1. Report: Mark Hunt Had to Cut 18 Pounds to Make Heavyweight Limit for UFC FN 52

    Looks like UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt really let himself go in between fights, something he could regret Friday in Japan...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 8,260 reads 14 comments

  2. Rousey on 'Cyborg': 'She's Trying to Dope as Long as Possible' Before UFC Return

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino — she's just waiting for a contract to sign...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 18,341 reads 113 comments

  3. Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

    UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 8,141 reads 49 comments

  4. Christy Mack Posts Update on Injuries Following Alleged War Machine Attack

    While she hasn't made a full recovery just yet, semi-retired adult-film star Christy Mack has made a lot of progress since her alleged brutal August 9 attack by former Bellator/UFC welterweight War Machine...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 31,629 reads 48 comments

  5. Ortiz on Bonnar: He's a 'Fake,' 'Phony' and a 'Cheater' for Failed Drug Tests

    Bellator light heavyweight and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz seems to have a lot of legitimate hatred toward Stephan Bonnar, his upcoming opponent at Bellator 131 on November 15...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 9,705 reads 40 comments

  6. Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva: Another UFC Title Shot 'Is Inevitable'

    Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva is just 2-2(1) since first meeting Cain Velasquez in the cage 28 months ago, but he believes he will get another shot at the championship sooner than later...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 12,321 reads 42 comments

  7. 'Jacare' Souza Preparing to Replace Vitor Belfort or Chris Weidman at UFC 181

    Surging UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza isn't scheduled to fight for the UFC middleweight championship this year, but apparently, he's anxious for a high-profile matchup before 2015 begins...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 25,409 reads 38 comments

  8. Thiago Silva Released from UFC Contract After New Video Evidence Surfaces

    A three-page document from the Florida State Attorney's Office shed some light as to why the court case between UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva and his ex-wife, Thaysa Kamiji, was dropped last week...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 10,097 reads 31 comments

  9. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua: My Mother and Wife Want Me to Retire

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua has never been able to replicate the same success in the Octagon that he had in the Pride ring, but he plans to keep fighting despite a 1-3 record in his past four fights...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 8,333 reads 46 comments

  10. Thiago Silva: 'I Never Pointed Any Gun at My Ex-Wife'

    Recently re-signed UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva says that he never pulled a gun on his ex-wife, Thaysa Kamiji , back in February when he was arrested outside of decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Pablo Popovitch's gym...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 9,019 reads 39 comments

  11. Head of AXS TV Fights Apologizes to Ben Askren After 'Inside MMA' Interview

    ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren feels AXS TV Fights' Inside MMA program showed him an obvious bias towards the UFC — and a network executive doesn't seem to disagree...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 5,414 reads 40 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Ben Rothwell vs. Alistair Overeem Highlights

    UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell , a 43-fight veteran, scored the biggest win of his career when he knocked out ex-Strikeforce/K-1 champ Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 50 Friday night...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 9,400 reads 12 comments

  13. Chael Sonnen Promoted to Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Retired two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may be done inside the Octagon, but that doesn't mean his passion for combat sports has completely faded...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 3,576 reads 6 comments

  14. Attorney: People Need to Differentiate Between War Machine and Jon Koppenhaver

    Former Bellator and UFC welterweight War Machine is just a character portrayed by Jonathan Koppenhaver, at least according to an attorney he hired to represent him in the Christy Mack assault case...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 13,835 reads 21 comments

  15. Chael Sonnen, Jim Ross to Commentate Battleground MMA PPV in October

    Two of the most colorful characters on the microphone in recent memory are set to team up and announce an MMA pay-per-view next month...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 24,577 reads 33 comments

  16. 'Rumble,' Alistair Overeem Call Each Other 'P---Y' in Latest Verbal Spat

    Looks like former Blackzilian team training partners Anthony Johnson and Alistair Overeem hate each other a lot more than fight fans initially thought...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 16,064 reads 102 comments

  17. Coach: Renan Barao Doesn't Need to Move to Featherweight

    Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao saw opportunity slip through his fingertips Friday, as just 24 hours before a title rematch with T.J...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 6,320 reads 23 comments

  18. Ex-Bellator Champ Ben Askren Wins ONE FC Welterweight Title with Ease

    Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren steamrolled Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC: Reign of Champions on Friday night, taking just a minute-and-a-half to score a TKO victory and capture championship gold...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 21,328 reads 112 comments

  19. Dana White: Luke Rockhold Will Probably Fight Lyoto Machida, Not Michael Bisping

    While a grudge match between UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping seems ripe for the picking, it looks like the promotion has other plans for the former Strikeforce champion...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 12,305 reads 59 comments

  20. UFC President Dana White Ranked 8th Sleaziest in Sports by GQ?

    UFC President Dana White 's bad week looks like it has just gotten worse. The UFC's head honcho may have gotten a shoutout in the upcoming issue of GQ magazine—though it's supposedly on the list of the sleaziest people in sports...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 21,824 reads 71 comments

  21. Dillashaw: 'I Don't Know If Barao Had Enough Time to Recover from May's Beating'

    UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly isn't lacking confidence heading into his UFC 177 title defense against Renan Barao ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 2,178 reads 10 comments

  22. Dana White: 'I Think We're Close' to Signing Gina Carano

    UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 16,402 reads 90 comments

  23. GSP: No UFC Return Without Independent Drug Testing

    Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says fight fans shouldn't expect him to strap on the gloves again unless the world's premier mixed martial arts organization institutes independent drug testing...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 month ago 21,374 reads 87 comments

  24. War Machine to Be Extradited to Nevada for Alleged Christy Mack Assault

    Embattled ex-Bellator welterweight War Machine will be extradited back to Nevada prior to standing before a jury of his peers regarding the alleged beating of porn star ex-girlfriend Christy Mack, as well as her new love interest—Corey Thomas...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 27,933 reads 65 comments

  25. Randy Couture 'Not Opposed' to Grappling Match with Fedor at Metamoris

    UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 2 months ago 7,189 reads 9 comments