1. The Question: What Should the UFC Do with Cris 'Cyborg' Justino?

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino, the same woman who UFC President Dana White once said "committed professional suicide, " is about to make her second start in the Octagon. Indeed, she's not just participating; she's holding up Saturday's event...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 144,825 reads 100 comments

  2. Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez in Doubt After Wild News Day

    A day ago, a superfight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was all but a certainty...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 21,779 reads 128 comments

  3. Goodbye Gridlock: UFC's Top 10 Middleweights All Fight in Next 2 Months

    It’s hard to believe, but the UFC middleweight division has never really recovered from Anderson Silva losing his title back in 2013...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 9,793 reads 38 comments

  4. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs. Lansberg

    The UFC heads to Brasilia, Brazil, for the second time Saturday, September 24 with a decent offering on Fox Sports 1...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 10,215 reads 10 comments

  5. What Kind of Impact Can Chael Sonnen Make for Bellator?

    Little by little, Bellator has chipped away at the UFC’s stable of talent, taking a supporting player here, a headliner there...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 21,131 reads 26 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 23,696 reads 121 comments

  7. Eddie Alvarez Challenges Conor McGregor to Fight at UFC 205

    UFC 205 is set for Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but it is still missing a main event. On Tuesday, Eddie Alvarez made sure the world knew he wants to be part of it...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 16,029 reads 53 comments

  8. How the UFC Turned Its Bonus System into a Weapon

    The UFC's bonus system has long been one of the promotion's most powerful tools for both attracting and retaining fighters...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 20,457 reads 22 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Is the Biggest Draw in UFC History

    The UFC has been a pay-per-view business since its inception, but it has never experienced a stretch of business as successful as it has in the last year...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 38,907 reads 87 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    One-half of the UFC's matchmaking duo is headed out the door at year's end ( h/t MMAJunkie.com ). In an effort to help the leader of mixed martial arts book their upcoming fights, ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 15,116 reads 52 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 95

    UFC Fight Night 94 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier , knockout (Round 1, 1:35) Derek Brunson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 16,292 reads 44 comments

  12. UFC's Derek Brunson Proves He's MW's Most Underrated but Still Faces Long Road

    Following his first-round knockout of Uriah Hall in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 94, Derek Brunson proclaimed himself ready for a title shot...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 4,817 reads 15 comments

  13. Backed into Corner, Michael Johnson Reasserts Contender Status with Crushing KO

    In mixed martial arts, momentum is a single punch, a whisper in the ear, a day off to rejuvenate the mind and body. In a game of millimeters and nanoseconds, one tiny thing can make the difference between winning and losing...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 7,762 reads 9 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Hidalgo

    UFC headed deep into Texas for UFC Fight Night 94 on Saturday night. Hidalgo was the city of choice for a lightweight main event between Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 14,600 reads 22 comments

  15. Uriah Hall vs. Derek Brunson Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 94

    In Hidalgo , Texas on Saturday night, No. 10 middleweight Derek Brunson handed ninth-ranked Uriah Hall his first stoppage loss in his nearly three-and-a-half years with the UFC...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 3 months ago 9,698 reads 16 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Poirier vs. Johnson Card

    The UFC lightweight division has a new title contender in Michael Johnson. It didn't take long for Johnson to show the world he means business in this division, knocking out Poirier after 95 seconds...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 3 months ago 7,970 reads 25 comments

  17. Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 94

    Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson entered UFC Fight Night 94 trending in opposite directions. Exiting The Ultimate Fighter season 12, there were generally high hopes surrounding Johnson, and for good cause...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 10,276 reads 26 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 94: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 94 is now in the books. Michael Johnson knocked out Dustin Poirier in the main event, breaking a two-fight losing streak...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 3 months ago 29,200 reads 90 comments

  19. Bellator 161 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Kongo vs. Johnson Card

    On Friday night in the main event of Bellator 161, Cheick Kongo won a woeful heavyweight bout via majority decision over Tony Johnson. If you wanted to make someone hate mixed martial arts, you should force them to watch this fight...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 9,331 reads 18 comments

  20. Return of the American Gangster: Chael Sonnen Opens Up About Move to Bellator

    Chael Sonnen had every intention of returning to the UFC. Until he didn’t. Whatever the reason, one of the UFC’s most controversial, entertaining and bankable ...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 3 months ago 38,011 reads 32 comments

  21. Tyron Woodley v. Stephen Thompson Fight Announced for UFC 205: Details, Reaction

    UFC 205 gained another fight Friday, as Tyron Woodley announced on Fox Sports 1 that he and Stephen Thompson will square off for the welterweight title on Nov. 12 from Madison Square Garden: Sherdog ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 18,026 reads 127 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 94 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    The UFC is off to Hildalgo , Texas, for UFC Fight Night 94. What's your main event? Oh, just a top-tier lightweight battle between Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson. Nothing to get too excited about...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 10,903 reads 23 comments

  23. Chael Sonnen to Bellator: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran MMA fighter Chael Sonnen confirmed to Greg Beacham of the A ssociated Press (via the Seattle Times ) on Thursday that he has left the UFC and signed a multiyear deal with Bellator...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 21,166 reads 59 comments

  24. Debate: The UFC's Next Breakthrough Stars

    The UFC has never had a stretch of business as successful as the last 10 months, cracking the million-buy mark on pay-per-view five times. That’s one more than the entirety of its history to that point...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 18,872 reads 26 comments

  25. UFC's Derek Brunson Not Afraid to Throw Some Shade as He Climbs MW Ladder

    It’s no wonder Derek Brunson has been talking a lot about performance-enhancing drugs these days...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 4,424 reads 27 comments