1. UFC 183: A Win over Nick Diaz Should Not Garner Anderson Silva a Title Shot

    Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 days ago 3,395 reads 16 comments

  2. Even with Defeat, Alexander Gustafsson Can Earn His Way Back to a Title Shot

    Alexander Gustafsson found himself on the wrong end of a major upset at UFC on Fox 14. In less than three minutes, Anthony Johnson had stopped him via vicious strikes in front of scores of his countrymen...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 days ago 17,384 reads 98 comments

  3. Dan Henderson: Would a One-Sided Loss to Gegard Mousasi Spell the End?

    Dan Henderson may be considered one of the top 10 mixed martial artists to ever compete, but that doesn't mean there won't be a point where he will have to walk away from the sport...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 8 days ago 5,333 reads 36 comments

  4. Conor McGregor and the UFC Implemented the Right Booking and Promotions Plan

    Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver . His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 9 days ago 6,800 reads 34 comments

  5. Donald Cerrone Was on the Correct End of a Questionable Decision

    Controversial judging was one of the major stories coming out of UFC Fight Night: McGregor versus Siver . Donald Cerrone was involved in one of the decisions which left many upset with the abilities of commission selected judges...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 10 days ago 11,733 reads 87 comments

  6. Kyoji Horiguchi: What His UFC 182 Performance Showed About His Potential

    Kyoji Horiguchi can be the man that the UFC has waited for with bated breath. Japan has a storied martial arts history, but the sport of mixed martial arts has long lacked a mainstream star from that area...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 13 days ago 2,929 reads 10 comments

  7. T.J. Dillashaw: A Champion Without a Challenger

    T.J. Dillashaw is a champion in a very precarious position. The 135-pound division has long awaited a star who can push the division to mainstream fans, and Dillashaw seems to be that type of competitor...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 15 days ago 7,591 reads 24 comments

  8. Knicks, Thunder and Cavaliers Stand to Gain a Lot from Big Trade

    The first big NBA trade of 2015 has occurred, as the New York Knicks , Oklahoma City Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers completed a three-team deal on Monday night, as noted by Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein of ESPN...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 22 days ago 2,616 reads 0 comments

  9. Following UFC 182, Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov the Fight to Make

    Donald Cerrone is clearly on a tear within the Ultimate Fighting Championship. At UFC 182 , he dominated Myles Jury to earn his sixth straight win, dating back to UFC 167 in 2013...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 24 days ago 8,302 reads 28 comments

  10. Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

    Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 25 days ago 1,002 reads 8 comments

  11. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: What Went Wrong for the Challenger at UFC 182

    Daniel Cormier was clearly a tough opponent for Jon Jones . After 25 minutes of action, the former Olympian gave the champion all that he could handle but was unable to walk out of the Octagon with a victory...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 25 days ago 5,141 reads 3 comments

  12. Jon Jones Should Not Feel Bad for Being 'Classless' in Win over Cormier

    On Saturday night, Jon Jones used UFC 182 to stake a claim that he may be one of the best athletes to ever compete in mixed martial arts. He took a victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event, as the judges awarded him four of the five rounds...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 25 days ago 19,396 reads 112 comments

  13. Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury have an important bout coming up at UFC 182 . While they are at different points in their respective careers, both Cerrone and Jury can find themselves ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 26 days ago 3,734 reads 1 comments

  14. Daniel Cormier and the 5 Best Olympic Wrestlers Who Moved to MMA

    Wrestling is known as one of the original Olympic sports and a pillar to mixed martial arts. Many athletes with a strong base in wrestling have been successful in the world of MMA ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 29 days ago 7,826 reads 19 comments

  15. Jose Aldo: What He Needs to Do to Compete for MMA's GOAT Title

    The GOAT is a term that is often used to describe individuals such as Michael Jordan or Peyton Manning: athlete’s who have excelled in their sport far beyond average players...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 4,284 reads 34 comments

  16. Golden State Warriors: 5 Reasons Why This Team Is Legit

    The Golden State Warriors are perhaps one of the most surprising stories in the early portion of the 2014-2015 NBA season. With a 21-2 record, they have jumped out to an early lead with the best record in the league...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 10,965 reads 34 comments

  17. UFC on Fox 13: Five Fights for Henry Cejudo

    Henry Cejudo finally made his UFC debut and looked fantastic in earning a unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura . Fighting at bantamweight, the former Olympic gold medalist pleaded for one more opportunity to make the flyweight limit...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 3,598 reads 4 comments

  18. UFC on Fox 13: 5 Fights for Alistair Overeem

    Alistair Overeem was able to get the job done Saturday at UFC on Fox 13. The former Strikeforce champion was in need of a win to avoid going 2-4 in the Octagon...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 11,419 reads 25 comments

  19. Nate Diaz vs. Rafael Dos Anjos: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    The UFC's lightweight division has passed the point of being a proverbial shark tank. There is a long list of fighters who are waiting in the wings to challenge champion Anthony Pettis...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 1,067 reads 2 comments

  20. The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: Can K.J. Noons Make a Real Run at Lightweight?

    K.J. Noons has the potential to become a dark horse within the UFC's lightweight division. A group that can be considered the toughest division in the sport has a long list of potential contenders...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 1,902 reads 8 comments

  21. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: Why a Trilogy Is the Fight to Make

    UFC 181 ended on an extremely contentious note. Robbie Lawler became the first team member of American Top Team to earn a UFC title, and much of the MMA community is questioning the validity of that victory...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 10,154 reads 77 comments

  22. Hendricks vs. Lawler 2: Why Bigg Rigg Got Robbed by Judges

    Mixed martial arts has seen its number of controversial decisions. Just like with other sports, there are moments where fans and media alike are left to ask: What just happened? ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 19,519 reads 100 comments

  23. 5 Fights for Gilbert Melendez

    Gilbert Melendez has long been a staple in the lightweight division. For years, he was considered one of the best fighters of any weight class outside of the UFC...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 8,529 reads 11 comments

  24. Chris Weidman Set Up for a Potentially Huge 2015...If He Can Stay Healthy

    Chris Weidman is on the cusp of mixed martial arts stardom. Since the start of his run in the UFC, Weidman ’s maturity in competition has been something worth watching...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 10,837 reads 50 comments

  25. As Long as He Moves the Needle, Tito Ortiz Will Have a Pro MMA Career

    Tito Ortiz is a superstar in mixed martial arts. Whether the fans or pundits want to accept it, the 39-year-old, 18-11 professional fighter is still a star in this sport. He moves the needle whenever he is in front of a camera and microphone...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 4,349 reads 7 comments