1. UFC Fight Night 40 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    The UFC made its return to Cincinnati on Saturday night, putting on Fight Night 40 for MMA fans who've been clamoring for a live show since 2007...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 8,132 reads 18 comments

  2. MMA Trash Talk: Why Selling the Fight Pales in Comparison to Winning the Fight

    “And but one word with one of us? Couple it with something. Make it a word and a blow.” —Shakespeare In the world of MMA , the use of trash talk seems to be growing, and leading the pack is one Chael P...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 4,228 reads 44 comments

  3. Dana White: Signing Holly Holm and Gina Carano Just About 'Getting a Deal Done'

    UFC President Dana White is insistent that women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano , as well as undefeated prospect Holly Holm (7-0), will fight inside the Octagon one day soon...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 9,540 reads 11 comments

  4. Nate Diaz and the Quandary of Being Just Good Enough Not to Be Needed

    Nate Diaz is exciting. Nate Diaz is entertaining. Nate Diaz is beloved. Those are almost mathematically proven truths in the UFC, premises on which any argument relevant to the promotion or the sport could be strongly made...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 9,934 reads 49 comments

  5. Ronda Rousey vs. Cris Cyborg: Fight Each Other or End the Conversation

    Ronda Rousey versus Cris Cyborg sounds as exciting as Godzilla versus King Kong and has roughly the same odds of happening anytime soon. The longer they drag the conversation out, the worse it looks...

    DJ Summers Written by DJ Summers about 7 months ago 18,938 reads 175 comments

  6. MMA Retrospective: Examining the Career of the Legendary Dan Henderson

    After his last victory over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, via knockout, Dan Henderson seemed like a man who should have been walking back to his dressing room with a UFC belt around his waist...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 13,965 reads 23 comments

  7. Tito Ortiz Avoids Jail Time, Sentenced to 36 Months Probation in DUI Case

    Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz changed his not guilty plea to a no contest in order to avoid jail time in his DUI case in Los Angeles, California, today...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 11,537 reads 33 comments

  8. Dana White: I Would 'Easily' Beat Tito Ortiz in a Boxing Match

    Looks like the latest chapter in the ongoing feud between UFC President Dana White and company Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz has been written in the past couple of days...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 31,068 reads 135 comments

  9. Chasing Down a Strawweight Dream

    LAS VEGAS — "When we call your name, come out to the center of the mat. If you catch a submission, let go. You know you got it, they know you got it, we know you got it. So just let it go and move on...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 10,370 reads 16 comments

  10. Anderson Silva: Is the Spider Coming Back to the UFC Too Soon?

    Anderson Silva fears old age so much that he's willing to risk more injury or a bum rep for the siren song the UFC is singing. The 39-year-old Brazilian's snapped shinbones healed quickly after their run-in with Chris Weidman at UFC 168...

    DJ Summers Written by DJ Summers about 7 months ago 27,030 reads 68 comments

  11. MMA Retrospective: Examining the Career of UFC Champion Jon Jones

    This past Saturday night at UFC 172, Jon Jones stepped into the cage to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 7,619 reads 25 comments

  12. Dana White: 'Nate Diaz Ready to Fight Again, but No Nick Diaz'

    The standoff has come to an end with at least one of the Diaz brothers. UFC President Dana White announced on Saturday that Nate Diaz is finally ready to fight again...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 20,281 reads 27 comments

  13. UFC 172: Jim Miller vs. Donald Cerrone Is a Fight the UFC Has to Make

    With so much going on in MMA these days, fans don't always get to see what they want. Sure, many love the idea of fights every weekend and plenty of them happening on free television, but that can come at a cost...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 3,645 reads 10 comments

  14. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson All the More Anticipated After UFC 172

    The sequel to the greatest title fight in UFC history should be etched in stone by the year’s end when Jon Jones defends his title for a second time against Alexander Gustafsson ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 4,846 reads 33 comments

  15. Dana White: 'Hilarious' Vitor Belfort Isn't Getting Licensed Anytime Soon

    UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort is getting anxious for his crack at championship gold, but he has a long road ahead of him before that happens, according to UFC President Dana White ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 19,262 reads 32 comments

  16. Dana White: Jon Jones Has Fought Tougher Opponents Than GSP and Anderson Silva

    It is only a matter of time before Jon Jones surpasses Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre as the greatest fighter in MMA history...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 18,919 reads 130 comments

  17. Dana White Says UFC Considering Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II in Sweden

    During a UFC 172 post-fight media scrum, UFC President Dana White said that the promotion is considering a rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 7 months ago 31,145 reads 185 comments

  18. Jones vs. Teixeira Predictions: How the Main Event Might End

    It's a good piece of promotion to sit down in front of anyone who'll listen and proclaim that an underdog challenger isn't the underdog everyone knows he is...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 1,742 reads 2 comments

  19. UFC 172 Is Not the Most Stacked Card Ever, but That's OK

    It's “ the most stacked card we’ve ever done .” It's “ crazy that Glover Teixeira is a 5-1 underdog ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 9,485 reads 71 comments

  20. 'Cyborg' Justino: Ronda Rousey Is a 'Paper Champion' with 'Handpicked' Opponents

    Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino isn't surprised UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won't receive any sanctions for calling her an "it" last week...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 10,010 reads 132 comments

  21. Dana White: 'Ronda Wouldn't Just Beat Floyd Mayweather, She'd Hurt Him Bad'

    If Floyd Mayweather doesn ’t want to get hurt, he had better steer clear of Ronda Rousey , according to UFC President Dana White ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 16,470 reads 198 comments

  22. Dana White Confirms Anderson Silva Will Return End of This Year or Early 2015

    There is still no concrete date set for Anderson Silva 's return to the Octagon, but it appears "The Spider" certainly will fight again under the UFC banner...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 20,224 reads 62 comments

  23. Dos Anjos vs. Nurmagomedov: Main Eventing the Prelims Wasted a Rising Star

    Sometimes you don't know what you've got till it's gone. That job you quit that was better than you realized, that girl you let get away that maybe you shouldn't have, that team you played on in high school that just couldn't win the big game...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 24,910 reads 123 comments

  24. Dana White on GSP Injury: 'Tough to Come Back, Giving Up Your Belt Is Crazy'

    Georges St-Pierre may one day regret vacating his UFC title and taking an indefinite leave from MMA . Time and time again, UFC President Dana White has hammered fighters with the proverbial sermon of fighting being a young man’s game...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 24,468 reads 51 comments

  25. Dana White: I'm Very Confident Gina Carano Is on Her Way Back

    In order for the UFC to attract Gina Carano away from her ultra-successful Hollywood career, it's going to have to pull all the right strings. First off, Carano needs to be compensated heavily...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 8 months ago 7,242 reads 22 comments