1. Nick Diaz Reacts to Drug Suspension, UFC Star's Lawyer Confirms Intent to Appeal

    The lawyer of Nick Diaz has outlined his intent to appeal the UFC fighter's recently administered ban, issued for multiple failed drug tests, with Diaz himself reacting angrily to the sanctions...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 12,626 reads 58 comments

  2. Nevada Commission's 5-Year Ban of Nick Diaz an Unconscionable Act of Injustice

    From a distance, the image of Las Vegas is magic. Bright lights, dreamy-eyed tourists, the glamour of the Strip. But it's all an illusion. Up close, the truth is harder to hide. And the truth is that it's a perfectly designed village of masochism...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 12 months ago 30,487 reads 152 comments

  3. Nick Diaz Banned for 5 Years: Twitter Reacts to NSAC Decision

    Nick Diaz 's days as a professional mixed martial artist are likely over. According to multiple reports, the native son of Stockton, Calif...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 28,341 reads 104 comments

  4. Nick Diaz Suspended 5 Years for Failed Drug Tests: Latest Details and Reaction

    UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been fined $165,000 and suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission because of multiple failed drug tests...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 12 months ago 100,094 reads 253 comments

  5. Ronda Rousey Talks Being UFC's Highest-Paid Fighter, Crying and More on 'Ellen'

    UFC President Dana White once said his promotion would never hire women. Now, a woman is his highest-paid fighter...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 months ago 36,219 reads 149 comments

  6. UFC Fight Roundup for Week of September 6

    It looked to be a slow week regarding new fights, but the UFC tacked on numerous bouts late in the week to help flesh out some of the upcoming fight cards...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 months ago 12,506 reads 18 comments

  7. Tim Sylvia Blasts Dana White, Recalls Potential Brock Lesnar Bout

    It's hard to remember an MMA career more turbulent than Tim Sylvia 's. The two-time UFC heavyweight champion, who pairs wins over Andrei Arlovski and Ben Rothwell with losses ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 22,117 reads 70 comments

  8. Conor McGregor Bravado Slammed by UFC Middleweight Challenger Luke Rockhold

    Conor McGregor’s divisive persona means there are always going to be those associated with the UFC who aren’t huge fans. But it seems as though middleweight star Luke Rockhold dislikes the fighting Irishman a little more than most...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 53,865 reads 200 comments

  9. With a Win over the Champ Already, Is John Dodson's Best Future at Bantamweight?

    We haven’t heard the last of John Dodson . That was the message from Dodson and his camp last weekend in the immediate wake of his unanimous-decision loss to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 191...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 8,929 reads 18 comments

  10. Fabricio Werdum Ready for Winter Return, Sooner Than Dana White's Original Claim

    Fabricio Werdum wants to return by December or January—as many as three months earlier than UFC President Dana White 's recent claim that the heavyweight champion didn't want to fight again until March...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 4,449 reads 24 comments

  11. MMA May Be Less Risky to the Brain Than Boxing, but It's Still Pretty Darn Risky

    You can hold off on that sigh of relief. A headline from earlier this summer may initially have seemed to provide comfort to the MMA community, when a study published by the Canadian ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 5,297 reads 9 comments

  12. UFC Announces the Bantamweight Title Fight We've All Been Hoping for

    The UFC has chosen the next challenger for TJ Dillashaw's bantamweight crown...and it's an interesting, albeit unsurprising, choice. On January 17 at UFC Fight Night 81, Dillashaw will take on former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 22,233 reads 104 comments

  13. How the UFC Has Done More with Less in 2015

    Is the UFC putting on too many shows? For many fans, particularly the promotion's core audience, the answer is yes...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 12 months ago 17,473 reads 61 comments

  14. Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson and the Rewards (and Costs) of Going Big

    First things first. Demetrious Johnson is a titan of fighting. A 5'4" giant. Versatility, fight IQ, adaptability, speed, technique. It's all there in a package so finely crafted that few can even appreciate the blur they’re seeing...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 12 months ago 16,804 reads 47 comments

  15. Conor McGregor at Lightweight? He's Jumping the Gun, but It Sure Would Be Fun

    It’s way too early to start dreaming about how Conor McGregor might fare in the UFC lightweight division. Not that anyone needs a reminder, but McGregor still has unfinished business in his natural weight class...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 30,487 reads 200 comments

  16. Kyra Gracie Takes on the World in New Fight Pass Show 'Third Degree'

    Before the Ultimate Fighting Championship became the promotional juggernaut it is today, there were the Gracies...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 18,142 reads 7 comments

  17. Holly Holm Approves of Conor McGregor, Dishes on Ronda Rousey Title Fight

    Since being announced as the top contender for the UFC women's bantamweight title, Holly Holm has been quite busy. That's not surprising, of course, as the already rigorous training regimen has new media and promotional obligations heaped on top of it..

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 29,011 reads 77 comments

  18. Paige VanZant Compared to Demetrious Johnson by Dana White After 3rd UFC Win

    Paige VanZant’s impressive recent form continued at UFC 191 with a sparkling display against Alex Chambers and she’s earned comparisons from organisation boss Dana White to the man who topped the bill, Demetrious Johnson...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 7,699 reads 35 comments

  19. UFC 191 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC 191 wasn't the promotion's strongest effort. A card that looked somewhat underwhelming on paper turned out precisely so in practice, with a mostly fun preliminary card getting ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 12 months ago 41,329 reads 42 comments

  20. Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Results: Highlights and Reaction from UFC 191

    Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defeated John Dodson by unanimous decision for the second time at UFC 191 , successfully defending his title for the seventh time...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 12 months ago 1,327 reads 0 comments

  21. UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 191 was an unremarkable slate of showcase fights. UFC 192 on October 3, though? Well, at the very least, it's an interesting slate of showcase fights. The full card is as follows: Daniel Cormier vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 25,728 reads 75 comments

  22. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: The Best and Worst of UFC 191

    "Look at my face," flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson demanded of UFC announcer Joe Rogan after his five-round dismantling of challenger John Dodson on Saturday night at UFC 191...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 36,087 reads 98 comments

  23. Andrei Arlovski's Lackluster UFC 191 Win Hits Reset on Heavyweight Title Picture

    Even Andrei Arlovski knew there was no cause for celebration. Moments after the judges confirmed his unanimous-decision win over Frank Mir on Saturday in the co-main event of ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 15,299 reads 72 comments

  24. Johnson vs. Dodson 2: Results, Highlights and Post-Fight Comments from UFC 191

    In a rematch of what had been the toughest fight of his long title reign, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was machine-like in Las Vegas Saturday night, earning a one-sided unanimous decision over John Dodson in the main event of UFC 191 ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 12 months ago 1,604 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC 191 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 75

    UFC 191 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report play-by-play man, Craig Amos ): UFC 191 Main Card on Pay-Per-View Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson, unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) Andrei Arlovski def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 40,067 reads 32 comments