1. Future Champ? Jon Jones Talks about Brandon Vera and the Dangers of MMA

    Matt Hamill looked pretty bad following the fight. In early December, Hamill squared off with fast-rising UFC light heavyweight prospect Jon Jones. The result was not pretty...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 1,381 reads 16 comments

  2. No Support: Miguel Torres Resumes His MMA Career Against His Family's Wishes

    MMA fighter Miguel Torres’ most feared opponent is his mother.  Following his first round loss to Brian Bowles, Torres was concerned about more than just losing the WEC bantamweight championship...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 795 reads 4 comments

  3. Veterans or Rookies? Krzysztof Soszynski Talks TUF and Making the UFC

    The Ultimate Fighter was intended for young fighters to get their first break. That, however, is not always the case. Two of the last five winners were well–known names to the MMA fan base...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 876 reads 1 comments

  4. Still a Star? Nogueira Talks Cain Velasquez, His Future, and Fedor

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira looked terrible against Frank Mir. However, eight months after the Mir debacle, Nogueira looked like one of the top mixed martial artists on the planet in dominating Randy Couture...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 4,504 reads 8 comments

  5. Not So Great: Nate Marquardt States Why He Does Not Want To Face Chael Sonnen

    Nate Marquardt is not getting the fight he wants. In fact, what he has to prepare for is a fight he definitely does not want. Despite a 4-1 record since losing to Anderson Silva, Marquardt is not facing another well-known middleweight contender...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 1,631 reads 6 comments

  6. No Publicity Stunt: Herschel Walker States Why His MMA Career Is Serious

    Herschel Walker is very different. Maybe it’s his eating habits. Maybe it’s his sleeping habits. Or maybe it’s his training habits. But make no mistake, Herschel Walker is a different kind of athlete...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 867 reads 4 comments

  7. MMA Or Wrestling? Bobby Lashley States Which He Will Pursue

    Bobby Lashley has to make a choice. Is he a professional wrestler or a mixed martial artist? Lashley, the former collegiate wrestling star, currently participates in two professional occupations...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 3,107 reads 10 comments

  8. A True Legend? Frank Shamrock Talks His Career, the UFC, and Future Opponents

    When people think of pioneers in the sport of MMA, Frank Shamrock's name is not usually mentioned. The names Royce Gracie, Randy Couture, Ken Shamrock (Frank's brother via adoption), and Chuck Liddell—just to name a few—are much more prominent

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 917 reads 8 comments

  9. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Is Dead: Who's To Blame? Who Really Cares?

    Floyd Mayweather is going to fight Manny Pacquiao? Awesome. Finally, there is a fight that the sports world and beyond could really get into. Even as a jaded boxing fan, I was extremely excited by the prospects of the match-up...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 817 reads 3 comments

  10. UFC Lightweight Gray Maynard Talks About The Ultimate Fighter, B.J. Penn

    Gray Maynard did not want to begin on the Ultimate Fighter. For an aspiring UFC fighter, there are two typical routes to make it into the promotion...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 530 reads 5 comments

  11. Evans vs. Jackson: Could Thiago Silva Cancel the Fight?

    The biggest non-title fight of 2010 may not happen. With Quinton “Rampage” Jackson opting to return to the UFC during the middle of 2010, Rashad Evans would be the obvious opponent...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about over 4 years ago 2,602 reads 2 comments

  12. WEC or Strikeforce: Which is Better to Watch?

    Two promotions are set to go head-to-head on Saturday night. Strikeforce and WEC will face off with live shows. The main event of the Strikeforce card will be Cung Le against Scott Smith...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 550 reads 10 comments

  13. Fight or Act: Cung Le Comments On Important Decision

    Twenty-one months is too long. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion has not fought since winning the title from Frank Shamrock on Mar. 29, 2008. In the interim, Le has made a run in the acting world...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 257 reads 4 comments

  14. Next In Line?: Frankie Edgar Wants a Chance at the UFC Title

    Frankie Edgar wants to be next. After Diego Sanchez and BJ Penn vie for the UFC lightweight championship. Edgar wants to fight the winner. At the Ultimate Fighter Season 10 finale, Edgar disposed of Matt Veach in the second round with a rear-naked choke..

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 436 reads 10 comments

  15. Ultimate Fighter 10 Notebook: Will Kimbo Slice Change Weight Divisions?

    With a devastating right hand, Roy Nelson knocked out Brandon Schaub to claim the Ultimate Fighter season 10 championship. However, Nelson was not the only person to make news at the event...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 1,163 reads 0 comments

  16. The Debate Is Over: Fedor Emelianenko Is the Greatest Fighter Alive

    Fedor is the best in the world. The two most important elements when putting together such hypothetical lists are: the past three years, and the complete body of work...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 4,552 reads 77 comments

  17. Best Fighter People Need To See: Jon Jones Gets Ready for Matt Hamill

    Jon Jones is set to appear in his first UFC main event—except he is far from the headliner. As Jones prepares for fellow light heavyweight Matt Hamill, he knows that all eyes will be focused ...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 583 reads 5 comments

  18. Defrost Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell?: The UFC May Have No Other Choice

    The UFC took the emphatic position that Chuck Liddell would never fight in the UFC again. That statement was made following Liddell’s knockout loss to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 3,514 reads 7 comments

  19. Next for Fedor: Fabricio Werdum Wants Shot

    Fabricio Werdum has moved himself to the on-deck circle for Fedor Emelianenko. Werdum overcame first round troubles to grind out the close unanimous decision over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 421 reads 8 comments

  20. Start of a Rivalry? Jake Shields Calls Out Cung Le

    Shortly after winning the vacated Strikeforce middleweight championship, Jake Shields should have been a happy man. However, during Saturday night’s post-fight press conference, Shields was clearly agitated with the prior champion...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 419 reads 10 comments

  21. Strikeforce Predictions: Can Brett Rogers Defeat Fedor Emelianenko?

    After months of anticipation, Strikeforce is finally set to make its prime time debut on national television. Headlining the show will be the man generally regarded as the top heavyweight in the world: Fedor Emelianenko...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 1,238 reads 9 comments

  22. Overlooked Opponent: Brett Rogers Ready For Fedor Emelianenko

    Brett Rogers should not be the forgotten man. Standing 6’5” and weighing very close to 265 lbs, Rogers is a fighter that would seem very difficult to overlook. However, CBS and Strikeforce are doing just that...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 2,410 reads 2 comments

  23. Impossible To Submit: Ben Henderson Proves To Be MMA Escape Artist

    Ben Henderson could have taken the easy way out. He could have tapped when Donald Cerrone locked in a guillotine choke in the first round, or he could have quit when Cerrone cinched in another guillotine in the fourth...

    Gary Herman Written by Gary Herman about almost 5 years ago 860 reads 0 comments