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Hector Lombard: Who Makes the Most Sense for His Return to Action

Hector Lombard was on the rise in the UFC's welterweight division before an injury forced him to the sidelines earlier this year. The fighter, now known as “ Showeather,” is prepping for a return to the Octagon. With much of the 170-pound...Show More Summary

UFC 178: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Head-to-Toe Breakdown

On September 27 in Las Vegas, Demetrious Johnson will put his flyweight title on the line against No. 8-ranked flyweight Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event, perennial lightweight contender Donald Cerrone will face off against UFC newcomer...Show More Summary

UFC 177: T.J. Dillashaw Focused on Repeat Performance Against Renan Barao

T.J. Dillashaw isn't thinking about the past. Granted, the date (May 24, 2014) will forever be burned in his brain as the night he shocked the MMA world by doing the unthinkable and upsetting and dethroning the reigning bantamweight king. Show More Summary

Holly Holm: 3 Fighters She Should "Call Out" for Her UFC Debut

Holly Holm is one of the most decorated boxers to ever enter the UFC. She is an 18-time boxing world champion in three weight divisions and finished her career with an astounding record of 33-2. Upon transitioning to mixed martial arts,...Show More Summary

Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader Is the Fight to Make

As it turns out, a difficult weight cut was the only thing holding Anthony "Rumble" Johnson from making his way to the front of the line. Just two victories—albeit really, really impressive ones —since his return to the Octagon and Johnson...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Who's on the Hot Seat?

Despite being dominated by T.J. Dillashaw in May, Renan Barao will have a chance to reclaim the bantamweight championship at UFC 177 on Saturday. With Dominick Cruz on the comeback trail, it is a rematch that could determine which fighter defends the 135-pound belt against the former champion looking to reclaim his crown. Show More Summary

UFC 177 'Prelims' preview and predictions, Pt. 2

More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) when UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" kicks off from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. MMAmania.com's PatrickShow More Summary

'Crazy' Dana White on removing judge at UFC Fight Night 48: 'I was wrong, overstepped my bounds'

My bad! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White made recent headlines when he relieved a judge of his duties during UFC Fight Night 48, which took place last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at Cotai Arena in Macau, China. White,...Show More Summary

UFC 177 complete fighter breakdown, Renan Barao edition

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 177 headliner Renan Barao, who looks to retake his title from TJ Dillashaw this Saturday night (August 30, 2014) at Sleep Train...Show More Summary

Latest UFC 180 fight card and rumors for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum' PPV on Nov. 15 in Mexico City

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) to Mexico City for UFC 180, headlined by a heavyweight title fight pitting Cain Velasquez against Fabricio Werdum, airing on pay-per-view (PPV) with "Prelims" bouts streaming live on FOX Sports 1 and the Fight Pass digital network. Event: UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey Broke Rib of 'The Expendables 3' Director with a Punch

He walked away with an unforgettable story, but The Expendables 3 director Patrick Hughes found out the hard way that nerves make UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey awfully feisty. During an interview with HitFix.com earlier...Show More Summary

Gross Video of the Day: Amateur MMA Fighter Loses Match via Sudden Vomiting

(Props: oofights via MMAJunkie) On Saturday night in Washington D.C., OO Fights 32 produced the nastiest episode of in-cage barfing since the legendary lutador vomitando. The video above was shot during the amateur featherweight title bout between Pete Petties and Jeff Melvin. Show More Summary

Ex-Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney almost drove Ben Saunders out of MMA and into kickboxing

"Killa B" reveals he was on the brink of retiring from mixed martial arts (MMA) because the former head cheese over at Bellator MMA insisted on playing "weird games" with its talent. Ben Saunders made an immediate impact in his return to the Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Aug. Show More Summary

ONE FC 19: 'Reign of Champions' preview (part one)

The action begins this Friday (August 29, 2014) from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). ONE FC: "Reign of Champions" is without doubt the best fight card the promotion has ever put together, with no...Show More Summary

Tyron Woodley Wants to Continue Climbing Up the Ladder by Facing Matt Brown

Tyron Woodley does not care if his ideal next opponent is coming off a loss. He does not care if they are ranked two spots lower than him in the UFC's official rankings. What Woodley cares about is obtaining the kind of fight that can push him closer to a title shot. Show More Summary

[VIDEO] Jose Aldo Shoves Chad Mendes at the UFC 179 Media Day

(via MMAFighting.) In a move nobody could have possibly seen coming (nobody I tells ya!), Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes got a little physical at today's UFC 179 media day. More specifically, Aldo shoved Mendes after the two exchanged some words (I can't be certain, but I'm pretty sure Mendes told Aldo he was going to "fck him up"). Show More Summary

UFC World podcast: 'Sounds 'sadistic' but I want to get in there and hurt opponents' – Rick Story; Gunnar Nelson; Ilir Latifi; Garry Cook; Niklas Backstrom; Micky Papas on Pickett/Bisping

Rick Story joins us on this week's UFC World Podcast- along with Garry Cook, Gunnar Nelson, Niklas Backstrom and Ilir Latifi. Micky Papas tells us about Brad Pickett and comments on Michael Bisping's performance in Macao … LISTEN HERE ON SOUNDCLOUD "I think that's what's needed when you step in there – a little bit [...]

Amateur MMA Fighter Loses Fight by Way of Vomit

This much is certain: It's a sickening way to lose a fight. In another gut-wrenching tale from the hinterlands of regional MMA, two amateur fighters stepped into the cage on Aug. 23 to battle for the featherweight championship at OO Fight 32 in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

UFC 177: TJ Dillashaw will put another 'ass whooping' on Renan Barao on his way to reaching legendary status

And Dillashaw isn't too sure Barao has completely recovered from the first beating he gave him a few months back. Going into his title fight against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao at UFC 173 earlier this year, T.J. Show More Summary

Chan Sung Jung Re-Injures Shoulder, October Fight With Akira Corassani Scrapped

(Jung would later tell his wife that he "just landed on it funny." / Photo via mmashare) As first reported by MMA in Asia, UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung (aka The Korean Zombie) has suffered a strain to his right shoulder...Show More Summary

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