1. 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 12 hours ago 14,720 reads 114 comments

  2. 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 15 hours ago 14,071 reads 113 comments

  3. 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 17 hours ago 3,754 reads 25 comments

  4. 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 19 hours ago 2,028 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 1 day ago 30,853 reads 166 comments

  6. 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 1 day ago 6,209 reads 63 comments

  7. 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 1 day ago 5,888 reads 40 comments

  8. 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 1 day ago 12,584 reads 156 comments

  9. 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 2 days ago 5,740 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 2 days ago 22,643 reads 243 comments

  11. 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 2 days ago 17,419 reads 74 comments

  12. 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 2 days ago 23,124 reads 38 comments

  13. 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 2 days ago 2,272 reads 6 comments

  14. 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 2 days ago 4,280 reads 10 comments

  15. 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 2 days ago 1,254 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 2 days ago 4,045 reads 17 comments

  17. 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 2 days ago 1,641 reads 9 comments

  18. 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 2 days ago 24,623 reads 81 comments

  19. 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 2 days ago 15,713 reads 92 comments

  20. 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 2 days ago 13,196 reads 27 comments

  21. 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 9,870 reads 18 comments

  22. 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 3 days ago 5,257 reads 66 comments

  23. 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 3 days ago 6,891 reads 32 comments

  24. 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 3 days ago 16,208 reads 66 comments

  25. 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 3 days ago 5,022 reads 10 comments