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  1. Joseph Benavidez vs. Eddie Wineland on Tap For UFC On Versus 5
    Eddie Wineland gets another shot at Team Alpha Male. Joseph Benavidez, the # 2-ranked bantamweight on the USA Today/SB Nation Consensus Rankings, will look to continue his streak of beating everyone...
  2. Jon Jones Expects to Fight Lyoto Machida or Rampage Jackson, Not Rashad Evans
    If you're like me, you expected Rashad Evans to receive the first crack against Jon Jones should he defeat Jones' injury-replacement Phil Davis. It's a grudge fight. It's a money fight. It makes...
  3. Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres vs. Leonard Garcia slotted for UFC on Versus 5
    An intriguing bout between Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres (4-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and fellow featherweight Leonard Garcia (15-7-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) had been added to August's UFC on Versus 5 lineup. UFC officials...
  4. Benavidez vs. Wineland Set for UFC on Versus 5
    Eddie Wineland will take one more crack at Team Alpha Male when he faces Joseph Benavidez at the UFC's show in Milwaukee, UFC on Versus 5, in August. Wineland, the first bantamweight champion in WEC...
  5. Sonnen's attorney chews out Josh Gross
    Chael Sonnen's Attorney Raffi Nahabedian takes issue with ESPN's Josh Gross for statements made on on MMA Live and Twitter Good morning. We have known each other for some time and I had an ongoing...
  6. Dana White: Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz Will Not Coach TUF 14
    Dana White did an interview with HeavyMMA.com's Megan Olivi yesterday, and managed to pack a lot of info into a short amount of time. Earlier today, Mike Fagan covered the tail end of the interview...
  7. UFC 134 Fight Card: Mike Swick Returns Against Newcomer Erick Silva
    Mike Swick has been out of action for quite some time, but he finally appears ready to step foot back in the Octagon at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. LINK
  8. Which Rounds Did GSP Lose at UFC 129? Official Scorecards Released
    It was a few weeks ago when Georges St-Pierre defeated Jake Shields at UFC 129 in Toronto, but now the official scorecard has been released finally showing how the judges scored the fight. The real...
  9. Todd Moore vs. Mike Bronzoulis targeted for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum"
    A bout between WEC veteran Todd Moore (13-4 MMA, 0-0 SF) and fellow promotional newcomer Mike Bronzoulis (12-2-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) is in the works for next month's "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" event....
  10. Dana White: UFC open to pension program for retired fighters
    LAS VEGAS – UFC parent company Zuffa LLC made headlines earlier this month when it announced a new accident-insurance policy for the 350 or so fighters under its umbrella. The move was not only seen...
  11. HKL Exclusive with Jorge Santiago: Talks of His Return to the UFC and New Beginnings
    I spoke with Jorge Santiago yesterday about his return to the UFC. He's been on a fantastic run in his career and is finally ready to make an impact in the UFC's Middleweight Division. However, this...
  12. UFC boss says discretionary bonuses sign of generosity, not devious business plans
    LAS VEGAS – For many MMA fans, it has become a post-UFC-event tradition: Wait for the night's salaries to be made public and then dissect them like some high-school biology project. But of course,...
  13. Mirko Cro Cop Decides Against Retirement, Will Fight One More Time for UFC
    LAS VEGAS -- After Mirko Cro Cop's last fight in the octagon, it was thought he was headed for retirement. Now it turns out, that was a bit premature. UFC president Dana White on Wednesday said that...
  14. Belcher vs. MacDonald, Yang vs. McGee added to UFC Fight Night 25
    "UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou" has its first two fights. UFC officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place for middleweights Alan Belcher (16-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) vs. Jason...
  15. "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" main card set, prelims get "JZ"-Wilcox, Almeida-Heun
    Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante finally has a fight. After sitting in limbo for several months following a narrow decision loss to Josh Thomson this past October, Cavalcante (15-4-1 MMA, 0-1 SF) meets rising...
  16. Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell official for UFC 134 prelims
    A welterweight matchup between Paulo Thiago (13-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and David Mitchell (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is official for August's UFC 134 event. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) previously passed...
  17. MFC 30: Drew Fickett and Brian Cobb will get 'Up Close & Personal' on June 10
    Maximum Fighting Championship (MFC) has signed world-ranked lightweight Brian "The Bandit" Cobb to a multi-fight contract that will include his debut bout in the main event at MFC 30: Up Close &...
  18. Strikeforce: KJ Noons vs Jorge Masvidal fight for title shot against Gilbert Melendez on June 18
    Confirmed ... apparently. K.J. Noons recently spoke with MMAWeekly and spilled the beans on the plan for the seriously stagnant Strikeforce lightweight division: Article
  19. UFC Octagon Nation Tour and fan experience coming soon to a city near you
    Have fight, will travel. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today announced the 2011 Octagon Nation Tour, which means mixed martial arts (MMA) fans should be on the lookout for the promotion's...
  20. Thiago Alves’ UFC 130 Message to Rick Story: “Be Careful What You Wish For”
    Thiago Alves has never been in the business of calling other fighters out. Sure, he’s asked for a title shot like any top ranked welterweight, but the Brazilian doesn’t believe in calling out anybody...
  21. "The Ultimate Fighter 13" ratings again hit season low for episode No. 9
    Despite a solid two-fight episode and some of the season's best drama, ratings for the ninth episode of "The Ultimate Fighter 13: Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos" matched a season-low 1.0 million...
  22. Although "TUF 13" run ended in eye surgery, Zach Davis isn't set on retirement
    Zach Davis wishes things would have turned out differently, but he feels proud of what he did on "The Ultimate Fighter 13." As seen in Wednesday's new episode, Davis lost his fight to Chuck O'Neil in...
  23. Search Underway for Missing Arizona MMA Fighter Todd Whitzel
    Search is currently underway for 27-year-old Arizona professional mixed martial arts fighter and Rage in the Cage veteran Todd M. Whitzel, who has been missing for 12 days. Whitzel was last seen at a...
  24. Ex-Bellator champ Joe Soto cleared to fight, targeted for Tachi Palace 10
    Although his career once was in jeopardy due to a detached retina, first-ever Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is returning to the cage. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney today told MMAjunkie.com...
  25. Royce wants Hughes, not Sak, Dan, Art, Ken, Wallid
    Brian Hemminger: How much would it mean to you to get on one last UFC event? Royce Gracie: I have one more fight, but it's a specific fight only. It's one special fight. If it was against anybody...
  26. Croatian middleweight Zelg Galesic joins Bellator's season-five tournament
    DREAM, PRIDE and K-1 veteran Zelg Galesic (10-5 MMA, 0-0 BFC) is the latest addition to Bellator Fighting Championships' season-five middleweight tournament. Bellator officials today announced...
  27. Isaac De Jesus loses spot at Tachi Palace Fights 10 due to marijuana suspension
    Isaac De Jesus' loss is Joe Soto's gain. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) previously reported, the ex-Bellator champ took De Jesus' spot in a fight with Eddie Yagin at Tachi Palace Fights 10,...
  28. "The Ultimate Fighter 14" coaches? Michael Bisping and "Mayhem" Miller
    Middleweights Michael Bisping and Jason "Mayhem" Miller will serve as coaches on the upcoming 14th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." UFC president Dana White today confirmed the assignments with...
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  29. UFC 130 Weigh Ins
    Their matchup may lack the box office punch of Frankie Edgar-Gray Maynard 3, but Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Matt Hamill have nevertheless been charged with carrying the torch for the UFC’s latest...
  30. Titan Fighting Championships 18 results: Jens Pulver and Jake Rosholt falter
    The two biggest names at Friday's Titan Fighting Championships 18 event faltered with co-headliners Jens Pulver and Jake Rosholt both suffering losses. Pulver simply was outworked. Rosholt, though,...
  31. UFC boss unhappy with Nelson, will meet with "Big Country" to determine next move
    LAS VEGAS – Following his second straight unanimous-decision defeat, Roy Nelson (15-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) refused to be any less jovial than he was prior to his one-sided loss to former heavyweight...
  32. UFC 130 bonuses: Browne, Tibau, Stann and Santiago get $70K awards
    LAS VEGAS – Travis Browne, Gleison Tibau, Brian Stann and Jorge Santiago each earned $70,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill" event. Browne...
  33. HDNet to carry "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" preliminary card
    "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" is one of the deepest cards in the organization's history, and now all of the July 18 event's fights will be broadcast. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker today announced...
  34. Rick Story wants to fight Jon Fitch after win over Thiago Alves
    Rick Story is no master of mathematics, he just knows that Alves + Fitch = title shot. After a bruising victory over Thiago Alves, the number four ranked welterweight in the world, at UFC 130 last...
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  35. "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" tickets on sale this week
    Tickets for the recently announced "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" event go on sale this week. Featuring a main event between former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko (31-3 MMA, 1-2 SF)...
  36. Fedor set to make $1.5 million for Hendo fight
    Recent article by ESPN discusses how much each fighter will make, and other details. Article
  37. Roy Nelson To Meet With Dana White Later This Week; Nutritionist Mike Dolce Interested In Working Him
    Roy Nelson obviously didn’t have the fight he was hoping for at UFC 130 against Frank Mir, losing by unanimous decision in the co-main event of the night. Nelson struggled to deal with Mir’s size and...
  38. Jorge and Zoila Gurgel enjoying married life, eyeing MMA greatness
    In mixed martial arts, it's almost a job requirement for fighters to spend countless hours away from their families, and in some cases depart their homes in order to seek the proper instruction...
  39. Jon Jones A Heavy Favorite Over Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson
    The first betting line has been released for a future UFC light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, and it seems that the current champion is a heavy favorite out...
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  40. Despite initial frustration, White says Mir's UFC 130 performance admirable
    LAS VEGAS – On Saturday night, UFC president Dana White said he was frustrated that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir didn't perform up to par in the co-main event of UFC 130. On Sunday morning,...
  41. "Strikeforce Challengers 17: Voelker vs. Bowling III" tickets on sale this week
    Tickets for the recently announced "Strikeforce Challengers 17: Voelker vs. Bowling III" event go on sale this week. Featuring a trilogy bout between welterweight rivals Bobby Voelker (23-8 MMA, 3-1...
  42. UFC Will Honor Chael Sonnen’s Suspension; Won’t Let Him Fight Anywhere
    Chael Sonnen is in no man’s land. He’s left to try and fight the California State Athletic Commission at the apex of his career. UFC president Dana White says he “won’t let (Sonnen) fight anywhere”...
  43. Philippines now likely to host first international "TUF," UFC eyeing future world grand prix
    UFC president Dana White is still hanging "TUF" with the Philippines, but his promotion is not quite there in mounting its first international version of the reality show. "We're like one piece away...
  44. With Jason Miller Out Due to TUF Coaching Job, Simpson Now Faces Brad Tavares at UFC 132
    With his coaching appointment on "The Ultimate Fighter 14" forcing original opponent Jason "Mayhem" Miller out of the fight, Aaron Simpson (8-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) now will meet middleweight Brad Tavares...
  45. UFC vet Kurt Pellegrino announces MMA hiatus, potential retirement
    Kurt Pellegrino's days as a professional fighter may be over, he recently announced. The veteran UFC lightweight, who had climbed into title contention with a recent four-fight win streak and 8-2...
  46. "DREAM.17: Japan GP Final" gets Mousasi vs. Izumi, Takaya vs. Miyata title fights
    DREAM.17 is slated for July 16 at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, official recently announced. The event features a championship doubleheader with light-heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi (30-3-2 MMA, 8-0...
  47. Tito Ortiz Split With Jenna Jameson Taking Nasty Public Turn Before UFC 132 Bout
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz has been going through some nasty public drama with his ex-partner Jenna Jameson. According to published reports the two split a couple of weeks back....
  48. UFC 130 payouts, salaries and earnings for 'Rampage vs Hamill' event fighters
    UFC 130 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Rampage vs. Hamill" event this past Saturday night (May 28, 2011) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas were released earlier today by...
  49. Anderson Silva Says Yushi Okami Shouldn't Train With 'Loser 'Sonnen
    UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva defends his title in August when the UFC returns to his home country of Brazil for the first time since the late 90's as he takes on Yushin Okami in the main...
  50. UFC 130 medical suspensions: Jackson, Mir, Stann, Santiago face six-month layoffs
    UFC 130's list of walking wounded was lengthy, and five fighters from this past weekend's card face medical suspensions of up to six months. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today requested and...
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