1. Nick Diaz & "Jacare" Souza Retain Titles on Amazing Night Of Strikeforce Fights

    Strikeforce has done it again. Saturday night saw a talented group of Strikeforce athletes simply light up the cage with one impressive performance followed by another...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 3 years ago 505 reads 8 comments

  2. UFC Fight for the Troops: A Moving Display of MMA's Worth in the Community

    For a sport so brutal as mixed martial arts, for a sport that still struggles to prove its worth and value to mainstream society, events like UFC Fight for the Troops really display the integral quality that MMA represents...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 3 years ago 647 reads 6 comments

  3. Ben Henderson & Dominick Cruz to Defend Titles at Home in AZ for Final WEC Event

    The World Extreme Cagefighting’s final event, WEC 53, is a bittersweet event for the world of MMA. It signifies the end of what has amounted to one of the premiere fighting leagues ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  4. Hurtsbad UFC 124 Conference Call Notes: "I Am The Best GSP I Have Ever Been"

    The face of the UFC is set to compete in his seventh straight title match Saturday December 11th at UFC 124. In his own backyard of Montreal Quebec, UFC welterweight champion Georges St...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 593 reads 3 comments

  5. Hurtstbad UFC 124 Conference Call Notes: Koscheck's Mom Predicts 2nd Rd KO

    UFC 124 is peaking over the horizon, and the rematch between pound for pound standout Georges St. Pierre and his latest nemesis Josh Koscheck is finally here...

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  6. Hurtsbad UFC 123 Recap: B.J. Penn Fight Fans...OMFG...That's It!

    UFC 123 went exactly as fight fans expected. It was an event riddled with explosive match ups that let the judges off the hook on multiple occasions. Fights were being finished left and right by a variety of outcomes...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 480 reads 0 comments

  7. UFC 123 Conference Call Notes: B.J. Penn And Matt Hughes Discuss Rubber Match

    In what has amounted to an extremely compelling fight card, UFC 123 has really stirred up a lot of attention leading into the fights this coming weekend...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 572 reads 11 comments

  8. UFC 123 Conference Call Notes: Rampage Jackson Talks Machida, Training & Family

    UFC 123 is upon mixed martial arts fans and the fighters alike. In an extremely compelling co-main and main event, four former world champions will square off as they take the next steps in their careers...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 491 reads 0 comments

  9. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Don Frye On Knitting, Baking & Kicking Ass on Veteran's Day

    Truly one of the most amazing legends to pioneer the great sport of mixed martial arts, Don Frye is as unique as he is bad ass...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 806 reads 11 comments

  10. Happy Birthday, MMA: Tuff-N-Uff Celebrates with 145lb Women's Tournament Opener

    When it comes to amateur MMA in the fight capital of the world, with Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships , the hits just keep on coming...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 362 reads 3 comments

  11. Tuff-N-Uff Crowns Eddie Jackson As Their New Middleweight King

    With mixed martial arts boring full steam ahead and simply taking the world by storm, it has become more abundantly accessible than ever. It seems as though MMA is just about everywhere these days...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 325 reads 0 comments

  12. MMA: Tuff-N-Uff Returns to the Orleans Hotel and Casino with a Stacked Card

    If you spend enough time in the business of MMA you are sure to come across a few people who have had dealings with a certain duo in the industry of amateur mixed martial arts...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 340 reads 0 comments

  13. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Former ASU Coach Thom Ortiz Discusses Cain Velasquez's Heart

    In three days time one of the most compelling mixed martial arts heavyweight championship matches in recent memory will take place. The UFC HW strap will be on the line between two of the sports brightest stars...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 271 reads 1 comments

  14. World Fighting Federation "Redemption" is Cocked Locked and Loaded—Don't Blink

    Mixed Martial Arts has come a long way over the last seventeen years or so. The pinnacle of the sport is still the UFC, but much has changed under their rule of this sport of MMA...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  15. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Esteves Jones Confident and Ready To Defend His WFF HW Title

    In recent years, the Arizona desert has become recognized for forging top-shelf, world-class mixed martial artists. Many of today’s top competitors either do or have called Arizona their home...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 227 reads 1 comments

  16. Hurtsbad Exclusive: K.J. Noons Ready To "Let His Hands Do The Talking" Against Diaz

    Bad blood can fuel the fire when promoting a fight between two competitors with a turbulent history. While it becomes motivation for fans to buy all into an upcoming match, many ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 242 reads 4 comments

  17. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Castro Looking to Drop Bombs in Rematch with Jones at WFF

    It seems like only yesterday that the World Fighting Federation held its inaugural event, and hometown favorite George Castro emerged as a heavyweight standout within the organization...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 195 reads 4 comments

  18. Hurtsbad Exclusive: George Roop Says He'll "Put The Korean Zombie To The Test"

    There is typically a calm before the storm. At the moment all is calm, but a storm is raging on the horizon. That storm is WEC 51, Aldo vs Gamburyan, set to take place in Broomfield Colorado Thursday September 30th...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 541 reads 3 comments

  19. Hurtsbad Exclusive: John Wood Talks Throwdown, Training Kids, and Women's MMA

    As the sport of mixed martial arts continues to grow and achieve heights many never imagined possible, certain pillars will develop throughout the community. Obvious examples are fighters like Couture, Fedor, St...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 378 reads 1 comments

  20. Dom & Kyra Batara: Hurtsbad Takes A Glimpse Into The Future Of MMA

    In the beginning, MMA was two athletes, two styles, no rules, and a cage. Today it is still two athletes and a cage but everything else has changed.The evolution of MMA has come a long way and shown no sign of slowing...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,046 reads 4 comments

  21. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Ed 'Wild' West Discusses Bellator Bantamweight Tournament

    Bellator fighting championships has really carved a highly compelling niche in main stream mixed martial arts with their weekly installments of both feature MMA matchups and tournament style events...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 464 reads 0 comments

  22. Tuff-N-Uff Showcases Three Title Fights September 24th In Las Vegas

    It is that time again fight fans. Friday night brothers Barry and Jeff Meyer are bringing Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships back to the Mardi Gras Ballroom at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,668 reads 6 comments

  23. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Bellator's Ed West Discusses Bantamweight Tournament

    Ed West: "Will Fight For Food" The roller coaster ride that has been the mixed martial arts career of Ed West is hitting a steep incline this week. West has competed for many various promotions both at the regional level and at the mainstream level...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about 4 years ago 216 reads 2 comments

  24. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Mike Pyle on John Hathaway and UFC 120 in London

    (n.) quicksand (a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy) There is, perhaps, no mixed martial artist more deserving of such a nickname than Mike "Quicksand" Pyle...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about 4 years ago 596 reads 19 comments

  25. UFC 118 Edgar Defeats Penn Again: Hurricane Winds of Change Are Blowing

    17 years, MMA has endured immense evolution. It has never met a new day without having improved in some way, shape. or form on the previous one. Such is the mantra of the fastest growing sport in the world...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about 4 years ago 2,991 reads 17 comments