1. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale

    With UFC 175 on Saturday and The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale on Sunday, it was a busy weekend. Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey both defended their championships at UFC 175...

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  2. TUF 19 Finale: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Frankie Edgar is on his way back to another shot at the 145-pound championship. At The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, Edgar earned a third win over BJ Penn ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 6,654 reads 13 comments

  3. UFC 175: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    On Saturday, Chris Weidman 's first title fight against an opponent other than Anderson Silva let fans down. Early on, Weidman was beating Lyoto Machida by moving forward patiently and mixing in takedowns ...

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  4. 10 Most Impressive MMA Performances Through the 1st Half of 2014

    The 2014 MMA calendar is 50 percent completed, so it is time to look back at the highlights of the past six months. Many outstanding performances have already gone down inside and outside the Octagon...

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  5. 10 Best UFC Fighters with 3 Fights or Less Under Their Belt

    When thinking about competitors who lack experience inside the Octagon, prospects come to mind. However, some of the best fighters in the world have only had a couple of UFC bouts...

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  6. 10 Best MMA Submissions Through 1st Half of 2014

    Nate Marquardt closed out Saturday's UFC event in Auckland, New Zealand with a submission win over James Te Huna . However, the former middleweight title challenger still fell short of scoring the most impressive submission of the weekend...

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  7. 10 Best MMA Fights Through 1st Half of 2014

    The UFC has been putting on more fights than ever in 2014. While the uptick in events has had its drawbacks, MMA fans have been treated to a bunch of great fights...

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  8. Matches to Make Following UFC Fight Night 43 and 44

    The UFC wrapped up another marathon day this weekend. On Saturday, UFC Fight Night 43 was held in Auckland, New Zealand and UFC Fight Night 44 was hosted by San Antonio...

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  9. UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    The UFC is at it again. One event wasn't enough for this weekend, as the promotion will host fight cards in San Antonio and Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday. First, UFC Fight Night 43 will get started at 2:30 a...

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  10. Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The second of two UFC fight cards this weekend will be headlined by Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. With five consecutive wins, Swanson has emerged as one of the top contenders in the 145-pound class...

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  11. Nate Marquardt vs. James Te Huna: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Both struggling, Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna will look to turn things around at 185 pounds. A former UFC middleweight title challenger, Marquardt has struggled since he became Strikeforce welterweight champion with a win over Tyron Woodley...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 5,629 reads 17 comments

  12. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC 174

    Demetrious Johnson is quietly turning into one of the most dominant champions in UFC history. Beating Ali Bagautinov on Saturday gave "Mighty Mouse" a fourth straight title defense, ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 7,246 reads 28 comments

  13. UFC 174: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC 174 , Demetrious Johnson retained his championship with a clear decision win over Ali Bagautinov . With four consecutive UFC title defenses, Mighty Mouse has matched Chuck Liddell , Pat Miletich and Frank Shamrock...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 6,053 reads 18 comments

  14. UFC 174: Main Card Staff Predictions for Johnson vs. Bagautinov

    Demetrious Johnson is on a path to MMA greatness. On Saturday, the 125-pound champion will look to record a fourth consecutive UFC title defense in the UFC 174 main attraction...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 19,447 reads 59 comments

  15. UFC 174: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 174 , Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight championship again. With three straight title defenses heading into his matchup with Ali Bagautinov , Mighty ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 3,636 reads 0 comments

  16. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 42

    With two losses to lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, Benson Henderson might need some help to get a shot at reclaiming UFC gold. Henderson took a big step back toward the top on Saturday, though...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 11,455 reads 36 comments

  17. Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    With three title defenses down, Demetrious Johnson is on his way toward becoming a UFC legend. At UFC 174 , he'll look to make it four in a row against Ali Bagautinov ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 4,795 reads 8 comments

  18. TUF Brazil Finale: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    He didn't meet Junior dos Santos, as originally scheduled, but Stipe Miocic took care of business on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 1,824 reads 4 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 42: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 42, Benson Henderson reminded everybody he's still one of the best in the lightweight division. Facing the up-and-coming Rustam Khabilov , Henderson displayed outstanding patience and fight smarts...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 6,437 reads 10 comments

  20. 10 Greatest Come-from-Behind Wins in UFC History

    All MMA fighters find themselves behind at one point or another. Even active UFC legend Anderson Silva has had to come back to get his hand raised in multiple fights...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 8,458 reads 20 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 42: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Believe it or not, UFC Fight Night 42 will be the only UFC fight card during this coming weekend. Unfortunately, MMA fans are going to have to find something better to do than watch fights all day long...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 7,978 reads 1 comments

  22. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following May 31 UFC Events

    A very busy UFC Saturday ended with Stipe Miocic thrashing Fabio Maldonado in the Brazilian's home country. The UFC also held an event in Berlin, Germany over the weekend...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 11,001 reads 30 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 41: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    On the heels of his first UFC loss, which came at the hands of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Gegard Mousasi needed a win on Saturday to return to middleweight title shot conversation...

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  24. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Since losing the lightweight title to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Benson Henderson has only competed once, picking up a controversial decision win over Josh Thomson...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 9,581 reads 31 comments

  25. UFC on May 31: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    This coming weekend, the UFC will hold two different fight cards on the same day. From two different continents, the world's top MMA organization will provide fans with fights throughout the day on May 31...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 7,923 reads 8 comments