1. 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 7 months ago 20,742 reads 139 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 2,669 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 6,866 reads 34 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 3,143 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 1,810 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 4,966 reads 46 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 7,151 reads 32 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 11,966 reads 122 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 22,585 reads 165 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 79,876 reads 84 comments

  11. Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

    Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 8 months ago 1,168 reads 8 comments

  12. Dana White: UFC Abandons Plans for Out-of-Competition Drug Testing

    LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Champion has abandoned the plans it once had for an in-house drug testing program that would see all of its contracted fighters tested randomly year-round...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 13,357 reads 34 comments

  13. B/R Combative Sports: Top 25 Wishes for MMA and Boxing for 2015

    With 2015 nearly upon us, it is time to look forward and hope that all the unrealized fights of the past finally see the light and give us the answers we seek...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 712 reads 2 comments

  14. UFC in 2014: What We Learned from the Year That Was

    2014 was not the best year for MMA . In particular, it wasn’t the best year for the UFC, but as goes the biggest tree in the forest, so goes the rest of the forest...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 8 months ago 22,763 reads 23 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Lyoto Machida's One-Kick Wonder Destroys CB Dollaway

    If you want to get technical about it, Lyoto Machida actually threw two kicks Saturday during his main event bout against CB Dollaway . Really, though, all he needed was the one...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 12,588 reads 13 comments

  16. UFC Releases Statement in Response to Class-Action Lawsuit

    Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 2,867 reads 7 comments

  17. UFC News: Will CM Punk's WWE Experience Help or Hinder His UFC Chances?

    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has already assured in an interview with ESPN that CM Punk , the iconoclast former WWE Champion turned UFC hopeful, will ...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about 9 months ago 1,965 reads 4 comments

  18. UFC Won't Be Able to Bluster Its Way Out of Class-Action Fighter Lawsuit

    You can tell a given moment is momentous when a simple date won't suffice. When you bring exact times into it, you're probably in red-letter territory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 31,661 reads 117 comments

  19. UFC: CM Punk Is Fine, but Give Us the Fights That Matter

    The moment the signing of Phillip Brooks (CM Punk) was announced, I suddenly had a new appreciation for Conor McGregor...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 7,993 reads 18 comments

  20. Dana White: 'All Nate Diaz Has Been Doing Is Complaining'

    One Diaz problem after another is reason enough to drive any man up the wall, including UFC President Dana White ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 9,100 reads 11 comments

  21. Nate Diaz Misses Weight by More Than 4 Pounds Prior to Fight at UFC on Fox 13

    A day before his first fight in over a year, 14th-ranked lightweight Nate Diaz failed to make weight prior to his co-main event bout with third-ranked Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 13 on Friday in Phoenix...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 9 months ago 4,060 reads 10 comments

  22. Dana White on Hendricks vs. Lawler 3: 'Trilogy Wouldn't Be a Bad Idea'

    Rory MacDonald may not be a lock for a title shot after all. UFC President Dana White is mulling over the possibility of an immediate rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 9,660 reads 59 comments

  23. Dana White: '[CM Punk] Is Going to Fight a Guy Who Is 1-0, 1-1, 2-1'

    All of the wolves in the UFC middleweight and welterweight divisions hoping for a slab of prime CM Punk should pick up their jaws, wipe up their drool and go find a bone elsewhere...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 22,352 reads 78 comments

  24. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: Why a Trilogy Is the Fight to Make

    UFC 181 ended on an extremely contentious note. Robbie Lawler became the first team member of American Top Team to earn a UFC title, and much of the MMA community is questioning the validity of that victory...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 9 months ago 10,196 reads 77 comments

  25. Dear Dana White: Send CM Punk Back to the WWE—UFC Doesn't Need Him

    Fights happened at UFC 181. Titles were defended. Blood spilled. But all that went down in a very large shadow—deposed WWE wrestling kingpin CM Punk is coming , per an announcement during the pay-per-view Saturday night, to the UFC Octagon...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 57,387 reads 177 comments