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  1. Travis Browne vs. Stefan Struve targeted for UFC 130 in May
    Heavyweights Travis Browne (10-0-1 MMA, 1-0-1 UFC) and Stefan Struve (21-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) have been penciled in for a UFC event expected to be UFC 130. Multiple sources close to the event today told...
  2. "UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampann" official for March 3 in Louisville
    The Ultimate Fighting Championships' Kentucky debut now is official. As MMAjunkie.com first reported this past month and officials today formally announced, "UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampann"...
  3. St. Pierre-Shields Official for UFC 129
    As expected, Georges St. Pierre will put his title on the line against No. 1 contender Jake Shields in the main event of UFC 129. The bout was made official Thursday by the UFC during the most recent...
  4. Ivan Menjivar vs. Charlie Valencia In The Works For UFC 129
    A bantamweight contest pitting two fighters looking to rebound from a recent loss is in the works for April. Ivan Menjivar & Charlie Valencia are expected to meet at UFC 129 in what will be...
  5. Floyd Mayweather Sr. Can Train BJ Penn To Box And Freddie Roach Can Wash His Car
    So says Papa Pretty Boy when it comes to preparing Penn for Jon Fitch at UFC 127. "BJ Penn is a cool dude man. I'll be honest, at first, it didn't seem like he could fight that good. I mean, I don't...
  6. Matt Lindland: Suspension will toughen up UFC's Chael Sonnen
    Matt Lindland, Chael Sonnen's coach of 15 years, was one of dozens of people trying to reach the UFC middleweight contender this past Tuesday, and like most of them, he was unsuccessful. When news...
  7. Showtime offers free preview weekend, Strikeforce Challengers 13 included
    Looking for some live MMA on TV this weekend but haven't made the commitment to subscribe to Showtime yet? Don't worry. The premium cable channel has you covered. "Strikeforce Challengers 13:...
  8. Chan Sung Jung Off UFC FFTT 2 (Updated)
    There will not be any Korean Zombies at UFC Fight For The Troops 2 after all-Chan Sung Jung is now off the event due to an undisclosed injury. He was to have faced Rani Yahya. No replacement named...
  9. Unconfirmed Report: Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson Targeted for UFC 130
    Unnamed sources have confirmed that Frank Mir will fight Roy Nelson at UFC 130, which will take place on May 28th, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. LINK
  10. Quinton Jackson vs. Thiago Silva Targeted For UFC 130
    Fresh off a dominating win over Brandon Vera at UFC 125, light heavyweight Thiago Silva next will fight former champion Quinton Jackson in a UFC 130 bout expected to have a major impact on the title...
  11. Do PRIDE Rules Make Fights More Exciting To Watch?
    Strikeforce's Nick Diaz thinks so. "That's why I like dealing with Pride rules. I thought that there would be an organization that has that type of scoring criteria. I thought that show would stick...
  12. Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen Tapped for UFC 12
    Jason (The Athlete) MacDonald will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 129 in Toronto, taking on Ryan Jensen on April 30, sportsnet.ca has learned. Sources told sportsnet.ca that both parties have...
  13. Brown Replaces Jung Against Yahya at UFC ‘Fight for the Troops 2’
    Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Thomas Brown will step in for an injured Chan Sung Jung and take on Rani Yahya at UFC “Fight for the Troops 2”. News of the bout was first reported by MMA...
  14. Phil Davis vs. Matt Hamill targeted for UFC 129 in Toronto
    Welcome to the upper echelon of the division, Phil Davis. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that fast-rising light heavyweight Phil Davis (8-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is...
  15. StrikeForce Challengers 13 recap: Woodley tops Saffiedine, St. Preux wins again
    Tyron Woodley knew fellow welterweight Tarec Saffiedine would be one of his toughest opponents yet, so understandably, he needed a win-first gameplan. So, his gravity-defying slams and lunging...
  16. Daniel Roberts Announces He’ll Face Claude Patrick at UFC 129 in Toronto
    It appears Daniel Roberts will get the chance to fight alongside his teammate Jake Shields at UFC 129 as he is set to face Claude Patrick in a middleweight bout on the Toronto card. Roberts made the...
  17. Anthony Pettis Will Fight Again Instead of Waiting for Edgar or Maynard
    The draw between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 will mean a trilogy between the two lightweight competitors will happen in 2011, but it also means the last WEC champion Anthony Pettis is...
  18. Nate Quarry’s World Domination Starts With American Cage Fighter
    UFC middleweight Nate Quarry is ready to take over the world. Well, maybe not literally, but he’s expanding his reach beyond the cage to explore new avenues in the television world, as well as...
  19. Bellator Makes Hornbuckle, Hawn, and Weedman Official For Season 4 Welterweights
    Another welterweight tournament is quickly becoming one of the focal points of Bellator’s fourth season in operation. Built primarily on its multi-event, tournament format, Season 4 will introduce...
  20. Did Strikeforce Drop The Ball With Their Challengers Show On Showtime Free Preview Weekend?
    In a recent post on his blog, veteran WWE announcer Jim Ross thinks so. "The Strikeforce broadcast produced by Showtime Friday night was embarrassingly mediocre. This statement is not a reflection on...
  21. Fabricio Werdum Isn't Happy About "Giving" Alistair Overeem a Rematch
    Two-time BJJ world champion, two-time ADCC champion, and UFC and Pride veteran Fabricio Werdum shocked the world when he choked out Fedor Emelianenko in 2010. Now he'll challenge Alistair Overeem for...
  22. Nick Diaz Talks Point Fighting - "They Play a Game to Win"
    "(Nate Diaz) is a lot better than that guy (Dong Hyun Kim). You could see it in that fight. (Nate) won on damage. At the end of that fight, that guy was real banged up, you know? Taking some hard...
  23. Zhang Tie Quan vs. Jason Reinhardt Added To UFC 127
    Get ready for some "Big Trouble from Little China." Tiequan Zhang will become the first Chinese born fighter to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) when he takes on Jason Reinhardt at...
  24. UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre Training With BJJ World Champions Roger Gracie and Braulio Estima
    In preparation for his UFC 129 bout against the very talented grappler, Jake Shields, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre recently trained with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champions, Roger...
  25. Former UFC champ Jens Pulver returns to action in March in Chicago
    Twelve-year MMA veteran Jens Pulver (22-14-1) will soldier on. The upstart Chicago Cagefighting Championship announced Pulver will serve in the main event of a March 5 fight card in suburban Chicago...
  26. Coker Wants to Match Melendez Against Kawajiri
    Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker wants lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez to defend his title next against Tatsuya Kawajiri. “We’re definitely having that conversation,” Coker said Wednesday on the...
  27. Forrest Griffin Is Just As Good As Rich Franklin-At Everything
    So says Forrest, at least when it comes to their fighting styles. "Since 2001, I haven't gone a year without a win, at least a win, you know in a year. Now I've gone a whole year without a fight. ......
  28. Charles Oliveira Signs New UFC Deal
    Despite coming off a loss to Jim Miller at the "St. Pierre vs Koscheck" event last December, UFC lightweight Charles Oliveira has signed a four fight extension with Zuffa, according to the Houston...
  29. Pat Barry: I don't know how anyone is going to stop Alistair 'The Monster' Overeem
    "The dude is a monster. That’s what I think. Not only is he humongous, (but) he’s extremely experienced. That’s what makes him the most dangerous. Not just the size, but he has so much experience in...
  30. White Out: UFC President Dana White Silent on Strikeforce Tourney
    It's been more than a week and we haven't heard a peep. No statements have been issued through media favorites like Kevin Iole or Ariel Helwani. There have been no mean spirited video blogs....
  31. Eric Koch vs. Cub Swanson Planned for UFC on Versus 3
    Featherweights Eric Koch and Cub Swanson officially are UFC bound. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that the fighters have agreed to meet at UFC on Versus 3 and that bout...
  32. "The Ultimate Fighter 13" cast shifts to all welterweights, coaches named this week
    While initially intended to feature welterweights and middleweights, the upcoming 13th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" instead now will be a welterweights-only season. A source close to the...
  33. Bellator signs veteran middleweight Joe Riggs
    Bellator Fighting Championships' recent signing spree has netted veteran fighter Joe Riggs (34-12 MMA, 0-0 BFC). Officials today announced they've signed the former WEC champion and UFC/Strikeforce...
  34. UFC 130 Likely For Vegas, 131 For Vancouver
    While neither event has been officially announced, UFC 130 & 131 are both taking shape and could be announced soon. 130 appears set for Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, while 131 will likely be held in...
  35. Shane Carwin Plans Return at UFC 131 in Vancouver
    UFC 131 is expected to take place June 11 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. ... UFC 131 is in the final planning stages and UFC officials are working this week to finalize the show and venue. No bouts...
  36. Rep: UFC's Anthony Pettis not waiting for title shot, returns May or June
    It's certainly a gamble putting Anthony Pettis' lightweight title shot at risk. But the alternative is far worse. Officials from Pettis' support team today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that...
  37. UFC Champ Cruz to Undergo Sidelining Surgery
    Dominick Cruz will undergo long-delayed surgery on his left index finger this week in Chicago, the UFC bantamweight champion told ESPN.com Monday. The top-ranked 135 pounder joins the list of...
  38. Hallman vs. Waldburger and Garcia vs. Phan 2 Slotted for UFC Fight Night 24
    Dennis Hallman and T.J. Waldburger are expected to meet on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 24, according to sources close to the event who today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are...
  39. Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament: Possible Pay-Per-View, Canadian Debut
    "The tournament is going to deliver our biggest shows yet. At some point this year, we will be in the pay-per-view business and having this tournament out there is a big step in that direction."...
  40. Guida vs. Pettis Targeted For UFC 130 or 131
    Sources close the bout informed Heavy.com of the news on Monday night. Pettis was scheduled to receive a UFC title shot against the winner of the Frankie Edgar/Gray Maynard bout from UFC 125. The...
  41. Rob Kimmons vs. Dong Yi Yang Slated For UFC On Versus 3
    A middleweight bout between Rob Kimmons and Dong Yi Yang will be part of the UFC on Versus 3 lineup in March. Reports are at least one fighter has signed the paperwork for the fight. THe fight, not...
  42. Josh Barnett: What Happens In The Locker Room Stays In The Locker Room, I'm No Snitch
    So he says. "I think everybody is doing whatever they can to get an edge on their opponent, no matter what, be it taking anything whether it's illegal or legal. Is it working? I don't really know. I...
  43. UFC to Announce Formal Intent to Bring Event to New York
    It looks like the UFC has its New Year's Resolution. Just a few days into 2011, the Nevada-based promotion will formally announce its intent to bring mixed martial arts to New York as soon as...
  44. Jacob Volkmann Plans to Ride Wave of Attention After Obama Comment
    There's no way Jacob Volkmann could have predicted the aftermath of his tongue-in-cheek call out of President Barack Obama after UFC 125, but the Minnesota lightweight knows one thing: he's gonna...
  45. Kenny Florian Targeting April Return, Says He's the Man to Fight Pettis
    It's been a rough couple of months for Kenny Florian. First, he lost his No. 1 contenders fight with Gray Maynard, then he suffered a knee injury that knocked him out of a potential fight with Evan...
  46. Junior dos Santos to Fight for Interim UFC Heavyweight Title
    With Cain Velasquez sidelined due to injury, Junior dos Santos will indeed fight for the UFC Interim Heavyweight Championship against an opponent to be named. LINK
  47. The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale is June 4; door opened for Edgar-Maynard as coaches?
    The upcoming 13th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" debuts March 30 on Spike TV, and a source close to the show today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale is...
  48. Barnett: UFC champ Velasquez is good, but Strikeforce tourney winner better
    Everyone and his brother has weighed in on who's the world's best MMA heavyweight, and given Strikeforce's upcoming and star-studded heavyweight grand prix, the debate won't stop anytime soon. Josh...
  49. Shane Carwin confirms likely UFC 131 slot, was offered Roy Nelson fight
    Following recent back surgery, Shane Carwin (12-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) expects to make his return to the cage in June at UFC 131. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported the news on Monday, and...
  50. John Makdessi meets Kyle Watson, not Jonathan Brookins, at UFC 129
    Lightweight prospect John Makdessi (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet "The Ultimate Fighter 12" semifinalist Kyle Watson (13-6-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 129, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from...
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