MMA World Rankings

  • KNUCKLE UP #266: UFC FN 109, Sure, BUT...Here's to Being Wrong About Everything We Said Last Week!
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    Literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to ANOTHER major revelatory development: everything is NOT going to be OK for reals MMA fans. But not for the reasons you might expect. Which is why if you're smart? This show will not help make you feel better about yourself. Believe it! IN Round #266, KNUCKLE UP host and reviser-in-chief EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "Stunned"], after last week's euphoria, has through... Read more »
  • Charles Oliveira wants to go back to featherweight, but open to fights at lightweight
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    Charles Oliveira is a happy man. Days after submitting Will Brooks and earning a "Performance of the Night” bonus at UFC 210, “do Bronx” returned to Brazil to be by his wife’s side when she gave birth to his first daughter, Tayla. Oliveira’s days now are a mix of bottles of milk and diapers, but that’s not stopping him from training. "When fight was over, I asked for another fight right away,” Oliveira told MMA Fighting.... Read more »
  • Volkan Oezdemir wants Jimi Manuwa next and would consider fight at UFC 214
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    brightcove.createExperiences();Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosSTOCKHOLM – UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir figures he’ll let it ride and shoot for the top of the division. After knocking out the highly touted Misha Cirkunov in 28 seconds, why not? Oezdemir made it clear following his 28-second knockout of highly touted Misha Cirkunov that he would like to face contender Jimi Manuwa (17-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) next and would even consider taking the fight at UFC 214 on... Read more »
  • Peter Sobotta disses Emil Meek after UFC Stockholm win: 'I want to fight real fighters, not clowns'
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    Earlier this year, Peter Sobotta went on Twitter to accuse Emil Meek of turning down an offer to fight him inside the Octagon. Then, hours after his win at UFC Fight Night 109, Sobotta followed-up by saying he’s no longer interested in fighting “Valhalla”. "I don’t care about this guy,” Sobotta said at the UFC Fight Night 109 post-fight press conference. "For me, it was a good fight stylistic. In my opinion, he’s overrated.... Read more »
  • Retired Anthony Johnson teases return after watching Gustafsson knock out Teixeira
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    Could Anthony Johnson’s MMA retirement be short-lived? Johnson (22-6 MMA, 13-6 UFC) abruptly announced the end of his career last month following a title-fight loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210. Despite being one of the top-ranked fighters in the sport, “Rumble” said his desire to explore opportunities outside of combat sports made it the right time to walk away. Less than two months later, though, Johnson claims he’s getting the itch to compete. He tweeted as much... Read more »