1. 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 17 days ago 3,439 reads 10 comments

  2. 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 17 days ago 14,034 reads 49 comments

  3. 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 17 days ago 36,889 reads 117 comments

  4. 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 18 days ago 119,397 reads 100 comments

  5. 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 18 days ago 64,545 reads 72 comments

  6. 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 18 days ago 12,092 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 18 days ago 28,880 reads 127 comments

  8. Cursed Cain Velasquez, the Man with so Much Unrealized Potential

    " Cain Velasquez injured, out of upcoming fight." It is something like a broken record at this point, isn't it? Have there actually been more headlines announcing a Velasquez ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 15,266 reads 58 comments

  9. Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne Slammed by Hapa's Wife, Jenna Renee Webb, over Ring

    Ronda Rousey and partner Travis Browne have come under criticism from the heavyweight UFC star's current wife, Jenna Renee Webb, after Rousey was pictured wearing a ring on her engagement finger...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 19 days ago 212,519 reads 0 comments

  10. Cain Velasquez Out of UFC 196; Fabricio Werdum Gets New Title Contender

    In what will likely go down as one of the least surprising stories of 2016, heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez is pulling out of the UFC 196 heavyweight championship match with Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 133,429 reads 114 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey Hosts SNL: Funniest Moments, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    While snow covered the East Coast, Winter Storm Jonas could not halt one of the most anticipated episodes of Saturday Night Live in recent memory as host Ronda Rousey made her ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 20 days ago 111,601 reads 133 comments

  12. UNINTERRUPTED: Ronda Rousey Discusses Preparation for SNL Appearance

    In the video above, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey talks about getting ready for the dress rehearsal of Jan. 23's Saturday Night Live episode...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 20 days ago 8,485 reads 5 comments

  13. Paige VanZant: My Stock Grew After Bloody, Lopsided Loss

    Paige VanZant is good at being undaunted. During her December fight with Rose Namajunas, the UFC's well-marketed strawweight never gave up despite a tremendous beating that draped her face in sheets of blood...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 20 days ago 11,937 reads 61 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey Appears to Be Sporting a Diamond on Her Ring Finger

    Ronda Rousey is set to return to the spotlight for the first time since UFC 193 with a guest-hosting gig on Saturday Night Live ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 215,584 reads 65 comments

  15. UNINTERRUPTED: Ronda Rousey Discusses Filmed Scene from 'SNL'

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Ronda Rousey talks about filming a scene for the upcoming Saturday Night Live episode...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 21 days ago 4,343 reads 25 comments

  16. The New Kaiju King: Jon Jones Would Destroy Godzilla Inside of 2 Rounds

    Jon Jones ' latest Instagram posts are the equivalent of sirens blaring to warn of Godzilla coming ashore. They are an omen of impending destruction. And absolutely no one is safe...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 21 days ago 86,953 reads 200 comments

  17. Matt Mitrione Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Eye and Return

    UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione will require surgery to repair his right eye that was severely damaged by two eye pokes in his Jan. 17 matchup against Travis Browne. According to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 13,199 reads 48 comments

  18. Conor McGregor, Dana White and UFC 197's Biggest Question: 'Where's My Belt?'

    There aren’t many awkward silences during Conor McGregor press conferences. The Irishman sees to that himself. When McGregor is at the dais, he appears to fill every inch of available space...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 21 days ago 42,466 reads 101 comments

  19. The State of the UFC Featherweight Division

    The UFC featherweight division is a tale of two realities. On one hand, it boasts the most marketable champion in mixed martial arts, Conor McGregor. In short order, he has built himself into a cash-generating superstar...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 21 days ago 15,632 reads 87 comments

  20. The Beaten Path: Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2016, Part 2

    The constant, relentless grind of the UFC and Bellator eats up dozens of new fighters every year. One hundred three new contestants debuted in the UFC in 2015 , less than half of the 230 who made their first appearance in 2014 ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 22 days ago 17,036 reads 14 comments

  21. B/R MMA Roundtable: Expectations and Projections for BJ Penn's Latest Return

    BJ Penn is returning to the UFC — again. The details of when and against whom are still up in the air, but The Prodigy is coming back with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in his corner...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 22 days ago 15,098 reads 48 comments

  22. The God of Verbal Warfare: Conor McGregor Continues to Hit All the Right Notes

    Before Wednesday's press conference promoting his March 5 fight with UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, I was done with Conor McGregor. Done. Not as a fighter, of course...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 22 days ago 40,765 reads 309 comments

  23. CM Punk Warned by Mickey Gall Ahead of Potential UFC Showdown

    UFC newcomer Mickey Gall has warned wrestling superstar CM Punk ahead of their expected clash in the Octagon but said he respects the former WWE champion for making the switch to Dana White 's company...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 22 days ago 57,700 reads 66 comments

  24. UNINTERRUPTED: Ronda Rousey Goes Behind the Scenes at 'Saturday Night Live'

    Ronda Rousey talks about getting fitted for a wig at Saturday Night Live . UNINTERRUPTED is a breakthrough platform that provides athletes an unprecedented forum to provide ...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 22 days ago 24,975 reads 13 comments

  25. Ronda Rousey Told to Show Her Face by Mike Tyson in Conan Interview

    Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has encouraged UFC star Ronda Rousey to step out of the shadows, insisting the former bantamweight titleholder has nothing to be ashamed of...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 22 days ago 206,123 reads 60 comments