1. WWE Royal Rumble 2012: CM Punk Will Not Defeat Dolph Ziggler, Why It's Great

    The end of Raw told us two things last night: The match between CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler will be just as great as their last ones if not better, and there is no way John Laurinaitis will let Punk walk out as champion at the Royal Rumble...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,700 reads 33 comments

  2. Money in the Bank PPV Removed: Why It Will Make WrestleMania Feel Great Again

    It seems that the word from WWE officials is that Money in the Bank is being dropped as a pay-per-view and merging back with WrestleMania. It is something that needed to be done for a few years now...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,690 reads 64 comments

  3. UFC on FOX 2: Why Evans vs. Davis Won't Disappoint

    UFC on FOX 2 is almost here and the main event between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis is only five days away...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,453 reads 6 comments

  4. Why Bringing Fedor Emelianenko Back to Strikeforce Is a Brilliant Idea

    Very soon, the entirety of the Strikeforce heavyweight division will reside within the UFC. Whatever the UFC is planning, they intend on using the bigger men in the once-rival promotion to help bolster their own ranks...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,688 reads 2 comments

  5. 50 Best MMA Fights in 2011

    MMA had a great year in 2011 and though we're almost through the first month of 2012, it isn't too late to lean back and reminisce about the best bouts from last year...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 243 reads 15 comments

  6. Zack Ryder Loses US Title: Why It Was the Best Thing for His Career

    Last Monday, Zack Ryder lost the US championship to Jack Swagger because of a storyline back injury. He wasn't able to compete, but bravely set out to try and prove that he could retain his title...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 151 reads 49 comments

  7. UFC on FX 1 Results: 4 Fights for Josh Neer to Take Next

    Josh Neer is doing much better in his second run in the octagon then he did in his first. He just won his second fight in a row last night and did it by choking out fellow octagon veteran Duane Ludwig...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 662 reads 2 comments

  8. UFC on FX 1 Results: 3 Questions We Still Have About Pat Barry

    Barry was able to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat last night at the inaugural UFC on FX card. He did what he always has. He arrived joking and full of smiles without any air of attitude or anger and then showed up and fought on fight night...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,576 reads 5 comments

  9. UFC on FX 1 Results: 5 Fights for Mike Easton to Take Next

    Mike Easton put on the fight of the night and unfortunately didn't get awarded his prize money. He did get a lot of attention, though, and he can parlay it into a bigger fight for himself...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 825 reads 7 comments

  10. UFC on FX 1 Results: 5 Fights for Jim Miller to Take Next

    Jim Miller did a great job winning last night and now he should relax and enjoy the success and the submission of the night bonus he scored. For fans and journalists it is just the beginning, as we decide who he should fight next...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 987 reads 2 comments

  11. UFC on FX Results: 10 Memorable Moments from Nashville

    The first showing of UFC on FX is over, and now fans and fighters get to look around and pick up the pieces to see where everything stands and whose stock shifted during the course of the night...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 5,211 reads 9 comments

  12. UFC on FX 1 Results: Did Pat Barry Just Save His Job?

    Pat Barry walked into the UFC's first fight card on FX on a two-fight losing streak. He had been taken out by not just Cheick Kongo, but Stefan Struve as well...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 650 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC on FOX 2: Early Main Card Predictions

    UFC on FOX is right around the corner and even though the FX fights are Friday night, it isn't too soon to start making predictions. The card has been shuffled around thanks to injuries, but that has actually led to some interesting developments...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 5,299 reads 25 comments

  14. 15 Unknown Boxers Set to Break out in 2012

    Boxing had a decent year in 2011, though it still didn't contain the biggest fight the sport could make. Hopefully, great fights get made in 2012 and the sport starts to flourish...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 438 reads 3 comments

  15. 12 Fighters You'd Never Want to Get in a Bar Fight With

    Fans watch fights to see who the best in the world is, but they also watch to feed an urge as well. They want to surround themselves with that energy that comes from watching two fighters square off and battle until the better man is left standing...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,904 reads 10 comments

  16. Forrest Griffin Would Destroy Tito Ortiz If They Fought Again

    Tito Ortiz lost badly against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in their bout at UFC 140. Afterward, he claimed he had one match left on his contract and he hoped Dana White would let him compete one last time...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,205 reads 7 comments

  17. John Cena vs. Kane Is a Brilliant Way to Restart Both Men's Careers

    John Cena had gotten stale over the past months. He was like a hard piece of bread that could chip teeth and was bound to grow moldy soon. Kane was a worn-out steak that had been reheated to the point of having lost all taste...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,604 reads 22 comments

  18. Why UFC Primetime Won't Make Nick Diaz or Carlos Condit More Marketable

    UFC Primetime will air later this month for a match between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit following the FX card featuring Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller, according to MMAFighting...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,126 reads 9 comments

  19. UFC's New Testing Policy:Why It Will Keep MMA from Losing Fans Like Baseball Did

    The UFC is now going to be testing potential new fighters who are about to sign with the company with Strikeforce. Anyone who wants to fight in the company will now have to prove that they are not on performance enhancing drugs...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,674 reads 14 comments

  20. Brodus Clay Is a Great Throwback Gimmick: Why Today's Audience Wants the Funk

    At the beginning of the year, Brodus Clay was supposed to debut as a monster and make us all take notice...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 3,224 reads 51 comments

  21. Muhammad Lawal: King Mo Talks Positive Steroid Test, Says "I'm Not a Cheater"

    Muhammad "King Mo" Lawal may have tested positive for steroids after his fight with Lorenz Larkin, but he isn't admitting to it. In an article with ESPN Lawal states that he was surprised to find out he had a prohibited substance in his system...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,393 reads 11 comments

  22. UFC 145 in Montreal Officially Canceled, Showing the Company Has a Ways to Go

    The UFC has had to officially call off UFC 145 , which was supposed to take place in Montreal. In an article by the Winnipeg Free Press, the UFC head of the Canadian division, ...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 3,382 reads 8 comments

  23. Muhammad Ali: 15 Heavyweights from Other Eras We Would've Loved to See Him Face

    Ali is one of the best fighters of all time. He faced every heavyweight possible in his era of boxing and beat most of them. It was only when he started to fall into old age that his career started to decline...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 3,098 reads 30 comments

  24. Bellator's Business Model Will Become Their Downfall

    Bellator is the second-largest promotion after the UFC in MMA today. Having just been bought by Viacom a few months ago , the company is in better shape than it was a few years ago...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 504 reads 3 comments

  25. UFC 142 Results: Has Jose Aldo Done Enough to Earn a Place as an All-Time Great?

    Jose Aldo bust onto the scene in mid-2009 with his impressive, quick KO over Cub Swanson. In a little over two years, he went from breakout star to being a champion...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,223 reads 21 comments