1. The Beaten Path: WSOF Bantamweight Timur Valiev Is Dagestan's Latest Prospect

    Timur Valiev wants you to appreciate Dagestan for two things: fighting and hospitality. “The first thing you do in Dagestan is fight,” he said. “You no fight [sic], nobody respect you...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 1,203 reads 1 comments

  2. Ronda Rousey Comments on Social Media, Privacy, More

    Since losing to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in November, Ronda Rousey said she's been trying to keep a low profile...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 2 months ago 45,071 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 83: Lauren Murphy and the Psychology of MMA Heartbreak

    Tunnel vision is a side effect of adrenaline. It comes on during extreme moments like, oh, say, a fight. But during the fight, Lauren Murphy was seeing just fine...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 3,235 reads 4 comments

  4. Bellator Continues to Probe Line Between Fun and Dangerous with Kimbo vs. Dada

    Dada 5000 didn’t earn many rave reviews during this week’s open workouts. The former street brawler and backyard fight promoter will make his major MMA debut on Friday against Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 31,704 reads 25 comments

  5. Gracie vs. Shamrock 3 and the 10 Biggest Freak-Show Fights in MMA History

    There's probably a nicer way to put it than "freak show," but not a whole lot nicer. There are probably also nicer ways to make a buck, particularly for older guys who poured the foundation of modern MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 31,057 reads 24 comments

  6. Ronda Rousey Explains How Amusing Argument at Hooters Led to Free Wings

    Last summer, Marine Lance Corporal Jarrod Haschert asked Ronda Rousey to the Marine Corps Ball. While random requests such as that tend to go unaddressed, the UFC star responded and accepted the invitation...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 months ago 76,294 reads 98 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 84: Latest Odds and Predictions for Silva vs. Bisping Card

    Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon for the first time in over a year at UFC Fight Night 84 when he takes on Michael Bisping at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday, February 27...

    Tom Beck Written by Tom Beck about 2 months ago 24,139 reads 5 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 83: Derek Brunson Is the UFC's Secret Middleweight Contender

    No. 13-ranked Derek Brunson (14-3) will take on No. 15-ranked Roan Carneiro (20-9) this Sunday at UFC Fight Night 83. On the surface, this top-15 encounter won’t have any immediate impact on the top-heavy division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 3,911 reads 11 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Reveals UFC Exit Plan, Talks Donald Cerrone, Dana White, More

    Conor McGregor has brazenly claimed he’ll set the UFC alight and then walk away from the sport. Speaking in an interview with Severe MMA , the Irishman spoke candidly ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 204,383 reads 200 comments

  10. Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza Fight Announced for UFC 197

    Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis will take on Brazil's Edson Barboza at UFC 197 on April 23...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 4,986 reads 23 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey Isn't Weak or Unstable, She's Just an Athlete Who Lost It All

    After all this time and all she’s been through, it seems like a lot of people still want to make Ronda Rousey into something she’s not...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 94,335 reads 48 comments

  12. Wanderlei Silva Suspended for 3 Years: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Wanderlei Silva on Wednesday for three years, per Shaheen Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting. According to Heidi Fang of the Las Vegas Review-Journal , the suspension is retroactive to May 24, 2014...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 11,227 reads 31 comments

  13. Bellator MMA Star Melvin Guillard Will Fight on for Mentor Kevin Randleman

    Kevin Randleman was special. Whether knocking kickboxing legend Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic silly with a single punch or defying physics by launching the great Fedor Emelianenko airborne ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 months ago 4,798 reads 13 comments

  14. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs. Oliveira

    The UFC returns to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2011 this Sunday night with a solid event. Unfortunately, injuries and other unforeseen circumstances have gutted the card; while ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 2 months ago 24,939 reads 31 comments

  15. The Question: Is It Crazy to Think Conor McGregor Might Fight Robbie Lawler?

    “We’re just going to take it one game at a time.” If you’ve watched sports, any sport, you’ve heard that tired cliche thousands of times...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 months ago 37,376 reads 225 comments

  16. Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock 3: Career Stats, Highlights Before Bellator 149

    Bellator is going back to the past for its main event on February 19, with Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie locking horns for the third time in their illustrious mixed martial arts careers to settle a rivalry that spans 23 years...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 14,017 reads 5 comments

  17. Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie 3 Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    On Friday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, two of the biggest names in MMA will clash for the third time. Royce Gracie will face Ken Shamrock in the main event of Bellator 149...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 18,241 reads 20 comments

  18. Brock Lesnar and Holly Holm React to Ronda Rousey's Comments on Suicide

    Brock Lesnar and Holly Holm have both reacted to Ronda Rousey ’s claims that she’d been having suicidal thoughts in the wake of her loss to Holm last year...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 886,518 reads 327 comments

  19. Kimbo Slice vs. Dhafir Harris: Career Stats, Highlights Before Bellator 149

    Bellator 149 is going to be a monumental day for the sport of mixed martial arts, featuring many high-profile returns, including Kimbo Slice stepping back in the cage for his first fight of 2016 against Dhafir Harris...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 4,205 reads 1 comments

  20. Rampage Jackson, Bellator Reportedly Agree to New Contract: Details, Reaction

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has reportedly agreed to a two-fight contract with Bellator. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported the news Tuesday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 16,873 reads 72 comments

  21. Ronda Rousey Files 'F--k Them All' Trademark Ahead of UFC Return

    UFC star Ronda Rousey has filed for five trademarks surrounding the acronym "FTA," which stands for "F--k Them All," ahead of her return to the Octagon, as revealed by Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 2 months ago 106,025 reads 0 comments

  22. In UFC vs. Bellator Free-Agency Battles, the Empire Strikes Back

    Because of the UFC's position over the last decade as the dominant market leader in mixed martial arts, few elite fighters under UFC contract in that time have reached the point of true free agency...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 43,263 reads 81 comments

  23. Conor McGregor's UFC Conduct Slammed by Irish Independent Columnist

    Although UFC superstar Conor McGregor is, in the main, adored by the Irish, John Paul O’Malley , a columnist for the Irish Independent , clearly isn’t a huge fan of the featherweight champion...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 57,161 reads 110 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey Reveals She Had Suicidal Thoughts After Holly Holm Loss

    Ronda Rousey has revealed the disappointment felt after losing to Holly Holm at UFC 193 prompted some thoughts of suicide...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 288,265 reads 0 comments

  25. Aljamain Sterling, UFC Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Rising bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling has signed a new contract with the UFC. Sterling announced the news Monday on The MMA Hour podcast (via Shaheen Al-Shatti of ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 9,583 reads 38 comments