1. The Question: Is Ronda Rousey's UFC 207 Media Blackout a Big Deal?

    A year after being knocked out and mostly vanishing from public view, Ronda Rousey is set to reappear Friday night at UFC 207...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 12,702 reads 72 comments

  2. Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey at UFC 207: The Complete Breakdown

    More than 13 months after suffering the first loss of her career, former bantamweight queenpin Ronda Rousey returns to action against current champion Amanda Nunes with the belt on the line...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 3,092 reads 2 comments

  3. Dana White Comments on Brock Lesnar's Future with UFC

    The UFC suspended Brock Lesnar for one year and fined him $250,000 after it was revealed he failed two drug tests prior to his win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200. It appears his time in the Octagon may be coming to a close...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 34,942 reads 23 comments

  4. The Question: Does Ronda Rousey Have a Future in MMA After UFC 207?

    In 2015, Ronda Rousey had the whole world's attention. She was demolishing foes in a way never seen before. She was setting pay-per-view records. She was main-eventing shows around the world...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 34,191 reads 33 comments

  5. UFC 207: Key Storylines for Nunes vs. Rousey Fight Card in Las Vegas

    No MMA fan needs to be coaxed toward the key storyline of UFC 207. Any blind horse with half a nostril can sense it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 4,744 reads 12 comments

  6. Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt at UFC 207: The Complete Breakdown

    While Ronda Rousey's return fight against Amanda Nunes is garnering most of the headlines in the lead-up to UFC 207 on Friday, December 30, the co-main event featuring a bantamweight ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 11,041 reads 49 comments

  7. Cain Velasquez Removed from UFC 207, Fight Card Proceeds with 10 Fights

    UFC 207 has lost its heavyweight showcase, but the show continues on with 10 fights. Cain Velasquez didn’t get the Christmas present he wanted...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 14,380 reads 40 comments

  8. Conor McGregor Shows Up as 2 Fans Stage Fake Fight in Dublin

    Warning: NSFW language. Good things happen to those who mock Conor McGregor on the streets of Dublin, it seems. Two fans were filmed staging a fight in Ireland at the moment the MMA superstar drove by...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 126,702 reads 44 comments

  9. UFC 207 Primer: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Back in June 2015, Fabricio Werdum squared off against Cain Velasquez in Mexico City for the undisputed heavyweight title. Now the pair are set to square off again, this time as part of the UFC 207 main card...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 3 months ago 7,433 reads 19 comments

  10. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Notified of Potential USADA Drug Test Violation

    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency ( USADA ) notified Cris "Cyborg" Justino of a possible violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test on Dec. 5, according to MMA Fighting's Dave Doyle ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 26,910 reads 98 comments

  11. Too Much Talk, Not Enough Action in UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Divisions

    Years ago in the lead-up to UFC 123, talking about the elusiveness of Lyoto Machida was all the rage. He was fighting Rampage Jackson that night, and Jackson, a legend in a number ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 9,080 reads 47 comments

  12. UFC 207 Primer: TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC's end-of-the-year, big-card tradition continues in 2016, with UFC 207. The event featuresRonda Rousey's return, a pair of title fights and an impressive roster of matchups, from main card to Fight Pass prelims...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 3 months ago 6,356 reads 25 comments

  13. The Question: Are We Writing Off Ronda Rousey Before Her Comeback Even Starts?

    A bit more than a year ago, the MMA world hailed Ronda Rousey as virtually unbeatable. The UFC hyped its popular women’s bantamweight champion as a “once ever in human history” caliber of fighter...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 36,718 reads 96 comments

  14. Max Holloway Comments on Jose Aldo, Not Fighting at UFC 208

    UFC fighter Max Holloway saw Jose Aldo's Tuesday interview with Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting and wasn't happy about it. Aldo said Holloway knew they were supposed to fight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York, on Feb...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 12,226 reads 76 comments

  15. Fighter Channels His Inner Brock Lesnar with Series of Vicious Suplexes

    Suplexes in pro wrestling are always fun to watch. A massive human being tossing another massive human being through the air offers an amazing sight and a tribute to what hard work and intense training can reap...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 25,807 reads 7 comments

  16. Gegard Mousasi Puts Chris Weidman on Blast, Claims Weidman Not Accepting Fight

    UPDATE: Weidman has responded to Mousasi via his own Twitter account. Gegard Mousasi and Chris Weidman—two of the top middleweights in the UFC or anywhere else—could soon lock horns...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 14,755 reads 32 comments

  17. UFC's Rising Stars for 2017: 10 to Watch in the Next Year

    The UFC is increasingly running a star-driven business. Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey accounted for 61 percent of the UFC's pay-per-view business in 2015, a much greater proportion of the total than the biggest stars in the past have drawn...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 107,372 reads 67 comments

  18. Dan Hardy Responds to Mickey Gall's Callout

    Mickey Gall, fresh off the Saturday chokeout of Sage Northcutt he requested and predicted, has now called out Dan Hardy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 26,123 reads 27 comments

  19. The UFC Women's Featherweight Title Is a Conspiracy in the Making

    It’s been the better part of a week now, and still none of this is sitting right. The UFC announced last week UFC 208 would feature a women’s featherweight title fight, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 27,182 reads 54 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 22 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    The UFC showcased a slate of up-and-coming fighters in Sacramento on Saturday, and none shone brighter than Michelle Waterson . The former Invicta FC atomweight champion went through Paige VanZant like a buzz saw...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 11,416 reads 15 comments

  21. UFC on Fox 22 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 207

    UFC on Fox 22 is in the books. The results are as follows: Michelle Waterson def. Paige VanZant by technical submission (rear-naked choke), 3:21, Rd. 1 Mickey Gall def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 18,197 reads 57 comments

  22. UFC Gambles, Loses Bet on Paige-Sage Combo, but Silver Linings Emerge

    With a mandate to grow revenue streams while paying down the massive loan required to purchase the UFC, the organization's new ownership group has quickly and clearly seized upon a strategy of identifying and pushing potential stars with urgency...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 55,872 reads 69 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 22: Choking Sage Northcutt Keeps Mickey Gall's Strange Career Rolling

    Mickey Gall finally coaxed a little bit of attitude out of Sage Northcutt during the first round of their co-main event bout at Saturday’s UFC on Fox 22. In the second round, Gall wheedled a submission out of Northcutt, too...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 26,395 reads 18 comments

  24. UFC on Fox 22 Results: Real Winners and Losers from VanZant vs. Waterson Card

    In a refreshing change from the UFC's usual approach to events, Saturday's UFC on Fox 22's intrigue wasn't about the entertaining yet fleeting bouts. It concerned the compelling storylines surrounding them...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 39,793 reads 40 comments

  25. UFC on Fox 22 Results: Winners, Scorecards for VanZant vs. Waterson Card

    UFC on Fox 22 turned out to be a bad night for high-profile prospects looking to prove themselves. Sage Northcutt and Paige VanZant were the co-main and main event respectively, but neither was able to capitalize on the opportunity...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 27,182 reads 25 comments