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  1. UFC 172 draws 13,485 attendance for $2.3 million live gate
    BALTIMORE – Saturday’s UFC 172 event at Baltimore Arena, which marked the UFC’s debut in Maryland, drew an announced attendance of 13,485 and a live gate of $2.3 million. Link
  2. Jim Miller wants fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 172 win
    BALTIMORE – Lightweight veteran Jim Miller headlined the first UFC card on which Khabib Nurmagomedov fought, but he would now welcome a chance to fight the surging Dagestani. Like
  3. Dana White: Jon Jones is on His Way to Being One of the Greatest of All Time
    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has already put together a Hall of Fame worthy resume and added to it on Saturday with a one-sided unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in...
  4. Luke Rockhold Wants to Earn UFC Title Shot; Will Gladly “Shut Up” Michael Bisping Along the Way
    Luke Rockhold wants his next fight to earn him a shot at the middleweight title, and he has a list of fighter he thinks will get him that opportunity. Link
  5. Dana White laughs at Vitor Belfort’s request to fight at UFC 175, says he’s ‘fooling himself’
    UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following UFC 172, where he discussed the "hilarious" comments made by Vitor Belfort, and explained that the Brazilian is still a long way...
  6. Dana White on Jon Jones’ eye pokes: ‘We’ve got to stop that stuff’
    Dana White was impressed with Jon Jones’ performance on Saturday night but believes something has to be done regarding the constant eye pokes. Link
  7. Dana White: Nate Diaz talked to Joe Silva and is ready to fight
    UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following UFC 172, where he discussed the possibility of Nate Diaz fighting again in the near future. Link
  8. Bethe Correia to 'Four Horsewomen' after UFC 172: I'm bulletproof
    BALTIMORE – Following her decision over Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the FOX Sports 1-televised prelims of UFC 172, Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) had a message for the female fighting...
  9. Takanori Gomi targeted for UFC's next show in Japan, says he'll quit drinking for title shot
    BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi‘s next fight is likely to take place in his native Japan, according to UFC President Dana White. Link
  10. Tito Ortiz: Now, I'm being erased from UFC history
    Following Jon Jones successful title defense at UFC 172, the UFC showed him as setting the record for most wins in the Light Heavyweight division history. Former champ and UFC Hall of Famer Tito...
  11. Deep 66 to Feature Five Title Fights and be Streamed Live Online
    Deep 66 sees the long running Japanese promotion enter the digital age with an April 29 card at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, which features no fewer than… Link
  12. Hioki vs. Oliveira set for UFC card in New Zealand
    UFC added a featherweight bout to their first card in New Zealand, as Hatsu Hioki takes on Charles Oliveira in June. Link
  13. GSF 10 results: Manhoef stops Cyborg in 46 seconds
    Eight years after their epic war at Cage Rage 15, Melvin Manhoef and Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos finally met again in a cage, and the bout ended in less than a minute. Link
  14. Dillashaw willing to fight Cruz & Faber when champ
    UFC bantamweight competitor TJ Dillahsaw discusses his upcoming title fight at UFC 173, and his willingness to fight Urijah Faber if the situation arose. Link
  15. Miller: 'I took years off my life' cutting weight
    Bloody Elbow spent some time during UFC 172 fight week with top ten UFC lightweight Jim Miller. In this multipart series we'll take a behind the scenes look at what a UFC fighter goes through during...
  16. Warren attacks Dantas for Bellator 118 withdrawal
    Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Warren took to twitter to attack bantamweight champ Eduardo Dantas for withdrawing from the Bellator 118 title fight this Saturday. Link
  17. Alexander Shlemenko baffled by UFC matchmaking, calls it an ‘incomprehensible situation’
    The Bellator middleweight champion discusses his issues with UFC matchmaking, and why he believes he has the advantage against his upcoming opponent Tito Ortiz. Link
  18. After callout, Michael Bisping open to fight with UFC 172 winner Luke Rockhold
    Even after a defeat, Michael Bisping is a preferred opponent for many UFC middleweights. But it appears “The Count” has found one he’d like to fight. Link
  19. White on potential Jones-Gustafsson rematch: Champ will take 'whatever fight we make'
    Jon Jones wasn’t all that interested in talking about what’s down the road for him, but his boss sure was. Link
  20. Hackleman: Jon Jones 'disfigured' Glover Teixeira's shoulder with crank
    The coach of UFC 172 LHW title challenger Glover Teixeira says that his fighter was badly hurt by a Jon Jones shoulder crank in the first round and will be getting an MRI on Wednesday. Link
  21. Joseph Benavidez snags new Harley as added UFC 172 bonus
    Joseph Benavidez on Monday got word of another bonus on top of the $50,000 he won on Saturday night. Link
  22. Vitor Belfort says he's ready to come back, White says it's not that easy
    Vitor Belfort says his system is clear of synthetic testosterone and he’s ready to have a fight booked for him. Link
  23. Karo Parisyan talks comeback, hints at friction between Ronda Rousey and old gym
    Karo Parisyan started fighting professionally when he was 14. Four months away from his 32nd birthday, he’s still waging a comeback. Link
  24. Claudinha Gadelha Opts Out of TUF 20 Opportunity
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship in December worked out a deal with Invicta Fighting Championship to acquire 11 of the all-female promotion’s 115-pound fighters. Link
  25. Josh Hill-Mike Adams Bantamweight Title Eliminator to Co-Headline WSOF Canada 2
    A title shot will be on the line when Canadian bantamweights Josh Hill and Mike Adams tangle in the co-main event of WSOF Canada 2. Link
  26. TUF 19's Cathal Pendred Saved a Dolphin This Weekend
    In addition to being a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 19 as a member of Team Penn and being a former Cage Warriors champion, Cathal Pendred is also apparently an animal lover. Link
  27. Joe Ellenberger vs. Frank Trevino booked for UFC Fight Night 44
    Having been rebooked, then pulled from this past weekend’s UFC 172 just three days before the event, Joe Ellenberger has a new assignment for his UFC debut. Ellenberger (14-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet...
  28. Watch the UFC Special Announcement Press Conference from Mexico City Tuesday at 4 PM ET
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding a press conference on Tuesday in Mexico City to make a special announcement. UFC president Dana White will be on hand... Full Story
  29. Lawler & Ellenberger drug tested ahead of UFC 173
    ESPN.com revealed that both Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler had drug tests administered by the NSAC ahead of their UFC 173 match-up. Link
  30. Saturday's Cage Warriors 68 six-fight main card set for Liverpool, England
    Cage Warriors Fighting Championship returns on Saturday, and the main card is set with six fights. Link
  31. Lineup complete for 'ONE FC 16: Honor & Glory' with addition of three more fights
    Three new bouts now are official for next month’s “ONE FC 16: Honor & Glory” event, including the co-main event. Link
  32. UFC Fight Night 41 lineup set with 10 bouts on Fight Pass in Berlin
    The fight card for next month’s UFC return to Germany is set with 10 bouts on UFC Fight Pass. Link
  33. Bellator Champ Eddie Alvarez appears ready to leave promotion, Win or Lose
    Two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appears ready to leave the promotion regardless if he wins or loses to Michael Chandler in the trilogy set for May 17 on pay-per-view. Link
  34. Michael Johnson: 'Grant is milking his injury'
    Apparently, and unbeknownst to many of it's members I'm sure, the UFC rankings panel has become the ultimate in achievement for fighters, outstripping competitive desire or financial gain. Link
  35. Velasquez/Werdum official to coach TUF
    It's official Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will meet as opposing coaches on the upcoming season of TUF Latin America. Link
  36. Cage Warriors signs British featherweight and Bellator vet Andrew Fisher
    Cage Warriors Fighting Championship continues to bolster its featherweight roster with the signing of England’s Andrew Fisher. Link
  37. UFC Fight Night in Dublin adds McCall-Pickett, Latifi-Lawlor, Harris-Serry, Donovan-Krylov
    The UFC’s long-awaited return to Ireland is starting to fill out, as officials today announced a total of five matchups for the summer event. Link
  38. Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for July's UFC Fight Night in Dublin
    A pair of unbeaten welterweights will square off in Ireland in July, as the first fight is on the board for the UFC’s return to Dublin. Link
  39. Royce Gracie Says His Issue with Eddie Bravo is His Drug Use, Not His Jiu-Jitsu or Family Feud
    Royce Gracie recently explained his backstage confrontation with Eddie Bravo, saying it was his endorsement of drugs, not an issue with Bravo's jiu-jitsu or his family. Link
  40. Deep ‘66 Impact’ Results: Kitaoka, Yokota, Nakanishi Successful in Title Defenses
    Japanese promotion Deep pulled out all the stops for “66 Impact” on Tuesday night, stacking the card with title fights in five different weight classes from 135 to 205 pounds. Link
  41. Daniel Cormier refuses to take another fight unless it's against Jon Jones
    But that doesn't mean "DC" is overlooking "Hendo" ahead of their pivotal No. 1 contender's fight this Memorial Day weekend. Link
  42. ‘Pitbull’ Freire threatens to leave Bellator
    Patricio Freire will finally fight for the featherweight title in June and plans to knock Pat Curran out, but he’s not completely satisfied with Bellator. Link
  43. Rafael dos Anjos vs. Jason High set for UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque
    The lightweight division will get a new member when the UFC makes its first trip to Albuquerque, N.M. Jason High (18-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will drop to 155 pounds from welterweight to take on Rafael dos...
  44. Josh Barnett recovering from knee injury, eyes rubber match against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
    "Warmaster" will make his Octagon return sooner rather than later. And the opponent he has in mind sounds great only in theory. Link
  45. Following cancelation of Palhares vs. Fitch, WSOF executive issues warning to fighters
    "Enough is enough." Ali Abdel-Aziz, the executive vice president of World Series of Fighting, is tired of feeling like he is being taken advantage of, and he's apparently putting his foot down. Link
  46. David Branch-Jesse Taylor Middleweight Title Headliner Added to WSOF 10
    A second title fight is now official for World Series of Fighting’s next event. Link
  47. Danny Castillo to compete in submission-only match
    Danny Castillo is back in action. Link
  48. Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller confirmed for UFC Fight Night 46 headliner in Dublin
    A long-rumored featherweight bout is set for the UFC’s return to Dublin, and it will serve as the night’s main event. Link
  49. Tito Ortiz pleads no-contest to DUI, gets probation and fines
    Tito Ortiz today was sentenced to 36 months probation, fines and ordered to undergo alcohol education after agreeing not to contest a DUI charge filed this past January in a Los Angeles court. Link
  50. Palhares out of Fitch fight to take care of mother
    Rousimar Palhares decided to withdraw from his planned title defense against Jon Fitch citing personal issues, and his mother is the reason why he decided not to fight on July 5. Link
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