1. At 155 There's No Doubt

    All hail, for the king has returned. After a minor hiatus vying for the welterweight championship, BJ Penn reestablished his claim as the world’s best lightweight...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about 5 years ago 387 reads 7 comments

  2. Stop, drop and Brock

    The crowd’s roar was deafening as heavyweight Brock Lesnar’s massive triple XL glove connected with Heath Herring’s face, causing him to summersault backwards...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about 5 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Sits Atop The Throne Of MMA

    Put your bias aside, stop hating for a moment and analyze the current landscape of mixed martial arts. What you will find is a sole promotion that stands atop the ratings; having amassed ...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about 5 years ago 300 reads 26 comments

  4. The World's Greatest: My List Of The Top MMA Fighters Pound-For-Pound

    No. 1 Lyoto Machida The top pound-for-pound spot is always a hotly contested debate. A concise, fair argument could be made for several world class fighters. Yet, I have Machida atop the standings as of right now...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 530 reads 20 comments

  5. Does Strikeforce Have Enough Force To Strike?

    After the completion of the second of two quality events this year, the up-and-coming mixed-martial-arts promotion Strikeforce should be pleased. They are clearly the biggest threat to MMA’s most recognizable organization, the UFC...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 242 reads 4 comments

  6. Kimbo Slice: Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game

    Not all of Miami consists of sunny beaches, fast cars, hot women and long island iced teas. There is a dark side to the city where drugs, violence and degradation are common place...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 377 reads 5 comments

  7. Luiz Cane: The Silent Assasin

    Lyoto Machida sits atop the light heavyweight division. But, there is a silent assassin lurking in the shadows, eagerly awaiting his opportunity to emerge. When surveying the crowded light heavyweight landscape, it is easy to overlook Luiz Cane...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 251 reads 7 comments

  8. Lyoto Machida: Kiss of The Dragon

    “Come not between the dragon and his wrath.” – William Shakespeare Tito Ortiz staggered backward before collapsing, after a perfectly executed knee landed to his body...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 1,312 reads 0 comments

  9. Chuck Liddell: I Hate to See You Go, but Love to Watch You Leave

    The deafening roar of the Las Vegas crowd drowned out the announcers’ proclamations of yet another successful Iceman title defense...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 1,338 reads 14 comments

  10. MMA's Kyle Maynard: The Little Engine That Could

    You remember the famous childhood book, “The Little Engine That Could”? You know the story about the rundown, old, and small little train that managed to show his newer more savvy competitors that he could still compete at a high level...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 587 reads 25 comments

  11. Better Cheick your Kongo

    Cheick Kongo is not an individual you would want to meet in a dark alley. Towering over most at 6’4" and weighing 235 pounds, the chiseled physical specimen has been gaining momentum in the UFC’s heavyweight division...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 264 reads 21 comments

  12. You Do You and I'll Do Me: Nick Diaz Is Still Nick Diaz

    Thousands of screaming Hawaiian fans rained down boos, threw scores of garbage and let their disdain for Nick Diaz be known...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 84 reads 10 comments

  13. Georges St. Pierre: Finish Him

    Georges St. Pierre fires his piston-like jab and transitions seamlessly into a powerfully executed leg kick. Both attempted strikes hit their mark. B.J. Penn, arguably one of the best mixed martial artists of all-time...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 732 reads 17 comments

  14. The Almost Trap: An Open Letter to Alex Rodriguez

    Dear Mr. Rodriguez, This letter is about “ALMOST”—almost living up to your image, almost being forthright, almost taking full personal responsibility, almost being strong...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 296 reads 5 comments

  15. The Excellence of Execution

    Even a hardened veteran like Bernard Hopkins was caught in the magnitude of the moment. At 43-years young, the Executioner had accomplished the unthinkable; a dominating shutout victory, over heavily favored and undefeated, Kelly Pavlik...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 5 years ago 265 reads 5 comments

  16. Dana The Dictator

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization is synonymous with mixed martial arts and has spearheaded the sport's transition into mainstream culture...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about almost 6 years ago 715 reads 14 comments

  17. UFC 91 Preview

    At 6’3" and 265 pounds of sculpted muscle, Brock Lesnar is living proof that giants still walk the earth. In what is shaping up to be the biggest fight in UFC history, the behemoth Lesnar will fight legendary heavyweight champion, Randy Couture...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about almost 6 years ago 136 reads 1 comments

  18. Picking Up the EliteXC Scraps

    Elite XC’s mainstream ride came to a permanent and unceremonious halt several weeks ago. The once promising upstart-mixed-martial-arts promotion declared bankruptcy, thus, joining the likes of failed fight companies like Pride and the IFL...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about almost 6 years ago 675 reads 7 comments

  19. Clinton Portis: The Return of the King

    At the conclusion of the 2003 season, the Washington Redskins' Clinton Portis was king of the world. He sat atop the NFL running back throne, presiding over his accomplishments...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about 6 years ago 581 reads 6 comments

  20. Looking Ahead: UFC 83 Predictions

    This weekend, the UFC will make history when UFC 83 takes place on Saturday, April 19, in the Bell Centre in Montreal. Reportedly the venue will hold over 22,000 people and be one of the biggest North American mixed martial arts events of all time...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 969 reads 0 comments

  21. All Things MMA: UFC Fight Night 13 Review

    The quality of this fight night would have been worth the pay-per-view price. During the night, fans witnessed some brutal knockouts, a great submission, and quality fights...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 935 reads 1 comments

  22. All Things NBA: LeBron James Tames the Hype

    Hype. Hype is a small word with large implications. Hype converts athletes into icons, forces a teammate to become an individual, and transforms a person of public interest into a national fixation...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 1,475 reads 4 comments

  23. Ultimate Fighting Championship: Dan Henderson Caught In Anderson "The Spider" Silva's Web

    When preparing to watch an Anderson Silva fight, the chances are you will witness something incredible. On March 1, at UFC 82 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Silva did not disappoint...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 568 reads 0 comments

  24. All Things MMA: UFC Scorecard

    Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir Although short, this fight lived up to the hype. Questions about Lesnar’s legitimacy were answered and Mir proved he had heart and exhibited flawless jiu-jitsu...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 2,293 reads 2 comments

  25. All Things MMA: UFC 81 Preview and Predictions

    Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir Although the UFC is billing Tim Sylvia versus Antonio Nogueira as the main event, Lesnar-Mir is the fight fans and critics alike are talking about...

    Jordan  Katz Written by Jordan Katz about over 6 years ago 2,008 reads 2 comments