1. Cub Swanson: I'm Getting the Next Shot at Jose Aldo If I Beat Frankie Edgar

    Fight fans should at least consider pumping the brakes on a UFC featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor, particularly because Cub Swanson is just one win away from a title shot...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 29 days ago 7,903 reads 44 comments

  2. Carlos Condit Aiming to Return in Early 2015

    When the cage door closes and the action goes live, there are few fighters with more intensity than Carlos Condit ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 29 days ago 7,951 reads 41 comments

  3. Chad Mendes in Championship Purgatory, but It Won't Last Forever

    Chad Mendes put in a stellar outing on Saturday night. Mendes' UFC 179 bout against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was the kind of performance that can boost a career. Mendes lost the fight...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 29 days ago 16,946 reads 32 comments

  4. UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis, Scott Jorgensen Could Miss 6 Months

    Light heavyweight Phil Davis and flyweight Scott Jorgensen could each miss up to six months of action because of injuries sustained at UFC 179. Davis, who won his fight against Glover Teixeira, apparently suffered a hand injury during the contest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 5,124 reads 10 comments

  5. Anderson Silva Signs New 15-Fight Deal with UFC

    More of Anderson Silva is never a bad thing. The former middleweight champ agreed to a new 15-fight deal last Thursday over a meal with UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 29 days ago 22,780 reads 81 comments

  6. Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver: Is It the Right Call?

    Last week, it was announced brash UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor will take on Russian/German kickboxer Dennis Siver in front of a pro-Irish crowd Jan. 18 in Boston...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 30 days ago 2,697 reads 6 comments

  7. Davis: Beating Anderson Silva 'Would Complete My Trifecta of Brazilian Fighters'

    UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis perplexed the majority of the fight community when he called out former longtime 185-pound champ Anderson Silva , but he maintains that the matchup makes sense...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 30 days ago 13,136 reads 62 comments

  8. Aljamain Sterling Fulfilling His Potential 1 Fight at a Time

    As the current slate of champions and superstars are competing on the biggest stages and showcases in MMA , another wave of fighters are battling their way up the proverbial ladder to break through...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 30 days ago 4,117 reads 4 comments

  9. UFC 179: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    It was a lot closer than his first meeting with Chad Mendes , but Jose Aldo once against defended his belt from the Team Alpha Male standout. Although Mendes attempted eight takedowns , he didn't seem overly hesitant to stand with the champion...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 30 days ago 20,494 reads 37 comments

  10. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Key Stats, Top Moments from Thrilling Rematch at UFC 179

    Jose Aldo , fighting in front of a lively home-nation crowd in Rio de Janeiro , defended his featherweight title for the seventh time in defeating challenger Chad Mendes by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 month ago 7,294 reads 17 comments

  11. UFC 179: Full Fight-by-Fight Results and Scorecards

    Saturday night’s UFC 179 pay-per-view featured a great main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes , but the entire fight card was filled with entertaining bouts...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 month ago 1,111 reads 0 comments

  12. Phil Davis Grounds Glover Teixeira, but Anderson Silva Call-out Leaves Bad Taste

    It continues to feel like two steps forward, one step back for Phil Davis. Davis got off the schneid Saturday night at UFC 179 , putting on a wrestling clinic en route to a unanimous-decision victory over Glover Teixeira...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 17,646 reads 50 comments

  13. UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Glover Teixeira to Take Next

    Saturday night, UFC 179 marked the UFC's return to both pay-per-view and the country of Brazil. The card was headlined by a featherweight championship thriller in Jose Aldo vs...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 5,045 reads 5 comments

  14. Dear Dana White: Let's Skip Right to Conor McGregor Versus Jose Aldo Please

    The full brilliance of Jose Aldo was on display Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, as he outpointed a game Chad Mendes . An instant classic and fight for the ages , it was his eighteenth consecutive win and his ninth title defense...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 30,586 reads 148 comments

  15. UFC 179 Results: Fights for Jose Aldo to Take Next

    As if anyone needed further validation of Jose Aldo 's greatness, the champ put on a display at UFC 179 that reminded fans of his former WEC days. Aldo's fight with Chad Mendes started nearly the same as the T...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 1 month ago 13,010 reads 29 comments

  16. UFC 179: Video Highlights from Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes' Epic Battle in Rio

    There is a prince and a joker in the featherweight division, but Jose Aldo is king. With his countrymen surrounding the cage, the featherweight champion successfully defended his throne for a second time against perennial contender Chad Mendes...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 14,292 reads 11 comments

  17. Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Results: Breaking Down Next Step for Both Fighters

    The rematch between defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes was the most anticipated fight on the UFC 179 card, and the main event did not disappoint...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 month ago 1,042 reads 3 comments

  18. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Improved Money Still Not Enough to Top Featherweight Champion

    Chad Mendes proved Saturday that he is far and away the second-best featherweight in the world. Unfortunately for him, Jose Aldo still proved that he's the best...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 4,941 reads 16 comments

  19. UFC 179 Results: Forecasting What's Next for Card's Biggest Winners

    UFC 179 didn't turn out to be the most entertaining card ever, but it did yield some big winners on Saturday night. Phil Davis stepped up to the plate in a big way on foreign soil...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 3,634 reads 3 comments

  20. UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Phil Davis to Take Next

    UFC 179 was a solid showing for Phil Davis —a night for him to remind the world that he's actually pretty good at this MMA thing...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 9,022 reads 20 comments

  21. UFC 179: Complete Results and Most Impressive Performances from PPV Event

    UFC 179 provided fans in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil with a little bit of everything on Saturday night. The card—which featured a heavy Brazilian flavor—saw some history ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 5,152 reads 3 comments

  22. UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Chad Mendes

    Chad Mendes gave Jose Aldo all that he could at UFC 179 , but it just wasn't enough. Money landed enough to nearly swell the champ's eye shut, but Aldo's immaculate jab and near-perfect ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 10,374 reads 24 comments

  23. UFC 179 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Nights 55, 56

    UFC 179 is in the books. The results are as follows: Jose Aldo defeats Chad Mendes by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) Phil Davis defeats Glover Teixeira by unanimous ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 8,791 reads 7 comments

  24. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II: What We Learned from Featherweight Title Fight

    For the first time in what feels like an eternity, UFC 179 brought fight fans an interesting title fight as Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes faced off in a long-awaited rematch. The do-over has been years in the making...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 11,021 reads 25 comments

  25. UFC 179: Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes Deliver Thrilling Fight for the Ages

    With apologies to Conor McGregor, the finely tailored Irishman who has taken the Ultimate Fighting Championship by storm, Saturday night's UFC 179 event proved that the two best featherweights in the world reside Brazil and the United States...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 20,806 reads 88 comments