1. The Day After: MMA's Most Exciting Fighter Justin Gaethje Happy to Pay the Price

    What follows is a list of things World Series of Fighting Champion Justin Gaethje (15-0) doesn't give a damn about — whether or not he has a Wikipedia page, concern trolls ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 24,016 reads 12 comments

  2. Fighter Cheap-Shots Opponent After Bout at World Series of Fighting 23

    Not many were watching the preliminary-card fights over at World Series of Fighting 23. Those who did, however, were treated to some less-than-sporting conduct by intriguing Russian prospect Vagab Vagabov...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 55,746 reads 19 comments

  3. Paige VanZant Is the Blueprint for How to Build a New UFC Star

    In any sport, how an organization handles a young prospect is often the topic of conversation. Should they be brought along slowly, or should they be thrown into the deep end of ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 11,207 reads 45 comments

  4. The UFC's Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Divisions Are in Danger of Dying

    Bellator 's four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament marks a major step for MMA 's second-biggest promotion. It is pure Scott Coker , an ode to spectacle and a throwback to a bygone age of the sport...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 8 months ago 39,107 reads 88 comments

  5. UFC Fight Announcements Roundup for Week of September 13

    The UFC announced earlier this month it would add another fight card before UFC 194 in December. This week the company not only booked that card's main event but the entire fight card...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 6,986 reads 3 comments

  6. Paige VanZant, UFC Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Paige VanZant, the 21-year-old rising mixed martial arts star, already has three fights under the UFC banner and will have more in the future after agreeing to a new contract with the promotion...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 27,919 reads 42 comments

  7. Jose Aldo Calls Out Conor McGregor over Drug Test Ahead of UFC 194

    Jose Aldo has stirred an already volatile pot ahead of his upcoming bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 194, letting the world know he’s been drug tested and taking a shot at the Irishman in the process...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 61,226 reads 61 comments

  8. UFC Fighter Henry Cejudo Refuses to Fight in Nevada After Nick Diaz's Suspension

    Henry Cejudo , an undefeated UFC flyweight and an Olympic gold-medal wrestler, announced Wednesday he will no longer compete in the state of Nevada following the state athletic commission's five-year suspension of Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 22,695 reads 116 comments

  9. The 10 Greatest Moments of Nick Diaz's MMA Career

    If you fixate on one particular corner of the MMA fan sphere, it can seem like the sky is always falling. Some terrible injustice or indignity is constantly gripping the sport, harming and embarrassing it and all of its affiliates...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 38,009 reads 33 comments

  10. Ronda Rousey Comments on Women Fighting Men After Floyd Mayweather Exchanges

    Ronday Rousey has insisted she would never step into the ring with a male competitor despite some recent barbs from boxer Floyd Mayweather...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 11,850 reads 19 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey Rips into NSAC over Nick Diaz Suspension: 'It's so Not Right'

    Ronda Rousey is not pleased about Nick Diaz 's five-year suspension from MMA . Not one bit. While the UFC women's bantamweight champ was in Melbourne, Australia, on business to ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 59,244 reads 161 comments

  12. Ronda Rousey Demonstrates Her UFC Moves on 'Ellen' Executive Producer

    When Andy Lassner became the executive producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show , he really had no idea what he was getting himself into...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 89,367 reads 71 comments

  13. UFC's Drug-Testing Program Needs to Show Results as USADA Allegations Emerge

    The honeymoon is over. When the UFC revealed the particulars of its new in-house drug-testing program at a press conference in June, the fight company enjoyed nearly unanimous approval...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 10,484 reads 22 comments

  14. Dana White Responds to Nick Diaz's Suspension

    UFC President Dana White stated Tuesday that his opinion about Nick Diaz's suspension doesn't matter because it doesn't carry any weight with the Nevada State Athletic Commission...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 17,086 reads 60 comments

  15. Nick Diaz Reacts to Drug Suspension, UFC Star's Lawyer Confirms Intent to Appeal

    The lawyer of Nick Diaz has outlined his intent to appeal the UFC fighter's recently administered ban, issued for multiple failed drug tests, with Diaz himself reacting angrily to the sanctions...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 12,607 reads 58 comments

  16. Nevada Commission's 5-Year Ban of Nick Diaz an Unconscionable Act of Injustice

    From a distance, the image of Las Vegas is magic. Bright lights, dreamy-eyed tourists, the glamour of the Strip. But it's all an illusion. Up close, the truth is harder to hide. And the truth is that it's a perfectly designed village of masochism...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 8 months ago 30,387 reads 152 comments

  17. Nick Diaz Banned for 5 Years: Twitter Reacts to NSAC Decision

    Nick Diaz 's days as a professional mixed martial artist are likely over. According to multiple reports, the native son of Stockton, Calif...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 28,231 reads 105 comments

  18. Nick Diaz Suspended 5 Years for Failed Drug Tests: Latest Details and Reaction

    UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been fined $165,000 and suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission because of multiple failed drug tests...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 99,870 reads 253 comments

  19. Ronda Rousey Talks Being UFC's Highest-Paid Fighter, Crying and More on 'Ellen'

    UFC President Dana White once said his promotion would never hire women. Now, a woman is his highest-paid fighter...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 36,212 reads 149 comments

  20. UFC Fight Roundup for Week of September 6

    It looked to be a slow week regarding new fights, but the UFC tacked on numerous bouts late in the week to help flesh out some of the upcoming fight cards...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 months ago 12,503 reads 18 comments

  21. Tim Sylvia Blasts Dana White, Recalls Potential Brock Lesnar Bout

    It's hard to remember an MMA career more turbulent than Tim Sylvia 's. The two-time UFC heavyweight champion, who pairs wins over Andrei Arlovski and Ben Rothwell with losses ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 22,068 reads 70 comments

  22. Conor McGregor Bravado Slammed by UFC Middleweight Challenger Luke Rockhold

    Conor McGregor’s divisive persona means there are always going to be those associated with the UFC who aren’t huge fans. But it seems as though middleweight star Luke Rockhold dislikes the fighting Irishman a little more than most...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 53,826 reads 200 comments

  23. With a Win over the Champ Already, Is John Dodson's Best Future at Bantamweight?

    We haven’t heard the last of John Dodson . That was the message from Dodson and his camp last weekend in the immediate wake of his unanimous-decision loss to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 191...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 8,922 reads 18 comments

  24. Fabricio Werdum Ready for Winter Return, Sooner Than Dana White's Original Claim

    Fabricio Werdum wants to return by December or January—as many as three months earlier than UFC President Dana White 's recent claim that the heavyweight champion didn't want to fight again until March...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 4,446 reads 24 comments

  25. MMA May Be Less Risky to the Brain Than Boxing, but It's Still Pretty Darn Risky

    You can hold off on that sigh of relief. A headline from earlier this summer may initially have seemed to provide comfort to the MMA community, when a study published by the Canadian ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 5,283 reads 9 comments