1. Randy Couture Racing the Sands of Time To Remain Relevant

    Almost 13 years ago, a talented, hungry, accomplished wrestler took his first steps into the Octagon. The wake he would leave in his path would forever change the sport of mixed martial arts...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 153 reads 5 comments

  2. Rage in the Cage Back at The Desert Diamond in Tucson November 14th

    The time has come for another Rage in the Cage fight in Tucson Ariz. on Nov. 14. Together Roland Sarria and the Desert Diamond Casino are putting together another high profile event for fight fans in the desert...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 366 reads 7 comments

  3. Joe Yager: An Amateur Apex Heavyweight Evolving with MMA

    The first time I saw Joe Yager I was at a fundraiser for a local gym called Apex MMA. Apex was showcasing some up-and-coming amateur talent for local fight fans, and I was honored to be invited as a guest...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 143 reads 1 comments

  4. Taking a Moment to Pay Respect to Something Greater Than Sports

    This is an article my daughter and I got together on for a school project she had to do last year. Her job was to do something in the community to brighten a veteran's day...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 164 reads 14 comments

  5. Fedor Emelianenko: The Calm Amongst the Storm

    The Last Emperor, Fedor Emelianenko, is quite a polarizing figure. Only the greatest of fighters can divide the MMA community and create a frenzy of analytics and opinions, even if both sides may never admit it...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 1,236 reads 14 comments

  6. Can CBS, Strikeforce, and Fedor Emelianenko Elevate Mixed Martial Arts?

    In the forward progress made by mixed martial arts, there has been one constant that relentlessly drove the sport forward. That constant is evolution. Evolution is within the nature of all things...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 946 reads 15 comments

  7. Is The Ultimate Fighter 10 Heavyweights an Excercise In Futility?

    Forrest Griffin, Diego Sanchez, Rashad Evans, Joe Stevenson, Michael Bisping, the list of high quality, above average fighters to conquer The Ultimate Fighter series goes on. These are just the names of some who won the show...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 681 reads 25 comments

  8. "Suga" Rashad Evans: One of the Best TUF Coaches Ever

    Rashad Evans has always been an impressive component to the UFC. He has always been in the mix since his debut. His heart and desire led him to win the first heavyweight TUF in a division he was clearly not built for...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 4 years ago 781 reads 15 comments

  9. Mixed Martial Artist Larry Esparza, A Next Generation Throwback

    Photo courtesy of Terry Johnson xcfc.us Pro fighters leave in their wake a wealth of experiences, both ups and downs. They have traveled the difficult road to becoming a pro...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 207 reads 6 comments

  10. The Machida Error Extends the Machida Era

    Casual fight judges everywhere have found themselves flabbergasted by an unlikely decision made during UFC 104's main event between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua. Many articles have been written about the subject, the topic has been discussed...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 927 reads 11 comments

  11. In the Red Corner at Xtreme Courage Fighting Championship's Havoc

    Shane Dunagan held an event this past Saturday that was nothing short of astonishing, considering the humble nature of the venue...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 370 reads 16 comments

  12. Bloodsport: So You Think You Know Mixed Martial Arts? Perhaps Not

    Anyone who has ever paid a second's notice to mixed martial arts has heard it all before. MMA is a bloodsport, human cockfighting, it's not a real sport—the list is endless...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 981 reads 21 comments

  13. Jitz Fighter Apparel: A Brand Apart

    When you talk to Mike Cascia and Scott Bauer, a very distinct feeling comes over you. You get the idea that these gentlemen are well on their way to making their mark on this sport...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  14. Xtreme Courage Fighting Championships: Taking Care Of Fighters and Fans Alike

    On October 17, in Lordsburg, New Mexico, Xtreme Courage Fighting Championships will be rocking the desert. Lordsburg may be a small rural town, but on this night XCFC owner Shane Dunagan looks ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 6 comments

  15. Can Lyoto Machida Become the First LHW Champ to Defend in Two Years?

    In the main event of UFC 104 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles CA, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida will attempt to become the first UFC Light Heavy Weight Champion in two years to defend his title...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 905 reads 16 comments

  16. Fights Finished All Night Long at The WFF's Battle For The Desert

    Al Fuentes and Thom Ortiz must be extremely proud this week. The inaugural event of their new fight promotion the World Fighting Federation set a strong tone Saturday night. For a promotion that had never put on an event before it did not show...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 409 reads 0 comments

  17. The Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation: Your Support Is Necessary

    Today fight fans is a day to take a step back from the glamour of mixed martial arts for a moment.Today is a day to pay your respect and appreciation for another type of warrior, another type of hero: the American soldier...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  18. Welcome The World Fighting Federation to The MMA Family

    On October 3rd at 7pm the World Fighting Federation will hold its inaugural event. The event will be held at the very classy AVA Amphitheater at the Casino Del Sol in Tucson AZ. The card is a contest between Tucson and Phoenix mixed martial artists...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 697 reads 1 comments

  19. Has The Ultimate Fighter Come Full Circle?

    In recognition of UFC 100, Inside Fights recently did a three part series outlining the history of modern MMA. The articles pointed to the significant events that contributed to the ascent of this sport, from cage fighting to a true art form, and beyond..

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 326 reads 3 comments

  20. Joey "Boom Boom" Rivera "Being Good Is Just Not Enough"

    When you enter Apex MMA in Tucson, AZ, immediately your met by Joey "Boom Boom" Rivera. He greets you with a smile, a hand shake, and welcomes you into his gym. It's as if you've known him for years...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 1,249 reads 0 comments

  21. Ryan Couture Is Making His Own Waves in MMA

    Ryan Couture has royal MMA blood in his veins. For a man like Ryan though, that greatness is held high, but no guarantee for his own destiny. Ryan understands his legacy is in his own hands...

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  22. The Future Of MMA Shines Bright In Rodney Wallace

    Many fighters are ascending within the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Most of them are highly talented, and promising individuals...

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  23. Meet TUF 10 Cast Member Darrill Schoonover

    Darrill Schoonover wasn't the biggest guy to walk through the door to The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, but his record spoke for itself...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 1,411 reads 5 comments

  24. A Note to Aspiring MMA Journalists: Put Your Writing Where Your Mouth Is

    Learning on the fly is par for the course for many in this sport. The sport itself has reached peaks no one ever would have imagined...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 306 reads 20 comments

  25. Rage in The Cage 134: A Great Display Of MMA Potential on 9/11

    The fights were competitive, the show was spectacular, and the fans were electrified. On Friday, September the 11th, at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, AZ, Rage in the Cage 137 showcased their quality promotional talents...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 5 years ago 461 reads 2 comments