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Feb 21, 2013 9:35 am

Exclusive | Invicta President Shannon Knapp on Cyborg: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance” | MMA News

After years of fighting harder just to be accepted, after being constantly demoralized by ignorant doubters and after outperforming their male counterparts at almost every turn, women will finally step foot inside the UFC’s Octagon this Saturday night. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her newly appointed crown against former U.S Marine Liz...

Feb 20, 2013 11:20 am

“Big” John McCarthy Goes In-Depth On NSAC Issues | MMA NEWS

This past Monday, legendary mixed martial arts referee “Big” John McCarthy joined Ariel Helwani live on MMA Fighting’s “The MMA Hour”. Towards the end of his segment, Big John was vocal regarding his exclusion from UFC events taking place in Nevada following a falling out with Keith Keizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission: “Keith...

Feb 19, 2013 11:19 am

Dana White Calls Out Bellator to Pay Eddie Alvarez His Worth | MMA NEWS

If you thought UFC President Dana White was done talking about lightweight fighter Eddie Alvarez, think again. Eddie Alvarez has been in the middle of a legal battle with Bellator MMA, his current employer. The lightweight fighter’s contract ended and the UFC made him an offer. Bellator however, had the chance to match it, which...


Feb 15, 2013 10:25 am

Ronda Rousey Trains With Gegard Mousasi | Video | MMA News

  UFC Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey is seen here training some ground work with top light-heavyweight contender, Gegard Mousasi. Aside from having the disadvantage of weighing about 100 pounds less than Mousasi, the judo wizard, Rousey holds her own and shows the tenacity that makes her a star in the cage. See if your heart...

Feb 12, 2013 11:42 am

Eddie Alvarez Speaks Out About Bellator, Calls Staff Liars | MMA NEWS

This past Monday on The MMA Hour, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney joined Ariel Helwani in the midst of a trip to Charlotte, NC for Bellator’s live event this Thursday, February 14 at 10 PM/EST on Spike. The telecast features three quarterfinal match-ups in the Bellator Middleweight Tournament, as well as a Bantamweight title fight between...

Feb 11, 2013 12:42 pm

Couture to Young Fighters: “You have a brand… build it up” | MMA NEWS

In a recent interview with BloodyElbow.com, MMA legend and former UFC Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion, Randy Couture, discussed his acting and television career and his recent departure from the Zuffa organization.  A well-covered topic last week, Couture described his departure from Zuffa as a weight lifted from his shoulders.  “Being in the organization, you...

Feb 9, 2013 4:20 pm

Tank Abbott Returns to the Cage | MMA NEWS

47 year-old Tank Abbott is slated to make his return to professional fighting at King of the Cage’s April 13 fight, dubbed “Fighting Legends.”  After a three-year absence from fighting, Abbott (10-14) will face fellow heavyweight, Ruben “Warpath” Viallareal (20-25-3), in the headline fight. Tank Abbott is perhaps best known for his days in the...

Feb 9, 2013 2:22 pm

Alloway vs. LaFlare Added to UFC on Fuel 9

In addition to Ross Pearson vs. Ryan Couture and Philip DeFries vs. Matt Mitrione, welterweights Ben “Benny Blanco” Alloway and Ryan LaFlare will square off at UFC on Fuel 9, which is the promotion’s return to the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 6, 2013. Alloway, the 31-year-old fighting out of Fiore MMA...

Feb 7, 2013 10:02 am

Zoila Frausto Gurgel Signs Multi-Fight Deal With Invicta FC | MMA NEWS

Flyweight (125 pounds) superstar Zoila Frausto Gurgel (12-2) of Cincinnati, Ohio has signed a multi-fight contract with Invicta Fighting Championships and will make her debut for the women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion at its next event on an April date to be announced soon. Frausto Gurgel will square off with submission expert...

Jan 29, 2013 12:33 pm

With His Foot Out The Door, Jardine Discusses Health Risks Of Fighting | MMA NEWS

“A lot of people have been pushing me to retire, I’ve been a shell of myself these last couple years. I’ve been saying I’m definitely on the shelf, I’m semi-retired, I’m definitely on the shelf right now,” … “…my approach right now is I’m trying to get myself healthy. And then once I feel like...

Jan 22, 2013 5:41 pm

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher at UFC 158

  BJPenn.Com has learned that the UFC has added an exciting lightweight bout to their already stacked UFC 158 card that will take place on March 16 at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Two recent Ultimate Fighter finalists will meet as Montreal native Mike Ricci will take on Colin Fletcher. Ricci competed as...

Jan 19, 2013 9:29 am

Bellator Debuts With Solid Ratings; 1.2 Million Peak | MMA News

  Now with Strikeforce gone, Bellator seems to be the biggest North American competitor for the UFC and has a solid debut show to back them up. Once on MTV2, Bellator has recently shifted to a station that was once synonymous with free-TV MMA, Spike TV. The deal came after the UFC signed a multi-year...

Jan 15, 2013 11:42 am

“Just Scrap” Returns Tomorrow Night With The Comeback Of Cabbage Correira | MMA NEWS

Tomorrow night, at the Hilo Civic Center, the “Just Scrap” promotion returns to action with a fully stacked 12-fight event featuring the highly anticipated return of UFC veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira. In the other headlining slot, Chad “Brahma Bull” Thomas is set to take on the very tough Doug Hiu in a heavyweight attraction that...

Jan 15, 2013 6:30 am

The 7 Most Annoying Things About MMA | MMA NEWS

There are lots of things that suck in MMA. Here are the 7 most annoying things of the bunch. Watching a Legend Lose Badly It sucks. Every time a legend gets pummeled it just makes you feel bad deep down inside. We all know the moment is coming and that it’s only a matter of...

Jan 15, 2013 5:20 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

The state of Oklahoma doesn’t play around when it comes to medically suspending combat sports athletes. We are so used to seeing a laundry list of fighters being put on the shelf for precautionary reasons that it is a breath of fresh air to list off just five-men. The final Strikeforce card last Saturday night...

Jan 12, 2013 10:01 pm

Results | Strikeforce: Marquardt Vs. Saffiedine/AKA Strikeforce’s last stand | MMA NEWS

Tonight Strikeforce opens and closes the cage for its final time; the organization that started promoting MMA in 2006 has developed, and in some cases resurrected the careers of many MMA fighters. Strikeforce has launched many fighters into contender and in some cases championship status, the likes of Daniel Cormier, Cung Le, Gilbert Melendez, Bigfoot...

Jan 11, 2013 3:25 pm

Final Strikeforce Card Predictable, Yet Still Heavily Important | MMA NEWS

This weekend will mark the final showing of the Strikeforce promotion. Although it is a bit of a sad day for the MMA community the final card looks extremely meager and one-sided, to say the least. The promotions original “Champions” card, which fell through even before it was completely formed, has turned in to the...

Jan 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Alvarez Contract Details Emerge; UFC Offers Quick Title Shot & PPV Cut

The battle for Eddie Alvarez continues. The UFC and Bellator have continued to feud over who will sign the 28-year-old lightweight standout and former Bellator champion, and this time we have the contractual numbers to compare the two promotions offers. Although both are indeed very similar (almost identical according to Bellator President Bjorn Rebney) and...

Jan 10, 2013 11:25 am

Mousasi: I think people underestimate me | MMA NEWS

“I see a lot of fighters getting knocked out, but they still, they praise them a lot more than me. I haven’t been beaten badly in any fight. I just lost one fight in, I don’t know how many fights. I think people underestimate me. And I feel like now, with the good training I...

Jan 9, 2013 12:26 pm

Countdown to UFC 156 Debuts on FUEL TV on January 29th

Get ready fight fans; the “Countdown to UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” is set to debut on FUEL TV starting on Tuesday, January 29th at 11 pm ET (8pm PT). The show will likely center its main focus on the UFC 156 featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo (21-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and former...

Jan 9, 2013 4:43 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Hopeful Soa “The Hulk” Palelei Interview

Soa “The Hulk” Palelei is one of the top unsigned prospects in MMA today. He has beaten some upper echelon fighters in Christian Wellisch, Bob Sapp, and Sean McCorkle. Soa fought and lost to Eddie Sanchez at UFC 79 and was released shortly after. That was back in December of 2007 so the question is...

Jan 2, 2013 5:57 pm

Salas Out, Barboza Now Introduces Undefeated Martins to UFC

Word broke earlier this evening that Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will have a new opponent on January 19th. Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who was Barboza’s original opponent, has suffered an injury during training and will now be sidelined for the UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping event at the end...

Jan 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Pat Healy Gets New Opponent for Final Strikeforce Card | MMA News

  Strikeforce has had its share of obstacles in 2012 as it was forced to cancel several events due to injury. For its final show, Strikeforce has put together a stacked card to finish off what was the UFC’s main ‘competition’ among the world of MMA promoting. One of the fights rounding out the preliminary...

Jan 2, 2013 10:16 am

Dana White Unsure on Mike Goldberg’s Return | MMA News

      This past Saturday, at UFC 155, UFC fans noticed a significant change to their broadcast as Jon Anik stepped in for Mike Goldberg to round out the commentary team with UFC PPV staple, Joe Rogan. Anik is usually heard covering the FX and Fuel TV cards but was given a bump up...