1. UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions, More

    Two big and powerful men who possess elite grappling ability will square off in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night Japan. "The Warmaster" Josh Barnett makes his return to the Octagon after a near two-year absence...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 5 months ago 2,598 reads 7 comments

  2. A Lion in Winter: Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett Confronts His Mortality

    When you're an athlete, at some point birthdays cease being a thing you celebrate. They are, instead, looming reminders that your professional life is quickly coming to an end. Sure, no one likes getting old...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 13,391 reads 8 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 75: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson Is Everything and Nothing

    You get the impression neither Josh Barnett nor Roy Nelson is knocking on the door of a UFC heavyweight title shot these days. You also get the distinct impression both guys are pretty cool with that...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 7,905 reads 9 comments

  4. Daily Fantasy MMA: DraftKings Picks for UFC Fight Night Barnett vs. Nelson Card

    Knockout wins are great for UFC DraftKings contests. Saturday's UFC Fight Night Japan features a main event with two bruising heavyweights, which usually all but guarantees a stoppage win for someone...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 5 months ago 1,517 reads 4 comments

  5. The Top 15 MMA Fights Currently on the Books

    2015 has been a huge year for the UFC. After a disastrous 2014, the promotion has found a pair of new and highly profitable stars in Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey and has pared ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 5 months ago 57,223 reads 56 comments

  6. Conor McGregor Wants Frankie Edgar Fight, Urijah Faber Unlikely, Says Dana White

    Despite having to go up against the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC in December, Conor McGregor is already looking ahead to future challenges, according to the brand’s president, Dana White ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 23,055 reads 114 comments

  7. Lyoto Machida Plans Early 2016 Return, Wants Michael Bisping

    Lyoto Machida is smelling the roses. After fighting twice in three months earlier this year, the current UFC middleweight and former light heavyweight champion is apparently taking an extended break from the MMA grind...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 5,190 reads 10 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 75: Gegard Mousasi's Quest to Get over the Hump

    Saitama Super Arena is MMA 's answer to Lambeau Field. It's more than famous. It's more than historic. It's venerable. No one has to tell Gegard Mousasi this...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 3,268 reads 4 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 75: Who's on the Hot Seat in Japan?

    In the cathedral that is Saitama Super Arena in Japan, UFC Fight Night 75 goes down this weekend. Given that Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson are doing battle to close out the evening, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 3,499 reads 3 comments

  10. Luke Rockhold: Vitor Belfort Is a Disgrace to the Sport

    Just when you thought it was over, the saga of Vitor Belfort and his involvement with performance enhancing drugs continues...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 29,135 reads 81 comments

  11. Urijah Faber-Duane Ludwig Feud Intensifies, Faber Blames 'The Ultimate Fighter'

    Two of MMA 's most high-profile camp leaders are going at it tooth and nail, with the media as their weapon of choice...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 9,803 reads 14 comments

  12. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Japan for the first time in 2015 on Saturday with an offering far more in line with its weak 2014 than the generally excellent cards it has featured this year...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 5 months ago 22,299 reads 19 comments

  13. Gegard Mousasi: Nick Diaz 5-Year Suspension 'Way Too Harsh'

    Add another name to the list of prominent MMA fighters who believe Nick Diaz 's suspension to be excessive...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 4,422 reads 22 comments

  14. Cris Cyborg Blasts UFC over Vitor Belfort Doping Test, Challenges Ronda Rousey

    Cris Cyborg has hit out at the UFC regarding the drug scandal currently engulfing her compatriot Vitor Belfort and has challenged Ronda Rousey to join her in undertaking stringent testing procedures...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 26,195 reads 149 comments

  15. Ronda Rousey Sends Fan into Tears During UFC 193 Press Tour in Australia

    Ronda Rousey ’s status as a sporting icon around the world continues to grow. The UFC women’s bantamweight champion was recently in Australia promoting her bout ...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 5 months ago 30,598 reads 27 comments

  16. New Evidence Puts UFC Handling of TRT-Fueled Vitor Belfort Front & Center Again

    When the Nevada Sate Athletic Commission abruptly outlawed testosterone replacement therapy on February 27, 2014, UFC President Dana White said he was overjoyed...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 38,522 reads 61 comments

  17. Anthony Pettis Open to Conor McGregor Fight, Targets Rafael dos Anjos Rematch

    UFC star Anthony Pettis has revealed he would be open to a bout with Conor McGregor at featherweight or lightweight, and he has also expressed his desire to win back his title from Rafael dos Anjos...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 12,135 reads 101 comments

  18. Roy Nelson vs. Josh Barnett: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Top 15 heavyweight action headlines this weekend's fight card in Japan. No. 8-ranked contender Josh Barnett and No. 11-ranked Roy Nelson face off in an attempt to get back into the heavyweight title picture...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 7,481 reads 23 comments

  19. Ronda Rousey Defends Position as UFC's Highest-Paid Fighter

    Ronda Rousey , the self-proclaimed highest-paid fighter in the UFC, has insisted that despite her lucrative earnings, she provides value for the money she earns. The UFC women's bantamweight champion has been promoting her Nov...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 113,589 reads 78 comments

  20. Ronda Rousey Offered $100,000 Fight Challenge by UFC Legend Tank Abbott

    Former UFC star David “Tank” Abbott has issued a remarkable challenge to Ronda Rousey and any other woman on the planet to fight him, insisting he would pay $100,000 to anyone who could beat him...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 59,504 reads 0 comments

  21. MMA Fighter Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury at Russian Event

    MMA is a dangerous sport, and that fact was on full display over the weekend at M-1 Challenge 61. In the main event of the card, Ante Delija suffered a devastating leg injury ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 9,730 reads 10 comments

  22. UFC Signs Polish MMA Prospects Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Damian Grabowski

    UFC officials on Monday announced the signings of women's strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz and heavyweight Damian Grabowski , both well-regarded MMA prospects hailing from Poland...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 2,914 reads 3 comments

  23. Randa Markos on Growing Up in Domestic Violence and Physical Abuse

    This story contains descriptions of domestic violence and physical child abuse. Randa "Quiet Storm" Markos entered the 20th installment of The Ultimate Fighter ranked 14th out of 16 fighters...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 5 months ago 11,846 reads 31 comments

  24. Jon Jones Plea Hearing Established in Felony Hit-and-Run Case

    Jon Jones , who was stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title earlier this year following his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run vehicle collision, will appear in court later this month for what could be a critical hearing in the case...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 11,253 reads 50 comments

  25. Dana White Can't Make Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor Prediction Ahead of UFC 194

    UFC president Dana White has admitted he's finding it tough to pick a winner between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor as hype continues to build ahead of the pair squaring off in the Octagon in December...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 11,959 reads 55 comments