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  1. Kris McCray Likely To 170, Wants Germany Fight
    Kris McCray may not have won the finale for “The Ultimate Fighter Season 11,” but that doesn't mean he's lost his desire to be a fighter in the UFC. The winner of the first ever wild card in the...
  2. The Life & Times Of Brock Lesnar: Coming Soon
    The life and times of Brock Lesnar spans an NCAA championship in wrestling, a career as a WWE Superstar, a short stint trying out for the NFL, and now being the UFC heavyweight champion. That life...
  3. It wasn't the cost of plane tickets -- Bob Sapp never signed his Impact FC contract
    "For three weeks, we tried to get Bob to commit to flight dates and sign a contract. He never actually signed the contract we sent him weeks ago. We needed to have this stuff taken care of weeks ago....
  4. Brad Morris Steps in for Bob Sapp at Impact FC 2
    Brad Morris will replace Bob Sapp and meet fellow countryman Soa Palelei at Impact FC 2 this Saturday in Sydney, Australia. Sapp fell off the card after being told by promoters it would be too...
  5. Smith Camp: Cung Le Owes Us A 3rd Fight
    That's the opinion of Scott Smith's manager, Mike Roberts, who basically sounded like Dana White with regards to Smith's upcoming Strikeforce plans, including perhaps Smith being in the upcoming...
  6. Fabricio Werdum Elbow Surgery May Delay SF Return Until 2011
    Coming off his upset victory over Fedor at the last Strikeforce event, Fabricio Werdum could be out until next year. After he holds some seminars in the near-future he's going under the knife. "...
  7. SF Aims For MW Tournament Kickoff In October
    According to Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, the promotion is still planning it's long-rumored Middleweight Tournament for later this year, possibly in October & December. “We always felt that crowning...
  8. Shane Carwin Knows Who to Blame for Brock Lesnar Loss
    While it’s difficult for most competitors to accept defeat, it’s nearly impossible for them to blame themselves for such an atrocity. In steps former UFC interim heavyweight champ Shane Carwin, who...
  9. Roy Nelson Gets Junior Dos Santos-Because Nobody Else Wanted To Fight Him
    So says "Big Country", who also adds he didn't exactly get the fight by choice...not his choice, anyway. "Anybody that actually follows the sport who actually knows my style and knows what I can do...
  10. Jake Shields signs contract to join the UFC, drops back to welterweight.
    Link The UFC has a new contender in the welterweight division and his name is Jake Shields. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion has officially signed with the UFC, and will move back down...
  11. Jon Jones: You Heavyweights Gotta Watch Out
    It's been nearly two years since UFC light heavyweight contender Jon Jones first burst on the national scene, and the New Yorker's rise to prominence has been nothing short of astronomical. Just four...
  12. Strikeforce Announces Bobby Lashley's Fight On 8/21
    And it's not against Dave Batista. SF announced that former WWE standout Bobby Lashley will return to action at SF: Houston on August 21, and he will face Chad Griggs. An IFL & Rage In The Cage...
  13. Danzig Appeals UFC 115 Loss
    Following a controversial stoppage at UFC 115, Mac Danzig and his management team have filed an appeal with the Vancouver Athletic Commission to have the loss to Matt Wiman overturned to a no...
  14. Ken Shamrock Doesn't Want To "Play God" In The Great Steroids Debate
    So he says, while also perhaps drawing a few comparisions to himself because he thinks certain guys (namely a certain Overeem) are being singled out because they look so big. "Does anyone have the...
  15. Vitor Belfort Wants To Fight The Silva-Sonnen Winner
    So he says to the TATAME, noting he also still wants his UFC Middleweight Title shot he lost (at least temporarily) due to injury. “I want to fight the winner of Anderson vs Sonnen, I want to fight...
  16. Chris Lytle Gets His UFC 116 Bonus
    Following the UFC 116 event on July 3, UFC president Dana White said, “We’re writing some (expletive) checks tonight. We’re writing checks, more than what you heard here tonight. Guys are going to...
  17. DREAM Owners Change Business Model, Declare War With UFC
    K-1 President Sadaharu Tanikawa leads the charge at today's press conference announcing the financial partnership between Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG) and Shanghai-based investment bank...
  18. Nogueira Vows To Avenge Mir Loss, Wherever The Fight Goes
    In an interview with GracieMag, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira says he's out for revenge against Frank Mir at UFC 119, and that when he's had that chance in the past he's usually fought better. "I think it...
  19. Jake Shields could face Martin Kampmann in UFC welterweight debut
    With Jake Shields UFC debut practically a foregone conclusion, the wheels are in motion to find him a suitable opponent for his return to the 170-pound division. Not as easy as it sounds. A quick run...
  20. Coker Doesn’t Care What M-1 Wants, Says Fedor Will Fight Overeem, Bigfoot or Kharitonov Next
    Despite claims by Fabricio Werdum’s manager that his client’s impending elbow surgery is not as severe as initially reported and that he’ll be willing and able to get back in action later this year,...
  21. Dana: Proper Regulation Saves Lives
    The death of Michael Kirkham on June 26, the second mixed martial arts death in a sanctioned event in U.S. history, has been a wake up call to the dangers of insufficient regulation, the...
  22. UFC newcomer David Mitchell to debut at UFN 22
    link Coming off the heels of yesterday’s report that welterweight prospect Anthony “T.J.” Waldburger has signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championships, FiveOuncesOfPain.com has been informed by...
  23. Robert Drysdale Victorious in MMA Debut
    link Robert Drysdale's long-awaited MMA debut finally took place Saturday night at Armageddon Fighting Championship 3 in Victoria, British Columbia, and the Brazilian jiu-jitsu wizard gave everyone...
  24. Who Does Rich Franklin Want To Fight Next? Don't Ask Him-He Doesn't Care
    So he says, as long as it gets him closer to the UFC Light Heavyweight Title. "People ask me 'well who do you want to fight next?' I couldn't care less, this is a business to me; I'm making my way to...
  25. Kurt Pellegrino's Meniscus Surgery Also Detects Torn ACL, Return TBA
    Kurt Pellegrino underwent surgery this past week to repair a torn meniscus and got some bad news afterward. Pellegrino's doctor fixed a slight tear in his knee cartilage but discovered something much...
  26. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson could return as a middleweight by November 2010
    Anthony Johnson at one point weighed the same as Ricco Rodriguez, which is kind of scary. He weighed the same as Ricco Rodriguez, except he had abs. He had a knee injury. He had surgery, took some...
  27. UFC 119 Official For 9/25 In Indianapolis, Mir-Nogueira Headlines
    As expected the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its Indiana debut on Sept. 25 when Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis hosts UFC 119. UFC officially announced the PPV today, and as expected the...
  28. UFC 116 PPV Buys Trending Toward 1.3 Million
    So, apparently this Brock Lesnar character is pretty popular. Say what you want about the guy, but at this point, two items are inarguable: He can fight, and people love to watch him fight. According...
  29. It's Official: Jake Shields to UFC
    Jake Shields signed a multi-fight deal, facing Kampmann at UFC 121 LINK
  30. Change Of Plans: UFC 119 WILL Get UFC Prelims On Spike
    September's UFC 119 pay-per-view event will get a "UFC Prelims" special, after all. Originally the plan was not to air one of the one-hour specials on Spike prior to the PPV, a source close to the...
  31. Despite UFC 116 Loss, Petruzelli Will Get Another Fight
    It won't be one & done this time for Seth Petruzelli. Despite a disappointing loss at UFC 116 he said he received hundreds of social-media messages after the fight that raved about his performance....
  32. The Date Is Set: December 11 For GSP-Kos
    According to Josh Koscheck, the date for his post-TUF 12 UFC Welterweight Title fight with George St. Pierre is set: December 11. That will be UFC 123 at a location TBA. Kos has been lobbying for his...
  33. "Outlaw 2.0" Going To "Beat The Stupid Out" Of Carlos Condit On 10/16 In London
    Dan Hardy gets the pre-fight trash talk started ahead of his 10/16 fight against Carlos Condit, promising we'll see a new Hardy among other things. "It is a great fight and one I am already excited...
  34. Dong Hyun Kim Off UFC 120, Pyle In
    The "Stun Gun" has been temporarily disabled-Dong Hun Kim is now off UFC 120 due to an undisclosed injury. He was to have faced John Hathaway. Mike Pyle has been tapped as the replacement-verbal...
  35. UFC 120 Official For 10/16 In London, Bisping-Akiyama Headlines
    As has long been rumored, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to England on Oct. 16 when the O2 Arena hosts UFC 120. UFC made the event official today. As previously reported, a middleweight...
  36. Dustin Hazelett Enters Cage At UFC 117 Against Doctor's Orders
    When Dustin Hazelett steps into the cage on Aug. 7 for his bout with Rick Story, "McLovin" will be doing so against his doctor's advice. But armed with an intense passion for fighting and a lack of a...
  37. Chris Camozzi vs. Dongi Yang In The Works For UFC 121
    A middleweight matchup between "The Ultimate Fighter 11" cast member Chris Camozzi and undefeated UFC newcomer Dongi Yang is in the works for UFC 121. Verbal agreements are in place, paperwork...
  38. Couture: If UFC Wanted Me To Fight Anderson Silva, I'd Be All Over That
    Although he's got to get through James Toney first, Randy Couture appears ready to jump onto the bandwagon that is an Anderson Silva fight. "I'm definitely interested at fighting at 205. I think...
  39. Cole Konrad seventh official participant in Bellator heavyweight tourney
    link Two-time NCAA wrestling champion Kole Conrad (4-0 MMA, 2-0 BFC) is the seventh official addition to Bellator Fighting Championship's upcoming heavyweight tournament. Bellator officials today...
  40. Rich Attonito vs. Rafael Natal added to UFC Fight 22 preliminary card
    link "The Ultimate Fighter 11" cast member Rich Attonito (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) returns to the octagon on Sept. 15 to welcome UFC newcomer Rafael Natal (12-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) to the organization. UFC...
  41. Injury forces Willamy Freire off UFC on Versus 2; Thiago Tavares without opponent
    link Highly touted lightweight prospect Willamy "Chiquerim" Freire (17-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will have to wait just a bit longer to make his octagon debut. An injury suffered in training forced Freire to...
  42. After emulating Chael Sonnen, Mario Miranda ready to watch him pay at UFC 117
    link While UFC middleweight Mario Miranda (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) picked up his first win in the octagon at June's UFC 115 event, he's had little time to relax and savor the moment. After all, you don't...
  43. Rampage vs Machida expected in the fall
    link The match-up Dana White teased fans with a couple months ago now seems to be in the works. Former light heavyweight champions Lyoto Machida and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson are expected to meet at...
  44. Diego Sanchez vs Paulo Thiago at UFC 121
    scroll down Diego Sanchez tells PennyJoMMA.com on Facebook that he'll be fighting Paulo Thiago at UFC 121 in Anaheim in October. Sanchez has moved back to New Mexico and is now training at...
  45. Alistair Overeem Wants Fabricio Werdum Next, 100 Percent Confident of Win
    link "Let's just say this, there's a couple of fights that I would like to have, and I'm going to start with the first one: the first one is going to definitely be Werdum -- he's the winner of that...
  46. Fistic Medicine: The Sweet Science of Hand Protection
    Before we knew how good Royce Gracie was, we knew Art Jimmerson was in trouble. As Jimmerson strode to the Octagon to test his boxer’s skill against an unknown underweight Brazilian at UFC 1, he wore...
  47. Joe Soto Defends Bellator Featherweight Title Against Joe Warren At Bellator 27
    The next season of Bellator Fighting Championships now has the first of several title fights set, as Featherweight Champion Joe Soto will defend against season 2 tournament winner Joe Warren at...
  48. Jamie Varner vs. Donald Cerrone Rounds Out a Big WEC 51 Card
    The long-awaited rematch between World Extreme Cagefighting rivals Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone is set for WEC 51 on September 30, a major fight card that will demonstrate the WEC's ability to put...
  49. Houston Alexander vs. Sokoudjou Set For Shark Fights 13
    With Keith Jardine and Trevor Prangley already signed on for the main event of the Texas-based Shark Fights' promotion Sept. 11 event, Shark Fights 13, another pair of high-profile fighters have...
  50. Patrick Cote To Face Tom Lawlor At UFC 121
    Patrick Cote & Tom Lawlor are scheduled to meet at UFC 121 according to sources close to the event, who said that bout agreements have been signed, though it's unknown whether the fight will air on...
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