1. Ronda Rousey Cements Her Place as Most Terrifying Woman on Earth

    Ronda Rousey , the Ultimate Fighting Championship's biggest star, sent her fame soaring to unprecedented heights with a 16-second knockout win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175. It wasn't just the speed, though there was plenty of that...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 55,800 reads 422 comments

  2. UFC 175: Will the Biggest PPV of 2014 (so Far) Bear Fruit or Die on the Vine?

    Just in case anyone was wondering, UFC President Dana White wants us all to know the state of his company is strong, thank you very much...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 13,012 reads 41 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey, UFC's Biggest Star, Prepared for UFC 175 Challenge from Davis

    Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in the known universe. This may not be the most truthful statement ever written. But it feels that way, here in one of the many rooms that make up the Mandalay Bay Events Center...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 22,578 reads 81 comments

  4. With Few Real Challenges Ahead, Ronda Rousey's Fighting Future Still Uncertain

    Here’s what we know for sure about Ronda Rousey ’s future in the Octagon: On Saturday she’ll take on Alexis Davis at UFC 175 , she’ll win, and then she’ll go on a vacation...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 18,539 reads 53 comments

  5. UFC 175 Bold Predictions: What Does Future Hold for Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey?

    The UFC has a lot riding on this Saturday's pay-per-view event. With Chris Weidman set to defend his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida and Ronda Rousey putting her women's ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 21,723 reads 39 comments

  6. Weidman vs. Machida Is an Excellent Fight, but Will Anyone Watch?

    As far as main events go, you're not going to find many better than Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida . The middleweight title fight headlines this Saturday's UFC 175 event in Las Vegas...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 22,816 reads 159 comments

  7. Lyoto Gets 1 More Chance to Jump-Start 'Machida Era' at UFC 175

    At this point, it’s one of our sport's most persistent jokes. Five years after the UFC broadcast team prematurely bellowed the dawn of a new day in the light heavyweight ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 15,244 reads 57 comments

  8. Can Chris Weidman Silence His Critics with a Win over Lyoto Machida?

    With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 17,696 reads 260 comments

  9. Chael Sonnen's Latest Failed Drug Test Casts a Shadow over His Entire Career

    Until the very end, there were many who wanted to believe in Chael Sonnen . You've heard me say this before, but I will say it again: Sonnen is one of the nicest people you'll meet in mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 20,309 reads 191 comments

  10. Cub Swanson Proves Worthy of UFC Featherweight Title Shot, but Will It Come?

    For Cub Swanson , perhaps the sixth time will be the charm. Swanson ran his impressive Octagon win streak to an even half-dozen on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, outdueling the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 9,253 reads 40 comments

  11. Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens Both Hope to Bury Past, Build a Better Future

    Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson want to believe their stories are still being written. They both likely shudder to think they would be defined by moments past...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 4,627 reads 9 comments

  12. Fantasy UFC 175 Fight Card: Combining Multiple UFC Events into 1 Big PPV

    The UFC, in its ever-increasing attempts at expanding its brand around the globe, is running a lot of shows. This is an unarguable point. Whether or not you believe it is running too many events comes down to your own personal preference...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 6,198 reads 7 comments

  13. The State of the UFC Light Heavyweight Division

    We've taken a look at the UFC's heavyweight , lightweight and welterweight divisions. Today, we move down to what has historically been considered the UFC's marquee division: the light heavyweights...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 7,674 reads 12 comments

  14. Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna Try to Stay in the Game at UFC Fight Night 43

    Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna will make a piece of inauspicious history on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 43. According to statistical wizard Mike Bohn at MMAJunkie .com , Te Huna vs...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 5,438 reads 13 comments

  15. The State of the UFC Heavyweight Division

    We've already taken a look at the state of the UFC's welterweight and lightweight divisions. Today, we turn our eyes to the big boys in the heavyweight division...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 24,434 reads 88 comments

  16. UFC 175 Debacle Shows Surprise Testing Is Still Best Weapon in War Against PEDs

    Last week’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting didn ’t quite turn out to be the star-studded circus we all expected. Unfortunately, even this card was subject to change...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 8,425 reads 39 comments

  17. The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

    The UFC's Lightweight Championship has been on ice for nearly a year due to recurring injuries suffered by champ Anthony Pettis , and it could be another year before anyone not named Gilbert Melendez earns a title shot...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 21,709 reads 56 comments

  18. Scott Coker's '1st Day on the Job' Gives His Bellator Reboot a Familiar Feel

    They didn't hire him for his conference calls, that’s for sure. Scott Coker was suddenly back in our lives on Wednesday, re-emerging as one of MMA ’s most influential ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 11,881 reads 26 comments

  19. Sonnen Suspended, Silva Explains His Side of the Story at NAC Meeting

    Retired mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen was handed a temporary suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday, and a hearing will be held on a future date to determine his official punishment...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 49,154 reads 113 comments

  20. Demetrious Johnson Looks Unbeatable, but Challenges Still Abound for UFC Champ

    Demetrious Johnson did it again on Saturday at UFC 174, leaving yet another highly ranked challenger choking on his exhaust fumes with astonishing ease...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 7,557 reads 28 comments

  21. The State of the UFC Welterweight Division

    Georges St-Pierre's decision to walk away from the Ultimate Fighting Championship may have been met with groans from fans and from the halls of the UFC's office. But for the rest of the fighters inhabiting the division, it has been a blessing...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 18,051 reads 68 comments

  22. Demetrious Johnson's Flawless Victory over Ali Bagautinov Can't Save UFC 174

    Demetrious Johnson was pretty close to flawless on Saturday in his destruction of Ali Bagautinov. The champ swept Bagautinov on all three scorecards at UFC 174 , looking so ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 18,972 reads 86 comments

  23. Tyron Woodley: 'I Should Be the UFC Champion This Year'

    A year ago, Tyron Woodley sat at a table across from me at a hotel in freezing Montreal. One month prior, Woodley had made his UFC debut. It was an emphatic one...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 9,211 reads 135 comments

  24. Chael Sonnen's Retirement Ends UFC's Most Unlikely & Controversial Success Story

    If there’s one thing about Chael Sonnen ’s 17-year MMA career that everyone can agree on, it’s that he got results. The rest? That’s kind of a gray area...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 24,223 reads 79 comments

  25. Demetrious Johnson Casts Eye Toward Future, Still Has Things to Prove at 125

    Demetrious Johnson is an avid gamer, and so it is a little upsetting for him that the Electronic Entertainment Expo—or E3, in the parlance of those who follow such things—is ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 4,720 reads 10 comments