1. Enter the Dragon: Lyoto Machida UFC 98 Interview Exclusive

    Elusive. Methodical. Unbeaten. There are plenty of adjectives available to describe Lyoto Machida’s style inside the Octagon. One not frequently heard, however, was “aggressive.” That all changed at UFC 94...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 1,667 reads 38 comments

  2. Who Will Be Cung Le's Next Opponent? Four Possibilities for His Return

    Everyone is anticipating the return of Cung Le. In my recent interview with Scott Coker, he let us know that Le will be back in action during the second half of 2009...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 4,525 reads 18 comments

  3. An Exclusive Interview With UFC Middleweight Dan Miller

    If Miller Light was everything you wanted in a beer (and less), then Dan Miller might be everything you want in an MMA fighter (with less hype)...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 37 reads 1 comments

  4. Will Urijah Faber Throw Mike Brown A Curveball in Their WEC Rematch?

    Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Stockton Ports-Rancho Cucamonga Quakes game on Friday, May 8. For all you baseball/mma fans, the Ports hit a walk-off home-run to down the Quakes 8-7...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 315 reads 8 comments

  5. An Exclusive Interview with UFC Heavyweight Cain Velasquez

    Forget everything you ever knew about heavyweight fighters in the UFC. The days of beer bellies and pear-shaped goliaths that once made a spectacle of the most watched weight class in all of combat sports are mercifully, coming to an end...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 2,246 reads 14 comments

  6. Will Anderson Silva's “Web” Stick to the UFC's 205-Pound Division?

    Unless you have been living under a proverbial rock, then you are familiar with Anderson Silva’s next opponent. It is none other then former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 469 reads 19 comments

  7. Why the Business of MMA Needs Strikeforce

    Former U.S. President Herbert Hoover once said, “Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 332 reads 15 comments

  8. Shark Fights 4 Results and Recap: Don Frye and Jesse Taylor Victorious

    Regional MMA was on display yesterday (May 2) in the “South Plains” of West Texas when “Shark Fights 4,” the fourth installment from the upstart organization based out ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 327 reads 4 comments

  9. Battle in the Cage, Battle in Life: Shark Fights President Jim Larson

    Brian: Jim, it’s an honor to speak with you. Tell us about your journey into MMA, the Shark Fights, and promotion and why the Children’s Miracle Network is so important to both you and your MMA organization...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 510 reads 7 comments

  10. Rex Richards and Jesse Taylor, Two MMA “Shark Fights 4” Fighters, Speak

    Rex RichardsBrian: How have you been able to translate your NFL experience into a practical application for the sport of MMA?Rex Richards: Being in the NFL, I have always been able to tackle ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  11. “Shark Fight 4” PPV: Don Frye, TUF 7's Jessie Taylor Ready to Fight

    Tomorrow night, regional MMA will be on display in the “South Plains” of West Texas. Lubbock, Texas will welcome “Shark Fight 4,” the fourth installment from the upstart organization based out of Amarillo, Texas...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 477 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC 101 vs. UFC 102: Which Fight Card Would You Rather Buy?

    With the anouncementof Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin for UFC 101 and Demian Maia vs. Nate Marquardt for UFC 102 both fight cards solidified strong co-main events...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 879 reads 15 comments

  13. Demian Maia Confirms Fight with Nate Marquardt, Set for UFC 102

    Demian Maia has confirmed (on his website) the exclusive news Inside Fights reported a few days ago. He’ll be meeting fellow middleweight contender Nate Marquardt in a battle later this summer to determine the No...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 151 reads 12 comments

  14. UFC Signs Anderson Silva-Forrest Griffin Fight for UFC 101

    Kevin Iole over at Yahoo Sports is confirming that the UFC has signed the Anderson Silva-Forrest Griffin fight for UFC 101. It will serve as the co-main event to the lightweight title fight between B...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 1,577 reads 8 comments

  15. Will Anderson Silva Fight Across the Pond?

    Inside Fight's Jeremy Botter is reporting that Anderson Silva will moonlight at light heavyweight for a second time. This time with more resonance perhaps...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 637 reads 31 comments

  16. Will Anderson Silva Sleepwalk Through the Rest of His MMA Career?

    Caption: Will Anderson Silva rediscover his "zen-fighter" state of mind? Since UFC 97 expired, there has been a lot of chatter about what exactly is wrong with Anderson Silva. A lot of theories have been put forth...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 264 reads 11 comments

  17. MMA Legend Don “The Predator” Frye will fight at “Shark Fight 4”

    As the sport of MMA grows, fans are getting to witness firsthand how the first “legends” of the sport transcend from the limelight of the UFC to smaller niche roles within the industry...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 703 reads 27 comments

  18. Has Anderson Silva's "Spider" Turned Passive-Aggressive?

    Caption: Will the real Anderson Silva please stand up? Anderson “The Spider” Silva has long been known for his aggressive style of striking. However, in his last two fights, Silva has adapted a more passive approach...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 1,363 reads 22 comments

  19. Greatest UFC Champion Ever: Chuck Liddell vs. Anderson Silva

    “If he wins Saturday, does Anderson Silva become the greatest champion this organization has ever seen?” That question was recently put forth to Dana White by a reporter at the UFC 97 press conference...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 1,980 reads 43 comments

  20. B/R Interview: Chuck Liddell Confident He Will Get One Last Crack at UFC Gold

    One of the most fascinating studies in sports is looking at an athlete who is considered one of the greats and observing them when they are down but not fully out...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 729 reads 32 comments

  21. The Frank Shamrock Interview: Can He Lead Strikeforce into MMA 2.0?

    In MMA, you have your up-and-comers, your run-of-the mill-fighters, title holders that become superstars, and then you have Frank Shamrock. Whether you love him or hate him, Frank Shamrock is an icon in the world of mixed martial arts...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 544 reads 20 comments

  22. Will Season Nine of the Ultimate Fighter Save Spike TV's Signature Series?

    Most television series tend to suffer from a ratings decline as they get older. With slightly sagging ratings, the "Ultimate Fighter" series seemed destined to head down that same predictable course...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 236 reads 5 comments

  23. Who Will UFC Welterweights Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit Fight Next?

    The Ultimate Fight Night 18 “main event” between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann certainly delivered. One could argue that it’s an early candidate for fight of the year, despite somehow getting beat out for fight of the night...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 738 reads 10 comments

  24. Round 5 Figurines Are Poised To Take Over the MMA World

    Damon Lau, President of Round 5, is living out his MMA dreams. Round 5, a company based in Ontario, Canada, is the manufacturer of North America's first official MMA collectibles...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 6 years ago 532 reads 3 comments

  25. Will Ryan Bader Be Able To Navigate the Same Roadmap as Rashad Evans?

    On December 13, 2008, Ryan Bader defeated Vinicius Magalhães to win a UFC contract and the title of The Ultimate Fighter's light heavyweight championship...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 678 reads 5 comments