1. Anderson Silva Breaks into the Georges St. Pierre vs. BJ Penn Argument

    For the past few weeks, I looked at the UFC 112 card and figured that the main storyline would involve BJ Penn sticking it to Georges St. Pierre. St...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 4,605 reads 47 comments

  2. Why Georges St. Pierre Isn't the Chicken Critics Accuse Him of Being

    There's some truth to the notion that Georges St. Pierre has taken the safe road in his career, but that's not the whole story. St. Pierre has been careful both inside and outside of the octagon, in the way he fights and in the way he plans his future...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 97 reads 63 comments

  3. BJ Penn vs. Koscheck-Daley Winner a Possibility for TUF 12

    There's a new rumor floating around that contrary to current speculation, the winner of the fight between Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley may not get an immediate title shot, but instead ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,615 reads 74 comments

  4. Tito Ortiz: The UFC's Sacrificial Lamb

    Years from now, many people will look back at the UFC and say that it's the house that Chuck Liddell built. Over Tito Ortiz's dead body. Virtually, mind you...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,072 reads 12 comments

  5. Randy Couture: Contender Track, Or Retirement Tour?

    A few months ago, it looked as if Dana White and the rest of the UFC brass were trying to once again push Randy Couture toward a title shot...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 951 reads 11 comments

  6. For Roger Federer, Everything Is Going According To Plan

    As the spring hard-court tennis season draws to a close, it's clear that everything is going perfectly according to plan for Roger Federer...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 737 reads 10 comments

  7. Why Fans Are Forgetting the Point of Mixed Martial Arts

    A lot has changed in mixed martial arts since the founding of the UFC. The negative reactions to Georges St. Pierre's decision victory over Dan Hardy are just the most recent examples of people forgetting the point of mixed martial arts...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,351 reads 100 comments

  8. The History of Criticizing Georges St Pierre

    Many fans have reacted very negatively to Georges St. Pierre's performance against Dan Hardy. The criticism comes down to two main arguments. The first criticism is that St. Pierre doesn't finish fights, and the second criticism is of St...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 6,068 reads 57 comments

  9. UFC 111: Critiquing Georges St. Pierre's Performance

    There will be fans of Georges St. Pierre who will be happy with his performance no matter what he does. For the rest of us, not any victory is enough...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,443 reads 30 comments

  10. UFC 111: Technical Breakdown & Betting Predicitions

    For all the gambling degenerates out there who are just waiting to get some good reasons to lay down some cheddar on fight night, here are my predictions, with some technical analysis to back them up...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 427 reads 1 comments

  11. UFC 111: It's Georges St. Pierre's Time To Shine

    When the UFC announced that the second UFC Primetime series would feature Georges St. Pierre and Dan Hardy it became clear to me that the Zuffa brass have finally decided who they want as the new face of the UFC brand...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,058 reads 21 comments

  12. Kimbo, Gina and More: The Top 10 Failed Faces of MMA

    If it hasn't become abundantly clear to you yet, let me state it explicitly: Georges St. Pierre is the new face of MMA and is the man Dana White believes is the best fit to bring mixed martial arts further into the mainstream...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 5,541 reads 57 comments

  13. Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera: Is The Hype Greater Than the Truth?

    Next weekend's clash between Jon "Bones" Jones and Brandon "The Truth" Vera is supposed to be the big break through fight for Jon Jones, the man who many believe is the next big thing in the light-heavyweight division...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 778 reads 47 comments

  14. Top 10 Worst Stylistic Match-ups in MMA

    Matching up two top fighters against each other seems like a no-brainer, but when you start to break down the way the fights would actually go, sometimes what appears to be a good fight turns out to be a one-sided domination...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,498 reads 38 comments

  15. The UFC and Revisionist MMA History

    Once upon a time, it was not so difficult to rewrite history. We may never know the historical details of the building of the pyramids or the siege of Troy, and as I'm sure you've been told, "history is written by the victors...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 840 reads 59 comments

  16. James Toney and the Boxing vs. MMA Debate

    When James Toney approached UFC president Dana White about fighting in the UFC , he said that White was scared about what a boxer of Toney's calibre would do against a Mixed Martial Arts fighter...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 374 reads 57 comments

  17. The Top 10 Threats To Fedor Emelianenko (and 12 Non-Threats)

    Simply putting forth one single name of a fighter who could beat Fedor Emelianenko is enough to spawn 10 pages of feverish anger in your favorite MMA forum, but despite fan-created images and ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 4,870 reads 130 comments

  18. Georges St. Pierre Is Not Too Small for Anderson Silva

    Don't believe Dana White when he says that Georges St. Pierre is too small to fight Anderson Silva. In fact, despite the fact that Silva vs. St...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,142 reads 65 comments

  19. UFC 110: Brian Foster Is Ready For Chris Lytle

    Before he became a fighter, Brian Foster worked at a mattress factory with his younger brother. When his brother died during a tragic hike on Wild Horse Mountain, Foster then became a fighter...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  20. Randy Couture Vs. Anderson Silva: The UFC's Best Option * Update*

    Over the past few days there have been two major discussions in the MMA world. The first involves the question of Randy Couture's deserved ranking in the UFC 205 lb division...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,172 reads 92 comments

  21. UFC: Josh Koscheck Could Beat Tito Ortiz at 205

    When Tito Ortiz started yelling at Mark Coleman at UFC 109, many people thought that Ortiz should be picking a fight with somebody his own age...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,196 reads 27 comments

  22. Boxing Book Review : John E. Oden's 'Life in the Ring'

    “I have always believed that boxing is a metaphor for life.” - John E. Oden Life in the Ring, Introduction Too often in sports we find our heroes don't live up to their sporting images...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 278 reads 2 comments

  23. Hershel Walker's Debut Proved Little

    By the time Herschel Walker was announced as the winner of his fight with Greg Nagy, just about every MMA writer had already weighed in on the significance of Walker's win...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,050 reads 7 comments

  24. Nick Diaz Hype Spinning out of Control

    When people start saying that Nick Diaz should be considered one of the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters, it is clear that the hype is very much out of control...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,748 reads 50 comments

  25. Rafael Nadal Bashes Andy Murray's Slam Hopes, Britons Angered (Satire)

    Rafael Nadal may have lost his quarterfinal match to Andy Murray, but he struck a devastating blow to his conqueror following the match, virtually guaranteeing that Murray will not win the title...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,456 reads 2 comments