1. Why Cole Miller Got the Much-Desired Shot at Conor McGregor

    UFC featherweight Conor McGregor called out just about everyone the division has to offer, from champion Jose Aldo to top contender Chad Mendes. He even made it known that lightweights were in his sights such as Diego Sanchez...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 1,803 reads 0 comments

  2. Mark Munoz vs. Gegard Mousasi Is a Fight Worth Getting Excited for

    One is a former Strikeforce and DREAM champion, and the other won gold while competing on the NCAA wrestling mat...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 812 reads 4 comments

  3. Bellator Champion Douglas Lima: Is He the Most Underrated Welterweight in MMA?

    Douglas Lima has perfected the art of finishing fights, his latest such victory earning him the Bellator welterweight championship and a spot on the short list of top 170-pound fighters in the world...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 1,237 reads 0 comments

  4. Chad Mendes Is the Correct Fighter to Challenge Jose Aldo at UFC 176

    When it comes down to it, Chad Mendes was the right choice as the next challenger to Jose Aldo 's UFC featherweight championship...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 344 reads 2 comments

  5. Ranking the UFC Title Defenses of Jon Jones

    At just 26 years of age, Jon Jones has already defeated some of the top fighters of his generation and the generation before him...

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  6. UFC 173's Main Card Still Has Stars Like Renan Barao and Daniel Cormier

    UFC 173 isn't quite what it was suppose to be. Originally, the Memorial Day weekend event was expected to feature Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort ...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 2,152 reads 1 comments

  7. Bellator 120 Is the Time to Shine for Michael Chandler, Alexander Shlemenko

    Michael Chandler and Alexander Shlemenko can grab the Bellator MMA torch and carry it into the future at Bellator 120 this month. Or they can tumble all the way back down the pyramid, bringing the promotion with them...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 2 months ago 623 reads 1 comments

  8. Luke Rockhold Barking Up the Wrong Tree with Vitor Belfort Call-Out

    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has a strong resume. The 29-year-old trains out of American Kickboxing Academy and has defeated the likes of Tim Kennedy, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Keith Jardine during his career...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 months ago 528 reads 3 comments

  9. Why Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Is the Best Rivalry in UFC

    When you think about the history of MMA , mentioning one fighter almost instantly brings with it another. Say Chuck Liddell, and most people will think about Tito Ortiz. Georges St-Pierre had Matt Hughes...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 months ago 1,609 reads 7 comments

  10. Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix to Conclude in February 2012

    Following the final two matches in the quarterfinal round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, it seems as if a winner will be crowned in the early stages of 2012...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  11. The Ultimate Fighter Finale 13: Pettis vs. Guida Fight Card Predictions

    It's that time once again to crown another Ultimate Fighter, as The Ultimate Finale 13 takes place this Saturday night in Las Vegas, live on Spike TV...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 869 reads 0 comments

  12. Wineland vs. Benavidez: UFC Live 5 Preview

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a bantamweight battle between two of the division's elite in Eddie Wineland and Joseph Benavidez for UFC Live 5 on August 14...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 153 reads 6 comments

  13. MMA: Bellator Champ Askren Knows UFC Is in His Future

    Ben Askren knows there is only so much that Bellator Fighting Championships can offer, and that's why the current welterweight champion sees the light at the end of the tunnel...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC on Versus 5 Gets Jim Miller-Ben Henderson Lightweight Showdown

    Two lightweight contenders will meet inside the octagon when the Ultimate Fighting Championship broadcasts UFC on Versus 5 in August...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 71 reads 3 comments

  15. UFC Releases Middleweight Maiquel Falcao Due to Prior Arrest

    Ultimate Fighting Championship officials have cut ties with promising Brazilian middleweight Maiquel Falcao due to an arrest in 2002, according to a report by mmajunkie.com . Falcao, who was slated to fight Tom Lawlor at UFC 134 : Silva vs...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 187 reads 1 comments

  16. Strikeforce Targeting July 30 Showtime Event; PPV Card on Hold

    It looks like Strikeforce's attempt to venture into pay-per-view will have to wait a while longer. MMAJunkie...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 268 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC 133 Adds Pierce, Hendricks to Fight Card Lineup

    Despite the loss of a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, the card for Ultimate Fighting Championship's UFC 133 lineup is beginning to look stacked from top to bottom...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 130 Adds Bantamweight Contest Between Barao, Escovedo to Lineup

    A bantamweight matchup between Renan Barao and Cole Escovedo has been placed on the preliminary card for UFC 130 : Edgar-Maynard III, which takes place May 28 in Las Vegas, according to mmajunkie...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC 134: Rio Adds Welterweight Clash Between Paulo Thiago and David Mitchell

    Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Paulo Thiago confirmed to sherdog.com Monday evening that he will meet David Mitchell at UFC 134 : Rio in a battle of submission experts...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC: Heavyweight Champ Cain Velasquez Targeting Fall, Stadium Show Return

    For Ultimate Fighting Championship's heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, the long and painful road to recovery now has a light at the end of the tunnel...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 284 reads 0 comments

  21. UFC 129 Fight Card: Can Jake Shields, Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsui Make a Clean Sweep

    The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsui camp will have a large contingent of fighters present at UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields, as members Jake Shields, Nate Diaz and Daniel Roberts are all scheduled to fight...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 129 Fight Card: Can Randy Couture Upset Lyoto Machida, Ride off a Winner?

    Randy "The Natural" Couture has stated that his upcoming UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields fight with Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida will be his last battle inside the Octagon...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 194 reads 3 comments

  23. UFC 129 Fight Card: St. Pierre vs. Shields Press Conference Quick Thoughts

    After listening to the press conference for UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields Wednesday afternoon, here are a few of my thoughts on the upcoming card: 1. The Canadian media loves Dana White and the UFC...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  24. MMA: Ex-WWE Superstar Batista No Longer in Talks with Strikeforce

    The deal that brought Strikeforce under control by the Ultimate Fighting Championship potentially cost former WWE heavyweight champion Dave Batista a chance to compete inside the Octagon...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 1,560 reads 27 comments

  25. UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields—Aldo-Hominick a Potential Fight of the Night

    While many MMA pundits see the Georges St. Pierre and Jake Shields clash for the UFC welterweight championship as the fight everyone will tune in to see from Toronto for UFC ...

    Dana Becker Written by Dana Becker about 3 years ago 274 reads 0 comments