1. Vitor Belfort Says His Testosterone Levels Were Low for Fight Against Henderson

    Heading into his UFC Fight Night 32 bout with Dan Henderson, much was made of Vitor Belfort 's usage of testosterone replacement therapy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,507 reads 37 comments

  2. UFC's Brian Melancon Forced to Retire After Discovering Kidney Issue

    UFC welterweight Brian Melancon announced on Wednesday that he's retiring from mixed martial arts after doctors discovered an issue with his kidneys...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 826 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 36: Jacare Souza vs. Francis Carmont Booked for Co-Main Clash

    An intriguing middleweight clash between top divisional contenders Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza (No. 3) and Francis Carmont (No. 8) has been booked for a UFC Fight Night event on February 15, 2014...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 8,406 reads 55 comments

  4. The Buzz List: The 4 Hottest, Most Controversial Topics for 11/19-11/25

    After a week spent celebrating the past, the mixed martial arts world inches ever forward. We're 11 days away from the next major Ultimate Fighting Championship event—that ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 7,273 reads 39 comments

  5. UFC 167 Notebook: Dana White's Antics, GSP's Mental State and the NSAC

    LAS VEGAS — Nostalgia was certainly in the air this week here in the fight capital of the world. The 20th anniversary of the Ultimate Fighting Championship meant a lot to the folks who work at Zuffa...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 13,982 reads 17 comments

  6. UFC 167: Dana White Says Robbie Lawler Is a 'Completely Different Animal'

    LAS VEGAS— Dana White calls the moment Robbie Lawler first signed with the UFC 11 years ago a "Christmas present for myself." Back then, White was a huge fan of Lawler and his fighting style...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 15,027 reads 40 comments

  7. UFC 167: Dana White Elaborates on Georges St-Pierre's 'Personal Problems'

    LAS VEGAS — The bizarre, unsettling conclusion to the UFC's 20th anniversary event at the MGM Grand seemed a little more clear after a post-fight meeting between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC president Dana White ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 47,863 reads 185 comments

  8. Georges St-Pierre Retires? 'I Have to Go Away for a Little Bit'

    LAS VEGAS— Following a controversial win over Johny Hendricks in the main event of UFC 167, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre told announcer Joe Rogan that he had to "go away for a little bit...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 27,151 reads 214 comments

  9. Johny Hendricks Riding Wave of Support, but He'll Come Up Short Against GSP

    LAS VEGAS—Don't look now, but for the first time I can remember, a majority of fans and media types are picking against Georges St-Pierre. This is not an unfamiliar thing for me...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 8,814 reads 62 comments

  10. UFC Heads Back to Atlanta Area for UFC Fight Night 35 with 2 Fights Booked

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the Atlanta area for the first time since 2012 (and the fifth time in company history) when the promotion hits Duluth's Arena at Gwinnet Center on January 15...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 2,242 reads 5 comments

  11. Dana White: 'Rory MacDonald Will Fight Georges St-Pierre'

    Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald will fight. So said UFC president Dana White anyway, but that's probably news to the welterweight champion and his Tristar training partner...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 17,752 reads 73 comments

  12. The Friendship and Rivalry of Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen

    LAS VEGAS — Rashad Evans , former light heavyweight champion of the world, sits on a plastic chair on the stage of the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand. He is covered in sweat...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 8,575 reads 20 comments

  13. Georges St-Pierre, Royce Gracie and the Thrill of Honoring MMA's Past

    LAS VEGAS—Georges St-Pierre can trace a direct line from November 12, 1993, all the way to November 16, 2013...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 10,689 reads 24 comments

  14. The Buzz List: The 5 Hottest, Most Controversial MMA Topics for 11/12-11/18

    The UFC is rolling out the red carpet in Las Vegas this week. The occasion: celebrating 20 years since the birth of the company, way back in 1993...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 5,271 reads 7 comments

  15. UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    First, here's my standard introduction for this series: Gambling on mixed martial arts, like anything else in life, is about assuming risks. But we have the ability to negate those risks, or at least minimize them, by carefully selecting our plays...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 63,449 reads 78 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 32: What We Learned from Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson II

    There is always one major storyline leading into any Vitor Belfort fight: testosterone-replacement therapy. It is a hotly debated subject by fans and media looking for any way to explain Belfort's career resurgence at age 36...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 24,846 reads 107 comments

  17. Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping? Yeah, That Sounds About Right

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career over Rafael Natal at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy wasted little time in setting his sights on a new opponent. Well, truth be told, he wasted a little time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 12,764 reads 76 comments

  18. Ronda Rousey Needs to Dial Back the Insane-O-Meter a Few Notches

    People say crazy things in mixed martial arts—just like they do in any other sport or walk of life. This is not new, nor is it exclusive to athletes or others involved in different forms of entertainment...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 152,345 reads 345 comments

  19. Tim Kennedy on Machida Miss, Fighting for the Troops and War

    "I will never leave Austin," Tim Kennedy tells me. "You should know better." He has a point. I should know better. I know how much Kennedy loves the quirky Texas state capital, and I know how much he loves breakfast tacos and barbecue...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 3,328 reads 2 comments

  20. Junior dos Santos Somehow Still Hasn't Learned a Thing About Cain Velasquez

    Over the past year, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has twice stepped in the cage with current champ Cain Velasquez for championship fights. Ten rounds...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 32,318 reads 170 comments

  21. Football Manager 14 Review: There Goes My Social Life

    It is 3:32 a.m., and I am still awake. At this moment, I am filled with anger and a little bit of self-loathing. I stopped drinking sodas years ago, but three empty cans sit beside my keyboard...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 6,157 reads 9 comments

  22. UFC 169: A Super Bowl Weekend Event Unlike Any Other, but Is That a Good Thing?

    Tuesday's news that the UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event—held not in Las Vegas this time around, but in Newark— would feature a pair of lower-weight title ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 15,377 reads 56 comments

  23. UFC 169: Super Bowl Weekend Show Adds Cruz vs. Barao, Aldo vs. Lamas

    The UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event—typically held in Las Vegas but headed to New Jersey this year to coincide with broadcast partner Fox's coverage of the big game—has a main event...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 17,478 reads 133 comments

  24. Lyoto Machida Wants to Fight Vitor Belfort After Beating Mark Munoz

    All too often, fans of mixed martial arts don't get to see the fights they want because of injuries or contract disputes or because fighters are training partners and don't want to face each other...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 8,011 reads 65 comments

  25. The Buzz List: The 5 Hottest, Most Controversial MMA Topics for 10/28-11/3

    What you'll find in the following slides is not anything resembling fighter rankings. We've got plenty of those already...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 19,797 reads 19 comments