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  1. Jim Miller and Charlie Brenneman extend contracts with UFC
    Two of AMA Fight Club's brightest standouts are going to stick around in the octagon. Lightweight contender Jim Miller (19-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and welterweight prospect Charlie Brenneman (12-2 MMA, 2-1...
  2. Win or lose, retirement seems unlikely for UFC 126's Rich Franklin
    Perhaps it's the recent win over Chuck Liddell. Or his newfound title contention. Or, perhaps most likely, it's the layoff that's given him his first extended break to recover from an assortment of...
  3. Jones signs signature deal with K-Swiss, FORM
    K-Swiss announced a multi-year endorsement deal with UFC light heavyweight contender Jon “Bones” Jones for K-Swiss and FORM Athletics. Jones’ deal includes collaborating with K-Swiss on a signature...
  4. Dana White Worries About the UFC 126 Main Event
    Sergio Non caught up with UFC President Dana White at the UFC 126 press conference, and White admitted his main event on Saturday night might fall flat: "I'm going to be honest here -- I'm not going...
  5. UFC boss says Facebook streams likely to stay, envisions day when fans see every fight
    LAS VEGAS – In recent months, the UFC has explored several new options for distributing preliminary card fights to the masses. From UFC.com to Facebook to ION Television, company officials have...
  6. Cuomo leaves MMA out of New York's budget, UFC done with predictions for sanctioning
    LAS VEGAS – Hopes that recently elected governor Andrew Cuomo could speed the process of getting MMA to New York were dashed by the recent release of his 2011-2012 budget proposal. Conspicuously...
  7. UFC's Fight for the Troops 2 raises $4.1 million
    Working in conjunction with Spike TV and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, the Ultimate Fighting Championship raised nearly $4.1 million with its "Fight for the Troops 2" card on Jan. 22, a...
  8. Melvin Manhoef Added To March SF Event
    Melvin Manhoef is the latest addition to next month's "Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson" event. The Dutch-Surinamese fighter announced his participation via Twitter today, though an opponent was not...
  9. Wanderlei Silva Returns Against Brian Stann at UFC 130
    MMA legend Wanderlei Silva has been on the shelf since his unanimous decision win over Michael Bisping at UFC 110 last February, but the former champion is ready to make his long awaited return to...
  10. THQ Announces Launch of UFC Undisputed Fight Nation Interactive Facebook Game
    THQ Inc. and Zuffa, LLC today announced the latest edition to the prominent UFC® UndisputedTM sports videogame franchise with the launch of UFC Undisputed Fight NationTM, the first official Facebook...
  11. 5 Bouts Signed for UFC 130
    Five speculated bouts are now official for UFC 130 on May 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, including a lightweight championship rematch between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard...
  12. Belfort: Top Fighters Should Be Willing to Fight Anyone
    Vitor Belfort agrees with UFC President Dana White’s belief that the best fighters should be willing to fight their friends, teammates and countrymen. Belfort will challenge fellow Brazilian and...
  13. James Irvin Talks Pills, Curses, the UFC, and Getting Robbed by Ken Shamrock
    By CagePotato contributor Jason Moles Coming off a loss to Jorge Oliveira in December, James Irvin returned to action last weekend at Gladiator Challenge: Young Guns 4 — and he would have gotten his...
  14. Stefan Struve vs. Travis Browne Official For UFC 130
    Following the announcement of UFC 130's pay-per-view main card, one bout is now official for the night's preliminary card: Stefan Struve vs. Travis Browne. Officials today announced the May 28 card,...
  15. UFC 133 Targeted For August 6 In Philadelphia
    The UFC is likely to return to The City of Brotherly Love for an August 6 pay-per-view event, a source close to the situation told MMA Fighting. UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMA Fighting on...
  16. Saunders Signs with Bellator
    Former UFC welterweight competitor Ben Saunders has signed with Bellator Fighting Championships and will make his debut with the promotion during its upcoming fourth season. “Ben Saunders is an...
  17. Rockhold Injured; Manhoef-Kennedy Likely for March 5
    American Kickboxing Academy prospect Luke Rockhold has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming middleweight clash with Tim Kennedy at Strikeforce “Feijao vs. Henderson” due to a leg injury...
  18. Report: Milwaukee To Host UFC On Versus 5 On August 14
    One year after officially sanctioning mixed martial arts, Wisconsin looks poised to host its first major event. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the Bradley Center in Milwaukee...
  19. MMA Fighter passes away from cancer
    Wrestling has lost one of their own. Jose Cortez, 25, father, son, brother and friend passed away on January 29, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. Jose, an accomplished wrestler and mixed martial arts...
  20. Driver In "Mask" Crash Gets 9 Years In Jail
    An Orange County, Calif. man involved in a 2009 car crash that killed TapouT co-founder Charles "Mask" Lewis today was sentenced to nine years in prison. Jeffrey David Kirby, 53, was in December...
  21. Report: Silva-Stann Not Happening At UFC 130
    Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann is not official for UFC 130 after all. In fact, it appears as though the fight won't be happening any time soon. Earlier this week, UFC.com's Ultimate Insider reported...
  22. Alistair Overeem: 'Cain Velasquez is number one because I haven't competed against the names'
    Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem admits that UFC champion Cain Velasquez is the No. 1 heavyweight in mixed martial arts. But Overeem says that won't be the case by the end of the...
  23. UFC lightweight Tyson Griffin headed to featherweight division
    Although currently sidelined by a knee injury, former UFC lightweight contender Tyson Griffin has some big plans for his return to the cage: a drop in weight class. The move to featherweight likely...
  24. UFC 126 bonuses: Silva, Jones, Cerrone and Kelly each earn $75K awards
    lunk LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Donald Cerrone and Paul Kelly each earned $75,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 126 event. Silva earned the night's...
  25. Rashad Evans injured, Jon Jones now challenges "Shogun" Rua for title at UFC 128
    link UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones just went from top prospect to title contender. Following Jones' win over the previously undefeated Ryan Bader at Saturday's UFC 126 event in Las Vegas, UFC...
  26. Dana White Planning Silva vs. St. Pierre Should GSP Defeat Shields
    Dana White was asked tonight in the UFC 126 post-fight press conference if Anderson Silva’s next opponent would be Georges St. Pierre. White answered, “If Georges wins his fight, that’ll probably be...
  27. Jon Jones: I'm Going To Win This Fight Against Mauricio Rua At UFC 128
    That's what he told Ariel Helwani last night. "You know what, I thought Shogun was cool when I was younger because he was a 23-year old Pride champ, and I love Jose Aldo because he's a 23-year old...
  28. Japan, Sweden on deck for UFC events in 2011
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will blaze a new international trail in 2011, as well as revist a long-lost friend. Following Saturday's successful UFC 126 event in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana...
  29. Dana White says Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann still on for UFC 130
    Despite conflicting reports, UFC president Dana White insists Wanderlei Silva (33-10-1 MMA, 3-5 UFC) will indeed meet Brian Stann (10-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 130. The UFC boss told MMAjunkie.com...
  30. Chael Sonnen: 'Anderson Silva revealed yet another weakness for me to exploit in our rematch'
    "Thank you, Anderson, for revealing yet another weakness for me to exploit in our rematch. Beating that poor punching bag doesn't impress Uncle Chael, guy. You tipped your hand like a chump poker...
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  31. Rep: If Jones beats "Shogun," Evans could move to middleweight or heavyweight
    link It's no secret that the course of Rashad Evans' UFC career will be determined by what happens on March 19. That's when his training partner, Jon Jones, meets champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in a...
  32. After "Rampage" Jackson declined, Jon Jones got UFC 128 title fight
    link Before Jon Jones ultimately got a UFC 128 title with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson was offered the bout but turned it down. A UFC official today confirmed the turn of events...
  33. UFC 126 Medical Suspensions: Griffin and Ellenberger facing potential long layoffs
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to a total of 10 fighters from this past weekend's UFC 126 event. Now, main-card fighters Forrest Griffin and Jake Ellenberger both...
  34. Jakes Shields Plans to Submit St. Pierre, Wants Anderson Silva
    Fresh off a visit to Toronto I caught up with Jake Shields. In his Bloody Elbow Exclusive interview he talked about the long awaited matchup with St. Pierre, shared his plans derailing the...
  35. "Rampage" Jackson cites poor timing, weight for UFC 128 title-fight decline
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson wants to be well-prepared when he fights Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, and taking a fight with the UFC light-heavyweight champion on short notice runs contrary to that plan....
  36. Alleged Theft Forces Cancellation of Immortal MMA Event in Hawaii
    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Originally supposed to host a night a mixed martial arts fights, the Martinez Gym at Schofield Army Barracks was instead the scene of an alleged crime. The event, which was being...
  37. Kenny Florian Moving To Featherweight
    Looks like the rumors were true after all. Kenny Florian, having lost in two separate bids for the lightweight championship and coming off a loss in a number one contender fight against Gray Maynard...
  38. Phil Baroni vs. Nick Nolte (Not The Actor) Added To Titan FC 17
    After a recent UFC release, veteran Phil Baroni returns to the cage on March 25 to take on Nick Nolte at Titan Fighting Championships 17. Officials today announced the middleweight fight. The event,...
  39. Report: Sengoku Releases Jorge Santiago
    Sengoku middleweight champion Jorge Santiago has been granted his release by the organization, MMA Fighting has learned from sources close to the promotion. Santiago's manager Malki Kawa of Authentic...
  40. UFC 126 sets "UFC Prelims" record with 2 million viewers on Spike TV
    This past weekend's "UFC Prelims" broadcast on Spike TV, which coincided with the Feb. 5 "UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort" event, scored a series-high 2 million viewers. Spike TV officials today emailed...
  41. White: Despite stadium-show hesitation, UFC 129's going to "whole other level"
    UFC president Dana White is acutely aware that he's straying into uncharted territory. When UFC 129 hits Rogers Centre in Toronto, it will be the biggest venue the promotion ever has occupied for a...
  42. NSAC: No Vaseline-Gate At UFC 126 Main Event
    Nevada State Athletic Commission officials who oversaw Saturday's Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort headliner at UFC 126 did not see any behavior that suggested foul play. Silva set some forums abuzz...
  43. Ask the Fight Doc: Did Jon Jones make a mistake taking UFC 128 title fight?
    Just moments after his UFC 126 win, Jon Jones was rewarded with a UFC 128 title fight against light-heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. While certainly deserving of the shot, Jones now has...
  44. Relishing Underdog Status, Shields Plans to Spoil Silva-GSP Megafight
    When Anderson Silva’s foot collided with Vitor Belfort’s face on Saturday at UFC 126, the long-running online chatter regarding a super-fight between the dominant Brazilian middleweight and...
  45. White Says Future Is Here With UFC.tv, Online Pirates Should Prep For Jail Time
    While this past weekend's "UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort" event will always be remembered for the front kick heard 'round the world, UFC president Dana White said the card might also be known as the...
  46. Thiago Silva Out of UFC 130 - Rashad Evans In (Update)
    Hearing the news, we contacted Thiago Silva by phone, and the fighter was surprised. "Injured? Me? I’m very healthy and looking forward to fighting Rampage. That’s not true." "Nobody called us about...
  47. Most UFC 125 drug tests come back clean, though one sample "still processing"
    Fourteen of the 15 fighters who underwent drug testing at January's UFC 125 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. However, one unnamed contestant's...
  48. Phil Collins Off Tachi Palace Fights 9 Event
    "Against All Odds," Phil Collins has decided a pending matchup with Waachiim Spiritwolf just isn't "In the Air Tonight." Obligatory Collins jokes aside, he's withdrawn from the May fight at Tachi...
  49. Carlos Condit Injured, In Doubt for UFC 127
    Welterweight contender Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit is on the verge of withdrawing from his UFC 127 bout against Chris Lytle, sources tell Sportsnet. Condit (26-5) has apparently suffered...
  50. Brian Ebersole Replaces Injured Carlos Condit At UFC 127
    UFC welterweight Chris Lytle will reportedly remain on the UFC 127: "Penn vs. Fitch" pay-per-view event on Feb. 26 in Sydney, Australia, now that Brian Ebersole has agreed to step in for the injured...
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