1. B/R Exclusive: National Champ Wrestler Ed Ruth to Pursue MMA After 2016 Olympics

    Ed Ruth, one of the most decorated college wrestlers in U.S. history, will pursue a career in professional MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 39,777 reads 60 comments

  2. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    Whether the UFC is running shows or taking the weekend off, the MMA world is constantly turning. Prospects are gaining experience and looking to make a name for themselves, with their ultimate goal of making the major leagues...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 27 days ago 10,644 reads 11 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 63: Who's on the Hot Seat in Virginia This Saturday?

    At UFC Fight Night 63, Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas will do their best to prove they are ready to meet the winner of a highly anticipated July title bout between 145-pound champion Jose Aldo and Irish MMA sensation Conor McGregor...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 27 days ago 8,293 reads 11 comments

  4. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira Booked for UFC Fight Night 69

    The UFC has booked a huge light heavyweight bout between former contenders Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 69 event. Swedish MMA site Kimura ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 27 days ago 10,650 reads 84 comments

  5. The Beaten Path: Nicolas Dalby, UFC's 2nd Danish Fighter, Embraces Inner Nerd

    It’s nothing to be ashamed of. A lot of gyms have them. And it’s high time there was a more open conversation about it. Once we embrace our resident gym nerd, then we can really start to make progress...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 3,387 reads 5 comments

  6. Ronda Rousey Is a Great Choice to Lead Public Charge for MMA in New York

    Ronda Rousey is the hottest star in mixed martial arts today. Her star continues to grow as she crosses over from the Octagon to mainstream fame...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 28 days ago 3,654 reads 29 comments

  7. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 63

    April marks the start of a long and heavy run of MMA —even for the UFC's round-the-clock standards...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 28 days ago 21,691 reads 34 comments

  8. Dana White Thinks Aldo vs. McGregor Will Do $7 Million Gate

    The UFC has put plenty of promotional muscle behind the highly anticipated bout between Jose Aldo and McGregor, and UFC President Dana White believes it's going to pay off...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 29 days ago 3,489 reads 19 comments

  9. Brendan Schaub Planning Move to Light Heavyweight Division

    Following two straight losses, The Ultimate Fighter 10 runner-up Brendan Schaub will leave the heavyweight division and drop down to the light heavyweight class...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 29 days ago 3,682 reads 38 comments

  10. Jussier Formiga vs. Wilson Reis Booked for UFC Fight Night 67 in May

    The proverbial wheat will be separated from the chaff when flyweights Jussier Formiga and Wilson Reis hook up at UFC Fight Night 67. The two Brazilians face each other at the May 30 event, which goes down in Goiania, Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 1,790 reads 5 comments

  11. Nevada Commissioners Discuss Stiffer Penalties for MMA Drug-Test Failures

    MMA fighters—and maybe even promotions—could soon be on the hook for big punishments if they fail drug tests...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 30 days ago 3,205 reads 42 comments

  12. Ricardo Lamas: Defeating Chad Mendes Key to Another Title Shot

    Ricardo Lamas isn't interested in playing the waiting game for another title opportunity. A quick look at the recent history of the UFC's featherweight division reveals that the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 7,853 reads 129 comments

  13. Watch: Jon Jones and Holly Holm Throw Some Spinning Kicks

    If every opponent were a bag of sand, MMA would be more fun. Get on it, Dana. Because if every opponent were a bag of sand, you'd regularly get displays like this one, in which ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,881 reads 20 comments

  14. UFC 189 Tour for Aldo vs. McGregor Could Be UFC's Most Expensive Promotion Ever

    It would take a pretty big rock for any MMA fan to miss this week's whirlwind press tour for UFC 189. The main eventers , Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo, have been appearing ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 18,750 reads 76 comments

  15. Dana White: Cris Cyborg "Going to Try to Make 135 Pounds" for Next Fight

    The epic saga of UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey vs. former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino continues following an interview between UFC President Dana White and Toronto's CP24 news station...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 14,329 reads 197 comments

  16. Paul Felder Out, Beneil Dariush in Against Jim Miller at UFC on Fox 15

    Streaking lightweight Paul Felder will not face Jim Miller this April at UFC on Fox 15. Another streaking lightweight— Beneil Dariush —will take his place. Felder sustained a knee injury and will not be able to compete...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,155 reads 15 comments

  17. Claudia Gadelha out of UFC Fight Night 64 Bout with Daly; Replacement Uncertain

    Two weeks before the event date, UFC Fight Night 64 is down a bout after women's strawweight Claudia Gadelha pulled out of her contest with Ireland's Aisling Daly. The Brazilian reportedly injured her back during training, forcing the withdrawal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,704 reads 9 comments

  18. Anderson Silva Planning on Fighting 5 More Years

    Failed drug test or not, Anderson Silva isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The former UFC middleweight champ’s training is now focused on extending his professional fighting career for another five years...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 8,883 reads 87 comments

  19. Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Rose Namajunas Could Be a Dream Matchup in a Year or Two

    In combat sports, it takes the two individuals in the fight to create special moments. Mixed martial arts has seen its fair share of those moments to build some of the stars that we see today...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 8,642 reads 55 comments

  20. UFC Fighters Who Have No Business Being on the Current Fighter Rankings

    The official UFC rankings have been a point of contention in the MMA world since their introduction. As their importance increases with the rankings determining pay in relation ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 5,838 reads 21 comments

  21. Dana White Happy for Brock Lesnar, Says WWE Was the Right Move

    The UFC put a stacked offer on the table, but Brock Lesnar decided to stay put in the WWE. While rumors of the former UFC heavyweight champion's return to the Octagon circulated for months on sites like MMAWeekly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 12,663 reads 37 comments