1. 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 5 days ago 14,753 reads 31 comments

  2. 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 9 days ago 10,101 reads 59 comments

  3. 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 12 days ago 17,798 reads 61 comments

  4. 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 14 days ago 25,380 reads 105 comments

  5. 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 16 days ago 12,338 reads 30 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 5,946 reads 86 comments

  7. 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 24 days ago 18,932 reads 177 comments

  8. 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 25 days ago 35,303 reads 113 comments

  9. 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 27 days ago 12,845 reads 48 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 4,143 reads 35 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 17,374 reads 83 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 42,009 reads 70 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 15,847 reads 51 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 23,699 reads 106 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 9,697 reads 55 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 9,259 reads 32 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 6,740 reads 8 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 10,055 reads 19 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 16,646 reads 79 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 5,639 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 9,117 reads 28 comments

  22. The 11 Best Fighters of Mexican Heritage in MMA History

    Whether it was Julio Cesar Chavez's dominance through the 1980s and early '90s, Oscar De La Hoya's days as the Golden Boy in the 1990s and early 2000s or Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's ongoing ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 4,573 reads 26 comments

  23. Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Times are tough for the top mixed martial arts promotion on the planet. While it once planned to bring the undisputed baddest man on the planet to the very soil into which his family ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 3,406 reads 8 comments

  24. Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Friday night's main event in Sydney, Australia will play host to more than just a fight between two of the best middleweights on the planet...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 2,536 reads 4 comments

  25. 15 Fights We'd Love to See Anderson Silva Take with His New Contract

    The entire MMA community participated in a collective groan when Anderson Silva first broke his leg on Chris Weidman's knee at UFC 168...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 months ago 25,873 reads 50 comments