1. 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 4 months ago 6,226 reads 2 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 51,348 reads 86 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 22,271 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 10,487 reads 53 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 62,809 reads 36 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 52,796 reads 147 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 37,844 reads 64 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 25,988 reads 31 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 3,131 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 13,602 reads 33 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 6,260 reads 51 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 37,910 reads 94 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 50,773 reads 125 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 14,909 reads 53 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 8,078 reads 21 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 68,189 reads 241 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 9,063 reads 18 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 3,187 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 3,678 reads 2 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 5,465 reads 9 comments

  21. The Best Finishing Moves in the UFC

    The finishing move is a pro wrestling concept. It's the culminating hold or blow that puts away an opponent (at least ostensibly) for good, and all great wrestlers have one that belongs entirely to them...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 17,116 reads 69 comments

  22. Anderson Silva Coach: Silva Believed He Re-Injured Surgically Repaired Leg

    After his unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping on Saturday, Anderson Silva took criticism for what observers saw as a tentative, fitful attacking style...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 20,887 reads 33 comments

  23. Frankie Edgar Calls on Conor McGregor to Vacate UFC Featherweight Title

    If Conor McGregor 's first fight after UFC 196 does not happen at 145 pounds, he should vacate his featherweight title...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 15,508 reads 114 comments

  24. Referee Herb Dean Discusses Decision to Let Bisping Continue After Flying Knee

    Saturday's UFC Fight Night 84 main event between Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva contained a lot of strange moments. Several of those strange moments occurred in rapid succession at the end of the third round...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 69,335 reads 42 comments

  25. Michael Bisping Takes Blame for Mouthpiece Confusion That Nearly Caused KO Loss

    Perhaps the strangest moment in a strange fight came in the final second of the third round. That's when, in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 84 , Anderson Silva landed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 22,565 reads 51 comments