1. Bellator Season 6: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    With Bellator’s sixth season (technically the seventh season overall if you count last summer’s “Summer Series") wrapping up this past weekend, I thought I’d take a couple of minutes to reflect on the season that was...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 672 reads 3 comments

  2. UFC on Fox 3: Why the Main Event Isn't the Most Important Fight

    What’s the simple answer to the question of which fight is most important Saturday night? The main event, obviously. That’s why it’s the main event...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 783 reads 2 comments

  3. MMA: Does Anyone Still Want to See GSP vs. Anderson Silva?

    If you went back in time only a couple years and asked any MMA fan walking the streets what the dream matchup in MMA was, you'd likely get only one answer: Anderson Silva vs...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 2,027 reads 15 comments

  4. MMA: Do Quinton "Rampage" Jackson's Complaints Against the UFC Make Sense?

    I’ll be honest. It feels strange not having a UFC event in the immediate future to write about. As much as we fans complain about the multitude of UFC events (and the resulting ...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 1,760 reads 4 comments

  5. MMA in Asia: Why the UFC NEEDS to Do an Event in South Korea

    I remember many a fan laughing when UFC President Dana White claimed a few years ago that the UFC was “going global.” What a hopelessly optimistic pipe dream, fans said...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 1,786 reads 5 comments

  6. UFC 144 Results: Frankie Edgar Should Get Immediate Rematch vs. Ben Henderson

    I never fail to marvel at the odd, utterly unpredictable process by which MMA fans choose what “controversial” decisions to care about...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 1,948 reads 29 comments

  7. Nick Diaz vs. Diego Sanchez and 5 Other Fights Joe Silva Should Make

    Before I get into my fantasy matchmaking (that sounds oddly kinky, doesn’t it?) I want to talk about a few things I’m thankful for coming off last week’s “UFC ...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 4,117 reads 5 comments

  8. UFC on Fuel: Why Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Is a No. 1 Contender's Fight

    I knew when I started this blog that it was going to have something to do with the welterweight title. Once the most “stagnant” and firmly held of the UFC belts, (GSP modern day hasn’t had a “Silva vs...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 725 reads 1 comments

  9. 5 Guys Who Could Replace Brock Lesnar as the UFC's Biggest PPV Draw

    It’s funny, but now a week has passed and the retirement of Brock Lesnar hasn’t quite sunk in yet...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 2,626 reads 3 comments

  10. UFC 140 Results: Are the Greg Jackson Haters Even Trying Anymore?

    There are times when being an MMA fan is awesome. Like this past Saturday, at a sold-out (I think) Air Canada Centre, when Little Nog crumpled Tito Ortiz with that knee and every ...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 1,428 reads 40 comments

  11. UFC: Why Dan Henderson Is Even More the Man That You Thought

    Anyone who’s followed MMA news recently knows what a PR sh*tstorm the UFC has been navigating (or not, to go by some folks) these last couple of days. Rape jokes. More rape jokes...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 2,742 reads 10 comments

  12. UFC 140 Fight Card: What MMA Legends Will Be Fired If They Lose Saturday?

    By all rights, what I should be writing right now is something along the lines of “UFC makes much-anticipated return to Toronto for huge world title fight!” Yeah, that would be a nice story...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 1,221 reads 1 comments

  13. TUF 14 Finale: Breaking Down Michael Bisping vs. Jason "Mayhem" Miller

    I’m not going to lie: Like a few other people, I am damn excited for Michael Bisping vs. Jason “Mayhem” Miller...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 4,591 reads 1 comments

  14. Bellator Fighting Championships 2012: 5 Biggest Problems

    If you’re Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, you really do have every reason in the world to be smiling a big ol’ grin right about now...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about over 2 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  15. Fedor vs Cain Velasquez: UFC Should ACCEPT M-1's Latest Offer

    Maybe it’s because I didn’t get much sleep last night. Maybe it’s because I skipped breakfast this morning. Maybe it’s because I’m on my third cup of coffee...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 3,405 reads 28 comments

  16. The 5 Biggest Fights to Make After UFC 139

    Did anyone else feel the need to light a cigarette after all the fights were over Saturday night? I exaggerate of course, but holy freakin' crap. Holy freakin' crap...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 432 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC on FOX: How Saturday Night Captured Both MMA and Boxing PERFECTLY

    This past Saturday night was perhaps the biggest night for combat sports all year. If you consider yourself any kind of fight fan, chances are you were in front of a TV that night...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 710 reads 1 comments

  18. The Most Important Fight of Chris Horodecki's Life

    Tonight, on the undercard of an almost forgotten Bellator card, Canada’s own Chris Horodecki faces perhaps the greatest challenge of his career...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC on FOX: Why MMA's Debut on Network TV Could Go Horribly Wrong

    Isn’t it annoying when a blogger decides to get all Buzz Killington on you in some shameless attempt to drive hits and reach for that elusive “I told you so!” moment in the unlikely event he or she is actually right? Yes...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 596 reads 1 comments

  20. Why Carlos Condit vs. Josh Koscheck Would Be the Perfect Fight

    Poor Carlos Condit. Let me just get that out of the way, as most of the MMA community has been patting Condit’s back (figuratively, of course) ever since his title shot was brutally stolen from him...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 1,045 reads 10 comments

  21. Why UFC Primetime on Fox Is the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

    Ok, so as you might have intimated from my subtle, unbiased title, I’m a pretty big fan of UFC Primetime...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 708 reads 7 comments

  22. Bellator vs. the UFC: Could Bellator's Best Cut It in the UFC?

    I guarantee you, there is a section of the MMA fanbase that read this title and uttered a hearty sigh, or most impassioned groan. So to those fans, I apologize for kicking up another long, entirely subjective fanboy debate...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 1,581 reads 9 comments

  23. UFC 137 Fight Card: Nick Diaz Outsmarts GSP, BJ Penn, Dana White and MMA Fans

    I’m going to be up front with you guys right off the bat: this whole article is about nothing more than that cruel, spiteful b*tch known as fate. When it was announced that champ Georges St...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 1,142 reads 6 comments

  24. UFC 139: Does the Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson Winner Deserve a Title Shot?

    It seems strange somehow to begin a discussion about the UFC light heavyweight championship without mentioning the names Jon Jones, Rashad Evans or even, in light of recent news, Lyoto Machida...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 1,567 reads 6 comments

  25. UFC 140 Fight Card: Can Big Nog Avenge His UFC 92 Loss To Frank Mir?

    If you were a die-hard Pride fanatic, than UFC 92 in December of 2008 was a night you probably want to forget...

    Elton Hobson Written by Elton Hobson about almost 3 years ago 489 reads 1 comments