Jon Jones's Interview Last Night Was A Ridiculous, Hilarious Sham

Last night, Jon Jones sat down with Fox Sports 1's Charissa Thompson to explain what's happened since his successful UFC light-heavyweight title defense against rival Daniel Cormier earlier this month. Just days after the bout, news broke that Jones had tested positive for cocaine in a Dec. 4 drug test administered by… » 1/20/15 12:15pm 1/20/15 12:15pm

Celebrated MMA Ref Herb Dean Under Fire For Slow Call On Guillotine

Herb Dean is recognized as one of the best referees working in MMA today, but critics and fans are attacking the cage arbiter after an incident tonight at the Bellator event in Temecula, Calif. where he allowed Bubba Jenkins to be held in a guillotine choke for at least seven seconds after the former NCAA wrestling… » 1/16/15 10:30pm 1/16/15 10:30pm

Jon Jones, Overachiever, Beats Alleged Cocaine Addiction In 24 Hours

A week ago, just three days after dismantling rival Daniel Cormier in a brilliant title defense, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones announced he was entering a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine on a December 4 test. "I am taking this drug treatment program very seriously," he said in a… » 1/13/15 12:00pm 1/13/15 12:00pm

Donald Cerrone Literally Kicks Myles Jury's Ass

"Cowboy" Cerrone's lightweight bout tonight at UFC 182 against Myles Jury was an ass-kicking, of both the literal and figurative senses. This is how the fight ended: with repeated "fuck you, man" boots to the rear (and thigh, and at least once crotch). Cerrone won by unanimous decision, understandably. » 1/04/15 12:14am 1/04/15 12:14am

How Jon Jones Became The Baddest Motherfucker On Earth

The baddest motherfucker on Earth and I are in a posh restaurant in a poor city with two guys he picked up at some point or another to shoot guns and drink beer with whenever he isn't elbowing people in the face, and we're laughing, the four of us, hearty guffaws that crash around the table. I'm telling them a funny… » 12/30/14 2:25pm 12/30/14 2:25pm

Serbian MMA Fighter Chokes His Opponent Out, Then Helps Save His Life

The Serbian Battle Championship 4—which occurred earlier this month—saw a crazy end to this fight between Dusan Dzakic and Sebastijan Emini. At the 4:20 mark in the video above, you can see Emini frantically tapping out. The reason? Dude's starting to choke to death. Lucky for him, both Dzakic and the referee… » 12/23/14 12:20am 12/23/14 12:20am

Fighters Sue The UFC, Alleging Massive Violations Of Federal Law

A group of mixed martial arts fighters held a press conference today to announce that they had filed an antitrust suit against the UFC, alleging that fighters "are paid a fraction of what they would earn in a competitive marketplace." The suit, filed by fighters Nate Quarry, Cung Le, and Jon Fitch, seeks class-action… » 12/16/14 10:00pm 12/16/14 10:00pm

Amateur MMA Fighter Attempts Showtime Kick, Fails Gloriously

If you've ever seen an amateur MMA event, you know that they're filled with men and women who dare to attempt the impossible. At a Warrior Camp's event held just outside Spokane, Wash., on Friday, one man showed off just how impossible as part of an incredible exhibition highlighted by the above attempt to pull off… » 12/01/14 4:19pm 12/01/14 4:19pm

Report: Kickboxer Died After Bout Due To Cheap Promoter, Inept Doctors

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel went long this weekend on the death of Dennis Munson, a 24-year-old kickboxer who in March collapsed in the ring following his first amateur bout and died hours later. It's a harrowing read that catalogues a litany of errors that started well before the fight and continued during and… » 11/17/14 3:13pm 11/17/14 3:13pm

UFC Card Features Gruesome Exploding Ear, Dude Maybe Shitting Himself

Leslie Smith fought on the prelims of tonight's UFC card in Mexico, and she is inhumanly tough. After a shot from contender Jessica Eye came damn close to entirely shearing her ear off, referee Herb Dean immediately called in the ringside doctors, who called the fight off only to be met with vigorous protests from… » 11/15/14 9:11pm 11/15/14 9:11pm

ESPN Hires "The UFC's Skip Bayless" As MMA Analyst

Disgraced former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen—who has retired and is banned from fighting by the Nevada Athletic Commission until mid-2016 because of two failed drug tests (which also cost him his job as a UFC broadcaster for Fox Sports)—is joining ESPN as an MMA analyst, the AP reported Tuesday. ESPN says he will debut… » 11/11/14 8:44pm 11/11/14 8:44pm