1. State Of The UFC: Light-Heavyweights

    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 over 4 years ago 3,102 reads 49 comments

  2. State of the UFC: Heavyweights

    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 over 4 years ago 10,799 reads 46 comments

  3. How Can You Not Be Impressed with Brock Lesnar?

    It's not surprising that people have been critical of Lesnar's performance against Shane Carwin, but Lesnar's detractors just don't get it...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,337 reads 58 comments

  4. Is Shane Carwin's Cardio Really That Terrible?

    Much has been made of the way that Shane Carwin appeared to run out of gas after the first round of his UFC 116 title fight against Brock Lesnar. Some people have been very critical of Carwin, saying he lacks cardio conditioning...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,635 reads 33 comments

  5. Fedor Emelianenko's Loss To Fabricio Werdum May Help Strikeforce Re-Sign Him

    When Fedor Emelianenko submitted to Fabricio Werdum last Saturday, most analysts were quick to say that the loss would be damaging for Strikeforce, whose big hopes were tied to the Russian star fighter...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,698 reads 1 comments

  6. Is Shane Carwin Everything He's Cracked Up To Be?

    Is Shane Carwin all he's been made up to be? Despite having had four fights inside the Octagon, the real Shane Carwin is still somewhat of an unknown quantity heading into his UFC title fight opposite Brock Lesnar...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 5,231 reads 46 comments

  7. Fedor Emelianenko: Werdum Isn't a Tough Test, but Overeem Is

    Let's face it, Fabricio Werdum has almost no chance against Fedor Emelianenko. I read an article a few days ago from BloodyElbow's Jonathan Snowden, that said Werdum is the best opponent ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,388 reads 20 comments

  8. UFC 116: Brock Lesnar Is Back, Should Be Better Than Ever

    Brock Lesnar hasn't had a professional fight in nearly a year, having suffered through a severe case of diverticulitis. For most fighters, that kind of illness and layoff would lead to questions about ring rust, and whether he's returning at 100%...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 6,528 reads 30 comments

  9. Did Chael Sonnen Accidentally Admit To Owning Twitter Account?

    Much has been said recently of the Twitter account, @sonnench , supposedly belonging to former Republican nominee, Chael Sonnen...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,310 reads 14 comments

  10. MMA Business: Co-Promotion Makes No Sense for UFC

    According to UFC detractors, the UFC is far behind the curve when it comes to co-promotion. But the truth is, while co-promotion makes absolute sense for other organizations, it makes no sense at all for the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 564 reads 7 comments

  11. WEC 49: Q&A with Headliner Jamie Varner

    WEC 49 is coming up this weekend and will feature a headlining bout between Jamie Varner and Kamal Shalorus, with the winner expected to receive a title shot.In 2009 Varner struggled with injuries that sidelined him for nearly a year...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 617 reads 0 comments

  12. The Jake Shields Free Agency Rant

    The Jake Shields free agency feels like the Dan Henderson free agency all over again. Let me explain. Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his UFC contract at UFC 100...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,373 reads 15 comments

  13. Top 10 Yves Lavigne Referee Moments

    Opinions change fast in mixed martial arts. As recently as last October, fans and talking heads had all but declared that nobody in the UFC's light heavyweight division was good enough to beat Lyoto Machida...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 7,200 reads 35 comments

  14. UFC on Versus 2: Analyzing the Salt Lake City Blunder

    News came out today that the UFC's August 1 event, UFC on Versus 2, has been moved from Salt Lake City to San Diego due to sluggish ticket sales...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,359 reads 8 comments

  15. Crafting the Legend of Chuck Liddell

    Although UFC 115 is now only a few days passed, people are already busy writing the legend of Chuck Liddell. Crafting legends in such moments is certainly one of the more pleasurable jobs for a sportswriter...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,751 reads 2 comments

  16. UFC 115 Results: Chuck Liddell Should Retire, Mirko Cro Cop Is Back

    The big story before UFC 115 was about Chuck Liddell and whether his renewed dedication would allow him to make a successful comeback...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 33,630 reads 17 comments

  17. UFC 115: Paulo Thiago — Getting To Know the Unlikely Contender

    The fans are finally starting to take notice of Paulo Thiago, and it's not hard to see why. Thiago started his UFC career by blasting Josh Kosecheck and thwarting the UFC's attempt at giving Koscheck a tune-up...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 261 reads 2 comments

  18. UFC 115: Why Rich Franklin Is UFC's Company Man

    When Tito Ortiz pulled out of this past season of The Ultimate Fighter, finding a replacement was a no-brainer for the UFC brass. Rich Franklin stepped up to the plate, as he almost always does...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 885 reads 11 comments

  19. Evan Dunham UFC 115 Interview

    Three fights and three victories in the UFC, and it still seems like Evan Dunham is flying under the radar, but that won't be the case anymore if he defeats Tyson Griffin this weekend at UFC 115...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 512 reads 0 comments

  20. Anderson Silva vs. Shogun Rua: Who Is The Better Chute Boxe Alumnus?

    Before they became UFC stars, Anderson Silva and Mauricio Rua were both star fighters for the famed Chute Boxe Academy, based out of Curitiba, Brazil...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,102 reads 26 comments

  21. UFC 115: How Far Has Chuck Liddell Declined?

    A superficial look at Chuck Liddell's career shows a severe decline in his fight results. He's lost four of his past five fights, three by knockout...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,461 reads 8 comments

  22. There Is No Need For a Cruiserweight Division in the UFC

    When news surfaced last week that Frank Mir is considering a move down to 205 lbs, it started a whole new round of fans and media people saying that the UFC should adopt a cruiserweight division at 235 lbs...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,755 reads 31 comments

  23. If Fedor Emelianenko Retires, His Legacy May Be at Stake

    News came out today that the man regarded by some as the greatest fighter in MMA history, Fedor Emelianenko, has been nominated for a position in the Russian Parliament...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,086 reads 25 comments

  24. Top 10 Future UFC Hall of Famers

    Last weekend, Matt Hughes was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Matt Hughes' place in the UFC Hall was never truly in doubt...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 4,483 reads 44 comments

  25. UFC: Why Rashad Evans Is a Tough Match for Mauricio "Shogun" Rua

    A lot of people don't think that Rashad Evans stands much of a chance against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The way people have been talking, you would think that Evans had just beaten Kimbo Slice, not Quinton "Rampage" Jackson...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,104 reads 54 comments