1. Khabib Nurmagomedov Now Eyeing December Return, Still Wants Anthony Pettis

    Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't want to rush things. After all, that's why he's on the shelf now. Following his second ACL repair in as many years, the UFC's No...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 14,256 reads 54 comments

  2. Georges St-Pierre Supports UFC's Ban on IV Rehydration

    Georges St-Pierre may not be fighting these days, but he's certainly staying current with the sport. The former UFC welterweight champion regularly weighs in on the issues of the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,556 reads 51 comments

  3. Rousey vs. Correia: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 190 Fight Card

    How big of a star, really, is Ronda Rousey? We'll find out this Saturday at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, when she faces one of the biggest challenges of her career. Wait, wait. Did you think I meant Bethe Correia? Oh, reader...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 36,573 reads 113 comments

  4. UFC of Fox 16 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Dillashaw vs. Barao 2

    It's been a long and wacky road. Our road originated on Memorial Day weekend 2014. Renan Barao 's name was being bandied about as a candidate to top the old pound-for-pound list...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 29,922 reads 74 comments

  5. Bellator Champ Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire Gets Surgery, Aims for November Return

    Patricio "Pitbull" Freire , the Bellator featherweight champion and one of the best 145-pound fighters anywhere in MMA at the moment, underwent surgery Thursday to repair a deviated septum...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,813 reads 7 comments

  6. The 5 Defining Moments of Takanori Gomi's Career

    If you don't give it up for The Fireball Kid, everyone will know you're not a real MMA fan. I'm exaggerating a little bit, for comedic effect...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 3,545 reads 17 comments

  7. Tom Lawlor and the 5 Great Walkout Artists in the UFC Right Now

    The UFC is not exactly a hotbed of walkout artistry. For the most part, UFC brass seem to prefer a more "businesslike" approach to the cage...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 19,788 reads 44 comments

  8. Jessamyn Duke Back in Action This Weekend After Street Altercation

    Women's bantamweight Jessamyn Duke returns to the UFC Saturday after a yearlong absence from cage fighting. She probably wishes her absence from street fighting was equally as long...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 9,903 reads 47 comments

  9. HBO 'Real Sports' Report Blows the Lid off MMA's Domestic Violence Problem

    A lot of MMA fighters beat women. That's a matter of public record. Some of them, despite very serious and repeated accusations, still draw paychecks from top promotions. This angers and saddens plenty of fans and observers, as well it should..

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,269 reads 1 comments

  10. MMA's Biggest Storylines Heading into Second Half of 2015

    Whew. The first six months of 2015 brought upheaval to MMA on several fronts. Ronda Rousey continues to permeate the mainstream sports consciousness in unprecedented ways...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 40,093 reads 59 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 72: Main Card Staff Predictions

    This Saturday marks a first for the UFC. Fans may be forgiven for not realizing it at a glance, as UFC Fight Night 72 will be the fourth UFC show to air in a calendar week...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 19,370 reads 75 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 71 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Mir vs. Duffee Card

    We had a long wait between UFC events. Three days, to be exact. After what was, by any measure, a truly monumental event in UFC 189 on Saturday, as well as a pretty decent layer ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 27,977 reads 124 comments

  13. Fedor Emelianenko Resumes Training: 5 Fights for the Last Emperor's Return

    Fedor Emelianenko is back. Back in training, anyway. I don't want to get too hot and bothered about this, but it does appear that Emelianenko has a desire to return to active MMA competition...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,577 reads 43 comments

  14. UFC Fight Nights 71 and 72: 6 Reasons to Watch Wednesday and Saturday Cards

    Oh, did you think you were going to get a break? Not a chance. Strap it back in, MMA fans. Another week, another two events from the UFC. This week is particularly strange...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 5,257 reads 7 comments

  15. UFC 189 Data Dump: Key Statistics from McGregor vs. Mendes Fight Card Results

    Whew. That was pretty crazy. I feel like everyone says this after every big UFC card, but 24 hours later I'm still perfectly comfortable describing UFC 189 as a true classic. After a fairly slow preliminary slate, things kicked into high gear...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 7,604 reads 6 comments

  16. UFC 189 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Mendes Fight Card

    Maybe you've heard a little something about this Conor McGregor. Since he broke into the UFC two years ago, the Irishman's fights have quickly become appointment television...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 212,648 reads 269 comments

  17. McGregor vs. Mendes: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 189 Fight Card

    Is it possible for UFC fight cards to have a playoff atmosphere? I mean, no. There's no playoffs, so no. But if by "playoff atmosphere" what you really mean is that a certain sporting event has a special, next-level kind of feel to it, then yes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 30,726 reads 98 comments

  18. Rory MacDonald and the Most Unintentionally Funny Fighters in MMA History

    There's a ton of room for unintentional comedy in MMA . One might even argue that identifying this comedy and harnessing it to help you perform daily tasks, like weeding your garden ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 62,624 reads 42 comments

  19. UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Thumb Surgery, Expects 2015 Return

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk , the UFC women's strawweight champion and maybe the most exciting fighter to break onto the big stage this year, underwent thumb surgery Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 9,801 reads 17 comments

  20. UFC Returns to Ireland in October, and Conor McGregor Wants In

    UFC officials on Wednesday announced their intention to hold another card in Dublin, Ireland. And guess what? Conor McGregor is hoping to be the headliner...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 6,430 reads 42 comments

  21. Conor McGregor Spits Fire on UFC 189 Call, Says Win Makes Him Rightful Champ

    The UFC 189 media conference call had one star. It's Conor McGregor's world, Conor McGregor says. And July 11 is a mere formality...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 13,913 reads 163 comments

  22. California State Athletic Commission Walks the Talk in Drug Testing Fighters

    Another piece of evidence came Wednesday that the MMA community is getting more serious about forcing illegal drugs out of the sport...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,555 reads 5 comments

  23. Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes in vs. Conor McGregor for Interim Title at UFC 189

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was unable to overcome a rib injury and has now bowed out of his blockbuster title defense at UFC 189 . Now, top contender Chad Mendes will face McGregor for the interim featherweight title July 11...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 1,838 reads 6 comments

  24. Lorenzo Fertitta: Selecting Between Mendes and Edgar for UFC 189 Was a Coin Flip

    When UFC officials selected Chad Mendes as the main event "Plan B" for UFC 189, Frankie Edgar fans—not to mention the man himself—felt a little short-changed...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 6,997 reads 26 comments

  25. UFC-Reebok Uniform Deal: Social Media Reacts to New Uniform Kits

    For the first time, UFC officials unveiled Tuesday what their fighters will wear as part of the company's apparel deal with Reebok. The new uniform kits drew mixed reviews on social media...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 10,695 reads 18 comments