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. Frankie Edgar aiming to return in March or April to fight Max Holloway
    Frankie Edgar is recovering from an orbital injury that knocked him out of a featherweight title opportunity vs. champion Max Holloway, and he’s optimistic that they can make that fight happen soon....
  2. UFC Fight Night 123 salaries: Ex-WSOF champ Marlon Moraes leads $866k payroll
    Former WSOF bantamweight champ Marlon Moraes took home a big win at UFC Fight Night 123, and he also notched the biggest pay day of the event. Link
  3. UFC's Joseph Benavidez on initial pain, isolation, helplessness of injury recovery
    Scrolling through Joseph Benavidez’s Instagram account, you’ll see a few things: pictures of him with wife Megan Olivi, snapshots of movies, and cute selfies with their dog, Benny. What you won’t see...
  4. Diego Sanchez talks fulfilling dreams of superfan Isaac Marquez, a fighter with Down syndrome
    Isaac Marquez came into the JacksonWink MMA gym earlier this year, walked two inches from the mat there and that’s when he met Diego Sanchez. Link
  5. Lyoto Machida vs. Eryk Anders headlines UFC Belem
    Eryk Anders asked for a fight with Lyoto Machida at UFC Belem, and he got it. The pair of middleweights will collide in a five-round main event in Belem, Brazil, on Feb. 3, sources confirmed to MMA...
  6. Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi shifted to UFC 220
    Turns out, Abdul Razak Alhassan and Sabah Homasi will have to wait a little longer for their promised rematch. The UFC welterweights are now scheduled for a do-over at UFC 220, pushing back a date...
  7. Kamaru Usman vs. Emil Meek rescheduled for UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis
    Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek are still set to fight, and now they have a date and location. According to UFC.com, Usman (11-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) and Meek (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will square off in a welterweight...
  8. Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns booked for UFC on FOX 28
    They didn’t get their originally requested date, but Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Gilbert Burns are going to scrap. The UFC today announced the lightweights will face off at UFC on FOX 28, which takes...
  9. Cyril Asker vs. Tai Tuivasa added to UFC 221 in Perth
    A heavyweight bout between Cyril Asker and Tai Tuivasa is the latest addition to February’s UFC 221 lineup. The Daily Telegraph announced the matchup between Asker and Tuivasa. Link
  10. Tim Elliott vs. Pietro Menga fight at UFC Winnipeg canceled after Menga fails to weigh in
    UFC on FOX 26 has suffered a last-minute cancellation. A flyweight bout between Tim Elliott and Pietro Menga has been removed from Saturday’s UFC event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after Menga did not...
  11. MMA veteran Marlon Sandro allegedly attacked, choked out fiancee
    Brazilian MMA fighter Marlon Sandro has been accused of domestic violence. The 37-fight veteran, a former Sengoku featherweight champion who also competed under the Bellator banner, allegedly injured...
  12. Mara Romero Borella vs. Katlyn Chookagian added to UFC on FOX 27
    Mara Romero Borella has a date and an opponent for her second fight in the UFC. The 31-year-old fighter will be taking on Katlyn Chookagian in a flyweight contest at UFC on FOX 27. Link
  13. Michael Bisping scuffles outside courthouse, ordered to pay ex-manager over $400K for unpaid commissions
    Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping isn’t just losing fights these days, he stands to lose more than $400,000 after a Manchester judged ordered “The Count” to pay ex-manager and...
  14. Mike Perry explains why he sniffed Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC on FOX 26 weigh-ins
    Ceremonial weigh-ins with Mike Perry are never dull, and that held true on Friday. At the ceremonial UFC on FOX 26 weigh-ins in Winnipeg, Perry pulled an unusual move on welterweight opponent...
  15. Longtime MMA head coach Robert Follis dies
    One of the most accomplished coaches in mixed martial arts has died. Robert Follis, who most recently was the head coach at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, died Friday, his girlfriend Myra Fukuno...
  16. Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi confirmed as UFC St. Louis main event
    The UFC St. Louis main event is locked in. A previously announced featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens (26-14) and Doo Ho Choi (14-2) will headline the UFC’s Jan. 14 show. The news was...
  17. Justin Gaethje calls KO loss to Eddie Alvarez a 'dream come true'
    Justin Gaethje may have suffered the first loss of his MMA career when he battled Eddie Alvarez this month at UFC 218, but that’s not what matters most to the former World Series of Fighting...
  18. Coroner: Death of decorated MMA coach Robert Follis, 48, ruled suicide
    The death of legendary mixed martial arts head coach Robert Follis has been ruled a suicide by the Clark County (Nev.) Coroner, a spokesperson from the coroner’s office told MMA Fighting on Monday....
  19. FOX announces UFC 218 replay on Christmas Eve
    After doing the second-biggest UFC numbers ever on the network last year, FOX confirmed the UFC is getting another Christmas Eve special. The concept is similar to last year when the UFC ran the UFC...
  20. ONE Championship 67 set for Jan. 20 with inaugural women's title fight, title eliminator
    ONE Championship kicks off its 2018 campaign on Jan. 20 with an inaugural title fight, as well as a title eliminator. “ONE Championship 67: Kings of Courage” takes place at Jakarta Convention Center...
  21. Invicta FC 27 fight card announced
    Invicta Fighting Championship has officially announced the full card for its Jan. 13 event in Kansas City. Sarah Kaufman will be making her return to the promotion in the main event at the Scottish...
  22. Darrion Caldwell to defend bantamweight title against Leandro Higo at Bellator 195
    “The Wolf” will begin his reign in 2018. Bellator bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell is slated to make the first defense of his newly captured 135-pound title against Leandro Higo on March 2 at...
  23. Teruto Ishihara to make bantamweight debut vs. Jose Quinonez at UFC 221
    On Tuesday, the promotion announced a bantamweight bout between Teruto Ishihara and Jose Quinonez for UFC 221, which takes place at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia on Feb. 11. This will be...
  24. Tim Elliott re-booked for UFC 219 against Mark De La Rosa
    Tim Elliott will fight again in 2017 after all. After his UFC on FOX 26 bout against Pietro Menga fell through the day before the event, Elliott has been re-booked to fight against UFC newcomer and...
  25. Dana White says UFC in 'real' talks with Floyd Mayweather on deal
    Could Floyd Mayweather actually fight under the UFC umbrella? According to UFC president Dana White, it’s a possibility. Link
  26. Damir Hadzovic vs. Alan Patrick ticketed for UFC Fight Night 125 in Brazil
    The UFC’s return to Brazil in February continues to build with the addition of a lightweight fight. Damir Hadzovic will head into hostile territory to take on Brazil’s Alan Patrick at UFC Fight Night...
  27. Floyd Mayweather squashes fighting in the UFC talk: ‘I’m not doing it’
    Floyd Mayweather in the UFC? Think again. Hours after UFC president Dana White said the promotion was having “real” talks with Floyd Mayweather about competing in the Octagon, Mayweather himself shot...
  28. Andre Fili vs. Dennis Bermudez slated for UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte
    A featherweight clash between Andre Fili and Dennis Bermudez was added to UFC’s upcoming card on FOX, multiple sources told MMA Fighting. UFC on FOX 27 is scheduled to take place at the Spectrum...
  29. Mirsad Bektic vs. Godofredo Pepey & Niko Price vs. George Sullivan added to UFC on FOX 27
    One of the top prospects in MMA is finally back after a devastating loss. Mirsad Bektic will make his return to the cage against Godofredo Pepey at UFC on FOX 27 on Jan. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., it was...
  30. Aaron Pico to fight Shane Kruchten at Bellator 192
    Top prospect Aaron Pico will look to capitalize on his first win when he returns at Bellator 192. On Thursday, officials confirmed that the 21-year-old featherweight’s third professional bout has...
  31. Stephen Thompson: Rafael dos Anjos needs to fight me for No. 1 contender’s spot
    With a convincing five-round unanimous decision win over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC on FOX 26, Rafael dos Anjos put himself in prime position to be the next challenger for Tyron Woodley’s...
  32. Sage Northcutt booked for UFC Fight Night 126 vs. Thibault Gouti
    For the second time, Sage Northcutt will fight under the UFC banner in his home state. Northcutt, a Katy, Texas native, has been booked to fight Thibault Gouti at UFC Fight Night 126 on Feb. 18 in...
  33. Alan Jouban vs. Ben Saunders added to UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando
    A battle between two welterweight veterans has been added to UFC on FOX 28 with “Brahma” meeting “Killa B.” UFC officials recently announced that Alan Jouban and Ben Saunders will meet at the Feb. 24...
  34. Mizuto Hirota vs. Ross Pearson set for UFC 221 in Australia
    A pair of lightweights in need of rebounding have been booked to fight each other at UFC 221. The promotion on Thursday announced that Mizuto Hirota and Ross Pearson will square off at the Feb. 10...
  35. UFC Belem gets local bantamweight Iuri Alcantara vs. Joe Soto
    Iuri Alcantara, one of the few Para native talents to compete inside the Octagon, will get to fight a few miles away from home in February. A 45-fight veteran, “Marajo,” is set to take on fellow...
  36. Heavyweight prospect Tyrell Fortune meets Joe Hernandez at Bellator 193
    With the Bellator heavyweight division set to crown a new champion next year, one of its brightest prospects will aim to stay on the winning path in February. Undefeated wrestling specialist Tyrell...
  37. After last three fights on UFC contract, Mark Hunt plans to leave organization
    It’s been a tumultuous couple of years for Mark Hunt fighting for (and with) the UFC, and he’s ready to move on to the next stage of his career. The 43-year-old MMA and kickboxing veteran recently...
  38. Report: Namajunas vs. Torres at UFC 221
    On July 13, 2013 in just her third fight, Rose Namajunas lost to Tecia Torres via Unanimous Decision at Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg. Namajunas won the rematch, again via Unanimous Decision, in...
  39. UFC alters Reebok sponsorship earning tiers
    Incoming fighters to the UFC will soon see a bump in Reebok sponsorship earnings. Link
  40. Bellator’s Daniel Straus recovering in hospital after bad motorcycle accident
    Former Bellator champion Daniel Straus was injured in a serious motorcycle accident last weekend and is recovering at a Florida hospital. Link
  41. UFC champ Max Holloway impressed with new contenders Brian Ortega, Josh Emmett
    December was a good month for the UFC’s featherweight division. Champion Max Holloway made his first successful title defense, Brian Ortega scored a slick submission in a televised main event, and...
  42. Alex Volkanovski vs. Jeremy Kennedy booked for UFC 221 in Perth
    A pair of rising-star featherweights will mix it up when the UFC returns to Australia in February after having their original booking scrapped. Canada’s Jeremy Kennedy (11-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will put...
  43. Mackenzie Dern believes she’s ready to fight in the UFC
    Undefeated prospect Mackenzie Dern discusses her recent win over Kaline Medeiros at Invicta FC 26 and successfully making weight for a strawweight bout, the improvements as an athlete a little over a...
  44. John Lineker off Saturday' UFC 219 main card due to injury
    Saturday’s UFC 219 lineup has lost one of its most anticipated matchups. An injury has forced bantamweight slugger John Lineker (30-8 MMA, 11-3 UFC) out of his main-card bout with fellow contender...
  45. MMA’s Naughty or Nice List: 2017 Edition
    I believe it was the late great John Lennon who turned an ordinary statement into an accusatory question — “So this is Christmas, and what have you done?” John didn’t waste time getting to his point,...
  46. Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros slated to headline UFC Austin
    A popular veteran with a long-established reputation for exciting scraps will tangle with a competitor fresh off one of 2017’s most exciting bouts. A welterweight match between Donald Cerrone and...
  47. Tonya Evinger returns to bantamweight, meets Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night 126
    A women’s bantamweight bout between Tonya Evinger and Marion Reneau is the latest addition to February’s UFC Fight Night 126 lineup. UFC officials today announced the bout. The full UFC Fight Night...
  48. Sean O'Malley vs. Andre Soukhamthath booked for UFC 222 in Las Vegas
    A bantamweight bout between Sean O'Malley and Andre Soukhamthath is among the first additions to March’s UFC 222 lineup. Link
  49. Gadzhimurad Antigulov meets Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando
    The UFC’s return to Central Florida continues to build with the addition of a light heavyweight bout. Gadzhimurad Antigulov will take on Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando. Link
  50. UFC reportedly planning star-studded press conference leading up to UFC 219
    Big announcements could be on their way. UFC 219 is already looking to be a pretty big event, headlined by Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm and Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Edson Barbosa. But there may be even...
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 ... 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 ... 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 [696] 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709