MMA News area of the website. Please read the guidelines carefully before posting." />

MMA News Share Forum

MMAPlayground.com » Community » MMA News Share Forum
If you have come across an MMA news item in your travels that was worth a read then this is the place to post it to share it with the community. This will also add it to the MMA News area of the website. Please read the guidelines carefully before posting.
« Previous Page | Next Page »
  1. Fedor Emelianenko to Return to Strikeforce in July
    The long-time top-heavyweight in MMA, Fedor Emelianenko, will make his return to action for Strikeforce in July. The Russian star lost his second straight fight to Antonio Silva in February after...
  2. Martin Kampmann Wants Rematch With Diego, Understands Why Sanchez Doesn't Want One
    Several weeks have passed since Martin Kampmann was lost a split-decision to Diego Sanchez at UFC Live on Versus 3, and there is still zero doubt in his mind that he won the battle. In fact, he...
  3. Dan Henderson To Defend Strikeforce Title This Fall, Likely Against Gegard Mousasi-Mike Kyle Winner
    Newly crowned Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson will likely make his first title defense against the winner of Gegard Mousasi and Mike Kyle this fall. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker...
  4. Middleweight Dave Branch Latest Fighter Released by the UFC
    UFC middleweight Dave Branch has been released from the promotion following his loss to Rousimar Palhares at the UFC on Versus 3 show earlier this month in Louisville. Sources close to the fighter...
  5. Three new bouts added to UFC Fight Night 24's free Facebook stream
    Three new fights have been added to the previously announced two for the free Facebook stream accompanying Saturday's UFC Fight Night 24 event, officials today confirmed. The new additions include...
  6. Jesse Finney Talks About H.I.T Squad Purchase & The Gym’s Future
    Jesse Finney Talks About H.I.T Squad Purchase & The Gym’s Future MMA Access: Jesse Finney Talks About H.I.T Squad Purchase & The Gym’s Future Great Audio Interview with Jesse Finney - MMA Access:...
  7. has Jones' challenge broken the UFC honor code?
    You'd think that in a business of professional tough guys it would take more than one little comment to hurt so many feelings and bruise so many egos. You'd be wrong....
  8. UFC Quick Quote: Jake Shields is 'a pretty easy fight' for Georges St. Pierre
    "I think that's gonna be a pretty easy fight, I really do. I think GSP's going to be able to do whatever he wants. Jake's not going to be able to get on top, so I just don't see him being effective...
  9. UFC Fight Night 24 weigh-in results: Headliners Nogueira (206), Davis (206) on weight
    SEATTLE – MMAjunkie.com was on scene and reporting live from today's UFC Fight Night 24 fighter weigh-ins, which all competitors successfully made weight. Today's festivities take place at Seattle's...
  10. UFC's Condit eyes showdowns with Diaz, Daley, Shields; not keen on Hardy rematch
    While the exact future of Strikeforce remains to be seen, UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit (26-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is already eyeing a few potential matchups with some of the promotion's top...
  11. Titan Fighting Championships 17 results: Lashley, Baroni visibly tire, take decision wins
    You can be certain that no one will ever question the heart of John Ott (8-8). Bobby Lashley's (6-1) cardio may be an entirely different situation. Lashley used his world-class wrestling skills to...
  12. UFC Fight Night 24 bonuses: Jung, Hendricks, McDonald, Figueroa get $55K awards
    Chan Sung Jung, Johny Hendricks, Michael McDonald and Edwin Figueroa each earned record $55,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 24 event. Jung got the...
  13. Bellator 38 results
    MAIN CARD Tim Carpenter def. Daniel Gracie via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) (light-heavyweight tourney quarterfinals) D.J. Linderman def. Raphael Davis via TKO (strikes) - Round 3, 2:44...
  14. Sadollah says UFC FIght Night 24 win just latest lesson on path to the top
    SEATTLE – Put simply, there likely will never be another Amir Sadollah (5-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC). The season-seven winner of "The Ultimate Fighter," Sadollah has fought his entire professional career inside...
  15. For UFC Fight Night 24's Jung, time was right for historic submission, instant pay raise
    SEATTLE – UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung (11-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was already a legend in MMA circles prior to stepping into the cage at Saturday's UFC Fight Night 24 event. The only problem was his...
  16. UFC's Davis not trying to follow Jones' path but not afraid to step in the way
    SEATTLE – Fighting just seven days after fellow young gun Jon Jones (13-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) claimed the UFC's light-heavyweight belt, undefeated prospect Phil Davis (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) simply couldn't...
  17. Johnson says earning win more important than keeping promise at UFC Fight Night 24
    SEATTLE – From the moment Anthony Johnson (9-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) vs. Dan Hardy (23-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) was first announced for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 24 event, fans salivated at the thought of two lethal...
  18. With UFC 132 rematch booked, champ Cruz details origins of Faber feud
    It has been four years since the sport's two most-talented 135-pound fighters faced one another. However, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (17-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and No. 1 contender Urijah Faber...
  19. UFC boss says Dan Hardy's fate not sealed with third straight defeat
    SEATTLE – In the hyper-competitive world of the UFC, two straight defeats almost always leads to a release from the promotion. Three consecutive defeats? Don't call us; we'll call you. At Saturday's...
  20. UFC Fight Night 24 sets attendance, live gate records for "Fight Night" events
    SEATTLE – The UFC's first-ever trip to Seattle was the most successful UFC Fight Night event in the company's history in terms of box office success, according to promotion officials. Saturday...
  21. Dream champ Takaya vs Peralta added to Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley
    A bout between DREAM featherweight champ Hiroyuki Takaya (15-8-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) and Robert Peralta (13-3 MMA, 0-0 SF) has been added to the preliminary card of next month's "Strikeforce: Diaz vs....
  22. Dan Hardy Calls Out Chris Lytle
    "Feeling very frustrated today. No excuses, sometimes you just dont win. I hate having boring fights though. I want to fight again. I feel like Ive been robbed of the reward at the end of training...
    Pages: 2
  23. Countdown to UFC 129 debuts April 27th on Spike TV
    The UFC's traditional pre-event preview show returns April 27 with the debut of "Countdown to UFC 129." The one-hour episode debuts on Spike TV at 11 p.m. ET/PT. UFC 129 takes place April 30 at...
  24. Lorenz Larkin replaces Satoshi Ishii at Strikeforce Challengers 15
    Unbeaten Lorenz Larkin (8-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) has replaced Satoshi Ishii (4-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) and now meets fellow light heavyweight Scott Lighty (6-1 MMA, 1-1 SF) at Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 15...
  25. UFC Quick Quote: A part of Rich Franklin wants to fight Jon Jones to 'see how he'd do'
    Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, who was kicked out of the 185-pound division by the seemingly invincible Anderson Silva, talks to the Springfield News-Sun about the meteoric rise of...
  26. TUF 13 coach Brock Lesnar on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight
    "The Ultimate Fighter 13" head coach Brock Lesnar is a guest on tonight's edition "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." The NBC talk show airs at 12:35 p.m. ET/PT. In addition to Lesnar, a former...
  27. UFC's Alexander Gustafsson training in US hoping for fight in Las Vegas
    Losing is not something UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is familiar with. In fact, his record has one lone defeat on it, and that was courtesy of current teammate and recent UFC Fight...
  28. Increasing Speculation That He Will Fight at UFC Rio: Royce Gracie Reportedly Pulls Out of UK Seminar Tour to Focus on Training for Fight in August
    CagePotato.com received word over the weekend from a source close to the situation that Royce Gracie has cancelled the European leg of his spring seminar tour and that the official reason given to...
  29. Cruz vs. Faber 2 Booked for UFC 132 in July
    The UFC announced on Saturday that the bantamweight title fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will go down at UFC 132, July 2nd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Since taping...
  30. Anthony Johnson Hates John Howard, Would Gladly Accept Chance to Beat Him Up
    Anthony “Rumble” Johnson did what he had to do to get a win on Saturday night in Seattle at UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis. Through three rounds, he wrestled his way to a win, getting the...
  31. Windy vs. Yamaguchi Set for First Female Pancrase Headliner
    For the first time in its 17-year history, Pancrase will offer up a female main event at its April 3 “Impressive Tour” stop in Tokyo’s Differ Ariake. Set to square off in the 115-pound “Athena...
  32. 9 Fights Signed for Strikeforce Challengers 15
    Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Lorenz Larkin will make his promotional debut against Scott Lighty (Pictured) in a featured matchup at Strikeforce Challengers 15 on Friday at the Stockton Arena...
  33. Jake Shields to Train With Chael Sonnen During UFC 129 Prep for GSP
    As he prepares for his UFC 129 main-event fight with Georges St. Pierre, former EliteXC welterweight champion and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields will spend some time training...
  34. Bellator 38's Inverted Triangle Courtesy Rich Hale
    I'm late to the party on this in terms of posting this, but at Bellator 38 over the weekend lightning appeared to strike twice. First there was lightweight Toby Imada landing an inverted triangle on...
  35. Prior to Bellator 38, Richard Hale never even practiced an inverted triangle
    Richard Hale drilled for months and months on the inverted-triangle choke, set up a game plan to use it, and then executed with precision the submission hold to put Nike Fekete to sleep this past...
  36. UFC's Chael Sonnen receives new sentencing date in real-estate case
    Chael Sonnen will have to wait a little bit longer before he can start his career anew. A sentencing hearing expected to serve the UFC middleweight with two years of probation, a $10,000 fine and the...
  37. Johny Hendricks, Lil’ Nog Lead UFC Fight Night 24 Salary List
    The competitors at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis card earned a total of $757,000 in disclosed salaries and bonuses, according to figures released by the Washington State...
  38. Round 5 Releases Another Series of MMA Action Figures That *Vaguely* Resemble Fighters They’re Modeled After
    Keeping with its tradition of producing head-scratchingly non-resembling miniature renditions of MMA fighters and personalities, Round 5 announced today the release of its sixth series of action...
  39. Strikeforce Women’s Middleweight Champ Cris Cyborg in Contract Limbo
    Strikeforce hasn’t announced when Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos will next defend her belt, and according to the dominant women’s middleweight champion, it’s not because she isn’t ready. It’s because she...
  40. Satoshi Ishii’s Strikeforce Debut Postponed Due to Visa Problems
    Though he was slated to face Scott Lighty in a featured light-heavyweight matchup at this Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers event at the Stockton Arena in Sad City, Olympic gold-medalist judoka...
  41. Strategic Call-Outs Alert: Hardy Wants Lytle; Johnson, Hendricks Would Also Like to Pick Their Next Opponents
    Well, this is getting pretty goddamned transparent. First everybody and their dog wants a coin-flip fight against Wanderlei Silva, then Ryan Bader responds to the first loss of his career by calling...
  42. John Howard Responds to Anthony Johnson: “It’s About to Get Real Ugly”
    After his win at UFC Fight Night 24, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson expressed his dislike for John “Doomsday” Howard in what bordered on genuine hatred for another human being. Simply put, Johnson despises...
  43. Emmanuel Newton Out, Zak Cummings In Against Ryan Jimmo at MFC 29
    The “Hardcore Kid” is broken. Maximum Fighting Championship officials announced the news Tuesday morning. Strikeforce veteran Zak Cummings (13-2) has agreed to take his place against Jimmo at MFC 29:...
  44. UFC Fight Night 24 Medical Suspensions
    The Washington State Department of Licensing on Monday released the post-fight suspensions for UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis. Every fighter on the card received at least a seven-day...
  45. Brock Lesnar’s Motive For Doing TUF 13 Was All About Fighting for the Title
    There are a lot of reasons that someone would accept a slot as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. Maybe it’s a grudge that needs to be settled, like in the case of Rashad Evans and...
  46. British Promotion Cage Warriors Inks Deal For Free TV in the UK
    British fight promotion Cage Warriors Fighting Championship recently announced that it his inked a new television deal with Premier Sports in the U.K. The deal means Cage Warriors will be available...
  47. Rebney: MTV2 ‘Very Happy’ with Bellator
    Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney (Pictured) joined the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Savage Dog Show” on March 25 to talk about his promotion’s current season. Other topics of discussion included how Bellator’s...
  48. Jackson: Evans Said Jones Could Join Team
    Rashad Evans has suggested trainer Greg Jackson is to blame for letting Jon Jones join their camp and set up a teammate-versus-teammate matchup, but Jackson (Pictured) has a different take. “Rashad...
  49. Report: 205-Pound Tournament Semifinals Booked for Bellator 42
    Richard Hale will reportedly take on D.J. Linderman, while Tim Carpenter will meet Christian M'Pumbu in the semifinals of Bellator Fighting Championships’ first-ever light heavyweight tournament....
  50. Cordeiro: Kings MMA Doors Open to ‘Shogun’
    Former Chute Boxe Academy coach Rafael Cordeiro found Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s performance against Jon Jones in the UFC 128 main event on March 19 in Newark, N.J. deeply unsettling. Rua, a longtime...
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ... 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 [329] 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 ... 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693