1. Fighter with Down Syndrome Petitioning to Compete in MMA

    Garrett Holeve , a 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with Down syndrome, is fighting to make his dreams of stepping into the cage a reality. “I can [do it]...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 10 days ago 7,079 reads 49 comments

  2. UFC Lightweight Contender Khabib Nurmagomedov Set for Surgery for Torn Meniscus

    "The Eagle" will be grounded for the remainder of 2014. That's the news coming from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com , who reports that Khabib Nurmagomedov will be out until January due to undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 10 days ago 8,682 reads 37 comments

  3. Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 12 comes to you on Saturday, and a significant light heavyweight bout will help round out the card in the co-main event slot. No. 5-ranked contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson takes on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 days ago 7,665 reads 26 comments

  4. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC on Fox 12

    The UFC is coming off an immensely successful week, as UFC Fight Night 45 and 46 were able to capture fans' attention and deliver great fights. However, we must now look forward to the upcoming weekend...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 days ago 5,908 reads 18 comments

  5. Power Ranking the 10 Greatest UFC Champions of All Time

    Throughout UFC history, there have been a multitude of champions. Some have been absolutely dominant champions, while some have lost the title in their first attempted defense. Even worse, some have lost the title without even attempting to defend it...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 10 days ago 16,652 reads 342 comments

  6. Dustin Poirier Stokes Flame War with 'Not Even Top 10' Conor McGregor

    Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 6,589 reads 16 comments

  7. The Beaten Path: Holly Holm Talks UFC Negotiations, How a Broken Arm Helped Them

    It’s not unlike bringing your kids in for their first swimming lesson, only to discover you share a local pool with Michael Phelps. Or going for a check-up on a balky knee and unwittingly walking straight into the office of Dr...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 6,821 reads 30 comments

  8. Dominick Cruz: Most Doctors and Therapists Unprepared to Treat MMA Fighters

    Dominick Cruz , the longtime UFC bantamweight champion who was forced to abdicate his title after missing more than two years with injuries, is returning to Octagon competition this fall...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 6,939 reads 30 comments

  9. Anthony Pettis Will Return, Defend Belt December 6 vs. Gilbert Melendez

    Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title December 6 against top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181 . The fight will be Pettis ' first title defense...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 17,018 reads 87 comments

  10. UFC's Jam-Packed July Will Go Down as a Month to Remember for MMA Fans

    Considering the ever-increasing demands of being an MMA fan, it can sometimes be difficult to savor the moment. It's never been more expensive or more difficult to simply follow our sport...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 10 days ago 14,741 reads 46 comments

  11. Tim Kennedy: Belfort Is 'Dripping Testosterone out of His Eyeballs Right Now'

    UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has always taken a hard stance against performance-enhancing drugs in MMA , so it comes as little surprise that he's never been—and still isn't—a Vitor Belfort fan...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 10 days ago 21,912 reads 228 comments

  12. Lawler vs. Brown: A Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 12

    Have you ever heard the phrase "give the people what they want"? That should be the name of this event. UFC on Fox: Giving the People What They Want. When Matt Brown last fought, a star was born...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 days ago 28,879 reads 102 comments

  13. The Fighting Life: Finding Kyle Kingsbury

    There is a positive energy that radiates from Kyle Kingsbury. The Ultimate Fighter alum is a hulk of a human being, with broad shoulders and tree trunk legs, but he is quick with a joke and that puts those around him at ease almost instantly...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 days ago 2,426 reads 4 comments

  14. Is a Rivalry Brewing Between Nova Uniao and Team Alpha Male?

    Most MMA fans, no matter the age, get the opportunity to gaze upon a genuine rivalry between two elite fighters in their lifetime. They square off back and forth, split victories and keep fans hungry...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 11 days ago 11,455 reads 47 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This Saturday in San Jose, California, a highly anticipated fight finally takes place in the welterweight division between "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 11 days ago 17,202 reads 107 comments

  16. UFC on Fox 12: Is Matt Brown in over His Head Against Robbie Lawler?

    Matt Brown once authored a 12-11 record as a professional mixed martial artist , leaving many questioning whether or not The Immortal had a place among the sport’s elite...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 11 days ago 16,350 reads 155 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 46: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Conor McGregor's legend grew in front of his home fans in Ireland Saturday. With a knockout against Diego Brandao, McGregor improved to 3-0 inside the Octagon...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 days ago 3,956 reads 13 comments

  18. UFC President Dana White Says Tyrone Spong Wants to Fight in the UFC

    The last time fans saw Tyrone Spong in action, the result was a horrific injury. Now, UFC President Dana White is hinting that the next time we see Spong fight, it could be inside the Octagon...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 days ago 16,704 reads 24 comments

  19. Conor McGregor Agrees to UFC 178 Fight with Dustin Poirier If Poirier Shows Up

    After picking up a win in front of his countrymen, Conor McGregor has no shortage of options for his next fight in the UFC. That's due in large part to the brash comments he has made on a regular basis since joining the UFC's ranks...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 days ago 27,683 reads 71 comments

  20. Holly Holm Has No Problem with Gina Carano Getting Immediate Title Shot

    Undefeated UFC women's bantamweight Holly Holm (7-0) has no problem with women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano getting an immediate title bout against Ronda Rousey despite being five years away from the cage...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 11 days ago 14,842 reads 178 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 46 Results: Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Brandao

    From Conor McGregor’s war scream at the weigh-ins to Gunnar Nelson’s emotionless stare, there was a special feeling in the air heading into UFC Fight Night 46...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 days ago 14,204 reads 25 comments

  22. MMA in 2004: A Retrospective Look at the Sport a Decade Later

    With the events of UFC 175, the finale of season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter and UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Brandao now behind us, it seems a good time to look back upon the sport as it was a decade ago...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 12 days ago 4,774 reads 6 comments

  23. UFC: 5 Fighters Conor McGregor Should Fight Next

    Conor McGregor was coming into his fight against Diego Brandao with a massive amount of pressure on his shoulders. The UFC is banking on him becoming a massive star, and the Irish competitor lived up to those expectations...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 12 days ago 2,525 reads 13 comments

  24. Conor McGregor Proves He's More Than Just Talk, but Still Has a Long Road Ahead

    Two things were immediately apparent on Saturday, after Conor McGregor dusted Diego Brandao via first-round TKO at UFC Fight Night 46. First, McGregor has “ it...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 days ago 21,963 reads 108 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 46 Results: 3 Fights for Ian McCall to Take Next

    Ian McCall earned his second UFC win on Saturday with a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) over Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 12 days ago 8,509 reads 10 comments