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UFC champ Anthony Pettis to be first MMA fighter to appear on Wheaties box

For the first time in companies 91-year history, Wheaties will feature a mixed martial artist as the cover athlete on the front of the famed cereal box. Read more…

UFC Fight Night Foxwoods: Official Weigh-Ins

Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi live Thursday, September 4 at 6 p.m./3 p.m. ETPT. Read more…

Countdown to Fight Night 50: Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi

Countdown to UFC Fight Night takes you inside the training camps of Gegard Mousasi and Jacare Souza. See these top-ten middleweights prepare for a rematch between two completely different fighters than the ones who first met six years ago. Read more…

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 177 Embedded, new bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw and former belt-holder Renan Barao prepare in dramatically different ways for their highly-anticipated title rematch. Read more…

Henry Cejudo forced out of UFC 177 bout with Scott Jorgensen due to medical issues

Former Olympic gold medalist turned MMA flyweight prospect Henry Cejudo has been forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated UFC debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177. Read more…

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 177 Embedded, new bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw and former belt-holder Renan Barao prepare in dramatically different ways for their highly-anticipated title rematch. Read more…

Stephan Bonnar officially signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

On Wednesday morning, Bellator MMA surprised everyone is the MMA community when it announced it had officially signed UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar to a multi-fight deal.
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Cain Velasquez vs Fabricio Werdum headlines stacked UFC 180 card in Mexico City

On Tuesday, the UFC traveled to Mexico to kickoff ticket sales for UFC 180 and unveil several bouts scheduled to appear on the November 15 event set to take place at the Arena Ciudad de México. Read more…

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 177 Embedded, new bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw and former belt-holder Renan Barao prepare in dramatically different ways for their highly-anticipated title rematch. Read more…

Countdown to UFC 177: Castillo vs Ferguson

UFC Countdown takes you behind the scenes before UFC 177 in Sacramento. Sacramento’s own Danny Castillo takes on Ultimate Fighter winner Tony Ferguson in a war between two lightweights both hitting their primes. Read more…

Countdown to UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Barão

Bantamweight king T.J. Dillashaw will look to repeat his stellar performance against long-unbeaten former champion Renan Barao, who the Californian upset in style this May – but the Brazilian has plans of his own. Read more…

UFC Fight Night 47: Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St. Preux Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The UFC is heading to New England to bring fight fans UFC Fight Night 47 live from Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Headlining the night’s card is a light heavyweight matchup between former Arizona State wrestling All-American Ryan Bader (17-4) and the surging Ovince St. Preux (16-5). Read more…

Jon Jones injures leg, forced to pull out of UFC 178 title fight against Daniel Cormier

On Tuesday, UFC official announced UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus in his knee, as well as a sprained ankle, while training for his upcoming bout against Daniel Cormier, forcing the postponement of the highly anticipated title fight. Read more…

Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier ignite brawl at UFC 178 media day

Following the UFC 178 media day at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off for the cameras. What happened next will go down as one of the most heated fighter exchanges in UFC history. Read more…

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz booked for UFC 183 in Las Vegas

Making an appearance on ESPN, UFC President Dana White announced a matchup between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz would serve as the main event of UFC 183, currently set to take place in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. . Read more…

Cageside News: Pound-For-Pound Rankings

It’s been a while but our complete pound-for-pound rankings have finally been updated. Plus don’t forget to check out the rest of our divisional rankings. Read more…

UFC on FOX 13 officially set for December 13 in Phoenix

As expected, the UFC is heading to downtown Phoenix to bring fight fans UFC on FOX 13 from the U.S. Airway on December 13. Read more…

Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo officially signs with UFC, set to square off against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177

On Friday night, the UFC announced it has officially signed 2008 U.S. Olympic gold medalist and undefeated flyweight prospect Henry Cejduo. Read more…

UFC on FOX 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The stars have seemingly lined up perfectly as two of the hottest welterweights on the planet will meet up in a number one contenders bout in the main event of UFC on FOX 12 this Saturday at the SAP Center in San Jose. Read more…

Daniel Cormier replaces injured Alexander Gustaffson against Jon Jones at UFC 178

Looks like the biggest rematch of 2014 will have to wait. On Wednesday night, the UFC announced Alexander Gustafsson would be forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated rematch with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 due to a meniscus tear suffered in training. Read more…

UFC 175: Chris Weidman defends belt against Lyoto Machida following epic five round war

In front of a sold-out crowd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman put on the performance of a lifetime during Saturday’s main event, walking away with a hard-fought unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida. Read more…

UFC 175: Ronda Rousey needs just 16 seconds to put away Alexis Davis

On Saturday night UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey entered the octagon opposite Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175. Sixteen seconds later, the referee is pulling Rousey off Davis. Read more…

UFC 175: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida Head-to-Toe Breakdown

With millions of fans from around the world pouring into Las Vegas this spectacle has truly become the Super Bowl of mixed martial arts. So with this many eyeballs bearing down on the fight capital of the world, the UFC did the intelligent thing and put together one of the most stacked cards of the year. Read more…

The Final Round – 1/26/14

Blane Ferguson and Ryan Bafaloukos are back for another edition of The Final Round. In this week’s show the guys breakdown UFC on FOX 10 and look ahead to UFC 169. Ryan and Blane discuss the winners and losers of last Saturday’s card in Chicago plus José Youngs of ArizonaSports.com joins in to preview the upcoming UFC 169. Read more…

Pacquiao-Bradley II much bigger than title fight

The April 12 rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley may not be the most popular matchup for casual boxing fans, but it is the right matchup for both fighters. Read more…

UFC on FOX 10: Staff Picks

Check out who our staff writers are predicting to have their hands raised at the end of the UFC on FOX 10. Read more…

Pascal dominates Bute in Montreal

Injury and defeat kept the Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute from facing each other the past few years. However, Saturday night in Montreal, the two finally met in the squared circle with Pascal emerging from the shadow of Bute with a dominating unanimous decision victory. Read more…

UFC Fight Night 35 Aftermath: What’s next for Luke Rockhold?

From the two minutes and thirty-one seconds we got to see of Luke Rockhold on Wednesday night, he looked fantastic. So let’s take a look at who the former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion could see in the Octagon next. Read more…

Anderson Silva’s undergoes surgery, UFC releases statment

After suffering a horrific leg injury during his title fight against current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 168, Anderson Silva was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital to undergo immediate surgery on his deformed limb. Read more…

UFC 168: Staff Picks

Check out who our staff writers are predicting to have their hands raised at the end of the UFC 168. Read more…

UFC 168: Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate II Head-to-Toe Breakdown

It may be taking a backseat to the highly anticipated rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva but this is without a doubt one the most intense rivalries in any major sport let alone MMA. Read more…

Three questions heading into UFC 168

It’s the most anticipated fight card since UFC 100 and here are three story lines to watch out for come fight night. Read more…

UFC 168: Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva II Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The most anticipated rematch in the history of the UFC has arrived. With a record number of pay-per-view buys and the highest gate in company history projected for this end of the year fight card, no fight fan will want to miss this historic night. Read more…

Cageside News: Welterweight Rankings

Aside from the fact that the longtime 170-pound champion retired, not much has changed in Cageside News’ official welterweight rankings. Read more…

Cageside News: Bantamweight Rankings

Following UFC on Fox 9, find out who moved up and who fell down Cageside News’ official bantamweight rankings. Read more…

Cageside News: Official Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Following UFC on Fox 9 and Georges St. Pierre’s retirement, find out who moved up and who fell down Cageside News’ official pound-for-pound rankings. Read more…

Georges St. Pierre vacates title, plans on indefinite leave of absence

Questions have been swirling ever since St. Pierre’s bizarre post fight interview following his split decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. But all these questions were answered during a media call with St. Pierre and UFC president Dana White last Friday. Read more…

Marcos Maidana Defeats Adrien Broner in slugfest

In what will go down as one of boxing’s best brawls in 2013, Marcos Maidana defeated Adrien Broner by unanimous decision to claim the WBA Welterweight Title. Read more…

UFC on Fox 9: Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez Head-to-Toe Breakdown

What was originally thought to be one of the most stacked fight cards of the year, UFC on Fox 9, set to take place in Sacramento, has turned into one of the most injured riddled fight cards in UFC history. Read more…

UFC on Fox 9: Staff Picks

Check out who our staff writers are predicting to have their hands raised at the end of the UFC Fight Night 9. Read more…

Danger Zone: Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana highlight stacked Showtime card

Boxing’s 2013 campaign comes to an end on Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas, as Showtime presents a televised quadruple header. Adrien “The Problem” Broner (27-0 22 KO’s) battles Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3 31 KO’s) in the 12-round main event for the WBA Welterweight Title. Read more…

Matt Brown injured, fight with Carlos Condit pulled from UFC on Fox 9

On Friday, news broke that Matt Brown would be forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated matchup with Carlos Condit set to take place co-main event of UFC on Fox 9 this Saturday in Sacramento. Read more…

UFC heavyweight Shane del Rosario passes away at age 30

UFC heavyweight Shane del Rosario has passed away at the age of 30 in a California hospital following a series of severe heart attacks nearly two weeks ago. Read more…

Rory MacDonald vs. Demian Maia added to UFC 170

UFC 170 was already shaping up to be a solid fight card. But with the addition of a fight between a pair of top 10 welterweights it has become one of the most highly anticipated fight cards of early 2014. Read more…

Rashad Evans vs. Daniel Cormier set to headline UFC 170

Former USA Olympic wrestler and Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will finally make his long-awaited light heavyweight debut where he put his perfect record on the line against Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC 170. Read more…

Julie Kedzie announces retirement following loss at UFC Fight Night 33

The women’s bantamweight division will officially lose one of its longest tenured fighters, as Julie Kedzie officially has announced her plans to retire following her split decision loss to Bethe Correia at UFC FIght Night 33. Read more…

Cageside News: Official Light Heavyweight Rankings

Following UFC Fight Night 33, find out who moved up and who fell down Cageside News’ official light heavyweight rankings. Read more…

Cageside News: Official Heavyweight Rankings

Following UFC Fight Night 33, find out who moved up and who fell down Cageside News’ official heavyweight rankings. Read more…

UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Mark Hunt Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The UFC is heading to the land down under to bring fight fans another action packed Fox Sports 1 card beginning at 7 p.m. from Brisbane, Australia. The main event may not be a championship-caliber match up, but it’s guaranteed to be a fun fight to watch. Read more…

UFC Fight Night 33: Staff Picks

Check out who our staff writers are predicting to have their hands raised at the end of the UFC Fight Night 33. Read more…

Eddie Wineland vs. Yves Jabouin added to UFC on Fox 10

According to reports, the UFC has officially added a bantamweight matchup to UFC on Fox 10 in Chicago early next year. Read more…

John Moraga vs. Dustin Ortiz added UFC Fight Night 35

A matchup between two surging flyweights has officially been added to the free card taking place in Georgia early next year. Read more…

UFC on FOX 9: Road to the Octagon

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Joseph Benavidez brace for their title rematch; Urijah Faber, Michael McDonald, Carlos Condit and Matt Brown also prepare for their upcoming battles. Read more…

Jon Jones vs. Golver Teixeira set to headline UFC 171 in Dallas

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before but the UFC has officially announced the long-awaited fight between UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will take place in early 2014. Read more…

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rustam Khabilov targeted for UFC 170

According to reports, the UFC is targeting a matchup between two surging UFC lightweights for UFC 170 in Las Vegas. Read more…

Three questions heading into UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot

As the UFC makes it’s way to the land down under, here are three story lines to watch out for come fight night. Read more…

Cageside News: Official Lightweight Rankings

Following The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, find out who moved up and who fell down Cageside News’ official lightweight rankings. Read more…

TUF 18 Finale: Three Fights to make for Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz managed to keep his name relevant in the UFC’s lightweight division last night with a first-round TKO victory over Gray Maynard. But who should he fight next? Blane Ferguson breaks down three possible matchups for the Stockton bad boy. Read more…

TUF 18 Finale: Staff Picks

Check out who our staff writers are predicting to have their hands raised at the end of the The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. Read more…

TUF 18 Finale: Gray Maynard vs. Nate Diaz Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

While the main event of this free fight card would be little more than the first bout of a major Pay-Per-View, the rubber match between UFC veterans Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz is sure to be worth the watch. Read more…

TUF 18 Finale: Official Weigh-In

Watch the official weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter Finale, live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Friday, November 29th at 7pm/4pm ETPT. Read more…

Hyun Gyu Lim replaces injured Jake Ellenberger in main event of UFC Fight Night 34

The UFC’s first trip to Southeast Asia was shaping up to be a phenomenal fight card. But an injury in training camp has forced Ellenberger to withdraw from the match, leaving the Saffiedine without an opponent. Read more…

TUF 18: Nate Diaz Pre-Fight Interview

The brash Nate Diaz shares a few thoughts leading up to his rubber match with fellow UFC veteran Nate Daiz. Read more…

TUF 18: Gray Maynard Pre-Fight Interview

Gray Maynard shares a few thoughts leading up to his rubber match with fellow UFC veteran Nate Daiz. Read more…

Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson set to headline UFC on Fox 10 in Chicago

After an injury riddled year that saw a record number of fighters pull out of high profile bouts due to various ailments, the UFC finally seemed to shake off the bad luck that seemed to follow them through 2012. Read more…

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