1. Conor McGregor Video Highlights: Irish Phenom Knocks out Dustin Poirier

    There is hype and then there is action. One is the domain of those who are being, who have corralled a reputation and a spot and have established themselves inside the middle. The action is the becoming...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 7,166 reads 11 comments

  2. UFC 178 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Johnson vs. Cariaso

    UFC 178 had to be one of the oddest MMA cards devised in recent memory. It was also one of the best. The reason behind its head-scratchingness is simple...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 75,266 reads 108 comments

  3. UFC 178: Main Card Staff Picks

    Athletes often complain about the repetitive nature of the media's questions. Normally, it's hard to sympathize with such celebrity problems, but in the case of UFC 178 , going down Saturday in fabulous Las Vegas, I'm starting to feel their pain...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 19,034 reads 45 comments

  4. Benson Henderson May Move Up to Welterweight After 1 More Lightweight Bout

    Benson Henderson, the former UFC lightweight champion, may be set to move up to welterweight after one more contest at 155 pounds...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 7,339 reads 52 comments

  5. Nate Diaz Returns, Faces Rafael Dos Anjos in December

    Nate Diaz has broken his self-imposed MMA exile. The iconoclastic lightweight, who engaged in a public back-and-forth battle with the UFC over fighter pay, will return to the cage Dec...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 7,256 reads 64 comments

  6. Conor McGregor Is Like 'A Young Muhammad Ali,' Demetrious Johnson Says

    Demetrious Johnson has a reputation as someone who has a difficult time hyping his own fights. Apparently, he does much better when he's hyping another fighter, especially a fighter with lots of of hype skills...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 12,609 reads 42 comments

  7. Johnson vs. Cariaso: A Complete Guide to UFC 178 Full Card

    Get your fighting pants on. The mismatch in the UFC 178 main event is real, but don't let that deter your interest. Be interested. Have I ever led you astray? Trust me. You want to watch this...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 13,279 reads 39 comments

  8. Thiago Silva Released, Anthony Johnson Suspended Indefinitely by UFC

    Thiago Silva has been released and Anthony Johnson suspended indefinitely by the UFC after separate revelations emerged Friday afternoon illustrating histories of domestic violence from both fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 56,784 reads 125 comments

  9. Melvin Manhoef's Bellator Debut Is an Event in and of Itself

    It's easy to understand Melvin Manhoef's appeal. He's one of those fighters who elicits a gut reaction. So it's not surprising that everyone who knows him is getting psyched for ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 5,394 reads 7 comments

  10. UFC Reportedly Cuts Middleweight Francis Carmont After 3 Consecutive Losses

    Francis Carmont , a middleweight who became a UFC contender before dropping three straight contests, has been cut by the promotion. That's according to a post appearing Wednesday morning on Carmont 's Facebook page ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 17,762 reads 47 comments

  11. What He Allegedly Did Was Wrong, but Thiago Silva Was Still Right

    What used to be known as the tide of public opinion is now more like a flash flood. If you get swept up in it, grab hold of something, anything at all, and hang on for dear life...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 11,599 reads 44 comments

  12. Hunt vs. Nelson: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 52

    The Land of the Rising Sun? When your fight card is wrapping up right around the time East Coast birds are preparing their opening chirps, the moniker feels appropriate. UFC Fight Night 52—kicking off at 12:30 a...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 17,727 reads 51 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 51 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Silva vs. Arlovski

    It doesn't get much more Brazilian than UFC Fight Night 51. The card, which went down Saturday night in Brazil's capital city of Brasilia, featured at least one Brazilian fighter in each of its 11 contests...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 37,581 reads 48 comments

  14. Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold Trade Verbal Barbs in Australia

    Everyone got his or her camera ready? Notorious tongue-wagger Michael Bisping and his next opponent, Luke Rockhold, engaged in some vigorous trash talk Thursday during a media event in Australia...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,030 reads 25 comments

  15. Khabib Nurmagomedov Hopes for February Return, Lightweight Title Shot

    Khabib Nurmagomedov does a couple of things well. First, he's a good fighter. You might say that. A 22-0 record at the age of 25 will earn you that status...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 13,627 reads 69 comments

  16. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in September

    September is a month for rebirth. It's for getting back to business. For remembering what really matters. It's been a pretty tough stretch lately for MMA fans...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 23 reads 6 comments

  17. 6 MMA Stars and How They Might Have Spent Their Summer Vacations

    Welp. There goes Labor Day. And there goes the summer. Time to crack the books, roll out the footballs and get back to business. But first, what did you do for your summer vacation? Everyone loves a little time off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,505 reads 7 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 50 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Mousasi vs. Souza 2

    UFC leaders have repeatedly said they don't view Bellator as true competition. On Friday, though, their actions indicated otherwise...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 27,739 reads 79 comments

  19. Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell: What We Learned From Heavyweight Tilt

    Ben Rothwell was a massive underdog going into his fight with Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 50. Apparently, that's just fine with Ben Rothwell...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 23,299 reads 130 comments

  20. The Great Lumbering Heavyweights of MMA History

    Plenty of people appreciate the heavyweights. For decades immemorial, these behemoths have buttered the bread that is combat sports. But I wish there was more love for the rank and file: the lumbering heavyweights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 17,335 reads 29 comments

  21. Chris Beal and the Knee That Twice Changed His Life

    It was the most money he'd ever seen in his life. Easily. Just sitting there in his hand, all at once. You bet Chris Beal reacted. After all he's been through, he had earned it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,344 reads 11 comments

  22. The 10 Best Pros the Ultimate Fighter Has Ever Produced

    Three hundred and four MMA fighters have circulated through The Ultimate Fighter .* A few handfuls at a time, 19 seasons' worth of would-be professionals lived, trained, bro-hugged, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 24,246 reads 75 comments

  23. Souza vs. Mousasi: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 50

    Everything that UFC 177 was not, UFC Fight Night 50 is. Not to excuse the septic tank fire that was last weekend's pay-per-view offering, but we've all said and thought plenty about that event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 23,834 reads 64 comments

  24. UFC Announces Plans to Ramp Up Random Drug Screenings Later This Year

    In the wake of high-profile drug test failures and mounting pressure to lead change, UFC officials announced Wednesday they will enhance their out-of-competition drug testing efforts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 2,100 reads 17 comments

  25. No. 17 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Washington/Baltimore

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer is: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Boston Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City.

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 10,236 reads 46 comments