1. Why UFC Should Strip Georges St-Pierre of His Welterweight Title

    Georges St-Pierre casts a long shadow in the world of mixed martial arts. Leading up to last weekend's UFC 143, most of the media attention focused not on the main event, but on a ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 238 reads 59 comments

  2. UFC on FOX 2 Preview: Why Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis Has Huge Significance

    For some hardcore MMA fans, UFC on FOX 2 is just another UFC event. Yes, it's the most stacked MMA card ever on network television, but other than that I don't think most hardcore ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,297 reads 3 comments

  3. How Anthony Johnson Missed Weight by a Whopping 11 Pounds

    When a smiling Anthony Johnson tipped the scales at an unapologetic 197 pounds, many observers were shocked at how someone coming up from welterweight could possibly miss weight by so much jumping up in weight class...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 3,796 reads 1 comments

  4. UFC 140 Results: Jon Jones Chokes Out Machida, Greatest Year-Long Campaign Ever

    It wasn't without a struggle, but Jon Jones choked out Lyoto Machida in spectacular fashion to end what was a captivating and fantastic fight. Early on, Jones seemed confused by Machida's elusive style...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 4,750 reads 9 comments

  5. Michael Bisping Doesn't Get the Credit He Deserves

    Michael Bisping may never be a UFC champion. He might not ever fight for the title. And I probably wouldn't even consider him a top-five middleweight in the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 2,002 reads 40 comments

  6. UFC 139: Did Dan Henderson Make Less Money Than Cung Le?

    When UFC fighter salaries were released to the general public yesterday, many fans were blown away by the $420,000 Cung Le took home for his effort against Wanderlei Silva, including his $70,000 Fight of the Night bonus...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 3,257 reads 17 comments

  7. UFC 139 Results: Should Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua Have an Immediate Rematch?

    After UFC 139 's main event between Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua that has already been hailed as an instant classic, one has to ask if maybe a rematch is the best thing for all parties involved...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,247 reads 4 comments

  8. UFC 139 Results: Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua Validates 5-Round Non-Title Fights

    There's a lot to talk about following Dan Henderson's close win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, but what jumps out at me most is how instrumental the UFC's move to five-round non-title fights was in creating this kind of classic...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 2,232 reads 4 comments

  9. Nick Diaz vs. Jon Fitch: Who Is the 2nd Best UFC Welterweight?

    As MMA sites start to release updated welterweight rankings following UFC 137, I find myself a bit rankled that people are ranking Nick Diaz ahead of perennial No. 2 Jon Fitch...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,152 reads 49 comments

  10. UFC 137 Aftermath: Nick Diaz Needs a New Manager

    Cesar Gracie is Nick Diaz 's longtime trainer. He's quite clearly a close friend, and in some ways, maybe even a surrogate father figure...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 702 reads 0 comments

  11. BJ Penn Was a Great Fighter but Could Have Been the Greatest of All Time

    When talking about anybody who has achieved what BJ Penn has achieved, it seems a bit ridiculous to use phrases like "wasted potential" and "if only he was more motivated...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,103 reads 6 comments

  12. UFC 137 Results: 5 Questions We Still Have About Nick Diaz

    Nick Diaz deserves a ton of credit for giving B.J. Penn perhaps the worst beatdown of his career, including the steamrolling that was UFC 94...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 421 reads 1 comments

  13. BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Heats Up at Weigh-Ins: Was This Mental Warfare?

    Even if you've seen Nick Diaz mean-mugging and mouthing off at weigh-ins before, you probably didn't expect him to get quite so fierce against Penn, who he's spoken extremely highly of in the past...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 2,091 reads 2 comments

  14. UFC 137 Preview: Nick Diaz Is Trapped in MMA, Can't Stop Fighting

    Nick Diaz has said in recent interviews that he doesn't want to fight anymore. He doesn't like hurting people. He thinks that he doesn't have a social life as long as he's in MMA ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 761 reads 16 comments

  15. UFC 137: B.J. Penn vs. Nick Diaz Technical Breakdown & Prediction

    This weekend's big fight between B.J. Penn and Nick Diaz has been a much-debated subject when it comes to weighing the advantages that one fighter has over the other...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,047 reads 1 comments

  16. UFC 137 Fight Card: There Will Be Blood in Penn vs. Diaz Bout

    There's been a distinct lack of animosity in the build-up between B.J. Penn and Nick Diaz. Friends Fighting Friends Diaz seems almost to idolize Penn, and respects him for his aggressive fighting style and technical skills...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 447 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC 137: Nick Diaz Talks About Fighitng Idol BJ Penn, Still Burns To Fight GSP

    I must admit a bit prejudiced when it comes to Nick Diaz. When I used to watch Diaz interviews, I couldn't help but see him as anything but a punk kid from Stockton representing the 209...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 430 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 137 Preview: How Much Has Nick Diaz Improved Since His Last UFC Run?

    When Nick Diaz steps into the Octagon to fight at UFC 137 , it will be for the first time since November of 2006. A lot can change in five years. When Diaz first arrived on the scene in the UFC, he did so with a reputation as a jiu-jitsu specialist...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 2,002 reads 23 comments

  19. UFC 137 Is a "Make-or-Break" Fight for Nick Diaz

    Nick Diaz 's long-awaited big show return at UFC 137 was supposed to be his payday. Instead, Diaz faces a make-or-break crossroads. Before Diaz was poached from Strikeforce, he was the big fish in a little pond...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 896 reads 1 comments

  20. Nick Diaz Almost No-Shows Another Conference Call, Dana White Forced to Take It

    Following the unfortunate injury to Georges St-Pierre, the UFC organized an emergency conference call to help promote the change that sees BJ Penn vs Nick Diaz elevated to main event status...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 704 reads 6 comments

  21. GSP Injury Fallout: Dana White Should Make BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz 5 Rounds

    There is a lot to talk with the recent unfortunate news that Georges St-Pierre has pulled out from his UFC 137 bout with Carlos Condit due to a knee injury. Dana White has announced that the co-main event between B...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 2 years ago 1,153 reads 26 comments

  22. Gary Shaw Backs Dana White on Fedor Emelianenko's Horrible Management

    UFC president Dana White and boxing promoter Gary Shaw rarely agree on things publicly, but in a video recently released by FightHubTV...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 3 years ago 1,563 reads 0 comments

  23. UFC 135 Aftermath: Why Matt Hughes Should Keep Fighting

    UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was knocked out brutally for the second straight fight, and in the aftermath of UFC 135 it seems as if most people want the MMA legend to finally hang up the gloves for good...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 3 years ago 397 reads 1 comments

  24. UFC 135 Results: Who Is the Greatest Threat to Jon Jones' Title Reign?

    What Jon Jones did to Rampage Jackson last night at UFC 135 was nothing less than a masterclass. Throughout the fight, Jones frustrated Jackson by picking him apart from the outside with a brutal and varied array of kicks...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 3 years ago 1,347 reads 7 comments

  25. UFC 137 News: Carlos Condit Replaces Nick Diaz

    In an absolutely crazy turn of events, UFC President Dana White has booted Nick Diaz out of a UFC 137 superfight opposite Georges St-Pierre after Diaz fails to show up to press conferences in Toronto and Las Vegas...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 3 years ago 217 reads 1 comments