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  1. Ex-UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt signs multi-fight contract with World Series of Fighting
    Former UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt has signed a multi-fight contract with the World Series of Fighting, the promotion announced on Wednesday. The three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma...
  2. Bellator ex-champ Alexander Shlemenko returns to promotion, meets Kendall Grove in Memphis
    With his suspension from the California State Athletic Commission lifted, former Bellator champion Alexander Shlemenko is headed back to the promotion. Bellator President Scott Coker today told...
  3. Reminder: 'TUF: Latin America 3' debuts tonight on UFC Fight Pass with HOF coaches Liddell, Griffin
    As a reminder, the third installment of the Latin American edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” debuts tonight and features a pair of Hall of Fame coaches. “TUF: Latin America 3” premiers tonight on UFC...
  4. Russian MMA Union now regulating street fights
    On August 21, a beach volleyball stadium in Omsk, Russia was transformed into a gladiator pit for aspiring MMA fighters. A makeshift ring was erected from the sand. The ropes were made of braided...
  5. England's Ian Entwistle meets Rob Font at UFC 204 in Manchester
    The UFC’s return to England in October continues to grow with the addition of a new bantamweight fight. England’s Ian Entwistle (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is set to face Rob Font (12-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC...
  6. Who will GSP fight at UFC 206?
    http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/8/25/12646610/georges-st-pierre-all-the-stars-are-aligned-for-ufc-return-in-toronto The legendary fighter started his testing Aug. 10. The UFC's return to Toronto...
  7. 'Cowboy' sticking around: Donald Cerrone signs new eight-fight UFC contract
    Donald Cerrone isn’t going anywhere – at least not any time soon. With just one fight remaining on his deal following a second-round TKO of Rick Story at UFC 202 this past Saturday, Cerrone (31-7...
  8. Mirsad Bektic vs. Arnold Allen slated for UFC 204 in England
    Two top featherweight prospects will meet in October at UFC 204. Officials today announced Mirsad Bektic (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Arnold Allen (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) are slated for the event. UFC 204...
  9. Featherweight prospect Paddy Pimblett meets Johnny Frachey in Cage Warriors 78 title fight
    Cage Warriors will crown a new featherweight champion next month at Cage Warriors 78. Officials today announced Paddy Pimblett (11-1) and Johnny Frachey (18-10) are slated for the fight, which awards...
  10. Gunnar Nelson vs. Dong Hyun Kim slated for UFC's return to Northern Ireland
    UFC is close to finalizing the main event for its return show in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Gunnar Nelson vs. Dong Hyun Kim is currently slated to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on Nov. 19, MMA Fighting...
  11. Mike Perry quickly booked, meets 'Hot Chocolate' at UFC 204 in England
    Less than a week after his UFC-debut win, Mike Perry has his next assignment. Perry (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who upset Hyun Gyu Lim via first-round TKO at UFC 202 this past weekend, is slated to fight...
  12. Valentina Shevchenko signs seven-fight extension with the UFC
    Valentina Shevchenko has settled into the UFC pretty nicely. And now she has a brand new, long-term contract for her hard work. Shevchenko signed a new, seven-fight extension with the UFC this week,...
  13. David Branch to Defend 205-Pound Title Against Vinny Magalhaes at WSOF 33
    WSOF 33 goes down on Oct. 7 at Kansas City Memorial Auditorium in Kansas City, Kan., and will be headlined by a lightweight championship tilt between titlist Justin Gaethje and Ozzy Dugulubgov. NBCSN...
  14. UFC’s Adam Hunter flagged by USADA, pulled from UFC on FOX 21 fight
    Saturday night's card is down a fight. Adam Hunter was flagged by USADA for a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation Friday and was removed from his UFC on FOX 21 bout with Ryan Janes, the UFC...
  15. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone earns Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt
    UFC fan favorite Donald Cerrone earned his BJJ black belt under Eliot Marshall last night. Although Donald Cerrone is lauded for his kickboxing ability and dynamic striking, Cowboy is also a highly...
  16. Invicta FC 19 adds six fights, including MMA debut of Lion Fight champ Tiffany Van Soest
    Invicta FC’s returns next month with a pair of title fights at the top of the bill, and now the rest of the card has taken shape. Invicta FC 19 has six new fights, including the pro MMA debut of muay...
  17. UFC on FOX 21 bonuses: Jim Miller, Joe Lauzon earn Fight of the Night again
    A tight finish in a rematch helped Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller earn Fight of the Night honors, UFC officials announced after UFC on FOX 21 on Saturday night. Miller defeated Lauzon via split decision...
  18. Scorecards: Jim Miller topped Joe Lauzon with 67% of judges – but just 7% of media, 11% of fans
    In Saturday’s network-televised opener at UFC on FOX 21, Miller (27-8 MMA, 16-7 UFC) and Lauzon (26-12 MMA, 13-9 UFC) engaged in a grueling, bloody and hard-fought three-round lightweight scrap. And...
  19. Ex-UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald not likely to make Bellator debut until summer 2017
    If you’re anxious to see how Rory MacDonald will do now that he’s made the move from the UFC to Bellator, you’re going to be waiting for a while. After his official introduction as the newest member...
  20. How about Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone at UFC 205 in New York City?
    Here’s some fuel for your fantasy matchmaking. How about a November showdown between former champion Robbie Lawler (27-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and rising contender Donald Cerrone (31-7 MMA, 18-4 UFC) at...
  21. For those complaining about UFC fighter pay and heralding Bellator for being more profitable for fighters
    link The proof is all right here, we seen folks all upset about Uda, wonder how many showings in Bellator it would take for him to make that NFL money. Main card (Spike) Benson Henderson ($75,000 +...
  22. Rashad Evans moves to middleweight, wants to fight in New York but has no official opponent
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be making a drop in weight class for his next UFC bout. Evans, who built an impressive career in the UFC's 205-pound division, seizing light...
  23. Shinya Aoki vs. Eduard Folayang booked for ONE: Defending Honor in November
    ONE lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will look for his third consecutive title defense in November when he'll face off with Eduard Folayang at ONE: Defending Honor, ONE Championship announced. Aoki,...
  24. Former UFC lightweight Ramsey Nijem signs with WSOF
    The Ultimate Fighter season 13 runner-up Ramsey Nijem has signed a an exclusive, multi-fight promotional agreement with World Series of Fighting. The news was announced by the promotion on Monday....
  25. With 3-hour broadcast, 6-bout WSOF 33 main card complete with Nurmagomedov-Howard
    The lineup is set for WSOF’s first three-hour main-card broadcast. Officials today confirmed with MMAjunkie two new and final main-card additions for WSOF 33. They include welterweights John Howard...
  26. UFC signs Bellator MMA lightweight Marcin Held
    Bellator MMA recently signed away from the UFC an exciting fighter who turned pro at 16. That of course was Rory MacDonald. Now an exciting Bellator MMA fighter who turned pro at 16 just announced he...
  27. ‘Fan’ sues Jon Jones over UFC 200 removal
    Business and analytics writer Paul Gift reports for BE that on August 19, Slattery filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court against the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, as well as his...
  28. An investigation of Robbie Lawler’s ‘very suspicious’ test results
    bloody elbow Rory MacDonald recently claimed on the MMA Hour that Robbie Lawler tested 'four times higher than the limit,' and had some ‘very suspicious’ results. I believe Rory is referring to the...
  29. UFC Fight Night 97 in Philippines adds two bouts, including Cole Miller vs. Mizuto Hirota
    October’s UFC Fight Night 97 event in the Philippines has two new additions. Officials recently announced the bouts: featherweights Cole Miller (21-10 MMA, 10-8 UFC) vs. Mizuto Hirota (17-7-2 MMA,...
  30. Martin Buschkamp vs. Alex Enlund scratched from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 93 lineup
    The fight card for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 event is one bout lighter. A scheduled fight between featherweight newcomers Martin Buschkamp (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Alex Enlund (14-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...
  31. Bellator 161 card adds three preliminary bouts, including Ducote vs. Miranda
    The card for September’s Bellator 161 card continues to come together with the addition of three preliminary bouts. The promotion today announced the new matchups via a press release. Emily Ducote...
  32. UFC 203 lineup set with Correia vs. Eye as featured FS1 prelim
    The official lineup for UFC 203 is set as the promotion readies for its Cleveland debut. The event takes place Sept. 10 at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with a main card on pay-per-view following...
  33. C.B. Dollaway vs. Francimar Barroso, Yancy Medeiros vs. Sean Spencer made official for UFC 203
    When the UFC finalized the lineup for next week’s promotional debut in Cleveland, it squeezed in a couple bouts on UFC Fight Pass that had been reported and rumored, but not yet made official by the...
  34. UFC Fight Night 94 FS1 main card set with Makhachev-Wade opener in Hidalgo, Texas
    The main card for the UFC’s debut in Hidalgo, Texas, has been finalized with six fights on FS1 next month. In addition, the event is expected feature four prelims on FS1 and a pair of fights on UFC...
  35. Marcin Held-Diego Sanchez, Kelvin Gastelum-Jorge Masvidal teed up for UFC Fight Night 98
    The UFC’s return to Mexico in November continues to build, and now it will include the promotional debut of a highly regarded lightweight. Former Bellator standout Marcin Held (22-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...
  36. Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura official for UFC Fight Night 97 co-main in Philippines
    The UFC’s return to the Philippines in October has made its co-main event official, and it will be a heavyweight slugfest. Derrick Lewis (16-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will take on Marcin Tybura (14-2 MMA, 1-1...
  37. End of an era: Following promotion's sale, matchmaker Joe Silva leaving UFC
    UFC matchmaker Joe Silva has informed the company that he will leave his job with the organization, possibly as soon as the end of 2016, MMAjunkie has learned from a person close to the situation....
  38. Tito Ortiz on possible fight with Fedor Emelianenko: 'Let the beatings begin!'
    Ortiz talking smack Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz says he would like to fight Fedor Emelianenko but wants to do so at 205 pounds. Edit: not on if it will happen, but if it did...
  39. RFA 45 set for Oct. 28 with championship doubleheader
    RFA returns to “The Gopher State” in October for a card anchored by a pair of title fights. RFA 45 will take place Oct. 28 at Mystic Showroom in Prior Lake, Minn. The main card will air on AXS TV. In...
  40. Dong Hyun Kim vs. Gunnar Nelson headlines UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    The UFC’s return to Northern Ireland this fall has its main event. The UFC Fight Night 99 headliner will be a welterweight bout between Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1 MMA, 12-3 UFC) and Gunnar Nelson (15-2-1...
  41. WSOF 33 card finalized with addition of seven preliminary bouts
    The card for WSOF 33 is complete with the promotion’s announcement of a seven-fight preliminary card. The promotion today announced the bouts in a press release. Ads by ZINC WSOF 33 takes place at...
  42. Nik Lentz gets late replacement Michael McBride at UFC 203
    Due to undisclosed reasons, Mairbek Taisumov is out of his fight with Nik Lentz at UFC 203. Now, promotional newcomer Michael McBride will step-up on short notice to fight Lentz. The news was...
  43. Jon Tuck booked for UFC Manila versus Mehdi Baghdad
    Tuck is no stranger to the Filipino MMA fanbase. He fought in the UFC’s maiden event in the Philippines in May 2015, where he submitted Tae Hyun Bang via rear-naked choke and picked up a Performance...
  44. UFC Fight Night 93 bonuses: Josh Barnett double-dipped with $100,000 in extra checks
    HAMBURG, Germany – Ryan Bader, Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at today’s UFC Fight Night 93 event – and Barnett doubled up with an extra $50,000....
  45. Pedro Munhoz vs. Justin Scoggins set for UFC Fight Night 100 in November
    After originally being targetted for UFC Fight Night 95, the bantamweight bout between Pedro Munhoz and Justin Scoggins is set for UFC Fight Night 100. A UFC official today confirmed the plans with...
  46. Abel Trujillo injured and out of UFC Fight Night 94 bout with Evan Dunham
    Abel Trujillo is out of this month’s UFC Fight Night 94 event, and a replacement search is underway. A UFC official today confirmed with MMAjunkie that Trujillo (15-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has suffered an...
  47. Saturday's UFC 203 event-opener moves to UFC Fight Night 97 in Philippines
    The planned opener for Saturday’s UFC 203 fight card has moved to a later event. A UFC official today confirmed with MMAjunkie that lightweights Damir Hadzovic (10-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Yukawa Kazuya...
  48. UFC Fight Night 93 draws 11,763 fans for live gate of $913,428 in Hamburg, Germany
    HAMBURG, Germany – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 event drew an announced attendance of 11,763 for a live gate of $913,428 U.S. dollars. The UFC announced the tallies at the post-event news...
  49. UFC Fight Night 97 adds 2 bouts, including James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono
    Next month’s UFC Fight Night 97 event has two new additions to the fight card. They include welterweights James Moontasri (9-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Alex Morono (12-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and middleweights...
  50. Vik Grujic returns against Roger Bowling in Canada
    Vik Grujic has found a new home with Canadian based “Z Promotions” and will square off with former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Roger Bowling on the promotion’s Fight Night Medicine Hat 2 event on...
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