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WSOF 16: 'Palhares vs. Fitch' set for Dec. 13 on NBC Sports Network

25 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Featherweight championship co-main event: Champion Rick Glenn vs. challenger Lance Palmer. LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2014) - World Series of Fighting ( announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship...Show More Summary

Can Georges St-Pierre Pass Anderson Silva as MMA's GOAT If Both Return in 2015?

For the moment, there is little debate over who is the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Anderson Silva is the GOAT and has been for some years now, after building a resume that not even two disastrous losses to Chris Weidman could undercut last year. Show More Summary

Yoshiyuki Yoshida bails on Titan FC 31 main event after opponent Mike Ricci misses weight

Wow... someone actually went through with it. Yoshiyuki Yoshida was supposed to fight for the lightweight title in a 155-pound contest opposite Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Mike Ricci in the main event of Titan FC 31, scheduled for later tonight (Fri., Oct. Show More Summary

GSP's 'UFO Story' Corroborated by WSOF Matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has an uncanny connection with the unknown. ...Or so he says. GSP recently appeared on an episode of fellow former UFC superstar Chael Sonnen's podcast, You're Welcome, and the subject...Show More Summary

Scott Coker takes hard-line stance against PED users following Bellator 127 drug test fiasco

Four of the 22 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who competed at the Bellator 127 event, which took place back on Oct. 3, 2014, from inside the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, failed their post-fight drug tests, according...Show More Summary

UFC Needs to Create Absolute Rules Governing Injuries, Title Defenses

I've been thinking about championships lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about championships and how, given the multiple injuries suffered by UFC title-holders in recent years, we are nearing a time when the Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Andrei Arlovski Undergoes Shoulder Surgery, out 6 to 8 Weeks

According to, Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski will need six to eight weeks away from the cage after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder. This news comes at a particularly unfortunate time for the 35-year-old heavyweight. Show More Summary

Georges St. Pierre defends UFO sighting in New Mexico (audio): It came swift towards us ... then changed direction and disappeared!

But he also makes it a point to say that a UFO does not mean he had an alien encounter, he simply witnessed an airborne craft he could not identify.

Kaitlyn Grispi Defends Josh Grispi’s Abuse on Incredibly Depressing Episode of ‘Dr. Phil’ [VIDEO]

(Props: All New Dr. Phil via @thracian_books) There are some things that will just wreck your confidence in humanity. Case in point: Kaitlyn Grispi's appearance on Dr. Phil yesterday, in which she did all she could to justify the horrific...Show More Summary

UFC veteran among four fighters who flunked recent Bellator 127 drug test

If it's not injuries, it's drug tests. Getting popped for poison pee-pee in mixed martial arts (MMA) is not exclusive to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as Bellator MMA was recently put on blast by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) after four of its fighters failed post-fight drug tests, according to Keith Berry (def. Show More Summary

The Creepiest Fighters in MMA Right Now

/Door creaks open Good Eeeeeevening. As we make our way to All Hallow's Night We see a lot of scary sights! And what better way to receive lots of fright han to look at scary guys who fight in fights?!? Great poems signal great times. Show More Summary

200-pound Brazilian She-Hulk denies fighting bantamweight granny in MMA debut

So the mixed martial arts (MMA) community had its collective undies all up in a bunch -- complete with severe chafing -- after news broke that nine-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia would be making her pro debut against...Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen turned down $5 million contract from WWE and never told UFC boss Dana White

Work... or shoot? Chael Sonnen was in demand. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and light heavyweight) title contender, perhaps best known for his pre- and post-fight theatrics, claims professional wrestling...Show More Summary

Four Fighters Fail Drug Tests at Bellator 127, Including Rob Emerson and Keith Berry

(The man with the most ironic nickname in MMA has gotten himself into trouble yet again. / Photo via Drug test results are in from October 3rd's Bellator 127 event in Temecula, California, and brother, they are embarrassing. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 55: Ovince St-Preux can end up becoming a legend by beating one like Shogun Rua

It's not quite Ric Flair-esque, but we get the point. Ovince St. Preux received an opportunity that doesn't come around too often, pegged as a late replacement to face long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mauricio Rua, after "Shogun's"...Show More Summary

Michael Bisping says Vitor Belfort will come back 'weaker and slower' without TRT

And that means nothing but good things for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. When Vitor Belfort steps back inside the Octagon in early 2015 to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight...Show More Summary

UFC 180: Mark Hunt officially relocates camp to Mexico City in preparation of high altitude fight against Fabricio Werdum

The "Super Samoan" doesn't have a ton of time to prepare for the altitude in Mexico City before Nov. 15. He revealed on UFC Tonight that he will spend the remaining days of his camp south of the border before his interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Fighting at high elevation can take a toll on a fighter rather quickly. Show More Summary

Jon Jones in talks with Reebok for potential UFC sponsorship after losing massive Nike deal

It looks like "Bones" may be rocking a new shoe line somewhere down the road. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder, Jon Jones, recently revealed that Nike had terminated their sponsorship agreement on the...Show More Summary

Duane Ludwig: I didn't hear the bell either, so blame the UFC 179 'Aldo vs. Mendes' referee

Duane Ludwig, striking coach for UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes, reveals he didn't hear the bell at the end of the first round and blames referee Marc Goddard for not being more forcible in his fighter intervention. By now,Show More Summary

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