• The MMA World Reacts to Las Vegas Tragedy

    Las Vegas is the home of combat sports and UFC headquarters. Many fighters train and live there. On Sunday night at least 50 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. The MMA community reacted to this tragedy: I'm honestly devastated for my city of Las...
  • The Ethics Of Being A Mixed Martial Arts Fan: How Safe Do We Really Want Our Sport?

    Being a fan of a sport which encourages violence obviously brings up certain moral dilemmas. Can we be fans of violence but simultaneously be pro fighter safety? MMA Today’s Ryan Thomas looks at the ethics of being a Mixed Martial Arts fan and asks, how safe do we really...
  • Jon Jones Biggest Win is Over Daniel Cormier’s Legacy

    Jon Jones has done irreparable damage to Daniel Cormier’s legacy. Jones’ drug test failure from a sample taken the night before his win over Cormier at UFC 214 this past July solidified his status as the single most disappointing fighter in UFC history. At a time when former women’s bantamweight queen...
  • Canelo vs GGG: Twitter Reacts, Teddy Atlas Loses His Mind

    The Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Super Fight was scored a draw and in usual fashion, Twitter went fucking crazy. Here are some of the reactions from the Combat Sports world regarding the fight and the decision. Here we go again. 😞 These scorecards were ridiculous! #canelovsggg...
  • Daily Fantasy Knockout: UFC Pittsburgh DraftKings Picks

    It might be strange to say, but I’m excited about this card. But that’s because I went to school in Pittsburgh, so I’m going up for it. It’s a very different experience than watching on TV, in some good ways and some not as good, but I recommend you...
  • Fight Week Fiascos and the Renewed Importance of Having Fighters on Standby

    Friday’s big news was that yet again this year another fighter had pulled out of a championship fight during fight week. While there were claims it wasn’t weight-cut related you’d be considered gullible if you believed that to be true. Any infection a fighter is pulled for during fight...
  • Get to Know UFC 215’s Arjan Bhullar, the First Indian Signed to the UFC

    Get to know the newest UFC heavyweight, Canadian Olympic wrestler Arjan Bhullar, in this feature interview conducted just before Arjan competed in his final fight in the regionals last month.  Arjan immediately becomes one of UFC’s top heavyweight prospects, as he possess impeccable amateur wrestling credentials and has been...
  • Valentina Shevchenko: “I Want to Win My Belt in a Fair Battle”

    Everyone in the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe is well aware of the highly criticized mishap surrounding women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 213. For the people that did not get the memo or have been living under a rock, Nunes pulled out of the headlining title fight...
  • Who’s on TUF 26? The Scoop on All 16 Flyweight Title Hopefuls

    It’s time for another season of everyone’s favorite Wednesday face punching extravaganza, The Ultimate Fighter, and TUF 26 promises to be an exciting one as 16 competitors will vie for a shot at the inaugural UFC flyweight belt. Get ready for the festivities with a primer including info on...
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