1. Thiago Silva Joins World Series of Fighting, Enters Light Heavyweight Tourney

    Thiago Silva? Thiago Silva. Silva, the former UFC light heavyweight contender who has recently faced domestic assault charges and other serious controversies ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 10,130 reads 41 comments

  2. Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson Set for UFC Fight Night 60 Main Event

    The Ruckus is coming for the Wonderboy . In a bout sure to bring fireworks, muay thai wrecking machine Brandon "Ruckus" Thatch will now face off with karate and kickboxing ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 7,014 reads 40 comments

  3. Johny Hendricks Will Fight Matt Brown at UFC 185

    Put that rubber match on hold. It looks like Johny Hendricks won't complete that trilogy with Robbie Lawler after all — at least not right away. Instead, Hendricks will face fellow slugger Matt Brown this March at UFC 185 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 32,174 reads 175 comments

  4. The Beaten Path: Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2015, Part 2

    Life comes at you fast, so it helps when you can see around corners. If you're an MMA fan, consider this your mirror, which has been tied to a stick...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 27,283 reads 25 comments

  5. Dennis Siver: Conor McGregor Can Stick His Knockout Prediction 'in His A--'

    Dennis Siver isn't taking this lying down. When Siver faces Conor McGregor this Sunday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59, he'll be doing so against a substantial sentimental head wind...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 21,196 reads 67 comments

  6. Report: Rory MacDonald Set to Face Hector Lombard This April at UFC 186

    Rory MacDonald, the UFC's most talented young welterweight, and Hector Lombard , maybe the division's most fearsome knockout artist, may be set to face off this April at UFC 186 in MacDonald's adopted hometown of Montreal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 24,016 reads 165 comments

  7. NCAA Basketball Players Thriving in New Roles in 2014-15 Season

    Change comes to us all, especially in the churn of college basketball. With the very eldest of the on-court statesmen staying a mere four seasons, big adjustments are a key part of success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 12,877 reads 20 comments

  8. The UFC Fighters We're Most Excited to See in 2015

    It was a wild and wooly year for MMA in 2014. But now it's over. We missed a lot of fighters this year, and saw some great performances from newcomers...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 27,534 reads 98 comments

  9. Jon Jones, UFC Issue Statements Following Jones' Positive Drug Test

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre -fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 25,516 reads 48 comments

  10. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Set for UFC 185 in March

    This one might be fun to watch, even if we pretty much already know how it ends. Heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will face off March 14 at UFC 185 in Dallas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 12,456 reads 61 comments

  11. Stuart Scott Reportedly Continued MMA Training Even in Final Stages of Life

    Despite its violent nature, MMA students and fans routinely point to the sport as a life-enhancing, life-affirming pursuit. That's the way it was for Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN anchor who passed away Sunday morning at age 49 of cancer...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 6,879 reads 10 comments

  12. UFC 182 Results: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier and the Real Winners and Losers

    In a lot of ways, Jon Jones is the LeBron James of MMA . And he has Daniel Cormier to thank for that. There is no question Jon Jones holds the same once-in-a-decade physical tools as his basketball counterpart...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 131,915 reads 305 comments

  13. Predicting the 10 Best Individual Matchups in College Basketball Conference Play

    We are now descending into the real meat of college basketball's regular season. It is, that which we call, the conference schedule. This is where bad blood and high stakes pool and congeal into rivalries...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 19,838 reads 34 comments

  14. UFC Hires Attorneys for Fighter Lawsuit: 'We Intend to Prevail'

    UFC officials announced Monday that they have hired a prestigious law firm to defend them in a class-action lawsuit recently brought against them by current and former UFC fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 14,785 reads 34 comments

  15. Jones vs. Cormier: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 182 Fight Card

    When was the last time a main event was this hotly anticipated? Seriously, I'm asking. Arguably, not since Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman were involved have fans been in such a fervor...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 22,860 reads 60 comments

  16. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: Complete Timeline of Their Beef

    You might think it all started in August, when that little stage gasped under the anger of the planet's two baddest light heavyweights, one steaming toward the other, with only a goggle-eyed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 21,571 reads 45 comments

  17. MMA in 2014: The Real Winners and Losers

    You can't pack the sum total of an entire year into a box and slap one label on it. Life is too complicated for such a simple procedure. Something's bound to ooze out. So it is for mixed martial arts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 40,423 reads 27 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Most Underrated Teams in College Basketball Right Now

    We're now a couple of months into the college basketball season, and you know what that means: Ladies and gentlemen, start your halfway-point analysis! With 12 games, give or take, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 15,558 reads 18 comments

  19. UFC Bantamweight Raphael Assuncao Breaks Ankle, Could Miss Extended Time

    No injury news is ever happy, but for Raphael Assuncao and his fans, Monday's news has to be particularly gut-wrenching...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 7,688 reads 33 comments

  20. Jose Aldo Wants Conor McGregor for Next Featherweight Title Challenger

    Add an important name to the list of those who want to see Conor McGregor as the next featherweight title challenger: the champ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 19,602 reads 88 comments

  21. UFC Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo Sounds off Again on MMA Fighter Pay

    Jose Aldo is increasingly vocal about UFC fighter pay. The UFC featherweight champ—and one of the best two or three fighters in all of mixed martial arts—is again ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 15,415 reads 113 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Dynamic Freshmen Scorers in College Basketball in 2014-15

    The youngsters are putting quite a stamp on this young college basketball campaign. These elite freshmen, with their invisible ceilings, capture headlines and imaginations around the country...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 6,260 reads 9 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 58: Main Card Staff Picks for Machida vs. Dollaway

    It's a marathon, not a sprint. And we are all to be commended for breaking the tape of the 2014 UFC event season. With 45 events, it was long and, at times, tedious. But in the end, it was also very rewarding...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 16,202 reads 20 comments

  24. Renan Barao: From Pound-for-Pound Best to Cable Co-Main Event

    Renan Barao must've thought he'd live forever. After all, the young man had it all. He was the three-time defending UFC bantamweight champion. He had a nine-year, 34-fight unbeaten streak...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 12,751 reads 38 comments

  25. Roan Carneiro vs. Mark Munoz Confirmed for UFC 184

    After more than six years away, Roan Carneiro will return to the UFC Octagon this February. But it won't be an easy victory lap for the longtime fighter and jiu-jitsu black belt when he faces win-hungry Mark Munoz at UFC 184...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 2,512 reads 10 comments