1. Anderson Silva: 'I Do Not Know What to Apologize For'

    It's been about two weeks since the greatest fighter in the history of combat sports tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It's been about two days since the Nevada State Athletic Commission penalized him for his actions...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 14 days ago 32,839 reads 195 comments

  2. Dana White: Anderson Silva's Failed Test Screwed Me Up for a Few Days

    It's fair to say Anderson Silva 's failed test prior to UFC 183 messed with all of our heads a bit. UFC President Dana White is no exception to the rule...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 18 days ago 19,050 reads 78 comments

  3. 5 MMA Fighters and Their Biggest Regrets

    Nobody is perfect. Even a person who's capable of holding onto the most prestigious title in combat sports for seven years has the capacity of making choices he would live to regret ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 21 days ago 9,061 reads 37 comments

  4. The 5 Heaviest Hitters in MMA Right Now

    Odds are, if you find your eyes currently gliding across this screen from one line to the next, you're an MMA fan...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 28 days ago 31,144 reads 127 comments

  5. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown for UFC 183

    It's been too long, and what a wait it's been. A gruesome broken leg prevented Anderson Silva from stepping inside of the cage for over a year...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 15,513 reads 31 comments

  6. Power Ranking Middleweight Contenders' Chances vs. Chris Weidman

    We're about 18 months into the new era of middleweight champion Chris Weidman . Ever since that historic night inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena at UFC 162, the world has begun familiarizing itself with this new breed...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 10,296 reads 59 comments

  7. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Unlike title shots that go on to disappear as quickly as they are promised, the winner between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson will be the next man to step into the cage with Jon Jones...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 17,909 reads 61 comments

  8. Ricardo Lamas Pokes Fun at Conor McGregor in Parody Video

    Former UFC featherweight title contender Ricardo Lamas has taken his talents outside of the Octagon to star as "The Delirious" Conrad McGillicutty—an Irish mixed martial artist...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 25,622 reads 106 comments

  9. 10 MMA Fighters Who Need a Big 2015

    By most accounts, MMA didn't see its best year in 2014. For the first time in a long time, the sport had to march forth without any of its biggest stars. Anderson Silva was mending his broken leg...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 18,720 reads 30 comments

  10. UFC: Does Conor McGregor Deserve a Title Shot with Win?

    UFC President Dana White made it pretty clear on what his intentions are for Conor McGregor should the Irishman win his next bout inside of the Octagon...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 5,981 reads 86 comments

  11. Anderson Silva to Get Title Shot If He Defeats Nick Diaz at UFC 183

    As it turns out, former pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva could get his hands on the middleweight champion sooner than many of us anticipated...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 18,988 reads 177 comments

  12. Daniel Cormier Wishes Jon Jones Luck in Drug Rehabilitation

    It's safe to say Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier don't like each other. Even a five-round war for the UFC's light heavyweight crown wasn't enough to help sever this friendship that was likely never meant to be...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 month ago 35,323 reads 113 comments

  13. Ranking Jon Jones' UFC Title Fights

    Unbroken. After 22 professional fights—nine of which have come against some of the very best contenders the UFC's light heavyweight division has ever had to offer—Jon Jones has, for all intents and purposes, remained unbroken...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 months ago 12,896 reads 48 comments

  14. Jon Jones: Breaking Down What Makes the Pound-for-Pound Best so Great

    Twenty-one times Jon Jones has entered the fighting platform. Twenty-one times Jones has walked away victorious (seriously, go ahead and ask Matt Hamill if he thinks he won that fight)...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 months ago 4,154 reads 35 comments

  15. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Rarely does an event force would-be spectators to take part in an alternate reality, one that inexplicably forces the hands of time to decelerate, lengthening each passing day in its wake...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 months ago 17,403 reads 83 comments

  16. MMA in 2014: Grading the Top 25 UFC Fighters

    Mixed martial arts in 2014 had the potential of being so much more, and yet it still provided us with some of the better fights and performances that we'll likely harbor in our Rolodex of memories for the years to come...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 months ago 42,057 reads 70 comments

  17. Jon Jones Receives Random Drug Test Ahead of UFC 182 Fight with Daniel Cormier

    It seems as if the Nevada State Athletic Commission is testing to make sure none of the bad blood between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier has led to bad blood within the champion himself...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 15,856 reads 51 comments

  18. Why Rory MacDonald Isn't Getting His Title Shot Against Robbie Lawler

    After much speculation, Rory MacDonald will not be getting his first title shot in the UFC. According to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, the UFC brass called MacDonald to update the status of his once-promised title shot...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 23,990 reads 106 comments

  19. Does Lyoto Machida Have 1 More Title Run Left in Dense MW Division?

    Fourteen straight victories to start his career bought Lyoto Machida a chance at the ultracoveted UFC light heavyweight belt...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 9,701 reads 55 comments

  20. Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC will travel to South America for the final show of its 2014 campaign. With it, the promotion brings a former UFC light heavyweight champion and former middleweight title contender in Lyoto Machida to take on rising middleweight C...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 9,280 reads 32 comments

  21. Chael Sonnen: Wanderlei Silva Is Making Bad Choices

    Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were never close friends. By most accounts, they've been enemies for a long, long time...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 6,762 reads 8 comments

  22. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Anthony Pettis defeated Benson Henderson to claim the UFC lightweight title in an impressive first-round submission victory in August 2013. He'll step in to defend his title on Dec...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 10,077 reads 19 comments

  23. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    It only took five rounds for the first part of this story to brand itself into an instant classic. After five close rounds , Johny Hendricks walked away with the title he felt ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 16,710 reads 79 comments

  24. Projecting the 2015 Title Challengers for Each Division

    If there's one thing that Dana White wants you to believe right now , it's that 2015 is going to be a big year for the UFC. Take a second to realize that the UFC will welcome the new year with Jon Jones vs...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 4 months ago 5,644 reads 11 comments

  25. Chael Sonnen's 10 Most Memorable Soundbites

    Conor McGregor, with his silver tongue and gold pocket watches, has taken the MMA world by storm. He's a can't-miss fighter looking to leapfrog past some of the best, most qualified ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 4 months ago 9,151 reads 28 comments