6 Power Slap competitors suspended for PEDs
NSAC on Power Slap: "Is there like a big bowl of performance-enhancing drugs down there somewhere that I don’t know about?"
NSAC proposes updates to rules & regulations
NSAC changes would address drug testing, equipment, pregnancy tests, media and more
Fighter's declaration has UFC's anti-gambling stance looking soft
The UFC should have addressed Sam Hughes' boyfriend betting on her fight.
MMA media fumbled on the UFC Hawaii question
MMA media gave Dana White a pass when discussing a UFC Hawaii event
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Allen stats review — ‘Blessed’ breaks 3k significant strikes landed
Max Holloway is the only UFC fighter to land more than 3,000 career significant strikes.
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen - Winners and Losers
The real winners and losers from UFC Fight Night: Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen
Jorge Masvidal is right: UFC could be sued if Colby Covington fights with a brain injury
Jorge Masvidal is right. The UFC could be sued if it books Colby Covington to fight with a brain injury.
NSAC looks to loosen cannabis regulations again
The NSAC appears prepared to once again loosen regulations surrounding cannabis use for fighters in Nevada.
UFC stats review 2023: Chris Curtis remains perfect
An up-to-date look at all the important UFC stats in 2023
Questions missed from UFC 287: New gambling scandal, McGregor and USADA
UFC executives got another pass from access media at UFC 287
UFC 287 Stats Review: Israel Adesanya enters record book with KO win over Alex Pereira
Israel Adesanya is a two-time UFC middleweight champion after KO win over Alex Pereira
Rivalry over? Adesanya doesn't get to decide that while still 1-1 (or 1-3)
Tied at 1-1 in the UFC and 1-3 overall, Israel Adesanya only opened himself up to more criticism by declaring that the Alex Pereira rivalry is "settled."
UFC 287: Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya 2 - Winners and Losers
The real winners and losers from UFC 287: Pereira vs. Adesanya 2
Reminder: UFC fighter pay numbers are bullshit
Unsourced UFC fighter pay stories help no one.
How MMA sites help spread UFC propaganda
Context is important and the MMA media as a whole need to make improvements when covering UFC and other organizations in the sport.
CSAC overturns 6 month old MMA fight result due to fence grabs
The CSAC overturned the result of an October MMA fight after a fence grab prevented a takedown.
Lack of transparency hurts the UFC Hall of Fame
How does the UFC Hall of Fame's selection process compare to other sports?
UFC Stats review: 2023 so far
A breakdown of all the notable UFC stats that have been compiled during the first quarter of 2023.
Dana White’s claims that Power Slap is getting sanctioned ‘everywhere’ don’t check out
Despite lackluster ratings and TBS declining to re-up for a second season, UFC president Dana White remains bullish on the future prospects of Power Slap. During the UFC 286 post-fight press conference, White fielded a question about Power Slap- from a “journalist” who also asked for a job as Power Slap matchmaker – about his […]
NAC approves PFL waivers for technology and sponsors for Las Vegas fight cards
At the March 21st meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), had a couple of items of note to deal with from the Professional Fighters League (PFL). One of the largest MMA promotions operating in the US, the PFL hasn’t run fight events in Nevada since 2019, their final season before COVID-19 lockdown measures caused […]
UFC San Antonio Stats Review: Nate Landwehr earns third straight fight-night bonus
The UFC ended a run of eight consecutive weeks of fight cards on Saturday with the promotion’s first card in San Antonio, Texas, since July 2019. In the headlining bout of Saturday’s event, Cory Sandhagen put the brakes to Marlon “Chito” Vera’s charge up the featherweight rankings with a split-decision win. Join the new BE […]
UFC can’t remain quiet on Colby Covington’s threat toward Jon Anik
In combat sports, threats are an accepted part of the build-up to a fight. As UFC president Dana White is fond of saying, “This is not a nice sport. This is a very rough sport. We say a lot of mean things to each other, and justice gets severed at the end of the day.” […]
UFC and Jeff Novitzky silent on Conor McGregor and USADA questions
During the UFC 286 post-fight press conference, the promotion’s president, Dana White, punted when asked about Conor McGregor’s ongoing battle with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). “Have you ever heard of (UFC senior VP of athlete health and performance) Jeff Novitzky? Ask him these questions. I don’t give a sh-t about any of that […]
Two UFC fighters suspended after testing positive for ostarine
Two UFC fighters had their temporary suspensions extended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) during Tuesday’s monthly meeting. Darrius Flowers was scheduled to face Erick Gonzalez in a lightweight bout at UFC Vegas 70, but he was pulled from that fight in mid-February. Reports at the time indicated Flowers was off the card for […]
McGregor’s TUF hijinks show Dana White won’t stand for media reporting basic news
If there’s one thing UFC president Dana White has been consistent about over the past few years, it is his disdain for any reporting that fails to promote the UFC, himself, or the mission of the world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion. Back in February, White initially dismissed questions about the UFC sacking athletes from […]
UFC Stats Tracker 2023: Justin Gaethje earns first career UFC takedown at UFC 286
After his majority decision win over Rafael Fiziev, Justin Gaethje had a couple of messages he wanted to deliver. The first was that he expects to make one more run at the UFC lightweight belt before he hangs up his gloves and his unofficial “most exciting fighter in the UFC” title. The second was that […]
After Jeff Molina’s statement, the UFC has another opportunity to address bigotry
With the focus of the MMA world turning from UFC 286, now would be a good time for the UFC to address the image they want to portray and the bigoted portion of its fan base. UFC fighter Jeff Molina publicly came out as bi last week after he was outed online. Molina received an […]
UFC 286 Stats Review: Gunnar Nelson sets new UFC record
The UFC returned to London, England’s 02 Arena for the first time in nearly a year for Saturday’s UFC 286 pay-per-view card. In the evening’s main event, Leon Edwards defended his welterweight title in a trilogy bout against the man he knocked out to earn that belt, Kamaru Usman. In that matchup, Edwards put together […]
Dana White let ‘deserves’ do heavy lifting at UFC 286 post-fight press conference
The word “deserves” did some heavy lifting for the UFC during Saturday’s UFC 286 post-fight press conference. According to the organization’s president, Dana White, who has often said he doesn’t matchmake on fight night, UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards will face Colby Covington in his next title defense. Why? Well, according to White, because he […]
UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3 – Winners and Losers
The 15-fight UFC 286 fight card was a top-heavy event, with the most anticipated and meaningful fights in the co-main event and main event spots. Those matchups did not disappoint. In the headlining bout, Leon Edwards answered any questions that may have been lingering about his late knockout win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 278. […]