1. UFC Fight Night 36 Notebook: The Night the Decisions Came to Brazil

    Another week, another fight card. The UFC returned to Brazil for Fight Night 36, headlined by two fights with more than a little importance to the middleweight division...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 9,230 reads 29 comments

  2. Dana White Hopeful of Testosterone Replacement Ban Sooner Than Later

    LAS VEGAS—UFC President Dana White would like nothing more than to see testosterone replacement therapy go the way of the dodo...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 3,776 reads 27 comments

  3. White: Overeem's Rib Will Heal as Soon as We Find Dos Santos Another Fight

    LAS VEGAS—The war of words between UFC President Dana White and heavyweight Alistair Overeem continued during a Thursday afternoon meeting with local Las Vegas media...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 12,804 reads 101 comments

  4. Dana White: UFC Working on Deal to Create a Standard UFC Uniform

    LAS VEGAS — When it comes to fighter sponsorships in the UFC, the winds of change are blowing. UFC president Dana White confirmed on Thursday that the UFC is working on a deal to create a UFC uniform...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 67,696 reads 207 comments

  5. Patrick Cummins: How an Unknown Fighter Got the Chance of a Lifetime

    LAS VEGAS — On Wednesday afternoon, Dana White was informed that Rashad Evans, who was scheduled to compete next week at UFC 170 against Daniel Cormier , had injured his knee...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 32,842 reads 69 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi Fight Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    With as many trips as the UFC is now making to Brazil (on a seemingly monthly basis), it would be easy for a few of these free televised fight cards to get lost in the shuffle. Rightly so...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 12,673 reads 16 comments

  7. Daniel Cormier, Rashad Evans and the Cost of Fighting Friends

    Daniel Cormier met Rashad Evans during his senior year at Oklahoma State. Evans was a Michigan State wrestler, and his school dual meet against Cormier 's Oklahoma State team...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 13,301 reads 35 comments

  8. UFC Announces Major Changes to Post-Fight Bonus Structure

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship Tuesday announced a major change to the way they hand out post-event bonuses. Traditionally, the promotion has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night and Knockout of the Night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 44,421 reads 113 comments

  9. UFC Will Not Offer TUF Nations Contestant a Contract After Racist Instagram Pic

    On Sunday, a photo posted to Instagram by The Ultimate Fighter: Nations contestant Tyler Manawaroa some 18 weeks ago made the rounds. I'm choosing not to post the photo here, because it's racist and embarrassing and hurtful...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 23,628 reads 116 comments

  10. Cub Swanson Wants Jose Aldo to Move Up and Challenge Himself at Lightweight

    Anthony Pettis and Jose Aldo were scheduled to fight at featherweight last year, but an injury to Pettis forced the bout to be cancelled...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 7,693 reads 45 comments

  11. Jon Jones Doesn't See Eye to Eye with the UFC, and That May Cost the UFC Dearly

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is a marketable star. You won't find any MMA -centric brands adorning Jones when he walks out for fight night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 68,248 reads 220 comments

  12. Playing the Heel a Calculated Effort from Wrestling Legend Ben Askren

    LAS VEGAS—Ben Askren , once and perhaps future free-agent welterweight, sits near a waterfall in the massive Venetian casino...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 10,389 reads 48 comments

  13. Junior Dos Santos Denies Reports That He's Left Team Nogueira

    Earlier today, we relayed a report from Brazilian outlet Globo that said former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos had left his longtime home at Team Nogueira and made the switch to Nova Uniao ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 9,287 reads 24 comments

  14. John Lineker's Weighty Issues Can Be Fixed with Easy Solutions

    Despite missing weight for two of his last three bouts—and needing an extra hour to make weight in the third—UFC flyweight John Lineker has no plans to move back up to bantamweight...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 5,230 reads 12 comments

  15. Middleweights Luke Rockhold, Tim Boetsch Face off at UFC 172 in Baltimore

    A middleweight bout between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and ultra-durable Tim Boetsch has been added to UFC 172 in Baltimore. The news was first announced by the UFC on their official website...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 3,420 reads 36 comments

  16. Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman Overturned Due to Failed Drug Test

    UPDATE 3, 4:16 p.m. ET: Marc Ratner, UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, confirmed with Bleacher Report that Eye's fight against Alexis Davis will indeed move forward on February 22...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 29,413 reads 50 comments

  17. Jose Aldo's Move to Lightweight Could Cement Him as Greatest Fighter in History

    There was a moment, roughly halfway through Jose Aldo's thoroughly brilliant and yet somehow uninspiring victory over Ricardo Lamas at UFC 169, when the longtime featherweight kingpin's murky future suddenly became quite clear...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 9,642 reads 70 comments

  18. Renan Barao vs Urijah Faber 2: What We Learned from UFC 169's Main Event

    It was a night designed to showcase two of the UFC's brightest stars below 155 pounds. Renan Barao and Jose Aldo, longtime teammates at the Nova Uniao camp in Brazil, went into ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 39,760 reads 110 comments

  19. Jon Jones Discusses Heavyweight Move, Potential Superfight vs. Chris Weidman

    From the moment he capped his meteoric rise to the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones has constantly been asked one important question: When are you going to move to heavyweight? It's a question with merit...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 16,928 reads 128 comments

  20. Dana White Says Anderson Silva Wants the Belt Back

    To hear UFC president Dana White tell it, we may get to see a third fight between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva after all. It's a notion many consider impossible...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 14,263 reads 58 comments

  21. UFC on Fox 11: Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum Is the Official Main Event

    A fight once planned as the co-main event for April's UFC on Fox card is now the main event. Heavyweights Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum will face off in a fight to determine ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 3,600 reads 10 comments

  22. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Could Join Weidman vs. Belfort Fight Card

    A planned fight between current coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva could join a summer UFC event that will be headlined by middleweight champion Chris Weidman defending his belt against top challenger Vitor Belfort...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 16,005 reads 50 comments

  23. UFC Announces Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping Headlines TUF Nations Finale

    A middleweight bout between Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping will indeed headline The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale. On January 19, Bleacher Report reported Kennedy vs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 11,553 reads 42 comments

  24. Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Targeted for UFC Return to Abu Dhabi

    A fight between veteran heavyweights Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is being targeted for the Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to Abu Dhabi , which could take place later this year...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 6,843 reads 20 comments

  25. Ultimate Fighting Championship Details Canadian Fight Plans for 2014

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will expand its Canadian reach further in 2014 than ever before. At a news conference today in Quebec City, UFC Canadian director of operations ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 5,944 reads 13 comments