Spike TV brings back Kimbo Slice to counter-program “The Ultimate Fighter Live” debut on FX

It’s no coincidence TUF 10 veteran Kimbo Slice will host the premiere of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter Fridays” on March 9 at the very same time the UFC debuts with “The Ultimate Fighter Live” on FX.

Justin Wren dominates in MMA Xplosion main event; complete results

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Justin “The Viking” Wren (8-2) dominated heavyweight boxer turned MMA fighter Reggie Higgins (3-1) Saturday night in the “MMA Xplosion: Fight Night II” main event at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. The judges scored it 30-26 in favor of Wren on all three cards, giving the TUF 10 alumnus the … Read more

Rampage Jackson: “I’m no longer proud to be a UFC fighter”

Here’s another ten minutes of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson whining about his job in the UFC, and how he doesn’t feel he gets the respect or compensation he deserves. Certainly everyone can sympathize and feel sorry for a man who is starring in what will most likely be one of the biggest movies of the summer. … Read more

Bitter rivals and former champions Rampage and Evans clash at UFC 114

Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena – Tickets on Sale Saturday, March 27 at 10am PT Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Finally, these two former Ultimate Fighting Championship® light heavyweight champions get a chance to let their fists do the talking. After multiple back-and-forth verbal exchanges on the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter®, … Read more

Wes Sims will fight Bobby Lashley at “Strikeforce: Miami” on Jan. 30

Wes Sims gets a shot at Lashley after several proposed opponents fell through.

ProMMA.info has confirmed with Strikeforce Director of Communications Mike Afromowitz that pro wrestling sensation-turned-MMA-fighter, Bobby Lashley (4-0) will be fighting UFC and TUF 10 veteran Wes Sims (22-12-1) at “Strikeforce: Miami” on Jan. 30.

Lashley is coming off a first round submission due to punches win over Bob Sapp at “Ultimate Chaos” in June 2009. Prior to that, he defeated Mike Cook via guillotine and Jason Guida via unanimous decision, also in 2009. And he defeated Joshua Franklin with a :41 second TKO (doctor stoppage) in his Dec. 2008 pro debut.

Sims was last seen on The Ultimate Fighter 10 reality TV show getting choked out by ProMMA.info TUF 10 blogger Justin Wren. Sims’ last official fight was in Nov. 2008, when he knocked out Jason DeAngelo at “Full Contact Fight Series 29”. He is currently riding a three fight win streak.

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It’s no more “Mr. Nice Guy” for Quinton Jackson

Photo: Sherdog - It's probably safe to say the days of Rampage getting dry humped by the UFC President while two billionaire brothers watch are over.

As you have probably heard, earlier this month Quinton “Rampage” Jackson announced he would return to the UFC to finish out the last three fights on his contract. Although he has decided to come back, do not be surprised if he is not the same wise-cracking “happy-go-lucky” Quinton that first arrived on the UFC scene back in 2007.

Things are different now. And according to Jackson’s statements in a recent interview with Michael Pepper, from U.K. site MMA Bay, it’s “no more Mr. Nice Guy,” for the former UFC light heavyweight champ.

The trouble between Jackson and the UFC seemingly stems from the circumstances surrounding his time filming The Ultimate Fighter season 10 and the subsequent fight that was to take place with opposing coach Rashad Evans.

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Inside MMA: 12-11-09

“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” winner Roy Nelson, UFC welterweight fighter Frank Trigg, and FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer join hosts Bas and Kenny on this week’s Inside MMA. The show takes a look at The Ultimate Fighter and the impact the show has had upon the growth of MMA, Ron Kruck talks with Pat Barry about … Read more