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  1. Ranger Up Out as UFC/Strikeforce Sponsor
    With Strikeforce recently adding a "sponsor fee" in the vein of the UFC, some sponsors are now unable to advertise in the Strikeforce cage. One of them is Ranger Up, who has decided to step away from...
  2. Thiago Alves Tapped to Face Swedish Prospect Papy Abedi
    According to UFC.com, former UFC welterweight contender Thiago Alves (23-7) is tapped to face Swedish prospect Papy Abedi, the #1-ranked middleweight fighter on the 2011 World MMA Scouting Report, at...
  3. Joey Beltran vs. Stipe Miocic Added to UFC 136 in Houston
    The UFC confirmed another addition to the rapidly-filling UFC 136 card, scheduled for Houston in October, this one a heavyweight bout between Joey Beltran and undefeated prospect, Stipe Miocic. LINK
  4. Anthony Njokuani vs. Paul Taylor targeted for UFC 138 in England
    A lightweight bout between Anthony Njokuani and fellow slugger Paul Taylor is in the works for UFC 138. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that at least one fighter has agreed to the...
  5. Vagner Rocha vs. Cody McKenzie added to UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans
    A lightweight bout between Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Vagner Rocha and fellow submission specialist Cody McKenzie has been added to September's UFC Fight Night 25 event. UFC officials today...
  6. John Hathaway On Tap for UFC 138 Fight Card in England
    With the UFC 138 fight card in Birmingham, England, filling up, names are flying around thick and fast as they all vie for a slot on the bill, the latest of which is that of London Shootfighter John...
  7. Beerbohm out, Cavalcante now meets Green at "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson"
    The featured preliminary-card bout at next week's "Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson" event has undergone a change. Lyle Beerbohm (16-2 MMA, 3-2 SF) has been forced out of a lightweight...
  8. Lavar Johnson out, Devin Cole now meets Shawn Jordan at Strikeforce Challengers 17
    An undisclosed injury has forced Lavar Johnson (15-4 MMA, 3-1 SF) out of Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 17 event, officials today announced. In his place steps Bellator vet Shawn Jordan (10-2 MMA,...
  9. Nick Diaz training camp for UFC 137 includes 30th annual Donner Lake Triathlon
    Don't be tired, homie. Former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz, who surrendered his title in order to defect to the UFC and challenge Georges St. Pierre on Oct. 29, has already got his...
  10. UFC Quick Quote: Lorenzo Fertitta calls for random testing to end TRT abuse
    UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta (via Yahoo Sports) is speaking out against testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) abuse in the wake of Great-gate back on June 26 in Pittsburgh. Nate Marquardt, who nearly...
  11. For Openly Gay Fighter Liz Carmouche, MMA Offered Open Arms and Bloody Noses
    When Liz Carmouche first walked into the San Diego Combat Academy, she wasn't sure how the team would take having a lesbian training partner. MMA seemed like a man's world, and maybe not the most...
  12. Bart Palaszewski vs. Tyson Griffin targeted for UFC 137 in Las Vegas
    Bart Palaszewski (35-14 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Tyson Griffin (15-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) have agreed to meet in October at UFC 137. As part of the expected booking, Palaszewski is dropping a weight class to fight...
  13. Tim Credeur vs. Brad Tavares added to UFC 137 in Las Vegas
    A bout between "The Ultimate Fighter" alumni Tim Credeur and Brad Tavares has been added to the UFC 137 lineup. UFC officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place for the middleweight...
  14. Terry Etim vs. Edward Faaloloto Added to UFC 138
    It's been quite a while since we've seen Terry Etim in the Octagon. The lanky Brit, who's a double threat with his pinpoint kickboxing and powerful submissions hasn't fought since April 2010 and it...
  15. Paul Sass vs. Michael Johnson Set for UFC on Versus 6 in Washington D.C.
    Although many expected undefeated British submission specialist Paul Sass to be granted a spot on the UFC 138 card in England this November, "Sassangle" will instead be competing in our nation's...
  16. Michihiro Omigawa vs. Jason Young added to UFC 138 in England
    A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa (12-10-1 MMA, 0-4 UFC) and British fighter Jason Young (8-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to UFC 138. Officials today announced the fight. UFC 138 takes...
  17. Mark Scanlon and James Head Added To UFC 138
    The fight bookings for the UFC's return to England in November are coming fast and furious with most of the promotion's British fighters being locked up for bouts on the card. Two more match-ups were...
  18. Accident-insurance coverage saves UFC's Cub Swanson from $50,000 injury costs
    With one look at Cub Swanson's medical records, you know the guy has suffered more than his fair share of bad luck. The latest? A sparring injury that resulted in orbital, nasal and cheek fractures,...
  19. Ramsey Nijem vs. Danny Downes added to UFC 137 in Las Vegas
    "The Ultimate Fighter 13" runner-up Ramsey Nijem and Danny Downes have agreed to meet at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. UFC officials today announced the lightweight match-up. Featuring a title fight between...
  20. Nelson vs. Wetherspoon, Newton vs. Shivers co-headline Shark Fights 18
    The co-headliners are set for Shark Fights 18. The Aug. 19 event features welterweights Shane Nelson (13-5) vs. Aaron Wetherspoon (8-3) and light heavyweights Emanuel Newton (15-6-1) vs. Ricky...
  21. British lightweight Curt Warburton released from the UFC
    British lightweight Curt Warburton has been released from the UFC. He turned to his twitter account today to share the news: "Want all my followers to hear it first. Av just been cut from the UFC...
  22. After Heartbreaking Tragedy, MMA Community Vows to Rally Around 'Dr. Alex'
    In Colorado mixed martial arts circles, he's known simply as "Dr. Alex," a physician with a big love of the sport, and a big heart for the fighters who inhabit it. It's been a world he can't get...
  23. Jon Fitch Speaks His Mind: 'I'm Irritated' (Also goes off on Nick Diaz)
    UFC welterweight Jon Fitch is normally pretty calm and doesn't talk a lot of trash, but he recently did an interview with MMACanada.net where he doesn't hold back at all. He discusses why he didn't...
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  24. Dominick Cruz vs Demetrious Johnson title fight set for free TV at UFC on Versus 6
    Good news, fight fans. The UFC will offer a title fight on free television for the first time since Sept. 2007 when Quinton Jackson defended his light heavyweight title against Dan Henderson at UFC...
  25. Urijah Faber vs Brian Bowles fight set for UFC 139 in November
    On the heels of the announcement that Dominick Cruz would next defend his title against Demetrious Johnson comes news of the next number one contender bout. Urijah Faber will lock 'em up against...
  26. Sarah Kaufman Wants Her Title Back After a Good Performance at Strikeforce Challengers
    Former Strikeforce women’s welterweight champion Sarah Kaufman meets former title challenger Liz Carmouche Friday night at Strikeforce Challengers 17 in Las Vegas. The bout between Kaufman and...
  27. British Association of Mixed Martial Arts signs top free-agent Nate Marquardt
    Nate Marqaurdt (31-10-2) is heading across the Pond. British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) officials today announced a multi-fight contract with the former UFC contender and King of...
  28. Lashley scratched from Titan FC 19; French vs. Krause, Evinger vs. McMann headline
    Former professional wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley (6-1) has been forced to withdraw from next week's Titan Fighting Championship 19 event due to personal reasons. Titan Fighting Championship...
  29. CCSC finding supports ref in Couture bout
    Judging and refereeing in MMA have recently come under heavy criticism due to a series of questionable actions in high profile matches. on July 8 at AX Combat 1 on July 8 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada...
  30. UFC Signs Pennsylvania-based featherweight, Jim "The Kid" Hettes
    The UFC has signed undefeated Pennsylvania-based featherweight, Jim "The Kid" Hettes (8-0), to a contract according to his hometown newspaper, The Citizen's Voice. The 24 year-old is a BJJ and judo...
  31. UFC 133: Rich Franklin turned down a fight against Alexander Gustafsson
    article When Rich Franklin was taken off the UFC 133 fight card, it was widely believed the promotion was unable to find him a suitable replacement for the injured Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on the...
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  32. UFC 135 gets Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes, Cole Esovedo vs. Takeya Mizugaki
    A pair of intriguing matchups in the lighter-weight division are now official for UFC 135, as Manny Gamburyan (11-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) faces Diego Nunes (16-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Cole Escovedo (17-7 MMA,...
  33. John Hathaway vs. Pascal Krauss set for UFC 138 in England
    German UFC prospect Pascal Krauss (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will put his unblemished mark on the line against the once-beaten John Hathaway (15-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) at UFC 138. Hathaway on Friday broke news of...
  34. Dana White, Frank Shamrock and Mike Swick Engage In Twitter War
    Tonight people were either watching Strikeforce Challengers on Showtime or Legacy Fights on HDNet. The best fight however is taking place right now on Twitter between Dana White and Frank Shamrock....
  35. Dana White confirms Urijah Faber vs Brian Bowles winner will receive bantamweight title shot
    Sometimes the food chain works itself out rather nicely. Such is the case with the bantamweight division, which is filled with talent but before just a few days ago had little order and direction....
  36. Dan Henderson doesn't want to leave Strikeforce but 'there is a chance' he may never defend his light heavyweight title
    After July 30, Dan Henderson's Strikeforce light heavyweight title could be nothing more than a piece of gold "Hendo" never got much use of. Parish the thought. That's because "Dangerous" Dan's...
  37. Strikeforce boss says promotion seeking options to broadcast preliminary fights
    For as many entertaining scraps as Strikeforce broadcast in its pre-Zuffa era, fans of the sport always had one complaint: Where are the preliminary card fights? Perhaps spoiled by the UFC's recent...
  38. Rampage irritated with everyone trying to wrestle him. Wants someone who will "come to fight"
    Both sides of this issue are very understandable... Rampage wants someone to let him throw his hands because he sees this as a chance to entertain fans and have some fun, but if I was in a cage with...
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  39. Strikeforce prospect Ovince St. Preux: I just think it's my time
    Fewer than two years ago, Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux (11-4 MMA, 5-0 SF) was an unknown commodity with a losing record looking to rebound from back-to-back defeats. Now, he's one...
  40. UFC veterans Sean McCorkle and Efrain Escudero win at Championship Fighting Alliance 2 on July 23
    Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) 2 took place last night (July 23, 2011) from the U.S. Century Bank Arena in Miami, Florida. The 12-fight card featured a couple of Ultimate Fighting Championship...
  41. UFC President Dana White: We Always Planned to Come Back to Denver
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship began in Denver nearly 20 years ago, but the promotion hasn’t operated a pay-per-view event in the Mile High City since “The Ultimate Ultimate” in 1995. Zuffa, the...
  42. Strikeforce Challengers 19 targeted for Sept. 23rd in Las Vegas
    The next installment of Strikeforce's "Challengers Series" events is expected to take place Sept. 23 in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that Strikeforce executives have...
  43. With historic trilogy victory complete, Voelker eyes Strikeforce's big stage
    or five solid minutes, it looked as if Strikeforce's first-ever "Challengers Series" trilogy was firmly in the grasp of Roger Bowling. Then, in a flash – well, the flash of a knee, really –...
  44. Mike Pyle was winning fights when Rory MacDonald was rushing home from junior high to play with his Pokemon
    Are you ready to accept Mike Pyle as your 170-pound prospect killer? Well that's the role he's been cast as of late, what with the UFC setting up the 35-year-old war horse in match-ups against young...
  45. "UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami" official with 12 bouts
    The fight card for next month's "UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami" event is now official with 12 bouts. UFC officials recently confirmed a bout MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) previously reported between...
  46. Heading into Strikeforce Fight with Fedor, Dan Henderson Doesn’t Feel Outmatched or Small
    Current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson (27-8) heads into one of the biggest fights of his career when he meets former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko (31-3) at...
  47. Curse continues: Sakara out of UFC 133 with torn ACL, Rivera awaits replacement
    Link Results of an MRI conducted today confirmed that Alessio Sakara (15-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has torn his ACL and will be out a minimum of six to eight months, a representative from American Top Team...
  48. With Alessio Sakara out, Constantinos Philippou faces Jorge Rivera at UFC 133
    The deck just keeps shuffling. With Alessio Sakara forced out of August's UFC 133 event, Constantinos Phillippou (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been pulled from a preliminary card bout with Rafael "Sapo"...
  49. Paul Bradley steps in to fight Rafael Natal at UFC 133
    Paul Bradley (16-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who made a brief appearance on "The Ultimate Fighter 7" before doctors pulled him from the show with a contagious skin condition, has verbally agreed to fight Rafael...
  50. Strikeforce Challengers 17 medical suspensions: Lanham heads minimal orders
    This past weekend's "Strikeforce Challengers 17: Voelking vs. Bowler III" event featured a few highlight-reel finishes and toe-to-toe scraps, but the evening's competitor's got off relatively...
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