1. MMA Fact or Fiction: What's Next for Ronda Rousey, GSP, Jon Jones and Nick Diaz?

    The downtime is upon us, MMA fans. With just two UFC events on the books this month, October will go down as one of 2015's least action-packed...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 24,711 reads 43 comments

  2. Bantamweights Rising: As Dillashaw and Faber Feud, Hot Times Afoot at 135

    Nothing like a little family drama to spice up one of the UFC’s traditionally bland weight divisions. Suddenly, Urijah Faber and T.J...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 15,295 reads 17 comments

  3. For Trolling Jon Jones, Business as Usual Won't Be Good Enough Upon UFC Return

    A couple of strange things happened as I watched Jon Jones ’ latest Instagram video. This was Sunday morning after UFC 192, when I woke up to discover Jones right back to his old tricks again...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 40,262 reads 145 comments

  4. Alexander Gustafsson: Plotting a Way Forward for LHW's Perennial Runner-Up

    For the second time in his career, Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday pushed the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion to the limit. For the second time, he came away with nothing...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 29,371 reads 68 comments

  5. UFC 192: Cormier and Gustafsson Star, but Could Either Win a Rematch with Jones?

    Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson did everything they could on Saturday to make us forget about Jon Jones ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 21,983 reads 70 comments

  6. UFC 192: Jon Jones Looms as Cormier & Gustafsson Duel for Disputed Belt, Respect

    The timing of Jon Jones ’ plea bargain couldn’t have been any worse for Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 20,209 reads 64 comments

  7. UFC 192 Fact or Fiction: Can Daniel Cormier Legitimize His Reign with a Win?

    A lot of moving pieces—that’s the best way to describe the light heavyweight division as UFC 192 approaches...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 2,834 reads 4 comments

  8. Jon Jones Takes Plea Deal: Could He Be Next for the Cormier-Gustafsson Winner?

    The People vs. Jon Jones came to its anticlimactic but inevitable end this week, as the once and likely future UFC light heavyweight champion took a plea deal Tuesday...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 38,164 reads 106 comments

  9. Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson Let It All Hang out in Japan—For Better and Worse

    Now this was a heavyweight fight. For better and worse. As two of the UFC’s most colorful big men, Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson each emptied his complete bag of tricks on Saturday in Japan at Fight Night 75...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 17,628 reads 12 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 75: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson Is Everything and Nothing

    You get the impression neither Josh Barnett nor Roy Nelson is knocking on the door of a UFC heavyweight title shot these days. You also get the distinct impression both guys are pretty cool with that...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 7,905 reads 9 comments

  11. New Evidence Puts UFC Handling of TRT-Fueled Vitor Belfort Front & Center Again

    When the Nevada Sate Athletic Commission abruptly outlawed testosterone replacement therapy on February 27, 2014, UFC President Dana White said he was overjoyed...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 38,522 reads 61 comments

  12. UFC's Awesome December Schedule Has Fans on Pins and Needles, Hoping It Happens

    The UFC’s comeback tour is almost in the books. As noted last month , America’s largest MMA promoter is on the verge of completing a full-scale turnaround after a tough 2014...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 13,304 reads 19 comments

  13. UFC Vet Phil Davis' Bellator Move Takes Just 1 Night (and 2 Fights) to Pay Off

    It didn’t take long for Phil Davis ’ gamble in Bellator MMA to come up aces. One night, two fights, just over seven minutes of action. That’s all it took for Davis to seize No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 19,972 reads 24 comments

  14. UFC's Drug-Testing Program Needs to Show Results as USADA Allegations Emerge

    The honeymoon is over. When the UFC revealed the particulars of its new in-house drug-testing program at a press conference in June, the fight company enjoyed nearly unanimous approval...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 10,439 reads 22 comments

  15. With a Win over the Champ Already, Is John Dodson's Best Future at Bantamweight?

    We haven’t heard the last of John Dodson . That was the message from Dodson and his camp last weekend in the immediate wake of his unanimous-decision loss to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 191...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 8,904 reads 18 comments

  16. Conor McGregor at Lightweight? He's Jumping the Gun, but It Sure Would Be Fun

    It’s way too early to start dreaming about how Conor McGregor might fare in the UFC lightweight division. Not that anyone needs a reminder, but McGregor still has unfinished business in his natural weight class...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 30,400 reads 200 comments

  17. Andrei Arlovski's Lackluster UFC 191 Win Hits Reset on Heavyweight Title Picture

    Even Andrei Arlovski knew there was no cause for celebration. Moments after the judges confirmed his unanimous-decision win over Frank Mir on Saturday in the co-main event of ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 15,262 reads 72 comments

  18. UFC 191 Fact or Fiction: Can Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Emerge from PPV Purgatory?

    This one is for you, MMA hardcores. In contrast to a few of its more ballyhooed recent efforts—UFC 189 and UFC 190, for example—Saturday night's UFC 191 isn't going to land anybody on Good Morning America ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 3,906 reads 7 comments

  19. UFC 191: Demetrious Johnson & John Dodson Battle for Soul of Flyweight Division

    "I am going to kick him repeatedly. He’s going to try to shoot, and when he shoots I’m going to stop his takedown , and I’m going to hit him more and more and more until somebody pulls me off of his lifeless corpse...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 7,090 reads 11 comments

  20. UFC 195 Could Make Joanna Jedrzejczyk Household Name Nobody Can Pronounce

    There’s an interesting little subplot brewing around UFC 195 . The primary plot point of the UFC’s first event of 2016, of course, is one of betrayal. We were originally told the fight card scheduled for Jan...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 9,119 reads 84 comments

  21. Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Is Main Event, Eliminator & Backup Plan All in One

    Frankie Edgar has been trying to hustle himself a fight for a while now. But Chad Mendes? Not sure anybody totally saw that one coming...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 20,512 reads 67 comments

  22. As Rousey & McGregor Post Big Numbers, Jon Jones Still the Missing Piece for UFC

    Things are looking up. After we spent much of 2014 worrying for the future of the UFC—or, at least, for its future on pay-per-view—business has been unexpectedly bullish so far this year...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 33,445 reads 95 comments

  23. UFC 194: Can Jose Aldo & Conor McGregor Catch Lightning in a Bottle Twice?

    So now we know. December 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. That will be the time and place for Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo to finally—knock on wood— ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 24,029 reads 67 comments

  24. Buy, Sell or Hold: Taking a Look at All 10 UFC Divisions

    It's a simple concept, really. Start by pretending the UFC's 10 weight classes are investable commodities because, really, that's exactly what they are. Next, try to determine which one will give you the most bang for your buck...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 33,068 reads 70 comments

  25. Cain Velasquez's Rematch with Fabricio Werdum Not Ideal, but Necessary

    Nobody likes the idea of the UFC title scene reduced to a series of do-overs. In a sport that prides itself on fast-paced action and definitive outcomes, rematches—immediate or otherwise—usually aren’t the best strategy...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 26,292 reads 92 comments