1. Upon Further Review: Miguel Torres

    If you were to do a quick scan of an MMA pound-for-pound ranking, you’d find the usual suspects at the top—fighters like Anderson Silva and BJ Penn. However, when you got half way down the list, you might find an unrecognizable name...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 319 reads 28 comments

  2. MMA's First Edition: My Top 10 B/R Young Guns

    I have noticed, on more then one occasion, top writers in other sections profiling the younger writers in tribute articles...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 630 reads 28 comments

  3. Let's Pick Our First “People's Champ”: The Middleweight Division

    Caption: Who is No. 1 contender to this man's title? A little clarity is always good. But sometimes a little chaos can be more fun. Recently, we have gotten some clarity in several of the UFC’s divisions, while others remain anything but...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 332 reads 50 comments

  4. Randy Couture: What's next for the fallen champion?

    Randy Couture has had his storied MMA career. No matter what happens from here on out, he is still a hall-of-famer and one of the most beloved fighters to ever step into the octagon...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 1,770 reads 34 comments

  5. UFC 91: Guilty of a Quick Climax

    Caption: This man is the UFC Heavyweight champion after only four MMA fights Brock Lesnar lands a left jab followed by a right straight, and we have a new heavyweight champion...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 1,092 reads 11 comments

  6. UFC 92: Will Anderson Silva make it onto the ultimate fight card?

    Caption: Could Anderson Silva and Yushin Okami be fighting sooner rather then later? How do you make Ultimate 2008 “over the top” Ultimate? Try adding Anderson Silva to the fight card...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 1,932 reads 21 comments

  7. Rampage vs. Wanderlei: A Look Back Before Their Ultimate Showdown

    Certain men’s careers seem destined for a collision course; intertwining their fates as fighters. Quinton Jackson and Wanderlei Silva are two such fighters. Both men have great pride...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 786 reads 38 comments

  8. Kenny Florian will never get a title shot

    That’s right, you heard it hear first. Kenny Florian will never get a title shot, at least not against BJ Penn. And it’s not because he can’t beat Joe Stevenson, at UFC 91...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 626 reads 70 comments

  9. WEC 36: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    The man is this picture should not be smiling. Although he did provide us with the ugly... The Ugly: The entire Paulo Filho/Chael Sonnen fight. I won’t torture you with the details because there weren’t any...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 222 reads 33 comments

  10. Anderson Silva has Five UFC Fights Left

    By now, most of us should be familiar with Anderson’s retirement talk. Silva, now 33, would likely be 35 when he fulfills his current UFC contract. While devastating to his fans, it might be the smartest thing Silva has done...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 914 reads 32 comments

  11. UFC 94 & Carano vs. Cyborg to co-main event; or two of my obsessions combined

    Before you get worked into a frenzy, keep in mind that I posted this under the “fantasy section.” Also, if you have read enough of my articles you may have realized that ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 725 reads 19 comments

  12. Anderson Silva to Fight at UFC 91?

    It sounds like some of the criticism is starting to hit home for Anderson Silva. UFC president Dana White told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Silva wants to get right back on the horse: "He's flipping out...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 2,003 reads 26 comments

  13. UFC 90: Where Do the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Go from Here?

    For some reason, I feel obligated to write the obligatory fight recap. While fight recaps always seem anticlimactic, like the fight between Silva and Cote, I hope those reading will refrain from booing my efforts; unlike those disgruntled fans in Chicago.

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 701 reads 16 comments

  14. UFC 91 Couture vs. Lesnar: Randy Has No Chance...or Does He?

    With just over three weeks to go until UFC 91, I couldn’t resist previewing what will be one of the largest and most important fights in MMA history. Tribute to a champion Randy Couture has lived up to most of our expectations...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 2,654 reads 126 comments

  15. UFC 90: Patrick Cote can upset Silva?

    Matt Serra certainly thinks so. Serra, who delivered on his promise to shock the world by dethroning 9-1 favorite Georges St. Pierre at UFC 69, sees a chance for Cote. "First of all nobody's unbeatable in this game," Serra told the Canadian Press...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 283 reads 27 comments

  16. Brock Lesnar: Is He Forcing the UFC to Add the Super Heavyweight Division?

    Remember the days when the UFC only had two weight divisions: Over 200lbs and under! This led to Vitor Belfort fighting guys like Scott Ferrozzo, who tipped the scales at 325lbs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 2,718 reads 4 comments

  17. Chris Leben: Whom Can He Cripple Now?

    UFC 89 has come and gone, and so has Chris Leben’s chances for ever getting a title shot. Whether you love or hate the reformed troublemaker, he will always be an entertaining & hard-hitting fighter...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 622 reads 16 comments

  18. UFC 89: What We Learned

    Here is a quick recap of my takeaways from UFC 89: Marcus Davis vs. Paul Kelly: Marcus is now a legitimate UFC veteran at 7-1. Davis made quick work of Kelly, who wasn’t ready for the prime-time...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 265 reads 6 comments

  19. Michael Bisping: Marketing submits common sense

    Dana White confirmed today that “win or lose” Michael Bisping will represent the UK on next season of The Ultimate Fighter. This makes sense since TUF 9 will be called, “U...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 437 reads 15 comments

  20. Will the UFC Ever Be KOed By Injuries?

    Injuries hurt everyone. They hurt the fighter, not just physically, but they can set their career back in several ways. The most obvious setback is the financial one...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 783 reads 34 comments

  21. Donald Trump to own Affliction Along with Elite XC, Strikeforce, and I'm Dreamin

    In an unprecedented move within the MMA community, Donald Trump has come to financial terms to purchase all four of the fledgling MMA organizations...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 806 reads 6 comments

  22. UFC 90: Clementi and Maynard get their chance to shine

    For those of you who keep up with MMA, like its presidential politics, you are aware that Goran Reljic is out of UFC 90 due to a back injury sustained in practice...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 235 reads 7 comments

  23. Fedor Emelianenko: Seven Fights That Prove His Greatness?

    I have to admit that I didn’t know much about Fedor before the Tim Sylvia fight. And I while I am not a “Fedor fanatic,” my respect for this enigmatic fighter has grown over time...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 969 reads 38 comments

  24. Vitor Belfort: Potential Never Fully Realized

    Back in the days when weight class didn’t matter Vitor Belfort reigned supreme. At the age of 19, the young Brazilian came to the United States to compete...

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  25. Not to be overlooked: UFC Fight Night 16: “Fight for the Troops”

    The UFC is certainly firing up the assembly line and at the same time producing a superior product. That’s a winning combination for everyone involved...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 6 years ago 274 reads 0 comments