1. The Best Up-And-Comers in the UFC

    Everyone is a beginner at one point. Everyone has to start somewhere and everyone has to climb a mountain of competitors if they want to make it to the top. Some make it, some appear to have to ability to make it but simply never do...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about 4 years ago 1,478 reads 15 comments

  2. Fighter Focus: Georges St. Pierre

    Every sport has competitors that are above the rest. That shine brighter then all the others and show the kind of skill and talent that will make them legends. Enter Georges St. Pierre...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about 4 years ago 830 reads 4 comments

  3. Fighter Focus: CB Dollaway

    Everyone, at one point or another in their life, has the chance to do something monumental, something that will change their life and make things better and even help them achieve a dream...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about 4 years ago 279 reads 6 comments

  4. Fighter Focus: Ryan Bader

    In every sport, there are beginners. There are those that decide to dedicate themselves to a dream and go for it. This is true in every sport, but it is most apparent in Mixed Martial Arts...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about 4 years ago 539 reads 9 comments

  5. Fighter Focus: Amir Sadollah

    When the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that they were going to produce a reality show, giving fighters the chance to compete for a three-year, six figure contract in the UFC, many people thought that it would never last...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 134 reads 2 comments

  6. What If...(Part 3): Griffin vs. Franklin

    What if... What if two former champions were matched up to fight? What if two of the most beloved and talented fighters in the sport of MMA today were matched up to fight? Two men who love to ...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 477 reads 23 comments

  7. Blow by Blow: A Look at MMA Techniques-The Jab

    When boxing was first created—back when it was practiced by the Greeks and Romans—the array of punches was good. But, there was one punch that was left out. It was the ugly duckling, if you will, of early boxing...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 498 reads 6 comments

  8. The Days Of Bar Brawlers Are Gone: The Evolution Of MMA

    Today I woke up in my good friend Ryan's basement. I had been in a sleeping bag when I went to bed the night before and had somehow ended up laying on top of it by the next morning. My shoulders and thighs were on fire...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 664 reads 5 comments

  9. Hardy- St. Pierre: A One Sided Match Up

    If you walk up to anyone who is a fan of MMA and say the name Georges St. Pierre or just GSP, they will know who you're refering to as soon as the name passes your lips...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 34 reads 27 comments

  10. Randy Couture: The Natural Icon

    Captain America. The Natural. He has many names and is known around the world as one of the best fighter's ever to compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Enter Mr. Randy Couture. At the age of 33, Rrandy Couture made his debut into the sport of MMA in the UFC...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  11. What If... (Part 2) Vitor Belfort V.S Wanderlei Silva 2

    What if.... What if Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort went at it again? What if the berserker of the sport, Wanderlei, went up against some of the most lethal hands in the game, Belforts? What ...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  12. What If... (Part 1) Griffin Vs. Bonnar 3

    What if... What if Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar went at it for a third time? What if these two men, who helped define the UFC and MMA in their first fight, were matched up to fight again? ...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  13. The Prodigy: Resurrected

    He is one of the world's best known fighters and can be considered one of the best fighter's in history. Along side Randy Couture, Fedor Emelianenko, Anderson Silva, and Chuck Liddell, just to name a few...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 278 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC 106 Results: Intrigue and Awesome

    Saturday was a great night of UFC fights in Las Vegas, with an intriguing co—main event and a great main event fight. Anthony Johnson vs...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 1,720 reads 2 comments

  15. This Will Win A Fight

    It's long been a question up for debate, and many people have debated it. And with as many articles that have been written about it, and with as many forum posts that have asked the question, it surprises me that an answer has not been reached...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 42 reads 2 comments

  16. What Happens When An Unstoppable Force Meets An Unmovable Object?

    Forrest Griffin v.s Tito Ortiz (The Rematch) Even Forrest has said that he always knew that he would be fighting Tito again. And in all honesty, so did anyone else who thought about it...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. A Relief Of Pain, Part 1

    A hero of mine once said, "I do not believe their is pleasure in life. Just a relief of pain. We have to suffer to be on top." The man that said this is Georges St. Pierre. The stone cold UFC Welterweight Champion from the streets of Montreal...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 196 reads 0 comments

  18. "A Fighter's Heart" Analysis

    Here's an analysis of some of my favorite quotes, points, or statements from my favorite book, A Fighters Heart: One Man's Journey Through The World Of Fighting."Kids used to fight more; violence wasnt so frowned upon...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 4 years ago 976 reads 0 comments

  19. Marcus Davis's Knockout win at UFC 80: RAPID FIRE

    Marcus "The Irish Hand Grenade" Davis put on a short and sweet show at UFC 80: RAPID FIRE. Davis knocked out his opponent, Jess Liaudin, at the 1:04 mark of the first round after landing ...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 6 years ago 380 reads 1 comments

  20. Rich "Ace" Franklin's Two Losses to Anderson "Spider" Silva

    Rich "Ace" Franklin. He stands at 6'1", is 33 years old, and weighs in at 185 lbs. He's a man who has only lost to two different people in his entire Mixed Martial Arts career...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 6 years ago 1,121 reads 2 comments

  21. Forrest Griffin: Pure MMA Talent

    At 28, Forrest Griffin stands at 6'3" and weighs in at 205 lbs. Some people believe that he is the toughest pound-for-pound fighter in the world. He is the type of fighter who isn't afraid of anyone...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 6 years ago 4,248 reads 8 comments

  22. Tim Sylvia: Size over Skill?

    Anyone who has ever seen Tim Sylvia fight knows how BIG he is! At 31, the man is 6'8" so I would guess he is probably one of the BIGGEST guys in the UFC today...

    Chris Topher  Bean Written by Chris Topher Bean about over 6 years ago 982 reads 3 comments