1. Jake Shields: "There Are Holes In Dan Henderson's Game"

    Later this spring, Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields is destined to defend his brand new title against a legend in MMA, Dan Henderson . Shields sees more than an opponent going into their title fight, which is still in negotiations...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 654 reads 26 comments

  2. Kenny Florian, Takanori Gomi to Headline Fight Night 21

    Kenny Florian and Takanori Gomi have apparently agreed to their highly anticipated lightweight bout. After weeks of rumors and hearsay, news finally broke of the blockbuster match-up today via ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 299 reads 6 comments

  3. Brock Lesnar Doesn't Want A Restraining Order on Frank Mir "The Stalker”

    Based on today’s Brock Lesnar-Dana White media call, it's clear Lesnar is 100% motivated to fight anyone and everyone in the UFC Heavyweight Division, especially the man he pummeled at UFC 100...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 988 reads 23 comments

  4. Brock Lesnar: Returning This Summer Is "a Miracle to Me"

    Brock Lesnar is back. No other way to put it folks, as the UFC heavyweight champion conducted his first interview today on Sportscenter since falling ill this past fall...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 470 reads 2 comments

  5. Where in the World is Gina Carano?

    For the past five months, the MMA world has not seen the slightest bit of “the first lady of MMA” Gina Carano. Since losing her bid for the Strikeforce women’s lightweight title to Christiane “Cyborg” Santos on Aug...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 2,069 reads 13 comments

  6. Strikeforce Begins 2010 on a Stumble Matching Bobby Lashley

    With less than two weeks away from the Strikeforce: Miami show, the San Jose-based fight promotion continues to struggle to find an opponent for wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 1,037 reads 44 comments

  7. Ten Years in, Is Murilo "Ninja" Rua Now Fighting for Relevancy?

    Mixed martial arts journeyman Murilo “Ninja” Rua’s career has been nothing short of eventful. According to a release sent to me by my colleague MMA-Examiner">Phil Lanides, ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 648 reads 4 comments

  8. Dana White, Brock Lesnar Presser: Hope or More Hype?

    UFC President Dana White announced yesterday that he will hold a press conference next week to discuss Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar’s health status. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 2,138 reads 12 comments

  9. Evan Dunham: Making His Claim in the UFC Lightweight Division

    Last night in Fairfax, Virginia, the UFC presented its fans with an Ultimate Fight Night card loaded with hungry up and coming fighters looking to make their mark...

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  10. UFN 20: Nate Diaz Looks To Block Gray Maynard's Road To the Title

    For Gray Maynard (8-0, 1 NC), the UFC road has come to a point where things can get very interesting for him. With talks of a rumored title shot against BJ Penn, the UFC lightweight is on his way to the big show of big shows...

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  11. Ultimate Fight Night 20: Everyone Makes Weight

    UFC Fight Night 20 is going down on Jan. 10, 2010, at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The weigh-ins were held today and, to the delight of everyone in attendance, every fighter made weight...

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  12. Takanori Gomi's Acquisition Will Not Change BJ Penn's UFC Dominance

    If you were a fan of Pride Fighting Championships, then you are probably aware of the name Takanori Gomi. The last Pride lightweight champion made waves in the news late last week as the newest addition to the UFC’s 155-pound division...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 993 reads 12 comments

  13. UFC 108: Rashad Evans, Paul Daley, Junior dos Santos Prevent Drab Fight Night

    Now that UFC 108 has come and gone, the public finally has a chance to judge the show based on performances. For all the flack that the promotion, its president, and match maker received over ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 464 reads 3 comments

  14. UFC 108: Thiago Silva Has the Most to Prove

    With all the focus on Rashad Evans’ feelings towards Rampage Jackson’s return, little attention is being given to the main event at UFC 108. The biggest loser in all this has to be Thiago Silva ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 339 reads 6 comments

  15. Paul Daley: Fighting for More Then Respect at UFC 108

    According to Dictionary.com , the word “semtex” can be defined as: a noun, a plastic explosive that is easily tractable and almost odorless, used esp. by terrorists...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 190 reads 1 comments

  16. 2009 Best MMA Promotion: Strikeforce Makes a Run, but UFC Stays on Top

    For MMA fans, 2009 offered a number of outlets to watch great mixed martial arts competition. Although Strikeforce made incredible leaps and bounds during the year, the UFC has to remain the top promotion in the sport...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 792 reads 4 comments

  17. UFC 108: "Rashad Evans-Thiago Silva" Will Be a Battle of Focus

    During the UFC 108 conference call today, both Rashad Evans and Thiago Silva shared one point and made it very clear—learn from your mistakes...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 5 years ago 403 reads 10 comments

  18. Joseph Bryant: Los Angeles Fighter Seeks Greatness Through Struggle

    So many fighters have dreams of making it big in the sport of mixed martial arts. For those who have made the journey to the top, the endeavor has been long and rigorous; consisting of extreme ...

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  19. Scott Smith Beats Cung Le, Silences Critics at Evolution Main Event

    Every so often, a mixed martial artist goes into a bout as a heavy underdog, despite knowing in his own mind he is the better man in the cage...

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  20. Cung Le Returns, Seeking to Melt Hands of Steel

    This Saturday, MMA fans will bear witness to the return of a remarkable striker in Cung Le when he takes on seasoned middleweight Scott “Hands of Steel” Smith ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about 5 years ago 234 reads 10 comments

  21. For Diego Sanchez, the Nightmare Is Over

    If there were any questions about BJ Penn having issues handling Diego Sanchez, they were answered last night. In an exhibition of pure dominance, Penn controlled his bout with Sanchez, striking ...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about 5 years ago 2,741 reads 13 comments

  22. Strikeforce Lashing Out, Signs Bobby Lashley

    Strikeforce added some additional weight to their already stacked heavyweight division on Thursday when they signed former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about 5 years ago 496 reads 16 comments

  23. Interview: Eddie Bravo Predicts Close Fights at UFC 107

    Recently, I had a chance to run into Eddie Bravo at Legends MMA in Hollywood, Calif. I found this to be a great opportunity to get some insight from him about UFC 107 happening this Saturday, Dec...

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  24. Interview: Jake Rosholt, Improvement Comes with Time and Experience

    For former UFC fighter Jake Rosholt, the time has come to consider the next move in his fighting career. Having been released by the world’s leading MMA promotion a few weeks ago, Rosholt ...

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  25. Reality Sets in for Roy Nelson

    Reality is setting in for Roy “Big Country” Nelson as he fights Brendan Schuab for The Ultimate Fighter crown at The Palms tonight in Las Vegas...

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