1. Johnson vs. Dodson 2: A Complete Guide to UFC 191 Full Fight Card

    This is an interesting test case for the flyweight division. Demetrious Johnson is one of the best MMA fighters on planet Earth. He's currently No. 3 overall in the UFC's official rankings ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 day ago 4,341 reads 26 comments

  2. The Ultimate Fighter Cast for Conor McGregor vs. Urijah Faber Revealed

    Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber have reportedly had their share of run-ins . They will have plenty more opportunities to clash when they coach against each other on the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 5,766 reads 14 comments

  3. Weight Cutting: Solving 'The Biggest Problem in Combat Sports'

    The tipping point was blood. When your talents for hand-to-hand combat put food on the table and shelter overhead, the sight of your own blood usually isn’t enough to make a memory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 320,300 reads 111 comments

  4. Strange Strawweight Title-Fight Story Continues, Gadelha Says She's Not Injured

    The reports of Claudia Gadelha 's injury have been greatly exaggerated. That's according to the woman herself, who tweeted Sunday that she is not injured and is ready to challenge ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 1,716 reads 6 comments

  5. Bellator Unveils 4-Man, 1-Night Light Heavyweight Tournament for September

    Bellator Dynamite looks like it could be packed with, well, you know. Organizers of the September 19 event are pulling out all kinds of stops to garner fan interest, and on Friday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 days ago 8,281 reads 22 comments

  6. The Beaten Path: Prospect Brent Primus Traded His Own Business for MMA Gloves

    Brent Primus was kicked out of his home when he was 13. For years, he bounced around, picking berries, selling rugs, mopping convenience store floors to make money. Then, one day, he found his calling: lawn care...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 4,504 reads 2 comments

  7. Lightweight Frankie Perez Retires Immediately After 1st UFC Win

    It took Frankie Perez less than one minute to notch his first UFC victory. Five minutes later, he retired from professional MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 234,765 reads 84 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 74 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Saskatoon

    Fun fights were made for Saskatoon. It may come off as a backhanded compliment, and while it's true that UFC Fight Night 74 was not rife with high-stakes fights or top-ranked fighters, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 21,651 reads 31 comments

  9. Holloway vs. Oliveira: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 74 Card

    They should really call this UFC Saskatoon: Night of 1,000 Cult Faves. Because that's really what UFC Fight Night 74 is. The card, airing Sunday from Saskatchewan, Canada, is not great...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 26,056 reads 40 comments

  10. Raphael Assuncao Injury Setback Further Dims UFC Bantamweight Title Picture

    The good news is Raphael Assuncao 's ankle surgery went well. The bad news is he's not coming back as quickly as originally hoped...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 8,402 reads 68 comments

  11. Bellator Champs Will Brooks, Patricio Freire Get Heated on Twitter

    Well, this is one way to spice up MMA Twitter on a non-MMA weekend. Bellator champions Will Brooks and Patricio Freire did their part Friday afternoon to ensure that the fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 3,863 reads 5 comments

  12. Sara McMann Wants Rematch with Ronda Rousey, Says She Can 'Dethrone' the Champ

    Champions get challenged. That's the way it goes. Is it possible, though, that maybe Sara McMann's challenge carries a little more steam than that of the average fighter? Ronda ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 26 days ago 3,267 reads 16 comments

  13. Reza Madadi, Convicted Burglar, Gets Another Fight in the UFC

    On its face, it was a run-of-the-mill fight announcement. Beneath the surface, it unspooled a different narrative. At UFC Fight Night 77 on Oct...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 7,044 reads 27 comments

  14. Rousimar Palhares and the 5 Dirtiest Fighters in MMA History

    Rousimar Palhares finally exhausted his reserve of plausible deniability l ast week when he gouged the eyes and overcranked the shoulder of Jake Shields at World Series of Fighting 22...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 61,904 reads 150 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 73: Complete Guide to Teixeira vs. Saint Preux Fight Card

    It has been an intense midsummer's dream for UFC fans everywhere. MMA 's lead promotion has hosted seven events since the first day of summer 2015 (June 21, for the record, please consult almanacs for confirmation)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 16,396 reads 28 comments

  16. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in August

    Welcome to the dog days of summer. Everything slows down in August, and MMA is right there with it. Even the UFC, which is always shooting to break its own world record for number ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 2,903 reads 1 comments

  17. Despite 34-Second KO Loss, Bethe Correia Still Thinks She Can Beat Ronda Rousey

    When it comes to Ronda Rousey, Bethe Correia is downright tenacious, you know, when they're not fighting...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 45,014 reads 169 comments

  18. UFC's Joe Lauzon Breaks Down Palhares' Controversial Submission Tactics

    It's one thing for officials and observers to weigh in on whether Rousimar Palhares holds onto his submission moves too long. When another elite fighter does it, it takes on extra gravitas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 30 days ago 15,605 reads 48 comments

  19. Claudia Gadelha, Jessica Aguilar, Patrick Cummins to Miss Big Time After UFC 190

    Several fighters—including some winners—are facing lengthy medical suspensions following UFC 190, held Saturday in Rio de Janeiro...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,951 reads 2 comments

  20. UFC 190: Did Dana White Just Announce Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's Retirement?

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has had an illustrious MMA career. It's not exactly breaking news, however, that that career has been in decline for several years now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,018 reads 19 comments

  21. UFC 190 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Rousey vs. Correia Fight Card

    No mistake about it. Ronda Rousey was the showcase. UFC 190 , which took place Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, was more than just a vehicle for the biggest star going in MMA . It was a test case...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 408,521 reads 300 comments

  22. Bethe Correia's Mom Offers Her Own Fight Advice: Break Rousey's Jaw

    Apparently, Ronda Rousey isn't the only one with a fight fan for a mother. Bethe Correia , Rousey 's opponent in the main event of UFC 190 , said her mom, Tiana , recently ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,060 reads 1 comments

  23. WSOF 22: Reasons to Watch Palhares vs. Shields Fight Card

    If you're looking for star power, UFC 190 is the way to go. But if you want a solid fight card, top to bottom, what you really want this Saturday is World Series of Fighting 22. Maybe get the toggle button ready on your remote control...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,175 reads 4 comments

  24. The Beaten Path: Abubakar Nurmagomedov Follows Brother Khabib into Big-Time MMA

    OK, so they're not technically brothers. But who's counting, really. Plus, "people who have lived in the same house since they were young boys" doesn't have the same ring to it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,315 reads 7 comments

  25. WSOF Executive Ali Abdel-Aziz: Thiago Silva Will Fight Again in WSOF

    Despite being denied a license to fight in Nevada this week, light heavyweight Thiago Silva will fight again in the World Series of Fighting promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,119 reads 12 comments