1. 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 8 months ago 19,633 reads 88 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 15,463 reads 113 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 6,308 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 16,211 reads 20 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 12,770 reads 38 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 2,518 reads 10 comments

  7. Hendricks-Lawler Trilogy? Rory MacDonald Won't Get Next Welterweight Title Shot

    In an announcement that may pave the way for a blockbusting rubber match next year, UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald confirmed Wednesday that he is not the next challenger for new champion Robbie Lawler ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 19,607 reads 169 comments

  8. Lyoto Machida and the 5 Most Awkward Styles in the UFC Right Now

    If variety is the spice of life, then these fighters are very, very spicy. And we should be thankful for these guys (spoiler: and gal)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,198 reads 18 comments

  9. UFC Won't Be Able to Bluster Its Way Out of Class-Action Fighter Lawsuit

    You can tell a given moment is momentous when a simple date won't suffice. When you bring exact times into it, you're probably in red-letter territory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 31,657 reads 117 comments

  10. Rousimar Palhares Avoids Punishment for Brutal Submission of Jon Fitch

    Rousimar Palhares , the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA , will not be punished by the California State ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 11,614 reads 47 comments

  11. Junior Dos Santos Doesn't Need Another Slugfest, and Neither Do We

    When one discovers toughness in a fighter's fists and face, it's a celebrated discovery. It's also mined and depleted like a vein of gold in the ground. Word gets out and the land rush is on...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 23,572 reads 97 comments

  12. 10 Under-the-Radar College Basketball Freshmen Who Are Having Success in 2014-15

    You know how it goes in modern college basketball. Freshmen oil the machine these days, providing (or failing to provide) key contributions for rosters in a constant state of churn...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 7,101 reads 23 comments

  13. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in December

    With the world starting to wind down for the various end-of-year holidays, there is not a ton of MMA prospecting to be had here in December. But "not a ton" does not mean "none...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 6,283 reads 2 comments

  14. CM Punk's First Opponent? Welterweight Cathal Pendred Suggests He's First Up

    It's not just for Power Rangers any more. Real, honest-to-goodness UFC fighters are now positioning themselves as the first opponent for CM Punk , the former WWE wrestler who announced last Saturday he will try pro MMA in the UFC Octagon...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 34,392 reads 74 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 13: Complete Guide to Dos Santos vs. Miocic Full Fight Card

    False starts, new beginnings and redemption stories. Not every UFC card can claim the kinds of easy narratives afforded by the veterans, ex-champions and misfit toys of the sport. But UFC on Fox 13 can, and it goes down Saturday in Phoenix...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 16,401 reads 30 comments

  16. Joe Rogan Tears Apart Brendan Schaub on Podcast: 'You Are Not an Elite Fighter'

    In a live, face-to-face interview, UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan verbally skewered heavyweight Brendan Schaub, claiming Schaub was not a high-level fighter and suggesting he was risking major brain damage by continuing with his UFC career...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 38,460 reads 82 comments

  17. Anthony Pettis May Miss 6 Months with Hand Injury, Pettis Says 'My Hand Is Fine'

    Anthony Pettis still can't seem to shake the only opponent separating him from superstardom: his own body...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 23,086 reads 65 comments

  18. UFC 181 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

    The main event at UFC 181 on Saturday was teed up as the Terminator 2 of 2014. Could this sequel really top the original? Even though the first bout back in March between Johny ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 122,255 reads 116 comments

  19. CM Punk Will Fight in the UFC, Former WWE Champion Announces at UFC 181

    CM Punk will fight in the UFC Octagon. The former WWE champion, who abruptly departed the pro wrestling world earlier this year, is switching over to full-time professional MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 357,373 reads 466 comments

  20. Ranking the Top 10 Traditions in College Basketball

    College basketball is evermore a future-oriented pastime. What's the latest school to catch the eye of that five-star point guard? Whose game will best translate to the next level? ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,328 reads 37 comments

  21. Watch Russian Lightweight Use Flying Knee and Soccer Kicks for Huge KO at One FC

    The Knockout of the Year conversation for 2014 has a late entrant. Russian lightweight prospect Timofey Nastyukhin announced his presence in the One FC promotion with authority, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 10,549 reads 18 comments

  22. CM Punk to UFC? Dana White 'Wouldn't Mind Talking' to Former WWE Superstar

    Looks like those CM Punk rumors might have legs after all. The immensely popular former WWE champion has recently hinted he may be interested in trying MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 48,809 reads 124 comments

  23. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 181 Fight Card

    The first time they stepped into the Octagon together, they waged the fight of the year. What does the encore hold? We'll find out Saturday at UFC 181 , when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler lock horns for the second time in 2014...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 18,069 reads 33 comments

  24. UFC Lightweight Yves Edwards Retires After 17-Year Pro Career

    Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1)...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,734 reads 19 comments

  25. Bethe Correia on Ronda Rousey: I Will 'Knock That Mole Off Her Face'

    Bethe Correia is picking a fight. Give her credit, though: She's not going after the little girl at recess. The biggest star and payday on the playground is in Correia 's sights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 22,221 reads 67 comments