1. Khabib Nurmagomedov: Alcohol and Women 'Spoil' Fighters and Make Them 'Weak'

    UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has an old-school approach when it comes to fighting: Alcohol and women are a no-no if you want to be the best in the world. Speaking with Russian media outlet ProSports ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 16 days ago 8,435 reads 47 comments

  2. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Talk About UFC 178 Presser Brawl on 'SportsCenter'

    Just minutes after getting into a brawl at UFC 178 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and 205-pound top contender Daniel Cormier appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 30,309 reads 114 comments

  3. Jon Jones on Media Brawl: DC 'Got What He Deserved'

    Jon Jones isn't taking the blame for the brawl that erupted between him and Daniel Cormier in front of media members on Monday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 16 days ago 3,245 reads 6 comments

  4. Jon Jones Disses Cormier, Calls Alexander Gustafsson 'The Frazier to My Ali'

    Jon Jones made all sorts of news Monday. Not long before he started a confrontation with challenger Daniel Cormier at a UFC 178 media day, via MMA Fighting Newswire , the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 14,851 reads 51 comments

  5. Twitter Reacts to Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Brawl at UFC 178 Pre-Fight Press

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier gave fans a special treat β€” and the UFC promotional brass a massive headache β€” when they came to blows while doing a media staredown. Jones got in Cormier's face...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 48,917 reads 86 comments

  6. Alistair Overeem Talks Brock Lesnar Return, Blames Blackzilians for UFC Losses

    Evidently, Alistair Overeem puts little stock in the current hierarchy of the UFC's heavyweight division...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 16 days ago 13,878 reads 27 comments

  7. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Staredown Erupts in MGM Grand Brawl

    LAS VEGAS β€” The pre-fight festivities between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier went to a new level on Monday morning when a staredown between the ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 16 days ago 292,345 reads 617 comments

  8. Fedor Emelianenko: If I Were in My Prime, I'd Want to Fight 'Cain Velasquez'

    Before there was Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko occupied the throne as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 16 days ago 5,751 reads 24 comments

  9. Jon Jones Politely Asks Gustafsson to 'Stop with the Media Stunts'

    Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson were a match made in heaven, but now that Gustafsson is injured and officially out of the UFC 178 title fight, it’s on to the next one for the light heavyweight champ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 16 days ago 24,352 reads 117 comments

  10. The Beaten Path: Get to Know New UFC Light Heavyweight Jan Blachowicz

    Last week, the UFC designated Poland's Jan Blachowicz for his first fight in the promotion's light heavyweight division. Though he was signed in January, Blachowicz had not been set to fight until now ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 17 days ago 4,819 reads 11 comments

  11. Predicting the Biggest UFC Fights of 2015

    UFC fans are sitting pretty. Even through the first eight months of the year, fans have already been fortunate enough to watch Renan Barao cement his dominance with a one-sided TKO victory against Urijah Faber in February, only to have T...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 17 days ago 13,918 reads 44 comments

  12. Tim Kennedy: 90% Chance 'Broken Steroid Addict' Belfort Doesn't Fight Weidman

    UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy doesn't have high hopes that upcoming title challenger Vitor Belfort will make it to his UFC 181 showdown with champ Chris Weidman ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 17 days ago 16,642 reads 112 comments

  13. Joe Riggs Shows off Gunshot Wounds in Leg to TMZ

    MMA veteran Joe Riggs made a strong claim for 2014's strangest MMA-related story when he withdrew from his UFC return bout with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hand and leg...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 17,601 reads 19 comments

  14. Brandon Thatch Suffers Broken Toe, Pulled from UFC Fight with Jordan Mein

    Brandon "Rukus" Thatch has not stepped into the Octagon since November 2013. Now, he's going to have to wait even longer as his badly broken toe heals...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 18 days ago 4,656 reads 15 comments

  15. John Moraga vs. Justin Scoggins Added to UFC Fight Night 50

    The upper tier of the UFC's flyweight division is still taking shape, and John Moraga and Justin Scoggins are looking to keep a foothold in the race for future title contention...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 days ago 2,076 reads 14 comments

  16. Manny Gamburyan to Make 135-Pound Debut Against Cody Gibson at UFC 178

    Once a lightweight competitor on The Ultimate Fighter 5, Manny Gamburyan is set to move down to the bantamweight division. According to GlendaleNewsPress .com , Gamburyan is now booked to meet Cody Gibson at 135 pounds on September 27...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 19 days ago 5,035 reads 23 comments

  17. Anderson Silva Focused on Return to Octagon, Not Nick Diaz or Titles

    Business as usual. That is the theme for Brazilian middleweight fighter Anderson Silva , though the truth is that life is anything but business as usual...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 19 days ago 27,891 reads 96 comments

  18. The 5 Saddest MMA Stories of 2014

    There are many shades of blue in the sadness rainbow. Sometimes, it's characterized by a minor disappointment. Other times, it's full-blown grief...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 37,957 reads 47 comments

  19. Adding Invicta Is a Massive Coup for UFC Fight Pass

    Women's MMA is a hot commodity these days. From one of the biggest stars in the UFC being the women's champion to an entirely new weight class opening up for ladies in the promotion, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 20 days ago 9,627 reads 20 comments

  20. Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano: Why the UFC Is Right to Book the Fight

    Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano seem to be on a collision course. UFC President Dana White has been adamant that Rousey vs. Carano is the next planned bout for Rousey, but negotiations are complicated ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 20 days ago 36,457 reads 171 comments

  21. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Booked, Could Be Added to UFC 179

    A clash between Top 10 light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis appears to be on its way to the UFC 179 main card. Per Combate (h/t MMAJunkie .com ), No. 4 Teixeira and No...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 20 days ago 8,901 reads 56 comments

  22. Yoel Romero Is a Middleweight Title Dark Horse

    Chris Weidman's busy defending his title. Anderson Silva's busy preparing for his comeback. Vitor Belfort 's busy brushing off his critics. Luke Rockhold 's busy vying to replace Belfort as one of his biggest critics...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 20 days ago 7,084 reads 35 comments

  23. Examining the Growth and Popularity of Women's Mixed Martial Arts

    It is uncontroversial to say that sport is a male-dominated enterprise at almost every level, from participation to consumption...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 20 days ago 12,694 reads 72 comments

  24. Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine Set as Main Event for UFC Fight Night 54

    The race for title contention in the UFC's welterweight division has been on fire in 2014, and Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine have been scrapping their way toward a championship opportunity...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 20 days ago 12,637 reads 102 comments

  25. 5 Under-the-Radar Contenders in the UFC

    Like water in a desert, legitimate title contenders are hard to come by. Even in an international powerhouse like the UFC, the hard hitters and prolific practitioners who challenge calculated champions often lay an egg...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 20 days ago 25,739 reads 73 comments