1. Will Condit vs. Kampmann 2 Provide a Different Result?

    At UFC on Fox Sports 1, "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit will step into the Octagon with a different Martin "The Hitman " Kampmann than the man who beat him in 2009...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 902 reads 6 comments

  2. Is the UFC's 2013 Living Up to Expectations?

    Thus far, one can say some great things about the year 2013 in MMA . With an injury-plagued 2012, fans hoped to get the fights they want, but they expected not to talk about those fights until they happened...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 2,249 reads 12 comments

  3. How Jon Jones Could Transform the Heavyweight Division

    It should not come as a surprise that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would consider making a move up to heavyweight after dominating the light heavyweight division...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 8,413 reads 44 comments

  4. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos 3: Why the Trilogy Will End Definitively

    UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez , and former champion, Junior Dos Santos, can finally anticipate a third UFC heavyweight title tilt with each other...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 10,397 reads 38 comments

  5. UFC Legend Matt Serra Walks Away from Fighting, but Far from Done with MMA

    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra won't sound the word out, but if his recent comments to Newsday indicate anything, fans can finally say "The Terror" has retired from MMA ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,146 reads 4 comments

  6. How Stephen Thompson Can Reclaim His 'Wonderboy' Persona at UFC 160

    Stephen Thompson might stand at just 30 years of age, but he still holds the potential to emerge as one of the welterweight division's brightest prospects...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 436 reads 2 comments

  7. What a Win over Donald Cerrone Would Mean to KJ Noons' Career

    For some MMA fans, UFC 160 's lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and KJ Noons provides plenty of intrigue...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 565 reads 4 comments

  8. Could St.-Pierre's Comments on Lightweight Lead to Benson Henderson Fight?

    When one door closes, another one usually opens sometime after. If you don't believe in that saying, ask UFC welterweight champion Georges St.-Pierre...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 11,201 reads 127 comments

  9. Win or Lose, Gilbert Melendez Will Finally Prove He Is an Elite Lightweight

    Right now, UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson stands as the consensus No. 1 lightweight in the world of mixed martial arts...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 485 reads 12 comments

  10. TUF 17 Finale: Didn't the UFC Learn Its Lesson from UFC 151?

    Grant this past weekend's UFC on Fuel TV 9 card a mulligan, since it lost Alexander Gustafsson on fight week. However, look at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale card and ask yourself if the UFC learned anything from UFC 151...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 2,412 reads 25 comments

  11. Gegard Mousasi vs. Ilir Latifi: Why This Bout Sets Up Gustafsson vs. Machida

    Let's keep it real: fans will enjoy watching the UFC debut of former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi against fellow debutante Ilir "The Sledgehammer" Latifi , but Mousasi still lies inside a lose-lose situation...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,654 reads 8 comments

  12. MMA World Watch: Who Will Be the Next Breakout MMA Star from Russia?

    Great talent always comes from every corner of the world, but only a handful of that talent actually breaks out and cements themselves as major players in the sport. Of the talent that breaks out, some ascend into prominence faster than others...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,187 reads 3 comments

  13. NAFC Owner Duke Roufus: 'I Want Sergio Pettis to Be Sergio Pettis'

    A little over two weeks ago, RFA 7 planned to feature undefeated Sergio "The Phenom" Pettis against Matt Manzanares , while Leandro Silva planned on facing Brandon "Ruckus" Thatch ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 368 reads 12 comments

  14. Lead Up to Jones vs Sonnen Proving to Be Disappointing

    Unless one can provide footage of someone trashing a room after seeing or reading the things that the UFC's number-one light-heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen conveyed ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 2,412 reads 8 comments

  15. Talking the Talk: Why a Loud Mouth Matters in UFC

    Some people don't like loudmouths, but in the UFC, a loud mouth proves useful. Granted, it can backfire if one takes a shot at another fighter and then suffers a grueling loss, but ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 558 reads 3 comments

  16. MMA: How We Would Remember Wanderlei Silva If He Retired Today

    If "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement today, how would you remember him? Would you remember him because of his aggressive offense? Would you remember the ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,072 reads 24 comments

  17. UFC on FUEL TV 8: Is Siyar Bahadurzada a Future Title Contender?

    Win or lose, don't sleep on Siyar Bahadurzada when he competes. Though it may prove a bit early to tell right now, the man possesses the makings of a future legend, and if anyone ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 270 reads 17 comments

  18. UFC on Fuel TV 7: Which Fighter Has the Most to Lose?

    Looking at the UFC on Fuel TV 7 event card, a number of fighters stand to lose plenty if they come up short in London...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 240 reads 0 comments

  19. Bold MMA Predictions for the Month of February

    With UFC on Fuel TV 7 just days away, we look forward to an action-packed month of fights, including three Bellator MMA cards, two UFC cards, a tremendous outing from the Canada-based ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 5,159 reads 39 comments

  20. UFC on FOX Ratings and Ad Revenue Increase: Can We Stop Whining Now?

    All right, we get it. People maintain concerns about the UFC on Fox, likely now known as "Fox UFC Saturday." We expected this, or at least we needed to expect it. The program dominated the board in all-time ratings for any MMA event on network TV...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,557 reads 7 comments

  21. UFC 156 Results: Have the Flyweights Begun to Gain Some Respect from the Fans?

    As of this past weekend's UFC 156 , the UFC flyweight division finally began to earn the respect it deserved from its inception. Now, at no time should a Joseph Benavidez fight ever subject itself to ridicule...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,928 reads 10 comments

  22. Duke Roufus, the Roufusport Fight Club and the Power of Quality over Quantity

    By now, the MMA world should know about Duke Roufus , the head of the Roufusport Fight Club. Why would anyone want to know about Roufus ? For starters, one cannot ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 997 reads 5 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 6: The Long-Term Benefits of Lighter Weights on Fox

    Almost a year ago, the 125-pound flyweight division introduced itself to the UFC. The division saw plenty of high-energy fighters and technical, skill-heavy bouts...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 1 year ago 1,091 reads 3 comments

  24. UFC on FX 7 Results: UFC's First Card of 2013 Underwhelms

    I don't want to suggest deja vu taking place, especially considering UFC 142 opened 2012 and really did not underwhelm, but look back at UFC on FX 7 and try to sell it to even the most uneducated MMA fan as the perfect way to open 2013...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about almost 2 years ago 1,861 reads 4 comments

  25. UFC on FX 7 Prospect Watch: Five Things Fans Must Know About Lucas Martins

    Lucas "Mineiro" Martins flies under the radar as a prospect, but does the kid hold promise as a name to watch in the lightweight division? You better believe he does...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about almost 2 years ago 1,959 reads 6 comments