1. Fallon Fox: Transgender Fighter's Success Putting Promoters in Awkward Spot

    The controversy surrounding Fallon Fox was one of the biggest MMA -related stories of 2013. Of course, how could it not be? A male-to-female transgender was tearing up the regional ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 15,412 reads 180 comments

  2. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 179 plays host to the rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes . Aldo won the first encounter by TKO and then ran out of the cage to celebrate with the feverish Brazilian crowd...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 8,081 reads 14 comments

  3. Aldo vs. Mendes II: Complete Guide to UFC 179

    The UFC is back! After a plethora of fight cards throughout 2014 the UFC gave everyone a few weeks break from action. Now an 11-fight slate brings back MMA action. UFC 179 takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 25,266 reads 35 comments

  4. Mendes Could Be Latest American UFC Champ, but Will He Connect with Fans?

    Chad Mendes has to travel to Brazil this week, once more, to face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 12,096 reads 54 comments

  5. The 5 Best American Top Team Fighters Right Now

    American Top Team, in Coconut Creek, Florida, is home to some of the best mixed martial artists in the game. The camp has produced several contenders and champions such as Glover Teixeira, Robbie Lawler and Hector Lombard...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 1 month ago 919 reads 12 comments

  6. The Night Bellator Came to Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS — Around 4 p.m. on October 18, tens of thousands gather around Sam Boyd Stadium on the outskirts of this very famous city, closer to the mountains and the Hoover Dam than the casinos and broken dreams of the Vegas strip...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 8,134 reads 14 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun Rua Focused on Jimi Manuwa, No Thoughts of Retiring

    Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 6,723 reads 15 comments

  8. Ronda Rousey Briefly Gets Involved in California-Based Pro Wrestling Show

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey , a longtime pro wrestling fan, got coaxed into briefly getting physically involved at a local pro wrestling show in Reseda, Los Angeles, Friday night...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 14,507 reads 18 comments

  9. Anderson Silva: Vitor Belfort Is the Most Complete Fighter at 185 Pounds

    Anderson Silva once stood atop the UFC's middleweight mountain, dominating opponent after opponent in mesmerizing and devastating fashion...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 16,059 reads 101 comments

  10. T.J. Dillashaw Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Elbow and Return

    UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair swelling in his left elbow...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 4,145 reads 20 comments

  11. 5 UFC Fighters Losing Their Popularity

    Success in today's mixed martial arts is often driven by popularity contests. Each divisional landscape is fueled by ticket sales, international marketability and overall notoriety, especially in a promotion as prolific as the UFC...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 74,576 reads 60 comments

  12. Report: Fabricio Werdum Almost Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Mexico

    Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 30,149 reads 53 comments

  13. What Is the UFC's Plan for Former Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao?

    Just six months ago, Renan Barao was on top of the world. He wasn't just the UFC's bantamweight champion; he was one of the pound-for-pound best fighters on the planet...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 7,949 reads 30 comments

  14. Which Streaking UFC Fighters Are About to Hit a Wall?

    The UFC has a sizable list of fighters who are working their way up with significant win streaks. This list includes champions Jon Jones (11 wins), Chris Weidman (eight wins) and Demetrious Johnson (seven wins)...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 11,771 reads 88 comments

  15. UFC 179: How Aldo vs. Mendes Rematch Might Deviate from the Original

    The date was Jan. 15, 2012. At that point, Junior dos Santos was the best heavyweight on the planet, Anderson Silva was more worried about Chael Sonnen than he was about Chris ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 13,939 reads 49 comments

  16. Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon Added to UFC Fight Night 58

    The next chapter in Renan Barao 's career will begin on December 20. Following a disappointing withdrawal from a rematch with TJ Dillashaw , Barao has been booked to meet Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 4,220 reads 22 comments

  17. Report: Jon 'War Machine' Koppenhaver Attempted Suicide in Jail

    News is breaking out of TMZ that troubled mixed martial artist Jon Koppenhaver, legally known as War Machine, attempted suicide in prison...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 40,584 reads 28 comments

  18. The Fighting Life: Discovering the Miller Brothers

    "Those woods are filled with black bears." This was the tidbit of information Mike Miller decided to casually throw out there as I followed his son, lightweight standout Jim Miller, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 7,908 reads 9 comments

  19. MMA Fighter Chris Weidman Saves 94-Year-Old Neighbor's Life

    Chris Weidman found the life of a stranger in his hands Thursday morning. The 30-year-old mixed martial artist champion was going about his preparations for the day when he suddenly ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 1 month ago 59,241 reads 88 comments

  20. UFC 181 Adds Meeting Between Urijah Faber, Francisco Rivera

    UFC 181 picked up another bout with some drawing power on Wednesday evening. No. 3-ranked bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will take on No. 11-ranked Francisco Rivera at the December 6 event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 4,509 reads 41 comments

  21. 5 Greatest Featherweights in MMA History

    At UFC 179, Jose Aldo will look for his seventh consecutive UFC title defense, a mark that would tie him with Jon Jones for the longest reign among current UFC champions...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 16,700 reads 32 comments

  22. Chael Sonnen Says 'I'm Not Sorry' for Performance-Enhancing Drug Test Failures

    Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 12,870 reads 57 comments

  23. Anderson Silva Has Something Worth Fighting For, and That's Fine by Me

    I'll be the first person to tell you I hoped Anderson Silva would never fight again. I didn't think he would return to the Octagon...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 14,839 reads 36 comments

  24. 5 International Locations the UFC Must Go to in 2015

    If you haven't noticed, the UFC is expanding its global market. For evidence, look at the many countries the organization travels to every year, as well as the number of new markets it breaks into...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 21,181 reads 58 comments

  25. 5 Biggest Fights for Conor McGregor Across 2 Divisions

    Conor McGregor is getting more attention in mixed martial arts these days than Chewbacca does at Comic Con. In the midst of one of the more memorable divisional ascends in UFC history, the unflappable featherweight has flourished among his peers...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 28,941 reads 163 comments