Is The Fight Game About To Destroy Yet Another Legend?

Fedor Emelianenko will be 39 years old when he returns to Japan to fight on New Year’s Eve. His comeback will be promoted by an organization so new that it only announced its name—Rizin Fighting Federation—after announcing the fight. His most recently rumored opponent is a relatively unknown, used-to-be-decent… »10/12/15 11:52am10/12/15 11:52am


Wanderlei Silva Cites Sketchy Vitor Belfort Drug Test In UFC Fight-Fixing Suit

In July, the UFC filed a defamation lawsuit against legendary fighter Wanderlei Silva over two posts he made on Facebook, in which Silva alleged—ludicrously, it should be said—that the UFC fixed fights. Now Silva is trying to get that lawsuit thrown out of court, arguing that there is proof of his allegations, and… »10/05/15 9:35pm10/05/15 9:35pm

Why Are UFC Champions Hanging Out With An Accused Russian War Criminal?

Here is a delightful vignette: UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman doing his best impression of the lezginka, the national dance of the North Caucasus region of Russia, in the palace of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic. You can see Kadyrov in the video—he’s the short, bearded gentleman in black… »5/22/15 4:58pm5/22/15 4:58pm

Ronda Rousey Mangles Arms And Mean Mugs With The Best Of Them

If you only watched the main event of the Strikeforce event on Saturday, you would have seen judo Olympian Ronda Rousey turn Meisha Tate's arm into a bucatini noodle. But you might have missed Rousey scare the bejeezus out of Showtime host Heidi Androl before the fight. Look at that death stare. Clubber Lang could… »3/06/12 2:05pm3/06/12 2:05pm

Ben Henderson Severely Messed Up Frankie Edgar's Face En Route To Winning The UFC Lightweight Belt

In one of UFC's better title fights of late, Benson Henderson claimed the lightweight belt as he won a unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in Tokyo Saturday night. His ability to seize victory came in no small part to this perfectly-placed second-round upkick that mangled Edgar's face, leaving the… »2/26/12 2:06am2/26/12 2:06am

Jose Aldo Retained His UFC Title With A Knee To Chad Mendes's Face, Then Leapt Into The Crowd To Celebrate

In the UFC 142 main event, featherweight Jose Aldo held onto the belt with a nasty knee-then-punch combo that knocked out Chad Mendes and sparked a roar from the approving Brazilian audience—into which Aldo leapt and out of which he was eventually carried, Rocky-style. »1/15/12 12:16am1/15/12 12:16am

The Inevitable Showdown Between Women's MMA And Adult Entertainment

In my old job, it was sort of an unwritten rule that moment you or your work enters the zeitgeist, it takes about 5.3 seconds for a porn company to make a movie about it. So fans of female mixed martial arts should be very pleased to know that their favorite sport is now the setting for a hardcore lesbian porn film »11/25/08 2:30pm11/25/08 2:30pm.…

Dana White Says Kimbo/Liddell Fight Not Out Of The Realm Of Possibility

Last week,the UFC's mohawked maniac Chuck Liddell downplayed the success and viability of YouTube fighting phenom (and now EliteXC) figher Kimbo Slice, saying that the backyard brawler would get rocked in Mixed Martial Arts. Similar things have been said of Kimbo before, by plenty of other longtime MMA fighters, who… »4/14/08 2:20pm4/14/08 2:20pm