1. Is Mixed Martial Arts Simply Violence for the Sake of Violence?

    Conor McGregor's coach, John Kavanagh, reacted with some vehemence last week to a tweet by MMA Junkie that touted UFC 195's potential for "beautiful violence." Kavanagh would prefer "competitive" rather than "violent" as an adjective...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 28,841 reads 121 comments

  2. Top Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling: Fighters Not Earning What They Deserve

    MMA fighters, particularly those in the UFC, aren't taking in as much money as they should. That's the opinion of Aljamain Sterling, a 12-0, 26-year-old bantamweight who recently became a free agent after nearly two years with the UFC...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,682 reads 47 comments

  3. Conor McGregor Named 1 of 2015's '25 Hottest Sex Symbols' by Rolling Stone

    Well, this is escalating quickly. Less than one month after Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo to take the UFC's undisputed featherweight crown at UFC 194, Rolling Stone ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,097 reads 74 comments

  4. Ed Soares Talks Past, Present and Future of Resurrection Fighting Alliance

    Four years can be a long time. Especially in MMA . In the sport’s minor leagues, marking time is like riding a bull. It’s not an easy place to get or keep a foothold, whether you’re a fighter or a promoter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,393 reads 0 comments

  5. CM Punk's Potential UFC Debut Opponent Reportedly Spotted by Dana White

    Dana White is to reportedly consider Mickey Gall as a possible opponent for Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk , when he makes his debut in the UFC...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 36,280 reads 65 comments

  6. Bruce Buffer Reacts After Floyd Mayweather Cites Conor McGregor in Racism Claim

    UFC announcer Bruce Buffer has rejected claims made by retired boxer Floyd Mayweather that Conor McGregor gets away with trash talk due to the colour of his skin...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 126,702 reads 0 comments

  7. Holly Holm Should Wait for UFC 200 and Ronda Rousey, No Matter What

    It seemed so certain, back when Holly Holm was still crying in the Octagon while Ronda Rousey attempted to gather her senses on the canvas below...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 45,812 reads 146 comments

  8. Ronda Rousey to Host 'Saturday Night Live': Is Fallen Champ Her Own Worst Enemy?

    And just like that, Ronda Rousey is back...but not for a fight. As Saturday Night Live 's official Twitter revealed Tuesday, the former UFC women's bantamweight champion is ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 53,481 reads 119 comments

  9. Furor About Robbie Lawler's Win over Carlos Condit Shows Rift in How We Watch

    At least the oddsmakers had this one dialed. Leading up to Robbie Lawler ’s welterweight title defense against Carlos Condit on Saturday at UFC 195 , we were told the fight was too close to call...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 25,724 reads 85 comments

  10. Ronda Rousey to Host Saturday Night Live: Date, Comments and Reaction

    UFC superstar Ronda Rousey is set to host Saturday Night Live on Jan. 23 with musical guest Selena Gomez, the show tweeted Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 31,502 reads 186 comments

  11. UFC 195 Technical Recap: How Lawler and Condit Went to War

    Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit went to war on Saturday night at UFC 195 . The champion walked away with his belt—but not without controversy...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 14,153 reads 54 comments

  12. Holly Holm Drops Hints About Next Fight, May Not Be Facing Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm was the clear-cut breakout star of MMA in 2015, but there were many questions about what may be in the cards for her in 2016. While there aren't yet any clear answers, Holm shed some light on what's next for her...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 74,591 reads 54 comments

  13. UFC 195: Michinori Tanaka Shows Fine Line Between Hot Prospect and Unemployment

    There's a fine line sometimes between success and failure. At UFC 195, after a close but impressive split-decision win over Joe Soto on Saturday in Las Vegas, Michinori Tanaka ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,101 reads 3 comments

  14. Lorenz Larkin's Braces Appeared to Get Pulled Out During UFC 195 Fight

    The most gruesome sight at UFC 195 on Saturday wasn't seeing the life get squeezed out of Masanori Kanehara. It wasn't watching Edgar Garcia get beaten for a prolonged period of time while turtled on the canvas...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 10,974 reads 13 comments

  15. UFC 195 Results: Book Lawler & Condit an Immediate Rematch Before It's Too Late

    We were left with two questions on Saturday after Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit completed their epic welterweight title fight at UFC 195 —one of them hard and one of them easy...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 24,724 reads 104 comments

  16. With Miocic Win, Arlovski Loss, Overeem Free Agency, UFC HW Division in Disarray

    One of the problems of the system used by the UFC to determine title shots is that it is often based upon the immediate scheduling or financial needs of the organization rather than athletic merit...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 34,751 reads 121 comments

  17. UFC 195 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 81

    UFC 195 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 195 Main Card Robbie Lawler def. Carlos Condit , split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) Stipe Miocic def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 45,115 reads 58 comments

  18. Video: Michael McDonald Taps Kanehara After Beautiful Back Take at UFC 195

    Michael McDonald (17-3) had not fought inside the Octagon since 2013, and that is exactly what it looked like through the first round of his fight against Masanori Kanehara (25-13-5) at UFC 195 on Saturday night...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 1,790 reads 4 comments

  19. Dana White Comments on Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Stipe Miocic After UFC 195

    UFC President Dana White said he scored Saturday's UFC 195 main event in favour of Carlos Condit after an epic battle with Robbie Lawler, and also confirmed Stipe Miocic will be ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 84,713 reads 85 comments

  20. UFC 196: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez 2 Fight Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 195 featured what could easily be the 2016 Fight of the Year, but don't get too cozy just yet! UFC 196 is just around the corner on Feb. 6 and might end up featuring a deep card stacked with talent...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 32,267 reads 45 comments

  21. Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit: Breaking Down the FightMetric Numbers

    The UFC 195 main event, a welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler (27-10 (1)) and challenger Carlos Condit (30-9), will be labeled as many things. War. Brawl. Battle...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 22,795 reads 126 comments

  22. UFC 195's Carlos Condit Considering Retirement After Loss to Champ Robbie Lawler

    Carlos Condit left it all in the cage at UFC 195 in his welterweight title fight against champ Robbie Lawler —including, possibly, his MMA career...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 1 month ago 20,852 reads 62 comments

  23. UFC 195 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Lawler vs. Condit Card

    UFC 195 finished with a classic. Main events rarely live up to the hype, but Saturday night's featured bout surely did...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 1,697 reads 1 comments

  24. Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit Endure Battle for the Championship Ages

    Every so often, when we are very lucky and when the gods and goddesses who created fighting decide we all need a little bit of light in our lives, they send us something that warms ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 54,813 reads 223 comments

  25. UFC 195 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Lawler vs. Condit Fight Card

    Hi, kids. Do you like violence? With Eminem's famous opening line ( Warning: NFSW language )—so simple, so, I don't know, fraught?—we welcome you to UFC 195. Come one, come all...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 63,920 reads 69 comments