1. UFC 145: Would Another Dominating Win from Jon Jones Be Good for the UFC?

    Jon Jones will finally face Rashad Evans at UFC 145 , but if he wins, he may just give the UFC some headaches on what to do with him next...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,961 reads 27 comments

  2. MMA Is Dead: There Is Only the UFC

    I find myself writing an obituary, thankfully not for any one fighter, but for MMA in general. That is because MMA is dead. That isn't to say that fans will see a lack of submissions or cages in the next few years...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 5,265 reads 54 comments

  3. WrestleMania 28 Card: Updated Lineup for WWE's Big Pay-Per-View

    WrestleMania 28 is fast approaching and while some matches are speculated to happen, most have already been made. For the sake of consistency, the matches mentioned in this article will be those that have been verified on the WWE page...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 6,393 reads 16 comments

  4. WrestleMania 28: Why John Cena's Verbal Attacks Prove the Rock Is out of Touch

    Most of the Rock's fans who are cheering him on now are those that watched him back in the '90s and prove that they have remained as disconnected from the current trend as he has...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,060 reads 124 comments

  5. WrestleMania 2012: 8 Superstars Who Will Dominate the Ring

    We are only half a month a way from WrestleMania 28 and while the focus is mostly on John Cena and the Rock, the card is stacked with talent. Not every match will be a 5-star affair, with the combatants giving and taking each other's best...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,989 reads 17 comments

  6. Tim Sylvia Deserves Another Shot in the UFC

    Tim Sylvia is a shadow of his former self, but that doesn't mean that the UFC shouldn't give him a shot. In fact, it would be great publicity if they did...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,909 reads 14 comments

  7. The Arguments For and Against Legalizing PEDs in MMA

    PEDs are a part of MMA —even though they are against the rules—because there are fighters who will always do whatever it takes to win...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,037 reads 5 comments

  8. Is the Win Bonus in MMA Making Fighters Avoid Risks & Ruining the Sport?

    The win bonus in MMA is a double-edged sword that improves fights as much as it hurts them, removing some of the chances that fighters might otherwise take...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 3,873 reads 28 comments

  9. TNA Should Drop Most of Their Money-Losing Pay-Per-Views

    Most of TNA's pay-per-views don't stand out and feel like watered-down versions of WWE events. Lockdown feels like Hell in a Cell. Hardcore Justice feels like Extreme Rules, though with WWE's PG stance, that is a change...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,035 reads 27 comments

  10. WWE Divas: Eve Has Completely Overshadowed Kelly Kelly & It Is Embarrassing

    Eve finally overtook Kelly Kelly and got the fans' attention, but the fact that it took turning on Zack Ryder to do it proves that she isn't much of a star...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,815 reads 18 comments

  11. UFC 146: Is This Dan Hardy's Last Chance with the UFC?

    If Dan Hardy loses at UFC 146 against Duane Ludwig, even if the fight is exciting, he will be cut from the UFC...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,327 reads 1 comments

  12. WWE Raw: John Cena Will Always Come in Second to the Rock

    John Cena lost the war of words with the Rock this past Monday on RAW. He also lost to him in promos last week. In both of them, John Cena was able to annihilate the Rock verbally and show him up, but the crowd cheered for the Brahma Bull...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 398 reads 198 comments

  13. UFC on FOX 3: Head to Toe Breakdown of Alan Belcher vs. Rousimar Palhares

    If Alan Belcher wants to win his fight against Rousimar Palhares, he needs to avoid the fight going to the ground. If Rousimar Palhares wants to win the fight, he needs to make sure the fight gets there...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 948 reads 4 comments

  14. 15 Best Submissions in the UFC

    The UFC is known for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The very basis of the tournament was invented by the Gracie family in an effort to prove the dominance of their art...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 6,441 reads 15 comments

  15. Ken Shamrock, Tito Ortiz Fight On: How Old Is Too Old to Still Compete in MMA?

    MMA doesn't have a mandatory age for retirement, but with fighters like Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz continuing to compete, it isn't a bad idea...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,601 reads 13 comments

  16. WWE's YouTube Channel: Not Allowing Comments Will Hurt Zack Ryder's Career

    Zack Ryder is going to lose fans and momentum if the WWE doesn't allow comments on Z! True Long Island Story . The WWE recently moved Ryder's YouTube show to the the company's channel in an effort to boost their exposure and to make more content...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,127 reads 29 comments

  17. Why Bellator Signing UFC Castoffs Hurts the Company's Image & Future

    Bellator is the second largest MMA organization in the world today and if it keeps buying up former UFC fighters and placing them in their tournaments, that is all they are ever go to be...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 548 reads 2 comments

  18. WWE Wrestlemania 2012: 10 Things That Will Take Place After Each Match's Finish

    WrestleMania 28 has some great matches, but the pay-per-view is known more for its storytelling then anything else. That includes what comes after the bouts on the card...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 7,829 reads 25 comments

  19. Big Show Will Trounce Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 28: Why It Shouldn't Happen

    Big Show has a match against Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania and, unless something thwarts the giant again, he is going to walk out of the stadium as intercontinental champion. Letting him do so would be a huge mistake...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,173 reads 12 comments

  20. 10 Reasons Why It Seems Like MMA Fans Hate MMA

    MMA has some of the most passionate fans in all of sports, but sometimes that love turns to anger and comes off negatively. It makes it seem like MMA fans hate the sport...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,652 reads 11 comments

  21. TNA Should Stop Using Jesse Sorensen's Real Neck Injury to Turn Zima Ion Heel

    Jesse Sorensen is a wrestler who suffered a real broken neck and potentially a career-ending injury. Now TNA is using it as an angle to get the wrestler who gave it to him over as a villain...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,602 reads 33 comments

  22. Could Eve Torres Occupy Lita's Old Spot with Kane?

    Nothing can replace Lita, but Eve might be the perfect companion for Kane and a way to give his character an added twist...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 5,142 reads 32 comments

  23. Strikeforce: Why Paul Daley-Nate Marquardt Needs to Happen

    Regardless of whether Paul Daley wins or loses tonight, he should face Nate Marquardt in a future Strikeforce event. Even if he gets beaten by his opponent, Kazuo Misaki, tonight, it is still the best fight that Strikeforce can make...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 481 reads 0 comments

  24. Strikeforce: Why Paul Daley Will Knockout Kazou Misaki

    Tonight, Paul Daley will land one of his trademark knockout punches on Kazuo Misaki, giving him an early victory...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 443 reads 1 comments

  25. 2 MMA Rule Changes We Should See Implemented in the Sport Soon

    The Unified Rules of MMA are ironclad and were made to transform the events that promotions like the UFC put on from pure martial-arts fights into a combat sport. The rules can be found on the ABCBoxing ...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 489 reads 5 comments