1. Video: Watch the UFC 182 Weigh-Ins Live Featuring Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will collide this Saturday night at UFC 182 in Las Vegas for UFC's light heavyweight title. Before the fight can be made official, both fighters have to make weight...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 24 days ago 42,615 reads 25 comments

  2. Dana White Separates Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 Media Day

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off for UFC's light heavyweight title Saturday night in Las Vegas. Before the actual fight are the media day faceoffs and the weigh-ins...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 25 days ago 112,006 reads 164 comments

  3. UFC 182: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Fight Card Primer

    January 3, 2015, in Las Vegas gives us the biggest MMA fight since the rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva at UFC 168...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 25,540 reads 58 comments

  4. What Does Jose Aldo Need to Do to Supplant Jon Jones as MMA's P4P Best?

    Nine years. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo hasn't lost in nearly nine years. He's riding an 18-fight win streak and boasts a career record of 25-1...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 3 months ago 9,306 reads 88 comments

  5. Dana White Says Alistair Overeem Will Get Another Fight

    Despite dropping three out of his last four, Alistair Overeem will remain on the UFC's roster, according to President Dana White ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 months ago 20,445 reads 71 comments

  6. Hector Lombard Undeserving of Fight with Rory MacDonald but May Get It Anyway

    Some fighters seem allergic to the idea of calling another fighter out. Others are all about that. Dana White is certainly a fan of the call-out ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 months ago 12,580 reads 73 comments

  7. Vitor Belfort Scoffs at Machida's Notion That Weidman Can Stand with Him

    If anyone knows just how good Chris Weidman is, it's Lyoto Machida . The former light heavyweight champion went toe-to-toe with the current middleweight champion for 25 minutes and came up on the losing end...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 months ago 24,225 reads 134 comments

  8. Long-Absent TJ Grant Wants Nate Diaz or Donald Cerrone for Return Fight

    The last time we saw surging lightweight T.J. Grant inside the Octagon, he was carving up Gray Maynard en route to a first-round TKO. That beyond-impressive performance set Grant up for a title shot vs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 months ago 7,426 reads 39 comments

  9. Power Ranking the 12 Can't-Miss MMA Fights Left in 2014

    When Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson was booked in September 2013, nobody thought the Swede stood much of a chance against the light heavyweight champion, whom many were already calling the greatest mixed martial artist of all time...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 7 months ago 10,544 reads 66 comments

  10. UFC in ABQ Features 2 Top Contenders and a Pioneer of the Sport

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the first time in its 20-year history, the UFC will host a fight card in the city most recently known for being the backdrop of the hit TV show Breaking Bad...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 8 months ago 13,971 reads 4 comments

  11. Benson Henderson Plans to Get 'His Belt' Back, Retire at 33

    Albuquerque, N.M. — Former lightweight champion and perennial contender Benson Henderson has a main event fight this weekend when he steps into the cage opposite unheralded but tough-as-nails Rustam Khabilov...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 8 months ago 24,094 reads 73 comments

  12. Renan Barao Might Be the Best MMA Fighter You May Have Never Heard Of

    In the 20-plus years since UFC 1 introduced the world to mixed martial arts, only three have been able to string together a nearly innumerable 30-plus-fight win streak ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 8 months ago 7,619 reads 26 comments

  13. For Urijah Faber, Hard Work and a Positive Attitude at the Heart of All He Does

    Urijah Faber was born in a house in Isla Vista, California. A house, not a hospital. He fondly recalls being raised in a hippie environment, lying around naked until he was two, having a good time...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 12 months ago 15,369 reads 32 comments

  14. Is Chris Weidman Simply Confident (and Honest) or Being a Bit of a Jerk?

    Chris Weidman carries confidence — and American flags —i n spades, into the cage. He had confidence before knocking out Anderson Silva in their first fight at UFC 162...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 year ago 28,437 reads 372 comments

  15. Anderson Silva, Chris Leben and This MMA Thing That Keeps on Rolling Along

    June 8, 2006 may not be a date that will live in infamy, but it's a day that an undone Chris Leben will likely never forget —one that, despite the hellacious amount of beatings ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 year ago 20,494 reads 46 comments

  16. Weidman vs. Silva 2: Breakdown, Predictions for UFC 168 Main Event

    You know nothing about how the rematch will play out. Then again, you probably know everything. Normally in the fight game, so called "experts," and the lay fan too, have at least a modicum of insight into how a fight might play out...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 year ago 15,365 reads 25 comments

  17. Junior Dos Santos Fighting 'Out on His Feet' Gives Us Pause...But Then What?

    If 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche had been around to give Junior dos Santos a post-fight pep talk after the beating he took from Cain Velasquez, he might have said something like, "that which does not kill us makes us stronger...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 29,399 reads 70 comments

  18. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson and All That It Gave Us

    For 25 minutes, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson traded punches, elbows, knees and kicks as if their lives hung in the balance. Even if it had been two no-names duking it out on the prelims, it would have easily been fight of the night...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 19,968 reads 82 comments

  19. Should Fighters Be Limited in Number of Significant Strikes They Can Sustain?

    At UFC 161 in June, Roy Nelson was transformed into a human pinata at the hands of Stipe Miocic. A pinata that was more than willing to bend, but ultimately unwilling to break...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 2,245 reads 11 comments

  20. Johny Hendricks Wants to Break Something...Will It Be Enough to Beat GSP?

    Rory MacDonald vs. Jake Ellenberger has got the MMA world yammering about '"exciting versus boring" in the context of what takes place when the door to the Octagon is slammed shut...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 9,809 reads 153 comments

  21. Despite the Boo Birds, Rory MacDonald Proved He Is a Legit Contender

    "Who sh*t in your cereal?" is a question Rory MacDonald could be asking the entire MMA world following his win over Jake Ellenberger in the co-main event on UFC on Fox 8 ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 7,609 reads 127 comments

  22. Power Ranking All 9 UFC Title Fights Based on Interest Factor

    I have been thinking a lot about the upcoming title fights. Like, a lot. While you shouldn't care what I think, I'm going to tell you anyway. How do you like them apples? Enough about fruit...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 14,920 reads 106 comments

  23. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson: Does Anyone Care About This Fight?

    Jon Jones is set to defend his light heavyweight belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 , this September from Toronto, Canada...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 18,999 reads 159 comments

  24. 2nd Half of 2013 Set to Offer One of the Sweetest Stretches in UFC History

    The UFC is fueled by its biggest stars competing on the center stage. While there are literally hundreds of fights now over the course of a calender year, it is the champions of ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 7,035 reads 59 comments

  25. Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman and the Weirdness That Was

    I stood directly in front of Anderson Silva following his open workout for UFC 162 . The greatest mixed martial artist of all-time sat on stage in front of a motley crew of media that included myself...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 44,884 reads 282 comments