1. 10 Best MMA Knockouts from the 1st Half of 2014

    Everybody loves a good knockout. Your best friend, your grandmother, your dentist, everyone. But there are different degrees of knockouts. From split-second front kicks to thunderous overhand rights, knockouts come in all shapes and sizes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 25 days ago 6,612 reads 23 comments

  2. Lyoto Machida: A Win over Chris Weidman Would Forever Cement His Legacy (Video)

    At UFC 175 , No. 3 middleweight contender  Lyoto Machida will attempt to strip the championship title away from the division’s reigning champion, Chris Weidman...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 25 days ago 8,511 reads 54 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey's Brash Nature Is Exactly What's Needed in UFC Women's Divisions

    The UFC is full of some of the most gifted athletes in sports, and it didn't take long for Americans to find out. According to digital marketing gurus Compete Pulse , in 2006, the UFC became the fastest growing sport in America...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 26 days ago 3,398 reads 24 comments

  4. UFC Fires Chael Sonnen from Fox Sports Broadcast Team Following Failed Drug Test

    Following Chael Sonnen 's second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed the former middleweight and light heavyweight contender from its Fox Sports broadcast team...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 26 days ago 32,353 reads 181 comments

  5. Ronda Rousey: 'I'd Like to Fight Again on New Year's'

    Ronda Rousey faces a stiff test on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175 when she goes up against Alexis Davis, but the UFC women's bantamweight champion is already planning her next fight...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 26 days ago 8,400 reads 124 comments

  6. Can Chris Weidman Silence His Critics with a Win over Lyoto Machida?

    With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 26 days ago 17,578 reads 260 comments

  7. GSP Apologizes to Fans for Supporting Canadian Drug Kingpin

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 26 days ago 8,487 reads 29 comments

  8. 10 Best MMA Fights Through 1st Half of 2014

    The UFC has been putting on more fights than ever in 2014. While the uptick in events has had its drawbacks, MMA fans have been treated to a bunch of great fights...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 26 days ago 42,828 reads 20 comments

  9. Matches to Make Following UFC Fight Night 43 and 44

    The UFC wrapped up another marathon day this weekend. On Saturday, UFC Fight Night 43 was held in Auckland, New Zealand and UFC Fight Night 44 was hosted by San Antonio...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 26 days ago 7,037 reads 13 comments

  10. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    As one of the best weekends of the year, there's no better way to cap off celebrating our nation's independence than to sit down with some friends and family and watch two of the best middleweights in the world go to war...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 26 days ago 17,889 reads 129 comments

  11. Can Returning Heavyweight Stefan Struve Be a Top 5 Heavyweight?

    Stefan Struve , the No. 12-ranked contender in the heavyweight division, will return to action on Saturday after a health scare. The 7-footer is coming back after more than a year...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 26 days ago 3,580 reads 23 comments

  12. Weidman vs. Machida: Complete Guide to UFC 175 Fight Card

    The UFC always ups its game for Independence Day weekend. This year is no exception. Despite what seems these days to be the inevitable angel's share—injuries, drug test failures ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 20,475 reads 67 comments

  13. Chael Sonnen's Latest Failed Drug Test Casts a Shadow over His Entire Career

    Until the very end, there were many who wanted to believe in Chael Sonnen . You've heard me say this before, but I will say it again: Sonnen is one of the nicest people you'll meet in mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 27 days ago 19,879 reads 191 comments

  14. Cub Swanson Proves Worthy of UFC Featherweight Title Shot, but Will It Come?

    For Cub Swanson , perhaps the sixth time will be the charm. Swanson ran his impressive Octagon win streak to an even half-dozen on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, outdueling the ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 27 days ago 9,139 reads 43 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 44: 3 Fights for Kelvin Gastelum to Take Next

    Kelvin Gastelum, the former The Ultimate Fighter champion who's been steadily improving and proving doubters wrong since he hit the FX airwaves in 2013, returned to action on Saturday night in San Antonio...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 27 days ago 8,914 reads 50 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 44 Video Highlights of Cub Swanson's Defeat of Jeremy Stephens

    At UFC Fight Night 44, Cub Swanson made his case to be the next featherweight title challenger with a convincing unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 4,778 reads 4 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 44: 3 Fights for Jeremy Stephens to Take Next

    Well, Jeremy Stephens didn't beat Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 44, but he sure kept things interesting until the very end. The hard-swinging featherweight couldn't quite snag Swanson but still managed to wound him a couple times...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 27 days ago 4,749 reads 12 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 44: 3 Fights for Cub Swanson to Take Next

    On paper, Cub Swanson 's technical brilliance was supposed to carry him to victory over the tavern parking lot champion, Jeremy Stephens...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 27 days ago 5,068 reads 44 comments

  19. 8 Takeaways from UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44

    The UFC returned to action on Saturday, and it returned in full force with two fight cards. UFC Fight Night 43 hit Auckland, New Zealand, early in the morning, and the evening produced UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 28 days ago 6,957 reads 20 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 43, 44 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 175

    The UFC's second double-header on Saturday, featuring Fight Night 43 and 44, is over and done with. The results are as follows (h/t MMAFighting.com ): Fight Night 43 Main Card Nate Marquardt def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 19,351 reads 73 comments

  21. UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    Did you complete the two-step? It started at 2:30 a.m. Eastern Saturday morning and didn't end until the wee hours of Sunday morning. It spanned 7,200 miles, from the subtropical climes of Auckland, New Zealand, to the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas..

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 21,043 reads 25 comments

  22. Chael Sonnen Tests Positive for 4 Banned Substances in Latest Drug Test

    When it rains for Chael Sonnen , it pours. According to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani , "The American Gangster" tested positive for four different banned substances in his latest drug test...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 65,073 reads 363 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 43: 3 Fights for Jared Rosholt to Take Next

    At UFC Fight Night 43, Jared Rosholt faced off against Soa Palelei in a heavyweight fight in the co-main event. After three rounds, Rosholt was declared the winner by unanimous decision—30-27 on all scorecards...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 28 days ago 3,090 reads 8 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 43: 3 Fights for James Te Huna to Take Next

    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 43, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt squared off against James Te-Huna in the latter's home country of New Zealand...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 28 days ago 3,371 reads 11 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 43: 3 Fights for Nate Marquardt to Take Next

    Nate Marquardt might not be a title contender again, but you know what? A win has to feel good for him after two years of futility. More importantly, at least for now, his job is safe...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 8,214 reads 8 comments