1. Playing the Heel a Calculated Effort from Wrestling Legend Ben Askren

    LAS VEGAS—Ben Askren , once and perhaps future free-agent welterweight, sits near a waterfall in the massive Venetian casino...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 10,425 reads 48 comments

  2. Brock Lesnar Call-out Shows Alistair Overeem Still Not in Tune with UFC Audience

    We’ve known for years that Alistair Overeem marches to the beat of his own electronic dance music...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 31,973 reads 84 comments

  3. John Lineker's Weighty Issues Can Be Fixed with Easy Solutions

    Despite missing weight for two of his last three bouts—and needing an extra hour to make weight in the third—UFC flyweight John Lineker has no plans to move back up to bantamweight...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 5,242 reads 12 comments

  4. Anthony Johnson Gets Rare Second Chance to Throw His Weight Around in UFC

    Here is Anthony Johnson ’s chance to make an impact. The fighter whose name was once synonymous with failed weigh-ins is back as of Tuesday morning, and he's booked ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 25,431 reads 34 comments

  5. Vacating Title to Fight Injured Anthony Pettis Would Be Risky Move for Jose Aldo

    It took UFC President Dana White all of about four minutes on Saturday to negotiate terms for a superfight between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and lightweight champ Anthony Pettis ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 14,354 reads 52 comments

  6. Jose Aldo's Move to Lightweight Could Cement Him as Greatest Fighter in History

    There was a moment, roughly halfway through Jose Aldo's thoroughly brilliant and yet somehow uninspiring victory over Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169, when the longtime featherweight kingpin's murky future suddenly became quite clear...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 9,693 reads 70 comments

  7. UFC 169 One for the Record Books but Nothing to Write Home About

    This was not one to tell your grandkids about. I mean, unless your grandkids want to grow up to be ringside officials...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 10,224 reads 40 comments

  8. UFC 169: Featherweight King Jose Aldo Looking Forward to Bout with Ricardo Lamas

    The numbers are beginning to pile up for featherweight champion Jose Aldo . The reigning 145-pound king has defeated the last 16 men who have stood across from him inside the cage, and the majority of them have been disposed of in brutal fashion...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 3,139 reads 4 comments

  9. UFC 169: For Jose Aldo, Is Being the Best Featherweight on Earth Good Enough?

    To fully appreciate Jose Aldo , you had to see him in the WEC. As he prepares to meet heavy underdog Ricardo Lamas on Saturday at UFC 169 , while rumors of a summer superfight ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 6,238 reads 29 comments

  10. Renan Barao: Finally 'Undisputed' and Ready to Start His Legacy at UFC 169

    Saturday night originally presented an opportunity that Renan Barao had been waiting over a year to see come to light...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 4,283 reads 19 comments

  11. As Alistair Overeem Faces Must-Win Bout, Fans Wonder Which 'Reem' Will Show Up

    On the heels of back-to-back losses and sporting a 1-2 promotional record, Saturday’s showdown with Frank Mir at UFC 169 likely represents Alistair Overeem ’s last chance in the Octagon...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 16,209 reads 58 comments

  12. Dana White Joins Doctors in Denouncing TRT, Now Let's Hope the Hardline Sticks

    When the day comes that testosterone replacement therapy is finally, mercifully banned in MMA , we may well look back on this week as a tipping point...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 10,887 reads 85 comments

  13. UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber 2 Fight Card Betting Odds & Predictions

    UFC 169 takes place this Saturday night in Newark, New Jersey. Or perhaps it will take place Sunday night in Newark; that will only happen if the Super Bowl is moved to Saturday due to bad weather...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 12,427 reads 11 comments

  14. Josh Thomson Faces Fighting's Toughest Decision After Loss to Benson Henderson

    This is something I don’t normally say, but I think it would be a shame if Josh Thomson never fought again after losing to Benson Henderson on Saturday at UFC on Fox 10 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 6,175 reads 19 comments

  15. Alex Caceres Steals Show at UFC on Fox 10, Continues to Shine at Bantamweight

    There may not have been a ton of buzz surrounding Alex Caceres heading into his bout with Sergio Pettis at UFC on Fox 10 , but "Bruce Leeroy" gave the MMA world plenty to talk about in the aftermath of the event...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 5,228 reads 23 comments

  16. Benson Henderson Remains UFC's Most Frustrating Star After Edging Josh Thomson

    Benson Henderson won’t go quietly. The former lightweight champion’s split-decision victory over Josh Thomson on Saturday kept him comfortably ensconced among the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 24,671 reads 136 comments

  17. UFC on Fox 10: What We Learned from Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to Chicago was initially met without much fanfare. On paper, the card couldn't hold its own when held up next to the UFC's previous two Fox Chicago installments...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 14,242 reads 87 comments

  18. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 10

    The weather outside of the United Center may have been blistering cold, but the action inside was anything but as the Octagon returned to Chicago for UFC on Fox 10 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 6,203 reads 3 comments

  19. Adriano Martins Eager to Capitalize on Big Opportunity Against Donald Cerrone

    CHICAGO—Fight week is a unique scenario for the competitors involved on a UFC card. As the clocks ticks down closer to show time, the anticipation for the work to be done builds...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 months ago 2,718 reads 2 comments

  20. Benson Henderson, Josh Thomson and the Strange State of the Lightweight Division

    For a long time, the UFC lightweight division was beyond reproach. Just as light heavyweight was once regarded as the fight company’s glamour division, the 155-pound class ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 8,862 reads 23 comments

  21. Rampage Jackson Changes 2008 Car Chase Excuse Again, Can't Keep Story Straight

    If there's one thing you know about Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, it's that you never really know anything at all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 12,408 reads 32 comments

  22. Bold Predictions for UFC on Fox 10: Can Josh Thomson Stay in the Title Picture?

    The injury bug loves the taste of UFC lightweights. First, it took a bite out of T.J. Grant last August, waylaying him with a concussion prior to a scheduled title fight with Benson Henderson...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 7,172 reads 12 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 10: Henderson vs. Thomson Fight Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    The UFC returns to Fox on Saturday night with a familiar name: former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, who has made three appearances on the network fight cards since they began in 2011...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 13,076 reads 17 comments

  24. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Breaks Down Card for UFC on Fox 10

    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 9 months ago 11,181 reads 9 comments

  25. Refreshingly Honest Josh Thomson Gets Chance to Shake Up Lightweight Status Quo

    If you’ve read almost anything about Josh Thomson leading up to Saturday’s bout against Benson Henderson at UFC on Fox 10 , you already know he doesn’t have time for games...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 5,040 reads 5 comments