1. Jake Ellenberger vs. Robbie Lawler: What We Learned from UFC 173 Tilt

    Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler have delighted fans in the past and are legitimate title threats...but both needed a win entering UFC 173 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 20,072 reads 64 comments

  2. UFC 173 Results: Full Winners, Scorecards and Analysis for Main Fight Card

    Only appropriate for the bright lights of Las Vegas, UFC 173 features a stacked main card at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Renan Barao, arguably the best fighter in the world, defends his bantamweight title against TJ Dillashaw in the headliner...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 month ago 40,184 reads 15 comments

  3. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 Targeted for UFC 177 on August 30

    News broke during UFC 173 on Saturday that the highly anticipated rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson was almost a done deal...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 29,966 reads 164 comments

  4. UFC 173: Last-Minute Questions to Ponder Before Saturday Night's Card

    Just hours before the beginning of UFC 173 , anticipation is mounting for some potentially huge fights on the main card...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 1,430 reads 9 comments

  5. UFC 173: Predictions for Fight Night Bonuses

    Someone's going to walk away richer after UFC 173 —and we don't mean from their normal fight salary. We're talking about Fight Night bonuses...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 291 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC 173 Fight Card: A Sneaky-Good Night Ahead in Vegas

    Remember Vitor Belfort ? That half-man, half-synthetic headkicking machine that was terrorizing any man who weighed 185 pounds and dared to meet him in combat? Yeah, that guy was really something...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 2,629 reads 1 comments

  7. Cormier vs. Henderson: Hendo Is a Very Justified Dog Against DC

    People like Dan Henderson . There's an uncontroversial statement if ever you saw one. The guy is well into his 40s and fighting the best of the best in the most grueling sport ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 2,018 reads 18 comments

  8. UFC 173: Does the Memorial Day Card Still Mean as Much as It Once Did?

    Not that long ago, the idea of a network where glowing hockey pucks and football-playing robots could be the home of MMA seemed outrageous. No more outrageous than those idiotic ideas themselves perhaps, but outrageous nonetheless...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 1,530 reads 5 comments

  9. UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw Round-by-Round Recap and Analysis

    TJ Dillashaw entered as a big underdog at UFC 173 , and he proved all his doubters wrong. For four-plus rounds Dillashaw dominated Renan Barao en route to becoming the UFC bantamweight champion...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 16,076 reads 51 comments

  10. Barao vs. Dillashaw: Examining Each Fighter's Path to Winning UFC 173 Main Event

    Renan Barao will put his bantamweight title and historic winning streak on the line Saturday night at UFC 173 , giving challenger T.J. Dillashaw a chance to stun the world in Las Vegas...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 931 reads 2 comments

  11. Renan Barao: A Good Showing over a Strong Undercard Could Pay off

    The Renan Barao issue is a contentious one for fans, media and, maybe most of all, Dana White . That issue? The UFC has a wildly talented athlete championing a division—and nobody really cares...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 1,208 reads 10 comments

  12. UFC 173: Fight Card and Start Time for Saturday Night's Event

    UFC 173 on Saturday night will go down as either one of the most surprising cards in recent UFC history or just another notch in the belt of two of the promotion's rising stars...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 10,166 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 173 Live Stream: How to Watch Undercard Fights Online

    Have you already subscribed to the UFC Fight Pass? If not, and you're considering doing it for UFC 173 , you should know a few things. First is how you can order it...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 463 reads 0 comments

  14. Sonnen on Wanderlei: 'He Wouldn't Have Been the Champion If I Was in PRIDE'

    Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is chomping at the bit to meet arch-nemesis Wanderlei Silva inside the Octagon at UFC 175 on July 5, which he made clear as day at a press conference yesterday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 14,599 reads 70 comments

  15. Lawler vs. Ellenberger: Is This the Last Grasp at the Top for the Juggernaut?

    Not that long ago people were talking about Jake Ellenberger. They were saying good things, too. He'd won six in a row in the UFC. Most of those were knockouts. He almost beat Carlos Condit before that streak started...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 1,326 reads 2 comments

  16. Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier: Biggest Reasons DC Will Defeat Hendo

    Nothing that happens on Saturday night or beyond will change the fact that Dan Henderson is a future Hall of Famer in the UFC. Almost as certain is Henderson losing to Daniel Cormier in the co-feature at UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 224 reads 0 comments

  17. Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw: What Fight Stats Tell Us About Matchup

    Mixed martial arts isn't the first sport you think of when someone mentions statistics, but the more data that is compiled, the more the numbers have a place in the analysis of the sport...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 2,342 reads 5 comments

  18. UFC 173: Predictions for Most Intriguing Preliminary Matchups

    It's clear the UFC 173 main card has a good number of interesting bouts on tap. Who isn't interested in seeing Renan Barao take on TJ Dillashaw , the Daniel Cormier -Dan ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 241 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC 173 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC 173 is now in the books. The event was capped by one of the biggest upsets in recent memory, with heavy favorite Renan Barao losing his bantamweight title to the upstart TJ Dillashaw...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 1 month ago 78,859 reads 234 comments

  20. UFC 173: Keys to Epic Matchup of Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw

    UFC 173 will feature Renan Barao , one of the best fighters in all of UFC, and TJ Dillashaw , an up-and-comer ready to compete against Barao for the bantamweight title...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 1 month ago 690 reads 1 comments

  21. UFC 173: Renan Barao's Experience Will Earn Him Decisive Win over TJ Dillashaw

    TJ Dillashaw may have bitten off a bit more than he can chew, as he prepares to enter the Octagon against Renan Barao for UFC 173 's main event...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 1,723 reads 9 comments

  22. UFC 173: Renan Barao and the 10 Best Fighters Who Have Never Lost in the UFC

    The first half of 2014 has been a busy one for the UFC. With so many events, rarely have fans been treated to a pay-per-view that is actually worth its salt in name-talent. But UFC 173 more than fits the bill because Joe Silva and Co...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 month ago 1,903 reads 7 comments

  23. UFC 173: Predictions for Pivotal Bouts on Main Card

    UFC 173 aims to answer a few questions: Is TJ Dillashaw really a worthy opponent for UFC bantamweight kingpin Renan Barao ? Who deserves the next shot at Jon "Bones" Jones' ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 844 reads 0 comments

  24. UFC 173: Keys to Victory for Renan Barao

    It's not really a secret that UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao is a justified favorite in his UFC 173 headliner against TJ Dillashaw this weekend...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 3,355 reads 35 comments

  25. UFC 173: Keys to Victory for T.J. Dillashaw

    Despite his relatively low popularity, UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao remains one of the very best pound-for-pound fighters in the world...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 874 reads 1 comments