1. Chael Sonnen Expected to Face Anthony Johnson After Wanderlei Silva Withdrawal

    Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has the opportunity to once again enter the title picture with a win over Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5, but that wasn't the way he originally expected things to pan out.

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 30,297 reads 58 comments

  2. Daniel Cormier: If Jon Jones Stalls, I'll Fight Gustafsson for Interim Title

    UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier is anxiously waiting to see if divisional champion Jon Jones will rematch Alexander Gustafsson , but he isn't content to wait much longer...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 29,700 reads 161 comments

  3. Alexander Gustafsson on Jon Jones Rematch: 'It'll Be a Finish'

    Top UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson doesn't officially have a deal in place to fight divisional champion Jon Jones , but no one would know it based on the way he's hyping up this potential rematch...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 19,069 reads 138 comments

  4. Chael Sonnen: My Fight with Vitor Belfort Is a Middleweight No. 1 Contender Bout

    Despite being just 1-3 in his past four bouts and 0-3 in UFC championship fights, Chael Sonnen claims he's just one victory away from another crack at UFC gold...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 10,143 reads 80 comments

  5. Chael Sonnen Slams Wanderlei Silva on 'Fake' PRIDE Fights and Eyebrows

    Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has no love lost for his oldest rival, Wanderlei Silva , a face of the Japan-based PRIDE Fighting Championships...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 9,327 reads 19 comments

  6. Rockhold Rips Belfort: 'I Don't Believe He's Clean,' He's Always Been 'Dirty'

    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold still isn't over his brutal first-round loss against Vitor Belfort one year ago, going as far as to accuse "The Phenom" of being a career-long user of performance-enhancing drugs...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 6,647 reads 34 comments

  7. Duane Ludwig Brushes off Marlon Sandro Comments, Says Barao Wont Get Rematch

    Team Alpha Male striking coach Duane Ludwig's name is making headlines left and right after one of his pupils, T.J. Dillashaw, shocked the world and dominated Renan Barao at UFC 173 on Saturday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 11,633 reads 79 comments

  8. Sonnen on Wanderlei: 'He Wouldn't Have Been the Champion If I Was in PRIDE'

    Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is chomping at the bit to meet arch-nemesis Wanderlei Silva inside the Octagon at UFC 175 on July 5, which he made clear as day at a press conference yesterday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 14,750 reads 70 comments

  9. Dana White: 'Who Gives a S--- What Tito [Ortiz] Wants?'

    UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz asked to be removed from the Hall of Fame "list" after his quick submission win over Alexander Shlemenko at Bellator 120 last week and, not surprisingly, his old boss isn't amused...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 4,135 reads 2 comments

  10. Dan Henderson: I Still Want to Win a UFC Title Before I Retire

    Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson may be just 1-3 in his past four fights, but he still has his eye on wearing UFC gold before he hangs up the four-ounce gloves for good...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 3,790 reads 47 comments

  11. Anderson Silva Not Sure He'll 'Be in the Mood' to Finish 8 Fights on Contract

    Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva may return to the Octagon before the end of the year, but he isn't sure he's going to be up for honoring the eight fights left on his contract...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 27,252 reads 32 comments

  12. Jake Ellenberger: Ronda Rousey 'Could Beat a Lot of Guys' at Bantamweight

    UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger believes women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is talented enough to hang with her male counterparts inside the cage based on her skill and work ethic...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 20,758 reads 177 comments

  13. City of Memphis Declares May 17 'Rampage' Jackson Day Prior to 'King Mo' Fight

    The city of Memphis has declared today, May 17, as a day to recognize Quinton "Rampage" Jackson leading up to his Bellator Season 10 Light Heavyweight Tournament Final bout against Muhammed Lawal ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 6,728 reads 11 comments

  14. Jim Ross: Chael Sonnen Is ' Very Brilliant in How He Verbally Markets Fights'

    Former WWE color commentator Jim Ross is a big fan of mixed martial arts, so he's usually a good person to ask about the similarities between the two forms of sports entertainment...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 7,613 reads 8 comments

  15. Pettis on Aldo: Everyone Who Said I Was Ducking Them Got KO'ed in the 1st Round

    UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will defend his strap against Gilbert Melendez before the end of the year, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten about a potential superfight with Jose Aldo ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 43,813 reads 260 comments

  16. Matt Brown: 'I Guarantee' I Can Knock Out Johny Hendricks

    Some critics believe UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown needs at least one more win before he gets a shot at divisional champion Johny Hendricks , but Brown says he wouldn't disappoint in a title fight...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 13,682 reads 103 comments

  17. Ken Shamrock: Jay-Z's Bodyguard 'Didn't Know What His Job Was'

    UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock has recently traded in his gloves in favor of some tailored suits, but he still has the option to get physical in his new profession: a bodyguard...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 16,275 reads 23 comments

  18. GSP to Star in 'Kickboxer' Remake with WWE's Dave Bautista

    Former longtime UFC welterweight Georges St-Pierre's hiatus from the Octagon will continue for the foreseeable future as he fulfills another commitment on the silver screen...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 23,353 reads 49 comments

  19. Matt Brown Asks Dana White for a Title Shot Following UFC Fight Night 40 Win

    UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown feels that seven straight wins should be deserving of a title shot, and he wasn't shy about telling his boss how he feels...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 12,182 reads 92 comments

  20. Josh Thomson vs. Michael Johnson Booked for UFC on Fox 12 in San Jose

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson will take on a rejuvenated Michael Johnson at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 7,683 reads 20 comments

  21. Dana White: Signing Holly Holm and Gina Carano Just About 'Getting a Deal Done'

    UFC President Dana White is insistent that women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano , as well as undefeated prospect Holly Holm (7-0), will fight inside the Octagon one day soon...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 9,573 reads 11 comments

  22. Sarah Kaufman Rips Miesha Tate over Gina Carano Criticism

    Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman has a bone to pick with Miesha Tate in light of her recent criticism of women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano . Tate has called a potential Carano vs...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 11,117 reads 88 comments

  23. Chael Sonnen: I Have to Fight Vitor Belfort for My Career to Be Complete

    Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has his eyes on a grudge match with fellow fight veteran Vitor Belfort before he hangs up the gloves once and for all...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 27,686 reads 78 comments

  24. Jake Ellenberger: 'I've Never Really Been Impressed with Johny [Hendricks]'

    UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger doesn't feel that divisional champion Johny Hendricks brings anything to the table he hasn't seen before...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 5,694 reads 22 comments

  25. Josh Thomson Denies Posting Profanity-Laced Tweet Calling Out Nick Diaz

    UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson appears to be getting antsy sitting on the sidelines following a controversial split-decision loss to Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 10 in January...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 49,775 reads 67 comments