1. Yoel Romero's Mission for Championship Gold Continues at UFC Fight Night 70

    Yoel Romero's life in competition has been a decorated one. The Cuba native garnered acclaim during his years spent on wrestling mats around the globe and built a respectable ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 5,199 reads 12 comments

  2. Frankie Edgar 'Disappointed' He's Not the Reserve Guy for UFC 189

    The UFC featherweight division is the most talent-rich weight class in the sport today. With numerous perennial contenders residing atop the division, the 145-pound title picture often resembles a thick fog...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 8,466 reads 57 comments

  3. Sorting out the UFC Heavyweight Title Picture

    For the first time since we saw Cain Velasquez batter Junior dos Santos for a second time at UFC 166 in October 2013, the heavyweight title picture feels open—wide open...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 11,934 reads 35 comments

  4. MMA Still Banned in New York: Bill Once Again Fails to Reach Vote in Assembly

    Update 7:52 PM EST The dream is officially dead. The repeal failed to reach the Assembly floor before the final session. Hope will begin anew when the New York state Congress reconvenes in 2016...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 16,193 reads 99 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 70: Lyoto Machida's Quick Turnaround Could Backfire

    Back in October 2009, I attended UFC 104 in Los Angeles. After years of covering mixed martial arts from my home in Texas, I was finally beginning to attend UFC events on a regular basis...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 8,868 reads 34 comments

  6. Conor McGregor's Head Coach Says Notorious Doesn't Care Who He Fights at UFC 189

    Conor McGregor has become arguably the biggest star in mixed martial arts today, let alone the ultra-competitive UFC featherweight division...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 5,568 reads 13 comments

  7. Conor McGregor Is No Longer Fighting the Real Jose Aldo—And That's a Shame

    All looked lost earlier this week when it appeared UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo would be forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout with the "Notorious" Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 47,261 reads 205 comments

  8. Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson Is the Rematch UFC Flyweight Division Needs

    The UFC flyweight division just got a little more exciting. Division champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will defend his title in a rematch with John Dodson, according to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,123 reads 50 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 70: B/R Staff Main Card Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 70 is limping toward the finish line, but it will nonetheless go down Saturday in Florida. Headlined by Yoel Romero and Lyoto Machida , the card has gone through massive changes due to a problem in the visa system...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 18,162 reads 39 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 70: Who's on the Hot Seat in Florida This Weekend?

    The card lost Erick Silva vs. Rick Story because of visa issues, but UFC Fight Night 70 will still feature some contenders this weekend. Middleweight standouts Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero will headline the event...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 4,503 reads 4 comments

  11. TUF 21 American Top Team vs. Blackzilians: Episode 10 Recap and Results

    With the 21st season of The Ultimate Fighter nearing the finish line, could the Blackzilians clinch the season victory on episode 10? Or would American Top Team live to ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 5,907 reads 23 comments

  12. Lyoto Machida Looking to Keep His Title Hopes Alive at UFC Fight Night 70

    Lyoto Machida 's dreams of getting his hands on another UFC title are still very much alive, but he knows the situation he's facing heading into Fight Night 70...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 3,558 reads 15 comments

  13. More Trainers Should Follow Trevor Wittman's Example and Stop Fights

    In combat sports, coaches and corner men have an important job. Their duty is not only to instruct the fighter leading up to the contest but to keep him calm, focused and safe during the battle...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 3,702 reads 10 comments

  14. The UFC Giving Paige VanZant a Squash Match Is the Right Strategy

    Paige VanZant (5-1) has her next fight booked, but it's not against Top 10 opposition. She will meet Alex Chambers (5-2) at UFC 191 on September 5...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 6,477 reads 28 comments

  15. Jose Aldo Injury: Sparring Partner Who Broke Aldo's Rib Speaks Out

    I don't think you'd want to be Alcides Nunes right now. The sparring partner who accidentally broke Jose Aldo's rib is feeling a little bit downtrodden right now, as his wayward ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 26,832 reads 60 comments

  16. Nate Diaz Claims He's Fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189

    Nate Diaz does what Nate Diaz wants to do. And apparently what one-half of Stockton, California's finest brotherly duo wants to do right now is step in to face Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 45,040 reads 175 comments

  17. UFC 189 Card Change: Brandon Thatch vs. Nelson, Cathal Pendred vs. Howard Added

    An injury to welterweight John Hathaway earlier this week set the dominoes tumbling for UFC 189. UFC officials, however, were able to shore up the fight with some quick thinking and willing replacements...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,896 reads 12 comments

  18. Conor McGregor Responds to Jose Aldo Injury

    You have to hand it to Conor McGregor . The man is as smooth as silk, as slick as snot on a doorknob and as cool as polar bear feet. He’s taking care of business as usual...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 30,103 reads 68 comments

  19. UFC on Fox 16: Can Jessica Eye Knock Off Perennial Contender Miesha Tate?

    UFC on Fox 16 plays host to a critical bantamweight matchup between No. 2-ranked contender Miesha Tate and No. 5-ranked Jessica Eye. This could be a title eliminator taking place in Chicago...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 4,926 reads 30 comments

  20. Machida vs. Romero: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 70

    UFC Fight Night 70 comes your way this Saturday with a compelling middleweight main event. No. 4-ranked middleweight Lyoto Machida squares off against No. 6-ranked Yoel Romero...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 17,620 reads 19 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 70 Preliminary Card Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 70 is limping to the finish line but will come to you live on Saturday on Fox Sports 1. Originally set to be The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 finale, the card underwent ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 8,386 reads 3 comments

  22. John Hathaway Injured, Out of Bout with Gunnar Nelson at UFC 189

    The lineup for UFC 189 is under fire, and John Hathaway is the latest confirmed fighter to fall victim to injury...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 1,266 reads 6 comments

  23. Jon Jones Spotted on Social Media for the 1st Time Since Arrest

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has largely been a social media hermit since his alleged hit-and-run incident in April...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 26,345 reads 84 comments

  24. Gilbert Melendez Blames High Altitude for Loss to Eddie Alvarez

    Cain Velasquez wasn’t the only victim of Mexico City’s high altitude at UFC 188 on June 13. Lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez claims being 7,382 feet above sea ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 5,795 reads 39 comments

  25. Kimbo vs. Shamrock Smashes Bellator Ratings Record by 27 Percent

    Bellator 138 featured a 51-year-old UFC Hall of Famer fighting against a 41-year-old street fighter turned MMA fighter. The end result was ridiculously underwhelming...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 7,060 reads 30 comments