1. The Question: Does the UFC Have a Drug Problem?

    The UFC's announcement of Anderson Silva 's failed test for performance-enhancing drugs once again brought the topic of PEDs in mixed martial arts to the forefront of discussion...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 24 days ago 17,491 reads 102 comments

  2. Anderson Silva vs. the World: Can the GOAT Still Compete with UFC's Best?

    Anderson Silva will be 40 years old before he fights again. If he fights again. The consensus pick as greatest MMA fighter of all time convincingly outgunned welterweight Nick Diaz on Saturday at UFC 183...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 25 days ago 6,476 reads 28 comments

  3. UFC 183 Post-Fight Notebook: A Weird Week for the UFC Draws to a Close

    LAS VEGAS — I arrived fashionably late for UFC 183, just in time for the first preliminary-card bout...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 27 days ago 15,954 reads 31 comments

  4. If This Is Goodbye: Remembering UFC 183 Great Nick Diaz

    Say this for UFC star Nick Diaz —the man knows how to put on a show. Spitting, taunting and at one point even laying down on the mat, Diaz made a mockery of Anderson Silva, the greatest middleweight to ever live...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 27 days ago 18,766 reads 48 comments

  5. Nick Diaz Gives the Fans What They Paid to See in UFC 183 Loss to Anderson Silva

    If you paid to see a show on Saturday at UFC 183 , you certainly got your money’s worth—even at the fight company’s newly inflated pay-per-view asking price...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 28 days ago 34,192 reads 78 comments

  6. UFC 183: Anderson Silva Is Back, but Age Might Be Most Difficult Opponent Yet

    LAS VEGAS — Just over one year ago, Anderson Silva was on the Octagon floor, holding his leg and screaming in pain...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 28 days ago 51,925 reads 92 comments

  7. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: Great Fighters, Terrible Fight?

    I love Nick Diaz. In the spirit of full disclosure I think it's important to tell you that up front. It's a manly platonic love. Purely unprofessional? Sure. And deeply held. Everything about Diaz resonates with me...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 30 days ago 29,003 reads 59 comments

  8. UFC 183 Pre-Fight Notebook: Nick Diaz Has Arrived, Not a Moment Too Soon

    LAS VEGAS—The fun part about a Nick Diaz fight isn't really the fight itself. Not that there's anything wrong with the fights. Diaz is exciting, what with his constant motion and punches and trash-talking...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 30 days ago 5,798 reads 13 comments

  9. UFC 183 Bold Predictions: Is Anderson Silva a Suicide Mission for Nick Diaz?

    Funny thing about these mixed weight "superfights." They always sound great in theory. Maybe when you're just spitballing ideas over a couple cold ones at the local watering hole, weight classes seem negotiable...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 13,690 reads 36 comments

  10. UFC 183 Preview: What's Nick Diaz's Best Path to Victory over Anderson Silva?

    Conventional wisdom says Nick Diaz probably can’t beat Anderson Silva on Saturday at UFC 183 . At least, not the Diaz we’ ve all come to know and love during his 11-plus years in the spotlight...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 18,186 reads 47 comments

  11. Miesha Tate Finds Peace in Las Vegas but Still Seeks 3rd Fight with Rousey

    LAS VEGAS — If you ask Miesha Tate the question—the one question everybody wants to ask—she'll give you an honest answer. "Do you want to fight Ronda Rousey again?" Of course she does...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 16,277 reads 127 comments