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  1. New Mexico Commission Admits Scoring Error in Villasenor vs. Camozzi Bout From Shark Fights 15
    An error in scoring occurred at Shark Fights 15 in the main event fight between Joey Villasenor and Chris Camozzi according to the New Mexico Athletic Commission. LINK
  2. Matt Hughes vs. Diego Sanchez expected for UFC 135 in Denver
    The bout with no home has finally been pinned to an event. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported in April, Matt Hughes (45-8 MMA, 18-6 UFC) and Diego Sanchez (23-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) have agreed...
  3. Is It All Over for the UFC-Spike TV Partnership?
    Yesterday the Wall St Journal and New York Times both ran items about the UFC's involvement in talks to purchase a controlling interest in Comcast/NBC's G4 cable channel. Along with the news came...
  4. Shane Carwin Offers No Comment on Steroid Allegations
    Remember when a federal investigation implicated Shane Carwin as a recipient of steroid orders from Applied Pharmacy Services? It was August 14, 2010, just over a month after Carwin's second-round...
  5. UFC 131's Dos Santos-Carwin winner to meet Velasquez "in four-five months"
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – As expected, the winner of Saturday's UFC 131 headliner between Junior Dos Santos and Shane Carwin gets the next heavyweight title shot. And according to UFC president...
  6. Dana White Announces All UFC Main Events Will Be Five Rounds
    There's a celebration going on in the Land of Fagan today. Both Kevin Iole and Brett Okamoto report via Twitter that UFC President Dana White announced that, going forward, all UFC main events will...
  7. Dana White: UFC adding 125-pound flyweight division "like, really soon"
    UFC president Dana White today confirmed that the organization is moving forward on its plan to add a 125-pound flyweight division to its existing seven weight classes. White said it could come...
  8. UFC boss confirms UFC 135 for Denver, Jones vs. Jackson expected to headline
    UFC 135 is set for Sept. 24 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, and a light-heavyweight title fight between champ Jon Jones and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is expected to headline. UFC president Dana White...
  9. Nick Diaz Vacates Strikeforce Welterweight Title
    Dana White was full of big news today. In addition to the five round UFC main events from now on, he also had a little tidbit to offer regarding Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. Because...
  10. UFC May Pay $600 Million to Purchase G4 From NBC Universal
    Reports surfaced yesterday that the UFC was in talks to purchase, or purchase a controlling interest in, the G4 cable network from NBC Universal. The network currently caters to the gaming and tech...
  11. White "happy" with Nelson meeting, but heavyweight's next move still unclear
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – It's unclear what lies next for Roy Nelson. An unhappy UFC president Dana White said he would meet with the heavyweight to discuss his future following back-to-back...
  12. UFC boss Dana White on potential TV deal, Strikeforce, Nick Diaz, "TUF 14"
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – As has become the norm for UFC pay-per-view events, UFC president Dana White held court with a small group of reporters following Thursday's UFC 131 press conference. In...
  13. UFC 131's Yves Edwards on fight with Sam Stout: "It's going to be some explosive [expletive]"
    By the time you get to rank of grandmaster in thugjitsu, as Yves Edwards has, you've only got so much time left. Inventing a fictitious (and vicious) style has taken the lightweight years to perfect,...
  14. Dana White Waiting on Injuries to Heal To Make Fights for Shields, Fitch, and Penn
    Dana White says no decisions have been made yet as far as what’s next for Jake Shields, B.J. Penn or Jon Fitch, mostly because a couple of them are still dealing with lingering injuries. The...
  15. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Speaks on Relationship with Spike TV
    In the midst of all the talk surrounding the UFC, G4 and Spike TV, MMA Fighting reported Wednesday that if the UFC were to leave Spike TV at the end of this year, Bellator likely would fill the MMA...
  16. Strikeforce: Dan Henderson hoping for a 'rejuvenated' Fedor Emelianenko on July 30
    Come heavy, or not at all. Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Dan Henderson is hoping a "rejuvenated" Fedor Emelianenko will bring the noise when they hook 'em up at the Strikeforce: "Fedor vs....
  17. Kenny Florian's Cut to 145 Pounds a 'Test of Discipline'
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – As the smell of hot dogs cooking on the street above wafted through Robson Square during Thursday afternoon's press conference, Kenny Florian's face seemed to betray the...
  18. Spike TV confirms 32-man "TUF 14" cast; elimination round back, wild card picks gone
    As expected "The Ultimate Fighter 14" will feature featherweight and bantamweight fighters for the first time in the six-year history of the realuty series. Spike TV officials today announced the...
  19. Pending Doc's Approval, Jones-Rampage Title Tilt Headlines UFC 135
    Jon Jones will likely put his light heavyweight title on the line against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson on Sept. 24 at UFC 135 in Denver. UFC President Dana White announced the news on Thursday,...
  20. Mandate for Mixed Martial Arts in New York
    Last Monday the Parks, Tourism, and Sports Development Committee of the New York State Assembly voted in favor of the bill (A04146) to decriminalize and sanction mixed martial arts (MMA) by an...
  21. Dana Wants To Broadcast All Entry-Round Fights
    Dana White, at the UFC 131 press conference, mentioned that he planned on finding a way to air in full, all the entry-round fights from the upcoming 14th season of The Ultimate Fighter: "The fights...
  22. Kenny Florian Believes A Win over Diego Nunes at UFC 131 Earns Him a Shot at Jose Aldo
    Kenny Florian’s dedication to always fight the best will be shown when he faces top 5 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes at UFC 131, and if he wins, he believes that’s all the evidence he’ll need to...
  23. Bellator's Rebney: "Summer Series" tourney highlights international-recruiting success
    With four seasons under his belt, Bellator Fighting Championships CEO Bjorn Rebney knows his organization has shined in a few key areas. With a hodgepodge of TV deals that ultimately led to MTV2,...
  24. UFC 131's retooled Krzysztof Soszynski: I take pride in finishing fights
    Krzysztof Soszynski isn't letting unexpected opponent changes dampen his spirit as he prepared to fighte in front of his Canadian fans Saturday night at Rogers Arena. After scheduled opponents...
  25. Josh Koscheck wants middleweight return fight in Oct. against Stephan Bonnar for a 'nice, easy comeback fight'
    You. Me. Octagon. 9:00 p.m. Be there! Just yesterday, light heavyweight goofball Stephan Bonnar seemingly came out of nowhere to say he would "drop a lot of weight" to fight welterweight heel Josh...
  26. UFC 131 official weigh-in results
    Link MAIN CARD (pay-per-view) •Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Shane Carwin (254) •Kenny Florian (146) vs. Diego Nunes (145) •Demian Maia (186) vs. Mark Munoz (186) •Jon Olav Einemo (261) vs. Dave...
  27. MFC 30 results and review
    MFC 30: Cobb catches Fickett with first-round finish, Davis, Westcott, Lima among other winners at M Brian Cobb survived a series of serious submission threats, turned the tide of his fight in a...
  28. UFC on Versus 5 gets 12th fight with Paul Taylor vs. John Makdessi
    A lightweight bout between Paul Taylor (11-6-1 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is now official for August's UFC on Versus 5 event. It's the 12th addition to the card, which takes...
  29. UFC's Tom Wright: "We're really happy with tickets sales" for UFC 131
    It's only logical that the UFC eventually would have to share Canada with hockey. With three events up north in 2010 and the same number expected this year, the promotion was bound to run into the...
  30. Jonathan Brookins vs. Erik Koch slated for UFC Fight Night 25 "Bayou" event
    This past week Jonathan Brookins told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) he planned to return at "UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou." "The Ultimate Fighter 12" winner now has an...
  31. Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland slated for UFC 134 in Brazil
    A bantamweight bout between Ian Loveland (14-8 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Yves Jabouin (15-7 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is slated for August's UFC 134 event. Officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place...
  32. UFC May Enlist Retired NBA Superstar Shaquille O'Neal as Ambassador
    Plenty of celebrities have walked through the doors of an arena to watch a UFC event, from George Clooney to Robert Downey, Jr., to longtime fan Kevin James, who is so fight-crazy that he's currently...
  33. UFC 131 bonuses: Stout, Weidman, Herman and Einemo get $70,000 awards
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Sam Stout, Chris Weidman, Dave Herman and Jon Olav Einemo each earned $70,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin"...
  34. UFC 131 scores 14,685 attendance figure for $2.8 million gate
    Although it failed to match the figures posted by the UFC's debut show in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Saturday's UFC 131 event still exceeded expectations. Following the event, which took...
  35. Dana White slams UFC 131 judging, praises Herb Dean as best in the business
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Another major MMA event, another set of confusing scorecards. Following Saturday's UFC 131 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, UFC president Dana White took...
  36. With title shot likely, UFC 131's Kenny Florian committed to 145 pounds
    Two-time UFC lightweight title-challenger Kenny Florian admits his first cut to 145 pounds was a challenge. In fact, after being forced to cut down from a beginning weight of more than 180 pounds,...
  37. UFC 131 winner Junior Dos Santos: I will be ready for champ Cain Velasquez
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – For the second-straight fight, heavyweight slugger Junior Dos Santos (13-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) was unable to finish his opponent. For the second-straight time, it hardly...
  38. UFC 131: Cain Velasquez reacts to Junior dos Santos vs Shane Carwin fight result
    UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez has been in a state of purgatory for some time now. Not only has he been unable to train, thanks to a shoulder injury and subsequent surgery, but it's also...
  39. UFC 131's Mark Munoz: "I proved I am in that top echelon" at middleweight
    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva goes for his 10th consecutive title defense when he meets Yushin Okami at UFC 134 in August. After that? Well, your guess is as good as anyone else's. But...
  40. UFC Quick Quote: Donald Cerrone wants to fight Sam Stout after UFC 131 win
    Donald Cerrone talks to Ariel Helwani after his impressive showing at the UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" event last night (June 11, 2011) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and calls out Sam...
  41. Following Trash Talking Kids project, Stephan Bonnar has beef with Josh Koscheck
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Simply put, UFC fan favorite Stephan Bonnar does not like fellow "The Ultimate Fighter 1" cast member Josh Koscheck. Or, as Bonnar put it a little more eloquently, the...
  42. Paul Daley Faces Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson on July 30
    The last two fighters to face Nick Diaz in Strikeforce will now face each other on July 30 in Chicago. Paul Daley has signed on to face Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos on the upcoming Fedor vs. Henderson...
  43. Dana White Clarifies 5 Round Non-Title Fight Scenarios; Addresses Mayhem vs. Bisping Fight
    Starting soon every main event in the UFC will be a 5 round fight regardless of whether a title is on the line or not. There are still a few rules around the new policy that could affect fighters....
  44. Junior dos Santos Installed as Early Favorite Against UFC Champ Cain Velasquez
    Junior dos Santos had not even gotten back to his locker room by the time fans and media everywhere were deep in thought about his future UFC heavyweight championship bout with Cain Velasquez....
  45. UFC 131 Results: FightMetric Reports for Dos Santos vs. Carwin, Florian vs. Nunes, and Maia vs. Munoz
    Last night's judging was like watching Manny Ramirez shag flyballs in the outfield. The judges caught some balls hit right at 'em, wandered aimlessly and made an adventure of some routine shots, and...
  46. Dana White on Herb Dean: ‘He’s the Best Referee Ever in the History of the Sport'
    A couple of incidents at UFC 131 made the case for UFC President Dana White to once again proclaim referee Herb Dean as the best in the business. LINK
  47. Michael Bisping Opens As Heavy Favorite Over Mayhem Miller for TUF 14 Finale
    While the fight is still six months away, the first odds have been released for the middleweight fight between Michael Bisping and Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller for the fight taking place at the ‘Ultimate...
  48. Dana White: Despite NHL competition, "I wouldn't change" a thing about UFC 131
    If the UFC is to measure itself against Vancouver hockey, it might as well compare itself to water, food or air. Hockey, UFC president Dana White said, is "like a religion" in Vancouver. So it's no...
  49. The Big Payback: Alistair Overeem Predicts a Much Different Fight With Werdum This Time
    Alistair Overeem still remembers his 2006 loss to Fabricio Werdum, but he says when they meet again in Strikeforce, everyone can expect a much different outcome. If you go back and watch the first...
  50. Sudden Death Round to Settle Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Draws
    The Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix will resume Saturday night in Dallas with a new rule in place: a sudden death round to settle a draw. When the GP was first announced in January, Strikeforce...
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