1. UFC Fight Nights 48 and 49: Main Card Staff Predictions

    Here's hoping fight fans eat their Wheaties Saturday morning. With an average of 1.3 UFC fights per hour happening throughout the waking day, it's going to be quite the marathon for anyone hoping to take in all of the action...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,314 reads 6 comments

  2. Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold May Be in the Works

    A major fight in the UFC middleweight division is reportedly under discussion. Luke Rockhold , who has won two straight and has long requested a big-time opponent, may face ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 9,099 reads 72 comments

  3. Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva: The Very Best Novelty Fight the UFC Can Make

    The UFC's novelty circuit is alive and well. Truly, don't cry for it. Yes, it lost Rich Franklin earlier this year. Then it lost Chael Sonnen just as Uncle P...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,119 reads 10 comments

  4. Georges St-Pierre Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    One of MMA 's biggest stars has jumped on one of the Internet's biggest trends. Georges St-Pierre, the semi-retired longtime UFC welterweight champion, took to Twitter to document ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,148 reads 29 comments

  5. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Should Ramp Up, Not Pause, Their Verbal Exchanges

    On Aug. 12, Jon Jones poured a huge bucket of ice water on the MMA community when he pulled out of his UFC 178 grudge match with Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, no associated charity dollars appear to be forthcoming...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,430 reads 35 comments

  6. 'Mayhem' Miller's Return to MMA 'Worth a Conversation,' Bellator's Coker Says

    You might think Scott Coker has had enough of Jason "Mayhem" Miller. But you would be mistaken. The new president of Bellator MMA and former honcho at Strikeforce said Monday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,000 reads 15 comments

  7. The Beaten Path: Get to Know New UFC Signee Joby Sanchez

    UFC Fight Night 49 received a transfusion of new blood four days ago when prospect Joby Sanchez stepped in for an injured Tim Elliott to face Wilson Reis on the evening's undercard...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 323 reads 1 comments

  8. Mirsad Bektic Out, Clay Collard in vs. Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 49

    Just five days before his scheduled bout at UFC Fight Night 49, top featherweight prospect Mirsad Bektic has sustained an injury and has been forced to withdraw from his meeting with Max Holloway...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,957 reads 4 comments

  9. UFC Fight Nights 48 and 49: A Complete Guide to the Cards

    This Saturday, the UFC double-dips again with two cards in the same 24 hours. The marathon begins on the other side of the world from Zuffa HQ, when UFC Fight Night 48 goes down in Macau, China...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 21,313 reads 27 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 47 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Bader vs. St. Preux

    It's good to have friends in high places. When it comes to mixed martial arts, the city of Bangor, Maine, has one of the highest friends it's possible to have...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 36,385 reads 88 comments

  11. Bader vs. St. Preux: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 47 Card

    If you've never found yourself dying of thirst in the desert before, let me fill you in on something: It's a bit of a beggars-can't-choose environment...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 34,462 reads 34 comments

  12. Nick Diaz and MMA's 7 Biggest Cult Heroes Right Now

    MMA attracts a certain kind: the kind that doesn't mind violence or, like, not getting paid enough, and things like that. As much as the sport has grown, at its center, a lot of the guys are outlaws and misfits...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 13,170 reads 24 comments

  13. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Keep Their Battle Going on Late-Night Cable

    Daniel Cormier 's shove of Jon Jones and the donnybrook it touched off sent ripples across MMA and the larger sports world...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 47,158 reads 139 comments

  14. Jon Jones Disses Cormier, Calls Alexander Gustafsson 'The Frazier to My Ali'

    Jon Jones made all sorts of news Monday. Not long before he started a confrontation with challenger Daniel Cormier at a UFC 178 media day, via MMA Fighting Newswire , the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 14,943 reads 51 comments

  15. The Beaten Path: Get to Know New UFC Light Heavyweight Jan Blachowicz

    Last week, the UFC designated Poland's Jan Blachowicz for his first fight in the promotion's light heavyweight division. Though he was signed in January, Blachowicz had not been set to fight until now ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,905 reads 10 comments

  16. Manny Pacquiao Buys Share of One FC, Asia's Largest MMA Promotion

    Famed boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has purchased a substantial stake in One Fighting Championship, easily the largest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia today...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,660 reads 50 comments

  17. The 5 Saddest MMA Stories of 2014

    There are many shades of blue in the sadness rainbow. Sometimes, it's characterized by a minor disappointment. Other times, it's full-blown grief...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 38,308 reads 47 comments

  18. The Beaten Path: Cosmo Alexandre Moves Away from Blackzilians, Up to 170 Pounds

    Addition by subtraction can be helpful. So can good, old-fashioned addition by addition. Cosmo Alexandre has lately conducted plenty of personal arithmetic...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,950 reads 16 comments

  19. 5 MMA Things That Need to Go Away Right Now

    Let me kick this slideshow off with a bit of breaking news: Nobody's perfect. MMA is not a "body." I get it, stickler. But it's also not perfect, thereby rendering that phrase still relevant...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 21,537 reads 113 comments

  20. Donald Cerrone and the UFC's 5 Biggest 'Bridesmaids' Right Now

    Every sport has them. Talented guys. Likable guys. The guys your dad roots for. But in the end, the guys who just couldn't pass over that hump. They are the bridesmaids of their professions...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 9,749 reads 31 comments

  21. Gas Station Cashier Uses MMA Moves to Ward off Would-Be Robbers

    Phoenix Jones better move over. He's not the only crime-fighting MMA aficionado out there these days...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 58,957 reads 70 comments

  22. Dustin Poirier Stokes Flame War with 'Not Even Top 10' Conor McGregor

    Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 6,745 reads 16 comments

  23. The Beaten Path: Holly Holm Talks UFC Negotiations, How a Broken Arm Helped Them

    It’s not unlike bringing your kids in for their first swimming lesson, only to discover you share a local pool with Michael Phelps. Or going for a check-up on a balky knee and unwittingly walking straight into the office of Dr...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 7,218 reads 31 comments

  24. Dominick Cruz: Most Doctors and Therapists Unprepared to Treat MMA Fighters

    Dominick Cruz , the longtime UFC bantamweight champion who was forced to abdicate his title after missing more than two years with injuries, is returning to Octagon competition this fall...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 7,108 reads 30 comments

  25. Anthony Pettis Will Return, Defend Belt December 6 vs. Gilbert Melendez

    Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title December 6 against top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181 . The fight will be Pettis ' first title defense...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 19,112 reads 87 comments