1. UFC: Cat Zingano Is the Best Thing Happening at Women's Bantamweight

    Stories sell in individual sports. Without 20 other people to take a piece of the blame or share a piece of the glory in your athletic pursuit of choice, you need to have something about you that resonates...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 17 days ago 5,176 reads 35 comments

  2. Why the UFC Should Book Conor McGregor vs. the Korean Zombie

    It's becoming more and more apparent that Irish sensation Conor McGregor is on his way to becoming the biggest superstar in mixed martial arts...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 17 days ago 7,307 reads 61 comments

  3. Wanderlei Silva: There's No Way UFC Fighters Should Earn $4K, $8K for a Fight

    Former Pride champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva believes that while he was compensated fairly by the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, up-and-coming competitors deserve fatter checks for their efforts...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 18 days ago 22,959 reads 142 comments

  4. The 10 Best UFC Fights to Close Out 2014

    We've had an extraordinary amount of mixed martial arts in 2014. Too much MMA , if you ask some folks (myself included)...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 63,728 reads 76 comments

  5. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 53 & 54

    On a day when 46 competitors stepped into the Octagon, Rory MacDonald made the biggest impact. The Canadian started out with a conservative approach against Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 18 days ago 15,485 reads 22 comments

  6. UFC's Unusual Suspects: Race to Be 155-Pound No. 1 Contender Too Close to Call

    It wouldn ’t be the UFC lightweight division without a little bit of intrigue, now would it? Long regarded as the fight company’s deepest, most competitive weight class, the 155-pound ranks are never at a loss for title contenders...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 18 days ago 17,926 reads 36 comments

  7. Jon Jones Has Been a Little Too Quiet of Late, Perhaps That's a Good Thing?

    Jon Jones has become a lightning rod within the world of mixed martial arts. The man that once saved a woman from an attempted mugging hours before becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion has placed himself in a position to be hated...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 18 days ago 14,911 reads 88 comments

  8. 5 Successful UFC Veterans Who Failed to Make the TUF House

    The elimination round. It was a concept that The Ultimate Fighter incorporated to rid the show of fighters who "didn't want to be there" or didn't deserve to be there...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 18 days ago 21,172 reads 11 comments

  9. 5 UFC Fighters Who Have Fallen off the Radar

    MMA fighters are only as good as their last fight, and some guys have struggled with that recently. Staying active is a surefire way to get fans to pay attention to your career, but so too is winning...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 18 days ago 42,162 reads 49 comments

  10. Dennis Bermudez: 'It's B------t' If Conor McGregor Gets the Next Title Shot

    Surging UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez has quietly put together seven straight victories, so it's tough to blame him for not being on board the Conor McGregor hype train...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 19 days ago 19,919 reads 129 comments

  11. MMA's 'Fighter of the Year' a 2-Man Race Between Cerrone and Lawler

    As 2014 winds down, and we look to what the future might hold in 2015 for mixed martial arts, the pack starts to thin in the race for "Fighter of the Year," and so far it’s ...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 19 days ago 21,065 reads 57 comments

  12. The UFC Needs New Blood at the Top of These 3 Divisions

    There are some divisions in the UFC where the talent pool seems endless. Classes like lightweight, featherweight, and welterweight have always had a constant stream of contenders rising up through the ranks...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 19 days ago 9,332 reads 36 comments

  13. Triumphant Return of Dominick Cruz Is MMA's Best Story of 2014

    He was on the sidelines so long that we nearly forgot about him entirely. Nearly three years passed between Dominick Cruz 's last two fights...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 19 days ago 8,315 reads 34 comments

  14. UFC Fighter Cody Gibson Gets Punched in Face by Guy at a Bar (Video)

    Cody Gibson won’t be entitled to any UFC bonuses for his brief scuffle a little over a week ago at a bar in downtown Las Vegas...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 19 days ago 55,802 reads 106 comments

  15. Conor McGregor vs. the Top Featherweights: How Does He Match Up vs. Aldo & Co.?

    Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon against Marcus Brimage as one of the best but unknown European prospects the UFC could find. It took him just one minute and seven seconds to justify the signing...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 19 days ago 17,933 reads 152 comments

  16. The Most Interesting Fighter in Each Division, Outside of the Champion

    Each UFC division is an intricate weave consisting of varying entities of all shapes and sizes. From positioned top contenders to rising superstars, crafty veterans to exciting rookies, ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 20 days ago 20,430 reads 54 comments

  17. Chris Weidman: America Rarely Cheers for Its Own Fighters in MMA

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman feels that good ol' fashioned American patriotism is dwindling in mixed martial arts, and that's something that needs to change as soon as possible...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 20 days ago 8,636 reads 132 comments

  18. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging Chapter 3 of B/R's 'MMA Road Trip 2014'

    There are always more stories waiting to be told from the road. That's the beautiful part about that twisting, winding, curving thing; there is always something to be found when one has the courage to set about looking...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 20 days ago 18,919 reads 3 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 54: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 54, Rory MacDonald made a statement and showed he might be at the front of the line to challenge the winner of an upcoming championship bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 20 days ago 7,359 reads 3 comments

  20. UFC Fighter Josh Burkman: I Lost That Fight to Get out of My Contract

    Last October, Josh Burkman , fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 20 days ago 20,849 reads 46 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 54 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Rory MacDonald

    All the pressure was on Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday. Fighting in his own backyard against a relatively unheralded opponent in Tarec Saffiedine, and with a title ...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 20 days ago 12,354 reads 23 comments

  22. Rory MacDonald Emerges as Title Threat for Spring; Can He Continue to Excite?

    In the aftermath of Rory MacDonald’s third-round TKO of Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday, a common phrase flying around online was that it’ll now be " hard to deny " MacDonald a welterweight title shot...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 20 days ago 14,861 reads 120 comments

  23. 3 Fights to Make for Raphael Assuncao Following UFC Fight Night 54 Win

    Raphael Assuncao defeated Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54 to run his win streak to seven. The No. 4-ranked bantamweight contender has been seeking a title shot for some time, ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 20 days ago 4,321 reads 11 comments

  24. UFC Fight Nights 53, 54 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 179

    UFC Fight Nights 53 and 54 are in the books. The results are as follows: Fight Night 53 Results (h/t BloodyElbow .com's Mookie Alexander ): Main Card Rick Story def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 22,336 reads 63 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Winners, Scorecards from MacDonald vs. Saffiedine

    Rory MacDonald ended a bland night of fights in Halifax with a bang. In the third round of his UFC Fight Night 54 main event bout against Tarec Saffiedine , MacDonald landed a huge left uppercut that dropped his opponent...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 21 days ago 2,021 reads 1 comments