1. UFC Fight Night 73: 5 Fights for Glover Teixeira

    Glover Teixeira was able to get the job done at UFC Fight Night 73 on Saturday, when he put Ovince Saint Preux to sleep in the third round...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 22 days ago 20,370 reads 50 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 73: The Controversy Between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush

    In mixed martial arts, close fights are bound to occur on nearly every card. For UFC Fight Night 73 on Saturday, the bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush came down to a controversial split decision...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 22 days ago 9,245 reads 46 comments

  3. UFC 190: The Opportunity to Promote Rousey vs. 'Cyborg' Was Missed

    UFC 190 was a major event that should be considered a success for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Ronda Rousey further cemented her position as a great star for the sport and demolished another challenger to her throne...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 29 days ago 1,446 reads 7 comments

  4. UFC 190 Results: Five Fights for Demian Maia

    Demian Maia put on a Brazilian jiu-jitsu clinic for two rounds before he submitted Neil Magny during their UFC 190 bout. The 37-year old fighter used his skill set to stifle every attempt at offense from his younger competitor...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 29 days ago 1,233 reads 6 comments

  5. UFC 190: The Stage Is Set for Claudia Gadelha Versus Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    UFC 190 was a show built on the star power of one Ronda Rousey . She was the main attraction for fans in Brazil and watching around the world...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 29 days ago 2,914 reads 10 comments

  6. UFC 190: How Many More Fights Does Ronda Rousey Have Left?

    UFC 190 should be titled "The Ronda Rousey Show," as much of the promotion leading into this weekend's event has provided multiple looks at the reigning women's bantamweight champion...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 75,531 reads 155 comments

  7. UFC on Fox 16: 5 Fights for Jessica Eye

    Jessica Eye had her momentum halted by Miesha Tate during their fight at UFC on Fox 16 on Saturday. The loss has pushed her down the ladder within the women’s bantamweight division, but there is still value in booking her in important matches...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 5,682 reads 11 comments

  8. UFC on Fox 16: 5 Fights for T.J. Dillashaw

    T.J. Dillashaw looked very impressive en route to his fourth-round stoppage of Renan Barao . The former champion had nothing to offer for the man who upset him last year at UFC 173...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 15,404 reads 39 comments

  9. UFC on Fox 16: Takanori Gomi vs. Joe Lauzon: The People's Main Event

    UFC on Fox 16 is a solid card of interesting action within the mixed martial arts world. At the top of the docket, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against the man he defeated in Renan Barao...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 3,433 reads 17 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 72: 5 Fights for Michael Bisping

    At 36 years old, Michael Bisping may be considered an ‘elder statesman’ of the sport. Still, that isn’t stopping him from getting key wins when needed to prolong his career...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 5,780 reads 35 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 71: 5 Fights for Tony Ferguson

    Tony Ferguson made a major statement with his dominating victory over Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 71. He’s now pushed his win streak to six while putting together an impressive 9-1 record in the Octagon...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 7,475 reads 44 comments

  12. UFC TUF 21 Finale: 5 Fights for Jorge Masvidal

    Jorge Masvidal took a major risk on Sunday when he moved up to welterweight to compete against Cezar Ferreira. The risk paid off when he defeated the Brazilian in the first round via knockout...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 4,905 reads 20 comments

  13. UFC TUF 21 Finale: 5 Fights for Stephen Thompson

    Stephen Thompson created a highlight-reel moment when he finished Jake Ellenberger with a spinning hook kick. The 32-year-old fighter is on a five-fight win streak that has gone mostly unnoticed to this point...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 5,484 reads 10 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night Results: 5 Fights for Lorenz Larkin

    Lorenz Larkin looked fantastic with his win over Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 70—so much so that he was able to walk out with a performance bonus of $50,000 ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 8,100 reads 28 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night Results: 5 Fights for Yoel Romero

    Yoel Romero has established himself as a true contender at middleweight. After his smashing of Lyoto Machida, he will be pushed higher up the rankings and closer to a potential title shot if he keeps this momentum going...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 12,513 reads 81 comments

  16. More Trainers Should Follow Trevor Wittman's Example and Stop Fights

    In combat sports, coaches and corner men have an important job. Their duty is not only to instruct the fighter leading up to the contest but to keep him calm, focused and safe during the battle...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 3,713 reads 10 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 69: 5 Fights for Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk put a beating on Jessica Penne during their UFC Fight Pass main event. The way she dominated that bout with her striking is exactly what fight fans like to see...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 16,831 reads 29 comments

  18. Are Prospects Dimming for a Georges St-Pierre Return?

    Ask any contingent of mixed martial arts fans who is the greatest of all time and one name will come up in the conversation at some point in time: Georges St-Pierre. The welterweight kingpin reigned over the division for nearly 10 years...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 2 months ago 19,935 reads 75 comments

  19. The Light Heavyweight Division Could Use 1 More Run from Rashad Evans

    It is easy to forget an athlete in the world in professional sports. One bad year or an injury can remove him from the conversation of who is the best in his field. Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is in such a position...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 4,039 reads 15 comments

  20. UFC 188: Grades for All the Main Card Fighters

    Mixed martial arts has a new heavyweight champion in Fabricio Werdum now that UFC 188 has ended. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace stopped Cain Velasquez in with a textbook guillotine choke to become the undisputed champion...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 6,110 reads 9 comments

  21. UFC Pulls Out All the Stops to Attract Mexico's Fight-Happy Sports Fans

    Within the world of Mexican sports, boxing has long been one of the most important recreational functions to said community. Knowing that, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has long attempted to tap into that fanbase...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 4,755 reads 20 comments

  22. UFC 187 Results: 5 Fights for Andrei Arlovski

    Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne put on an exciting heavyweight showcase at UFC 187 on Saturday night. Arlovski had Browne hurt early and pressured him in the cage until Browne landed a massive shot of his own to drop the former champion...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 7,519 reads 23 comments

  23. UFC 187: 5 Fights for Dong Hyun Kim

    Many of the UFC's divisions are filled with multiple contenders. The welterweight group is no different as it is strongly considered one of the deepest weight classes in the sport...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 3,741 reads 5 comments

  24. Can Anthony Johnson Complete One of the Most Unique Career Turnarounds?

    Let’s jump into the MMA time machine and travel back three short years to 2012. UFC 142 was set to occur in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Anthony Johnson was set to move up to the middleweight division and face off with Vitor Belfort...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 1,924 reads 9 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 66 Results: 5 Fights for Urijah Faber

    It had been 10 years since Urijah Faber lost a fight that was not for a WEC or UFC title. It took a world-class competitor in Frankie Edgar to defeat The California Kid in 25 minutes of action...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 4 months ago 11,737 reads 30 comments