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With UFC Contract Official, Eddie Alvarez Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy. It's the top organization in the sport and the place Eddie Alvarez has been aiming to land for more than a year. Show More Summary

Cub Swanson Shouldn't Have to Fight Frankie Edgar...But It Makes Sense

So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer. You've defeated the division's fifth-, 10th-, 11th- and 14th-ranked fighters in the process. You even managed to KO the No. 14 fighter in the division above you. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 48 and 49: Who's on the Hot Seat?

With two events coming up this weekend, competitors at all levels will be stepping into the Octagon. Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos are among the elite fighters doing battle this weekend, as the lightweight contenders will meet in the UFC Fight Night 49 main event. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49 results: LIVE stream 'Henderson vs dos Anjos' discussion

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" from inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Get complete, official results and real-time fight coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 54: Paige VanZant undergoing therapy for spinal injury, not yet cleared to train

That means her UFC debut against Kailin Curran, which is set for October 4, 2014, could be in jeopardy. Paige VanZant's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut looks to be in jeopardy, as the 20-year old Strawweight revealed via her...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49 'Prelims' preview, predictions for 'Henderson vs dos Anjos' in Tulsa

More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1/2 this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" kicks off from BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.'s Patrick Stumberg kicks off UFC Fight...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 48 complete fighter breakdown: Michael Bisping and Cung Le resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 48 headliners Michael Bisping and Cung Le, who will collide in an important middleweight bout on Saturday (Aug....Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49 fight card: Francis Carmont vs Thales Leites fight preview

In an important clash for their respective careers, both Francis Carmont and Thales Leites will be looking to make a statement in the crowded middleweight division. “Limitless” needs to avoid a third defeat in a row, while the Brazilian looks to continue his dazzling run of six straight victories. Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez Signs with UFC, Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

It didn't take long for released Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to sign with the UFC. In fact, it was mere hours before the man signed on the dotted line. After Bellator boss Scott Coker granted his release Tuesday morning, per Brett Okamoto of, Dana White and Co. Show More Summary

War Machine appears in California court in connection to Christy Mack assault, will be extradited to Las Vegas to face criminal charges

Charges that include battery, coercion, and assault with a deadly weapon. Embattled mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008, appeared before California Superior Court on Tuesday (Aug. Show More Summary

Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez official for UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas

That was fast. Not long after parting ways with Bellator MMA, former 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez inked a new deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2014) and will make his debut against Donald Cerrone at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. Show More Summary

Bellator wants Paul Daley vs. Melvin Manhoef for November, but 'Semtex' says fight 'not happening'

Coker wants it, "Semtex" does not, but what about Melvin? Scott Coker said he wanted to put on big fights, and this one could be a doozy. Coker, the recently-appointed president of Bellator MMA, is eyeing a potential match-up between...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49's Benson Henderson: Far Beyond Driven

Benson Henderson is as goal-oriented as you'll find in the fight business. The former WEC and UFC lightweight champion is a man fueled by possibility and the potential to test his physical and mental talents against the most elite level of competition in the world. Show More Summary

Randy Couture 'Not Opposed' to Grappling Match with Fedor at Metamoris

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility. Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd...Show More Summary

Michael Bisping Needs Impressive Win over Cung Le to Prove He Still Belongs

Say this much for Michael Bisping : The man is a professional. From the outside looking in, it’d be easy to greet Bisping ’s latest assignment with one of the brash Brit’s trademark sneers. Cung Le? In China? As the headliner of an early-morning...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 48: Cung Le still wants to fight the 'legend' Anderson Silva

Le hasn't given up hope of sharing the cage with the best mixed marital art (MMA) fighter of all time. But will he and Silva's paths ever cross inside a cage? Long before a "super fight" between former Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipShow More Summary

Free Agent Alert: Bellator Grants Eddie Alvarez Unconditional Release

(Photo via Ryan Loco) Eddie Alvarez is a free man. According to a press release sent out by Bellator this afternoon, the promotion has granted the lightweight star his unconditional release, after a rocky history of contract disputes, lawsuits and reconciliations dating back to late 2012. Show More Summary

Andrei Arlovski Blasts Alistair Overeem Following Injury to UFC Champ Jon Jones

Alistair Overeem isn't a popular guy lately. Not that he's ever won a popularity contest with MMA fans, but Overeem has left fans with a sour taste in their mouths following the news that he injured UFC light heavyweight champion Jon...Show More Summary

Uh, Guys, You Might Want to Check Out What Hector Lombard’s New Nickname Is

(I can't wait for the day when Bruce Buffer misreads this as Hector "Shower There" Lombard.) I like to consider myself something of an expert when it comes to MMA nicknames (I know, hold your applause). I've written on the worst of the worst, the best of the best, the most ironic, and everything in between. Show More Summary

Report: Eddie Alvarez granted unconditional release from Bellator, clear to explore free agent market

Someone get Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta on the phone ASAP! Scott Coker said that the new regime down at Bellator "doesn't waste time," and he meant it. Just one day after he revealed that a decision could be made by Friday on the future of former Bellator Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez's contract status with the promotion. Show More Summary

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