1. Conor McGregor Has No Chance vs. Floyd Mayweather, Says Jose Aldo

    Add UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo to the growing list of athletes who don't believe MMA sensation Conor McGregor would have much of a chance if he took on retired five-division world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 15,839 reads 0 comments

  2. New UFC Champ Cody Garbrandt Gets It with Call-Outs of Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor

    Ten days ago, Cody Garbrandt looked like a lost cause. Garbrandt had been so verbally destroyed by UFC men’s bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz leading up to their title ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 28,884 reads 87 comments

  3. Too Much Talk, Not Enough Action in UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Divisions

    Years ago in the lead-up to UFC 123, talking about the elusiveness of Lyoto Machida was all the rage. He was fighting Rampage Jackson that night, and Jackson, a legend in a number ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 9,080 reads 47 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 66,950 reads 66 comments

  5. Aldo and Holloway Can Unify Title, but McGregor Rematch Is Ultimate Prize

    Jose Aldo and Max Holloway have yet to agree on a date, but it looks like they'll get that pesky UFC featherweight title unified sometime early in 2017. One version of it, anyway...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 11,836 reads 24 comments

  6. Jose Aldo Announces Fight with Max Holloway at UFC 208

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has confirmed he will face Max Holloway at UFC 208 on Feb. 11. Holloway beat Anthony Pettis to clinch the interim belt at UFC 206 and made it clear afterward he was ready to fight the Brazilian...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 14,730 reads 89 comments

  7. Holloway vs. Pettis: UFC 206 Odds, Predictions and Pre-Fight Twitter Hype

    When Daniel Cormier went down with a groin injury , his main even fight against Anthony Johnson for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 206 was thrown out the window...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 4 months ago 1,005 reads 4 comments

  8. Jose Aldo Speaks on Conor McGregor Relinquishing UFC Featherweight Title

    Jose Aldo wasn't surprised to see Conor McGregor vacate the UFC Featherweight Championship in order to hold onto his lightweight belt...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 22,587 reads 115 comments

  9. Jose Aldo Says He Is Rethinking Decision to Retire from MMA

    It looked like MMA fighter Jose Aldo was retiring from the Octagon in September, when he made public his dissatisfaction with the UFC for not giving him a rematch with Conor McGregor...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 21,881 reads 75 comments

  10. Jose Aldo to Meet with UFC Executives in Las Vegas Amid Dispute

    Jose Aldo , reigning UFC interim featherweight champion, could be laying the foundation for his exit from the UFC and the sport of MMA as an active fighter...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 13,303 reads 66 comments

  11. Jose Aldo Requests Release from UFC, Says He Wants to Retire

    Upset about not being given a rematch against Conor McGregor at UFC 205, Jose Aldo has requested a release from his contract...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 34,002 reads 208 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 122,641 reads 207 comments

  13. Jose Aldo Says He Had Spies in Frankie Edgar's Locker Room for UFC 200

    Jose Aldo became the UFC interim featherweight champion by defeating Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision at UFC 200, a victory he may have earned with the help of some well-placed informants...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 70,488 reads 89 comments

  14. Jose Aldo and Joanna Jedrzejczyk Embody the Importance of Swagger in MMA

    Swagger is a hard thing to define. As a Supreme Court justice once put it with regard to something entirely different: You know it when you see it. When you spot swagger, in the context of a fight, there's no mistaking what you've seen...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 9 months ago 15,648 reads 61 comments

  15. For Jose Aldo, Winning Interim UFC Belt Means Conor McGregor Purgatory

    The current champion has all but abandoned the featherweight division. He’s moved up and out to a higher weight class and a higher-priced zip code, but his presence looms over the rest of the 145-pounders as a specter of gold...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 9 months ago 34,824 reads 104 comments

  16. Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 200

    Jose Aldo is once again a UFC champion after a unanimous-decision win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 to win the interim UFC Featherweight Championship on Saturday...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 80,623 reads 164 comments

  17. UFC 200: Still Conor McGregor's World, Even as Aldo and Edgar Vie for a Title

    Ostensibly, this is a story about Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar . That pair of veterans will fight over the interim featherweight title Saturday at UFC 200, in what might be the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 9 months ago 15,451 reads 24 comments

  18. Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar 2: The Complete Breakdown

    In the extended absence of Conor McGregor , who seems more interested in chasing Nate Diaz and other fights at 155 or 170 pounds than defending his featherweight crown, Jose ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 9 months ago 12,417 reads 59 comments

  19. Frankie Edgar's Relentless Will to Succeed Drives Him in the Octagon and in Life

    Mark Henry tells a story about Frankie Edgar that explains the ferocity of his competitiveness. Often in the week before fights, Henry—Edgar’s boxing coach—hosts a cookout at his house...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 9 months ago 15,924 reads 29 comments

  20. Dana: Aldo vs. Edgar Could Be for Vacant 145-Pound Title If McGregor Retires

    The UFC is still trying to figure out what to do with Conor McGregor. The former UFC 200 main eventer lost his spot on the card Tuesday after ominously tweeting that he wanted "to ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 months ago 8,437 reads 54 comments

  21. As Conor McGregor Chases Revenge, How Long Will Aldo, Edgar Keep 'Interim' Tag?

    Conventional wisdom says we’re supposed to feel bad for Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar . Neither guy got exactly what he wanted here...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 13,470 reads 34 comments

  22. Jose Aldo Talks Conor McGregor's 'Lucky' Punch, UFC Rematch Frustration

    Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes Conor McGregor only won their highly anticipated fight at UFC 194 in December because he was "lucky" to land a knockout shot just seconds into the bout...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 12 months ago 31,617 reads 169 comments

  23. Building the Perfect MMA Fighter

    What makes for the perfect MMA fighter? One approach to this question, historically, has been to stitch together a combination of traits from different fighters...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 12 months ago 20,633 reads 86 comments