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Distinguishing “The Fighter” From “The Mixed Martial...

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Matt Hughes Fires Back at Media Critics


(The stuff you find under Tommy Speer’s mattress.)

Former UFC welterweight champ Matt Hughes has been taking some heat for [...]

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EliteXC Confirms KJ Noons’s Bitchassness

When Nick Diaz rails on about how KJ Noons is ducking him, we generally chalk it up to [...]

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Ken-Flo Likely to Face Joe Daddy in November

(Hey, remember this? Brutal.)

MMA Weekly is reporting that Kenny Florian and Joe Stevenson have agreed to face each [...]

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Quick Hits: MacDonald in for Day at UFC 88, ATT Shakeup, and More


(“The Athlete” is ready to get back after it.)

- Jason “Dooms” Day has been forced to pull out [...]

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Evans, Franklin Talk UFC 88

If there’s one thing I love in fighter interviews it’s passive-aggressive remarks. Anybody can go out there and talk [...]

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Cote Anticipates Facial Rearrangement

(Props: MMA Rated via Bloody Elbow)

I only have one thought looking at this photo from yesterday’s [...]

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Creepiest Fighter Blog Entry Ever?

From a Suki MMA post titled “Gono is getting ready”:

** Aug 19 **
Gono posted a picture of himself [...]

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Penn Prepping for Year-End Fight — With or Without GSP

Just as Kenny Florian won’t be sitting on the bench until BJ Penn decides to give him a [...]

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UFC 90 Already Nearing a Sell-Out in Chicago


(You’d be smiling too if you sold $2 million worth of tickets.)

Just a few hours after tickets for UFC [...]

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Kimbo Slice’s Next Opponent to Be Announced Any Day Now


(Up next: a real fight, or a shameless hype match?)

What do you do if you’re Pro Elite and you [...]

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The Top 10 Greatest MMA Bloodbaths

10. Randy Couture vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
(UFC 74, 8/25/07)

At 44 years of age, Randy Couture was the one who was supposed [...]

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Irvin Cops to Painkiller Use

(“Indeed I did have a relationship with methadone that was not appropriate.”)

In a letter received by the Nevada State Athletic [...]

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Tito Ortiz Seeking to Annoy as Many MMA Organizations as Possible

Despite announcing that he had signed a “ground-breaking record” deal with Affliction, Tito Ortiz is now said to [...]

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HDNet Fight of the Week + Strikeforce News

(Props: MMA Scraps)

HDNet brings us an absolute war between Jesse Forbes and Chris Camozzi for the “Fight [...]

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‘TUF 8′ Cast Photo + Bader’s Audition Vid


(Click for larger image.)

SpikeTV just sent out the first cast shot of the Ultimate Fighter 8 [...]

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Kang Sets Sights on Belt Defense, “Beastman”

We haven’t heard much from Denis Kang since his shocking loss to Gegard Mousasi at DREAM’s Middleweight Grand [...]

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Cast Announced For “Ultimate Fighter” Season 8


(Admit it, the camera loves him.)

It’s almost time again for everyone’s favorite MMA-themed reality show, Spike TV’s “The Ultimate [...]

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Affliction’s Pay-Per-View Numbers Maybe Not So Bad After All


(If you won’t pay to watch Fedor beat up this man, what will you pay for?)

The quest to figure [...]

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Fight of the Day: Hamman vs. Suganuma II

(Props: MMAScraps.com)

As mentioned on Saturday, Jared Hamman avenged his questionable-stoppage loss to Po’ai Suganuma [...]

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Weekend Quote Roundup: Assassin, Predator, Hellboy + More

(Photo courtesy of UFC.com.)

“It was interesting…karma comes around. Honestly what I thought of it was that Karma’s a [...]

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Must-See: Kimbo Trains Tomlinson; Franklin Talks Hamill

(Props: FiveOuncesofPain)

In part one of Nike’s new commercial series “Train Like LT,” San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian [...]

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ShoXC Results + More Weird News from Pro Elite

(ShoXC weigh-ins become an impromptu beach party. Photo courtesy of Combat Lifestyle.)

Last night’s ShoXC card from Fresno, Calif. had [...]

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Friday Link Dump

- The fight poster for Dream.6 is pretty bad-ass. (SubFighter Forum)

- Talking Rampage, ShoXC, GSP and more on [...]

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Elite XC Gets All IFL, Cancels Sept. 20 Event

If there’s a worse sign for an MMA company than canceling a scheduled event just over a month out, [...]

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UFC 88 Fight Card Finalized

With the recent bookings of bouts between Martin Kampmann and Nate Marquardt as well as Jason Day vs. Jason Lambert, [...]

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Video: BJ Penn Roughs Up Female Reporter

Stephanie Lum of Honolulu’s NBC affiliate KHNL 8 got a lot more than she bargained for when she [...]

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Bas Rutten Gives the 49ers a Pep Talk


(Clearly, this man has much to teach us all.)

Let’s not kid ourselves, the San Francisco 49ers suck. No [...]

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Affliction News: Belfort Out, Shields a Possibility?

It’s official: Vitor Belfort will not face Matt Lindland at Affliction: Day of Reckoning on October 11. The [...]

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UFC Quick Notes: Rampage, Sadollah, Lesnar + More

(Cain Velasquez: Don’t be scared, homey. Photo courtesy of Sherdog.)

— The arraignment of Quinton Jackson (which was supposed [...]

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“Oprah Winfrey? Wake the f*ck up, alright?”

(Props: “Captain Insano X” on the UG)

Though he was supposed to fight at Gladiator Challenge two days ago, [...]

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