Big Labor vs The Baldfather: Culinary & UFC Fight is an MMA Soap Opera

Chael Sonnen, Mauricio Rua, and Dana White

Culinary Union executives in Las Vegas are grinding their gears to give a huge headache to the Ultimate Fighting Championships lately. Nowhere is this assault more potent than on the other side of the country from their real target: Station Casinos. Saturday night’s UFC Fight […]


Top 5 Finishes At UFC 163

Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny

Poor MMA Judging Strikes Again, Lyoto Machida Robbed at UFC 163

Davis Celebrates Win Over Machida

Lyoto Machida (19-4) and Phil Davis (12-1, 1 NC) fought a relatively lackluster fight at UFC 163 in Rio De Janeiro, but Machida was clearly more dominant through most of the fight. Even in his own home country, it wasn’t enough […]


Unified MMA Rules Could Be Changing For The Better

John Dodson Vs. Demtrious Johnson

The annual Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) meeting ended on Wednesday, the same day a discussion on changing the recognized MMA rule book was set to take place. The main bone of contention is in regard to fighters who put […]


UFC’s Signing of “Hooligan” Benjamin Brinsa Sends Wrong Message

Tom Szczerbowski - USA TODAY Sports

The UFC recently signed German welterweight prospect Benjamin “The Hooligan” Brinsa. Looking at the Leipzig native’s resume in the cage, the acquisition might make sense, but his associations outside of his MMA career are troubling. CagePotato reported on Wednesday that Brinsa has known ties […]


Bellator Exploits UFC Castaways, Lures Tito Ortiz out of MMA Retirement to Fight Rampage Jackson

During the post-fight press scrum for UFC on Fox 8 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White fielded a question about a potential Tito Ortiz (16-11-1) comeback. Rather than open the door for Ortiz to return to the UFC, White asked, “Who gives a s—t?” It might have been […]


Top 10 Moments From UFC on Fox 8


Overrated Ricardo Mayorga Suffers First Official MMA Loss

Ricardo Mayorga

Ricardo Mayorga (29-8-1, 23 KOs in boxing, 0-1, 1 NC in MMA) proved on Saturday night that he’s a fish out of water when it comes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Despite his complete lack of any ground game […]


Bellator Improves Image With Release of Bad Boys Paul Daley, Maiquel Falcao

Daley

Bellator confirmed the release of Paul Daley (32-12-2) and Maiquel Falcao (31-5-1) last Thursday after both fighters were implicated in incidents involving altercations outside the cage. The organization is clearly sending a message that they will not tolerate their unruly conduct. Both […]


Another MMA Death Raises Invalid Safety Concerns About The Sport

UFC KO

UFC is proud of its nearly 20 years without a serious injury or death in the Octagon. Their safety record is exemplary, but the promotion’s fighters are still frequently injured in training. That reality helped spur the company on in […]


Quinton “Rampage” Jackson The Perfect Candidate To Give Roy Jones, Jr. Swansong Fight

Rampage

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11) is taking full advantage of the freedom his new Bellator contract provides him to seek opportunities outside MMA. He’s already been featured in TNA Wrestling, and there are reports that he’s planning to star in his […]


Kevin Gastelum Needs New Opponent For UFC Fight Night 27 Quickly Thanks To Paulo Thiago Injury

Paulo Thiago

The second UFC card slated for airing on Fox Sports 1 just lost a key match as Paulo Thiago (15-5) suffered a left knee injury that will force him out of his scheduled bout with TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (6-0). […]