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Tito Ortiz calling for UFC and Bellator initiave to help fighters with behavioral and mental health issues

If you get punched in the head for a living, chances are you're going to suffer some degree of brain damage. But to what degree is difficult to measure. As is the timeline in which potential effects can occur. Retired Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Ian McCall on flyweight hate: 'Women get a lot more exposure than we do and we're twice the fighters they are'

Oh boy. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight contender Ian McCall is fed up with the way the mixed martial arts (MMA) community treats the flyweight division, insisting that rampant "small person-ism" is skewing the way...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 55: Michael Bisping vs Luke Rockhold media conference call full audio replay

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, who nearly came to blows during a promotional appearance last month (watch the video here), which takes place at AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia, next weekend (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014). It was another entertaining back-and-forth, with "The Count" setting the record straight about his Raison d'etre. Show More Summary

Michael Bisping responds to Luke Rockhold's 'amateur' philosophy: I was put on this Earth to be a fighter

So go back and get a psychology degree if you want to analyze people better, Rocky. Luke Rockhold recently said that while he was analyzing Michael Bisping's pre-fight habits, he realized that "The Count" doesn't really enjoy fighting. That's the reason, according to Rockhold, Bisping creates so much controversy before each match. Show More Summary

Diego Sanchez slams 'disrespectful' Conor McGregor: 'I'm one of the guys who laid the bricks for this great career he's having'

Which is why Sanchez would even consider dropping to featherweight to face "Notorious." Conor McGregor gets under a lot of people's skin With his outspoken, take-no-prisoners attitude, "Notorious" has made more enemies than friends in his first years with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez: 'It's always good to lose every once in a while'

Wait, what? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut of Eddie Alvarez didn't go as planned, as Donald Cerrone took it to him and walked away with a unanimous decision victory at UFC 178 back on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Full...Show More Summary

Trainer: Cain Velasquez is not the greatest heavyweight of all time...yet

Before you start a riot, dive in to hear the reasoning behind the comments made by coach Javier Mendez. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez was forced to bow out of his much-anticipated titleShow More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Anderson 'Spider-Man' Silva wants to be as good an actor as he is an MMA fighter

"I want to do this as well as I've done in [fighting]. It's something that's always been with me. I'm going for that. I'm studying. [I have] a few movies already in production in Los Angeles. It's something I always wanted to do when I was a kid. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 55: Luke Rockhold says Michael Bisping doesn't really like fighting

But that doesn't mean "The Count" won't do whatever it takes to get the win, according to the former Strikeforce champion. Just because Michael Bisping is one of the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in the game today, doesn't mean...Show More Summary

See ya! UFC's TUF 'Brazil' 4 to be filmed in Las Vegas, will feature more involvement from Dana White

If you thought past seasons of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" were barely one step above The Blair Witch Project in terms of production values; well, you're not alone. That's why the international franchise is headed back to Las...Show More Summary

Carlos Condit injury update: 'Killer' UFC return targeted for spring 2015

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Carlos Condit lost one year of his prime, thanks to an unfortunate injury suffered at UFC 171 back in March, one that sent "The Natural Born Killer" into reconstructive knee...Show More Summary

Welcome back! 15 of 16 TUF 20 contestants returning for Dec. 12 live finale on FOX Sports 1

Probably because without them, there would be two people in the entire division. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has created a strawweight division and rounded up 16 of the world's top 115-pound female fighters, who are currently slugging it out on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 combat sports reality show. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Bryan Caraway? Joe Rogan open to 'chick vs dude' UFC fight if they both 'talk enough s--t'

I guess we should be glad that Joe Rogan is color commentator, and not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker. That's because the former Fear Factor host would be open to letting men fight women, assuming they were in the same...Show More Summary

Jason 'Mayhem' Miller starts GoFundMe campaign to help pay $2 million legal defense

As of this writing, he's managed to secure $845. Only $1,999,155 to go! I guess it beats starting another ice bucket challenge. Former Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jason Miller is hoping to raise money for his costly legal defense byShow More Summary

With visa issues resolved, Paul Daley expected to make Bellator return in 2015

Remember him? Former Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Paul Daley hasn't been seen stateside since beating the brakes off Rudy Bears at Bellator 72 over two years ago. Since then, "Semtex" has demolished...Show More Summary

Cub Swanson has bad news for Conor McGregor: 'UFC has assured me next shot at Jose Aldo'

Perhaps this is why McGregor "opted" to take another fight? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was quoted as saying that Conor McGregor would likely get the next shot at the featherweight strap shortly after "Notorious" knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. Show More Summary

Robert Drysdale suspended one year after failing TUF 19 post-fight UFC drug test

After finally making his much-anticipated Octagon debut at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale back in July with an impressive submission victory over Keith Berish, Robert Drysdale's win, unfortunately, was overturned to a No Contest...Show More Summary

UFC's Anderson Silva flirting with Adidas sponsorship after parting ways with Nike

Out with one shoe company, in with another? Is Nike getting out of the mixed martial arts (MMA) business? Not only did the Fortune 500 company drop the pound-for-pound best fighter on the planet, Jon Jones (details), but it has alsoShow More Summary

CFFC 43 preview: 'Motivated' Lyman Good ready to bring the fight to Jonavin Webb on Nov. 1

Former Bellator MMA welterweight champion Lyman Good returns to the spotlight next Saturday (Nov. 1, 2014) as he faces the undefeated Jonavin Webb for the CFFC welterweight title. The show airs live on PPV via iN DEMAND and can also be ordered from for $19.95. Show More Summary

UFC rankings updated after UFC 179: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stand fast, Phil Davis sends Glover Teixeira packing

Jose Aldo's impressive win -- which marked his 18th in a row including nine title defenses -- still wasn't good enough to overtake Jon Jones as the pound-for-pound best. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Show More Summary

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