1. Trainer Says GSP Should Receive Medical Clearance to Fight in October

    According to head trainer Firas Zahabi , l ongtime UFC welterweight champion and pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre will be cleared to fight this fall...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 13 days ago 13,008 reads 54 comments

  2. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 51

    The UFC returns to Brazil this weekend with UFC Fight Night 51. Headlined by heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva, the card is loaded with Brazilian talent and up-and-comers throughout the world of MMA ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 14 days ago 6,626 reads 10 comments

  3. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 50

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is on a mission to bring the middleweight championship back to Brazil. On Friday, the former Strikeforce titleholder submitted Gegard Mousasi ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 14 days ago 9,237 reads 24 comments

  4. Carla Esparza Embraced the Chaos and Opportunity of The Ultimate Fighter 20

    Like many fighters competing in mixed martial arts, Carla Esparza is paradoxical. The tenacious veteran is hell on wheels when the cage door closes, but her Southern California roots yield a laid-back chill outside of business hours...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 7,418 reads 13 comments

  5. Thiago Silva: 'I Never Pointed Any Gun at My Ex-Wife'

    Recently re-signed UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva says that he never pulled a gun on his ex-wife, Thaysa Kamiji , back in February when he was arrested outside of decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Pablo Popovitch's gym...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 14 days ago 8,935 reads 39 comments

  6. Anderson Silva Working with Psychologist to Get over 'Fear' of Leg Injury

    Despite his willingness to continue fighting, Anderson Silva is still haunted by “ghosts” from the gruesome leg injury he suffered in a UFC middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman back in December 2013...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 14 days ago 11,816 reads 32 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Ben Rothwell Slams 'Dirty' Alistair Overeem

    It's not too often you hear the phrase "sore winner" used in combat sports (who complains about a win?) but Ben Rothwell is trying his hardest...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 14 days ago 33,242 reads 105 comments

  8. Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC returns this week with UFC Fight Night 51. Live from Brazil, the card airs exclusively on Fight Pass and hosts a bevy of fights with Brazilians, prospects and two heavyweight contenders...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 15 days ago 13,425 reads 30 comments

  9. 6 MMA Stars and How They Might Have Spent Their Summer Vacations

    Welp. There goes Labor Day. And there goes the summer. Time to crack the books, roll out the footballs and get back to business. But first, what did you do for your summer vacation? Everyone loves a little time off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 6,301 reads 7 comments

  10. Head of AXS TV Fights Apologizes to Ben Askren After 'Inside MMA' Interview

    ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren feels AXS TV Fights' Inside MMA program showed him an obvious bias towards the UFC — and a network executive doesn't seem to disagree...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 15 days ago 5,351 reads 40 comments

  11. Luke Rockhold Plans to Give Michael Bisping a 'Reality Check' at Fight Night 55

    Life is good for Luke Rockhold . The former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned surging contender under the UFC banner has been wrecking shop inside the Octagon as of late, ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 16 days ago 13,760 reads 74 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 50 Notebook: The Fight Card Fans Deserved

    The crowd was lively from the first fight of the night to the last at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Casino on Friday night...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 16 days ago 5,485 reads 3 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 50: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is blazing a path straight toward Chris Weidman and the middleweight championship. After beating Chris Camozzi, Yushin Okami and Francis Carmont in his first ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 16 days ago 5,401 reads 22 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Ben Rothwell vs. Alistair Overeem Highlights

    UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell , a 43-fight veteran, scored the biggest win of his career when he knocked out ex-Strikeforce/K-1 champ Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 50 Friday night...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 16 days ago 9,212 reads 12 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 50: Ronaldo Souza and the Wonder of Peaking Late

    Life is weird. It's not the same for all of us. There are different paths to walk, different destinations at which to arrive, a host of obstacles to be overcome along the way...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 16 days ago 4,557 reads 14 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 50: 3 Fights for Gegard Mousasi to Take Next

    It was a tough night for Gegard Mousasi at Fight Night 50. He walked to the cage as a UFC title hopeful, then left with a loss on the ledger and a much tougher road to gold at the end of the night...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 16 days ago 3,888 reads 19 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 50: Goodbye Alistair Overeem, We Hardly Knew Ye

    You know what you probably don't remember? The time when Alistair Overeem 's menace matched his physique. What's worse? It wasn't even that long ago. At least chronologically it wasn't...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 16 days ago 64,932 reads 160 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 50: Video Highlights from Main Event

    UFC Fight Night 50 came and went, and some major happenings occurred at the event. This is especially the case in the middleweight division...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 16 days ago 909 reads 0 comments

  19. For Jacare Souza, a Middleweight Title Shot Is the Only Fight That Makes Sense

    Ronaldo “ Jacare ” Souza rests his case. Souza made his final push toward No. 1 contender status in the middleweight division on Friday, as he battered, fatigued ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 11,779 reads 42 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Souza vs Mousasi Fight Card

    On Friday night, we were treated to four action-packed bouts on the UFC Fight Night 50 main card and six more on the preliminary card. The main event was a rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Jacare Souza, a match that Mousasi won by knockout...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 17 days ago 2,451 reads 3 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 51

    UFC Fight Night 50 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 50 Main Card Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi, submission (Round 3, 4:30) Ben Rothwell def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 15,325 reads 24 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 50

    The competition in the UFC middleweight division has been on the rise for the past year, and the main event at Fight Night 50 on Friday figured to have a heavy impact on the title picture at 185 pounds...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 17 days ago 24,962 reads 47 comments

  23. Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

    Friday night, UFC Fight Night 50 marked the UFC's return to Connecticut. It was a show that was less than 10 miles from its competitor, Bellator , and featured an important middleweight main event...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 17 days ago 7,298 reads 40 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Mousasi vs. Souza 2

    UFC leaders have repeatedly said they don't view Bellator as true competition. On Friday, though, their actions indicated otherwise...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 17 days ago 27,450 reads 79 comments

  25. UFC, Bellator Present Friday Night Filled with Mostly Highs and Few Lows

    I wrote earlier this week that Friday night's dueling UFC and Bellator cards were a throwback to the old Monday Night Wars in professional wrestling...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 5,482 reads 7 comments