1. 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 2 months ago 19,541 reads 115 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 27,359 reads 138 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 10,898 reads 31 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 4,760 reads 18 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 15,321 reads 66 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 9,782 reads 42 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 8,393 reads 14 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 18,421 reads 113 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 8,401 reads 49 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 33,936 reads 48 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 9,802 reads 40 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 12,378 reads 42 comments

  13. '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 25,540 reads 38 comments

  14. 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 10,210 reads 31 comments

  15. 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 8,460 reads 46 comments

  16. 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 9,087 reads 39 comments

  17. 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 5,495 reads 40 comments

  18. 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 9,505 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 3,902 reads 6 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 14,080 reads 21 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 24,671 reads 33 comments

  22. '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 3 months ago 16,124 reads 102 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 6,375 reads 23 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 21,407 reads 112 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 12,456 reads 59 comments