UFC Destinations: Russia

UFC Destinations: More to Russia Than McGregor vs Nurmagomedov

The UFC knows what fight they want when they get to Russia, but will their harsh negotiations keep them from reaching the market? In the early days of MMA, legalization was as difficult a battle as any of the fights...
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Roy Jones Jr. Wins Final Bout as Zuffa Boxing Endeavors Look Set Begin

Roy Jones Jr. was one of Boxing's biggest stars for years. Though past his prime, the still skillful Jones capped off his career on UFC Fight Pass Thursday night, perhaps signaling the beginnings of Zuffa Boxing's endeavors. Roy Jones Jr....
UFC Luke Rockhold

UFC 221 Says Everything We Need to Know About the State of the UFC...

UFC 221 is merely a symptom of a larger disease: too many events, with talent spread too thin. The UFC's latest trip to Australia doesn't feel like a PPV event. We're told it is one, we've been sold on that...
Cris Cyborg

UFC 222: No Criticism After Cris Cyborg Saves The Day

Cris Cyborg said she wanted to face a natural featherweight in her next outing, but she'll be given a pass for stepping up on a month's notice. The UFC has replaced one featherweight champion with another as Cris "Cyborg" Justino...
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A Spider Caught In His Own Web: What Anderson Silva’s Positive Test Really Means

UFC legend Anderson Silva may say he'll be back soon, but it seems like 'The Spider' is caught in his own web. I rarely start any piece, opinion or otherwise, with a disclaimer, but here goes: I'm an Anderson Silva...
CM Punk UFC

The UFC is Considering CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson at UFC 225, Because… Well,...

CM Punk's name is being floated for an appearance at UFC 225, and people are up in arms like the seventh seal has been broken. Why? It's sometimes hard to leave personal bias at the door in MMA. Never has...
UFC 221 Luke Rockhold

UFC 221: The Complexities of the Middleweight Title

Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero battle for a piece of championship gold at UFC 221, but even this fight can't completely clear up the confusing division. This Saturday was supposed to determine the best middleweight in the world. Unfortunately, a...
UFC Hawaii

UFC Destinations: How Does the UFC Get to Hawaii?

The UFC has been around the world, but there are still new markets to be opened. In the first of a series, Cageside Press explores the struggles and strategies of making UFC Hawaii a reality. In the early days of...
Daniel Cormier MMA GOAT

MMA’s GOAT Debate will Never Have an Answer

  Daniel Cormier recently went on the MMA Hour and said he believes that if he beats Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 he is in the greatest of all time discussion. Will that be the case? Who is the greatest of...
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UFC: As Star Building Struggles Continue, How Will the MMA Powerhouse Correct Course?

It's 2018, and the UFC lacks a single active, bankable superstar. So where have all the draws gone, and why has the promotion failed to create new ones? Welcome to the UFC's 2018 quagmire: Not a single UFC Pay-Per-View has...

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