John Largent

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Dos Anjos on Khabib: 'I'm going to shut him up'

UFC lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos got the Russian he wanted, and he's ready to face off with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on Fox 11 in April. …

Michael Bisping recalls brutal KO loss to Dan Henderson at UFC 100

Michael Bisping returns in April for what will be his first fight in nearly a year.<p>“The Count,” considered the best fighter in UFC history from the …

Chandler on beating Alvarez, brain trauma

MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas got former Bellator Lightweight champ Michael Chandler to open up about his concerns regarding the long-term impact of …

UFC on FOX 11's 'Cowboy' Cerrone sticking with no-frills style that got him here

In a day and age where MMA fighters will do almost anything to gain an edge over an opponent, UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone is sticking to what he …

Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo: Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Whenever a fan gets to see two exceptional fighters paired against each other, such as Anthony Pettis and Jose Aldo, the mind races.<p>Such standoffs bring many questions to light, mainly because the margin of error for both fighters is razor thin. Advantages that were normally a given are now …

Luke Rockhold

Nurmy offers up Jiu Jitsu flavored treats

In his short UFC career, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been nothing if not brash and outspoken. The Russian Sambist has made something of a name for …

Brazil results roundup: Filho loses in title match

Paulo Filho has added another loss to his MMA record.<p>Fighting for the middleweight title at Bitetti Combat 19 at the Tropical Hotel arena in Manaus, …

Silva's lawyer: Cops didn't see anything serious

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva is currently being held in a Florida jail facing multiple felony counts following an ugly situation …

Martial Arts

Thiago Silva's Lawyer: 'Trigger-Happy' Cops 'Overreacted' in My Client's Arrest

Ex-UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva is still being held in jail without bond for a domestic violence incident on Thursday that saw the Brazilian slugger pull a gun on his estranged wife and her boyfriend.<p>A SWAT team was then dispatched to Silva's home before the fighter was detained and taken to …

Martial Arts

Nick Newell campaigns for title fight with WSOF champ Justin Gaethje

Undefeated World Series of Fighting lightweight Nick Newell is setting his sights high for 2014, and that means getting more vocal about a title shot …

UFC signs South African MMA champ Ruan Potts

It's taken a little while, but after 4 years and 26 events Extreme Fighting Championship Africa has had its first homegrown talent scooped up by the …

Doc: Eye shouldn't be licensed if on blood thinner

The Bloody Elbow report that Jessica Eye's failed UFC 166 drug test was the result of testing positive for marijuanacaused an unexpected stir. …

UFC Fight Night 36 preview: 45 pre-fight facts about ‘Machida vs. Mousasi’ in Brazil

UFC Fight Night 36 marks the first of what will be a dozen or so events in Brazil over the coming year. And in typical fashion, the organization has …

Belfort: Weidman winning FOY award: 'shameful'

Chris Weidman had a hell of a year in 2013, beating the most dominant champ in UFC history not once but twice and taking his title. Weidman's twin …

Luiz de Franca was murdered in Brazil

Tragedy has struck the MMA community in Natal, Brazil.<p>Luiz de Franca, a 3-0 welterweight from Kimura Nova Uniao team, was murdered inside a gym on …

Eye on UFC 166: ‘We can't rewrite history'

UFC 166 may have taken place four months, but for Jessica Eye, the event continues to remain a thorn in the 27-year-old's side.<p>Eye scored a …

Why we really ban PEDs, and why it's still a battle worth fighting

For something that’s such a pervasive problem, it’s weird how many people seem indifferent or even openly celebratory about the use …

Urijah Faber talks about knee & hamstring injury before rematch with Renan Barao

Anderson Silva Continues to Make Progress, Walks Down Flight of Stairs

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva may not be sparring in the gym with Lyoto Machida quite yet, but he definitely seems to be headed in the right direction. "The Spider" took to Instagram and posted a video of himself walking down a flight of stairs, sans cast and sans crutches.<p>You can …

'Nothing personal,' but UFC champ Anthony Pettis would fight Jose Aldo at any weight

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis said his desire to fight featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo is “nothing personal,” and he’s willing to meet …

Eye tested positive for cannabinoids at UFC 166

Jessica Eye tested positive for cannabinoids in a pre-fight UFC 166 drug test, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Texas …

Commission: Jessica Eye tested positive for marijuana following UFC 166

The banned substance UFC women’s bantamweight Jessica Eye tested positive for in the wake of UFC 166 was marijuana, according to an order from the …

Anthony Pettis: I'll Fight Aldo at 145, 155 or Catchweight

The term "superfight" is one that just won't go away in MMA.<p>There have been a handful of dream matchups teased over the past three years, but none of them have come to fruition. Even the latest potential blockbuster between lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and featherweight king Jose Aldo would …

Dana White Should Stop Talking Smack on Georges St. Pierre

Dana White's habit of berating people who displease him might do more harm than good when it comes to Georges St. Pierre. It could only end up painting White as even more fickle, spiteful and childish than usual—and at the expense of what should be better memory.<p>Since former UFC welterweight …

Ronda Rousey's full pre-UFC 170 media scrum

LOS ANGELES – Prior to next week’s UFC 170 headliner, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey met with the media for an extended …

UFC Fight Night 36: 5 Reasons to Watch

Just a little more than one week removed from one of the most disappointing pay-per-view events in UFC history, fight fans are aching for some relevant in-cage action.<p>Well, their bloodiest dreams have come true. UFC Fight Night 36 is due to touch down this Saturday on Fox Sports 1 in Jaragua, …