1. 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 28 days ago 6,062 reads 10 comments

  2. 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 29 days ago 12,127 reads 29 comments

  3. 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 29 days ago 11,404 reads 35 comments

  4. '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 29 days ago 5,968 reads 15 comments

  5. 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 320 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 1,921 reads 4 comments

  7. 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 21,296 reads 27 comments

  8. 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 36,370 reads 88 comments

  9. 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 34,455 reads 34 comments

  10. 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 12,955 reads 24 comments

  11. 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 47,150 reads 139 comments

  12. 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 14,930 reads 51 comments

  13. 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 4,895 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 6,639 reads 50 comments

  15. 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 38,293 reads 47 comments

  16. 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 11,940 reads 16 comments

  17. 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 21,515 reads 113 comments

  18. 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 9,739 reads 31 comments

  19. 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 58,935 reads 70 comments

  20. 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 1 month ago 6,735 reads 16 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 7,209 reads 31 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 7,101 reads 30 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 19,021 reads 87 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 29,024 reads 102 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 11,536 reads 68 comments