1. UFC 179 Preliminary Card Predictions

    It has seemed like an eternity, but the UFC is back after a rare break. The promotion returns to pay-per-view in Brazil with UFC 179, which hosts a title fight and other key bouts...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 2,521 reads 1 comments

  2. UFC 179 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    UFC 179 is on Saturday, and the odds are out. Jose Aldo defends his UFC Featherweight Championship against No. 1-ranked contender Chad Mendes for the second time. The previous encounter ended with a first-round knockout for Aldo...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 6,861 reads 17 comments

  3. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Analyzes Card for UFC 179

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 8,009 reads 9 comments

  4. Report: Joe Lauzon out Against Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, No Replacement Named

    UFC 180 is falling apart. Just one day after word circulated ( h/t MMAjunkie.com ) that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered an injury and would not defend his title against Fabricio Werdum at the Nov...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 10,685 reads 74 comments

  5. UFC 179 Bold Predictions: Can Chad Mendes Take out the Featherweight GOAT?

    As a recently disgraced UFC broadcaster might say, here we go. After months of injury delays and one canceled pay-per-view— RIP UFC 176! — Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will finally rematch on Saturday at UFC 179 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 7,033 reads 12 comments

  6. Conor McGregor Clowns Chad Mendes on Live Television

    Conor McGregor looked to be having a grand old time at the expense of Chad Mendes on Tuesday’s edition of Beyond the Octagon ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 16,151 reads 53 comments

  7. 5 Best Moments of Jose Aldo's Career

    Jose Aldo's latest title defense at UFC 179 will have little impact on his legacy. Sure, Chad Mendes might be able to stamp his place in history by putting an end to Aldo's 17-fight ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 3,274 reads 9 comments

  8. Chad Mendes Expecting a 'War' in Rematch with Jose Aldo at UFC 179

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where two athletes step into a cage to battle for physical supremacy, and it is the competition of it all that drives Chad Mendes . The Team Alpha Male standout and current No...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 8,191 reads 28 comments

  9. UFC 179: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will meet Chad Mendes in a rematch for the 145-pound championship. In his initial meeting with the champion, Mendes was knocked out in the opening round...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 4,300 reads 5 comments

  10. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC 179

    The UFC hasn't been on in weeks. That is one reason why you should watch UFC 179 this weekend. The card, which features a featherweight main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes , hosts a number of young talents and established fighters...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 13,441 reads 22 comments

  11. Glover Teixeira Looking to Get Back on Track Against Phil Davis at UFC 179

    A fighter's success is what helps them elevate their profile and earn bigger opportunities, but oftentimes, setbacks and adversity show the true measure of who they really are...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 5,228 reads 18 comments

  12. Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones: 'I Said Some Things I'm Not Proud Of'

    There is something about Jon Jones that seems to unearth a whole other side to Daniel Cormier . After enduring years of competition as an amateur wrestler, the 35-year-old ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 15,239 reads 33 comments

  13. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 179 plays host to the rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes . Aldo won the first encounter by TKO and then ran out of the cage to celebrate with the feverish Brazilian crowd...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 8,105 reads 14 comments

  14. Aldo vs. Mendes II: Complete Guide to UFC 179

    The UFC is back! After a plethora of fight cards throughout 2014 the UFC gave everyone a few weeks break from action. Now an 11-fight slate brings back MMA action. UFC 179 takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 25,286 reads 35 comments

  15. Report: Fabricio Werdum Almost Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Mexico

    Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 30,169 reads 53 comments

  16. UFC 179: How Aldo vs. Mendes Rematch Might Deviate from the Original

    The date was Jan. 15, 2012. At that point, Junior dos Santos was the best heavyweight on the planet, Anderson Silva was more worried about Chael Sonnen than he was about Chris ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 13,955 reads 49 comments

  17. UFC 181 Adds Meeting Between Urijah Faber, Francisco Rivera

    UFC 181 picked up another bout with some drawing power on Wednesday evening. No. 3-ranked bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will take on No. 11-ranked Francisco Rivera at the December 6 event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 4,524 reads 41 comments

  18. George St. Pierre and the Point-Based Fighting Style

    As former UFC welterweight champion George St. Pierre stepped away from fighting in November 2013, he took his efficient, point-based fighting style with him. This was St...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 1 month ago 1,993 reads 16 comments

  19. John Lineker Ready to Be Next Flyweight Title Challenger Should He Get by McCall

    In recent weeks the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been quick to announce No.1 contenders for their stable of champions...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 4,114 reads 14 comments

  20. Kelvin Gastelum Can Punch His Own Ticket as a Top 10 Welterweight at UFC 180

    Kelvin Gastelum is often overlooked. That's the story of his career, mostly, at least since making his debut on The Ultimate Fighter in 2013. Gastelum was a prodigious underdog, picked last by coach Chael Sonnen ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 13,979 reads 20 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez Is Poised to Clean out the HW Division with a Win over Werdum

    UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez has destroyed every opponent he’s ever faced. He holds a record of 13-1 , and has beaten the likes of former champions in Brock Lesnar , Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Junior dos Santos...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 1 month ago 12,075 reads 57 comments

  22. UFC: Cat Zingano Is the Best Thing Happening at Women's Bantamweight

    Stories sell in individual sports. Without 20 other people to take a piece of the blame or share a piece of the glory in your athletic pursuit of choice, you need to have something about you that resonates...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 5,323 reads 35 comments

  23. Browne to Schaub: 'Opinions Are Like a------S, You Should Keep Them to Yourself'

    As if he didn't already have his hands full with UFC heavyweight contender Travis Browne, Brendan Schaub fanned the already roaring flame of "Hapa" during a September episode of ...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 1 month ago 9,498 reads 30 comments

  24. UFC Fighter Josh Burkman: I Lost That Fight to Get out of My Contract

    Last October, Josh Burkman , fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 21,124 reads 46 comments

  25. UPDATED: Joe Lauzon Says He's Fighting Diego Sanchez in Mexico at UFC 180

    UPDATE: 12:14 p.m. Eastern Time UFC President Dana White just confirmed that Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez is official for UFC 180 ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 10,826 reads 54 comments