1. Renan Barao's Teammate Johnny Eduardo: TJ Dillashaw 'Has Hands Like a Barbie'

    UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw earned the respect of Renan Barao and his Nova Uniao teammates at UFC 173. But that doesn't mean the former UFC champ and his crew lack confidence heading into the Dillashaw vs...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 7 months ago 4,425 reads 43 comments

  2. UFC on Fox 16: Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Lauzon: The People's Main Event

    UFC on Fox 16 is a solid card of interesting action within the mixed martial arts world. At the top of the docket, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against the man he defeated in Renan Barao...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 7 months ago 3,451 reads 17 comments

  3. Fighters React to Firing of Longtime UFC Cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran

    For a man who was hardly ever seen, Jacob “Stitch” Duran’s job as a cutman in the UFC was invaluable. Imagine competing in the Octagon for the very first time and having your face ripped open by a hard elbow...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 14,653 reads 35 comments

  4. UFC: Stitch Duran's Firing Yet Another Petty, Immature Display

    Here's the thing about Zuffa, that collection of folks presiding over the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion: They are petty and vindictive. This is not a revelation...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 27,173 reads 126 comments

  5. Jessamyn Duke Back in Action This Weekend After Street Altercation

    Women's bantamweight Jessamyn Duke returns to the UFC Saturday after a yearlong absence from cage fighting. She probably wishes her absence from street fighting was equally as long...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 9,906 reads 47 comments

  6. HBO 'Real Sports' Report Blows the Lid off MMA's Domestic Violence Problem

    A lot of MMA fighters beat women. That's a matter of public record. Some of them, despite very serious and repeated accusations, still draw paychecks from top promotions. This angers and saddens plenty of fans and observers, as well it should..

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,277 reads 1 comments

  7. Dillashaw vs. Barao: A Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 16

    UFC on Fox 16 on Saturday plays host to a bantamweight championship rematch. T.J. Dillashaw upset Renan Barao at UFC 173 last year to become the new champion...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 5,425 reads 25 comments

  8. UFC on Fox 16 Preliminary Card Predictions

    July has been a busy month for the UFC, and MMA fans aren't getting a break anytime soon. That's because UFC on Fox 16 marks the UFC's return to Chicago and network TV this Saturday...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 months ago 3,418 reads 6 comments

  9. Does Conor McGregor Need Wrestling to Remain Atop the Featherweight Division?

    UFC 189 became the largest mixed martial arts pay-per-view on U.S. soil of all time. It made a live gate of over $7 million and catapulted the now-interim featherweight champion ...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 7 months ago 14,477 reads 176 comments

  10. CM Punk Enjoying the Process, Summoning 'The Force' on the Road to UFC Debut

    Stepping in to compete on the biggest stage in mixed martial arts is nothing CM Punk is taking lightly, and he is dedicated to doing the necessary work to ensure he'll be ready when that happens...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 203,065 reads 106 comments

  11. UFC on Fox 16: Can Miesha Tate Earn 3rd Shot at Ronda Rousey?

    Miesha Tate continues her trek back toward the women's bantamweight title and Ronda Rousey when she takes on rising contender Jessica "Evil" Eye at UFC on Fox 16 this Saturday...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 7 months ago 10,292 reads 77 comments

  12. Longtime Cutman 'Stitch' Duran Says UFC Fired Him over Comments on Reebok Deal

    Jacob "Stitch" Duran has been a fixture of the UFC for years. Fans have seen him at nearly every event, tending to fighters' wounds and applying compresses to bumps and bruises...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 23,912 reads 124 comments

  13. Dillashaw vs. Barao 2: The Rematch Nobody Wanted, This Time for Free

    The coolest thing about Saturday's UFC on Fox 16 event is that it features a legitimate world UFC title fight in the main event of a network-televised free card...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 25,944 reads 122 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey Hopes Final Fight Will Be Her 'Beating the Crap' out of Cyborg

    Ronda Rousey has already written the final chapter of her MMA career in her head, and it ends with a beatdown of longtime rival Cris "Cyborg" Justino (h/t MMAJunkie.com for the video)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 35,804 reads 50 comments

  15. Conor McGregor Talks, but Jose Aldo Reigns as UFC's Truly Outspoken Champion

    In trying to determine who is the UFC's most outspoken featherweight, it might take a while to consider Jose Aldo . Conor McGregor 's Gaelic gift of gab garners most of the headlines at 145 pounds...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 28,621 reads 107 comments

  16. Urijah Faber Claims Another Scuffle Happened with McGregor During TUF Filming

    Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor were at it again. It isn’t like it wasn’t expected, especially after their odd dust-up outside of the ladies restroom at the UFC 189 weigh-ins over a week ago...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 15,663 reads 78 comments

  17. Randy Couture on Fight with Fedor: 'Never Say Never'

    The permutation of the heavyweight ranks and infusion of new talent has created an unfamiliar landscape in the last eight years...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 3,170 reads 20 comments

  18. UFC on Fox 16: Who's on the Hot Seat in Chicago This Weekend?

    Despite dominating Renan Barao at UFC 173, T.J. Dillashaw will meet the Brazilian again in his second attempted defense of the UFC Bantamweight Championship...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 7 months ago 17,409 reads 19 comments

  19. Miesha Tate vs. Jessica Eye: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 16 on Saturday will be co-headlined by a possible title eliminator at 135 pounds when No. 2-ranked contender Miesha Tate (16-5) squares off against No. 5-ranked Jessica Eye (11-2, 1 NC)...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 8,387 reads 41 comments

  20. MMA's Biggest Storylines Heading into Second Half of 2015

    Whew. The first six months of 2015 brought upheaval to MMA on several fronts. Ronda Rousey continues to permeate the mainstream sports consciousness in unprecedented ways...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 40,093 reads 59 comments

  21. Rose Namajunas Finding Value in Patience and Experience

    Carrying the weight of expectation can be a difficult task for any fighter, and Rose Namajunas ' experience with hype and the spotlight wasn't a pleasant one...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 7 months ago 9,602 reads 32 comments

  22. Ronda Rousey Explains Floyd Mayweather Diss at ESPY Awards

    Revenge is sometimes a dish best served cold. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey waited an entire year to get back at Floyd Mayweather Jr. Her grand moment finally arrived when she won the award for "Best Fighter" at the 2015 ESPYs ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 16,170 reads 0 comments

  23. Fedor's Manager: Signing with UFC Is Likely...if Dana Would 'Do Some Things'

    Pride legend and possible greatest fighter of all time, Fedor Emelianenko is back, and it seems like the bidding war for his services has officially begun...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 25,188 reads 81 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 72: 5 Fights for Michael Bisping

    At 36 years old, Michael Bisping may be considered an ‘elder statesman’ of the sport. Still, that isn’t stopping him from getting key wins when needed to prolong his career...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 7 months ago 5,803 reads 35 comments

  25. UFC's Nick Diaz Sentenced to 2 Days in Jail for DUI Cases

    Former Strikeforce welterweight champion and current UFC contender Nick Diaz is going to jail...for a day. The news comes from TMZ Sports , which has been tracking Diaz's legal troubles ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 17,838 reads 65 comments