1. With a Win at UFC 179, Could Carlos Diego Ferreira Be Contender Material?

    If Carlos Diego Ferreira wants to prove his mettle, he'll have to beat Beneil Dariush this Saturday at UFC 179 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 hour ago 96 reads 0 comments

  2. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Early Predictions for UFC 179 Main Event

    Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes are set for a Saturday night rematch for the featherweight title at UFC 179 . It will be the main event of a card welcoming back the UFC with a bang...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 hour ago 741 reads 1 comments

  3. UFC 179 Preliminary Card Predictions

    It has seemed like an eternity, but the UFC is back after a rare break. The promotion returns to pay-per-view in Brazil with UFC 179, which hosts a title fight and other key bouts...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 3 hours ago 337 reads 1 comments

  4. UFC 179 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    UFC 179 is on Saturday, and the odds are out. Jose Aldo defends his UFC Featherweight Championship against No. 1-ranked contender Chad Mendes for the second time. The previous encounter ended with a first-round knockout for Aldo...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 hours ago 1,345 reads 5 comments

  5. UFC Rookies with the Highest Ceilings

    Like in any sport, mixed martial arts' progression is fueled by a regular injection of young talent. While the UFC's mainstream popularity is established by the promotion's lionized ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 hours ago 1,364 reads 2 comments

  6. UFC: Will Ronda Rousey vs. Cris 'Cyborg' Finally Happen in 2015?

    Ten women have tried; 10 women have failed. Ronda Rousey is, with very little doubt, the best female fighter on the planet. All doubt would cease to exist entirely if not for, you know, her ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 9 hours ago 2,076 reads 8 comments

  7. Report: GSP Calls First Day Back to Training 'Humiliating'

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to training this week after suffering a torn left ACL back in March. Apparently, it did not go particularly well...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 hours ago 8,161 reads 15 comments

  8. UFC Releases Veteran Welterweight Paulo Thiago

    A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 hours ago 589 reads 0 comments

  9. TUF 20, Episode 5 Recap: Grudge Rematch Goes the Distance Again

    After a two-week absence due to Major League Baseball playoffs, The Ultimate Fighter 20 returned to Fox Sports 1 with one of the most anticipated fights of the season. That, of course, was a grudge rematch between Felice Herrig and Heather Clark.

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 hours ago 996 reads 2 comments

  10. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Analyzes Card for UFC 179

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 13 hours ago 3,365 reads 5 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Is Set for UFC 182

    Ronda Rousey will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title in January against top challenger Cat Zingano . That's according to a report from broadcaster Ariel Helwani on Wednesday's UFC Tonight program...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 hours ago 5,879 reads 34 comments

  12. Report: Joe Lauzon out Against Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, No Replacement Named

    UFC 180 is falling apart. Just one day after word circulated ( h/t MMAjunkie.com ) that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered an injury and would not defend his title against Fabricio Werdum at the Nov...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 16 hours ago 7,428 reads 68 comments

  13. UFC 179 Bold Predictions: Can Chad Mendes Take out the Featherweight GOAT?

    As a recently disgraced UFC broadcaster might say, here we go. After months of injury delays and one canceled pay-per-view— RIP UFC 176! — Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will finally rematch on Saturday at UFC 179 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 22 hours ago 1,778 reads 5 comments

  14. Conor McGregor Clowns Chad Mendes on Live Television

    Conor McGregor looked to be having a grand old time at the expense of Chad Mendes on Tuesday’s edition of Beyond the Octagon ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 23 hours ago 6,901 reads 26 comments

  15. The 5 Most Offensive-Minded Fighters in MMA Today

    Offense sells. In a world that incorporates defensive head movement, foot work and well-scripted transitions, there's just no escaping a formidable faction of strikes and finishes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 day ago 10,540 reads 52 comments

  16. 5 Best Moments of Jose Aldo's Career

    Jose Aldo's latest title defense at UFC 179 will have little impact on his legacy. Sure, Chad Mendes might be able to stamp his place in history by putting an end to Aldo's 17-fight ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 day ago 2,836 reads 9 comments

  17. Hector Lombard vs. Yoel Romero: Who Would Win?

    Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero are two fast-rising contenders in the UFC’s welterweight and middleweight divisions. The hard-hitting, technically efficient Cubans are both coming off wins and share similar skill sets...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 1 day ago 405 reads 7 comments

  18. UFC 179: Previewing the Newcomers on the Fight Card

    UFC 179 goes down Saturday from fabulous Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Two pretty well-known fighters sit atop the card in defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo and a pretty well-known challenger in Team Alpha Male's Chad Mendes ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 day ago 2,668 reads 2 comments

  19. Chad Mendes Expecting a 'War' in Rematch with Jose Aldo at UFC 179

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where two athletes step into a cage to battle for physical supremacy, and it is the competition of it all that drives Chad Mendes . The Team Alpha Male standout and current No...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 day ago 6,190 reads 26 comments

  20. Cain Velasquez out with Injury, Mark Hunt in vs. Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

    Cain Velasquez is injured and will no longer defend his UFC heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Instead, popular heavyweight Mark Hunt will step in to face Werdum for the interim title at the Nov...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 day ago 19,314 reads 134 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Knee and Return

    Cain Velasquez's long-awaited return to the Octagon will have to once again be put on hold, as a knee injury will keep the heavyweight champ from appearing in UFC 180's main event...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 day ago 29,255 reads 171 comments

  22. UFC Rescinds Middleweight Cung Le's PED Suspension

    Cung Le is back in the UFC after UFC officials rescinded the middleweight's suspension, which they originally handed down when Le supposedly failed an August drug test the UFC itself administered...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 day ago 7,287 reads 17 comments

  23. Cung Le Controversy Highlights UFC's Need for Strict Regulation

    Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 9,424 reads 12 comments

  24. UFC 179: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will meet Chad Mendes in a rematch for the 145-pound championship. In his initial meeting with the champion, Mendes was knocked out in the opening round...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 days ago 3,878 reads 5 comments

  25. MMA Psychology: The Psychological Impact of Injury

    It should have come as no surprise when Anderson Silva recently opened up to Fanta stico about working with a psychologist to banish the “ghosts” of the horrific tibia-fibula fracture he suffered against Chris Weidman at UFC 168...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 2 days ago 5,236 reads 23 comments