1. Chris Beal and the Knee That Twice Changed His Life

    It was the most money he'd ever seen in his life. Easily. Just sitting there in his hand, all at once. You bet Chris Beal reacted. After all he's been through, he had earned it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 4,220 reads 11 comments

  2. The 10 Best Pros the Ultimate Fighter Has Ever Produced

    Three hundred and four MMA fighters have circulated through The Ultimate Fighter .* A few handfuls at a time, 19 seasons' worth of would-be professionals lived, trained, bro-hugged, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 21,215 reads 75 comments

  3. Souza vs. Mousasi: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 50

    Everything that UFC 177 was not, UFC Fight Night 50 is. Not to excuse the septic tank fire that was last weekend's pay-per-view offering, but we've all said and thought plenty about that event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 23,693 reads 64 comments

  4. UFC Announces Plans to Ramp Up Random Drug Screenings Later This Year

    In the wake of high-profile drug test failures and mounting pressure to lead change, UFC officials announced Wednesday they will enhance their out-of-competition drug testing efforts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,035 reads 17 comments

  5. No. 17 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Washington/Baltimore

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer is: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Boston Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City.

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 9,323 reads 45 comments

  6. The 5 Unluckiest Fighters in MMA History

    With so many moving parts in play, luck can have a huge role in the success or failure of a mixed martial arts fighter. Think about all the things that have to line up. You have to avoid injuries...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 21,238 reads 27 comments

  7. WSOF Champ Rick Glenn Reveals Reason for 2013 Absence, Talks 1st Title Defense

    Pushing through long odds has to get old. It’s a great story for the bystanders, but for the person actually doing it, the struggle to succeed in a driving headwind is not a feel-good narrative...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,855 reads 2 comments

  8. Amateur MMA Fighter Loses Fight by Way of Vomit

    This much is certain: It's a sickening way to lose a fight. In another gut-wrenching tale from the hinterlands of regional MMA , two amateur fighters stepped into the cage on Aug...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,759 reads 8 comments

  9. 'Karate Clerk' Mayura Dissanayake Knocks out Real Opponent in 18 Seconds

    Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands? Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,317 reads 7 comments

  10. Barao vs. Dillashaw II: A Complete Guide to UFC 177

    Hello. Come in, I'm glad you came. Sit down. Can I get you something to drink? Coffee, distilled water, perhaps something stronger, Nos Active, whiskey? Great, that's great. But let's get down to brass tacks now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,720 reads 16 comments

  11. Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 48, Michael Bisping and Cung Le had the power. They had the power to demonstrate that their bout held implications for the middleweight division...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 30,535 reads 29 comments

  12. UFC Fight Nights 48 and 49: Main Card Staff Predictions

    Here's hoping fight fans eat their Wheaties Saturday morning. With an average of 1.3 UFC fights per hour happening throughout the waking day, it's going to be quite the marathon for anyone hoping to take in all of the action...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,329 reads 6 comments

  13. Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold May Be in the Works

    A major fight in the UFC middleweight division is reportedly under discussion. Luke Rockhold , who has won two straight and has long requested a big-time opponent, may face ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 9,114 reads 72 comments

  14. Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva: The Very Best Novelty Fight the UFC Can Make

    The UFC's novelty circuit is alive and well. Truly, don't cry for it. Yes, it lost Rich Franklin earlier this year. Then it lost Chael Sonnen just as Uncle P...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,182 reads 10 comments

  15. Georges St-Pierre Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    One of MMA 's biggest stars has jumped on one of the Internet's biggest trends. Georges St-Pierre, the semi-retired longtime UFC welterweight champion, took to Twitter to document ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,183 reads 29 comments

  16. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Should Ramp Up, Not Pause, Their Verbal Exchanges

    On Aug. 12, Jon Jones poured a huge bucket of ice water on the MMA community when he pulled out of his UFC 178 grudge match with Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, no associated charity dollars appear to be forthcoming...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,464 reads 35 comments

  17. 'Mayhem' Miller's Return to MMA 'Worth a Conversation,' Bellator's Coker Says

    You might think Scott Coker has had enough of Jason "Mayhem" Miller. But you would be mistaken. The new president of Bellator MMA and former honcho at Strikeforce said Monday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,038 reads 15 comments

  18. The Beaten Path: Get to Know New UFC Signee Joby Sanchez

    UFC Fight Night 49 received a transfusion of new blood four days ago when prospect Joby Sanchez stepped in for an injured Tim Elliott to face Wilson Reis on the evening's undercard...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 336 reads 1 comments

  19. Mirsad Bektic Out, Clay Collard in vs. Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 49

    Just five days before his scheduled bout at UFC Fight Night 49, top featherweight prospect Mirsad Bektic has sustained an injury and has been forced to withdraw from his meeting with Max Holloway...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,001 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC Fight Nights 48 and 49: A Complete Guide to the Cards

    This Saturday, the UFC double-dips again with two cards in the same 24 hours. The marathon begins on the other side of the world from Zuffa HQ, when UFC Fight Night 48 goes down in Macau, China...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 21,333 reads 27 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 47 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Bader vs. St. Preux

    It's good to have friends in high places. When it comes to mixed martial arts, the city of Bangor, Maine, has one of the highest friends it's possible to have...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 36,413 reads 88 comments

  22. Bader vs. St. Preux: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 47 Card

    If you've never found yourself dying of thirst in the desert before, let me fill you in on something: It's a bit of a beggars-can't-choose environment...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 34,475 reads 34 comments

  23. Nick Diaz and MMA's 7 Biggest Cult Heroes Right Now

    MMA attracts a certain kind: the kind that doesn't mind violence or, like, not getting paid enough, and things like that. As much as the sport has grown, at its center, a lot of the guys are outlaws and misfits...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 13,185 reads 24 comments

  24. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Keep Their Battle Going on Late-Night Cable

    Daniel Cormier 's shove of Jon Jones and the donnybrook it touched off sent ripples across MMA and the larger sports world...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 47,172 reads 139 comments

  25. Jon Jones Disses Cormier, Calls Alexander Gustafsson 'The Frazier to My Ali'

    Jon Jones made all sorts of news Monday. Not long before he started a confrontation with challenger Daniel Cormier at a UFC 178 media day, via MMA Fighting Newswire , the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 14,957 reads 51 comments