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

Even God Cheats: How Anderson Silva Shocked Us By Doing The Expected

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is a bumbling, soulless government agency, and so a strange agent for the delivery of the message that our gods have forsaken us. They never have been particularly diligent messengers in any event, but for whatever reason—bureaucracy, incompetence, something more nefarious—they… » 2/19/15 9:15pm 2/19/15 9:15pm

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

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

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… » 12/16/14 10:00pm 12/16/14 10:00pm