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  1. BAMMA 5: Paul Daley Misses Weight, Loses Title Shot
    400 grams. That's the margin – 0.881849 pounds for you non-metric people – by which Paul Daley missed weight for his welterweight title fight against Yuya Shirai at BAMMA 5, according to manager Wad...
  2. Shark Fights Partners with HDNet, Debuts March 11
    Texas-based MMA promotion Shark Fights has signed a broadcast deal with HDNet and will make its network debut on March 11. The network confirmed rumors of the HDNet-Shark Fights partnership via...
  3. Vinny Magalhaes vs. Jake Doerr in the works for M-1 Challenge on Showtime
    Two-time UFC veteran Vinny Magalhaes has already been announced as a participant at March's "M-1 Challenge: Damkovsky vs. Figueroa," and now his opponent is all but official. MMAjunkie.com has...
  4. UFC fighter Te Huna donates to Earthquake Appeal
    Sydney based New Zealander James Te Huna will return to the cage this weekend and has generously offered all of his match earnings to go to victims of the New Zealand earthquake. At UFC 110, Te Huna...
  5. UFC On Versus 3 Official With 11 Fights, Koch Now Off
    UFC today announced that UFC On Versus 3 is again official, but this time with only 11 fights. With UFC unable to find a short-notice replacement for injured Cub Swanson, original opponent Erik Koch...
  6. Alan Jouban vs. Jamie Yager set for Tachi Palace Fights 9 on May 6
    After a stunning 15-second knockout in his professional debut over prospect Kyle Griffin, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu disciple Alan Jouban (1-0) now meets "The Ultimate Fighter 11" cast member Jamie Yager...
  7. Gegard Mousasi vs. Roger Gracie In Talks for April 9 Strikeforce Card
    While the April 9 Strikeforce fight card is still up in the air in many ways, fighters are being contacted about appearing on the show. The latest fight in talks for the card pits former light...
  8. NSAC budget cuts eliminate out-of-competition drug testing; Kizer seeks alternatives
    A budget crunch has left the Nevada State Athletic Commission unable to employ one of the most significant deterrents to the use of performance enhancing drugs in professional competition. Two years...
  9. Paul Daley Apologizes for Missing Weight, Promises To Redeem Himself on Saturday
    As BAMMA 5 approaches tomorrow, the main event hit a bump in the road when main event fighter Paul Daley missed weight turning his 5 round title fight against Yuya Shirai into a 3 round non-title...
  10. Melendez-Kawajiri Expected For 4/9 SF, HWGP Likely Pushed Back To June
    Although the second part of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix's opening round likely will be delayed until June, some other participants are being slotted for the organization's April show. A...
  11. Former SF Champ Muhammad Lawal Returns June 18
    Former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Lawal announced via his Twitter that he will return to action in Strikeforce on June 18 in Dallas. Although not officially announced by the...
  12. With Opponents Injured, Koch-Assuncao Tabbed for UFC 128
    Erik Koch and Raphael Assuncao were both left without opponents this week when Cub Swanson and Manny Gamburyan pulled out of their respective bouts. Now, it appears Koch and Assuncao will instead...
  13. UFC on Versus 3 to Be Broadcast in 3D
    he growing trend of 3D television is finally ready to marry itself to the growing sport of mixed martial arts. The UFC's upcoming UFC on Versus 3 event will be broadcast in 3D on select cable...
  14. Fight Metric report for BJ Penn vs Jon Fitch draw
    The official report from Fight Metric shows that Fitch outlanded Penn a staggering 149-2 in round three and 231-48 overall. After the jump you can see the grappling chart and who they scored the...
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  15. Spike TV offers UFC 129 "UFC Prelims" special with Toronto show
    Spike TV will air a "UFC Prelims" special as part of April's UFC 129 event in Toronto. UFC officials confirmed the plans during Saturday's live broadcast of UFC 127. Although not officially...
  16. Jorge Rivera Says 'Classless' Bisping Hit Him with Intentional Illegal Knee
    There are moments from his UFC 127 bout with Michael Bisping in Sydney, Australia that are still fuzzy to Jorge Rivera, but there is at least one thing he knows for sure. The illegal knee that...
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  17. "The Ultimate Fighter 13" cast unveiled with 14 welterweight fighters
    Spike TV officials today unveiled the official 14-person welterweight cast for "The Ultimate Fighter 13." The long-running competition-reality series debuts March 30 on Spike TV with heavyweight...
  18. Thursday's UFC on Versus 3 event airs in 3D, Harris and Florian to commentate
    Thursday's UFC on Versus 3 event will be the organization's first to air in 3D, officials today announced. The event takes place March 3 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville with a Diego Sanchez vs....
  19. Vitor Belfort campaigns for fight with UFC 127 winner Michael Bisping
    With a controversial victory over Jorge Rivera at this past weekend's UFC 127 event, co-headliner Michael Bisping owns three consecutive wins and a 4-1 record over his past five fights. Contenders...
  20. Tito Ortiz Talks About His Injury, Calls Out Forrest Griffin
    "I did it about three and a half months into training, I was at Rafael Cordeiro’s training doing my Muay Thai, I think we went into the 10th round about 10 seconds left in the 10th round and one of...
  21. UFC's Cub Swanson sidelined by tooth infection, hoping for quick return
    Former WEC competitor Cub Swanson's UFC debut was put on ice this past week. The veteran fighter was forced out of a scheduled UFC on Versus 3 bout with Erik Koch, who now meets fellow featherweight...
  22. UFC's Dana White Says Michael Bisping Will Be Punished
    UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping landed an illegal knee to the face of opponent Jorge Rivera during their UFC 127 co-headliner bout. That blow possibly decided the outcome of the fight as...
  23. UFC Will Match James Te Huna's UFC 127 Fight Purse Donation
    Despite his loss at this past weekend's UFC 127 event, light heavyweight James Te Huna donated his entire fight purse to victims of Australia and New Zealand's recent flooding. Following the show,...
  24. Chael Sonnen calls out Michael “Spitsbing” Bisping.......
    now im not Chael fan but i would root for him! he would be my favorite 4 one night! link To: Joe Silva, Matchmaker Extraordinaire, Ultimate Fighting Championship Re: Spitsbing & his tainted victory...
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  25. Former Strikeforce champ Sarah Kaufman signs with Armageddon Fighting Championship
    Former Strikeforce female welterweight champion Sarah Kaufman (12-1 MMA, 4-1 SF) has her eyes on regaining the title she lost to Marloes Coenen this past October, but in the meantime, she'll stay...
  26. Chris Lytle to Consider Retirement After Secret Surgery, UFC 127 Loss
    Because he's a pro's pro, Chris Lytle wouldn't admit it, but he was far from fighting at full strength in his UFC 127 loss to Brian Ebersole. In fact, just four weeks before his fight, he had the...
  27. Team Wolfslair fires back at Rivera and camp following incident at UFC 127
    Michael Bisping's team has issued a statement in response to the controversy following his UFC 127 fight with Jorge Rivera. The team believes Rivera's cornerman was the primary catalyst for the bad...
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  28. Ryan Bader Calls Out Tito Ortiz While Tito Ortiz is Busy Calling Out Forrest Griffin
    Contrary to popular belief, the UFC middleweight division has not quite cornered the market on making strategically advantageous call-outs. While the world’s 185-pound fighters are lining up to let...
  29. Two UFC on Versus 3 prelimary-card fights to stream live on Facebook
    Two preliminary-card fights from Thursday's UFC on Versus 3 event will stream for free on Facebook. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed that lightweights Joe Stevenson vs. Danny Castillo and light...
  30. Zelaznik says UFC "very likely" to make Swedish debut in November
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to blaze new ground, and Sweden is apparently on the current "to do" list. While UFC president Dana White in February confirmed to MMAjunkie.com that the...
  31. Daley vs Diaz confirmed!!!
    The Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix's second event will be delayed until early summer in order to capitalize properly on the success of its first event. So says Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, who...
  32. UFC 127 "UFC Prelims" draws 714,000 viewers on ION Television
    While UFC officials offered just one-week's notice that three fights from this past weekend's UFC 127 event would air live on ION Television, the broadcast still netted 714,000 viewers. MMAjunkie.com...
  33. Matt Hughes and Dana White Believe BJ Penn Beat Jon Fitch
    "B.J. (Penn)’s fight is drawing a lot of controversy on my Forums. I only watched the fight once, during the PPV on Saturday night, so I haven’t rewatched any clips at all. This is my opinion based...
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  34. Shinya Aoki and Hiroyuki Takaya Expected for April 9 Strikeforce Card, May Air Live in Japan
    It appears more Japanese fighters will be appearing on the upcoming Strikeforce show on April 9 currently rumored to take place in San Diego, Calif. Late Tuesday night, MMAWeekly.com confirmed the...
  35. Jorge Rivera’s Team Calls Bisping’s Claims “The Pot Calling the Kettle Black”
    It’s pretty obvious at this point that Michael Bisping and Jorge Rivera won’t be exchanging holiday cards this year, but the back and forth between their camps isn’t slowing down either. After a...
  36. Top Prospect Derek Brunson Signs Multi-Fight Deal with Strikeforce
    One of the top up and coming prospects in the sport, Derek Brunson, has signed a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce and looks to debut this spring. Brunson’s manager Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed the...
  37. Coach Tells Evans He Should Be Willing to Fight Jones
    Trevor Wittman has advised Rashad Evans to fight teammate Jon Jones if Jones wins the UFC light heavyweight title from Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128. Evans had been scheduled to challenge Rua at...
  38. Strikeforce Offered Chad Griggs Fights With Valentijn Overeem and Daniel Cormier For This Weekend’s Card
    CagePotato has learned that immediately following his impressive heavyweight grand prix reserve bout win over Gian Villante at Strikeforce’s Fedor vs. Silva event two-and-a-half weeks ago, Chad...
  39. UFC on Versus 3 live and official weigh-in results
    The weigh-in results include: MAIN CARD (Versus) -Martin Kampmann (171) vs. Diego Sanchez (171) -C.B. Dollaway (185) vs. Mark Munoz (186) -Alessio Sakara (186) vs. Chris Weidman (186) -Brian Bowles...
  40. James Irvin vs. Houston Alexander II off Shark Fights 14 due to drug test, injury
    It looks like the rematch will have to wait. Both James Irvin and Houston Alexander won't be able to fight at Shark Fights 14, though for very different reasons. Irvin has been pulled from the fight...
  41. Strikeforce to conduct independent drug testing for second tourney quarterfinal event
    Strikeforce will for the second time conduct independent drug testing of its competitors at an event. Several fighters appearing on an upcoming fight card slated for June 18 at American Airlines...
  42. "The Ultimate Fighter 14" tryouts set for March 21 with featherweights, bantamweights
    Recruiting is underway for the 14th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." That season of the reality show, which begins production this summer and debuts in the fall on Spike TV, has yet to be officially...
  43. Alvarez vs. Curran official as Bellator 39 headliner, Saunders vs. Lee added
    A title fight between lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and season-two tourney winner Pat Curran will headline Bellator 39 on April 2. Bellator Fighting Championships brass today officially...
  44. Overeem’s Coach Martijn de Jong Says Alistair Will Wait for SF HWGP to Resume, Won’t Fight for DREAM or K-1 in the Meantime
    When Strikeforce announced today that it was postponing the second half of the opening round bouts of its heavyweight grand prix tournament until June, critics quickly began hypothesizing that the...
  45. Former WWE Superstar Dave Batista May Make MMA Debut in UK
    MMAWeekly.com has learned through independent sources that the rumored MMA debut of former WWE wrestler David Batista looks likely to take place in May… but not on U.S. soil. It has come to light...
  46. Gurgel and Rogers get new opponents for "Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Feijao"
    link Two "Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson" fighters have new opponents for Saturday's event in Columbus, Ohio. Dayton-area fighters Jorge Gurgel and Brian Rogers, who compete on the untelevised...
  47. Chael Sonnen Completes Suspension; UFC Return Date Still Unknown
    Former UFC No. 1 middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has completed a six-month California state athletic commission suspension and paid a $2,500 fine for banned substance use, moving him one step...
  48. Brilz vs. Matyushenko official for UFC 129 main card, lineup set with 12 bouts
    The full fight card for April's heavily anticipated UFC 129 event is set with the addition of a Jason Brilz vs. Vladimir Matyushenko bout. MMAjunkie.com first reported the fight this past week, and...
  49. Channelsurfing.net operator arrested, charged with copyright infringement of UFC events
    The UFC's war on piracy got some federal help this morning. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit today arrested the operator of...
  50. UFC on Versus 3 bonuses: Sanchez, Kampman net $160K bonuses
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Diego Sanchez, Martin Kampmann, Shane Roller and Brian Bowles each earned "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Thursday's "UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampmann" event....
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