1. Fedor Emelianenko Returning to MMA, Ends 3-Year Retirement

    Fedor Emelianenko 's emotionless face was often the last thing his opponents saw before everything went black. The man is known by many names—The Last Emperor, legend, icon, destroyer...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 27,734 reads 177 comments

  2. UFC 189 Results: Did We See the Best Chad Mendes?

    It’s rare that we see Chad Mendes taking large gulps of air in the first round of a fight. But there he stood in front of a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 8,294 reads 55 comments

  3. Wanderlei Silva Makes a Lot of Sense with UFC's Treatment of Jose Aldo

    Jose Aldo is a prime example that sometimes even the best fighters in the world don’t get to sit at the cool kid’s table. Unlike his championship peers, Aldo has never had a filter when it comes to speaking his mind about the UFC...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 22,415 reads 86 comments

  4. NSFW: Rory MacDonald Tweets 'Was the Best Time of My Life' Following UFC 189

    Rory MacDonald was beaten, thrashed, bludgeoned, pounded, smashed and whatever other euphemism out there that can describe the carnage from UFC 189 on Saturday...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 53,466 reads 101 comments

  5. UFC 189: Notorious Moment Not Too Big for Conor McGregor

    UFC 189 was indeed the Conor McGregor show. Since the beginning of its UFC existence, the featherweight division has remained in the peripheral of casual MMA fans...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 7,535 reads 16 comments

  6. Twitter Reacts to Aldo Pulling Out, McGregor vs. Mendes for Interim Title

    So much for that 100 percent confidence. Merely hours ago, UFC President Dana White ’s answer was "yes" when MMAFighting...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 19,470 reads 74 comments

  7. Dana White to Yoel Romero: 'America Doesn't Want to Hear Your Thoughts on Jesus'

    In the Bill of Dana White , there must be a separation of church and fighting. The UFC President spoke with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani at the unveiling of the new Reebok ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 2,283 reads 9 comments

  8. Jose Aldo Expected to Train Tuesday, Make a Decision on Conor McGregor Fight

    Judgment day could come on Tuesday for Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor . Aldo is expected to train and make a final decision on whether he’ll defend his UFC featherweight title against McGregor on July 11 at UFC 189 ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 5,361 reads 66 comments

  9. New Mexico District Attorney Lacks Key Evidence in Jon Jones Case

    Prosecutors plan on taking the Jon Jones case to a grand jury. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was arrested in April on a felony charge for an alleged hit-and-run incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 8,032 reads 25 comments

  10. Ken Shamrock Swears Kimbo Fight Wasn't Fixed, Calls out Joe Rogan

    Weeks before Ken Shamrock was left plastered on the canvas like roadkill, the word in the MMA community was that the 51-year-old UFC Hall of Famer had no business being in the cage with Kimbo Slice, a 41-year-old street fighter turned MMA fighter...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 40,262 reads 139 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Responds to Jose Aldo Injury

    You have to hand it to Conor McGregor . The man is as smooth as silk, as slick as snot on a doorknob and as cool as polar bear feet. He’s taking care of business as usual...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 30,155 reads 68 comments

  12. Gilbert Melendez Blames High Altitude for Loss to Eddie Alvarez

    Cain Velasquez wasn’t the only victim of Mexico City’s high altitude at UFC 188 on June 13. Lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez claims being 7,382 feet above sea ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 5,870 reads 39 comments

  13. Kimbo vs. Shamrock Smashes Bellator Ratings Record by 27 Percent

    Bellator 138 featured a 51-year-old UFC Hall of Famer fighting against a 41-year-old street fighter turned MMA fighter. The end result was ridiculously underwhelming...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 7,099 reads 30 comments

  14. Conspiracy Hanging over Bellator: Was Kimbo vs. Shamrock Fake?

    Last Friday’s inevitable showdown between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock was like watching an episode of Jersey Shore . We all knew it would be a train wreck, but we couldn ’t look away...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 52,508 reads 109 comments

  15. Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Penne: What We Learned from Fight Night 69 Fight

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk wasn’t too happy with Jessica Penne throwing her gifted necklace into the screaming crowd at Friday’s weigh-ins . So she gave Penne a gift she couldn’t toss to the wayside and ignore—a third professional loss...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 12,692 reads 42 comments

  16. Where Are They Now: Bubba McDaniel Can't Afford $159 Ticket, Spends Day in Jail

    So you want to be a fighter? The lavish, luxurious lifestyle of a professional athlete coupled with punching someone in the face for a living sounds easy enough to the average tough guy who is grinding away in some no-name gym...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 8,921 reads 18 comments

  17. CM Punk on UFC Debut: 'I Wouldn't Be Upset If It Got Pushed to 2016'

    Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was a professional MMA fighter capable of competing against the baddest dudes on the planet...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 24,092 reads 127 comments

  18. Yair Rodriguez: I Had 'Less' Than $400 Before UFC 188

    Yair Rodriguez stepped into the cage on Saturday night with only five professional fights and less than $400 to his name. Standing across from him was Charles Rosa, one of the most intriguing prospects in the featherweight division...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 14,663 reads 24 comments

  19. After Silencing Critics, Fabricio Werdum Now Thinks He's Best Heavyweight Ever

    Fabricio Werdum kicked down the king’s door, marched into the king’s castle and took the king’s throne. It was only fitting that Werdum be the man to remind us that no one is unbeatable...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 5,010 reads 63 comments

  20. UFC 188 Results: Cain Velasquez's Fall Unexpected, Odd but Temporary

    The Tortoise and the Hare was always one of my favorite Aesop’s Fables growing up. It was a story ingrained with the moral that speed doesn ’t always win the race...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 11,850 reads 27 comments

  21. Amid UFC Return Talk, Chuck O'Neil Solely Focused on Defending CES Title

    Chuck O’Neil’s hips don’t lie. The CES welterweight champ is enjoying life as a vastly improved fighter and an overall better version of himself...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 2,201 reads 3 comments

  22. Charles Rosa Looking to Flip the Mexican Crowd at UFC 188

    With heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez headlining UFC 188 , one can only imagine the crazed atmosphere at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday night...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 2,033 reads 9 comments

  23. An Official Plea to UFC: Give Us Ben Rothwell vs. Andrei Arlovski

    A terror-filled weekend was highlighted by the release of Focus Features’ Insidious: Chapter 3 and one of the greatest heel turns in UFC history...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 9,364 reads 56 comments

  24. Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch: What We Learned from UFC Fight Night 68 Tilt

    Father Time waits for no man, but then again, Dan Henderson isn ’t ordinary. He is a man, no doubt, made of the same ordinary stuff as you and I are—flesh, blood and a beating heart...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 2,427 reads 9 comments

  25. Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell: What We Learned from UFC Fight Night 68 Tilt

    As the lone heavyweight bout on the main card, Matt Mitrione and Ben Rothwell faced otherworldly expectations at UFC Fight Night 68 on Saturday night...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 1 year ago 10,493 reads 49 comments