Happy Gustafsson inks new deal according to Instagram post and photo

Alexander Gustafsson has apparently inked what he calls a ‘lucrative’ deal with the UFC. He also believes, as any respectable fighter should, that he is going to be champion soon and with Jon Jones out of the picture that just may happen if light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier beats heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in July … Read more

Dustin Poirier says there is ‘championship language’ in new contract with UFC

Speaking with MMAJunkie, Dustin Poirier said his new UFC deal includes “championship language”. This apparently means that provisions were made that if he becomes champ then good stuff happens financially. Here’s what he said via BJPenn.com… I just rewashed my old contract after my last fight and got a new contract. I got close to … Read more

Spencer Fisher signs new four-fight deal, will face Wolfslair product Curt Warburton at UFC 120

Despite back-to-back losses in the UFC, Spencer “The King” Fisher, recently inked a new four-fight deal with the organization.  Fisher, who is 8-5 in his UFC career and 23-6 overall, will be looking to get back on track at UFC 120 facing UFC newcomer Curt Warburton. The signing first reported by MMA Junkie, extends a … Read more

It’s nice to have options; ProMMAnow.com exclusive interview with Jake Shields

Jake Shields: Maybe they think it’s a done deal that I’m going to UFC, because that’s the way the media plays it. But I know my manager is talking with them. Scott [Coker] has given me good opportunities. He got me the opponents I wanted and I was on four of the five CBS shows. It’s all been good. But I won’t know my decision until the final offers are in.

Ovince St. Preux signs multi-fight deal with Strikeforce

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Ovince St. Preux (6-4), the former Tenneessee Vol linebacker who has been touted as one of the hot up-and-coming light heavyweight fighters to watch, has signed a multi-fight contract with Strikeforce. ProMMAnow.com was notified of the news Thursday by St. Preux’s manager, Joey Zonar. The news does not come as a surprise … Read more

Paul Daley cut from the UFC

MONTREAL, Canada – Following a third round unanimous decision loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 113 at the Bell Centre, England’s Paul Daley has been released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to UFC President Dana White. However, he was not fired because he lost the fight, but rather due to his actions following the … Read more

Eric “Red” Schafer released from the UFC

After losing his last two bouts inside the Octagon, light heavyweight fighter Eric “Red” Schafer has been released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He lost a unanimous decision to Jason Brilz at “UFC on Versus 1” this past Sunday, and lost a unanimous decision to Ryan Bader at UFC 104 back in October. Schafer confirmed the … Read more

Arlovski signs new mulit-fight deal with Strikeforce

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei “Pitbull” Arlovski (15-7), has signed a new multi-fight 16-month contract with Strikeforce. Arlovski broke the news today on his personal website www.arlovski.com. The Belarusian stated, “I cannot wait to get into the ring and show the world what I have been working on the last few months.” The website also … Read more

UFC wins legal battle with Ken Shamrock

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Zuffa, LLC, doing business as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (“UFC®”), was awarded a legal victory today against former champion, Ken Shamrock. Shamrock, who claimed Zuffa had violated certain contractual provisions of his final fight agreement, was demanding several hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation he claimed was due and … Read more

Maximum Fighting Championship press release regarding Chris Price

Editor’s note: Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) received the following press release from Maximum Fighting Championship on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2010. MFC included the picture as well that reads “The Quitter” (which is actually the cover from a comic book). Whether or not Chris Price’s MMA career is actually over because he missed an MFC card … Read more