1. UFC 167 Exclusive: Georges St-Pierre Swears It's Not His Fault He's Boring

    UFC 167 headliner Georges St-Pierre knows what fans are thinking. That he's gone soft. That he fights safe. That he's willing to trade excitement for routine. That the man once known as "Rush" never bothers to shift out of second gear anymore...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 35,478 reads 198 comments

  2. Plenty at Stake for the Major Players at UFC 167

    There is a lot of hype, buzz or any number of adjectives for excitement surrounding this weekend's card for UFC 167 . Anytime a title fight features one of the pound-for-pound greats on the bill, there is sure to be a high level of anticipation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 5,527 reads 7 comments

  3. UFC 167: Are We Witnessing the Last Days of the Georges St-Pierre Era?

    Johny Hendricks comes into Saturday night’s 170-pound title fight as more than a 2-to-1 underdog to Georges St-Pierre. Considering the competition, that’s not too shabby...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 23,514 reads 47 comments

  4. UFC 167: Koscheck Looking to Keep the Ride Going with Victory over Woodley

    Whether he gets the credit or not, Josh Koscheck has been a big part of the UFC reaching the place it is today...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 3,443 reads 9 comments

  5. The Friendship and Rivalry of Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen

    LAS VEGAS — Rashad Evans , former light heavyweight champion of the world, sits on a plastic chair on the stage of the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand. He is covered in sweat...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 8,365 reads 20 comments

  6. UFC 167 Bold Predictions: Jonathan Snowden vs. Chad Dundas

    One of the best things about mixed martial arts is the sport's stubborn refusal to fit in a box. To steal a line from Roddy Piper, every time you think you have all the answers, MMA goes and changes the questions...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 22,581 reads 79 comments

  7. Georges St-Pierre, Royce Gracie and the Thrill of Honoring MMA's Past

    LAS VEGAS—Georges St-Pierre can trace a direct line from November 12, 1993, all the way to November 16, 2013...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 10,457 reads 24 comments

  8. UFC Turns 20: The 20 Most Important Fighters in UFC History

    Twenty years ago this week the UFC made its debut from the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado. Eight quarterfinalists and two alternates stepped into an Octagon to test their martial skills against all comers...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 27,843 reads 132 comments

  9. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Breaks Down the Card for UFC 167

    The analysts for UFC on Fox and Fox Sports 1 broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 10,098 reads 33 comments

  10. The Buzz List: The 5 Hottest, Most Controversial MMA Topics for 11/12-11/18

    The UFC is rolling out the red carpet in Las Vegas this week. The occasion: celebrating 20 years since the birth of the company, way back in 1993...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 5,109 reads 7 comments

  11. 1 on 1 with Chael Sonnen: The Serious Side of the UFC's Most Polarizing Fighter

    Chael Sonnen is the most polarizing man in all of mixed martial arts. To some, he's a folk hero, a refreshing blast of bravado who makes the UFC a little more fun with his over-the-top interviews and microphone mastery...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 36,208 reads 55 comments

  12. UFC 20th Anniversary: Remembering MMA's Bad Old Days

    When we were in high school, my friend Thatcher’s parents had a Bowflex in their living room. Of course they did. It was the ’90s. Thatcher’s house was the first place I ever saw the UFC...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 15,239 reads 19 comments

  13. UFC 167: Johny Hendricks Ready to Capitalize on the Opportunity of a Lifetime

    There is a genuine enthusiasm pulsing through Johny Hendricks . As a reporter who has covered the sport of mixed martial arts closely for the past several years, working with fighters ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 11,496 reads 60 comments

  14. UFC Has Options Besides Vitor Belfort in Suddenly Deep Middleweight Division

    As we found out all over again early this week, things in MMA often turn on a dime. Around here, favor can be fickle, and at times it seems nothing is quite as fleeting as the promise of what’s next...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,935 reads 83 comments

  15. UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    First, here's my standard introduction for this series: Gambling on mixed martial arts, like anything else in life, is about assuming risks. But we have the ability to negate those risks, or at least minimize them, by carefully selecting our plays...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 63,327 reads 78 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 32: Is Belfort's Resurgence Cause for Celebration or Concern?

    Here’s a loaded statement for you: Vitor Belfort is back. For a third consecutive fight, Belfort appeared to have recaptured the speed and power of his 19-year-old self ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 21,577 reads 200 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 32

    It might seem strange to some that Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson could headline a UFC fight card in 2013...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 10,304 reads 19 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 32: What We Learned from Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson II

    There is always one major storyline leading into any Vitor Belfort fight: testosterone-replacement therapy. It is a hotly debated subject by fans and media looking for any way to explain Belfort's career resurgence at age 36...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 24,392 reads 107 comments

  19. Dropping Knowledge: Jon Anik Breaks Down the Card for Fight Night 32

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts have been providing the most in-depth coverage mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 2,207 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC's Age in the Cage: How Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson Defy Father Time

    Like most high-level wrestlers, especially guys with a gritty and hard-nosed style, Dan Henderson received an intriguing phone call in the mid-'90s...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 15,294 reads 47 comments

  21. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker November 2013 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 7,731 reads 11 comments

  22. Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping? Yeah, That Sounds About Right

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career over Rafael Natal at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy wasted little time in setting his sights on a new opponent. Well, truth be told, he wasted a little time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 12,480 reads 76 comments

  23. Ronda Rousey Needs to Dial Back the Insane-O-Meter a Few Notches

    People say crazy things in mixed martial arts—just like they do in any other sport or walk of life. This is not new, nor is it exclusive to athletes or others involved in different forms of entertainment...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 150,808 reads 346 comments

  24. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Delivers on Promise of Wild Action

    It seems as though every time the UFC and the U.S. military get together, fireworks ensue. Wednesday night’s Fight for the Troops 3 card from Fort Campbell, Ky...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 6,004 reads 8 comments

  25. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight for the Troops 3

    The UFC has worked closely with the United States military for the past decade to show their appreciation for the commitment and sacrifices made by the men and women in uniform who protect this country...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 8,046 reads 16 comments