1. UFC 114: Rampage Jackson Vs. Rashad Evans (Not UFC 113 In Canada)

    It hasn't been officially announced yet, but with Lyoto Machida vs. Shogun Rua already booked as the main event for UFC 113, the addition of the much-anticipated fight between Quintion Jackson ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 6,095 reads 37 comments

  2. Gegard Mousasi vs. Mo Lawal: Is the Fight Happening Too Soon?

    Gegard Mousasi and Muhammed Lawal are considered to be the two brightest stars in Strikeforce's 205 lb. division. According to recent reports, a fight between the two is already in the works...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 885 reads 95 comments

  3. Are Bobby Lashley and Strikeforce Afraid Of A Real Fight?

    Strikeforce is having a really hard time trying to find an opponent for Bobby Lashley. At least, that's how it seems. Strikeforce initially matched Lashley up against Yohan Banks, a fighter with a 2-1 MMA record, who has not fought in over a year...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 635 reads 39 comments

  4. Herschel Walker Ain't No Brock Lesnar

    When Herschel Walker signed with Strikeforce to compete in mixed martial arts, UFC president Dana White was quick to deride the signing as nothing more than a freak show...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 79 reads 29 comments

  5. Randy Couture vs. Mark Coleman: Does the Winner Deserve a Title Shot?

    Last night on the UFC Fight Night broadcast, Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg tried to push the idea that the winner of the fight between Randy Couture and Mark Coleman could be in line for a shot at the 205-pound belt...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,073 reads 88 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night Storylines

    UFC Fight Night events may not bring the star power of most PPV events, but they still are often filled with future contenders and interesting matchups...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 300 reads 8 comments

  7. Lyoto Machida and Rogerio Nogueira Don't Want To Fight and Dozens Are Outraged

    Unless you're really paying attention to MMA, there are really only four or five story lines that keep on getting recycled over and over again...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 89 reads 26 comments

  8. Georges St. Pierre Won't Compete in the Olympics

    Fans of Georges St. Pierre and of MMA are very excited about the possibility of St. Pierre's Olympic aspirations. Sorry to burst your bubbles, but it ain't happening, and that's a something we should be happy about...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 3,722 reads 54 comments

  9. Dana White vs. M-1: Is Fedor Emelianenko's Management Just Playing Games?

    Last week, Dana White confirmed on multiple occasions that he has had recent talks with M-1 Global representatives about acquiring the services of Fedor Emelianenko. According to M-1 Global, those talks never happened...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 6,894 reads 63 comments

  10. Anderson Silva: Will He Retire As Champion in 2010?

    Last year against Forrest Griffin, Anderson Silva put on one of the most masterful performances in MMA history. The first minute was a feeling-out process, but in an instant, Anderson Silva came alive when Griffin threw a leg kick...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,331 reads 47 comments

  11. UFC 108 Results, Fallout: Junior Dos Santos, UFC's Top Heavyweight Prospect?

    Junior Dos Santos's life has changed a lot since Oct. 23, 2008. At that time, Dos Santos was just about to fight Fabricio Werdum, and was heading into the fight as a +500 underdog...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 2,286 reads 21 comments

  12. Rashad Evans: A Close, Yet Big Victory Earns Him Shot at "Rampage" Jackson

    It wasn't always pretty, but Rashad Evans got the job done against Thiago Silva, and in the end, that's all that will matter. Evans controlled much of the first two rounds with his wrestling as he was able to take down Silva nearly at will...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 626 reads 10 comments

  13. Brock Lesnar's MMA Career Could Be Done: UFC Future Decided Next Week

    According to a recent press conference with Dana White , Brock Lesnar's future should be known next week. Lesnar underwent "minor surgery" this past November for intestinal diverticulitis...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 12,605 reads 102 comments

  14. Big John McCarthy: The Campaign To Bring Him Back

    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) writers tend to disagree with each other about a lot of different issues, but occasionally some of them will join together in a united cause...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 984 reads 9 comments

  15. Fields Dynamite 2009 Live Observations (Some Spoilers Included)

    Japanese combat sports have a much different flavor than the MMA seen in North America, but it's a refreshing change if the music, production, and commentary of the UFC have become a little bit repetitive to your ears...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 664 reads 11 comments

  16. UFC 108 Predictions: The Wong Answers

    Before UFC 104, I challenged E. Spencer Kyte and a few others to a good old-fashioned prognosticate-off. It was an epic battle, but I sealed my victory over the competition by correctly picking the round two stoppage by Cain Velasquez...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 809 reads 15 comments

  17. UFC Injury Woes Highlight the Importance of a Deep Roster

    The problems surrounding UFC 108 are almost enough to make a person believe in curses. Nevertheless, the UFC's recent struggles have only highlighted how much of an advantage they have over the competition...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 817 reads 6 comments

  18. Top 10 Most Controversial Decisions in MMA

    2009 was a year filled with controversial decisions in important bouts, but controversial decisions are nothing new to MMA. Here's my own personal list of some of the most controversial and fateful decisions in the history of the sport...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 330 reads 43 comments

  19. Does Steve Cofield Actually Follow MMA? *Updated*

    As an avid fan of the sport of MMA, I follow the blogs on many different websites. Mainstream reporters are never really expected to be as knowledgeable as their hardcore counterparts, but is ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,022 reads 16 comments

  20. UFC's Divisional Flavors

    There are few fighters remaining in the UFC who can truly be considered one-dimensional, but there still seems to be a little bit of a stylistic flavor to each of the divisions within the UFC...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 583 reads 7 comments

  21. Georges St. Pierre's "Fragile Chin": Is It Good Enough for Middleweight?

    BJ Penn's recent victory over Diego Sanchez has once again resurrected the debate over the pound-for-pound comparisons between BJ and his personal white whale, Georges St. Pierre...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,504 reads 19 comments

  22. MMA's Best Career Rebounds of 2009

    2009 was a year of redemption for a lot of fighters. Sometimes when a fighter loses, that one single loss seems to be a catalyst that brings about the decline of a career...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 646 reads 8 comments

  23. MMA's Most Dominant Performances in 2009

    With 2009 coming to a close, it's time to start taking a look back on some of the more notable things that happened in what was a banner year for Mixed Martial Arts. I'm starting out by counting down the most dominant performances of the year...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 817 reads 15 comments

  24. Who Can Stop BJ Penn?

    Who can stop BJ Penn? Probably not anybody in the UFC lightweight division, and it probably won't be anytime soon. BJ Penn is simply leagues better than the rest of the competition in the ...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 1,116 reads 3 comments

  25. UFC Drinking Game: Cheers To Oft-Repeated Commentary

    Everybody has their little pet peeves when it comes to broadcast commentary. My brother can't stand listening to Mary Carillo, Dick Enberg, either McEnroe, Mary Joe Fernandes Ted Robinson, Pam Schriver, and especially Bud Collins...

    Darren Wong Written by Darren Wong about over 4 years ago 522 reads 11 comments