1. Johny Hendricks Says It Doesn't Matter Whether GSP Comes Back or Not

    New UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be on the shelf for a while due to injuries suffered before and during his big UFC 171 win over Robbie Lawler. But the champ told FoxSports...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 7,059 reads 42 comments

  2. Former World Champion Boxer Holly Holm Nears UFC Deal, Rousey Fight Looms

    Albuquerque, N.M. — One of the brightest prospects in mixed martial arts may soon be on her way to the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 12,648 reads 118 comments

  3. Tyron Woodley Wants His Title Shot, and He's Not Afraid to Say So

    A year ago, during UFC 158 fight week in Montreal, I met with then-new UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley . A month earlier, Woodley had won his UFC debut, knocking out Jay Hieron in just 36 seconds...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,920 reads 66 comments

  4. Nick Diaz Heckles Johny Hendricks During Successful Second Weigh-in Attempt

    Johny Hendricks averted a near-crisis for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday by making weight during his second attempt for his UFC 171 title fight against Robbie Lawler...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 61,558 reads 180 comments

  5. UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale Scheduled for Consecutive Days in Las Vegas This July

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will mark yet another first this summer by running two events on consecutive days in the same city...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,633 reads 12 comments

  6. Holly Holm, Management Team to Meet with Dana White This Week in Dallas

    One of the more intriguing women's bantamweight prospects in mixed martial arts may be on her way to the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 10,676 reads 29 comments

  7. Natural Born Killer: The 5 Best Moments of Carlos Condit's Career

    Carlos Condit 's UFC 171 bout against Tyron Woodley is full of heavy implications. If he is able to beat his fellow First Round Management stablemate, he'll earn a shot ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,606 reads 19 comments

  8. UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Fight Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    If you've been hesitant to order any of the UFC's 2014 pay-per-view offerings due to underwhelming fight cards, UFC 171 might be the cure for the thing that ails you...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 12,801 reads 30 comments

  9. Oklahoma's Battlegrounds MMA Revives Eight-Man, One-Night Tournaments

    Oklahoma mixed martial arts promotion Battlegrounds MMA is poised to bring back a relic of the past: Eight-man elimination tournaments held over the course of a single day...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 10,481 reads 26 comments

  10. Tyron Woodley Thinks Nick Diaz, Rory MacDonald Are Sharing the Same Bag of Weed

    To hear Tyron Woodley tell it, fellow welterweight Rory MacDonald is just about out of his mind if he thinks he deserves a title shot after beating Demian Maia at UFC 170...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 2,609 reads 11 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa Fight Card Betting Odds & Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 38 represents the first true test of the UFC's new Fight Pass service. It's a card hardcore mixed martial arts fans won't want to miss, and so this important question ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 11,263 reads 6 comments

  12. Jake Shields Wants Title Shot with UFC 171 Win over Hector Lombard

    Jake Shields isn 't getting any younger, and the former Strikeforce champion wants another crack at the UFC welterweight championship. Shields had one shot already, losing to Georges St-Pierre by unanimous decision at UFC 129...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 14,875 reads 189 comments

  13. Doctor Reveals How Getting off Testosterone Will Hurt Fighters on It

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: Fighters who are affected by last week's Nevada Athletic Commission to ban the usage of testosterone replacement therapy are in trouble...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 29,755 reads 78 comments

  14. New Jersey's Nick Lembo Responds to Nevada TRT Ban

    The Nevada Athletic Commission's Thursday decision to issue an immediate ban on the usage of testosterone replacement therapy is expected to have wide-ranging effects on the combat sports world...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 7,809 reads 24 comments

  15. Jessica Eye Passes Recreational Drug Test After UFC 170 Loss

    UFC bantamweight Jessica Eye took the first step toward restoring her damaged reputation by passing a test for recreational drugs following her UFC 170 loss to Alexis Davis...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 11,775 reads 12 comments

  16. Vitor Belfort, TRT and the UFC's Need for Complete Transparency

    Tough situations arise for all of us. They're part of our daily lives. We make mistakes because we are human and that is what humans do. We are effortlessly prone to error even when we are most guarded against it...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 22,872 reads 82 comments

  17. UFC 173: Lyoto Machida Faces Chris Weidman After Belfort Withdraws

    On the heels of Nevada's surprising and historic Thursday ban of testosterone replacement therapy in combat sports came something a little less surprising: Vitor Belfort, long considered ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 74,165 reads 552 comments

  18. Nevada State Athletic Commission Issues Testosterone Replacement Therapy Ban

    Las Vegas — In a move that will have far-reaching effects throughout the combat sports industry, the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday ruled unanimously to ban therapeutic usage exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 24,794 reads 178 comments

  19. Georges St-Pierre: Rory MacDonald Deserves Next Title Shot

    The process of determining a new UFC welterweight champion won't be complete until March 15. That's the day Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler meet in the main event of UFC 171...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 16,407 reads 174 comments

  20. TJ Grant Back to '90-95 Percent,' Hopes for UFC Return in Halifax

    TJ Grant never got the title shot he was promised, but the top lightweight contender has some good news, at least: He has returned to the gym and is eyeing a return to the UFC this fall...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 7,289 reads 37 comments

  21. Daniel Cormier Wants Top Contender or Title Shot in His Next Fight

    Coming off his blowout win over Patrick Cummins at UFC 170, Daniel Cormier is looking for a big step up in the UFC's light heavyweight division. Cormier told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that he either wants a No...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 11,053 reads 69 comments

  22. Lyoto Machida Confirms Dana White Paid Him Extra for Beating Tito Ortiz

    It's no secret that UFC President Dana White and Tito Ortiz have never gotten along. And it should come as no surprise that White gave Lyoto Machida a bonus for beating Ortiz at UFC 84...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 24,906 reads 39 comments

  23. Bond Hearing for Embattled Thiago Silva Set for Next Week

    A bond hearing next week will determine if former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva can leave the jail cell he has occupied since his Feb. 6 arrest. Silva's manager, Glenn Robinson, informed MMAFighting ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 10,939 reads 21 comments

  24. Anthony Pettis Opens as Betting Favorite over Gilbert Melendez

    One of the most anticipated fights of 2014 was announced on Sunday: UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defending his title against top contender Gilbert Melendez ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,552 reads 79 comments

  25. Rory MacDonald Stabbed Hand While Cutting Avocado, Almost Missed UFC 170

    Welterweight Rory MacDonald had one of the better performances at UFC 170 on Saturday night with his unanimous decision win over Demian Maia...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 16,694 reads 34 comments