1. UFC 2012: The Beginning of Big Things to Come

    "There is, in this world, no force such as the force of a man determined to rise." -- W.E.B. Dubois Combat sports have been fighting a much more heated battle than their athletic competition counterparts for over 150 years...

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  2. MMA Dream Bout: Why Randy Couture Should Be Fedor's Last Foe

    First, this is purely fictional. I understand that Randy Couture is retired and will realistically never fight again. But, anything is possible and this fight almost happened once...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about almost 3 years ago 1,898 reads 10 comments

  3. UFC Summer 2012: A Very Early Breakdown of Overeem vs. Dos Santos

    On Dec. 30, 2011, the world witnessed the post-fight retirement of Brock Lesnar . He was beaten and he was beaten soundly...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about almost 3 years ago 1,941 reads 5 comments

  4. UFC on FX 1: Music City Mayhem

    Nashville is one heck of a town. It is the official country music hotspot in the United States and, like many other American cities, it loves a good fight. I badly wanted to attend this event...

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  5. UFC 142 Fight Card: Who's Ready for a Rumble in the Jungle?

    Every MMA fan loves a good knockout, and in this fight I would not recommend taking a break from the action. This one may not last long. Both of these men possess the striking skills and precision to put any man in their weight class to sleep...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about almost 3 years ago 266 reads 4 comments

  6. UFC 142: Saturday Is Crunch Time for Money Mendes

    I am one of those guys who used to hate on the foreign talent a bit. I just have national pride that I guess I picked up when I was young watching the Olympics...

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  7. Can Donald Cerrone Halt Disrespectful Nate Diaz?

    It is no surprise to informed MMA fans that the Diaz brothers are not the most well-liked individuals in the UFC. They often come off as harsh and offensive...

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  8. UFC 141 Fight Card: Alistair Overeem Will Be Too Much for Brock Lesnar

    Friday, December 30, will mark the first Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view that does not take place on a Saturday. The fight will air on a special night...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about almost 3 years ago 744 reads 6 comments

  9. UFC: Will Overeem Ever Fight in the UFC?

    Alistair Overeem may be the 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix champion and the former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, but he has still not proven himself to be a top heavyweight...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 821 reads 11 comments

  10. MMA Knockout of the Day Video

    In combat sports, the most thrilling end to a fight has always been the knockout. Well, have you ever seen a double knockout before? I hadn't either before watching this insane clip of two knockouts for the price of one...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 222 reads 1 comments

  11. Fedor Emilianenko: Is Saturday a Must-Win Situation for the Last Emperor?

    Fedor was once the most feared MMA fighter on the planet, hands down. He went unbeaten for 10 years, winning the Pride heavyweight title and the WAMMA heavyweight title in the process and laying waste to five former UFC champions...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 220 reads 7 comments

  12. UFC: Why 2011 Is Chris Leben's Time to Shine

    Chris Leben has had his ups and downs in his UFC career. After participating in the first season of TUF he went on to win his first four bouts in the Octagon before running into current UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva ...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 775 reads 5 comments

  13. Strikeforce Fedor vs. Henderson: Can Hendo KO the Last Emperor?

    Dan Henderson and Fedor Emelianenko enter the Strikeforce cage on Saturday on very different paths. Fedor is coming off the only two-fight losing streak of his illustrious career, and Henderson is coming off two explosive knockout victories...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 590 reads 2 comments

  14. MMA: Is Hector Lombard the Mike Tyson of MMA?

    By now everyone knows Hector Lombard . Lombard has gone unbeaten in his last 23 bouts and is the Bellator Fighting Championships middleweight champion...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 1,137 reads 6 comments

  15. MMA vs. Boxing: Why MMA Will Win the Battle in the 21st Century

    Boxing has been a relevant sport in the United States for quite some time. Like all combat sports in the modern era, it has struggled for widespread acceptance, although men of every ...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 5,394 reads 19 comments

  16. UFC Breaking News: Tito Ortiz Accepts UFC 133 Fight with Rashad Evans

    MMAjunkie.com reported just minutes ago that Tito Ortiz has changed his mind and will square off in the Octagon for a second time with Rashad Evans in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 265 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC 133: Who Will Rashad Evans' Opponent Be?

    At this point, I think all of us in the MMA universe have grown weary of the seemingly unending string of injuries in major bouts...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 389 reads 7 comments

  18. UFC 132 Fight Card: Will Dominick Cruz Be the UFC's Next Dominant Champion?

    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is in a unique position. He has the opportunity to defend his UFC championship for the first time and at the same time he is attempting to avenge his only loss...

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  19. MMA: Is There a Curse on the Sport?

    As the sport of mixed martial arts and the UFC struggles for mainstream status and a place amongst the elite leagues of NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL, many hurdles have been placed in the road ahead...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 1,002 reads 11 comments

  20. UFC on Versus: When Sunday Became a True Horror Story

    Rick Story has ambition, drive and heart. He is as gritty as the first American settlers who, after being spurred west by troubles in the east, made the kinds of decisions and innovations that shape the heart of the United States today...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 332 reads 3 comments

  21. UFC 134: Will an Anderson Silva Main Event Disappoint Again?

    Anderson is the top pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world today in my opinion. In fact, I agree with the assessment of UFC president Dana White . I also think he is the best ever in the short history of this sport...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 2,234 reads 15 comments

  22. Strikeforce Overeem vs. Werdum: 3 Things I Learned in Dallas

    When I entered the American Airlines Center on Saturday I proceeded through the entrance beaming with excitement and anticipation...

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  23. Frank Mir's 5 Defining Moments in the Octagon

    Frank Mir has been in the UFC for nearly ten years now and is the longest contracted heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship today. Mir has became a mainstay in both the UFC and the top ten heavyweight world rankings over the last decade...

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  24. MMA Summer 2011 Preview

    I woke up this morning and it seemed like any other day. I ate, took a shower, went to the gym, ran errands and then sat down to write. I sat there for a few minutes and then I finally realized what day this is...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 521 reads 4 comments

  25. MMA News: Watch Jon Fitch Talk About His Future in the UFC

    Jon Fitch went to war with B.J. Penn in February and even though he completely dominated the two-division champion in the third round, the fight was declared a draw. Fitch had to fix multiple injuries that had been plaguing him...

    Michael Evans Written by Michael Evans about over 3 years ago 111 reads 0 comments