Couture opens up about GSP vs UFC legal battle

Back inĀ 2007 Randy Couture was public about his displeasure with the UFC. He wanted to fight Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC did not take kindly to the idea. After some back and forth progress for both Couture and the UFC there was a settlement and that baffled some media outlets. Randy opened up to MMAJunkie: … Read more

Gilbert Melendez suspended one year after failing UFC 188 drug test

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current number five ranked 155-pounder in the UFC, Gilbert Melendez, has tested positive for banned substances. Melendez failed his UFC 188 post-fight urinalysis after dropping a split decision to Eddie Alvarez last month in Mexico. The UFC has released the following statement which includes a quote from Melendez: Following his … Read more

UFC announces settlement of piracy lawsuit

The UFC has settled yet another pay-per-view piracy lawsuit, this time against one Steven Messina, who will have to pay an undisclosed amount of money in addition to turning over all his computer hardware and software, and cooperate with the UFC and law enforcement in helping crackdown on PPV piracy. Here’s the full press release: … Read more

Eddie Alvarez calls Rebney’s bluff, posts release letters Bellator sent for signature

Remember us posting the story of Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney stating that former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was making false statements about the promotion and the history that have transpired between the two during this negotiation period? Eddie Alvarez took to his Twitter account this weekend to call the bluff of Rebney by producing the documents he claimed Bellator changed to try and gain his signature.

UFC scores big win for MMA in New York

It has emerged today that Zuffa has scored a massive win in their lawsuit against New York. This victory means that the organisation can now take a huge step towards holding UFC events in the state of New York regardless of whether or not the ban on professional mixed martial arts is lifted by the legislature.

Report: Strikeforce compensates fighters for canceled event

We previously reported on the cancelation of Strikeforce’s Melendez vs. Healy event and the great impact canceled cards can have on those who are financially dependent on an already sparse annual schedule of events.

King Mo signs dual pro MMA-pro wrestling deal with Bellator and TNA

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (8-1, 1 NC) has signed a deal to compete in both pro mixed martial arts with Bellator Fighting Championshps and in pro wrestling with TNA Impact Wrestling.