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  1. Nick Catone now meets Costantinos Philippou in UFC 128 catchweight fight
    After losing opponent Dan Miller to another booking, middleweight Nick Catone now meets Ring of Combat veteran and UFC newcomer Costantinos Philippou in a UFC 128 preliminary-card bout. UFC officials...
  2. Bongfeldt vs. McGee added to June's UFC 131 event
    The UFC's return to Vancouver continues to take shape, and the promotion has officially added two more contests to the quickly filling lineup. UFC executives announced late Friday night that Demian...
  3. Dan Henderson: One Fight Left on Current Deal, but Open to Working with Zuffa Again
    The announcement on Saturday that Zuffa had purchased Strikeforce sent shockwaves throughout the MMA industry. None maybe more than with the fighters currently under contract to Strikeforce who found...
  4. Reuben Duran vs. Francisco Rivera slotted for The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
    A bantamweight bout between California-based fighters Reuben Duran and Francisco Rivera has been scheduled for The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. UFC executives today announced the fight. The Ultimate...
  5. UFC's Strikeforce purchase likely hastened by ProElite Inc. interest
    The UFC apparently wasn't the only suitor of Strikeforce. ProElite Inc., the once-mighty fight-promotion company purchased for pennies on the dollar in February 2010 by Stratus Media Group Inc., had...
  6. "Mighty Mouse" vs. Barao, Yamamoto vs. Cariaso added to UFC 130
    A pair of bantamweight bouts has been added to May's UFC 130 card in Las Vegas. They include Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson vs. Renan Barao and Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto vs. Chris Cariaso. UFC...
  7. For now, Melendez vs. Kawajiri title fight a go for "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley"
    Although the past week's earthquake in Japan initially cast doubt on the fight, a championship bout between lightweight titleholder Gilbert Melendez (18-2 MMA, 8-1 SF) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (27-6-2...
  8. UFC Fight Night 24: Amir Sadollah vs DaMarques Johnson booked with James Wilks out
    link Third time's the charm. Amir Sadollah, initially set to fight Duane Ludwig before he was replaced by James Wilks due to injury, has yet another opponent for UFC Fight Night 24 on March 26 in...
  9. Pat Barry vs. Cheick Kongo on tap for UFC on Versus 4 in June
    Pat Barry (6-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Cheick Kongo (15-6-2 MMA, 8-4-1 UFC) are the first fighters earmarked for UFC on Versus 4. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
  10. Elbows to the Head on the Ground Now Allowed in Strikeforce
    Although UFC President Dana White insists that things will remain "business as usual" now that his company has purchased Strikeforce, one rules change will be implemented: Elbows to the head on the...
  11. UFC officials: Elbow strikes coming to Strikeforce, broadcast teams to remain intact
    Ultimate Fighting Championship executives today said that Showtime will retain control over the broadcast and look of Strikeforce events. But there is one big difference that fans immediately will...
  12. Following sale to UFC, Strikeforce grand prix could mark pay-per-view debut
    Strikeforce never made it to pay-per-view on its own, but that could change under its new ownership. UFC president Dana White today said the finals of the eight-man Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix...
  13. Spike TV debuts "Jon Jones: In the Moment" on Thursday ahead of UFC 128
    Spike TV unveils a new type of pre-event preview show on Thursday with the debut of "UFC Presents Jon Jones: In the Moment." The special airs at 11 p.m. ET/PT ahead of Jones' UFC 128 title fight on...
  14. Mac Danzig vs. Donald Cerrone grudge match slatted for UFC 131 in Vancouver
    Some good good ol' trash-talking has secured Mac Danzig (20-8-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC) a fight with fellow lightweight Donald Cerrone (14-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 131. UFC officials today announced the June 11...
  15. Sam Stout vs. Yves Edwards on tap for UFC 131
    A lightweight bout between veterans Sam Stout (16-6-1 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Yves Edwards (40-16-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will be part of UFC 131. Sources close to the negotiations today told MMAjunkie.com...
  16. Matt Brown meets Rich Attonito at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
    "The Immortal" likely has one last shot to get a win before he gets shuffled out of the octagon. Matt Brown is expected to meet Rich Attonito at The Ultimate Fighter 13, according to sources close to...
  17. Melvin Guillard vs. Shane Roller set for UFC 132 in Las Vegas
    Melvin Guillard has another hurdle to clear before he breaks into the role of lightweight title challenger. "The Young Assassin" meets recent knockout artist Shane Roller at UFC 132, which is...
  18. Bellator 36 debut scores 230,000 viewers; replay lands 241,000
    Bellator's second season-four event, Bellator 36, netted 230,000 viewers for MTV2's live broadcast, and the immediate replay actually outdrew the live airing with 241,000 fans tuning in. The live...
  19. Schaub Ready for Cro Cop Thanks to Team Intervention
    Brendan Schaub's coaches were worried about him. He'd started his training camp roughly three months out from his fight with Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic at UFC 128, and the wear and tear was starting...
  20. Evans-Jones Rift Escalates; Rumors Swirl That Rashad Has Left Team Jackson
    The Jon Jones-Rashad Evans situation is heating up as we get closer to Jones’ fight with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128 Saturday night in New Jersey. If you haven’t been following along at home,...
  21. NY MMA bill overwhelmingly passes committee vote
    New York Senate Bill 1707A, i.e. the bill to authorize mixed martial arts in New York, overwhelmingly passed the Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, by a...
  22. Kyle Kingsbury vs. Fabio Malonado added to The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
    Kyle Kingsbury and Fabio Maldonado are the latest additions to The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. The UFC today broke the news of the light heavyweight matchup via its official Twitter account. The...
  23. Anderson Silva documentary, "Like Water," debuts at Tribeca Film Festival
    "Like Water," a documentary focused on Anderson Silva's life leading up to his UFC 117 win over Chael Sonnen, debuts at next month's Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Pablo Croce, the film is one of...
  24. Bellator signs undefeated heavyweight prospect Blagoi Ivanov
    The man best-known for defeating Fedor Emelianenko in a combat sambo match is coming to Bellator Fighting Championships. Bellator officials today announced that Blagoi Ivanov has signed a multi-fight...
  25. Manager: Anderson Silva Wouldn't Have a Problem Fighting Georges St. Pierre at a Catchweight
    "Anderson has proven he’s the best fighter and he handles it quite good. It’s a complicated fight to GSP… It’s a pretty bad fight for him. Anderson has this biotype, he loses weight easily, he can...
  26. "Hamill" named best feature film at Miami Film Festival
    "Hamill," a feature film based on the life of UFC light heavyweight Matt Hamill, is now two-for-two. The film picked up the Audience Award for Best Feature Film this past weekend at the Miami Film...
  27. White Reveals Vague (But Allegedly Harsh) Punishment for Michael Bisping Spitting Incident
    When Ariel Helwani showed up at UFC headquarters over the weekend, he and Dana White didn’t just talk about the company’s surprise purchase of Strikeforce or the impending dissolution of the...
  28. Gina Carano Visiting New York Next Week to Promote ‘UFC Personal Trainer’
    The UFC’s ongoing tour of the East Coast includes a public press conference at Radio City Music Hall in New York tomorrow, UFC 128 in Newark on Saturday, and the TUF 14 tryouts next Monday. But...
  29. Herb Dean to Officiate UFC 128 Main Event, Rua-Jones Judges Also Named
    Well respected referee Herb Dean has drawn the assignment as the third man in the cage for Saturday's UFC 128 main event pitting champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua against challenger Jon Jones. New...
  30. Tom "Kong" Watson to face Murilo "Ninja" Rua at BAMMA 6
    Europe's leading MMA promotion, BAMMA, and Syfy are proud to announce BAMMA 6 will take place on Saturday 21st May at Wembley Arena. The headline bout features a BAMMA Middleweight title bout between...
  31. Bobby Lashley re-booked to face John Ott on March 25
    The finalized lineup just announced by Titan Fighting includes a late change to the night's main event, which will feature former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley. Kansas City-based heavyweight James Jack...
  32. Has UFC Found Its Transcendent Star?
    You can watch it a dozen times and not believe it. The first man cinches his arms around his opponent's waist from behind, bucks forward and then simply dead-lifts him up and drops backward with him,...
  33. Bonnar, Cruz, Liddell and Vera headline UFC 128 tailgate party
    Saturday's UFC 128 festivities are getting started a little earlier than normal, and it doesn't have anything to do with pay-per-view start times. The UFC, in association with DUB Magazine and the...
  34. Itching to scrap, Nick Catone inisisted on fighting – at any weight – at UFC 128
    Nick Catone had a choice. Dan Miller, his opponent at UFC 128, was called up to fight Nate Marquardt after Yoshihiro Akiyama withdrew in the fallout from this past week's earthquake in Japan. He was...
  35. Antonio Silva Calls Out Brock Lesnar, Wants to Send Him Back to Pro Wrestling
    Antonio Silva is still fresh off the biggest win of his career, beating down long time top heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko. Now, shortly after Zuffa bought Strikeforce, the #6 ranked heavyweight,...
  36. UFC 128 Rumor: 50 Cent To Accompany Jon Jones To Cage vs. Shogun Rua
    Jon Jones may be taking a page out of Anderson Silva's book and using fellow celebrities to increase his own marketability. Silva made headlines across the globe when he had actor and martial artist...
  37. Newcomer Edwin Figueroa in, Nick Pace out at UFC Fight Night 24
    Promotional newcomer Edwin Figueroa has replaced injured Nick Pace and now meets fellow bantamweight Michael McDonald at next week's UFC Fight Night 24 event. A source close to one of the fighters...
  38. Add Nate Marquardt to the List of UFC Middleweights Wanting a Piece of Michael Bisping
    Michael Bisping, through all the trash talk, spitting, and other antics that have made him the MMA villain he is today, has indirectly turned himself into one of the biggest draws in the UFC’s...
  39. Hey UFC, Chris Leben Wants to Fight His Hero, Wanderlei Silva
    Chris Leben is itching to get back in the Octagon. The season-one Ultimate Fighter cast member is coming off a loss to Brian Stann at UFC 125: Resolution in January and has since been without a fight...
  40. Fitch vs Penn 2, Dunham vs Sots on for UFC 132
    Reports of The Prodigy's retirement have been greatly exaggerated: Dana White confirmed today that BJ Penn and Jon Fitch have verbally agreed to rematch at UFC 132. The welterweights first met in the...
  41. Its On: Korean Zombie vs. Leonard Garcia 2 Now Happening at UFC Fight Night 24
    A late change has been made to the UFC Fight Night 24 card in Seattle, but it will result in another epic rematch that just about everyone has been waiting for. . Nam Phan Suffered an injury in...
  42. UFC 128 Fight Card: Bas Rutten Predicts Jon Jones Will Defeat Shogun Rua
    "At first I thought, (Jon Jones) 23 years old, maybe it's too early. But then I go, if I have to put money down I think I'd put it on (Jon Jones). And the reason I said that is, every time he fights...
  43. Matt Wiman vs. Dennis Siver Set for UFC 132
    "Lightweights coming off of impressive wins face off in Vegas as Matt Wiman and Dennis Siver have verbally agreed to fight July 2nd," said UFC President Dana White LINK Great fight! This card is...
  44. No Love for Shogun?
    Link UFC Light Heavy Weight Champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was originally scheduled to face Rashad Evans at UFC 128, but that was before Rashad suffered a knee injury while training for the title...
  45. Attonito vs. Brown moved from TUF 13 Finale to UFC on Versus 4
    "The Immortal" and "The Raging Bull" will have to wait a few more weeks to clash. UFC officials recently announced that a bout between Matt Brown (11-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) and Rich Attonito (9-4 MMA, 2-1...
  46. UK News: Strikeforce Challengers To Air Free on Primetime Channel
    Strikeforce Challengers To Air Free On Primetime As the new UK home of Strikeforce we are pleased to announce that the exciting ‘Challengers’ events will now air FREE on Primetime, ch480 on Sky,...
  47. Babin looks at MMA, CFL during break from Titans
    The NFL lockout has given players a chance to put their feet up and take it easy if they want. Titans defensive end Jason Babin apparently is viewing it as an opportunity to cross things off his...
  48. UFC 128 Weigh-In Results
    link MAIN CARD (pay-per-view) •Champ Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (205) vs. Jon Jones (205) •Urijah Faber (135.5) vs. Eddie Wineland (135.5) •Nate Marquardt (186) vs. Dan Miller (185) •Mirko "Cro Cop"...
  49. Jason Brilz ready for a fight against UNO Athletic Director Trev Albetrs
    After three straight Division II wrestling titles University of Nebraska Omaha Athletic Director, Trev Alberts, has decided to cut the program. Alberts aletered the UNO wrestling team by telephone a...
  50. You won't see Jon Jones do the chicken dance against Shogun Rua
    "For everyone who says I've never been hit and is wondering how I'll react to it, the reason why I haven't been hit is because I'm literally obsessed with what I'm doing and I'm in the gym every day,...
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