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The Beaten Path: 5 Prospects to Watch in August

Another month, another chance for MMA prospects to prove their worth. That's right folks, the MMA train never stops. It continues to roll, month in and month out. At the Beaten Path, it is our job to make sure you keep your eye on the next wave of top-level talent. Show More Summary

Cathal Pendred and the 10 Best UFC Comebacks of 2014

Cathal Pendred was on the verge of having his UFC dreams come to an end. After falling short of the finals on The Ultimate Fighter 19, Pendred was knocked down and hurt badly in his official UFC debut against Mike King. With a few more...Show More Summary

Gina Carano: Must We Pretend Her Fight Against Rousey Is Anything but a Circus?

UFC President Dana White recently met with the former face of women’s mixed martial arts, Gina Carano, in an attempt to negotiate her contract, so that she may fight in the UFC’s Octagon for the first time. Talks are still underway. White...Show More Summary

UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC on Fox 12

Robbie Lawler was only one of several Top 15 fighters to showcase their skills on Saturday. UFC on Fox 12 also featured big wins by Anthony Johnson, Dennis Bermudez and Bobby Green. All four contenders took important steps toward title shots in their respective divisions. Show More Summary

Aljamain Sterling Welcomes Pressure, Focused on Progress

Expectation can be a difficult thing to hold in mixed martial arts, but Aljamain Sterling has worn it well. After an impressive run on smaller stages around the sport that served to built a solid amount of buzz around his name, the 24-year-old New York native received the call to bring his services to the UFC. Show More Summary

Out with TRT, in with TNT: UFC 181's Vitor Belfort is ready to explode on Chris Weidman

Vitor Belfort is now T.N.T. -- he's dynamite. He'll win the fight, WATCH HIM EXPLODE. Vitor Belfort was granted a conditional license to compete in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week during a successful hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission...Show More Summary

Official UFC rankings updated after UFC on FOX 12: Dennis Bermudez, Bobby Green crack Top 10 after big wins

"King" and "The Menace" slip into the Top 10 of the Lightweight and Featherweight divisions, respectively, after picking up huge wins at UFC on FOX 12. Anthony Johnson, meanwhile, stayed put at No. 5 despite knocking out Antonio Rogerio...Show More Summary

Anthony Johnson: 'Whoever they throw in front of me is in a lot of trouble'

Anthony Johnson easily dismantled Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12 last Saturday night and all future opponents can expect to be "in a lot of trouble." Anthony Johnson is a scary man and a frightening match up for all who fight for the promotion's light heavyweight division. Show More Summary

Urijah Faber Draws Some Guy Who Threw His Last Opponent Out of the Ring for “Fight Night 52?

(Well that'll teach him for not smelling what Kanehara was cooking. Photo by Lee Li/Sherdog)  I must admit that I was a little puzzled by the UFC's decision to book Urijah Faber against Alex Caceres at UFC 175. A surprising win streak...Show More Summary

Back to winning ways after ONE FC: 'War of Dragons,' Jake Butler wants second shot at Sylvain Potard

Because the "Garden State" native believes he's a completely different fighter now than when they first met. Jake Butler is back to his winning ways after dominating the experienced Egyptian Muhamed Ali at ONE FC: "War of Dragons" en...Show More Summary

Great Expectations: What we expected vs. what we learned from UFC on FOX 12

UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) from SAP Center in San Jose, California, with Robbie Lawler set to challenge Johny Hendricks for the second time after beating Matt Brown. Check it out below. UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Show More Summary

With Win Streak Snapped, Unfiltered Matt Brown Has Little Margin for More Errors

There were times last week when it felt like MMA’s love affair with Matt Brown was on the ropes. It’s no secret that Brown did some pretty dumb stuff leading up to his UFC on Fox 12 main event against Robbie Lawler. First, he put his foot in his mouth—again. Show More Summary

Johny Hendricks: 'I Would Like to Fight GSP Again'

Johny Hendricks is looking to build his own legacy in MMA, and he secretly hopes that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is a part of it. Much has changed since the epic yet controversial title fight from nearly a year ago. St-Pierre is no longer an active fighter on the UFC roster, and Hendricks is the reigning welterweight champ. Show More Summary

UFC 178: Daniel Cormier will be 'very dissapointed' if Jon Jones doesn't target his injured knee

Because "DC" plans to do the same when the two talented light heavyweights battle it out at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Daniel Cormier will finally get his chance to put hands on bitter rival and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when the two go toe-to-toe at UFC 178 on Sept. Show More Summary

Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Johnson? 'Suga' won't repeat the mistakes he made with Jon Jones

Rasahd Evans gives an update on his surgically repaired knee, as he eyes a return to action in February of 2015 against anyone UFC matchmakers see fit, as long as it's not fellow Blackzilian, Anthony Johnson. Former Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold Sounds off on Michael Bisping: 'I'll Take out His Other Eye'

As UFC Fight Night 48 draws near, it looks as though Michael "The Count" Bisping may be eyeing another opponent already, as he and Luke Rockhold got into a social media exchange last Thursday. B/R got a chance to chat with Rockhold this...Show More Summary

Report: With Kid Yamamoto injured, Urijah Faber vs. Masenori Kanehara booked for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan

Golf clap. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will take on international veteran Masenori Kanehara at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. Show More Summary

Hendricks camp takes potshot at Georges St. Pierre while prepping for Robbie Lawler rematch

Don't expect anyone at Team Takedown to break out the party hats over a championship rematch against Robbie Lawler, but at least it's better than having to go through another Georges St. Pierre camp. When you fight Georges St. Pierre,...Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold: 'There's No Way in Hell' Belfort Makes It to Fight with Weidman

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Show More Summary

UFC's Noad Lahat on Rejoining Israeli Army: 'There's No Other Way'

Following his win over Steven Siler at UFC on Fox 12, Noad Lahat is putting his fighting career on hold to rejoin the Israeli army in the conflict with Hamas militants on the Gaza strip. Oddly enough, stepping into the cage on Saturday...Show More Summary

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