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Jose Aldo hasn't lost a fight in eight years and yet the UFC featherweight champion from Brazil gets shown very little love as the best pound-for-pound fighter MMA fighter in the world.
That's because of who's ahead of him. Heck, Aldo even lost out to anyone not already listed as an option.
In our latest Fightin' Words reader poll, Jon Jones took the plurality of votes (a total of 1,835...Read more »
Time for the results of our last Fightin' Words reader poll. As usual, the typical disclaimer: These results are about as scientific as that sock you found under the bed after two years.
Who will have the more successful UFC career?
78% -- Uriah Hall
22% -- Kelvin Gastelum
(Note: This question was posed after Gastelum upset Hall to win Season 17 of "The Ultimate Fighter.")...Read more »
There was a time when Anthony Pettis was the next lightweight to get a shot at UFC's 155-pound title.
OK, there were three times.
And now he's finally get that title shot, only it will come in the featherweight division. Still, the latest poll results (which are less scientific than a VHS tape from 1986) indicate you want to see him fight Ben Henderson, too. Who will get the next lightweight...Read more »
Alistair Overeem won't win the UFC heavyweight title in 2013, MMA will be legalized in New York and Anderson Silva will defend his middleweight title at least once more before retiring -- based on poll results in our 20 MMA questions interactive.
Of course, any man or woman of science will tell you that Internet poll results are not exactly accurate. But this isn't about exact science. It's...Read more »
The talk of late has centered around a superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre. UFC president Dana White says it could happen in May at either Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, or a stadium in either Toronto or Brazil.
Of course, whether or not that actually happens is up for debate. Speaking of topics up for discussion, here are the results of our latest Fightin' Words reader poll...Read more »
One week into the polling on our "MMA 20 questions" feature, the majority of voters don't expect Strikeforce to last as a stand-alone fight promotion after its current deal with Showtime expires.
Perhaps the cancelations of its two most recent scheduled fight cards -- Sept. 29 (Gilbert Melendez vs. Pat Healy) and Nov. 3 (Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir) -- has something to do with that.
A...Read more »
Vitor Belfort gave every MMA fan something they didn't expect: a near submission victory over Jon Jones at UFC 152. As thrilling as those 10-20 seconds were, most of you didn't even want to see Belfort in the cage against Jones. Here are the results of the latest Fightin' Words poll, which per the usual caveat, are about as scientific as a bandanna. Which fighter was most deserving of a title shot...Read more »