1. TUF Brazil 3: Dana White Calls Filming "Absolute Insanity," Show to Be "Crazy"

    If anyone thought that Chael Sonnen’s coaching stint opposite rival Wanderlei Silva on Season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil would roll on peacefully, it appears they were wrong...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 39,314 reads 124 comments

  2. Kyacey Uscola Found Guilty of Domestic Abuse, Could Face 13 Years

    According to a report from C. Johnson and Siemny Chhuon of KXTV News10 , MMA fighter and The Ultimate Fighter 11 veteran Kyacey Uscola has been found guilty of domestic abuse and could serve up to 13 years in prison...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 13,687 reads 21 comments

  3. Phil Davis Doesn't Think Jon Jones Will Fight Glover Teixeira

    Phil Davis, “Mr. Wonderful,” is ready and willing to step in and fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 because he doesn ’t think Jon Jones will make the fight...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 15,404 reads 97 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 35 Salaries: Luke Rockhold Tops List at $80,000

    After Luke Rockhold finished Costas Philippou via a violent kicking assault to his liver, we were reminded that Bas Rutten may have had the right idea all along...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 11,500 reads 22 comments

  5. Rich Franklin: The Gentleman, Scholar and Fighter Who Led By Example

    Sometime soon, former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin will retire from the sport, passing as humbly and quietly as he entered...

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  6. UFC and Their Plans for Global Expansion

    As highlighted in a piece by Alan Snel of the Las Vegas Review-Journal , the UFC has big plans for global expansion in 2014...

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  7. UFC: Should It Be Able to Decide a Fighter's Weight Class?

    With the UFC staging more events than ever in 2014 while spreading out globally, it would seem that before long every weight class will be bursting with talent, like coffers overfilled in a candy store...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 10,190 reads 63 comments

  8. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club Owner Charged with Sexual Assault in Texas

    The owner of BQuick Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Samuel David Lewis, was arrested in Stephenville , Texas on Monday under charges of sexual assault of a child, according to Sara Vanden Berge of the Stephenville Empire-Tribune ...

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  9. MMA: The Top 10 Greatest Tournament Fighters of All Time

    There’s something about the idea of fighting two or more times in one night that fits the world of MMA like a glove. Perhaps it’s because the tournament format introduced the sport to America...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 19,039 reads 35 comments

  10. Chris Weidman Coach Ray Longo Says Silva Doesn't Deserve a Third Fight

    It appears as if Anderson Silva ’s opinions on his first two losses to Chris Weidman are wearing thin with the new champion's coach, Ray Longo...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 29,461 reads 310 comments

  11. Dan Henderson Wants to Stay with UFC Despite Low-Figure Contract

    After his highlight-reel knockout of Michael Bisping at UFC 100, Dan Henderson and the UFC ended up with different figures of what he was worth. This led to his leaving the company in 2009 and signing with smaller promotion Strikeforce...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 10,995 reads 47 comments

  12. Michael Johnson Volunteers to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Could Khabib Nurmagomedov have found his next opponent in Michael Johnson? The past few days have been wrought with drama as Dana White openly discussed his difficulties ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 4,629 reads 36 comments

  13. UFC Lightweight Title Hunt: Is Khabib Nurmagomedov a True Contender?

    Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon, he has displayed a confidence and poise that makes you think he is never going to lose. He never seems intimidated, lackluster or distracted...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 11,295 reads 71 comments

  14. Nate Diaz's Manager Mike Kogan Says UFC Turned Down Nurmagomedov Fight

    By now, most MMA fans know that Nate Diaz has come out swinging upon word from Dana White that he refused a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov . Now, new manager for Diaz Mike Kogan recently contacted MMAmania ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 15,958 reads 85 comments

  15. Can Jose Aldo Be a Global UFC Superstar?

    As perhaps one of the most dangerous and explosive fighters in the UFC, Jose Aldo is a man in the prime of his career...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 8,422 reads 105 comments

  16. Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey: 'I'd Fight Her 100 Times'

    No one would really be surprised if you told them Miesha Tate did not like losing to Ronda Rousey for the second time at UFC 168. Tate is a former champion herself...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 8,692 reads 16 comments

  17. Was Brock Lesnar Just Using UFC to Boost Pro Wrestling Profile?

    By now, everyone has heard the rumors (via Fox Sports' Mike Chiappetta ) that Brock Lesnar may or may not be returning to the UFC...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 30,188 reads 85 comments

  18. Cain Velasquez: What Can He Do to Move the Needle?

    Thus far, Cain Velasquez is on the precipice of greatness; with one more defense of his title, he will make UFC history. It's hard to believe that the heavyweight title has never seen three consecutive title defenses by one man, but it’s true...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 11,902 reads 93 comments

  19. Is Michael Johnson's Title Shot Talk Justified?

    Coming off two very impressive wins, Michael Johnson is looking to make a serious run in 2014. His thumping of Joe Lauzon and his KO victory over Gleison Tibau showed him displaying an improved skill set and a serious fire...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 1,339 reads 7 comments

  20. Cole Miller to Conor McGregor: 'Beat My A**, Then You Can Move Up the Ladder'

    Cole Miller doesn’t think Conor McGregor should “get a fast track to the top.” Miller, a contestant on Season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter , has set his sights ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 12,780 reads 56 comments

  21. Anthony Pettis Says He Hopes Anderson Silva Doesn't Return to the Octagon

    Current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was at a sports bar in Milwaukee when he saw the now-famous injury that felled Anderson Silva at UFC 168. “I couldn’t even watch it,” Pettis said...

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  22. UFC: What Happens If Belfort Beats Weidman with Elevated TRT Levels?

    As soon as it was announced that the Chris Weidman -Vitor Belfort title fight would be happening in Vegas, a question came to mind...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 3,465 reads 54 comments

  23. UFC Champ Renan Barao 3-1 Odds-on Favorite over Urijah Faber at UFC 169

    Per BestFightOdds .com (h/t Tom Ngo at 5thRound.com ), now undisputed bantamweight champion Renan Barao is a 3-1 odds-on favorite to defeat top contender Urijah Faber at UFC 169 on February 1...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 8,321 reads 42 comments

  24. MMA Fighter Reportedly Fights Off 4 Gang Members in Home Invasion, Killing 1

    Shortly after ringing in the New Year in Las Cruces, N.M., professional MMA fighter Joe Torrez reportedly defended his home and family against four gang members, killing one and severely injuring another...

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  25. TUF: China Stumbles as Civilian Yoga Instructor Appears as Fighter

    Not everything the UFC touches turns to gold right away. Case in point—the first ever production of The Ultimate Fighter in China. During a Q&A in Singapore (h/t mmajunkie ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 8,792 reads 21 comments