1. 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 10 months ago 11,245 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 14,872 reads 189 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 29,724 reads 78 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 7,793 reads 24 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 11,716 reads 12 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 22,863 reads 82 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 74,139 reads 552 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 24,754 reads 178 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 16,405 reads 174 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 7,221 reads 37 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 11,050 reads 69 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 24,864 reads 39 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 10,938 reads 21 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 6,542 reads 79 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 16,587 reads 34 comments

  16. UFC 170 Notebook: Behind the Scenes of Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann Fight Card

    LAS VEGAS — Ronda Rousey , women's bantamweight champion of the world, returns to the Octagon Saturday night for her second title defense in three months...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 7,148 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC Uniforms, Fight Pass and Dana White's Misdirected Anger

    LAS VEGAS — The launch of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Fight Pass online streaming service has caused more headaches than the company likely intended when it made the announcement in December...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 25,503 reads 65 comments

  18. Dana White Fine with Gilbert Melendez Testing Free-Agent Waters

    LAS VEGAS — Gilbert Melendez is one of the more prominent free agents to leave the UFC and sign with a competing organization in many years. Melendez, currently ranked No...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 10,778 reads 37 comments

  19. UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann Fight Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    The UFC returns to Las Vegas for the second time in three months with a familiar headliner: women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey , who defended her title against Miesha Tate at December's UFC 168 just up the road at the MGM Grand...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 28,928 reads 15 comments

  20. Ronda Rousey Is Willing to Die to Keep Her UFC Championship

    LAS VEGAS — Most UFC fighters view the mid-week open workouts as just another obligation in an endless sea of fight week commitments they must attend. They walk into the room, say hello to a few fans, hit a few mitts and they're done...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 11,954 reads 124 comments

  21. Daniel Cormier, Pat Cummins Both Supremely Confident in UFC 170 Victory

    LAS VEGAS — When Daniel Cormier received a call from the UFC letting him know Rashad Evans had injured his knee and was out of its UFC 170 bout, he was overcome with sadness...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 14,208 reads 54 comments

  22. Cris "Cyborg" Justino Responds to Dana White's Hurtful Criticism

    Former Strikeforce women's champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino is mad, and she isn't going to take it anymore. Justino issued a response to Dana White , who last week told media in Las Vegas that Cyborg was taking performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 39,806 reads 244 comments

  23. Daniel Cormier's Olympic Teammate Sara McMann Defends Him Against Cummins

    I have racked my brain, but I cannot remember a mixed martial arts rivalry that became heated more quickly than the UFC 170 bout between Daniel Cormier and Pat Cummins . Most of this is due to the circumstances surrounding the fight, of course.

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 18,516 reads 95 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 9,284 reads 29 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 3,795 reads 27 comments