1. Ryan Bader Coach: Anthony Johnson Is Mentally Weak, Tires Easily

    Ryan Bader 's coach, Aaron Simpson, thinks Anthony Johnson is a good fighter. Simpson also thinks Johnson has a tendency to break inside the cage...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 6,683 reads 28 comments

  2. Chael Sonnen Among Contestants for Next Season of 'Celebrity Apprentice'

    Well, this ought to be interesting. Celebrity Apprentice , the reality show originally hosted by a certain Donald Trump, has announced a new slate of cast members and contestants for its eighth season, Variety 's Elizabeth Wagmeister reports...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 5,411 reads 10 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 18: Ryan Bader Could Finally Win Our Respect by Taking out Rumble

    By now, “respect” must feel like a pretty foreign concept to Ryan Bader . The 32-year-old Nevada native and former Ultimate Fighter reality-show winner is chest-deep in a five-fight win streak...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 14 days ago 8,416 reads 42 comments

  4. Ronda Rousey's Coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, Comments on UFC Star's Return, More

    UFC star Ronda Rousey is unlikely to return to action in time for UFC 200 in July, according to her long-term coach, Edmond Tarverdyan ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 14 days ago 26,623 reads 75 comments

  5. Jose Aldo Issues Conor McGregor-or-Title Ultimatum to UFC and Dana White

    MMA legend Jose Aldo has declared he will not fight in the UFC again unless he’s handed a rematch against Conor McGregor or a title shot...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 14 days ago 103,142 reads 124 comments

  6. UFC 196 Renamed Fight Night 82 After Move to Cable, Main Event Cancellation

    UFC 196 was a pay-per-view event scheduled for Super Bowl weekend and featuring a heavyweight title bout. UFC Fight Night 82 airs on cable TV and features a non-title welterweight match...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 13,892 reads 25 comments

  7. The Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 18: Johnson vs. Bader

    Ryan Bader will get one more chance to make his case for a shot at the light heavyweight title at UFC on Fox 18 Saturday night...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 14 days ago 23,280 reads 42 comments

  8. Kurt Angle Eyes MMA Fight, Names Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock as Possible Opponents

    Kurt Angle has said he is tempted by a move into MMA , naming former UFC fighter Kimbo Slice as a potential opponent for his first bout...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 15 days ago 42,615 reads 47 comments

  9. Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich Fight Card, TV Schedule, Predictions

    Paul "Semtex" Daley will face Andy Uhrich in the Bellator 148 main event on Friday from the SaveMart Center in Fresno, California...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 15 days ago 1,028 reads 0 comments

  10. Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Eyed for April UFC on Fox Event

    Tony Ferguson (20-3) will not be fighting No. 7-ranked lightweight contender Michael Johnson (16-10), and he will not be fighting at UFC 197. As first reported by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani (h/t MMAFighting...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 15 days ago 4,449 reads 32 comments

  11. Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 18 on Saturday is headlined by a possible light heavyweight title eliminator between No. 2-ranked Anthony Johnson (20-5) and No. 4-ranked Ryan Bader (20-4)...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 15 days ago 6,728 reads 37 comments

  12. Australian Amateur Kickboxer Takes Punch in the Stomach from UFC Star Mark Hunt

    Ouch. In a brilliant use of slow-motion technology, the moment Samoan-born UFC star Mark Hunt punched amateur kickboxer Emiliano Rivera in the stomach has been perfectly captured by Australian fighter John Wayne Parr...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 15 days ago 10,520 reads 14 comments

  13. Sage Northcutt to Pay Critics: 'The UFC Sees That I Bring Something of Value'

    Find your own gimmick. That, in a nutshell, is the message from Sage Northcutt , UFC's 19-year-old promotional darling of the moment, to those who believe he is paid or marketed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 13,992 reads 53 comments

  14. Bellator 148's Ilima-Lei MacFarlane: From Freshman 50 to Professional Fighter

    Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, if she's known for anything so far, is known for the 10-second knockout of "Soccer Mom" Katie Castro...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 15 days ago 19,503 reads 12 comments

  15. UFC 196 Moved from Pay-Per-View to Fox Sports 1 After Main Event Cancellation

    UFC 196 isn't cancelled, but it isn't going to be on pay-per-view, either. Following the collapse of the card's main event, the UFC has opted to pull UFC 196 off of pay-per-view and put it on its regular television broadcast partner, Fox Sports 1...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 15 days ago 23,877 reads 72 comments

  16. TJ Dillashaw Talks Dominick Cruz Rematch, Potential Urijah Faber UFC Title Shot

    T.J. Dillashaw has admitted he would be "sick to his stomach" if Urijah Faber is granted a shot at the UFC bantamweight title ahead of him earning a rematch with Dominick Cruz...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 16 days ago 22,389 reads 114 comments

  17. UFC 196: Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at HWT Is Too Big, Too Crazy to Pass Up

    If the old cliche is true and “luck” is what happens when preparation meets opportunity—well, the UFC, Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic all have a chance to get really lucky right now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 16 days ago 38,538 reads 90 comments

  18. Carlos Condit Takes New Driver's License Photo—3 Days After Fight with Lawler

    Carlos Condit better be ready for a lot of raised eyebrows. A lot of chuckles. A lot of low whistles. Why? Because he has a big, huge black eye in his new driver's license photo...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 97,522 reads 16 comments

  19. UFC Fights an Increasingly Complex Battle to Legalize MMA in New York

    The news conferences, celebrity fighters and other public posturings are still there. Now more than ever, though, the move to legalize mixed martial arts in New York—the only ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 3,434 reads 10 comments

  20. Ben Rothwell and the Fear of Being Yourself

    It was a couple of days after Christmas when Ben Rothwell was six years old that he woke up in the morning and couldn't see anything at all. He'd gone suddenly and terrifyingly blind...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 16 days ago 13,999 reads 49 comments

  21. Jon Jones Willing to Fight Stipe Miocic at UFC 196, Wants Heavyweight Title

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has revealed he would be willing to fight heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic at UFC 196―but only if the heavyweight title is on the line...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 16 days ago 36,879 reads 117 comments

  22. Conor McGregor Tweets Picture from Random Drug Test Ahead of UFC 197 Title Fight

    UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been drug tested for the first time this year, he revealed on Twitter on Monday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 16 days ago 119,383 reads 100 comments

  23. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum and the Top Canceled Fights in UFC History

    Super Bowl weekend became decidedly less super for MMA fans Monday when heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the main event of UFC 196...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 64,430 reads 72 comments

  24. The State of the UFC Lightweight Division

    No division in the UFC boasts a deeper roster of talented fighters than lightweight. The promotion's 155-pounders run the gamut from brutal pressure fighters to suffocating wrestlers to flashy strikers and everything in between...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 16 days ago 12,075 reads 29 comments

  25. Fabricio Werdum Joins Cain Velasquez, Pulls out of UFC's Super Bowl Fight Card

    When it rains, it pours for the UFC. Less than 24 hours after UFC President Dana White announced heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez was pulling out of the UFC 196 main ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 28,868 reads 127 comments