1. UFC 189: With Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes Tests to See If Conor McGregor Is Legit

    To borrow a phrase from former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar , UFC 189 has been in “chicken salad” mode for more than a week now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 days ago 36,416 reads 231 comments

  2. Yoel Romero Could Be Man to Beat at Middleweight, If He Just Cuts Out the Crazy

    For Yoel Romero, perhaps the trick will be avoiding any further episodes of foot-in-mouth disease just long enough for him to fight for the middleweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 days ago 19,673 reads 92 comments

  3. Somehow, Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock Pull Off Perfect End to Bellator's Circus

    It was either going to be quick, or it was going to be bad. Those were about the only two options Friday night, when Bellator MMA dusted off 51-year-old Ken Shamrock to ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 32,399 reads 34 comments

  4. Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor: Who Will Become the Wrestler?

    There has obviously been no end of name calling between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor during their lengthy, well-publicized feud over the UFC featherweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 19 days ago 20,010 reads 133 comments

  5. Gilbert Melendez Faces Uphill (But Winnable) Battle After Cruel Split Decisions

    Nobody thought Gilbert Melendez would start his UFC career 1-3. The former Strikeforce lightweight champion had just been too good during a decade spent fighting elsewhere...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 19 days ago 9,311 reads 26 comments

  6. UFC Heavyweight History Shows It's Tough to Be Great When Chaos Reigns

    Since the beginning, the only real constants in the UFC heavyweight division have been disorder and delay. Even in a sport that so often thrives on chaos, the 265-pound class has always been an abject mess...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 20 days ago 10,042 reads 18 comments

  7. UFC 188: Cain Velasquez's Loss Puts Junior Dos Santos Back in the Catbird Seat

    While the loudest cheers no doubt came from Fabricio Werdum's corner, the new UFC heavyweight champion's extended entourage weren't the only interested parties watching his fight with longtime champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 closely...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 22 days ago 15,292 reads 82 comments

  8. UFC 188 Results: One-Eyed Eddie Alvarez Stifles Gilbert Melendez in Grudge Match

    In the end, there was just too much working against Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez for them to really do their yearslong rivalry justice. It might have been foolish for us to ever expect they could...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 23 days ago 18,716 reads 37 comments

  9. Once a Dream Fight, Melendez vs. Alvarez Still Worth the Price of Admission

    Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez both took the scenic route to the UFC. For better or worse, Alvarez and Melendez both spent the heart of their careers toiling in smaller organizations, ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 25 days ago 5,256 reads 8 comments

  10. Snakebitten Cain Velasquez Has Much to Prove in UFC 188

    In October 2013, UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez dispatched his greatest rival with disturbing ease. Junior dos Santos, the second-best heavyweight in the world, didn't even come close to giving the champ a fight...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 25 days ago 16,863 reads 76 comments

  11. UFC 188 Predictions: Can Cain Velasquez Finally Make a Splash in Mexico City?

    Calling a "do-over" never felt so good. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will finally meet to unify the heavyweight title on Saturday at UFC 188 in Mexico City...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 27 days ago 8,851 reads 45 comments

  12. After 20 Months on the Sidelines, Can Cain Velasquez Still Reign Supreme?

    It’s been nearly two years since UFC fans last saw their heavyweight champion in action. That would be a long time on the sideline for any professional athlete, but to gain ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 29 days ago 10,971 reads 72 comments

  13. Heavyweights Ben Rothwell and Shawn Jordan Steal the Show at UFC Fight Night 68

    The average post-fight interview in the UFC is a dreadful bore. The announcer, in this case Jon Anik , asks the fighter to talk him through the fight. Then he'll ask who the fighter wants to step into the cage with next...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 20,047 reads 51 comments