1. Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    In a UFC 184 battle between struggling welterweight veterans, Jake Ellenberger took on Josh Koscheck. Both men entered on three-fight losing streaks defined by devastating stoppages and were likely to be released from the UFC with another loss...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 23,839 reads 14 comments

  2. Report: Anderson Silva to Acknowledge Using Steroids as 'Aid in His Recovery'

    News that former UFC middleweight champion and possibly the greatest mixed martial artist of all time Anderson Silva had failed multiple drug tests surrounding his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz shook the sport to its core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 45,276 reads 86 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey Would Use UFC 184 Winnings to Buy Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Tickets

    Boxing fans are already scrimping and saving in anticipation of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao superfight, and apparently it isn't just the common folks feeling the pugilists' pinch...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 58,895 reads 31 comments

  4. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez Announced as UFC 188 Co-Main Event

    The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 8,036 reads 88 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 61 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 184

    UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books. The results are as follows: Frank Mir defeats Antonio Silva by KO at 1:40 of the first round Michael Johnson defeats Edson Barboza ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 18,013 reads 76 comments

  6. Georges St-Pierre Comments on UFC's New Drug-Testing Program

    The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely seems to like what he's hearing...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 12,765 reads 65 comments

  7. Hey, UFC! Stop Playing Favorites with Fight Night Bonuses!

    Some of the most heartwarming MMA stories in recent years have been the life-changing effects a post-fight bonus can make to a UFC fighter...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 19,763 reads 64 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Brandon Thatch

    Brandon Thatch won the approval of bettors when he somehow wound up entering UFC Fight Night 60 as the favorite over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 12,441 reads 24 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 61

    UFC Fight Night 60 is in the books. The results are as follows: Benson Henderson defeats Brandon Thatch via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:58 of the fourth round Max Holloway ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 24,889 reads 73 comments

  10. Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    UFC Fight Night 60's main event, a welterweight tilt between struggling former champion Ben Henderson and hotshot prospect Brandon Thatch, did not disappoint...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 13,415 reads 61 comments

  11. Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader Announced for UFC Fight Night Event

    The UFC has announced a critical light heavyweight fight between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader , and it will likely serve as the headliner for UFC Fight Night on June 6...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 10,668 reads 97 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 60 Stinks, and That's OK (For Now)

    The "oversaturation" of UFC events has been a hot topic over the last 12 months. That's valid, of course. Hardcore fan status requires the sacrifice of nearly 40 weekends a year these days...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 10,523 reads 78 comments

  13. Hector Lombard Fails UFC 182 Post-Fight Drug Test for Designer Steroid

    The hits just keep on coming when it comes to MMA and performance-enhancing drugs, as Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 28,048 reads 268 comments

  14. Anderson Silva Pulled off 'TUF: Brazil 4,' Replaced by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre -fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids D rostanolone and A ndrostane shook MMA to its core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 5,925 reads 24 comments

  15. UFC Stars Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva to Meet with WWE at WrestleMania 31

    While former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen is still banned from the Octagon, he might just be poised to start appearing in the squared circle...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 15,463 reads 51 comments

  16. Anderson Silva 3rd Black House Fighter to Test Positive for Steroids in 7 Months

    The Black House MMA gym is a legendary institution, with its walls having surrounded many of the sport's biggest names. That said, the reputation of the training center has taken a hard hit over the past 12 months...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 17,841 reads 62 comments

  17. UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 183 is over and done with, which makes this a great time to take a look ahead to UFC 184 , headlined by a women's bantamweight title fight between dominant champion Ronda Rousey and compelling challenger Cat Zingano ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 22,717 reads 101 comments

  18. Nick Diaz Noncommittal About UFC Future: 'I Don't Know What to Make of It'

    Nick Diaz came up short against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 and, as is somewhat expected at this point, he was more than a little bit negative when discussing the life of a professional fighter and his future in the sport...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 9,821 reads 34 comments

  19. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: Video Highlights from UFC 183 Main Event

    Legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and fan favorite former Strikeforce and WEC champion Nick Diaz combined for an entertaining fight at UFC 183 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 82,944 reads 32 comments

  20. Anderson Silva Unsure on His Future in UFC

    Anderson Silva may have posted one of the most gratifying wins of his MMA career at UFC 183 by out-pointing fan favorite Nick Diaz . That said, he was noncommittal on his fighting future...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 10,994 reads 13 comments

  21. UFC 183 Results: 4 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 60

    UFC 183 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 183 Main Card Anderson Silva def. Nick Diaz, unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) Tyron Woodley def. Kelvin Gastelum, split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) Al Iaquinta def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 7,062 reads 10 comments

  22. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

    UFC 183 is over with, and Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz gave the fans what they paid for. "The Spider" reared back. He ducked, he weaved, he counter-punched. Stockton's native son taunted...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 18,293 reads 35 comments

  23. UFC 183 Results: What We Learned from Tim Boetsch vs. Thales Leites

    UFC 183 's second main card bout was an interesting matchup between a resurgent Thales Leites and a middling Tim Boetsch...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 3,702 reads 7 comments

  24. Jon Jones vs. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Likely Targeted for UFC 187 in May

    The light heavyweight title fight between long-reigning champion Jon Jones and surging contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson might just have a landing spot...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 11,360 reads 93 comments

  25. UFC on Fox 14 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 183

    UFC on Fox 14 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC on Fox 14 Main Card Anthony Johnson def. Alexander Gustafsson , TKO (Round 1, 2:15) Gegard Mousasi def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 18,658 reads 54 comments