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  1. UFC won't start splitting weight classes
    "I don't see it happening and I think Dana has his eye on the prize for why that would be a bad thing. When you add these lower weight belts, you're not running the risk of the boxing terrain,...
  2. Joe Lauzon blames 'concrete legs' for loss to George Sotiropoulos at UFC 123
    I figured the second round would be more like the first. But getting off the stool for the second round, my legs felt like concrete. I don't know why or what happened. I felt pretty good at the end...
  3. Couture disagrees with 'Rampage' decision
    They see some superficial things like Rampage moving forward the whole time in that fight and they attribute that to him winning those rounds," Couture told Paul Howard of ESPNRadio1100 in Las Vegas....
  4. Trash talk a onetime experiment for UFC 124 co-headliner Stefan Struve
    There are hundreds of thousands of page views to back the buzz surrounding Stefan Struve and Sean McCorkle's upcoming fight. The heavyweights have propped up UFC 124's co-main event by hitting the...
  5. Josh Koscheck: Georges St. Pierre has 'quit in him' and the plan is to 'knock his ass out'
    "I have a great gameplan and my thing is, I don't think George has a good chin and I don't think his hands are that good. So I want to keep this fight on the feet and knock his ass out. ... I believe...
  6. Davis: ‘Wonderbar’ Was Variation from Kimura Series
    Phil Davis knew what he was doing. He didn’t accidentally pin Tim Boetsch’s arm behind his back, grab a second grip and invent a shoulder lock on the spot. “I know that position very well,” Davis...
  7. 11 Bouts Signed for ‘Fight for the Troops 2’
    “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 9 finalist DaMarques Johnson (Pictured) will meet former King of the Cage champion Michael Guymon in a preliminary welterweight matchup at UFC “Fight for the Troops 2”...
  8. Gabe Ruediger Vs. Paul Taylor Agreed For UFC 127 In Australia
    Gabe Ruediger was hoping to fight a Brit for his next fight in the UFC, but it won’t be the Englishman he was originally gunning for. Ruediger has instead drawn Paul Taylor in a lightweight fight set...
  9. WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis Fight Card Finalized
    WEC 53, , is set for Dec. 16 in Glendale, Ariz., in the Phoenix area. A lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and challenger Anthony Pettis headlines the WEC 53 fight card....
  10. Soccer Brawl Outside Brazil Fight 3 Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured
    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- The Brazilian MMA community has long argued that its sport is safer than soccer, given the history of Brazilian futebol rivalries and violence. Saturday night in Belo...
  11. Replacement Mike Kyle meets Antonio Silva at "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu"
    Mike Kyle (18-7-1 MMA, 2-2-1 SF) has stepped in as an injury replacement for Valentijn Overeem (28-25 MMA, 0-0 SF) and now meets heavyweight Antonio Silva (14-2 MMA, 1-1 SF) at Saturday's...
  12. Kyle Noke Heads Home To Australia To Face Chris Camozzi At UFC 127
    Kyle Noke will get his wish and head home to Australia for his next fight as the former “Ultimate Fighter” competitor will face off against former housemate Chris Camozzi in a middleweight bout on...
  13. Was Gerald Harris Released Because He Wasn't "Being A Team Player"?
    Jon Jones thinks so. "That's absolutely insane. ... You know a lot of times when you get booted, I think it's because of guys not being team players. The UFC likes guys who show up on time, they're...
  14. Bisping wasn't interested in Rivera at UFC 127, now he'll teach opponent a lesson
    Michael Bisping's bout agreement was signed the moment Jorge Rivera (18-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) called him out. Bisping (20-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) said there was no other choice than to say yes, even if Rivera...
  15. Former UFC middleweight contender Gerald Harris: "I messed up"
    Believe it or not, Gerald Harris (17-3) is not angry. Despite being released from the UFC following a decision loss to Maiquel Falcao (26-3) at UFC 123, Harris does not harbor ill will toward the...
  16. Nate Marquardt Calls Out (And Wants To Knock Out) Wanderlei Silva
    Evidently Marquardt thinks the path from "choker" (as Dana White called him) back to #1 contender involves a fight he thinks everyone wants...and some promises. "In order to re-establish myself as...
  17. Strikeforce Not Interested in Signing Gerald Harris...Right Now.
    When Gerald Harris was released by the UFC last week following his loss to Maiquel Falcao, a lot of his fans hoped he would resurface with Strikeforce. However, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said on...
  18. Greg Jackson Fires Back at Dana White Over Recent Criticism
    MMA trainer Greg Jackson isn't pleased with some of the recent comments coming from UFC president Dana White, so he decided to do something about it. With White criticizing the Jackson camp for what...
  19. Former UFC Fighter Lee Murray's Bank Heist Sentence Increased to 25 Years
    Former UFC fighter Lee Murray, who was convicted of masterminding the biggest non-wartime cash heist in history, has had his prison sentence increased from 10 years to 25, according to BBC News. On...
  20. Thiago Silva vs. Brandon Vera promoted to UFC 125 main card
    An intriguing light-heavyweight bout between Thiago Silva (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Brandon Vera (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has been salvaged from untelevised purgatory. Sources close to the event today told...
  21. Trial Begins for Man Accused of Manslaughter in Death of Tapout's 'Mask'
    Opening statements began on Tuesday in the vehicular manslaughter trial of Jeffrey David Kirby, the driver of a Porsche that allegedly crashed into the Ferrari of Tapout co-founder Charles "Mask"...
  22. Krzysztof Soszynski Talks UFC, Stephan Bonnar, Gerald Harris and Dana White
    In the sport of mixed martial arts a fighter's fortune can change in a heartbeat. Hours of preparation and training to refine muscled mass into a flexible, powerful and agile machine can all be lost...
  23. Strikeforce: Benji Radach vs Ovince St. Preux official for 'Henderson vs Babalu' on Dec. 4
    Fast rising light heavyweight prospect Ovince St. Preux, fresh off a unanimous decision win over Antwain Britt less than two weeks ago at Strikeforce Challengers 12, will strap on the gloves once...
  24. Jake Ellenberger vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha Targeted For UFC 126
    In lieu of a planned bout with Jon Fitch, Jake Ellenberger instead is expected to meet welterweight prospect Carlos Eduardo Rocha on the televised main card of UFC 126. Verbal agreements are in...
  25. Alexander Gustafsson vs. James Te Huna Slotted For UFC 127
    A light-heavyweight bout between New Zealand fighter James Te Huna and Swedish competitor Alexander Gustafsson will be part of February's UFC 127 event. Although not officially announced by the...
  26. Chael Sonnen to re-emerge for steroid appeal on Thursday
    The meeting will take place on Thursday at 9:30 AM at 2005 Evergreen Street (Hearing Room) in Sacramento. Who knows how the political winds have changed in California and whether or not this will be...
  27. UFC eyes possible August return to Brazil
    After much speculation, it appears as though the UFC will return to Brazil for the first time in more than a decade, perhaps as soon as August at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Respected...
  28. As Chael Sonnen Prepares for Steroids Hearing, More Details Emerge
    In the months leading up to his UFC 117 title challenge, Chael Sonnen had plenty to say. Sonnen seemed to be everywhere, talking up his potential to dethrone champion Anderson Silva in a middleweight...
  29. Don't Be Fat Homie: Jason Miller Baffled By Diaz Weight Restrictions For Possible Grudge Match
    And he made his feelings on the matter known recently on Joe Rogan's podcast. "[Diaz has] fought so many times at 183, he always fights there. But then when it's me, somebody he's talked sh*t about...
  30. UFC 122 Drug Tests All Clean
    UFC 122 in Germany was Das Drug Free Zone. 8 fighters were tested for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse and UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner today...
  31. Exclusive: Roy Nelson Talks TUF, WWE and Brock Lesnar
    In the world of MMA media a fighter's place in the headlines can be somewhat of a catch-22. When the attention is warranted a fighter revels in the good news spreading of a job well done but when the...
  32. Trainer Greg Jackson: "Fighting safe is an illusion" but fighting smart isn't
    Greg Jackson's philosophy on finishing fights is not too far from a well-worn cliche in mixed-martial-arts circles: Impose your will. Still, he's been criticized for grooming fighters who favor...
  33. Diego Sanchez Likely To Stay At 170 Pounds For Next Fight
    When Diego Sanchez moved back to New Mexico, he not only went back to his roots, he went back to the team and trainer that took him to the peak of his career. Walking through the doors at Team Greg...
  34. Kyle Watson and Sako Chivitchian meet at The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
    link After a semifinal finish on "The Ultimate Fighter 12," Kyle Watson (13-6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) now meets castmate Sako Chivitchian (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at the show's live finale on Saturday....
  35. Aaron Wilkinson vs. Cody McKenzie slated for The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
    link Two quarterfinalists from "The Ultimate Fighter 12," Team GSP's Cody McKenzie (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Team Koscheck's Aaron Wilkinson (6-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC), meet Saturday at the show's live finale...
  36. Leonard Garcia meets Nam Phan at TUF 12 Finale
    A featherweight bout between "The Ultimate Fighter 12" semifinalist Nam Phan (16-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and WEC fighter Leonard Garcia (14-6-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is slated for The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale....
  37. TUF 12 Finale's Branch not impressed with Attonito's striking pedigree
    Once-beaten UFC middleweight David Branch (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) knows a thing or two about submissions. The Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu product owns three of his career wins via tapout and boasts a black...
  38. 2010 World MMA Awards Results
    link Link has all the nominees. Referee of the Year: Herb Dean Best Technical Clothing Brand: Bad Boy Best Technical Equipment Brand: Everlast MMA Media Source of the Year: MMAjunkie Best Promotion:...
  39. Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero added to UFC 126 in Las Vegas
    link A light heavyweight bout between Kyle Kingsbury (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Ricardo Romero (11-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be part of UFC 126. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the two...
  40. Sonnen's Suspension Reduced To 6 Months
    The California State Athletic Commission today approve a reduction of UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen's UFC 117 drug suspension from a year to six months. His $2,500 fine remains unchanged. Sonnen...
  41. California to test new points system
    California to test new points system December 2, 2010 By Josh Gross ESPN.com California will experiment with a new points system for amateur mixed martial arts bouts beginning in 2011, a move that...
  42. Maiquel Falcao arrested in Brazil on assault charge
    Chute Boxe middleweight Maiquel Falcao – who recently debuted in the UFC with a victory over Gerald Harris - was arrested today in Pelotas, South Brazil by local police. Falcao was apprehended after...
  43. Looking Back at UFC 123, Matt Hughes Contemplating Retirement
    It’s difficult to evaluate what went wrong in a fight when you get knocked out in 21 seconds. It’s even more difficult, mere minutes later, to evaluate a career that has spanned more than 50 fights,...
  44. Jussier da Silva vs. Ian McCall lined up for Tachi Palace Fights 8
    Fresh off a unanimous decision victory over WEC vet Danny Martinez at Tachi Palace Fights 7, No. 1 ranked flyweight Jussier da Silva (9-0 MMA, 1-0 TPF) will grace the promotion's next event in a bout...
  45. Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu weigh-in results: Main-card fighters on weight
    ST. LOUIS – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) was on scene and reporting live from today's official "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu" fighter weigh-ins. Today's festivities, which were free and...
  46. Verbal agreements in place for Curt Warburton vs. Maciej Jewtuszko at UFC 127
    A lightweight bout between British fighter Curt Warburton (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and undefeated Polish WEC competitor Maciej Jewtuszko (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is expected to be part of February's UFC 127...
  47. Report: Bellator Season 4 to Air Live on FX
    Bellator Fighting Championships’ days of having televised events pre-empted by high school football games and air racing competitions may finally be over. After two seasons’ worth of sometimes-live,...
  48. Mike Pierce Vs. Kenny Robertson Agreed For UFC 126 In February
    Undefeated prospect Kenny Robertson will finally get his chance to debut in the Octagon in February when he faces a very tough challenge in Mike Pierce. The welterweights will lock horns at UFC 126....
  49. Oregon Ducks and Oregon St. Beavers Took Civil War To Next Level
    Randy Couture is flying in to coach the Beavers this week. OK, Couture won't be at Saturday's Civil War football game. He is going to be on hand for the Full Contact Fighting Federation's Cage...
  50. Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II recap:
    link ST. LOUIS – Dan Henderson wasn't about to be left out of the party. On a fight night that featured some of the year's most vicious knockouts, Dan Henderson scored one of his own in a main-event...
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