1. Dada 5000: 'I Died' in the Cage During Bellator Fight with Kimbo Slice

    Dhafir Harris, better known as MMA fighter Dada 5000, was clinically dead at some point during his February fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 271,284 reads 38 comments

  2. Villanova Wildcats' Road to the 2016 National Championship

    Wow. Even in this era of obnoxious hyperbole, no one who saw Villanova's Kris Jenkins hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to down the favored North Carolina Tar Heels, 77-74, for ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,324 reads 2 comments

  3. NCAA Tournament 2016: Most Intriguing Storylines to Watch in the Final Four

    This Saturday marks the beginning of one of the strangest Final Fours in recent memory. If this crazy-even-by-March Madness-standards tournament stays true to form, it could also end up as one of the best...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 3,211 reads 3 comments

  4. UFC Brass 'Disappointed' in Jon Jones, Call Actions 'Dumb,' but UFC 197 Goes on

    The UFC was not impressed with Jon Jones' performance. Jones was arrested Tuesday for violating his probation ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,983 reads 9 comments

  5. Famous Cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, Recently Fired by UFC, Signs with Bellator

    Cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran, a between-round fixture for many of the largest boxing and MMA fights in recent memory, has signed a multiyear deal with Bellator MMA less than a year after UFC officials fired him for publicly criticizing their company...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,796 reads 19 comments

  6. UFC 198 in Brazil on Pace for Record Sellout, More Brazil Events Set for Fall

    Organizers of UFC 198, which takes place on May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, sold 32,000 tickets in the first day of sales, putting the show on pace to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,424 reads 8 comments

  7. Knee-Jerk Reactions After the 2016 McDonald's All-American Game

    The nation's top college basketball prospects once again convened under the statue of Michael Jordan in Chicago for the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday, as the West topped the East, 114-107...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 56,340 reads 83 comments

  8. UFC Releases Heavyweight Grinder Jared Rosholt

    Jared Rosholt , a successful but unexciting MMA heavyweight, has been released from the UFC's roster. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com broke the news Wednesday afternoon, citing an unnamed UFC official...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,813 reads 30 comments

  9. Vitor Belfort Slams UFC Reebok Deal, Says He's Lost Millions

    The UFC's deal with apparel giant Reebok has cost Vitor Belfort millions of dollars in sponsorship revenue. That's according to the fighter himself, who spoke Monday with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,105 reads 40 comments

  10. Chris Weidman: Loss to Luke Rockhold Spurred Me to Change

    Chris Weidman appears to have learned some valuable lessons after losing his UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 17,744 reads 25 comments

  11. Paige VanZant Dazzles on 'Dancing with the Stars' Despite Partner Injury

    MMA fighters are no strangers to last-second lineup changes. UFC women's strawweight Paige VanZant proved that point—with extreme prejudice—Monday on Dancing with ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,123 reads 8 comments

  12. Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Final Four Superstar Buddy Hield

    Buddy Hield is the biggest star of the 2016 Final Four. You can slice the conversation six ways from Sunday, but you aren't going to extrapolate anything that takes you anywhere ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,476 reads 6 comments

  13. In Re-Signing Emmanuel Sanchez, Bellator Bolsters Its Prospect Stable

    Bellator has gained widespread attention recently for booking well-known but over-the-hill fighters. The promotion made a move in the exact opposite direction Monday when it quietly re-signed one of its most decorated prospects...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,211 reads 2 comments

  14. The 10 Best Entrance Songs in the UFC Right Now

    Is there anything in MMA more important than the entrance song? I can't think of anything. Search your feelings. You know this to be true...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 39,675 reads 86 comments

  15. EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC Video Game Religion Flap

    EA Sports officials would probably rather not have had to deal with a religion-based controversy in their newly released UFC video game. But here they are...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 22,235 reads 0 comments

  16. MMA Is Legal in New York: Lifting Ban on Pro Competition Is Worth Celebrating

    It's the middle of March. With the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade still months away, Manhattan certainly isn't doing anything with, what, Sixth Avenue this time of year. So let's have us MMA fans take a stroll down this little parade route...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 10,476 reads 53 comments

  17. Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock Bring More Embarrassment with Failed Drug Test Results

    The B-movie horror flick that was Bellator 149 somehow just got a little scarier and a little more embarrassing. Main event fighter Ken Shamrock and co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice both failed drug tests for anabolic steroids...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 62,542 reads 36 comments

  18. Sweet 16 2016: Upset Meter for Every Game

    As you may recall, there were some upsets in the first four days of full NCAA tournament action. But what about the next round? When you belly up to a feeding trough as deep as ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 52,758 reads 147 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 85 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Australia

    We interrupt your college basketball binge-watching with this update on an entirely different kind of madness. A world away from Duke vs...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 37,791 reads 66 comments

  20. NCAA Tournament 2016: Biggest Bracket-Busters Through the 1st Round

    Look more closely. Those aren't spring flower petals dancing in the breeze. After two days of action, college hoops fans are tossing brackets in the air like so many crestfallen dog track patrons...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 25,949 reads 31 comments

  21. UFC Analyst and Former Contender Dan Hardy Breaks Down UFC Fight Night 85

    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 85, heavyweight head-hunter Mark Hunt welcomes dangerous submission artist and ex-champ Frank Mir to Brisbane, Australia. There's no question those are the two most famous fighters on the card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 3,114 reads 1 comments

  22. A Fair Shout: On Eve of FS1 Debut, Dan Hardy Talks Bias in MMA Broadcasting

    It's not impossible for sportscasters to cover an athlete or team with which they are personally affiliated. But that sort of professionalism is not automatic, especially when a media member also happens to be a competitor...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 13,598 reads 33 comments

  23. Top UFC Welterweight Rory MacDonald Could Be Latest to Test Free Agency

    Rory MacDonald's contract negotiations with the UFC have not borne fruit, and now the top welterweight contender says he's open to signing with another promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 6,246 reads 51 comments

  24. NCAA Bracket 2016: Complete Guide to East Region

    The second-to-last stage of guesswork is complete. Four more days of the stuff, and then we can finally, thankfully let the teams decide...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 37,863 reads 94 comments

  25. NCAA Conference Tournaments 2016: Last-Second Predictions for Major Conferences

    Part of what makes March Madness the greatest sporting event in the world is the appetizer that leads up to the Big Dance. That would be the conference tournaments, where teams vie for automatic tournament berths and/or optimal seeding...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 50,719 reads 125 comments