1. Chael Sonnen Declines XFC Fight, Open to Grappling Match with Wanderlei Silva

    Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) was targeting a grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil, but it looks like The American Gangster doesn't plan on finding a loophole in his current suspension to make the bout happen...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 14,229 reads 20 comments

  2. Vitor Belfort Randomly Drug Tested by NSAC Ahead of UFC 184 Title Fight

    Days after UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman questioned the Nevada State Athletic Commission for not drug testing Vitor Belfort leading up to their UFC 184 bout, "The Phenom" has submitted to a blood and urine sample...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 13,144 reads 53 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey Becomes 1st Female Lifestyle-Brand Model for Buffalo David Bitton

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey seems determined on becoming a household name, assuming she isn't one already, and a new high-profile fashion campaign certainly can't hurt the cause...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 11,488 reads 44 comments

  4. GSP: Nick Diaz 'Made a Mistake' by Bumping Up to 185 for Anderson Silva Fight

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre thinks ex-Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz has dug his own grave by accepting to fight Anderson Silva at 185 pounds at UFC 183 in January...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 21,070 reads 87 comments

  5. Diego Sanchez Tells 'Disrespectful' Conor McGregor to Respect His Elders

    One of the original The Ultimate Fighter winners, Diego Sanchez , is still beefing with surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor , and he has elaborated on why he doesn't like his "disrespectful" rival...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 6,635 reads 42 comments

  6. Cub Swanson: I'm Getting the Next Shot at Jose Aldo If I Beat Frankie Edgar

    Fight fans should at least consider pumping the brakes on a UFC featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor, particularly because Cub Swanson is just one win away from a title shot...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 7,965 reads 44 comments

  7. Davis: Beating Anderson Silva 'Would Complete My Trifecta of Brazilian Fighters'

    UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis perplexed the majority of the fight community when he called out former longtime 185-pound champ Anderson Silva , but he maintains that the matchup makes sense...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 13,186 reads 62 comments

  8. Chad Mendes on Conor McGregor: 'The Guy's a Joke, I'm Gonna Get Paid Big Time'

    UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 10,861 reads 7 comments

  9. Conor McGregor to Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo: 'You're Going to Die'

    Surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor decided to fight again instead of waiting for a title shot, but 145-pound champ Jose Aldo is still in his crosshairs...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 16,793 reads 79 comments

  10. Report: GSP Calls First Day Back to Training 'Humiliating'

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to training this week after suffering a torn left ACL back in March. Apparently, it did not go particularly well...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 33,188 reads 39 comments

  11. Shane Carwin: 'I'm All In' for Rematch with 'One-Dimensional' Brock Lesnar

    Retired former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin came within inches of unifying the heavyweight titles when he faced Brock Lesnar back in July 2010, and he'd be more than willing to put the gloves back on for a part two...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 16,773 reads 32 comments

  12. War Machine Letter from Suicide Attempt: 'I'm a Good Person with a Huge Heart'

    Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine tried to commit suicide in his jail cell last week, getting saved at the last minute by a corrections officer...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 16,810 reads 0 comments

  13. Ronda Rousey Briefly Gets Involved in California-Based Pro Wrestling Show

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey , a longtime pro wrestling fan, got coaxed into briefly getting physically involved at a local pro wrestling show in Reseda, Los Angeles, Friday night...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 14,572 reads 18 comments

  14. Report: Fabricio Werdum Almost Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Mexico

    Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 30,230 reads 53 comments

  15. Chael Sonnen Says 'I'm Not Sorry' for Performance-Enhancing Drug Test Failures

    Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 12,928 reads 57 comments

  16. Mike Goldberg Fired from NFL on Fox After Poor Performance, Twitter Meltdown

    UPDATE: 1:01 p.m. Eastern Time Goldberg gave a lengthy Twitter apology yesterday regarding the unprofessional way he addressed his naysayers on social media: I just want ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 29,210 reads 84 comments

  17. Vitor Belfort: There Should Be an Interim UFC Middleweight Title Right Now

    Top UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort isn't happy about being on the sidelines for nearly a year now, to the point where he is imploring the UFC to instate an interim middleweight title...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 17,232 reads 110 comments

  18. Floyd 'Money' Mayweather: 'I Look Forward to Putting on My First MMA Show'

    WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring welterweight and WBC light middleweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says, in no uncertain language, that he will be entering the MMA aspect of the fight game in the very near future...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 67,370 reads 229 comments

  19. 'Mayhem' Miller Held on $200K Bail, Faces 4 Charges After Police Standoff

    After live tweeting a standoff with Orange County Sheriff and SWAT officers on Thursday, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight Jason Miller is being held in Orange County Jail on $200,000 bail...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 13,164 reads 30 comments

  20. Dan Henderson Agrees to Fight with 'Jacare' Souza, but Wants Matchup at 185

    Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson is open to a matchup with surging middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but he sees no need for the bout to be contested at light heavyweight...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 12,757 reads 90 comments

  21. Coach: While He Hasn't Made Up His Mind, I Think GSP Will Return to the UFC

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has enjoyed a nearly yearlong hiatus from the Octagon, so fight fans are beginning to ponder whether or not the French Canadian superstar will ever be back...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 9,986 reads 59 comments

  22. Wanderlei Silva: There's No Way UFC Fighters Should Earn $4K, $8K for a Fight

    Former Pride champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva believes that while he was compensated fairly by the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, up-and-coming competitors deserve fatter checks for their efforts...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 23,461 reads 142 comments

  23. Dennis Bermudez: 'It's B------t' If Conor McGregor Gets the Next Title Shot

    Surging UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez has quietly put together seven straight victories, so it's tough to blame him for not being on board the Conor McGregor hype train...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 20,308 reads 129 comments

  24. Chris Weidman: America Rarely Cheers for Its Own Fighters in MMA

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman feels that good ol' fashioned American patriotism is dwindling in mixed martial arts, and that's something that needs to change as soon as possible...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 8,758 reads 132 comments

  25. War Machine: I Was 'Ambushed' by Corey Thomas, Mack Lied to Protect Her 'Image'

    Former UFC and Bellator welterweight War Machine, also known as Jon Koppenhaver, maintains that Corey Thomas attacked him at love interest Christy Mack's home on August 9 and that Mack is lying about the scenario to protect her "image...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 12,771 reads 25 comments