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  1. Bellator tourney winner Jay Hieron says critics just don't understand his strategy
    Jay Hieron will tell you repeatedly that the toughest guys don't always win MMA tournaments. Instead, he says, the guys who fight the best do. It's both a slight at himself and a pat on his own back....
  2. Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Lashes Out At Josh Barnett, Brock Lesnar
    Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix semi-finalist Antonio Silva did an interview with Sherdog today that led to some surprising statements. Bigfoot is normally a very humble individual who doesn't...
  3. Dan Hardy Relocates to Las Vegas to Work with Roy Nelson, Still Plans to Train in the UK
    Dan Hardy will be packing up and moving to Las Vegas to join Team Big Country for help in preparing for his August fight against Chris Lytle at UFC on Versus 5. LINK
  4. Maximo Blanco signs with Strikeforce
    According to a report from Sherdog.com, sources close to the Pan-American bronze medalist wrestler are confirming that Maximo Blanco has signed a four-fight deal with Strikeforce. LINK
  5. Tito Ortiz helped post suspect's $500,000 bond
    Could Keith Harriman's criminal case get any stranger? The answer would seem to be yes after a hearing Friday revealed that Harriman was able to post $500,000 bond thanks to help from ultimate...
  6. Chuck Liddell Talks About How Tough It Was to Retire
    Liddell said the decision was one of the hardest ones he ever had to make and that he realized it was time to hang up the gloves when he could no longer take a punch like he used to in spite of being...
  7. Will B.J. Penn, Jake Shields Get Their Wish for UFC Fight?
    Ever since B.J. Penn's UFC 132 fight with Jon Fitch went up in smoke, fans have been wondering what's next for "The Prodigy." If a Monday exchange on Twitter is any indication, it could be former...
  8. UFC on Versus 4 Fight Card: Marquardt vs. Johnson
    Nate Marquardt will make his planned drop to welterweight at UFC on Versus 4 when he faces Anthony Johnson. Although he's coming off a win over Dan Miller in his last middleweight fight, Marquardt...
  9. Dana White Blames The Ultimate Fighter 13's Poor Quality on Lack of Elimination Round
    It's no secret that this season's The Ultimate Fighter is suffering. After an initial 1.5 million viewers tuned in for the show's debut on March 30th and a steady rating for the next five episodes,...
  10. McKee out of fight with Aoki; search for replacement is on. (Jami Varner in?)
    Initially, MMAJunkie.com reported on Monday that McKee (Pictured) had withdrawn from the bout due to visa issues. However, Dream official Mike Kogan asserted that visa problems were not the reason...
  11. Facebook airs UFC 130's Palaszewski vs. Tibau, Cariaso vs. McDonald, and Barao vs. Escovedo
    For the second-straight UFC event, every fight on the card will be made available for live viewing. UFC officials today announced that the three UFC 130 fights not already slated for broadcast on...
  12. Post-stabbing, Dan Lauzon returns in WCF 11 title fight with Noah Weisman
    In his first fight since being stabbed outside a Boston-area nightclub, Dan Lauzon (14-4) challenges for a vacant lightweight title when he meets Noah Weisman (5-1) in the headliner of World...
  13. Mac Danzig Injured; Out of UFC 131 Fight Against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone
    A change has been make to the upcoming UFC 131 card as Mac Danzig has been forced out of his fight with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone due to injury. LINK
  14. Shane Nelson replaces Antonio McKee, faces Shinya Aoki at DREAM.17
    MAjunkie.com today learned from sources close to the event that Nelson (13-5 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) has agreed to replace McKee (25-4-2 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) and face Shinya Aoki (27-5 MMA, 11-2 DREAM) at...
  15. With Bellator tourney win, lightweight Chandler now free to discuss his plan for Alvarez
    When Michael Chandler's hand was raised following the main event of this past Saturday's Bellator 44 event, the newly-crowned season-four lightweight tourney winner felt relieved. Finally, he could...
  16. Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis Headlines UFC 133; Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Likely Delayed
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently posted a UFC 133 event page on its website touting Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis as the main attraction. That immediately raised flags about a proposed...
  17. Bellator Champion Ben Askren Knows He Is Eventually Headed to UFC
    When Ben Askren was at the University of Missouri, he always dreamed of competing in the Olympics. Take nothing away from his years spent as a Tiger competing with the best collegiate wrestlers there...
  18. Shane Carwin Looks to Make the Most of His Sudden Good Fortune at UFC 131
    Shane Carwin can pinpoint the exact moment he lost his UFC heavyweight title fight against Brock Lesnar. His record says submission via arm triangle, second round, but forget that. That's just when...
  19. Rampage Jackson Not Excited With Matt Hamill for UFC 130
    After some shuffling around of the upcoming UFC 130 fight card, Rampage Jackson has gone from taking on Thiago Silva in the co-main event to fighting Matt Hamill in the main event. He's not...
  20. Bellator Posts Highest Rating on MTV2
    Good news for Bjorn Rebney and his Bellator Fighting Championships. After weeks of hovering around the 200k mark, the promotion finally hit it big with 325,000 viewers for Bellator 44, delivering the...
  21. Religion, Not Management, Keeping Khalidov from Bellator
    Recent remarks from Bellator Fighting Championships Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney regarding negotiations with middleweight Mamed Khalidov have caused a bit of a stir in the Polish fight scene. Asked...
  22. Quote of the Day: Urijah Faber Thinks Nick Diaz Would Beat GSP
    Urijah Faber: “I’m going to go with Nick Diaz on that one, just because I don’t see GSP knocking him out. He’s never been knocked out and GSP’s been more into wrestling guys. I think that from...
  23. Mac Danzig out at UFC 131, Vagner Rocha now faces Donald Cerrone
    A training injury has forced Mac Danzig out of next month's UFC 131 event, and promotional newcomer Vagner Rocha (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been tapped as a replacement opponent against Donald Cerrone...
  24. DREAM rep: Nelson out at DREAM.17, Clementi faces Aoki
    Just hours after MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) learned that Shane Nelson had agreed to face Shinya Aoki (27-5 MMA, 11-2 DREAM) at DREAM.17, DREAM rep Mike Kogan announced via Twitter that Rich...
  25. Nogueira: Anderson Silva Nearly Retired Before Entering UFC
    No man has dominated the UFC quite like reigning middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In short, he has run roughshod over the 185-pound division, a record 13-fight winning streak inside the Octagon...
  26. Jorge Masvidal vs. K.J. Noons official for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum"
    A lightweight bout between K.J. Noons (10-3 MMA, 2-1 SF) and Jorge Masvidal (21-6 MMA, 2-0 SF) is now official for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum." Strikeforce officials today announced the...
  27. Sonnen suspended indefinitely
    *BREAKING NEWS* Live from Josh Gross twitter feed who is at the hearing. "Back to the motion for indefinite suspension, which was seconded by Giza. 4-1 motion passes, the indefinite suspension...
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  28. UFC's Michael Bisping "gutted" by CSAC's decision on Chael Sonnen
    One-time title challenger Chael Sonnen (25-11-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) isn't the only one lamenting today's California State Athletic Commission ruling. British slugger Michael Bisping (21-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC)...
  29. Countdown to UFC 131 preview show debuts June 8th on Spike TV
    With a new headlining matchup of Junior Dos Santos vs. Shane Carwin, UC 131 is quickly approaching In anticipation of the show, Spike TV debuts "Countdown to UFC 131" on June 8 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. UFC...
  30. Tyron Woodley Eyes July Return, Hopes for Paul Daley Now, Nick Diaz Next
    No sooner had Nick Diaz retained his Strikeforce welterweight title in April when he started discussing his future possibilities. There was a potential boxing match with Fernando Vargas thrown...
  31. UFC champ Jones' manager denies ducking claims, tells Evans fight is his to take
    If Rashad Evans wants a fight with Jon Jones, he can have it says the UFC light heavyweight champion's manager, Malki Kawa. Despite recent claims by Evans that Jones is trying to avoid a fight with...
  32. Promoter Wants Former UFC Fighter Kimbo Slice to Face the NFL’s Ray Edwards in Boxing
    Former UFC and EliteXC fighter Kimbo Slice isn’t done with combat sports just yet. Link
  33. Titan Fighting Championship Inks 3-Year Extension with HDNet
    Kansas-based promotion Titan Fighting Championship has signed a three-year extension with cable network HDNet to broadcast live events. Link
  34. Source: Da Silva-Yamaguchi, Gomez-Bittner Signed for TPF 10
    A blockbuster flyweight scrap between Jussier da Silva and Mamoru Yamaguchi is set to go down on Aug. 5 at Tachi Palace Fights 10. Sherdog.com on Wednesday confirmed the matchup with a source close...
  35. Ellenberger: From Living Nightmare to Dream Come True
    Imagine if you will being a 10-0 professional fighter, on the rise, and getting the call from UFC matchmaker Joe Silva inviting you to the big show. Sounds like a dream come true, right? Well, for...
  36. Report: Ricco Rodriguez Arrested in Arizona
    Former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez has reportedly been arrested in Ahwatukee, Ariz., following an alleged assault and resisting arrest. Link
  37. Hermes Franca facing sexual abuse charge
    Hermes Franca facing charges Another case for another MMA fighter....
  38. Tom Wright: UFC 140 Likely for Montreal on December 10th
    Back to the Bell Centre. UFC Canada's Director of Operations Tom Wright was a guest on Ringside Report Radio yesterday, and revealed a tidbit of interesting info regarding Canada's next UFC event. It...
  39. Jason Reinhardt vs. Edwin Figueroa Set for UFC on Versus 5
    Edwin Figueroa stepped in on late notice to face Michael McDonald at UFC Fight Night 24. While he came up short, losing a split decision, Figueroa did impress as the bout was awarded Fight of the...
  40. Off the couch and on the road, Brandon Vera seeking UFC redemption
    If you shot a time-lapse picture of Brandon Vera on the day the UFC released him from his contract, you would see him sitting on the couch, still, as the sun rose and set in the horizon. Sure, Vera...
  41. MFC Officials Fire Hermes Franca Citing Arrest and Breach of Contract
    Hermes Franca was arrested in Oregon this week on multiple charges of Sexual Abuse and Unlawful Sexual Penetration. He is currently in Clackamas County Jail with bail set at $250,000, facing a trial...
  42. Rampage Jackson Says Matt Hamill 'Lit a Fire' Under Him for UFC 130 Fight
    If you take Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at his word, time is running short on his mixed martial arts career. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion reasserted on Thursday that he plans to call it...
  43. Palaszewski out of his UFC 130 bout
    Bart Palaszewski is out of his UFC 130 bout with Gleison Tibau due to injury, said Dana White today. Coming off a four-fight win streak, Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira has verbally agreed to make his...
  44. Hector Lombard: I'll Go Up to 205 to Rematch Gegard Mousasi
    Anyone who watches Bellator knows that their middleweight champion Hector Lombard is a bad, bad man. He's 7-0 in Bellator with 6 finishes, 4 by clean knockout. One took a grand total of six seconds....
  45. Miguel Torres Focuses on Wrestling For UFC 130 Matchup
    Firas Zahabi is an honest man. When he gets asked about his fighters, he pulls no punches with his assessments. And he has a lot to say in regards to Miguel Torres, who has been training with him for...
  46. Bellator CEO Claims Promotion Has Been Looking to Insure Fighters
    The UFC blew some minds when they announced that they were implementing accident insurance for their fighters. Hell, some people even suggested that this would impact talent acquisition going...
  47. Ford Stops Parisyan on Third-Round Cut
    Canadian welterweight Ryan Ford stopped UFC veteran Karo Parisyan on a third-round cut in the MMA Live 1 headliner on Thursday at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario, Canada. A knee strike...
  48. Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping have a twitter feud
    God bless social media! Without it, fans like us would never know about public squabbles, such as the latest one between Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy and UFC middleweight Michael Bisping!...
  49. Chuck Liddell Is The “Iceman” From The Top Gun Film
    UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell literally took up the role of Val Kilmer’s character “Iceman” from the Top Gun movie Thursday, as the former champ took to the air in the backseat of an F-16 fighter...
  50. Quinton Rampage Jackson UFC 130 Video Blog, A Tale Of Two Fighters
    UFC 130: Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Rampage Jackson talks about managing two men, Rampage and Quinton. Link
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