1. Bellator 148's Ilima-Lei MacFarlane: From Freshman 50 to Professional Fighter

    Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, if she's known for anything so far, is known for the 10-second knockout of "Soccer Mom" Katie Castro...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 12 days ago 19,490 reads 12 comments

  2. UFC 196 Moved from Pay-Per-View to Fox Sports 1 After Main Event Cancellation

    UFC 196 isn't cancelled, but it isn't going to be on pay-per-view, either. Following the collapse of the card's main event, the UFC has opted to pull UFC 196 off of pay-per-view and put it on its regular television broadcast partner, Fox Sports 1...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 23,854 reads 72 comments

  3. TJ Dillashaw Talks Dominick Cruz Rematch, Potential Urijah Faber UFC Title Shot

    T.J. Dillashaw has admitted he would be "sick to his stomach" if Urijah Faber is granted a shot at the UFC bantamweight title ahead of him earning a rematch with Dominick Cruz...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 13 days ago 22,355 reads 114 comments

  4. UFC 196: Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at HWT Is Too Big, Too Crazy to Pass Up

    If the old cliche is true and “luck” is what happens when preparation meets opportunity—well, the UFC, Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic all have a chance to get really lucky right now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 13 days ago 38,477 reads 90 comments

  5. Carlos Condit Takes New Driver's License Photo—3 Days After Fight with Lawler

    Carlos Condit better be ready for a lot of raised eyebrows. A lot of chuckles. A lot of low whistles. Why? Because he has a big, huge black eye in his new driver's license photo...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 97,144 reads 16 comments

  6. UFC Fights an Increasingly Complex Battle to Legalize MMA in New York

    The news conferences, celebrity fighters and other public posturings are still there. Now more than ever, though, the move to legalize mixed martial arts in New York—the only ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 3,422 reads 10 comments

  7. Ben Rothwell and the Fear of Being Yourself

    It was a couple of days after Christmas when Ben Rothwell was six years old that he woke up in the morning and couldn't see anything at all. He'd gone suddenly and terrifyingly blind...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 13 days ago 13,802 reads 49 comments

  8. Jon Jones Willing to Fight Stipe Miocic at UFC 196, Wants Heavyweight Title

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has revealed he would be willing to fight heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic at UFC 196―but only if the heavyweight title is on the line...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 13 days ago 36,862 reads 117 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Tweets Picture from Random Drug Test Ahead of UFC 197 Title Fight

    UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been drug tested for the first time this year, he revealed on Twitter on Monday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 13 days ago 119,352 reads 100 comments

  10. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum and the Top Canceled Fights in UFC History

    Super Bowl weekend became decidedly less super for MMA fans Monday when heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the main event of UFC 196...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 64,058 reads 72 comments

  11. The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

    No division in the UFC boasts a deeper roster of talented fighters than lightweight. The promotion's 155-pounders run the gamut from brutal pressure fighters to suffocating wrestlers to flashy strikers and everything in between...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 13 days ago 12,050 reads 29 comments

  12. Fabricio Werdum Joins Cain Velasquez, Pulls out of UFC's Super Bowl Fight Card

    When it rains, it pours for the UFC. Less than 24 hours after UFC President Dana White announced heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez was pulling out of the UFC 196 main ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 28,849 reads 127 comments

  13. Cursed Cain Velasquez, the Man with so Much Unrealized Potential

    " Cain Velasquez injured, out of upcoming fight." It is something like a broken record at this point, isn't it? Have there actually been more headlines announcing a Velasquez ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 13 days ago 15,245 reads 58 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne Slammed by Hapa's Wife, Jenna Renee Webb, over Ring

    Ronda Rousey and partner Travis Browne have come under criticism from the heavyweight UFC star's current wife, Jenna Renee Webb, after Rousey was pictured wearing a ring on her engagement finger...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 14 days ago 212,473 reads 0 comments

  15. Cain Velasquez Out of UFC 196; Fabricio Werdum Gets New Title Contender

    In what will likely go down as one of the least surprising stories of 2016, heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez is pulling out of the UFC 196 heavyweight championship match with Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 133,379 reads 114 comments

  16. Ronda Rousey Hosts SNL: Funniest Moments, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    While snow covered the East Coast, Winter Storm Jonas could not halt one of the most anticipated episodes of Saturday Night Live in recent memory as host Ronda Rousey made her ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 15 days ago 111,250 reads 133 comments

  17. UNINTERRUPTED: Ronda Rousey Discusses Preparation for SNL Appearance

    In the video above, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey talks about getting ready for the dress rehearsal of Jan. 23's Saturday Night Live episode...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 15 days ago 8,435 reads 5 comments

  18. Paige VanZant: My Stock Grew After Bloody, Lopsided Loss

    Paige VanZant is good at being undaunted. During her December fight with Rose Namajunas, the UFC's well-marketed strawweight never gave up despite a tremendous beating that draped her face in sheets of blood...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 11,914 reads 61 comments

  19. Ronda Rousey Appears to Be Sporting a Diamond on Her Ring Finger

    Ronda Rousey is set to return to the spotlight for the first time since UFC 193 with a guest-hosting gig on Saturday Night Live ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 15 days ago 215,417 reads 65 comments

  20. UNINTERRUPTED: Ronda Rousey Discusses Filmed Scene from 'SNL'

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Ronda Rousey talks about filming a scene for the upcoming Saturday Night Live episode...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 16 days ago 4,308 reads 25 comments

  21. The New Kaiju King: Jon Jones Would Destroy Godzilla Inside of 2 Rounds

    Jon Jones ' latest Instagram posts are the equivalent of sirens blaring to warn of Godzilla coming ashore. They are an omen of impending destruction. And absolutely no one is safe...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 16 days ago 86,908 reads 200 comments

  22. Matt Mitrione Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Eye and Return

    UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione will require surgery to repair his right eye that was severely damaged by two eye pokes in his Jan. 17 matchup against Travis Browne. According to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 17 days ago 13,178 reads 48 comments

  23. Conor McGregor, Dana White and UFC 197's Biggest Question: 'Where's My Belt?'

    There aren’t many awkward silences during Conor McGregor press conferences. The Irishman sees to that himself. When McGregor is at the dais, he appears to fill every inch of available space...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 42,377 reads 101 comments

  24. The State of the UFC Featherweight Division

    The UFC featherweight division is a tale of two realities. On one hand, it boasts the most marketable champion in mixed martial arts, Conor McGregor. In short order, he has built himself into a cash-generating superstar...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 17 days ago 15,604 reads 87 comments

  25. The Beaten Path: Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2016, Part 2

    The constant, relentless grind of the UFC and Bellator eats up dozens of new fighters every year. One hundred three new contestants debuted in the UFC in 2015 , less than half of the 230 who made their first appearance in 2014 ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 17 days ago 16,937 reads 14 comments