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  1. Gleison Tibau Replaces Cody McKenzie, Will Face Bart Palaszewski at UFC 130
    Ultimate Fighter season 12 contestant Cody McKenzie has been forced out of his UFC 130 fight with an injury, and Brazilian Gleison Tibau is likely to step in and replace him in facing veteran Bart...
  2. UFC: No Local Octagon Girls Have Been Hired for Rio Event
    MMA Web sites were buzzing earlier this week when word broke that Brazilian model Maria Melilo would serve as a guest Octagon Girl at UFC 134 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The news was first reported by...
  3. Charlie Brenneman Replaces Matt Riddle at UFC on Versus 4, Faces T.J. Grant in Pittsburgh
    Matt Riddle has been forced out of the upcoming UFC on Versus 4 card in Pittsburgh, so Pennsylvania native Charlie Brenneman has been tapped to step in and face T.J. Grant. LINK
  4. Tim Kennedy: 'Give Me Robbie Lawler. Let Me Fight That Guy'
    Strikeforce middleweight and former Special Forces sniper/Green Beret Tim Kennedy has a lot to be thankful for this week.  As a man that has served in Afghanistan and personally looked for Osama Bin...
  5. McCrory planning return to MMA after almost 2-yr hiatus
    When Tamdan McCrory was last seen in the Octagon, he was on the losing end of a split decision against John Howard at UFC 101. It was his second loss in three fights, and the fighter known as “The...
  6. Lyman Good out at Bellator 44, promotion seeking replacement for Dan Hornbuckle
    Former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good (11-2 MMA, 4-2 BFC) has been forced out of a planned matchup with Dan Hornbuckle (22-4 MMA, 3-2 BFC), and the organization is currently seeking a...
  7. Del Rosario in car accident, Noons-Masvidal targeted for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum"
    Heavyweight Shane Del Rosario (11-0 MMA, 3-0 SF) has withdrawn from an upcoming bout with fellow prospect Daniel Cormier (7-0 MMA, 4-0 SF) following a car accident this past week, MMAjunkie.com...
  8. Jeff Lacey Signs Agreement To Face Nick Diaz In Boxing Bout
    May 6, 2011 - According to a press release, former IBF super-middleweight champion Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy has formally agreed to face Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz in a professional...
  9. Shinya Aoki Will Fight at Dream 17; McKee Possible Opponent (UPDATED)
    A proposed fight between Shinya Aoki and Willamy Freire appears to be off for Dream’s “Fight for Japan” event on May 29. The Dream lightweight champion will remain on the card, but in an interesting...
  10. Georges St. Pierre Discusses UFC 129 Eye Injury
    UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has been the subject of much discussion and ridicule since his UFC 129 decision win over Jake Shields. Fans and media alike have been harsh in their...
  11. Nick Diaz vs. Jeff Lacy Purse and TV Information
    I had the chance to talk to Jeff Lacy's manager, Joey Gilbert, about the deal between Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz and former world super middleweight boxing champion Jeff Lacy to...
  12. Rory Markham vs. Rudy Bears Added to Titan Fighting 18
    A welterweight showdown between UFC veteran Rory Markham and Strikeforce and Bellator Fighting Championships veteran Rudy Bears has been added to Titan Fighting Championship 18 on May 27 at the...
  13. Del Rosario's trainer says fighter facing legal distractions, potentially difficult recovery
    Shane Del Rosario (11-0 MMA, 3-0 SF) isn't in the clear just yet. The Strikeforce heavyweight was involved in an April 14 automobile accident when an allegedly intoxicated driver struck his car,...
  14. Tachi Palace Fight 9 Results
    Three-time WEC veteran Ian McCall (10-2) earned his third-straight victory and a shot at Tachi Palace Fights' flyweight title with a one-sided unanimous-decision win over Dustin Ortiz (7-1) in the...
  15. How much money will Nick Diaz make boxing Jeff Lacy?
    More than he made in his last mixed martial arts fight. That's according to Joey Gilbert, Jeff Lacy's manager, who gave Bloody Elbow the scoop on the cash flow distribution in the Diaz vs. Lacy fight...
  16. Bellator 43 Results
    Bellator Fighting Championships bills itself as the place "Where championships are earned, not given." Following a highly controversial split-decision loss to fellow season-four welterweight...
  17. Saturday Night's Mania Event: Jake Shields eye pokes Georges St. Pierre at UFC 129 ... but was it intentional?
    Saturday Night's Mania Event is back, despite heavy competition from both Bellator 43 and the mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley. That's alright, though, because we've got business to...
  18. History in the Making: Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's greatest hits
    The chain. The howl. The jovial smile that can turn into a menacing grimace in the blink of an eye. For over a decade, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has entertained fight fans with theatrics that are...
  19. Zombieland: Chan Sung Jung calls out Mark Hominick
    When Chan Sung Jung submitted Leonard Garcia with a twister back on March 26 at UFC Fight Night 24: "Nogueira vs. Davis," it broke a two-fight skid and gave him just his second win in five fights....
  20. Jamie Varner Has Not Signed to Face Shinya Aoki, Fight Not Likely to Happen
    Despite reports stating that Shinya Aoki vs. Jamie Varner is a done deal for Dream’s May 29 event in Japan, the fight is anything but a sure thing. LINK
  21. Wanderlei Silva Had Doubts of Coming Back, Now Holds Chris Leben’s Feet to the Fire
    Wanderlei Silva is an icon in mixed martial arts. “The Axe Murderer” ruled the roost as the Pride middleweight champion in Japan. But even after Zuffa bought the venerable Japanese fight promotion...
  22. Dorea: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Will Fight at UFC 134 if Healthy
    The Nogueira brother's boxing coach Luis Carlos Dorea did an interview with Tatame where he spoke about his disciple Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and how he's coming along in his recuperation from...
  23. UFC 134 Fight Card Shaping Up
    The UFC will return to the country of Brazil for the first time since October 17th, 1998 later this year. UFC 134: Rio is scheduled for August 27th in the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, and the UFC is...
  24. UFC vet Antoni Hardonk retires from MMA
    Eight-time UFC fighter Antoni Hardonk has retired from professional MMA. The Dutch striker confirmed the plans with UFC.com while saying he plans to focus on coaching at his new gym in California. He...
  25. Spike TV debuts "Frankie Edgar: In the Moment" on May 25 ahead of UFC 130
    Following a successful March debut focused on Jon Jones, Spike TV brings back its special pre-event preview show "In the Moment," on Wednesday, May 25. This time around, UFC lightweight champion...
  26. Mike Brown rested, healed and ready to come back 'with a bang'
    Less than two years ago, Mike Thomas Brown was the scariest featherweight in the sport. Now, the 35-year-old mixed martial artist is fighting for job security after a dismal start to his 2011 fight...
  27. Rampage Jackson to leave MMA when money is right with Hollywood, still wants Rashad Evans
    It was gonna be an exciting fight. Those are the types of fights I'd watch. I'll watch Chuck fight every time he fights. I wouldn't watch a Rashad Evans fight or a "Queen" Mo fight. I wouldn't watch...
  28. Takeshi Inoue vs Koichiro Matsumoto added to Dream 17: Fight for Japan
    A featherweight bout between former Shooto champion Takeshi Inoue (19-5 MMA, 0-1 DREAM) and current DEEP champ Koichiro Matsumoto (12-2 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) has been added to this month's "DREAM.17: Fight...
  29. After Pacquiao vs. Mosley, UFC president White and boxing's duBoef discuss future
    LAS VEGAS – Contrary to a popular opinion in the MMA community, boxing most certainly is not dead. The 16,412 fans that packed Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena – nearly 1,600 more enthusiasts than...
  30. UFC Heavyweight Roy Nelson Wants Three Minute Rounds
    Roy Nelson is a multi-tasker. While preparing for his May 28 fight with Frank Mir at UFC 130, he is also trying to come up with ideas to improve the sport. Nelson recently spoke to ESPN.com and...
  31. Weekend Rundown: Downes Survives Scare, Wins Outside Octagon
    Taking a tuneup fight with a regional promotion is a risky move for any fighter under Zuffa contract, and UFC lightweight Daniel Downes nearly demonstrated why. An import from the World Extreme...
  32. Nik Lentz vs Charles Oliveira signed for UFC Live 4
    Once-beaten Brazilian prospect Charles Oliveira will lock horns with Minnesota Martial Arts Academy representative Nik Lentz (Pictured; file photo) in a featured lightweight matchup at UFC Live 4...
  33. UFC announces accident-insurance coverage for all 350 contracted fighters
    In a room packed with hundreds of mixed martial arts' top athletes, the long-awaited announcement was met mostly relief. Officials from Zuffa LLC, the UFC and Strikeforce's parent company, today...
  34. UFC's Jacob Volkmann won't shut up until he gets a meeting with the President
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has a chain. Chuck Liddell has a mohawk. Chael Sonnen has his mouth. They are the marks of a fighter's personality and the things that identify them to the rest of the...
  35. UFC 130 Main Event Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard 3 Cancelled, Both Injured
    UFC 130 just took a huge hit as the third fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard has been cancelled after both men suffered injuries. Quinton Jackson vs. Matt Hamill is now your main event with...
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  36. Dave Branch vs. Jeremy May co-headlines Shark Fights 15
    A middleweight bout between UFC veteran Dave Branch (8-2) and Jeremy May (9-7) has been tapped the co-headliner of this month's Shark Fights 15 event. Officials today announced the booking. Although...
  37. MFC champ Douglas Lima signs on for Bellator season-five tourney
    Maximum Fighting Championship 170-pound titleholder Douglas Lima (18-4 MMA, 0-0 BFC) has signed with Bellator Fighting Championships and joined its season-five welterweight tournament. Officials...
  38. UFC 134 official with Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami title fight
    As expected, the UFC's return to Brazil will feature a championship headliner and rematch between middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva (28-4 MMA, 13-0 UFC) and challenger Yushin Okami (26-5 MMA,...
  39. Olympic medalist and top pro prospect Omar Henry quits boxing for MMA
    EsNewsReporting caught up with Henry during the Manny Pacquiao vs Shane Mosley fight, where he talked about quitting boxing for MMA, why he has $50,000 in cash in his hands, and the Cesar Gracie...
  40. Stephan Bonnar vs. Karlos Vemola in the Works for UFC on Versus 5 in August
    Even though UFC on Versus 4 hasn't even taken place (scheduled for June 26th in Pittsburgh), the UFC is wasting no time in booking the subsequent Versus event later in the summer.  ESPN's Jon Anik...
  41. Dan Henderson Sues Matt Lindland Over Team Quest Ownership
    There's something about these old Team Quest guys. If they're not clinching someone against the cage, they're in court. LINK
  42. If victorious in UFC 130 co-headliner, Roy Nelson expects a title shot
    Fighting Frank Mir is somewhat of a concession for Roy Nelson. But it's probably the best concession he would have gotten considering that Brock Lesnar was numero uno on his list, and he can earn a...
  43. UFC champ Frankie Edgar says UFC 130 cancellation due to bulging discs
    Bulging discs, not his rib injury, ultimately were the reason UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was forced out of a UFC 130 title fight with Gray Maynard on Monday. In fact, he told UFC.com, he...
  44. Chael Sonnen Put Back Under Suspension in California
    UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen will not be meeting with the Nevada State Athletic Commission in May as originally planned. He instead finds himself under suspension again in California and will appear...
  45. Bellator Signs Wand Fight Team Instructors Michael Costa and Vitor Vianna
    Bellator Fighting Championships is on a signing streak… or is it a Wand Fight Team signing streak? The promotion on Tuesday announced that it had signed Michael Costa a second Wand Fight Team...
  46. Milwaukee to host UFC this summer
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has helped transform mixed martial arts from a controversial, loosely regulated sport into an entertainment phenomenon featuring huge pay-per-view audiences,...
  47. Chad Mendes: Fighting for UFC title would be 'unreal'
    Chad Mendes can't think of a better time than August to fight featherweight champion Jose Aldo. "That's perfect," says Mendes, the No. 3 featherweight in the USA TODAY/SB Nation consensus rankings....
  48. Danny Downes Replaces Jonathan Brookins at ‘Ultimate Fighter’ 13 Finale Show
    Opportunity knocks so Danny ‘Boy’ Downes answers as he will replace TUF winner Jonathan Brookins at the upcoming ‘Ultimate Fighter’ season 13 finale show. LINK
  49. Spike TV to air UFC 132 "UFC Prelims" special in July
    Spike TV will air a "UFC Prelims" special in conjunction with July's UFC 132 show. Sources close to the event today confirmed the plans with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). The fights haven't been...
  50. Benson Henderson vs Jim Miller on tap for Aug 14 / UFC Live 5
    A pivotal lightweight contest pitting Jim Miller against Benson Henderson is being targeted for UFC Live 5. The news was first reported by the Asbury Park Press on Tuesday; UFC officials confirmed...
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