Female MMA Fighter of the Year 2016: Joanna Jędrzejczyk

Numerous female mixed martial artists make a strong case for being 2016’s “Fighter of the Year”, but UFC Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk deserves the honor, as she’s done a tremendous…

Amanda Nunes Knocks Ronda Rousey Out in Less Than One Minute at UFC 207

Amanda Nunes retained her bantamweight strap in dominant fashion against Ronda Rousey at UFC 207. UFC 207 was a spectacular overall show and a suiting way to end the UFC’s…

Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes: Final Thoughts and Breakdown Before UFC 207

UFC 207’s long-awaited main event between Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey, for the bantamweight strap, is nearly here. Talk of media obligations, prior losses, and out-of-cage drama has overwhelmed professional…

Women’s MMA 2016: Year in Review

2016 was the most important year yet for women’s MMA, and in this piece we’ll recap all the incredible moments that made it so. Back in 2011, TMZ was able…

Seo Hee Ham, Danielle Taylor, and MMA Judging

Seo Hee Ham and Danielle Taylor kicked UFN 101’s main card off with a bang, but more than just entertaining fans, their bout highlighted MMA’s pernicious judging problems. By all…

Will Ronda Rousey’s Star Power Make Fans Forget UFC 193?

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to make her Octagon return against reigning-champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. While great for the division and fans, Rousey’s next contest…

Nordic Fight Night’s Hidden Gem: Dina Thorslund Versus Oksana Romanova

On October 15, Nordic Fight Night will hold a pivotal event headlined by Dennis Ceylan and Ryan Walsh, for the European Featherweight Belt. In the co-main event, one of the fastest-rising…

UFC 203: Proof It’s Time to Add Additional Female Weight Classes

UFC 203 is long in the books, and in analyzing its pay-per-view sales, title implications, and post-fight antics, fans and critics are overlooking the event’s significance for women’s MMA. Despite…

The Return of Rowdy Rousey: Why We Need Ronda Back Now

The UFC—and the fans—need Ronda Rousey to return, so that some sort of excitement and intrigue can be reinjected into the sport’s women’s bantamweight division. To say that the dominant…

Four Reasons to Watch Mackenzie Dern Fight at Legacy 58

Mackenzie Dern may be making her MMA debut at Legacy 58, but there are still plenty of reasons to watch her step into the cage. On Friday, July 22, Mackenzie…