1. Andre Fili vs. Max Holloway: Why Fans Should Not Sleep on This Bout

    When it comes to UFC 172 on Saturday night, there's a perfectly good reason why all of the focus is on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. First off, he's one of the two most polarizing figures in MMA right now...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 3 months ago 1,799 reads 10 comments

  2. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler: Will Someone Get Knocked Out in Dallas?

    Nobody mistakes the power that exists in UFC welterweight title contender Johny Hendricks' hands, especially when it comes to his left hand...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 4 months ago 1,023 reads 9 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann: Why McMann Could Make It a Competitive Bout

    Every world champion in MMA , past or present, possesses a quality that makes his title reign one to pay attention to or one to remember...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 5 months ago 3,133 reads 2 comments

  4. UFC 169: Win or Lose, Jose Aldo Must Make a Move to Lightweight

    Unquestionably, UFC featherweight champion Jose "Scarface" Aldo stands in a class by himself as far as current UFC champions go...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 5 months ago 2,911 reads 6 comments

  5. UFC Ireland: Can It Happen Without Conor McGregor?

    It feels like forever ago since the Ultimate Fighting Championship made its way to Ireland, but in all fairness, a lot of things have transpired since UFC 93, the promotion's most recent event in the republic...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 5 months ago 4,924 reads 8 comments

  6. John Lineker vs. Ali Bagautinov: What If Lineker Makes Weight and Wins Again?

    The case of John Lineker tells of a strange yet somewhat familiar scenario, one where a UFC-contracted fighter misses weight yet still manages to dominate his foes and reach title-contender status...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 6 months ago 1,793 reads 7 comments

  7. Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 2: Why Silva Has a Shot to Win the Rematch

    Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will go down as a legend in the world of mixed martial arts, not only for the 10 successful UFC middleweight title defenses he accumulated ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 7 months ago 17,176 reads 13 comments

  8. Bellator 108: Another Bellator Card Where Co-Main Event Tops Main Event

    Credit Bellator MMA matchmaker Sam Caplan for finally getting Quinton "Rampage" Jackson a debut fight against UFC veteran "The Mexicutioner" Joey Beltran at Bellator 108...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 8 months ago 1,283 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC: Can Recently Signed Japanese Fighters Reverse Nation's UFC Track Record?

    Katsunori Kikuno and Tatsuya Kawajiri often stood out in the past as two names that fans wanted to eventually see in the UFC but never thought they would...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 8 months ago 2,008 reads 10 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 30 Results: Can Anyone Stop 'Poster Boy' Jimi Manuwa?

    "Poster Boy" Jimi Manuwa improved his UFC record to 3-0 with yet another TKO win on home soil at UFC Fight Night 30 on Saturday, this time over former Maximum Fighting Championship standout Ryan Jimmo...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 9 months ago 1,447 reads 8 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 30 Results: John Lineker Must Now Consider Bantamweight Move

    John Lineker knew he put himself against the wall again when he missed weight for the third time in five UFC bouts...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 9 months ago 1,207 reads 3 comments

  12. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson: What Went Right and Wrong for the Champ

    Whether or not Jon Jones truly did enough to retain his UFC light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson Saturday night, everybody in the MMA world agrees on two key facts...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 10 months ago 2,683 reads 8 comments

  13. Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland: The Winner will See Dominick Cruz Next

    Sometimes a winning streak walks a fine line between legendary and insanity, especially when it features a man like UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao , who owns 30 pro career wins, one no-contest, and just one defeat...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 10 months ago 1,217 reads 5 comments

  14. UFC 165: With a Dominant Win, Jon Jones Will Not Immediately Move to Heavyweight

    With a win over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 , current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will do more than simply retain his title...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 10 months ago 2,173 reads 11 comments

  15. UFC 164: Expect an Encore of Benson Henderson vs. Anthony Pettis 1 in Milwaukee

    Remember when Anthony Pettis stepped into hostile territory to face then-WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at WEC 53 in Glendale, AZ? It feels like ages ago ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 11 months ago 704 reads 2 comments

  16. Dana White Won't Counter-Program Bellator 106, and That's a Smart Move

    Everyone knows the UFC's modus operandi by now when it comes to the fights they showcase. The strategic idea behind their cards involves showcasing the best fights possible, either on pay-per-view or on free TV...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 11 months ago 2,721 reads 13 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 26: How High Should Expectations Be for Conor McGregor?

    Everyone who follows the UFC either knows about Conor McGregor or at least has heard his name floating around a few websites...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 11 months ago 4,029 reads 18 comments

  18. MMA Striking Enigmas: Will We See Another Anderson Silva in MMA?

    Of all the questions asked about Anderson "The Spider" Silva, the question that fans sometimes ask more than anything else relates to whether or not the sport will ever see another athlete like the former UFC middleweight champion...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 12 months ago 7,051 reads 61 comments

  19. Did UFC 162 Live up to Expectations?

    UFC 162 provided the MMA world with arguably the biggest upset of the year, as Chris Weidman kept a cool head and did not play into Anderson Silva 's attempts to frustrate him...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 1,791 reads 12 comments

  20. UFC 162: Anderson Silva's Legacy Remains Secure Regardless of Main Event Result

    How many world champions in mixed martial arts can claim 10 title defenses in succession? When did the greats of yesteryear come into a fight looking for an 11th successful title defense? ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 4,692 reads 12 comments

  21. Is Chris Weidman in the Head of Anderson Silva?

    Call Chris Weidman 's recent words to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva by whatever name fits, but ask yourself a very important question: Is the undefeated Weidman , who ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 5,507 reads 26 comments

  22. Anderson Silva: Should He Consider Jones-Gustafsson Winner with UFC 162 Victory?

    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva faces another tough challenge in undefeated Chris Weidman this Saturday night at UFC 162 , where Silva looks to make the 11th successful ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 1,424 reads 19 comments

  23. Are the RFA's Sergio Pettis and Lance Palmer Ready for the UFC?

    When promotions fly under the radar in combat sports, so do the young prospect they aim to build over time...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 3,227 reads 7 comments

  24. Jose Aldo vs. Chan Sung Jung: Expect Furious Featherweight Fireworks in Rio

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo looked forward to a fifth title defense against Anthony "Showtime" Pettis at UFC 163 inside the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but when ...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 3,484 reads 4 comments

  25. Will Chris Weidman Face Fan Backlash If He Loses to Anderson Silva?

    Chris Weidman finally got the opportunity he has worked hard for, and now, he will face UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 162 this July...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about 1 year ago 4,196 reads 52 comments