MMA News area of the website. Please read the guidelines carefully before posting." />

MMA News Share Forum

MMAPlayground.com » Community » MMA News Share Forum
If you have come across an MMA news item in your travels that was worth a read then this is the place to post it to share it with the community. This will also add it to the MMA News area of the website. Please read the guidelines carefully before posting.
« Previous Page | Next Page »
  1. Carla Esparza, Maryna Moroz set to face off at UFC Fight Night 112
    A former UFC champion will look to right the ship later this spring. Carla Esparza will take on Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25 in Oklahoma City, MMA Fighting confirmed Thursday....
  2. Daniel Kelly vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland
    Daniel Kelly will be returning to the Octagon this summer. The judoka fighter has been scheduled to face top-10 middleweight Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night 110 on June 10 in Auckland, New Zealand....
  3. Joseph Benavidez vs. Ben Nguyen slated for UFC Fight Night 110
    How many consecutive wins will Joseph Benavidez need to collect before he gets another UFC title shot? At least seven. The UFC announced Thursday that Benavidez is slated to meet top-15 ranked...
  4. Bellator signs ranked bantam weight fighter Michael Mcdonald
    After asking for and being granted his UFC release Michael"Mayday"Mcdonald has inked an exclusive multi fight deal with Bellator. Bellaforce
  5. John Moraga vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian na UFC Fight Night 110
    The fight of Joseph Benavidez with Ben Nguyen and John Moraga with Ashkan Mokhtarian has won the UFC Fight Night 110. Two duels in the category have been officially announced for the UFC Fight Night...
  6. Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros set for UFC 212
    There will be a Brazil vs. Hawaii table-setter before Jose Aldo and Max Holloway square off at UFC 212. A welterweight tilt between Erick Silva and Wai'anae’s own Yancy Medeiros has been booked for...
  7. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's biggest regret? 'Even starting this sport'
    Things got very real when, in a particularly profound display of his trademark honesty, Quinton Jackson told ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that he regrets even kicking off his distinguished 17-year MMA...
  8. Chris Camozzi has new opponent for UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm
    UFC Fight Night 109 is two months away, and the promotion just announced that Magnus Cedenblad will no longer enter the Octagon to meet Chris Camozzi. With Sweden’s Cedenblad out of the middleweight...
  9. LFA 8: Hamilton vs Bazzi Main Card Line-Up Revealed
    Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced earlier this month that LFA will host three consecutive weeks of LFA events in April. The first of the three will be LFA 8, which will serve as...
  10. James Gallagher-Chinzo Machida featherweight fight added to Bellator 180 in New York
    A featherweight bout between James Gallagher and Chinzo Machida is the latest addition to June’s Bellator 180 lineup. Bellator officials today confirmed the 145-pound matchup between Gallagher (6-0...
  11. Ilima Macfarlane vs. Jessica Middleton co-headlines Bellator 178 on April 21
    Next month’s Bellator 178 fight card will feature a women’s flyweight matchup between Ilima Macfarlane and Jessica Middleton as the co-main event. Bellator officials today announced the 125-pound...
  12. Bellator 180 pay-per-view price set at $49.95 for high-definition
    Bellator 180 pay-per-view price set at $49.95 for high-definition 832 SHARES By: Steven Marrocco | March 27, 2017 7:45 pm Bigger stars, bigger venue, bigger price tag. The Bellator 180 pay-per-view...
  13. Following bizarre start to UFC career, Darren Stewart announces move to middleweight
    English prospect Darren Stewart will finally face someone other than Francimar Barroso in the UFC octagon, and he’ll do it in the middleweight division. Stewart, who is officially 0-1 after two UFC...
  14. Vitor Miranda vs. Marvin Vettori added to UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma
    A middleweight clash between Vitor Miranda and Marcin Vettori was booked for UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City on June 25. Both fighters revealed the bout on social media following a report by...
  15. LFA 10: Heinisch vs. Rota Gets Huge, 7 Fight Main Card
    Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced earlier this month that LFA will host three consecutive weeks of LFA events in April. The third of the three will be LFA 10, which will be the...
  16. Top Russian heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov Commits to fighting on M-1 Challenge 80 card
    Russian heavyweight Sergei “The Paratrooper” Kharitonov has committed to fighting June 15 on the M-1 Challenge 80 card in Harbin, China. Kharitonov will square-off against veteran Brazilian MMA...
  17. Dillon Danis boasts he’s the ‘highest-paid guy in Bellator now’
    Dillon Danis has yet to have his first professional mixed martial arts fight. But the jiu-jitsu standout is doing his best to make sure the Bellator roster knows exactly who he is. Danis signed a...
  18. Wanderlei Silva no-shows 'Bellator: NYC' news conference, tells Chael Sonnen what to suck via satellite
    For the first few minutes, Wanderlei Silva’s presence was more heard than felt at today’s news conference for “Bellator: NYC.” A hot mic picked up every nuance of Silva’s heavy breathing before he...
  19. Arlovski-Tybura, Gomi-Tuck among fights added to UFC Singapore
    The UFC’s return to Singapore will include fights involving Andrei Arlovski and Takanori Gomi. The UFC kicked off Tuesday with a slew of fight announcements for its Saturday, June 17th event in...
  20. WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje enters free agency
    World Series of Fighting could soon be on the verge of losing its lightweight champion. Justin Gaethje (17-0), considered one of the best and most exciting young fighters in MMA, is officially a free...
  21. Paulo Borrachinha meets Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro
    The UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro in June continues to build with the addition of a middleweight bout. According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, Brazil’s Paulo Borrachinha (9-0 MMA,...
  22. Tyron Woodley offers to step up and fight Michael Bisping in July
    Recently, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he revealed that he would take away Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight if the former welterweight kingpin wasn’t...
  23. Brave 4 sets record and will be broadcast to 48 countries
    Brave 4: Unstopabble will go down in history as the event that crowned the first ever Brave Combat Federation champion, with a Featherweight title fight between Masio Fullen and Elias Boudegzdame. In...
  24. Chris Curtis set to defend welterweight title Friday at CES MMA 42
    Ohio native Chris Curtis (14-5) is set to defend his CES MMA welterweight title this Friday, as the “Action Man” will face challenger Wilfredo Santiago Jr. (5-2) in the main event at CES MMA 42. The...
  25. Dan Hooker to face Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland
    New Zealand’s Dan Hooker will step up to the lightweight division and take on British veteran Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland. The Kiwi announced the matchup on New Zealand radio...
  26. Jiu-Jitsu Legends Set To Go Head-to-Head at the 2017 WPJJC, Abu Dhabi
    Ten icons of the sport to showdown including Kenny Florian, Wellington “Megaton” Dias and Marcio Cruz Matches span over Bantamweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Middleweight and Heavyweight divisions...
  27. Iranian giant Amir Aliakbari returns for RIZIN Yokohama
    RIZIN Fighting Federation has announced that World Grand Prix 2016 runner-up Amir Aliakbari will return in April to face Geronimo Dos Santos in an open weight contest at a RIZIN event in Yokohama....
  28. Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum in the works for UFC 213
    A trilogy fight is in the works for UFC 213. A matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem is in the works for the July 8 event at...
  29. Clay Guida vs. Erik Koch added to UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City
    A lightweight bout pitting Clay Guida and Erik Koch is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 112. The news was reported on Wednesday by UFC Tonight. Guida will be leaving the featherweight division...
  30. UFC’s Matheus Nicolau gets one-year suspension from USADA after testing positive for anastrozole
    UFC flyweight Matheus Nicolau has been suspended by USADA. The Brazilian fighter has received a one-year suspension by the UFC’s anti-doping partner after testing positive for anastrozole, a...
  31. UFC on FOX 24 lineup set with 13 fights for promotion's debut in Kansas City
    The 13-bout lineup up is set for next month’s “UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis” event in Missouri. UFC on FOX 24 takes place April 15 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The main card airs on FOX...
  32. FloSports Announces Main Card For Submission Underground 4
    AUSTIN, TX -- March 27, 2017 -- Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced the official main card for Submission Underground 4 featuring Dillon Danis and...
  33. Bellator 175 weigh-ins: Rampage 253, King Mo 212
    The Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo 2 official weigh-ins will stream live on The UG from Chicago at 2:00 p.m. ET. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson and Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal rematch in the main event....
  34. Michael Chiesa returns to face Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 112 main event
    Michael Chiesa is set for his return after more than a year away from the Octagon. The top lightweight will take on Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25 in Oklahoma City, MMA...
  35. Freddie Roach: Conor McGregor is final opponent in Georges St-Pierre’s three-fight plan
    Freddie Roach has spoken about Georges St-Pierre’s step-by-step comeback plan before. He mentioned it on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani last month. Now, GSP’s boxing coach, and someone who helped...
  36. Ryan Bader to make Bellator debut against ‘King Mo’ in New York
    Muhammed Lawal didn’t even get a chance to catch his breath before Bellator announced his next fight. Minutes after Lawal’s unanimous decision victory over Quinton Jackson in the main event of...
  37. Bellator 175 post-event facts: 'King Mo' joins Bellator's 10-win club
    Bellator 175 went down on Friday and featured a five-fight main card on Spike at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. In the heavyweight main event, Muhammed Lawal (21-6 MMA, 10-4 BMMA) got the revenge...
  38. Tony Ferguson ‘Needs Assurances’ to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov
    UFC matchmakers have put together a fight between top lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson three times, but the two have still never fought. They were first slated to meet at...
  39. Bia Mesquita submits Mackenzie Dern at the Rio Falls absolute final
    Less than a month after improving to 3-0 in MMA, Mackenzie Dern returned to the jiu-jitsu mats at the IBJJF’s Rio Falls at the Tijuca Tenis Club gymnasium Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, and things...
  40. Rafael Dos Anjos confirmed for UFC Fight Night Singapore on 17 June
    Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos (25-9) will make his welterweight debut against Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Singapore on 17 June. Dos Anjos is coming of two back-to-back...
  41. ESPN Report: Donald Cerrone-Robbie Lawler Rebooked for UFC 213 Showdown in Las Vegas
    Link According to a Monday report by ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion will take on the former UFC lightweight challenger at UFC 213. UFC 213...
  42. Bellator bringing fights to NASCAR
    Bellator MMA announced on Monday that it will partner with Monster Energy and several tracks to hold matches at select races in 2017. The relationship is specifically between Monster and Bellator and...
  43. Oops! UFC advertises Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson as heavyweight championship bout
    There’s apparently been a late change to the UFC 210 main event between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson. It was widely believed that Cormier was defending his UFC light heavyweight title on April...
  44. UFC signs Filipino fighter CJ de Tomas to face Japanese prospect in Singapore fight card
    ANOTHER Filipino fighter in CJ de Tomas made it to the UFC as he's slated to take on Japanese MMA prospect Naoki Inoue in UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore on June 17. De Tomas, the reigning URCC...
  45. Colby Covington Says Next Fight is Against Dong Hyun Kim
    If all goes as planned, Colby Covington will be facing Dong Hyun Kim next. The American Top Team welterweight prospect confirmed the fight plans on Twitter Monday night. " target="_blank"...
  46. Gastelum pulled from Silva fight over positive test for THC
    The UFC’s independent drug testing agency does not test for recreational drugs outside of competition. However, marijuana is tested for in-competition. Alcohol is treated similarly – you are not...
  47. UFC 210 weigh-ins end with a scare
    The official UFC 210 weigh-ins stream live from the UFC host hotel in Buffalo, NY at 9:00 a.m. ET, courtesy of MMAjunkie. The ceremonial weigh-in and faceoffs will stream courtesy of the UFC live at...
  48. NYSAC pulls Pearl Gonzalez from UFC card due to breast implants
    Things just got even more bizarre in Buffalo. Minutes after Daniel Cormier controversially made weight on his second attempt, the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) pulled Pearl Gonzalez from...
  49. Pearl Gonzalez vs. Cynthia Calvillo is back on for UFC 210 following breast implant controversy
    Just when it appeared as if Pearl Gonzalez would be denied her UFC debut against Cynthia Calvillo, the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) has cleared her for competition on Saturday night....
  50. UFC 210 official weigh-in results: Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson official after Cormier's second try
    MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) -Champ Daniel Cormier (205) vs. Anthony Johnson (203.8) – for light-heavyweight title -Gegard Mousasi (185.8) vs. Chris Weidman (185.8) -Cynthia Calvillo (115.6)...
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ... 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 ... 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 [677] 678 679 680 681 682