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  1. THQ may not release UFC Undisputed annually
    Recently THQ blamed Red Dead Redemption for the relatively poor sales of UFC Undisputed 2010 when compared to the breakout hit of UFC 2009. Thankfully it now appears that they recognize there was a...
  2. Nick Catone To Undergo Shoulder & Back Surgery, Return TBA
    Nick Catone is nursing multiple injures and is unsure of when he'll be back in the cage. Catone will on Thursday undergo surgery for a long-running shoulder injury which derailed his preparation for...
  3. QAC Suspends Paul Daley 30 Days
    Former UFC welterweight striker Paul Daley has been slapped with a 30-day suspension for his unprofessional conduct following a UFC 113 loss to Josh Koscheck in what was billed as a 170-pound number...
  4. Scott Coker Says Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva Is Next
    Video Link Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on: - 0:53 The one night Middleweight tournament - 1:38 Keeping their 160 fighters on contract busy - 2:21 Fabricio Werdum out till 2011 - 2:41 Alistair...
  5. Strikeforce CEO Says Sarah Kaufman Has Earned Right To Fight On Major Showtime Card
    Sarah Kaufman asketh, and shall receiveth. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker recently said that the women's 135-pound champion will fight on a major Showtime-televised event in the near future. "I think...
  6. Targeted by Bellator lawsuit, Mickey Dubberly says company's claims inaccurate
    Mickey Dubberly, the CEO of K.O. Dynasty Sports Management has a simple message for Bellator head Bjorn Rebney: Stop lying. Dubberly and his client, Jonathan Brookins, are among the defendants...
  7. Strikeforce Challengers 10: Women's Tourney Format Changed
    As it turns out, the women have a little less time to work. Strikeforce Director of Communications Mike Afromowitz confirmed today that the format has changed for the women's 135-pound tournament...
  8. Dustin Hazelett dropping to lightweight
    Linkage! Following his second-round TKO loss to Rick Story at UFC 117, Dustin Hazelett's coach Jorge Gurgel tells Heavy.com that "McLovin'" will move back down to 155 pounds for his next fight.
  9. Anthony Johnson Sentenced From 2009 Arrest
    UFC fighter Anthony Johnson, who was arrested in 2009 on charges of domestic violence and two other misdemeanor charges, pleaded nolo, which is essentially no contest, to a misdemeanor charge of...
  10. Barry to train with Cro Cop and Lesnar
    Seemingly every day, Pat “HD” Barry increases his growing legion of fans. Add Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Brock Lesnar to the list. Barry recently told the panel of Cage Radio that both “Cro Cop”...
  11. Bellator 24 Weigh-Ins: All On Weight, But 2 Fights Off
    All fighters competing in tonight's Bellator 24 event, including middleweight champ Hector Lombard (185.5 pounds) and fellow headliner Herbert Goodman (183.5), successfully made weight for the show....
  12. Lombard vs. Shlemenko Bellator Title Match Likely for October 28
    Hector Lombard steps back into the Bellator cage on Thursday when he faces Herbert "Whisper" Goodman in a non-title matchup, but the Cuban middleweight will have little time to rest upon the bout's...
  13. Gary Goodridge Says He Still Hasn't Been Paid for New Year's Eve Bout in Japan
    It's a little more than eight months since MMA veteran Gary Goodridge fought Gegard Mousasi at FEG's Dynamite!! 2009 New Year's Eve show in Japan. Eight months, and still he hasn't seen a single...
  14. Chael Sonnen Believes 'the Party Ain't Over Yet'
    Following his heart-breaking loss to Anderson Silva Saturday night, Chael Sonnen made it very clear at the post-fight press conference that he wanted an immediate rematch against Silva. That wasn't...
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  15. Strikeforce Will Hold Middleweight Tournament After All
    Last month, MMA Fighting first reported that Strikeforce had hoped for a one-night middleweight title tournament to be held at its Aug. 21 card in Houston, but the Texas commission's rules put a stop...
  16. Mike Swick Says He Was Misdiagnosed With Stomach Disorder
    Mike Swick learned recently following his February loss to Paulo Thiago that for the past four years, he's been a victim of a misdiagnosis. "I've been dealing with a medical condition for the last...
  17. Manager: 'Really Good Chance' Scott Smith Headed to Welterweight Division
    Scott Smith is one of the more popular middleweights in Strikeforce, but according to his manager Mike Roberts, "Hands of Steel's" days of fighting at 185 may be on the verge of coming to end, at...
  18. Joe Riggs: 'Sarah Kaufman is lucky to be on TV, the men are what people are here to see'
    "I don't know what that [Sarah Kaufman] is talking about. She's lucky to even be on TV. As long as [women fighters] don't say things like they don't want to be on the Challengers card and they want...
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  19. Fedor Hints At SF Contract Renewal, Still No Interest In UFC
    Two months removed from his first loss in nearly 10 years, Fedor Emelianenko is confident his future – and a contract extension with Strikeforce – soon will be finalized. The former PRIDE champion...
  20. Roger Huerta, Not Pat Curran, To Meet Eddie Alvarez At Bellator 33
    The planned Bellator Lightweight Title fight between champion Eddie Alvarez & challenger Pat Curran at Bellator 33 is now being changed to a non-title match between Alvarez & Roger Huerta. Curran...
  21. Ben Saunders Cut from the UFC
    "The Ultimate Fighter 6" quarterfinalist and one-time UFC welterweight contender Ben Saunders (8-3-2 MMA, 4-3 UFC) received his UFC walking papers. The 27-year-old fighter announced the news via...
  22. MM-Eh! Ontario Legalizes MMA
    Canadian fight fans may have reason to celebrate this weekend after Showdown Joe Ferraro brings word from up north that mixed martial arts is finally set to be legalized in Ontario, Canada. The UFC...
  23. Carwin Named in Federal Steroids Case, Newspaper Report Says
    The name of former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin appeared on a list of 22 professional athletes federal prosecutors allege obtained steroids from a Mobile, Ala.-based pharmacy between...
  24. Big Nog Out of Mir fight Big Name Replacement Ready
    Rodrigo Nogueira is out of his UFC 119 fight with Frank Mir after suffering an injury in training, a Brazilian source tells Fighters Only. The nature of the injury was not disclosed but the source...
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  25. UFC 117 Fighter Payouts
    The CSAC has revealed the official disclosed fighter payouts from UFC 117. The total disclosed payouts were $1,029,000 with the biggest share-$200,000-going to both Anderson Silva and Matt Hughes....
  26. Is There "A Little Chicken Left On That Bone" For Jens Pulver?
    He thinks so, and despite his loss at PWP War On The Mainland over the weekend, his 6th in a row and 8th in his last 9 fights, it seems that despite the many calls for him to retire he's still not...
  27. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira To Have Hip Surgery & Knee Surgery
    Havine been forced to withdraw from the UFC 119 main event due to injuries, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira tells the TATAME that he's headed for hip surgery in addition to knee surgery, and hopes to be...
  28. UFC 117 medical suspensions go to 14 fighters
    link The pain that hampered UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's final weeks of preparation for Chael Sonnen was indeed a damaged rib, and it may keep him out of action for up to six months.
  29. Dana White, Lesnar, Royce Gracie In New Round 5 Action Figure Series
    link Round 5 To Give First Look At Series 4 With Dana White, Royce Gracie, Brock Lesnar At UFC® Fan Expo™ In Boston Velazquez, Buffer, Shogun, Jackson Also Highlighted; Regular And Limited Editions...
  30. EA Sports Snapshots: HW and LHW fighters
    HW LHW Each week there will be a new EA SPORTS MMA weight class announced. Check back here weekly for the new class. Middleweight class to be announced next Monday.
  31. German WW Pascal Krauss To Make UFC Debut At UFC 122
    Undefeated Pascal Krauss is the latest European standout invited to the octagon. The German welterweight has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC and makes his debut at UFC 122, according to German...
  32. Did Vince McMahon Inadvertently Help Drive TUF Ratings?
    According to former WWE employee and longtime wrestling personality Paul Heyman, yes-at least for the first season of TUF when Raw still aired on Spike. And Heyman tried to stop The Vin-Man from...
  33. DREAM FW Champion Bibiano Fernandes Still Hasn't Been Paid For DREAM 13, Turns Down September Title Defense
    Apparently DREAM has become the Michael Lohan of the MMA world. According to TATAME, five months after he won the DREAM featherweight tournament, Bibiano Fernandes hasn't been paid his contracted...
  34. SF Challengers 10: 237,000 Viewers
    Ratings this past weekend's Strikeforce Challengers 10 event were better than expected and topped out at 280,000 viewers. Overall, the Aug. 13 event averaged 237,000 viewers, a 17 percent increase...
  35. Cro Cop: I'm Not Going To Be 100% Against Frank Mir-But I Won't Disappoint The Fans
    Mirko Cro Cop confirms his participation in the UFC 119 main event against Frank Mir after "Minotauro" Nogueira was forced to withdraw from the Sept. 25 fight card due to ailing hips. "Cro Cop"...
  36. 2 Gracies Among 8 Announced For UFC 118 Grappling Superfights
    Officials today announced a quartet of "superfights" for the UFC Fan Expo trade and exhibition show in Boston, which coincides with next month's UFC 118 event. Members of MMA's first family, other...
  37. SF Challengers 10 Fighter Payouts
    The Arizona State Boxing Commission has released the official fighter payouts from Strikeforce Challengers 10. The total disclosed payouts were $53,250 with the biggest share-$18,000-going to Miesha...
  38. SF Challengers 10 Medical Suspensions
    The Arizona State Boxing Commission has announced the medical suspensions from Strikeforce Challengers 10. Only 4 fighters were given suspensions-all got only 30 or 60 days-and no injuries were...
  39. Backstage With Ed Soares
    Ariel Helwani interviews Ed Soares one of the most recognizable and influential managers in mixed martial arts. With a stable of fighters that includes the likes of Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida,...
  40. Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic targeted for UFC 122 in Germany
    link Goran Reljic's return to the light-heavyweight division appears set. Reljic (8-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is expected to fight Krzysztof Soszynski (21-10-1, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 122, according to a source...
  41. Aaron Riley out, Thiago Tavares in against Pat Audinwood at UFC 119
    link While it might not create quite the stir of a "Cro Cop" for "Big Nog" switch, there is one additional adjustment to the card at UFC 119. Aaron Riley has been scratched from the card, and...
  42. Showdown Joe: Rory MacDonald vs. Matt Brown @ UFC 123
    http://www.showdown.ca/?p=867 Numerous sources have informed me that welterweight prospect Rory “The Waterboy” MacDonald (10-1) is likely set to square off against rugged veteran Matt “The Immortal”...
  43. Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta Targeted For UFC 122
    More regional talent is on tap for the UFC's second trip to Germany. In this case it's Peter Sobotta, who appears set to face Amir Sadollah at UFC 122. Sources close to the event say verbal...
  44. WEC 50 Fighter Payouts-To-Be
    NSAC head Keith Kizer today revealed the preliminary fighter payouts for tonight's WEC 50 event. Every fighter will earn at least $3000 for their efforts with the highest possible payday being...
  45. UFC 118 Official With 10 Fights, But Harris-Vedepo Off
    The fight card for next week's UFC 118 event is complete, UFC officials today announced. The 10-bout lineup features a champion rematch between lightweight champ Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn, and...
  46. Mac Danzig Off UFN 22, Escudero-Wiman Now Co-Headliner
    The planned Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman rematch scheduled for UFC Fight Night 22 is now off for now. Danzig reportedly is now off due to an undisclosed injury. Efrain Escudero has been tapped as the...
  47. Fans send WEC to Pheonix
    link The first ever fan voted Amp Energy WEC contest came to a close on Wednesday night with Phoenix coming out victorious as the city that will host a WEC event on Dec. 16. This will be the first...
  48. Dear MMA Fans; F-You! Sincerely, King Mo
    Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Lawal has a pretty simple message for fans:..a particular f-word. "Some [fans] are cool, some are idiots. They're fans-they don't know what the f**k...
  49. More UFN 22 Changes Coming-Matt Wiman Likely Off
    Just as soon as UFC Fight Night 22's co-main event was shuffled, things are in flux once again. While not official yet, Matt Wiman may now be off the card due to an injury suffered in training. Wiman...
  50. UFC Prelims Returns At UFC 121
    Spike TV today confirmed it will air another UFC Prelims special before the upcoming UFC 121 event on October 23. The 2 TV fights this time will be Ultimate Fighter 10 winner Court McGee vs. Ryan...
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