1. Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson: What We Learned From Lightweight Tilt

    The celebratory post-fight champagne is sitting in a pool of melted ice somewhere in Brazil, following Michael Johnson’s decision win over Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 61...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 days ago 10,232 reads 35 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 61 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Bigfoot vs. Mir Fight Card

    UFC Fight Night 61 could be recapped with one word: upsets. According to the final odds posted by Odds Shark , nine straight winners were considered underdogs when the final odds posted...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 11 days ago 25,811 reads 56 comments

  3. Raquel Pennington in Position to Squash Hype Surrounding Holly Holm

    Standing across from former multiple-division boxing world champion Holly Holm at UFC 184 on February 28 will be former The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 competitor Raquel "Rocky" Pennington...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 11 days ago 465 reads 6 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 61: Live Results, Play by Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 61 set a record for most underdog victories in a single event. 10 underdogs came through in an unpredictable event. Frank Mir got back in the win column on Saturday night by knocking out Antonio Silva in the first round...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 39,459 reads 234 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 64: Joanne Calderwood Welcomes Maryna Moroz to the Octagon

    It took a bit longer than she was hoping , but Joanne Calderwood now has her second UFC bout booked. On Friday, UFC's official website revealed that Calderwood would meet UFC newcomer Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 64...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 6,591 reads 9 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    On the same night as the Academy Awards, two battle-torn heavyweights highlight a UFC Fight Night card in Brazil where the supporting performers might be better than the men in leading roles...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 13 days ago 11,318 reads 31 comments

  7. UFC 184: Jake Ellenberger Determined to Get Back on Track Against Josh Koscheck

    The UFC's welterweight division is a talent-rich collective where the battle to claim elite-level status never slows...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 13 days ago 3,262 reads 15 comments

  8. The Question: Does the UFC's New Drug Testing Policy Reflect Real Change?

    On Wednesday, the UFC announced what may be potentially sweeping changes to its performance-enhancing-drug policy...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 13 days ago 5,232 reads 31 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 61 Preview: Can Frank Mir and Bigfoot Silva Still Surprise Us?

    Frank Mir and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva have been talking a lot about the ground game. Leading up to their UFC Fight Night 61 main event, each declining heavyweight has independently agreed that his opponent won’t submit him...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 13 days ago 16,716 reads 91 comments

  10. Arianny Celeste Fires Back at Ronda Rousey for Ring-Girl Salary Diss

    UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste isn’t one to sit quietly, even when getting called out by the baddest woman walking the planet...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 13 days ago 56,437 reads 275 comments

  11. On Performance Enhancing Drugs and Cheating in Mixed Martial Arts

    “I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.”—Sophocles An opposition to cheating and the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) is as uncontroversial a position as one can take within a sporting context...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 14 days ago 4,150 reads 28 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: The 3 Most Under-the-Radar Prospects in the UFC Right Now

    Much of the MMA prospecting scene takes place outside UFC boundaries. After all, if you've made it to the big show, there's no longer any sport in finding you or touting your success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 3,339 reads 3 comments

  13. Rising Fighters on the Cusp of the UFC Rankings

    The UFC serves as a perennial umbrella for the very best fighters on the planet. With transcendent champions and hungry contenders at its disposal, the promotion is continuously gifted elite bout options in each one of its 10 divisions...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 14 days ago 13,740 reads 29 comments

  14. Anderson Silva: 'I Do Not Know What to Apologize For'

    It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 14 days ago 32,835 reads 195 comments

  15. UFC Deserves Credit for Taking Steps to Clean Up Sport

    Damned if they don't, damned if they do. That's the feeling I had at the conclusion of Wednesday's Ultimate Fighting Championship news conference on performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 5,027 reads 44 comments

  16. Frank Mir: Relaxed, Recharged and Ready to Face Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva

    Over the past 14 years, Frank Mir has carved out his own place in the history of the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, he'll face former title challenger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 5,839 reads 29 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 61: B/R Staff Main Card Predictions

    No football on Sundays anymore? No problem! The UFC can fill your Sunday void this weekend, as UFC Fight Night 61 comes live on Fox Sports 1. The card, which comes to you from Brazil, is heavy on Brazilian talent...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 14 days ago 12,815 reads 30 comments

  18. Robbie Lawler Wants Finish in Rematch with Rory MacDonald

    Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 14 days ago 460 reads 6 comments

  19. Frank Mir Traveled from Las Vegas to Brazil with 9 MM Ammunition in His Bag

    Frank Mir unknowingly breached airport security on the way to his UFC Fight Night 61 bout against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Porto Alegre , Brazil...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 14 days ago 13,164 reads 47 comments

  20. UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis No Longer Under Contract with Zuffa

    Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis is no longer under contract with Zuffa, but the company does hold exclusive negotiating rights...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 14 days ago 1,217 reads 5 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 61: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    At UFC Fight Night 61, notable heavyweights Antonio Silva and Frank Mir will look to get back into the win column. Since earning a title shot against Junior dos Santos in May 2012, Mir has lost four in a row...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 15 days ago 4,270 reads 20 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 61: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC is on a rare Sunday this weekend, as the company returns to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 61. Headlined by Frank Mir and Antonio Silva, the card includes some contenders in their respective divisions...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 15 days ago 3,935 reads 2 comments

  23. The 3 Best Ambassadors for the UFC Right Now

    Despite the shroud that currently envelops the UFC, one created by the recent barrage of failed drug tests by high-profile athletes, there are those who rise above and excel in all aspects of the fight game...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 15 days ago 12,895 reads 43 comments

  24. Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson, Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Headline UFC 187

    UFC is planning some fireworks for its annual Memorial Day weekend event. Dana White 's company announced its headliners for UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas, confirming that ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 15 days ago 47,727 reads 189 comments

  25. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 60

    At UFC Fight Night 60 on Saturday, Benson Henderson picked up a submission win over Brandon Thatch in his UFC welterweight debut. The former lightweight champion made the move up in weight despite competing at 155 pounds less than one month earlier...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 15 days ago 4,631 reads 4 comments