1. On Performance Enhancing Drugs and Cheating in Mixed Martial Arts

    “I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.”—Sophocles An opposition to cheating and the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) is as uncontroversial a position as one can take within a sporting context...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 8 days ago 3,554 reads 26 comments

  2. Joanne Calderwood vs. Maryna Moroz Announced for UFC FN 64

    Joanne Calderwood has been looking for a fight booking and her requested has been granted by the UFC as she will meet Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 64 in Poland...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 8 days ago 346 reads 0 comments

  3. The Beaten Path: The 3 Most Under-the-Radar Prospects in the UFC Right Now

    Much of the MMA prospecting scene takes place outside UFC boundaries. After all, if you've made it to the big show, there's no longer any sport in finding you or touting your success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 days ago 2,524 reads 3 comments

  4. Silva on Failed Drug Tests: 'I Always Played Clean, Never a Cheater'

    Despite additional failed drug tests, former UFC middleweight champion and all-time MMA great Anderson Silva isn't wavering from his stance that he's a clean fighter...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 8 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  5. Rising Fighters on the Cusp of the UFC Rankings

    The UFC serves as a perennial umbrella for the very best fighters on the planet. With transcendent champions and hungry contenders at its disposal, the promotion is continuously gifted elite bout options in each one of its 10 divisions...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 8 days ago 12,504 reads 29 comments

  6. Anderson Silva: 'I Do Not Know What to Apologize For'

    It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 8 days ago 32,709 reads 195 comments

  7. UFC Deserves Credit for Taking Steps to Clean Up Sport

    Damned if they don't, damned if they do. That's the feeling I had at the conclusion of Wednesday's Ultimate Fighting Championship news conference on performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 days ago 4,731 reads 44 comments

  8. Frank Mir: Relaxed, Recharged and Ready to Face Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva

    Over the past 14 years, Frank Mir has carved out his own place in the history of the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, he'll face former title challenger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 9 days ago 5,798 reads 29 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 61: B/R Staff Main Card Predictions

    No football on Sundays anymore? No problem! The UFC can fill your Sunday void this weekend, as UFC Fight Night 61 comes live on Fox Sports 1. The card, which comes to you from Brazil, is heavy on Brazilian talent...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 days ago 12,794 reads 30 comments

  10. Champ Ronda Rousey, Cat Zingano Pass Drug Tests in Advance of UFC 184

    UFC 184's headliners underwent an out-of-competition drug test earlier this month and recently passed, according to the event's overseeing athletic commission.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 3,083 reads 0 comments

  11. Robbie Lawler Wants Finish in Rematch with Rory MacDonald

    Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 9 days ago 449 reads 6 comments

  12. Ronda Rousey Believes Fighters 'Should Get Paid More Than the Ring Girls'

    Ronda may be feeling pretty financially secure these days, but that doesn't mean she isn't thinking about the fighters making less on the UFC roster.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 1,747 reads 1 comments

  13. Robbie Lawler Wants to 'Finish' Rory MacDonald in Rematch at UFC 189

    Their first encounter was a close affair and might have left a few open questions, but Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will meet again at UFC 189...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 516 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC Star Gunnar Nelson Recreates Sia's Hit Music Video 'Chandelier'

    Watch Gunnar Nelson and his teammates dance as they recreate the music video to Sia's hit single 'Chandelier'.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 2,262 reads 1 comments

  15. Frank Mir Traveled from Las Vegas to Brazil with 9 MM Ammunition in His Bag

    Frank Mir unknowingly breached airport security on the way to his UFC Fight Night 61 bout against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Porto Alegre , Brazil...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 9 days ago 13,137 reads 47 comments

  16. Mir Accidentally Arrived in Brazil with Bullets in His Suitcase

    Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir had almost passed airport security in Brazil when he was waved back. Something was inside his luggage...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 days ago 329 reads 0 comments

  17. Ronda Rousey 'extremely Encouraged' by New UFC Drug Testing Proposal

    Ronda Rousey has been one of the most outspoken critics of the current PED crisis in mixed martial arts. The UFC women's bantamweight champion grew up under the rigorous spotlight of ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 days ago 1,703 reads 1 comments

  18. UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis No Longer Under Contract with Zuffa

    Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis is no longer under contract with Zuffa, but the company does hold exclusive negotiating rights...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 9 days ago 1,201 reads 5 comments

  19. Carlos Condit, Thiago Alves Interested in Summer Fight

    Two veteran welterweights are apparently interested in a summer matchup. So, too, is the UFC. Former interim champ Carlos Condit (29-8 MMA , 6-3 UFC) and perennial contender Thiago ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 days ago 2,139 reads 1 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 61: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    At UFC Fight Night 61, notable heavyweights Antonio Silva and Frank Mir will look to get back into the win column. Since earning a title shot against Junior dos Santos in May 2012, Mir has lost four in a row...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 9 days ago 4,235 reads 20 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 61: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC is on a rare Sunday this weekend, as the company returns to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 61. Headlined by Frank Mir and Antonio Silva, the card includes some contenders in their respective divisions...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 days ago 3,906 reads 2 comments

  22. Fallon Fox Q&A: UFC 'Watering Down' Its Talent

    The trailblazing MMA fighter talks about being a trans athlete, her battles with Joe Rogan, and whether the UFC will ever (finally) let her fight.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 9 days ago 995 reads 5 comments

  23. The 3 Best Ambassadors for the UFC Right Now

    Despite the shroud that currently envelops the UFC, one created by the recent barrage of failed drug tests by high-profile athletes, there are those who rise above and excel in all aspects of the fight game...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 9 days ago 12,000 reads 43 comments

  24. Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson, Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Headline UFC 187

    UFC is planning some fireworks for its annual Memorial Day weekend event. Dana White 's company announced its headliners for UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas, confirming that ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 9 days ago 47,232 reads 189 comments

  25. Bones-Rumble, Belfort-Weidman Set for UFC 187

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 9 days ago 254 reads 1 comments