1. UFC 168: Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate Battle for the Soul of Women's MMA

    Ronda Rousey didn't crack many smiles during this season of the UFC's groundbreaking reality television show The Ultimate Fighter . On the surface, there was plenty to grin about...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 220,007 reads 201 comments

  2. The Stakes Are High for the Major Players at UFC 168

    There have been plenty of high-profile cards this year but none bigger than UFC 168 . The UFC's annual end-of-the-year event is stacked from top to bottom with action-packed tilts and features interesting matchups from all corners of the roster..

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,070 reads 7 comments

  3. UFC 168 Bold Predictions: Can Chris Weidman Slay 'The Spider' Again?

    The waiting is almost over. By this time on Sunday, we'll know the future of the UFC middleweight division. We'll know whether Chris Weidman's initial win over Anderson Silva was more luck than destiny...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 28,499 reads 106 comments

  4. Miesha Tate: Barbie Dolls and Bloodshed

    Resting on her forearms and knees while looking down at the hazy red spot beneath her, Miesha Tate struggled to get her bearings. She wasn't quite sure what the spot was. Truth be told, she wasn't even all that sure what was happening...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 64,880 reads 79 comments

  5. UFC 168: 'Weidman vs. Silva 2' Fight Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    Welcome to the latest biggest UFC event in the entire history of time. That's not true, of course. It will be very difficult for UFC 168 to bypass the fabled UFC 100 event in ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 34,657 reads 53 comments

  6. MMA Christmas: White Elephant Gifts for the UFC's 9 Champions

    What do you get the fighter who has everything? It's a vexing seasonal question, as we consider what we could possibly gift the UFC's nine reigning champions that they don't have already...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 11,590 reads 16 comments

  7. UFC 168: Anderson Silva and the Lofty Expectation of Greatness

    The name Anderson Silva evokes a plethora of thoughts. From a legendary montage of highlight-reel knockouts where he dispatched a mixture of the best fighters across the MMA ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 38,721 reads 43 comments

  8. Chris Weidman 'Doesn't Care' Which Anderson Silva Shows Up at UFC 168

    Most of the juiciest talk leading up to UFC 168 has had nothing to do with middleweight champion Chris Weidman . As usual, the industry at large remains in the thrall of Anderson Silva ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 20,149 reads 182 comments

  9. UFC 168: Another Atypical Pre-Fight Interview with Josh Barnett

    As a writer who has made a career out of doing interviews and features, I have come to learn that timing means everything...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 11,938 reads 45 comments

  10. UFC 168's Travis Browne: Hungry for Gold, on a Mission of Destruction

    Travis Browne has every intention of becoming the UFC heavyweight champion. Where the rangy Hawaiian's immense potential once garnered the prospect label, he's since traded in that particular tag for contender status...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,042 reads 30 comments

  11. UFC 168 Primer: Reliving 1st Fight Between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman

    Anderson Silva is the greatest fighter in UFC history. Few, at this point, would dare dispute that. It's hardly worth arguing—seven years and 17 wins speak plenty loudly all on their own in response to naysayers...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 32,768 reads 116 comments

  12. Shane Del Rosario Died of Natural Causes, but Drugs Found in System

    Shane Del Rosario died of natural causes after suffering a heart attack on Nov. 26, but the late UFC heavyweight also had traces of cocaine, opiates and THC present in his body at the time of death...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 33,668 reads 49 comments

  13. Brad Tavares Ready for Battle with Lorenz Larkin, Aiming at Top 10 in 2014

    The past two years have been interesting for Brad Tavares. In addition to winning all four of his showings inside the Octagon over that stretch, the 25-year-old Hawaiian has steadily made his way up the ladder in the middleweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 3,595 reads 6 comments

  14. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Prepare for UFC 168 Drama

    We're less than 10 days away from UFC 168 and the Most Anticipated Rematch in UFC History®. Naturally, as we all prepare for the world-shattering drama that will be Anderson Silva vs...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 10,290 reads 45 comments

  15. UFC 171: Johny Hendricks Refuses to Let the Title Slip Away from Him Again

    When the final second ticked off the clock in the main event of UFC 167, Johny Hendricks felt his heart start pounding. In his mind, he had just accomplished what few believed he could: defeat the long-reigning welterweight king Georges St-Pierre...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 20,892 reads 96 comments

  16. Nick Diaz: After Rebuffing UFC's Latest Offer, Is He Ever Coming Back?

    As wise men, referees and jazz drummers are fond of reminding us, life is all about timing. Admittedly, we’ ve known for years that Nick Diaz doesn ’t synchronize ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 20,584 reads 100 comments

  17. Predictions for Every UFC Champ at the End of 2014

    Looking into our collective crystal balls can be a fun experience. I've never been all that great at long-term predictions, and anyone who tells you they are—especially in a volatile sport such as mixed martial arts—is probably a liar...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 25,789 reads 166 comments

  18. UFC 168: Is Price Hike Justified for Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman?

    It’s always unsettling to hear Dana White plead ignorance. After more than a decade as one of the most opinionated and hands-on executives in sports, we’ ve come ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 21,017 reads 145 comments

  19. Stipe Miocic Looking to Keep Momentum Rolling Against Gabriel Gonzaga

    Stipe Miocic is on the verge of doing big things in the UFC heavyweight division. The Cleveland-based fighter has been one of the organization's best heavyweight prospects since making his promotional debut in 2011...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 5,641 reads 15 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 9: Urijah Faber Proves He Still Holds the Cards at Bantamweight

    The road to the UFC bantamweight title still runs through Urijah Faber. Just in case we forgot, we were reminded of that fact in emphatic fashion on Saturday night as Faber ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 14,265 reads 41 comments

  21. Little Man, Big Power: Is Demetrious Johnson on His Way to Becoming a UFC Star?

    Challenger Joseph Benavidez (19-4) and champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1) both loaded up big right hands about two minutes through the first round of their flyweight title fight...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 12,323 reads 71 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 9

    The card was officially billed as UFC on Fox 9 , but it very well could have passed as "Team Alpha Male vs. Everybody...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 10,207 reads 20 comments

  23. Jon Jones on GSP's Decision: 'I Think He's Right Where He Needs to Be'

    After dominating the welterweight division for the better part of a decade, Georges St-Pierre has decided to vacate his title and walk away from MMA for the time being...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 37,041 reads 139 comments

  24. Alexander Gustafsson Wins Contest, Joins Jon Jones on Cover of EA UFC

    The votes are in—11 million of them in fact—and Alexander Gustafsson will join light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on the cover of the EA UFC video game, according to EA Sports' official website...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 16,545 reads 78 comments

  25. Georges St-Pierre Displays Grace, Professionalism in Walking Away from the UFC

    Georges St-Pierre may come back to the fight game. Or perhaps he won't. But in walking away from the sport, if only temporarily, in the manner he did on Friday afternoon, St-Pierre ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 40,643 reads 217 comments