Mixed Martial Arts News Archive

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Munoz removed from official UFC rankings
Munoz removed from official UFC rankings
Middleweight Mark Munoz was deleted from the rankings as he is no longer under contract with the UFC; he is however engaged in contract negotiations.
06/09/2014
Sexual harassment case stopping MMA in NY?
Sexual harassment case stopping MMA in NY?
"It may be the displeasure of female legislators over his coverups of sexual harassment driving his holding action," argues the New York Post in a pro MMA editorial.
06/09/2014
Pearson appeals decision to AC
Pearson appeals decision to AC
It is likely never to be overturned, unless there were an investigation which uncovered anything deliberate or malicious in the act of scoring.
06/09/2014
Did male facial structure evolve to take punches?
Did male facial structure evolve to take punches?
The jaw, cheek, eye and nose structures that most commonly come to grief in modern fist fights were also the most protected by evolutionary changes seen in the australopiths.
06/09/2014
Sanchez wants 'crybaby' Diaz next, in Mexico
Sanchez wants 'crybaby' Diaz next, in Mexico
After his 'win' over Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42, Diego Sanchez knows exactly what fight he wants next: Nate Diaz in Mexico City.
06/09/2014
Bellator responds to head to head UFC event
Bellator responds to head to head UFC event
Bellator responds to the UFC annoucing it is holding UFN 50 on Friday, Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Resort in Ledyard, CT, just ten miles from Bellator 123 in Uncasville.
06/08/2014
Twitter reacts to Benson beating Khabilov
Twitter reacts to Benson beating Khabilov
The fight started with questions about Greg Jackson's new Russian accent, and ended with enthusiasm for Benson Henderson's first finish in the Octagon.
06/08/2014
Scorecards for Sanchez vs. Pearson
Scorecards for Sanchez vs. Pearson
In an example of perhaps the worst scoring in MMA ever, two of three judges awarded Diego Sanchez the win over Ross Pearson in the UFC Fight Night 42 co-main event.
06/08/2014
Henderson, Hallmann among $50k bonus winners
Henderson, Hallmann among $50k bonus winners
At the post-fight event conference for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 42, UFC officials confirmed the winners of the performance bonuses.
06/08/2014
Henderson impresses, submits Khabilov in fourth
Henderson impresses, submits Khabilov in fourth
The main event of the UFC Fight Night 42 featured a lightweight clash between former champion Benson Henderson and rising prospect Rustam Khabilov.
06/08/2014
Twitter reacts to Sanchez/Pearson decision
Twitter reacts to Sanchez/Pearson decision
The event took place in Sanchez's hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico and it definitely seemed like a hometown decision to those watching at home.
06/08/2014
Complete UFC Fight Night 42 results
Complete UFC Fight Night 42 results
UFC Fight Night 42 took place Saturday, June 7th, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The main event was a lightweight bout between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov.
06/08/2014
The difficulty of being Miesha Tate's boyfriend
The difficulty of being Miesha Tate's boyfriend
Brian Caraway: "Try to live a day in my shoes, it is hard, to deal with all that stuff and brush it off your shoulder and to keep rolling. I've learned to embrace that."
06/07/2014
Diego: Tonight is the most important fight of my life
Diego: Tonight is the most important fight of my life
"This is more important to me than if I was fighting for the title," said Diego Sanchez of his fight tonight with Ross Pearson. "Because, this is my dream."
06/07/2014
Ref discusses DQ for Timidity
Ref discusses DQ for Timidity
"I gave him a warning, I deducted a point, I thought maybe that would make him engage, he didn't, he kept on, he didn't want to engage and at that point I really had no choice."
06/07/2014
UFC releases statement of support for Belfort
UFC releases statement of support for Belfort
The UFC organization supports Vitor Belfort’s application for a license to compete in Nevada, and we respect the Nevada Athletic Commission and its licensing process.
06/07/2014
UFC 176 poster offers a different look
UFC 176 poster offers a different look
The poster for UFC 176: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 on August 2, 2014, broadcast live from the Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA, offers a different look.
06/07/2014
Complete Bellator 121 results
Complete Bellator 121 results
Bellator 121 took place Friday, June 6th, from the WinStar World Casino in Thackervile, Oklahoma. The event was broadcast live on Spike.com and Spike.
06/06/2014
All fighters make weight for Ultimate Fight NIght 42
All fighters make weight for Ultimate Fight NIght 42
UFC Fight Night 42 takes place Saturday, June 7th, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Catch the replay of the live weigh-in event or view the official results.
06/06/2014
Rogan: Extreme cutting is cheating
Rogan: Extreme cutting is cheating
Joe Rogan: "It's crazy. Let's call it what it is. It's kind of cheating, but it's cheating that everybody does... Motherf@$%r, you're not 155 pounds!"
06/06/2014
Belfort issues statement, admits to failed drug test
Belfort issues statement, admits to failed drug test
Earlier this week it was revealed that those results would be made public next week at the NSAC hearing, but today Vitor Belfort released a statement on the results.
06/06/2014
UFC Fight Night Dublin sells out in hours
UFC Fight Night Dublin sells out in hours
The UFC is returning to Dublin for the first time in five years on July 19th, and went tickets went on sale this week, it didn't take long to sell out.
06/06/2014
Cormier: Jones fighting Gus? I'll have a brownie and beer
Cormier: Jones fighting Gus? I'll have a brownie and beer
Daniel Cormier: "Just got word Jones is fighting Gustafson again in September. So I will enjoy this brownie, spend some time with my family and get my knee fixed."
06/06/2014
Robert Drysdale UFC debut July 6 vs. Keith Berish
Robert Drysdale UFC debut July 6 vs. Keith Berish
Former ADCC and Mundial world champion Robert Drysdale will make his UFC debut vs. Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
06/06/2014
Invicta FC signs multi-year deal to air events on UFC Fight Pass
Invicta FC signs multi-year deal to air events on UFC Fight Pass
Shannon Knapp: "With this distribution deal with UFC Fight Pass, Invicta will reach the most passionate MMA fans, wherever they are in the world."
06/06/2014