1. Donald Cerrone's Stay-Busy Strategy Continues to Pay Off, but for How Long?

    Donald Cerrone closed out his UFC 178 weekend on a fairly cryptic note. After a days-long extravaganza of wakeboarding , leg-kicking and rib-splitting, Cerrone notched ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 16 hours ago 8,357 reads 28 comments

  2. UFC Releases Full Backstage Encounter Between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero

    The backstage encounter between Top 10 UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been released in its entirety by the UFC...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 17 hours ago 6,250 reads 61 comments

  3. Cat Zingano, Not Gina Carano Was Ronda Rousey's UFC 182 Destiny All Along

    Three days removed from UFC 178 , it feels as though Cat Zingano ’s come-from-behind win over Amanda Nunes has been overshadowed by arguably bigger news. Maybe that’s to be expected...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 10,925 reads 35 comments

  4. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 178

    Demetrious Johnson is becoming harder and harder to overlook as one of the best fighters in MMA . At UFC 178 , Mighty Mouse submitted Chris Cariaso to successfully defend his 125-pound championship for the sixth consecutive time...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 days ago 19,002 reads 53 comments

  5. Dustin Poirier 'Truly Heartbroken' over Loss to Conor McGregor

    Dustin Poirier is without question a world-class fighter and contender at 145 pounds, but at UFC 178 , he ran into a hype train that never had any intention of slowing down. Hype is a word commonly attached to success without comprehension...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 2 days ago 32,588 reads 80 comments

  6. 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 2 days ago 10,665 reads 43 comments

  7. UFC 178 Notebook: The Irish Invade Las Vegas

    They came from Ireland, and they took over the MGM Grand. They began arriving in droves on Thursday. That was the moment the MGM slowly, methodically morphed from a ghost town into Dublin, America...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 days ago 2,844 reads 17 comments

  8. Tim Kennedy: 'Big John McCarthy F----D Up Majorly in My Fight'

    Big John McCarthy may be the best referee in combat sports, but he got “owned” on Saturday night at UFC 178 , according to Tim Kennedy...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 5,887 reads 93 comments

  9. Too Soon: Why the Time Isn't Quite Right for UFC 178 Star Conor McGregor

    Conor McGregor , the loquacious 26-year-old Irishman with a silver tongue, golden fists and cash-green dreams, had less than two minutes to style on poor Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 days ago 24,751 reads 114 comments

  10. Dana White: Conor McGregor Bigger Than GSP and Brock Lesnar

    UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor , who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 16,469 reads 86 comments

  11. NSAC Director Bennett: 'Very Slim' Chance Romero Win Gets Overturned

    Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 —in the event an appeal is filed by Kennedy's camp...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 days ago 11,679 reads 72 comments

  12. UFC 178: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    As expected, Demetrious Johnson made it look easy against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 . The 125-pound champion was able to go to the ground with his challenger in the first and second rounds, eliminating Cariaso 's striking from the equation...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 days ago 17,921 reads 48 comments

  13. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Tim Kennedy

    Tim Kennedy had a pretty rough go of it at UFC 178 . After nine minutes of eating devastating punches from Yoel Romero, Kennedy nearly finished Romero before the horn signaled the end of the second round...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 days ago 6,139 reads 26 comments

  14. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Donald Cerrone

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone kept his strong ride going at UFC 178 at the expense of debuting former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 days ago 7,174 reads 18 comments

  15. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Takeya Mizugaki

    Takeya Mizugaki finds himself in much the same place as Dustin Poirier right now. Both men are well inside the top 10, and both were simply outclassed by superior opposition at UFC 178 ...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 4 days ago 2,479 reads 5 comments

  16. 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 4 days ago 4,385 reads 18 comments

  17. 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 4 days ago 9,597 reads 26 comments

  18. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Yoel Romero

    Yoel Romero earned his biggest win to date by defeating Tim Kennedy, but it comes with something of an asterisk. After two back-and-forth rounds, Romero found himself on wobbly legs from a series of uppercuts from Kennedy...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 3,941 reads 11 comments

  19. UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Demetrious Johnson

    Can Demetrious Johnson actually get any better? His bout with Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 was certainly a mismatch, but his victory was arguably even more emphatic than most expected...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 4 days ago 3,858 reads 3 comments

  20. UFC 178: Full PPV Results, Bonus Award Winners and More

    The UFC 178 pay-per-view was one of the best of 2014 thus far, and the results from the card headlined by the championship match between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso made for an unforgettable event...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 4 days ago 5,788 reads 15 comments

  21. Dominick Cruz: Fights for Him to Take Next? Only One Fight Makes Sense

    For Dominick Cruz , it would appear the hard part is over. Just making it into the cage at UFC 178 was a victory for the former bantamweight king...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 4 days ago 5,685 reads 20 comments

  22. Conor McGregor: Ricky Hatton or Naseem Hamed, Babyface or Heel?

    After dispatching Dustin Poirier inside of two minutes at UFC 178 , even Conor McGregor’s most cynical critics would have to concede that he has something a little bit special...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 4 days ago 7,179 reads 18 comments

  23. UFC 178 Video Highlights: Champ Demetrious Johnson Handles Underdog Cariaso

    As the main event of UFC 178 got underway, it was eerily quiet inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas faithful seemed drained of their energy even as the card was supposed to be hitting its culmination...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 days ago 3,273 reads 1 comments

  24. Tim Kennedy Confronts Yoel Romero in Locker Room Following 'StoolGate'

    While Tim Kennedy may have suffered a scary knockout loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 , he found more than enough energy to rip the Cuban wrestler for what he viewed as gamesmanship backstage following the fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 19,149 reads 70 comments

  25. Dominick Cruz, Cat Zingano Earn Title Shots with UFC 178 Knockouts

    UFC 178 wasn't just a great card tonight. It left us with a lot to look forward to. Speaking at the post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White minced no words in ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 10,888 reads 35 comments