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  1. DREAM.16 adds Omigawa vs. Escovedo, Takaya vs. Beebe, Ishida vs. Nishiura
    Three new bouts have been added to the upcoming DREAM.16 card, officials today announced. The matchups include Hiroyuki Takaya (13-8-1 MMA, 4-1 DREAM) vs. Chase Beebe (13-5-1 MMA, 0-2 DREAM),...
  2. Shark attack: Keith Jardine cites bad migraine for 'slow start' against Trevor Prangley; vows to keep fighting
    "I had a pretty slow start actually. I never make excuses before my fights but coming up before this fight I had the worst migraine in the world and it took me actually two rounds to get through...
  3. Warren withdraws from Dream 16
    One of the top fights slated for Dream 16 on Sept. 25 in Nagoya, Japan, was a featherweight matchup pitting the world-ranked Michihiro Omigawa against newly crowned Bellator Fighting Championships...
  4. TUF 12 Finale Official For 12/4 In Vegas
    As expected, the soon-to-debut 12th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" concludes Dec. 4 with the traditional live finale. The NSAC recently approved the date and location, The Pearl At The Palms Casino...
  5. Tatame reports Gerald Harris vs Maiquel Falcao
    link With 25 wins and only three losses in the MMA record, Brazilian Maiquel Falcão signed a four fight deal with the UFC today. The Chute Boxe fighter, who won his last seven fights in the first...
  6. Matt Hughes targets a fight for UFC 123, possibly against BJ Penn
    link A source close to the situation that discussions are underway between Matt Hughes, BJ Penn and the UFC to set up a rubbermatch between the pair at UFC 123 on November 20.
  7. The trash talking continues: CroCop on Mir
    link “He has an American attitude and approach to the fight, with a big mouth and big statements. I think he should better keep his mouth shut… I am aware he is a better fighter than Mostafa Al Turk...
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  8. The Trilogy: Hughes-Penn 3 Confirmed For UFC 123
    Trilogies have become a part of great film series and great fights. The latest trilogy to happen in MMA will take place at UFC 123 when former welterweight champions B.J. Penn and Matt Hughes settle...
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  9. Dan Hardy fires back over criticism surrounding 'Wrestle-Gate'
    "One guy who struggled to keep up with the points I made was UFC middleweight and charisma donor Nate Marquardt, who always seems to have something to say about me, for no other reason than I once...
  10. Josh Koscheck: 'MMA would be boring if it were full of fighters like Georges St. Pierre'
    "If this show [TUF 12] is successful, it's probably not going to be because of Georges St. Pierre's personality. I didn't have to work on it [becoming a heel]. I've always been an ornery little...
  11. Hardy: Marquardt is an illiterate charisma donor
    MY column for the Post last week, where I called for officials to be stricter on wrestling being used inside the Octagon to stall and ride out the clock without actually fighting, caused a bit of an...
  12. Keith Jardine's Week Just Went From Bad to Worse
    When Keith Jardine lost his Shark Fights debut against Trevor Prangley last weekend, effectively racking up his fifth straight loss, it didn't seem like things could get much worse for the struggling...
  13. UFC Poet Chael Sonnen Adds GSP, Brock To Hit List
    Well, we now know there's one thing Chael Sonnen apparently won't do after a tough loss-keep his mouth shut. He made that clear at today's UFC Fight Club Q&A session ahead of UFN 22 and now he's got...
  14. GSP To "Arrogant" Kos: Keep Disrespecting Me, You'll End Up Like The Rest
    Or in other words, he could be saying "I Am Not Impressed By Your Mind Games". "Josh is very predictable. It [TUF 12] went exactly like i thought it was going to. I can't control how Josh behaves. I...
  15. Palaszewski vs. Shalrous Off WEC 52, Pushed Back To WEC 53
    Bart Palaszewski is hoping to earn a shot at the WEC lightweight title when he faces Kamal Shalorus in his next fight, but he's going to have to wait a little bit longer for it to happen. The fight,...
  16. The UFC/Sky Relationship is a Good Thing | UFC …
    The UFC this week announced a historical TV partnership with UK broadcaster BSkyB to air the latest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” on one of their premium sports channels. While it’s far from the...
  17. WEC official condemns Donald Cerrone's recent slurs, threats of violence
    A World Extreme Cagefighting official today condemned comments Donald Cerrone made about WEC 51 opponent Jamie Varner in a recent radio interview. WEC Vice President Peter Dropick stated that...
  18. GSP: "I Know Koscheck Better Than Ever Now"
    Georges St. Pierre won't lie, he didn't exactly have a great time filming season 12 of "The Ultimate Fighter," which premieres Wednesday night on Spike TV. Don't misunderstand him, he's glad he went...
  19. Antonio McKee Signs With UFC
    A fighter many consider the most underrated – and under-appreciated – lightweight in MMA today finally will get the chance to prove he's world class. Antonio McKee is UFC bound. While the 40-year-old...
  20. UFC Fight Night 22 recap: Slippery Marquardt TKOs Palhares in headliner
    link AUSTIN, Texas – Just when it looked like Rousimar Palhares would pull off one of his signature heel-hook victories, Nate Marquardt slipped free his leg and quickly turned the tables for a...
  21. UFC Fight Night 22 bonuses: Foster, Miller, Oliveira, Kingsbury, Hamman earn $40K
    link AUSTIN, Texas – Brian Foster, Cole Miller, Charles Oliveira, Kyle Kingsbury and Jared Hamman each earned $40,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 22...
  22. UFC Fight Night 22 draws reported 7,724 attendance for $595,900 live gate
    link AUSTIN, Texas – The UFC's first-ever trip to Austin, Texas, was one of the most successful UFC Fight Night events in terms of box office success, according to company officials. Wednesday...
  23. "Big Foot" Silva wants Fedor or Josh Barnett
    link Antonio "Big Foot" Silva has been having issues locking up his next fight with Strikeforce and this week his manager, Alex Davis, spoke to Ariel Helwani about who the big man wants to fight...
  24. Trash will be talked: Rampage on Machida
    link "He'd wear sneakers into the Octagon if he could! But don't worry, I will hunt him down and get him anyway."
  25. Hazelett vs Bocek added to UFC 124
    link Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fans might be in for quite a treat at UFC 124 in Montreal. Grappling whiz Dustin Hazelett will return to the lightweight division against American Top Team fighter and...
  26. Bellator 29 weigh-in results: Massouh and Guida miss weight
    All 14 Bellator 29 fighters took part in Wednesday's official weigh-ins, and two competitors missed weight. Main-card fighter Jameel Massouh (142 pounds) missed the limit for his 140-pound...
  27. Palhares apologizes for false accusations; team congratulates Marquardt on win
    AUSTIN, Texas – UFC middleweight contender Rousimar Palhares (11-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has a simple explanation for his actions in the main event of Wednesday night's UFC Fight Night 22 card. He was wrong....
  28. Paul Daley Signs With Strikeforce
    A long-rumored deal between Paul Daley and Strikeforce has officially been finalized. MMA Fighting has confirmed with Strikeforce director of communications Mike Afromowitz that the former UFC and...
  29. Frank Trigg To Next Fight In Israel In November
    Frank Trigg's fighting career isn't over. Trigg, who hinted at a possible retirement following his February release from the UFC, has booked a Nov. 9 fight in Israel, the 38-year-old today announced....
  30. James Toney Wants To Fight At UFC 123
    Seriously. And apparently he thinks Quinton Jackson isn't the person to sell tickets in Detroit. "If they want to sell any tickets in Detroit, they should put me on there. B---- a-- Rampage can't...
  31. John Grispi vs Eirk Koch at WEC 52
    link Young featherweight prospects Josh Grispi (14-1 MMA, 4-0 WEC) and Erik Koch (10-1 MMA, 2-1 WEC) are on tap for WEC 52. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
  32. Vitor Belfort: 'Anderson Silva knows if I touch him he will fall and won't get up again'
    “I want the belt. The belt belongs to Anderson today and I want to fight him. He cannot fight this year, but I won’t wait for him. I’m cheered up and training here in Las Vegas for November. It was...
  33. Referee Shoved by Keith Jardine Reacts to Fighter's Actions, Suspension
    Steve Armstrong's night was nearly over. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation referee had just presided over the Shark Fights 13 co-main event, and now he was waiting to do his last...
  34. GSP: "Koscheck has gotten in my head..."
    “He’s definitely gotten into my head, which is a good thing for me,” St-Pierre said during this week’s conference call. “If you look at all the guys that I’ve fought in the past that have been very...
  35. UFN 22 Medical Suspensions
    The medical suspensions have been revealed from Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 22 event, and as is standard in Texas everyone is suspended. Most, however, only have to sit out 10 days and only 2 of...
  36. Ricco Rodriguez Off Bellator 31
    Bellator announced today that Ricco Rodriguez is now off a planned fight at Bellator 31 due to a serious knee injury that will require surgery. He was to have faced Dave Herman. Rodriguez initially...
  37. Cro Cop Not Injured Despite Rumors, 119 Fight Still On
    According to Dana White, reports from a Croatian website that Mirko Cro Cop suffered an eye injury in training and won't be cleared for his UFC 119 fight are false and Cro Cop is still on. On...
  38. Coker: Thomson-Cavalcante Winner Likely Gets Melendez, But Maybe Not This Year
    Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker today confirmed that the winner of a pending bout between Josh Thomson and Gesias Cavalcante is expected to get a fight with lightweight champion Glbert Melendez. It just...
  39. Jerry Millen Parts Ways With M-1 Global
    After two-and-a-half years with the company, Jerry Millen is no longer with M-1 Global. According to a source close to M-1 Global, the separation was amicable and M-1 is open to working with Millen...
  40. Arlovski to Fight in K-1 on October 2nd
    link Michael Schiavello broke the news that former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski will fight October 2nd at the K-1 World Grand Prix Final 16 in Seoul, Korea. During the King of the Cage...
  41. Ikuhisa Minowa to Face Off Against James Thompson at Dream.16
    link A matchup between heavyweight slayer Ikuhisa Minowa and British brawler James Thompson is in the works as a late addition to next week's Dream.16.
  42. Josh Barnett Promises To Crack Heads, Drink Blood And Kill His Opponent In His SF Debut
    And he'd like it to be on CBS. "When it comes down to it, the thing that matters most to me is being able to fight. I just want to make sure I can get out there and crack as many heads as possible...
  43. Sonnen Positive for PEDs at UFC 117
    According to California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer George Dodd, Chael Sonnen has been notified that he failed post-fight drug screening following his loss to Anderson Silva at UFC...
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  44. Penn First Offered Florian, Considered Retirement Before UFC 123 Fight
    After falling short in an attempt to reclaim his lightweight title this past month at UFC 118, B.J. Penn spent his time on the flight home from Boston pondering his career. But by the time he landed...
  45. UFC 122 official for Germany, Belfort vs. Okami to determine No. 1 contender
    Although UFC officials previously announced November's UFC 122 event during a recent "Ultimate Insider" episode, today's official press release adds a level of relevance to the night's headliner. UFC...
  46. Indiana commission: Cro Cop will undergo medical checkup prior to UFC 119
    Although UFC president Dana White said a recent eye injury won't keep Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic out of Saturday's UFC 119 event, the headliner faces one final hurdle before he's cleared to compete in...
  47. Josh Koscheck Still Hoping To Fight "Sorry @$$" Tito Ortiz-If He Has The Guts To Accept The Fight
    And at 205, no less. "His head is on the block and next on the list. I walk around a solid 193 or so- I would be happy to fight (Tito Ortiz) at 205 if he would just find the guts to accept the fight....
  48. CSAC: Sonnen-Silva Rematch "Unlikely" Unless Appeal Heard Before Year's End (Updated)
    Chael Sonnen is "unlikely" to get a rematch with Anderson Silva targeted for next year's Super Bowl weekend if he does not quickly answer to a notice informing him of a positive test for a banned...
  49. UFC Cuts Efrain Escudero
    The trivia answer to the first-ever Ultimate Fighter season winner to be cut from UFC came today: Season 8 winner Efrain Escudero. He was released today following a UFN 22 loss to Charles Oliveira, a...
  50. Woodley-Galvao Added to Oct. 9 Strikeforce
    link Tyron Woodley and Andre Galvao have been slated to face off in a featured welterweight bout at Strikeforce “Diaz vs. Noons 2” on Oct. 9 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
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