1. Report: WWE Preparing for Brock Lesnar to Return to MMA

    According to insiders in the WWE , Brock Lesnar 's days as a professional wrestler may be winding down, and his days as a UFC heavyweight contender may just be starting back up...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 74,295 reads 164 comments

  2. Jones vs. Cormier Preview: Predicting Ways the Fight Might End

    It’s a rare occurrence when high expectations are met, let alone surpassed; yet that is what we expect from the upcoming bout at UFC 182 between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 1 month ago 26,203 reads 136 comments

  3. Brock Lesnar: Tempering Expectations on a Potential UFC Return

    It’s looking more and more likely: Brock Lesnar is coming back to the UFC. His present employers in the world of staged combat are preparing to lose the former heavyweight ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 32,024 reads 101 comments

  4. MMA in 2014: Biggest Breakthrough Performances

    For what the sport had at its disposal, 2014 was a fairly competitive and entertaining epoch for mixed martial arts as a whole...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 11,920 reads 30 comments

  5. MMA in 2014: The Real Winners and Losers

    You can't pack the sum total of an entire year into a box and slap one label on it. Life is too complicated for such a simple procedure. Something's bound to ooze out. So it is for mixed martial arts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 40,389 reads 27 comments

  6. Scott Coker: Bellator MMA Officially Pursuing Brock Lesnar

    According to Scott Coker , Viacom is serious about investing in MMA and is prepared to show that by making a strong run at soon-to-be free agent Brock Lesnar . Speaking with Marc Raimondi of MMAFighting ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 22,486 reads 47 comments

  7. White Elephant Christmas MMA Edition: Jones, McGregor and CM Punk Exchange Gifts

    If you work in a particularly horrid office environment, you may be familiar with the "White Elephant Christmas" tradition. The basics are simple—everyone brings gifts and puts them in a giant pile...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 17,057 reads 14 comments

  8. MMA in 2014: Headlines That Defined the Year

    2014 will not go down as an easy year in MMA history. At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, it’s difficult to remember another calendar turn when there was such a range of bad news...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 16,967 reads 19 comments

  9. T.J. Dillashaw Open to Fighting Jose Aldo or Mighty Mouse, Not Urijah Faber

    It has been a crazy week for the bantamweight division and its champion, T.J. Dillashaw . The reigning 135-pound king was slated to face former long-standing titleholder Dominick ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 24,166 reads 107 comments

  10. Kron Gracie Wins MMA Debut with 65-Second Submission in Japan

    Following in his father's footsteps, Kron Gracie tested his royal Brazilian jiu-jitsu pedigree in a pro MMA bout in Japan, where his father, Rickson , forever solidified his name in the sport's lore in the 1990s...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 1 month ago 15,299 reads 18 comments

  11. UFC 182: The Evolution of Myles Jury Continues

    A career in prize fighting is one where the total sum of wins, dollars earned and recognition gained typically dictates how successful a fighter's time spent in the realm of combat sports is viewed...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 10,428 reads 21 comments

  12. MMA in 2014: Fight of the Year

    2014 was a down year in terms of business for mixed martial arts. But the action in the cage was better than ever, for the most part. There were classic fights from the championship level on down to the lowest of preliminary bouts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 18,575 reads 60 comments

  13. With Contract Fight Brewing, Rampage Jackson Not Worth the Trouble for UFC

    Perhaps there was a time when Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was worth the hassle. Maybe back in 2007—when he entered the UFC with three straight victories and won ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 35,698 reads 68 comments

  14. MMA in 2014: The 10 Biggest Upsets

    MMA is notorious for giving us upsets. It's the beautiful nature of the sport. 2014 continued that tradition with some stunning upsets...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 17,602 reads 19 comments

  15. MMA in 2014: Grading the Top 25 UFC Fighters

    Mixed martial arts in 2014 had the potential of being so much more, and yet it still provided us with some of the better fights and performances that we'll likely harbor in our Rolodex of memories for the years to come...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 42,006 reads 70 comments

  16. Dominick Cruz Injures ACL Again, Fox Sports Co-Workers Show Support

    UPDATE: Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 4:00 p.m. EST: ESPN's Brett Okamoto reported on Twitter that Cruz anticipates a "quick fix" this time around...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 34,382 reads 150 comments

  17. UFC Bantamweight Raphael Assuncao Breaks Ankle, Could Miss Extended Time

    No injury news is ever happy, but for Raphael Assuncao and his fans, Monday's news has to be particularly gut-wrenching...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,677 reads 33 comments

  18. UFC 182: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Fight Card Primer

    January 3, 2015, in Las Vegas gives us the biggest MMA fight since the rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva at UFC 168...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 25,554 reads 58 comments

  19. MMA in 2014: Fighter of the Year

    2014 was a rocky year for high-level mixed martial arts. While there were spots of excitement and transcendent glory, for the most part, it was a year marked by loss...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 50,415 reads 190 comments

  20. UFC: Gilbert Melendez Is Officially Stuck in No Man's Land

    Sometimes it’s go big or go home. In MMA , more often than not, that attitude sees something spectacular happen in the cage...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 16,002 reads 27 comments

  21. 5 Pro Wrestling Stars We'd Like to See Follow CM Punk into MMA

    CM Punk is in the UFC whether you like it or not. This is true, and whether you agree or disagree with it, it will draw eyes and money. There's no secret that the WWE is bigger than the UFC...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 73,917 reads 83 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 182

    UFC Fight Night 58 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 58 Main Card Lyoto Machida def. CB Dollaway, TKO (Round 1, 1:02) Renan Barao def. Mitch Gagnon, submission (Round 3, 3:53) Patrick Cummins def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 33,330 reads 83 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Lyoto Machida's One-Kick Wonder Destroys CB Dollaway

    If you want to get technical about it, Lyoto Machida actually threw two kicks Saturday during his main event bout against CB Dollaway . Really, though, all he needed was the one...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 12,533 reads 13 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 58: Lyoto Machida Ain't Going Anywhere, Folks

    Upon reviewing the tape of the UFC Fight Night 58 main event, we can barely make out Lyoto Machida’s left leg moving at the speed of light and planting firmly into CB Dollaway’s side, doubling him over and ending the bout in seconds...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 12,584 reads 35 comments

  25. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 58

    Traveling down to Brazil to defeat fighters competing on their home turn inside the Octagon is a difficult task to accomplish, but CB Dollaway has been seemingly immune to the stigma...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 18,409 reads 14 comments