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In Praise of TJ Dillashaw, Whose Championship Mettle Elevated UFC 177

From inside the eye of the hurricane swirling around UFC 177, TJ Dillashaw put on a command performance. Dillashaw had been UFC bantamweight champion for all of 98 days on Saturday, when he was forced into the no-win situation of defending his title against little-known replacement opponent Joe Soto. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey Demands Fight Against Apparent New Rival

Ronda Rousey has certainly created the sport's most polarizing persona, but there's no denying the UFC women's bantamweight champ always takes care of her own. Bethe Correia stopped Shayna Baszler to score her second straight win over...Show More Summary

Renaming ‘The Four Horsewomen’: Six Pro-Wrestling Stables That Better Describe the Group

(The Iconic Four Horsewomen: Ronda Rousey [not pictured], Three Other Chicks, and King Kong Bundy in a dress. Photo courtesy of TitoCouture.com) By Seth Falvo "If you're gonna take a baseball bat to a Horseman, finish the job! Because there's one rule of gang fighting. Show More Summary

Nick Diaz: Can He Become More Than a UFC Cult Hero?

Nick Diaz has done a lot in his career. He's fought for a UFC title on a couple of occasions. He's held welterweight gold in another. He once found a way to distill violence on the scale of a global conflict into the most chaotic five minutes the sport has ever seen. He's retired. Show More Summary

UFC Pulling out All the Stops to Ensure Success in Mexico City

The United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, England, Japan, China, New Zealand, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Australia and now Mexico. For the first time in 288 events, the UFC will finally make its way south of the border for UFC 180. Show More Summary

Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran Reshuffled to Fight Night Austin, Which Also Gets Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz

(Photo via Getty.) Although they were originally scheduled to throw down at Fight Night Halifax in October, it appears that the spine injury Paige VanZant recently suffered will in fact delay her long-awaited UFC debut against fellow...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

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

Female Fighter Scores Brutal Spinning Hook Kick Knockout in 5 Seconds

Christine Stanley took a page out of UFC middleweight Uriah Hall's book over the weekend by rendering her opponent unconscious with a devastating spinning hook kick just five seconds into the first round. In a weekend dominated by back-to-back...Show More Summary

Lee Mein Arrested for Felony Sexual Battery, Blocked From Cornering Son at UFC Fight Night 49

(Lee Mein mugshot, via iic.tulsacounty.org) Jordan Mein seemed to be firing on all cylinders when he TKO'd Mike Pyle in a little over a minute at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa on Saturday. But missing from Mein's corner was his fatherShow More Summary

Martial Arts Fail of the Week: “Slap Jitsu” Made Us Laugh Harder Than Any Previous Martial Arts Fail Video

(We lost it at about 0:06) This might actually be the dumbest thing we've ever seen on our Martial Arts Fail of the Week segment. I know we say that a lot, but we've never actually laughed harder at a martial arts video. Watching a fat...Show More Summary

Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: Video Highlights from Main Event

Michael Bisping proved there’s no substitute for speed, good footwork and a solid jab in his fourth-round TKO win over Cung Le at UFC Fight Night 48 on Saturday. The Count promised fans they would see the best Bisping yet at the official...Show More Summary

TIL That War Machine Once Abandoned Ken Shamrock’s 17 Year Old Daughter in Mexico [VIDEO]

Leave it to Ken Shamrock to add a whole 'nother chapter to the increasingly morbid saga that is the life of Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver. Koppenhaver, who was captured by US Marshals last week while hiding out in Simi Valley, California, has something of a history of violence and general sketchiness when it comes to women, you see. Show More Summary

Ken Shamrock: 'War Machine Took My Daughter to Mexico and Left Her over There'

If War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, thought Duane "Dog" Chapman was bad, try having The World’s Most Dangerous Man on your tail. War Machine was finally apprehended a week ago by U.S. Marshals following a week-long manhunt for theShow More Summary

CagePotato Ban: Offering to Give Your Purse to Your Opponent If __ Happens Before __

(via Combat Lifestyle) By Jared Jones If you're like me, you often like to spice up the average night of fights by placing a few bets. In an era where Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo is deemed worthy of a PPV co-main event, a good old fashioned wager is sometimes necessary to excite an increasingly nihilistic MMA fan such as yourself. Show More Summary

Dana White: 'People Talk a Lot of S--t' Like Ronda Doesn't Want to Fight Cyborg

Ronda Rousey wants to fight everybody, including Invicta featherweight champ Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, according to UFC President Dana White. The UFC women's bantamweight champ seems to be the only shark in a shallow pool. After dusting...Show More Summary

Video of the Day: Rogan and Goldberg Commentate EA UFC Glitches, Part 2!

(Props: TommyToeHold) After racking up over a million views with the first installment, TommyToeHold is back with another hysterical batch of EA Sports UFC glitches, as commentated by (fake) Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg. Much respect to Tommy for putting out a sequel that's just as funny as the original. Show More Summary

Ferguson, MO Native Tyron Woodley Opens Up About Mayhem in Hometown, Says It’s “Like Iraq”

(Photo via Getty.) It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Brown was shot dead by Ferguson, Missouri police, and the general public still knows next to nothing about the circumstances surrounding his death. No police report has been...Show More Summary

Cung Le and Michael Bisping to Undergo Enhanced Drug Testing; Le Defends His Suspiciously Jacked Physique

(Cung Le in November 2011, and Cung Le in August 2014. The only thing that hasn't changed is his underwear.) Over the weekend, UFC middleweight Cung Le posted a photo of himself flexing after an intense workout — and immediately raised the suspicions of armchair endocrinologists around the globe. Show More Summary

UFC 178: Meet Chris Cariaso, the Next Guy Challenging for the Flyweight Title

On occasion, the UFC finds itself in a real pickle. They have cards announced, venues booked and tickets sold, and no fight. Now, that wasn't the case even as recently as a few years ago, but trying to deliver nearly a card a week across...Show More Summary

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