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  1. Despite quick UFN 23 win, DaMarques Johnson not celebrating
    DaMarques Johnson (12-8 MMA, 3-2 UFC) says the body triangle he applied to Mike Guymon (12-5-1 MMA, 1-3 UFC) was simply a tool for freeing his hand so he could punch with it. But when Guymon tapped...
  2. UFC 129: 42,000 Seats, Tickets Range From $50-800
    A little more than two weeks before tickets are set to go on sale for April's highly anticipated "UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields" event, the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion has released...
  3. Tyron Woodley Believes He's No. 1 Contender and on Nick Diaz's Mind
    Here's what we know is true about Tyron Woodley: he's 28 years old; he made his MMA debut two years ago; he's 8-0; and he just signed a new four-fight deal with Strikeforce. Here's what Woodley would...
  4. Paulo Thiago scratched from UFC on Versus 3, Johny Hendricks in limbo
    An undisclosed injury has forced welterweight Paulo Thiago (13-3, 3-3 UFC) to withdraw from a bout with Johny Hendricks (9-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at UFC on Versus 3. A source close to the event told...
  5. Mario Yamasaki To Referee UFC 126 Main Event
    Veteran official Mario Yamasaki will serve as the referee for next weekend's UFC 126 main event between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort. Judging the five-round fight will be...
  6. UFC Cuts Tim Hague (Yet Again)
    It's the 3rd Strike 3 for Tim Hague today, as he confirmed he's been cut by UFC for the third time in his career. After being TKO'd by Matt Mitrione at UFC FFTT 2, Hague is now only 1-4 career in...
  7. Judge Orders Emelianenko, M-1 Global, Affliction to Resolve Disputes
    Amid a recent flurry of discovery disputes between courtroom adversaries Fedor Emelianenko/M-1 Global (plaintiffs) and Affliction Entertainment (defendant), a federal magistrate judge on Monday...
  8. UFC Cuts Amilcar Alves
    The pink slips are starting to go out from UFC to fighters again-after Tim Hague was let go yet again by the promotion earlier today, word now has come out that Amilcar Alves is now gone. After an...
  9. Forrest Griffin Feels "Weird" And "Nervous" Heading Into Rich Franklin Fight
    He says it's because of his extended break between fights...a little too extended for his tastes. "A good break now and then is great for your body, but it was too long. This is the most ring rust...
  10. Strikeforce: Overeem-Werdum Rematch April 9
    Strikeforce has confirmed the date of April 9 for the second round of its Heavyweight Grand Prix quarterfinals, featuring a rematch between reigning heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem and...
  11. THrough Tragedy & Loss, VItor Belfort Found The Strength To Persevere
    It hasn't been an easy path back for Belfort since his sister was abducted & murdered in 2004, but he's made it back with a little help from a higher power. "We have words for if you’ve lost your...
  12. Joe Stevenson vs. Danny Castillo A Late Addition To UFC On Versus 3
    With Paulo Thiago vs. Johny Hendricks now off UFC On Versus 3 due to a Thiago injury, it appears that Joe Stevenson vs. Danny Castillo will be a late addition to fill the card. Although the planned...
  13. Is Jorge Rivera The Love Child Of Chuck Norris & Bruce Lee?
    Michael Bisping thinks so in his altest bit of trash talk, where he expresses disappointment with the choice of his next foe and drops quite the funny one-liner about the great martial arts movie...
  14. UFC Will Not Cut Mike Brown
    Despite his 3rd Zuffa loss in his last 4 fights being suffered at UFC Fights For The Troops 2, former WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Brown will not be cut by UFC yet. Altogether, the talented...
  15. No UFC Prelims For UFC 127 In US, Pearson-Fisher To Air In England
    If you're a US fan who wants to see free prelims for UFC 127, plan on heading to England. The UFC UK's office today confirmed plans to air UFC 127 prelims before the main show begins in England...
  16. Real Entertainment/Strikeforce Planning Lightweight Grand Prix in May
    Dream co-producer Real Entertainment (ex-DSE staff) plans on forging ahead in the turbulent Japanese mixed martial arts promotion business with an eight-fighter lightweight tournament starting in...
  17. Titan Fighting Championships 16 results
    The win streak is over. Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia, who had put together a respectable four-fight run heading into Friday's Titan Fighting Championship 16 event, lasted just 32...
  18. UFC Cuts Greg Soto
    It may have been a longer time coming than recent cuts, but another UFC pink slip has gone out, this time to Greg Soto. After going 7-0 to start his career and earn a UFC spot, Soto went 1-2 in UFC,...
  19. UFC Cuts Willamy Friere (Chequerim)
    Another pink slip was handed out by UFC today, and according to the TATAME it went to Willamy Friere (Chequerim). The former Shooto Champion, who gave up his title to sign with UFC, lost what turned...
  20. Strikeforce: Diaz versus Cyborg results
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – No titles changed hands in Strikeforce's first championship doubleheader of 2011. In the organization's first major show of the year, Strikeforce welterweight champion survived...
  21. SF Draws 9059 Fans For Last Night's Event
    Strikeforce's return to its home base resulted in its largest attendance of its past four "Arena Series" shows. SF CEO Scott Coker announced the attendance for last night's event was 9,059. Despite...
  22. Rafael Cavalcante vs. Dan Henderson title fight set for "Strikeforce: Columbus"
    A long-rumored title fight between Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante (10-2 MMA, 3-1 SF) and notable Dan Henderson (26-8 MMA, 1-1 SF) is set for March's "Strikeforce:...
  23. Jason Miller vs. Tim Kennedy 3 Not Happening At SF Ohio
    A potential 3rd match between Jason Miller & Tim Kennedy will not be part of Strikeforce's Ohio event in March. The fight was reportedly being finalized earlier this month, but a Strikeforce official...
  24. "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg" salaries: Nick Diaz leads $463,500 fighter payroll
    Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz ($150,000) and fellow defending champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza ($85,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg" event....
  25. UFC's Josh Koscheck expects six-month layoff following recent surgery
    Josh Koscheck will settle the score with Georges St-Pierre when he gets healthy. But instead of tangling again with the welterweight champion inside a cage, he'll do it on an ice rink for now. "We...
  26. Kennedy-Rockhold, Masvidal-Evangelista Join Strikeforce ‘Columbus’
    Strikeforce’s March 5 bill in Columbus, Ohio, will feature an important middleweight showdown between Tim Kennedy and Luke Rockhold, as well as a lightweight bout pitting unbeaten Billy Evangelista...
  27. Lengthy "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg" medical suspensions go to Lawler, Moore, Coy
    Eight fighters from this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg" event were issued medical suspensions, and three face layoffs of up to six months or more. Those facing extended suspensions are...
  28. Jake Ellenberger Ready for Carlos Rocha at UFC 126, Wants Jon Fitch
    Opportunities come and go in the life of a fighter and for welterweight power-wrestler Jake Ellenberger, both sides of the coin look familiar. At 25 years old and nearly 30 fights into his career,...
  29. Gladiator Challenge: James Irvin Fight Ruled No Contest By Ken Shamrock
    Seriously. Irvin returned to action over the weekend, battling Mike Crisman in the main event of Gladiator Challenge: "Young Guns 4" at the Elko Indian Colony Gym in Elko, Nevada. Irvin claims he...
  30. Paul Daley Promises Knockout of Nick Diaz, Voices Criticism of GSP
    Paul Daley has other business on his fighting agenda before he can lock up a Strikeforce welterweight title shot against current champion Nick Diaz, but that doesn't mean the hard-hitting Brit isn't...
  31. Fear a motivating factor for Griffin
    LAS VEGAS -- After more than a year off due to injury, Forrest Griffin will return to the Octagon on Saturday for a light heavyweight fight against Rich Franklin at UFC 126. Afterward, win or lose,...
  32. World Victory Road Postpones SRC 17 in Response to Media Negativity
    Sengoku Raiden Championship promoter World Victory Road released a bizarre statement on Tuesday via their official Web site, announcing the postponement of SRC 17 due to an article written by a...
  33. Siyar Bahadurzada: I'm Not the One Being Unprofessional Here
    Afghan-born fighter Siyar Bahadurzada may regret some of the language he used when lashing out at Strikeforce over the internet last week, but he stands by the sentiment, Bahadurzada told Ariel...
  34. Bellator Adds Nazareno Malegarie, Featherweight With MMA's Best Record
    The fighter with the best record in mixed martial arts is heading to Bellator and ready to enter the promotion's Season 4 featherweight tournament. Nazareno Malegarie, who has built up a 19-0 record...
  35. Fans invited to "UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort" open workout sessions
    With this weekend's blockbuster UFC 126 event quickly approaching, UFC officials are inviting fans to take part in fight-week activities. While Wednesday's UFC 126 press conference will be closed to...
  36. Karate Coach Touts Belfort’s Improved Speed
    Vitor Belfort has always been revered -- and feared -- for his blinding speed and the devastating power that accompanies it. To hear one of his trainers tell it, the Brazilian has only grown faster...
  37. Bader, Simpson, Dollaway, Lawler and Others Find Stability At New Gym
    The age of the super camp is upon us in the world of MMA. From Team Jackson to American Kickboxing Academy to American Top Team, fighters from all over the world flock to bigger and bigger camps to...
  38. UFC 126 Under Card Viewing Opportunity Hinted At by Dana White
    Dana White's Twitter feed is always worth paying attention to, if for nothing other than comic relief. White responds to everyone, including the anonymous detractors or ardent Strikeforce supporters....
  39. Josh Koscheck Says His Last Fight With GSP Would Have Gone Differently if He Hadn't Cracked His Eye Socket
    "Georges beat me fair and square that night. He was the better fighter, but I think that the first punch of the fight was when I broke my eye. So I thought that it was definitely bad luck on my...
  40. SF Diaz vs. Santos: 561,000 Viewers
    Strikeforce's first event of 2011 was a hit with Showtime viewers. Overall, the event averaged 561,000 viewers, which is more than any single Strikeforce event broadcast on Showtime in the past year....
  41. Former Employee Sues Tapout for Wrongful Termination, Defamation, Emotional Distress
    A former Vice President of Sales for Tapout filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, alleging claims that include wrongful termination, fraudulent misrepresentation, failure to pay wages,...
  42. Sherk Wants Spot in UFC Hall of Fame
    Sean Sherk isn’t ready to retire, but when he is he hopes that his resume will send him into the UFC Hall of Fame. “I’m not walking away, but if I were to walk away, I’ve done enough in my career to...
  43. Barry ‘Baffled’ by Beltran’s Resilience After ‘Troops 2’ Bout
    Apparently, Pat Barry just can’t get any respect. Since besting Joey Beltran at UFC “Fight for the Troops 2,” the former kickboxer has been hit by a flood of comments from naysayers regarding his...
  44. Tim Sylvia Vows To Keep Fighting-At 265-After "BS" Loss
    And he blames a lot of bad things for his loss to Abe Wagner over the weekend-diet, knee, and of course referee Ken Shamrock. "Refs need to know the fighters. Did he see my fight with Andrei Arlovski...
  45. UFC 126: Donald Cerrone All Studied Up for Paul Kelly, Calls Mac Danzig ‘Hypocritical’
    Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (17-3) is officially in the UFC. He’ll make his debut for the promotion this Saturday at UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort in Las Vegas when he takes on English fighter Paul Kelly....
  46. For Antonio Silva, Strikeforce tourney starts and ends with Fedor Emelianenko
    Fedor Emelianenko (32-2 MMA, 1-1 SF) is the title, tournament, and big fish all wrapped into one, says Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva (15-2 MMA, 2-1 SF). He's not even remotely concerned about what comes...
  47. ANderson Silva vs. Georges St. Pierre Superfight Would Be "All About Legacy"
    That's according to Dana White...if it happens, of course. "What happened is they're both close to cleaning out their division. If Anderson beats Vitor Belfort and St. Pierre beats Jake Shields,...
  48. Complaint Filed Against Timekeeper From UFC 123
    A Michigan state agency has filed a complaint against a timekeeper, alleging he mishandled the clock at the end of a round during a UFC fight between middleweights Maiquel Falcao and Gerald Harris...
  49. UFC announces UFC 126 Facebook stream for "Kid" Yamanoto vs. Johnson fight
    One significant bout from a previously untelevised UFC 126 preliminary card will stream for free on Facebook. UFC officials today announced via its 4.5 million-member-strong Facebook account that...
  50. White on Silva vs. St-Pierre: It would be tough not to do it in Canada
    LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White wants to make one thing perfectly clear – a long-discussed superfight between reigning UFC champions Anderson Silva (27-4 MMA, 12-0 UFC) and Georges St-Pierre...
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