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  1. Jason Brilz and Phil Davis targeted for UFC 129 matchup
    All may not be lost for Phil Davis. The light heavyweight is now expected to meet Jason Brilz on the main card of UFC 129, according to sources close to the event who told MMAjunkie.com that verbal...
  2. Fedors coach blames psychics for loss
    “We believe that forbidden psychological technology was used… It seems to us that not everything was right, and that certain technologies were used. Not ones that could be seen by the naked eye but...
  3. Eddie Alvarez vs. Pat Curran Back On, Headlines Bellator 39
    A title fight between lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and season-two tourney winner Pat Curran will headline Bellator 39 on April 2. Bellator Chairman and CEO confirmed the once-canceled title...
  4. Mike Brown Dealing With Hand Injury, Mystery Heart Ailment
    Times are tough right now for Mike Brown, to say the very least. The former WEC featherweight champion has lost four of his past six fights and two in a row for the first time since 2004. His future...
  5. Featherweight Ronnie Mann Signs With Bellator
    Highly touted featherweight Ronnie Mann has signed an exclusive contract with Bellator, CEO Bjorn Rebney informed MMA Fighting on Wednesday. The 18-2-1 fighter has been released from his Sengoku...
  6. Bellator Champ Ben Askren Draws UFC Vet Nick Thompson
    Unbeaten Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren has his next test, and it will be against his most seasoned opponent yet. Askren, who won the promotion's Season 2 welterweight tournament to earn a...
  7. Dan Lauzon Stabbed Outside Boston Nightclub
    Dan Lauzon is recovering today after being stabbed in the shoulder following an altercation early Thursday morning outside a Boston-area nightclub. An initial report from the "Enterprise News" states...
  8. Lentz-Lowe Matchup Targeted for UFC Fight Night 24
    A lightweight clash between two powerful wrestlers will go down at UFC Fight Night 24, as Minnesota Martial Arts Academy product Nik Lentz squares off with American Top Team standout Waylon Lowe....
  9. "UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2" drug tests come back clean
    All six fighters who underwent drug testing at January's "UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2" event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. UFC Vice...
  10. Ex-Strikeforce fighter Bobby Lashley headlines HDNet's Titan FC 17 on March 25
    Former WWE star and ex-Strikeforce fighter Bobby Lashley returns to the cage on March 25 to headline the HDNet-televised Titan Fighting Championships 17 event. Officials today announced Lashley (5-1)...
  11. M-1 and Showtime Reach Broadcast Deal, First Event Airs on March 25
    International fight promotion M-1 Global and premium U.S. cable channel Showtime have reached a deal to televise four U.S. events in 2011, MMA Fighting has learned. The first event will take place on...
  12. Was Fedor's Loss the Desired Result For Strikeforce?
    If what Ariel Helwani is saying is to be believed, then the answer quite possibly is yes. "I don't think that they will admit this to us on the record at least but, trust me, I'm not going to call...
  13. Brandon Vera Wants To Know "The Truth" About Thiago Silva's Urine Sample
    And he also hoped that he's the person to welcome Silva back to UFC...once he gets back himself. "I roll with Phil Davis. I roll with Travis Browne. I roll with Junior dos Santos. I roll with the...
  14. Sportfight Champ Official for Bellator’s 205-Pound Tournament
    Sportfight heavyweight champion D.J. Linderman (Pictured) will make the cut to 205 pounds in order to compete in the inaugural Bellator Fighting Championships light heavyweight tournament. The...
  15. Rich Franklin Gets Tattooed After Losing UFC 126 Bet With Forrest Griffin
    This one's gonna leave a mark. Prior to their UFC 126 co-main event fight, Rich Franklin and opponent Forrest Griffin joked about the loser getting tattooed. At least it seemed like a joke. But don't...
  16. Bellator Boss: No Ricco Rodriguez Deal
    Ricco Rodriguez has not joined the Bellator Fighting Championships roster. Although the fighter recently gave an interview in which he said he has signed a contract with the promotion, an official...
  17. Kenny Florian vs. Diego Nunes in the works for UFC 131 in Vancouver
    After dropping hints of a possible move to 145 pounds, two-time lightweight title challenger Kenny Florian (14-5 MMA, 11-4 UFC) erased all doubts. On the latest edition of ESPN's "MMA Live" series,...
  18. Keith Hackney: Where Is He Now?
    Held on Sept. 9, 1994, UFC 3 had some notable tweaks from its two predecessors. It remained in a one-night, tournament format but with an eight-man field, instead of 16. The canvas, previously...
  19. Tito Ortiz Off UFN 24, Davis Faces Nogueira
    The UFC's first-ever trip to Washington has undergone a major overhaul. UFC president Dana White today announced that Tito Ortiz has been forced out of the UFC Fight Night 24 main event after...
  20. Dustin Poirier vs. Rani Yahya in the works for June's UFC 131 event
    Fast-rising featherweight prospect Dustin Poirier (9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will soon tangle with Brazilian submission ace Rani Yahya (16-6 MMA, 1-0 UFC). MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed...
  21. Tim Credeur vs. Ed Herman targeted for TUF 13 Finale in June
    Dustin Poirier isn't the only Gladiator Academy product planning to do work in June. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed that Tim Credeur (12-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is also expected to return to...
  22. Lindland suing Dan Henderson over rights to Team Quest name
    in a legal battle. Hendo is suing linland for the rights of Team Quest. Looks like Quest is all but done and Hendo will probably end up with the name. You heard it here first....
  23. Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jason Brilz Slated for UFC 129 in Toronto
    A light-heavyweight bout between Vladimir Matyushenko and Jason Brilz is being finalized for April's UFC 129 event in Toronto. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal...
  24. Darren Elkins dropping to 145, likely meets Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131
    Darren Elkins is dropping a weight class and is expected to make his featherweight debut against Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the planned bout with sources close to the...
  25. Efrain Escudero vs. Fabricio Camoes slotted for Tachi Palace Fights 9 in May
    "The Ultimate Fighter 8" winner Efrain Escudero looks for his third consecutive post-UFC win when he meets fellow UFC vet Fabricio Camoes at May's Tachi Palace Fights 9 event. Soon after Camoes...
  26. Sources: Strikeforce to Delay April GP Fights
    With the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix in the books, April 9 had become the focus for the other half of the quarterfinals, but it now appears that fans will have to wait a...
  27. Hector Lombard To Face Falaniko Vitale In Non-Title Fight At Bellator 44
    It's back to business for Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard. The hard-swinging fighter is expected to meet Falaniko Vitale in a non-title bout on May 14 at Bellator 44. Verbal agreements...
  28. UFC Announces Prelim Streaming Plans For UFC 127 (Updated)
    In addition to the night's pay-per-view main card, UFC 127 will feature four televised or streamed UFC 127 preliminary-card bouts. UFC officials recently announced that two bouts from this weekend's...
  29. ‘UFC Prelims Live’ Specials Return to Spike TV with UFC 128
    Spike TV will once again broadcast a “UFC Prelims Live” special, as the cable network will air two UFC 128 undercard contests one hour prior to the event’s pay-per-view broadcast. Sherdog.com...
  30. URCC Promoter Alvin Aguilar Chokes Out Fighter for Attacking Referee
    The URCC, the Philippines' top MMA promotion, hosted URCC Baguio 3: "Invasion" this past weekend. It had a good line-up of fights, but as you can see pictured above, most of the attention was stolen...
  31. Diego Sanchez Staying At Welterweight
    One-time lightweight contender Diego Sanchez says his days in the lightweight division are over. After a three-fight stint at 155 pounds that culminated in a December 2009 title shot against...
  32. Rich Franklin and Forrest Griffin’s Tattoo Bet Ends in Henna-Dragon Nightmare
    Remember when Forrest Griffin and Rich Franklin tried to add some heat to their UFC 126 meeting by suggesting that the loser would have to get an embarrassing tattoo? As Griffin suggested, “I think...
  33. Karlos Vemola Off UFC 128 (Updated)
    Unfortunately for UFC fans but perhaps fortunately for Luiz Cane, Karlos Vemola has been "Terminated" and is now off UFC 128. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Vemola was...
  34. Brandon Vera not cut by the UFC
    Light heavyweight Brandon Vera is still a UFC fighter. Vera was cut by the promotion this past month following his third consecutive loss, which came against Thiago Silva at UFC 125. However, it has...
  35. Fukuda vs. Ring also part of ION Television's UFC 127 prelim-card broadcast
    A middleweight bout between DEEP champion Riki Fukuda and "The Ultimate Fighter 11" contestant Nick Ring also will be part of ION Television's preliminary-card broadcast for this weekend's UFC 127...
  36. Sanchez Explains Why He Ditched ‘Nightmare’ Nickname, Makes Vague Reference to Getting Scammed Out of $175K
    Diego Sanchez sort of unexpectedly dominated the action on Tuesday during the official media conference call for the Versus Network’s upcoming UFC Live broadcast. The newly nickname-free fighter...
  37. Jorge Santiago's UFC deal official, meets Brian Stann at UFC 130
    World Victory Road/ Sengoku middleweight champion Jorge Santiago officially has rejoined the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Officials from Authentic Sports Management, Santiago's management team,...
  38. Bellator inks featherweight notable Marlon Sandro for non-tourney fights
    Bellator Fighting Championships' recent shopping spree has netted another notable. Officials today announced the signing of former World Victory Road/Sengoku champion and King of Pancrase Marlon...
  39. Eliot Marshall returns, steps in to meet Luiz Cane at UFC 128
    link "The Ultimate Fighter 8" cast member Eliot Marshall will get a chance at redemption on short notice. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Marshall (8-2...
  40. Miesha Tate Off March SF Event, Carmouche Gets Title Shot
    Strikeforce officials today announced that Miesha Tate is off next month's event due to a knee injury suffered in training. She was to have faced Marloes Coenen for the SF Women's Welterweight...
  41. Welterweight champ Nick Diaz at ready for April 9 Strikeforce event
    Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz could defend his title a third time on short notice at an as-yet-unannounced event planned for April 9, though it's far too early to call it a done deal....
  42. Cub Swanson Off UFC On Versus 3
    The recent run of injuries continues to claim fighters on upcoming UFC events, the latest victim is Cub Swanson, who is now off UFC On Versus 3 due to an undisclosed injury suffered in training. He...
  43. 'Barao' and Johnson Expected to Meet at UFC's TUF 13 Finale
    Two of the UFC’s most exciting 135-pound prospects are set to collide, as “Mighty Mouse” Demetrious Johnson and once-beaten Brazilian Renan “Barao” Pegado have agreed to square off at the UFC’s...
  44. Joe Rogan is in new MMA movie with Kevin James and Bas Rutten
    Kevin James (King of Queens, Hitch), is making a new comedy MMA movie with Bas Rutten and Joe Rogan. http://dreamfighters.com/?p=2822
  45. Fedor to Fight Again This Weekend
    Fedor Emelianenko's participation in Combat Sambo ignores a 90-day medical suspension issued by the New Jersey Athletic Control Board for head strikes following the loss to Antonio Silva. ...The...
  46. Alexander-Irvin Rematch Ticketed for Shark Fights 14
    Their first encounter lasted all of eight seconds. UFC exiles Houston Alexander and James Irvin will meet for a second time in a featured light heavyweight tilt at Shark Fights 14 on March 11 at the...
  47. New Jersey commission: Emelianenko will honor suspension, not fight in sambo tourney
    Fedor Emelianenko (31-3 MMA, 1-2 SF) will pass on competing in combat sambo to honor a medical suspension issued to him by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board. NJSACB legal counsel Nick Lembo...
  48. Featherweight Manny Gamburyan out at UFC 128 in New Jersey
    Top featherweight contender Manny Gamburyan will have to wait a little longer to make his return to the octagon. MMAjunkie.com has confirmed that a back injury has forced Gamburyan out of a planned...
  49. UFC 127: Kenny Florian Says Jon Fitch's New Vegan Diet Removed His Size Advantage Against BJ Penn
    "I know you mentioned him walking around at 200lbs, that is definitely the case. However, I just was with him at the last UFC in Vegas [UFC 126] he's actually walking around at 176lbs," Florian...
  50. Charlie Sheen Rants Leads Dana White To Invite Him To Fight Chuck Lorre At UFC 127
    Seriously. "BJ Penn is fighting Jon Fitch on Saturday ... [Charlie and Chuck] are more than welcome to be the co-main event. I have Charlie Sheen by brutal knockout." For those who haven't heard yet,...
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