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UFC Title Picture: Whose Next, on Deck and in the Hole

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC title picture—when it's not murky, it's, well, still murky.It seems that there is never really a clear-cut top contender these days, as multiple fighters at a time can claim top contention. Athletes are busy these days, and the more they win, the more correct they are in claiming they should get a title shot.There are currently nine weight classes in the UFC with champions, with the 2 days

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Dana White: Conor McGregor Bigger Than GSP and Brock Lesnar

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history.Yes, you read that correctly.After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight is bigger than Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar.When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1’s UFC 178 post-fight show, White uttered 31 days

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Carano's Plan to Co-Star with De Niro and 'Batista' Likely Ends Rousey Talks

Bleacherreport.com  -  At least for the moment, widespread rumors that Gina Carano plans to return to MMA and challenge UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey have subsided.That's because the former Strikeforce women's featherweight title challenger told MMA Fighting (h/t Yahoo Sports) that she plans on starring in a pair of movies, one in October and another in December.In mid-October, Carano will 35 days

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Fallon Fox Responds to Ronda Rousey's 'Ridiculous Bone Structure Arguments'

Bleacherreport.com  -  Transgender women's featherweight mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is tired of having her name dragged through the mud by UFC fighters, which is why she'd like a chance to shut them up—even UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. Last week, the "Rowdy" one said she'd have no problem beating up Fox, even though she has an unfair advantage due to the fact the 38-year-old was born as 38 days

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Jordan Mein Says He Wasn't Distracted, but Father's Arrest Was on All Our Minds

Bleacherreport.com  -  Maybe it was just the rest of us who were distracted.Clearly, Jordan Mein was in an unenviable spot Saturday night, fighting Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 just a day after his father was arrested on sexual battery charges, accused of assaulting a housekeeper at the event’s host hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to the UFC (via Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting).The 24-year-old Mein blit 67 days

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Wanderlei Silva No-Shows NAC Disciplinary Meeting, Files Motion to Dismiss

Bleacherreport.com  -  Thursday's postponement of Wanderlei Silva's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission added another layer of intrigue to one of the most controversial subjects in mixed martial arts.The strange stuff began back in June, when it was reported on UFC Tonight that Silva avoided a random drug test issued by the NAC by escaping through a back door in his gym. He was scheduled to 70 days

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Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone Could Have a Fight for the Ages at UFC 178

Bleacherreport.com  -  For Eddie Alvarez, nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint.On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion. By early afternoon, he’d been granted his unconditional release from the company and just a couple hours later was finally a UFC fighter, booked to take on Donald Cerrone five-and-a-half weeks from now at UFC 178.Withou 71 days

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Jon Jones Apologizes to Fans, Announces Surgery Set for Tomorrow

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a fairly serious knee injury that has pushed his grudge match with Daniel Cormier back from UFC 178 to UFC 182 and he feels for his fans in the situation. "Bones" posted on Facebook earlier this afternoon, apologizing to those who were looking forward to his September 27 showdown with Cormier, indicating that he will be undergoing surgery 78 days

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