1. 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 over 1 year ago 11,190 reads 47 comments

  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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 over 1 year ago 11,467 reads 71 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 16,148 reads 85 comments

  5. 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...

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  6. 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 over 1 year ago 9,137 reads 16 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 30,351 reads 85 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 12,183 reads 93 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 1,425 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 13,329 reads 56 comments

  11. 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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  12. 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 over 1 year ago 3,581 reads 54 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 8,862 reads 42 comments

  14. 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...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 733,860 reads 357 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 9,088 reads 21 comments

  16. MMA Blamed by Australian Publication for Random Acts of Violence

    Evidently, there are a lot of problems with random acts of violence in Australia and MMA is to blame, if you ask The Sydney Morning Herald and NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione (h/t C...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 13,517 reads 80 comments

  17. Should Rousey Regret Not at Least Giving Tate a Fist Bump After Fight?

    As much as it pains many a sophisticate to admit, perhaps fighting does solve things after all. As per Bryan Alvarez and David Meltzer ( www.wrestlingobserver...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 8,475 reads 124 comments

  18. UFC: Why Michael Johnson Can Be the Next Man to Beat Nate Diaz

    There is something about a possible fight between Michael Johnson and Nate Diaz that has had me grinning from ear to ear since Johnson brought up the subject on Twitter. Perhaps it’s a bit too early to hop onto the Johnson hype train...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 4,210 reads 39 comments

  19. Theater of the Bizarre: Glorious Fights That Never Could Have Happened, Pt. III

    Forget, if you can, that sad and limited group of considerations that say two fighters from different sports, eras and weight classes can never meet in anger...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 4,554 reads 28 comments

  20. 10 More MMA Rematches We'd Love to See

    Anytime a fighter loses, if he really did his best, he usually wants a rematch to prove he can be better . Chuck Liddell took pride in settling the score in his rematches. He creamed Jeremy Horn the second time around, as he did Randy Couture...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 19,244 reads 130 comments

  21. UFC: Revisiting Foolish Thoughts of the Past in UFC 151, Jones vs. Henderson

    It may be hard to believe, but when most writers sit down to put their name to a piece, they usually need to have some honesty behind their words—some belief that what they say is true...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 4,476 reads 28 comments

  22. MMA in 2014: 10 Fights We Would Love to See

    Now that 2014 has officially begun, our eyes look forward with no small amount of anticipation to the future and the fights that could continue the pace that the tail end of 2013 provided...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 20,951 reads 108 comments

  23. 2013: The Year That Changed Everything for the UFC

    With the last UFC event of the year behind us (UFC 168), the time has come to look upon what has happened over the past 12 months and take a moment to quantify it all...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 13,449 reads 42 comments

  24. UFC 168: Keys to Victory for Anderson Silva

    At UFC 168, Anderson Silva will be facing Chris Weidman as a challenger for the first time since he took the belt at UFC 64...

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  25. 3 Boxers Silva Should Face Instead of Jones for True Test in the Ring

    I will be the first to admit, I was stunned when I heard Dana White speaking about a potential fight between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. when he was a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast before UFC 157...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 7,986 reads 62 comments