1. UFC 181: Anthony Pettis Can Solidify Himself as One of Lightweight's Greats

    When Anthony Pettis steps into the cage for the first time in 15 long months on Saturday at UFC 181 , he'll be facing down more than just opponent Gilbert Melendez, the former ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 7,900 reads 34 comments

  2. Chris Weidman Set Up for a Potentially Huge 2015...If He Can Stay Healthy

    Chris Weidman is on the cusp of mixed martial arts stardom. Since the start of his run in the UFC, Weidman ’s maturity in competition has been something worth watching...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 18 days ago 10,029 reads 50 comments

  3. UFC 181 Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC is back on Saturday with a return to pay-per-view. Headlined by two title fights, UFC 181 promises to be one of the biggest cards of the year...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 18 days ago 5,547 reads 4 comments

  4. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 181 Fight Card

    The first time they stepped into the Octagon together, they waged the fight of the year. What does the encore hold? We'll find out Saturday at UFC 181 , when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler lock horns for the second time in 2014...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 18 days ago 17,945 reads 33 comments

  5. UFC 181: Travis Browne Can Reassert Himself as a Contender with a Big Win

    A third UFC title will be on the line Dec. 6 at UFC 181 , and Travis "Hapa" Browne will have to topple Brendan "Big Brown" Schaub to earn his shot at it...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 19 days ago 7,476 reads 25 comments

  6. UFC 181: Who's on the Hot Seat This Saturday in Vegas?

    One of the biggest cards of the UFC calendar is coming up fast, with UFC 181 providing a rematch of March's epic Robbie Lawler -Johny Hendricks tilt...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 19 days ago 13,239 reads 44 comments

  7. UFC 181's Ashlee Evans-Smith: Just Happy to Be Fighting Again

    It's felt like a long time, but Ashlee Evans-Smith is back in action. It's not for World Series of Fighting, her former home, but with her new promotion the UFC...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 19 days ago 2,991 reads 0 comments

  8. Anthony Pettis on UFC 181: 'This Is My Time'

    There's no denying Anthony "Showtime" Pettis is a special brand of fighter with a unique set of skills...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 8,182 reads 42 comments

  9. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Anthony Pettis defeated Benson Henderson to claim the UFC lightweight title in an impressive first-round submission victory in August 2013. He'll step in to defend his title on Dec...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 19 days ago 9,969 reads 19 comments

  10. UFC 181: 5 Reasons to Watch Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 Fight Card

    The UFC is looking to close 2014 with a bang. UFC 181 is the bang that the company is looking for, as the event hosts two title fights on pay-per-view that should grab the attention of fans...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 20 days ago 15,830 reads 17 comments

  11. UFC Utopia: Ranking the 15 Best Fights Between UFC 181 and UFC 184

    The UFC is set for a historic run of top-notch fight cards. Ten events will take us through the end of 2014 and to the beginning of 2015. What are the best fights you'll have to watch? That's what we are here to tell you...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 20 days ago 22,941 reads 71 comments

  12. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    It only took five rounds for the first part of this story to brand itself into an instant classic. After five close rounds , Johny Hendricks walked away with the title he felt ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 20 days ago 16,530 reads 79 comments

  13. UFC 181: Robbie Lawler Looking to Complete Resurgence with Welterweight Gold

    Robbie Lawler 's journey through mixed martial arts has been nothing short of compelling and is a tale told in two parts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 21 days ago 6,994 reads 34 comments

  14. Jon Jones on Why He Never Brings His Belt into the Octagon on Fight Night

    Apparently, UFC light heavyweight champ and pound-for-pound kingpin Jon Jones believes in superstition—particularly when it pertains to his pre -fight rituals...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 22 days ago 10,983 reads 31 comments

  15. Healed Up and Hungry, Johny Hendricks Aiming for Dominant Victory at UFC 181

    When Johny Hendricks heard his name announced as the new UFC welterweight champion following his battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 back in March, he fell to his knees under the weight of the moment...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 25 days ago 14,480 reads 94 comments

  16. Kid Yamamoto Returns at UFC 184 Against Roman Salazar

    Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto (18-6, 1 NC) will return to the UFC for the first time in three years when he steps inside the cage on February 28, 2015, at UFC 184 ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 25 days ago 4,399 reads 1 comments

  17. UFC 184: Vitor Belfort Believes He Is a Better Fighter Without TRT

    While everyone seems to think Vitor Belfort will be unable to compete at the same level that he did while using testosterone replacement therapy ( TRT ), the Brazilian believes he’s actually better off without it...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 26 days ago 9,365 reads 65 comments

  18. UFC: Kelvin Gastelum Is Very Much Ready for a Test Like Tyron Woodley

    You're in a building, a big one with lots of floors. You're on the ground floor, and you have to get to the top. There are stairs, but you're lazy, and you don't want to take them...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 26 days ago 11,323 reads 48 comments

  19. Jon Jones Defends UFC Title and Reputation at UFC 182

    With Jon "Bones" Jones set to take on former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3 at UFC 182 , much more is at stake than hardware...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 26 days ago 3,403 reads 5 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 57 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 181

    UFC Fight Night 57 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 57 Main Card Frankie Edgar def. Cub Swanson, submission (Round 5, 4:56) Edson Barboza def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 43,432 reads 71 comments

  21. Nick Diaz on DUI Arrest: I Guess I'm Not Lodi Police's 'Favorite'

    Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz isn't overly concerned about his pending DUI case stemming from an arrest in September, calling the situation a "big misunderstanding" between him and a notoriously tough police department...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 29 days ago 18,127 reads 39 comments

  22. Anthony Pettis Defends Duke Roufus in Light of Dennis Munson, Jr.'s Death

    UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, one of the most notable members of Milwaukee's Roufusport fight camp, is defending team founder Jeffrey "Duke" Roufus in the aftermath of the death of one his fellow gym goers...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 30 days ago 7,303 reads 12 comments