1. UFC 179 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    UFC 179 is on Saturday, and the odds are out. Jose Aldo defends his UFC Featherweight Championship against No. 1-ranked contender Chad Mendes for the second time. The previous encounter ended with a first-round knockout for Aldo...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 day ago 5,792 reads 17 comments

  2. UFC Rookies with the Highest Ceilings

    Like in any sport, mixed martial arts' progression is fueled by a regular injection of young talent. While the UFC's mainstream popularity is established by the promotion's lionized ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 days ago 3,549 reads 5 comments

  3. UFC: Will Ronda Rousey vs. Cris 'Cyborg' Finally Happen in 2015?

    Ten women have tried; 10 women have failed. Ronda Rousey is, with very little doubt, the best female fighter on the planet. All doubt would cease to exist entirely if not for, you know, her ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 days ago 7,994 reads 45 comments

  4. Report: GSP Calls First Day Back to Training 'Humiliating'

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to training this week after suffering a torn left ACL back in March. Apparently, it did not go particularly well...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 days ago 24,076 reads 38 comments

  5. UFC Releases Veteran Welterweight Paulo Thiago

    A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 days ago 2,451 reads 1 comments

  6. TUF 20, Episode 5 Recap: Grudge Rematch Goes the Distance Again

    After a two-week absence due to Major League Baseball playoffs, The Ultimate Fighter 20 returned to Fox Sports 1 with one of the most anticipated fights of the season. That, of course, was a grudge rematch between Felice Herrig and Heather Clark.

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 2 days ago 3,260 reads 18 comments

  7. Dropping Knowledge: Daniel Cormier Analyzes Card for UFC 179

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 6,686 reads 9 comments

  8. Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Is Set for UFC 182

    Ronda Rousey will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title in January against top challenger Cat Zingano . That's according to a report from broadcaster Ariel Helwani on Wednesday's UFC Tonight program...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 11,267 reads 69 comments

  9. Report: Joe Lauzon out Against Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, No Replacement Named

    UFC 180 is falling apart. Just one day after word circulated ( h/t MMAjunkie.com ) that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered an injury and would not defend his title against Fabricio Werdum at the Nov...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 days ago 9,427 reads 74 comments

  10. UFC 179 Bold Predictions: Can Chad Mendes Take out the Featherweight GOAT?

    As a recently disgraced UFC broadcaster might say, here we go. After months of injury delays and one canceled pay-per-view— RIP UFC 176! — Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will finally rematch on Saturday at UFC 179 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 days ago 5,390 reads 11 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Clowns Chad Mendes on Live Television

    Conor McGregor looked to be having a grand old time at the expense of Chad Mendes on Tuesday’s edition of Beyond the Octagon ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 2 days ago 12,359 reads 48 comments

  12. The 5 Most Offensive-Minded Fighters in MMA Today

    Offense sells. In a world that incorporates defensive head movement, foot work and well-scripted transitions, there's just no escaping a formidable faction of strikes and finishes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 days ago 11,767 reads 61 comments

  13. 5 Best Moments of Jose Aldo's Career

    Jose Aldo's latest title defense at UFC 179 will have little impact on his legacy. Sure, Chad Mendes might be able to stamp his place in history by putting an end to Aldo's 17-fight ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 days ago 3,043 reads 9 comments

  14. Hector Lombard vs. Yoel Romero: Who Would Win?

    Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero are two fast-rising contenders in the UFC’s welterweight and middleweight divisions. The hard-hitting, technically efficient Cubans are both coming off wins and share similar skill sets...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 3 days ago 541 reads 7 comments

  15. UFC 179: Previewing the Newcomers on the Fight Card

    UFC 179 goes down Saturday from fabulous Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Two pretty well-known fighters sit atop the card in defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo and a pretty well-known challenger in Team Alpha Male's Chad Mendes ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 2,947 reads 2 comments

  16. Chad Mendes Expecting a 'War' in Rematch with Jose Aldo at UFC 179

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where two athletes step into a cage to battle for physical supremacy, and it is the competition of it all that drives Chad Mendes . The Team Alpha Male standout and current No...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 days ago 7,572 reads 27 comments

  17. Cain Velasquez out with Injury, Mark Hunt in vs. Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

    Cain Velasquez is injured and will no longer defend his UFC heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Instead, popular heavyweight Mark Hunt will step in to face Werdum for the interim title at the Nov...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 20,449 reads 143 comments

  18. Cain Velasquez Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Knee and Return

    Updates from Friday, Oct. 24 Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com reported the latest on Cain Velasquez's knee injury: UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez underwent successful ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 3 days ago 34,155 reads 185 comments

  19. UFC Rescinds Middleweight Cung Le's PED Suspension

    Cung Le is back in the UFC after UFC officials rescinded the middleweight's suspension, which they originally handed down when Le supposedly failed an August drug test the UFC itself administered...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 7,624 reads 18 comments

  20. Cung Le Controversy Highlights UFC's Need for Strict Regulation

    Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 days ago 10,747 reads 13 comments

  21. UFC 179: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will meet Chad Mendes in a rematch for the 145-pound championship. In his initial meeting with the champion, Mendes was knocked out in the opening round...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 days ago 4,120 reads 5 comments

  22. MMA Psychology: The Psychological Impact of Injury

    It should have come as no surprise when Anderson Silva recently opened up to Fanta stico about working with a psychologist to banish the “ghosts” of the horrific tibia-fibula fracture he suffered against Chris Weidman at UFC 168...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 3 days ago 6,550 reads 23 comments

  23. Jose Aldo Not Happy with UFC Pay

    With the UFC now making millions of dollars, it's only fair that the fighters get a piece of the pie, according to Jose Aldo ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 days ago 15,243 reads 74 comments

  24. Even with Champions Healthy, 2015 Shapes Up as Make-or-Break Year for UFC

    What time is it? Depends on whom you ask. There are those who will tell you the clock struck midnight on the UFC in 2014, and that the fight company’s bejeweled, Affliction Brand carriage abruptly turned back into a pumpkin...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 days ago 9,459 reads 31 comments

  25. Shane Carwin: 'I'm All In' for Rematch with 'One-Dimensional' Brock Lesnar

    Retired former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin came within inches of unifying the heavyweight titles when he faced Brock Lesnar back in July 2010, and he'd be more than willing to put the gloves back on for a part two...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 days ago 15,554 reads 33 comments