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Cassius Clay in L.A.

“What she did, all that publicity, got me thinking—you’ve got to be colorful, and you’ve got to promote if you want to sell tickets. Mrs. Eaton taught me that and I’ve been campaigning ever since.” Muhammad Ali Before he became Muhammad...Show More Summary

UFC 187: Rumblings of a Storm

Artwork by Gian Galang Anthony Johnson beguiles me. I cannot think of a fighter whom I have seen so much of and yet know so little about. I know the history and the narrative: the welterweight also ran turned light heavyweight wrecking ball. Show More Summary

Political "Tradition" Keeping MMA from New York

Inside the Beacon Theatre during the UFC 189 press conference in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) Was it the height of delusion and naiveté to think when Sheldon Silver resigned as speaker of the New York State Assembly...Show More Summary

Cyborg Picks Ronda Rousey Apart in Lengthy Post

Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Ronda Rousey and Cyborg Justino are still at it, but while Ronda makes simple attacks such as saying that the Brazilian featherweight—with whom she’s developed a rivalry stemming from who the true best female fighter...Show More Summary

Four Flyweights Enter, One Leaves a Title Challenger

Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Who will it be? Who will earn the next shot at Demetrious Johnson’s flyweight title? Will it be Joseph Benavidez? Or will it be John Dodson? Perhaps John Moraga will be granted a crack at the belt? OrShow More Summary

UFC 187: Latest Vegas odds, lines and betting guide for 'Johnson vs Cormier'

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) event that is set to hit MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, this weekend (Sat., May 23, 2015,), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much...Show More Summary

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie rankings, May 20: Get ready for pound-for-pound shakeup

Regardless of how you feel about the argument-inducing lists, the next USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA pound-for-pound rankings are likely to get a shakeup following Saturday’s star-studded UFC 187 pay-per-view event.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, (...)

Anthony Johnson and the 10 Scariest Knockout Artists in the UFC Right Now

People are still underrating Anthony Johnson. Your guess is as good as mine as to the reasons for it. Ever since making his piece with the fact that his true home is at light heavyweight or heavyweight, he has basically been unstoppable. Last summer, he dismantled the rusty robot that is Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a mere 44 seconds. Show More Summary

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira gets UFC Fight Night 74 main event slot

The UFC’s first event in Nashville, Tenn., since January 2012 has a main event. Light heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux and Glover Teixeira will collide in the UFC Fight Night 74 headliner.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC 187 fantasy picks: 'Johnson vs Cormier' Kountermove preview

Donald Cerrone could be your ticket to major cash prizes! Who is ready to win some money? With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gearing up to put on a sensational pay-per-view (PPV) event Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with UFC 187: "Johnson vs. Show More Summary

Jeff Blatnick and Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

The UFC has announced two new inductees to the UFC Hall of Fame. Jeff Blatnick and the second fight between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted to the newly revamped Hall of Fame on July 11.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC 187: Could the Winner of Browne vs. Arlovski Be Poised for a Title Shot?

Before Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson do battle for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 187, and before Vitor Belfort gets his long-awaited shot at Chris Weidman ’s UFC middleweight title, two top-ranked heavyweights will square...Show More Summary

Winner's Circle! UFC 187 preview for 'Johnson vs Cormier' in Las Vegas

What could victory mean for Anthony Johnson, Daniel Cormier, Chris Weidman, and Vitor Belfort ahead of their respective headlining bouts this weekend (Sat., May 23, 2015) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada? More Summary

UFC 187's Anthony Johnson explains why Daniel Cormier is tougher fight than Jon Jones

LAS VEGAS – When Anthony Johnson first said he believes UFC 187 opponent Daniel Cormier is a tougher matchup than original opponent Jon Jones, most in the MMA community sneered at that notion.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC 187's Chris Weidman has goal of retiring undefeated and being greatest of all-time

LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is one of four male fighters in UFC history to win a title while undefeated. If all goes according to plan, his record will remain perfect until the day he walks away from the sport.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...)

Daniel Cormier on Ryan Bader: I would kick his -ss on Friday before I fought on Saturday

LAS VEGAS – According to UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, there’s no animosity between him and Ryan Bader – it’s just he wishes his would-be opponent would stay off Twitter.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Vid...

Vitor Belfort wants to know what grade Chris Weidman was in while he won his first title

LAS VEGAS – Vitor Belfort is keeping a positive attitude ahead of Saturday’s UFC 187 middleweight championship showdown with champ Chris Weidman. And why he shouldn’t he be nearly two decades into his career?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC 187 fight card: Donald Cerrone vs John Makdessi full fight preview

Donald Cerrone and John Makdessi will clash this Saturday (May 23, 2015) at UFC 187 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of excellent kickboxers, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory?...Show More Summary

Attention, all fighters: Let 'Cowboy' Cerrone show you how Ultimate Media Day is done

LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone wasn’t even scheduled to take part in today’s UFC 187 Ultimate Media Day session, but “Cowboy” decided to show up. Six minutes and two seconds later, Cerrone had officially stolen the show.Filed under: Featured, (...)

Dana White Predicts a Rousey-Cyborg PPV Would Reach 2 Million Buys

Dana White appeared on The Jim Rome Show on Wednesday afternoon, and one of the news bits that trickled out of the interview was a lofty prognostication for the much-talked-about hypothetical fight between Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”...Show More Summary

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