1. 5 Best UFC Fighters Not Currently in the Official Fighter Rankings

    The UFC rankings panel has done pretty well to include all the best UFC competitors in the official rankings. However, for one reason or another, some elite UFC fighters have been omitted...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 13 days ago 18,835 reads 30 comments

  2. John Lineker Ready to Be Next Flyweight Title Challenger Should He Get by McCall

    In recent weeks the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been quick to announce No.1 contenders for their stable of champions...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 13 days ago 3,942 reads 14 comments

  3. Aldo vs. McGregor Could Establish the 'BJ Penn' of Featherweight Division

    Conor McGregor is the rising star of the featherweight division, and he is generating the heat with casual fans that is needed for a fighter to become a star...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 13 days ago 12,059 reads 57 comments

  4. 5 UFC Fighters Gaining in Popularity

    Popularity is a double-edged sword in today's mixed martial arts. It has the power to launch a fighter's career in the presence of masterful win streaks and memorable finishes but ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 13 days ago 22,116 reads 20 comments

  5. 3 Fights for Dan Henderson to Finish out His Hall of Fame Career

    He wasn't always like this. Seventeen years ago, Dan Henderson made his MMA debut at the 1997 Brazil Open. He finished two opponents within six minutes before branding himself as one of the toughest dudes on the planet...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 13 days ago 8,159 reads 52 comments

  6. Dan Henderson Agrees to Fight with 'Jacare' Souza, but Wants Matchup at 185

    Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson is open to a matchup with surging middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but he sees no need for the bout to be contested at light heavyweight...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 13 days ago 12,351 reads 90 comments

  7. Sources: Pettis vs. Hobar to Fight in UFC 181

    UFC bantamweight prospect Sergio Pettis will fight Matt Hobar at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay, according to sources close to the organization...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 13 days ago 5,414 reads 8 comments

  8. Sorting Out the Women's Bantamweight Division Past Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano

    One of the best stories of 2014 has been the return to action of women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 13 days ago 7,067 reads 27 comments

  9. Saluting the Gatekeeper in Every UFC Division Right Now

    The term "gatekeeper" is so often used pejoratively. I beg to differ. How else do you know who is truly befitting of the VIP section without someone manning the velvet ropes? What is a bar without a bouncer? Just a bunch of drunken chaos is what...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 37,941 reads 78 comments

  10. Holly Holm Makes UFC Debut Against Raquel Pennington at UFC 181

    Undefeated former world champion boxer Holly Holm will make her long-awaited UFC debut on Dec. 6 against Raquel Pennington, promotion officials announced late Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 13 days ago 1,795 reads 4 comments

  11. Grand Theft Gracie: Did Bellator Steal Another UFC Icon Just Because It Could?

    The new guard at Bellator MMA made another decidedly old-school acquisition this week, inking UFC O.G. Royce Gracie as its latest “national brand ambassador.” Raise your hand if you saw that one coming...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 13 days ago 32,789 reads 46 comments

  12. Rousey: Cyborg 'Embarrassed' Her Country

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 2,473 reads 2 comments

  13. Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Involved in Standoff with SWAT Team

    Troubled mixed martial artist Jason "Mayhem" Miller was involved in a standoff with local police and a SWAT unit at his California home Thursday. UPDATE: Monday, Oct. 20, at 4:45 p...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 230,532 reads 90 comments

  14. 4 Fighters Who Could Challenge Demetrious Johnson

    Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has been extremely dominant as the UFC’s first and only flyweight champion. Since his 2012 rematch with Ian McCall, he has reigned supreme over every 125-pound fighter the UFC has put in front of him...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 13 days ago 5,207 reads 31 comments

  15. Faber 'Excited' to Be Part of MLS Push in Sacramento

    Not too long ago, Sacramento's sports scene was looking bleak, with the NBA's Kings seeming destined to pack their bags and leave town...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 506 reads 0 comments

  16. 'Mayhem' Live Tweets During Standoff with Police

    A mixed-martial artist nicknamed “Mayhem” was apparently live-tweeting a standoff with the Sheriff's Department in Mission Viejo on Thursday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 13 days ago 4,724 reads 1 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Gets LeBron James-Like Mural in Dublin

    Every king needs a mural. NBA superstar LeBron James has one in Cleveland, and now deep in the heart of Dublin, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor can admire a larger-than-life ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 13 days ago 11,763 reads 78 comments

  18. Le Has Legal Option to Appeal a One-Year Ban

    UFC middleweight Cung Le will have the legal option to appeal a one-year suspension he received after testing positive for elevated levels of human growth hormone (hGH) following a bout on Aug...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 13 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  19. Watch: MacDonald-Saffiedine in Fight Motion

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 698 reads 0 comments

  20. Kelvin Gastelum Can Punch His Own Ticket as a Top 10 Welterweight at UFC 180

    Kelvin Gastelum is often overlooked. That's the story of his career, mostly, at least since making his debut on The Ultimate Fighter in 2013. Gastelum was a prodigious underdog, picked last by coach Chael Sonnen ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 13,436 reads 19 comments

  21. Anderson Silva Not Ruling out Trilogy with Chris Weidman for UFC Title

    Anderson Silva is willing to do whatever it takes to once again be a UFC champion—even if that means throwing down with Chris Weidman for a third time. It has been nearly a year since Silva's horrific leg injury against Weidman at UFC 168...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 14 days ago 23,209 reads 107 comments

  22. Ross: Lesnar Could Return to UFC in 2015

    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder and the man behind this number, Brock Lesnar , is going to have one last window of opportunity, at least as it pertains ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 14 days ago 2,105 reads 1 comments

  23. Munoz Signs New Four-Fight Deal with UFC

    Recently cleared to begin training again after a May submission loss to Gegard Mousasi, UFC middleweight Mark Munoz has signed a new four-fight deal with the promotion while he awaits his next opponent...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 14 days ago 1,545 reads 0 comments

  24. Thales Leites Deserves a Big Fight After Rattling off 4 UFC Wins in a Row

    Thales Leites picked up his seventh consecutive victory at UFC Fight Night 49 with a knockout over Francis Carmont in August. The victory moved him up to No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 14 days ago 6,697 reads 19 comments

  25. 10 Longest-Tenured UFC Veterans Right Now

    In a sport that can wear the body down in a hurry, not many MMA fighters have the durability to last more than a decade at the highest level...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 14 days ago 13,998 reads 19 comments