1. Carano Vs. Cyborg: Women's MMA Hangs in the Balance

    There's a lot more on the line at Carano vs. Cyborg than a Strikeforce title. When Gina Carano steps into the cage against Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos, it will be the first time that two female fighters have headlined a major MMA event...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 2,139 reads 169 comments

  2. Run, Forrest, Run...But Where To?

    The title was out there, and somebody had to use it. Bad jokes aside, the truth is that since his bout with Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin has gone underground, and has yet to really resurface...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 1,053 reads 8 comments

  3. Nick Diaz: Dude, Where's My Fight?

    Nick Diaz's fight has reportedly been removed from the Aug. 15 Strikeforce card. His replacement looks to be TUF villain, Jesse Taylor...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 286 reads 2 comments

  4. Bowles Knocks Down Torres: What Does Torres Need To Do To Get Better?

    Miguel Torres was the definitive favorite going into his contest against Brian Bowles. That didn't matter, though, as Bowles scored a big win to capture the WEC Bantamweight title...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 135 reads 5 comments

  5. UFC 101: Anderson Silva Schools Forrest Griffin; What's Next for Both Fighters

    It was an absolute massacre, but ultimately, it should have been expected. I said before the fight, that for Forrest Griffin to beat Anderson Silva, he would have to employ a strategy that he had never used before, and execute it to perfection...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 3,293 reads 28 comments

  6. Technical Breakdown of Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin

    When Frank Mir stated that he thinks Forrest Griffin can beat Anderson Silva by bullying him and being aggressive, my first thought was Frank Mir must have fallen off the wagon. That particular decision could only result in disastrous consequences...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 2,372 reads 4 comments

  7. Someone Loves BJ Penn: Giving Base to the Baseless

    Somebody powerful loves BJ Penn. That person, specifically, is Yahoo!'s Cagewriter editor, Steve Cofield. Today, I found out that BJ's baseless steroid accusations concerning Georges St. Pierre have been featured as a headline story on the Yahoo! homepage

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 268 reads 12 comments

  8. MMA Analysts Fall in Line for Fedor

    Some of the MMA analysts are starting to fall in line for Fedor and Strikeforce. Jake Rossen, a content provider for Sherdog and ESPN recently showed unquestioning support for Emelianenko's move to Strikeforce...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 668 reads 11 comments

  9. Penn Vs Florian: Technically Breaking Down the Fight

    A lot of people write off Kenny Florian's chances of beating BJ Penn. BJ Penn is considered the better striker, wrestler, and BJJ grappler, so there is no way in which he can lose...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 765 reads 18 comments

  10. Fedor Emelianenko to Strikeforce: Analysis

    After a week of speculation, Fedor Emelianenko has signed with Strikeforce. The announcement, though not completely surprising, is a big disappointment for many fans hoping to see Fedor in the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 204 reads 0 comments

  11. The Real Real Reason Fedor Won't Sign in the UFC

    I've been sitting in my Igloo all day with an elite group of Canadian social scientists to try to understand the Fedor problem. I think we finally have found the true reason Fedor isn't in the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 936 reads 5 comments

  12. Fedor Emelianenko Blamed for Contract Failures

    It's like 2007 all over again. Yet again, it now appears that negotiations between the UFC and Fedor Emelianenko are likely to fail. The sticking point? Co-promotion with M-1 Global...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 366 reads 12 comments

  13. Fedor Emelianenko vs UFC: An Analogy

    For those of you who don't quite understand the UFC vs Fedor situation, let me explain it to you in other terms. The UFC is like Windows 98, back in let's say...1998. Dana White is Bill Gates, and his company, Zuffa, is Microsoft...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 1,171 reads 19 comments

  14. Fedor Emelianenko Debacle Could Trigger UFC/Strikeforce War

    Apparently speculation on Fedor's future has gotten a bit ahead of itself. Recent news that Fedor and the UFC were close to finalizing a deal now appears to be very inaccurate, according to Fedor's most-recent press conference...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 1,211 reads -4 comments

  15. BJ Penn's Fanatics Are Back

    The BJ Penn fanatics are back. After Georges St. Pierre decimated BJ back at UFC 94, I thought that maybe the BJ Penn fans would quiet down a bit. Georges St.Pierre had finally proven that he was the better fighter...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 605 reads 33 comments

  16. Possible Fedor Signing Should Answer Questions, But Sparks New Ones

    The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC are close to finalizing a deal. After years of anticipation, the wait may finally be over. Back in 2007, fans wanted to know how Randy Couture would do against Fedor...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 581 reads 5 comments

  17. Weighing in on Anderson Silva's Top Pound-For-Pound Fighter Debate

    For what seems like years, Dana White has been declaring that Anderson Silva is the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 453 reads 20 comments

  18. Dan White's UFC Checkbook May Not Be Enough To Buy Fedor Emelianenko's Loyalties

    What does Fedor Emelianenko want? Now that Affliction Entertainment has collapsed, it's time to once again consider the negotiations between Fedor Emelianenko and the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 3,163 reads 22 comments

  19. Affliction: The Requiem

    After a long wait for one of the most anticipated fight cards of the year, we are left not with a Trilogy, but instead, only a eulogy...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 296 reads 16 comments

  20. BJ Penn Gets Some Love From Bruce Buffer

    Did you guys know that Bruce Buffer has his own radio show? It turns out the "Voice of the Octagon" is even more verbose than previously imagined. His radio show airs over "the internets" on the Sherdog Radio Network...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 643 reads 5 comments

  21. Why Bobby Lashley Won't Fight Fedor

    As developments continue to come in, many people have commented that Bobby Lashley would have been the most marketable fighter to replace Josh Barnett at Affliction Trilogy against Fedor Emelianenko...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 1,876 reads 35 comments

  22. Josh Barnett Out! Trouble for Affliction

    According to breaking news from Sherdog, Josh Barnett may not be able to compete, due to a failed drug test. ***Update*** It has been confirmed that Barnett will not compete at Affliction Trilogy...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 546 reads 27 comments

  23. BJ Penn's Pool Jump Challenge

    If you haven't seen BJ Penn's pool jump yet, you probably don't spend a lot of the time on "the internets." It was, for example, one of the headlining stories on the Yahoo! homepage today...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 2,438 reads 37 comments

  24. Anderson Silva's "Perfect Fight"

    At UFC 100, Georges St. Pierre dominated Thiago Alves for five rounds, winning a unanimous decision. This performance, combined with Anderson Silva's recent performances, have been enough for many people to now rank St...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 880 reads 17 comments

  25. The Nick Diaz Hype Train

    The Nick Diaz hype train is going at full steam. Ignoring his positive test for marijuana, Diaz has won 10 of his past 11 fights, against some solid competition. Not many fighters are on a better run...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 5 years ago 583 reads 27 comments