1. UPDATED: Joe Lauzon Says He's Fighting Diego Sanchez in Mexico at UFC 180

    UPDATE: 12:14 p.m. Eastern Time UFC President Dana White just confirmed that Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez is official for UFC 180 ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 10,859 reads 54 comments

  2. Cung Le Denies Taking HGH or PEDs, Questions Lab Testing Procedures

    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le says he is "completely surprised" to hear he failed a post-fight drug test for human growth hormone ( HGH ), and he is calling into question the procedures used to test him...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 12,959 reads 62 comments

  3. UFC Releases Full Backstage Encounter Between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero

    The backstage encounter between Top 10 UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been released in its entirety by the UFC...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 8,252 reads 65 comments

  4. UFC 178 Salaries: Demetrious Johnson ($183K), Conor McGregor ($150K) Make Bank

    Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 11,253 reads 43 comments

  5. NSAC Director Bennett: 'Very Slim' Chance Romero Win Gets Overturned

    Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 —in the event an appeal is filed by Kennedy's camp...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 11,902 reads 72 comments

  6. Belfort: Chris Weidman Withdrew from UFC 181 to 'Keep His Belt During Christmas'

    Upcoming UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort is accusing champion Chris Weidman of milking and/or embellishing an injury in order to hold onto his belt through the holiday season...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 19,595 reads 115 comments

  7. Dana White: Gina Carano Is 'The Hardest F-----G Athlete We Have Ever Dealt With'

    Looks like UFC President Dana White isn't particularly excited that women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has opted to make more movies instead of stepping inside the Octagon...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 27,430 reads 138 comments

  8. Wanderlei Silva on Lifetime Ban: The NSAC 'Looks Like a Circus'

    Former PRIDE champ and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva is less than thrilled after being handed a lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday, and he isn't shy about saying so...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 10,938 reads 31 comments

  9. Even with Win Over Eddie Alvarez, 'Cowboy' Cerrone Won't Wait for Title Shot

    (Warning: Video above contains NSFW language.) Former WEC title challenger and perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone could probably get a title shot if he defeats Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 on Saturday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 4,785 reads 18 comments

  10. Fallon Fox Responds to Ronda Rousey's 'Ridiculous Bone Structure Arguments'

    Transgender women's featherweight mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is tired of having her name dragged through the mud by UFC fighters, which is why she'd like a chance to shut them up—even UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 15,402 reads 66 comments

  11. Anthony Johnson Maintains Innocence in Midst of Domestic Violence Probe

    Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson has been handed down a suspension by the promotion pending the results of an investigation by a third-party law firm, according ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 3 months ago 9,820 reads 42 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 8,440 reads 14 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 18,433 reads 113 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 8,496 reads 49 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 34,473 reads 48 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 9,845 reads 40 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 12,412 reads 42 comments

  18. '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 3 months ago 24,817 reads 38 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 10,269 reads 31 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 8,494 reads 46 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 9,120 reads 39 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 5,538 reads 40 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 9,563 reads 12 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 4,058 reads 6 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 14,141 reads 20 comments