1. The Fighting Life: The Perseverance of Dominick Cruz

    An athlete's career is divided up into chapters, and the overall journey is the cumulative sum of all the moving parts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 days ago 7,613 reads 24 comments

  2. Melvin Manhoef's Bellator Debut Is an Event in and of Itself

    It's easy to understand Melvin Manhoef's appeal. He's one of those fighters who elicits a gut reaction. So it's not surprising that everyone who knows him is getting psyched for ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 4,969 reads 7 comments

  3. The Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones Brawl to Be Addressed at Sept. 23 NAC Hearing

    Now that the big Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones light heavyweight title bout has been rescheduled for UFC 182 on Jan. 3, the Nevada Athletic Commission has plenty of time to review the pre-fight brawl that went down on Aug...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 days ago 1,090 reads 1 comments

  4. Junior Dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic Targeted for UFC on FOX 13

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is one step closer to his return to the Octagon and it appears that the UFC has an opponent and date in mind.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 6 days ago 1,876 reads 2 comments

  5. 5 Fights in Which Sportsmanship Turned to Farce

    We all love to see good sportsmanship in MMA . If nothing else, it helps dispel the still-prevalent notion that mixed martial artists are little more than boorish barroom brawlers...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 6 days ago 3,812 reads 6 comments

  6. Machida Set to Face Dollaway at UFC FN 58

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 1,276 reads 2 comments

  7. Legendary Announcer Jim Ross Prepares for MMA Debut

    There probably aren't many sports broadcasting legends who will outright say that one of the items on their bucket list is calling a mixed martial arts event...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 4,774 reads 0 comments

  8. Johny Hendricks Is Finally Healthy, Ready to Talk Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren, GSP

    As we speak, Johny Hendricks is about a month into his fight camp. Never mind that the UFC welterweight champion doesn ’t yet officially have an opponent for the first defense of his title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 days ago 15,572 reads 37 comments

  9. Roy Nelson Remains a Big Part of Heavyweight Picture

    Evan Adrian Written by Evan Adrian about 6 days ago 341 reads 0 comments

  10. Cerrone: I've Never Seen Eddie Alvarez Fight

    As UFC 178 draws nearer, newcomer Eddie Alvarez is pounding the media circuits while getting to know some fans and reporters for the first time...

    Evan Adrian Written by Evan Adrian about 6 days ago 712 reads 0 comments

  11. Could MMA Benefit from an Offseason?

    Here's how it usually works if you're a UFC fighter: You're given an opponent and a date, you train your butt off for roughly two or three months, then you show up, make weight, fight and hopefully win...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 364 reads 0 comments

  12. The Ultimate Fighter 20: Joanne Calderwood vs. Emily Kagan Live Blog & Analysis

    The Ultimate Fighter season 20 opened up with a major upset right out of the gate. No. 14-seed Randa Markos defeated No. 3-seed Tecia Torres by decision...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 days ago 4,977 reads 8 comments

  13. Rousey on 'Cyborg': 'She's Trying to Dope as Long as Possible' Before UFC Return

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino — she's just waiting for a contract to sign...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 days ago 17,075 reads 111 comments

  14. UFC Reportedly Cuts Middleweight Francis Carmont After 3 Consecutive Losses

    Francis Carmont , a middleweight who became a UFC contender before dropping three straight contests, has been cut by the promotion. That's according to a post appearing Wednesday morning on Carmont 's Facebook page ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 17,165 reads 47 comments

  15. At What Point Do We Acknowledge Cain Velasquez as the GOAT at Heavyweight?

    Cain Velasquez sits currently with a 13-1 record. He is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion and has defended his most recent crown twice...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 days ago 9,971 reads 115 comments

  16. UFC Releases Carmont After 3rd Straight Loss

    In the span of 9 months, Francis Carmont has gone from top 10 ranked in the UFC's middleeight division to out of the promotion entirely...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  17. Bellator Champ Newton Fought on Meal Replacement Shake

    Bellator light heavyweight champ Emanuel Newton said he felt his legs weaken in the middle of a fight with Joey Beltran at this past Friday's Bellator 124. It was an unfamiliar feeling made more acute by Beltran's constant aggression...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 419 reads 0 comments

  18. Watch: Dana Shows off Gun Covered in Money

    Dana White is known for the strange, hyper-masculine art objects he collects and none may be stranger than this one...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 days ago 884 reads 0 comments

  19. Rousey Cleared of Injuries, Wants to Fight Alongside Jones-Cormier

    Following her 10th win last July, Ronda Rousey found herself heading to the sidelines with a need to repair some battered extremities...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 351 reads 1 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 52: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Headlined by a heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, UFC Fight Night 52 should deliver some fireworks on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 days ago 3,942 reads 2 comments

  21. Previewing the Newcomers at UFC Fight Night 52

    The UFC is rapidly expanding and putting on more and more shows, and the increased number of events means an increase in roster size. UFC Fight Night 52 comes live on Fight Pass from Japan this weekend, boasting a bunch of young talent...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 days ago 1,006 reads 1 comments

  22. Hendricks at '85%,' Plans to Return in Spring 2015

    According to his manager Ted Ehrhardt, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is ready to be booked in a rematch against No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 days ago 729 reads 2 comments

  23. 8 UFC Fighters Who Deserve to Be Higher Up the Official Rankings

    Rankings are just a bunch of numbers, right? While that may be an actuality, rankings often serve as an index for each and every divisional map...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 6 days ago 7,997 reads 25 comments

  24. Ranking the 7 Best (and Worst) Chins in MMA History

    The presence of a sturdy chin, or lack thereof, always has and always will be predicated on a fighter's genealogical makeup...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 6 days ago 15,341 reads 56 comments

  25. TUF 20: 5 Things to Look for This Season

    The latest rendition of The Ultimate Fighter debuted last week to horrific ratings that made it the worst season premiere in the storied history of the show...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 6 days ago 2,472 reads 5 comments