1. Sochi 2014: Ranking the 20 Most Underrated Athletes

    The Winter Olympic Games kick off when the torch is lit Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. If you plan on watching the games, it can be tough to get a firm handle on the fields...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 4,951 reads 0 comments

  2. Alistair Overeem Says He Won't Retire, Talks Drug Testing, Hanging out with Mir

    Alistair Overeem is hunkering down. The immediate reason? He’s in Newark, New Jersey. In January. The wind chills are in the single digits. Kind of a shock when you're coming from Thailand...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 7,917 reads 15 comments

  3. Pat Barry Will Take Indefinite Leave from MMA, Released from UFC

    Long-tenured UFC heavyweight Pat Barry will take an indefinite leave of absence from professional MMA and has been released from his UFC contract per his own request...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 28,067 reads 70 comments

  4. Ranking the 10 Craziest Discontinued Winter Olympic Sports

    The Winter Olympics has always been a bird of its own feather. Those uber-privileged Summer Games are so much easier to understand. So much simpler and more universal, with their running and throwing and liquid water...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 7,652 reads 6 comments

  5. Roy Nelson Makes a Bid to Replace Keith Kizer as Head of NSAC

    Roy Nelson has earned a reputation as a joker. But on Monday, word came that he has cast his hat in the ring for one of his profession's most serious positions...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 9,712 reads 23 comments

  6. Barao vs. Faber: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 169 Fight Card

    Let me ask you a question: Do you like the little guys? Now let me ask you another question: Do you like big knockouts? If you like both of those things—and both of them together — then UFC 169 on Feb...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 25,779 reads 30 comments

  7. UFC on Fox 10 Video: Highlights of Benson Henderson's Narrow Victory

    Another Benson Henderson fight, another razor-close decision win for Benson Henderson. The former UFC lightweight champ took a narrow split decision over a very game Josh Thomson Saturday night in the main event of UFC on Fox 10 in Chicago...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 4,181 reads 9 comments

  8. UFC on Fox 10 Video: Watch Donald Cerrone's Head Kick KO of Adriano Martins

    Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone got all kinds of violent at UFC on Fox 10 Saturday, brutalizing Adriano Martins with a vicious head kick to earn a first-round knockout victory. The official stoppage came at 4:40 of the opening stanza...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 50,232 reads 27 comments

  9. UFC on Fox 10 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Henderson vs. Thomson Card

    When it comes to MMA fight cards, I'm a bit of an optimist. Coming in to UFC on Fox 10 , perhaps that optimism was a little cockeyed...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 66,642 reads 96 comments

  10. Chuck Liddell Comeback? Coach Posts Provocative Training Photo Online

    Is Chuck Liddell planning a comeback to competitive MMA ? Liddell's longtime coach, John Hackleman, mailed out an engraved invitation to speculate Saturday when he posted a photo on his Instagram account ( h/t to MMAMania...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 25,574 reads 61 comments

  11. Lightweight Prospect Gilbert Burns Signs with Legacy Fighting Championship

    Legacy Fighting Championship is on a roll. The Texas-based promotion has now signed another top MMA prospect, this time striking potential gold with undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 2,771 reads 3 comments

  12. UFC President Dana White 'Used to Beat the Living S---' out of Tito Ortiz

    You know what? Dana White knows how to make headlines. Maybe the headlines aren't always good or helpful, but that's not important right now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 45,704 reads 112 comments

  13. Transgender MMA Fighter Fallon Fox Responds to 'Dr. V' ESPN Controversy

    Fallon Fox, the transgender MMA fighter who drew widespread attention after her professional debut in 2012, has written an open letter to journalists and editors criticizing the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 13,617 reads 96 comments

  14. Henderson vs. Thomson: A Complete Guide to Full UFC on Fox 10 Card

    UFC on Fox 10 goes down Saturday from The House That Jordan Built, the United Center, in Chicago, Ill. The main event pits recently dethroned UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 32,108 reads 18 comments

  15. World Series of Fighting 8: Results and Recaps from Gaethje vs. Patishnock

    World Series of Fighting 8 went down Saturday night from Hollywood, Fla. In the main event of the evening, Justin Gaethje captured the inaugural WSOF lightweight title with a quick and definitive first-round knockout of Rich Patishnock ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 16,183 reads 39 comments

  16. Welterweight Contender Johny Hendricks Wants to Retire as a Middleweight

    Johny Hendricks, who fights in March for the UFC's vacant welterweight title, would like to retire as a middleweight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 24,187 reads 168 comments

  17. Cheick Kongo to Fight Vitaly Minakov for Bellator Heavyweight Title in April

    Cheick Kongo , the former UFC heavyweight, will challenge Russian sensation Vitaly Minakov on April 4 for the Bellator heavyweight title. Bellator announced the bout on Friday afternoon (h/t The MMA Report )...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 4,808 reads 26 comments

  18. Donald Cerrone Says He's 'Broke,' Wants 6 Fights in 2014

    Donald Cerrone may have difficulties with impulse control. Despite spending years as a lightweight contender in the UFC and WEC —and netting more than his share of lucrative ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 39,025 reads 99 comments

  19. The Beaten Path: The Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2014, Part 2

    On Monday, we experienced Part 1 of The Beaten Path's top 25 MMA prospects of 2014. And it was good. Now it gets gooder. From No. 12 all the way to the top overall prospect of the year, we are strapped in and ready for lift-off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 52,912 reads 53 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 35 Video: Watch Luke Rockhold's Body Kick KO of Costa Philippou

    UFC Fight Night 35 went down Wednesday night from Duluth, Ga. In the main event, Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou did battle to see which of the two middleweight contenders could get back on track after a previous defeat...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 6,692 reads 1 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 35 Video: Watch Yoel Romero's Brutal TKO on Derek Brunson

    Yoel Romero made his name as an Olympic freestyle wrestler. But he's making hay in the UFC with his devastating power...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 15,726 reads 43 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 35 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    UFC Fight Night 35 went down Wednesday night from Duluth, Ga. Any fight card that happens in the middle of the week—and begins while most of the East Coast is still at work—is probably going to struggle for eyeballs and attention...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 7,392 reads 14 comments

  23. Pics of Tito Ortiz's Crashed Porsche Surface Following DUI Arrest

    Pictures of Tito Ortiz 's banged-up Porsche Panamera have emerged on the Internet—as everyone knew they inevitably would—barely a week after Ortiz was arrested for DUI following an early-morning wreck in Los Angeles...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 23,344 reads 33 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 35: Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 35 goes down Wednesday from Duluth, Ga. And I know what you're thinking; a midweek fight card? Must be a stinker. I'll be catching up on Downton Abbey instead, thank you very much...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 13,988 reads 27 comments

  25. Mike Easton Talks T.J. Dillashaw Fight, Lloyd Irvin Sexual Assault Controversy

    Loyalty can be a tricky thing. Mike Easton has it in abundance. As the UFC’s lone active fighter from Washington, D.C., Easton proudly represents the residents of the nation’s complex and sometimes misunderstood capital...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 8,616 reads 4 comments