1. Fight Week Previews: Demian Maia vs. Nate Marquardt

    This is the real must-see attraction on the UFC 102 card, as undefeated submission specialist Demian Maia faces his stiffest test to date in former seven-time King of Pancrase Nathan Marquardt...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about almost 5 years ago 341 reads 21 comments

  2. Fight Week Previews: Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Brandon Vera

    After a UFC 101 card that featured two interesting fights and a handful of marginal bouts, that didn't draw much attention, UFC 102 goes down this weekend in Portland, Ore., and the televised portion of the card is loaded with interesting altercations...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about almost 5 years ago 239 reads 5 comments

  3. Could UFC 102 Mark the End of Randy Couture's UFC Career?

    Understand right off the bat that this is 100% speculation and the results of spending too much time thinking about a fight that would have been awesome to see in 2003 or 2004.2009? Not so much...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about almost 5 years ago 696 reads 20 comments

  4. Friends as Foes: Tackling the Teammate Debate

    MMA Weekly is reporting that uber-talented light heavyweight prospect Jon Jones has joined forces with Greg Jackson and his team in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about almost 6 years ago 419 reads 41 comments

  5. Does a WEC-UFC Merger Make Sense?

    At the Press Conference following UFC 101, Dana White said that the idea of combining the two Zuffa-owned organizations was being discussed...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 432 reads 36 comments

  6. Keith Jardine Versus Thiago Silva: Fighting to Stay Relevant at UFC 102

    The UFC Light Heavyweight division is ultra-competitive, and both Keith Jardine and Thiago Silva will be looking to re-establish themselves next weekend, as the two touch gloves and thrown down at UFC 102...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,104 reads 10 comments

  7. Is Shane Carwin the Man to Beat Brock Lesnar?

    Shane Carwin's name usually resides in the top section of any "Who can beat Brock Lesnar?" list concocted by those who believe the champ to be nothing more than a weight advantage too great for smaller fighters to overcome...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 2,561 reads 117 comments

  8. Anderson Silva Ascends To the Top of Pound-For-Pound Rankings in August

    I was wrong—very, very wrong, as it turns out—and so were a lot of people.Anderson Silva was, is, and forever shall be the top Pound-for-Pound fighter in the world until he tells ...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,757 reads 48 comments

  9. Is This the End of Women's MMA?

    History was made in San Jose, Calif., as two female fighters headlined a major promotion card over the men for the first time in Mixed Martial Arts...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 796 reads 10 comments

  10. Punch Drunk Predictions: Strikeforce

    After what feels like a week away (it's only been three days) battling the flu, health has finally returned to me enough to climb back behind my keyboard to hit you with some Punch Drunk Predictions for tonight's historic Strikeforce fight card...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 296 reads 14 comments

  11. Striking Storylines from Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg

    Strikeforce will make history this weekend in San Jose, California when Gina Carano collides with Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos in the first female fight to headline a major MMA card over their male counterparts...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,739 reads 13 comments

  12. Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg: Redefining What It Means To Hit Like a Girl

    There couldn't be a better tag line for this fight than the one used in the title above, one of which I heard yesterday for the first time in an advertisement for this historic bout...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,668 reads 30 comments

  13. Brian Bowles: Shouldn't We Wait for the Encore?

    When Matt Serra dropped Georges St-Pierre to capture the UFC Welterweight title, very few people in the MMA community would have thrown the veteran fighter into their Pound-for-Pound discussions or considered him the best welterweight in the world...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 318 reads 17 comments

  14. Divisional Dominance: Good or Bad for the UFC?

    With a win Saturday night, lightweight champ B.J. Penn pushed his undefeated streak in the division closer to eight years.Since reclaiming the gold at 170, champion Georges St-Pierre has destroyed all challengers, including Penn...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 771 reads 24 comments

  15. Punch Drunk Predictions: WEC 42

    Back-to-back cards calls for back-to-back installments of Punch Drunk Predictions!After a 5-5 outing last night, which I consider a solid performance overall, tonight's WEC show offers up 11 fights to weigh in on...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 129 reads 11 comments

  16. UFC 101 in Review: 10 Things I Learned Last Night

    1. Anderson Silva Stands Alone as the P4P King When you flatten a former Light Heavyweight champion with a quick right jab while backing up after doing your best Muhammad Ali/Sugar Ray Leonard impression, you're a bad, bad man...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 2,555 reads 76 comments

  17. Punch Drunk Predictions: UFC 101

    All the hype and build-up is done.The fighters have done their preparations, as have the scribes, breaking down all the fights and examining every angle imaginable to try and come up with the best picks possible...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 305 reads 23 comments

  18. FWP: BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian

    Stupid job and domestic responsibilities interfering with my daily routine! I've been waiting all day to write this preview...24 hours before the fight, everyone knows the stories by now, so there is no need to rehash them...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 584 reads 4 comments

  19. FWP: Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin

    Is it Saturday yet?From the time this fight was announced, Zak Woods from Watch Kalib Run and I have been talking about it incessantly. Every time we've done a podcast since the announcement, it has somehow come up...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 311 reads 2 comments

  20. B. J. Penn: "I Think GSP Does Steroids"

    Over these last few weeks, I've actually started to find myself defending B.J. Penn a great deal.As I've stated time and again, I've never been one of the many crazed B.J...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,679 reads 11 comments

  21. Strikeforce Stupidity: Fedor Needs to Fight for the Title, Period

    Scott Coker has had himself a pretty impressive week, and it's only Wednesday.He scooped up the consensus top heavyweight in the business and agreed to a partnership with Japanese organization ...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 861 reads 9 comments

  22. FWP: Amir Sadollah vs. Johny Hendricks

    Though nothing is 100 percent etched in stone, it looks like TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah is actually going to make his return to the Octagon on Saturday.The last time we saw him in the cage was the night he earned his contract, June 21, 2008...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 322 reads 3 comments

  23. K2 Interview Series: Catching Up with Kenny "KenFlo" Florian

    It's hard not to like Kenny Florian. Outside the cage, he's an affable guy with a good sense of humor, willing to take time from his training to speak to just about anyone, and treat them like a long-time friend...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 173 reads 6 comments

  24. FWP: Grove vs. Almeida

    Back at the finale for The Ultimate Fighter Season Seven, a loss would have most likely meant the end of the line for Season 3 winner Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 117 reads 2 comments

  25. Breaking News: Fedor Signs With Strikeforce

    Where the UFC struck out, Strikeforce has hit a mammoth home run—reaching a multi-fight agreement with Fedor Emelianenko...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 726 reads 38 comments