1. UFC Fight Night 62 Results: 5 Fights for Gilbert Burns

    In mixed martial arts, fans and experts alike are trying to find out who is the next star in the sport. Gilbert Burns has been recognized as an individual worth watching by many in the MMA community...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 5 days ago 2,178 reads 8 comments

  2. UFC 185 Results: Joanna Jedrzejczyk and the Still-Developing Strawweight Group

    The UFC’s strawweight division is the newest group added to the largest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Joanna Jedrzejczyk has snatched the title away from Carla Esparza to put herself at the top of the weight class...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 12 days ago 3,455 reads 26 comments

  3. UFC 185 Results: 5 Fights for Anthony Pettis

    Anthony Pettis was poised to become a crossover mixed martial arts star if he walked out of UFC 185 with the lightweight title Saturday...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 12 days ago 9,812 reads 23 comments

  4. UFC 185 Results: Anthony Pettis Has to Wait Before Becoming a Crossover Star

    Rafael dos Anjos walked out of UFC 185 with the lightweight title around his waist. He defeated a man who was in the process of emerging as a future star within the sport...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 12 days ago 13,081 reads 51 comments

  5. Fans Have a Right to Believe Cain Velasquez's Return When They See It

    The UFC has done a strong job of giving fight fans a number of interesting bouts in 2015. Even UFC 184, which had multiple fights cancelled, was a solid showcase...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 22 days ago 14,304 reads 95 comments

  6. UFC 184: 5 Fights for Tony Ferguson

    The UFC's lightweight division is filled with men who are poised to make a charge at the current title holder, Anthony Pettis. Tony Ferguson is in such a position...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 26 days ago 6,748 reads 14 comments

  7. UFC 184: MMA Fans Will Have to Continue to Wait for Rousey Versus Santos

    This weekend, two women's champions looked dominant as they defended their titles. Ronda Rousey needed just 14 seconds to keep her belt, while Cristiane Justino won her fight in 46 seconds...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 26 days ago 19,877 reads 57 comments

  8. UFC 184: Holly Holm Should Not Be the Next Opponent for Ronda Rousey

    Ronda Rousey needed less than 30 seconds to put away Cat Zingano and retain the UFC women's bantamweight crown. The former Olympic judoka defended her belt for the fifth time and pushed her record to 11-0...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 26 days ago 14,652 reads 54 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 61: Would Frank Mir vs. Brock Lesnar III Excite MMA Fans?

    Frank Mir did himself a huge favor with his first-round victory over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 61. Not only did he end a four-year losing streak, but he put himself in a position to earn another large payday from the UFC...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 12,859 reads 163 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night: Should Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Call It a Career?

    One of the storylines leading into UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir was whether Frank Mir should consider retirement. But once the evening was over, that conversation changed...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 5,078 reads 23 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night: 5 Fights for Michael Johnson

    Twelfth-ranked Michael Johnson took his fourth straight win at UFC Fight Night 61 on Sunday as he earned a decision victory over Edson Barboza...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 697 reads 5 comments

  12. Reebok's Signing of Paige VanZant Confirms MMA Is About More Than Fighting

    The UFC has continued to join the mainstream sports industry through a number of large-scale moves. Its recent partnership with Reebok has created special sponsorship deals for key fighters on its roster...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 6,352 reads 35 comments

  13. Ray Borg vs. Chris Kelades: Winner Could Take a Huge Step Up Flyweight Rankings

    The UFC's flyweight division may contain some of the most action-packed contests in the sport, but it has failed to grab the attention of mainstream fans...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 2,154 reads 6 comments

  14. Can John Lineker, Kelvin Gastelum Be Contenders at Their New Weight Classes?

    Selecting a weight class is a big deal in mixed martial arts. Most athletes want to cut down to the smallest size possible, while retaining the physical abilities that will allow them to excel over their opponent...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 3,423 reads 33 comments

  15. Does Miesha Tate Deserve to Be Named Among Best in Women's MMA?

    Michael Jordan is known as the basketball player that kept many other greats from winning an NBA championship...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 9,126 reads 69 comments

  16. UFC 183: Are Miesha Tate and Sara McMann Fighting for a Title Shot?

    UFC 183 is the final event of what has been an action-packed January for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The story revolves around the return of Anderson Silva and his battle against the outspoken Nick Diaz ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 2,749 reads 62 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 3,708 reads 16 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 17,651 reads 98 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 5,463 reads 36 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 6,847 reads 34 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 11,886 reads 87 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 3,188 reads 10 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 7,630 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 2,629 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 8,422 reads 28 comments