1. WSOF Prez: 'You're Crazy' If You Think Rousimar Palhares Held Heel Hook Too Long

    Newly crowned World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn't receiving much praise in light of his submission victory over Steve Carl at WSOF 9 Saturday night in Las Vegas...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 17 days ago 9,120 reads 36 comments

  2. Rousimar Palhares: WSOF Playing with Fire by Defending New Champ

    World Series of Fighting has done something very few other promotions have done in MMA history: I t has earned respect from fans and media. Fans are always rooting against non-UFC promotions, be it consciously or subconsciously...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 13,782 reads 96 comments

  3. Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz: Make It Happen, UFC

    As a fighter coming off three straight wins, Michael Johnson still finds himself working hard to push the boulder of public opinion uphill...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 19 days ago 28,536 reads 71 comments

  4. Wanderlei Silva Nearly Quit TUF Brazil After Chael Sonnen Refused to Apologize

    Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 19 days ago 30,708 reads 75 comments

  5. Dear Ronda Rousey: Enough with the Four Horsewomen Stuff—You Don't Measure Up

    Mixed martial arts, the velvet painting of the sports world, is coated with a sheen of the ridiculous. Like its artistic counterpart, it's something you're likely to see at a country fair...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 19 days ago 62,484 reads 257 comments

  6. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Defeated by Jorina Baars in Kickboxing at Lion Fight 14

    Former Strikeforce champion and current Invicta FC champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino has just tasted defeat for the first time in a long, long while...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 32,416 reads 263 comments

  7. C.B. Dollaway Draws Francis Carmont in UFC: Berlin Co-Main Event May 31

    C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the Top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 2,055 reads 6 comments

  8. UFC 173: Making the Best of a Bad Situation with Matchmaking Wizardry

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has three annual cornerstone events, all held in Las Vegas: fight cards in May, July and the end of December. All three are centered on popular Las Vegas vacation dates...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 33,836 reads 74 comments

  9. Diego Sanchez Faces Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque

    Despite a loss to Myles Jury earlier this month, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez isn't waiting around for his next fight. With the UFC heading to his adopted hometown of Albuquerque, N...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 4,828 reads 25 comments

  10. Conor McGregor Slams Diego Sanchez, Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas

    Top 15 UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has been on the shelf since tearing his ACL in August, but that hasn't stopped him from angling for a big fight for his return to the cage...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 20 days ago 16,320 reads 107 comments

  11. GSP vs. ACL: UFC Great Can Make Successful Return to the Cage—If He Wants to

    An ACL injury has sidelined Georges St-Pierre again. The former UFC champion damaged his knee in training and will undergo surgery "soon...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 20 days ago 9,796 reads 35 comments

  12. Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler: Rematch Is the Must-Make Fight at Welterweight

    UFC 171 was a big weekend for the welterweight division. The event featured many high-profile battles including the fight for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 20 days ago 10,553 reads 54 comments

  13. Rory MacDonald: From Also-Ran to Title Contender Overnight, and What It Means

    Rory MacDonald was pretty much done. Remember? He looked horrible in beating Jake Ellenberger and lost pretty convincingly to Robbie Lawler , and he didn't finish BJ Penn when it was pretty clear he could have...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 20 days ago 6,189 reads 31 comments

  14. UFC: When It Comes to TRT, Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Are the Same Creature

    Did you see that knockout?! That guy might be dead. He's gotta be dead. That's it for MMA in Brazil, they'll never let it happen again. Too bad they pumped all that money into putting a commission in place...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 20 days ago 4,500 reads 22 comments

  15. The Beaten Path: 5 Featherweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign

    We left off with the lightweights . It's now time for the featherweights. That's right, the Prospects the UFC Should Sign series is back with a vengeance. The featherweight division has recently become one of the deepest divisions in the UFC...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 20 days ago 1,804 reads 1 comments

  16. Renan Barao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Is the New UFC 173 Main Event

    A bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw will headline UFC 173 on May 24. Sources close to the promotion confirmed the story with Bleacher Report on Thursday night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 15,362 reads 122 comments

  17. The Fighting Life: The Team Mentality of John Crouch and the MMA Lab

    A long day is to coming to an end, but John Crouch looks no worse for wear. The head coach of Glendale, Arizona's MMA Lab is a physically imposing man, with broad shoulders and ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 20 days ago 751 reads 0 comments

  18. Georges St-Pierre Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Recovery from Torn ACL

    UFC welterweight star Georges St-Pierre suffered a torn left ACL while in training recently and will undergo surgery this week, the fighter announced on his Twitter feed Thursday: ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 981 reads 1 comments

  19. Georges St-Pierre Tears Left ACL in Training, Will Undergo Surgery

    Georges St-Pierre recently took an indefinite hiatus from MMA , but the former UFC welterweight champion never stopped training...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 21 days ago 35,181 reads 187 comments

  20. Daniel Cormier's Willingness to Stay Busy in UFC Is as Admirable as It Is Risky

    One of the many, many things to like about Daniel Cormier is his simple desire to scrap. We saw this inclination in February after Rashad Evans was forced out of their ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 21 days ago 6,532 reads 22 comments

  21. Michael Bisping: It's Pretty Obvious Vitor Belfort Failed His Drug Test

    Perennial UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping believes that old foe Vitor Belfort failed a pre -fight drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on February 7...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 21 days ago 9,113 reads 23 comments

  22. The 4 Horsewomen of MMA: Who's Who, What They'll Do in the UFC

    The hottest thing in women's MMA these days is “The Four Horsewomen.” Ronda Rousey , Marina Shafir , Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke have developed a tight ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 21 days ago 19,912 reads 92 comments

  23. Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano: Too Weird to Book, or Too Big to Fail?

    After 20 days of wild speculation and calculated innuendo, I honestly can’t decide if it’s more difficult to imagine a world where Ronda Rousey next defends her UFC women’s ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 21 days ago 30,051 reads 134 comments

  24. Demetrious Johnson or Renan Barao: Who Is the Better Pound-for-Pound Fighter?

    The pound-for-pound debates continue on, and they will never cease. Why? Because there is no definitive way of knowing the answer to the question of who is the best fighter regardless of weight class...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 21 days ago 4,096 reads 69 comments

  25. Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley Reportedly Being Targeted for UFC 174

    With Johny Hendricks now holding the UFC welterweight title, the race for the next shot at gold is underway...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 21 days ago 20,708 reads 188 comments