The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


MMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Koscheck has plenty of fight left: "I can still make a run at this thing"

When Josh Koscheck officially joined the UFC following the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, he had two professional fights on his record after spending most of his life as a wrestler. Koscheck was a novice in the truest sense of the word when he started fighting inside the Octagon, but he grew up fast and over the course of the last decade he became one of the best welterweights...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: FORMER OLYMPIAN DAN HENDERSON TO SERVE AS PACE CAR DRIVER FOR Sprint Cup Race

PHOENIX- As the NASCAR weekend nears closer, many of the plans are being revealed for March’s CampingWorld.com 500. On Thursday, the Phoenix International Raceway announced who would be the official pace car driver for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in a couple of weeks. Dan Henderson, a two-time Olympian and current UFC star will … Continue reading NASCAR: FORMER OLYMPIAN...
Via Race Review Online
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock to headline June Bellator fight card

Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock set for June. (Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)Kimbo Slice finally has an opponent for his return to the sport of MMA, according to ESPN. Slice will face off against Ken Shamrock in a fight more than six years in the making. The Bellator fight will take place on June 20, 2015. Slice vs. Shamrock was originally set to take place under the EliteXC banner...
Via Mill City Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA books Kimbo Slice versus Ken Shamrock for June 20th in St. Louis

Now, at a combined age of 92, with one of the men carrying a record of 2-7 over the past decade – it’s still going to happen almost 7-years after they were originally scheduled to meet. Some are asking why…why now? Why bother? Ask yourself that again when the ratings come down. Two of the biggest draws in MMA history, Kimbo Slice and UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock, will lock...
Via Fight Booth
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Women’s bantamweight division set for spotlight At UFC 184

While women’s MMA has already made huge strides towards taking it’s rightful place at the center of the sport alongside the men, Saturday’s co-main events at UFC 184 in Los Angeles will feature two women’s bantamweight fights that could headline anywhere on the planet. Originally, UFC 184 was scheduled to feature a middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey: ‘I’m rooting for Manny Pacquiao’

  Ronda Rousey says she has extra motivation for her UFC 184 fight against Cat Zingano this weekend. She told TMZ that she needs to win so she can afford tickets to Mayweather vs. Pacquaio on May 2. “I really want to go so bad,” Rousey told TMZ. “I gotta go beat Cat Zingano so I can make a couple million dollars and afford that ticket.” If Rousey does get a ticket to...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey, Arianny Celeste have verbal sparring match

Ronda Rousey and Arianny Celeste will not be having coffee together anytime soon. As many of you know, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion and the sport’s most recognizable ring girl have a history of verbal sparring. That continued last week when Rousey said that ring girls have no business making as much or more money...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 184 & Bellator 134 Kountermove Preview, .10 Cent Game, and Deposit Bonus

We’ve got another triple-header of events this weekend with Bellator 134 & Invicta FC 11 on Friday and UFC 184 on Saturday. To celebrate we’re going to be making a few small changes on how things are run with the preview from this point out. Instead of the usual freeroll, Fightbooth is going to be offering a .10 cent game with KM still covering the bulk of the prize pools...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Michigan Top Team’s Mohammed Alshatri scores highlight reel head kick KO in pro debut

Mohammed Alshatri made quite the impression in his pro mixed martial arts debut this past weekend inside of the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. From the word go, the Michigan Top Team product looked very comfortable in the contest, especially in the clinch where he would victimize his opponent, Luke Hnevsa, for most of the fight. Showing his killer instinct, Alshatri...
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Profile: Anthony Pettis

After many months, Fighter Profile is back here to get you in the know about some of the UFC’s top guys. Let’s welcome you back to the show with “Showtime” himself, Anthony Pettis. Name: Anthony Pettis Nickname: Showtime Born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fights Out Of: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Fighting Style: Taekwondoe, Kickboxing, BJJ Association: Roufusport Weight Class: Lightweight...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Things Didn’t Go So Well For This Heckler Who Challenged MMA Fighter Josh Neer

If you constantly heckle an MMA competitor via text messages, be prepared to be challenged to a fight. If you accept that challenge, be prepared to get your ass handed to you. A critic of Josh Neer’s learned that lesson the very hard way this week when he accepted the 31-year old fighter’s invitation to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UFC fighter Josh Neer Viciously Mauls Facebook Heckler (Video)

If this highly disturbing video doesn’t make you keyboard warriors think twice the next time you want to thumb out insults from behind the safe haven of your computer screen, then nothing will. Former UFC fighter Josh Neer (pictured) posted a video on his YouTube page Monday of him assaulting a man allegedly named Patrick Martin who had been heckling him on Facebook. Neer told...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez Co-Headline UFC 188

For years, many pundits argued whether Gilbert Melendez (pictured) or Eddie Alvarez was the best lightweight not signed to the UFC. Now that they both compete in the octagon, it’s time to figure out who is the better fighter of the two. On Monday, it was announced the 155-pounders will co-headline UFC 188. The June 13 event goes down in a yet-to-be determined venue in Mexico City...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettor wins nearly $50,000 on $1 UFC parlay

Hardcore UFC fans who missed the live broadcast of UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil on Sunday were likely stunned when they looked over the results. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Edson Barboza were defeated on a night that was loaded with upsets, as 10 betting favorites lost their fights. That resulted in a huge payday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Porto Alegre Highlight: Frank Mir slays ‘Bigfoot’

Watching it live it almost looked fixed. Frank Mir hits the 6 ft 4 in giant Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva with a little jab and he drops like a sack of potatoes. Mir follows it up with some more lefts hands and right elbows and Silva is out; referee Mario Yamaskai is forced to wave off the contest. Then we saw the replay. Mir’s stand up game has never been his strong suit. During...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 is an early favorite for top card of 2015

While this weekend’s main card at UFC Fight Night 61 may not have sparked interest among casual MMA fans, the promotion gave octagon-addicts of every stripe something to look forward to last week when it announced a trio of big-name bouts that will headline UFC 187 on May 23rd. Set for the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend, UFC 187 will feature a pair...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC 188 in Mexico City

Cain Velasquez (pictured) vs. Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City: Take Two. After a knee injury forced Velasquez to withdraw from their November tango, the two will now collide at UFC 188. The UFC confirmed the title unification bout Monday. Werdum went on to post a TKO victory over Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight crown at UFC 180. The 37-year-old Brazilian has enjoyed a career...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Frank Mir Downs Antonio Silva In Knockout

Frank Mir is back and better than ever. After four consecutive losses, the two-time UFC heavyweight champion bounced back in a big way by knocking out Antonio Silva just 100 seconds into Sunday’s UFC Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Prior to Sunday, Mir hadn’t won since December 2011. “This is me,” Mir said, via UFC.com. “I took time off, I rested. I’m...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson wins decision, calls out Benson Henderson

Michael Johnson didn't waste time shaking off any rust that may have collected in the near year since he last competed, Sunday night against Edson Barboza. The Blackzilian had not fought in eleven months but jumped all over his opponent from round one, on Barboza's home turf. Johnson pressed Barboza with good head movement and punches, while the Brazilian struggled to get off with...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Defeats Edson Barboza By Decision At UFC Fight Night 61

Michael Johnson continued to show his evolution as a fighter tonight at UFC Fight Night 61 with a high-tempo unanimous decision victory over Edson Barboza. Round One: Johnson with a right hand to start and Barboza responds with a body kick. Johnson pushing the pace with punches and Barboza throws a kick upstairs. Johnson in again and Barboza works to the body as his opponent targets...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Urijah Faber And Jason Ellis Going Toe-To-Toe At Ellismania 10

Former skateboarder turned radio host Jason Ellis is well known for being an amateur MMA enthusiast who doesn’t mind throwing down when he gets the opportunity, but he took things up several notches last night at the 10th annual ‘Ellismania’ boxing event. The 43 year-old set himself a challenge to fight ten professional opponents for one minute each in the main event of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Demian Maia Stop Rising Undefeated Welterweight Ryan LaFlare?

Damian Maia got back in the winner’s circle by defeating Russian Alexander Yakovlev. (Mandatory Credit: David Becker/Associated Press) On the 21st of March, the UFC makes its way back to the HSBC arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for fight night 62. In the main event of that night, Demian Maia will take on undefeated Ryan LaFlare in a welterweight showdown, after the original main...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Weekly Recap: Episode 3

This week: Brock talks about the Flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi taking the place of Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald at UFC 186, Anderson Silva getting popped for Anxiety and Insomnia medicine on the day of UFC 183, Rory MacDonald getting his title shot against Robbie Lawler, and the new drug [&hellip No visits yet The post UFC Weekly...
Via No Coast Bias
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arianny Celeste and Ronda Rousey appear to be reigniting bitter feud

Arianny Celeste and Ronda Rousey, arguably the two most recognizable women in the male-dominated world of mixed martial arts — UFC in particular — appear to be reigniting a bitter feud. Things had been remarkably quiet of late in their war of words until Rousey recently made some comments about fighter pay while criticizing the...Read More The post Arianny Celeste and Ronda Rousey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones’ Title Defense Headlines UFC 187 Championship Doubleheader

The UFC’s Memorial Day weekend event on Saturday, May 23 is shaping up to be one for the ages, with the Wednesday announcement of several exciting matchups, including two championship bouts that will headline the card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, UFC light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound king Jon Jones defends his 205-pound crown...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski, Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga added to UFC 187

Two more huge fights have been added to the UFC 187 fight card on Memorial Day weekend as Travis Browne meets Andrei Arlovski in a heavyweight bout while Joseph Benavidez faces John Moraga in a flyweight match. Both fights were announced via UFC Tonight on Wednesday. Browne returns to action following a first round stoppage win over Brendan Schaub at UFC 181 last December.  The...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Conference Call with Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White Talking Drug Testing

Listen to the complete UFC conference call with the media with CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White as they talk with the media about new measures for the promotion regarding drug testing going forward and their hopes in working with various state athetic commissions. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts and make sure to...
Via Between The Ropes
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva suspended due to second failed drug test

January was a month of failed drug tests for former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Silva failed a second drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Jan. 31, the night of his UFC 183 unanimous victory over Nick Diaz, NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition drug...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lesnar might not return to MMA due to concussion concerns

Brock Lesnar’s potential return to the Octagon has been a topic of speculation among MMA and wrestling fans ever since the muscular fighter last fought in 2011. There have been rumors of Lesnar’s potential return to the UFC for years, and the latest report even said WWE officials expected him to eventually return to fighting....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


MMA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Bostick death threats show why some fans take sports too seriously

Russell Westbrook is surging into the MVP conversation

Five-round NFL Mock Draft

Key offseason moves for every MLB team

Rousey, Arianny Celeste get into it

Dallas sportscaster back with another powerful essay

The parallels of Rose and Hardaway

Offseason breakdown for all 32 NFL teams

On Josh Hamilton's addiction and feeling alone

Judge rules against AP's suspension

Why the Lions should let Suh walk

Chris Jones charged with rape, sodomy

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.