1. UFC 154 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    The saga of Georges St-Pierre now has another chapter. His UFC 154 return ended in a resounding victory over Carlos Condit, who only managed to threaten GSP once for the duration ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 32,230 reads 26 comments

  2. St-Pierre vs Condit: Don't Be Too Surprised When Condit Knocks out St-Pierre

    There is only one true welterweight champion and his name is Carlos Condit . Come UFC 154 , he will take Georges St-Pierre's UFC welterweight title and unify it with his own interim title, becoming the undisputed welterweight champ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 5,658 reads 89 comments

  3. What Is Brock Lesnar's True MMA Legacy?

    Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar have more to do with one another than you think. Fans and pundits are heralding the return of one of the UFC's biggest draws, welterweight champ ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 13,062 reads 49 comments

  4. UFC on Fuel 6 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    The UFC's first venture into China is in the history books. Cung Le scored an unbelievable knockout against former middleweight champ Rich Franklin and, in the co-main event, Thiago Silva choked out Bulgarian prospect Stanislav Nedkov ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,257 reads 18 comments

  5. UFC 2012: Ronda Rousey, Today's Greatest Female Role Model in Sports

    “I would beat the crap out of Kim Kardashian ,” she said about the Hollywood starlet. “Get over yourself, all you do is swim,” she said concerning legendary Olympic athlete Michael Phelps...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,500 reads 21 comments

  6. In Light of the Ronda Rousey News, Should the UFC Get Rid of Ring Card Girls?

    Do ring card girls have a point? Is their purpose to infuse a little bit of estrogen into testosterone-laden venues to undermine MMA 's infamous and undeniable homoeroticism ? ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about over 1 year ago 3,528 reads 26 comments

  7. UFC 2012: Is the Concept of 'Heart' Meaningless in MMA?

    "Heart" in MMA is almost as useless as the "heart" power was in Captain Planet . Almost as useless...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 3,471 reads 61 comments

  8. UFC 2012: 11 Inspirational Tales from the World of MMA

    MMA is more than violence. The rapacious bloodlust that purportedly fuels MMA and its fandom only exists in the minds of those ignorant to one of MMA's true strengths—inspiration...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 10,926 reads 47 comments

  9. Anderson Silva on Weidman: 'I Don't Have Any Intention of Fighting with Him'

    Apparently, Anderson Silva has chosen to take ultimately meaningless one-off "super fights" rather than defend his title against legitimate and dangerous middleweight opponents like Chris Weidman ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,714 reads 122 comments

  10. Jones vs. Sonnen: Lyoto Machida: "Chael Does Not Deserve the Title Shot"

    Former UFC light heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida has taken Chael Sonnen , and his recently announced title shot against Jon Jones, to task over Twitter, saying the following: ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 6,776 reads 75 comments

  11. Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen: Is the Ultimate Fighter Dead If TUF 17 Fails?

    If a highly-charged match-up, like UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen , can't resurrect the long-running Ultimate Fighter television series, nothing will...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,443 reads 21 comments

  12. Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen: Sonnen Is the Most Brilliant UFC Fighter of All Time

    Sonnen went from a 15-8-1 journeyman who was kicked out of the UFC to a fighter who challenged Anderson Silva twice for the title and is now starring in the next season of The ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 2,158 reads 16 comments

  13. UFC 2012: Was Pat Barry's 'Roaches' Take on MMA Fans Fair?

    Fighters have a sense of entitlement, and why shouldn't they? They're tough, athletic men who could crush most other human beings into dust...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 2,381 reads 49 comments

  14. UFC 153 Results: Was Erick Silva Just Another Overhyped Prospect?

    Too much Internet hype and not enough in-cage ability to back it up—that's the story of UFC 153 fighter Erick Silva, who was broken by perennial contender and relentless "grinder" Jon Fitch...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 1,441 reads 16 comments

  15. UFC 153 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC 153 is over. Anderson Silva breezed his way through Stephan Bonnar—as he was expected to do—and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira submitted the notoriously anti-Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Dave Herman in vindicating fashion...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 10,385 reads 21 comments

  16. UFC 153 Results: 'Rampage' Jackson Calls for Glover Teixeira Fight on Twitter

    Glover Teixeira's destruction of Fabio Maldonado's face and brain cells at UFC 153 has cleared the way to a potential fight with MMA legend Quinton "Rampage" Jackson—and that's just the way Jackson wants it, according to his Twitter account...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 7,883 reads 48 comments

  17. UFC on FX 5 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    UFC on FX 5 is finished. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva defeated Travis Browne and Jake Ellenberger shut down the Jay Heiron hype train once and for all...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 3,648 reads 10 comments

  18. UFC on Fuel TV 5 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    The UFC's fifth foray onto the Fuel network is over. Stefan Struve has crushed Stipe Miocic , and British slugger Dan Hardy defeated TUF veteran Amir Sadollah ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 8,626 reads 15 comments

  19. UFC 2012: Could MMA Survive Without the UFC?

    Modern MMA could not survive without the UFC. That's not opinion—that's fact. Don't believe the MMA hipsters who tell you that MMA could flourish without the promotion...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 4,880 reads 44 comments

  20. UFC 152 Results: Do MMA Fans Just Need to Stop Hyping Fighters for a While?

    Denis Kang , Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou , Gerald Harris, Houston Alexander, Brandon Vera and now Jimy Hettes and Charles Oliveira ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 1,945 reads 11 comments

  21. UFC 152 Results: In Light of UFC 152, the UFC Should Not Do a 115-Pound Division

    The 125-pound flyweight division is as far down as the UFC should go. The current plans to bring in a 115-pound weight-class need to be aborted ASAP. This isn't idle naysaying ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,375 reads 55 comments

  22. UFC 152 Results: After Loss to Michael Bisping, Can Brian Stann Be Called Elite?

    Brian Stann is trumpeted as part of the middleweight elite—but he's not and he never was. Yes, he's a brave individual, an exciting, heavy-handed fighter, but saying he's at ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 5,622 reads 23 comments

  23. UFC 152 Results: Why We Need to See Bisping vs. Weidman

    There's no reason to clamor for a showdown between Michael Bisping and UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva . Why? Two words: Chris Weidman . Chris Weidman and Michael Bisping need to fight one another to determine who the true No...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 3,325 reads 34 comments

  24. UFC 152 Results: Will Fans Cheer for Jon Jones Again?

    Jon Jones defeated Vitor Belfort at UFC 152 , but don't expect that to win Jones any fans. Jones is just too unpopular and—unless he performs some kind of miracle like stopping ...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 11,015 reads 10 comments

  25. UFC 153: Will Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar Ruin Silva's Legacy?

    The recently announced UFC 153 main event of Anderson Silva versus Stephan Bonnar seems like an easy win for Silva—and that's the problem. In fact, the fight will do nothing but hurt Silva's legacy as a fighter...

    Matt Saccaro Written by Matt Saccaro about almost 2 years ago 6,009 reads 64 comments