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  1. Tito Ortiz Signs Bout Agreement to Face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
    Tito Ortiz has made a ritual out of signing his bout agreements on camera, and he did just that recently. Ortiz shot a video last Wednesday while signing the agreement to fight Antonio Rogerio...
  2. Volkmann Looks to Break McKee
    “They trained us to break people.” Those are the stark and intimidating words of Jacob “Christmas” Volkmann. The UFC lightweight is not referencing the mysterious Russian military doctors who trained...
  3. Todd Duffee's New Year's Gamble
    For a certain kind of MMA fighter, New Year's Eve in Japan represents a simple math problem. It's about risk versus reward, money versus pain and embarrassment, and, more often than not, overflowing...
  4. Lightweight Chris Horodecki cut from Zuffa roster
    Chris Horodecki (16-3 MMA, 2-2 WEC) is the latest fighter to be released from Zuffa's lightweight roster. The 23-year-old London, Ontario, Canada, native was submitted by Donald Cerrone at WEC 53 in...
  5. Jamie Varner released
    Two-time UFC veteran Jamie Varner will have to wait to make his triumphant return to the octagon. Following a recent four-fight winless streak, the former WEC champion was released by Zuffa...
  6. Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz signs multi-year contract extension
    Strikeforce welterweight champion and potential free agent Nick Diaz (23-7 MMA, 4-0 SF) will not test the open market. Strikeforce officials today announced that the popular and sometimes...
  7. UFC Cuts Tyler Toner
    After getting his big-time shot after the WEC-UFC merger, it's one and done in the main promotion for Tyler Toner, who has been released by UFC. Toner went 1-1 in WEC, then following the merger made...
  8. Overeem vs. Duffee (Finally) Official For Dynamite!!, Special Rules Detailed
    A previously reported heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and recent UFC castoff Todd Duffee now is set for Friday's DREAM "Dynamite!! 2010" event. Before the recent booking of Duffee, DREAM...
  9. Bart Palaszewski Headed to UFC
    While lightweights Jamie Varner and Chris Horodecki's respective WEC contracts won't be carried over to the UFC, veteran 155-pounder Bart Palaszewski was fortunate enough to have his deal brought...
  10. Urijah Faber vs Eddie Wineland at UFC 128
    A battle between former WEC champs is brewing for the UFC's third trip to New Jersey. Urijah Faber (24-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC), once tops in the featherweight class before his reinvention as a bantamweight,...
  11. Chuck Liddell retires and becomes VP of business development for the UFC
    link LAS VEGAS – Chuck Liddell officially is retired from the UFC cage, but "The Iceman's" career isn't over. The UFC Hall of Famer and former champion has turned in his fight gloves for a spot in...
  12. Fabricio Werdum, Paul Daley expecting fights at March's "Strikeforce: Columbus" by Dann Stupp on Dec 29, 2010 at 3:35 pm ET
    The fight card for Strikeforce's Ohio debut appears to have two new additions. Heavyweight fighter and top contender Fabricio Werdum (14-4-1 MMA, 3-0 SF) and welterweight notable Paul Daley (26-9-2...
  13. There's little chance Lesnar leaves UFC to wrestle full-time
    Oh you silly blogosphere. Once a rumor starts it often spins out of control on the Internet. Wrestling Observer's Dave Meltzer spoke about Brock Lesnar's future on his Monday radio show. Meltzer, who...
  14. Dana Remains Against Lesnar In WWE Slot, Nothing On TUF Coaches
    UFC president Dana White still isn't quite ready to announce who will be coaching on the upcoming 13th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." However, White did say speculation that Frank Mir was pulled...
  15. Luiz Cane vs. Karlos Vemola On Tap For UFC 128
    Karlos Vemola will seek to be "The Terminator" of Luiz Cane's UFC career as they're set to meet on a rapidly filling UFC 128 fight card. Verbal agreements are in place, paperwork pending. Cane vs....
  16. Steve Cantwell vs. Cyrille Diabate Addded To UFC On Versus 3
    Steve Cantwell has another fight if he can keep it. This time he's scheduled to face Cyrille Diabate at UFC On Versus 3 Cantwell has had a difficult time getting into the octagon as of late. The...
  17. Breaking: Cain Velasquez Injured, Out 6-8 Months (Updated)
    It seems that the "Cain Train" has been derailed for a while. After today's UFC 125 pre-fight presser, Dana White revealed that UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez is out 6-8 months due to a...
  18. Dana White defends UFC's ION Television deal, says future plans uncertain
    LAS VEGAS – While the UFC's recent announcement that preliminary bouts from this weekend's UFC 125 event would be broadcast on ION Television left many MMA fans scratching their head, UFC president...
  19. Featherweight Josh Grispi not guaranteed title shot with win at UFC 125
    LAS VEGAS – WEC standout turned UFC fighter Josh Grispi (14-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) may not get a chance to realize a title opportunity that slipped through his fingers with the injury of featherweight champ...
  20. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler signs new multi-year agreement with Strikeforce
    NEW YORK (Dec. 29, 2010) – One day after re-signing its world welterweight champion, Nick Diaz, to a new multi-fight deal, STRIKEFORCE announced Wednesday that exciting, hard-hitting former two-time...
  21. Ring girls Brittney Palmer and Holly Madison added to UFC 125 lineup
    The UFC has added two familiar ring girls to the lineup for Saturday's UFC 125 event. Former WEC ring girl Brittney Palmer will circle the UFC octagon in her first duties since the merger with its...
  22. Jim Miller Set to Face Kamal Shalorus at UFC 128 in New Jersey
    link Jim Miller is ready to return to action and he will get the chance to fight in his home state of New Jersey when he does. He is set to face former WEC lightweight Kamal Shalorus at UFC 128 on...
  23. Tim Sylvia Replaces Todd Duffee In Titan Fighting 16 Main Event
    Tim Sylvia officially has replaced fellow UFC vet Todd Duffee and now meets "The Ultimate Fighter 10" cast member Abe Wagner in the headliner of next month's Titan Fighting Championships 16 event....
  24. Gerald Harris and John Dodson among Tachi Palace Fights 9 additions
    The UFC isn't the only organization planning ahead. Tachi Palace Fights has two added two key bouts to a planned May 5 event. Tachi Palace Fights 9 features UFC vet Gerald Harris (17-3 MMA, 0-0 TPF)...
  25. Report: Simpson-Miranda Targeted for UFC Fight Night 24
    Middleweights Aaron Simpson and Mario Miranda have reportedly agreed to square off at UFC Fight Night 24. The event, which has not yet been officially announced by the promotion, is expected to be...
  26. Report: Caceres-Semerzier Slated for Seattle UFC Card
    “Ultimate Fighter 12” alum Alex Caceres and former WEC talent Mackens Semerzier have reportedly agreed to square off in a featherweight contest on March 26 at UFC Fight Night 24 in Seattle. MMA...
  27. Amir Sadollah vs. Duane "Bang" Ludwig on tap for UFC Fight Night 24
    A welterweight bout between veteran Duane "Bang" Ludwig (20-11 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and "The Ultimate Fighter 7" winner Amir Sadollah (4-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has been slotted for March's UFC Fight Night 24...
  28. Spencer Fisher vs. Ross Pearson official for UFC 127 in Australia
    A lightweight bout between UFC veteran Spencer Fisher (24-6 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and "The Ultimate Fighter 9" lightweight winner Ross Pearson (11-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) now is official for UFC 127. MMAjunkie.com...
  29. UFC 125's Vera focused on Silva but wouldn't mind rematch with Jones
    LAS VEGAS – Even Brandon Vera (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is tired of hearing about "the old Brandon Vera." The UFC light heavyweight, who faces Brazilian slugger Thiago Silva (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at this...
  30. David Mitchell & Mike Swick Both Off UFC Fight For The Troops
    It appears David Mitchell will to wait a little while longer for the chance to get his first UFC win. He was scheduled to face Mike Swick at the upcoming UFC Fights For The Troops event but is now...
  31. Antonio McKee: I Should Have UFC Belt by End of 2011
    Antonio McKee has a plan. It's simple, really. "By the end of the year I should have the UFC [lightweight] belt," he told MMA Fighting. "I've got to get through [Jacob] Volkmann here, beat up...
  32. Cain it really be true: Junior dos Santos 'outraged' and confused about Velasquez' injury
    Count Junior dos Santos amongst those who are pissed off about UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez shoulder injury and subsequent surgery that will keep him on the shelf for a reported six to...
  33. Matt Mitrione Talks Grown Man Punches and NFL vs UFC
    When former Purdue University football star Matt Mitrione did his stint on the UFC's hit reality show "The Ultimate Fighter", it was every bit his intention to keep both viewers and his housemates...
  34. Overeem-Duffee for Dream Interim Title at ‘Dynamite’
    Once thought to be a non-title affair, the late-notice scrap between Todd Duffee and Alistair Overeem (Pictured) at “Dynamite: The Power of Courage 2010” will be for the Dream interim heavyweight...
  35. UFC 125 middleweight Chris Leben: Life isn't a Superman comic book
    LAS VEGAS – As far as pre-fight storylines go, the UFC 125 matchup between middleweight sluggers Chris Leben (25-6 MMA, 11-5 UFC) and Brian Stann (9-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) appears pretty cut and dry. Take...
  36. Stann's War Led to 'Toughest Guys' in UFC Fighting
    LAS VEGAS -- Many people have taken a short look at the life and times of Chris Leben and drawn their own conclusions. Brian Stann is no different. Except Stann's judgment was as simple as five...
  37. Sengoku: Sandro Ignored Doctor's Orders & Fought Injured, Wants Hioki Rematch
    Brazilian featherweight star Marlon Sandro has not endured an ideal end to his 2010 campaign. On December 30, he was unable to defend his Sengoku featherweight title when he dropped a unanimous...
  38. Danny Castillo Signs New UFC Deal
    Add Danny Castillo to the list of former WEC fighters who now have a home in UFC following the merger. A source close to UFC said today that Castillo has signed a multi-fight contract with UFC,...
  39. Mark Hunt vs. Chris Tuchscherer Set For UFC 127
    Pride never die. The UFC's official website has added Mark Hunt vs Chris Tuchscherer to its lineup for UFC 127: "Penn vs Fitch" set to go down on Feb. 26 from the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia....
  40. Cain Velasquez Details Shoulder Injury, Addresses Dos Santos' Complaint
    LAS VEGAS -- In his first public comments since MMA Fighting broke the news of Cain Velasquez's shoulder injury, the UFC heavyweight champion explained that he can't pinpoint the exact moment he tore...
  41. Fight Path: Marlon Moraes the next version of UFC's Edson Barboza?
    Marlon Moraes has been a skilled fighter from the beginning, as his two Brazilian Muay Thai national championships underline. But when given the choice, he picked mixed martial arts, and he became a...
  42. UFC 125 fighter Dong Hyun Kim's lone goal is shot at champ GSP
    LAS VEGAS – As far as UFC welterweight contenders go, Dong Hyun Kim rarely factors into title talk. And though the South Korean fighter's popularity slowly is growing back home, he hasn't registered...
  43. UFC 125 bonuses: Edgar, Maynard, Stephens and Guida each earn $60K awards
    link LAS VEGAS – Jeremy Stephens, Clay Guida, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard each earned $60,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 125 event. Stephens earned the night's...
  44. Report: Russow-Madsen Targeted for UFC Fight Night 24
    link The lineup for UFC Fight Night 24 continues to come together, as heavyweights Mike Russow and Jon Madsen have reportedly agreed to square off at the event. The show, while not officially...
  45. No Rematch for Maynard, Dana White Says Pettis Will Get Edgar Next
    link UFC President Dana White has refused to give Gray Maynard an immediate rematch after he fought light weight champ Frankie Edgar to a split decision draw. Instead White will stick to his plans...
  46. Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida Slated for UFC 129
    Randy Couture isn't retiring after all...... http://www.mmafighting.com/2011/01/02/randy-couture-vs-lyoto-machida-slated-for-ufc-129/
  47. Not so fast Pettis - Maynard vs. Edgar 3 happening first
    Less than two hours after UFC executive Craig Borsari informed the media at UFC 125's post-event press conference that Anthony Pettis would get the next crack at the UFC's lightweight belt, UFC...
  48. UFC 125 draws a reported 12,688 attendees for $2.17 million live gate
    LAS VEGAS – Saturday's "UFC 125: Resolution" event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas drew a reported 12,688 spectators for a $2,174,780 live gate. UFC vice president Craig Borsari revealed...
  49. Following UFC 125 win, Brian Stann wants Wanderlei Silva, top-10 ranking
    LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann (10-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) isn't exactly the "call out" kind of guy, but he also knows how to ask for what he wants. For instance, following an August win...
  50. GSP-Shields Booked For UFC 129
    When GSP wants to fight in Canada, apparently GSP gets to fight in Canada. Dana White announced Saturday (via Yahoo! Sports) that Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre will defend his title as...
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