1. 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 1 month ago 12,843 reads 0 comments

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

    [Editor's note: This list was updated on 4/26/17 to reflect changes in the UFC landscape.] The UFC experienced unprecedented championship turnover during 2016...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 34,439 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 6,304 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 13,619 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 14,632 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 10,913 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 18,064 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 92,516 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 14,345 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 32,799 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 41,671 reads 0 comments

  12. Cris Cyborg Vacates Invicta FC Title, Calls for UFC Title Bout with De Randamie

    Invicta FC's Cris Cyborg era is officially over. Less than a day before Saturday's Invicta FC 22 event, the leading lady of women's MMA announced in a video post on YouTube ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 16,883 reads 0 comments

  13. MMA Fighter Attempts Spinning Kick and Fails in the Most Hilarious Way Possible

    Like all sports, MMA at the highest level is a thing of beauty. Take, for example, when the amazing Edson Barboza landed this wheel kick . Once you get past the UFC and Bellator though, things can get hit or miss...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 58,324 reads 0 comments

  14. Joe Rogan Says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather MMA Odds Would Be 100M to 1

    Floyd Mayweather would likely have the advantage over Conor McGregor in a boxing match. However, Joe Rogan doesn't think it would be particularly close if the two were to battle in a mixed martial arts fight...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 23,473 reads 0 comments

  15. Top 10 Scariest Finishes in UFC History

    MMA fans loved to see fights finished. The quality of a card is often judged based upon how many fights wrap up inside the distance, and many will applaud major bouts ending in a matter of seconds...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 89,291 reads 0 comments

  16. The Question: Will Bellator MMA's Sonnen vs. Silva Sink or Swim on Pay-Pay-View?

    Taking full advantage of a rare lull in the mixed martial arts schedule, Bellator took the offensive by setting off a surprise bombshell meant to show its strength while putting ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 12,961 reads 0 comments

  17. Bob Arum Says UFC Wants Half of Conor McGregor's Purse in Floyd Mayweather Fight

    The potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor has another holdup, and this time the UFC might be to blame...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 53,327 reads 0 comments

  18. Bellator NYC Adds 2 Title Fights, Former Top-10 UFC Welterweight Makes Debut

    Bellator MMA is headed back to pay-per-view, and it seems like the promotion is committed to giving fans their money's worth. According to reports, two title fights have been added to the Bellator NYC weekend: Michael Chandler vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 14,484 reads 0 comments

  19. The Question: From GSP to Pickett, Why Are MMA Retirements so Hard to Get Right?

    Brad Pickett's farewell fight was actually going great for almost 14 minutes. Pickett afforded himself nicely against Marlon Vera in their 140-pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 107 on March 18...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 14,243 reads 0 comments

  20. Conor McGregor Fine, Punishment Altered for UFC 202 Nate Diaz Presser Incident

    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor received a $25,000 fine from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday for his role in an altercation with opponent Nate Diaz during a UFC 202 press conference in August...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 21,674 reads 0 comments

  21. One Quarter into 2017, What Is WME-IMG Doing with the UFC?

    When WME-IMG spent more than $4 billion to purchase the UFC last July, the optimism was palpable. The giant entertainment conglomerate had negotiated the UFC's last TV deal and ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 2 months ago 23,852 reads 0 comments

  22. Every UFC Champ's Nightmare Matchup

    The UFC is featuring a run of champions with title defenses. In years past, the adage that it's harder to defend a title than win one has held true. We've seen various fighters fail to defend their crown...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 38,061 reads 0 comments

  23. MMA Fans Who Think Conor Has a Shot vs. Floyd Need an Economics Lesson

    The enthusiasm surrounding the highest-profile crossover fight in modern combat sports history is officially nearing fever pitch...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 16,960 reads 0 comments

  24. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Fight to Headline Bellator 180 in New York City

    The latest Bellator pay-per-view will include some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Chael Sonnen will take on Wanderlei Silva on June 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, per Greg Beachem of the Associated Press...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 12,572 reads 0 comments

  25. Jon 'War Machine' Koppenhaver Guilty of 29 Charges, Mistrial on Attempted Murder

    Former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, was found guilty of 29 counts by a Las Vegas jury stemming from the assault of adult film star Christy Mack, Analise Ortiz of KTNV in Las Vegas reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 88,248 reads 0 comments