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  1. Bellator signs Alvin Robinson
    link Bellator Fighting Championships continues to add to its roster, signing UFC veteran Alvin Robinson to face Bellator standout Georgi Karakhanyan. The two will meet in a featherweight feature...
  2. Carina Damm's SF Tourney Position In Doubt, Replacement Waiting
    Strikeforce's upcoming four-woman 135-pound tournament is in danger of losing a competitor, but company officials insist there's still a chance the field will remain intact. With a little more than...
  3. Jason Frank Turns Pro, Wants In Strikeforce
    Jason David Frank has some pretty big plans in store for the rest of 2010, and it starts in August when the former Mighty Morphin Power Rangers star turns pro in mixed martial arts. The 36-year-old...
  4. Jon Jones says opponent tougher than his previous two
    "I think Vladimir is tougher than Brandon Vera," Jones (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) said. "I think Vladimir is tougher than Matt Hamill." Link
  5. Impact FC hasn't paid its fighters
    The majority of the fighters who competed on the Impact Fighting Championships' two scheduled July MMA events in Australia have not been paid by the promotion. The list of unpaid fighters includes...
  6. Browne vs. Kongo, Patrick vs. Wilks among four official additions to UFC 120
    link The UFC's return to England is quickly taking shape, and Spike TV executives today announced that four previously reported matchups for the Oct. 16 event are now official. On the main card of...
  7. Ryan Couture makes professional debut at Strikeforce Challengers 10 in Arizona
    link The long-anticipated professional debut of Ryan Couture (0-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) is now official. Following a successful amateur career, Couture will cash his first paycheck following an Aug. 13 bout...
  8. Jason MacDonald cleared to train, anticipates December return
    link UFC middleweight Jason MacDonald (24-14 MMA, 5-6 UFC) on Tuesday had two three-inch screws removed his ankle and was cleared for light training. MacDonald suffered a broken tibula, a dislocated...
  9. UFC Sues Bellator & Fighter Agent
    Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Extreme Cagefighting, has filed suit against Ken Pavia, one of the sport’s most prominent fighter agents, alleging Pavia...
  10. Dana Confirms Dos Santos-Nelson Winner Gets Title Shot
    As has been expected for some time, the winner of the upcoming Junior Dos Santos-Roy Nelson fight will indeed get a UFC Heavyweight Title shot following the upcoming Brock Lesnar-Cain Velasquez title...
  11. Ben Rothwell Has ACL Surgery, Out 9 Months
    UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell sat at UFC 115's post-fight podium and made no excuses. He had won a unanimous decision over Gilbert Yvel on the June 12 event's pay-per-view card but said it was "not a...
  12. Will You Forget That Tyson Griffin Lost To Evan Dunham If He Beats Takanori Gomi?
    Griffin sure hopes so. "I was actually the one that let the UFC know that I was ready to get back in there right away if any of the upcoming lightweights fighting got injured, so I was ready, stayed...
  13. Dana: I Think It's Time Okami Got A Title Shot
    Yes, Dana White actually is pulling a Lyoto Machida of sorts again with regards to perhaps his Middleweight counterpart. He made this comment recently on the Versus sports talk show The Daily Line:...
  14. Dana: There Is No Way Rua Returns In December
    Apparently injured Mauricio Rua wants to return from knee surgery in December. Only one problem with that: Dana White, who said no to that...and perhaps to the dismay of Rashad Evans, also said no...
  15. MC Hammer gets into the MMA business
    link Stanley Burrell, also known as MC Hammer, announced today that he's getting into the MMA business with Alchemist Management, a new management and "brand-building" firm based out of Los Angeles....
  16. Bellator: Zuffa lawsuit "a big pile of nothing," company moving forward undistracted
    link They weren't, per se, confidential UFC documents that were being talked about," English said. "It was very simple. Bellator was interested in checking on forms that the UFC typically uses in...
  17. James Toney Plans To Slap Jon Jones
    Well, this just keeps getting uglier. Professional boxer and UFC newcomer James Toney called out light heavyweight prospect Jon Jones in a recent interview with FightHype, resorting to juvenile name...
  18. Carina Damm Secures Visa, Will Compete In SF Tourney
    Carina Damm will be at Strikeforce Challengers 10 after all. Damm was able to secure a visa necessary for travel to the U.S., and she will compete in Strikeforce's upcoming four-woman tournament....
  19. Jesse Taylor: I want to out strike Tom Watson as well as out wrestle him
    There can be no doubt that some of the best fighters in MMA have graduated into the mainstream through The Ultimate Fighter. Jesse Taylor showed a great deal of promise while in the house and...
  20. Alan Belcher Off UFN 22
    Next month's UFC Fight Night 22 event has lost its headlining fight. Alan Belcher is now off due to a detached retina in his right eye. He was to have faced Demian Maia, who he campaigned for a fight...
  21. Paul Daley signs 6 fight deal with Strikeforce
    link Paul Daley, who was let go by the UFC following a post fight punch on opponent Josh Koscheck, will get a second shot with a major promotion as he has signed a new 6-fight deal with Strikeforce...
  22. UFC on Versus 2 fighter bonuses
    link SAN DIEGO – Takanori Gomi, Charles Oliveira, Brian Stann and Mike Massenzio each earned $40,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Sunday's UFC on Versus 2 event. Gomi earned the...
  23. UFC on Versus 2 quick results
    link MAIN CARD Jon Jones def. Vladimir Matyushenko via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 1:52 Yushin Okami def. Mark Munoz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Jake Ellenberger def. John Howard via TKO...
  24. If Dana Comes Calling, Okami "Ready For The Challenge" Of Title Shot
    Yushin Okami has been the bridesmaid for long enough. "Thunder" is ready to get his due. OK, so the always respectful Japanese contender didn't exactly issue a challenge to UFC brass following his...
  25. Jon Jones Wants Top 3 Opponent Next But Will Settle For Toney
    While Vladimir Matyushenko, Brandon Vera and even Matt Hamill might disagree, Jon Jones has a shocking message for everyone in the UFC's light heavyweight division: "Bones" is just playing a game....
  26. UFC's Jake Ellenberger wants top-10 opponent but open to John Howard rematch
    SAN DIEGO – While Jake Ellenberger thinks his victory over John Howard opens the door to a fight with a top-10 welterweight, he's happy to run it back with Howard. Ellenberger (23-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC)...
  27. Following first UFC win, Takanori Gomi admits he even doubted himself
    SAN DIEGO – Despite Takanori Gomi's relatively young age of just 31, many MMA observers had already declared the Japanese superstar's career as an elite fighter over. Five years removed from his...
  28. UFC on Versus 2 draws reported attendance of 8,132 for $490K gate
    SAN DIEGO – The UFC's second-ever event on Versus, "UFC on Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko" drew an enthusiastic crowd of 8,132 attendees for a live gate of $489,685 according to UFC officials. The...
  29. Officials: Paul Daley Has Not Signed With Strikeforce
    Former Cage Rage champion and recent UFC fighter Paul Daley has not signed with Strikeforce. Despite reports of a completed six-figure deal, Strikeforce spokesperson Mike Afromowitz today said no...
  30. No John McCarthy At UFC 117
    Although he worked last night's UFC On Versus 2 in his return to the promotion, the CSAC has told "Big" John McCarthy "Let's Not Get It On" for this coming weekend. McCarthy has not been assigned to...
  31. Nate Marquardt vs. Rousimar Palhares moved to UFC Fight Night 22 main-event slot
    A middleweight bout between Nate Marquardt and Rousimar Palhares initially scheduled for UFC 118 has been moved to UFC Fight Night 22 and now serves as the night's main event. Link
  32. Insurance-Less Joe Stevenson Heads To Mexico, Still Wants Gomi Fight
    This past Friday, UFC lightweight Joe Stevenson postponed an interview with MMAjunkie.com about his career plans. Why? He was headed across the border to Tijuana, Mexico. No, he didn't get a good...
  33. Sources: Faber Out Until At Least November
    Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber might not grace the cage again until November. In July, Faber, arguably the promotion’s most popular star, withdrew from his bantamweight debut bout...
  34. Fitch Looking For Title Shot Or 185
    Jon Fitch has been itching to get another shot at the UFC welterweight title, and he hopes to achieve that goal when he faces Thiago Alves at UFC 117 in Oakland. The American Kickboxing Academy...
  35. UFC on Versus 2 ratings result in average audience of 1 million viewers
    Sunday's UFC on Versus 2 event scored a 0.86 household rating and an average audience of 991,000 viewers, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com today confirmed. The event took place Aug. 2 at the San...
  36. Mariusz Pudzianowski to Fight Butterbean at KSW 14
    What seemed like simply a publicity stunt has evolved into a main event fight between Eric "Butterbean" Esch and "World's Strongest Man" Mariusz Pudzianowski at KSW 14 on Sept. 18 in Poland. KSW...
  37. Ustream Coughs Up UFC Pirate IPs, Adds New Copyright Protection System
    Looks like some of the UFC pay-per-view pirates may be walking the plank sooner rather than later. Ustream.tv recently complied with a subpoena issued on behalf of the Ultimate Fighting Championship...
  38. Is Michael Bisping "2 Wins Away" From A Title Shot?
    He thinks so. He made that comment while also briefly talking Chael Sonnen-Anderson Silva and hsi next fight against Yoshihiro Akiyama. "If Chael Sonnen comes into the octagon in the right frame of...
  39. Anderson Silva talks Chael Sonnen, 205lbs Aspirations, and Retirement
    He says among other things that he has no interest in challenging for 205lbs belt, that Chael Sonnen can say whatever he wants--they still have to fight, and that he will keep fighting for the time...
  40. Paul Sass vs. Mark Holst Slotted For UFC 120
    It looks like the final piece of UFC 120's puzzle is in place. Lightweights Paul Sass and Mark Holst have been slotted into the preliminary card of the U.K. event, which takes place Oct. 16 at the O2...
  41. Demian Maia vs. Mario Miranda On Tap For UFC 118
    Demian Maia will now fight in August. Sources close to the Brazilian grappling ace informed MMAjunkie.com that Maia will face middleweight prospect Mario Miranda at UFC 118 in Boston. Verbal...
  42. UFC 122 Slated For Germany
    There is often resistance, but no one has been able to slow the UFC juggernaut from bull rushing into new markets. MMA’s preeminent promotion, despite not being allowed to have minors at its first...
  43. UFC Quick Quote: Chael Sonnen says Lance Armstrong gave himself cancer
    "When you screw up, you have to own it. That stuff really gets under my skin. Take Lance Armstrong. Lance Armstrong did a number of things and he gave himself cancer. He cheated, he did drugs, and he...
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  44. Paul Daley Disciplinary Hearing Possibly Set For August 10
    Paul Daley will soon face the music for his suckerpunch of Josh Koscheck at UFC 113. His manager says the Quebec Athletic Commission has a hearing set for August 10 to address the incident, in which...
  45. Matt Horwich vs. Thales Leites title fight set for Aug. 14 "War on the Mainland"
    link UFC veteran and former IFL champion Matt Horwich (23-15-1) has replaced Falaniko Vitale (27-9) and meets Thales Leites (17-3) at Powerhouse World Promotions' "War on the Mainland" pay-per-view...
  46. Clint Godfrey vs. Demetrious Johnson set for WEC 51 preliminary card
    link A bantamweight bout between Demetrious Johnson (6-1 MMA, 0-1 WEC) and Clint Godfrey (11-2 MMA, 0-1 WEC) – two fighters looking for their first WEC win – is set and now part of the WEC 50...
  47. Micah Miller vs. Diego Saraiva, Joe Henle vs. Mike Martinez added to Tachi Palace Fights 6
    link Tachi Palace Fights officials today announced that Micah Miller faces Diego Saraiva at Tachi Palace Fights 6, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has since learned that Joseph Henle will also...
  48. 28 fighters form International cast for TUF 12
    link The 12th season of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter” will feature 28 up-and-coming mixed martial artists in the lightweight division (155 pounds) competing for a six-figure contract with the...
  49. Dustin Hazelett Not McLovin' Pre-Fight Trash Talk
    And he thinks all the "smack talk" leading up to UFC fights should stay in pro wrestling and prefers to let his previous fights do the talking when it comes to pre-fight hype. "I'm not in this to...
  50. Jon Fitch Or Thiago Alves? Carlos Condit Wants To Fight The Lesser Of Two Evils
    Translation: Fitch-who Condit thinks will also win at UFC 117 this weekend. "They're both very tough match-ups, they're dangerous fighters and they have a lot of tools. But the better match-up for me...
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