1. After UFC 187 Loss, John Makdessi Undergoes Jaw Surgery, Ponders Future

    John Makdessi , the lightweight fighter who lost by TKO to Donald Cerrone Saturday at UFC 187, underwent surgery to repair his fractured jaw, even as he wondered about his future as a fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 16,513 reads 56 comments

  2. New York Native Chris Weidman Wants Madison Square Garden for Next Title Defense

    A couple of opponents make sense as the next challenger to Chris Weidman 's UFC middleweight title. The champ isn't expressing a preference on who he fights. The "where," however, is another matter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 7,859 reads 18 comments

  3. Andrei Arlovski vs. Travis Browne Classic Almost Didn't Happen, UFC Brass Said

    Just hours before Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne took the cage for one classic round of heavyweight brawling, UFC leaders nearly waved off the bout before it started...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,247 reads 12 comments

  4. UFC 187 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Johnson vs. Cormier Fight Card

    Robert Frost never had this in mind. Instead of two roads diverging, we have about 17. Standing in for that yellow wood, we have a desert outpost known as Las Vegas, Nevada, and a little blockbuster known as UFC 187 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 104,744 reads 161 comments

  5. Bas Rutten to Be Included in 2015 Class of UFC Hall of Fame

    Bas Rutten , a former UFC heavyweight champion and a three-time King of Pancrase , will be inducted this July into the UFC Hall of Fame, promotion officials announced Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,494 reads 19 comments

  6. UFC 187: Joseph Benavidez and Championship No-Man's Land

    In MMA , the idea of a divisional no-man's land is pretty straightforward. Basically, it means you can beat everyone in your division except the champion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 1,830 reads 5 comments

  7. John Dodson Is Agitating for Demetrious Johnson's Flyweight Crown

    Would you rather be bored or annoyed? It's kind of a reductive way of thinking about it, but you have to admit: It does fit in 140 characters. These days, sometimes that's all you need...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,621 reads 14 comments

  8. Anthony Johnson and the 10 Scariest Knockout Artists in the UFC Right Now

    People are still underrating Anthony Johnson. Your guess is as good as mine as to the reasons for it. Ever since making his peace with the fact that his true home is at light heavyweight or heavyweight, no one's been able to stop him...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 13,902 reads 77 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 66 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    A lot of these recent international UFC cards, especially those tucked firmly in the shadowy crook of a far larger event, are going unnoticed by the MMA public...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 25,014 reads 105 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 66 Predictions: Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC's offerings in Asia haven't always been overflowing with amazing matchups. The matchmakers seem to have made a conscious effort to change that for UFC Fight Night 66. Will it be confused with a blockbuster pay-per-view anytime soon? Nah...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 19,660 reads 59 comments

  11. The Beaten Path: Prospect Julio Cesar Neves Talks Softly but Carries a Big Kick

    It’s not just the steak. It’s the sizzle. Well, most of the time. You can ignore the presentation — the sizzle, if you will — but if you’re going to do that, you better have a pretty exceptional steak...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 2,320 reads 8 comments

  12. Ed Ruth Talks Bellator Deal, UFC and Reebok, Jon Jones and Chasing Olympic Gold

    Not many wrestlers have received this much buzz from MMA fans. At least not many amateur wrestlers. But the community took note Monday when news came that Ed Ruth, a three-time ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,100 reads 11 comments

  13. Anthony Pettis Injured Once Again, Edson Barboza Replaces Him Against Myles Jury

    Once again, Anthony Pettis has fallen injured and will not be able to answer the bell for an upcoming fight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 9,537 reads 56 comments

  14. Report: Korean Prospect Doo Ho Choi Reschedules Bout with Sam Sicilia for July

    An intriguing featherweight matchup between hard-hitting Sam Sicilia and South Korean super-prospect Doo Ho Choi now seems like it might be back on the UFC docket, months after the original date was scuttled because of a Choi injury...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,109 reads 11 comments

  15. Ronda Rousey Named 'Most Dominant Athlete Alive,' Jon Jones Also Makes the List

    Ronda Rousey is the most dominant athlete alive. That's according to Business Insider, which published a list of the 50 greatest active athletes in the world...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 11,036 reads 145 comments

  16. UFC Hall of Fame: UFC Officials Announce New System for Induction

    A new format will allow more people—both in and out of the cage—to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. UFC leaders also announced Tuesday that a physical building is in development to house their hall...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 5,010 reads 43 comments

  17. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in May

    Do you ever get down on your knees and thank the great good lord that you read this series? Last month , as we do every month (or most months, anyway), we told you about five young MMA prospects who had a chance to make a splash in April...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,936 reads 5 comments

  18. Melvin Guillard Signs Bellator Deal Four Days After Being Released by WSOF

    Melvin Guillard , a popular if mercurial lightweight who fought 22 times for the UFC, has signed a long-term deal with the Bellator MMA promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 5,397 reads 15 comments

  19. Anthony Johnson Says New Opponent, Same Game Plan for UFC 187: 'Whoop Ass'

    Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is still fighting for the UFC light heavyweight title on May 23. He's just not fighting Jon Jones anymore...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 11,101 reads 85 comments

  20. After 2-Year Absence, Opponent Sought for Prospect Frodo Khasbulaev's WSOF Debut

    It has been called "one of the saddest stories in MMA " by MMAFighting.com's Marc Raimondi . That may be a bit of an overstatement, but not by a huge margin...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,655 reads 12 comments

  21. Khabib Nurmagomedov Injured, out of UFC 187 Title Eliminator with Donald Cerrone

    UFC 187 was originally considered the crown jewel of the UFC's 2015 slate of events. Now, after suffering two major blows in as many days, it will be a much lesser beast that slouches into Las Vegas on May 23...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 20,500 reads 177 comments

  22. Josh Barnett in a New Movie, Plans to Return to UFC in Late 2015

    Josh Barnett, the popular and controversial UFC heavyweight, has taken another job in Hollywood, which will supersede his job as a fighter for the immediate future...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,590 reads 9 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 70 Main Event Features Evenly Matched Fighters in Story, Silva

    Welterweights Erick Silva and Rick Story are set to headline UFC Fight Night 70—also known as the finale of the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil —in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 27...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 11,612 reads 28 comments

  24. On Eve of MMA Retirement, Mark Munoz Sells Reign Training Center

    Reign Training Center, the California MMA gym that cultivated standouts like Jake Ellenberger and Uriah Hall, is no more. That's according to Mark Munoz, the UFC middleweight who owns the center and shuttered the facility on Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,552 reads 6 comments

  25. Jon Jones: Latest on UFC Star After Turning Himself in for Alleged Hit-and-Run

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is a suspect in a hit-and-run investigation. The April 26 collision left a pregnant woman hospitalized with minor injuries in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 271,827 reads 776 comments