1. Renan Barao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Is the New UFC 173 Main Event

    A bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw will headline UFC 173 on May 24. Sources close to the promotion confirmed the story with Bleacher Report on Thursday night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 16,276 reads 121 comments

  2. Daniel Cormier vs. Rafael Cavalcante in the Works for UFC 175 in July

    A light heavyweight bout between highly ranked light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante is in the works, but not finalized, for UFC 175...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 19,564 reads 159 comments

  3. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez Takes Place at UFC's Year-End Card

    Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will face off at the UFC's year-end event in December. UFC President Dana White today made the announcement during a special press conference in Puerto Rico...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 13,233 reads 88 comments

  4. Flyweight Fight: John Dodson vs. John Moraga Added to UFC Fight Night 43

    A rematch between John Dodson and John Moraga has been added to the UFC's first-ever visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event takes place June 7 at the Tingley Coliseum...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 2,291 reads 18 comments

  5. Dan Henderson Wants a UFC Championship Belt Before He Retires

    Fresh off his stunning come-from-behind win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC Fight Night 28, Dan Henderson says he wants a UFC title strapped around his waist before he rides off into the sunset...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 8,724 reads 60 comments

  6. Chris Weidman Injured, Title Fight vs. Lyoto Machida Moved to UFC 175 in July

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor knee surgery after suffering an injury during training. Consequently, his scheduled UFC 173 title defense against Lyoto Machida has been moved to UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 56,350 reads 479 comments

  7. Will Chope Was Discharged from Air Force After Repeatedly Assaulting His Wife

    Updates from 11:07 a.m. ET, Sunday, March 23 The UFC has issued the following statement to Bleacher Report: The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement this ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 54,420 reads 107 comments

  8. First Tweets: The Moment MMA Fighters and Personalities Discovered Twitter

    Oh, Twitter. You have provided us some entertaining moments over the years. You've given us insight into the lives of professional athletes like never before. You've become our go-to source for mixed martial arts news...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 14,851 reads 14 comments

  9. Jose Aldo Says Anthony Pettis 'Likes to Talk a Lot, but He Does Very Little'

    A fight between UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been rumored for quite some time now. In fact, there was a time when it was more than a rumor...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 3,196 reads 9 comments

  10. Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn 3 Headlines The Ultimate Fighter Finale in July

    The third fight between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will take place at The Ultimate Fighter Finale scheduled for Sunday, July 6 in Las Vegas. The bout is expected to serve as the main event...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 24,363 reads 98 comments

  11. Dana White: UFC No Longer Interested in Holly Holm

    Mere days after her manager met with UFC executives about a UFC debut, it appears that Holly Holm will not be on her way to the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion after all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 24,560 reads 159 comments

  12. Duane Ludwig Leaving Team Alpha Male in May; Applicants for New Coach Wanted

    Renowned coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig is out at Team Alpha Male. He assumed the head coaching position at the Sacramento-based team in December 2012. Prior to his arrival, Team Alpha Male had many coaches but no single person in charge of everything...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 10,353 reads 33 comments

  13. Carlos Condit Injury Update: Torn ACL, Partially Torn Meniscus

    Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a partially torn meniscus during his Saturday UFC 171 loss in Dallas to Tyron Woodley...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 21,164 reads 82 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 7,002 reads 42 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 12,526 reads 118 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 6,873 reads 66 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 61,209 reads 180 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 6,585 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 10,380 reads 29 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 6,445 reads 19 comments

  21. 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 8 months ago 12,699 reads 30 comments

  22. 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 8 months ago 10,294 reads 26 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 2,288 reads 11 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 11,219 reads 6 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 14,819 reads 189 comments