1. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Anthony Pettis defeated Benson Henderson to claim the UFC lightweight title in an impressive first-round submission victory in August 2013. He'll step in to defend his title on Dec...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 23 days ago 9,992 reads 19 comments

  2. Tito Ortiz: 'Cyborg' Can't Make 135, Ronda Rousey Fight Should Take Place at 145

    UFC Hall of Famer/Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz says his friend and former client Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino cannot possibly make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds, so ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 24 days ago 18,911 reads 132 comments

  3. UFC 181: 5 Reasons to Watch Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 Fight Card

    The UFC is looking to close 2014 with a bang. UFC 181 is the bang that the company is looking for, as the event hosts two title fights on pay-per-view that should grab the attention of fans...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 24 days ago 15,958 reads 17 comments

  4. Wanderlei Silva Is Hard to Take Seriously

    If you thought Wanderlei Silva would go quietly into that good night after finishing his career with the human equivalent of a dumpster fire, well, you've got another thing coming...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 24 days ago 20,104 reads 38 comments

  5. UFC 181: Early Predictions for Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 Main Event

    UFC 181 will see two championship belts up for grabs, and the rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler promises to end the night with an exclamation mark...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 24 days ago 2,583 reads 5 comments

  6. UFC Utopia: Ranking the 15 Best Fights Between UFC 181 and UFC 184

    The UFC is set for a historic run of top-notch fight cards. Ten events will take us through the end of 2014 and to the beginning of 2015. What are the best fights you'll have to watch? That's what we are here to tell you...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 24 days ago 23,322 reads 71 comments

  7. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    It only took five rounds for the first part of this story to brand itself into an instant classic. After five close rounds , Johny Hendricks walked away with the title he felt ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 24 days ago 16,546 reads 79 comments

  8. UFC Lightweight Yves Edwards Retires After 17-Year Pro Career

    Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 24 days ago 8,706 reads 19 comments

  9. Can Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard Get to UFC Title Without Fighting Each Other?

    Top UFC welterweights, and American Top Team teammates, Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard are still a long way from ever fighting each other...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 24 days ago 1,611 reads 9 comments

  10. Bethe Correia on Ronda Rousey: I Will 'Knock That Mole Off Her Face'

    Bethe Correia is picking a fight. Give her credit, though: She's not going after the little girl at recess. The biggest star and payday on the playground is in Correia 's sights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 24 days ago 21,498 reads 67 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey Talks About the Staredown That 'Really F----D' with Her

    Few can dispute the notion that Ronda Rousey represents one of the fiercest and most intimidating competitors in the realm of MMA , particularly once the Octagon door swings open...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 24 days ago 25,100 reads 28 comments

  12. UFC 181: Robbie Lawler Looking to Complete Resurgence with Welterweight Gold

    Robbie Lawler 's journey through mixed martial arts has been nothing short of compelling and is a tale told in two parts...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 25 days ago 7,007 reads 34 comments

  13. UFC Veteran Diego Nunes Face-Plants Joachim Hansen with Massive KO Punch

    A trip to Sweden can cure what ails you. Just ask Diego Nunes. The UFC and Bellator featherweight veteran was in the throes of a three-fight losing streak that had sent him out of MMA 's big leagues...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 25 days ago 14,733 reads 17 comments

  14. Jon Jones on Why He Never Brings His Belt into the Octagon on Fight Night

    Apparently, UFC light heavyweight champ and pound-for-pound kingpin Jon Jones believes in superstition—particularly when it pertains to his pre -fight rituals...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 26 days ago 11,024 reads 31 comments

  15. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: November 2014 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 26 days ago 14,016 reads 27 comments

  16. CM Punk: Vince McMahon Wouldn't Let Me Participate in 'Barbaric' UFC Event

    Former WWE heavyweight champion CM Punk recently went off on his former boss, WWE Chairman/CEO Vince McMahon , claiming that he would not allow him to walk Chael ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 26 days ago 65,964 reads 135 comments

  17. Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader Added to UFC on Fox 14 Card in Stockholm

    The same day that tickets went on sale for the event, a bout between a pair of former NCAA Division I wrestlers and world-ranked light heavyweights was added to the UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, Sweden, Friday...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 27 days ago 6,388 reads 47 comments

  18. Regardless of Whether He Returns, GSP Is Voice of Reason MMA Needs

    Georges St-Pierre may go down as one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. As multiple MMA writers continue to speculate whether or not he is going to return to the sport, he has taken on quite a different role...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 27 days ago 17,912 reads 77 comments

  19. Ferguson Native Tyron Woodley 'Outraged' by Violent Protests for Michael Brown

    UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley, a native of Ferguson, Missouri, says he's "outraged" and "ashamed" by the violent protests in his home city following a grand jury's ruling ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 27 days ago 10,413 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC Star Conor McGregor, Bellator and More: An MMA Thanksgiving

    It hasn't been the easiest year to be an MMA fan. Between the UFC's precipitous financial decline , decimated fight cards and what seemed to be a bizarre crime ring made up exclusively of fringe fighters, 2014 was far from a banner year...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 28 days ago 17,269 reads 10 comments

  21. TUF Episode 10 Recap: Jessica Penne, Aisling Daly Battle to a Decision

    The Ultimate Fighter is in the quarterfinals now, and this week's fight was between No. 4 seed Jessica Penne and No. 5 seed Aisling Daly. Penne defeated Lisa Ellis in the first round, and Daly beat Angela Magana to advance...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 28 days ago 8,383 reads 11 comments

  22. Matt Brown: 'What the F--k Has Conor [McGregor] Done' to Get a Title Shot?

    UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown isn't boarding the Conor McGregor hype train any time soon, saying it is clear as day Frankie Edgar should get the next title shot at 145 pounds...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 28 days ago 17,785 reads 120 comments

  23. Renan Barao Is in No Position to Demand Fight with T.J. Dillashaw in Brazil

    Renan Barao wants to fight T.J. Dillashaw in Brazil. You can't blame a fighter for seeking a home-court advantage, and Brazil offers just such a thing...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 28 days ago 17,992 reads 83 comments

  24. The Biggest MMA Turkeys in 2014

    Gobble gobble. I love the holidays. The story ideas are so easy. I can just name a bunch of things I don't like about MMA and, boom, biggest turkeys. And it's a recurring thing, too...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 18,410 reads 33 comments

  25. Healed Up and Hungry, Johny Hendricks Aiming for Dominant Victory at UFC 181

    When Johny Hendricks heard his name announced as the new UFC welterweight champion following his battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 back in March, he fell to his knees under the weight of the moment...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 28 days ago 14,484 reads 94 comments