1. UFC Needs to Fix Championship Inactivity by Making More Title Fights

    As the sport of mixed martial arts continues to grow in the public's eye, so does the amount of professional and financial pressure for the UFC's belt holders...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 1,280 reads 11 comments

  2. UFC 143 Predictions: Carlos Condit Can Truly Upset Nick Diaz

    Any fighter competing at the level the UFC promotes can lose on any given night. Not one man stands alone in any renowned gym around the world who is an invincible exception to the rule...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 3,991 reads 2 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 2: Are No. 1 Contenders Chael Sonnen and Rashad Evans Really Ready?

    After a three-year absence, the UFC returned to Chicago for their inaugural Fox event, showcasing a "tripleheader" with exciting specialists like Chael Sonnen, Michael Bisping, Demian Maia and Rashad Evans ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 489 reads 2 comments

  4. UFC 140 Results: Is Tito Ortiz Body Telling Him It's Time to Retire?

    There are two prevalent schools of thought when it comes down to the age old question of retirement for athletes...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 555 reads 0 comments

  5. UFC 140 Results: 5 Things We Learned About Frank Mir

    UFC 140 delivered from top to bottom with an abundance of exciting finishes, historical victories and decisive implications for some of the sport’s biggest names...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 2,289 reads 3 comments

  6. UFC 140 Results: Will Jon Jones Be the Longest Reigning Champion Ever?

    At the ripe age of 24, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been able to pull off two consecutive title defenses at 205 lbs—an accomplishment that has eluded ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 561 reads 3 comments

  7. UFC 140 Results: Who or What's Next for Big Nog?

    In Antonio “Big Nog” Nogueira’s rematch for redemption against Frank Mir last night at UFC 140 , the former UFC and Pride champion suffered the worst loss of ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 2,832 reads 19 comments

  8. UFC 140 Results: What We Learned About Jon Jones

    Wow, incredible, astounding (insert awe inspiring adjective). Now that former light-heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida has become another high profile notch under current champ Jon ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 2,931 reads 30 comments

  9. UFC 140 Results: Frank Mir Produces Most Monumental Finish Ever Against Nogueira

    Former UFC heavyweight champions, Frank Mir and Antonio "Big Nog" Nogueira, collided in a rematch of validation at UFC 140 . Hollywood couldn't have scripted the conclusion to this fight better than what transpired tonight...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 3,134 reads 7 comments

  10. Michael Bisping Puts the £ in Pound-for-Pound After TUF 14 Finale

    I agree with colleague Darren Wong’s piece about UFC middleweight and British MMA poster boy Michael Bisping not getting due credit, being overlooked as a top contender at 185 lbs...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 2,791 reads 23 comments

  11. TUF 14 Finale: Mayhem Miller's Ground Game Will Be Too Much for Michael Bisping

    **Burp** Excuse me, how rude. That tasted like guilt-free Thanksgiving dinner all over again! Please forgive me; I ate so much my fingers got fat, preventing me from typing a single word over the holidays...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 510 reads 3 comments

  12. UFC 139: Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua Tops All 2011 Main Events

    I think everybody can agree that Saturday night’s UFC 139 was historic. Not only was the card stacked from head to toe on paper, but the night delivered from start to finish...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 1,275 reads 6 comments

  13. M-1 Global Results: Fedor Emelianenko Scores Pointless Win over Jeff Monson

    In the wee hours of this Sunday morning—6 am my time—former Pride heavyweight champion and phenomenon Fedor Emelianenko picked apart challenger Jeff Monson for three rounds on the other side of the planet in Moscow, Russia...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 1,819 reads 21 comments

  14. UFC 139: Faber, Bowles, Kampmann and 3 Fights Not to Miss

    In what’s becoming increasingly familiar for fight fans on any given weekend, the UFC is right back in our grills with a phenomenal event in San Jose this Saturday night on pay-per-view...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 271 reads 4 comments

  15. UFC on Fox: Cain Velasquez' Chin vs. Junior Dos Santos' Takedown Defense

    This Saturday night marks a pivotal achievement in the UFC’s continued conquest for mainstream acceptance...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 1,320 reads 2 comments

  16. UFC 138 Post-Fight Presser: Dana White Is Better Than Ever

    “Tonight was the highest-grossing event, ever, in LG Arena’s history with a $1.5 million gate and 10,823 in attendance...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 2,318 reads 5 comments

  17. UFC 138: Have the British Fans Been Taking It in the Bollocks?

    As we approach UFC 138 in Birmingham, England this Saturday, I can’t help but wonder if the UFC is purposely hosing the UK fans or if it’s a dying market lacking enough ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 696 reads 5 comments

  18. Georges St-Pierre Better Not Get Scared Against Nick Diaz...Homie

    Former WEC and Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has a better chance at defeating his division's infallible, devastating Dalai Lama-esque kingpin, Georges St-Pierre, than what most people are giving him...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 2 years ago 1,476 reads 32 comments

  19. UFC 135: Jon Jones' Bambi Legs Will Thump Rampage Jackson Back to Silver Screen

    Quinton “Rampage” Jackson: “I want my belt back!” And I want to be able to grow a Don Frye moustache and do more than six pull-ups in the company of a lady friend, but we don’t always get what we want...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about almost 3 years ago 938 reads 10 comments

  20. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.: "Dirty Money" Cashes in on Victor Ortiz and Boxing

    All in all, last night’s HBO boxing presentation was filled with enough solid fights from start to finish to deem the night a success for boxing fans...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about almost 3 years ago 66 reads 23 comments

  21. Strikeforce Results: Heavyweight Grand Prix Falters After Uninspiring Matchups

    Now that Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum is in the books, I think we can all agree the last two quarterfinal bouts of this Heavyweight Grand Prix were duds compared to the first two back in February...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about 3 years ago 391 reads 1 comments

  22. Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum: Heavyweight Grand Prix Brackets of Tomorrow

    Fight fans are a day away from being treated to Strikeforce’s second installment of their Heavyweight Grand Prix at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. After first round match-ups between Fedor Emelianenko vs...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about 3 years ago 503 reads 2 comments

  23. UFC 131 Results: Sam Stout Is Ready to Throw Stones at Cowboy Donald Cerrone

    There’s nothing like winning in impressive fashion in front of your fellow countrymen. Vancouver may be miles away from London, Ontario on the other side of Canada, but that ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about 3 years ago 740 reads 3 comments

  24. UFC's Dana White Makes All Main Event Fights 5 Rounds

    As reported by MMAWeekly.com, UFC president and company figurehead Dana White announced Thursday that all freshly inked main event bouts from this day forward will be five rounds, not the traditional three...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about 3 years ago 839 reads 14 comments

  25. Could Alistair Overeem Fighting in the UFC Signal the Death of Strikeforce?

    Strikeforce heavyweight champion and K-1 Grand Prix champion, Alistair Overeem expressed interest in fighting the UFC heavyweight champion, assuming he rises above all his fellow ...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about 3 years ago 2,185 reads 5 comments