- Anderson Silva Was Ready to Walk Away, but the Nogueira Brothers Saved the Day
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is widely regarded as the top pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, but may have never realized his potential if not for the Nogueira brothers. Link
- UFC on FX 8's Chris Camozzi looks for told-you-so moment in Brazil
Seven months ago, Chris Camozzi stood in the tunnel of an arena in Rio de Janeiro as 17,000 Brazilian fans screamed obscenities at him. Fortunately for the UFC middleweight, he doesn't speak...
- Georges St. Pierre lends voice to Monsters University
Georges St. Pierre will voice a character in the French-Canadian version of Monsters University. LINK
- WSOF sets four-man middleweight tourney with Taylor, Mutapcic, Branch, Villefort
With its recently announced four-man tournament, World Series of Fighting will have a middleweight champion by year's end. LINK
- Nate Diaz calls Bryan Caraway 'biggest fag in the world' for accepting submission of the night bonus
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is not happy at all with Pat Healy losing his bonus money after testing positive for marijuana, and he is incredibly displeased with Bryan Caraway for "accepting" his...
- Nate Diaz SUSPENDED
Mr. Nate got suspended for his "homophobic" slur regarding Brian Caraway Full Article
- UFC on FX 8 weigh-in results: Belfort, Rockhold make weight, immediately scuffle
MMAjunkie.com was on scene and reporting live from today's UFC on FX 8 fighter weigh-ins, which saw an intense faceoff between the event's headliners. Link
- With MMA as his hobby, UFC on FX 8's John Cholish has sights fixed on Tibau
John Cholish didn't want to be off for the past year. And when thinking about the injury that kept him down, one could hardly blame him. Link
- With Nick Newell out, Scott Holtzman meets John Mahlow for title at XFC 24
With Nick Newell's well-publicized split from the promotion and his scratch for a planned title fight, Scott Holtzman instead will fight John Mahlow for the vacant Xtreme Fighting Championships...
- Marquardt, Schaub, Zingano form new fight team
Nate Marquardt, Brendan Schaub and Cat Zingano have formed a Colorado-based MMA fight team. Link
- Former UFC Lightweight Paul Kelly Convicted of Trafficking Heroin
Former UFC lightweight Paul Kelly faces a lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of running a heroin trafficking ring in Liverpool, England. Link
- UFC suspends Nate Diaz for 90 days, fines him $20,000 for derogatory tweet
A day after handing Nate Diaz an indefinite suspension pending an investigation, the UFC has come up with its terms for the recent lightweight title challenger following a derogatory tweet. Diaz has...
- Cat Zingano and camp say Bryan Caraway intentionally elbowed her in head at TUF 17 Finale weigh-ins
"I genuinely like everyone until I have a reason to dislike them. I saw [Caraway] all week, I smiled and was respectful. I get Miesha and not being bff's fight week, I'm not fighting her to make...
- Sam Sicilia not released, still with the UFC
Often, it seems, when a fighter gets released he's the last to know. But on rare occasions the fighter gets the last say on his contract status. At least that's what's happened with Sam Sicilia....
- Matt Riddle skips out on Legacy FC contract for shot in Bellator
Inside MMA has announced that Matt Riddle is currently negotiating his exit from his Legacy FC contract in order to sign with Bellator. Link
- Renan Barao Withdraws from UFC 161 Main Event (Injury)
It looks like UFC 161 is going to need a new main event. According to Brazilian-based Tatame, interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao has been forced to withdraw from a scheduled bout with Eddie...
- UFC on FX 8 bonuses: Belfort, Souza, Martins, Larsen earn $50,000
JARAGUA DO SUL, Brazil – Vitor Belfort, Ronaldo Souza, Lucas Martins and Jeremy Larsen each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC on FX 8 event. Belfort earned the "Knockout...
- John Cholish retires after UFC on FX 8 loss, pushes for better fighter pay
JARAGUA DO SUL, Brazil – After a three-fight stint in the UFC, lightweight John Cholish said he will retire following his loss to Gleison Tibau. But he also told MMAjunkie.com he believes lower-level...
- World Anti-Doping Agency Raises Cannabis Threshold for Athletes
The World Anti-Doping Agency has increased the threshold required for an athlete to test positive for cannabis use. During a May 11 meeting, WADA’s executive committee decided to increase the...
- Vitor Belfort's latest win fuels testosterone debate, which may be a good thing
Right off we might as well talk about it. Why not? We're thinking about it, whether we want to admit it or not. How could we not be, when it's right there staring us in the face? Vitor Belfort pulls...
- Mark Hunt gets visa, now cleared for UFC 160 co-main event vs. Junior dos Santos
Mark Hunt's short national nightmare apparently is over. The heavyweight, slated for the co-main event this Saturday at UFC 160 in Las Vegas, had been stuck in Australia due to a visa issue,...
- Doctor accidentally cuts Nik Lentz's thumb following UFC on FX 8 win
NAVEGANTES, Brazil – Nik Lentz continued his steady rise up the featherweight ranks with this past weekend's UFC on FX 8 win, though he didn't leave the fight completely unscathed. Link
- Rockhold: 'TRT had nothing to do with that kick'
Going into his UFC on FX 8 bout with Vitor Belfort, former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold was in the hunt for the UFC Middleweight title, following a quick and ugly loss he's looking at starting all...
- FILA moves on from MMA, IMMAF pledges to continue sport's development
The International Wrestling Federation, FILA, has removed its claim to be the governing body for MMA, opening the door for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation to become the official...
- Bellator MMA Confirms Matt Riddle Will Fight in It’s Season 9 Welterweight Tournament
Bellator MMA on Monday confirmed it has signed UFC veteran Matt Riddle. He will fight in the promotion's upcoming Season 9 Welterweight Tournament. Link
- Bryan Caraway releases statements on elbowing Cat Zingano, weed gaffe
Bryan Caraway is giving his side of the story on the complaints that he elbowed Cat Zingano before her fight against Miesha Tate at the Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale as well as his regrets about his...
- Sergio Moraes faces Neil Magny at UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis
Another 'American vs. Brazilian' matchup looks set for UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis as Sergio Moraes faces Neil Magny in a welterweight scrap. Headlined by a featherweight title fight between UFC...
- Chael dishes on Couture, Silva and Wrestling...
MMA H.E.A.T.'s Karyn Bryant caught up with UFC superstar light heavyweight Chael Sonnen at the United 4 Wrestling event in Los Angeles and talked to him about his desire to see wrestling continue as...
- Uriah Hall moves camp to train with Munoz
UFC prodigal son Uriah Hall has left Tiger Schulmann's Mixed Martial Arts to train with Mark Munoz at his Reign Training Center. Link
- WMMA stars accuse manager Atchley of misconduct
Some of WMMA's biggest stars speak out about their treatment at the hands of Brett Atchley, president of Addison Sports Management. Link
- Vitor Belfort apologizes for actions at UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference
After asking someone to beat up a reporter quizzing him about his TRT use at the UFC on FX 8 press conference, Vitor Belfort took to twitter to ask for forgiveness. Link
- Bellator champ Ben Askren faces Andrey Koreshkov on July 31 in New Mexico
Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren (11-0 MMA, 8-0 BFC) puts his title on the line against Andrey Koreshkov (13-0 MMA, 5-0 BFC) on Wednesday, July 31 as the promotion visits Albuquerque's Santa...
- EA Sports at Xbox One Reveal: UFC Video Game Will Be Available in “Next 12 Months”
EA Sports on Tuesday revealed that it would release the first generation of its UFC video game sometime in the next 12 months. Link
- Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox Says She is Actually at a Disadvantage to Her Opponents
Much has been made of male-to-female transgender athlete Fallon Fox’s participation in women's MMA, but the CFA fighter says she is actually at a disadvantage to her opposition. Link
- With Renan Barao hurt, Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson headlines UFC 161
As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) previously reported, UFC interim champ Renan Barao is injured and out of next month's UFC 161 event. With little time to find a suitable replacement, the night's...
- Gegard Mousasi leaning heavily towards middleweight, wants Vitor Belfort or other top contender
Gegard Mousasi is currently rehabbing his injured knee, but when he returns, the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion may very well be fighting in a brand new division. "There's a big chance...
- Legacy FC 20 lineup set with 10 bouts, including Prater vs. Ferreira headliner
Next week's Legacy FC 20 event is set with 10 bouts, including a Carlo Prater and Carlos Diego Ferreira headliner, as well as a late change to the evening's main card. Link
- International Mixed Martial Arts Federation Establishes Anti-Doping Committee
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) announced on Tuesday that they've established an anti-doping committee to ensure MMA is on par with other international sports. Link
- Roy Nelson vs. Stipe Miocic added to UFC 161
With the loss of UFC 161's planned headliner between Renan Barao (30-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Eddie Wineland (20-8-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC), Ultimate Fighting Championship officials looked to add some firepower to...
- Former UFC champ Barnett returns to promotion with multi-fight deal
Heavyweight Josh Barnett is an Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor once more. Link
- Fighter killed after Boston bombing questioning
Ibragim Todashev, a 1-0 professional MMA fighter, was shot and killed by the FBI last night after being questioned in relation to the Boston Marathon bombings. Link
- Jones wants to fight two more times in 2013
The UFC light heavyweight champion is currently healing from a toe injury suffered at UFC 159, but he would like to fight two more times in 2013 according to his manager. Link
- Bellator signs England's Martin Stapleton, Rob Sinclair and Paul Sass
After a recent scouting trip to the United Kingdom, three top English fighters are heading to Bellator. The organization today announced it has signed Martin Stapleton, Rob Sinclair and Paul Sass to...
- Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne set as UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 non-headliner
Alistair Overeem's return to the octagon has been shifted from UFC 164 to the promotion's debut event on FOX Sports 1. Mutiple sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
- Ex-UFC champ Matt Serra is retired – barring fight in Madison Square Garden
Matt Serra won't say he's officially retired, but he might never fight again. The former UFC welterweight champion recently told Newsday that a recent health scare put his life into perspective, and...
- Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida targeted for UFC 164
featherweight fight previously scheduled for UFC on Fox 7 looks to be re-scheduled for UFC 164 on August 31st. Ariel Helwani reported on last night's edition of UFC Tonight that Mendes and Guida...
- Former UFC fighter sues sex shop after genital disfiguration
Just when you thought you had seen every article possible about an MMA fighter, up pops this one. Former UFC lightweight Waylon Lowe, currently with the World Series of Fighting Promotion, has sued a...
- Contract dispute stopped UFC contender Chris Weidman from signing with Bellator in 2010
Although currently slotted to challenge Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title, Weidman recently reflected back to a time when he almost signed with Bellator. His story could have been much...
- Bitter Jacob Volkmann Plans On “Exposing” UFC For What They Are
Very bitter. They always claim that they treat the fighters so well. Yeah, they treat the top five percent of the fighters well – the ones that are on the main card all the time. They don’t treat the...
- Luke Rockhold addresses bizarre UFC on FX 8 fight-fix conspiracy speculation
It's a sad state of affairs when a fighter even has to address such silliness, but following speculation that he took a dive at this past weekend's UFC on FX 8 event, Luke Rockhold felt the need....