MMA Timeline

UFC 180: Leslie Smith Almost Lost Her Ear, Begged To Keep Fighting [Video]

Leslie Smith

MMA fighter Leslie Smith wanted to keep fighting during UFC 180 on Saturday night – even after her ear started falling off. During the highly-publicized UFC event, Jessica “Evil” Eye landed a brutal right punch to the left side of Leslie Smith’s head – opening Leslie’s ear up almost immediately after impact. Once the devastating… Read more »

Chael Sonnen Not Sorry For Taking Performance Enhancing Drugs

Sonnen unapologetic

This past June former UFC star Chael Sonnen failed not one, but two drug tests leading into his subsequently cancelled fight with long-time rival Wanderlei Silva. Sonnen, who testsed positive for both human growth hormone (HGH) and Erythropoietin (EPO), chatted with well-respected MMA journalist Ariel Helwani in Sonnen’s debut episode of his new podcast entitled… Read more »

Bethe Correia Pounds Shayna Baszler, Calls Out Rousey For Title

Bethe Correia UFC Promo Shot

Yesterday’s UFC 177 had a short but fast-paced women’s bantamweight bout between Bethe Correia and Shayna Baszler. The undefeated Bethe Correia soundly trounced Baszler in a two-round fight that was fast and brutal. Early in, Correia hurt her opponent and then began an onslaught of bodywork, moving so fast and raising to her head often… Read more »

Ronda Rousey Tries To Sell Fans On Gina Carano Fight, Does Horrible Job

Ronda Rousey 'Scared' Of Gina Carano

COMMENTARY | Ronda Rousey plans for her next fight to be against Gina Carano, according to a recent report from WebProNews, but she’s being a little obvious in her attempt to promote it as something worthy of a pay-per-view buy. Indirectly countering criticism that the fight would be a joke because Carano’s last fight was… Read more »

Christy Mack Posts Photos, Statement About Alleged War Machine Attack

christy mack war machine after attack

Adult film star Christy Mack issued a statement from her hospital bed detailing what she says happened when mixed martial arts fighter War Machine allegedly attacked her earlier this week. Mack also tweeted photos showing the extensive injuries she’s suffered. The attack, which took place early Friday morning, involved Christy Mack and an unnamed second… Read more »

UFC To Sign Gina Carano For Dream Match With Ronda Rousey

Gina Carano to sign with UFC

Gina Carano hasn’t fought competitively in over five years, and has spent most of that time away working on her acting career. But if Dana White has his way, Carano will soon once again slide on the gloves and enter the octagon to fight for the UFC. Reports say that White is telling associates within… Read more »

Ronda Rousey May Have Just Gotten Someone Fired

rogan and rousey

Ronda Rousey, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, may have just gotten someone on the company’s production team fired, and it’s not even her fault. After handing out a 16-second drubbing to challenger Alexis Davis, Rousey, the undisputed champ and an absolute warrior in the octagon, answered commentator Joe Rogan with a non-enthusiastic yes when he… Read more »

Ronda Rousey Planning A Long Vacation After UFC 175 Fight In July

Ronda Rousey vacation

Ronda Rousey has an extremely busy life. Apart from the fact she is the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, she also coached for the The Ultimate Fighter, and filmed a number of movies this year, just for good measure. On July 5, Rousey’s title will be on the line when she defends it for the fourth… Read more »

Tito Ortiz: Submits Shlemenko But Still Can’t Win?

the return of tito

Tito Ortiz earned a much-needed victory Saturday night in Bellator 120, emerging from retirement to steamroll Bellator’s middleweight champ, Alexander Shlemenko. As originally reported by Yahoo Sports, Ortiz took the Russian to the mat in the first round and forced a submission, But much like Rodney Dangerfield, even with this victory, critics and detractors are… Read more »