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  1. WEC 50: 316,000 Viewers
    Wednesday's Versus-televised WEC 50 event scored an average audience of 316,000 viewers. Ratings remained steady compared to the Las Vegas-based organization's most recent event, WEC 49, which drew...
  2. Oliveira replaces Wiman
    link The revolving opponent door has swung once again for Efrain Escudero. Originally slated to face John Gunderson at UFC Fight Night 22 in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 15, he was pulled from that fight...
  3. WEC Boss Says Faber Healed, Likely Meets Mizugaki In November
    When his doctor told Urijah Faber he was medically cleared to fight, the former World Extreme Cagefighting champion instantly hopped to his feet, cheered, and began shadowboxing right there in the...
  4. WEC 50 Medical Suspensions
    The NSAC has announced the medical suspensions from Wednesday's WEC 50 event. 11 fighters in all were suspended at least 30 days while 5 fighters-including WEC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz and...
  5. Fedor & Camp Consider 12/4 Fight With Antonio Silva
    Fedor Emelianenko will in the coming week decide what his immediate future holds in Strikeforce, according to a source close to the fighter. While speculation on Emelianenko's next opponent has...
  6. Kaufman-Coenen, Lindland-Rockhold Set For 10/9 SF, Diaz Likely
    While Strikeforce is just hours away from its first-ever event in Texas, the promotion's brass is apparently busy working on an October return to its home base. Strikeforce 135-pound female champion...
  7. Jay Hieron Says He's Been Released by Strikeforce; Heading to UFC?
    Jay Hieron (19-4), who has had some issues with Strikeforce, says that he's officially been released from the promotion. He tweeted: "I finally got my release from SF... Y'all know what I'm about to...
  8. "Strikeforce: Houston" draws attendance of 8,635; CEO credits K.J. Noons
    Strikeforce's first trip to the Lone Star State resulted in an attendance of 8,635, which officials surely will consider a success. Saturday's event, "Strikeforce: Houston," aired on Showtime with a...
  9. Jay Hieron Not A Free Agent Yet
    Despite a recent Twitter message to the contrary, Strikeforce welterweight Jay Hieron is not a free agent just yet. Early Saturday morning, Hieron stated he had "finally got my release from...
  10. Belfort Says He's Fighting In November, But Not Silva
    Injured UFC fighter Vitor Belfort says on his Twitter he'll return to action in November, but he didn't say against who although it won't be UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. “This year I am...
  11. Marcus Davis Has No Doubt He's A Better Boxer Than Nate Diaz
    And "The Irish Hand Grenade" thinks it'll give him a clear advantage at UFC 118 this weekend when he faces Diaz. "He's similar to me as far as what he uses in his arsenal. I think that what Diaz does...
  12. Strikeforce to hold event at Cowboys Stadium? Well, if it's in the game...
    While Dana White held high praise for Cowboys Stadium after he attended the massive structure earlier this year for a high-profile boxing match, the UFC president has been reluctant to guarantee his...
  13. Silva vs. Sonnen Rematch Slated for NYE or Super Bowl Event
    Lance Pugmire of The Los Angeles Times, one of the few in the media with UFC president Dana White’s direct cell number, is reporting that Chael Sonnen will be granted an immediate rematch against...
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  14. Manager: Lawal Out 9 Months
    King Mo won't have a chance to reclaim his throne anytime soon. According to his manager, Muhammad Lawal will undergo knee surgery to replace both his anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments in his...
  15. Demian Maia Evolves Each Fight
    Previously scheduled to face Alan Belcher at UFN 22, Demian Maia had to set up a new camp and strategy for the upcoming fight at UFC 118 versus Mario Miranda on Saturday. The BJJ expert told...
  16. M-1: Fedor Will Fight In Japan Or Russia On NYE
    That's the word from The Fink, aka M-1 Global head Vadim Finkelstein, with regards to the future plans for their top star, Fedor Emelianenko. "We plan to organize an interim fight for Fedor. We are...
  17. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs. Rashad Evans UFC title fight on hold until mid-2011
    The UFC's light-heavyweight championship will be on hold for a year. Current champ Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (19-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC), who won the title with a knockout of Lyoto Machida in May, will be out...
  18. Rory Markham out, Tyler Stinson in for Bellator 26's tourney-qualifier bout
    Rory Markham (16-6 MMA, 0-0 BFC) is out, and Tyler Stinson (18-6 MMA, 1-1 BFC) is in at Thursday's Bellator 26 event, where he'll meet Steve Carl (10-2 MMA, 1-1 BFC) in a season-four...
  19. Dana White Hopes Randy Couture Smashes James Toney
    Never one to hide his true feelings, UFC President Dana White tells 790 The Zone in Atlanta (via SportsRadioInterviews) that he is hoping James Toney not only gets beaten by Randy Couture at UFC 118...
  20. UFC middleweight Ed Herman leaves Team Quest for new gym, eyes 2011 return
    Following back-to-back knee injuries, Ed Herman is turning over a new leaf in Colorado. The UFC middleweight today spoke to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) and revealed he has left Team Quest and...
  21. Jason Brilz vs. Vladimir Matyushenko targeted for UFC 122 in Germany
    Hot on the heels of a new four-fight deal with the UFC, Vladimir Matyushenko (24-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) is expected to meet Jason Brilz (18-3-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at October's UFC 122 event. Sources close to the...
  22. Fedor has called out Alistair Overeem to fight sometime this winter
    One day your children will read about a thirty-foot tall giant that lived in the hills of Russia. They will learn that his garments were made from the fear and tears of his opponents and his bones...
  23. With Miller unlikely, Diaz vs. Noons title fight expected for "Strikeforce: San Jose"
    A grudge match between Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz and middleweight Jason "Mayhem" Miller is not likely for this year, according to Diaz's manager. Diaz (22-7 MMA, 3-0 SF) is going to...
  24. Todd Duffee Off UFC 121, Gilbert Yvel Faces Madsen
    That injury curse from a few months back is clearly back with a vengeance recently, today it claimed Todd Duffee. Scheduled to face Jon Madsen at UFC 121, Duffee is now off due to a lingering knee...
  25. Ban on MMA sought in Canada
    NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario -- The Canadian Medical Association is calling for a ban on mixed martial arts in Canada. Delegates at the annual meeting voted Wednesday to have the doctors group seek a...
  26. UFC 118 Florian-Maynard Winner Guaranteed Title Shot
    The winner of Saturday's UFC 118 co-headliner between Kenny Florian and Gray Maynard will, in fact, get a shot at the lightweight title. UFC president Dana White today confirmed the plans in today's...
  27. Brock Larson vs. Tarec Saffiedine Rounds Out Shark FIghts 13
    The final piece in Shark Fights' pay-per-view puzzle has finally been put in place. Shark Fights officials today announced that Strikeforce and DREAM veteran Tarec Saffiedine has agreed to meet Brock...
  28. Vyacheslav Datsik has escaped a psychiatric ward by tearing through a fence with his bare hands
    You could live for the next ten thousand years, travel the earth barefoot, climb the highest mountain and master every religion on this planet and you will not find a single reason why this story of...
  29. Spencer Fisher Arrested On Minor Charges, Rep Expects Charges To Be Dropped
    Spencer Fisher was arrested after a minor incident and has already been released after posting bail, but the UFC fighter's manager expects the charges will be dropped. Earlier this week, Fisher was...
  30. WEC 50 Drug Tests Come Back Clean
    WEC 50 was officially a drug free zone. The NSAC today announced that the 11 fighters who underwent drug testing following their performances at WEC 50 tested clean for drugs of abuse and...
  31. Kimbo Slice To Leave MMA For Boxing
    Boxers beware, Kimbo Slice wants his bread and he's coming for it. After being cut earlier this year by UFC after a 1-1 stint following a run on TUF 10, Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson is giving up MMA...
  32. Overeem receptive to Emelianenlo fight and drug testing, but conditions apply
    Alistair Overeem thinks it's a little fishy that Fedor Emelianenko is suddenly clamoring for a fight with him. Emelianenko's reps at M-1 Global made headlines this week by announcing the Russian...
  33. Roy Jones Jr. Willing to Fight Kimbo Slice
    UFC 118 has been a buzz due to James Toney's jump to Mixed Martial Arts, and now, there's another popular fighter who's crossing over. Kimbo Slice (4-2), is officially leaving MMA for boxing and...
  34. Pat Audinwood vs. Thiago Tavares official; UFC 119 complete with 11 bouts
    A lightweight matchup between Brazilian Thiago Tavares (14-3-1 MMA, 4-3-1 UFC) and promotional newcomer Pat Audinwood (9-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is now official for UFC 119. UFC officials recently...
  35. 3 Fights Announced For DREAM 16
    Jason Miller isn't getting his hopef-for grudge match with Nick Diaz yet, so he'll have to settle for a legend in his next fight. Miller will return to Japan to face Kazushi Sakuraba in one of 3...
  36. Jason Miller vs. Kazushi Sakuraba for DREAM.16
    Yes, you read that right: 29-year-old Strikeforce middleweight contender Jason "Mayhem" Miller (23-7, 1 NC) will square off against 41-year-old "I.Q. Wrestler" Kazushi Sakuraba (26-13-1, 2 NC) in...
  37. James Toney will earn an estimated $750,000 - $1,000,000 at UFC 118
    A debate has raged over who would prevail if a boxer and a mixed martial artist fought since MMA was invented in the early 1990s. No one has been able to figure out how the old-school sweet science...
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  38. Wanderlei Silva Eyes February Return, Leben Top On Hitlist
    Wanderlei Silva may have needed crutches to make his way around this weekend's 2010 UFC Fan Expo Boston, but that doesn't mean he's not already thinking about his next trip to the cage. "The Axe...
  39. Abreu Outpoints Gracie At UFC Fan Expo
    Undefeated Grapplers Quest champion Roberto Abreu capped off the UFC Fan Expo 2010 Boston "superfights" series with a dominating 9-2 win over UFC veteran Rolles Gracie. The Abreu-Gracie matchup, as...
  40. UFC 118 Bonus Winners: Diaz, Davis, Lauzon
    The UFC 118 Bonus Of The Night winners were announced at the post-event press conference last night. Nate Diaz & Marcus Davis earned Fight Of The Night while Joe Lauzon got Submission Of The Night,...
  41. Dana: "We Won't Be Doing Any More Boxing" After Toney's UFC 118 Loss
    You can call it the end of an era. Granted, that era lasted all of 3 minutes and 19 seconds, but it's still over. After James Toney was forced to tap out (or wave out, if you choose to be technical)...
  42. UFC Claims 15,575 Attendance, $3 Million Gate For UFC 118
    At the UFC 118 post-fight presser, Dana White announced UFC claimed 15,575 attendees for a $3 million live gate for the event. Official figures will be made available in the coming weeks, but it the...
  43. Gray Maynard Next For Edgar, Dana Says Fight Marketable
    This time, there will be no question. After eight straight wins in the UFC, undefeated lightweight contender Gray Maynard will finally get his shot at the title in a rematch with current champion...
  44. Vitor Belfort vs. Yushin Okami To Headline UFC 122
    After they both won their last respective fights, it seemed either Vitor Belfort or Yushin Okami would get a UFC Middleweight Title shot in their next fight. Turns out neither will-they get each...
  45. Dana Not Opposed To GSP-Silva, But Roadblocks Remain
    The UFC's most-requested superfight is one step closer to becoming a reality. At Saturday's UFC Fan Expo Boston 2010, UFC president Dana White said he's slowly warming to the idea of a superfight...
  46. Chuck Liddell Still Undecided On Future, Return Still Possible
    More than two months after his disappointing UFC 115 loss to Rich Franklin, UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell is still waiting to decide what comes next. During a special Q&A session at this past...
  47. Dana: Don't Expect To See Paul Daley Back In UFC
    Dana White is famous for giving guys second chances in UFC and having something of a "never say never" attitude even when he perhaps says otherwise. But he says there will be one definite exception...
  48. Bellator Announces Alvarez-Huerta For Bellator 33
    As expected Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will fight in his hometown and meet Roger Huerta at Bellator 33 on October 21. Huerta got the fight when Pat Curran was forced out of the...
  49. Mike Kyle: Rafael Cavalcante Has My Light Heavyweight Belt
    And he wants to take it from the new Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion. "I want it known that I want Feijao, and if he's a real champion, he'll want to avenge his loss. I believe it makes me the...
  50. Shaq Wants Hong Man Choi, Tito Ortiz For Televised MMA Fights
    After NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal made his his first public appearance as a newly signed Boston Celtic at this past weekend's UFC Fan Expo Boston 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center in...
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