Chuck Mindenhall

Senior Writer

Chuck Mindenhall is a senior writer at MMA Fighting. He has been covering MMA since 2007, and worked as an MMA columnist for, where he also appeared regularly on "MMA Live." His work has also appeared frequently in FIGHT! and ESPN the Magazine.


UFC Fight Night 45 main card live blog


Keep up with the Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller main card live at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night.

Weidman worried he'd have to pull out of UFC 175


How close was UFC middleweight champion from pulling out of his big main event with Lyoto Machida at UFC 175? Let's just say with his hand hurting to the point where he couldn't make a fist, it got...

Chris Weidman: 'I do want to fight Vitor Belfort'


Now that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has defended his belt against Lyoto Machida, he can turn his attention to what comes next. Will it be Vitor Belfort? On Monday's "MMA Hour," Weidman...

Mark Miller's body of work is like no other


Kickboxer Mark "The Fight Shark" Miller has led an extraordinary life, as captured in his memoir, "Pain Don't Hurt." Not only did he become the first fighter to come back after open heart surgery,...

It was a damn fine week for Boston's own Rob Font


Rob Font arrived at UFC 175, when he knocked out the much taller George Roop. And that was just part of the crazy week that the UFC debutant had.

Ludwig to live with T.J Dillashaw before UFC 177


Newly crowned bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw will have the best of all worlds heading into his rematch with Renan Barao, as his coach Duane Ludwig will live him him for the next two months.

The 'postponement' of UFC 176 has 'silver linings'


And so UFC 176 has gone the way of UFC 151 and the dodo bird -- it's gone, nil, kaput. But hey, you know what that means? Stronger cards all around it, baby!

Jacare-Mousasi 2 rebooked for Foxwoods in Sept.


With the cancellation of UFC 176, the rematch between middleweight contenders Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Gegard Mousasi has been moved to UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut.

Pulver: 'Probably should have retired after Faber'


One of the pioneers of the lighter weight classes, Jens Pulver, retired from MMA this past weekend in Las Vegas. He appeared on the MMA Hour and said he stuck around too long.

UFC 175 was special for those carrying gold belts


At UFC 175 Ronda Rousey continued to distance herself from the pack while Chris Weidman punched holes in the Fluke Theory. And you know what? Neither could have come off any better.

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