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  1. Cecil Peoples, It's not just his poor judging...
    Cecil Peoples, the MMA judge who bought us quality judging in the first Shogun vs Machida fight proves its was not his fault, he is obviously blind. Check him out missing this tapout at Gladiator...
  2. Scott Coker: Strikeforce employees learning the UFC's system
    SAN DIEGO – It was a familiar voice in an unfamiliar place. It was deep and raspy and said "baby" from time to time. It was, in this case, none other than UFC coordinator Burt Watson, who stood...
  3. Zuffa Targeting Strikeforce's Pay-Per-View Debut in July
    peculation about a Strikeforce pay-per-view event has existed since the company signed Fedor Emelianenko in the wake of Affliction's collapse in the summer of 2009. Emelianenko signed a three-fight...
  4. Focused on Rehab, Jury Targets November Return
    Myles Jury wanted to justify the hype. Fate had other plans. Favored by many pundits to win Season 13 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series, the undefeated Jury (Pictured) instead bowed out of the...
  5. Pudzianowski-‘Colossus’ Announced for May 21 KSW Card
    Polish promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki announced Friday that five-time “World’s Strongest Man” Mariusz Pudzianowski will make his return to the ring against well-traveled Englishman James Thompson...
  6. Carlos Condit Draws Dong Hyun Kim At UFC 132 in July
    Carlos Condit was hoping to face B.J. Penn at UFC 132. He’ll get at least half of his wish granted as the former WEC champion will face Dong Hyun Kim in a welterweight bout on the July 2 card. LINK
  7. Strikeforce Targeting July for Possible Pay-Per-View; King Mo vs. Roger Gracie Rumored
    Zuffa’s ownership of Strikeforce appears to be moving the promotion closer to a return to pay-per-view. LINK
  8. The New and Improved Scott Smith Eyeing Strikeforce Return in June
    Scott Smith is looking to return to action in June, and he’s ready to show off what a healthy and prepared Scott Smith can do in the welterweight division. LINK
  9. Shoulder Injury Forces Penn from UFC 132
    One week after Jon Fitch dropped out of their scheduled UFC 132 rematch due to injury, B.J. Penn on Friday announced that he has also canceled his travel plans. Speaking in a video on BJPenn.com...
  10. George Lucas' Daughter -- Cage Fighter Strikes Back
    George Lucas' daughter is returning to the dark side -- kick-starting her MMA career after taking over a year-long break ... all because she didn't want to look like a "battered woman" for her...
  11. Sean McCorkle Released from the UFC Following Back-to-Back Losses
    Sean McCorkle’s run with the UFC has come to an end. LINK
  12. Chael Sonnen Receives Two Year Probation and $10,000 Fine in Money Laundering Case
    UFC fighter Chael Sonnen received his U.S. District Court sentencing on Friday, stemming from a guilty plea to a charge of one count of federal money laundering. Sonnen admitted to a financial...
  13. MFC 29 Results
    Longtime UFC fighter Marcus Davis snapped a two-fight losing streak Friday, defeating Curtis Demarce at Maximum FC 29 in Ontario, Canada. The split decision win was Davis' first fight outside of the...
  14. Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami Targeted for UFC: Rio in August
    The UFC had allowed fans to get pretty worked up about a potential super-fight between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre after Silva beat Vitor Belfort at...
  15. Dan Henderson Likely To Return on July Strikeforce Card; Fedor Fight Not Offered Yet
    Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson will likely return to the promotion for a fight on their upcoming July card, which has been speculated to end up on pay-per-view. Sources close to...
  16. Fedor Emelianenko ready to fight again
    Fedor Emelianenko has informed his camp that he would fight Dan Henderson in July, the heavyweight's management told ESPN.com on Saturday. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said an agreement to put two of...
  17. Nick Diaz Thinks He Will Get Suspended After Paul Daley Win
    SAN DIEGO -- MMA Fighting spoke to Nick Diaz following his thrilling win over Paul Daley on Saturday night. The Strikeforce welterweight champion talked about the way the fight played out, why he...
  18. Askren moving to Milwaukee to train full-time with Duke Roufus's team
    Following his dominant decision victory over veteran, Nick Thompson, at Bellator 40 last night, reigning Bellator welterweight champ, Ben Askren, revealed to Sherdog that he would be moving to...
  19. Scott Coker: Nothing Stopping UFC vs. Strikeforce Fights from Happening
    SAN DIEGO – Good news for fight fans who are eager to see the best from Strikeforce take on the best from the UFC now that Zuffa owns both promotions: there's nothing stopping it from happening. It's...
  20. Paul Daley Claims Early Stoppage vs. Nick Diaz
    Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz retained his title in a thrilling one round bout against Paul Daley on Showtime. With only 3 seconds left in the round, Daley questions the stoppage by...
  21. Dana White Comments on Attending First Strikeforce Event
    SAN DIEGO - MMA Fighting caught up with UFC president Dana White before Saturday night's Diaz vs. Daley event. White talked about possible changes in Strikeforce's future, why he decided to attend...
  22. Chase Gormley part of 4 man HW tournament
    ohio based fight promotion NAAFS, are putting together a 4 man HW tournament that kicks off April 16th with UFC vet Chase Gormley taking on undefeated HW prospect Stipe Miocic and Bobby Brents vs...
  23. Cody McKenzie vs. Bart Palaszewski Tapped for UFC 130
    The master of the guillotine choke returns. TUF 12 alum Cody McKenzie will get another tough fight on May 28th in Las Vegas when he faces off against WEC veteran Bart Palaszewski in a UFC 130...
  24. Fedor-Henderson Bout Targeted for Summer 2011, Coker Confirms
    A fight between light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson and former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko is being targeted for July or August of 2011, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said, but is...
  25. Nick "The Goat" Thompson Announces Retirement on The Underground
    Long time UGer Nick Thompson has had over 50 fights, in the UFC, Strikeforce, Sengoku, MFC, Elite XC, Bodog, Bellator, and most recently in Japan's World Victory Road. He is the former Bodog Fight...
  26. UFC Primetime for UFC 129's GSP vs. Shields debuts Thursday on Spike TV
    The "UFC Primetime" series returns to Spike TV for the first time in six months on Thursday. The three-part series focuses on UFC 129's championship headliner between UFC welterweight champ Georges...
  27. TUF Finalist Michael Johnson Faces Edward Faaloloto at UFC on Versus 4 in Pittsburgh
    The UFC on Versus 4 show in Pittsburgh has added a lightweight bout to the undecard with former “Ultimate Fighter” finalist Michael Johnson meeting Edward Faaloloto. LINK
  28. Nick Ring Meets Newcomer James Head at UFC 131 in Vancouver
    “Ultimate Fighter” alum and undefeated prospect Nick Ring will return to action in his native Canada at UFC 131 to face newcomer James Head in Vancouver. LINK
  29. CSAC executive: No disciplinary action for Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz
    No, Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz will not face disciplinary action after Saturday's victory over Paul Daley. California State Athletic Commission executive director George Dodd today...
  30. UFC Star Diego Sanchez Wants to Coach TUF Against Nick Diaz
    In the aftermath of Nick Diaz' epic victory over Paul Daley to retain his Strikeforce welterweight belt, Diego Sanchez took to Twitter to propose that he and Diaz should be the next coaches of The...
  31. Joe Lauzon returns to fight Curt Warburton at UFC on Versus 4
    The ankle Joe Lauzon tweaked in a mad dash to check on his hospitalized brother is mended, and he's ready to fight again. And wouldn't you know it, the UFC has a booking. UFC officials today...
  32. "Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley" medical suspensions: Diaz and Daley on short leave
    The slugfest delivered by Nick Diaz and Paul Daley this past Saturday has put both out of action for a bit. But that might be a good thing for Diaz, who's been vocal about getting vacation time....
  33. Though UFC Lightweight Champ Frankie Edgar Walks Around at 160 Pounds, He Isn’t Considering a Drop to Featherweight Just Yet
    Kevin Garvey from TheGarv.com caught up with Frankie Edgar over the weekend at Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat and he touched on a number of topics with the UFC lightweight champ. One of the most...
  34. King Mo on Jon Jones’ Betrayal of Rashad Evans: ‘That’s a Ho Move’
    Uh-oh, we bet somebody is going to get their Twitter in a bunch over this: Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal spoke with Five Knuckles over the weekend, breaking...
  35. Dana White Thinks Nick Diaz Should ‘Tone It Down’ If He Wants to Be a Superstar; Diaz Sort of Proves His Point
    Dana White’s long-held opinion of Nick Diaz goes something like this: He’s a talented kid, but he won’t be welcome back in the UFC until he learns how to “play the game.” Just before Diaz’s...
  36. Epic Weigh-In Fail: Heather Martin Shows Up 13lbs Over The Limit For Bout With Amanda Lucas
    With so many deserving fighters flying under the radar these days, that this particular match up got any attention at all may be a crime, but who are we if not willing accomplices? Amanda Lucas,...
  37. Week-in-Review: List of UFC, Strikeforce & Other Matchups Announced
    A complete list of significant new fights reported in the past week. Link
  38. Matt Mitrione vs. Christian Morecraft added to UFC on Versus 4
    A heavyweight bout between undefeated Matt Mitrione (4-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Christian Morecraft (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been added to UFC on Versus 4. UFC officials today announced that verbal...
  39. 'King' Mo Lawal vs Ovince St. Preux fight booked for Strikeforce: 'Overeem vs Werdum' event in Dallas on June 18
    "King" Mo Lawal will begin his journey to reclaim his light heavyweight title when he takes on the red-hot, up-and-coming Ovince St. Preux at Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum," which is slated for...
  40. "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" tickets on sale this week
    Tickets to the June 18 event in Strikeforce, which is officially dubbed "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum," go on sale this week. And for the first time since the UFC's acquisition of Strikeforce, UFC...
  41. Big Nog: Anderson Silva moving to 205 after Okami fight
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira revealed in his column for Brazilian site Jornal Extra that he has information regarding the middleweight champion Anderson Silva. “The mystery about the UFC Rio card that...
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  42. Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara slotted again, on tap for unannounced UFC 133
    The UFC has booked a fight for the third time. After two previous bookings fell apart, UFC officials today announced a middleweight fight between veterans Jorge Rivera (19-8 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and Alessio...
  43. Welterweight Brian Foster out of UFC 129 with brain hemorrhage
    UFC welterweight Brian Foster has been forced to withdraw from a fight with Sean Pierson at UFC 129 when an MRI – required by the Ontario Athletic Commission to compete at the event – revealed a...
  44. Following life-changing win, Edson Barboza focused on UFC's best lightweights
    UFC lightweight prospect Edson Barboza will never forget the night he fought Anthony Njokuani. You see, March 19, 2011, is the day his life changed forever. "My life changed dramatically because now...
  45. Anderson Silva wants to fight Georges St. Pierre, says he is "the best in the World"
    Ron Kruck of HDNet catches up with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva during the grand opening of the Blackhouse gym in San Diego, California. Silva dicusses the facility, as well...
  46. Jay Hieron defends victory over Brent Weedman in Bellator tourney semifinals
    You might have noticed a visible sigh from Jay Hieron (21-4 MMA, 2-0 BFC) when he was announced the winner in a fight with Brent Weedman (18-6-1 MMA, 4-1 BFC) this past Saturday at Bellator 40. Some...
  47. Cyborg Santos and Tarec Saffiedine slated to fight, possibly at July Strikeforce
    A welterweight matchup pitting Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos (18-14 MMA, 1-2 SF) against Tarec Saffiedine (10-3 MMA, 2-1 SF) has been targeted by Strikeforce officials. A late-July event planned by the...
  48. Royce Gracie Expecting to Fight at UFC Rio
    UFC legend Royce Gracie hasn't fought in the Octagon since losing to Matt Hughes at UFC 60 in what was then the biggest pay per view (PPV) in company history. Gracie was the first star of the UFC,...
  49. UFC 132 Fight Card: Cruz vs. Faber Official as Main Event
    UFC.com has confirmed that bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will face former WEC featherweight champ Urijah Faber at UFC 132 on Pay Per View on July 2. The fight will be a rematch of their 2007...
  50. With mixed regulatory reaction, Canadian promotion planning PRIDE-rules show
    If you think MMA has been sterilized by a ruleset that favors the American wrestler, there is a promoter who would like your dollars. The Canada-based Colosseo Championship Fighting raised a stir at...
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