1. The Fighting Life: The Indomitable Spirit of Matt Brown

    In mixed martial arts, there is little personal discovery to be found until the limits of a comfort zone are left behind...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 hours ago 253 reads 1 comments

  2. UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Thumb Surgery, Expects 2015 Return

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk , the UFC women's strawweight champion and maybe the most exciting fighter to break onto the big stage this year, underwent thumb surgery Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 hours ago 856 reads 1 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 73 Adds Middleweights Uriah Hall and Joe Riggs

    Unable to pick up a win at 170 pounds in his two appearances since returning to the UFC roster, Joe "Diesel" Riggs has decided to move up to 185 pounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 8 hours ago 1,928 reads 8 comments

  4. UFC 189: With Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes Tests to See If Conor McGregor Is Legit

    To borrow a phrase from former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar , UFC 189 has been in “chicken salad” mode for more than a week now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 26,035 reads 201 comments

  5. Jose Aldo's MRI Results Show Clear Rib Break, Former Chargers Doctor Says

    On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. David Chao said, he was contacted by representatives for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo . They did not tell him at the time who they represented other than that it was a professional athlete...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 18,380 reads 123 comments

  6. Bleacher Report Men's MMA Rankings for July 2015

    UFC titles continue being the hottest of potatoes, as Cain Velasquez joined Anthony Pettis , Carla Esparza and Jon Jones in the "former champion" club at UFC 188...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 day ago 6,884 reads 41 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 74 Gets Sam Stout and Frankie Perez in Lightweight Bout

    When the UFC returns to Canada in August, entertaining Canadian lightweight Sam Stout will be there to get his home crowd going...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 day ago 2,572 reads 3 comments

  8. Jose Aldo Publishes X-Rays of Broken Rib, Takes Shot at Conor McGregor

    Reigning king of the UFC's featherweight division Jose Aldo has been catching a lot of heat since he made the decision to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 32,784 reads 173 comments

  9. TUF 21 American Top Team vs. Blackzilians: Episode 11 Recap and Results

    With two fights remaining in the season and the American Top Team on the brink of elimination, could the Blackzilians finally clinch the season? Or, would ATT be able to tie things ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 2 days ago 6,646 reads 63 comments

  10. UFC Returns to Ireland in October, and Conor McGregor Wants In

    UFC officials on Wednesday announced their intention to hold another card in Dublin, Ireland. And guess what? Conor McGregor is hoping to be the headliner...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 6,121 reads 41 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Spits Fire on UFC 189 Call, Says Win Makes Him Rightful Champ

    The UFC 189 media conference call had one star. It's Conor McGregor's world, Conor McGregor says. And July 11 is a mere formality...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 13,138 reads 160 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in July

    Another month of MMA, another month of high-end prospects plying their craft in hopes of grabbing the attention of a major MMA organization...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 3 days ago 6,098 reads 6 comments

  13. Sorry Conor McGregor: Jose Aldo Is the Real UFC Champion Until You Beat Him

    There is no such thing as consensus when discussing MMA history. It's both fractured and fiercely contested, with fans separating into self-selected groups and arguing on message boards and Twitter...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 days ago 25,129 reads 262 comments

  14. Twitter Reacts to Aldo Pulling Out, McGregor vs. Mendes for Interim Title

    So much for that 100 percent confidence. Merely hours ago, UFC President Dana White ’s answer was "yes" when MMAFighting...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 17,980 reads 75 comments

  15. Fabricio Werdum Changes His Mind About Rematch with Cain Velasquez

    In the days following his smashing of Cain Velasquez to become the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum expressed interest in a rematch with the former titleholder...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 days ago 25,857 reads 40 comments

  16. California State Athletic Commission Walks the Talk in Drug Testing Fighters

    Another piece of evidence came Wednesday that the MMA community is getting more serious about forcing illegal drugs out of the sport...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 2,383 reads 6 comments

  17. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 70

    Yoel Romero was at it again at UFC Fight Night 70, where he stopped Lyoto Machida and continued to prove he is one of the best and most entertaining competitors at 185 pounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 days ago 4,585 reads 11 comments

  18. Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes in vs. Conor McGregor for Interim Title at UFC 189

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was unable to overcome a rib injury and has now bowed out of his blockbuster title defense at UFC 189 . Now, top contender Chad Mendes will face McGregor for the interim featherweight title July 11...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 1,331 reads 6 comments

  19. Lorenzo Fertitta: Selecting Between Mendes and Edgar for UFC 189 Was a Coin Flip

    When UFC officials selected Chad Mendes as the main event "Plan B" for UFC 189, Frankie Edgar fans—not to mention the man himself—felt a little short-changed...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 6,015 reads 23 comments

  20. Dana White to Yoel Romero: 'America Doesn't Want to Hear Your Thoughts on Jesus'

    In the Bill of Dana White , there must be a separation of church and fighting. The UFC President spoke with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani at the unveiling of the new Reebok ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 1,702 reads 9 comments

  21. UFC's Reebok Era Begins in a Comedy of Errors

    When I first began reporting on the February 2014 story that would eventually break the news that the UFC was working on creating a uniform for its fighters, I felt optimistic about the deal...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 days ago 26,025 reads 83 comments

  22. Yoel Romero Could Be Man to Beat at Middleweight, If He Just Cuts Out the Crazy

    For Yoel Romero, perhaps the trick will be avoiding any further episodes of foot-in-mouth disease just long enough for him to fight for the middleweight title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 days ago 17,449 reads 92 comments

  23. Ken Shamrock Exclusive: On UFC, Legacy and His Controversial Kimbo Slice Fight

    There will be thousands of televised mixed martial arts fights this year. Between the UFC's ever-expanding schedule, Bellator 's ascendance on Spike TV and the rotating collection ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 days ago 14,522 reads 27 comments

  24. UFC-Reebok Uniform Deal: Social Media Reacts to New Uniform Kits

    For the first time, UFC officials unveiled Tuesday what their fighters will wear as part of the company's apparel deal with Reebok. The new uniform kits drew mixed reviews on social media...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 9,994 reads 18 comments

  25. Jose Aldo Expected to Train Tuesday, Make a Decision on Conor McGregor Fight

    Judgment day could come on Tuesday for Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor . Aldo is expected to train and make a final decision on whether he’ll defend his UFC featherweight title against McGregor on July 11 at UFC 189 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 4 days ago 5,266 reads 66 comments