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  1. UFC 123 Prelims: Matt "The Immortal" Brown vs Brian Foster
    link A welterweight bout between Matt Brown (13-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Brian Foster (14-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) now is official for next month's UFC 123 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported...
  2. Mike Swick vs. David Mitchell Slotted for UFC Fight for the Troops 2
    link Mike Swick is expected to return after nearly a year out of the game to face David Mitchell in his sophomore effort in the Octagon at the UFC event in Fort Hood. Sources confirmed that both...
  3. Ryan Couture Off SF Challengers 12
    Ryan Couture's 2nd pro MMA fight had to be scratched about as soon as it came together. Just recently Strikeforce secured Juan Zapata as an opponent for Couture on the 11/19 Strikeforce Challengers...
  4. Texas "Stir Crazy" Horse: Where In The World Is Heath Herring?
    With his hands seemingly tied by his current (or is it?) UFC contract, he's making ends meet however he can...in his case, acting. "There were a couple of times [since UFC 87] where the UFC wanted me...
  5. Florian-Dunham Moved From UFC 126 To 1/22
    According to a source close to UFC, the Kenny Florian-Evan Dunham fight originally planned for UFC 126 in February is now being moved up to the UFC event on January 22 and will likely headline the...
  6. Art 'One Glove' Jimmerson Finds an Unexpected Home with the UFC
    If you ask Art Jimmerson now, he'll admit that he never thought the UFC would still be around nearly two decades from the night he stepped into the Octagon for the first and last time. He certainly...
  7. Vinicius Quieroz tests positive for Stanozolol, released from UFC
    Following a UFC 120 preliminary card loss to Rob Broughton, Brazilian heavyweight Vinicius Quieroz (5-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol. MMAjunkie.com...
  8. Nate Quarry Might Take His "Rock" And Go Home
    Translation: HIs current time off after facial reconstruction surgery last year might turn into retirement. "We'll see. It's kind of nice, actually, taking this time off, waking up in the morning...
  9. Will Brock Lesnar FIght Roy Nelson? Or Frank Mir? Depends On Who You Ask
    And the rumor mill is going both ways. Sources indicate that Lesnar is asking for Roy Nelson next, which would be Brock's first 2011 fight, but UFC may have other ideas...name one Francisco Santos...
  10. Chad Mendes Spoon-Fed? "That's BS"
    So he says in response to said accusations from his WEC 52 foe-to-be, Javier Vazquez. "I think that's BS. I don't think I've been spoon-fed at all. I've been wrestling since I was five years old....
  11. Coker: Hendo-Sobral Winner Likely Gets Title Shot
    As Dan Henderson and Renato Sobral get ready for their rematch as the main event of the upcoming Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II show in December, the promotion has thrown a little bonus on...
  12. Urijah Faber Would Love A Shot At Coaching The Ultimate Fighter
    link The merger between the UFC and the WEC is expected to bring the featherweights and bantamweights to a whole new level of popularity and exposure, and one of the best ways to realize that will...
  13. Georges St. Pierre Knows Josh Koscheck Better Than Josh Koscheck
    So he says...and he even predicts how their UFC 124 rematch ends. "Yeah, I think he’s going to try to put me down. I also think he’s going to try to knock me out with his big right hand but I know...
  14. Efrain Escudero Signs With Shine Fights
    Although he was reportedly in talks with Strikeforce & Bellator shortly after his UFC release, Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Efrain Escudero announced today he's instead signed with Shine Fights. No date...
  15. Is Dana White The Don King Of MMA?
    Yes, according to Strikeforce head Bob Arum...I mean, Scott Coker. "Dana is kind of like the Don King. He's out there and he's out promoting his brand as well as the company brand and the fighter...
  16. 'Marajo' Signs with Zuffa, Debuts at Final WEC Show
    link Brazilian lightweight Yuri “Marajo” Alcantara has inked a five-fight deal with Zuffa and will debut against Ricardo Lamas on Dec. 16 at WEC 53, according to his manager, Wallid Ismail....
  17. Shamrock To Headline KOTC's Africa Debut
    Ken Shamrock still isn't giving up fighting. He's going to headline the Africa debut of the King Of The Cage promotion on November 25, facing Mike Bourke in Durban, South Africa. Bourke, a...
  18. Fleeing The "Country"? Brendan Schaub Looking For A Step Towards The Title, Not Redemption
    In his words, that means he's up for whatever UFC asks him to do-but preferably guys named Mirko Cro Cop & Frank Mir and not guys named Roy Nelson. "If the UFC calls, I’m up for whatever they ask me...
  19. Josh Grispi Knows Everyone's Human, Even Jose Aldo
    So he says, while also noting the changes Aldo has made over his career. "I seen him before, when he first started, being a little more wild with those flying knees, doing all those crazy acrobatics...
  20. Joseph Benavidez Fighting Wagnney Fabiano Was A No-Brainer
    So says Benavidez, who didn't want to spend the rest of 2010-and WEC's existence-on the sidelines. "When the fight came up with Wagnney Fabiano, it was kind of a no brainer. I was definitely looking...
  21. Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle Possible For February UFC Event
    The fight both welterweights wanted appears it'll come to fruition. That would be Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle, which could happen at an unannounced UFC event in February. There were initial reports...
  22. Don't Be Dumb Homie: Nick Diaz Inspires Jason Miller To Raise Awareness For Autism
    Naturally it seems to be insincere and subliminal messaging as Miller pimps his new website and continues the war or words between the two rivals. "The latest is www.dontbescaredhomie.com. It's a...
  23. Miguel Torres Meets Antonio Banuelos at UFC 126
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/11/4/1794136/miguel-torres-meets-antonio-banuelos-at-ufc-126 Heavy.com has learned that former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres will take on Antonio Banuelos...
  24. Pat Barry vs. Joey Beltran Added to UFC Fight for the Troops 2
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/11/4/1794276/pat-barry-vs-joey-beltran-added-to-ufc-fight-for-the-troops-2 A heavyweight bout with dynamite written all over it has been added to the Jan 22 "Fight...
  25. Dana: Scott Coker Is No Bob Arum
    In MMA's sister combat sport, boxing executives Don King and Bob Arum are on very different sides of the spectrum when it comes to personalities and promoting styles. King is the flashy guy who's...
  26. UFC 127 Slated For 2/27 In Australia, To Be PPV
    The UFC makes it return to Sydney, Australia, on Feb. 27. Currently, UFC executives have not formally announced the show or any fights but a rumored Carlos Condit vs. Chris Lytle fight is possible....
  27. Cain Velasquez Is Going To Control Junior Dos Santos-If He Can
    But the new UFC Heavyweight Champion is preparing to go everywhere with his first challenger. "Everywhere it seems like, everywhere I go, just everybody is just so happy for me and I appreciate...
  28. TUF 13 Tryouts Draw Several Notables-Including James Toney
    Ah, but not THAT James Toney. With a wry smile on his face, UFC president Dana White called out the name of James Toney and welcomed him to the mat for his chance at a spot on "The Ultimate Fighter...
  29. Demian Maia Calls On "Batista" To Help Him Train For Kendall Grove
    Not that Batista though. Naturally Maia is seeking out his fellow Brazilians. "It may hinder or may help. Truth is that it’s something different. Só I’m training with taller people and taking the...
  30. Mike Swick Hoping For "Quick" Recovery From Throat Procedure
    It turns out that the stomach disorder that caused him to drop to Welterweight from Middleweight was actually a misdiagnosis, but he's hoping for the best and says worst-case is his next fight could...
  31. UFC contract not up for grabs in proposed Pedro Rizzo vs. Tim Sylvia bout
    While a heavyweight showdown between former UFC champions Pedro Rizzo (19-9) and Tim Sylvia (27-6) may provide fireworks on the feet, the winner will not be provided a UFC contract. Contrary to...
  32. UFC Targets Spring For Toronto Debut
    When the provincial government ruled in August that it would legislate and regulate pro mixed martial arts (MMA) events, it toppled the legal barrier between the increasingly popular sport and the...
  33. Nover And Out: Former TUF Finalist Enjoying Life As A Normal Person
    Perhaps best known as the guy who fainted in front of Dana White at the start of Ultimate FIghter season 8 before reaching the finals that season, Phillipe Nover is now taking a break after an 0-3...
  34. Aldo Camp Would Have Let Aldo Fight Frank Edgar Or Maybe Sean Sherk-But Not Kenny Florian
    And it wasn't because Aldo said no, but because manager Andre Pederneiras did, and he tells the TATAME it was because Florian's never been a world champion and-get this-isn't on their Top 10 P4P...
  35. Rani Yahya vs. "Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight for the Troops 2
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/11/5/1796297/rani-yahya-vs-korean-zombie-chan-sung-jung-at-ufc-fight-night-23 WEC featherweights Rani Yahya and Chan Sung Jung (a.k.a. "The Korean Zombie") will...
  36. UFC To Stream UFC 122 Free On German Website
    Stateside UFC fans aren't the only ones getting free fights with UFC 122. UFC U.K. president Marshall Zelaznik today said that the fight promotion is countering a TV ban in Germany by offering UFC...
  37. Bellator Vet Jessica Rakoczy FIned & Suspended by NSAC, Fight Result Changed
    The NSAC has suspended one-time Bellator Fighting Championships veteran and former pro boxer Jessica Rakoczy for 9 months and fined her $833 for a failed drug test following a recent fight. At an...
  38. Herschel Walker Meets Scott Carson At December SF Event
    Former football great Herschel Walker's second foray into mixed martial arts is now booked. Walker will face Scott Carson at the December 4 Strikeforce event. Carson is 4-1 career, returning this...
  39. UFC (Apparently) Cuts Gilbert Yvel
    It appears that Gilbert Yvel's latest stint in UFC is over. Although there has been no official announcement from UFC yet, Yvel reportedly has been removed form the promotion's roster following an...
  40. Diagnosis, Treatment Clear Swick for Octagon Return
    Mike Swick has been off the grid since February, when he lost to Paulo Thiago via second-round submission at UFC 109. It was his second consecutive defeat and sent him to the doctor’s office looking...
  41. Urijah Faber Looking Forward To His "Brightest Days" With UFC
    And not just because of the money, even though one nightly bonus could be more than what he made in an entire year's worth of WEC fights. "Some people either think that we are the UFC or think that I...
  42. Coker: Diaz-Miller Possible In 2011
    It seems to be a fight that just about everybody wants to see, and with the right factors in place it’s a fight that Strikeforce is interested in promoting. According to Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker,...
  43. Mike Swick: Still Recovering, January Fight Agreed To But Not Official
    In a post on The Underground message board, UFC fighter Mike Swick, recovering from a recent throat procedure, updates fans on his recovery and also clears up rumors about his UFC return in...
  44. UFC Middleweights Pick Marquardt Over Okami By 6-1 Margin
    Of the few sportsbooks taking action on the fight, Nate Marquardt is being given an approximately 66 percent chance of defeating Ysuhin Okami at Saturday's UFC 122 event. But in a sampling of top UFC...
  45. Health Permitting, Mark Hominick vs. George Roop Likely For 1/22 UFC
    2 WEC featherweights could meet in January as Mark Hominick vs. George Roop is tentatively set for the still-unannounced January 22 UFC event. Although not officially announced by the organization,...
  46. UFC 123 Lineup Finalized With 11 Fights
    As expected next week's "UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida" event boasts an 11-fight lineup. Executives today finalized the long-rumored fight card, which is headlined by former UFC light-heavyweight...
  47. What's The Bottom Line On Brock Lesnar? He's Coming Back Stronger Than Ever 'Cause Stone Cold Says So
    And not just because Austin 3:16 says Cain Velasquez whooped his @$$. But fellow former wrestler Steve Austin does believe Brock will be back and better because of the loss. "It was... man, Brock, I...
  48. Belcher wants Okami to win, so he can get a rematch?
    link Alan Belcher is hoping that Yushin Okami gets the win over Nate Marquardt in their middleweight contender clash on Saturday night at UFC 122 in Germany.
  49. Strikeforce Is "Definitely Going To Keep An Eye" On Paul Daley
    And CEO Scott Coker makes it clear that their new acquisition is going to have to play by the rules considering his past misdoings. "It's an emotional time, these guys get heated up. Paul's a good...
  50. Scott Carson Says He's "Ripped" Just Like Herschel Walker And Will Prove The "Keyboard Warriors" Wrong
    And he's ready to tell his critics to STFU after December 4. "I’ll tell you one thing. I’m a lot better fighter than the one I’ve been reading about on the Internet. This is a huge deal for me, a...
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