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  1. Veteran Fighter Blas Avena Found Dead, Police Suspect Suicide
    Thirty-two-year-old mixed martial artist Blas Avena was found deceased in his Las Vegas apartment on Wednesday. Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating his passing as a possible suicide. “Arriving...
  2. Martin Svensson Returns to Cage Warriors Fighting Championship
    London, England May 5th 2016:The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is pleased to announce the latest addition to its lightweight division, Swede, Martin Svensson (14-6 MMA | 2-1 CWFC) to an...
  3. James Vick vs. Beneil Dariush targeted for UFC 199
    The UFC is targeting a lightweight fight between James Vick and Beneil Dariush for UFC 199 after Evan Dunham, Vick's original opponent, recently withdrew from the fight due to undisclosed reasons,...
  4. M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan Buchinger to defend title June 4 vs. undefeated challenger Magomed Idrisov
    M-1 Global has announced that M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan “Buki” Buchinger will defend his title against undefeated challenger Magomed Idrisov, headlining M-1 Challenge 67,June 4 at...
  5. UFC announces Fight Night event in Hamburg, Germany
    UFC announced today prior to the weigh-ins for Sunday's show in Holland that they will be debuting in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 3. The Fight Night event will be held at the Barclaycard Arena, a...
  6. Delray police arrest Dennis Wright in connection to death of Jordan Parsons
    After a six-day search, the Delray Beach Police Department (DBPD) in Florida have arrested Dennis Wright, 28, in connection to the death of Jordan Parsons. According to a news release obtained by MMA...
  7. WSOF targets championship rematch with Marlon Moraes vs. Josh Hill 2
    It appears Canadian contender Josh Hill (14-1) will have a second chance to unseat WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes(16-4-1). WSOF President Ray Sefo recently revealed his intention to book a...
  8. Invicta FC 17 results: Evinger retains at bantamweight, Hill captures strawweight belt
    Colleen Schneider was as high as a +400 underdog entering her shot at Tonya Evinger and the bantamweight title at Invicta FC 17. She came up short, but showed enough to suggest she may have deserved...
  9. UFC Fight Night 87 bonuses: The home fan favorites crushed some $50,000 checks
    Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve, Germaine de Randamie and Gunnar Nelson each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event. All four fighters earned “Performance...
  10. UFC Fight Night 87 Athlete Outfitting pay: Arlovski and Struve earn top payouts
    Fighters from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 87 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $117,500. Link
  11. UFC Fight Night 87 draws reported 10,421 attendance for $1,523,320 live gate
    Today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event drew an announced attendance of 10,421 fans and a live gate of $1,523,320. James Elliott, the vice president and general manager of UFC Europe, Middle East and...
  12. Holly Holm officially tabbed to headline UFC card in Chicago
    UFC officials announced a pair of main event bouts for July cards during Sunday’s broadcast of UFC Fight Night 87 on Fox Sports 1. Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will return to the...
  13. Rizin Fighting’s Ultimate Goal is to Have UFC Send its Champions to Rizin Grand Prix
    Rizin Fighting Federation has rekindled the fighting spirit of Pride FC in Japan, bringing in fighters such as Fedor Emelianenko, Wanderlei Silva, and Kazushi Sakuraba. The foundation of the...
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  14. Titan FC hires Jessica Aguilar as WMMA matchmaker, signs Carina Damm
    Despite recent concerns regarding the overall health of the organization, Titan FC is continuing their expansion in a surprising direction. The Florida-based organization has recently announced that...
  15. Scott Coker rules out Dada 5000's Bellator return: 'I think we should just be friends'
    Bellator FC president Scott Coker does not see any reason for Dada 5000 to be back fighting under his organization. Last February 19, heavyweight fighter Dhafir Harris, more popularly known as "Dada...
  16. BAMMA 26 postponed in order to implement new medical standards
    European Mixed Martial Arts promotion BAMMA have made the decision to postpone their June 4, BAMMA 26 event in order to implement new medical standards. The event was scheduled to take place at...
  17. UFC Planning 2017 Event in Sweden or Finland
    The UFC hasn’t been in the Nordics since the monumental event at the Tele2 Arena with over 30,000 fans. “It won’t be in 2016, but we will be back in 2017” says UFC’s James Elliott to MMAViking.com...
  18. Julia Budd Injured; Marloes Coenen to Face Alexis Dufresne in Non-Title Bout at Bellator 155
    Bellator MMA will no longer crown a women’s featherweight champion at this month’s Bellator 155. The organization on Tuesday announced that an injury has forced Julia Budd to withdraw from her clash...
  19. BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver to serve as UFC 199's featured prelim fight
    BJ Penn's comeback fight will air live on cable television. According to UFC officials, the Penn vs. Dennis Siver featherweight bout will serve as the final prelim fight on the FS1 broadcast leading...
  20. Prestige FC 7 Cancelled Due to Ongoing Wildfire
    As we are sure you assumed, the Prestige FC 7 card on June 3rd has been postponed. Many of the people involved in the Ft McMurray MMA scene have lost their homes in the fire and others had family and...
  21. RFA 40 features Chico Camus vs. Czar Sklavos headliner on July 15 in Minnesota
    Officials today announced veterans Chico Camus (15-7) and Czar Sklavos (12-4) are set to headline the show. RFA 40 takes place July 15 at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn., and the main...
  22. Sergei Kharitonov out of Bellator 154 due to illness
    Another fight has been pulled from Bellator 154. Sergei Kharitonov is out of his fight with Josh Appelt due to an illness, Bellator spokesperson Danny Brener confirmed with MMA Fighting on Tuesday....
  23. UFC owners reportedly in heavy discussions to sell promotion
    One of the biggest stories in the history of mixed martial arts seems to be taking shape. The Fertitta brothers are in heavy discussions about selling the UFC and four bidders have emerged, according...
  24. Anderson Silva out of UFC 198, may require gall bladder surgery
    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was forced Tuesday to pull out of his homecoming fight in Curitiba, Brazil, with Uriah Hall because of abdominal pain that may require gall bladder...
  25. Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw rematch set for UFC 200
    UFC 200 just officially got even deeper. The contracts have been signed and a bantamweight rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Raphael Assuncao has been made official for the July 9 event at T-Mobile...
  26. Dennis Siver injured, out of UFC 199 fight opposite B.J. Penn
    UFC featherweight veteran Dennis Siver has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against B.J. Penn at UFC 199 after suffering an undisclosed injury. MMA Fighting confirmed the news Tuesday...
  27. Marlon Moraes and Josh Hill rematch in WSOF 32 main event
    Josh Hill managed to win one round the first time he and Marlon Moraes battled in the WSOF cage. Given Moraes’ dominance of the bantamweight division, that’s enough to earn Hill another crack at the...
  28. Uriah Hall off UFC 198 fight card
    One-time opponent of Anderson Silva, UFC middleweight Uriah Hall, is off Saturday's UFC 198 fight card, MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz has learned. Combate was the first to report the news. The UFC...
  29. Alves-Barberena moves to UFC 198 main card, Trinaldo-Medeiros to FS1 prelims
    A couple bouts are moving up the lineup at Saturday’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. With Anderson Silva (33-7 MMA, 16-3 UFC) forced off the card and then undergoing successful gallbladder surgery, his...
  30. Andreas Ståhl Signs with Cage Warriors, Fights in June
    Swede Andreas Ståhl will have his next bout with Cage Warriors. Today, the promotion announced that ‘Real Steel’ will be facing Lewis Long out of Wales on June 4th at CWFC 76. The welterweight from...
  31. Frank Mirs B test came back positive
    Frank Mirs B test came back dirty Its at around 35mins when they talk about his test. In this interview from his own mouth Mir says he had the b sample tested but it came back the same as far as...
  32. 'TUF 24' gets other flyweight champs with coaches Benavidez, Cejudo; winner fights champ Johnson
    A month ago, the UFC scrapped a planned set of tryouts for Season 24 of “The Ultimate Fighter” that would have featured flyweights. But rest assured, the 125-pound division isn’t going anywhere. “TUF...
  33. Cole Miller replaces injured Dennis Siver against B.J. Penn at UFC 199 in Inglewood
    It didn’t take long for UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn to get a new opponent for next month’s UFC 199. With featherweight Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA, 11-8 UFC) forced out with an undisclosed injury, Cole...
  34. UFC targeting Bisping vs. Whittaker for November
    Sources close to the situation have revealed that the UFC are hoping to have Michael Bisping take on Robert Whittaker later this year. However, the source also stated that not both fighters were on...
  35. Wanderlei Silva Hit by a Car, May Require Surgery
    Wanderlei Silva was hit by a car on Wednesday and may require surgery. The news was posted to Silva’s Facebook page on Wednesday, stating that he was riding his bike home after a workout, when he was...
  36. Diego Brandao admits to having gun outside strip club in interrogation video
    Diego Brandao admitted to having a gun, but said what he did was in self-defense. The former UFC fighter's interrogation video with Albuquerque Police Department officers was obtained and released by...
  37. Gray Maynard makes featherweight debut against Fernando Bruno
    Veteran Gray Maynard is betting a change in weight class will bring a change of momentum. Maynard, who turned 37 this week, will make his featherweight debut against Fernando Bruno on July 8 at The...
  38. Carlos Diego Ferreira flagged for 'potential' USADA violation, pulled from Abel Trujillo fight
    UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira is the latest fighter to find themselves in hot water with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC announced Friday that Ferreira was flagged for a...
  39. UFC 201 Update: Bahadurzada-‘Hannibal,’ Brown-Arzamendia Booked for July 30
    The fight card for UFC 201 began to take shape on Friday, as Ultimate Fighting Championship officials announced a pair of bouts for the July event. Afghan knockout artist Siyar Bahadurzada will...
  40. Mir echoes kanagaroo meat sentiment in light of failed 'B' sample drug test
    Mir echoes kanagaroo meat sentiment in light of failed 'B' sample drug test Last month, it was revealed that Frank Mir tested positive for oral turiabol metabolites - an anabolic steroid - for his...
  41. UFC 198 draws record-setting crowd for weigh-in festivities
    UFC champ Conor McGregor will have to cross “biggest weigh-in” off his list of accomplishments, because after today’s UFC 198 weigh-in, there’s a new record-holder in town. UFC officials, who issued...
  42. UFC to begin new weight cutting and monitoring program
    dehydration This comes from MMAFighting.com and it is exactly what it says it is. 8% will be the weight allowance to begin a cut...read the details.
  43. Anderson Silva wants to return to action at UFC 200
    Anderson Silva was forced out of UFC 198 due to gall bladder surgery, but would apparently like to return at UFC 200. Anderson Silva's late removal from UFC 198 due to gall bladder surgery...
  44. Bellator cuts lightweight champ Will Brooks, strips heavyweight champ Vitaly Minakov
    Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks (17-1 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) has been released from the California-based promotion and is now a free agent. Additionally, heavyweight champ Vitaly Minakov (17-0 MMA,...
  45. Russell Doane vs. Pedro Munhoz joins UFC Fight Night 90 lineup
    July’s UFC Fight Night 90 event has a new bantamweight matchup. Russell Doane (14-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Pedro Munhoz (11-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) were recently added to the fight card. The latest UFC Fight...
  46. UFC 198 post-fight bonuses: Miocic, Jacare, and others earn an extra $50,000
    The Brazilian bonanza that was UFC 198 is now in the books. The event, which is the first show the UFC has ever held in the storied fight-city of Curitiba, lived up to expectations - delivering a...
  47. UFC 198 Athlete Outfitting pay: Star-studded lineup brings biggest payout of year
    Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 198 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $240,000. Link
  48. Chandler vs. Pitbull vacant lightweight title bout set for Bellator: Dynamite 2
    Michael Chandler and Patricky Pitbull are scheduled to fight for the vacant lightweight championship at Bellator: Dynamite 2 next month. Bellator MMA lightweight contenders Michael Chandler and...
  49. Bellator to honor Jordan Parsons with memorial scholarship fund
    Bellator MMA has started the Jordan Parsons Scholarship Fund to honor the late fighter, the promotion announced Saturday. As a result, Bellator will annually send a young wrestler to "The J Robinson...
  50. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame
    Former PRIDE and interim UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will be inducted into the UFC's Hall of Fame as part of the 2016 class and into the pioneer wing. The UFC made the news...
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