1. Roy Nelson vs. Josh Barnett: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Top 15 heavyweight action headlines this weekend's fight card in Japan. No. 8-ranked contender Josh Barnett and No. 11-ranked Roy Nelson face off in an attempt to get back into the heavyweight title picture...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 months ago 7,563 reads 23 comments

  2. Ronda Rousey Defends Position as UFC's Highest-Paid Fighter

    Ronda Rousey , the self-proclaimed highest-paid fighter in the UFC, has insisted that despite her lucrative earnings, she provides value for the money she earns. The UFC women's bantamweight champion has been promoting her Nov...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 113,906 reads 78 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey Offered $100,000 Fight Challenge by UFC Legend Tank Abbott

    Former UFC star David “Tank” Abbott has issued a remarkable challenge to Ronda Rousey and any other woman on the planet to fight him, insisting he would pay $100,000 to anyone who could beat him...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 60,122 reads 0 comments

  4. MMA Fighter Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury at Russian Event

    MMA is a dangerous sport, and that fact was on full display over the weekend at M-1 Challenge 61. In the main event of the card, Ante Delija suffered a devastating leg injury ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 months ago 9,761 reads 10 comments

  5. UFC Signs Polish MMA Prospects Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Damian Grabowski

    UFC officials on Monday announced the signings of women's strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz and heavyweight Damian Grabowski , both well-regarded MMA prospects hailing from Poland...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 2,984 reads 3 comments

  6. Randa Markos on Growing Up in Domestic Violence and Physical Abuse

    This story contains descriptions of domestic violence and physical child abuse. Randa "Quiet Storm" Markos entered the 20th installment of The Ultimate Fighter ranked 14th out of 16 fighters...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 11 months ago 12,154 reads 31 comments

  7. Jon Jones Plea Hearing Established in Felony Hit-and-Run Case

    Jon Jones , who was stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title earlier this year following his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run vehicle collision, will appear in court later this month for what could be a critical hearing in the case...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 11,262 reads 50 comments

  8. Dana White Can't Make Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor Prediction Ahead of UFC 194

    UFC president Dana White has admitted he's finding it tough to pick a winner between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor as hype continues to build ahead of the pair squaring off in the Octagon in December...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 11,974 reads 55 comments

  9. Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm Ticket Sales Reportedly on Course to Set UFC Record

    Ronda Rousey ’s scheduled bout with Holly Holm at UFC 193 looks set to be watched by a record crowd, with a reported 70,000 spectators set to pack the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne for the showpiece...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 45,474 reads 49 comments

  10. UFC's Awesome December Schedule Has Fans on Pins and Needles, Hoping It Happens

    The UFC’s comeback tour is almost in the books. As noted last month , America’s largest MMA promoter is on the verge of completing a full-scale turnaround after a tough 2014...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 months ago 13,314 reads 19 comments

  11. The Day After: MMA's Most Exciting Fighter Justin Gaethje Happy to Pay the Price

    What follows is a list of things World Series of Fighting Champion Justin Gaethje (15-0) doesn't give a damn about — whether or not he has a Wikipedia page, concern trolls ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 24,048 reads 12 comments

  12. Fighter Cheap-Shots Opponent After Bout at World Series of Fighting 23

    Not many were watching the preliminary-card fights over at World Series of Fighting 23. Those who did, however, were treated to some less-than-sporting conduct by intriguing Russian prospect Vagab Vagabov...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 months ago 55,770 reads 19 comments

  13. Paige VanZant Is the Blueprint for How to Build a New UFC Star

    In any sport, how an organization handles a young prospect is often the topic of conversation. Should they be brought along slowly, or should they be thrown into the deep end of ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 months ago 11,287 reads 45 comments

  14. The UFC's Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Divisions Are in Danger of Dying

    Bellator 's four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament marks a major step for MMA 's second-biggest promotion. It is pure Scott Coker , an ode to spectacle and a throwback to a bygone age of the sport...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 11 months ago 39,178 reads 88 comments

  15. UFC Fight Announcements Roundup for Week of September 13

    The UFC announced earlier this month it would add another fight card before UFC 194 in December. This week the company not only booked that card's main event but the entire fight card...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 months ago 7,007 reads 3 comments

  16. Paige VanZant, UFC Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Paige VanZant, the 21-year-old rising mixed martial arts star, already has three fights under the UFC banner and will have more in the future after agreeing to a new contract with the promotion...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 27,931 reads 42 comments

  17. Jose Aldo Calls Out Conor McGregor over Drug Test Ahead of UFC 194

    Jose Aldo has stirred an already volatile pot ahead of his upcoming bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 194, letting the world know he’s been drug tested and taking a shot at the Irishman in the process...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 61,263 reads 61 comments

  18. UFC Fighter Henry Cejudo Refuses to Fight in Nevada After Nick Diaz's Suspension

    Henry Cejudo , an undefeated UFC flyweight and an Olympic gold-medal wrestler, announced Wednesday he will no longer compete in the state of Nevada following the state athletic commission's five-year suspension of Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 22,712 reads 116 comments

  19. The 10 Greatest Moments of Nick Diaz's MMA Career

    If you fixate on one particular corner of the MMA fan sphere, it can seem like the sky is always falling. Some terrible injustice or indignity is constantly gripping the sport, harming and embarrassing it and all of its affiliates...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 38,658 reads 33 comments

  20. Ronda Rousey Comments on Women Fighting Men After Floyd Mayweather Exchanges

    Ronday Rousey has insisted she would never step into the ring with a male competitor despite some recent barbs from boxer Floyd Mayweather...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 11,975 reads 19 comments

  21. Ronda Rousey Rips into NSAC over Nick Diaz Suspension: 'It's so Not Right'

    Ronda Rousey is not pleased about Nick Diaz 's five-year suspension from MMA . Not one bit. While the UFC women's bantamweight champ was in Melbourne, Australia, on business to ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 59,300 reads 161 comments

  22. Ronda Rousey Demonstrates Her UFC Moves on 'Ellen' Executive Producer

    When Andy Lassner became the executive producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show , he really had no idea what he was getting himself into...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 12 months ago 89,376 reads 71 comments

  23. UFC's Drug-Testing Program Needs to Show Results as USADA Allegations Emerge

    The honeymoon is over. When the UFC revealed the particulars of its new in-house drug-testing program at a press conference in June, the fight company enjoyed nearly unanimous approval...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 10,528 reads 22 comments

  24. Dana White Responds to Nick Diaz's Suspension

    UFC President Dana White stated Tuesday that his opinion about Nick Diaz's suspension doesn't matter because it doesn't carry any weight with the Nevada State Athletic Commission...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 months ago 17,099 reads 60 comments

  25. Nick Diaz Reacts to Drug Suspension, UFC Star's Lawyer Confirms Intent to Appeal

    The lawyer of Nick Diaz has outlined his intent to appeal the UFC fighter's recently administered ban, issued for multiple failed drug tests, with Diaz himself reacting angrily to the sanctions...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 12,626 reads 58 comments