1. Wanderlei Silva on Lifetime Ban: The NSAC 'Looks Like a Circus'

    Former PRIDE champ and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva is less than thrilled after being handed a lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday, and he isn't shy about saying so...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 10,834 reads 31 comments

  2. The Ultimate Fighter 20: Jessica Penne vs. Lisa Ellis Live Blog & Analysis

    We are now heading into the third episode of The Ultimate Fighter season 20! Team Pettis has come out on top of both fights so far this season, with Randa Markos upsetting Tecia Torres and Joanne Calderwood edging out Emily Kagan ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 3,506 reads 8 comments

  3. Conor McGregor: From Football to Fighting, Comfortable in the Uncomfortable

    Growing up in Dublin, Conor McGregor was just like every other Irish boy. Which is to say, McGregor grew up with dreams of playing football...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 14,546 reads 57 comments

  4. Yoel Romero Gets Chance to Shine at UFC 178, but Is Smart Money on Tim Kennedy?

    Yoel Romero spent much of the last 18 months establishing himself as the UFC middleweight division’s most wonderfully weird newcomer...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 7,024 reads 27 comments

  5. Nate Diaz Returns, Faces Rafael Dos Anjos in December

    Nate Diaz has broken his self-imposed MMA exile. The iconoclastic lightweight, who engaged in a public back-and-forth battle with the UFC over fighter pay, will return to the cage Dec...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,008 reads 64 comments

  6. The Second-Best Fighter in Every UFC Weight Class

    With the deepest and most talent-rich divisions in the game today, the UFC is overrun with deserving title contenders...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 12,011 reads 65 comments

  7. Felice Herrig: Is Her Sexed-Up Image Good or Bad for Women's MMA?

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 is now entering its third week and appears to be picking up some momentum in the ratings. One of the more polarizing figures in the TUF house is Felice Herrig...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 1 month ago 3,157 reads 8 comments

  8. UFC 178: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson will attempt to extend his reign as 125-pound champion against Chris Cariaso . However, the main event may not even be one of the more intriguing matchups on the card...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 6,280 reads 10 comments

  9. Nevada Commission Shows Different Treatment to Mayweather, Jones, Cormier

    LAS VEGAS — An excursion to the Grant Sawyer Building for a Nevada Athletic Commission meeting is always a good source of entertainment. The Sawyer Building is home to many government offices...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 22,677 reads 51 comments

  10. Wanderlei Silva Banned for Life from MMA, Fined $70,000 by NSAC

    The hammer has come down on former Pride champion and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva . The Nevada State Athletic Commission has banned Silva for life from MMA and handed down a sizable $70,000 fine...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 67,813 reads 70 comments

  11. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Fined by NAC for UFC 178 Media Day Brawl

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and 205-pound top contender Daniel Cormier appeared before the Nevada Athletic Commission to discuss their August brawl at a press event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 32,481 reads 101 comments

  12. Even with Win Over Eddie Alvarez, 'Cowboy' Cerrone Won't Wait for Title Shot

    (Warning: Video above contains NSFW language.) Former WEC title challenger and perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone could probably get a title shot if he defeats Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 on Saturday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 4,702 reads 18 comments

  13. Eddie Alvarez Faces Instant Must-Win in UFC 178 Debut Against Donald Cerrone

    UFC 178 was a long time coming for Eddie Alvarez . It took nearly two years of legal wrangling , followed by wholesale regime change to disentangle the Bellator lightweight champion from his previous place of work...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 8,020 reads 12 comments

  14. Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 178 on Saturday plays host to an important Top 10 middleweight matchup. No. 6-ranked contender Tim Kennedy takes on No. 10-ranked Yoel Romero. Kennedy is on a four-fight win streak and has won all three of his UFC contests...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 2,977 reads 10 comments

  15. Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 178 on Saturday may be headlined by Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso , but it's not the whole story. In fact, it may not be the most enthralling fight on the card...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 8,718 reads 35 comments

  16. UFC: The Leadup to Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold Cannot Be Missed

    Fights are great. Well, professional fights are. No one wants to watch two idiots sloppily brawling outside a fast-food joint at 2 a.m. No one wants to be those idiots either, come to think of it...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 5,814 reads 19 comments

  17. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC 178

    Get ready, fans— UFC 178 is coming at you like a ton of bricks. The event, which marks the return to pay-per-view for the company, boasts a UFC title fight and some other awesome bouts...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 14,715 reads 36 comments

  18. Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    With one of the best 155-pound resumes around, former Bellator kingpin Eddie Alvarez stands as the best divisional addition since Gilbert Melendez came over from Strikeforce...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 2,587 reads 9 comments

  19. The Pros and Cons of Fighting in a Smaller UFC Octagon

    Chances are you probably did a double-take when you saw Ben Rothwell and Alistair Overeem take center of the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 50 earlier this month. The heavyweight fighters, already gargantuan in size, seemed bigger...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 6,316 reads 34 comments

  20. Mark Hunt Deserves a Title Shot Against UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez

    There's something so cool about UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8-1)—entrancing even. He's a human paradox, a man whose very existence defies the carefully crafted rules that govern the world of combat sports...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 19,262 reads 98 comments

  21. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 52

    Four years ago, Mark Hunt was getting submitted by Sean McCorkle on the prelims. Now, Hunt is a Top 10 heavyweight who became the first fighter to knock Roy Nelson out in a UFC bout on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 53,771 reads 40 comments

  22. Conor McGregor Is Like 'A Young Muhammad Ali,' Demetrious Johnson Says

    Demetrious Johnson has a reputation as someone who has a difficult time hyping his own fights. Apparently, he does much better when he's hyping another fighter, especially a fighter with lots of of hype skills...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,387 reads 42 comments

  23. Weidman Injured, Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II Set for UFC 181 on Dec. 6

    With Chris Weidman out of his UFC 181 middleweight title fight against Vitor Belfort on Dec. 6, the UFC has called in welterweight champion Johny Hendricks to pick up the slack...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 9,963 reads 63 comments

  24. Chris Weidman Injures His Hand, Fight vs. Vitor Belfort Postponed Until February

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 181 title fight opposite Vitor Belfort : Belfort vs. Weidman moved to February, according to Vitor...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 62,584 reads 144 comments

  25. Fallon Fox Responds to Ronda Rousey's 'Ridiculous Bone Structure Arguments'

    Transgender women's featherweight mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is tired of having her name dragged through the mud by UFC fighters, which is why she'd like a chance to shut them up—even UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 15,126 reads 63 comments