1. 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 3 months ago 8,830 reads 30 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 10,165 reads 40 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 17,809 reads 25 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 11,152 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 2,484 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 6,223 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 45,104 reads 86 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 22,261 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 10,486 reads 53 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 62,793 reads 36 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 52,792 reads 147 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 37,833 reads 64 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 25,981 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 3,129 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 13,601 reads 33 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 6,258 reads 51 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 37,891 reads 94 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 50,753 reads 125 comments

  19. Keep Good Going: The Hottest Players Heading into March Madness

    In college basketball, if a team can manage to heat up as the weather does, it's made some pretty good company for itself. The snow and cold are letting go, and conference tournaments will soon get rolling in earnest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 14,907 reads 53 comments

  20. Miesha Tate and Nate Diaz Wins Will Help with UFC's Long-Term Matchmaking

    Three dimes vs. one quarter. At first glance, the quarter is certainly the largest thing there. Shinier? Oh, much shinier. But I want to take this opportunity to let you in on a little secret: Cumulatively, the dimes are actually worth more...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 8,078 reads 21 comments

  21. UFC 196 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Diaz Fight Card

    A late change in opponent doesn't typically lead to a change in career trajectory. That's just more evidence that Conor McGregor is not your typical fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 68,171 reads 241 comments

  22. The Most Incredible Buzzer-Beaters of the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

    If there's anything that gets a fan more in the mood for March Madness than a good old-fashioned buzzer-beater, I don't what it is...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 9,057 reads 18 comments

  23. Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Heavyweight Title Fight Set for UFC 198

    Fabricio Werdum will defend his UFC heavyweight title for the first time on May 14, when he faces Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC 198 in Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 3,187 reads 10 comments

  24. The Beaten Path: Prospect Darrion Caldwell Is Ready to Match Past Glories

    There’s a lot of distance between Rahway and Raleigh. Or is there? One pole is where Darrion Caldwell learned he didn’t want to be accountable for anyone else, or vice versa...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 3,645 reads 2 comments

  25. NCAA Tournament 2016: Latest Sleeper Rankings

    Are you already filling out brackets in your sleep? Good, then it's not just me. If you are like me in at least one other regard, you're already looking around for teams you can pencil in for surprise performances in the big dance...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 5,453 reads 9 comments