1. UFC 142 Results: Where Does Vitor Belfort Rank Among the All-Time Greats

    At one point in time, Belfort was considered a fast rising star in MMA and the UFC. At only 19, Belfort had already won a fight in the UFC. He seemed like was on the fast track for a successful career...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,137 reads 4 comments

  2. WWE: Why CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler Is the Right Match at the Right Time

    CM Punk has been facing off against Dolph Ziggler recently, and at first glance it looks like the two are mismatched. Ziggler, until recently, was a mid-card heel, and Punk is a certified main eventer...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,128 reads 14 comments

  3. UFC on FOX: 10 Reasons to Be Excited for This Event

    UFC is back on network TV for the second time in the history of the company and the first time in 2012. Instead of one fight this time fans get three...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 4,507 reads 17 comments

  4. UFC on FOX 2: Why Chael Sonnen Must Fight Lyoto Machida Win or Lose

    If Chael Sonnen wins his fight on January 28 he should immediately get a rematch with Anderson Silva, after which he should fight Lyoto Machida . If he loses he should face Machida anyway...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 3,174 reads 15 comments

  5. UFC Calls out ESPN on Fighter Salaries for Friday Night Fights: Why This Is Good

    ESPN just released a special Outside the Lines piece that questioned the salaries that the UFC pays its fighters. The piece focused on the expansion of the promotion and how some fighters made as low as $6,000 to show and $6,000 more if they won...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,611 reads 9 comments

  6. 5 Most Hilarious Color Commentators in Boxing History

    Boxing has a large amount of colorful characters that make it up. Some are seedy, others are over the top and some seem like comic book characters. It's part of what makes the sport the strange circus fans know and accept...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,492 reads 3 comments

  7. UFC 142 Results: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar Fantasy Breakdown

    After events like UFC 142 , fans love to do two things—talk about how the fights went and who the winners should face...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,621 reads 3 comments

  8. UFC 142 Results: Jose Aldo Just Became a Superstar

    Jose Aldo just might have become as big a star as Urijah Faber. That is doubly true if the reaction of the Brazilian crowd he threw himself into is any indication...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 464 reads 6 comments

  9. Daniel Bryan's Heel Turn: Why If He Used AJ Lee to Win, It Hurts Both of Them

    Two nights ago, Daniel Bryan yet again retained his title by disqualification when the Big Show ran into AJ Lee. Bryan made a huge deal about how he couldn't stand Show making the mistake and that he could just have the belt...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 6,991 reads 94 comments

  10. If Marco Huck Wins the Title, Can He Breathe Life into the Heavyweight Division?

    In February, Marco Huck will face Alexander Povetkin for Povetkin's world title. While neither man is well-known in the States, Povetkin is a current heavyweight champion who some ...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 475 reads 2 comments

  11. UFC 142 Results: Chad Mendes Has a Long Climb Back to the Top

    Chad Mendes was one of the best possible challengers Jose Aldo could have faced Saturday night. He was undefeated and had beaten serious opposition to get to where he was...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC 142 Results: Anthony Johnson Proves Size Doesn't Matter

    Anthony Johnson walked into the cage at UFC 142 tonight having not made weight and knowing his job was on the line. He fought that way and demonstrated why trying to get as much of a size advantage over your opponent is a mistake...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 718 reads 5 comments

  13. UFC 142 Predictions: How Vitor Belfort Will Demolish Anthony Johnson

    Twenty-four hours ago, a fight between Anthony Johnson and Vitor Belfort seemed like one that could go either way depending on which Belfort showed up and how Johnson looked when he made weight...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 426 reads 2 comments

  14. Are WBA & Golden Boy Promotions Trying to Railroad Peterson into a Rematch?

    When Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson faced off, the fight became an instant favorite for 2011. It wasn't quite Fight of the Year material, but it was one of the better prizefights that fans could have watched...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 352 reads 4 comments

  15. UFC 142 Breakdown: Comparing UFC Rio 1 vs. UFC Rio 2

    Tomorrow, the UFC's bright lights will descend on Rio De Janeiro for the third time in the company's history. The first time was at UFC 17.5, while the company had still been owned by SEG...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 481 reads 3 comments

  16. UFC 142 Predictions: Which Fight Will Steal the Show?

    Knowing that Jose Aldo is heading the show almost makes the fight of the night a lock before it happens. The man is a vicious striker who beats his opponents in one-sided affairs that are just exciting enough to make fans not want to blink...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  17. Georges St-Pierre's Decline: Why He Should No Longer Be a Top-3 P4P Fighter

    Georges St-Pierre is still the best welterweight in the world. He is also one of the most successful UFC champs in history. He just isn't a top three fighter...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,270 reads 23 comments

  18. If Abdullah the Butcher Has Hepatitis C, How Bad Is the Fallout?

    It was only last year that Abdullah the Butcher was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He was able to do it in spite of the fact that he never wrestled for the company...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 16,052 reads 18 comments

  19. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: How Fans Can Force the Fight to Happen Now

    On an aside, this should be the last Pacquiao-Mayweather article I will be writing for some time. I will write some articles about Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and I will write articles about Manny Pacquiao, but not together...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 993 reads 17 comments

  20. Josh Barnett's Issues with Dana White

    As Strikeforce heavyweights start to make their way to the UFC, there are a few fighters who fans are intrigued to see compete in the Octagon. Chief among them was Alistair Overeem, but another is Josh Barnett...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 2,128 reads 16 comments

  21. Can Jose Aldo Sell a Featherweight Main Event to Casual Fans at UFC 142?

    This Saturday Jose Aldo defends his featherweight title against Chad Mendes in Brazil at UFC 142 . When he does he will face his ultimate test. Seeing how much of a pay-per-view draw he is...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 258 reads 9 comments

  22. Manny Pacquiao: Why It Will Be Terrible If He Fights Cotto, Marquez or Bradley

    At this point it doesn't seem like a Pacquiao-Mayweather fight is going to happen. Fans can blame Bob Arum, Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr and even Manny Pacquiao for it not happening...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,028 reads 7 comments

  23. Kurt Angle Admits That TNA Didn't Have a Good Year in 2011 & Why This Is Good

    Kurt Angle admitted that TNA didn't step up to the plate this last year, according to an interview on Busted Open via wrestlinginc...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 11,638 reads 55 comments

  24. Why Gegard Mousasi Doesn't Belong Anywhere Near the UFC Unless He Improves

    Gegard Mousasi was the future of the light heavyweight division. Before Jon Jones made it on the scene or Lyoto Machida won a championship, many had earmarked the young Armenian fighter as a future champion...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 1,892 reads 2 comments

  25. 5 Ways Dana White Single-Handedly Changed Mixed Martial Arts

    Dana White is the most polarizing character in MMA today. Even more than Chael Sonnen or Tito Ortiz from a few years ago, it is the UFC president who catches both the attention of mixed martial arts fans and the media alike...

    Matthew Hemphill Written by Matthew Hemphill about over 2 years ago 881 reads 13 comments