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Brandon Vera Released by the UFC Following Loss to Thiago Silva

Jan 06, 2011NoNo Comments2430 Views

What started as an extremely promising career with the UFC has now ended as Brandon Vera has been released from the promotion as of Thursday morning.

Strikeforce Challengers: Julia Budd Taking An Opportunity and Running With It

Jan 06, 2011NoNo Comments1671 Views

Julia Budd returns to Strikeforce Challengers for the next step in her MMA evolution. She sees an opportunity and is ready to run with it.

Cain Velasquez Goes For Surgery, Doesn’t Expect UFC To Wait For Him

Jan 06, 2011NoNo Comments3011 Views

Cain Velasquez tried to forgo surgery, but his torn rotator cuff would not cooperate. Out for the next several months, the UFC heavyweight champion doesn't expect the UFC to keep

MMAWeekly Radio Wednesday: Frankie Edgar, Pat Barry and DeMarques Johnson

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1138 Views

Tune into MMAWeekly Radio at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Wednesday night to hear UFC champion Frankie Edgar, Pat Barry and Demarques Johnson.

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva Main Card To Be All Heavyweights in New Jersey

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1569 Views

Before the ink dried on a new contract with Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce announced his and most of its heavyweight roster’s next fights. Fedor helps kick off a tournament with an

Dan Miller Meets Nick Catone In Battle for New Jersey Pride at UFC 128

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1129 Views

A pair of New Jersey middleweights will meet up at UFC 128 in their home state as Dan Miller has agreed to face Nick Catone in a bout on the

UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service (UPDATED)

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments5093 Views

UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight U.S. President Barack Obama for his next bout. His words got him a visit

Olympian Rhadi Ferguson Gets New Strikeforce Challengers 13 Opponent

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments746 Views

Undefeated light heavyweight and four-time U.S. National Judo Champ and 2004 U.S. Judo Olympian, Dr. Rhadi Ferguson (2-0), will face John Richard (3-1) in a featured match on the Strikeforce

David Mitchell Faced Depression After Pulling Out of UFC Fight Against Mike Swick

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1507 Views

To say David Mitchell was disappointed when he realized he had to pull out of his scheduled bout against Mike Swick at UFC Fight for the Troops might be the

Germaine De Randamie Debuts for Strikeforce On Jan 29 Against Stephanie Webber

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1638 Views

Muay Thai wrecking machine Germaine De Randamie will be making her Strikeforce debut on Jan 29 as she faces Stephanie Webber in an undercard bout for the San Jose show.

Devin Cole Plans To Make Most of Second Chance at Strikeforce Challengers

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1668 Views

Second chances aren’t always easy to come by, and heavyweight Devin Cole knows this. He plans to make the most of his when he faces Daniel Cormier at Strikeforce Challengers

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: Lots of Fights, Lots of Changes

Jan 05, 2011NoNo Comments1056 Views

The latest MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, January 4. The New Year ushered in a slew of fights with Top 10 caliber opponents, which means lots of

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Chael Sonnen Suspended by the UFC; Akiyama Fight Likely Off for March

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments1450 Views

The trials and tribulations of UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen continued on Tuesday, as the promotion has suspended the one time championship contender, encouraging him to focus on his personal life.

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland Added to UFC 128 in New Jersey

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments1061 Views

The master of "Joe-Jitsu" will return to action on March 19 as Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland has been added to the upcoming UFC 128 card in New Jersey.

UFC 128 Official for March 19 in New Jersey; Shogun vs. Evans Headline

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments1386 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday officially announced its return to the East Coast. The promotion heads back to the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on March 19 for UFC

Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament Pairings Set; Overeem Included

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments1375 Views

Strikeforce has yet to officially announce its upcoming eight-man heavyweight tournament, but MMAWeekly.com has confirmed the expected quarterfinal match-ups, which includes heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem.

Shane Carwin Back in Training, Shooting for May Return to the UFC

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments1610 Views

The road back for former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has begun. The mammoth Colorado fighter has stepped back in the gym for the first time since having back

Tiequan Zhang To Be First Chinese UFC Fighter

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments2448 Views

Tiequan Zhang made history when he became the first Chinese fighter to compete in the WEC. Sources close to MMAWeekly.com have confirmed that the “Mongolian Wolf” will also be

Knee Injury Sidelines Kenny Florian; Hopeful for Summer UFC Return

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments2976 Views

Kenny Florian talks about his recent knee injury that forced him out of his January bout against Evan Dunham, as well as the recovery time until he's able to get

Phil Baroni Released From UFC Following Loss at UFC 125

Jan 04, 2011NoNo Comments3047 Views

The second time was not the charm for Phil Baroni. The heavy hitting New Yorker was released from the UFC on Monday following his UFC 125 loss to Brad

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UDPATED: UFC Fighter Chael Sonnen Pleads Guilty to Federal Money Laundering Charge

Jan 03, 2011NoNo Comments2914 Views

UPDATED: UFC fighter Chael Sonnen plead guilty to one count of federal money laundering on Monday, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon.

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