1. 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 11 months ago 4,843 reads 26 comments

  2. 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 11 months ago 39,137 reads 99 comments

  3. 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 12 months ago 53,102 reads 53 comments

  4. 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 12 months ago 6,736 reads 1 comments

  5. 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 12 months ago 15,782 reads 43 comments

  6. 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 12 months ago 7,360 reads 14 comments

  7. 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 12 months ago 23,393 reads 33 comments

  8. 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 12 months ago 14,002 reads 27 comments

  9. 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 12 months ago 8,783 reads 4 comments

  10. The 5 Best Beards and Mustaches in MMA History

    For years, the debate has raged. It has raged like an unrelenting storm, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Dan Severn? Or Don Frye? There's no middle ground. Who has the best facial hair? You're either a Dan Man, or a Frye Guy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 8,780 reads 19 comments

  11. UFC Signs Welterweight Prospect Mike Rhodes, Will Debut at UFC on Fox 10

    The UFC added depth to its welterweight division Sunday when it signed Mike "Biggie" Rhodes, the hard-hitting champion from Resurrection Fighting Alliance. Rhodes will reportedly debut for the promotion later this month at UFC on Fox 10...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 8,943 reads 19 comments

  12. Eddie Alvarez Trashes Ben Askren: 'He Had an Uneducated Opinion'

    Looks like the animosity between Bellator and Ben Askren is a two-way street. At least if Eddie Alvarez has anything to say about it. In a video interview with MMA reporter Ariel Helwani posted Friday to MMAFighting...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 3,345 reads 10 comments

  13. The Beaten Path: How Did the Top 25 Prospects Fare in 2013?

    Accountability. In the winner-take-all game of slideshow journalism, you are nothing without it. Anyone can just make a list of predictions or whatever, but the rubber hits the road ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 17,084 reads 25 comments

  14. Matt Brown, UFC Issue Apology Following Brown's 'Topless Fighter' Comments

    It's a good thing for Matt Brown that he's a good MMA fighter. Because his podcasting career is going nowhere fast...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 22,484 reads 139 comments

  15. 3 Local Fighters We'd Love to See on a Baltimore UFC Card

    There are rumors that UFC 172 , scheduled for April 12, might go down in Baltimore . The event also is purportedly being headlined by a title fight between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Glover Teixeira...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 2,207 reads 6 comments

  16. The 10 Biggest MMA Beatdowns of 2013

    Getting tired of all these "Best of 2013" lists yet? You better not be. At least not until you've read this one, also known as the best one...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 22,822 reads 43 comments

  17. Bryce Harper Promises to Hit Batting Practice Home Run While Wearing UFC Belt

    If all those fighters knew it was this easy, there would probably be a lot less tension in the locker room...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 29,180 reads 52 comments

  18. 10 MMA Fighters Who Will Retire in 2014

    The news came down on Monday that Dominick Cruz, whom old-timers will remember as the UFC's first undisputed bantamweight champion, has abdicated his title after suffering a third consecutive catastrophic injury...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 28,900 reads 48 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 34: A Complete Guide to Fight Night in Singapore

    Ready or not, we're in the future now. Preparation time is over. The thing is at hand. It might take a while to see the full effect of what UFC 168 set in motion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 20,415 reads 41 comments

  20. Anderson Silva Expected to Leave Hospital Sunday, 'Fine' but 'Sad' After Surgery

    Anderson Silva begins a long road to rehabilitation Sunday, when he will reportedly check out of a Las Vegas hospital...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 79,165 reads 222 comments

  21. Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate Video: Full Highlights from Their UFC 168 Battle

    At UFC 168, Ronda Rousey put her UFC women's bantamweight title on the wire against rival Miesha Tate. The fight game doesn't often lend itself to things like moral victories...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 25,809 reads 9 comments

  22. Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne Results: Where Each Heavyweight Goes from Here

    UFC 168 went down Saturday night from Las Vegas. In one of the most evenly matched fights on the card, heavyweights Travis Browne and Josh Barnett did battle to determine the newest contender in the division...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 2,991 reads 6 comments

  23. UFC 168 Fight Video: Anderson Silva Breaks Leg, Chris Weidman Takes TKO

    UFC 168 ended with a gruesome and unusual leg injury, and it might cost the greatest MMA fighter ever the rest of his career...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 111,725 reads 7 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate 2 Results: Where Does Each Fighter Go from Here?

    UFC 168 went down Saturday night from Las Vegas. In the co-main event, Ronda Rousey , the undefeated and unquestioned best female MMA fighter in the world, defended her UFC women's ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 5,382 reads 3 comments

  25. UFC 168 Fight Card: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    UFC 168 went down Saturday night in Las Vegas. It was, for several reasons, a memorable night of fights that contained lots of memorable action...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 20,436 reads 47 comments