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  1. Robertson Released by UFC Following Loss in Debut
    Welterweight Kenny Robertson has been released by the UFC after suffering a loss in his promotional debut to Mike Pierce at UFC 126 last week. Robertson's release was first reported by Five Ounces of...
  2. Luke Rockhold Off SF March Event, Kennedy Now Faces Manhoef
    Citing a leg injury, Luke Rockhold has withdrawn from a planned matchup with Tim Kennedy at March's "Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson" event. Melvin Manhoef will be the replacement. Manhoef actually...
  3. UFC 129.....42,000 tickets sold first day presale
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=353297 Mecca Bitches....
  4. Darren Elkins Dropping To Featherweight
    On the verge of returning from a knee injury that has kept him on the shelf, Darren Elkins will drop down a class when he comes back. Elkins, an Indiana-based lightweight who went 1-1 in his two UFC...
  5. Thiago Silva Admits to Failing UFC 125 Drug Test
    While NSAC executive director Keith Kizer wasn’t prepared to share who the mystery man was, Thiago Silva admitted to a popular Brazilian website one of his two urine samples registered a positive...
  6. Wanderlei calls out Belfort for rematch
    When UFC came to Brazil for the first time, in 1998, Wanderlei Silva debuted on the event, but was defeated by Vitor Belfort. After that fight, Wanderlei reached the top of the world on Pride, but...
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  7. Matt Hamill replaces Thiago Silva, faces "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 130
    With Thiago Silva's status in doubt, the UFC isn't taking any chances. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed with sources close to the UFC that the promotion has pulled the Brazilian from a...
  8. Jorge Santiago to return at UFC 130 in May
    Jorge Santiago to make UFC return
  9. Chael Sonnen: 'I Consider Myself 5-1 Against (Anderson Silva)'
    Former UFC middleweight No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen made waves earlier this week when he spoke on Anderson Silva's UFC 126 win against Vitor Belfort, saying Silva "tipped [his] hand like a chump...
  10. Miguel Torres vs. Brad Pickett at UFC 130 in Las Vegas
    Fresh off a UFC-debut victory, Miguel Torres (39-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) next meets fellow bantamweight Brad Pickett (20-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 130. Torres overnight Tweeted that he was offered and accepted...
  11. UFC 129 sold out with 55,000 tickets, attendance and gate records will fall
    For now, UFC 129 officially is sold out. The small allotment of remaining tickets for today's public on-sale date have been depleted, and with pre-sale periods, the attendance for the event is...
  12. Brian Stann Likely To Meet Santiago, Not SIlva, At UFC 130
    After recent reports of a potential return to the UFC, Sengoku middleweight champion Jorge Santiago appears to have an opponent: Brian Stann. Stann initially was slated to face Wanderlei Silva at the...
  13. UFC Applies For 6/4 Vegas Event Date, Likely TUF 13 Finale
    As expected, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is planning to conduct a June 4 event in Las Vegas. The world's biggest mixed martial arts promotion has officially applied with the Nevada State...
  14. Francisco Rivera Off UFC On Versus 3
    Former WEC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will have to wait a little longer to make his octagon debut. Rivera is now off of a planned UFC On Versus 3 fight due to an undisclosed injury suffered in...
  15. Rashad Evans Might Cut Down To Middleweight-If The Fans Want To See It
    That's what he said on the latest episode of ESPN's MMA Live. "You know, I would never put going to any weight class out of the question because if a fight was there and it was going to be a fun and...
  16. "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva" attendance reaches 11,287 in New Jersey
    Strikeforce's debut in the state of New Jersey resulted in a solid attendance figure of 11,287. A Strikeforce official confirmed the tentative tally with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). If the New...
  17. Despite retirement talk, Strikeforce's Fedor Emelianenko could be top grand-prix alternate
    Although the MMA legend hinted at retirement following a second-round TKO loss to Antonio Silva, Fedor Emelianenko's fighting career may not be over. Both Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker and...
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  18. UFC Cuts Paul Kelly
    Not even winning "Fight of the Night" is enough to save UFC lightweights from the massive cuts still coming down after the merger with the WEC. Gareth Davies brings word that British striker Paul...
  19. Doctors Clear Fedor Emelianenko, Who Could Decide Future in Next Month
    Fedor Emelianenko suffered no major facial damage from his loss at the hands of Antonio Silva. Doctors checked Emelianenko's right eye, which was swollen shut in a dominant second-round offensive by...
  20. Jorge Santiago Confirms UFC Talks, But Says No Deal Is Official Yet
    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- Free agent Jorge Santiago on Saturday night refuted reports that he has signed a contract with the UFC. Santiago told MMA Fighting that he had not yet signed a contract with...
  21. Josh Grispi vs. George Roop scheduled for June 4th
    Josh Grispi will face George Roop on June 4, according to a UFC source. The fight will be on The Ultimate Fighter 13 finale card in Las Vegas. Grispi, a 22-year-old featherweight from Plympton, lost...
  22. What Might Have Been if Fedor went to the UFC
    On July 28, 2009, the Los Angeles Times reported that Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC were finalizing a deal that would result in an announcement by the end of that week of the top heavyweight in mixed...
  23. Rafael Natal Off UFC On Versus 3 (Updated)
    If Alessio Sakara is going to fight at UFC on Versus 3, it will be against a third opponent, since he was first slotted on the March 3 card. Renzo Gracie fighter Rafael Natal has been forced off the...
  24. UFC 126 Drug Tests Come Back Clean
    After an apparent failed test at UFC 125, UFC 126 was officially a drug-free zone. All 13 fighters who underwent drug testing at this month's UFC 126 event tested clean for performance-enhancing...
  25. Fedor Eye Uninjured, No Broken Orbital Bone
    "Fedor was checked last night and seemed fine this morning, in good spirits and walking around in sunglasses like a Hollywood star." "They're going back to Russia tomorrow, and I think things should...
  26. UFC's Kyle Watson leave an audio blog for his upcoming fight
    UFC and TUF alum Kyle Watson has posted a new audio blog as he prepares for his upcoming fight against John Makdessi for UFC 129 in Toronto. Fans can also leave a voice message for Kyle. Kyle Watson...
  27. Brothers Fighting In SF GP? Too Soon To Tell, Say Overeems
    Brother vs. brother is one fight several major promotions have tried – and failed – to put together. It's an easy sell on the business side, but not so much for the family involved. Plus, there's...
  28. Ex-UFC Welterweight Jeremy Jackson gets 25 years-life
    A Ventura County, Calif. judge today sentenced ex-UFC welterweight and "The Ultimate Fighter 4" cast member Jeremy Jackson to 25 years to life for sexual assault. Jackson, 28, pleaded guilty in 2010...
  29. Martin Kampmann Expecting "Old School" Diego Sanchez at UFC Live on Versus 3
    Danish striker Martin "The Hitman" Kampmann is looking to erase a previous setback against Jake Shields and make his way back to the top. Standing in his way is original TUF winner Diego "The...
  30. Scott Jorgensen vs. Ken Stone Added to TUF 13 Finale Show in June
    Scott Jorgensen will look to get back on the path to the top of the bantamweight division when he faces Ken Stone at the upcoming “Ultimate Fighter” 13 finale show in June. The bantamweight bout is...
  31. Gilbert Melendez: “I Really Truly Believe I’m the No. 1 Fighter in the World”
    Now that he has a new contract in place, Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez is ready to get back to the business of fighting, and he’s ready to prove he’s the top 155-pounder in the...
  32. Gabe Ruediger Released by the UFC, Contemplating Move to 145lbs
    Back-to-back losses in the UFC’s rapidly thinning lightweight division is tough to overcome, and so with that Gabe Ruediger was released from the promotion recently. Sources close to the fighter...
  33. Man Uses Martial Arts Tactic He Saw on TV to End Alleged Stabber's Spree
    Joseph Lozito, the man being dubbed a hero for helping disarm and capture a New York man accused of going on a 28 hour stabbing spree, says that watching mixed martial arts fights for 20 years may...
  34. Newcomer Ruben Duran Signs With UFC, Faces Mizugaki At UFC On Versus 3
    Takeya Mizugaki will get a chance to fight after all. The UFC has found a replacement opponent for the bantamweight standout three days after an undisclosed injury forced Francisco Rivera to withdraw...
  35. Fedor Knew Better Than To Fight In UFC, Milked His Career To Get Paid
    And Rome Is Burning about it-that would be Jim Rome on a recent episode of his ESPN program. "No matter how good you are, you will lose. Everybody does, there are so many different disciplines and...
  36. UFC site coordinator Burt Watson: "I like it when it's wacky, baby. It's what we do."
    If you've ever attended a live UFC event or other pre-fight activities, you may recognize the man – but may not know his name. He's most visible at the official weigh-ins. He's the first man on stage...
  37. Dave 'Pee-Wee' Herman Released by Sengoku, Signs With UFC - will debut against Rob Broughton at UFC 131
    Leading Japanese promotion Sengoku Raiden Championship has lost its second top fighter in two weeks. SRC middleweight champion Jorge Santiago was the first to go and today, MMA Fighting has confirmed...
  38. Scott Coker Expects to Book Fedor vs. Overeem-Werdum Loser
    Two days after Fedor Emelianenko suffered his second consecutive loss and said in his post-fight interview that it might be time to walk away, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said he expects Fedor to...
  39. SF Fedor vs. Silva-741,000 Viewers
    Saturday's "Strikeforce: Silva vs. Fedor" event shattered the organization's ratings records on Showtime. Overall, the Feb. 12 event averaged 741,000 viewers and peaked with 1.1 million for the...
  40. WEC's former GM Reed Harris now UFC vice president of community relations
    As expected former World Extreme Cagefighting General Manager Reed Harris is sticking around following the organization's recent merger with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. And he now has a new...
  41. Fedor Emelianenko wanted Strikeforce bout to continue, hints at future fights
    Fedor Emelianenko apparently has had a change of heart. After suggesting an imminent retirement following Saturday's doctor's-stoppage loss to Antonio Silva in the opening round of Strikeforce's...
  42. 6 Strikeforce ‘Fedor vs. Silva’ Fighters Dealt Medical Suspensions
    After sustaining brutal ground-and-pound at the hands of Antonio Silva during Saturday’s Strikeforce “Fedor vs. Silva” main event, Fedor Emelianenko will be required to spend a minimum of 90 days on...
  43. Dana White Details International Expansion in UFC 127/UFC 129 Joint Conference Call
    Zuffa held a conference call today to promote both the upcoming UFC 127 show and April's UFC 129 show in Toronto, Ontario. UFC President Dana White, B.J. Penn, and Jon Fitch were on hand for the...
  44. UFC 126 Draws 9667 For $3.6 Million Gate
    The NSAC today announced the official atttendance for UFC 126 was 9667 fans with a total live gate of $3,605,725. The attendance dropped from fight night estimates when UFC claimed 10,893. The gate...
  45. First International Edition Of TUF Set, Possibly Later This Year
    That's according to Dana White today,and he also announced who gets the first edition: The Philippines. White says it probably won't air in the US on Spike, but whether it's online or another...
  46. UFC 127: Penn-Fitch Winner Now Becomes Next #1 Contender
    The main event of UFC 127: "Penn vs. Fitch" on Feb. 27 in Sydney, Australia just became a lot more interesting. That's because the winner will determine the next number one contender to the...
  47. BJ Penn Brings in Matt Hughes for UFC 127 Fight Preparations
    B.J. Penn reunited with a former rival last week, not as foes but as training partners. Penn, who competed against Matt Hughes in a trilogy of fights spanning 2004 to 2010, recently worked with...
  48. "Dragon" Slayer: A Loss To Randy Couture And UFC "Won't Feel Sorry" For Lyoto Machida
    That's what the former UFC champ tells the TATAME. "We know Randy Couture is a great champion, a guy who helped to build the sport as it is, and it's a great pleasure to have this fight on my résumé,...
  49. Bob Arum says MMA is only for White guys
    Boxing promoter Bob Arum still sees mixed martial arts as the province of young caucasian guys. "It's the same audience over and over," Arum said Tuesday. "It's white males, and they have never been...
  50. Jeremy Stephens vs. Jonathan Brookins likely for The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
    A lightweight bout between veteran Jeremy Stephens and "The Ultimate Fighter 12" winner Jonathan Brookins is in the works for June. A source close to the event told MMAjunkie.com the two fighters are...
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