1. The UFC Fighters We're Most Excited to See in 2015

    It was a wild and wooly year for MMA in 2014. But now it's over. We missed a lot of fighters this year, and saw some great performances from newcomers...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 17 days ago 27,178 reads 98 comments

  2. Gunslinger: The Tale of Cowboy Cerrone

    That old Donald Cerrone smile. That hauntingly charming smile. Backstage at UFC 182, promotional correspondent Megan Olivi met up with Cowboy following his unanimous-decision victory over the surging Myles Jury...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 17 days ago 2,293 reads 8 comments

  3. NSAC Director Bennett: CIR Testing Done on Jones Sample, Came Back Clean

    LAS VEGAS — In the wake of Jon Jones ' failed test for cocaine metabolites, social media lit up with discussion over Jones' curious testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratios...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 38,526 reads 205 comments

  4. MMA in 2014: The 10 Best Fights

    2013 gave us some of the best fights of all time in Jones vs. Gustafsson and Melendez vs. Sanchez, but 2014 was plagued with injuries for the UFC...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 17 days ago 10,414 reads 18 comments

  5. MMA in 2014: 10 Stars Who Faded

    In MMA , a fighter can go from the top of the world to the bottom of the barrel in a split second. One hard punch, and that's it...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 8,022 reads 38 comments

  6. Uriah Hall Looks for 3rd Straight Win at UFC Fight Night: Boston

    Since dropping his first two UFC fights, middleweight Uriah Hall has reeled off two straight victories over Chris Leben and Thiago Santos...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 17 days ago 1,199 reads 6 comments

  7. Urijah Faber Needs T.J. Dillashaw for Fourth UFC Title Shot

    UFC bantamweights and Team Alpha Male fighters T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber would face off with the 135-pound strap on the line...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 17 days ago 2,592 reads 5 comments

  8. Luke Rockhold Confirms Bout with Lyoto Machida for UFC on Fox 15

    UFC on Fox 15 likely has its main event picked out, as Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com is reporting that a compelling middleweight fight between former UFC light heavyweight champion ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 12,521 reads 95 comments

  9. Bold MMA Predictions for 2015: A Good Year for Punks, PEDs, Plaintiffs & Parity?

    In a rare show of solidarity, the MMA community nearly unilaterally told 2014 not to let the door bump its behind on the way out. It had not been a good dozen months for the sport, and we were eager for change...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 29,390 reads 14 comments

  10. MMA in 2014: The Top 10 Fighters

    2014 served as an unpredictable epoch for mixed martial arts. From untimely injuries to championship upsets, Murphy's law seemed to engulf the cage at every turn...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 18 days ago 16,109 reads 44 comments

  11. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: January 2015 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 days ago 4,917 reads 14 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 61 Loses Glover Teixeira, Adds Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva

    A Glover Teixeira knee injury has resulted in some shuffling and a new UFC Fight Night 61 main event. On Wednesday, MMAFighting...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 18 days ago 8,982 reads 31 comments

  13. Anderson Silva to Get Title Shot If He Defeats Nick Diaz at UFC 183

    As it turns out, former pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva could get his hands on the middleweight champion sooner than many of us anticipated...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 18 days ago 18,864 reads 177 comments

  14. Absolute Honesty Is Imperative from the UFC in Jon Jones Cocaine Fiasco

    Things went so well last Saturday night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. They had a big, highly anticipated fight that should be a commercial success. The rest of the UFC 182 card was mostly forgettable, but Jones vs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 11,892 reads 122 comments

  15. UFC President Dana White Discusses Jon Jones' Drug Test Failure

    The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 22,457 reads 165 comments

  16. MMA Community Reacts to Jon Jones' Drug Test Failure

    Yesterday, news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had entered rehab , per Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports. The reason? On December 4, 2014, Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine , a cocaine metabolite...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 14,429 reads 52 comments

  17. Complete Guide to UFC Champ Jon Jones's Cocaine Scandal

    On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 57,789 reads 161 comments

  18. Duke Roufus: I'm Going to Mold CM Punk from Scratch

    So much has been said about Phil " CM Punk " Brooks' arrival to the UFC. Can his pro wrestling athleticism translate to a real fight? Can he take a punch and keep moving forward? ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 18 days ago 22,384 reads 63 comments

  19. Jon Jones Goes to Rehab: Another Odd Chapter for Great Fighter, Flawed Human

    We’ve all spent considerable time during Jon Jones ’ six-and-a-half year run in the UFC trying to figure out if he is a good man or a bad man . In the wake of news this week, via Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 18 days ago 33,292 reads 136 comments

  20. Jon Jones, UFC Issue Statements Following Jones' Positive Drug Test

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre -fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 25,452 reads 48 comments

  21. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Set for UFC 185 in March

    This one might be fun to watch, even if we pretty much already know how it ends. Heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will face off March 14 at UFC 185 in Dallas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 11,152 reads 61 comments

  22. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 182

    With his win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 , Jon Jones further solidified his position as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA today. Jones now has more consecutive title defenses than any other active UFC champion...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 19 days ago 11,117 reads 49 comments

  23. CM Punk Made the Best Decision in Training at Roufusport

    The mixed martial arts world was sent into a frenzy with the signing of former WWE wrestler CM Punk on December 6 at UFC 182. Last week, the destination for his first training camp was revealed by UFC president Dana White ...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 19 days ago 1,185 reads 7 comments

  24. Benson Henderson: Always Up to the Challenge

    There are few fighters in mixed martial arts who have proved to be as game as Benson Henderson . The former WEC and UFC lightweight champion has been a prolific force since first ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 8,978 reads 27 comments

  25. Daniel Cormier Wishes Jon Jones Luck in Drug Rehabilitation

    It's safe to say Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier don't like each other. Even a five-round war for the UFC's light heavyweight crown wasn't enough to help sever this friendship that was likely never meant to be...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 19 days ago 35,293 reads 113 comments