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  1. Strikeforce adds Coenen-Tate, Gracie-Lawal; Souza-Rockhold announced prematurely
    Showtime officials today announced a pair of new contests for July's "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" event, as women's welterweight champion Marloes Coenen meets top contender Miesha Tate, and...
  2. Jonathan Brookins looks to return at UFC Fight Night 25 – at featherweight
    After injuries pulled him out of his first bookings since winning "The Ultimate Fighter 12" in 2010, Jonathan Brookins finally has a date scheduled for his return. He also has a new weight class. The...
  3. "TUF 13" champ Tony Ferguson thinks lightweight may lie ahead but eying Amir Sadollah
    LAS VEGAS – Tony Ferguson may not be a welterweight forever, but while he is, he'd like to take on Amir Sadollah. Following Saturday night's knockout win in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 13...
  4. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Defends Strikeforce Title Against Luke Rockhold on Sept 10
    Six straight wins have earned American Kickboxing Academy middleweight Luke Rockhold a title shot against Strikeforce champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza on September 10. LINK
  5. Noons vs. Masvidal: The Most Important Lightweight Fight No One's Talking About
    In the midst of all the lightweight action over in the UFC lately, a very important lightweight bout that will be going down in Strikeforce in 13 days is completely flying under the radar. With Nick...
  6. Report: John Makdessi vs. Paul Taylor Planned for UFC on Versus 5
    A lightweight bout featuring two of the UFC's most talented strikers should prove to be quite an exciting one, when John Makdessi meets Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee on August 14th....
  7. Rick Story Explains Taking UFC on Versus 4 Fight With Nate Marquardt
    Fresh off his win over top contender Thiago Alves at UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill, Story took a couple days to rest, went back into training, and jumped at the opportunity to get right back into...
  8. Weekend Rundown: Teixeira Wins 10th Straight
    Brazil’s top light heavyweight free agent made quick work of an overmatched opponent Saturday at Shooto Brazil 23, the first stop on what could be Glover Teixeira’s last tour of his home circuit...
  9. TUF 13 Finale winner Ed Herman now enjoying life after reality series
    "The Ultimate Fighter" was a mixed bag for season-three runner-up Ed Herman. It launched his UFC career and brought him notoriety on MMA's biggest stage. But even 10 seasons later, it solidified him...
  10. UFC Quick Quote: Michael Bisping replaced Osama Bin Laden as the most hated man in America
    Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 coach Jason Miller (via Heavy.com) isn't waiting for the cameras to roll before taking his shots at opposing coach Michael Bisping, who will try and lead a team of mixed...
  11. Bas Rutten Blasts The Lay and Pray Style
    The legendary Bas Rutten took to Twitter to rant about the "Lay n Pray" style which again reared its ugly head in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale main event between Clay Guida and...
  12. UFC Payouts for Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the payout information for all the fights on Saturday's The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. The event featured Anthony Ferguson winning The Ultimate...
  13. Shark Fights 16 slotted for June 25th with Neer vs. Juarez, Mutapcic vs. Young
    Shark Fights 16 is slated for June 25, and the co-headlining fights are apparently set. The main event pits UFC veteran and current interim Shark Fights welterweight champ Josh Neer (29-10-1) against...
  14. Chris Cope on TUF 13 Finale victory: "I busted my ass" to get better
    It's just Chris Cope's luck that he would be required to fight Chuck O'Neil, one of the only guys to whom he took a liking on "The Ultimate Fighter 13." But Cope knows that fighting friends is part...
  15. TUF 13 Finale medical suspensions: Kingsbury, Cope, Downes out up to six months
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 10 fighters from The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, and three competitors could be out up to six months. They include main-card winners...
  16. UFC Fight Night 25 tentatively slotted for New Orleans Convention Center on September 17th
    The UFC's return to the Big Easy is expected to take place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with event sources that the...
  17. Renzo Says a Gracie Should Fight in Rio, but It Won't Be Him
    The UFC's August fight card in Rio de Janeiro is just about set, but one question remains: Will anyone from the first family of Brazilian jiu jitsu be a part of it? One member of that family, Renzo...
  18. MMA bill passes tourism committee in New York, hurdles remain to vote
    One down, three to go. The New York State Assembly's Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development committee today passed a bill to regulate the sport of MMA in the Empire State. The bill, titled...
  19. Dana White Issues Public Statement Regarding Joe Rogan
    UFC President Dana White has spoken up regarding the recent comments from announcer Joe Rogan. Through UFC.com, White issued the following statement: Joe Rogan recently made an offensive statement...
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  20. Dana White Leads UFC Into New Media Dominance via Facebook, Twitter and XBox 360
    As befits a rising new sports phenomenon, the UFC has a cutting edge approach to social media and online marketing. Dana White has almost 1.5 million followers to his personal Twitter account and the...
  21. Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Talks TUF 14, Michael Bisping
    We all know Mayhem has some experience in front of the cameras. As the host of Bully Beatdown on MTV for the past three seasons, Jason Miller has built up the necessary experience to make for a great...
  22. Dana White Announces UFC Live Events Coming to XBox Live (Updated)
    UFC live events are coming to Xbox Live through streaming on demand as announced by UFC President Dana White on Monday. White appeared at the E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, making the...
  23. Kurt Angle onTalks With UFC and Trying Out For 2012 Olympics
    Former Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle talks about his negotiations with UFC, and his intention to try out for the 2012 Olympic American wrestling team. Kurt Angle Interview Do we care or is he just...
  24. Kampmann injured; Brown vs. Howard, Attonito vs. Roberts set for UFC on Versus 4
    Martin Kampmann's injury and subsequent withdrawal from this month's UFC on Versus 4 card has resulted in a lineup shakeup. Kampmann's original opponent, John Howard (14-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC), now fights...
  25. Mike Massenzio replaces injured Igor Pokrajac at Saturday's UFC 131 event
    Hopefully the third time's a charm for Krzysztof Soszynski (25-11-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC). The Canadian fighter has a new opponent for UFC 131, Mike Massenzio (12-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC), following the loss of two...
  26. John Alessio vs. Josh Neer headlines Superior Cage Combat 2 on Aug. 20 in Vegas
    UFC veterans John Alessio (31-14) and Josh Neer (29-10-1) will headline Superior Cage Combat's return to Las Vegas. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from sources close to the promotion...
  27. Despite impressive TUF 13 Finale win, George Roop isn't fully happy with his career
    Thanks to George Roop, Josh Grispi is no longer a red-hot prospect – and instead is a featherweight on the ropes of a deep division. A body shot from "The Ultimate Fighter 8" veteran put Grispi (14-3...
  28. UFC 131's Joey Beltran: I'm employed to "put my fist on people's chins"
    Joey Beltran's exciting style and never-say-die attitude have made him a fan favorite in the UFC. However, following a January decision loss to Pat Barry, "The Mexicutioner" realizes he's in a...
  29. MMA Regulation Passes Another Hurdle In New York Vote
    Mixed martial arts passed another hurdle in its quest to gain sanctioning in New York, as a bill to regulate the sport sailed through a vote in the state assembly's Tourism, Arts, Parks and Sport...
  30. UFC Vet Kurt Pellegrino Insists Retirement 'the Right Choice'
    Kurt Pellegrino surprised many when he announced last week on his website that he was stepping away from MMA, effectively retiring as a fighter. But to those closest to him, it likely didn't come as...
  31. Gina Carano doesn't get medical clearance - will not fight on June 18
    Gina Carano won't make her comeback next week, after all. Carano failed to get medical clearance from her doctor for the June 18 bout, Strikeforce executive Scott Coker said Tuesday. The popular...
  32. Facebook to stream remaining UFC 131 preliminary fights
    Sticking with recent tradition, all bouts from Saturday's UFC 131 event will air or stream in some form. While the main card is slated for pay-per-view and two preliminary-card bouts air on a Spike...
  33. Cavalcante and St. Preux not fighting at "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson"
    A bout between former Strikeforce champion Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante and fellow light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux won't be a part of July's "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" event after all. A...
  34. Carlo Prater vs. Cameron Dollar heads Legacy Fighting Championships' HDNet debut
    The Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championships promotion makes it HDNet debut on July 22, and nine-year veteran Carlo Prater (27-10-1) and "The Ultimate Fighter 9" semifinalist Cameron Dollar (9-2)...
  35. YouTube also will stream five UFC 131 preliminary card bouts
    In addition to streaming on Facebook, the first five preliminary-card bouts from Saturday's UFC 131 card also will stream for free on YouTube. YouTube recently opened the event page with a countdown...
  36. TUF 13 Finale Pulls in 1.8 Million Viewers on Average for Spike TV Broadcast
    The ratings for the TUF 13 finale are in and the final average was 1.8 million viewers for the Spike TV broadcast. The ‘Ultimate Fighter’ season 13 was an up and down season for ratings and overall...
  37. Diamonds are forever: An MMAmania interview exclusive with Dustin Poirier
    Dustin Poirier has big plans. After a 1-1 stint in the WEC, "Diamond" looked polished in his UFC debut, completely dismantling then number one featherweight contender Josh Grispi via dominant...
  38. Although cleared by commission, Gina Carano's return date unknown, manager says
    Everything was full steam ahead for Gina Carano until Monday. According to her manager, the popular fighter had had a "phenomenal camp" in preparation for a fight with Sarah D'Alelio at "Strikeforce:...
  39. Strikeforce's Overeem and Werdum hope grand-prix title leads to UFC title shot
    With one crossover fight between a UFC champ and Strikeforce champ now in the books, it's not unreasonable to wonder what's in store for the champions of other weight divisions. And with the second...
  40. UFC 131's Vagner Rocha on Donald Cerrone: "It's a lose-lose fight for him"
    Vagner Rocha (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) knows the odds are against him. A little more than two years into his fighting career, he's facing a two-time WEC title-challenger on a three-fight streak. A bonus...
  41. Sarah Kaufman vs. Liz Carmouche Targeted for July 22 Strikeforce Event
    A Strikeforce 135-pound match pitting two of MMA's top female stars is being targeted for a July 22 Challengers Series card, MMA Fighting has learned. Sources with knowledge of the situation...
  42. Jeremy Stephens Pays Respect to Danny Downes, Wants To Face Takanori Gomi Next
    With two wins in a row, UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens wants to face a former Pride champion Takanori Gomi for his next match-up, and he knows it’s fight the fans would love to see. With two wins in...
  43. New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Effectively Kills 2011 MMA Bill
    With a few words from arguably the most powerful man in New York state politics, it appears that mixed martial arts in the Empire State will once again die in its 2011 bid for sanctioning. State...
  44. Aldo: UFC Would Have to Pay Good Money for Title Fight with Nunes
    Jose Aldo is sidelined at the moment, but the UFC’s 145-pound ace will have no shortage of challengers lined up to meet him upon his return to the Octagon this fall. Unbeaten wrestler Chad Mendes,...
  45. No UFC Events in the UK in 2011
    For the first time since 2006, the UFC will not hold any events in the England, Great Britain or Ireland in 2011. As late as November of last year, UFC UK President Marshall Zelaznik was talking...
  46. Josh Barnett Unlicensed in Texas, Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum Only 10 Days Out
    Bloody Elbow has confirmed Strikeforce heavyweight Josh Barnett, who is scheduled to fight on the Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum card in Dallas on June 18, has not yet been licensed to fight in...
  47. UFC 131 Tickets Not Moving Well in Vancouver
    With just three days to go before UFC 131, things are not looking good in terms of ticket sales. A lot of it is out of the hands of the UFC though. They couldn't count on the Vancouver Canucks...
  48. Coker: Strikeforce grand prix semifinals targeted for fall, tourney finals in 2012
    The timetable of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix has been moved ever so slightly. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker recently told MMAjunkie.com that the semifinals of the eight-man tournament...
  49. UFC Quick Quote: Clay 'The Midget' Guida may drop to 145 -- after he wins the lightweight title
    UFC lightweight contender Clay Guida, who didn't need to cut any weight for his Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 13 Finale fight against Anthony Pettis, tells the MMA Nation radio show (via Pro MMA Now) that...
  50. UFC Looking to Buy G4 Cable Channel, Spike Execs Prepare to Move On
    In a blockbuster development, the UFC is in talks to buy an ownership stake in the G4 cable channel, according to published reports. On Wednesday, New York Times TV reporter Brian Stelter tweeted...
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