1. UFC 189: With Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes Tests to See If Conor McGregor Is Legit

    To borrow a phrase from former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar , UFC 189 has been in “chicken salad” mode for more than a week now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 24,962 reads 195 comments

  2. Sinead O'Connor to Sing Conor McGregor into the Octagon for UFC 189

    Conor McGregor— Nothing Compares 2 U . The Irish MMA star has secured quite the guest to sing him into the Octagon for his UFC 189 fight with Chad Mendes on July 11. None other than compatriot Sinead O'Connor...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 day ago 28,557 reads 161 comments

  3. Jose Aldo Publishes X-Rays of Broken Rib, Takes Shot at Conor McGregor

    Reigning king of the UFC's featherweight division Jose Aldo has been catching a lot of heat since he made the decision to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 32,574 reads 173 comments

  4. Sorry Conor McGregor: Jose Aldo Is the Real UFC Champion Until You Beat Him

    There is no such thing as consensus when discussing MMA history. It's both fractured and fiercely contested, with fans separating into self-selected groups and arguing on message boards and Twitter...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 days ago 24,928 reads 262 comments

  5. Twitter Reacts to Aldo Pulling Out, McGregor vs. Mendes for Interim Title

    So much for that 100 percent confidence. Merely hours ago, UFC President Dana White ’s answer was "yes" when MMAFighting...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 17,874 reads 75 comments

  6. Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes in vs. Conor McGregor for Interim Title at UFC 189

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was unable to overcome a rib injury and has now bowed out of his blockbuster title defense at UFC 189 . Now, top contender Chad Mendes will face McGregor for the interim featherweight title July 11...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 1,311 reads 6 comments

  7. Jose Aldo Expected to Train Tuesday, Make a Decision on Conor McGregor Fight

    Judgment day could come on Tuesday for Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor . Aldo is expected to train and make a final decision on whether he’ll defend his UFC featherweight title against McGregor on July 11 at UFC 189 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 5,265 reads 66 comments

  8. Conor McGregor Says He's Aiming for Jose Aldo's Chin at UFC 189, Not His Rib

    So much has been said about Jose Aldo 's looming rib injury leading up to his featherweight title defense opposite Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 8 days ago 12,836 reads 90 comments

  9. Frankie Edgar 'Disappointed' He's Not the Reserve Guy for UFC 189

    The UFC featherweight division is the most talent-rich weight class in the sport today. With numerous perennial contenders residing atop the division, the 145-pound title picture often resembles a thick fog...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 8 days ago 8,225 reads 57 comments

  10. Conor McGregor's Head Coach Says Notorious Doesn't Care Who He Fights at UFC 189

    Conor McGregor has become arguably the biggest star in mixed martial arts today, let alone the ultra-competitive UFC featherweight division...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 8 days ago 5,482 reads 13 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Is No Longer Fighting the Real Jose Aldo—And That's a Shame

    All looked lost earlier this week when it appeared UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo would be forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout with the "Notorious" Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 days ago 46,941 reads 205 comments

  12. More Trainers Should Follow Trevor Wittman's Example and Stop Fights

    In combat sports, coaches and corner men have an important job. Their duty is not only to instruct the fighter leading up to the contest but to keep him calm, focused and safe during the battle...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 9 days ago 3,675 reads 10 comments

  13. The UFC Giving Paige VanZant a Squash Match Is the Right Strategy

    Paige VanZant (5-1) has her next fight booked, but it's not against Top 10 opposition. She will meet Alex Chambers (5-2) at UFC 191 on September 5...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 9 days ago 6,117 reads 27 comments

  14. Nate Diaz Claims He's Fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189

    Nate Diaz does what Nate Diaz wants to do. And apparently what one-half of Stockton, California's finest brotherly duo wants to do right now is step in to face Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 days ago 44,587 reads 175 comments

  15. Conor McGregor Responds to Jose Aldo Injury

    You have to hand it to Conor McGregor . The man is as smooth as silk, as slick as snot on a doorknob and as cool as polar bear feet. He’s taking care of business as usual...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 days ago 29,938 reads 68 comments

  16. John Hathaway Injured, Out of Bout with Gunnar Nelson at UFC 189

    The lineup for UFC 189 is under fire, and John Hathaway is the latest confirmed fighter to fall victim to injury...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 days ago 1,109 reads 6 comments

  17. Gilbert Melendez Blames High Altitude for Loss to Eddie Alvarez

    Cain Velasquez wasn’t the only victim of Mexico City’s high altitude at UFC 188 on June 13. Lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez claims being 7,382 feet above sea ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 10 days ago 5,654 reads 39 comments

  18. Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor: Who Will Become the Wrestler?

    There has obviously been no end of name calling between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor during their lengthy, well-publicized feud over the UFC featherweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 15 days ago 19,856 reads 133 comments

  19. Jose Aldo Wants Pre-Fight Scuffle with McGregor: UFC 'Won't Cancel This Fight'

    Jose Aldo does not like Conor McGregor one bit, and he wants to show him in the most physical way possible. Whether that comes before UFC 189 doesn't matter at this point...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 19,159 reads 146 comments

  20. UFC 188: Cain Velasquez's Loss Puts Junior Dos Santos Back in the Catbird Seat

    While the loudest cheers no doubt came from Fabricio Werdum's corner, the new UFC heavyweight champion's extended entourage weren't the only interested parties watching his fight with longtime champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 closely...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 15,162 reads 82 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum: What Went Wrong for the Fallen Champ?

    Things did not go so well for Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 . While the UFC constructed a card in Mexico City designed to showcase its heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum threw a ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 17,373 reads 78 comments

  22. Fabricio Werdum: Can the Newly Minted Champ Make UFC Heavyweight History?

    The UFC's heavyweight title is an undomesticated beast. The sport's biggest, baddest fighters have tried to tame her, and again and again, they've failed. When a heavyweight seizes the belt, it's inevitable he will cough it up within two fights...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 18 days ago 1,158 reads 20 comments

  23. UFC 188: What We Learned, Loved and Loathed from Velasquez vs. Werdum

    Another month, another UFC pay-per-view in the books. The UFC returned to Mexico City on Saturday night, and this time it had its Mexican-American champion in tow...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 11,281 reads 64 comments

  24. Henry Cejudo Laughs at Title Shot Talk After 'Bad Taco' Hampers UFC 188 Showing

    Henry Cejudo put on a solid performance at UFC 188 opposite Chico Camus. Does the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling think that was good enough for a title shot, though? As the Internet would say, "LOLNO...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 1,587 reads 4 comments

  25. UFC 188 Data Dump: Statistics from Velasquez vs. Werdum Fight Card Results

    We have a new champion. Not long after Fabricio Werdum got his arms around Cain Velasquez's throat, he had his hands around the UFC heavyweight belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 6,418 reads 8 comments