1. Team MMA Is the Weirdest Thing You'll See—No Seriously, Check It Out

    So, uh, where to begin? On some level "Team MMA " makes sense. I guess. In the real world, fights often involve you and your friends squaring off against someone else and their friends...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 days ago 45,187 reads 0 comments

  2. Kickboxer Convulses in Pain on Canvas After Receiving Brutal Liver Kick

    Kickboxing's first major event of 2017 launched Friday night with Glory 37 from Los Angeles. In the opening bout, Victor Pinto was on the receiving end of an absolutely devastating liver kick from Giga Chikadze in the first round...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 3 days ago 141,421 reads 0 comments

  3. MMA Fighter Chokes Opponent Unconscious but Loses Fight Due to Inept Ref

    Celine Haga and Amy Montenegro battled back and forth for three rounds at Invicta 21 on Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri. With seconds left in the final frame, Haga locked in a rear-naked choke...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 9 days ago 136,927 reads 81 comments

  4. MMA Fighter Leaves Opponent Stiff on Canvas Floor Via Overhand Right at TKO37

    Some of the best (most vicious) MMA highlights come by way of the more obscure promotions. That was the case on this Friday the 13th when TKO37: Rivals , which aired on UFC Fight Pass, went down in Montreal...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 10 days ago 147,254 reads 64 comments

  5. Floyd Mayweather Trolls Conor McGregor by Proclaiming He's the Face of MMA

    You've probably noticed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are back at each other in the media...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 11 days ago 16,684 reads 93 comments

  6. Frank Mir's Daughter German Suplexes Male Opponent Twice at Wrestling Tournament

    Frank Mir has a lot to be proud of when it comes to his MMA career. While he fell short in becoming outright UFC champion, losing to Brock Lesnar in their heavyweight unification ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 15 days ago 11,802 reads 17 comments

  7. UFC: Re-Watch Yair Rodriguez's Jumping Shin-to-Chin KO on Andre Fili

    The first UFC fight card of the year goes down this Sunday, from Phoenix, Arizona. The main event features upstart Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn. Young lion vs. old lion. 24-year-old vs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 15 days ago 20,161 reads 21 comments

  8. Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux and the Rotting Out of the UFC Interim Belt

    What exactly is a UFC interim belt? For starters, it's fast becoming essentially worthless. Fool's gold. A facade. Worth little more than the tinfoil it's printed on...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 10 months ago 45,334 reads 88 comments

  9. UFC in New York: The Top Fights the UFC Could Book for Its NYC Debut at MSG

    Common sense had UFC 200 as the crown jewel of the 2016 fight calendar. But a late-inning curveball, flung from the state of New York, looks to have common sense swing and miss...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 10 months ago 21,424 reads 43 comments

  10. UFC 200: Predicting What the PPV Portion of the Fight Card Will Look Like

    UFC 100, the most purchased pay-per-view in the fight promotion's history, took place just less than seven years ago...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 10 months ago 115,234 reads 185 comments

  11. Predicting Who'll Be UFC Champion in Every Weight Class at the End of 2016

    2015 was a bad year to be a reigning UFC champion. Like, really bad . Holly Holm picked apart woman's bantamweight juggernaut Ronda Rousey, who lost for the first time in her MMA career...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 10 months ago 70,221 reads 130 comments

  12. Did Nate Diaz Touch Conor McGregor's Face? Did Conor Punch, Hurt Nate's Hand?

    Thursday, at the UFC 196 pre-fight press conference, things escalated in the blink of an eye when Conor McGregor knocked away Nate Diaz's outstretched fist...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 11 months ago 48,740 reads 39 comments

  13. TMZ Releases Video of Reporters Following Ronda Rousey Through Airport

    What an absolute maelstrom it has been for Ronda Rousey (12-1) since her devastating head-kick knockout loss to new bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-0)...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 year ago 111,528 reads 250 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey More Than Just the World's 'Most Dominant Athlete'

    Perfection is a false construct. But in the here and now, Ronda Rousey , dubbed the world's most dominant athlete by Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated , seems as close to perfect as one might get...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 29,466 reads 210 comments

  15. Video: Watch UFC 190 Weigh-Ins Live, Featuring Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia

    Ronda Rousey took over the Internet this week —a t least, in the sports corner of it. Even Cosmopolitan got in on the action. Rousey 's opponent, Bethe Correia , has been along for the ride...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 12,154 reads 7 comments

  16. UFC's Jon Jones Gives Motivational Talk to Kids at the Boys & Girls Club

    TMZ Sports has released the first video of Jon Jones to surface since he appeared before a judge in late April for a felony hit-and-run charge...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 8,508 reads 100 comments

  17. Ronda Rousey: I'm Not a 'Do-Nothing B---H'

    It's Ronda Rousey week on the Internet. That means everything she says and does is a possible talking point. And anything anyone famous says about her is potential fodder , too...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 35,271 reads 22 comments

  18. LeBron James Admits He Was Scared to Say Hello to Ronda Rousey at ESPYs

    Just when you thought Ronda Rousey's star couldn't possibly shine any brighter...enter one LeBron James ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 83,203 reads 2 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 69 Primer: Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk Destroy Carla Esparza

    She may have the hardest name in MMA to pronounce, but it's worth learning to say it since the newest UFC champion may be sticking around for a while...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 8,258 reads 41 comments

  20. 3 Potential Fights for Cain Velasquez Following His UFC 188 Loss to Werdum

    Most MMA pundits didn't think it could be done. The notion of Cain Velasquez falling down — and not getting back up — was something our binary brains registered as inconceivable...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 29,890 reads 95 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez's Head Coach Talking Serious Trash in Lead Up to Werdum Fight

    Don't bother showing up to UFC 188, Fabricio Werdum. You have no chance. Cain Velasquez is going to kill you . Even if you make it to the fifth round , Velasquez is going to beat you up worse than he did Junior dos Santos...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 6,182 reads 55 comments

  22. UFC Fighter Niklas Bäckström Delivers the Best Comeback Line on Fellow Fighter

    Apparently Niklas Bäckström hasn't heard the maxim about respecting your elders. Kids these days...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 7,891 reads 14 comments

  23. There's a Possibility Jon Jones Never Fights Again, According to Head Coach

    Usually when you see " Jon Jones " and "coach" in the same sentence, you think Greg Jackson. But Jackson is one half of the head coaching team at the world-renowned gym down in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 22,655 reads 120 comments

  24. Tim Kennedy Wants to Fight Dan Henderson on a 'Fight for the Troops' Card

    44-year-old Dan Henderson fought off Father Time this past weekend with a 28-second knockout finish of Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 68...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 6,494 reads 47 comments

  25. Don't Be Surprised If Jon Jones Comes Back More Baller Than Ever Inside the Cage

    If you've thought to yourself: I've never seen anything quite like Jon Jones —or something to that effect—you might be right. It would be easy to mistake him for some otherworldly thing...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about over 1 year ago 34,574 reads 164 comments