MMA News

Bellator 121 To Feature Featherweight Title Match

Sunday 20th April 2014

Newport Beach, Calif. (April 18, 2014) - The Bellator Summer Series will start with a bang as Bellator Featherweight Champion Pat Curran will defend his title against featherweight tournament winner Patricio Pitbull Friday, June 6th from Winstar World Casino. The event will broadcast live at 9 p.m. EST/ 8 p.m. CST on Spike TV. The preliminary card will be streamed live and free on Spike.com begin...

Michael "Venom" Page To Return On Bellator PPV May 17

Saturday 19th April 2014

Newport Beach, Calif. (April 18, 2014) - Bellator's inaugural pay-per-view will start off with a bangSaturday, May 17th as Michael "Venom" Page makes his US Television debut in the Bellator cage versus Rickey "The Sniper" Rainey in a welterweight feature fight. The two explosive strikers will be the first fight featured on the pay-per-view, followed by Will Brooks vs. Nate Jolly, Alexander Shlemen...

UFC on FOX 11 Weigh-In Results

Friday 18th April 2014

Here is the full list of weigh-in results for UFC on FOX 11, which goes down Saturday, April 19th, 2014. All fighter made weight without incident, with heavyweight headliner Fabricio Werdum tipping the scales lighter than ever before. MAIN CARD: 265lb: Fabricio Werdum (232.5) vs. Travis Browne (245.5) 135lb: Miesha Tate (135.5) vs. Liz Carmouche (135) 155lb: Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs. E...

UFC on FOX 11: Road To The Octagon (Video)

Friday 18th April 2014

Just a few days after their last event, the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world is back with a stacked card. UFC on FOX 11 features some stunning bouts, with the top three fights all offering different incentives for the warriors involved. The lightweight division offers up two of it's most exciting fighters, as explosive Brazilian prospect Edson Barboza gets the biggest chall...

Jake Shields Signs With World Series Of Fighting

Friday 18th April 2014

After a somewhat surprising release from the UFC, veteran welterweight Jake Shields has wasted no time in finding a new home. The Cesar Gracie trained fighter has inked a deal with the quickly building World Series Of Fighting, following in the footsteps of fellow UFC releases Yushin Okami, Jon Fitch and Rousimar Palhares, who all ply their trade for the promotion. 35 year old Jake Shields (29-7...

Dana White's Post TUF Nations Finale Media Scrum (Video)

Thursday 17th April 2014

Following The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale, UFC president Dana White sat down with the assembled media to discuss all the current topics of the week. The boss man touched on the fight between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy, Jon Jones having his phone hacked, and hoping to convince the legendary Minotauro Nogueira to never fight again after his brutal KO loss to Roy Nelson last week. Sou...

UFC Fight Night 39 Medical Suspensions

Thursday 17th April 2014

Here is the full list of medical suspensions handed down following UFC Fight Night 39, which went down Friday, April 11th, 2014, in Abu Dhabi. Four of the 16 fighters who competed on the card could face the maximum six month suspension, though a doctors clearance could have them back in action sooner. Rani Yayha: 45 days no fight, 30 days no contact John Bedford: 30 days no fight, 21 days no c...

TUF Nations Finale Weigh-In Results

Tuesday 15th April 2014

Here is the full list of weigh-in results for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale, which takes place Wednesday, April 16th, 2014, in Canada. All fighter made weight without incident, with staredown of the night honours split between Bisping and Kennedy, and the main card opener Poirier and Corassani. FIVE ROUND MAIN EVENT: 185lb: Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186) MAIN CARD: ...

Robbie Lawler Talks Hendricks Loss, ATT and Ellenberger Clash (Video)

Tuesday 15th April 2014

Despite losing the bout, welterweight veteran put forth a tremendous effort against Johny Hendricks in a five round main event war at UFC 171. After losing a close decision, Lawler is now looking ahead to earning another shot at gold, and wasted no time in making himself available to face Jake Ellenberger on the main card of UFC UFC 173. Speaking to MMAHeat, Lawler gives his thoughts on the loss...

Bellator 119 Card Finalized For May 9

Tuesday 15th April 2014

Newport Beach, Calif. (April 14, 2014) - The Toughest Tournament in Sports continues from Ontario's Casino Rama for Bellator 119 on Friday, May 9th live on Spike TV. The event will feature the Bellator Middleweight and Featherweight Tournament finals, the return of Canadian fan-favorite John Alessio and a full card of local talent. The event will broadcast live at 9 p.m. EST/ 8 p.m. CST on Spike ...

UFC 172 Extended Video Preview

Saturday 12th April 2014

After a brutal and bloody five round war against Alexander Gustafsson last year, Jon Jones barely escaped with his light heavyweight title intact. Ever sine the bout, fans have questioned whether the aura of invincibility Jones once enjoyed has disappeared. The main event of UFC 172 will see him attempting to silence this questions when he takes on hard hitting Brazilian Glover Teixeira in a five...

Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis Set As UFC 175 Co-Main Event

Saturday 12th April 2014

Despite meeting with Dana White earlier this week amid rumours of a spectacular return, it seems womens MMA superstar turned Hollywood badass Gina Carano is not returning to the cage just yet. At least not against Ronda Rousey. Confirmation of that came as the UFC announced that Rousey will once again defend her womens bantamweight title against top contender Alexis Davis in the five round co-main...

Diego Sanchez On Why He Is Making A Quick Return (Video)

Thursday 10th April 2014

The guys over at MMAWeekly recently caught up with one of the most exciting fighters in the sport, Diego "The Dream" Sanchez, to discuss his recent loss to Myles Jury and his decision to make a quick return to the cage to right some wrongs. Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMAWeeklyVideos

UFC Fight Night 39 Weigh-In Results

Thursday 10th April 2014

Here is the full list of weigh-in results for UFC Fight Night 39, which takes place Friday, April 11th, 2014, in Abu Dhabi. The event will be headlined by a five round heavyweight clash between former PRIDE and UFC champion Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira and the big hitting TUF 10 winner, Roy "Big Country" Nelson. All fighters weighed in without incident, although the sc...

Vladimir Matyushenko Talks Bellator 116 and Impending Retirement (Video)

Wednesday 9th April 2014

After an impressive seventeen year career that has seen him enjoy spells with the IFL, Affliction, Bellator and the UFC, 43 year old light heavyweight Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko (27-7) is hanging up the gloves after his next bout. The Belarusian has faced some of the best in the business over his long career, earning notable wins over Travis Wiuff, Travis Fulton, Pedro Rizzo, A...

Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna Set As UFC Fight Night 44 Main Event

Tuesday 8th April 2014

Take a light heavyweight who has lost his last two. Match him with a welterweight who has lost his last three. Throw them together in a five round middleweight bout. What do you have? The main event of the UFC's debut event in New Zealand. The fighters in question are James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt, and they will duke it out on June 28th, 2014, inside Auckland's Vector Arena. 34 year...

Melvin Guillard Inks Multi-Fight Contract With World Series Of Fighting

Tuesday 8th April 2014

Rumours have been rampant ever since he was released, and now it has been confirmed. Veteran lightweight Melvin Guillard, who was recently released from the UFC, has inked a multi-fight contract with quickly growing MMA promotion World Series Of Fighting (WSOF). 30 year old Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard (31-13-2-2) left the UFC after a nine year stay in which he competed 22 time...

Broken Hand Forces Pierce Out Of Maia Fight At UFC FN 42

Tuesday 8th April 2014

A planned matchup at Welterweight on May 31 has been forced from the UFC Fight Night 42 card. Hard hitting Mike Pierce has suffered was is being reported as a broken hand and will not be ale to enter the Octagon against Demain Maia. Pierce, 17-6, has been out of action since October of 2013, following a submission loss to the now WSOF Welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. The submission left ...

UFC Shuffles Matchups At UFC 173, UFC FN 42

Tuesday 8th April 2014

UFC officials announced yesterday shakeups to two upcoming cards, and promised more in the near future. The former co-main event of UFC 173, Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, has been moved to the UFC Fight Night 42 on May 31, a week after the UFC 173 card. This match will serve as the nights main event. Additionally, the two coaches of this years TUF Brazil 3, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva...

UFC Releases Jake Shields

Monday 7th April 2014

After nearly fours with the UFC, Jake Shields will now be looking for a new employer. Earlier today, news broke that the UFC had released Shields, currently ranked #11 in the UFC Rankings. Shields, 29-7-1-1, had tallied a 4-3-1 record over his 8 fight UFC career, with his latest fight ending in defeat to Hector Lombard at UFC 171. Prior to entering the UFC, Shields ran off an amazing streak of 1...

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