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John Dodson Comments on How Demetrious Johnson Affects UFC Flyweight Division

Demetrious Johnson is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters competing in MMA today. Yet, despite his success inside the Octagon, UFC flyweight contender John Dodson believes Mighty Mouse is having a negative impact...Show More Summary

UFC 183: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall Should Be No. 1 Contender Fight

When Ian McCall and John Lineker square off on the UFC 183 prelims on Saturday, they should be fighting for a shot at the UFC flyweight championship. McCall has fought Johnson twice already, but a win over the hard-hitting Lineker would be enough to earn him another title shot. Show More Summary

UFC 183: Breaking Down Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva and More Top Fights

Super Bowl weekend is ready for some fireworks, as we see the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva to the Octagon when he takes on UFC bad boy Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Both fighters make their long-awaited return to the Octagon, as Silva...Show More Summary

Jordan Mein Will Be the Next Big UFC Welterweight with Win over Thiago Alves

Jordan "Young Gun" Mein will fight former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the first bout on UFC 183's main card this Saturday. It's a fight that will pit two fighters at drastically different points in their UFC careers against each other. Show More Summary

Tito Ortiz Brushes Off a Potential Fight With Kimbo Slice, And For Once, He’s In the Right

(Does this man strike you as someone who would trade in his dignity for a quick buck? Didn't think so.) By CP Reader Marcos Rego With plenty of dark clouds hanging overhead this week, I thought it would be best to bring some cheer to...Show More Summary

Ring In “Snowmageddon 2015? With This Random Collection of Jeff “The Snowman” Monson Videos

If you happen to live in the Northeast (or are Facebook friends with someone who does), you've likely already bared witness to the tundra-esque hellscape known as "Snowmageddon 2015." Whether it's insane traffic delays or a string of...Show More Summary

Invicta 11 Headlined by Cyborg-Tweet, Same Weekend and City as Rousey-Zingano

The next Invicta card has been announced and it will be headlined by Cris "Cyborg" Justino in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, the same weekend rival Ronda Rousey will be in action against Cat Zingano in the same city. According to a press release...Show More Summary

UFC 183: Is Nick Diaz Being Underestimated Against Anderson Silva?

Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva return to the cage this weekend for a five-round main event that is a dream fight. Two men who love to go toe-to-toe while talking trash. They are showoffs, but in drastically different ways. The former UFC middleweight champion is the favorite, and rightfully so. Show More Summary

Ranking the 5 Best Blackzilians in the UFC Right Now

Between Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort challenging Chris Weidman at UFC 184 for the middleweight title and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's recent thrashing of former top 205-pound contender Alexander Gustafsson, The Blackzilians ought to be feeling good about themselves. The Blackzilians are a unique mixture of former champions and electric up-and-comers. Show More Summary

The Beaten Path: 5 Bantamweights the UFC Should Sign Now

We left off with the featherweights. It's time for the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series to continue—this time with the bantamweights. The bantamweight division is stacked with prospects. The weight class has some great fighters,...Show More Summary

Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin Gastelum: A Complete Head-to-Toe Breakdown

UFC welterweights Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum are both battling for position on the 170-pound ladder when they meet Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 183. Woodley, a former Strikeforce welterweight champion,...Show More Summary

It's OK for Nick Diaz to Lose to Anderson Silva at UFC 183; He's Still Nick Diaz

Some people are beyond reproach. It can be at the office, at the schoolyard, even in team sports. You’ ve seen the guy or gal: boss’ favorite, teacher’s favorite, coach’s favorite. You probably hate this person, too. That doesn ’t change...Show More Summary

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown for UFC 183

It's been too long. And what a wait it's been. A gruesome broken leg prevented Anderson Silva from stepping inside of the cage for over a year. A loss of competitive spirit (or monetary incentive) prevented Nick Diaz from stepping inside...Show More Summary

The Question: Can Anderson Silva Reclaim Greatness at UFC 183?

Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of Wham!—to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world. Welcome to The Question. In his last two fights, the once-great Anderson Silva was knocked unconscious and had his leg snapped into pieces. Show More Summary

Chuck O'Neil: Not as You Remember, but Better Than Ever

If heart could be measured, then there is no doubt that Chuck O’Neil would be one of the wealthiest fighters on the planet. As one of the few remaining fighters carrying the Forrest Griffin gene, O’Neil built his MMA career as a blood-and-guts fighter, always willing to push forward regardless of the circumstances. Show More Summary

What Should the UFC Do Now with Alexander Gustafsson?

The Mauler has known better days. Alexander Gustafsson finds himself at loose ends after Saturday’s first-round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC on Fox 14. Once thought to be among the biggest threats to light heavyweight championShow More Summary

UFC Stockholm: Anthony Johnson rumbles Alex Gustafsson as 205 division gets another shake-up

  It was always destined to be a significant scene-shifter in the light-heavyweight division with 4 of the top seven contenders in action in Stockholm, but Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson rubber-stamped snow-laden Sweden as his own. Groggy-eyed Swedes walked out into the dawn of a Sunday morning with their man broken under a hailstorm of fistic [...]

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Looks Downright Scary, Smart Money Still on Jon Jones

Three-and-a-half years ago, in the early fall of 2011, the present-day reality of the UFC's light heavyweight title picture would have seemed outlandish, ridiculous and utterly impossible. "Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will never fight Jon...Show More Summary

Jones Details Erased Gustafsson Tweet, Gives His Opinion on Divisional Rankings

Despite the fact that Alexander Gustafsson gave him his greatest challenge in his storied career, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones offered The Mauler little respect following his devastating upset loss at UFC on Fox 14 on Saturday. Just...Show More Summary

BTW, NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Was Arrested on Corruption Charges Last Week

("And for my next impression, I give you a fish taking a shit." via The New York Post.) While we here at Castle CagePotato have been in full blown crisis mode these past few days, there has actually been a lot going on in the MMA world worth talking about. Show More Summary

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