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  1. UFC on Versus 4: Pat Barry – No More Mr. Nice Guy
    If there’s one thing you can say about UFC heavyweight Pat Barry beyond his fight skills, it’s that he’s a hell of a nice guy. During his Q&A appearance prior to UFC on Versus 3 in Louisville, Ky.,...
  2. MFC For Sale?
    Earlier this morning Mark Pavelich tweeted this statement. "MFC FOR SALE 3.2 Million" LINK
  3. James Toney vs. Ken Shamrock September 23
    BJPENN.COM was the first to learn that James Toney and Ken Shamrock have agreed to face off in an MMA match on Sept. 23 in El Paso, Texas. While details are still emerging about the venue and fight...
  4. Cyborg Santos out of clash with Paul Daley
    Paul Daley's management team have informed ESPN that the welterweight is searching for a new opponent after Evangelista Cyborg Santos was ruled out of their July 30 clash. Daley and Santos were...
  5. Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre, Fabricio Werdum nominated for 2011 ESPY Awards
    UFC champions Jon Jones and Georges St-Pierre, as well as Strikeforce heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum, have all been nominated for 2011 ESPY Awards. Jones and St-Pierre were each nominated in...
  6. Undefeated newcomer Lance Benoist signs multi-fight deal with UFC
    Undefeated welterweight Lance Benoist (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is octagon bound. A source close to the promotion today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the fighter has signed a four-fight deal...
  7. Mizuto Hirota Finally Ready to Return Twenty Months After Shocking Injury
    On December 31, 2009, Mizuto Hirota got his arm wrenched behind his back by possibly the most ruthless man in MMA: DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki. Hirota, who was then the Sengoku lightweight...
  8. Shogun Rua calls for UFC to permit stomps
    Mauricio Shogun Rua has told ESPN that he believes stomps should be made legal in the UFC. Former Pride star Shogun has spent the majority of his career in competitions permitting stomps, and he is a...
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  9. Neil Melanson chooses MMA over body part
    LAS VEGAS -- Rest in peace, Neil Melanson’s second toe on his left foot. You’re in a better place. After enduring more abuse than any toe should, Melanson’s is officially gone. The head jiu-jitsu...
  10. Hector Lombard vs. Jesse Taylor targeted for August AFC event in Australia
    Link Hector Lombard (29-2-1) is headed back to his second home. Sources close to negotiations today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the Bellator middleweight champion has received...
  11. Strikeforce Challengers 16 Results: Fodor vs. Terry
    MMA Fighting has Strikeforce Challengers 16 results of Caros Fodor vs. James Terry, Ryan Couture vs. Matt Ricehouse and the rest of the Showtime card from the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash. In the...
  12. Top-ranked Japanese featherweight Hatsu Hioki signs UFC deal
    Former World Victory Road/Sengoku featherweight champion Hatsu Hioki (24-4-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) officially is octagon-bound. UFC officials today announced the top-ranked Japanese star is the newest...
  13. John Makdessi injured, forced out of UFC on Versus 5 bout with Paul Taylor
    Undefeated lightweight prospect John Makdessi (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will have to wait a little bit longer to get back to action. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from sources close to the...
  14. Marquardt scratched from UFC on Versus 4; Barry-Kongo now main, Story gets Brenneman
    One-time UFC middleweight title challenger Nate Marquardt will not be making his welterweight debut this weekend. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that Marquardt is a late scratch from...
  15. Nate Marquardt cut from the UFC
    Nate Marquardt (MMA 31-10-2 UFC 10-4) Has been cut from the UFC: It's just going from bad to worse for Nate, not only did he lose his Main Event spot at UFC Live on Versus but he has been cut from...
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  16. Roger Gracie withdraws from Strikeforce bout with Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
    Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Roger Gracie (4-0 MMA, 2-0 SF) will not be competing at "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson." MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has confirmed with sources close to the...
  17. Paul Daley vs. Tyron Woodley targeted for "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson"
    Another big addition has been made to next month's "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson" event. Sources close to the show today told MMAjunkie.com that a welterweight bout between Tyron Woodley (8-0...
  18. Konrad vs. Buentello, Rodriguez vs. Petruzelli slated for Bellator 48 in August
    A non-title superfight between heavyweight champion Cole Konrad (7-0 MMA, 2-0 BFC) and Paul Buentello (29-13 MMA, 0-0 BFC) has been added to August's Bellator 48 lineup. A heavyweight fight between...
  19. Focus is on Brown, but UFC on Versus 4's Howard ready to settle score with Johnson
    PITTSBURGH – John Howard (14-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) hasn't lost focus on the task at hand. When he meets fellow welterweight Matt Brown (11-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) on the Versus-televised main card of Sunday's UFC...
  20. Video: Ken Shamrock vs. James Toney Press Conference
    A press conference was held yesterday to formally announce the match up between two aging legends from their respective sports, UFC Hall-of-Famer, Ken Shamrock and Boxing champ, James Toney. The two...
  21. PSAC indefinitely suspends Marquardt, says UFC, fighter had six weeks to get clearance
    PITTSBURGH – The Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission still won't reveal exactly what forced Nate Marquardt out of tonight's UFC on Versus 4 event, but PSAC executive director Gregory Sirb did...
  22. UFC signs undefeated Swede Papy Abedi
    Highly sought-after Swedish prospect Papy “Makambo” Abedi has signed with the UFC. Abedi’s manager, Manos Terzitane, Sunday confirmed to Sherdog.com that the 32-year-old judo black belt has inked a...
  23. Helwani's updates on the Marquardt story from last night
    Ariel Helwani has posted his latest information on the failed Nate Marquardt pre-fight medical test and his ultimate dismissal from the UFC. arielhelwani Ariel Helwani Nate failed the medical...
  24. UFC on Versus 4 bonuses: Kongo, Lauzon, Oliveira and Lentz earn $50K awards
    PITTSBURGH – Cheick Kongo, Joe Lauzon, Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz each earned $50,000 "Fight Night" bonuses for their performances at Sunday's "UFC on Versus 4: Kongo vs. Barry" event. Kongo...
  25. Dana White: Charlie Brenneman's UFC on Versus 4 win a true "Rocky story"
    PITTSBURGH – Charlie Brenneman was a winner even before he stepped into the cage at Sunday's UFC on Versus 4 event. After a series of events left Brenneman without an opponent and the event without a...
  26. UFC 138: Jake Shields vs Jake Ellenberger fight possible for Nov. 19 in San Jose
    You can't always get what you want. Former multiple promotion champion Jake Shields recently cast his line, fishing for a fight against B.J. Penn for his first fight inside the Octagon since his...
  27. Dana White: UFC on Versus 4 was one of the best cards we've ever done
    In the wake of UFC on Versus 4: "Kongo vs. Barry" last night (June 26, 2011) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Octagon boss Dana White had some glowing words of praise for the event. In fact, he went so...
  28. Dana White: 'I'm Pretty Disgusted With Nate Marquardt'
    Nate Marquardt was cut from the UFC after the Pennsylvania Athletic Commission refused to license him to fight Rick Story in what was to have been the headliner at UFC on Versus 4. UFC President Dana...
  29. Nik Lentz coach reports Oliveira fight ruled No Contest
    Nik wins Fight Of The Night Bonus, and the fight was ruled a No Contest due to the illegal knee. Back home then up to watch my sons soccer games in Duluth tomorrow. Then back to the Academy solid til...
  30. Pennsylvania Commission Confirms Nate Marquardt Did Not Fail Drug Test
    Nate Marquardt remains on suspension from the state of Pennsylvania after failing to receive medical clearance prior to the weekend's UFC on Versus event. In the aftermath of the shocking...
  31. Donald Cerrone Replaces Makdessi, Faces Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5
    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone's certainly keeping busy. Fresh off a decision victory over Vagner Rocha at UFC 131 in Vancouver, Cerrone is apparently stepping in as a late replacement at UFC on Versus 5 to...
  32. Tony Ferguson vs. Aaron Riley set for UFC 135 in Denver
    Less than a month from a first-round knockout win that netted him the title of "The Ultimate Fighter 14," Tony Ferguson (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has his next booking. The UFC today announced the...
  33. Steve Mazzagatti is the Referee for Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber at UFC 132
    Dana White's probably not very happy about this. Steve Mazzagatti has been assigned the duty of refereeing the main event UFC bantamweight title fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber on July...
  34. Nate Marquardt blames hormone replacement therapy for UFC on Versus 4 scratch
    Nate Marquardt and Chael Sonnen have much more in common than a fight at UFC 109. Marquardt revealed today that he, too, suffers from a testosterone deficiency for which he took prescribed...
  35. Diego Sanchez Wasn't a Big Fan of the UFC on Versus 4 Welterweights
    UFC welterweight Diego "Nightmare" "The Dream" Sanchez sat down Sunday night and watched UFC on Versus 4 like the rest of us, and apparently he wasn't too happy with what he saw. Specifically from...
  36. UFC 132 Facebook video streams live prelims on July 2
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing another round of prelims to its official Facebook page, this time for UFC 132: "Cruz vs. Faber 2" on July 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las...
  37. Ben Askren Calls Nate Marquardt 'Cheater' Vows to Crush Him in Bellator
    @nathanmarquardt you are a cheater, not once but frequently. Stop cheating, come to bellator and I will crush you. @bjornrebney LINK
  38. Jake Shields vs. Jake Ellenberger Set as Main Event for UFC Battle on the Bayou
    UFC Battle on the Bayou now has its main event as former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields faces Jake Ellenberger in the headline fight on the card. LINK
  39. UFC 134 Fight Card Adds Antonio Carvalho vs. Yuri Alcantara in Featherweight Bout
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday took to Twitter to confirm a UFC 134: Rio featherweight bout between Antonio Carvalho and Yuri Alcantara. LINK
  40. Anti-Doping Tests at UFC 131 Come Back Clean for All Athletes Tested
    Following UFC 131, the Vancouver Athletic Commission chose 6 athletes from the card to undergo anti-doping testing following their fights on the June 4 show. LINK
  41. UFC on Versus 4 medical suspensions and injuries for 'Kongo vs Barry' on June 26
    The Pennsylvania Athletic Commission (PAC) has released its list of medical suspensions for the UFC on Versus 4: "Kongo vs. Barry" event that took place on June 26, 2011, at the Consol Energy Center...
  42. UFC on Versus 4 ratings worse than Spike TV broadcast of 'Marquardt vs Palhares'
    In the war to settle no score, the winner is ... Spike TV -- barely. Currently embroiled in negotiations with UFC and at times acting as though the relationship is over, Spike TV counter programmed...
  43. Michael Bisping: Mayhem Is An Immature A**hole !
    Well Addicts, it did not take long for Ultimate Fighter 14 coach Michael Bisping to vent his hate for opposite coach Jason "Mayhem" Miller. Both men are controversial in the crazy world of MMA....
  44. Bellator 51 hosts tourney with Warren-Villa, Dantas-Beebe, West-Nogueira, Galvao-Beebe
    Bellator Fighting Championships' season-five bantamweight tournament kicks off Sept. 24 at Bellator 51, officials recently announced. The eight-man tournament determines a No. 1 contender for current...
  45. Denial of therapeutic use exemption may have contributed to Marquardt's UFC exit
    More than a month before he fought Dan Miller at UFC 128, Nate Marquardt went to the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board and applied for a therapeutic use exemption to be allowed to continue...
  46. Marquardt's coach didn't agree with TRT
    In the case of Marquardt, Wittman knew his fighter was undergoing testosterone treatments. He didn't agree with it, he said, but he also didn't feel like it was his place to tell a veteran fighter...
  47. Chael Sonnen Now Free to Apply for License
    Chael Sonnen, the UFC middleweight who has been serving a suspension from the California State Athletic Commission since his loss to Anderson Silva in August of 2010, is now free to apply for a...
  48. Spike TV Proves Point By Airing Countdown to UFC 132 in Mid-Afternoon
    The Countdown show is a staple of UFC event weeks. With UFC 132 taking place this Saturday, many fans were eagerly anticipating the countdown show to help kick the hype into overdrive. But if those...
  49. UFC on Versus 4 Bout Between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz Ruled a No Contest
    The Pennsylvania Athletic Commission has overturned Charles Oliveira's victory over Nik Lentz at UFC on Versus 4 and declared the fight a no contest. Oliveira landed a flagrantly illegal knee to...
  50. Ken Shamrock Talks About Modified MMA Match With James Toney
    The promotion that will put on the bout has not been named, no venue or location has been announced, and no date has been set ?? In one of the more side show fights coming out of the MMA world right...
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