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Felice Herrig: Is Her Sexed-Up Image Good or Bad for Women's MMA?

The Ultimate Fighter 20 is now entering its third week and appears to be picking up some momentum in the ratings. One of the more polarizing figures in the TUF house is Felice Herrig. Herrig has made a name for herself by putting together...Show More Summary

WSOF Announces PPV Plans, 50 Percent of All Net Revenue to Go to Fighters

The World Series of Fighting is entering the pay-per-view business in 2015 with a plan that could, according to officials, “forever change the earning potential” for MMA fighters, per WSOF officials announced on Tuesday...Show More Summary

Tomiki's murky past

I posed the question the other day, just because I was curious... When Tomiki went to study with Ueshiba (in 1926), did he take some ukes with him to practice with, or did Ueshiba already have a bunch of other students for Tomiki toShow More Summary

Even with Win over Eddie Alvarez, 'Cowboy' Cerrone Won't Wait for Title Shot

(Warning: Video above contains NSFW language.) Former WEC title challenger and perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone could probably get a title shot if he defeats Eddie Alvarez at UFC 178 on Saturday. However, if that means waitingShow More Summary

Freak Show Fight of the Day: James Thompson vs. Houston Alexander Added to Bellator 129

As the hilariously self-aware promotion of James Thompson vs. Eric Prindle (see above) already showed us, Bellator has shifted gears from the "toughest tournament in sports" to a more freakshow-centric form of MMA under The Coker Era, one which fans both casual and hardcore can enjoy. Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez Faces Instant Must-Win in UFC 178 Debut Against Donald Cerrone

UFC 178 was a long time coming for Eddie Alvarez. It took nearly two years of legal wrangling, followed by wholesale regime change to disentangle the Bellator lightweight champion from his previous place of work. When Alvarez entersShow More Summary

On This Day in MMA History: Georges St-Pierre Was Not Impressed by Your Performance

Georges St-Pierre has never been what you'd call a "trash-talker." Sure, if you push him too far, he might call you an "uneducated fool" and explain the concept of passive income in a way that suggests you are a less-evolved form of life than he is. Show More Summary

The Pros and Cons of Fighting in a Smaller UFC Octagon

Chances are you probably did a double-take when you saw Ben Rothwell and Alistair Overeem take center of the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 50 earlier this month. The heavyweight fighters, already gargantuan in size, seemed bigger. A lot...Show More Summary

Former UFC Greats Back Wanderlei Silva's Testimony on Fighter Mistreatment

Wanderlei Silva is taking a stand against the UFC, and given the response by former champions and longtime contenders, he is not alone. The former Pride and UFC legend shocked the world on Friday by releasing a video on his YouTube page officially announcing his retirement from MMA. Show More Summary

Video: Mark Hunt Knocks Out Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night 52

(Props: Dizz) Mark Hunt knocked out Roy Nelson in the second round of their UFC Fight Night 52 main event, earlier today in Saitama, Japan. You can see an alternate angle here. Hunt's right uppercut and celebratory walk-off were eerily...Show More Summary

Thiago Silva Released, Anthony Johnson Suspended Indefinitely by UFC

Thiago Silva has been released and Anthony Johnson suspended indefinitely by the UFC after separate revelations emerged Friday afternoon illustrating histories of domestic violence from both fighters. On Friday, Silva's ex-wife, Thaysa...Show More Summary

On This Day in MMA History: The New Old Vitor Belfort TKO’s Rich Franklin at UFC 103

If not for the PED controversies that have plagued him since 2006, Vitor Belfort would be one of the most inspirational figures in MMA history. We're talking about a fighter who picked himself up after each high-profile defeat and kept...Show More Summary

Bobby Green goes on Twitter rampage, calls out eight top UFC lightweight fighters

Did Conor McGregor hack Bobby Green's Twitter account? Bobby Green has an idea of who he wants to fight next inside the Octagon. And he let everyone know by going on a call-out spree on Twitter earlier today (Sept. 18, 2014) and challenging...Show More Summary

Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve Set for UFC on Fox 13

It’ll be a quick turnaround for Alistair Overeem, who is coming off a shocking TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, when he steps back into the Octagon on December 13 at UFC on Fox 13 to take on fellow ranked heavyweight Stefan Struve, according...Show More Summary

UFC Booking Alert: Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve, Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway Added to December Cards

("Whoooo...whoooo...whoooo wrecked another one of my goddamned parlays?" / Photo via With three knockout losses in his last four fights, Alistair Overeem has become almost the biggest bust in UFC history. Show More Summary

Johny Hendricks Is Finally Healthy, Ready to Talk Robbie Lawler, Ben Askren, GSP

As we speak, Johny Hendricks is about a month into his fight camp. Never mind that the UFC welterweight champion doesn ’t yet officially have an opponent for the first defense of his title. Never mind that, due to the fight company’s...Show More Summary

After Being TKO’d by Fallon Fox, Tamikka Brents Says Transgender Fighters in MMA ‘Just Isn’t Fair’

(Fox and Brents, pre-fight. Photo via CCCW) Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox earned her second straight win on Saturday, when she TKO'd Tamikka Brents in the first round at a Capital City Cage Wars event in Springfield, Illinois. Brents...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

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

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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