1. 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 5 months ago 4,446 reads 24 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 5,210 reads 9 comments

  3. UFC Announces the Bantamweight Title Fight We've All Been Hoping for

    The UFC has chosen the next challenger for TJ Dillashaw's bantamweight crown...and it's an interesting, albeit unsurprising, choice. On January 17 at UFC Fight Night 81, Dillashaw will take on former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 22,224 reads 104 comments

  4. How the UFC Has Done More with Less in 2015

    Is the UFC putting on too many shows? For many fans, particularly the promotion's core audience, the answer is yes...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 5 months ago 17,416 reads 61 comments

  5. Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson and the Rewards (and Costs) of Going Big

    First things first. Demetrious Johnson is a titan of fighting. A 5'4" giant. Versatility, fight IQ, adaptability, speed, technique. It's all there in a package so finely crafted that few can even appreciate the blur they’re seeing...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 5 months ago 16,742 reads 47 comments

  6. Conor McGregor at Lightweight? He's Jumping the Gun, but It Sure Would Be Fun

    It’s way too early to start dreaming about how Conor McGregor might fare in the UFC lightweight division. Not that anyone needs a reminder, but McGregor still has unfinished business in his natural weight class...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 30,393 reads 200 comments

  7. Kyra Gracie Takes on the World in New Fight Pass Show 'Third Degree'

    Before the Ultimate Fighting Championship became the promotional juggernaut it is today, there were the Gracies...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 17,808 reads 7 comments

  8. Holly Holm Approves of Conor McGregor, Dishes on Ronda Rousey Title Fight

    Since being announced as the top contender for the UFC women's bantamweight title, Holly Holm has been quite busy. That's not surprising, of course, as the already rigorous training regimen has new media and promotional obligations heaped on top of it..

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 28,851 reads 77 comments

  9. Paige VanZant Compared to Demetrious Johnson by Dana White After 3rd UFC Win

    Paige VanZant’s impressive recent form continued at UFC 191 with a sparkling display against Alex Chambers and she’s earned comparisons from organisation boss Dana White to the man who topped the bill, Demetrious Johnson...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 7,638 reads 35 comments

  10. UFC 191 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC 191 wasn't the promotion's strongest effort. A card that looked somewhat underwhelming on paper turned out precisely so in practice, with a mostly fun preliminary card getting ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 5 months ago 41,184 reads 42 comments

  11. Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Results: Highlights and Reaction from UFC 191

    Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defeated John Dodson by unanimous decision for the second time at UFC 191 , successfully defending his title for the seventh time...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 5 months ago 1,227 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 191 was an unremarkable slate of showcase fights. UFC 192 on October 3, though? Well, at the very least, it's an interesting slate of showcase fights. The full card is as follows: Daniel Cormier vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 25,624 reads 75 comments

  13. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: The Best and Worst of UFC 191

    "Look at my face," flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson demanded of UFC announcer Joe Rogan after his five-round dismantling of challenger John Dodson on Saturday night at UFC 191...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 36,009 reads 98 comments

  14. Andrei Arlovski's Lackluster UFC 191 Win Hits Reset on Heavyweight Title Picture

    Even Andrei Arlovski knew there was no cause for celebration. Moments after the judges confirmed his unanimous-decision win over Frank Mir on Saturday in the co-main event of ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 15,262 reads 72 comments

  15. Johnson vs. Dodson 2: Results, Highlights and Post-Fight Comments from UFC 191

    In a rematch of what had been the toughest fight of his long title reign, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was machine-like in Las Vegas Saturday night, earning a one-sided unanimous decision over John Dodson in the main event of UFC 191 ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 5 months ago 1,597 reads 0 comments

  16. UFC 191 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 75

    UFC 191 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report play-by-play man, Craig Amos ): UFC 191 Main Card on Pay-Per-View Demetrious Johnson def. John Dodson, unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) Andrei Arlovski def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 39,952 reads 32 comments

  17. Beyonce Uses Ronda Rousey's DNB Quote for Made in America Festival Performance

    Ronda Rousey is a star. This we know. But it does not get any bigger in pop culture than Beyonce. During Beyonce’s set at the Budweiser Made In America festival Saturday, ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 58,703 reads 41 comments

  18. DJ vs. TJ: Now Is the Perfect Time to Book Demetrious Johnson vs. T.J. Dillashaw

    As it turns out, we might not love mixed martial arts the way we claim to. You see, Demetrious Johnson is the living embodiment of what we hoped the sport would turn into. Technically precise, mistake-free, wildly athletic, composed, adaptive...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 5 months ago 24,195 reads 60 comments

  19. UFC Continues Smart Handling of Paige VanZant's Career Arc

    The story of Ronda Rousey's rise to prominence, both in the "real" world and the sometimes absurd world of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, has been one of swiftness...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 31,487 reads 80 comments

  20. Watch the Most Exciting 60 Seconds of UFC 191

    UFC 191 was not a great event. Sure, there were a few things to get excited about, including the back-and-forth brawl between Raquel Pennington and Jessica Andrade and Demetrious Johnson's masterful win over John Dodson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,325 reads 11 comments

  21. UFC 191 Results: Winners and Scorecards from Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Fight Card

    Ever wonder what Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be like without the bravado? The answer is: Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 5 months ago 4,522 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 191 Results: The Real Winners & Losers from Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Fight Card

    UFC 191 gave us yet another brilliant performance from Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson. The flyweight champion stood across from the only man to truly threaten his title reign—John Dodson...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 35,123 reads 111 comments

  23. Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Results: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction from UFC 191

    UFC 191 ended with a familiar sight—Demetrious Johnson earning a victory over John Dodson and leaving with the championship belt around his waist...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 5 months ago 20,695 reads 84 comments

  24. UFC 191 Results: What We Learned from Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson

    Demetrious Johnson defended his UFC Flyweight Championship against John Dodson at UFC 191 in another technical masterpiece. Mighty Mouse was never in any danger in this fight and showed he is the best flyweight on Earth...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 5,226 reads 12 comments

  25. UFC 191 Results: What We Learned from Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir

    Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir was the people's main event for UFC 191. A good ol' fashioned slobberknocker. A fight for the leading role in one of MMA 's greatest Cinderella stories...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 18,792 reads 63 comments