1. 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 5,007 reads 10 comments

  2. 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 6,688 reads 50 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 38,333 reads 47 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 11,972 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 21,547 reads 113 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 9,757 reads 31 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 58,989 reads 70 comments

  8. 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 6,759 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 7,234 reads 31 comments

  10. 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 7,130 reads 30 comments

  11. 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 19,418 reads 87 comments

  12. Lawler vs. Brown: A Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 12

    Have you ever heard the phrase "give the people what they want"? That should be the name of this event. UFC on Fox: Giving the People What They Want. When Matt Brown last fought, a star was born...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 29,030 reads 102 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 45 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Cerrone vs. Miller

    On the quietest night of the sports calendar, the UFC made some noise. In the middle of baseball's All-Star break and with NFL training camps still several days away, it was the deadest of dead spots for sports fans...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 11,566 reads 68 comments

  14. McGregor vs. Brandao: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 46

    Hoist up the Irish tricolour and put on your day-drinking pants. Here comes UFC Fight Night 46, straight out of fightin ' Dublin, Ireland...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 3,454 reads 9 comments

  15. Cerrone vs. Miller: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 45 Card

    You know you're getting at least one exciting fight out of this deal. That's what MMA fans are thinking, and that's what the UFC brass knows they're thinking...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 28,886 reads 39 comments

  16. After Neo-Nazi Fighter Flap, WSOF Misses the Point of the Press

    Shooting the messenger is a time-honored practice, especially in MMA . But this is a new one. Earlier this week, the World Series of Fighting promotion stepped jauntily out of its network-television debut and straight into an ill-kempt dog park...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 6,722 reads 39 comments

  17. UFC 175 Video: Ronda Rousey's Post-Fight Interview After Defeating Alexis Davis

    Ronda Rousey is the best there is, and that's all there is to it. Maybe there's a worthy challenger out there, but that's a definite "maybe" after Rousey demolished Alexis Davis in only 16 seconds in UFC 175 's co-main event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 50,601 reads 54 comments

  18. UFC 175 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Weidman vs. Machida

    This is Chris Weidman's wheelhouse. The square-jawed, stoically self-assured Long Islander loves to drape himself in the stars and stripes. He loves the big stage. His MMA game pivots on an All-American wrestling base...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 181,801 reads 489 comments

  19. UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale: Main Card Staff Predictions

    If you like MMA , you're going to enjoy this weekend. More than 30 fights go down over the Independence Day holiday, and none is bigger than Chris Weidman's UFC middleweight title defense against Lyoto Machida...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 25,559 reads 57 comments

  20. Takanori Gomi vs. Myles Jury Added to Fight Night Japan Card

    It's a pretty safe bet that someone will get knocked out when Japanese legend Takanori Gomi takes on up-and-coming lightweight Myles Jury on September 20 at Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 2,382 reads 29 comments

  21. Jose Aldo Pulls out of UFC 176 Title Defense, Citing Injury

    The UFC got some bad news Wednesday when word came that Jose Aldo , the UFC featherweight champ and one of the two or three finest fighters in the world at any class, is once again relegated to the shelf after suffering another injury...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 24,449 reads 141 comments

  22. The Beaten Path: Justin Gaethje and Top MMA Prospects in Action July 4th Weekend

    On Independence Day weekend, MMA is like inexpensive grilling meat. The stuff is just everywhere. For the second consecutive weekend, two UFC events are going down...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 3,566 reads 2 comments

  23. Weidman vs. Machida: Complete Guide to UFC 175 Fight Card

    The UFC always ups its game for Independence Day weekend. This year is no exception. Despite what seems these days to be the inevitable angel's share—injuries, drug test failures ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 20,539 reads 67 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 44 Video Highlights of Cub Swanson's Defeat of Jeremy Stephens

    At UFC Fight Night 44, Cub Swanson made his case to be the next featherweight title challenger with a convincing unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 4,884 reads 4 comments

  25. UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    Did you complete the two-step? It started at 2:30 a.m. Eastern Saturday morning and didn't end until the wee hours of Sunday morning. It spanned 7,200 miles, from the subtropical climes of Auckland, New Zealand, to the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas..

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 21,138 reads 25 comments