1. MMA Draft 2014: Picking the Top 32 Franchise Fighters in the Sport Today

    Don't be angry at the NFL. They saw a good idea and took it. It's OK that you're confused. Very few people today remember that mixed martial arts held the very first draft...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 5,642 reads 76 comments

  2. Brown vs. Silva: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 40 Card

    There was a day when Matt Brown was considered a respected but limited journeyman. That's not the case today. There was a day when Erick Silva was considered an MMA phenom, a total package of a welterweight who could possibly contend for the belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 18,772 reads 17 comments

  3. The Beaten Path: Aaron Pico Is the Future King of Fighting

    Over the past half-century or so, no shorthand symbol for The Youth of Today is better understood than one Bart Simpson...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 166,426 reads 131 comments

  4. UFC 172 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Jones vs. Teixeira

    BALTIMORE — When the best fighter in the world comes calling, you know what you do? You accept the charges. It doesn't matter whether you remember what a collect call is. Doesn't matter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 143,252 reads 117 comments

  5. UFC 172: 3 Rising Stars to Watch for on the Fight Card

    In a UFC context, the wattage doesn't get much higher than Jon Jones. So it doesn't get much hotter than a Jon Jones fight, and that's what happens Saturday at UFC 172 when he defends his light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 1,019 reads 1 comments

  6. Dana White Tirade: Justino Looks Like 'Wanderlei Silva in a Dress and Heels'

    UFC President Dana White took to the warpath Thursday with a protracted verbal tirade against elite female fighter Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino and recent critics of one of the UFC's ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 24,451 reads 235 comments

  7. Tim Elliott Embraces the Awkward, Credits Dominick Cruz, Joe Rogan for Style

    BALTIMORE -- You don't hear most fighters admit to listening to the media. Evidently Tim Elliott doesn't mind taking the road less traveled in that regard...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 2,121 reads 2 comments

  8. Luke Rockhold Is the Karma Police of the UFC Middleweight Division

    BALTIMORE -- Luke Rockhold won’t go as far as to say he has a long-term plan for himself and his fight career. But there is a “but” coming. “I have a rough draft,” he said...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 2,106 reads 8 comments

  9. Jones vs. Teixeira: Complete Guide to Full UFC 172 Fight Card

    The City That Reads? More like The City That Bleeds. Perhaps you saw what was done there, as far as humor. Perhaps not. Either way, Baltimore will host the UFC for the first time Saturday when the parade comes to Charm City for UFC 172 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 26,407 reads 26 comments

  10. Jon Jones Says He Has 'No Interest' in Fighting Cain Velasquez Right Now

    It's not so lonely at the top anymore for Jon Jones . Though he's still the UFC light heavyweight champion and the consensus best fighter in the world today, the 205-pound division has recently become thick with challengers and rivalries for Jones...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 30,179 reads 185 comments

  11. Jon Jones, Phil Davis Verbal Feud Upstages Jones vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC 172

    Jon Jones might be comfortable wherever the fight goes, but the narrative is another story. Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champion and consensus top active fighter in the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 19,793 reads 64 comments

  12. UFC on Fox 11: Brad Tavares Stays on Quest for Top 10 Opponent

    Brad Tavares appears to be the less-buzzy fighter going into his latest fight. That’s despite being favored and more accomplished. But so goes the Brad Tavares story...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,908 reads 3 comments

  13. TUF Finale Fight Video: Watch Highlights from Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping

    It wasn't pretty, but that won't show up on Tim Kennedy's record sheet. The decorated U.S. Army Ranger moved to 3-0 as a UFC fighter Wednesday night when he outworked a rusty Michael ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 7,893 reads 1 comments

  14. UFC on Fox 11: Liz Carmouche Talks Secret Addiction, Miesha Tate Playing Possum

    Sometimes a problem becomes serious enough that a person’s loved ones feel compelled to intervene. Liz Carmouche has been there. “I would go in,” Carmouche said, “but they would force me not to do it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 7,816 reads 18 comments

  15. TUF Nations Finale Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Bisping vs. Kennedy

    UFC fans got some extra hump-day love Wednesday with the finale of The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia , which mostly aired for free on Fox Sports 1...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 23,647 reads 46 comments

  16. TUF Nations Finale: Main Card Staff Predictions for Bisping vs. Kennedy

    UFC fans get a little midweek delight on Wednesday when The Ultimate Fighter: Nations wraps up the season with its finale show. In the main event, we have a middleweight fight between U...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 14,010 reads 26 comments

  17. Werdum vs. Browne: Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 11 Fight Card

    So, this card is pretty good. Don't let the lack of a title fight fool you. UFC on Fox 11, which goes down Saturday night from the Amway Center in sunny Orlando, Fla., is one luxurious event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 20,995 reads 30 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 39 Video Highlights: Watch Roy Nelson's Big Knockout of Nogueira

    Sometimes, MMA is not rocket science. One of those times came during the main event of UFC Fight Night 39, which went down Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 25,195 reads 10 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 39 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Nelson vs. Nogueira

    UFC Fight Night 39 began with a no-contest. And it didn't end with much of one, either. In the main event of the card, which took place in Abu Dhabi and aired Friday in the United ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 33,595 reads 20 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 39 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Main Card Highlights

    Boom. UFC Fight Night 39 ended with an exclamation point in Abu Dhabi when heavyweight Roy Nelson landed several of his signature overhand right hands to knock out legendary but aging Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the evening's main event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 22,190 reads 38 comments

  21. The Beaten Path: James Brum Will Do Just About Anything for a Fan—or a Fight

    Think your favorite fighter is fan-friendly? If so, what you’re about to read might make you sick. "I was ill at a fight, but I kept it a secret...I managed to win, but I was totally ill after...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 933 reads 1 comments

  22. Early Look at the Top Candidates for the 2015 Wooden and Naismith Awards

    This would be college basketball's hot stove season if it wasn't just so doggone pleasant outside. As it is, this is more like cool-lemonade season. But don't let the shorter sleeves and westerly air flows fool you...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 35,772 reads 52 comments

  23. Nelson vs. Nogueira: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 39

    UFC Fight Night 39 goes down this Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is also the second fight card to air entirely on the UFC's new Fight Pass service...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 8,885 reads 9 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Grades from 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    It's funny how almost every one of college basketball's blue-blood programs actually competes in a blue uniform...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 8,418 reads 4 comments

  25. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    April is not the cruelest month for MMA fans, at least not this year. The harbinger of spring is loaded with action, from the top of the UFC mountain to the first few links in the food chain...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,524 reads 2 comments