1. Brock Lesnar Thinking About a UFC Comeback? Some Unsolicited Advice: Don't Do It

    This is how rumors get started. The scene is a 23-second video shot during the media scrum portion of Thursday's UFC 168 pre-fight press conference...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 44,584 reads 118 comments

  2. Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman 2 & the Joy of Having No Idea What Will Happen

    Here’s a weird little fact you probably already know: MMA is obsessed with the future. In order to satisfy what we’re led to believe is a nearly inexhaustible interest ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 102,105 reads 115 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 220,164 reads 201 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 9,078 reads 7 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 28,524 reads 106 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 65,197 reads 79 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 34,672 reads 53 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 11,602 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 38,747 reads 43 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 20,178 reads 182 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 11,969 reads 45 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 9,044 reads 30 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 32,831 reads 116 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 33,741 reads 49 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 3,620 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 10,277 reads 45 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 20,930 reads 96 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 20,629 reads 100 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 25,840 reads 166 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 21,044 reads 141 comments

  21. 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 5,669 reads 15 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 14,341 reads 41 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 12,354 reads 71 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 10,222 reads 20 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 37,075 reads 139 comments