1. Diego Sanchez Says Food Poisoning Contributed to UFC 171 Loss to Myles Jury

    One of the winners on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter , Diego Sanchez , believes a bad dinner choice after the UFC 171 weigh-ins cost him against surging prospect Myles Jury...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 23,608 reads 74 comments

  2. UFC 171 Results: Ranking the 5 Most Impressive Performances

    UFC 171 promised much and arguably exceeded all of our expectations. From top to bottom, the card delivered like few do...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 1 month ago 3,284 reads 11 comments

  3. Valiant in Defeat: Robbie Lawler Reached His Full Potential and Still Fell Short

    Robbie Lawler flashed his pearly whites throughout his UFC title fight with Johny Hendricks. All but forgotten, one foot out the door just two years ago after a loss to Lorenz Larkin ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 20,808 reads 112 comments

  4. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler: How Safe Sparring May Change Contact Sports

    We live in a weird time in sports. For the first time ever, the world is almost as focused on the physical price athletes pay to compete as they are on what happens on the field of play...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 33,534 reads 9 comments

  5. Johny Hendricks: 5 Fights for 'Big Rigg' to Take Next

    Entering UFC 171, the question was who would be the welterweight champion. Exiting the event, the question on everybody's mind is this: Who the heck gets the next title shot? Indeed, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 15,608 reads 87 comments

  6. UFC 171: Did Hector Lombard Do Enough to Earn a Title Shot?

    With Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley gobbling up most of the column inches post UFC 171 , Hector Lombard ’s dominant win over Jake Shields has seemingly flown under the radar...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 1 month ago 3,280 reads 27 comments

  7. UFC 171: Breaking Down Welterweight Division After Hendricks vs. Lawler

    UFC 171 was highlighted by the fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship, but there were several important divisional battles on the card...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 month ago 684 reads 2 comments

  8. UFC 171: What's Next for the Winners?

    UFC 171 was an eventful broadcast for the UFC. The wild night in Dallas saw half of the relevant welterweights on the roster jockeying for position and a man not named Georges St-Pierre ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 11,771 reads 33 comments

  9. UFC 171 Results: Projecting What's Next for Main Card Winners

    Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks finally did it. On Saturday night at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, he captured the UFC welterweight title...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 789 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 171 Results: Updating B/R MMA Welterweight Rankings

    UFC 171 provided tons of welterweight action on Saturday, offering a title fight in the main event and a couple of pivotal contender's bouts on the main card...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 19,523 reads 24 comments

  11. Tyron Woodley vs. Carlos Condit: Does an Injury Undermine a Win's Legitimacy?

    The unpredictable nature of mixed martial arts is part of the sport’s appeal, yet the abrupt end to UFC 171 ’s simmering co-main event between Tyron Woodley ...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 1 month ago 8,607 reads 67 comments

  12. UFC 171: If This Is What Title Fights Look Like with No GSP, Sign Me Up

    For years, Georges St-Pierre was the king of the welterweight mountain. Men came from all around to hit the scales on a Friday and then take their beating from him on a Saturday, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 5,759 reads 19 comments

  13. UFC 171: Johny Hendricks Outblasts, Outlasts Robbie Lawler for Vacant Title

    Smart won. Heart won. Johny Hendricks was at his best when his best was needed Saturday at UFC 171 , turning away a strong second-half push from Robbie Lawler to claim the vacant welterweight title via unanimous decision...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 39,778 reads 163 comments

  14. UFC 171: Who Every Welterweight Winner and Loser Should Fight Next

    UFC 171 featured five welterweight contests on the 13-fight card from Dallas. The event was sure to shake up the division, and it did. However, it did not make the title picture any clearer...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 12,472 reads 41 comments

  15. Carlos Condit: How His Potential Absence Hurts the Welterweight Division

    Lots of fighters won at UFC 171 on Saturday night, and an equal number lost. That's the nature of MMA , but it may have been Carlos Condit who lost the most of anyone...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 8,841 reads 48 comments

  16. Carlos Condit Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Knee and Recovery

    Updates from Wednesday, March 26 Carlos Condit will have surgery on his injured knee according to Mike Chiappetta of Fox Sports: The former interim UFC welterweight champion, currently ranked No...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 35,082 reads 63 comments

  17. Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley Video: Highlights from Woodley's Injury TKO Win

    A win is a win. Tyron Woodley's TKO victory Saturday night was caused in part by a strange injury to Carlos Condit, but it was a win nonetheless and will surely move Woodley farther up the UFC welterweight rankings...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 16,685 reads 8 comments

  18. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Fight Video: Highlights from 5-Round Title War

    Johny Hendricks outlasted Robbie Lawler over five rounds Saturday night to win a unanimous decision and the welterweight title at UFC 171 in Dallas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 31,742 reads 5 comments

  19. Dana White Noncommittal on Welterweight Contender, Leaves Division in Limbo

    With a new welterweight champion minted at UFC 171 in Johny Hendricks, the logical question is: Who will be his first challenger?" When the MMA media asked UFC president Dana White at the post-fight press conference , he flatly refused to answer.

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 6,266 reads 46 comments

  20. UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks Would Like to Fight GSP Again

    Johny Hendricks earned the vacant UFC welterweight title Saturday in a classic five-round battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 . The two welterweight animals combined for 308 significant strikes, a new high in a UFC title fight...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 35,303 reads 162 comments

  21. UFC 171 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 38

    UFC 171 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 171 Main Card Johny Hendricks def. Robbie Lawler, Unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) Tyron Woodley def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 16,072 reads 28 comments

  22. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler: Twitter Reacts to Main Event

    No. 1-ranked Johny Hendricks and No. 3-ranked Robbie Lawler stepped inside the Octagon to battle it out for the vacant welterweight championship Saturday night in Dallas...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 10,275 reads 19 comments

  23. Hendricks vs. Lawler: What We Learned from the UFC 171 Title Fight

    For almost six long years, Georges St-Pierre held the welterweight belt. For five of those years, his hold on it was utterly unbreakable...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,683 reads 72 comments

  24. UFC 171 Fight Card: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    UFC 171 brought a stacked card on paper to Dallas on Saturday, and the stellar matchups were even better in execution...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 15,099 reads 7 comments

  25. UFC 171 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    For the first time since 2009, the UFC set up shop in Dallas on Saturday night, heading to the Lone Star State for UFC 171 ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 25,815 reads 48 comments