1. Dana White: Rousey vs. Carano Booked for December, Pending Contract Negotiation

    A "super" fight between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has felt like an awkward inevitability for a long while now...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,051 reads 130 comments

  2. Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Booked for UFC 178, Immediately Canceled

    Donald Cerrone helped even the most cynical fans rekindle their love of MMA with his tantalizing fight with Jim Miller on Wednesday, and the future seemed even brighter when rumors ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,948 reads 56 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 45 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 46

    UFC Fight Night 45 is in the books. The results are as follows: Donald Cerrone defeats Jim Miller by KO at 3:31 of the second round Edson Barboza defeats Evan Dunham by TKO ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 8,064 reads 30 comments

  4. Ronda Rousey Becomes First Mixed Martial Artist to Win an ESPY Award

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey already owns a shiny belt and an Olympic bronze medal in judo. Now, she gets to add a fancy trophy to her shelf after taking the ESPY Award for 2014's Top Female Athlete...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 5,653 reads 30 comments

  5. UFC Still Suffering from Self-Imposed Lack of Characters

    The lights dim. A faint tune can be heard over the stadium speakers. The bass drops and house music starts loudly thumping. The lights brighten, and in step 10 young Japanese women, wearing stereotypical school uniforms...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 11,719 reads 72 comments

  6. Report: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Booked for UFC 177 Co-Main Event

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 7,404 reads 89 comments

  7. Chris Weidman Wants to Face 'Fighting Legend' Vitor Belfort Next

    Vitor Belfort 's future in MMA may be uncertain at this time, but that isn't particularly worrisome for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 20,353 reads 230 comments

  8. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino to Make Bantamweight Debut in December with Invicta FC

    UFC and Invicta FC promotional brass held a special conference call Thursday to discuss the promotion's future, but one of the most interesting notes was the confirmation that ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 23,682 reads 189 comments

  9. Former Female Boxer Holly Holm and UFC Finally Agree to Contract

    Adding to an already hectic day of UFC news, Dana White gave fans even more to talk about as he announced that the UFC had finally signed hotshot striker Holly Holm to its women's bantamweight division...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 52,467 reads 255 comments

  10. Ali Bagautinov Fails Test for EPO Before UFC 174, Suspended for a Year by BCAC

    When it rains for Dagestani flyweight Ali Bagautinov, it pours. According to a statement from the British Columbia Athletic Commission's Dave Maedel, the UFC flyweight title contender ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 10,389 reads 74 comments

  11. Invicta FC 8 Announced for UFC Fight Pass, Invicta Fight Library Added

    Women's MMA fans were rightly overjoyed when it was announced that Invicta FC became part of the UFC family with its addition to UFC Fight Pass...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 11,731 reads 31 comments

  12. Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Booked for UFC Fight Night 50

    UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5 is suddenly one of the sexiest free fight cards you'll find of late, with a heavyweight tilt between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell now booked to the event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 19,326 reads 125 comments

  13. Chael Sonnen Admits Use of HGH, EPO in Response to NSAC Complaint

    Chael Sonnen has made his official response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission's complaint regarding his two failed drug tests in June and acknowledges taking all five of the banned substances he was accused of using...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 45,960 reads 178 comments

  14. NSAC Revises Complaint Against Chael Sonnen After Failing Drug Test for HGH, EPO

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission ( NSAC ) is moving forward with its actions against retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen . According to a report from MMAJunkie ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 9,076 reads 39 comments

  15. Ronda Rousey Nearly Sets UFC Record in UFC 175 Demolition of Alexis Davis

    Ronda Rousey 's electrifying knockout win of Alexis Davis was many things; scary, dominant, legacy-building all come to mind. While it wasn't quite record-breaking, it came pretty darn close...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 24,371 reads 56 comments

  16. UFC 175 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 45

    UFC 175 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 175 Main Card Chris Weidman def. Lyoto Machida , unanimous decision (49-45, 48-47, 49-46) Ronda Rousey def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,541 reads 15 comments

  17. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida: What We Learned from Middleweight Title Fight

    From the very beginning, Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida was a legacy-making fight. Weidman had the chance to cement himself, beyond any doubt, as the greatest middleweight in MMA ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 28,957 reads 135 comments

  18. Uriah Hall vs. Thiago Santos: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

    In a battle between flashy middleweight strikers, Uriah Hall took on Thiago Santos at UFC 175 on Saturday. Hall became an overnight star with his savage knockouts on The Ultimate Fighter Season 17...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 12,772 reads 42 comments

  19. Justin Gaethje vs. Nick Newell: Complete Guide to WSOF 11 Main Card

    On a weekend defined by back-to-back UFC fight nights, World Series of Fighting 11 quietly makes the bold leap to network TV, debuting this Saturday on NBC...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 2,456 reads 8 comments

  20. UFC Fires Chael Sonnen from Fox Sports Broadcast Team Following Failed Drug Test

    Following Chael Sonnen 's second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed the former middleweight and light heavyweight contender from its Fox Sports broadcast team...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 32,585 reads 181 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 44: 3 Fights for Jeremy Stephens to Take Next

    Well, Jeremy Stephens didn't beat Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 44, but he sure kept things interesting until the very end. The hard-swinging featherweight couldn't quite snag Swanson but still managed to wound him a couple times...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 4,808 reads 12 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 44: 3 Fights for Cub Swanson to Take Next

    On paper, Cub Swanson 's technical brilliance was supposed to carry him to victory over the tavern parking lot champion, Jeremy Stephens...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 5,126 reads 44 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 43, 44 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 175

    The UFC's second double-header on Saturday, featuring Fight Night 43 and 44, is over and done with. The results are as follows (h/t MMAFighting.com ): Fight Night 43 Main Card Nate Marquardt def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 19,402 reads 73 comments

  24. Chael Sonnen Tests Positive for 4 Banned Substances in Latest Drug Test

    When it rains for Chael Sonnen , it pours. According to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani , "The American Gangster" tested positive for four different banned substances in his latest drug test...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 65,349 reads 362 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 43: 3 Fights for Nate Marquardt to Take Next

    Nate Marquardt might not be a title contender again, but you know what? A win has to feel good for him after two years of futility. More importantly, at least for now, his job is safe...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 8,300 reads 8 comments