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Khabib Nurmagomedov calls out 'sucker' Nate Diaz for 'running' from him at WSOF 22

Things are getting heated! If you haven't heard by now, Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz were involved in an unsanctioned street fight (again), when the duo and their entourage engaged in fisticuffs with Team Khabib Nurmagomedov last Saturday night (Aug. Show More Summary

Bellator 141: Justin Wren returns to MMA after five years in Congo

A former competitor on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), Justin Wren took a five year layoff to overcome his personal demons and make a difference for others in the Congo. He'll return to the cage on August 28th to face Josh Burns. It's been a while for Justin Wren... Show More Summary

The Diaz Brothers Scuffle With Nurmagomedov, Meet Expectations

While Ronda Rousey was in Brazil planting Bethe Correia's face into a canvas last Saturday night, a couple of her sometime training partners were swinging on a rival of their own a few time zones away. The gist of it is that UFC lightweights...Show More Summary

Rousimar Palhares: Too Dangerous for MMA?

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC It was a shocking turn-around when Rousimar Palhares reversed Jake Shields with a kimura in the third round and forced the American into submission. But it was all too depressingly familiar when Palhares once again refused to release a submission hold after his opponent conceding defeat. Show More Summary

Dana Closes the Door on Big Nog's Fighting Career

Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC UFC 190 looks likely to be the last time we ever see the great Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in action after Dana White declared, “I don’t want to see him fight anymore”, following his unanimous decision loss...Show More Summary

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz’s NSAC hearing scheduled, finally, for Aug. 13

After more than a half-year in limbo, ex-UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and onetime welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz finally will go before the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: News, UFC

WSOF 22 salaries: Palhares banks just $24k after controversial ending

With Rousimar Palhares’ win bonus withheld following his controversial actions in his WSOF 22 welterweight title defense with Jake Shields – along with 10 percent withheld for drug testing – the champ walked away with only $23,975 of a possible $80,000.Filed (...)

Photo of Shields' eyes shows aftermath of controversial fight with 'sociopath' Palhares

Rousimar Palhares walked away from his fight with Jake Shields with just 30 percent of his potential pay and could face disciplinary action following his controversial submission win at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22 event.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF

Bellator 141 card complete with addition of five preliminary bouts

The Bellator 141 card is now complete with the promotion’s announcement of five additional preliminary bouts. The event takes place Aug. 28 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The main card airs on Spike TV following prelims on MMAjunkie. A bout (...)

UFC 190 winner 'Bigfoot' Silva found motivation in Mir and Arlovski comebacks

Fans and media are often quick to call for a fighter to retire if he falls on hard times in his career. It was no different for Antonio Silva as he went 0-3-1 in a four-fight stretch leading up to UFC 190.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

No, Ronda Rousey isn't the Mike Tyson of women's MMA – and that's just fine

Ronda Rousey and Mike Tyson both garnered attention for quick finishes, but that’s about where the similarities stop. By insisting on comparing Rousey to the enigmatic boxer, we’re missing a lot of what makes her so special.Filed under: Featured, (...)

Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko set for UFC Fight Night 77 in Dublin

The UFC’s fall return to Ireland has another fight added to the card – with a British fighter known for traveling well. Filed under: News, UFC

UFC 190 medical suspensions: Claudia Gadelha among five with potentially long terms

Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), MMA’s regulatory body in Brazil, has issued medical suspensions to fighters from this past weekend’s UFC 190, and five face lengthy terms.Filed under: News, UFC

Ronda Rousey sells rights to autobiography, will star in and produce film version

Fresh off her 34-second destruction of Bethe Correia on Saturday, Ronda Rousey has booked another gig – and this time, it’s personal.Filed under: News, UFC

Will Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor share mega-UFC 194 at Dallas' AT&T Stadium?

Could Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor, currently the UFC’s two biggest draws, co-headline a UFC pay-per-view in December? The UFC is looking that direction. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): UFC Fight Night 73's Michael Johnson

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guest Michael Johnson, plus plenty of recapping of a crazy weekend in MMA with Ronda Rousey and all kinds of madness at WSOF 22. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC

Roger Huerta vs. Koji Ando added to finalized ONE Championship 30 lineup

The lineup for next month’s ONE Championship card in Shanghai is complete, including the addition of a former UFC standout.Filed under: News

MMAjunkie's Matt Erickson on Omaha World-Herald's 'The Bottom Line' at 4:10 p.m. ET

MMAjunkie assistant editor Matt Erickson is a guest on today’s edition of “The Bottom Line,” the Omaha World-Herald’s daily sports show at omaha.com, at 4:10 p.m. ET (1:10 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC

“Kotegaeshi Challenge” answered by Christopher Hein!

Back on July 3, I published a blog titled “The Kotegaeshi Challenge”. In a nut shell, my article challenged readers to give their opinions on a potential vulnerability in the execution of kotegaeshi. What is this potential vulnerability with kotegaeshi I mention above? Once again, I would refer you to the many images you will… Read More

UFC 190 Post-Mortem: Writing on the Wall

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira may have fought his last fight on Saturday in Brazil, perhaps ending one of the great careers in MMA history.

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