1. UFC on FX 2: Pete Spratt Talks Aaron Rosa's Match vs. James Te-Huna

    When Pete Spratt came into contact with Aaron Rosa four years ago, he insisted that he knew right away that the young light heavyweight had a bright future in the world of mixed martial arts...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 3 years ago 327 reads 1 comments

  2. Duane Ludwig Talks UFC KO Record: "It Separates Me from Every Other Human Being"

    For Duane Ludwig, Christmas came a little early this year. “One of my students, Blake, actually texted me on Christmas Eve saying, ‘Congrats,’” Ludwig, 33, recently explained to Bleacher Report...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 3 years ago 2,041 reads 3 comments

  3. UFC 141: Vladimir Matyushenko Sits Down for an Exclusive Interview

    For almost as long as Vladimir Matyushenko can remember, he has dreamt of making his living as a martial artist. At age 10, Matyushenko, who was born and raised in Belarus, first tried his hand at wrestling...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 3 years ago 449 reads 4 comments

  4. UFC 141: Nam Phan Tries to Keep the Losing to a Minimum

    When Bruce Buffer announced the verdict for Nam Phan’s match against Leonard Garcia at UFC 136, Phan was admittedly feeling uneasy in the center of the Octagon. “I was very scared,” Phan, 28, recently admitted to Bleacher Report...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about almost 3 years ago 867 reads 1 comments

  5. UFC 144: Mark Hunt Says "The Next Step Is to Kick the Next Guy's Teeth In"

    When Mark Hunt takes on Cheick Kongo at UFC 144 in February, it will be the first time that the heavyweight contender has showcased his skills before a Japanese audience since May of 2009...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 1,482 reads 12 comments

  6. Anthony Pettis: “I'm Hungrier Than Ever"

    In his youth, Anthony Pettis starred on the gridiron, break-danced, boxed and practiced tae kwon do. It was on the hard court, however, where the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, product aspired to one day make his mark...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 956 reads 4 comments

  7. Ludwig Trading Autographed Cards for a Good Cause

    For Duane Ludwig, the decision to rescue Orinja, a young canine with a troubled past, was a no-brainer. “I've always been a huge animal-lover, for one, but seeing this dog ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 1,401 reads 0 comments

  8. Sam King Talks MMA Debut: "I Can't Imagine It Going Any Better, Really"

    Prior to Sam King’s amateur mixed martial arts debut, the Regina, Saskatchewan product had his sights set on one day making his living in the world of professional mixed martial arts...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  9. Kajan Johnson: "UFC Champ or Dead—That's What It Is"

    If all goes according to Kajan Johnson’s plan, the Canadian lightweight contender, who recently tried out for The Ultimate Fighter 15 in Las Vegas, will soon be coming to a television set near you...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 931 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 140 Fight Card: Mitch Clarke Thinks Fight vs. John Cholish Is Very Winnable

    When Mitch Clarke first learned that he was to take on John Cholish in the UFC—the pinnacle of professional mixed martial arts competition—the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan product was admittedly caught off guard...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  11. Duane Ludwig Discusses Occupy Wall Street: "This Movement Affects You, Too"

    If you’re a “friend” of Duane Ludwig on Facebook, there’s a decent chance that you’ve seen a post or two on the striking specialist’s wall regarding ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 333 reads 6 comments

  12. UFC 140: Mark Hominick Talks Deal with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    For Mark Hominick’s match against Jung Chan-Sung at UFC 140 in Toronto on Saturday, the Ontario-born featherweight will be donning a Hamilton Tiger-Cats hat on his way to the Octagon, and the team’s logo on his trunks...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 481 reads 0 comments

  13. Melvin Guillard: "I Was a Kid When I First Got in the UFC, Now I'm a Grown Man"

    Since the very beginning of Melvin Guillard ’s run in the world of mixed martial arts—which began nearly 15 years ago—the man they call “The Young Assassin” has had one constant goal in the sport...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 526 reads 3 comments

  14. Joey Beltran: 'True Calling Is Coaching, Teaching Martial Arts'

    Joey Beltran, who has fought in the UFC since January of 2010, freely admits that competing in the ring isn’t what he was born to do. The heavyweight contender firmly believes, however, that his calling still lies in the world of mixed martial arts...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 558 reads 8 comments

  15. Christian Morecraft: "I Feel I Can Go All the Way in This Sport"

    In his youth, Christian Morecraft was never sure what he wanted to one day do for a living. In his early 20s, Morecraft was introduced to the world of mixed martial arts...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 990 reads 2 comments

  16. Sam King: "I See Myself One Day Making a Career out of This"

    At age 20, most young men don’t know what they want to one day do for a living. If all goes according to his plan, Sam King will someday make his living in the world of mixed martial arts...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 474 reads 1 comments

  17. Troy Lavalley: Long-Time Martial Artist Preparing for Third Amateur MMA Match

    For nearly two decades, Troy Lavalley has been involved in the world of martial arts. “I wrestled in high school,” Lavalley, who was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, said...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 428 reads 0 comments

  18. Kajan Johnson: "Let Me In, Dana!"

    Following Kajan Johnson’s impressive victory over Richie Whitson at MFC 31 in October, it probably wouldn’t be a stretch to say that the Burns Lake, British Columbia product’s confidence is at an all-time high...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 711 reads 0 comments

  19. Pete Spratt: "I Think 2012 May Be the Last Year You See Pete Spratt Fighting"

    After more than 40 professional matches in most of the sport’s biggest promotions, it appears as if Pete “The Secret Weapon” Spratt’s run in professional mixed martial arts competition may soon be coming to an end...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 549 reads 2 comments

  20. Charles McCarthy: Former UFC Contender Working to Improve MMA Journalism

    Charles McCarthy, a man that contested 15 professional bouts before retiring from mixed martial arts competition a few years ago, has never been one to back down from a fight...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 308 reads 3 comments

  21. Gilbert Yvel: "This Will Be the Best Gilbert Yvel That People Have Ever Seen"

    To be certain, Gilbert Yvel , a mixed martial artist with more than 50 professional matches on his resume, isn’t the type of man to back down from a fight...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about 3 years ago 2,294 reads 5 comments

  22. UFC 133: Nam Phan Talks Vietnamese Heritage, Underground Fighting, Next Match

    Coming off a controversial split decision loss in his professional Octagon debut, Nam Phan, the owner of 16 victories as a professional mixed martial artist, will be looking to ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about over 3 years ago 1,279 reads 2 comments

  23. Strikeforce Challengers: Ovince St. Preux Talks Haitian Roots and Future in MMA

    Riding high on a seven-match win streak, Ovince St. Preux, who is set to return to action on July 23 as a part of the upcoming Strikeforce Challengers card, will be looking to add a victory over Joe Cason onto his mixed martial arts resume...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about over 3 years ago 671 reads 0 comments

  24. Strikeforce Challengers: Sarah Kaufman Talks Liz Carmouche and MMA Career

    Looking to once again work her way to the top of Strikeforce’s women’s welterweight division, Sarah Kaufman is currently slated to return to action against Liz Carmouche ...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about over 3 years ago 726 reads 2 comments

  25. Ryan Jimmo: 'The Sky Is the Limit for How Much My Skills Can Increase'

    “I feel like I’ve grown so much as a fighter since re-signing with the MFC and moving to Edmonton,” said Ryan Jimmo. “The sky is the limit for how much my skills can increase and I get excited just thinking about it...

    Ed Kapp Written by Ed Kapp about over 3 years ago 446 reads 9 comments