1. Report: Alistair Overeem to Make Return at UFC 164

    Prominent UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is set to return at UFC 164 in August, according to a report by MMAJunkie.com . There has been no word as to who the Dutch striker will be pitted against in his Octagon return...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 5,835 reads 115 comments

  2. Business Insider Names Ronda Rousey as One of Top 50 Women Changing the World

    Business Insider has acknowledged Ronda Rousey 's status as a trailblazer and pioneer, naming her No. 42 in its list of women that are changing the world...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,189 reads 29 comments

  3. Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva: Why This Fight Doesn't Need to Happen

    Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva shouldn't happen. This fight does nothing for MMA . Sonnen is a fighter who, save for a miracle performance against Anderson Silva at ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 7,177 reads 31 comments

  4. Do Dana White's Antics Help or Hurt the Growth of MMA and the UFC?

    Dana White 's increasingly inflammatory and pernicious antics are making the UFC look bush league—unworthy of a deal with a major network such as Fox. This isn't about White's frequent swearing...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 2,325 reads 19 comments

  5. TUF 18: A Co-Ed Version of the Ultimate Fighter Will Be a Black Eye for MMA

    The 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter will be the lowest common denominator in terms of entertainment and, because of that, it will damage MMA 's image...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 5,216 reads 34 comments

  6. Why Wins from Chris Weidman and Johny Hendricks Would Be Good for the UFC

    Victories for Chris Weidman and Johny Hendricks would be of greater benefit to the UFC in the long term than victories for Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre. Yes, you read that right...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,447 reads 22 comments

  7. TUF 18 Coaches: UFC Needs to Make Up Its Mind: Sports or Sports Entertainment

    The UFC has gone from "as real as it gets" to "as gimmicky as it gets" with The Ultimate Fighter 18 . Ronda Rousey is coaching the show's 18th incarnation against the winner of Miesha Tate vs...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,590 reads 29 comments

  8. UFC 158 Fight Card: How Will Nick Diaz Fans React If He Loses to GSP?

    If Georges St-Pierre wrestles his way to victory at UFC 158 , Nick Diaz fans will set the Internet world aflame like they did after UFC 143...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,053 reads 14 comments

  9. 5 Ways the UFC Can Add More Flavor to Their Events

    The UFC's events have grown stale and generic. Minor events on Fuel TV have the exact same boring, flat look as major pay-per-view and Fox cards. Shows held in far-off lands are indiscernible from those held in typical locales like Las Vegas...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,461 reads 51 comments

  10. Are Sexist, Sensationalistic Headlines Going to Be the Norm for Women's MMA?

    For most writers, the main takeaway from UFC 157 was Ronda Rousey 's superlative grit and athleticism—the keyword being most ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 2,702 reads 18 comments

  11. UFC 157 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC 157 is over. Ronda Rousey defeated Liz Carmouche , but not without a breathtaking close call. In the co-main event, the karate stylings of Lyoto Machida stymied Dan Henderson...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 6,459 reads 27 comments

  12. UFC News: Greg Jackson to Train Frank Mir for His Fight Against Daniel Cormier

    Famed, yet controversial, MMA coach Greg Jackson has a new star pupil: Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir . Mir will be employing Jackson's services for his fight against the upsurging Daniel Cormier at UFC on FOX 7...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 6,711 reads 28 comments

  13. UFC Prez Dana White Has No Interest in Stripping Dominick Cruz of His UFC Title

    The UFC was still doing shows on Versus the last time Dominick Cruz was in the Octagon. Cruz, battling two back-to-back ACL injuries, hasn't fought since UFC on Versus 6 in October of 2011...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 1,509 reads 10 comments

  14. UFC 157 Fighter Josh Koscheck: 'I'm Not a Fan of Nick Diaz'

    Josh Koscheck 's upcoming fight Robbie Lawler at UFC 157 hasn't stopped him from thinking about perennial welterweight bad boy, Nick Diaz...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 7,342 reads 79 comments

  15. UFC News: Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Josh Barnett Turns Down UFC Contract

    Enigmatic heavyweight Josh Barnett isn't headed to the UFC after all, according to a report by MMAJunkie .com ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 8,514 reads 43 comments

  16. UFC 156 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC 156 is over. Jose Aldo retained his UFC featherweight title against Frankie Edgar, and a lethargic Rashad Evans lost a unanimous decision to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 5,418 reads 15 comments

  17. UFC on Fox 6 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC on Fox 6 has ended. Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson has defended his title against John Dodson, and Glover Teixeira defeated Quinton "Rampage" Jackson...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 1,992 reads 10 comments

  18. To Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal, MMA Is 'Easy Compared to Wrestling'

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal isn't daunted at making his Bellator debut at Bellator 86 on Spike TV. To him, MMA is a veritable cakewalk compared to what he's been through on the wrestling mat...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 1,486 reads 9 comments

  19. Bellator Welterweight Champ Ben Askren: "I'm Never Gonna Change My Style"

    Bellator Welterweight champion Ben Askren doesn't care what the fans think about the allegedly boring way he fights. " I’m never gonna change my style...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 2,640 reads 17 comments

  20. UFC on FX 7 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC on FX 7 is over and done with. Vitor Belfort shut the mouth of Michael Bisping with a titanic head kick and the C.B. Dollaway defeated Daniel Sarafian in a close split decision...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 2,768 reads 8 comments

  21. Bellator on Spike TV: 394 Percent Increase in Viewers from Last Season's Debut

    Bellator 's debut on Spike TV was resoundingly successful; their viewership on the network increased nearly 400 percent from their last season opener. Spike TV president Kevin Kay was pleased...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 660 reads 1 comments

  22. UFC on FOX 6's Anthony Pettis: "It Sucks Where I Ended Up"

    Anthony Pettis was once guaranteed a title shot, now he's coming off a one-year layoff and there's no chance at UFC gold in the foreseeable future. He's not too thrilled about that...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 8,431 reads 30 comments

  23. Junior dos Santos 'Was Having Personal Problems' Leading into UFC 155

    Former UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos doesn't credit his loss at UFC 155 to Cain Velasquez being the better fighter that night. In fact, dos Santos offered a litany of reasons as to why he came up short in his second title defense...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,584 reads 23 comments

  24. Muhammad 'King Mo' Lawal Eyeing Boxing Match with Kimbo Slice

    Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal : MMA fighter, pro wrestler...and boxer ? If Lawal has his way, then yes...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,479 reads 12 comments

  25. Bellator's Michael Chandler Trying to "Stay Humble and Hungry" on Spike TV Debut

    To Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler, main-eventing Bellator's Spike TV debut opposite Rick Hawn isn't that big of a deal. In fact, the lightweight champ is unimpressed with himself and his accolades...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 1,231 reads 1 comments