1. Hendricks-Lawler Trilogy? Rory MacDonald Won't Get Next Welterweight Title Shot

    In an announcement that may pave the way for a blockbusting rubber match next year, UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald confirmed Wednesday that he is not the next challenger for new champion Robbie Lawler ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 19,600 reads 169 comments

  2. Lyoto Machida and the 5 Most Awkward Styles in the UFC Right Now

    If variety is the spice of life, then these fighters are very, very spicy. And we should be thankful for these guys (spoiler: and gal)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 8,084 reads 18 comments

  3. UFC Won't Be Able to Bluster Its Way Out of Class-Action Fighter Lawsuit

    You can tell a given moment is momentous when a simple date won't suffice. When you bring exact times into it, you're probably in red-letter territory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 31,644 reads 117 comments

  4. Rousimar Palhares Avoids Punishment for Brutal Submission of Jon Fitch

    Rousimar Palhares , the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA , will not be punished by the California State ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 11,563 reads 47 comments

  5. Junior Dos Santos Doesn't Need Another Slugfest, and Neither Do We

    When one discovers toughness in a fighter's fists and face, it's a celebrated discovery. It's also mined and depleted like a vein of gold in the ground. Word gets out and the land rush is on...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 23,429 reads 97 comments

  6. 10 Under-the-Radar College Basketball Freshmen Who Are Having Success in 2014-15

    You know how it goes in modern college basketball. Freshmen oil the machine these days, providing (or failing to provide) key contributions for rosters in a constant state of churn...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 7,091 reads 23 comments

  7. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in December

    With the world starting to wind down for the various end-of-year holidays, there is not a ton of MMA prospecting to be had here in December. But "not a ton" does not mean "none...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 6,279 reads 2 comments

  8. CM Punk's First Opponent? Welterweight Cathal Pendred Suggests He's First Up

    It's not just for Power Rangers any more. Real, honest-to-goodness UFC fighters are now positioning themselves as the first opponent for CM Punk , the former WWE wrestler who announced last Saturday he will try pro MMA in the UFC Octagon...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 34,259 reads 74 comments

  9. UFC on Fox 13: Complete Guide to Dos Santos vs. Miocic Full Fight Card

    False starts, new beginnings and redemption stories. Not every UFC card can claim the kinds of easy narratives afforded by the veterans, ex-champions and misfit toys of the sport. But UFC on Fox 13 can, and it goes down Saturday in Phoenix...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 16,382 reads 30 comments

  10. Joe Rogan Tears Apart Brendan Schaub on Podcast: 'You Are Not an Elite Fighter'

    In a live, face-to-face interview, UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan verbally skewered heavyweight Brendan Schaub, claiming Schaub was not a high-level fighter and suggesting he was risking major brain damage by continuing with his UFC career...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 38,070 reads 82 comments

  11. Anthony Pettis May Miss 6 Months with Hand Injury, Pettis Says 'My Hand Is Fine'

    Anthony Pettis still can't seem to shake the only opponent separating him from superstardom: his own body...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 23,076 reads 65 comments

  12. UFC 181 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

    The main event at UFC 181 on Saturday was teed up as the Terminator 2 of 2014. Could this sequel really top the original? Even though the first bout back in March between Johny ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 122,193 reads 116 comments

  13. CM Punk Will Fight in the UFC, Former WWE Champion Announces at UFC 181

    CM Punk will fight in the UFC Octagon. The former WWE champion, who abruptly departed the pro wrestling world earlier this year, is switching over to full-time professional MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 357,111 reads 466 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 10 Traditions in College Basketball

    College basketball is evermore a future-oriented pastime. What's the latest school to catch the eye of that five-star point guard? Whose game will best translate to the next level? ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 8,320 reads 37 comments

  15. Watch Russian Lightweight Use Flying Knee and Soccer Kicks for Huge KO at One FC

    The Knockout of the Year conversation for 2014 has a late entrant. Russian lightweight prospect Timofey Nastyukhin announced his presence in the One FC promotion with authority, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 10,517 reads 18 comments

  16. CM Punk to UFC? Dana White 'Wouldn't Mind Talking' to Former WWE Superstar

    Looks like those CM Punk rumors might have legs after all. The immensely popular former WWE champion has recently hinted he may be interested in trying MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 48,791 reads 124 comments

  17. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 181 Fight Card

    The first time they stepped into the Octagon together, they waged the fight of the year. What does the encore hold? We'll find out Saturday at UFC 181 , when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler lock horns for the second time in 2014...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 18,057 reads 33 comments

  18. UFC Lightweight Yves Edwards Retires After 17-Year Pro Career

    Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 8,724 reads 19 comments

  19. Bethe Correia on Ronda Rousey: I Will 'Knock That Mole Off Her Face'

    Bethe Correia is picking a fight. Give her credit, though: She's not going after the little girl at recess. The biggest star and payday on the playground is in Correia 's sights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 21,902 reads 67 comments

  20. UFC Veteran Diego Nunes Face-Plants Joachim Hansen with Massive KO Punch

    A trip to Sweden can cure what ails you. Just ask Diego Nunes. The UFC and Bellator featherweight veteran was in the throes of a three-fight losing streak that had sent him out of MMA 's big leagues...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 14,748 reads 17 comments

  21. 10 College Basketball Coaches Who Would Be the Best Fits in the NBA

    In basketball, the pro game is a lot like the college game. Only not really. You're still throwing a ball through a hoop and what not, but the center of gravity is differently seated ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 34,577 reads 54 comments

  22. The Biggest MMA Turkeys in 2014

    Gobble gobble. I love the holidays. The story ideas are so easy. I can just name a bunch of things I don't like about MMA and, boom, biggest turkeys. And it's a recurring thing, too...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 18,460 reads 33 comments

  23. Lightweight Joe Lauzon Set to Face Al Iaquinta at UFC 183

    Joe Lauzon is a virtual lock to improve the entertainment factor of any UFC card. And it should be another doozy when he hooks up with fellow streaking lightweight Al Iaquinta at UFC 183 on January 31...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 569 reads 2 comments

  24. Eminem Raps About UFC Champ Ronda Rousey in New Song, Rousey Responds

    It seems like Eminem is an MMA fan, at least if a verse from one of his new songs is any indication. The famed rapper calls out UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey , referring to her as a "slaughterhouse in a blouse...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 39,725 reads 59 comments

  25. One-Legged Fighter Matt Betzold Signs with Legacy Fighting Championship

    Flyweight Matt Betzold , whose left leg was amputated when he was six years old, has signed a professional contract with Legacy Fighting Championship...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 6,253 reads 18 comments