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Q&A: Overlooked Ricardo Lamas asks, “You talkin' to me?”

Brazil's Ricardo Lamas is one of the very best featherweights in the world and holds a 17-5 professional MMA record. Last time out, in November, he submitted fellow Brazilian Charles Oliveira in the second round, and this Saturday (July 29), at UFC 214, the 35-year-old takes on rising star Jason Knight in a fascinating crossroads clash at 145 p... Continued

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UFC 214 Pick 'Em: Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone

Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone, two of the most exciting welterweights on the planet, collide on Saturday night (July 29) as part of the mammoth UFC 214 card in Anaheim. Lawler's a former champion, Cerrone's a perennial contender, but both are renowned for their ability to produce see-it-to-believe it fights and finishes. Consequently, many a... Continued

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Demian Maia gets the Royce Gracie seal of approval

Royce Gracie doesn't like to say much, but, when he does, his little means a lot – especially if he happens to be discussing jiu-jitsu, the martial art synonymous with his family name.Winner of UFC 1, UFC 2 and UFC 4, Gracie's legacy in mixed martial arts is by now well-documented. He bemused UFC opponents of all sizes in the mid-nineties w... Continued

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Brian Ortega: “Let them choose how they lose.”

Never count Brian Ortega out of a fight. Final-round victories have marked him as one of the most exciting and dangerous featherweights in the world. He reveals to Fighters Only the driving force behind his extraordinary triumphs is his hero – his dad.The final five minutes of UFC 199’s preliminary-card main event is underway and Brian ... Continued

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Gambling Guide: UFC 214 (Part 1)

The UFC returns to Anaheim this Saturday (July 29) with the card of the year, if not the decade. This card is everything UFC 200 should have been and then some. It has three title fights, the conclusion to the biggest grudge since Tito and Chuck, and is literally stacked with violent goodness.Matt White will be guiding us through the main c... Continued

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Q&A: Drew Dober discusses decorating doughnuts and dodgy decisions

Drew Dober has had one of the more interesting UFC fight resumes in recent memory.From losing a unanimous decision to his future brother-in-law, Nick Hein, at UFC Fight Night Munoz vs. Mousasi, to the craziness that was the phantom submission loss to Leandro Silva at Fight Night 62, it's safe to say Dober has had his fair share of memorable... Continued

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Everybody hates (wants to fight) Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping's eyes probably light up if you say you love him, but he prefers it if you hate him, especially if you happen to be a fellow fighter and middleweight against whom a title can be defended and with whom money can be made. It's easier this way. Not only is this scenario a familiar one for Bisping, and therefore by now his comfort z... Continued

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Q&A: Manuwa heaps praise on Gustafsson and Stockholm

British light-heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa is seemingly just one more win away from a shot at the UFC 205-pound title. This Saturday (July 29) he fights fellow contender Volkan Oezdemir, before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones contest UFC gold in the UFC 214 main event, and knows an impressive performance will deliver him the very thing he cra... Continued

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Welterweight strikers Daley and Larkin clash on September 23

Bellator welterweights Paul Daley and Lorenz Larkin will test one another's striking – and all-round game – when they collide on September 23 at the SAP Center in San Jose at Bellator 183.There had been talk of Daley facing bitter British rival Michael 'Venom' Page, but that idea was shot down by a Page social media post, in which he claime... Continued

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Q&A: Cormier says he and Jones will "never be friends"

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his 205-pound title against Jon Jones, the only man to have ever defeated him in MMA, this Saturday (July 29) at UFC 214. The pair initially fought back in January 2015 and Jones, then the champion, took a unanimous decision win that night. The singular blotch on Cormier's resume, that defea... Continued

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