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On This Day in MMA History: Vitor Belfort, Marvin Eastman, & The UFC 43 “Goat Vagina” Incident

(Oh, so that's how The Rock does it.) It might surprise you to learn that years before Vitor Belfort was just a TRT-fueled killing machine, well, he was slightly younger, 4-Hydroxytestosterone-fueled killing machine (progress!). In fact,...Show More Summary

Great Moments in Bad Promos: Bellator 121, THE SOLDIER vs. THE COLOSSUS!

(Props: BellatorMMA) Bellator 121 goes down tonight in Thackerville, Oklahoma, featuring freak show veterans James Thompson and Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, and a bunch of fights that don't really matter. Promoting these fights as important...Show More Summary

Tim Sylvia: With or Without UFC, Path to Redemption Always There

Two-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has always had an unfair amount of hatred thrown his way. He was the poster boy for the general crappiness of the UFC's heavyweight division from 2002 through 2008. He was stripped of the UFC title in 2003 for taking steroids. Show More Summary

Patrick Cummins: From Coffee Barista to Co-Main Event to UFC Fight Pass

Patrick Cummins was just an everyday guy working in a coffee shop until a phone call from UFC President Dana White changed everything. Former UFC light heavyweight champ Rashad Evans had just injured his knee, forcing him out of his co-main event bout against Daniel Cormier at UFC 170. Show More Summary

#ThrowbackThursday: Ben Henderson Scores His Last Finish to Date Over Donald Cerrone at WEC 48

(Henderson and Cerrone clash for the first time at WEC 43. Photo via Getty.) Throwback Thursday is a new recurring column that pays tribute to the stars of an upcoming UFC event by taking a look back at some of their earliest defining moments. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: The UFC Dream Fight That Will Probably Never Happen

("No scared, homie. Trust me — no scared." / Photo via MMAFighting) On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares stated that the former UFC middleweight king is looking to return to competition in early 2015,...Show More Summary

Jon Jones Latest in Long List of Stars to Publicly Clash with UFC Brass

The marriage between the UFC and its biggest stars has never been perfect. Jon Jones took his turn proving that point (again) on Monday, after Dana White needlessly put the light heavyweight champion’s business in the streets duringShow More Summary

Dana White to Jon Jones: Alexander Gustafsson Is the No. 1 Contender

UFC President Dana White is sticking to his guns in his belief that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should rematch Alexander Gustafsson in his next Octagon encounter. Speaking to Rick Wright of The Albuquerque Journal, the UFC's...Show More Summary

Fedor Emelianenko Believes Women Should Be Feminine and Not Fight in MMA

2013 saw an explosion in popularity for women's MMA. Once considered nothing more than a niche in MMA, the women's divisions have quickly become some of the most popular and exciting. Women's MMA certainly has its detractors, though,...Show More Summary

23 Things That Should Be Broadcast on UFC Fight Pass

(We'd include "The Dana White 24/7 feed — all Dana White, all the time," but that's kind of what the UFC is already. / Photo via Getty.) If the UFC expects us to shell out $10 every month to watch local talent and foreign-language reality shows on the Internet, they've got another thing coming. Show More Summary

Cole Miller out, Diego Brandao in vs. Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night Dublin

At least Conor McGregor 's still there. He was probably the more important piece anyway. Nevertheless, the all-too-familiar injury bug has raised another irritating welt, forcing Cole Miller out of UFC Fight Night 46, which takes place July 19 in Dublin, Ireland. Show More Summary

Post-Fight Bonuses for the UFC in the Month of May

These "Performance of the Night" bonuses are not sitting well with me. Stipe Miocic did not get a "Performance of the Night" bonus. That 35-second flattening of Fabio Maldonado was a Knockout of the Night, at least in this guy's book. That's why we're doing the post-fight bonuses for the entire month. Show More Summary

Jon Jones Mum on Gustafsson Rematch: 'I Got Nothing'

If Jon Jones is guilty of “ ducking ” anything, it’s hordes of questions from the media and fans relating to the delayed signing of the contract for the Alexander Gustafsson rematch. The UFC light heavyweight champ has once again made himself out to be the bad guy by not signing on the dotted line of an August title bout agreement. Show More Summary

UFC: What If Cole Miller Shuts Up Conor McGregor?

It's just talk, talk, talk, talk 'Til you lose your patience. An iconic line from The Boss himself, sung into an old tape recorder during the Nebraska sessions. State Trooper, to be precise. And can't we all relate? Sometimes there's too much talking in this world. Show More Summary

MMA Fighter Tammi Musumeci Gets Arm Destroyed, Finishes the Match Like a Boss

There's tough, and then there's Tammi Musumeci. During Sunday's IBJJF World Championship finals, Musumeci found herself in a terrible spot against opponent Michelle Nicolini. Using strategic grappling, Legacy FC fighter Nicolini contorted...Show More Summary

Paulo Thiago and Five Other Fighters Who Never Lived Up to Their UFC Debuts

("Quick Paulo, more spinach!!!" Photo via Getty) I think it was midway through the second round of Paulo Thiago's bout with Gasan Umalatov on the TUF Brazil 3 Finale undercard that I began to feel a heavy, sinking feeling in my stomach. Show More Summary

Jon Jones Hasn't Signed to Fight Alexander Gustafsson; Should Fans Be Worried?

Very few people seem to know for sure where things stand between the UFC and Jon Jones at the moment. Those who do? They aren ’t talking. "You got to ask Jon Jones that," said UFC President Dana White during a media scrum over the weekend,...Show More Summary

Jay-Z Produces 'STATIC: Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen' Documentary

Anderson Silva is arguably the greatest MMA fighter who has ever lived. Chael Sonnen revolutionized the process of hyping a UFC fight, creating and boasting an entirely fearless character. In 2010, Silva, the pound-for-pound king, was...Show More Summary

Jon Jones Still Hasn’t Signed Contract for Alexander Gustafsson Rematch; Daniel Cormier Offers to Step in for Interim Title Fight

("Yes, you...the tall kid in the back." / Photo via MMAWeekly) During a recent "UFC Embedded" video blog, we saw Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta meet with Jon Jones's manager in order to lock down a rematch between Jones and top light-heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson. Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: It's not a stereotype -- it's a fact -- Rustam Khabilov is a tough kid

Tough enough to outlast the ex-champ? That remains to be seen. "Rustam's very tough, man. We all know those Russians, they're very tough. You know they're known as a people as being tough, the stereotype, so to speak. But he proves it inside the Octagon, as well. Show More Summary

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