1. Gilbert Melendez Faces Uphill (But Winnable) Battle After Cruel Split Decisions

    Nobody thought Gilbert Melendez would start his UFC career 1-3. The former Strikeforce lightweight champion had just been too good during a decade spent fighting elsewhere...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 9,540 reads 26 comments

  2. Fabricio Werdum's Coach Says His Guy Beats Cain Velasquez 10 out of 10 Times

    Fabricio Werdum submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round of their main event tilt at UFC 188 to become the undisputed champion of the UFC's heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 5,336 reads 26 comments

  3. Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic Wants to Avenge His Losses Inside the UFC Octagon

    Forty-year-old heavyweight mixed martial artist Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic does not forget his defeats. He clings to them, obsessing over those fighters who bested him in the past...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 1,543 reads 8 comments

  4. Joanna Jedrzejczyk: 'I'm Going to Be a Ronda Rousey in the Strawweight Division'

    UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk envisions all-time greatness. As a lifelong devotee to combat sports, Jedrzejczyk feels her time spent cracking shins, ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 9,364 reads 67 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 69 Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC makes its return to Germany this weekend, as UFC Fight Night 69 comes to you live on Fight Pass. Headlined by a UFC Strawweight Championship bout, the card is loaded with ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 month ago 14,961 reads 20 comments

  6. UFC Heavyweight History Shows It's Tough to Be Great When Chaos Reigns

    Since the beginning, the only real constants in the UFC heavyweight division have been disorder and delay. Even in a sport that so often thrives on chaos, the 265-pound class has always been an abject mess...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 10,230 reads 18 comments

  7. Chris Weidman Says Luke Rockhold Can't Beat Him Anywhere

    Chris Weidman knows Luke Rockhold will likely be the next to challenge for his middleweight title, but the champion doesn't seem all too concerned about it...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 9,744 reads 124 comments

  8. Jose Aldo Wants Pre-Fight Scuffle with McGregor: UFC 'Won't Cancel This Fight'

    Jose Aldo does not like Conor McGregor one bit, and he wants to show him in the most physical way possible. Whether that comes before UFC 189 doesn't matter at this point...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 19,282 reads 146 comments

  9. The Light Heavyweight Division Could Use 1 More Run from Rashad Evans

    It is easy to forget an athlete in the world in professional sports. One bad year or an injury can remove him from the conversation of who is the best in his field. Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is in such a position...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 4,015 reads 15 comments

  10. Where Are They Now: Bubba McDaniel Can't Afford $159 Ticket, Spends Day in Jail

    So you want to be a fighter? The lavish, luxurious lifestyle of a professional athlete coupled with punching someone in the face for a living sounds easy enough to the average tough guy who is grinding away in some no-name gym...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 8,737 reads 19 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 69 Primer: Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk Destroy Carla Esparza

    She may have the hardest name in MMA to pronounce, but it's worth learning to say it since the newest UFC champion may be sticking around for a while...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 8,179 reads 41 comments

  12. CM Punk on UFC Debut: 'I Wouldn't Be Upset If It Got Pushed to 2016'

    Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was a professional MMA fighter capable of competing against the baddest dudes on the planet...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 23,978 reads 127 comments

  13. MMA in NY: Lawmakers Reportedly Close to 11th-Hour Deal to Legalize MMA

    After years of false starts and late stoppages, the New York Legislature may be on the verge of passing a law that would legalize mixed martial arts in the Empire State...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,448 reads 32 comments

  14. Making the Case for Chris Weidman as the Pound-for-Pound Best Fighter in MMA

    Mixed martial arts is a sport that can turn unknown athletes into superstars overnight. Driven by unpredictability, split-second decision-making and raw talent, the possibilities are endless when the cage door shuts and the action begins...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 1 month ago 4,671 reads 107 comments

  15. Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson Explains Why Promotion Signed UFC Fight Pass Deal

    In the year and a half he's been at the helm, Titan Fighting Championships CEO Jeff Aronson has been working to take his organization to new levels of visibility...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 month ago 6,270 reads 18 comments

  16. A Complete Guide to the UFC's New Anti-Doping Program

    It is safe to say that everything about the Ultimate Fighting Championship will change on July 1. That's the day the UFC's new anti-doping policy will go into effect...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 4,850 reads 29 comments

  17. Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira to Main Event UFC's Saskatoon Debut

    The UFC will make its inaugural trip to Saskatchewan, Canada, on Saturday, August 23, according to a report from the StarPhoenix 's Dave Deibert...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 3,133 reads 31 comments

  18. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum: What Went Wrong for the Fallen Champ?

    Things did not go so well for Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 . While the UFC constructed a card in Mexico City designed to showcase its heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum threw a ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 17,705 reads 78 comments

  19. Fabricio Werdum: Can the Newly Minted Champ Make UFC Heavyweight History?

    The UFC's heavyweight title is an undomesticated beast. The sport's biggest, baddest fighters have tried to tame her, and again and again, they've failed. When a heavyweight seizes the belt, it's inevitable he will cough it up within two fights...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 1 month ago 1,162 reads 20 comments

  20. UFC 188: What We Learned, Loved and Loathed from Velasquez vs. Werdum

    Another month, another UFC pay-per-view in the books. The UFC returned to Mexico City on Saturday night, and this time it had its Mexican-American champion in tow...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 11,334 reads 64 comments

  21. Henry Cejudo Laughs at Title Shot Talk After 'Bad Taco' Hampers UFC 188 Showing

    Henry Cejudo put on a solid performance at UFC 188 opposite Chico Camus. Does the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling think that was good enough for a title shot, though? As the Internet would say, "LOLNO...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1,659 reads 4 comments

  22. UFC 188 Data Dump: Statistics from Velasquez vs. Werdum Fight Card Results

    We have a new champion. Not long after Fabricio Werdum got his arms around Cain Velasquez's throat, he had his hands around the UFC heavyweight belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,453 reads 8 comments

  23. Yair Rodriguez: I Had 'Less' Than $400 Before UFC 188

    Yair Rodriguez stepped into the cage on Saturday night with only five professional fights and less than $400 to his name. Standing across from him was Charles Rosa, one of the most intriguing prospects in the featherweight division...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 14,345 reads 24 comments

  24. After Silencing Critics, Fabricio Werdum Now Thinks He's Best Heavyweight Ever

    Fabricio Werdum kicked down the king’s door, marched into the king’s castle and took the king’s throne. It was only fitting that Werdum be the man to remind us that no one is unbeatable...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 month ago 4,975 reads 63 comments

  25. Video: Wanderlei Silva Loses His Mind over Fabricio Werdum's UFC 188 Win

    Fabricio Werdum has gained a number of fans in the years since he upset Fedor Emelianenko in Strikeforce, but none has been as big or as loyal as Pride legend Wanderlei Silva ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 28,690 reads 18 comments