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Report: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Booked for UFC 177 Co-Main Event

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend his belt at UFC 177 opposite Chris Cariaso, according to Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole.Cariaso is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Iliarde Santos, Danny Martinez and Louis 48 days

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Coach: Ronda Rousey Should Be 'Top Three' in the UFC's Pound-for-Pound List

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is No. 9 in the UFC's official pound-for-pound rankings, but apparently that isn't good enough for her head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. Speaking as a guest on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour last week (h/t MMA Fighting), Tarverdyan made the bold proclamation that the "Rowdy" one has proved she deserves to be ranked in elite territory w 50 days

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Coach: Ronda Rousey Beats Cyborg with One Hand, Knocks Her out

Bleacherreport.com  -  Ronda Rousey's head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, believes his fighter can destroy anybody in her way—including Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos. While Rousey transitioned into the world of MMA from a decorated career in judo and has thus far decimated her competition with a series of throws and armbars, Tarverdyan thinks that the UFC women's bantamweight champ could defeat Santos without needing 55 days

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Ronda Rousey Injured Her Hand at UFC 175, Will Also Require Knee Surgery

Bleacherreport.com  -  When Joe Rogan stepped into the UFC Octagon to talk to Ronda Rousey after her 16-second destruction of Alexis Davis at UFC 175, asking if the UFC women's bantamweight champion could step in at UFC 176 to save the pay-per-view, the MMA community held its collective breath. Could Rousey transcend everything, even her own superhero-like performance against Davis, and headline a card less than o 56 days

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GSP Apologizes to Fans for Supporting Canadian Drug Kingpin

Bleacherreport.com  -  Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake."Fi 63 days

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Can the UFC Survive Random Drug Testing?

Bleacherreport.com  -  In the prime of his fighting career, Georges St-Pierre—the former welterweight king and pound-for-pound great—walked away from MMA just eight months ago, citing personal issues. Months after his departure, the MMA community gained greater insight on what St-Pierre’s concerns were partially hinged upon: the use of performance-enhancing drugs in MMA and the UFC. As the m 69 days

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"Big" John McCarthy Criticizes UFC's Reaction to Jason High's Shoving Incident

Bleacherreport.com  -  If anyone's qualified to weigh in on the UFC's decision to cut Jason High after shoving referee Kevin Mulhall at UFC Fight Night 42, it's go-to ref and MMA pioneer "Big" John McCarthy.McCarthy, who began his career at UFC 2 in 1994, talked frankly with Submission Radio about the company's decision to part ways with High after he pushed Mulhall following a questionable stoppage loss to Raphae 70 days

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Rory MacDonald Emerges from GSP's Shadow with Dominant UFC 174 Win

Bleacherreport.com  -  Rory MacDonald was once an afterthought of sorts.He has made significant progress each time he's stepped in the Octagon and has always been considered a fighter who might easily be a future champion. But Georges St-Pierre casts a long and imposing shadow, and much of that darkness fell on MacDonald.The pair were (and still are) teammates, which meant that MacDonald's hopes of rising to great 78 days

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