1. UFC Deserves Credit for Taking Steps to Clean Up Sport

    Damned if they don't, damned if they do. That's the feeling I had at the conclusion of Wednesday's Ultimate Fighting Championship news conference on performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 5,477 reads 44 comments

  2. For UFC, Devil Will Be in Details of Creating, Enforcing New Drug-Testing Policy

    After a well-publicized false start to begin the year, the UFC finally showed the teeth of its proposed performance-enhancing drug-testing program on Wednesday—though it remains to be seen how much bite will follow the bark...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 8,236 reads 28 comments

  3. Could a Welterweight Run Make Benson Henderson Into—Gasp!—a Fan Favorite?

    A funny thing happened to Benson Henderson during the 19 minutes he spent in the cage Saturday with Brandon Thatch . People started rooting for him...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 17,729 reads 107 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Benson Henderson Shows He's the Big Dog in the Fight

    At UFC Fight Night 60, welterweight Brandon Thatch discovered something the world’s best lightweights have known for years. Benson Henderson will suck the life out of you...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 13,755 reads 52 comments

  5. Bellator 133: Alexander Shlemenko's Sick Knockout Propels Him Toward Title Shot

    At 38, Melvin Manhoef (29-13-1) is a finished product. You know exactly what to expect when he fights. There will be violence. It will be furious. And someone will end up looking at the ceiling...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 21,058 reads 17 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 60: In Henderson vs. Thatch, Any Outcome May Need an Asterisk

    No matter what happens when Benson Henderson takes on Brandon Thatch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 on Saturday, we’re probably going to need an asterisk or two. Henderson vs...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 19,431 reads 29 comments

  7. The Question: Is Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber a Real Superfight?

    On Tuesday evening, the mixed martial arts Internet exploded with the news that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would potentially, possibly, probably headline the UFC's first foray into the Philippines...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 19,957 reads 167 comments

  8. UFC's February 18 Press Conference a Promising Start Toward Drug Changes

    Over the past seven days, I have gone in hard on the UFC and its drug testing issues. I've said I believe they have a problem with performance enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 11,869 reads 68 comments

  9. Hot to Not: UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Soured by Drug Test Failures, Injuries

    Maybe we’re all feeling a little bit like Alexander Gustafsson right now. You remember how Gustafsson ’s 2015 started, right? The erstwhile light heavyweight No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 16,404 reads 40 comments

  10. UFC, MMA Needs More Vocal Anti-PED Fighters Like Tim Kennedy

    If more fighters took the same kind of public stance on performance-enhancing drugs as UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, the sport of mixed martial arts might be better off. Not everybody can be Kennedy, of course...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 8,482 reads 103 comments