1. 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 5 hours ago 1,030 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 11 hours ago 8,175 reads 77 comments

  3. 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 ’s Ariel Helwani asked if ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 13 hours ago 9,721 reads 50 comments

  4. 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 13 hours ago 8,177 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 13 hours ago 1,059 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 15 hours ago 1,727 reads 4 comments

  7. 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 15 hours ago 978 reads 6 comments

  8. 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 16 hours ago 345 reads 4 comments

  9. 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 16 hours ago 1,253 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 17 hours ago 15,437 reads 57 comments

  11. 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 17 hours ago 9,206 reads 82 comments

  12. 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 19 hours ago 7,002 reads 14 comments

  13. 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 21 hours ago 8,011 reads 17 comments

  14. 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 1 day ago 5,027 reads 65 comments

  15. New Mexico District Attorney Lacks Key Evidence in Jon Jones Case

    Prosecutors plan on taking the Jon Jones case to a grand jury. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was arrested in April on a felony charge for an alleged hit-and-run incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 day ago 6,269 reads 31 comments

  16. Forgotten UFC Title Threats for Each Division

    The UFC is comprised of an incomparable amount of different talents. Derived from all corners of the globe, these admirable athletes take to the cage in their own unique fashion...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 day ago 13,145 reads 59 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 70 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    At UFC Fight Night 70, Yoel Romero continued on his war path toward the top of the middleweight division. Following two closely contested rounds, Romero exploded on Lyoto Machida in the third stanza...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 day ago 4,612 reads 10 comments

  18. Al Iaquinta Embraces New Opponent, Bigger Opportunity to Shine at Fight Night 71

    Fortunes can change rapidly in mixed martial arts. Opportunities for a fighter to progress are frequently lost and found because of injury and additional circumstance...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 day ago 4,778 reads 20 comments

  19. CM Punk: Slow Burn Toward UFC Debut Hurting Buzz

    A year ago, CM Punk was one of the hottest names in combat sports. Not in professional wrestling. Not in MMA . He was one of the hottest names in combat sports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 day ago 13,956 reads 82 comments

  20. Ken Shamrock Swears Kimbo Fight Wasn't Fixed, Calls out Joe Rogan

    Weeks before Ken Shamrock was left plastered on the canvas like roadkill, the word in the MMA community was that the 51-year-old UFC Hall of Famer had no business being in the cage with Kimbo Slice, a 41-year-old street fighter turned MMA fighter...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 2 days ago 35,769 reads 142 comments

  21. Prospect Doo Ho Choi Withdraws Again from a Bout with Sam Sicilia

    A disappointing UFC career continues for The Korean Superboy . Doo Ho Choi, the 24-year-old South Korean featherweight who made a name for himself with his highlight-reel knockouts, has again been forced out of a match with Sam Sicilia ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 1,553 reads 6 comments

  22. Jessica Eye Ready to Make Statement, Earn Title Shot with Win over Miesha Tate

    Jessica Eye is ready to make her case for a shot at the UFC women's bantamweight crown, and she plans to do that at the expense of Miesha Tate at UFC on Fox 16...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 days ago 7,925 reads 32 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night Results: 5 Fights for Lorenz Larkin

    Lorenz Larkin looked fantastic with his win over Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 70—so much so that he was able to walk out with a performance bonus of $50,000 ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 days ago 7,199 reads 27 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 70 Results: Burning Questions Going into UFC 189, TUF 21 Finale

    UFC Fight Night 70 is in the books. The results are as follows (courtesy of Bleacher Report's FN70 play-by-play man , Nathan McCarter ): Yoel Romero defeats Lyoto Machida ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 days ago 34,655 reads 143 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night Results: 5 Fights for Yoel Romero

    Yoel Romero has established himself as a true contender at middleweight. After his smashing of Lyoto Machida, he will be pushed higher up the rankings and closer to a potential title shot if he keeps this momentum going...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 days ago 12,309 reads 81 comments