Jon Jones’ drug test disappoints rival Gustafsson

January 16, 2015

UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson already wasn’t a big fan of Jon Jones, and the champion’s positive drug test for cocaine use only reinforced the Swedish contender’s opinions.

NFL pass-rushers turn to martial arts tactics

January 2, 2015

Ware is part of a growing number of NFL pass rushers who have adopted the grappling and striking techniques of MMA. It helps them outmaneuver the ever-expanding 330-pound tackles and get to the ever-quicker quarterbacks before they can throw the football.

MMA fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

December 19, 2014

Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes’ earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths.

Edgar beats Swanson in UFC at Austin

November 28, 2014

Frankie Edgar beat Cub Swanson with a rear naked choke in the final seconds of an Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight fight Saturday night.

UFC’s Chael Sonnen hired by ESPN after Fox firing

November 14, 2014

Four months after Chael Sonnen’s performance-enhancing drug use got him kicked out of the octagon and off television, the ex-UFC middleweight is getting another chance to tell the world about his sport.