- Shooto announces man vs. woman fight in Brazil, promoter promises safety
Andre Pederneiras is best known among MMA fans as the head of famed MMA team Nova Uniao, where UFC champions Jose Aldo and Renan Barao train. Link
- UFC 169 adds Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov, Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin
The influx of Russian fighters to the UFC will continue on Super Bowl weekend in New Jersey. Link
- Shinya Aoki-Toshikatsu Harada Booked for IGF ‘Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye’ on New Year’s Eve
One Fighting Championship lightweight titlist Shinya Aoki has received an opponent for his New Year’s Eve appearance under the Inoki Genome Federation banner. Link
- Jessica Aguilar meets Alida Gray for belt at World Series of Fighting 8
The first women’s strawweight champion in World Series of Fighting history will be crowned on Jan. 18 as Jessica Aguilar (16-4) meets Alida Gray (4-0) for the division’s inaugural belt at World...
- Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 171 in Dallas
Nick Diaz’s loss is Tyron Woodley‘s gain. Link
- UFC’s March return to London adds Barnatt-Nilsson, Scott-da Silva
The UFC’s London return has a pair of middleweight fights added to the bill for late winter. Link
- Silva declines Sonnen’s invite to coach ‘TUF,’ but not for lack of desire
Geography is apparently keeping Anderson Silva from accepting Chael Sonnen‘s invitation to help him coach the upcoming season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” Link
- Rosi Sexton Likely to Require Neck Surgery Following UFC Release
After her UFC 161 loss to Alexis Davis, Rosi Sexton began to experience issues with her neck. She says she's not sure at what point in the fight… Link
- Dos Anjos Thought Khabilov Was Khabib
In a an unusual turn of events, Rafael dos Anjos reveals that he thought he had signed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170, not Rustam Khabilov, another talented Russian fighter who isn't ranked...
- Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fails post-fight drug test, stripped of $50,000 bonus
http://mmajunkie.com/2013/12/antonio-bigfoot-silva-fails-post-fight-drug-test-stripped-of-50000-bonus/ Despite gaining approval for the use of testosterone replacement therapy, Antonio Silva still...
- RFA 12 adds second title fight with champ Pedro Munhoz vs. Billy Daniels
Next month’s RFA 12 event now has a second title fight with the addition of bantamweight champion Pedro Munhoz (9-0) vs. Billy Daniels (7-0), officials recently announced. Link
- UFC co-founder Campbell McLaren launches first-ever Spanish language MMA reality series
First Spanish language mixed martial arts (MMA) competition reality series, "Combate Americas," to premiere in early 2014 on mun2 cable network. Link
- Fellow fighters predict UFC 168’s Weidman vs. Silva II headliner
- UFC 170 adds Stephen Thompson vs. ‘TUF’ winner Robert Whittaker
The UFC 170 lineup continues to grow with the Wednesday addition of a welterweight fight. Link
- Raphael Assuncao meets Francisco Rivera at UFC 170 in Las Vegas
A meeting between surging bantamweights has been set for the UFC’s February card in Las Vegas. Link
- Darrell Montague vs. Will Campuzano joins Dallas’ UFC 171 lineup
The little guys will be part of March’s big UFC 171 lineup with Darrell Montague (13-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and fellow flyweight Will Campuzano (13-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC) now slated to fight at the event. Link
- Matt Grice has part of skull successfully reattached
UFC featherweight Matt Grice, who was in a brutal car accident in September, has successfully had part of his skull reattached and shared the news with a bit of humor. Link
- Sonnen confirms that he had colon surgery prior to UFC 167
UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had several inches of his colon removed during emergency surgery on Nov. 15 - one day before his first-round loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167.Sonnen confirmed that he had the...
- Adlan Amagov out of UFC Fight Night 35 bout, UFC seeks replacement for Jason High
A month ahead of its return to Georgia, the UFC is in search of a new opponent for Jason High on short notice. Link
- 'Bigfoot' Silva looking to sue doctor following failed drug test at UFC Fight Night 33
After failing his post-fight drug test, Bigfoot announced his intentions to seek legal action against the doctor who prescribed him TRT and made the last minute adjustment to his program. Link
- Dustin Jacoby Finds New Life with a Career in Kickboxing, but Plans MMA Return in 2014
UFC veteran Dustin Jacoby reignited his combat sports career in 2013 with an unexpected turn in kickboxing, but plans to return to mixed martial arts in 2014. Link
- Sonnen Didn't Have Colon Surgery Before UFC 167
"I checked with the UFC. They verified with Chael and his team that he did not have any surgery prior to the Rashad Evans fight. According to Chael, the interviewer asked him a question and Chael,...
- Paul "Semtex" Daley enters the race for KO of the Year at BAMMA 14
At the weekend Paul "Semtex" Daley put in a late run for KOTY at BAMMA 14 when he exploded and folded opponent Romario "Jr. Killer" da Silva in the main event of BAMMA 14. http://youtu.be/F03Ha8NizC0...
- UFC releases Sakara, Sotiropoulos, and Sexton
It appears that three fighters have seen an end to their UFC contracts with their removal from the UFC.com lists of active fighters. Link
- UFC 169 could go head-to-head with Super Bowl 48 on Feb. 1, 2014
UFC 169: "Cruz vs. Barao" will take place Feb. 1, 2014, at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., serving as its annual Super Bowl card. Meanwhile, the NFL's Super Bowl 2014 will take place at MetLife...
- Sergio Pettis vs Alex Caceres fight book for Chicago
After his debut inside a Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, Sergio Pettis has a return date. He will fight Alex Caceres at UFC on Fox 10 on January 25, 2014 from the United Center in...
- Ryan Ford vs. Joel Powell Announced for WSOF Canada Inaugural Welterweight Championship
The World Series of Fighting will establish their Inaugural Welterweight Champion for their Canadian expansion (WSOF Canada) in February, as Ryan Ford takes on Joel Powell for the belt. If you’re...
- Iuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis Added to UFC Fight Night 36 Card in Brazil
Bantamweights Iuri Alcantara and Wilson Reis have agreed to square off at UFC Fight Night 36 on Feb. 15 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. UFC officials announced the new bout on Thursday. Reis (17-4) is a...
- Serra brothers split, Nick locked out of BJJ gyms
Matt and Nick Serra have parted ways with their BJJ Academies in NYC, going so far as having Matt covertly change the locks on their gyms to keep his brother out. Link
- UFC on FOX 9 winners Bobby Green, Abel Trujillo booked for UFC 169
A pair of this past weekend’s biggest lightweight winners will return to action quickly, and against each other. Link
- UFC champion Ronda Rousey hopes UFC signs Holly Holm
Even though Ronda Rousey hasn’t fought since February, she has the women’s bantamweight division scouted – both in and out of the UFC. Link
- 2013 Women’s Mixed Martial Arts Awards Nominees
Voting is now underway for the 2013 Women’s Mixed Martial Arts Awards. This year’s edition again features more than a dozen categories. These awards recognize notable achievements made by fighters,...
- Jason High announces he’s fighting newcomer Baneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night 35
Jason High will remain on next month’s UFC card in Georgia now that he has a new opponent. Link
- Man vs. woman fight at Shooto 45 in Brazil was just a publicity stunt
An announced fight between a man and a woman at tonight’s Shooto 45 event in Brazil actually was a publicity stunt to raise awareness about domestic violence. Link
- FOX Sports 1 debuts ‘UFC Fight Flashback’ Sunday, special ‘UFC Tonight’ Monday
With the 2013 MMA year drawing to a close, and with arguably the biggest rematch in history looming next week, FOX Sports 1 will premier a new show and put on a special edition of a long-running one....
- How To Watch Two-Part GLORY Event On PPV/Spike TV
Spike TV, pay-per-view and time zones ... oh my! Link
- Shinya Aoki feels there is 'more to gain' with current promotion and not with UFC
One of Asia's most popular fighters, Shinya Aoki, made news a while ago when he turned down a UFC contract. Aoki now explains why he feels he is better suited with ONE FC, and how he has more to gain...
- Ben Henderson won't lean on Josh Thomson for 25 minutes because he's not a slow heavyweight
Heavyweights should pull out their pen and paper because Ben Henderson plans to show the MMA community what a fast-paced 25-minute fight should look like when he takes on Josh Thomson at UFC on FOX...
- Coroner: Del Rosario’s death due to natural causes; Cocaine, THC and Opiates found in system
UFC heavyweight Shane del Rosario‘s death was due to natural causes, according to medical examiners. A death certificate issued Wednesday by the Orange County (Calif.) coroner’s office said the...
- Clint Hester and Andy Enz Reportedly Agree to Fight at UFC 169
Two The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen cast members have reportedly agreed to square off at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 in Newark, N.J. Link
- Cole Miller vows to never fight in Massachusetts again
UFC featherweight Cole Miller talks his appeal of UFC Fight Night 26, TRT, American Top Team, the changing face of MMA, rules, respect, sponsorships, paying dues, and the power of accepting the worst...
- Holly Holm meets Juliana Werner for inaugural Legacy FC women’s bantamweight belt
Former boxing world champion Holly Holm (6-0) will look to add an MMA title to her trophy case, as she challenges Juliana Werner (7-3) for Legacy Fighting Championship’s first women’s bantamweight...
- WSOF 8 prelims take shape with four fights, including Barrett vs. Mehmen, Patishnock vs. Palomino
The full lineup for World Series of Fighting 8 is starting to take shape, as the promotion has added four preliminary bouts. Link
- Mirko Cro Cop Vs. Remy Bonjasky Booked For GLORY Fight On March 8 In Croatia 5
It's official! Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will return to kickboxing under the GLORY banner. Link
- Ronda Rousey hopes to fight Holly Holm before she retires
Ronda Rousey says she would like a chance to fight former champion boxer Holly Holm before she retires from the UFC. Link
- Dr. Marcio Tannure outlines Antonio Silva’s ‘inaccurate statements’
Dr. Marcio Tannure, medical director for Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), Brazil’s regulatory body for MMA, isn’t happy with Antonio Silva‘s comments blaming him for failing a post-fight...
- UFC Fight Night 34 lineup set with 10 fights, complete card airs on soon-to-launch digital network
The bout order for January’s “UFC Fight Night 34: Saffiedine vs. Lim” is now complete, and the final lineup includes 10 fights that will stream in the U.S. on the UFC’s soon-to-launch digital...
- Bruce Buffer offers up original set of ‘UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman’ fight cards in charity auction
For the first time ever, UFC announcer Bruce Buffer is offering up a set of his “fight cards,” including the one he used for Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s first meeting, in a charity auction....
- Anderson Silva documentary ‘Like Water’ airs Sunday on FOX Sports 2
Ahead of Anderson Silva‘s UFC 168 rematch with Chris Weidman, FOX Sports 2 is airing the 2011 documentary that gave an intriguing behind-the-scenes look at “The Spider.” Link
- Rick Story to face off with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 171
An intriguing welterweight bout has apparently been added to UFC 171 on March 15th. It appears that the UFC has added yet another welterweight fight to the UFC 171 card on March 15th in Dallas. The...