nelson (11-0-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and longtime veteran Mike Pyle (24-8-1 MMA, 7-3 UFC) is the latest addition to May's UFC 160 event. MMAjunkie.com...
  18. Cage Ban Confirmed for Western Australia MMA
    The Western Australian government has passed legislation for the cage to be banned for all local MMA fights as of March 1, 2013. The government announced its intentions midway through January 2013,...
  19. Matt Riddle: “I Got Fired For Taking My Medicine”
    “They (UFC legal department) hit me up yesterday morning and said I had failed a drug test,” Riddle told BJPenn.Com Radio. “I still don’t know how it’s possible; I quit smoking three weeks out from...
  20. UFC on FUEL TV 8's Hector Lombard fearful of boring fight and possible release
    Yushin Okami wins points with Hector Lombard for having a black belt in judo. But his Saturday fight with the Japanese veteran also worries him, mainly due to how Okami has used his grappling against...
  21. Wanderlei Silva relishing second homecoming chance at UFC on FUEL TV 8
    It's one homecoming after another for Wanderlei Silva. The legendary "Axe Murderer" got to fight in front of his home country's fans in Brazil in June, and now returns to Japan, where he built his...
  22. A run-in with the KKK eventually led Legacy FC champ Derrick Lewis to MMA
    MMA came as a lifesaver for Legacy FC heavyweight champion Derrick Lewis, who eventually found the sport after a jail sentence that followed a run-in with the Ku Klux Klan. Link
  23. Frozen birthday cake a reminder of Stefan Struve's UFC on FUEL TV 8 sacrifices
    Generally speaking, one of the benefits at fighting at heavyweight is the ability to enjoy an in-camp cheat meal every now and then. For 7-foot-tall Stefan Struve that's not the case. He didn't even...
  24. Bellator 91 results: Vegh takes M'Pumbu's belt; Awad-Rickels set for 155 title
    Attila Vegh was mostly dominant – as a 2-to-1 favorite as the challenger – to win the 205-pound title with a unanimous decision win over champion Christian M'Pumbu on Thursday in the main event of...
  25. For UFC On FUEL TV 8'S Brian Stann, It’s About Making Peace With The Fear
    Say you're a UFC fighter lurking somewhere beneath the top ranks of your division, but well above the Facebook prelim zone of near total anonymity. Say you're a known fighter, even a popular fighter,...
  26. Somewhere between Anderson Silva and Jon Fitch, Yushin Okami looks to impress
    By his own admission, Yushin Okami is still quite a few wins away from another shot at the UFC's middleweight belt. So with a wrestling-first fighting style that hasn't always proved overly...
  27. Despite two-fight skid, Lavar Johnson avoids UFC pink slip
    With the UFC in roster-trimming mode, heavyweight Lavar Johnson likely was on shaky ground following a lackluster decision loss to Brendan Schaub this past weekend at UFC 157. Link
  28. Dan Henderson would consider a superfight at heavyweight
    This past weekend, at UFC 157, we were treated to the debut of women's MMA in the UFC. The card was solid overall, but featured a couple fights that were disappointing, to say the least. Among those...
  29. Paulo Thiago vs. Lance Benoist added to UFC on FX 8 in Brazil
    Welterweights Paulo Thiago and Lance Benoist are the latest additions to UFC on FX 8, an event that takes place May 18 in Brazil. Link
  30. Olympic medalist Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff joins UFC 159 lineup
    The UFC has its third women's bout as Olympian Sara McMann (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and fellow bantamweight Sheila Gaff (10-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) have agreed to meet in April at UFC 159. MMAjunkie.com...
  31. Robbie Lawler signs new multi-fight UFC contract
    The UFC is investing in Robbie Lawler's second run at 170 pounds. Lawler's manager, Monte Cox, today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the promotion has signed the fighter to a new...
  32. Jason "The Athlete" MacDonald Retires from MMA
    Longtime UFC middleweight fighter Jason (The Athlete) MacDonald has retired from mixed martial arts. The Red Deer, Alta., fighter told Sportsnet.ca that he informed the UFC of his decision on...
  33. Will You Be Fired After Your Recent Loss in the UFC? [FLOWCHART]
    There are countless factors involved in the UFC’s firing policy these days, so we tried to make some sense of it by putting it into flowchart form. Click the image below to enlarge. We hope this can...
  34. Bellator fighter Daniel Straus arrested in Florida on traffic and drug charges
    Bellator fighter Daniel Straus was arrested on four traffic and drug charges on Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Link
  35. Diego Sanchez Misses Weight for UFC on Fuel TV 8 Fight, Will Pay Penalty
    Diego Sanchez is trying to fulfill a dream of fighting in Japan. Despite missing weight at Friday’s UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann weigh-ins, it looks like he’ll still be able to fulfill that...
  36. UFC On FUEL TV 8 Draws A Reported 14,682 Attendance In Japan
    Saturday night's UFC on FUEL TV 8 event drew an announced attendance of 14,682 fans. No live gate was announced. Link
  37. Diego Sanchez Wants to Fight Nate Diaz Following UFC on Fuel TV 8 Victory
    Diego Sanchez may have won a controversial split decision over hometown hero Takanori Gomi at UFC on Fuel TV 8 in Tokyo, Japan, but the 31-year-old American also feels lucky just to be back in the...
  38. 'TUF' Champs Robert Whittaker And Colton Smith Join UFC 160 Lineup
    Two recent winners from "The Ultimate Fighter" will meet at UFC 160 as Robert Whittaker (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) takes on Colton Smith (3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 160 in May. UFC officials recently...
  39. Tom Watson tells Wanderlei Silva to 'stay on your supplements at 205' or drop to 185 'and get knocked the f**k out'
    Wanderlei Silva's knockout win over Brian Stann will stand out as both one of the best fights of 2013 and one of the best moments of 2013. But, as is standard in the UFC, it didn't take long for...
  40. Takanori Gomi broke his hand early in fight with Diego Sanchez
    It turns out that Takanori Gomi broke his right hand in the first round of his UFC on Fuel 8 bout with Diego Sanchez. Link
  41. Gracie/Kennedy, Dollaway/Ferreira at UFC on FX 8
    Two middleweight bouts have been added to UFC on FX 8 in May. One involves a couple of ex-Strikeforce fighters, while the other sees a TUF Brazil winner facing a stiff challenge. Link
  42. Former UFC co-headliner Che Mills signs with Cage Warriors
    One more fighter from the UFC's recent round of cuts has landed on his feet. In fact, he's done so in his home country for a top regional promotion. Link
  43. Shogun Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira verbally agree to June rematch
    Back in 2005 at Pride Critical Countdown, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira engaged in one of my favorite fights ever. Shogun walked away with the unanimous decision victory that...
  44. Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson on June 15
    The UFC will be holding an event on June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 15 and will feature Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans. Link
  45. Aleksander Emelianenko receives fine for hooliganism after altercation on airplane
    Since announcing his retirement in December 2012, Alex has received a small fine for being a hooligan and is now spending time in a Greek monastery. Link
  46. NYBA Phil Baroni - "TRT is bullshit"
    1. Recently fighters have been given exceptions that allow them to do Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), while other fighters are losing their jobs or getting suspended for medical marijuana....
  47. Sara McMann vs Sheila Gaff, Ovince St. Preux vs Gian Villante added to UFC 159
    Sara McMann, the first American woman ever to win an Olympic medal in wrestling, will make her UFC debut on April 27, when she faces Sheila Gaff at UFC 159. The UFC officially announced the bout on...
  48. Stipe Miocic to face Soa Palelei at UFC 161
    Soa Palelei is back in the UFC after a six-year absence, and the Australian is reportedly making his return fight against Stipe Miocic at UFC 161. Link
  49. Nick Diaz to GSP: Go ahead and take me down, then you have to deal with problems
    link Outspoken UFC Welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has been somewhat quiet leading up to his UFC 158 fight versus Georges St-Pierre, until now. In a pre-fight interview from UFC.com, Diaz...
  50. Bellator's Douglas Lima breaks hand, tourney final with Saunders moves to summer
    A broken hand has forced Douglas Lima (24-5 MMA, 6-1 BFC) out of his Season 8 welterweight tournament final with Ben Saunders (16-5-2 MMA, 7-2 BFC), Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney today...
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