It’s been a busy, busy week in the world of mixed martial arts, especially considering that the biggest promotion in the sport, the UFC, is in the midst of a live-event dry spell the likes of which we haven’t seen in years.

We know it’s tough to stay on top of everything, so we’re bringing you UFC/MMA News Central to give you a jumping off point to catch you up on some of the top stories and fight announcements that you might have missed:

UFC and MMA News Stories:

GSP Hopeful for November Return in Montreal

UFC Reveals 3 Canadian Events for 2012 and 2013

Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva, Dana White Would Love It

Rich Franklin Wants One More Run at UFC Middleweight Title

The Ultimate Fighter: Live Episode 3 Recap

Ultimate Fighter Brazil Kicks Off Sunday Night at Midnight ET

Anthony Pettis To Undergo Surgery

Matt Hughes at a Crossroads on Retirement

Ronda Rousey Sees Great Challenges Still Ahead

Fights, Fights, and More Fights:

Silva vs. Sonnen 2 Announced for Soccer Stadium in Rio

Jose Aldo Headlines UFC 149 in Calgary

Rich Franklin Meets Cung Le at UFC 148 in July

Maynard vs. Guida Headlines UFC on FX 4

Tito Ortiz Announces Final Fight at UFC 148

Jake Ellenberger vs. Martin Kampmann at TUF Live Finale

UFC 148 Lands Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch

Scott Jorgensen vs. Eddie Wineland Added to UFC on FX 3

Ian McCall vs. Mighty Mouse 2 Shifted to UFC on FX 3

Mike Pyle Meets Josh Neer at UFC on FX 3

Anthony Johnson vs. David Branch Set for Titan Fighting 22

Mike Easton Injured; Menjivar Now Faces Barao

Henry Martinez Draws Bernardo Magalhaes for UFC on FX 3

Jim Hettes vs. Steven Siler on Deck for UFC on FX 4

Brian Ebersole vs. T.J. Waldburger Latest for UFC on FX 4 Card

UFC on FX 4 Fight Card: Riddle vs. Ramos, Story vs. Attonito

Dan Miller Moves to Welterweight, Returns at UFC on FX 4

Demian Maia’s Welterweight Debut Plus Philippou vs. Fukuda

Tachi Palace 13 Features Battle for Vacant Bantamweight Belt

Chris Camozzi Draws Nick Catone for UFC on FX 4

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