The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 finalist Stephan Bonnar will fight again, and it won't be inside the legendary UFC Octagon. Despite being a UFC Hall of Fame inductee, Bonnar's next fight will come under the Bellator MMA banner, according to a report from MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. While no official debut fight is set for Bonnar at this time, all signs point toward a Bonnar vs. Tito Ortiz showdown in the near future. "I want everyone to know I'm coming out of retirement because it's time to free read news >>
Andre Fili has suffered an undisclosed injury and is officially out of his bout with Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night “Mousasi vs. Jacare 2” on Sept. 5. Chas Skelly will fill in against Soriano on short notice. read news >>
Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet probably gets you a ticket into the UFC. Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet doesn't make you an automatic qualifier as a fan favorite, though. If Brock Lesnar and Tito Ortiz proved anything in their illustrious fighting careers, it was that no matter how dominant they could possibly be, they always managed to rub a good portion of the MMA community the wrong way. Lesnar was hated because of h read news >>
Luke Rockhold is reportedly in talks to face Lyoto Machida later this year, but you'd never know it hearing his back and forth with Michael Bisping. 'The Count' had barely been rid of Cung Le long enough to put on a shirt before picking up his campaign to face Rockhold, who also happened to be cageside for the event in Macao.
"There's an idiot called Luke Rockhold who doesn't stop talking about me," Bisping told Kenny Florian in the Octagon. "I think he has the hots for me, to be honest. Luke Ro read news >>
UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference, White said he's "close" to signing women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano after months of ongoing negotiations (per MMA Fighting). 'Yeah it's complicated, but I think we're close. I think we're close ... I don't know. I had plans, but now I don't know,' White said abo read news >>
Michael Bisping made a mess of Cung Le’s face, and may have breathed some life back into his own career in the process, even if it’s just the first step in a long trip back up the middleweight ladder.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Benson "Smooth" Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos will face off in a crucial lightweight battle in Tulsa, Oklahoma at UFC Fight Night 49 on Saturday. Henderson is pining for another shot at current champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis, while dos Anjos is making his initial climb up the ladder.
Since losing his title by submission to Pettis, Henderson has been impressive. He's defeated Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov. Now Henderson is ranked No. 1, and he must handle the dangerous dos Anjos to contin read news >>
The former champion said that his preparation for the rematch couldn't be better, unlike his camp for their first bout.
Renan Barao thinks that his preparation for his second bout against T.J. Dillashaw has been better then his camp before their first fight, when both fighters had a little less than eight weeks to train. The former UFC Bantamweight champion told Bloody Elbow that he was able to have a complete camp and is confident he'll have a better performance in their rematch at UFC 177 on A read news >>
In the immortal words of Alfred E. Neuman: "What, me worry?"
Michael Bisping could not handle the hugeness that is Cung Le.
After the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned into a statue of a Greek god (see the photo here), "The Count" started asking Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for a closer look at the secret to Le's success (via FOX Sports). Hard work? Strict diet? We're about to find out, according to a report from UFC Tonight.
But Bisping will have to do some sharing of his read news >>
War Machined has been ordered to return to Nevada to face charges for allegedly beating ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. read news >>
Charges that include battery, coercion, and assault with a deadly weapon.
Embattled mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008, appeared before California Superior Court on Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2014) after his arrest in Simi Valley, which came seven days after his alleged attack on porn star Christy Mack.
Koppenhaver waived extradition, according to Boston Herald, and will be packed up and shipped back to "Sin City" later this week, read news >>