1. Johny Hendricks Is Finally Healthy, Ready to Talk Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren, GSP

    As we speak, Johny Hendricks is about a month into his fight camp. Never mind that the UFC welterweight champion doesn ’t yet officially have an opponent for the first defense of his title...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 hours ago 1,872 reads 6 comments

  2. The Ultimate Fighter 20: Joanne Calderwood vs. Emily Kagan Live Blog & Analysis

    The Ultimate Fighter season 20 opened up with a major upset right out of the gate. No. 14-seed Randa Markos defeated No. 3-seed Tecia Torres by decision...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 hours ago 436 reads 1 comments

  3. Rousey on 'Cyborg': 'She's Trying to Dope as Long as Possible' Before UFC Return

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino — she's just waiting for a contract to sign...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 hours ago 3,946 reads 36 comments

  4. UFC Reportedly Cuts Middleweight Francis Carmont After 3 Consecutive Losses

    Francis Carmont , a middleweight who became a UFC contender before dropping three straight contests, has been cut by the promotion. That's according to a post appearing Wednesday morning on Carmont 's Facebook page ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 hours ago 5,938 reads 32 comments

  5. At What Point Do We Acknowledge Cain Velasquez as the GOAT at Heavyweight?

    Cain Velasquez sits currently with a 13-1 record. He is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion and has defended his most recent crown twice...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 hours ago 4,792 reads 52 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 52: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Headlined by a heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, UFC Fight Night 52 should deliver some fireworks on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 9 hours ago 1,337 reads 0 comments

  7. Previewing the Newcomers at UFC Fight Night 52

    The UFC is rapidly expanding and putting on more and more shows, and the increased number of events means an increase in roster size. UFC Fight Night 52 comes live on Fight Pass from Japan this weekend, boasting a bunch of young talent...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 hours ago 650 reads 1 comments

  8. 8 UFC Fighters Who Deserve to Be Higher Up the Official Rankings

    Rankings are just a bunch of numbers, right? While that may be an actuality, rankings often serve as an index for each and every divisional map...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 hours ago 3,579 reads 14 comments

  9. Ranking the 7 Best (and Worst) Chins in MMA History

    The presence of a sturdy chin, or lack thereof, always has and always will be predicated on a fighter's genealogical makeup...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 12 hours ago 6,001 reads 37 comments

  10. TUF 20: 5 Things to Look for This Season

    The latest rendition of The Ultimate Fighter debuted last week to horrific ratings that made it the worst season premiere in the storied history of the show...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 14 hours ago 1,563 reads 0 comments

  11. Predicting and Previewing the Next Title Fight in All 9 UFC Weight Classes

    The first eight months of 2014 haven't been the most stellar for the UFC or its fans. We were supposed to be greeted into the new year with the return of its bantamweight champion—Dominick ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 16 hours ago 5,379 reads 14 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 52: Sam Sicilia Finding His Rhythm and Rolling on

    Sam Sicilia shows up to fight. When the cage door closes behind him and the referee steps out of the way, the Spokane-based scrapper is coming across the Octagon with bad intentions...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 hours ago 1,163 reads 1 comments

  13. What He Allegedly Did Was Wrong, but Thiago Silva Was Still Right

    What used to be known as the tide of public opinion is now more like a flash flood. If you get swept up in it, grab hold of something, anything at all, and hang on for dear life...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 18 hours ago 9,163 reads 31 comments

  14. Amir Sadollah's Long Road Back to the Octagon Ends at UFC Fight Night 52

    A career in the fight business is one that comes with a fair amount of give and take. On one side of the scale, there is money and a notable amount of fame or public recognition ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 22 hours ago 2,767 reads 2 comments

  15. Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

    UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 day ago 5,671 reads 33 comments

  16. 5 Reasons Why MMA in 2015 Guarantees to Make Up for a Lackluster 2014 Year

    In the waning months of a relatively disappointing fight year, it’s tough not to gaze prematurely at the horizon and dwell on the greener pastures promised for 2015...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 day ago 7,224 reads 20 comments

  17. 5 TUF 20 Cast Members with the Inside Track to Be Champion

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 debuted last week to rave reviews and not-so-great television ratings. But regardless of the show's ability to capture fan imagination—it has grown ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 4,210 reads 17 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 51: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Andrei Arlovski has made quite a turnaround over the past few years. In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 day ago 1,275 reads 7 comments

  19. Top 5 Coaches in the History of The Ultimate Fighter

    The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 day ago 7,948 reads 48 comments

  20. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 52

    I hope you like staying up late in America. UFC is coming live from Japan, and it will be from late night to midmorning. Light up the coffee maker, drink an energy drink or go on a sugar bender...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 day ago 4,128 reads 13 comments

  21. Can Johny Hendricks Be an All-Time Great Welterweight Champion?

    First there was Matt Hughes , who had two stints as the UFC's welterweight champion for a total of 1,577 days. He clobbered opponent after opponent as he became the first great welterweight champion of the modern UFC era...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 day ago 4,957 reads 75 comments

  22. Hunt vs. Nelson: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 52

    The Land of the Rising Sun? Well, since this fight card will wrap up right around the time East Coast birds are preparing their opening chirps, the moniker seems especially appropriate this Saturday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 9,100 reads 31 comments

  23. Why Ronaldo Souza Should Face the Luke Rockhold-Michael Bisping Winner

    Ronaldo “ Jacare ” Souza ’s third-round guillotine choke of Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 established the Brazilian as one of the top contenders for Chris Weidman ’s UFC middleweight title...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 2 days ago 2,632 reads 19 comments

  24. Christy Mack Posts Update on Injuries Following Alleged War Machine Attack

    While she hasn't made a full recovery just yet, semi-retired adult-film star Christy Mack has made a lot of progress since her alleged brutal August 9 attack by former Bellator/UFC welterweight War Machine...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 days ago 21,420 reads 46 comments

  25. Eddie Alvarez: 'The Underground King' Ready to Shine at UFC 178

    The mission to prove he's the best lightweight fighter on the planet is one Eddie Alvarez has been on since the day he first stepped foot inside the cage...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 5,608 reads 16 comments