1. Eddie Alvarez Out, Donald Cerrone in Against Benson Henderson at Fight Night 59

    Eddie Alvarez's return to the Octagon has been bumped back indefinitely, as reports are breaking that the former Bellator lightweight champ is out of his UFC Fight Night 59 co-main event fight with former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 41,463 reads 206 comments

  2. Carla Esparza Embracing Life as UFC's Newest Champion

    It was a long road but one that resulted in a dream-come-true moment for Carla Esparza . After battling her way through the tournament on the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 25 days ago 15,425 reads 42 comments

  3. Benson Henderson Looking for Fresh Start Against Eddie Alvarez

    Lost in all of the hype surrounding the growing number of title contenders atop of the UFC lightweight division is former champion Benson Henderson...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 25 days ago 559 reads 5 comments

  4. Dana White: UFC 182 Ref Herb Dean Did a 'Horrible Job' in Jones vs. Cormier

    Herb Dean is still UFC President Dana White 's favorite referee despite a "horrible effort" in the fifth round of the epic light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 26 days ago 79,208 reads 84 comments

  5. UFC 182: Did Jones vs. Cormier Live Up to Hype?

    The monumentally hyped light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier was every bit as gritty and exciting as advertised...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 26 days ago 20,910 reads 96 comments

  6. UFC 182: Cain Velasquez Consoles Emotional Cormier Backstage After Loss

    UFC 182 was an emotional night for Daniel Cormier , who came up short in his quest for the light heavyweight title against nemesis Jon Jones...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 26 days ago 42,888 reads 80 comments

  7. Stuart Scott Reportedly Continued MMA Training Even in Final Stages of Life

    Despite its violent nature, MMA students and fans routinely point to the sport as a life-enhancing, life-affirming pursuit. That's the way it was for Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN anchor who passed away Sunday morning at age 49 of cancer...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 26 days ago 6,855 reads 10 comments

  8. Jon Jones' Daughter: 'Well, Daniel, I Tried to Warn You'

    A little salt in the wound never hurt anybody — unless you’re a world-class MMA fighter getting teased by an adorable six-year-old...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 26 days ago 28,199 reads 88 comments

  9. UFC 182 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    No matter the challenge, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continues to retain his 205-pound crown. At UFC 182 , Daniel Cormier put more pressure on Jones than anybody else has inside the Octagon...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 26 days ago 15,026 reads 27 comments

  10. Donald Cerrone or Khabib Nurmagomedov, Who's the Better UFC Lightweight?

    The waters surrounding, what is arguably, the most talent-rich weight class in the UFC have become even more murky following Donald Cerrone 's victory over Myles Jury at UFC 182 ...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 26 days ago 1,469 reads 22 comments

  11. Ranking Jon Jones' UFC Title Fights

    Unbroken. After 22 professional fights—nine of which have come against some of the very best contenders the UFC's light heavyweight division has ever had to offer—Jon Jones has, for all intents and purposes, remained unbroken...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 26 days ago 12,843 reads 48 comments

  12. UFC 182: Results, Best Future Opponents for Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

    The main event of UFC 182 saw Jon Jones retain his UFC Light Heayweight Championship in a victory over Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 26 days ago 25,333 reads 127 comments

  13. UFC 182 Results: Scorecards and Payouts from Jones vs. Cormier Card

    Looking for a bone-crunching knockout that will end up in endless GIFs and Vines over the next few days? UFC 182 wasn't for you...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 26 days ago 8,607 reads 4 comments

  14. UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 182 is in the books, and while it was a less-than-stellar event in a lot of ways, MMA fans would be hard-pressed not to get stoked about the promotion's next UFC pay-per-view, UFC 183 on January 31...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 27 days ago 42,068 reads 85 comments

  15. Jon Jones vs. Cain Velasquez Superfight Biggest Fight to Make in 2015

    It’s been a few years since the talk of “superfights” inside the Octagon was at its most fevered pitch...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 27 days ago 16,107 reads 88 comments

  16. UFC 183 Preview: Once-Great Anderson Silva Has Much to Prove Against Nick Diaz

    MMA Kingpin is a funny responsibility. It's an entirely fictional position, sure. But it's one with no small level of import...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 27 days ago 22,974 reads 72 comments

  17. Jones vs. Cormier Results: What Went Right for the Champ at UFC 182

    At UFC 182 , Jon “Bones” Jones retained his UFC light heavyweight title and defended it for a record eighth time...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 27 days ago 3,005 reads 1 comments

  18. Jones vs. Cormier Results: Recapping the Pivotal Moments from UFC 182 Main Event

    At UFC 182, Jon Jones faced one of the toughest tests of his prolific mixed martial arts career in Daniel Cormier...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 27 days ago 10,225 reads 28 comments

  19. Daniel Cormier Next Fight: 4 Options After UFC 182 Loss to Jon Jones

    At UFC 182, Daniel Cormier came up short and was handed his first defeat in mixed martial arts in a close, five-round fight against Jon Jones...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 27 days ago 7,428 reads 12 comments

  20. Following UFC 182, Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov the Fight to Make

    Donald Cerrone is clearly on a tear within the Ultimate Fighting Championship. At UFC 182 , he dominated Myles Jury to earn his sixth straight win, dating back to UFC 167 in 2013...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 27 days ago 8,315 reads 28 comments

  21. Jon Jones' Continued 'Heel Turn' Will Only Increase His Drawing Power

    Jon Jones continues to embrace the role of the heel. It will continue to pay off at the box office. At UFC 182 , the light heavyweight champion defended his crown against No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 27 days ago 8,799 reads 35 comments

  22. Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

    Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 27 days ago 1,028 reads 8 comments

  23. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: What UFC 182 Results Mean for Card's Top Fighters

    The UFC featured two bouts with serious implications on the title picture in their respective divisions. The first, of course, was literally for the belt...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 27 days ago 5,250 reads 4 comments

  24. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: What Went Wrong for the Challenger at UFC 182

    Daniel Cormier was clearly a tough opponent for Jon Jones . After 25 minutes of action, the former Olympian gave the champion all that he could handle but was unable to walk out of the Octagon with a victory...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 27 days ago 5,160 reads 3 comments

  25. Jon Jones Open to Fight Against Cain Velasquez If "It's for the Right Purse"

    Jon Jones continues to cement himself as the greatest light heavyweight in the world. His UFC 182 performance against Daniel Cormier was just the next step in his legacy as one of the greatest of all time...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 27 days ago 21,376 reads 152 comments