1. The State of the UFC Men's Bantamweight Division

    These bantamweight dynasties—they don’t last forever. Just ask T.J. Dillashaw . On Sunday, it was Dominick Cruz bringing Dillashaw ’s reign to a crashing halt after 20 months on top of the men’s 135-pound division...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 17,512 reads 43 comments

  2. Dominick Cruz's Amazing UFC Comeback Continues to Keep Us on Pins and Needles

    Dominick Cruz certainly has a flair for the dramatic. With Cruz at the helm of the greatest comeback story in MMA history on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 81, you just knew it was going to come down to the wire...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 20,135 reads 72 comments

  3. Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez Battle to Regain Lost Luster at Fight Night 81

    Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez have both known better days. While they aren ’t quite down to desperation mode just yet, if either Pettis or Alvarez means to ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 7,554 reads 21 comments

  4. Teaming with Conor McGregor Makes Miesha Tate the Smart Choice for Holly Holm

    Since capturing the women’s bantamweight championship from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, much of the discussion about Holly Holm has focused on how much she now has to lose...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 32,809 reads 41 comments

  5. What, If Anything Is Next for Fedor After New Year's Eve Squash Match?

    Credit Bellator announcers Sean Grande and Jimmy Smith for saying what the MMA world was thinking last week immediately following Fedor Emelianenko ’s squash match with Jaideep Singh...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 13,420 reads 29 comments

  6. Furor About Robbie Lawler's Win over Carlos Condit Shows Rift in How We Watch

    At least the oddsmakers had this one dialed. Leading up to Robbie Lawler ’s welterweight title defense against Carlos Condit on Saturday at UFC 195 , we were told the fight was too close to call...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 25,979 reads 85 comments

  7. UFC 195 Results: Book Lawler & Condit an Immediate Rematch Before It's Too Late

    We were left with two questions on Saturday after Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit completed their epic welterweight title fight at UFC 195 —one of them hard and one of them easy...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 24,758 reads 104 comments

  8. UFC Bold Predictions for 2016: What Fates Await Rousey, McGregor, Jones & More?

    2015 was unpredictable. Literally. So many unexpected things happened this year in the UFC, there was simply no way to predict it all—though, in fairness, we came pretty close ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 57,066 reads 167 comments

  9. UFC in 2015: A Rough Year for MMA's Most Dominant Champions

    It was a bad time to be the best. As the dust settles on a wild, comeback year for the UFC, one of the things we can say for sure is that the Octagon’s most dominant champions were among the sport’s biggest losers in 2015...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 52,341 reads 49 comments

  10. UFC on Fox 17: Did Rafael dos Anjos KO Himself from Conor McGregor's Wish List?

    Maybe Rafael dos Anjos never really had a chance to land a fight with Conor McGregor, but it's a good bet Saturday night's performance didn't help his cause...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 69,775 reads 85 comments

  11. Donald Cerrone: MMA's Favorite Knockaround Guy Gets a Chance to Break Big

    Donald Cerrone needs no introduction to MMA fans, but if things go right for him this weekend, he’ll no doubt soon acquaint himself with a much larger audience...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 19,933 reads 85 comments

  12. Jose Aldo Won't Get McGregor Rematch, but 'Deserve's' Got Nothing to Do with It

    Let’s talk for a moment about the word deserve . The MMA industry is typically a fairly pragmatic place—one where the Oscar-winning sentiment of retired Wild West gunslinger Bill Munny rings eternally true...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 47,740 reads 171 comments

  13. Conor McGregor's Next Move Should Depend on UFC's Other Upcoming Title Fight

    Conor McGregor writes his own ticket. On the heels of his stunning 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo Saturday at UFC 194 , that appears true both inside the Octagon and in life...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 20,102 reads 42 comments

  14. Frankie Edgar: Was His KO of Chad Mendes as Good as Gold? Only Time Will Tell

    Frankie Edgar sure knows how to fill out a job application. For Edgar, the mission Friday at The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Finale wasn’t merely to beat Chad Mendes, but to do it impressively enough to assert his position as the next No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 26,187 reads 39 comments

  15. Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo and the Power of a Great Beef in MMA

    Before things get any crazier, pause for a moment to consider what Conor McGregor has already accomplished...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 18,942 reads 54 comments

  16. UFC 194: Weidman & Rockhold Are the Best at Everything, Except Getting Attention

    Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold aren’t going to win any popularity contests. Despite being among the very best of the UFC’s new generation of fighters, neither Weidman ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 5,613 reads 22 comments

  17. Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Could Be Epic, but Will It Be Lost in the Shuffle?

    The embarrassment of riches that is the UFC 194 fight week only truly reveals itself when you consider Friday night’s main event between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. A marquee attraction any other week of the year, Edgar vs...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,211 reads 20 comments

  18. The Anti-Rousey: So Far the UFC Title Seems to Fit Holly Holm Just Fine

    Ronda Rousey said Holly Holm wouldn ’t want her life. It was never easy being Rousey . The UFC’s brightest star lived in the constant glare of the spotlight...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 73,584 reads 44 comments

  19. UFC 193 Fact or Fiction: Is Ronda Rousey Unbeatable?

    If you are looking for one final clue about who most people—including the promoters—think will win Saturday's UFC 193 main event, look no further than the fight card's official tagline: The Rousey Revolution Continues...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 30,261 reads 163 comments

  20. Holly Holm Can Beat Ronda Rousey, but She'll Have No Margin for Error

    Holly Holm certainly has the ability to beat Ronda Rousey on Saturday at UFC 193 . If you’re out hunting around for reasons to believe Holm can unseat the fight company’s most dominant champion, that’s the good news...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 59,314 reads 82 comments

  21. Vitor Belfort's Quick KO of Dan Henderson Caps Night of Odd Stoppages in Brazil

    It was just one of those nights. Long before Vitor Belfort authored an abrupt head-kick knockout over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 77 on Saturday, you could feel an odd momentum building...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 22,994 reads 43 comments

  22. Will Vitor Belfort or Dan Henderson Opt for a Graceful Exit After 3rd Fight?

    Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson can’t seem to find a good way to leave the party. They were among the earliest to arrive, and somehow they’re both still here, still ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 6,562 reads 10 comments

  23. UFC's Light Heavyweight Division Needs Jones vs. Cormier 2 Now More Than Ever

    The numbers are in on Daniel Cormier’s fledgling reign over the UFC light heavyweight division and, well, they’re not great...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 11,142 reads 36 comments

  24. So Long and Thanks for All the Kicks: Time to Pull the Plug on UFC-Reebok Fiasco

    Look, we tried. Everybody did their best to get this awkward partnership between the UFC and Reebok to sprout wings and fly, but at this point it’s obviously just not going to work out...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 71,092 reads 91 comments

  25. Georges St-Pierre: Could He Still Pass Anderson Silva as MMA's Best Ever?

    The MMA world appears to have reached a consensus that it would be a bad idea for Georges St-Pierre to return. This is understandable—if a bit awkward for the subtext it reveals about the sport we all watch so eagerly...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 15,753 reads 137 comments