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  1. UFC Re-signs Stefan Struve
    6'11" skyscraper Stefan Struve has signed a new 4-fight deal with UFC. His management team announecd the deal today but terms were not disclosed. Struve is 4-2 so far in UFC, losing his UFC debut to...
  2. KJ Noons Is Running Up The Middle, Try To Stop Him
    Yes, he actually likens his MMA fighting plan to, of all things, football, on today's SF conference call. "Let me put it like this, for anyone that played any level of football, in high school or...
  3. WEC 51 open media workout video highlights for 'Aldo vs Gamburyan'
    Video of the open workouts for Aldo vs. Gamburyan Video Link
  4. Strikeforce KJ Noons-Nick Diaz Cesar Gracie Conference Call Transcript
    Apparently Nick Diaz doesn't like conference calls. If Strikeforce would have read his "Things I don't like," rider he sent along to them with his signed contract, they would have realized that...
  5. WEC Prospect Alert: Is the 'Mongolian Wolf' the Next 'Korean Zombie'?
    On Thursday, Zhang Tie Quan will become the first fighter from mainland China to compete in the WEC. The China Top Team featherweight product will close out the preliminary portion of WEC 51 against...
  6. WEC champ Jose Aldo says maintaining title not his primary focus
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – At just 24 years old, things are going pretty well for WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (17-1 MMA, 7-0 WEC). A relatively unknown Brazilian prospect just 18 months ago,...
  7. Lytle Welcomes the Winner of Hardy vs. Condit
    If there's one thing you can always say about Chris "Lights Out" Lytle, it's that he comes to fight. A winner of four fights in a row, Lytle dispatched of former roommate Matt Serra on Saturday night...
  8. Donald Cerrone: Time To Put Up or Shut Up
    Cerrone on what he needs to do in his upcoming fight with Jaime Varner. Video Link
  9. Arlovski Tweets That He's Out of K-1
    When K-1 announced the pairings for Saturday's Final 16 event, it made a special point of emphasizing the presence of former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. So much for that. Although his...
  10. Jeremy Stephens Talks Melvin Guillard - Says That Wasn't Fighting
    "It really wasn't an exciting fight. Everybody hyped it up to be. For (Melvin Guillard) calling me out, saying he's going to knock me the f*ck out in the first round, I would have rather had that...
  11. EA MMA Video Game Review
    I sat down and played the EA MMA demo for Xbox 360 for about an hour today. The demo comes with four playable characters - Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem, Bobby Lashley, Jason...
  12. Ross Pearson out with knee surgery
    TUF 9 winner Ross Pearson today revealed that he had failed a post-fight MRI scan after losing to Cole Miller at UFC Fight Night 22 earlier in the month. Pearson says the injury was sustained in the...
  13. Maldonado To Face McSweeney at UFC 120 After Blackledge Pulls Out
    The UFC has signed Brazilian light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado to fight James McSweeney at UFC 120 on Oct. 16 at the O2 Arena in London. Maldonado will fill in for McSweeney's original opponent,...
  14. Bellator 33: Ben Askren vs Lyman Good booked for Oct. 21 in Philadelphia
    CHICAGO, Ill. (September 27, 2010) - Bellator Fighting Championships today made the welterweight title fight between Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman "Cyborg" Good and Season 2 Welterweight...
  15. Paul Daley vs. Scott Smith Official for 12/4 Strikeforce Event
    In a matchup with fireworks written all over it, kickboxer Paul Daley will take on slugger Scott Smith on Dec. 4 at Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu in St. Louis. First reported as in the works by...
  16. Frankie Edgar defends title against Gray Maynard at UFC 125
    An old matchup becomes new again, but this time a UFC title is on the line. As was previously expected, UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (13-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) will defend his title against...
  17. Sengoku Raiden Championship 15 adds Takahashi vs. Lee, Yokota vs. Cobb
    World Victory Road's Sengoku Raiden Championships 15 lineup has two new additions. Officials today announced a light-heavyweight bout between light heavyweights Kazuo "Yoshiki" Takahashi (28-24-3...
  18. Jamie Varner Believes Donald Cerrone 'Has Set MMA Back About 10 Years'
    If it feels like Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone have been at each other's throats for two years, well, it's because they have. The two first fought in January 2009. Varner won via technical decision...
  19. Shinya Aoki Meets Thai Boxer Yokthai Sithoar at DEEP 50
    DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will return to the promotion where he got his start on October 24 when he meets former boxing titlist Yokthai Sithoar at DEEP's "50th Impact" in Tokyo, Japan....
  20. No Longer His Own Boss, Miguel Torres Turns to Firas Zahabi for WEC 51
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Brad Pitt, as Tyler Durden in "Fight Club," says, "It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything." To say Miguel Torres "lost everything" might be...
  21. UFC 122 lineup set with 11 bouts, Spike TV main card official with five fights
    The fight card for November's "UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami" event is now complete with 11 bouts. The event takes place Nov. 13 at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. The night's main card,...
  22. Ex-Bellator Champion Joe Soto May Be Forced To Retire Due To Injury
    Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is the latest fighter to suffer a severe eye injury as the likely result of active competition. The 23-year-old fighter is undergoing surgery today for...
  23. Despite resisting "ghetto bloodlust" urges, WEC's Torres still a work in progress
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Despite earning a convincing win over Charlie Valencia at Thursday's WEC 51 event, Miguel Torres (38-3 MMA, 6-2 WEC) sat down at the evening's post-event press conference looking...
  24. Cerrone credits rodeo for WEC 51 win, says mental hurdle finally cleared
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – It was tough to tell what meant the most to WEC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone (12-3 MMA, 5-3 WEC) after defeating his arch-rival, Jamie Varner (16-4-1 MMA, 4-2-1 WEC), in a...
  25. WEC champ Jose Aldo says plenty of challenges still await in featherweight division
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (18-1 MMA, 8-0 WEC) might as well get used to the question. After his latest destruction of a top contender – this time, a WEC 51 win over...
  26. WEC 51 bonuses: Roop, Torres, Cerrone and Varner earn $10K awards
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – George Roop, Miguel Torres, Donald Cerrone and Jamie Varner each earned $10,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Thursday's WEC 51 event. Roop earned the night's...
  27. Chinese import Tiequan Zhang encouraged by pressure of representing a nation
    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Any time a fighter enters the cage of the WEC or UFC for the first time, nerves are certain to factor into the combatant's performance. Fighting on the biggest stage in the world,...
  28. Dana White Says Chael Sonnen's Career Could Be Done
    On a recent episode of MMA Connected Dana White said that Chael Sonnen's career could be finished. Video Take it for what it's worth, it doesn't sound like Dana is moving for immediate action, but...
  29. UFC 123 Lineup Now Official With 11 Fights
    The UFC's first event in Michigan since UFC 9 in May 1996 in now official with 11 contests. UFC brass today officially announced five additional contests for "UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida," and the...
  30. Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones Targeted For UFC 127
    A matchup between two of the brightest prospects in the UFC's light heavyweight division appears likely for early 2011. A long-discussed contest between "The Ultimate Fighter 8" winner Ryan Bader and...
  31. Victorious Overeem Dominant at K-1 World Grand Prix
    On hiatus from mixed martial arts until 2011, Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem showcased his formidable kickboxing game on Saturday with a brutal first-round dispatching of...
  32. Antonio McKee vs. Jakob Volkmann In The Works For UFC 125
    "Mandingo" meets "Christmas" on New Year's Day. New UFC signee Antonio McKee is expected to make his UFC debut against Jakob Volkmann at UFC 125 on January 1. Verbal agreements are in place,...
  33. With the Machida Era over, former champ Lyoto plans return of the Dragon
    It's often been said that mixed martial arts fans are among the most fickle followers in sports. Just one result – whether it be a win or loss – can often mean the difference between being labeled an...
  34. UFC Prelims Set For UFC 123
    The lineup for the UFC's long-awaited return to Michigan is complete, and so, too, are the night's broadcast plans. The UFC Prelims special on Spike before the PPV will feature Mark Munoz vs. Aaron...
  35. Kenny Florian Targeting January Return
    Although he hoped to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later, it now looks like Kenny Florian is targeting a January return date for his next fight. His manager tried to get him another...
  36. Why Isn't Dan Henderson Fighting On CBS?
    The reason according to Hendo: CBS. "It wasn't [up to] me. I was wanting to get back in there pretty quickly, but I think part of the problem was CBS kind of a little bit faltering on their...
  37. WEC 51 ratings rebound 54 percent, "Aldo vs. Gamburyan" draws 486,000 viewers
    This past Thursday's Versus-televised WEC 51 event scored an average audience of 486,000 viewers, an increase of 54 percent over August's WEC 50 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today...
  38. The State of the UFC Address
    There’s a lot of misinformation circulating around the MMA community in regards to the state of the UFC, so I’d like to provide a little payout perspective on the hot button issues that currently...
  39. UFC eyeing summer 2011 return to Vancouver; Meeting w/ city today
    http://www.news1130.com/sports/article/110338--ufc-eyeing-summer-2011-return-to-vancouver?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) - It's been almost four months since the UFC...
  40. Coker: Silva-Overeem On December 4 Is Off
    Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, in an appearance on MMAJunkie Radio today, announced that a rumored Antonio Silva vs. Valentijn Overeem fight for December 4 in Strikeforce is not happening. The bout was...
  41. TUF Finale set: Grove vs Maia, Bonnar vs Igor Pokrajac
    Link As expected two former cast members will be featured in December during The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale. The event takes place Dec. 4 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and a...
  42. California commission to hear Chael Sonnen's drug-test appeal on Dec. 2
    Chael Sonnen will go before the California State Athletic Commission on Dec. 2 in Sacramento to appeal his failed drug test. That's according to CSAC Executive Director George Dodd, who today...
  43. Raphael Assuncao vs. L.C. Davis official for November's WEC 52 event
    A featherweight bout between Raphael Assuncao (14-3 MMA, 2-2 WEC) and L.C. Davis (16-3 MMA, 3-1 WEC) is now official for next month's WEC 52 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported...
  44. Ralek Gracie Says Dream Still Hasn't Paid Him For Fight in May
    You can add Ralek Gracie's name to the growing list of fighters who are upset with Japan's Dream organization, and his complaint against his former employers is all too familiar. Gracie (3-0) told...
  45. McCorkle details 'behind the scenes' info' about UFC experience
    http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/269680/McCorkle-details-behind-the-scenes-info-about-UFC-experience/ From: Sean McCorkle Posted: 49 minutes ago Edited: 10/04/10 10:55 PM Member Since: 5/29/05...
  46. UFC Veterans Rosholt, Jardine, Buentello, Marshall to Fight in November
    Several notable former UFC fighters will be competing on one particular weekend in November. Jake Rosholt, once considered a can't-miss prospect in WEC and then UFC, will face veteran Matt Horwich at...
  47. Noons to Diaz: "Bring My Belt..."
    Just under three years ago when K.J. Noons defeated Nick Diaz to win the EliteXC lightweight title, it appeared the young Hawaiian was on his way to becoming one of the best fighters in his weight...
  48. If you think Jose Aldo is pound-for-pound king, Dana White thinks you're (expletive) nuts
    "Are you (expletive) nuts? [Aldo is] POTENTIAL FUTURE pound for pound king. Anderson Silva hasn't lost since 2006! He's never lost in the UFC! ... Anderson Silva is a pain in my ass. This isn't Chuck...
  49. UFC looking into India
    The UFC’s head of international development is on his way to India. Marshall Zelaznik, who is also the president of the UFC’s UK division, was spotted in London yesterday emerging from the Indian...
  50. In the UFC, Threat of Being Cut Weighs Heavily on Fighters' Minds
    Todd Duffee heard the rumors about a week before he heard the official word. There was chatter around the gym that he might be cut from the UFC. Fighters he knew who were under contract to other...
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