1. 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 4 months ago 9,818 reads 31 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 59,122 reads 70 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 6,872 reads 16 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 7,309 reads 31 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 7,206 reads 30 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 20,694 reads 87 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 29,103 reads 102 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 11,645 reads 68 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 3,523 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 28,944 reads 39 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 6,779 reads 39 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 50,856 reads 54 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 181,972 reads 489 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 25,602 reads 57 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 2,495 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 24,567 reads 141 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 3,601 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 20,606 reads 67 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 4,962 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 21,195 reads 25 comments

  21. UFC Signs Super Prospect Thomas De Almeida to Contract

    Thomas De Almeida , the top bantamweight prospect in MMA and one of the brightest up-and-comers in the entire sport, signed with the UFC on Tuesday, according to reports...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 10,188 reads 15 comments

  22. UFC Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri out Indefinitely with Detached Retina

    Tatsuya Kawajiri , a 36-year-old featherweight, Japanese MMA champion and veteran of several MMA promotions, is out indefinitely with a detached retina in his left eye, according to a report published Wednesday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 325 reads 0 comments

  23. UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44: A Complete Guide to the Cards

    The demand was too great. The UFC, quite simply, had no choice. The fan outcry was too long, too loud. If the UFC didn't start staging two cards in one day every so often, the global consumer base was going to revolt, atrophy, die or worse...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 18,314 reads 25 comments

  24. Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Named Bellator President

    Scott Coker is the new president of Bellator MMA , and that may not be the end of the changes inside the second-largest promotion in mixed martial arts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,081 reads 25 comments

  25. Jason High Says 'I Was Out of Line' for Shoving Ref, 'Surprised' by UFC Release

    Popular fighter Jason High expressed remorse Monday for shoving a referee in the cage following a recent loss but said he was surprised by the UFC's decision to release him over the incident...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 5,192 reads 26 comments