1. UFC's New Drug Policy Could Be a Crucial Step into the Light (and in Wooing GSP)

    According to reports, the Holy Grail may be at hand. The UFC announced, via ESPN’s Brett Okamoto , on Wednesday that it will ramp up its drug testing efforts during the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 hours ago 158 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC 177 Bold Predictions: Can Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw Draw a Crowd?

    It wasn’t supposed to be this way. When the mad scientists at Zuffa headquarters fired-up their matchmaking supercomputer months ago and asked it to synthesize an awesome ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 hours ago 420 reads 4 comments

  3. T.J. Dillashaw's Worst-Case Scenario: Could a Loss Leave Him out in the Cold?

    Really quick, let’s lay out the doomsday scenario for T.J. Dillashaw . The new men’s bantamweight champion is already getting the short end of the stick on Saturday—slated ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 4,246 reads 17 comments

  4. UFC Star Tyron Woodley Skeptical of Real Change in Hometown of Ferguson

    Tyron Woodley was on Canfield Drive just two days before Michael Brown was gunned down by police officer Darren Wilson. "I was a one-minute walk away from where it happened," Woodley says...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 7,169 reads 1 comments

  5. Tyron Woodley Wants to Continue Climbing Up the Ladder by Facing Matt Brown

    Tyron Woodley does not care if his ideal next opponent is coming off a loss. He does not care if they are ranked two spots lower than him in the UFC's official rankings ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 days ago 9,789 reads 47 comments

  6. For Ben Henderson, Controversial Fights Are Nothing New (But Losing Them Is)

    You didn’t think we were going to get through an entire Benson Henderson fight without a little controversy, did you? Sorry, but that’s just not how he rolls...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 days ago 8,641 reads 35 comments

  7. Jordan Mein Says He Wasn't Distracted, but Father's Arrest Was on All Our Minds

    Maybe it was just the rest of us who were distracted. Clearly, Jordan Mein was in an unenviable spot Saturday night, fighting Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 just a day after ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 days ago 12,323 reads 41 comments

  8. Rafael Dos Anjos Makes a Mess of the UFC's Lightweight Title Picture

    When Benson Henderson fights, you can usually count on getting comfortable. There's time to secure your popcorn, visit the loo and make sure your stamp collection is in order...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 days ago 37,067 reads 105 comments

  9. UFC Star Michael Bisping Will Never Be World Champion, and That's OK

    For 23 seconds it all came together for England's Michael Bisping (25-6) at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau on Saturday; he unleashed a glorious combination of 20 strikes that could have been lifted directly from an MMA textbook...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 days ago 18,150 reads 68 comments

  10. Wanderlei Silva No-Shows NAC Disciplinary Meeting, Files Motion to Dismiss

    Thursday's postponement of Wanderlei Silva 's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission added another layer of intrigue to one of the most controversial subjects in mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 days ago 6,742 reads 35 comments

  11. Ben Henderson Can Take Next Step Toward Redemption Against Rafael Dos Anjos

    Rustam Khabilov was a good start. Last we saw Benson Henderson , the former lightweight champion snapped his streak of eight consecutive decision victories at June’s ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 days ago 3,920 reads 28 comments

  12. Scott Coker Is a Breath of Fresh Air for Bellator MMA

    The June appointment of Scott Coke r as president of Bellator MMA left many wondering what was in store for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts company. There was plenty of optimism...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 days ago 3,958 reads 6 comments

  13. Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone Could Have a Fight for the Ages at UFC 178

    For Eddie Alvarez , nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint. On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 days ago 7,191 reads 30 comments

  14. Michael Bisping Needs Impressive Win over Cung Le to Prove He Still Belongs

    Say this much for Michael Bisping : The man is a professional. From the outside looking in, it’d be easy to greet Bisping ’s latest assignment with one of the brash Brit’s trademark sneers...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 days ago 4,363 reads 13 comments

  15. Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: Contrived Insults Are Totally Unnecessary

    If you were looking for a reason to wake up at 6:30 a.m. ET to watch the preliminary card for the UFC's latest return to Macau , China, on Saturday, well, I've got nothing for you...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 days ago 11,877 reads 23 comments

  16. Ryan Bader's Win over Ovince Saint Preux Leaves Fans Asking the Tough Questions

    There were times when it seemed like nobody wanted to be there. Ryan Bader succeeded only in spurts, Ovince Saint Preux finished looking lost and tired, and as the clock crept past 1 a...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 days ago 7,966 reads 18 comments

  17. Judging the Judges: Did Sara McMann Beat Lauren Murphy at UFC Fight Night 47?

    Lauren Murphy hit Sara McMann a whopping 193 times Saturday night in Bangor, Maine, banging her about the head over and over again over the course of 15 minutes...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 days ago 14,673 reads 104 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 47 Bold Predictions: What's in Store for Ryan Bader, OSP?

    Perhaps more than anything else, UFC Fight Night 47 has positioning going for it. The Octagon makes its first trip to Maine on Saturday in the UFC's first fight card in 21 days...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 14 days ago 7,671 reads 9 comments

  19. Data Bomb: Who Is the UFC's Biggest Pay-Per-View Star?

    We constantly hear discussion of Ronda Rousey or Jon Jones being the UFC's biggest pay-per-view draw. But who really has the correct answer? With Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre—easily ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 10,484 reads 75 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 47 Preview: Ryan Bader Can Still Be Somebody at 205 Pounds

    It’s easy to feel sorry for a guy like Ryan Bader . OK—scratch that—more accurately, I suspect it’s easy for fight fans to feel absolutely nothing for a guy like Bader ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 15 days ago 2,188 reads 14 comments

  21. Pressing Pause: Can the Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones Fight Survive a Delay?

    Being an MMA fan isn't always easy. Nice things are few and far between. For every truly compelling fight such as like light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 16 days ago 17,098 reads 30 comments

  22. Michelle Waterson, the Next Big Star for Women's MMA

    LAS VEGAS — Michelle Waterson , the Invicta Fighting Championships 105-pound champion, is already reaping the benefits of Invicta 's recent broadcast deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 16 days ago 17,825 reads 31 comments

  23. Jon Jones Uncensored: Why the Reserved UFC Champ Is Suddenly Losing His Cool

    For my money, the best part of last week’s instantly infamous off-air SportsCenter squabble between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier comes before either of them even utters a word...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 16 days ago 55,138 reads 173 comments

  24. Leaked Jones, Cormier Video Drives UFC 178 Interest Through the Roof

    If there were any lingering doubts in your mind that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier might be putting on a show for the sole purpose of filling their pockets with your hard-earned cash, well, those fears should be firmly put to rest...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 43,295 reads 156 comments

  25. Chael Sonnen Camp Waiting on Any Response from Nevada Commission

    LAS VEGAS—A lawyer for Chael Sonnen has twice responded to an official letter from the Nevada State Athletic Commission that attempted to prevent Sonnen from competing on Saturday's Metamoris event in Los Angeles...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 22 days ago 13,086 reads 45 comments