1. UFC 128 Fight Card: Jon Jones and the 15 Most Entertaining Fighters in the UFC

    Jon "Bones" Jones is being hyped up as the next big thing in MMA. One of the things that brings him so much attention, aside from his efficiency, is his entertaining style. Often, the two go hand in hand...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 27,653 reads 51 comments

  2. Dana White Speaks About UFC Safety at New York City Press Conference

    Leading up to UFC 128 this weekend in Newark, New Jersey, UFC President Dana White held a press conference at the famous "Radio City Music Hall" in New York City. The event was open to the media and public...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 875 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC 128 Fight Card: Shogun Rua Is Full of PRIDE, Power Ranking His 13 Fights

    Mauricio "Shogun" Rua went an incredible 12-1 in PRIDE Fighting Championships. Transforming from "rising star" to bonafide "legend", Shogun blazed a trail through PRIDE that will be forever remembered in fighting history...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 2,112 reads 6 comments

  4. Bellator Stud Michael Chandler Talks About Xtreme Couture, Career and More

    Prepare to be introduced to unstoppable (so far) lightweight, Michael Chandler. I had the chance to talk with him about Bellator's lightweight tournament, Eddie Alvarez, Gray Maynard, Chael Sonnen, Xtreme Couture, and more...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 339 reads 7 comments

  5. Bellator 36 Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinals: Live Blog, Updates, and Result

    Tonight Bellator holds the second event of its fourth season in Shreveport, Louisiana, broadcast on MTV2. Bellator 36 is hosting all four of the first-round quarterfinal fights for the season four lightweight tournament...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC Buys Strikeforce: Top 6 Possible Implications Going Forward

    MMA news broke this weekend , and it was a doozy. Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, bought rival North American organization, StrikeForce...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 2,528 reads 7 comments

  7. Big Business: UFC Parent Company, Zuffa LLC, Purchases Strikeforce

    Zuffa LLC closed the deal earlier today in the purchase of rival North American company Strikeforce. Full implications of the deal are yet to be understood, but UFC president ...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 406 reads 4 comments

  8. UFC 128 Fight Card: Shogun Rua and the Top Muay Thai Practitioners in MMA

    For many, Muay Thai has become the standard striking discipline in MMA. Known as the "Art Of Eight Limbs," Muay Thai is functional for MMA because it utilizes punches, kicks, knees and elbows—all of which are legal in MMA competition...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 4,070 reads 25 comments

  9. UFC 128: Nate Marquardt and the 10 Fighters Who Could Become More

    Cracking a division's top 10 in MMA is a monumental feat, but it is not what fighters ultimately strive for. Fighters fight to become the best. Some fighters come tragically close to reaching that zenith, only to stall out...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 7,427 reads 24 comments

  10. UFC 128 Fight Card: Five Reasons There Will Never Be Another Mirko Cro Cop

    UFC 128: Enter "Cro Cop". Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic is a legend in every sense of the word. Everything about him is legendary. He is one of the most exciting fighters to ever grace combat sports and one of the best heavyweights in the history of MMA..

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 4,388 reads 11 comments

  11. Jon Jones and the Top 12 Best Adapted Wrestling Games in the UFC

    Wrestling is one of the most important tools for MMA. Most consider it the best base to have going into the sport. Of course, simply relying on traditional wrestling will not take you very far in modern MMA...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 3,627 reads 57 comments

  12. Alistair Overeem: Will He Sign with the UFC If He Wins the Strikeforce GP?

    I recently wrote an article suggesting the UFC could be more lenient in regards to allowing superstar fighters to compete in other combat sports if they are world class...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 2,021 reads 9 comments

  13. Bellator 35 Aftermath: Welterweight Quarter-Finals Highlights and Recap

    Bellator Season 4 kicked off with their debut on the MTV2 network and start of their Season 4 welterweight tournament...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  14. Lyman Good: Exclusive B/R Interview and Video with the Former Bellator Champion

    Last October, Lyman Good lost to fast-rising star and wrestling phenom, Ben Askren . In the fight with Askren, the then-champion Good relinquished the Bellator Welterweight title and received the first loss of his career...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 393 reads 1 comments

  15. Penn vs. Fitch Aftermath: 50 Fights That Would Have Been Better As 5-Rounders

    There has been buzz, for some time now, about the possibility of making marquee non-title fights five-round affairs. Most notably, non-title main event fights in the UFC...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 9,594 reads 26 comments

  16. Wanderlei Silva Presents: 'Fighter Life' Reality Show, Episode Two

    Episode two delves deeper and deeper into the personal sacrifice required by each of the new fighters training with 'Wand Fight Team'...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 631 reads 1 comments

  17. UFC 127 Results: BJ Penn Can Actually Wrestle Really Well

    In the first two rounds, BJ Penn was aggressive in his grappling. He was able to take Jon Fitch down and get the better positioning during those two rounds...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 354 reads 5 comments

  18. UFC 127 Results: Who Lived Up to Their Pre-Fight Talk and Hype?

    We saw Siver pull off a huge upset (not the only of the night), Penn draw with Fitch and Bisping get a victory that most saw coming...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 786 reads 2 comments

  19. UFC 127 Fight Card: Jorge Rivera and the Top 10 Pre-Fight Hype Quotes

    Nothing beats a little pre-fight hype trash talk. Some pre-fight talk is respectful. Some has subversive tactics masquerading as confidence. Some is flat-out abrasive...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 1,221 reads 2 comments

  20. UFC 127 Fight Card: Should the Winner of Fitch-Penn Get a WW Title Shot?

    The UFC did away with tournaments long ago, so even though the winner of this weekend's welterweight main event has been "promised" a title shot, nothing is ever set in stone with UFC matchmaking...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 302 reads 2 comments

  21. UFC 127 Fight Card: 5 Fights BJ Penn Should Take At Welterweight

    In recent years, "The Prodigy" has been smashing lightweights in what is arguably his most competitive weight class. The former lightweight and welterweight champion now, however, has decided to return to 170lbs...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 1,516 reads 9 comments

  22. MMA Organization Growth And Public Attraction: State of the Debate

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the preeminent mixed-martial arts (mma) organization in the world. As the market for mma grows, many wonder what role other promotions play in the sport's development...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 420 reads 14 comments

  23. Wanderlei Silva Presents: New 'Fighter Life' Reality Show

    A few days ago the first episode of Wanderlei Silva's "Fighter Life" reality show was released, and it is really well done...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 1,185 reads 3 comments

  24. UFC 127 Fight Card Preview and Other Great NickTheFace Videos

    For those of you that do not know, 'NickTheFace' is an online video editor who has been making quality MMA previews for some time now. Many online fans have continuously argued that this man deserves an official relationship with the UFC organization..

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 464 reads 6 comments

  25. BJ Penn, George Sotiropoulos and the Top 15 BJJ Fighters Competing in the UFC

    The UFC was originally created to showcase the superiority of the martial art known as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now, all modern fighters are trained in the art...

    Andrew Mahlmann Written by Andrew Mahlmann about over 3 years ago 3,389 reads 23 comments