1. Every UFC Champ's Nightmare Matchup

    The UFC is featuring a run of champions with title defenses. In years past, the adage that it's harder to defend a title than win one has held true. We've seen various fighters fail to defend their crown...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 38,172 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 106: Head-to-Toe Breakdown for Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum

    After a winless 2016 (0-2), Vitor Belfort looks to get back on track against one of the hottest middleweights in Kelvin Gastelum . UFC Fight Night 106's main event is set for Brazil on Saturday...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 12,107 reads 0 comments

  3. Georges St-Pierre Takes Aim at Immortality in Title Shot Against Michael Bisping

    UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday that Georges St-Pierre's return to the Octagon will be a middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping—and, boy, is that going to be an unpopular decision...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 22,793 reads 0 comments

  4. Jon Jones Likely to Face Daniel Cormier-Anthony Johnson Winner, Says Dana White

    Jon Jones may have a nice gift waiting for him when he comes back from his yearlong suspension: a UFC light heavyweight championship fight. In an interview on the UFC Unfiltered podcast (h/t FoxSports...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 21,259 reads 0 comments

  5. 7 Fighters the UFC Should Build Its Future Around

    One of the main criticisms often levied at the UFC is that the promotion struggles to create stars. For years, the focus has been on the brand and the idea that those three letters will forever mean more than any individual who enters the cage...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 6 months ago 40,548 reads 0 comments

  6. MMA Bold Predictions for 2017: What's Next for Rousey, McGregor, Jones and UFC?

    Count 2016 as a pivotal year in UFC history. For starters, longtime majority owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta sold the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion to WME-IMG for an eye-popping $4 billion-plus in July...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 26,945 reads 48 comments

  7. Jon Jones, Demetrious Johnson Agree: Ronda Rousey Should Return to the UFC

    Much like when Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in 2015, there was a fair bit of schadenfreude on display following her UFC 207 defeat at the hands of Amanda Nunes ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 16,494 reads 61 comments

  8. 6 UFC Fighters Who Should Change Weight Classes

    Sometimes all a person needs is a change. Things aren’t going well for one reason or another, so they change something up and all of a sudden everything clicks. In MMA , that change is oftentimes centered around weight...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 7 months ago 67,380 reads 66 comments

  9. Luke Rockhold Challenges Jon Jones to a Grappling Match in January

    Jon Jones returned to action with a submission win over Dan Henderson at Submission Underground 2, and he already has a queue forming for another match...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 12,824 reads 34 comments

  10. Submission Underground 2: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    Jon Jones got to compete and he finished Dan Henderson in under seven minutes. Their main event contest had moments of comedy, but was rooted in an actual grappling match. Jones is just the far superior athlete...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 52,275 reads 18 comments

  11. Jon Jones Comments on Previously Partying Before Fights

    Jon Jones is one of the most talented MMA fighters in history, but his actions outside the Octagon have held him back. He discussed some of his past actions Thursday on The Joe Rogan Experience (h/t Evan Bell of BJPenn...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 12,261 reads 23 comments

  12. Jon Jones Stripped of UFC Light Heavyweight Title After USADA Suspension

    The UFC has stripped former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones of his title following his yearlong suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 26,372 reads 60 comments

  13. Jon Jones Suspended 1 Year by USADA for Positive Drug Test

    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) officially suspended Jon Jones for one year Monday after he tested positive for two banned substances prior to his UFC 200 clash with Daniel Cormier in July, according to MMA Fighting's Marc Raimondi ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 46,155 reads 108 comments

  14. Jon Jones Goes on Another Twitter Rant, This Time About Steroids

    Jon Jones is an exceptional fighter, but he is not a brilliant mind when it comes to public relations. With his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission quickly approaching ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 30,082 reads 102 comments

  15. Jon Jones' Attorney Says Tested Product Was Contaminated

    Howard Jacobs, an attorney for former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones , said the fighter's recent positive test for banned substances was because of a contaminated product...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 9 months ago 39,177 reads 86 comments

  16. Jon Jones Tears into Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson on Social Media

    Just because Jon Jones isn't able to compete right now doesn't mean he can't hear all the smack that his constituents are talking...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 75,106 reads 130 comments

  17. UFC: A History of Cancelled Events in the Zuffa Era

    It’s funny, if you’re reading this on Saturday morning over a coffee or some breakfast, you weren ’t supposed to be...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 months ago 14,075 reads 13 comments

  18. UFC: Predicting the Champions a Year from Now

    The business of being a UFC champion is pretty chaotic. You work for years to become an expert in your craft...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 months ago 23,890 reads 121 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 93: What's Troubling Alexander Gustafsson?

    This summer has been bittersweet for Canadian music fans. Yes, that’s an odd place to start in discussing a Swedish mixed martial artist, but give it a second...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 11 months ago 11,938 reads 42 comments

  20. Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar Reportedly Could Receive Shorter Suspensions

    Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar , who each tested positive for banned substances before UFC 200, may face only a maximum one-year ban because the drugs they took could have a " credible non-doping explanation...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 30,051 reads 63 comments

  21. Jon Jones Shows Snoop Dogg How to Throw Spinning Elbow Before Concert

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. While a bout with Anthony Johnson could be in the works, per UFC Unfiltered (via Fox Sports' Damon Martin ), suspended UFC fighter ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 44,304 reads 34 comments

  22. Jon Jones Teases Quick Return from USADA Suspension in Instagram Post

    Jon Jones has had a rough couple of years, but the former UFC light heavyweight champ apparently feels like things are starting to turn around. Jones indicated he may return to the Octagon soon in a recently deleted Instagram post...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 38,030 reads 71 comments

  23. The Question: As Fortunes Shift, Who Is the Greatest MMA Fighter of All Time?

    In most sports, the debate over who is the greatest of all time is sort of a static one. Sure, there’s plenty of room for disagreement, but the overall parameters of the discussion are mostly set...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 123,099 reads 207 comments