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  1. Daniel Roberts Set To Take On Greg Soto At UFC 125
    That's the word according to Roberts via Twitter-he'll face Soto in a battle of rising prospects at UFC 125 on January 1. Roberts has won 2 in a row since being KO'd by John Howard in his UFC debut,...
  2. Josh Thomson: If WEC Lightweights Were That Good, They Already Would Have Been Fighting For UFC
    Or in his words, MMAth + Hermes Franca +/- Strikeforce = Huh? "They made it sound so great that a company went under. The simple fact of the matter was that the WEC failed and they put it with the...
  3. DREAM, Sengoku To Run Separate Year-End Events This Year
    DREAM and World Victory Road's Sengoku promotion again will offer year-end fights. They just won't team up for one single event. Officials from both Japanese promotions recently revealed tentative...
  4. Bellator Exec Blasts Reports Of Impending Demise, Says New TV Deal Official Soon
    To say that Bjorn Rebney disagrees with a recent report describing the impending demise of his fight promotion would be a slight understatement. In fact, the Bellator Fighting Championships founder...
  5. Marcus Davis To Make Lightweight Debut At UFC 125
    After announcing recently he planned to drop from Welterweight to Lightweight, Marcus Davis will make his 155 debut at UFC 125 on January 1. His opponent will likely be a fighter who openly...
  6. WEC 52 Weigh-In Results
    MAIN CARD •Urijah Faber (136) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136) •Chad Mendes (145.5) vs. Javier Vazquez (146) •Erik Koch (146) vs. Francisco Rivera (146) •Joseph Benavidez (136) vs. Wagnney Fabiano (136)...
  7. Darren Elkins Off UFC 123
    A late change has been made today to next week's UFC 123 event-Darren Elkins is now off due to injury. He was to have faced the debuting Edson Barboza. Mike Lullo, another UFC newcomer with an 8-2...
  8. UFC 1/22 Event Now (Finally) Official
    UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2 is official for January 22nd, and will take place at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The event will raise funds for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and...
  9. UFC 122 Tickets Selling Well, But Not Sellout
    A representative from the UFC's German partner said UFC 122 has sold very well, though this weekend's show hasn't sold out. Marek Lieberberg, a concert promoter who also promotes the UFC within the...
  10. Wanderlei Silva Has A Message For Vitor Belfort...
    You want a rival, you got one! "You know, I was missing something. But then I found out I needed a rival. I never trained as hard as the time I fought (Ricardo) Arona. But now, I want (Vitor)...
  11. Nogueira vs. Tito Ortiz in the works for 2011
    With two wins in three fights in the UFC, Rogério “Minotouro” Nogueira revealed he wanted to return to the as soon as possible, but it looks like he’ll have to wait until 2011. According to souces...
  12. WEC 52 Fighter Payouts
    The NSAC has revealed the official fighter payouts from last night's WEC 52 event. The total disclosed payouts were $284,500 with the biggest share-$56,000-going to Urijah Faber. Article
  13. Dana: We Probably Will See Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir Next
    Again, like it or not, while also denying another rumored fight. "He never asked for Roy Nelson, that's not true. The last thing I did hear was that he wants to fight Frank Mir again. That fight kind...
  14. WEC 52 Medical Suspensions
    The NSAC has posted the official WEC 52 results on it's website, which also reveal the medical suspensions coming out of last night's event. Of note: If Urijah Faber does not have his left shoulder...
  15. Dana: UFC Will Soon Add Flyweights
    Every major weight class soon will be under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner. Following January's upcoming absorption of World Extreme Cagefighting and its 145-pound featherweights and...
  16. Alessio Sakara scratched from UFC 122 - Ludwig/Oscipzak Promoted to Main Card
    And then there were 10. As in only ten bouts remain on the “UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” roster. Although the event is officially underway inside the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany,...
  17. White: Roy Nelson's UFC Career On Hold Until Outside Contract Issues Resolved
    OBERHAUSEN, Germany – There's a reason Roy Nelson will not appear at UFC 125, and it's not because the UFC is unable to find him a new opponent. UFC president Dana White today told MMAjunkie.com...
  18. UFC 122 main-card recap
    link MAIN CARD Yushin Okami def. Nate Marquardt via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) Dennis Siver def. Andre Winner via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 3:37 Amir Sadollah def. Peter...
  19. UFC 122 bonuses
    link OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Karlos Vemola, Dennis Siver, Pascal Krauss and Mark Scanlon each earned $60,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami"...
  20. UFC 122 attendance and live gate: 8,421 for estimated $600,000
    link OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Saturday's UFC 122 event drew 8,421 spectators for an estimated live gate of approximately $600,000. The event took place at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany,...
  21. White disappointed with UFC 122 main event, points blame at renowned trainer
    link White had some particularly harsh words for headliner Nate Marquardt (30-10-2 MMA, 9-4 UFC), who saw a second shot at the title slip through his hands with a unanimous decision loss to Yushin...
  22. Kampmann Says Shields Did Nothing But Hug Him
    link After a close split decision loss to Jake Shields at UFC 121, Martin Kampmann talks about how he felt about the loss and who could be in his future via Riddum.com:
  23. Jon Fitch Won't Cry Over Being Passed Up On Title Shot
    link Prior to his last bout against Thiago Alves, Jon Fitch had been told by UFC President Dana White that the winner would be the next in line to fight for the UFC Welterweight Title after Georges...
  24. Listening to public sentiment, UFC boss says he'll re-think Lesnar vs. Mir III
    link Just one day after suggesting Lesnar vs. Mir III is a fight that "kind of makes sense" in the heavyweight division, UFC president Dana White now admits feedback received on his Twitter account...
  25. MFC: Douglas Lima Submits Juarez To Win Title, Ford Goes 2-0 Against Spratt
    link There was bad blood leading into the MFC main event on Friday night, but Douglas Lima settled the grudge with Jesse Juarez and took home the welterweight title with a slick submission win in...
  26. Jonathan Goulet Decides To Hang Up His Gloves
    French Canadian mixed martial artist Jonathan “The Road Warrior” Goulet has announced his decision to call it quits on his career. Goulet entered the UFC octagon nine times in his career and recorded...
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  27. Riddle-Pierson Completes UFC 124 Card
    UFC newcomer Sean Pierson will take on “Ultimate Fighter” alum Matt Riddle in a preliminary matchup at UFC 124 Dec. 11 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Made official by the promotion, the welterweight...
  28. Source: Jorge Rivera vs. Michael Bisping "95 percent" likely for UFC 127
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/21404/source-jorge-rivera-vs-michael-bisping-95-percent-likely-for-ufc-127.mma After the last-minute cancellation of a weekend UFC 122 co-headliner with Alessio Sakara,...
  29. Despite Fight Cancellation, Both Rivera & Sakara Paid
    Despite a last-minute cancellation of their UFC 122 co-main event, Jorge Rivera and Alessio Sakara both received pay for the fight. According to Dana White, Sakara got paid his show money, but Rivera...
  30. UFC boss says Rua vs. Evans on target for March, "Suga" comfortable with schedule
    While a recent ESPN.com report suggested that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (15-1-1 MMA, 10-1-1 UFC) was upset at sitting on the sidelines while waiting for current champ...
  31. UFC 123's "Rampage" vs. Machida winner gets title shot? UFC boss not sure
    linkage With UFC 122 in the books, the focus now turns to Saturday's UFC 123 headliner between former champions Lyoto Machida and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. And though the light-heavyweight bout may...
  32. UFC-WEC Merger Will Not Include Alex Karalexis
    We now know that not all current WEC fighters are going to UFC as part of the upcoming merger-Alex Karalexis is not UFC-bound. In fact, he actually has been released by Zuffa. Karalexis last fought...
  33. UFC and Strikeforce Veteran Jay Hieron signs with Bellator
    link Jay Hieron has finally found a new home. Following the completion of his Strikeforce contract, the Xtreme Couture fighter has signed on with Bellator Fighting Championships and will be...
  34. Fabricio Werdum Wants to Fight Outside of Strikeforce Before Facing Fedor Emelianenko or Alistair Overeem
    link "I used this trip to make a couple of good contacts in Abu Dhabi and Japan. Strikeforce want me to return in March against Fedor [Emelianenko] or [Alistair] Overeem, but I'm looking forward to...
  35. WEC 52: 570,000 Viewers
    Urijah Faber is a proven draw. No doubt about it. Bolstered by the World Extreme Cagefighting star's main event with Takeya Mizugaki, the Nov. 11 broadcast of WEC 52 scored an impressive 0.57...
  36. Don't Let Karo Parisyan Catch You Dancing, Bro
    Ahead of his UFC reutrn at UFC 123 against Dennis Hallman, he likens his chosen discipline of judo to dance. "Best thing about me, when I grab my opponent and I clinch with them, it's pretty easy for...
  37. UFC 122 on Spike TV draws average audience of 2.2 million viewers
    The past weekend's Spike TV broadcast of "UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami" scored an average audience of 2.2 million viewers, the cable station today announced. The event took place Nov. 13 at the Konig...
  38. Featherweights Mike Brown and Diego Nunes official for UFC 125 clash
    Nearly seven years after first fighting in the octagon, one-time UFC veteran Mike Brown (24-6 MMA, 6-2 WEC) returns to the promotion's cage on Jan. 1. UFC brass today officially announced that the...
  39. Stefan Struve plans to bulk up to 290 pounds before rematching Roy Nelson and Junior dos Santos
    UFC heavyweight skyscraper, Stefan Struve has been speaking about his goal of bulking up over the next couple of years to a massive 290 pounds before rematching the two men to defeat him inside the...
  40. Is Herschel Walker An Embarrassment To MMA?
    WEC veteran Keith Berry thinks so. "I'd love to fight Herschel Walker, but they'd probably never give me that fight because they only want to give him the wins. I think sometimes Strikeforce they...
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  41. Shine FIghts Expected To Sign TV Deal Soon
    Shine Fights has been looking to make some major moves recently including the signing of former “Ultimate Fighter” winner Efrain Escudero to a contract. Now the upstart organization appears on the...
  42. Strikeforce's Dan Henderson committed to 205 pounds, not considering retirement
    Next month's main event and rematch with Renato "Babalu" Sobral (36-8 MMA, 2-1 SF) is a big fight for former UFC and PRIDE star Dan Henderson (25-8 MMA, 0-1 SF). But it's unlikely to be the final...
  43. Strikeforce's Frank Shamrock joins charge against bullying
    A former UFC, WEC and Strikeforce champion – not to mention a former interim King of Pancrase – MMA legend Frank Shamrock admits he hasn't had to worry too much about being bullied throughout his...
  44. Ludwig Requires Surgery for Broken Hand
    UFC veteran Duane “Bang” Ludwig will undergo surgery to repair a broken right hand sustained in the first round of his split decision victory over Brit Nick Osipczak at UFC 122 at the Konig Pilsener...
  45. UFC President Dana White: This Is Tito Ortiz’s Last Stand
    One last shot. That’s what Tito Ortiz asked for, and that’s what Tito Ortiz is going to get. After losing a three-round decision to Matt Hamill at UFC 121, most people felt that Ortiz, after years of...
  46. UFC Prelims Expected To Return In 2011, But Deal Not Yet Official
    After a successful full year of the specials, the "UFC Prelims" broadcasts appear they'll return in 2011. The one-hour specials, which air on Spike TV, feature two live preliminary-card fights and...
  47. Ohi-No: UFC Not Returning To Ohio In March
    The annual Arnold Festival weekend in March in Columbus, Ohio will be missing something next year-UFC. Dana White today confirmed that the organization won't return to the Buckeye State for the usual...
  48. Shine Fights Signs Rolles Gracie
    After a one-and-done stint in UFC this year, Rolles Gracie has become the latest acquisition by Shine Fights. Executives today announced that Gracie has signed on with the upstart promotion, and his...
  49. Dana: No Decisions Yet On TUF 13 Coaches
    Dana White loves Twitter. During today's pre-event press conference for UFC 123 in Detroit, the UFC's head honcho talked about the effectiveness of having 1.2 million fans providing instant feedback...
  50. Mousasi Expects LeBanner At Dynamite, Kyle In SF Return
    While neither fight is official yet, Gegard Mousasi said today he expects to next face Jerome LeBanner at December's DREAM Dynamite! NYE event in Japan, then to face Mike Kyle in his Strikeforce...
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