1. The Mercurial, Magical Gegard Mousasi on the Cusp of Glory (And a Payday)

    There was a time when Gegard Mousasi entered the UFC that he heard boos and whispers. He's overrated. He's boring. He's in over his head...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 17 days ago 11,434 reads 0 comments

  2. That Time Nick Diaz and Paul Daley Fought the Best Round in MMA History

    Six years ago this week, MMA got its benchmark for the best five minutes imaginable. Strikeforce, a promotion that was the closest thing the UFC had to a North American competitor at the time, took to the airwaves with Strikeforce: Diaz vs...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 17 days ago 20,832 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Odds, Tickets, Predictions and Pre-Weigh-In Hype

    It's the light heavyweight rematch UFC fans have been waiting two years for. No, it's not Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II—although that would be way more fun—but Cormier vs...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 17 days ago 6,729 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC 210 Preview: Chris Weidman Faces Do-or-Die Situation Against Gegard Mousasi

    The time when Chris Weidman was regarded as the future of the middleweight division seems very far away right now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 18 days ago 17,860 reads 0 comments

  5. Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 at UFC 210: The Complete Breakdown

    Worn out, beaten down and exhausted, Anthony Johnson succumbed to a choke from Daniel Cormier in the third round of their first meeting back at UFC 187 in May 2015...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 19 days ago 19,272 reads 0 comments

  6. Poor Referee in Muay Thai Fight Gets Knocked Out Hard by an Errant Punch

    Being a ref is a thankless job. No matter what you do, someone is going to get upset with how you're calling the action. In combat sports, the job hazards go from bad to worse. Take the poor ref above...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 20 days ago 20,941 reads 0 comments

  7. MMA Fighter Nails Slick Jumping Knee-to-Guillotine Combination in Kazakhstan

    When a fighter hurts his opponent with strikes, they tend to try to finish the fight with strikes. It's logical. However it does run the risk of sapping the gas tank and, if a fighter lacks discipline, can easily see the tables turn...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 8,350 reads 0 comments

  8. Ex-MMA Fighters Matt Riddle and Shayna Baszler Shine During WrestleMania Week

    Combat sports and professional wrestling have long been linked in one form or another for many decades. It makes sense...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 21 days ago 14,108 reads 0 comments

  9. Former UFC Contender Ryan Bader Set for Bellator Debut in Surprising Booking

    Bellator MMA officially announced its signing of top-10 staple Ryan Bader on Saturday night at Bellator 175 and wasted no time in revealing the details of his debut fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 23 days ago 10,327 reads 0 comments

  10. Bellator 175 Results: King Mo Beats Rampage Jackson to Highlight Friday's Card

    Bellator 175 provided the backdrop for Muhammed "King Mo" to dish out revenge against heated rival Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The former Strikeforce champion came out victorious in his rematch against Jackson by unanimous decision...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 23 days ago 23,214 reads 0 comments

  11. King Mo Scores Unanimous-Decision Win over Rampage Jackson at Bellator 175

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal always believed that he had a win over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, but he didn't have the official scorecards to prove it...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 23 days ago 10,966 reads 0 comments

  12. That Time WrestleMania's Goldberg Set Off One of MMA's Wildest In-Cage Brawls

    It's no secret that WrestleMania main eventer Brock Lesnar had an MMA career. Heck, he was the UFC's most popular, most influential fighter for a long time and set ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 23 days ago 61,137 reads 0 comments

  13. The Question: Will Conor McGregor Fight Inside the Octagon Again?

    The chatter won't seem to die down, but this time it seems to have some teeth. After on-again, off-again, (now on-again) discussions, the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 23 days ago 19,550 reads 0 comments

  14. WWE 'Would Love to Add Ronda Rousey' Says Stephanie McMahon

    Ronda Rousey 's appeal to the mainstream world was her perceived invincibility, and while back-to-back losses to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes have shattered that notion , ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 24 days ago 29,974 reads 0 comments

  15. The UFC and WWE Should Team Up to Take Ronda Rousey to the Next Level

    Ronda Rousey has lost two in a row, but her career is far from over. The former longtime women's bantamweight champion is back in the news...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 24 days ago 12,678 reads 0 comments

  16. UFC Power Rankings: Which Fighters Have the Best Odds of Capturing Gold in 2017?

    The UFC experienced unprecedented championship turnover during 2016. All told, eight new champions were crowned inside the Octagon last year, including the emergence of young lions ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 24 days ago 31,064 reads 0 comments

  17. Paige VanZant to Face Two Gold Medalists, Former Steeler in Cooking Competition

    Paige VanZant's devastating loss at the hands of Rose Namajunas was followed by an extended layoff highlighted by a run on Dancing with the Stars last spring. Her defeat to Michelle Waterson in December? Same idea...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 6,276 reads 0 comments

  18. Michael Bisping Teases Fight with Georges St-Pierre May Be Called off

    The MMA world was sent into fits of rage when news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is slated to cut the contender line to challenge current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 13,232 reads 0 comments

  19. What If the Diaz Brothers Aren't the Moneymakers We Think They Are?

    There is a fairly polarizing, possibly hot take incoming. Prepare yourself accordingly. What if the Diaz brothers aren ’t the moneymakers everyone thinks they are? Don’t say you weren ’t warned...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 25 days ago 14,502 reads 0 comments

  20. The UFC Should Embrace the Weirdness and Make Compelling Fights

    Last week, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made headlines when he called out former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum . The two men have had issues for years, going back to when they both fought under the Strikeforce banner...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 27 days ago 10,825 reads 0 comments

  21. The Most Aggressive Fighters Inside the Octagon Right Now

    Being labeled an aggressive UFC fighter is like being the tallest guy on the basketball team or the greediest banker on Wall Street. So it goes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 17,999 reads 0 comments

  22. European Taekwondo Champ Sets New World Record, Breaks 111 Blocks in 35 Seconds

    First, you must fill your head with knowledge. Then you can break blocks with it. That little paraphrasing of the comment from the karate teacher from The Simpsons is appropriate ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 92,438 reads 0 comments

  23. That Time Rampage Jackson Randomly Returned to the UFC for 1 Fight

    Combat sports is a bizarre space by any reasonable metric. People leather up and get paid to blast each other in the chops for the amusement of the general populace, and the one who does it better will often double his or her pay for winning...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 27 days ago 14,292 reads 0 comments

  24. Cris Cyborg Calls out Ronda Rousey...for a Match in WWE?

    With every day that passes, the long-awaited superfight between Cris Cyborg and Ronda Rousey feels less likely. A pro wrestling match, though? That's a different subject altogether...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 32,730 reads 0 comments

  25. Spinning Backfist Leads to Brutal Finish to Russian MMA Fight

    Spinning backfists can be a feast-or-famine business. If it misses? You end up putting yourself at serious risk for a counter (or, worse, end up like Chael Sonnen back at UFC 148)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 37,253 reads 0 comments