1. Is Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping Really a Fight Worth Waiting For?

    Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping never made a whole lot of sense. Even as UFC President Dana White appeared on Sportscenter on March 1 to make the official announcement, this matchup had its problems...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 20 days ago 24,346 reads 0 comments

  2. With ESPN Cutting Costs, UFC Faces Challenge in Meeting Bold TV Rights Fee Goals

    The last week of April 2017 marked a loud yet symbolic shift in the future of sports on television. ESPN, the longtime self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” released ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 21 days ago 17,911 reads 0 comments

  3. Anderson Silva: 'I'm Done' If Interim Title Bout with Yoel Romero Doesn't Happen

    Anderson Silva appeared on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani on Monday. To say he was a little perturbed with the UFC would be an understatement. The former longtime middleweight champion went off on his employer...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 22 days ago 18,904 reads 0 comments

  4. This Tree Doesn't Stand a Chance vs. Muay Thai World Champ Tiffany Van Soest

    High-level athletes will do some wild things in the name of becoming the best at their respective craft. But kicking the crap out of what appears to be a palm tree in a bikini might take the prize...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 22 days ago 65,303 reads 0 comments

  5. Nick and Nate Diaz Hit Los Angeles with Anthony Bourdain on 'Parts Unknown'

    For all their popularity, the Diaz brothers are notoriously reclusive. So it was a special—if slightly jarring—treat for MMA fans when Nick and Nate Diaz sat down ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 22 days ago 12,927 reads 0 comments

  6. Fastest Kick Ever? Legendary Kickboxer Levels Opponent at Lion Fight 36

    Lerdsila Chumpairtour isn't a familiar name to western fans but in Asian Muay Thai circles, he's legendary. Why? Because of his ability to land savage strikes like this one here...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 24 days ago 115,626 reads 0 comments

  7. There's a Reckoning Coming for Daniel Cormier

    Imagine being great. Imagine being a conqueror, one who has stood atop every mountain he ever tried to scale. One people respect and fear in equal, healthy measures...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 25 days ago 16,895 reads 0 comments

  8. The Question: Is It Time for UFC to Step in for Diego Sanchez's Own Good?

    Since he made his first appearance on The Ultimate Fighter more than 12 years ago, Diego Sanchez has been one of the most beloved competitors in the organization...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 25 days ago 18,018 reads 0 comments

  9. The Art of Fighting in the UFC Has Changed. Here's How.

    Since July 2014, I've written 110 previews of UFC events. In that time, I've seen every single fight the promotion has put on and thousands more besides in order to do the necessary film study to write my guides...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 26 days ago 23,705 reads 0 comments

  10. That Time UFC's Steve Bosse Threw Down in Classic Hockey Fight in Pre-MMA Days

    UFC light heavyweight Steve Bosse was booked for his fourth bout in the promotion this week. The light heavyweight will lock horns with Jared Cannonier at The Ultimate Fighter ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 26 days ago 11,511 reads 0 comments

  11. Weighing the Awful: UFC Star Mike Perry Is Problematic but Also Electrifying

    There was a distinct crack a moment before Jake Ellenberger fell — this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville — a sound very much like a tree makes an instant prior to toppling to the ground...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 27 days ago 12,300 reads 0 comments

  12. The Case Against Every UFC Champion

    Champions are champions for a reason. But they're never infallible, especially in a crucible as intense as MMA . Reams of pixels, if pixels can truly be said to exist on reams, are regularly generated on what makes each reigning UFC champion great...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 33,514 reads 0 comments

  13. With Clock Ticking, What's the Hold-Up Getting Cris Cyborg a UFC Title Fight?

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino continued her guerrilla marketing push for a UFC women’s featherweight title shot this week...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 28 days ago 13,453 reads 0 comments

  14. Super Prospect Aaron Pico on Bellator Debut and Working with Freddie Roach

    0-0. In certain contexts, it's a pretty auspicious pro MMA record. One of those contexts occurs when you see the 0-0 on a pay-per-view card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 13,632 reads 0 comments

  15. MMA Fighter Avoids Loss by Busting His Own Head Open with Illegal Headbutt

    Mixed martial artists get a lot of freedom in terms of what they're allowed to do to their opponents. One of the few exceptions to that, however, is the headbutt...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 34,617 reads 0 comments

  16. UFCer Wins Violently, Pimps Real Estate Business, Then Trolls UFC on Twitter

    It was a pretty unique weekend for Al Iaquinta of the UFC. After a protracted negotiation with the promotion over pay he deemed unsatisfactory, one that ended up with him banned ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 29 days ago 17,233 reads 0 comments

  17. CM Punk, Lolo Jones, Shawne Merriman Among Participants on MTV's New Challenge

    MTV have announced the roster for the top athletes competing on the show The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros and the team includes several big names, including UFC star CM Punk, hurdler-turned-bobsledder ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 29 days ago 44,456 reads 0 comments

  18. 12-Year-Old Set for Amateur MMA Debut on May 20 in Japan

    Japan is known for its circus fights in mixed martial arts, but it's being taken to a potentially dangerous new level...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 29 days ago 416,207 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville provided quite a bit of action and quite a few interesting results. Artem Lobov proved many doubters wrong by hanging with one of the featherweight elite for 25 minutes...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 30 days ago 16,684 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Cub Swanson Tops Artem Lobov in Main Event Decision

    UFC Fight Night 108 ended with the image that most thought we'd see from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee: Cub Swanson getting his hand raised in victory over Artem Lobov in the main event...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 14,537 reads 0 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 108 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Nashville

    Cub Swanson was supposed to run through Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville on Saturday. That didn't quite happen. The Russian came to scrap and gave Swanson 25 minutes of opposition...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 29,335 reads 0 comments