1. UFC 163: Previewing Aldo vs. Korean Zombie, Machida vs. Davis

    Are you excited about Saturday's UFC 163 event? If not, I totally understand. Saturday's event is long on purchase price and short on the kind of top-to-bottom pay-per-view excellence that we've come to expect from the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 months ago 9,872 reads 23 comments

  2. UFC 163 Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    I can't remember a time when an upcoming UFC pay-per-view had as little buzz going for it as Saturday's UFC 163 fight card. I get it. I can't blame you for being underwhelmed by the UFC's latest return trip to Brazil...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 months ago 15,187 reads 70 comments

  3. Rory MacDonald, Jake Ellenberger and Sports vs. Entertainment

    I realized something while watching UFC on Fox last Saturday night. The co-main event between Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger had just ended, with MacDonald named the winner by decision...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 5,280 reads 61 comments

  4. Mayhem Miller Unloads on Dana White, Says He's Killing the Sport of MMA

    If there's one thing we've learned to expect from Jason "Mayhem" Miller over the years, it's this: We have no idea what to expect from Mayhem Miller. That trait has made him one of the more well-loved cult figures in mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 12,031 reads 60 comments

  5. UFC on Fox 8: What We Learned from Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga

    John Moraga was an unheralded challenger heading into his flyweight title fight with Demetrious Johnson at UFC on Fox 8 from Seattle...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 15,322 reads 10 comments

  6. Biogenesis MMA Names Aren't the First, and They Won't Be the Last

    It was only a matter of time. If you're not the type who follow sports outside of mixed martial arts, here's a brief recap of the Biogenesis scandal that has sent the baseball world reeling over the past few months...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 10,707 reads 24 comments

  7. UFC on Fox 8 Preview: Breaking Down Johnson vs. Moraga, MacDonald/Ellenberger

    The UFC returns to Seattle on Saturday night with an action-packed card that will be topped off by a fast-paced flyweight title bout...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 6,561 reads 12 comments

  8. Chael Sonnen Moves Training Camp to Mark Munoz's Reign Training Center

    After spending the majority of his career training near his West Linn, Ore., home, former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen revealed he has moved to Reign Training Center in Orange County...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 8,555 reads 25 comments

  9. Brian Melancon Replaces Injured Paulo Thiago, Meets Kelvin Gastelum

    After making a big splash in his UFC debut earlier this month, Brian Melancon isn't wasting any time returning to the Octagon...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 1,673 reads 15 comments

  10. Daniel Cormier Details the Real Reason He Can't Wait to Fight Roy Nelson

    Above all, Daniel Cormier would like to stress that he's never had a problem with Roy Nelson in the past...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 17,764 reads 113 comments

  11. UFC on Fox 8: Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    The last time the UFC hit Seattle, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson watched the action from a prime seat in the crowd...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 10,045 reads 46 comments

  12. B.J. Penn Talks a Potential Return to the UFC's Octagon and Fatherhood

    B.J. Penn is one of the most popular fighters in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The legendary lightweight and welterweight has been on the sidelines since being overwhelmed by Rory MacDonald last December...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 10,917 reads 36 comments

  13. Nick Diaz Continues Being Nick Diaz, No-Shows Scheduled Interview

    Oh, Nick Diaz . When will you ever learn? Or perhaps the real question is not when Diaz will learn, but if he will learn at all. Diaz has a long history of simply not showing up for things he's scheduled for...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 21,874 reads 202 comments

  14. The 10 August UFC Fights You Don't Want to Miss

    The dog days of summer are almost over. After July's relative lack of fights —we had the thrilling high of UFC 162 and Anderson Silva 's very public dethroning at the hands of Chris Weidman and then...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 17,807 reads 55 comments

  15. Fox Sports 1 Programming Needs Honesty Even When Reporting on UFC

    There's no question that next month's launch of Fox Sports 1 is an important milestone for the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 7,167 reads 36 comments

  16. Benson Henderson, Anthony Pettis and the Art of Letting Go

    Standing in the center of the cage, Benson Henderson wasn't quite sure what to expect. He'd just gone five rounds with Anthony Pettis in the main event of the final World Extreme Cagefighting event...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 9,468 reads 28 comments

  17. Rory MacDonald, Georges St-Pierre on a Championship Collision Course

    In late 2011, I was in Toronto covering UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida for my former employer. I remember plenty about that week...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 8,179 reads 35 comments

  18. Chris Weidman to Be Honored by Nassau County on July 17

    Life keeps getting better and better for Chris Weidman . Now, he'll have a day entirely to himself, at least in the region where he grew up and continues to call home...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 3,919 reads 15 comments

  19. Anderson Silva Has No Plans to Stop Showboating, and That's Fine with Me

    One of the hallmarks of the greatest athletes in the history of sports is that they rarely let a setback affect them in any kind of major way. What I mean by this is that they're unflappable...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 16,758 reads 98 comments

  20. Video: Matt Hughes Talks Fighter Pay, Says Jon Fitch Is "Boring"

    When Matt Hughes first rose to the top of the UFC, he earned a pittance compared to the salaries of today's top UFC superstars...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 9,805 reads 11 comments

  21. The Best Fighters from the 1st Half of 2013

    Time passes by so very quickly. It's hard to believe that we're already at the midpoint of 2013, but here we are...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 6,324 reads 16 comments

  22. Matt Hughes on Jon Fitch: A Lot of People Found Him Extremely Boring

    Fighter pay in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is always a hot topic. It always will be. People want to get paid more money. That doesn't solely apply to fighters; we'd all like to make more...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 16,208 reads 73 comments

  23. Brian Stann Continues His Life of Integrity by Walking Away from MMA Intact

    In mixed martial arts, we often find ourselves watching fighters hang on past their expiration date. Some of them are longtime veterans of the sport who toiled for meager paychecks ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 13,199 reads 32 comments

  24. UFC Flyweight Ian McCall Talks UFC 163, Iliarde Santos and His Life

    To say that Ian McCall hasn't had the best of times since joining the UFC would be an understatement. Once considered by many to be the best flyweight in the world, McCall has gone 0-3 since his UFC debut...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  25. Cub Swanson Wants Aldo/Zombie Winner, and He Deserves It

    It was June 7, 2009. The event was WEC 41, and the main event featured featherweight champion Mike Brown defending his title against former champion Urijah Faber...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 year ago 5,624 reads 51 comments