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 4:58pm 5/22/15 4:58pm

Dana White Can't Stop Lying About UFC Fighters Being Domestic Abusers

When Dana White isn’t busy calling female reporters “fucking dumb bitches” or those reporters’ sources “fucking faggots,” the UFC president spends his time whitewashing his fighters’ domestic violence histories. There’s Thiago Silva, arrested on charges he put a gun in his wife’s mouth, threatened to kill her, and… » 5/21/15 1:30pm 5/21/15 1:30pm

The New UFC-Reebok Deal Is Screwing Fighters Out Of So Much Money

Last December, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that it had signed a six-year, $70 millon deal that would allow Reebok to be the exclusive outfitter of the UFC. Starting in July, all UFC fighters will wear Reebok uniforms and training apparel, and no other sponsors will be allowed to advertise with the… » 5/13/15 4:40pm 5/13/15 4:40pm

Cops: Jon Jones Grabbed Cash, Shoved It In His Pants, And Ran

Albuquerque police released their report on the three-car crash that included fighter Jon Jones and, according to witnesses, Jones acted like a man who really didn’t want to stick around. Witnesses told police that driver three (later identified as Jones) ran away, then came back, grabbed a handful of cash from the… » 4/27/15 7:00pm 4/27/15 7:00pm

Anderson Silva Petitioning To Compete In Taekwondo At The Olympics

Troll King Anderson Silva is petitioning the Brazilian federation to allow the MMA fighter to compete in his original discipline, taekwondo, at the Rio Olympics in 2016. As the host nation, Brazil will have four guaranteed slots in the event, and Silva will meet with the Brazilian sport chief this week to discuss… » 4/13/15 12:10pm 4/13/15 12:10pm

UFC Hires Former IRS Shitbag, Presumably To Oppress Its Athletes

The UFC, lately embarrassed by its fighters failing a lot of drug tests, has hired shitbag/former IRS agent Jeff Novitzky, best known as beloved baseball legend Barry Bonds’s persecutor, to be its “Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance.” This seems like a high-falutin’ and more than faintly Orwellian title… » 4/06/15 9:22pm 4/06/15 9:22pm

Ronda Rousey Isn't The Female Anyone; She's The First Ronda Rousey

On Saturday night, undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Cat Zingano, a strong and undefeated fighter in her own right, and one of maybe two women alive who, on paper at least, possibly had a chance to at least maybe show Rousey something. Then the fight started, and it became immediately… » 3/02/15 3:40pm 3/02/15 3:40pm