Sign In


Keep me logged in

Page 61 - Top MMA News and Mixed Martial Arts Headlines

Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
Stephen Thompson 'all down' for Matt Brown rematch
After his spectacular spinning-kick knockout in Sunday's TUF finale, "Wonderboy" would like to revenge his sole career loss against "The Immortal" Matt Brown.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:30AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
TUF 21 Finale draws reported 4,844 attendance for $291,000 live gate
LAS VEGAS – Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event drew an announced attendance of 4,844 for a live gate of $291,000.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:26AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Jorge Masvidal survives In-n-Out Burger temptation, wants Matt Brown or Kim
LAS VEGAS – It seemed odd that Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jorge Masvidal would miss weight for The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale, considering he was fighting a weight class above his usual limit.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Why Faber – not Aldo, Edgar – vs. McGregor on 'TUF 22'? Backstage confrontation helped
LAS VEGAS – Why were Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber – rivals who won’t even fight at season’s end – chosen to coach “The Ultimate Fighter 22?? You can thank that backstage confrontation for setting the wheels in motion.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:23AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Victorious TUF 21 Finale cast members – and opponents – likely to get UFC contracts
LAS VEGAS – Unlike past seasons of the reality show, cast members on “The Ultimate Fighter 21? were given no guarantees about their futures in the organization. But they got some good news on Sunday.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:22AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
TUF 21 Finale Reebok pay: Ellenberger, Masvidal, Miller top event's $90K total payout
With the new UFC-Reebok sponsorship program, the fighters from Sunday’s The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale took home official payouts totaling $90,000.
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 10:21AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
TUF 21 Finale Bonuses: Thompson, Usman, Masvidal and Samman each pocket $50,000
While the TUF 21 Finale was never supposed to amount to the spectacle that was UFC 189, the event actually produced a fair amount of regulated violence and several spectacular finishes, including one in the main event to close out the night in style. Needless to say, several of those fighters went home with $50,000 cheques. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 13, 2015 12:52AM by Wez - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Conor McGregor, Urijah Faber to Coach Season 22 of 'The Ultimate Fighter'
On Friday, Conor McGregor was seen getting into a brief scuffle with Urijah Faber prior to the UFC 189 weigh-ins. The next day, McGregor captured the UFC interim featherweight title with a 2nd round TKO over Chad Mendes. On Sunday, UFC president Dana White told fans that McGregor and Faber will coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter beginning September 9th. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 10:27PM by Wez - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
Frankie Edgar confronted Conor McGregor after UFC 189 victory, asked to leapfrog Jose Aldo
After claiming the interim featherweight title by knocking out Chad Mendes in round two of their main event bout at UFC 189 last night (Sat., July 11, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada (see it), it's widely believed Conor McGregor will face division king Jose Aldo in his next outing. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 9:03PM by Wez - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 189 draws announced attendance of 16,019 for record $7.2 million live gate
LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 189 event drew an announced attendance of 16,019 for a live gate of $7.2 million.
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 2:34PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White on Jose Aldo: 'Don’t even ask me about his injury or any of that sh-t'
LAS VEGAS – By all indications, the future is set for the UFC featherweight division. New interim champ Conor McGregor will face undisputed champ Jose Aldo in a title-unification bout. Even if they won’t talk about it.
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 2:32PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 189's Cody Garbrandt nearly pulled out of fight, overlooked opponent, still won
LAS VEGAS – Cody Garbrandt kept his perfect professional record intact at UFC 189 when he earned his second straight octagon victory. That’s about the only positive takeaways from the performance, he said.
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 2:31PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
Rory MacDonald 'didn't know what year it was'
After one of the greatest title fights in UFC history, Rory MacDonald didn't know that it was 2015 after taking a severe beating at the hands of Robbie Lawler.
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 2:22PM by FastKnockout - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 189 Bonuses: Lawler, MacDonald, McGregor, Almeida pocket $50,000
With so many spectacular fights, finishes and drama at UFC 189, it was probably tough for the company’s brass to figure out which four fighters should take home $50,000 bonuses. In the end, two of the promotion’s champs, one challenger and a contender nabbed additional paychecks. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 12, 2015 2:51AM by Wez - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Conor McGregor, Urijah Faber clash backstage at UFC 189 weigh-ins, broken up immediately
Things got a little heated before the weigh-ins, creating a situation that could have been potentially devastating for the main event at UFC 189 happening tomorrow (July 11) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 8:07PM by Wez - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Jose Aldo 'did not have a broken rib,' the x-rays he released showed an 'old injury'
LAS VEGAS -- Dana White doubled down Friday on the idea that Jose Aldo withdrew from UFC 189's main event against Conor McGregor with a bruised rib and cartilage, and not the broken rib many believed after Aldo's team released x-rays of the injury that sunk the biggest featherweight fight in UFC history less than two week's out from fight night. "So what happened was, when the pictures went out onto the internet, right, and you saw this rib down here, that was an old injury," the UFC president said. "That was an old injury that was calcified white. The real injury was the bruised rib and cartilage. He had a bruised rib and cartilage. And the big problem for Aldo in taking the fight, wasn't the fight. It was making weight. "He had to cut something like 24 pounds, and if he couldn't physically do it the way that he does it, he was afraid that he couldn't make weight," White continued. "That was really the issue. But he did not have a broken rib. It was a bruise. Every x-ray he sent out was of an old injury. What you saw right there on his body was an old injury, not a new injury. "It wasn't UFC doctors (who cleared him), either. It was three different doctors."
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 4:56PM by Shawn91111 - 22 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: Landmark UFC 200 set for July 2, 2016, at Las Vegas' new arena
You can go ahead and start making your plans now for next year’s “International Fight Week.” It has its anchor, and it’s another landmark. UFC 200 will take place July 2, 2016, in Las Vegas – at the city’s new and still under-construction venue, MGM-AEG Arena, just west of MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 4:43PM by GDPofMPG - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Chad Laprise to Face Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night in Saskatoon on Aug.23
Chad Laprise to Face Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night in Saskatoon on Aug.23.
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 2:23PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
Bec Rawlings out, Joanne Calderwood gets new UFC Fight Night 72 opponent
with bec rawlings (6-4 mma, 1-1 ufc) forced out of next week’s ufc fight night 72 event in scotland, joanne calderwood (9-1 mma, 1-1 ufc) now faces a promotional newcomer. ufc officials announced cortney casey (4-1 mma, 0-0 ufc) has agreed to step in on one week’s notice to meet the scottish striker.
With Bec Rawlings (6-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) forced out of next week’s UFC Fight Night 72 event in Scotland, Joanne Calderwood (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) now faces a promotional newcomer. UFC officials announced Cortney Casey (4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has agreed to step in on one week’s notice to meet the Scottish striker. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 11:49AM by Wez - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Sean Grande replaces veteran Bellator brodcaster Sean Wheelock
Bellator has its first major change in the broadcast booth since the fight promotion introduced Sean Wheelock and Jimmy Smith in 2010. Wheelock, the company’s longtime play-by-play announcer, is out, and veteran sports broadcaster Sean Grande is in and will share the booth with Smith.
Submitted Jul 10, 2015 5:03AM by Budgellism - 8 comments
Filed under: Bellator
  » February 2016
  » January 2016
  » December 2015
  » November 2015
  » October 2015
  » September 2015
  » August 2015
  » July 2015
  » June 2015
  » May 2015
  » April 2015
  » March 2015
  » February 2015
  » January 2015
  » December 2014
  » November 2014
  » October 2014
  » September 2014
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007