1. Former UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Return Bout Downgraded to UFC 178 Prelims

    After being sidelined for nearly three years, Dominick Cruz will make his long-awaited UFC return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki . There’s one problem, though: The fight won’t be featured on the actual pay-per-view card...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 5 hours ago 1,080 reads 7 comments

  2. UFC 178: Meet Chris Cariaso, the Next Guy Challenging for the Flyweight Title

    On occasion, the UFC finds itself in a real pickle. The promotion has cards announced, venues booked and tickets sold, and no fight...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 hours ago 1,251 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 22 hours ago 3,806 reads 24 comments

  4. Cub Swanson Shouldn't Have to Fight Frankie Edgar...But It Makes Sense

    So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer. You've defeated the division's fifth-, 10th-, 11th- and 14th-ranked fighters in the process...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 day ago 2,702 reads 24 comments

  5. 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 1 day ago 9,694 reads 47 comments

  6. Eddie Alvarez Signs with UFC, Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

    It didn't take long for released Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to sign with the UFC. In fact, it was mere hours before the man signed on the dotted line...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 2 days ago 12,241 reads 84 comments

  7. Khabib Nurmagomedov: Who Makes the Most Sense for His Return to Action?

    Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 days ago 449 reads 6 comments

  8. Jon Jones Apologizes to Fans, Announces Surgery Set for Tomorrow

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a fairly serious knee injury that has pushed his grudge match with Daniel Cormier back from UFC 178 to UFC 182 and he feels for his fans in the situation...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 days ago 14,302 reads 93 comments

  9. Pressing Pause: Can the Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones Fight Survive a Delay?

    Being an MMA fan isn't always easy. Nice things are few and far between. For every truly compelling fight such as like light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 days ago 16,731 reads 30 comments

  10. Jon Jones out of UFC 178, Fight with Daniel Cormier Moved to UFC 182

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is withdrawing from his UFC 178 title defense opposite Daniel Cormier due to a leg injury...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 days ago 83,798 reads 329 comments

  11. Jon Jones Uncensored: Why the Reserved UFC Champ Is Suddenly Losing His Cool

    For my money, the best part of last week’s instantly infamous off-air SportsCenter squabble between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier comes before either of them even utters a word...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 days ago 54,787 reads 173 comments

  12. Vitor Belfort Scoffs at Machida's Notion That Weidman Can Stand with Him

    If anyone knows just how good Chris Weidman is, it's Lyoto Machida . The former light heavyweight champion went toe-to-toe with the current middleweight champion for 25 minutes and came up on the losing end...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 9 days ago 21,708 reads 132 comments

  13. Vitor Belfort: Does He Have More Than a Puncher's Chance Against Chris Weidman?

    At UFC 181 , the No. 3 middleweight in the world, Vitor Belfort , is scheduled to take on Chris Weidman for the 185-pound championship title. Belfort has been on a tear since 2007...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 10 days ago 8,407 reads 30 comments

  14. Leaked Jones, Cormier Video Drives UFC 178 Interest Through the Roof

    If there were any lingering doubts in your mind that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier might be putting on a show for the sole purpose of filling their pockets with your hard-earned cash, well, those fears should be firmly put to rest...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 13 days ago 43,097 reads 156 comments

  15. Hot Mics Catch Jon Jones Say to Daniel Cormier 'I Would Literally Kill You'

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier may have had one of the biggest out-of-the-cage brawls in MMA history earlier this week, but the intensity level was still high long after...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 50,402 reads 146 comments

  16. Joe Rogan: 'Ridiculous' Jones-Cormier Brawl Is a Weapon to Be Used Against MMA

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier did MMA no favors by getting into a fight at UFC 178 media day, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 13 days ago 65,974 reads 170 comments

  17. Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of its most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 15 days ago 10,673 reads 54 comments

  18. Alexander Gustafsson: Jones-Cormier Media Brawl 'Ridiculous' and 'Childish'

    Alexander Gustafsson isn’t impressed with all of the media attention Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are receiving for their brief scrap in the MGM Grand lobby Monday...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 15 days ago 15,077 reads 51 comments

  19. UFC 178 Will Overshadow the Entire Month of August

    It's the month of August, and the mixed martial arts community is raving about the approaching UFC 178 card...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 15 days ago 2,095 reads 6 comments

  20. Jon Jones on Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 Q&A: 'I'm Going to Make Him My Wife'

    Well, that was awkward. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones joined title challenger Daniel Cormier onstage Tuesday evening in Los Angeles for a Q&A session prior to their Sept...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 16 days ago 30,066 reads 164 comments

  21. UFC, NSAC Investigating Jones-Cormier Scuffle to Decide Possible Punishment

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier could both face penalties following a fight that broke out in the MGM Grand lobby on Monday at a media event for UFC 178 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 16 days ago 2,546 reads 42 comments

  22. Diaz vs. Silva: It's Going to Be Fun, but Will It Be Competitive?

    Fun fight. Superfight . Competitive fight? Since the fight gods sent their messenger down from the mountains to announce Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva last week, there's been plenty of postulating on how the bout could be categorized...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 16 days ago 15,382 reads 64 comments

  23. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: The Greatest Hits in Their War of Words

    As if Jon Jones , Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dominick Cruz, Tim Kennedy and Cat Zingano weren't enough reasons to tune into UFC 178 on Sept...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 17 days ago 15,777 reads 36 comments

  24. Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones Brawl Bad for the Sport but Good for UFC Business

    Poor Dave Sholler . What started as a prime gig for the UFC's director of publicity, running the UFC 178 media day at the MGM Grand while president Dana White enjoyed a rare ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 17 days ago 65,808 reads 184 comments

  25. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Talk About UFC 178 Presser Brawl on 'SportsCenter'

    Just minutes after getting into a brawl at UFC 178 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and 205-pound top contender Daniel Cormier appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 30,315 reads 114 comments