1. Top 10 Fighters BJ Penn Would Beat at Welterweight or Higher

    When it comes to the importance of victories, too much emphasis is placed upon weight class. After defeating Matt Hughes, people acted as if Penn had just elevated himself to a new level...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 4,911 reads 71 comments

  2. UFC 123 Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs Lyoto Machida: Beyond the Controversy

    In the wake of UFC 123, most of the talk has been centered on BJ Penn, or the controversy over the decision in the main event between Lyoto Machida and Rampage Jackson...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 3,031 reads 22 comments

  3. UFC 123 Results: B.J. Penn KOs Matt Hughes In 22 Seconds, Is He Really Back?

    A few months ago, B.J. Penn was dominated by Frankie Edgar, losing all five rounds on all five scorecards, and it seemed as if he might just fade out of the MMA scene...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 3,767 reads 20 comments

  4. UFC Mentality: How To Measure a Win or Loss in MMA

    MMA fans in general don't know how to properly measure a win or a loss in MMA. Last Saturday, Brock Lesnar got absolutely dominated, stomped and blown out by Cain Velasquez...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 1,646 reads 52 comments

  5. MMA Newsflash: Brock Lesnar Still Second Best Heavyweight in the World

    When Brock Lesnar lost to Cain Velasquez last Saturday not only did it signal the end of Brocktober, but also it was cause for celebration for a host of anti-Brockers who ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 836 reads 33 comments

  6. UFC 121 Recap: Thoughts on Jake Shields Following His Win Over Martin Kampmann

    Following a controversial win over Martin Kampmann, the fans and media folks began saying what people like me have been saying for years: Jake Shields has almost nothing to offer for Georges St...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 785 reads 5 comments

  7. UFC 121 Recap: Who Can Beat Cain Velasquez?

    After seeing Cain Velasquez romp through Brock Lesnar, one has the urge to say something like, "Welcome to the Velasquez era." Clearly we haven't learned our lesson...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 5,288 reads 90 comments

  8. UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Odds and Predictions for Every Fight

    UFC 121 is one of the most stacked cards of the year in terms of relevance and star power. But what does any of that do for the degenerate gambler in us all? Not to worry, friends, ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 6,659 reads 19 comments

  9. Greg Jackson: Why People Shouldn't Blame Him

    Over the past few months, a lot has been written and said about how wrestling is supposedly ruining MMA ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about almost 4 years ago 2,055 reads 83 comments

  10. UFC 117 Aftermath: Is Forcing Thiago Alves to Middleweight Too Harsh?

    In the post-fight press conference following UFC 117, UFC president Dana White said in no uncertain terms that he wants Thiago Alves to move up to 185 pounds after having missed weight in two of his past four Octagon appearances...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 5,476 reads 79 comments

  11. UFC 117: Anderson Silva Vs. Chael Sonnen — What Happens Next?

    Without exaggeration, last night's main event was one of the most spectacular main events in the history of MMA...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 26,307 reads 146 comments

  12. Chael Sonnen's Kayfabe War Of Words Sparks Outrage

    In case you didn't already know, there's a big difference between Chael Sonnen the man, and Chael Sonnen the pro-wrestlingesque persona that Sonnen wears while he's hyping up his upcoming fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 117...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 1,907 reads 27 comments

  13. Top 10 Grinders in the UFC

    If Chael Sonnen is to have any chance of beating Anderson Silva this weekend at UFC 117, it's going to come from his ability to grind out a decision win using his wrestling and top position control...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 3,131 reads 14 comments

  14. Takanori Gomi and Yushin Okami Didn't Save Japanese MMA

    According to the official story, Takanori Gomi saved Japanese MMA last weekend with one punch. Ridiculous. Last weekend, two Japanese fighters fought on a UFC card, and both were victorious, but that's as far as it goes...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 4,198 reads 14 comments

  15. Can Chael Sonnen's Trash Talk Really Backfire?

    For some reason people think that all of Chael Sonnen's trash talking is going to backfire shortly after he steps into the Octagon opposite Anderson Silva this Saturday at UFC 117. I disagree...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 8,555 reads 29 comments

  16. Yushin Okami vs. Mark Munoz: UFC on Versus 2 Preview

    There are several developing stories surrounding the upcoming bout between Yushin Okami and Mark Munoz, including associations with Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, as well as the UFC's future in Asia...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 1,088 reads 7 comments

  17. Jon Jones vs. Vladimir Matyushenko: UFC on Versus 2 Preview

    Jon Jones has been touted and hyped as the future of the light heavyweight division, and as such, his fight with Matyushenko is seen by many as little more than a fight that will allow him to develop his skills...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 845 reads 16 comments

  18. UFC Prospect Jon Jones: The Jones Effect

    Jon Jones' coming out party came at UFC 94, when he manhandled the veteran Stephan Bonnar en route to a unanimous decision...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 1,767 reads 18 comments

  19. UFC vs. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson: Who Has the Power?

    The recent news that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Lyoto Machida will be fighting each other in November set off some talk about the power that the UFC has over its fighters...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 2,947 reads 40 comments

  20. Why Jake Shields Is A Good Signing for the UFC

    Many MMA sites and talking heads have already commented on the UFC's signing of Jake Shields. The reviews seem to range from lukewarm to poor. Bloodyelbow...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 904 reads 28 comments

  21. State of the UFC: Lightweights

    With the year half over and the next UFC card still a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to take a look at what is going on in the five different divisions...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 1,170 reads 17 comments

  22. UFC: How Much Weight Do Anderson Silva and Georges St. Pierre Cut?

    Weight cutting has become as much a fixture in MMA and the UFC as tattoos and TapouT shirts. Because weight cutting is such a large part of the sport, it's worth it for all fans to ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 55,238 reads 38 comments

  23. State of the UFC: Welterweights

    With the year half over and the next UFC card still a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to take a look at what is going on in the five different divisions...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 2,091 reads 31 comments

  24. UFC History: The Unfortunate Gracie Legacy Of Never Submitting

    There is a long history of not tapping to submissions in the first family of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and that legacy has extended into MMA...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 5,473 reads 54 comments

  25. State of the UFC: Middleweights

    With the year half over, and the next UFC card still a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to take a look at what is going on in the five different divisions...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about 4 years ago 1,647 reads 20 comments