As we head into the final stretch of the 2013 year, MMA is hitting its stride, and the UFC may have had its most incredible night of fights in its 20-year history at UFC 166… Read more.
UFC 164 is now in the books, and Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has finally reached his seemingly never ending goal of becoming UFC Lightweight Champion… Read more.
RESPECT YOUR OPPONENT
Keep your hands up, and don’t underestimate your opponent. The first thing any aspiring fighter should be taught, and rules that Anderson Silva didn’t live by. Chris Weidman made sure Silva died by it, though…
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The trilogy in combat sports has been around almost as long as the sport has. From Shamrock/Funaki to Fisher/Stout, and the Liddell/Couture, and Tito/Forrest fights in between. Re-matches and trilogies can be a huge selling point, and a definitive answer to the question of fighter superiority. Read more.
For those of you who missed it, Jon Jones suffered a disgusting toe injury during his dominant UFC Light Heavyweight Title defense over Chael Sonnen. At some point in the bout, Jones managed an apparent compound fracture to the big toe on his left foot. After stopping Chael Sonnen, Jones also performed cartwheels in celebration.
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Fox uncovered the plans for one of cable’s worst kept secrets on Tuesday, as they announced the launch of “Fox Sports 1”, which the company hopes will reach the heights of sports-only channels such as ESPN.
Wanderlei Silva, the owner of over 20 victories in PRIDE FC, returned to fight in Japan for the first time since 2006 this weekend… Read more.
Ronda Rousey walked in to UFC 157 on Saturday as the inaugural UFC women’s bantamweight champion. However, by the night’s end, she truly earned that distinction… Read more.
In 2015, track down this column. Bookmark it, save it, print it out, whatever you need to do. You’ll be flabbergasted at how stacked this card was in retrospect.