1. 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 5 months ago 2,314 reads 4 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 21,430 reads 27 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 36,593 reads 88 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 34,586 reads 34 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 13,350 reads 24 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 47,760 reads 139 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 15,103 reads 51 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 5,308 reads 10 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 6,909 reads 50 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 38,585 reads 47 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 12,220 reads 16 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 21,675 reads 113 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 9,843 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 59,231 reads 70 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 6,925 reads 16 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 7,366 reads 31 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 7,255 reads 30 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 21,078 reads 87 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 29,124 reads 102 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 11,685 reads 68 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 3,575 reads 9 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 28,946 reads 39 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 6,769 reads 39 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 50,963 reads 54 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 182,136 reads 489 comments