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UFC 162: Herb Dean assigned as ref for Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman; questionable judges also get the call

UFC 162: Herb Dean assigned as ref for Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman; questionable judges also get the call

Brent Brookhouse June 28, 2013 Comments Off

Herb Dean is consistently called "the best ref in MMA" by UFC president Dana White, so his assignment to ref the UFC 162 main event between middleweight champion

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Rampage Jackson claims 90 percent of the UFC family hated him for beating Chuck Liddell

Rampage Jackson claims 90 percent of the UFC family hated him for beating Chuck Liddell

Nate Wilcox June 28, 2013 Comments Off

New Bellator and TNA Wrestling signee Quinton "Rampage" Jackson continues to enjoy his newfound ability to speak his mind about his time with the UFC. Now he's telling

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UFC 162: Dave Herman must pass drug test today to fight Gonzaga

UFC 162: Dave Herman must pass drug test today to fight Gonzaga

Nate Wilcox June 28, 2013 Comments Off

UFC Heavyweight Dave "Pee Wee" Herman is set to face Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 162 but the twice-suspended fighter had to run a gauntlet at The Nevada State

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Junior dos Santos doesn’t want to fight Alistair Overeem anymore

Junior dos Santos doesn’t want to fight Alistair Overeem anymore

Nate Wilcox June 28, 2013 Comments Off

It hasn't been that long ago that ex-UFC Heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos was looking forward to putting Alistair Overeem in his place. The two men have twice

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‘TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia’ to feature middleweights and welterweights, tryouts set for September

‘TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia’ to feature middleweights and welterweights, tryouts set for September

Mookie Alexander June 28, 2013 Comments Off

The next international version of The Ultimate Fighter will pit Canada against Australia in a battle of Commonwealth nations. According to UFC Central, the weight classes have been

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UFC 162 Factgrinder: The Wrestling of Chris Weidman

UFC 162 Factgrinder: The Wrestling of Chris Weidman

Mike Riordan June 28, 2013 Comments Off

Remember to check earlier entries in the Factgrinder story stream for a richer discussion of amateur wrestling's various divisions and classifications. Chris Weidman presents a weird case. But for

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Nate Quarry blames low fighter pay on lack of competition in MMA business

Nate Quarry blames low fighter pay on lack of competition in MMA business

John S. Nash June 28, 2013 Comments Off

Recently, I had the good fortune to speak at length with retired MMA fighter Nathan Quarry. Originally our conversation was to be part of an article I am

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UFC Lightweight Melvin Guillard gets probation, no jail time for assault charges

UFC Lightweight Melvin Guillard gets probation, no jail time for assault charges

Chris Hall June 28, 2013 Comments Off

it's been a rough run for UFC Lightweight Melvin Guillard over the last couple years. After leaving Jackson's MMA in 2011, he's gone an incredibly disappointing 1-4 in

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Tim Kennedy softens stance against UFC fighter pay

Tim Kennedy softens stance against UFC fighter pay

Chris Hall June 28, 2013 Comments Off

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Earlier today we reported UFC Middleweight Tim Kennedy's recent rant decrying the current state of fighter pay. He went as far as to say he could make more

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UFC champions Anderson Silva and Jon Jones both nominated for ‘Best Fighter’ ESPY

UFC champions Anderson Silva and Jon Jones both nominated for ‘Best Fighter’ ESPY

David St. Martin June 28, 2013 Comments Off

UFC middleweight and light heavyweight champions Anderson Silva and Jon Jones have once again been nominated for an ESPN ESPY award. Featured in the 2013 'Best Fighter' category,

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