1. UFC 185 Results: 5 Fights for Anthony Pettis

    Anthony Pettis was poised to become a crossover mixed martial arts star if he walked out of UFC 185 with the lightweight title Saturday...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 9,835 reads 23 comments

  2. UFC 184: 5 Fights for Tony Ferguson

    The UFC's lightweight division is filled with men who are poised to make a charge at the current title holder, Anthony Pettis. Tony Ferguson is in such a position...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 6,768 reads 14 comments

  3. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez Announced as UFC 188 Co-Main Event

    The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 7,961 reads 88 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night: 5 Fights for Michael Johnson

    Twelfth-ranked Michael Johnson took his fourth straight win at UFC Fight Night 61 on Sunday as he earned a decision victory over Edson Barboza...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 718 reads 5 comments

  5. Benson Henderson Looking for Fresh Start Against Eddie Alvarez

    Lost in all of the hype surrounding the growing number of title contenders atop of the UFC lightweight division is former champion Benson Henderson...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 4 months ago 575 reads 5 comments

  6. 5 Fights for Gilbert Melendez

    Gilbert Melendez has long been a staple in the lightweight division. For years, he was considered one of the best fighters of any weight class outside of the UFC...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 5 months ago 8,581 reads 11 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 59: Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Head-to-Toe Breakown

    In just over two months, former lightweight champion Benson Henderson returns to the Octagon to face former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night 59...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 6 months ago 3,077 reads 17 comments

  8. Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Booked for UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

    The UFC's brass obviously has no plans of easing former Bellator MMA champ Eddie Alvarez into the mix in its stacked lightweight division...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 6 months ago 8,695 reads 51 comments

  9. Roy Nelson and 3 UFC Fighters Who've Lost a Lot of Steam Lately

    Only a handful of UFC fighters are capable of putting impressive streaks together, stringing win after win along as they make their trek toward the top of the divisional mountain...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 6 months ago 21,354 reads 64 comments

  10. UFC 178 Salaries: Demetrious Johnson ($183K), Conor McGregor ($150K) Make Bank

    Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 11,329 reads 43 comments

  11. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Eddie Alvarez

    Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez made his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 178 opposite Donald Cerrone . It did not go especially well for him...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 4,638 reads 18 comments

  12. As Donald Cerrone Outguns Him, Eddie Alvarez Reminds Us UFC Debuts Ain't Easy

    It took approximately 10 seconds for the doubts to start creeping in. As soon as referee John McCarthy said the words and Eddie Alvarez bounded out to the center of the cage to ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 10,324 reads 26 comments

  13. Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone: What We Learned from Lightweight Tilt

    Eddie Alvarez made his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 178 , taking on fan favorite and top-10 stalwart Donald Cerrone. It was a fight that was hard to imagine being anything but exciting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 6,163 reads 8 comments

  14. UFC 178: Last-Minute Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    Well, it's only hours away now. The UFC takes to pay-per-view on Saturday evening, offering up a deep card full of meaningful and interesting bouts...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 5,178 reads 14 comments

  15. Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone: Latest Comments and Predictions for UFC 178

    The UFC 178 card is stacked, but the co-feature between Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez is probably the most exciting fight on paper. Both men are excellent stand-up performers who love to duke it out...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 7 months ago 1,847 reads 6 comments

  16. Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Is it fair that Eddie Alvarez will make his promotional debut this Saturday at UFC 178 against resurgent lightweight contender Donald Cerrone? Maybe not, but it doesn't really matter...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 680 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC 178: Cerrone vs. Alvarez Winner Should Get Next Lightweight Title Shot

    Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are going to get in the Octagon on Saturday night. They’re going to fight. It is probably going to be awesome...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 4,917 reads 27 comments

  18. Even with Win Over Eddie Alvarez, 'Cowboy' Cerrone Won't Wait for Title Shot

    (Warning: Video above contains NSFW language.) Former WEC title challenger and perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone could probably get a title shot if he defeats Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 on Saturday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 4,796 reads 18 comments

  19. Eddie Alvarez Faces Instant Must-Win in UFC 178 Debut Against Donald Cerrone

    UFC 178 was a long time coming for Eddie Alvarez . It took nearly two years of legal wrangling , followed by wholesale regime change to disentangle the Bellator lightweight champion from his previous place of work...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 8,112 reads 12 comments

  20. Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    With one of the best 155-pound resumes around, former Bellator kingpin Eddie Alvarez stands as the best divisional addition since Gilbert Melendez came over from Strikeforce...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 7 months ago 2,730 reads 9 comments

  21. Eddie Alvarez: 'The Underground King' Ready to Shine at UFC 178

    The mission to prove he's the best lightweight fighter on the planet is one Eddie Alvarez has been on since the day he first stepped foot inside the cage...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,480 reads 23 comments

  22. UFC 178: Will a Loss to Donald Cerrone Derail Eddie Alvarez?

    Remember that kid you heard about sometimes when you were out on the playground? He went to another school and was 10 times tougher than the toughest guy at your school; if he ever ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 8 months ago 9,890 reads 30 comments

  23. The 5 Unluckiest Fighters in MMA History

    With so many moving parts in play, luck can have a huge role in the success or failure of a mixed martial arts fighter. Think about all the things that have to line up. You have to avoid injuries...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 26,434 reads 27 comments

  24. Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone Could Have a Fight for the Ages at UFC 178

    For Eddie Alvarez , nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint. On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 8,858 reads 31 comments

  25. With UFC Contract Official, Eddie Alvarez Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

    The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,136 reads 55 comments