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  1. UFC Releases a Handful of “TUF 6? Fighters
    The UFC has released a number of fighters who appeared on “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Hughes vs. Team Serra,” the latest installment of the UFC’s reality series that airs on Spike TV. The UFC has cut...
  2. GSP ready for Serra in Montreal
    Winning UFC title in Montreal would be a Rush for Quebec MMA fighter St. Pierre By DON BRENNAN Few quick things you should know about the extremely popular Georges St. Pierre, aka Rush, aka GSP:...
  3. TUF 6 Winner Danzig Debuts At UFC 84
    Mac Danzig, winner of The Ultimate Fighter 6, appears to have his official UFC debut set. He's set to face Mark Bocek at UFC 84 in his first match at Lightweight, which he dropped to after winning...
  4. MacDonald Vs. Doerksen Set For UFC 84
    An All-Canada showdown is now set for UFC 84 in Canada, as native Middleweights Jason MacDonald and Joe Doerksen are now set to face each other at the event. This will be a rematch of a fight they...
  5. Fedor To Meet With Couture In Person
    Fedor Emelianenko and his Russian management team will travel to Los Angeles, Calif., on January 17 to meet UFC heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, “in person.” Article
  6. Carano Off EXC 2/16 Card
    EliteXC's Gina Carano, currently appearing on "American Gladiators", has reportedly been dropped from EXC's February 16 event. No reason given but there are rumors if a rift between EXC brass &...
  7. Chip off the Ol’ Block: EliteXC Signs Ken and Ryan Shamrock
    Ken Shamrock is emerging from his unofficial retirement, and he’s bringing his son Ryan with him. Elite Xtreme Combat, a California-based MMA organization that airs on Showtime, today announced that...
  8. Cain Velasquez signs with the UFC, debuts at UFC 83
    Greg Savage from Sherdog reported on the SDS that the UFC have signed the very exciting HW prospect Cain Velasquez, according to Savage he will debut at the UFC in London in March against an opponent...
  9. Fighters From UFC 79 Come Back Clean
    At a time when national heroes are falling from grace as steroid use is the topic at the fore of the collective sports world, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that all of the athletes...
  10. UFC Inks English Fighter Neil Wain for UFC 83
    The UFC has signed English heavyweight Neil Wain (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) to a four-fight deal, and the UFC newcomer is expected to make his octagon debut March 8 at UFC 83, which is tentatively scheduled...
  11. UFC 79 Drug Tests: All 12 Fighters Test Negative
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission tested 12 of the 20 fighters who competed at last month’s UFC 79 event, and all of the competitors tested negative for drugs of abuse, as well as...
  12. Employment, Not Promotional, Contract at Center of Zuffa v. Couture
    When Randy Couture (Pictures) announced his resignation from the UFC on Oct. 11, 2007, it seemed inevitable that the matter would be settled in court. The inevitable became official on Monday as...
  13. Miletich Says He'd Like To Fight Again
    The Houston Chronicle recently interviewed Pat Miletich, who reportedly is considering fighting again. While not actively looking to make a match now, he did say he'd be interested in fighting Renzo...
  14. WEC Announces Full Card for Feb. 13 Event
    World Extreme Cagefighting has announced the full fight card for its Feb. 13 event, which features a total of three title fights. “WEC: Condit vs. Prater” takes place at the Santa Ana Star Center in...
  15. Strikeforce Officially Announces Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le on Showtime (Updated)
    The California-based Strikeforce organization officially announced its March 29 event featuring a headline bout between world middleweight champion Frank Shamrock (23-8-1) and top contender Cung Le...
  16. B.J. PENN LOOKING FOR 2ND UFC TITLE
    On Jan. 19, BJ Penn has the opportunity to become only the second fighter in Ultimate Fighting Championship history to hold titles in two weight classes, the other being UFC legend Randy Couture....
  17. ATT CONTINUES GROWTH SPURT WITH CARNEIRO
    American Top Team on Monday announced that it has welcomed Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Roan “Jucao” Carneiro to the team. Link
  18. Frank Shamrock VS. Cung Le Is Official
    EliteXC and Strikeforce on Tuesday officially announced that Frank Shamrock will defend his Strikeforce middleweight title against Cung Le on a March 29 event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.,...
  19. WEC ANNOUNCES ALBUQUERQUE FIGHT CARD
    World Extreme Cagefighting on Tuesday officially announced the full fight card for its upcoming Feb. 13 event in Albuquerque, N.M. The already announced main event features welterweight champion...
  20. EliteXC Signs Heavyweight Prospect Dave “Pee Wee” Herman
    Elite Xtreme Combat has signed heavyweight prospect Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (9-0) to a multi-fight contract. The deal could put the Midwest-based fighter on EliteXC’s upcoming Feb. 16 event in Miami,...
  21. Werdum’s Title Quest Begins with Gonzaga
    Ah, how many great stories throughout the history of the world have begun with a woman? Probably too many to count. Well, add the story of Fabricio Werdum to the list, and if one day he ascends to...
  22. Report: Officials Scrap March’s UFC 83 Event in England
    A UFC 83 event rumored to be taking place in England could instead take place in the U.S. The news comes from our friend Steve Sievert at the Houston Chronicle, who spoke to a source close to the...
  23. Update: Baroni to Make Return in Japan?
    Though the first formalized bout on the Sengoku card at Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium card was announced Dec. 11 by promoter World Victory Road, it remains unsigned. According to the...
  24. Yahya on Yamamoto
    Just back from a vacation in Indonesia, bantamweight Rani Yahya spoke with Sherdog.com about his recent fight with Norifumi Yamamoto. On New Year's Eve the WEC veteran joined a growing list of mixed...
  25. Surgery Stops Strikeforce's Thomson-Melendez
    Josh Thomson will undergo surgery on Thursday to repair a damaged shoulder, forcing the American Kickboxing Academy lightweight out of a Showtime-televised Strikeforce title bout against Gilbert...
  26. Weighty Issues
    In a world full of high-caliber mixed martial artists, most will concede that Georges St. Pierre is at or near the top of the list when it comes to talent and ability. Since his introduction to the...
  27. Change Of Plans: UFC 83 NOT In Europe
    UFC 83 is not going to be in England anymore. It's been announced that the show will be "relocated" to elsewhere in the US, no official reason given yet. Article UFC does intend to go back to...
  28. Maturing Penn ready to claim crown
    NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – For years, the word "if" has haunted B.J. Penn. He's heard it so much, it makes him want to scream in agony. If only he would train, the experts would say. If only he...
  29. Weighty Issues (Sherdog interview with GSP and his Manager)
    In a world full of high-caliber mixed martial artists, most will concede that Georges St. Pierre (Pictures) is at or near the top of the list when it comes to talent and ability. Since his...
  30. Machida "I want to fight for the belt by the end of this year"
    "It was a very big win. I hope people start to recognize that I'm here to stay and I would like to fight for the belt by the end of this year."- Lyoto Machida Machida Interview
  31. WCO Promoter Tells His Side Of The Story
    Bruce Bellochi, promoter of WCO, recently took the opportunity to speak out and explain his side of the story that led to the cancellation of the WCO: Babalu vs. Tiger event this past weekend in...
  32. McCully Misses Deadline, Kongo Fight?
    There have been rumors that Justin McCully missed a deadline for an offer of a UFC 82 fight against Cheick Kongo. There's now word that the deadline has indeed passed and Kongo now will likely fight...
  33. Puder Returns To Strikeforce
    Although he's gone back to wrestling for now, Daniel Puder's MMA exodus apparently will be brief. He's been added to the 3/29 Strikeforce event headlined by Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le. Article
  34. Melendez-Thompson Off Strikeforce
    The scheduled Gilbert Melendez vs. Josh Thomson fight at StrikeForce on March 29 is now off. Thompson re-aggravated an old shoulder injury and will have surgery Thursday. Article
  35. Gonzaga plots rebound strategy vs. Werdum
    LUDLOW, Mass. - It's not hard to find Gabriel Gonzaga in this suburb with a large contingent of Portuguese and Brazilians near the Connecticut border. It could be that the beastly UFC heavyweight...
  36. Bas Ruten Interview
    Cool Interview with the always candid bas ruten. He talks about kimbo, if he plans on coming back and makes some predictions on the ufc event this weekend. enjoy. link
  37. Tank Abbott is close to finishing his autobiography about being an MMA fighter
    Tank Abbott is close to finishing his autobiography about being an MMA fighter. During today’s call, he said he’s written 678 pages freehand and is in the process of entering it into a computer. He...
  38. Joe Stevenson: "I'm Not The Underdog"
    At just 25 years of age, Joe “Daddy” Stevenson already has more experience and more accomplishments than many fighters will ever get in their entire careers, but on Jan. 19 he will have the chance to...
  39. UFC Signs Major TV Deal For England
    At today's pre-UFC 80 press conference, it was annoued that UFC and Setanta Sports had reached an agreement to air all UK UFC events over the next few years, including all US UFC live events after...
  40. Gary Shaw: UFC Title-Holders Are “Club Champs”
    During Wednesday’s media conference call, EliteXC Live Events President Gary Shaw fielded a number of questions about the organization’s Feb. 16 main event between Kimbo Slice and David “Tank”...
  41. UFC Signs Japanese Fighter Yoshiyuki Yoshida
    As expected, Japanese welterweight Yoshiyuki Yoshida (9-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC. The signing had been rumored for the past week, essentially appearing to be a...
  42. Another TUF Fighter Released
    TUF 5 fighter Brandon Melendez has been released from UFC. He was released upon his request, citing pursuit of other options and a more active fight schedule. Article
  43. GSP Getting Frustrated With Serra's Comments
    Interim UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre is apparently losing his temper again, thanks to recent comments by UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra. Article
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  44. Brad Imes Talks Gogoplatas, Tonight’s PFC Event — An MMAjunkie.com Interview
    LEMOORE, CALIF. — Brad Imes (10-3 MMA, 0-3 UFC) used to be known for his stint on the UFC’s popular reality show, “The Ultimate Fighter.” Now, the heavyweight fighter, who competes at tonight’s...
  45. UFC Hall-of-Famer Ken Shamrock vs. Robert Berry at Cage Rage 25 “Bring It On”
    UFC Hall-of-Famer Ken Shamrock will make his promotional debut against Robert Berry at Cage Rage 25 “Bring It On” on Saturday, March 8 at Wembley Arena in London. Shamrock’s manager, Rod Donahoo,...
  46. Demian Maia vs Ed Herman set for UFC 83
    link Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and ADCC veteran Demian Maia (Pictures) will face Ed Herman (Pictures) in a middleweight bout at UFC 83 on March 8, the Sao Paulo native confirmed with...
  47. Full Transcript Of EliteXC Press Conference With Kimbo And Tank Talking Trash(Long)
    CONFERENCE CALL QUOTES KIMBO SLICE & TANK ABBOTT, PROMOTER GARY SHAW Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 In a long-awaited, much-anticipated grudge match that figures to be an absolute slugfest, the incredibly...
  48. Zuffa seeks retraction of statements by former UFC owner
    Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, has formally requested that CNBC air a retraction concerning “misstatements and inaccuracies” regarding the Zuffa Owners’ purchase of the UFC brand and Lorenzo...
  49. Letters of Interest
    Mid-month always means two things: It's time to clean my gutters, and it's time to allow Sherdog.com readers their space to editorialize. Topics that respondents covered this month: Floyd Mayweather...
  50. Three Belts Change Hands at PFC
    LEMOORE, Calif., Jan. 17 -- UFC veteran Diego Saraiva claimed the Palace Fighting Championship lightweight strap Thursday from local favorite Poppies Martinez with a rear-naked choke win in the first...
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