1. MMA Intervention: Has MMA Ruined Your Life? This One's For You

    This one is strictly for my hard-cores—all nubes keep walking. The person in the photo is you, if you don't stop this madness today. It's time to take a cold, hard look at the person you are and how you live your life...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 2,330 reads 28 comments

  2. MMA Is Not A Crime: People Need To Wake Up And Realize It's World Class

    What do we mean when we say world class? What is the message that is conveyed by that term? Is it more a cliche or a description of the quality surrounding any particular topic described as such? ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 1,926 reads 62 comments

  3. Fight Fan's Prayer: WW Champs Collide, Nick Diaz vs. Georges St. Pierre

    For a sport riddled with uncertainty, with no odds that can determine outcomes indefinitely, many questions are posed. Even when an individual seems unstoppable, it turns out all it takes is a determined Matt Serra to get the job done...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 1,048 reads 27 comments

  4. Legend: Randy "The Natural" Couture, One More Time At UFC 109

    With time, all things come to pass. Few things are forever. Of the few things that truly can withstand the test of time, greatness is one of them. It lives on through the legend that tells a story of success and historical impact on any given subject...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 390 reads 18 comments

  5. Amateur Jesus Padron Patiently Waiting To Make His Mark on MMA

    Photo courtesy of XCFC Roaming New Mexico is an amateur fighter with deep potential for MMA. Jesus Padron, known as "Zeus" amongst his peers, is the light heavyweight and heavyweight champion of Shane Dunagan's XCFC...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 401 reads 4 comments

  6. Brock Lesnar's Struggle and Rebound Cements His Place in This Sport

    There is not one ounce of doubt that lingers from the days when the MMA community was questioning if Brock Lesnar belonged...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 2,135 reads 28 comments

  7. UFC 109: The Time To Induct Don Frye into the UFC Hall of Fame Is Now

    With UFC 109 barreling down on fight fans, the hype surrounding the event has begun to grow. This card provides the fan the rare opportunity to see two active and current UFC Hall of Famers square off in the Octagon for the first time ever...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 794 reads 24 comments

  8. 5150 Kills It In Tulsa: Alexander Falls, Clementi and Budnik Go To War

    Tulsa, Oklahoma, was the place to be this past Saturday night if you're a fight fan. Big names, big fights, big action, all for a regional gate fee. New Year's Revolution paid dividends to its investors on a grand scale...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 203 reads 9 comments

  9. B.J. Penn Has Many Questions: Does Frankie Edgar Have the Answers?

    It is no secret throughout the sport of MMA that enthusiasts, competitors, analysts, and reporters alike all see B.J. "The Prodigy" Penn as an immovable obstacle atop the UFC lightweight division...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 785 reads 17 comments

  10. 5150 Combat's New Year's Revolution: An Event That Swings for the Fences

    Update:  This event is available via internet PPV at http://www.gofightlive.tv/ Please support this great event if your not available to attend live. The plains of Tulsa, Oklahoma, are about to erupt into an MMA inferno Saturday night...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 318 reads 9 comments

  11. Faber, Brown, Aldo: A Triangle of Superiority Unlike MMA Has Ever Seen

    A little more than a year ago, elite WEC featherweight standouts Mike Brown and Urijah Faber found themselves standing atop their division, headlining WEC 36, and competing for Faber's title...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 352 reads 8 comments

  12. Hurtsbad.com: Bringing the MMA Community Together, World Domination Next

    Mixed martial arts, three little words, insignificant enough. Not an uncommon term, especially in times like these. As individual definitions each word is important to the structure of the idea of MMA...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 180 reads 4 comments

  13. Tuff-N-Uff and MTX Have Your Vegas Itinerary Booked For This Weekend

    The time has arrived for the first event of not only the year, but the decade; for Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 180 reads 11 comments

  14. Third Man in the Cage: Marc Fennell Shaping the Future of Refs at the MMA Expo

    MMA is consuming an entire demographic and opening their eyes to this world class style of combat sports. The cutting edge of MMA leaves in its wake many questions as to how the sport can improve and further evolve...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 326 reads 1 comments

  15. UFC 108: Is It The Card Or The Fans That Are Lackluster? Dana White Weighs In

    In a recent interview for the Boston Herald , Dana White had some choice words for critics of the UFC and their recent necessity to restructure fight cards due to a plague of injuries...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 727 reads 32 comments

  16. Shine Fights Matchmaker Ron Foster Shares Thoughts On Ricardo Mayorga

    Many gifted athletes have found a home with MMA by crossing over from various sports. MMA has proven to be an exciting alternative for athletes looking to make a change...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 204 reads 6 comments

  17. Penn, St. Pierre, Silva: Is Domination Holding The UFC Back Or Helping?

    dom-i-na-tion: supremacy or preeminence over another, exercise or mastery of ruling power, see B.J. Penn, Georges St...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 1,265 reads 26 comments

  18. Shine Fight's Matchmaker Ron Foster Talks MMA with Todd Jackson

    When you sit down to talk MMA with Shine Fights Matchmaker Ron Foster, you get a compelling feeling. You're speaking with someone who knows this sport. You're talking to someone who is an advocate for the sport, the fighter, and the fan...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 517 reads 1 comments

  19. A Recipe for War: Mix Penn, Sanchez, and the LW Title Belt at UFC 107

    Not all fight cards are created equal. While the sport is now widely available in most cases, it does not always deliver at its peak potential. With previous footage of great fights available, the need to over-impress at the PPV level is not as pressing.

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 619 reads 38 comments

  20. Rodney Wallace Makes His UFC Debut at the Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale

    In the realm of mixed martial arts, there is one show, one name, one leader that truly sets the bar for the rest of the sport. Very few choose a career as a cage-fighter without the ultimate goal of reaching this pinnacle...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 1,285 reads 9 comments

  21. Wanderlei Takes in Some Great Fights At Tuff-N-Uff's Future Stars of MMA

    Tuff-N-Uff broke their own mold this past Friday night. The official results are in and they are impressive. With superstars and MMA moguls in attendance, the warriors put on a fine display of MMA...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 312 reads 4 comments

  22. LaTasha Marzolla: Playboy's Knockout Fighting at Tuff-N-Uff 11/27

    With women's MMA steadily on the rise, many aspiring female mixed martial artists are seeing new doors open. Those doors are providing more opportunities as the sport evolves and further accepts their efforts to prove they belong...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 3,581 reads 21 comments

  23. An Underutilized Gesture in Life: The Tapout

    In the fight game, for many fighters, there comes a point in a match where they feel they can not press on any longer. They signify their willingness to end a fight with a simple gesture: the tapout...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 313 reads 25 comments

  24. Brock Lesnar's Illness Good Enough For Mainstream Media To Report

    Please pardon me while I go on a rare emotionally charged rant regarding the absolute disregard mainstream media has for the sport of MMA. Until something terrible or negative happens in the sport that is...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 3,113 reads 19 comments

  25. George Roop Puts on a Striking Clinic at Rage In the Cage

    This past Saturday some folks in the Tucson Area stayed home to watch MMA legend Randy Couture prove he can still hang at UFC 105. Many people surely stayed home to watch Manny Pacquiao strengthen his own legend in the realm of the sweet science...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 369 reads 8 comments