1. Raphael Assuncao Meets Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54

    Despite winning six fights in a row, a streak that includes a win over now-champion TJ Dillashaw , Raphael Assuncao will need another victory to keep his bantamweight title shot hopes going...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 2,927 reads 19 comments

  2. UFC Lightweight Veteran Mark Bocek Retires from MMA Competition

    Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 1,886 reads 12 comments

  3. 10 Sophomore UFC Fighters Who Will Break out in 2015

    With UFC greats calling it quits on a seemingly monthly basis recently, current MMA prospects have huge opportunities to fill big shoes. As the UFC expanded its schedule over the past several months, it brought in many promising young fighters...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 9,535 reads 21 comments

  4. Brandon Thatch Suffers Broken Toe, Pulled from UFC Fight with Jordan Mein

    Brandon "Rukus" Thatch has not stepped into the Octagon since November 2013. Now, he's going to have to wait even longer as his badly broken toe heals...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 5,561 reads 15 comments

  5. Manny Gamburyan to Make 135-Pound Debut Against Cody Gibson at UFC 178

    Once a lightweight competitor on The Ultimate Fighter 5, Manny Gamburyan is set to move down to the bantamweight division. According to GlendaleNewsPress .com , Gamburyan is now booked to meet Cody Gibson at 135 pounds on September 27...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 5,341 reads 23 comments

  6. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Booked, Could Be Added to UFC 179

    A clash between Top 10 light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis appears to be on its way to the UFC 179 main card. Per Combate (h/t MMAJunkie .com ), No. 4 Teixeira and No...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 9,161 reads 56 comments

  7. Each Current UFC Champion's Greatest Performance

    There are currently nine UFC champions, and a 10th will soon be determined in the women's strawweight division...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 14,332 reads 35 comments

  8. Cathal Pendred and the 10 Best UFC Comebacks of 2014

    Cathal Pendred was on the verge of having his UFC dreams come to an end. After falling short of the finals on The Ultimate Fighter 19 , Pendred was knocked down and hurt badly in his official UFC debut against Mike King...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 4,784 reads 6 comments

  9. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC on Fox 12

    Robbie Lawler was only one of several Top 15 fighters to showcase their skills on Saturday. UFC on Fox 12 also featured big wins by Anthony Johnson, Dennis Bermudez and Bobby Green...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 12,736 reads 47 comments

  10. UFC on Fox 12 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    It took five rounds of brawling with Matt Brown, but Robbie Lawler eventually emerged as the top contender in the welterweight division on Saturday in San Jose, California, at UFC on Fox 12...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 5,807 reads 22 comments

  11. UFC on Fox 12: Main Card Staff Predictions for Lawler vs. Brown

    One bout removed from a narrow loss to Johny Hendricks, Robbie Lawler is back in the running for a shot at the UFC Welterweight Championship...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 17,397 reads 44 comments

  12. UFC on Fox 12: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown are set to battle over a promised shot at Johny Hendricks and the welterweight championship...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 5,881 reads 13 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 46: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Conor McGregor's legend grew in front of his home fans in Ireland Saturday. With a knockout against Diego Brandao, McGregor improved to 3-0 inside the Octagon...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 4,183 reads 13 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 45: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Donald Cerrone doesn't have any plans to slow down. On Wednesday, Cowboy picked up his third win in 2014, scoring a knockout over Jim Miller in the main event at UFC Fight Night 45...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 2,377 reads 11 comments

  15. 20 Best MMA Fighters Competing Outside of the Octagon

    The UFC is home to an overwhelming majority of the best fighters in MMA . However, many elite competitors still do battle outside the Octagon...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 10,541 reads 31 comments

  16. 10 Greatest Rivalries in MMA History

    It seems rematches have become more and more common in MMA . Why? Because rivalries sell in combat sports. Had it not been for the bad blood between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, women's MMA probably wouldn't be where it is today...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 33,410 reads 68 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 45: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller will look to take a step closer to the lightweight championship...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 months ago 4,581 reads 4 comments

  18. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 24,070 reads 86 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 6,730 reads 13 comments

  20. 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 ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 9,090 reads 20 comments

  21. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 105,651 reads 38 comments

  22. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 5,784 reads 15 comments

  23. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 5,126 reads 6 comments

  24. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 49,226 reads 19 comments

  25. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 7,200 reads 10 comments