1. UFC Star Conor McGregor, Bellator and More: An MMA Thanksgiving

    It hasn't been the easiest year to be an MMA fan. Between the UFC's precipitous financial decline , decimated fight cards and what seemed to be a bizarre crime ring made up exclusively of fringe fighters, 2014 was far from a banner year...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 21 hours ago 8,482 reads 6 comments

  2. Renan Barao Is in No Position to Demand Fight with T.J. Dillashaw in Brazil

    Renan Barao wants to fight T.J. Dillashaw in Brazil. You can't blame a fighter for seeking a home-court advantage, and Brazil offers just such a thing...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 8,255 reads 51 comments

  3. AKA Head Javier Mendez Discusses Ways to Lessen Training Camp Injuries

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Daniel Cormier had been training hard for 23 minutes when the accident happened...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 days ago 17,401 reads 22 comments

  4. Conor McGregor Should Get Next Title Shot After Edgar Dominates Swanson

    The UFC's featherweight title picture just cleared up. Cub Swanson, he of the six-fight winning streak heading into UFC Fight Night Austin, is vanquished...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 days ago 30,285 reads 212 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar, Swanson Still Hope to Choose Their Own Adventures

    The dense plot surrounding the UFC featherweight title got some clarifying edits last Saturday at UFC 180...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 days ago 4,225 reads 8 comments

  6. UFC 181: Urijah Faber on Cisco Rivera, Dominick Cruz and Business

    Urijah Faber last stepped in the Octagon in July, which means he's had ample opportunities to start new businesses. Faber is a prolific businessman...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 days ago 3,550 reads 3 comments

  7. UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Could Go a Long Way to Silencing Critics, If It Holds

    Dana White could only chuckle on Monday, as he and some of the UFC’s biggest stars gathered on stage to release the organization’s upcoming schedule to a theater full of fans and media...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 days ago 14,047 reads 17 comments

  8. UFC 181: Gilbert Melendez Is Ready for War

    It has been a long time since Gilbert Melendez competed in a mixed martial arts fight. This is not to say he has not been busy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 days ago 8,070 reads 25 comments

  9. Bellator 131 Scores Big Ratings; Can Its New-Look Product Push the UFC in 2015?

    UFC owners would probably bristle at the suggestion they even occupy the same universe as their counterparts over at Bellator MMA . Actually, the bristling is obvious pretty much every time the topic comes up...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 days ago 11,085 reads 21 comments

  10. Rousey on Cyborg: I'm Going to Try to Kill Her with My Bare Hands

    When it comes to the topic of Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, UFC champion Ronda Rousey has never been one to mince words. She's been vocal about Justino and steroids and other weighty issues for years...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 days ago 17,024 reads 73 comments

  11. Fabricio Werdum Reveals Himself as Hero of the Story, TKOs Mark Hunt at UFC 180

    Much of the lead-up to UFC 180 focused on Mark Hunt’s chance to complete his Cinderella run to the interim heavyweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 days ago 18,792 reads 29 comments

  12. UFC 180 vs. Bellator 131: Who Won the Real Battle Saturday Night?

    While there were plenty of serious battles in the cage, titles won and legacies secured, the real fight Saturday night was taking place on television sets across the world...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 days ago 37,797 reads 68 comments

  13. Bellator 131: Tito Ortiz Outlasts Stephan Bonnar in New-Look Bellator

    SAN DIEGO — It was a night filled with a sparkling new sheen for North America's second-largest mixed martial arts promotion...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 days ago 23,947 reads 14 comments

  14. Complete Guide to Super Saturday: UFC 180, Bellator 131 and WSOF 15 Collide

    Fight fans will have their fingers on the remote control on Saturday night, as MMA 's top three promotions will go head-to-head on live television for the first time. World Series of Fighting and Bellator will both start at 9 p...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 14 days ago 10,374 reads 14 comments

  15. UFC 180 Preview: Is the Bottom About to Drop out of Mark Hunt's Feel-Good Story?

    Mark Hunt couldn’t wait to get out of there. That’s the impression you got on Wednesday if you sat through all of Hunt’s long, uncomfortable interview with MMAFighting...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 14 days ago 7,097 reads 30 comments

  16. Bellator 131: The Ortiz, Bonnar Traveling Circus Arrives in San Diego

    It is 1:10 p.m. in a banquet room of this San Diego Dave & Busters. Outside, throngs of fans play Skeeball and shoot hoops and play video games that are far larger and brighter than the arcade games of my youth...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 12,247 reads 20 comments

  17. UFC 180 Bold Predictions: Who Leaves Mexico City as Interim Heavyweight Champ?

    One thing we can say in UFC 180 ’s favor: There is no shortage of intrigue. As the UFC prepares to make its first trek to Mexico City on Saturday, the future of injured heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez casts a large shadow...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 14 days ago 11,576 reads 13 comments

  18. WSOF Champion Jessica Aguilar to UFC Reality Stars: 'I Am the Best'

    Jessica Aguilar (18-4), who defends her strawweight championship against Kalindra Faria (15-3) in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday, has two messages to the women's MMA world...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 15 days ago 147 reads 24 comments

  19. Melvin Guillard vs. Justin Gaethje: Who Is the Champion WSOF Needs Right Now?

    Is it too dramatic to say that on Saturday Melvin Guillard and Justin Gaethje will battle over World Series of Fighting’s very soul? Yeah, OK, that’s probably a little bit over the top...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 15 days ago 4,607 reads 2 comments

  20. Why Fighters Like Luke Rockhold and Ovince St. Preux Are so Important to the UFC

    Luke Rockhold and Ovince St. Preux more than earned their keep last weekend. During back-to-back UFC events that featured some 21 fights, Rockhold and St. Preux turned in the only truly impactful performances...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 16 days ago 7,419 reads 3 comments

  21. An Open Letter to Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua: Please Stop Fighting

    Dear Mauricio, May I call you Mauricio? Calling you by your first name seems a little weird because I have spent years referring to you by your last name and your nickname, pretty much exclusively...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 13,892 reads 73 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 56: Ovince St. Preux Clears the Room with Quick KO of Shogun Rua

    Moments after scoring the biggest win of his MMA career on Saturday night, Ovince St. Preux stood in the cage addressing an arena full of empty seats. St...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 18 days ago 8,929 reads 21 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 55: Luke Rockhold Spices Up Mad, Mad Middleweight Title Picture

    We already knew the UFC middleweight division was shaping up to have one of 2015’s most intriguing ensemble casts. With Luke Rockhold now perhaps leading the charge, it figures to be nothing short of a mad, mad, mad, mad world...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 19 days ago 9,656 reads 29 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 55: Al Iaquinta Does Everything Right in Starmaking Performance

    It turns out Al Iaquinta (10-3-1) knew something the rest of us didn't. When he boldly proclaimed he would be better than Ross Pearson standing, knowledgeable fans and insiders scoffed...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 20 days ago 7,331 reads 14 comments

  25. If Donald Cerrone Beats Myles Jury, Is He the No. 1 Contender at LW?

    UFC 182 features one of the biggest grudge fights in recent memory. You know the one. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier , light heavyweights of extraordinary prowess, eliminated any ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 7,148 reads 42 comments