1. UFC 119 Preview: What Would Happen If Lil' Nog Beat Ryan Bader?

    Along with Jon Jones, many people consider Ryan Bader to be a prodigal, up-and-coming light heavyweight prospect of the UFC. Bader is undefeated in his professional fight career, and he hasn't even come close to legitimately losing...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,080 reads 22 comments

  2. Matt Mitrione: UFC Heavyweight Dark Horse in the Making

    UFC 119 will hold a number of interesting matchups. Frank Mir vs. Cro Cop and Lil' Nog vs. Ryan Bader are the two biggest fights of the night, but on the preliminary card there will ...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,146 reads 18 comments

  3. Would a Win Over Cro Cop Make Frank Mir a Real Contender or the New Gatekeeper?

    Frank Mir was scheduled to fight in a rematch against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 119. Many fans remember the Round 2 TKO stoppage, and this fight was to ensure that Mir's first ...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 867 reads 42 comments

  4. Fedor Emelianenko and the Current Value of the M-1 Bargaining Chip

    Despite a lot of controversy surrounding Fedor Emelianenko's alleged reign over MMA, at one time, people could pretty much agree that he was easily the most marketable MMA fighter on the planet...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 3,444 reads 95 comments

  5. Making Brock Lesnar's Case: Size Plus Skill, Not Size vs. Skill

    There's little doubt that Brock Lesnar was rushed into a heavyweight championship match against Randy Couture.Before taking the match against Couture, Lesnar had undergone only three MMA fights...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,484 reads 104 comments

  6. What is the Most Desired MMA Fight of All Time?

    In MMA, there have been a lot of great matchups. Matt Hughes, BJ Penn and Georges St. Pierre have all fought each other multiple times, and Fedor Emelianenko fought Andrei Arlovski...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,045 reads 73 comments

  7. Alistair Overeem: 'Fedor Called Me Out...to Distract Antonio ['Bigfoot'] Silva'

    In a recent interview, current Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem was candid when asked about his thoughts surrounding why he hasn't fought Fedor Emelianenko after a year of calling him out and why Fedor is now calling him out...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,051 reads 61 comments

  8. Clay Guida Is the Right Fighter To Test BJ Penn's Passion

    BJ Penn was not as dominant as usual in his first match against Frankie Edgar. In the rematch at UFC 118, he wasn't even himself. The future of Penn is quite uncertain. Many MMA fans figured he simply had a bad night during his first match against Edgar.

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,896 reads 38 comments

  9. UFC 118: Despite Claims, Boxing vs. MMA Is No Debate

    The UFC 118 ads have inundated television with the title Boxing vs. MMA. The trouble? The debate has already been tried and MMA has won...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,824 reads 27 comments

  10. Can Chael Sonnen Put Anderson Silva Away in a Rematch?

    News broke today that Anderson Silva's next fight is expected to be a rematch against Chael Sonnen. The fight is expected to take place in late 2010 or the beginning of 2011...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,826 reads 72 comments

  11. Where Would a Win Over Nate Diaz Put Marcus Davis?

    Marcus Davis, UFC welterweight, is about to fight his 24th MMA bout. His opponent? One of the notorious Diaz brothers—in particular, Nate. Nate Diaz is an extremely talented fighter, and he’s quite experienced...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 709 reads 4 comments

  12. Hector Lombard Proves Again Why He's Bellator's Middleweight Champ

    Hector Lombard, the Bellator middleweight champion, fought a non-title fight against Whisper Goodman, a balanced fighter holding seven knockouts and seven submissions going into the fight...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 760 reads 17 comments

  13. Megumi Fujii Submits Carla Esparza and Earns Place in Bellator Season 3

    During Bellator 24, Megumi Fujii, the undefeated Japanese grappler, fought Carla Esparza and finished in spectacular fashion, as usual...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 686 reads 3 comments

  14. Anderson Silva's Legacy in Jeopardy Since Sonnen Painted a Target on Him

    During UFC 117, the bittersweet Silva vs. Sonnen fight was layered in its dimensions. This fight was clearly a nail biter for all MMA fans, no matter which side of the fence they strattled...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 2,426 reads 67 comments

  15. Are American Wrestlers the New Ground Experts in MMA?

    MMA fans learned a lot from watching UFC 117. For one, UFC 117 showed that physiques can be misleading. Roy Nelson was the first fighter to bring Junior Dos Santos to a decision, and ...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,173 reads 10 comments

  16. UFC 117 Results: Chael Sonnen Was Right About Anderson Silva

    Anderson Silva, the previously elusive fighter who once mocked his competition, was successful in a desperate attempt at a submission of who ended up being a better overall fighter: Chael Sonnen...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 344 reads 107 comments

  17. UFC 117 Preview: Big Country Has a Lot on His Plate, Can He Handle JDS?

    During UFC 117, Roy Nelson, TUF 10 winner and former International Fight League heavyweight champion, will face Junior dos Santos, the hard hitting Brazilian who has lost only once in his 12 MMA matches...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,167 reads 9 comments

  18. Is Thiago Alves Too Ring Rusted to Beat Jon Fitch?

    Thiago Alves had won his last seven fights before stepping into the Octagon to face Georges St. Pierre for the welterweight championship at UFC 100...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 835 reads 10 comments

  19. Five Ways Randy Couture Can Defeat James Toney

    Randy Couture...His name beckons an image of Captain American sipping a canteen filled with the water from the fountain of youth...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 2,472 reads 27 comments

  20. 10 Reasons Why Jon Jones Will Be Remembered as the Best UFC Fighter Ever

    Jon Jones has already done a lot in his young MMA career. But the key word is "young." Still, Jones has shown the most promise of all the budding MMA prodigies, especially those in the UFC...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 14,418 reads 59 comments

  21. Would a Sonnen Victory Over Silva be the Sweetest Win of the Summer?

    There are many upcoming fights that hold the attention of MMA fans around the world; but out of those, a few emerge carrying more emotion than normal. There's Randy Couture vs. James Toney, Roy Nelson vs...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 867 reads 16 comments

  22. Is a Hypocritical Anderson Silva Too Worked Up to Defeat Chael Sonnen?

    When covering human psychology to any detailed extent, one learns that anger is never an immediate reaction to any situation; instead, it's a response to an immediate of reaction of fear, physical pain or emotional hurt...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,913 reads 20 comments

  23. Will Dan Henderson Rule Strikeforce with Jake Shields's Departure?

    Jake Shields, now former Strikeforce middleweight champion, recently signed on to the UFC. Since Shields left while being being the defending champ, there's a middleweight vacancy in Strikeforce...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 679 reads 3 comments

  24. Why Jon Jones Should Face Lyoto Machida After Matyushenko

    Jon Jones, the biggest up-and-coming MMA phenomenon in the UFC, is about to face Vladimir Matyushenko, a talented wrestler, and MMA veteran. Without a doubt, Jones will disassemble Matyushenko fairly easily...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 1,680 reads 35 comments

  25. Randy Couture vs. James Toney: Most Predictable UFC Match Ever?

    In the past, the UFC has promoted some predictable fights. There was Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites, and Georges St. Pierre vs. Dan Hardy. Now, there is an upcoming fight between the UFC hall of famer Randy Couture and former boxer James Toney...

    Brandon Hinchman Written by Brandon Hinchman about 4 years ago 4,811 reads 13 comments