1. UFC 185 Results: Anthony Pettis Has to Wait Before Becoming a Crossover Star

    Rafael dos Anjos walked out of UFC 185 with the lightweight title around his waist. He defeated a man who was in the process of emerging as a future star within the sport...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 13,130 reads 51 comments

  2. Ronda Rousey: Can She Continue Destroying Opponents and Be a Huge Draw?

    Ronda Rousey was called a "female version of Mike Tyson" by Dana White at the UFC 184 post-fight press conference. Her last two fights lasted a combined total of 30 seconds...

    Michael Bacos Written by Michael Bacos about 4 months ago 5,139 reads 19 comments

  3. UFC 184: MMA Fans Will Have to Continue to Wait for Rousey Versus Santos

    This weekend, two women's champions looked dominant as they defended their titles. Ronda Rousey needed just 14 seconds to keep her belt, while Cristiane Justino won her fight in 46 seconds...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 19,942 reads 57 comments

  4. UFC 184: Holly Holm Should Not Be the Next Opponent for Ronda Rousey

    Ronda Rousey needed less than 30 seconds to put away Cat Zingano and retain the UFC women's bantamweight crown. The former Olympic judoka defended her belt for the fifth time and pushed her record to 11-0...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 14,816 reads 54 comments

  5. Anthony Johnson Explains Prank on Dana White: 'He Damn Near S--t on Himself'

    The crowd erupted in laughter when Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson met for a staredown at the "Welcome to the Show" press conference prior to UFC 184 on Saturday at The Event Deck at L...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 4 months ago 19,660 reads 13 comments

  6. Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson Prank Dana White by Re-Enacting Jones-Cormier Brawl

    The UFC held a press event hours before Saturday's UFC 184 titled "Welcome to the Show." It was similar to its "The Time Is Now" event held earlier this year, but this one focused on the next wave of slated fights...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 388,908 reads 99 comments

  7. The Question: Does the UFC's New Drug Testing Policy Reflect Real Change?

    On Wednesday, the UFC announced what may be potentially sweeping changes to its performance-enhancing-drug policy...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 4 months ago 5,440 reads 31 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 5,407 reads 44 comments

  9. UFC Announces Drastic New Drug-Testing Program, Goes into Effect July 1

    LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Wednesday plans for sweeping changes to its overall drug-testing program that could change the face of mixed martial ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 31,015 reads 129 comments

  10. Dana White: Anderson Silva's Failed Test Screwed Me Up for a Few Days

    It's fair to say Anderson Silva 's failed test prior to UFC 183 messed with all of our heads a bit. UFC President Dana White is no exception to the rule...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 5 months ago 19,107 reads 78 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 11,857 reads 68 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 8,443 reads 103 comments

  13. Bellator 134 Might Be the Best Fight Card in February

    The UFC and Bellator are duking it out in February with five total events, but Bellator looks to be the more interesting promotion with the best fight cards this month. There was a time when we would go months without MMA...

    Jason Nawara Written by Jason Nawara about 5 months ago 1,340 reads 2 comments

  14. UFC Must Take Drastic Stand on PEDs in Mixed Martial Arts

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has a drug problem . If you weren't already aware of this, you are now. 2015 started off with a bang for the promotion, with two consecutive pay-per-view events headlined by appealing fights...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 15,498 reads 163 comments

  15. Dana White: Cormier and Gustafsson Bouts Set, Won't Fight Each Other Next

    Mere logic would put top contenders Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson in a bout to determine the next title contender, but obviously, the UFC has other things in mind for the light heavyweight division...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 5 months ago 13,819 reads 82 comments

  16. UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson's Title Hopes Crushed by Anthony Johnson, for Now

    Twenty-four hours ago, my colleague Jonathan Snowden and I put together the latest edition of our new series, The Question ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 20,736 reads 139 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night Notebook: McGregor Ignites Boston Crowd En Route to Title Fight

    The UFC put on its third event from the TD Garden in Boston on Sunday night. The show was headlined by the promotion’s fastest-rising star, Conor McGregor...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 6 months ago 2,664 reads 8 comments

  18. Conor McGregor and the UFC Implemented the Right Booking and Promotions Plan

    Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver . His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 6 months ago 6,860 reads 34 comments

  19. Dana White Explains Why Jose Aldo Didn't Face off with Conor McGregor

    The UFC appeared to botch a golden opportunity to have Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo face off after the Irishman's victory over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 Sunday night...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 6 months ago 3,004 reads 4 comments

  20. Conor McGregor Still Has Sights Set on UFC Lightweight Division

    Add lightweight to the list of things Conor McGregor wants to conquer before his time in the fight game is up...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 6 months ago 1,778 reads 15 comments

  21. Conor McGregor: Is He Just Another Proud Irish Fighter, or Is He Something More?

    When asked by a reporter why he was a boxer, Irish featherweight champion Barry McGuigan answered simply and honestly: “I can’t be a poet. I can’t tell stories...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 4,628 reads 46 comments

  22. Jon Jones Debacle Shows Need for Trustworthy 3rd-Party Drug Testing

    If the recent flap over Jon Jones' positive drug test has taught us anything at all, it's that the system is only as good as the people running it. And right now, those people aren't doing much to inspire confidence...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 7,148 reads 32 comments

  23. Absolute Honesty Is Imperative from the UFC in Jon Jones Cocaine Fiasco

    Things went so well last Saturday night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. They had a big, highly anticipated fight that should be a commercial success. The rest of the UFC 182 card was mostly forgettable, but Jones vs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 11,964 reads 122 comments

  24. UFC President Dana White Discusses Jon Jones' Drug Test Failure

    The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 22,576 reads 165 comments

  25. Dana White: UFC 182 Ref Herb Dean Did a 'Horrible Job' in Jones vs. Cormier

    Herb Dean is still UFC President Dana White 's favorite referee despite a "horrible effort" in the fifth round of the epic light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 6 months ago 79,649 reads 84 comments