1. Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante: What We Learned from Light Heavyweight Tilt

    On Saturday night at UFC 174 , No. 9-ranked Ryan Bader faced off against No. 11-ranked Rafael Cavalcante, the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, to see who would continue to climb up the light heavyweight ladder...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 7,543 reads 14 comments

  2. UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov Round-by-Round Recap and Analysis

    On Saturday night at UFC 174 , Demetrious Johnson faced off against Ali Bagautinov in a flyweight title fight. Johnson was looking for his fourth straight defense, while Bagautinov was looking for his fourth straight win in the UFC...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 7,303 reads 30 comments

  3. UFC 174: 6 Fighters Making Their UFC Debuts

    On Saturday night the UFC makes its way to the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. UFC 174 features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov , a welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley and much more.

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  4. UFC 174: Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On Saturday night at UFC 174, a key fight takes place in the light heavyweight division between The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner Ryan Bader and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante ...

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  5. 4 Fighters Who Should Retire If They Lose 1 More Time

    You never want to see your favorite fighters retire, but there comes a time when it's clear that they need to hang up the gloves. Some fighters try to keep going and hang on too long...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 14,462 reads 40 comments

  6. Roy Nelson vs. Mark Hunt: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Later this year, the UFC will be going back to Japan for UFC Fight Night 52, and they're going to bring a great main event with them...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 9,788 reads 26 comments

  7. Chael Sonnen Fails Random Drug Test, Fight with Vitor Belfort Off

    UPDATE: Tuesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET Chael Sonnen appeared on America's Pregame on Fox Sports 1 and during his conversation with Mike Hill, he stated that he would appeal the decision of the Nevada State Athletic Commission...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 88,516 reads 427 comments

  8. UFC 174: 5 Prelim Fighters Worth Keeping an Eye On

    On Saturday, the UFC heads to Vancouver, Canada, for UFC 174. The main event features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov ...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 1,277 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC 174: Is Andrei Arlovski One-and-Done If He Loses?

    Nine years ago, Andrei Arlovski became the interim UFC heavyweight champion by defeating Tim Sylvia in just 47 seconds. In his next fight, he defended the interim title by knocking out Justin Eilers in just over four minutes...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 4 months ago 7,709 reads 20 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 42: 5 Prelim Fighters Worth Keeping Tabs on

    On Saturday, the UFC will make its way to the home of Walter White — Albuquerque, New Mexico — for UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 841 reads 0 comments

  11. Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In just over a month, Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler will face off with a shot at the welterweight title on the line. Both of these guys are outstanding fighters, and each has had a significant career resurgence in the past two years...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 2,665 reads 9 comments

  12. The 25 Most Successful Veterans of The Ultimate Fighter

    There have been 24 iterations of The Ultimate Fighter since the first season in 2005, and there have been hundreds and hundreds of fighters who have made it to the house...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 13,021 reads 18 comments

  13. The 20 Best UFC Fights Remaining in 2014

    We are still less than halfway through the year, but it has been a solid one thus far in the MMA community. Countless knockouts and submissions, Fight of the Year contenders and two new champions in the UFC...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 16,416 reads 15 comments

  14. UFC 175: Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor Belfort Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Wanderlei Silva was forced Wednesday to pull out of his fight (per Brazilian site Combate via Matt Erickson of MMAJunkie.com ) with Chael Sonnen. Instead of Sonnen facing off against Silva, he will instead get to fight Vitor Belfort ...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 8,827 reads 12 comments

  15. Jon Jones Has Not Accepted Rematch with Alexander Gustafsson

    Jon Jones last fought at UFC 172 in April, defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. It marked Jones' 11th straight win and seventh consecutive title defense...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 15,744 reads 191 comments

  16. Alistair Overeem Looking to Return to the UFC in September

    Alistair Overeem is ready to get back in the Octagon, and he knows when and where he wants to do it. Overeem has requested a spot on UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 13,659 reads 70 comments

  17. How Past TUF Winners Are Faring in Today's MMA

    In 2005, the UFC had its first season of its reality show, The Ultimate Fighter . In the nine years since, there have been 23 iterations of the show, with the 24th currently on TV...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 17,876 reads 12 comments

  18. Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On Saturday night, Bellator will have its first-ever pay-per-view, featuring an interim lightweight title fight, a light heavyweight grudge match between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson ...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 4,045 reads 6 comments

  19. Bellator 120: Keys to Victory for Rampage Jackson

    On Saturday night, Bellator will have its first-ever pay-per-view, featuring an interim lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler and Will Brooks and a main event pitting Quinton "Rampage" Jackson against Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal ...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 1,317 reads 1 comments

  20. Bellator 120: Keys to Victory for 'King Mo' Lawal

    On Saturday night, Bellator will have its first-ever pay-per-view, featuring an interim lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler and Will Brooks and a main event pitting Quinton "Rampage" Jackson against Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal ...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 405 reads 0 comments

  21. The Most Prolific Knockout Artists in UFC History

    Knockouts are probably the most fun thing to see in all of MMA . The fans burst out in cheers, and there is no more definitive end to a fight...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 9,604 reads 19 comments

  22. The Most Decision-Heavy Fighters in UFC History

    Decisions can sometimes be looked at with a negative stigma when it comes to MMA . Fighters who excessively earn decisions usually don't win the admiration of fans, although sometimes they do earn their walking papers...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 6,574 reads 7 comments

  23. A Look at the Top UFC Champs and Contenders on the Shelf with Injury

    Injuries have been a huge issue in the UFC over the past several years, with top contenders and champions dropping like flies. Dominick Cruz was forced to relinquish his title due to injury...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 9,802 reads 18 comments

  24. Examining the Progress of the Male Strikeforce Fighters Who Moved to the UFC

    Back in 2011, Zuffa, LLC, the parent company of the UFC, purchased Strikeforce. As soon as news broke, people began to speculate on what this would mean for the future of both organizations and for the fighters in them...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 1,261 reads 2 comments

  25. UFC 155 Results: Cain Velasquez & the Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Fighters in the UFC

    On Saturday night, Cain Velasquez showed that the first fight with Junior dos Santos didn't mean as much as we all thought it did. Velasquez completely dominated Dos Santos from bell to bell, earning scores of 50-45, 50-44 and 50-43...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about almost 2 years ago 22,671 reads 127 comments