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  1. With sights set on UFC title, Conor McGregor wanted fight with Ricardo Lamas
    LAS VEGAS – When Irish featherweight Conor McGregor, heard he was getting a new opponent at next month's UFC Fight Night 26 event, he offered up an idea for UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby: top-ranked...
  2. Jens Pulver vs. Sami Aziz headlines November's Superior Challenge 9 in Sweden
    MMA legend Jen Pulver returns to action in November, when he meets Swedish veteran Sami Aziz in the headlining bout of Superior Challenge 9. Link
  3. James Head vs. Jason High completes UFC Fight Night 27's 13-bout lineup in Indy
    A welterweight bout between James Head (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and replacement Jason High (16-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is the 13th and final addition to next month's UFC Fight Night 27 event. UFC Fight Night 27...
  4. Dana White Explodes on ESPN Over Accusations that Anderson Silva Fight was Fixed (video)
    UFC president Dana White was a guest on Wednesday’s edition of Highly Questionable on ESPN. Straight away, the show’s hosts hit White with questions about accusations that Anderson Silva threw the...
  5. Andrew Leone replaces Urushitani, meets Shinichi Kojima in ONE FC 10 title fight
    Yasuhiro Urushitani has been forced off September's ONE FC 10 card, and Andrew Leone has stepped in as a replacement and now will fight Shinichi Kojima for the organization's inaugural flyweight...
  6. Exclusive: Cesar Gracie Confirms Nick Diaz Has Been Offered a Fight By UFC
    LINK “As far as his fighting and everything. He’s been in Vegas, he just got back a couple of days ago. There is an offer on the table, that’s all I can say. It’s something everyone is looking at...
  7. Dana White: No offer made to Nick Diaz
    Don't get too excited about Nick Diaz's return to the UFC just yet. A day after Cesar Gracie told BJPenn.com that UFC president Dana White had offered Diaz a return UFC fight, White told...
  8. Mousasi reveals he was offered a fight against Belfort but had to decline
    Former Strikeforce champion, Gegard Mousasi came to UFC with the status of being one of the leading names in its category and a cartel of 33 wins and three defeats. And in his UFC debut, he pointed...
  9. Matyushenko given Bellator 99 main event slot
    UFC veteran Vladimir Matyushenko will make his Bellator debut this September against former Bellator LHW champion Christian M'Pumbu. Link
  10. Branch vs. Villefort, Mutapcic vs. Taylor added to WSOF 5 as middleweight tournament
    David Branch vs. Danillo Villefort and Elvis Mutapcic vs. Jesse Taylor join the lineup of WSOF 5 as the promotion looks to find its first middleweight champion. Link
  11. Clint Hester out at UFC 163, Cezar Ferreira now meets Thiago Santos
    Next month's UFC 163 event has undergone yet another change, as Thiago "Marreta" Santos has stepped in to replace an injured Clint Hester and now meets Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira on the evening's main...
  12. Felipe Arantes replaces Godofredo Pepey, meets Sam Sicilia at UFC Fight Night 28
    With Godofredo Pepey forced to bow out of a planned meeting with featherweight Sam Sicilia, Felipe Arantes has agreed to take place at September's "UFC Fight Night 28: Teixeira vs. Bader" event. Link
  13. Jose Maria Tome replaces Phil Harris, meets John Lineker at UFC 163
    UFC newcomer Jose Maria Tome reportedly has replaced Phil Harris and will fight fellow flyweight John Lineker next month at UFC 163. Link
  14. Dan Henderson withdrew TUE request, discontinued TRT ahead of UFC 161
    When the Manitoba Combative Sports Commission recently revealed it didn't grant any therapeutic-use exemptions for June's UFC 161 event, it raised more than a few eyebrows. After all, shouldn't have...
  15. Daniel Cormier Writes Up Informal Bout Agreement to Roy Nelson for UFC 166, Nelson Signs It
    A match-up between undefeated heavyweight Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson has been rumored to be in the works for UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3, which takes place on Oct. 19 in Houston, but a...
  16. The UFC is His Home, but Leonard Garcia Looking to a Legacy FC Takeover After Changing Camps
    Suffering through a five-fight losing streak, former WEC/UFC featherweight Leonard Garcia recognizes what he’s been doing wrong. “I had a couple fights where I had been doing the same thing I’d done...
  17. Paul Daley, Lukasz Chlewicki on weight for Saturday's Cage Warriors 57 headliner
    Paul Daley (169.5 pounds) and Lukasz Chlewicki (169.2) are on weight for their welterweight headliner at Saturday's Cage Warriors 57 event. Both fighters made weight at today's official weigh-ins....
  18. UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader card announced
    The UFC officially announced the card for Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader, which take places Sept. 4 from Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The main card,...
  19. Fabio Maldonado leaves Team Nogueira and airs many grievances on the way out
    UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado has left Team Nogueira over a dispute stemming from the naming rights of a gym. On the way out, he aired some dirty laundry about how the team works and took...
  20. Mousasi wants Belfort at UFC 168
    The former Strikeforce champ thinks his road to UFC gold is paved right down the middle of Vitor Belfort. Link
  21. Dana White talks to Maggie Gray on SI Now about fight fixing
    After the first round of shots were fired over on ESPN 2, Dana White took Sports Illustrated up on an invitation to appear on their SI Now show with Maggie Gray, and get to the heart of the fight...
  22. Mitrione vs. Schaub moved to UFC 165
    A heavyweight fight between Matt Mitrione and Brendan Schaub, which was recently removed from UFC on Fox 8, has been rescheduled for UFC 165 in Toronto. Link
  23. Fallon Fox meets Ashlee Evans-Smith on Oct. 12 for CFA tourney title
    After her submission win over Allanna Jones two months ago, Fallon Fox now knows when she'll be back in action. Fox will meet Ashlee Evans-Smith for the Championship Fighting Alliance women's...
  24. Keoni Koch injured, Jeff Curran meets Pedro Munhoz for 135 title at RFA 9
    After pulling out of a flyweight title fight for Resurrection Fighting Alliance, Jeff Curran now will return to bantamweight and get a shot at a belt. Link
  25. UFC star Roy Nelson gets into Twitter beef with sponsor
    Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson took to social media to express his grievances with a sponsor only for the owner of the apparel company to fire right back. Brent Brookhouse looks into the...
  26. UFC Fight Night 28 headliner Glover Teixeira: 'I'm ready to fight for the title'
    While he's had just four fights in the UFC, Glover Teixeira's incredible power and craft submission skills have already made him a top contender in the promotion's light-heavyweight division. While...
  27. The economics of UFC fight-night bonuses
    Say you're a first-time UFC fighter. A stretch for most of us, I know, but bear with me. Say you built up a nice record on regional MMA events, stayed motivated and hungry and constantly in shape,...
  28. Invicta FC Will Soon Join Reality Television with Its Own Reality Series
    It was a reality show in 2005 that catapulted the Ultimate Fighting Championship and mixed martial arts into the mainstream with the debut of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV. Bellator MMA launched...
  29. Hector Lombard on move to 170: 'If it were to be up to me, I would stay at 185'
    Hector Lombard will make the drop to 170 pounds when he meets Nate Marquardt at UFC 166 in Houston on Oct. 19. But the former Bellator middleweight champion isn't afraid to admit the move wasn't his...
  30. Joao Zeferino drops to welterweight, meets Kenny Robertson at UFC Fight Night 28
    The "Brazilian Samurai" Joao Zeferino has dropped back down to his natural weight class to take on tricky wrestle-grappler Kenny Robertson. Link
  31. Healy, Nurmagomedov verbally agree to meet at UFC 165
    http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/7/21/4543930/pat-healy-khabib-nurmagomedov-verbally-agree-to-meet-at-ufc-165 Good fight. Thoughts? (Also, I don't really know why I suck at adding a web link. Sorry...
  32. James McSweeney Replaces Marcus Sursa, Faces Paul Buentello in Legacy FC 22 Main Event
    Paul Buentello has a new opponent for his Legacy Fighting Championship debut next month. Link
  33. Matt Hughes Talks New UFC Executive Role and Comparisons to Johny Hendricks
    Upon retiring from fighting, Matt Hughes took on an entirely new role as the UFC Vice President of Athletic Development and Government Relations. Much like his pioneering role as a fighter in the...
  34. Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas focused on unknown next fight, sponsors
    Eduardo Dantas is starting to get that itch again. The Bellator MMA bantamweight champion hasn't fought since a second-round knockout win over Marcos Galvao in February. But with no 135-pound...
  35. Cage Warriors plans women's divisions in four weight classes
    The England-based Cage Warriors Fighting Championship, fresh off its latest event in its home country, is planning to ramp up its women's talent base in a major way with women's divisions at 105,...
  36. Anthony Pettis: Benson Henderson 'manipulating the rules' to keep UFC title
    Anthony Pettis: Benson Henderson 'manipulating the rules' to keep UFC title.
  37. Demian Maia: Anderson Silva never learned anything from Steven Seagal
    Former Anderson Silva opponent Demian Maia has taken to Brazilian television to poo-poo the alleged sensei-student relationship between aging movie maker Steven Seagal and Anderson Silva. Link
  38. UFC signs LW prospect Piotr Hallman, faces Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night 28
    The UFC has picked up another lightweight prospect in Piotr "Pletwal" Hallman. He'll be making his debut against Francisco Trinaldo on September 4 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Link
  39. Despite UFC Lobbying Efforts, France Upholds Ban on Mixed Martial Arts
    Don’t expect to see the UFC in France any time soon, as the French Sports ministry has confirmed its ban on mixed martial arts. Link
  40. Kurt Pelligrino Returns to Bellator Following Two-Year Layoff From Fighting
    Bellator MMA will return to Atlantic City’s Revel on Friday, Nov. 15, as Kurt “Batman” Pellegrino will return after nearly two years away from the cage. Link
  41. Marlon Sandro Returns for Stacked Pancrase 20th Anniversary Fight Card
    Japanese promotion Pancrase celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. To celebrate, a star-studded fight card is being put together, which will feature two title fights and the return of Marlon...
  42. Paulo Thiago injured, out of fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann
    A knee injury has forced Brazilian veteran Paulo Thiago against a welterweight bout with TUF 17 middleweight winner Kelvin Gastelum. Link
  43. Bellator 98 gets middleweight tourney, including Cooper-Spang, Cramer-Filkins
    Bellator MMA's Season 9 middleweight tournament gets underway on Sept. 7 with Brett Cooper vs. Andreas Spang, Dan Cramer vs. Perry Filkins, Mikkel Parlo vs. Brian Rogers, and Jason Butcher vs. Giva...
  44. Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 166 co-main event
    After some speculation he might test the free-agent market, Roy Nelson (19-8 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has instead signed a new multi-fight deal with the UFC and will face Daniel Cormier (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) this...
  45. Nick Diaz no-shows 'The Voice'
    One of the promised highlights of the MMA week has gone by the wayside as Nick Diaz has stood up combat sports announcer Micheal Schiavello on his "The Voice Versus" program. Link
  46. Pair of tournament finals marked for Bellator 107 on Nov. 15
    Kicking off Sept. 13 at Bellator 99, the featherweight tournament features matchups of Patricio Freire vs. Diego Nunes, Shahbulat Shamhalaev vs. Akop Stepanyan, Desmond Green vs. Fabricio Guerreiro...
  47. Ahead of UFC on FOX 8, Danny Castillo gives up drinking for good
    "Last Call" apparently is a thing of the past for Danny Castillo (15-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC). The UFC lightweight said he won't be drinking a celebratory beer if he beats Tim Means (18-4-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at...
  48. Sonnen cleared to use TRT against Shogun
    UFC star Chael Sonnen has revealed that the Massachusetts commission has accepted his application for a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement. Link
  49. John Makdessi vs. Renee Forte added to UFC 165 in Toronto
    A lightweight bout between John Makdessi and Renne Forte is the latest addition to September's UFC 165 event. Link
  50. Rodrigo Caporal: The Hong Kong Based Brazilian Lightweight Who is Dominating Chinese MMA
    Brazilian fighters have been making a name for themselves competing in Asia since the dawn of modern MMA competition when Rickson Gracie would submit multiple opponents in a single night at Vale Tudo...
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