1. Fighting Came Natural to Norma Center Because It's All She's Ever Known

    There are more than a few unique stories about how fighters grew up or got involved in MMA . For Invicta FC competitor Norma Center, fighting was ingrained in her nature because she's been battling ever since the moment she was born...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 5,619 reads 12 comments

  2. Josh Thomson and Anthony Pettis Are Down to Fight, Just Waiting on the UFC Now

    UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson was hoping to score a fight against former WEC champion Anthony Pettis , and it appears he's at least got part of the solution to make it happen...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 14,250 reads 43 comments

  3. Anderson Silva: Heavy Was the Head That Wore the Crown

    A shocked hush fell over the MMA world on Saturday night when the fighter most unanimously regarded as the best of all time fell in a stunning second round knockout...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 10,518 reads 41 comments

  4. Jon Jones: Anderson Silva Disrespected His Opponent and Paid the Ultimate Price

    Like most of the MMA world, Jon Jones was sitting front and center Saturday night when Anderson Silva lost to Chris Weidman in one of the most shocking finishes in UFC history...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 59,144 reads 175 comments

  5. Felony Charges Dropped Against UFC Featherweight Jeremy Stephens

    UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens can rest easy after felony assault and burglary charges were dropped on Monday following a very brief start to a trial that was set to begin in Iowa...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 6,061 reads 6 comments

  6. Marloes Coenen: Fighting Cyborg Still a Much Tougher Challenge Than Ronda Rousey

    There will certainly be a lot of attention when UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey gets back in action later this year against old rival Miesha Tate in a bout currently scheduled for UFC 168 in December...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 12,677 reads 52 comments

  7. MMA's Great Debate Radio: Roundtable Discussion About Weidman vs. Silva

    It's less than 48 hours since Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva in one of the biggest moments in MMA history. On today's show we will debate all of the fallout from the fight over the weekend...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 5,305 reads 3 comments

  8. Nick Diaz Returning to the UFC? Dana White Happy to Get Him a Fight

    Back in March, following a loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158, Nick Diaz said he was done with fighting, short of getting a rematch with the welterweight champion, because there wasn't much else that interested him in MMA anymore...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 36,422 reads 112 comments

  9. Dana White: Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate 'Bring the Worst out in Each Other'

    The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 officially wrapped up filming this past week with coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate leading their teams of bantamweight men and women through ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 16,237 reads 13 comments

  10. Dana White: Chris Weidman-Anderson Silva II is Next, Belfort Not Getting Shot

    It was a rough night for Anderson Silva at UFC 162 . The longest reigning champion in UFC history lost his title in dramatic fashion after dropping his hands and daring opponent Chris Weidman to hit him...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 53,063 reads 158 comments

  11. Dana White Declares Jon Jones Is the New Pound for Pound King of MMA

    Anderson Silva 's historic loss on Saturday night sent ripples through the MMA world that were far reaching beyond just the middleweight division, where he reigned as champion for seven years and 10 straight fights...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 25,006 reads 118 comments

  12. Miesha Tate Photo Revealed for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue

    UFC women's bantamweight title contender Miesha Tate is the latest mixed martial artist to be featured in the special edition ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, and her photo has been released by the New York Daily News ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 77,611 reads 114 comments

  13. What's Next for Anderson Silva After 1st UFC Loss in 7 Years?

    The end of an era came on Saturday night as Anderson Silva 's seven-year, 16-fight undefeated streak in the Octagon ended with an emphatic thump as he lost the middleweight title to top contender Chris Weidman at UFC 162 ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 66,185 reads 270 comments

  14. Chris Weidman Next Fight: What is Next for the New UFC Middleweight Champion?

    Chris Weidman shocked the world on Saturday night when he put together a quick four-punch combination to end the historic reign of Anderson Silva ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 20,767 reads 114 comments

  15. What We Learned from Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira at UFC 162

    For the first time in over three years and seven fights, Frankie Edgar entered the UFC Octagon without a title on the line but still plenty to prove after three consecutive losses...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 9,959 reads 13 comments

  16. Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar Inducted Into the UFC Hall of Fame

    Just over eight years ago, the course of the UFC took a dramatic turn for the better when the finale of the first-ever The Ultimate Fighter took place in Las Vegas...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 5,816 reads 7 comments

  17. UFC 162: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman: Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva steps back in the Octagon to attempt to defend his title for a record 11th time when he faces undefeated contender Chris Weidman...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 51,544 reads 60 comments

  18. Anderson Silva Will Pocket $600K to Show at UFC 162, Chris Weidman $24,000

    Win, lose or draw, Anderson Silva will go home from his next fight at UFC 162 a rather happy man, at least financially...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 48,096 reads 123 comments

  19. Vitor Belfort Asks Why Anderson Silva Would Refuse to Fight Unless He's Scared

    It's safe to say UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort was near a computer this week because he certainly saw the comments from UFC president Dana White about his chances of getting another shot at Anderson Silva ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 14,188 reads 86 comments

  20. Top Rated Amateur MMA Show Amps Up Intensity for UFC 162 Fight Weekend

    Before Ronda Rousey was snapping arms in the UFC, she was cutting her teeth alongside a large group of amateur fighters that all got their start by way of Tuff -N-Uff, a top-rated promotion run out of Las Vegas...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 1,479 reads 1 comments

  21. UFC 162: What Are the Biggest Potential Upsets on the Card?

    Every fight card has to be filled with both favorites and underdogs. As UFC 162 approaches, who are the fighters most likely to pull the upset this weekend? There are a lot of betting ...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 3,087 reads 8 comments

  22. Dana White: Anderson Silva Retiring Will Be Like Michael Jordan Leaving the NBA

    It's hard to imagine when watching Anderson Silva do the things he does that he's a 38-year-old fighter with nearly 40 professional fights to his record...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 46,965 reads 91 comments

  23. UFC 162's Edson Barboza: 'I Know I Can Become the Champion'

    There's always a chance something exciting will happen whenever lightweight striker Edson Barboza is fighting...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 6,204 reads 17 comments

  24. Is There a Chance Anderson Silva vs. Roy Jones Jr. Could Actually Happen?

    There has long been talk about a showdown between former boxing king Roy Jones Jr. and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva . It was brushed off in the past because Jones is a boxer and Silva is an MMA fighter signed exclusively to the UFC...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 29,473 reads 64 comments

  25. UFC 162 Fighter Tim Kennedy Talks About Battling for the Right to Free Speech

    Former Strikeforce fighter Tim Kennedy will make his long-awaited UFC debut this Saturday, but the week the event falls on also happens to overlap the 4th of July...

    Damon Martin Written by Damon Martin about 1 year ago 1,369 reads 2 comments