1. The Beaten Path: Irish Prospect Paddy Holohan Brings Lyrical Approach to MMA

    When he steps into the cage this Saturday in Nova Scotia, Paddy Holohan will compete outside of Europe for the first time as a pro MMA fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 2,422 reads 2 comments

  2. More Than Conor McGregor: Big Fights Keep Coming for MMA's New Irish Contingent

    If, in the calming wake of Conor McGregor's latest and largest step toward fighting superstardom, you thought you were done hearing about Irish MMA fighters for a while, you done thought wrong...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,899 reads 19 comments

  3. UFC Middleweight Cung Le Suspended After Testing Positive for HGH

    Cung Le was uncertain about his future in MMA . The UFC might have just made the decision for him. In a statement released late Wednesday, UFC officials announced that the 42-year-old ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 26,196 reads 74 comments

  4. Jeremy Stephens vs. Charles Oliveira Slated for TUF 20 Finale Co-Main Event

    This one should be fun. Assuming both fighters make it to fight day, Charles Oliveira and Jeremy Stephens—two of the more exciting featherweights on the UFC roster—will do battle Dec...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 2,937 reads 14 comments

  5. A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Nights 53 and 54

    UFC 178 was pretty sweet, but these days the fighting calendar waits for no fan. The train pulls back out of the station today with two destinations on the docket for Saturday. The first will happen in the middle of the afternoon U...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 17,834 reads 28 comments

  6. UFC 178 Video Highlights: Champ Demetrious Johnson Handles Underdog Cariaso

    As the main event of UFC 178 got underway, it was eerily quiet inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas faithful seemed drained of their energy even as the card was supposed to be hitting its culmination...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 3,764 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 7,170 reads 11 comments

  8. 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

  9. 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 19,036 reads 45 comments

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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 12,615 reads 42 comments

  13. 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

  14. 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 56,786 reads 125 comments

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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 9 months ago 17,727 reads 51 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 37,581 reads 48 comments

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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 6,506 reads 7 comments

  24. 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

  25. 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