Ronda Rousey's Latest Challenger Is Entirely Legit And Has No Prayer

Tonight in Melbourne, Australia’s Etihad Stadium, Ronda Rousey, the greatest women’s fighter ever, will defend her bantamweight title for the seventh successive time. In sports, and especially in fighting, it’s important to account for the impossible. Still, Rousey is all but certainly going to win, and probably… »11/14/15 1:59pm11/14/15 1:59pm

Conor McGregor Fights The Mountain That Rides, Somehow Avoids Death

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is a professional weightlifter and former silver medalist in the World’s Strongest Man competition. He also plays Gregor Clegane, aka The Mountain, possibly aka Ser Robert Strong (minor spoilerage, but not really) on HBO’s Game Of Thrones. He once declared himself the “future of strength.” I’m… »11/01/15 6:15pm11/01/15 6:15pm

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

MMA Fighter In Choke Taps Out, Shits Himself, Leaks Shit All Over Cage [NSFW]

Look, this video delivers exactly what it promises. You clicked on this. One poor MMA fighter—Travis Walford, according to our friends at Bloody Elbow—not only lost the match to Daniel Cooper at a Ruckus in the Cage event in West Virginia on Saturday, but pooped himself. It got everywhere. »10/05/15 6:16pm10/05/15 6:16pm

Uriah Hall Nails Spinning Back Kick In Outstanding Display Of Violence

Someday, when he’s an old man, Uriah Hall is going to remember the time he hit a spinning back kick-to-flying knee combination on Gegard Mousasi at the Saitama Super Arena and feel all warm inside. (Mousasi will also remember this when he is an old man, though he will presumably feel somewhat differently about it.) As… »9/27/15 9:55am9/27/15 9:55am

Demetrious Johnson And John Dodson Face The Pain, Step To This

There is an Ultimate Fighting Championship card scheduled for this Saturday, like many—probably too many—other recent Saturdays. What makes this one special is that it will be capped off by a main event of the highest caliber, with a dominant champion facing a threatening, wildly athletic challenger in a rematch of a… »9/04/15 1:55pm9/04/15 1:55pm

Wait, Floyd Mayweather Made How Much Money Last Year?

So a thing that’s been in the news recently is the ongoing exchange of sick burns between boxer “Fuckboy” Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey. This beef is verbal, with tension sparked and stoked by thickheaded, numbnutted clownmen who think that pitting an athlete of one sport against an athlete of… »8/28/15 4:59pm8/28/15 4:59pm

Anderson Silva Says The Steroids Found In His System Are From Penis Drugs

For a time, Brazilian mixed martial artist Anderson Silva was the greatest fighter on Earth. He might be the greatest fighter of all time. But all things, even or especially the best things, come to an end, and Silva got knocked out by Chris Weidman, and then broke his leg in the rematch, and now we’re here,… »8/12/15 4:07pm8/12/15 4:07pm