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8 UFC Fighters Who Deserve to Be Higher Up the Official Rankings

Rankings are just a bunch of numbers, right? While that may be an actuality, rankings often serve as an index for each and every divisional map. Now while some values may be skewed and others short-handed, the UFC has done its best to...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why MMA in 2015 Guarantees to Make Up for a Lackluster 2014 Year

In the waning months of a relatively disappointing fight year, it’s tough not to gaze prematurely at the horizon and dwell on the greener pastures promised for 2015. Before getting to the meat and potatoes of what makes 2015 so great,...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52: Sam Sicilia Finding His Rhythm and Rolling on

Sam Sicilia shows up to fight. When the cage door closes behind him, and the referee steps out of the way, the Spokane-based scrapper is coming across the cage with bad intentions. There are plenty of colorful ways to describe this process,...Show More Summary

5 TUF 20 Cast Members with the Inside Track to Be Champion

The Ultimate Fighter 20 debuted last week to rave reviews and not-so-great television ratings. But regardless of the show's ability to capture fan imagination—it has grown long in the tooth over the years—there is no doubt that the latest version of The Ultimate Fighter is the most interesting in years. Show More Summary

What He Allegedly Did Was Wrong, but Thiago Silva Was Right About One Thing

The tide of public opinion is now more like a flash flood. If you get caught in it, grab onto something, anything at all, and hang on for dear life. It is powerful, but will abate shortly. That might explain the sounds of supplication wafting off of Park Avenue Friday morning. Show More Summary

Video: Watch Bellator 124 'Uncut' featuring behind-the-scenes footage of 'Newton vs. Beltran' event

Bellator has released its latest installment of "Uncut," a video series that takes you behind the curtain as fighters get prepped to do battle inside the cage. In the latest episode, the Viacom-owned company gives you a sneak peak of all the happenings of Bellator 124, which went down last weekend (Fri. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52 complete fighter breakdown, Roy 'Big Country' Nelson edition

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 52 headliner Roy Nelson, who looks to out-brawl Mark Hunt this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at the Saitama Super...Show More Summary

GLORY unlocks entire kickboxing fight archive for free on YouTube

It's Christmas morning for kickboxing fans as the world's leading kickboxing promotion has granted paywall amnesty to all who follow the sport by announcing the release of the entire back catalog. Not a whole hell of a lot has been going on in the world of kickboxing since GLORY 17 and "Last Man Standing" took place at the end of June. Show More Summary

Video: Ronda Rousey resumes training, rolls with Gilbert Melendez

Ready for Metamoris? Not quite. UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, is already cleared to resume training after undergoing a minor surgical procedure on her knee (more details here). In the video above, "Rowdy" is seen rolling...Show More Summary

Amir Sadollah's Long Road Back to the Octagon Ends at UFC Fight Night 52

A career in the fight business is one that comes with a fair amount of give and take. On one side of the scale, there is money and a notable amount of fame or public recognition that will hopefully yield other opportunities to make more...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52 preview: Five burning questions going into 'Hunt vs. Nelson' in Japan

Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. Show More Summary

The 10 Greatest Finishing Moves in MMA: 2014 Edition

It’s been quite a while since we first penned our list of "The Ten Greatest Finishing Moves in MMA" 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...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52 card: Miesha Tate vs Rin Nakai fight preview

Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai will battle to determine who deserves a position among the elite this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Between these two experienced women,...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever — but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else...Show More Summary

Ahead of UFC Fight Night 52, Roy Nelson insists there is no 'greatest MMA heavyweight of all time'

No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. Show More Summary

Battlegrounds MMA loses Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt, gains Jesse Taylor and Joe Ray

TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) - Submission ace Jesse "JT Money" Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Show More Summary

Bellator's Liam McGeary 'knocks motherf---ers out,' warns Emanuel Newton he 'wants that belt'

Liam McGeary pulled off an impressive inverted triangle submission to get the win over Kelly Anundson at Bellator 124 last Friday night (Sept. 12, 2014) and after the Spike TV telecast, spoke about his win and his upcoming title fight...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo evaluates UFC roster: 'If you talk about skills, I'm the best in the world'

But that doesn't mean the Brazilian bomber thinks he's invincible. Don't let the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings (see them here) fool you. Jose Aldo, not Jon Jones, is the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighterShow More Summary

UFC video uncovers cocaine and heroin in Dana White's office, stuffed inside an automatic weapon

You know that piece of artwork you have in your office? Yeah, it's nowhere near as cool as what Dana White has in his UFC lair, which he calls "the most testosterone-filled office on earth." The leader of the mixed martial arts (MMA)...Show More Summary

Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai UFC Promo: ‘Fighting Queens’

(props: UFC on YouTube) Outside of the Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson main event, the most compelling matchup at this Saturday's UFC Fight Night 52 event in Saitama might be Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai — a meeting between an American former title contender and an undefeated Japanese mythical creature best known for semi-nude baking. Show More Summary

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