MMA News

NSAC reveals new executive director

Former FBI agent Robert Bennett has been revealed as the new executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Ortiz vs Shlemenko official for Bellator PPV

Bellator has officially announced that Tito Ortiz vs Alexander Shlemenko will take place on the Bellator PPV on May 17.

Alves: ATT has become ‘huge’ since change in fees

Thiago Alves talks about the effect of American Top Team lowering the fees charged to its fighters. ‘If you've got talent, if you need a new camp, come to us, we’ll take care of you.’

MMA on Instagram: Dancing, Shopping, Looking Sharp

Welcome to another week in MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week and they're all right here for your viewing pleasure.

HBO to profile Fallon Fox

Fallon Fox will be featured on the 20th season of 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,' which debuts April 22nd on HBO

Jake Shields signs with World Series of Fighting

Recently released from the UFC, former title contender Jake Shields becomes the latest ex-UFC fighter to join World Series of Fighting.

TUF Nations Finale: Kennedy decisions Bisping

The feud between UFC middleweights Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy was finally settled inside the Octagon.

TUF Nations Finale: Dustin Poirier wins thriller

UFC featherweight contender Dustin Poirier had a rough start, but finished strongly with a stoppage win against Akira Corassani.

Jon Jones denies homophobic taunts on Instagram

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is claiming his phone was hacked and thus is not responsible for multiple homophobic posts carried out through Instagram.

Wyoming sees no negligence in RFA 14 controversy

Wyoming MMA Board Treasurer Bryan Pedersen discusses the RFA 14 incident and reveals that he did not see any malicious or negligent activity that would warrant any repercussions.

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ABC 'has concerns' about Wyoming commish

ABC President Lueckenhoff released a statement to Bloodyelbow.com where he revealed his concerns regarding the handling of the RFA 14 main event.

Rebney sounds off on Ronda's 'biggest star' status

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney discusses (among other things) Ronda Rousey's drawing power, as well as his belief that Alexander Shlemenko is the best middleweight in the world.

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Video: TUF Nations' Westcott's Von Flue Choke win

See how TUF Nations' welterweight Sheldon Westcott advanced to Wednesday's tournament final with a slick submission victory over Vik Grujic.

ABC responds to Wyoming incident

The ABC says that fights should always be stopped if a fighter loses consciousness or stability as was the case at RFA 14 this past Friday. In that fight, the fighter was allowed to continue without any checks done by the doctor.

WY SAC releases statement following RFA 14

Following a gruesome display at Friday's RFA 14, the Wyoming commission releases an official response.

UFC fight roundup: 4/6-4/12

Your weekly rundown of various main and preliminary card UFC fights booked this week.

GIF: RFA fighter sent out for round post-collapse

Junior Maranhao collapsed face down off his stool at RFA, but somehow was allowed to continue fighting after his corner revived him.

Tito vs. Shlemenko targeted for Bellator PPV

Bellator middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko is moving up in weight to fight Tito Ortiz on their upcoming May 17th PPV.

UFN Abu Dhabi: Big Nog KO'd by Big Country

See how the main event of UFC Abu Dhabi went down between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.

UFN Abu Dhabi: Jim Alers wants McGregor next

UFC featherweight Jim Alers won an exciting debut bout against fellow newcomer Alan Omer, and he had a very specific fighter in mind for his next fight.

Daniel Cormier could fight at UFC 173

The UFC is planning another card reshuffling, which could affect UFC 173, 174, and 175.

ACL injuries: Why won't it heal on its own?

John Dodson suffered a partial tear of the ACL last December, narrowly dodging the dreaded ACL reconstruction bullet. Here is a look at the science of why this ligament can't heal on its own when torn completely.

UFN Abu Dhabi: Craig/Camozzi scrapped

Andrew Craig is ill, and his middleweight bout against Chris Camozzi at tomorrow's UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson is now off.

Overeem set for move to Greg Jackson's camp

UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem is headed for Jackson's MMA in Albuquerque,

Mighty Mouse/Bagautinov headlines UFC 174

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will be headlining a PPV for the first time in his career.

Texas commission head Richard Cole retires

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations has announced the retirement of long-time boxing commission head Richard "Dickie" Cole. The controversial Cole will be temporarily replaced by Greg Alvarez.

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