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Can Johny Hendricks Be an All-Time Great Welterweight Champion?

First there was Matt Hughes, who had two stints as the UFC's welterweight champion for a total of 1,577 days. He clobbered opponent after opponent as he became the first great welterweight champion of the modern UFC era. Then there was Georges St-Pierre, who, like Hughes, had multiple stints as the welterweight king. Show More Summary

Christy Mack Posts Update on Injuries Following Alleged War Machine Attack

While she hasn't made a full recovery just yet, semi-retired adult film star Christy Mack has made a lot of progress since her alleged brutal August 9 attack by former Bellator/UFC welterweight War Machine. Mack posted a photo collage...Show More Summary

TUF 20 Debut Pulls In 536k Viewers For Worst Premiere Ratings in Show’s History

("Beauty might be skin deep, but so are our viewers.")  If you were overcome with a sudden feeling of deja vu while reading that headline, you're not alone. We've written some variation of it at least three times now -- once for theShow More Summary

Broken Limbs Were So Hot This Weekend [GIFs]

(Props: ZombieProphet) Following in the footsteps of Anderson Silva, Marcos Souza, and Magomed Malikov, a New Mexico-based bantamweight named Adrian "Killa" Cruz shattered his leg during a fight at RFA 18 on Friday night. As usual, it happened while Cruz was throwing a leg kick, which was checked by his opponent Justin Mitchell Linn. Show More Summary

Oscar Bait: ‘Brokeback Mounch’, Starring Renato Laranja and Josh Barnett [VIDEO]

After doing a surprisingly solid Robert De Niro impression in his Heat parody with Kenny Florian, 27-time Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Renato Laranja further flexes his dramatic chops in "Brokeback Mounch," which kicks off the latest episode of the Renato Laranja Show. Show More Summary

Ortiz on Bonnar: He's a 'Fake,' 'Phony' and a 'Cheater' for Failed Drug Tests

Bellator light heavyweight and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz seems to have a lot of legitimate hatred toward Stephan Bonnar, his upcoming opponent at Bellator 131 on November 15. Making an appearance on Submission Radio earlier today,...Show More Summary

Bellator 124 GIFs: Emanuel Newton’s Spinning Backfist, Liam McGeary’s Inverted Triangle

Emanuel Newton ended Bellator 124 on a satisfying note this evening, with a smooth-as-butter spinning backfist knockout of "challenger" Joey Beltran. This is the second spinning backfist KO that Newton has scored under the Bellator banner; he caught King Mo with the same strike at Bellator 90 last February. Show More Summary

Video: Amir Kahn, MMA Fighter With Tourette’s Syndrome, Scores TKO Win in Pro Debut at ONE FC 20

A 20-year-old featherweight from Singapore named Amir Khan scored an impressive win in his professional debut earlier today, when he TKO'd Malaysian journeyman Jian Kai Chee midway through the first round of their fight at at ONE FC 20. Show More Summary

BJ Penn Has Some Harsh Words For Mike Dolce and His $20,000 “Charity” Diet

(Yeah, you've almost got the idea. / via Penn's instagram) I can only imagine what BJ Penn's fans were thinking when they saw the gaunt, sickly featherweight version of the former two-division champion trudge to the ring for his "Why God, WHY?!" trilogy fight with Frankie Edgar at the TUF 19 Finale. Show More Summary

Dana White won't penalize Tyron Woodley for turning down Hector Lombard fight

But he's only getting the free pass because "The Chosen One" did the company a solid for stepping up on short notice to take on Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 last month after Lombard had to bow out due to injury. One of the things...Show More Summary

Mayweather vs Maidana 2: Full previews stream for Showtime boxing PPV on Sept. 13 in Las Vegas

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. returns to the "sweet science" this Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) in defense of his WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring Welterweight titles opposite Marcos Maidana, live on Showtime pay-per-view (PPV) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary

The 7 Biggest UFC Busts of All Time: 2014 Edition

It's been quite a while since we first penned our list of the 7 Biggest UFC Busts of All Time, and a lot has changed in the time since. While some of our choices are even more relevant now than they were when the list was originally published in July of 2009, most of them seem either inaccurate or simply out of date in light of current circumstances. Show More Summary

The TUF 20 Checklist, Episode 1: A Loaded Bracket, An Early Upset, And the Coin That REFUSED TO DIE

(Here's what the TUF 20 bracket looks like after episode 1; click image for full size version. Team Pettis is in green, Team Melendez is in purple. Props: Reddit MMA) Last night's premiere episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A ChampionShow More Summary

‘The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned’ Premieres Tonight on FOX Sports 1

(Props: YouTube.com/UFC) The most high-stakes season of TUF since "The Comeback" kicks off tonight, as The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned debuts on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. Yes, that's the official titleShow More Summary

Pro Wrestling Star and MMA Fighter Sean O’Haire Dead at 43

(O'Haire as a WCW rookie in 2000.) The pro-wrestler, MMA fighter, and kickboxer known as Sean O'Haire (real name Sean Christopher Haire) died Monday at his home in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at the age of 43. A cause of death has not...Show More Summary

16 Semi-Related Thoughts About Race and Combat Sports

(Believe it or not, it's possible for two black fighters to generate completely different reactions among MMA fans. / Photo via Getty) UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is arguably the most talented MMA fighter of all time, and has spent the last three-and-a-half years utterly dominating his weight class as 205-pound champion. Show More Summary

Following Fight Night 50 Barnburner, Joe Lauzon and Michael Chiesa Trade Barbs Online

("Rematches are dumb. #ufcfightnight." via Lauzon's Instagram.) Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Chiesa was as predictable as it was unexpected, if that makes any sense. Allow me to explain. The Fight Night 50 main card opener that pitted theShow More Summary

UFC's Joe Rogan Wonders If Racism Contributes to Jon Jones' Lack of Popularity

Jon Jones would probably be more popular if he were a cocky white guy, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has all of the makings of a bona fide star. He's an unbelievably gifted athlete who...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Ben Rothwell Slams 'Dirty' Alistair Overeem

It's not too often you hear the phrase "sore winner" used in combat sports (who complains about a win?) but Ben Rothwell is trying his hardest. Speaking to Submission Radio, Rothwell slammed his UFC Fight Night 50 opponent Alistair Overeem based on some tactics used by "The Reem." "I almost yelled at him in the fight," Rothwell said. Show More Summary

Head of AXS TV Fights Apologizes to Ben Askren After 'Inside MMA' Interview

ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren feels AXS TV Fights' Inside MMA program showed him an obvious bias towards the UFC — and a network executive doesn't seem to disagree. The "Funky" one appeared on Friday's edition of the program,...Show More Summary

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