1. Dana White's Defense Against Georges St-Pierre Doing More Harm Than Good

    kook·y 1. strange or eccentric. In a sport where masculinity is prized and the symbols and accoutrements of male pride are displayed, splashed and painted across various ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 31,429 reads 185 comments

  2. UFC Fight Pass Exclusive: 5 Key Questions About New Online Service Answered

    Finding anything in Atlanta can be difficult, especially when the destination in question has the word "Peachtree" in the address. A different man might have given up...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 16,300 reads 48 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 10: Gabriel Gonzaga Looks to Keep Things Rolling Against Stipe Miocic

    Gabriel Gonzaga is no stranger to the deeper waters of the UFC heavyweight division. Over a span of the past eight years, "Napao" has experienced all facets of the fight game while competing under the most visible banner in mixed martial arts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 4,418 reads 14 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 35: Luke Rockhold KOs Costas Philippou, Gets Back on Message

    Finally, here was the Luke Rockhold we’d all been waiting to see. Nearly eight months after his UFC debut ended in disaster, Rockhold got back on message Wednesday night, ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 9,780 reads 52 comments

  5. The Good, Bad and Strange from Fight Night 35

    The UFC returned to Georgia for the fifth time in the organization's history on Wednesday for UFC Fight Night 35...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 9,579 reads 16 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 35: What We Learned from Luke Rockhold vs. Costas Philippou

    When Luke Rockhold stepped in the cage for his UFC debut against Vitor Belfort, he carried the virtual weight of Strikeforce on his shoulders...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 9,679 reads 37 comments

  7. Georges St-Pierre in Repose and the Emergence of MMA's Most Unlikely Radical

    If there’s one word that best describes the MMA career of Georges St-Pierre, it might well be "steady." Throughout his historic decade-long run in the UFC, St-Pierre was so dominant that he was routinely lambasted for being boring...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 20,155 reads 76 comments

  8. Dropping Knowledge: Kenny Florian Breaks Down Card for Fight Night 35

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,552 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 35: Luke Rockhold Still Distancing Himself from Vitor Belfort KO

    This isn’t about Vitor Belfort . This is a story about Luke Rockhold, who on Wednesday night returns to the cage for the first time since May of last year, when Belfort ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 5,261 reads 11 comments

  10. Bellator's Tournament Format Continues to Hold the Promotion Back

    Bjorn Rebney to Ariel Helwani (h/t MMA Fighting), March 26, 2012 : At the same time, it’s critical to have a system in place that ensures our Champions defend their titles as frequently as possible...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 5,373 reads 30 comments

  11. Keith Kizer Resigns from NSAC, Moves to Role in Nevada Attorney General's Office

    LAS VEGAS — Keith Kizer , who has served as the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission from the time of his appointment in 2006, has resigned his position and is moving into a role with the Nevada Attorney General's office...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 20,800 reads 42 comments

  12. Daniel Cormier Avoiding Weighty Issues in Preparation for Rashad Evans Fight

    LAS VEGAS — A week ago, Daniel Cormier weighed 225 pounds. Friday, he weighs 223 pounds. By next Friday, he'll be 219 pounds. In just more than a month, he'll weigh 215 pounds, where he'll begin his actual weight cut...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 30,653 reads 64 comments

  13. Bold Predictions for 2014: Dundas and Snowden Foresee Futures of UFC Stars

    Prognostication is typically a precision art. When trying to peer into the future, it’s better to do it through a sniper’s scope than a wide-angle lens...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 16,463 reads 88 comments

  14. Sara McMann: Undaunted, Unafraid and Ready for Ronda Rousey

    LAS VEGAS — Sara McMann would like to make one thing perfectly clear: She is grateful to Ronda Rousey for helping usher women's mixed martial arts into the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 20,886 reads 68 comments

  15. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Snowden, Dundas and Botter Discuss Faber, Diaz and More

    Hi there. Hope you had a great holiday season, full of presents and family and merriment. But now that we're past all that nonsense, it's time to get down to the very serious business of mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 7,319 reads 13 comments

  16. UFC 169: Injury Has Rivals Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber Both Facing Long Odds

    It must needle Dominick Cruz to know the latest episode in his seemingly endless, excruciating series of injury setbacks opened another door for Urijah Faber ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 19,775 reads 39 comments

  17. Dominick Cruz: The Unluckiest Person in Sports

    The past few weeks, I'd been planning a trip to San Diego to spend a few days with the now-former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 14,310 reads 44 comments

  18. Ronda Rousey: Top 5 Threats to Her Reign as UFC Champion

    It’s not really even an insult to call Ronda Rousey one-dimensional anymore. Like any self-respecting fighter, she would likely bristle at that notion, but the truth is, she’s easy to figure out...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 25,170 reads 55 comments

  19. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging All 4,000 Miles of B/R's 'MMA Road Trip 2014'

    "The Road" is a concept that has fascinated American writers for more than a century. Where western expansion—and later the railways—captivated great minds long before ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 30,497 reads 52 comments

  20. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 34

    After the run the UFC just came off in the previous year, there is going to have to be a lot of work put in to raise the bar higher in 2014...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 13,915 reads 17 comments

  21. MMA Year-in-Review: Dundas and Snowden Decide Who Won 2013

    By any metric, 2013 was a weird year in mixed martial arts. After years of setting our watches by the UFC's welterweight and middleweight champions, both Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre disembarked for the great unknown...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 11,381 reads 87 comments

  22. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker January 2014 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 7,263 reads 30 comments

  23. Isaac Vallie-Flagg Looking to Go All out at UFC Fight Night 35

    Despite getting off to a great start, 2013 wasn't the year that Isaac "Ike" Vallie-Flagg hoped it would be, but he has to chance to start 2014 off with a win at UFC Fight Night 35 on Jan...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 2,086 reads 0 comments

  24. Anderson Silva Leg Break Update from Doctor Who Performed Surgery

    For a man who has made a career out of crafting spectacular highlight-reel knockouts and unforgettable moments inside the cage, any time Anderson Silva fights, something about it is worth remembering...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 92,552 reads 121 comments

  25. With Silva and St-Pierre Out, Who Will Fill the UFC's Superstar Void in 2014?

    In the end, it was fitting that Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre left the party together. The Octagon’s two biggest stars began their respective title reigns a little ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 29,554 reads 194 comments