1. Chael Sonnen's Gift of Gab Betrays Him During Explanation of Failed Drug Test

    Chael Sonnen went on Fox Sports 1 on Tuesday afternoon and talked. Boy, did he talk. Just talked and talked...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 17,924 reads 149 comments

  2. Vitor Belfort's Licensing Chances Anyone's Guess After Positive Test Confirmed

    Somewhere, PT Barnum must be smiling. The saga of Vitor Belfort reached the circus-sideshow stratosphere last week, with the embattled fighter finally releasing the results ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 11,877 reads 54 comments

  3. Johnson vs. Bagautinov: Complete Guide to UFC 174 Fight Card

    It has been three years, nearly to the day, since the Ultimate Fighting Championship and its one-Octagon circus last rolled into Vancouver...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 13,342 reads 34 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 42 Results: Ben Henderson Picks Perfect Time to Leave No Doubt

    Benson Henderson was wise to handle all his own business on Saturday against Rustam Khabilov. This was the wrong night to leave anything to chance...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 26,473 reads 82 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 42: Russian Accents, Fishhooks and the Worst Decision Ever

    There is something in the air in Albuquerque, or perhaps it is in the water. Or perhaps it is nowhere at all. The popularity of the AMC show "Breaking Bad" led to scores of jokes about the Albuquerque desert...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 18,339 reads 123 comments

  6. Two Brothers

    Jeff and Barry Meyer grew up in one of the nice parts of Chicago, where money begat nice shopping malls and nice schools and nice kids wearing nice clothes. They were karate kids...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 3,427 reads 2 comments

  7. A Man Apart: Benson Henderson Needs to Do Something Special to Rejoin Title Hunt

    At first glance, Rustam Khabilov seems like a weird matchup for Benson Henderson . Given Henderson’s status as the UFC’s No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 9,231 reads 55 comments

  8. Jon Jones Latest in Long List of Stars to Publicly Clash with UFC Brass

    The marriage between the UFC and its biggest stars has never been perfect. Jon Jones took his turn proving that point (again) on Monday, after Dana White needlessly put the light ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 20,646 reads 149 comments

  9. Jon Jones Hasn't Signed to Fight Alexander Gustafsson; Should Fans Be Worried?

    Very few people seem to know for sure where things stand between the UFC and Jon Jones at the moment. Those who do? They aren ’t talking...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,776 reads 54 comments

  10. The Dude Abides: Stipe Miocic Shuts Down Fabio Maldonado, Ends UFC Marathon

    Stipe Miocic gave UFC fans exactly what they wanted on Saturday against Fabio Maldonado. Mostly, what they wanted was to go to bed...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 21,333 reads 37 comments

  11. TJ Dillashaw on UFC 173 Win, Cruz, Faber and Return to the Octagon

    Last week, I followed TJ Dillashaw as he prepared for his UFC 173 bout against Renan Barao. He was one of the biggest underdogs ever to participate in a championship bout, and ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 13,444 reads 24 comments

  12. Chael Sonnen Will Continue to Get Title Shots, and Here's Why

    It is a familiar refrain: Chael Sonnen , coming off a loss, finds himself in position for a title shot. It happened in 2013...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 34,301 reads 189 comments

  13. Vitor Belfort's Long, Strange UFC Trip Is About to Take Its Weirdest Turn Yet

    We know now that Vitor Belfort was being too modest back in September of 2012, when he unwittingly dubbed himself the “Young Dinosaur” during an interview with MMAFighting ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 21,341 reads 58 comments

  14. Wanderlei Silva Torpedoes Career with Nevada Licensing Controversy

    There was a time when Wanderlei Silva was the most feared man in mixed martial arts. He had a terrifying visage. Before every fight in PRIDE, Silva would stand across the ring and glare a hole through his opponent...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 49,438 reads 90 comments

  15. Daniel Cormier Has Nothing Left to Prove After UFC 173 Win, Bring on Jon Jones

    It appears even Daniel Cormier knows his upcoming fight against light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is going to be something special...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 17,585 reads 165 comments

  16. Renan Barao Doesn't Deserve Immediate Rematch with T.J. Dillashaw

    T.J. Dillashaw ’s championship win over Renan Barao at UFC 173 created all sorts of interesting subplots around the UFC bantamweight championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 17,265 reads 83 comments

  17. TJ Dillashaw Puts in Star-Making Performance at UFC 173

    TJ Dillashaw spent much of the last week brimming with a quiet confidence. The UFC bantamweight title challenger was a massive underdog to champion Renan Barao, but you’d never glimpse those long odds on his face...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 14,659 reads 41 comments

  18. Is Being the UFC's Toughest Bantamweight Enough to Make Renan Barao a PPV Draw?

    Saturday night marks the first time the UFC bantamweight championship will headline a pay-per-view event without the presence of Urijah Faber...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 5,766 reads 69 comments

  19. UFC 173: Fight Week with TJ Dillashaw

    LAS VEGAS — TJ Dillashaw will face the biggest challenge of his life Saturday night. The Team Alpha Male fighter steps into the Octagon at UFC 173 to face Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 13,713 reads 28 comments

  20. Dan Henderson and Long Wait Still Stand Between Daniel Cormier and Title Shot

    Since before he even arrived in the UFC, we’ve been spinning intricate yarns about the future of Daniel Cormier ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 11,072 reads 51 comments

  21. Rampage Jackson Solidifies His Place as Bellator's Biggest Star, but Now What?

    Being in the Quinton “Rampage” Jackson business has never been easy. So far, Bellator MMA appears to be full-fistedly embracing Jackson as its biggest star, what ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 27,573 reads 31 comments

  22. Bjorn Rebney Should Focus on Bellator, Not Dana White and the UFC

    In the old days, back when he was trying to carve a place for his new mixed martial arts promotion, Bjorn Rebney refused to say a bad word about the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 20,523 reads 73 comments

  23. Bellator MMA's 1st PPV Hits All the Wrong Notes, in Exactly the Right Way

    Every now and then, it’s more important to be interesting than good. Bellator MMA may have pulled off one of those nights Saturday, as the unexpected plot twists of the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 63,356 reads 94 comments

  24. Jon Jones Going Full Mayweather Would Be a Massive Boost for His Career

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is one of the most controversial fighters in mixed martial arts. He is a study in contrasts. He often appears humble and respectful...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 29,047 reads 81 comments

  25. Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres Announcement Leaves Fans Scratching Their Heads

    Urijah Faber is one of the UFC’s more popular fighters. He’s a pioneer in the lower weight divisions...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 24,193 reads 80 comments