1. Yair Rodriguez Looks to Become the UFC's First Superstar from Mexico

    As a child growing up in Parral, Mexico, Yair Rodriguez watched MMA videos with his brother and cousin. They paid close attention to Fedor Emelianenko, Anderson Silva and other legends who made the sport seem so intriguing...

    Tim Casey Written by Tim Casey about 2 months ago 29,866 reads 31 comments

  2. Conor McGregor: 7 Potential Fights for His UFC Return

    Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the UFC—perhaps even more so now that Ronda Rousey has suffered a much-publicized fall from grace...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 88,470 reads 63 comments

  3. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Announced for UFC 209

    The UFC added another fight to the UFC 209 card, announcing that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have agreed in principle to fight on March 4...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 20,139 reads 119 comments

  4. Floyd Mayweather Trolls Conor McGregor by Proclaiming He's the Face of MMA

    You've probably noticed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are back at each other in the media...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 16,744 reads 93 comments

  5. The Question: Will Hot Prospect Yair Rodriguez Retire the Legend BJ Penn?

    BJ Penn has spent the last year trying to get back in the Octagon. This Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103, perhaps the fifth time will be the charm...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 10,396 reads 42 comments

  6. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn

    UFC Hall of Fame inductee BJ Penn makes his return to the Octagon Sunday 30 months after his disastrous last outing against dangerous up-and-comer Yair Rodriguez on Fox Sports 1...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 2 months ago 18,792 reads 30 comments

  7. Conor McGregor Calls Out Floyd Mayweather in Tweet Referencing C.J. Watson

    Conor McGregor heard about Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s First Take appearance and fired back on Twitter, sending out a tweet referencing the boxing star's history of domestic violence Wednesday: Text messages from NBA guard C...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 99,130 reads 101 comments

  8. Floyd Mayweather Comments on Ronda Rousey After UFC 207 Loss to Amanda Nunes

    Retired boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr. has offered crestfallen UFC superstar Ronda Rousey some words of encouragement following her second successive career defeat, which came against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 38,448 reads 64 comments

  9. For Love, Not Money: How Low Fighter Pay Is Undermining MMA

    Conor McGregor's Lamborghini purrs like Mike Tyson's tiger. Greener than the border of a fresh dollar bill, the Lambo spits fire like someone just threatened its khaleesi. Henry Ford and H...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 112,647 reads 74 comments

  10. Mark Hunt Sues UFC, Dana White, Brock Lesnar over UFC 200 Fight

    Mark Hunt has filed a civil lawsuit against the UFC, its president, Dana White , and Brock Lesnar over his fight with Lesnar at UFC 200, claiming the parties colluded for an unfair competitive environment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 49,599 reads 119 comments

  11. Amanda Nunes' Partner Nina, Also a UFC Fighter, Opens Up on Their Relationship

    Amanda Nunes ' longtime girlfriend Nina Ansaroff has become a staple of Nunes ' Fight Week. From media functions to the actual fight to the social media posts in the aftermath, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 25,554 reads 5 comments

  12. Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos' mixed martial arts career has ended after 20 years. Cyborg announced his retirement in an interview with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting on Monday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 10,956 reads 7 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 103: Head-to-Toe Breakdown for Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J Penn

    UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn (16-10-2) returns to take on the rising star that is Yair Rodriguez (10-1). Penn is a former lightweight and welterweight champion, but his showing at 145 pounds was lackluster at best...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 11,575 reads 16 comments

  14. Holly Holm Poised to Steal Spotlight Back After Ronda Rousey's Loss

    Finally, the hysterical takes regarding the rise and fall of a certain UFC gender-barrier breaker have begun to subside...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 15,711 reads 38 comments

  15. UNINTERRUPTED: Michelle Waterson Responds to Meryl Streep's Jab on MMA

    Sunday night's Golden Globes had a lot of people talking, including the "Karate Hottie ", Michelle Waterson ...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 2 months ago 14,363 reads 11 comments

  16. Ronda Rousey Posts Instagram on Future After Knockout Loss to Amanda Nunes

    Ronda Rousey broke her silence Monday, taking to Instagram with her first post since her Dec. 30 loss to Amanda Nunes: Rousey had been radio silent since her first-round knockout loss to Nunes at UFC 207, save for a statement provided to ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 45,217 reads 97 comments

  17. Yair Rodriguez: 'It Was Kind of Surprising' to Get Matchup with Aging BJ Penn

    This weekend at UFC Fight Night 103, a young lion and an aging lion face off when 24-year-old phenom Yair Rodriguez faces 38-year-old former two-division champion BJ Penn ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 10,373 reads 25 comments

  18. Dana White Responds to Meryl Streep's 2017 Golden Globes Speech

    Following actress Meryl Streep's impassioned speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, which included a dig at mixed martial arts, UFC President Dana White responded...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 97,408 reads 32 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 26,809 reads 48 comments

  20. Frank Mir's Daughter German Suplexes Male Opponent Twice at Wrestling Tournament

    Frank Mir has a lot to be proud of when it comes to his MMA career. While he fell short in becoming outright UFC champion, losing to Brock Lesnar in their heavyweight unification ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 11,943 reads 17 comments

  21. UFC: Re-Watch Yair Rodriguez's Jumping Shin-to-Chin KO on Andre Fili

    The first UFC fight card of the year goes down this Sunday, from Phoenix, Arizona. The main event features upstart Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn. Young lion vs. old lion. 24-year-old vs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 20,168 reads 21 comments

  22. Bellator's Scott Coker Invites Meryl Streep to Event After Golden Globes Speech

    Actress Meryl Streep took an apparent dig at mixed martial arts during a speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, so Bellator MMA President Scott Coker invited her to Bellator ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 108,543 reads 194 comments

  23. Watch: Cheap-Shot KO off Glove Touch at WBK 22 in China

    "Protect yourselves at all times" is the old adage in combat sports, but even still, there are unwritten rules inside the cage. One of those rules is not to cheap-shot your opponent off a glove touch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 294,468 reads 195 comments

  24. Desperate for a Fight, 'Jacare' Souza's Manager Creates Fake Craigslist Ad

    UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 6 at 2:45 p.m. ET Newsday's Mark La Monica reports that UFC officials have inked Jacare against Tim Boetsch for UFC 208. --- End of Update --- Offers to fight the UFC's No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 16,716 reads 36 comments

  25. Conor McGregor, CM Punk, Ronda Rousey and the Best MMA Moments of 2016

    With less than a week separating 2017 from it's predecessor, it's easy to look back and pick out the best fights and overall cards of the year gone by. After all, it's relatively fresh in our minds, vivid and visceral as only combat sports can be...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 months ago 27,450 reads 38 comments