1. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz Temporarily Suspended for Failed Drug Tests at UFC 183

    MMA stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both face a temporary suspension for failed drug tests at UFC 183. Bleacher Report Lead MMA Writer Jeremy Botter reported on the matter Tuesday: Brett Okamoto of ESPN...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 days ago 12,252 reads 39 comments

  2. Anderson Silva Fails UFC 183 Post-Fight Drug Test for 3 Substances

    UPDATE: Tuesday, February 17 at 6:54pm ET Anderson Silva was issued a temporary suspension during Tuesday's meeting. His case will be heard during a full disciplinary hearing at a future NAC meeting...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 days ago 100,100 reads 179 comments

  3. Benson Henderson: Why Moving to Welterweight Would Be a Huge Mistake

    David didn ’t tempt fate after he toppled the almighty Goliath and neither should Benson Henderson ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 days ago 9,969 reads 47 comments

  4. Reebok's Signing of Paige VanZant Confirms MMA Is About More Than Fighting

    The UFC has continued to join the mainstream sports industry through a number of large-scale moves. Its recent partnership with Reebok has created special sponsorship deals for key fighters on its roster...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 11 days ago 6,201 reads 35 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 61: Who's on the Hot Seat in Brazil This Sunday?

    Frank Mir has been on the UFC roster since November 2011. Though, his time with the promotion could soon be coming to an end. At UFC Fight Night 61, Mir will attempt to avoid extending his losing streak to five straight bouts...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 days ago 7,250 reads 9 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 61: 3 Reasons to Watch Mir vs. Silva Fight Card

    This weekend, the UFC makes its return to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 61. Headlined by Frank Mir and Antonio Silva, the card is heavy on local talent but has a lot of competitive fighters competing in its matches...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 days ago 19,925 reads 43 comments

  7. Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 185 will play host to the first UFC title defense for Carla Esparza. The strawweight champion entered The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 as the Invicta FC champion and No. 1 overall seed...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 3,602 reads 35 comments

  8. Brock Lesnar Offered 'All His Help' to CM Punk for UFC Debut

    Long before they ever set foot in the UFC, CM Punk and Brock Lesnar were World Wrestling Entertainment superstars...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 12 days ago 20,832 reads 18 comments

  9. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva Seeking Fresh Start Against Frank Mir at Fight Night 61

    Mixed martial arts is a sport where growth and the progression of skills is required in order to find continued success. It is also one where the ability to adapt and change can be just as crucial...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 days ago 3,495 reads 31 comments

  10. Eryk Anders: Former Alabama LB Making Name for Himself in MMA

    Time stands still on the gridiron and deep within the hearts of every Alabama Crimson Tide football fan. It is one of the few places where Father Time has no jurisdiction. It’s a place where past, present and future are all connected...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 days ago 42,047 reads 32 comments

  11. Dana White: Anderson Silva's Failed Test Screwed Me Up for a Few Days

    It's fair to say Anderson Silva 's failed test prior to UFC 183 messed with all of our heads a bit. UFC President Dana White is no exception to the rule...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 12 days ago 18,989 reads 78 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 60: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    Despite moving up a weight class on short notice, Benson Henderson impressed in his welterweight debut at UFC Fight Night 60...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 11,737 reads 17 comments

  13. Could a Welterweight Run Make Benson Henderson Into—Gasp!—a Fan Favorite?

    A funny thing happened to Benson Henderson during the 19 minutes he spent in the cage Saturday with Brandon Thatch . People started rooting for him...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 days ago 17,422 reads 106 comments

  14. Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC Fight Night 61 will be headlined by a Top 15 heavyweight battle. No. 8-ranked Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva takes on No. 13-ranked Frank Mir . The two potential contenders are a combined 0-6 with one no-contest in their past seven fights combined...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 7,061 reads 36 comments

  15. Gina Carano Takes Another Movie Role, Casting More Doubt on Ronda Rousey Match

    If Gina Carano wants to return to MMA , she sure does have a funny way of showing it. Carano, who found success and popularity as a cage fighter but left the sport five years ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 12,109 reads 35 comments

  16. Hey, UFC! Stop Playing Favorites with Fight Night Bonuses!

    Some of the most heartwarming MMA stories in recent years have been the life-changing effects a post-fight bonus can make to a UFC fighter...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 19,729 reads 64 comments

  17. TUF 8 Winner Efrain Escudero and His Move Back Up the UFC Ranks

    Tucked away underneath UFC Fight Night: Broomfield's main card was a battle between lightweights who were in search of a much-needed win...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 13 days ago 260 reads 2 comments

  18. Dana White Nixes Benson Henderson vs. Rory MacDonald, Says Rory Has Opponent

    You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 22,608 reads 67 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Brandon Thatch

    Brandon Thatch won the approval of bettors when he somehow wound up entering UFC Fight Night 60 as the favorite over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 12,401 reads 24 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Benson Henderson Shows He's the Big Dog in the Fight

    At UFC Fight Night 60, welterweight Brandon Thatch discovered something the world’s best lightweights have known for years. Benson Henderson will suck the life out of you...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 13 days ago 13,453 reads 52 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 61

    UFC Fight Night 60 is in the books. The results are as follows: Benson Henderson defeats Brandon Thatch via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:58 of the fourth round Max Holloway ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 24,588 reads 73 comments

  22. Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    UFC Fight Night 60's main event, a welterweight tilt between struggling former champion Ben Henderson and hotshot prospect Brandon Thatch, did not disappoint...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 13,087 reads 61 comments

  23. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 60

    Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where anything can and usually does happen. The lead-up to the UFC's return to Denver for Fight Night 60 was a prime example of how hectic ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 19,125 reads 36 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Thatch vs. Henderson

    We were in some rarefied air Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 60. No, really. Broomfield, Colorado, is 5,420 feet above sea level. That's more than a mile. That sort of altitude leaves even the best athletes searching for breath...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 27,795 reads 68 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Henderson vs. Thatch Card

    Benson "Smooth" Henderson is an all-time great. He cemented that status with a fourth-round submission victory over the young and dangerous Brandon "Rukus" Thatch on Saturday night...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 14 days ago 20,170 reads 104 comments