1. How Bellator's Reality Show Can One-Up "The Ultimate Fighter"

    It seems that Spike TV will be getting a new MMA reality show soon thanks to Bellator and honestly, it's not that surprising...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 83 reads 17 comments

  2. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Calls out Manny Pacquiao to Fight Him on Video

    It seems like Floyd Mayweather really wants this fight. There were no excuses and there are no partial statements. In a fighthype video linked here, Mayweather told Manny Pacquiao that he wanted to fight him on May 5...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,122 reads 4 comments

  3. 15 Reasons Casual Sports Fans Should Give MMA a Chance

    Not everyone is a serious sports fan. Some people watch them for relaxing entertainment and some to have something to talk about with their friends...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 261 reads 11 comments

  4. NBC Sports Network & Kathy Duva: How Boxing Back on Versus Might Help the Sport

    It was reported last week that Versus, which is going to be renamed the NBC Sports Network, is going to put boxing back on its air waves . It was only a few years ago that Versus had boxing on...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 860 reads 4 comments

  5. DREAM and Satoshi Ishii: Japanese MMA's Problem with Making the Sport a Circus

    It seems that DREAM is going to continue to not only put on fights, but keep its tradition of putting on a fight card on December 31...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 914 reads 6 comments

  6. UFC 139: Stephan Bonnar's Apology to the Fans and Why He Didn't Need to Do It

    At UFC 139 Stephan Bonnar issued two apologies. One was to Josh Koscheck about a shirt he had made that had offended the welterweight fighter...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,302 reads 13 comments

  7. John Morrison Leaving the WWE: Why If It Happens, It Isn't That Much of a Loss

    By now, it's no secret that John Morrison will soon be leaving the WWE . Some saw it coming; others didn't. Morrison had been consistently buried on RAW and pay-per-views, and so it seemed like the company was starting to decide for him...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 15,113 reads 107 comments

  8. 5 of the Most Physically Gifted 'Little Guys' in Boxing Today

    Plenty of boxing's focus is either on its superstars or on heavyweights, but it is usually the smaller fighters who bring the action in the ring. They are some of the best conditioned, fast punching machines that exist in boxing...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,396 reads 3 comments

  9. Juan Manuel Marquez: 5 Reasons He Can't Retire Yet

    Juan Manuel Marquez has thought about retirement after his third fight with Manny Pacquiao. He might never step in the ring again. It's up to him. He is 38 and has had a successful career and really can close the door if it's what he wants...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,029 reads 8 comments

  10. WWE: How They Could Turn Cody Rhodes & Wade Barrett into the Next Great Tag Team

    A while ago I wrote an article about how Christian and Cody Rhodes could be a great tag team. That was back when Rhodes wore a mask and had a different character and Christian wasn't injured...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,257 reads 20 comments

  11. Why the WWE Needs Shawn Michaels to Return to the Company

    Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest living wrestlers today. Even before he retired he was considered a legend and his last two matches with the Undertaker only cemented that status...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,650 reads 8 comments

  12. Why Sheamus Is Currently the Top Star on Smackdown

    Sheamus seems to have breathed new life into his career recently. Only a few months ago, he had won King of the Ring and went on a losing streak that culminated in him being taken out by a returned Triple H...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 481 reads 5 comments

  13. Why UFC on FOX 2 Will Draw More Viewers Than UFC on Fox 1

    It hasn't even been a month and already details are starting to leak out about the UFC's second fight on FOX. It was revealed just recently that the next program will be two hours long and have four fights on the card...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,316 reads 4 comments

  14. UFC 139 Results: Dan Henderson and the 5 Best "Old" Fighters in the UFC

    Dan Henderson didn't look like a 41-year-old at UFC 139 . On Saturday night, he was able to not only fight, but beat the much younger Shogun Rua...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,519 reads 20 comments

  15. UFC 139 Results: Where Does UFC 139 Rank Among 2011's UFC Events?

    By the time the year is over, the UFC will have put on 27 events. Over 10 of them have been free, with one more in the works before the end of 2011. It's quite a jump from the amount that the UFC was able to put on even five years ago...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,706 reads 7 comments

  16. UFC 139 Results: 5 Things Dan Henderson Needs To Improve on

    Dan Henderson did everything he needed to to get the win at UFC 139 . He also did a few things that might have cost him the victory...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,241 reads 1 comments

  17. UFC 139 Results: Dan Henderson vs Shogun Rua Really Was One of The Best Ever

    Henderson and Rua put on one of the best fights in the history of MMA . At least that is how Dana White put it. Normally the UFC promoter is known to have bouts of hyperbole in which he tries to make the fight or event grander then it was...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,990 reads 6 comments

  18. UFC 139 Results: Wanderlei Silva and the 5 Most Fan-Friendly Fighters

    Wanderlei Silva proved that he was able to turn the clock back at least one more time on Saturday night at UFC 139 ...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,240 reads 7 comments

  19. The Career-Defining Moment of Each UFC Champion

    Whether it was after their title reign started or back when they were climbing the ranks, each UFC champion has had a moment that has made their career shine...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,222 reads 11 comments

  20. Juan Manuel Marquez's Loss to Manny Pacquiao: What It Means for His Career

    No matter what fans believe should have happened on November 12, the fact is that Manny Pacquiao walked away with a unanimous decision in his favor. Some fans believe it was deserved...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 719 reads 3 comments

  21. WWE Survivor Series 2011 Results: What We Learned from the Rock & Cena's Win

    Tonight at Survivor Series, The Rock and John Cena were able to put their differences aside long enough to beat Awesome Truth and hype their fight at WrestleMania. Fans learned one thing from The Rock and John Cena's win tonight...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,232 reads 25 comments

  22. UFC 139 Results: Wanderlei Silva Is Still the Most Exciting Fighter in MMA

    Tonight Silva showed the same characteristics that have made him a fight favorite of MMA fans everywhere. He went from being battered around the cage by Cung Le, a former kickboxing champion, to knocking his opponent out in emphatic fashion...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 274 reads 0 comments

  23. UFC 139: Who Will Be Fighting for Their Job?

    In every UFC event, there will be winners and losers, and UFC 139 is no different. Just like after those other events, there will be those who are cut from the organization after all is said and done...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 831 reads 2 comments

  24. 4 Boxers That We Need on Twitter

    Boxing is not exactly a sport that embraces change, but many top fighters have embraced the technological advances of the 21st century. One of these evolutions has been Twitter...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 370 reads 0 comments

  25. WWE Survivor Series: Why Team Barrett Will Beat Team Orton

    Looking at the lineup for both of the teams that have been made for Survivor Series, it's easy to see which team has the stronger lineup. Team Orton easily has the edge when it comes to how they have been booked in the WWE...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 560 reads 7 comments