1. UFC 189 Data Dump: Key Statistics from McGregor vs. Mendes Fight Card Results

    Whew. That was pretty crazy. I feel like everyone says this after every big UFC card, but 24 hours later I'm still perfectly comfortable describing UFC 189 as a true classic. After a fairly slow preliminary slate, things kicked into high gear...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 7,684 reads 6 comments

  2. UFC 189 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Mendes Fight Card

    Maybe you've heard a little something about this Conor McGregor. Since he broke into the UFC two years ago, the Irishman's fights have quickly become appointment television...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 212,782 reads 269 comments

  3. McGregor vs. Mendes: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 189 Fight Card

    Is it possible for UFC fight cards to have a playoff atmosphere? I mean, no. There's no playoffs, so no. But if by "playoff atmosphere" what you really mean is that a certain sporting event has a special, next-level kind of feel to it, then yes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 30,778 reads 98 comments

  4. Rory MacDonald and the Most Unintentionally Funny Fighters in MMA History

    There's a ton of room for unintentional comedy in MMA . One might even argue that identifying this comedy and harnessing it to help you perform daily tasks, like weeding your garden ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 84,032 reads 42 comments

  5. UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Thumb Surgery, Expects 2015 Return

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk , the UFC women's strawweight champion and maybe the most exciting fighter to break onto the big stage this year, underwent thumb surgery Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 9,829 reads 17 comments

  6. UFC Returns to Ireland in October, and Conor McGregor Wants In

    UFC officials on Wednesday announced their intention to hold another card in Dublin, Ireland. And guess what? Conor McGregor is hoping to be the headliner...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 6,448 reads 42 comments

  7. Conor McGregor Spits Fire on UFC 189 Call, Says Win Makes Him Rightful Champ

    The UFC 189 media conference call had one star. It's Conor McGregor's world, Conor McGregor says. And July 11 is a mere formality...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 13,928 reads 163 comments

  8. California State Athletic Commission Walks the Talk in Drug Testing Fighters

    Another piece of evidence came Wednesday that the MMA community is getting more serious about forcing illegal drugs out of the sport...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 2,566 reads 5 comments

  9. Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes in vs. Conor McGregor for Interim Title at UFC 189

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was unable to overcome a rib injury and has now bowed out of his blockbuster title defense at UFC 189 . Now, top contender Chad Mendes will face McGregor for the interim featherweight title July 11...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 1,848 reads 6 comments

  10. Lorenzo Fertitta: Selecting Between Mendes and Edgar for UFC 189 Was a Coin Flip

    When UFC officials selected Chad Mendes as the main event "Plan B" for UFC 189, Frankie Edgar fans—not to mention the man himself—felt a little short-changed...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 7,003 reads 26 comments

  11. UFC-Reebok Uniform Deal: Social Media Reacts to New Uniform Kits

    For the first time, UFC officials unveiled Tuesday what their fighters will wear as part of the company's apparel deal with Reebok. The new uniform kits drew mixed reviews on social media...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 10,711 reads 18 comments

  12. Prospect Doo Ho Choi Withdraws Again from a Bout with Sam Sicilia

    A disappointing UFC career continues for The Korean Superboy . Doo Ho Choi, the 24-year-old South Korean featherweight who made a name for himself with his highlight-reel knockouts, has again been forced out of a match with Sam Sicilia ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 2,482 reads 6 comments

  13. Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson Is the Rematch UFC Flyweight Division Needs

    The UFC flyweight division just got a little more exciting. Division champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will defend his title in a rematch with John Dodson, according to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 10,280 reads 50 comments

  14. Jose Aldo Injury: Sparring Partner Who Broke Aldo's Rib Speaks Out

    I don't think you'd want to be Alcides Nunes right now. The sparring partner who accidentally broke Jose Aldo's rib is feeling a little bit downtrodden right now, as his wayward ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 27,119 reads 60 comments

  15. UFC 189 Card Change: Brandon Thatch vs. Nelson, Cathal Pendred vs. Howard Added

    An injury to welterweight John Hathaway earlier this week set the dominoes tumbling for UFC 189. UFC officials, however, were able to shore up the fight with some quick thinking and willing replacements...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 2,930 reads 12 comments

  16. Kimbo Slice: 3 Fights for Him to Take Next After His Bellator 138 Knockout Win

    Why not keep this thing rolling? We won't know anything for sure until the ratings numbers come in, but some preliminary metrics show that Friday night's Bellator 138—headlined ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 19,479 reads 67 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 69 Predictions: Main Card Staff Predictions

    The first order of business is to copy "Jedrzejczyk" onto my clipboard. Now we're cooking with gas. Joanna Jedrzejczyk , who has seven consonants in her 10-letter surname, is the UFC women's strawweight champion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 17,052 reads 27 comments

  18. MMA in NY: Lawmakers Reportedly Close to 11th-Hour Deal to Legalize MMA

    After years of false starts and late stoppages, the New York Legislature may be on the verge of passing a law that would legalize mixed martial arts in the Empire State...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 7,476 reads 32 comments

  19. UFC 188 Data Dump: Statistics from Velasquez vs. Werdum Fight Card Results

    We have a new champion. Not long after Fabricio Werdum got his arms around Cain Velasquez's throat, he had his hands around the UFC heavyweight belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 6,573 reads 8 comments

  20. UFC 188 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Velasquez vs. Werdum Card

    The Baddest Man on the Planet. If you were exposed to any part of the UFC's marketing push for UFC 188, which happened Saturday night in Mexico City, you heard that phrase...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 71,159 reads 111 comments

  21. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nate Marquardt: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    Nate Marquardt has had his days in the sun. Saturday night was not one of those days. Nate Marquardt was once a great fighter. He won a title in Strikeforce and was a contender for a sustained time period in the UFC...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 13,063 reads 26 comments

  22. College World Series 2015: Championship Predictions, Format and Full Bracket

    The first pitch of the College World Series hit the mitt Saturday afternoon. Only eight teams remain, and the action always ratchets up when the clubs take the field in Omaha, Nebraska, for this best-of-three super regionals round...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 3,365 reads 0 comments

  23. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in June

    June is about a third of the way done, but as MMA prospects go, it's about to really get started. I'm totally serious...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 5,541 reads 1 comments

  24. The Beaten Path: Prospect Chris Honeycutt Follows His Instincts

    For Chris Honeycutt , Bellator wasn ’t the other place. It was the only place. When the welterweight prospect and two-time Division I wrestling All-American ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 3,538 reads 4 comments

  25. UFC 188: Cain Velasquez and the Top 10 Heavyweights in MMA History

    If you could somehow take one Junior dos Santos overhand right out of the MMA time stream, Cain Velasquez is undefeated. Not only undefeated, but virtually unthreatened...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 17,677 reads 147 comments