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  1. Dana White Says Rashad Evans Likely to Face Winner of Rua-Jones
    It appears as though Rashad Evans will get a second chance to fight for the UFC light-heavyweight championship after all. Weeks after a knee injury forced his withdrawal from a title bout with...
  2. Dana White says UFC television channel "makes sense"
    With the UFC and Strikeforce now residing under the same Zuffa, LLC umbrella, the world's leading mixed martial arts promoter now has a plethora of broadcast options at its disposal. The UFC's deals...
  3. Jon Jones helps take down a robber only hours before his fight
    Link # I turned the jets on....we caught the guy. We got the lady's gps back
  4. UFC 128 bonuses: Schaub, Koch, Barboza and Njokuani each earn $75K
    link NEWARK, N.J. – Brendan Scahub, Erik Koch, Edson Barboza and Anthony Njokuani each earned $75,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 128 event. With not one fight...
  5. Bellator 37 results: Freire, Reis, Straus and Foster advance to featherweight semis
    link Patricio "Pitbull" Freire is one step closer toward a second Bellator Fighting Championships tournament final. After controlling fellow featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan for two full rounds,...
  6. Mirko Cro Cop Done in the UFC, Dana White Says
    link Kevin Iole tweets: Dana says tonight was last fight in UFC for Mirko Cro Cop
  7. Rashad Evans: I'm Done With Greg Jackson's Gym
    NEWARK, N.J. -- MMA Fighting spoke to Rashad Evans following Jon Jones' championship win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at Saturday's UFC 128 and Evans makes a startling comment regarding his status of...
  8. UFC Primetime returns to Spike TV for UFC 129
    In anticipation of their historic UFC 129 main-event fight, UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (21-2 MMA, 15-2 UFC) and top challenger Jake Shields (26-4-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be featured in the...
  9. With pairings set, Bellator 38 hosts Light Heavyweight quarterfinals
    The pairings are set for Bellator Fighting Championships' first-ever light-heavyweight tournament quarterfinals. Bellator brass announced late Saturday night that next week's Bellator 38 event...
  10. Champ Dominick Cruz gets Urijah Faber next, TUF 14 coaching slots possible
    NEWARK, N.J. – UFC president Dana White isn't yet ready to dub UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber coaches for the upcoming 14th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." But he told...
  11. Nate Marquardt Mulling Move Down to Welterweight
    It's a surprising decree from a fighter that's never been considered small or outmuscled at the weight. Marquardt claimed that he walked around at a lighter weight during this camp, and felt like he...
  12. UFC targets Belfort vs Silva II, the Axe Murderer holding out for Leben
    For a guy who built a career on fighting anybody, anywhere, anytime, Wanderlei Silva (33-10-1 MMA, 3-4 UFC) is proving incredibly difficult to schedule. UFC president Dana White said he's trying to...
  13. UFC boss says new champ Jon Jones' biggest tests may lie outside of the cage
    At just 23 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (13-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) appears to have the mixed martial arts world in the palm of his hands. But after "Bones" dismantled former champ...
  14. UFC Wastes No Time Pitting Jones Against Evans, With Good Reason
    NEWARK, N.J. – Call it the championship life cycle: one legend is barely out of his post-knockout haze, his facial tissue still in mid-swell, when the new champ is already confronting his next...
  15. Rashad Evans: Disrespected by Jon Jones, Disappointed in Greg Jackson
    This past Saturday at UFC 128 was supposed to be the culmination of two years of hard work for former champion Rashad Evans. He was set to face Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in a lightweight title bout that...
  16. Tito Ortiz Takes on Ryan Bader at UFC 132 on July 2
    link Tito Ortiz is ready to step back in the Octagon. He will have a tough test ahead of him when he does, as he has agreed to face Ryan Bader at UFC 132 in July. Sources close to the fight...
  17. Trainer: Jones vs. Evans matchup forcing "soul searching" at Jackson's, Grudge
    When it comes to the impending fight between newly minted light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former champ Rashad Evans, trainer Greg Jackson is sticking to a long-held policy not to corner...
  18. Zuffa Officials Meet With Showtime, Paul Daley Expected to Fight April 9
    The changing climate in the world of MMA took another step towards the future on Saturday night when Strikeforce advertisements aired during the UFC 128 pay-per-view broadcast. When Zuffa purchased...
  19. Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale Show Official; Pettis vs. Guida Headlines
    The UFC has officially announced the “Ultimate Fighter” season 13 finale show taking place in Las Vegas on June 4 with Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on Clay Guida in the main event. Pettis comes...
  20. Spike TV airs 16-hour UFC marathon around Saturday's UFC Fight Night 24 event
    Want to know what an all-UFC channel might look like? Lock your dial on Spike TV this Saturday to find out. Spike TV officials recently announced the channel will air an incredible 16-hour block of...
  21. UFC champ Jon Jones scores "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" appearance
    Where's Ed McMahon when you need him? While the UFC's new light heavyweight champ won't get the experience of longtime announcer McMahon's signature, "Here's Johnny," introduction, Jon Jones is...
  22. "TUF 14" tryouts draw notables Din Thomas, Wagnney Fabiano, Micah Miller, Kit Cope
    Some 400 hopefuls turned out today at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott in Newark, N.J., to audition for the 14th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." Seen in the crowd were a few...
  23. Integrated Sports Media announces "George St-Pierre: Rush To The Top" PPV special
    New Jersey-based pay-per-view distributor Integrated Sports Media today announced the impending release of "George St-Pierre: Rush To The Top," a one-hour special focusing on the early career of UFC...
  24. Kendall Grove vs. Tim Boetsch Set for UFC 130
    According to UFC.com, Tim Boetsch will make his middleweight debut against Kendall Grove at UFC 130 on May 28th. Boetsch went 3-3 as a light heavyweight in two separate runs with the UFC. Grove was...
  25. Healthy UFC Fight Night 24 co-headliner Anthony Johnson staying at 170 pounds
    As part of his current 16-month layoff, Anthony Johnson wrestled with both his weight and a lack of attention. He admits his knee surgery and a subsequent layoff had him feeling down, and the...
  26. After self-diagnosis, Phil Davis ready to go "crazy" at UFC Fight Night 24
    After winning his first four UFC fights, Phil Davis (8-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) earned a coveted spot in a main event. It's the first of his brief career – but likely not his last. The 26-year-old has been on...
  27. Frank Shamrock: I Did Not Offer to Take a Dive Against Kimbo Slice
    Frank Shamrock says former EliteXC matchmaker Jared Shaw's recent claim of Shamrock offering to take a dive against Kimbo Slice in the main event of EliteXC-CBS on Oct. 4, 2008 was fabricated. "No,...
  28. UFC 130 "UFC Prelims" headed to Spike TV; Torres-Pickett and Alves-Story likely
    As with UFC 129, Spike TV will air a "UFC Prelims" special ahead of May's UFC 130 pay-per-view main card. Sources close to the event today confirmed the plans with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)....
  29. Paging Joe Rogan: UFC 128 winner Mike Pyle just wants to have a quick chat
    Welterweight Mike Pyle is 80 percent satisfied with a unanimous-decision win over Ricardo Almeida at this past Saturday's UFC 128 event. But there are two things that he wants before he feels like...
  30. 'Ashamed' Michael Bisping issues apology for spitting at UFC 127, looks forward to Chael Sonnen smack talk
    Michael Spitsbing has broken his silence. The brash British banger today issued an apology for his post-fight celebration at UFC 127, telling The Telegraph that he was "out of line" for spitting at...
  31. Spike TV draws 1.3 Million viewers for UFC 128 prelims special
    Despite airing head-to-head with coverage of college basketball's "March Madness," this past Saturday's "UFC Prelims" special drew an average audience of 1.3 million viewers. This past weekend's...
  32. Released from UFC, Todd Brown contemplating move to Middleweight
    After an unsuccessful two-fight run in the octagon, Indiana native Todd Brown (15-3) has been released by the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today...
  33. Wanderlei Silva explains 'terrible' picture featuring Shogun bromance
    If you thought the above picture of two sweaty Brazilians embracing during jiu-jitsu practice was "terrible," imagine how poor Wanderlei Silva feels. "The Axe Murderer" has been featured in one of...
  34. The Salamander Key featuring Fedor Emelianenko opens March 25th in Moscow
    Fedor Emelianenko (31-3 MMA, 1-2 SF) may not be the world's top heavyweight anymore, but there's another place for his icy demeanor. The silver screen. Emelianenko co-stars in "The Salamander Key"...
  35. NFL Lockout closes one door, opens another for UFC and MMA
    Greed will imprison us all. No one knows that better than the legions of National Football League (NFL) fans that are being held hostage right now by the owners and players inability to come to terms...
  36. Rashad Evans and Jon Jones Head Up Paradise Warrior Retreat Seminar in N.Y.
    The Paradise Warrior Retreat will be holding its next training camp at New York’s The Wat Gym. The training camp will feature five top MMA fighters and coaches in the world as instructors. Former UFC...
  37. UFC Showing UFC 116's Brock Lesnar vs Shane Carwin Free on Facebook
    As part of their aggressive social media marketing strategy, the UFC is making UFC 116's classic heavyweight championship bout between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin free to fans on Facebook. This is...
  38. Horn-Leites Added to April 30 Superior Challenge Bill
    Following today’s announcement that Rich Clementi will face Reza Madadi for the vacant lightweight title at Superior Challenge 7, another championship bout has been added to the Swedish promotion’s...
  39. Fueled by fans, furied by haters, Ben Rothwell focused on spectacular UFC return
    Coming home from an autograph session to a computer screen filled with insults is a jarring experience. Welcome to the double-edged sword of fandom, a split world fighters encounter when they get to...
  40. Manager: Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald Still on for UFC 129
    Nate Diaz is still slated to fight Rory MacDonald at UFC 129 in Toronto. Speculation arose Tuesday night when the welterweight fighter tweeted: "Can someone tell Canada to quit trippin and let me up...
  41. Paul Daley Signs Contract to Fight Nick Diaz in April
    Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley, the most anticipated welterweight title fight in Strikeforce history, is officially happening on April 9. Diaz's manager and trainer, Cesar Gracie, confirmed with MMA...
  42. UFC cuts middleweights Rob Kimmons and Chris Camozzi after recent losses
    Middleweight fighters Rob Kimmons and Chris Camozzi are the latest victims of the UFC's roster purge. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed Kimmons' release with a source close to the...
  43. Extra paperwork creates headache for Nate Diaz, but UFC 129 fight still on
    His hand may cramp a bit more than other fighters crossing the border, but Nate Diaz will make it to UFC 129 in Toronto. Diaz hinted this morning at problems getting into Canada for an April 29 fight...
  44. UFC's Joseph Benavidez finds inspiration in NCAA champ Anthony Robles
    Size, or lack of it, has been an ever-present part of UFC bantamweight Joseph Benavidez's life. At 5-foot-4, he'll probably never play center or take it to the hole for a dunk. Yet he's grown tall...
  45. GSP Talks Shields, UFC 129, Strikeforce & Super-Fights
    GSP Talks Shields, UFC 129, Strikeforce & Super-Fights I don't usually post audio interview links but this is good. GSP is very confident but also very respectful of Jones & Silva. The undisputed...
  46. Dana White: Brock Lesnar Is UFC's Most Underrated Fighter
    A lot of mixed martial arts fans think Brock Lesnar is overrated: He lost his first UFC fight in 90 seconds, got fast-tracked to a title shot because of his pro wrestling fame, beat a man he...
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  47. Mike Winkeljohn Says He Will Coach Jon Jones
    The saga surrounding Rashad Evans’ exit from Team Jackson following Jon Jones’ victory at UFC 128 continues to unfold. Like an onion, there are many layers to this story. Link
  48. Jesse Finney assumes ownership of Matt Hughes' HIT Squad gym
    Today representatives from H.I.T. Squad, one of the most recognized and respected mixed martial arts training facilities in the industry, announced that they are under new ownership. The Granite...
  49. West Virginia becomes 45th U.S. state to regulate MMA
    With overwhelming votes in favor of the move, West Virginia is now the 45th U.S. state to regulate mixed martial arts. After it recently passed the West Virginia legislation, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...
  50. Pittsburgh possible host site for UFC on Versus 4 on June 26
    Pittsburgh could host June's UFC on Versus 4 event. Sources close to the June 26 event today told MMAjunkie.com Steel City is one of a few locales being considered for the Versus-televised show....
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