1. Graham Spencer Trained with Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male for MFC Debut

    Outside of the UFC, money is hard to come by in professional mixed martial arts. Many fighters are faced with the tough reality of having to work a full-time job while pursuing MMA or living through the financial hardships of full-time MMA training...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about almost 2 years ago 1,727 reads 4 comments

  2. Jacob Volkmann: 'I Consider Chael Sonnen the True Champion at Light Heavyweight'

    Jacob Volkmann is finally set to face off against fellow lightweight Shane Roller at UFC on FX : Browne vs. Bigfoot in front of a hometown crowd...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about almost 2 years ago 2,771 reads 26 comments

  3. Mukai Maromo: Preparing for MFC Lightweight Fight at Tri Star Gym

    Mukai "The Afrikan Assassin" Maromo was supposed to be fighting for the vacant MFC lightweight title tonight, but his opponent Adam Lynn came in over the 155 pound limit...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 534 reads 1 comments

  4. Nick Hinchliffe: Dropping 100 Pounds, Fighting Rory MacDonald and MFC Debut

    We often hear about guys in combat sports fighting in multiple weight classes. UFC fighters like Rich Franklin, Wanderlei Silva, Anderson Silva, BJ Penn, Urijah Faber and more have ...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 1,598 reads 0 comments

  5. Bellator's Marcus Aurelio Really Wants to "Prove That Capoeira Is Effective"

    Punch, punches, arm bar, rear naked choke. When we look at a fighter's professional MMA record, these are often the types of finishes we are used to seeing in brackets next to KO, TKO or submission in the win or loss column...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 6,684 reads 19 comments

  6. Urijah Faber Calls out Dominick Cruz on His Lack of Finishes in Zuffa

    Urijah Faber may be fighting Renan Barao at UFC 149 this weekend in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, but he still has his eye on former foe Dominick Cruz and continues to rib him whenever he gets a chance...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 157 reads 8 comments

  7. Chris Weidman Went Donkey Kong on Mark Munoz' Head, Give Him Anderson Silva

    About an hour ago I was writing that Chris Weidman was too green for a title shot just yet. Well, I'm putting my foot in my mouth after his Round 2 technical knockout over veteran Mark Munoz tonight...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 2,485 reads 16 comments

  8. Francis Carmont Not Ready for Anderson Silva but Deserves a Top-10 Opponent

    Francis Carmont defeated heavyweight-turned-middleweight fighter Karlos Vemola tonight via rear-naked choke early in Round 2 during the UFC on Fuel show in San Jose, California...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 527 reads 2 comments

  9. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson Fighting the Fight Nobody Wants, Glover Teixeira

    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has been a little bit of a personal relations nightmare for himself, in terms of some of his actions inside and outside the Octagon...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 10,436 reads 19 comments

  10. UFC 148: What's Left for Anderson Silva? Hector Lombard and Mamed Khalidov

    There isn't much left for UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva to prove inside the Octagon. Silva forced a referee stoppage in Round 2 of his UFC 148 title defense against Chael Sonnen last night...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 7,533 reads 1 comments

  11. UFC on FX 4: Luis Ramos Looking to Get Back on Track Against Matt Brown

    UFC on FX 4 : Maynard vs. Guida kicks off a UFC action-packed weekend this Friday. After the stopover in Atlantic city, the UFC takes the show to Brazil on Saturday night for UFC 147: Silva vs...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 2 years ago 385 reads 0 comments

  12. Dana White on Brock Lesnar: Coming Back Is a Possibility for Lesnar

    Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE professional wrestler Brock Lesnar was present at UFC 146 's all-heavyweight card Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nev...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 6,530 reads 12 comments

  13. Jason 'Mayhem' Miller: A Tough Interview, but He Gave Some Answers

    I've written about the sport of Mixed Martial Arts for over three years now, interviewing 30 athletes, managers and personalities in the sport over the last year and a half...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 3,511 reads 6 comments

  14. Josh Thomson Ready to Go the Distance Against Gilbert Melendez This Saturday

    There was a scare last week when rumors that Josh Thomson injured his knee and would be forced to pull out of his title fight with Gilbert Melendez were circulated, but those rumors were unsubstantiated...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 780 reads 5 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 3: Bantamweight Nick Denis Taking It One Fight at a Time in the UFC

    Canadian bantamweight Nick Denis makes his return to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 3 : Diaz vs. Miller this Saturday. In his last appearance he won the Knockout of the Night award with his impressive win over Joseph Sandoval...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 383 reads 2 comments

  16. Bastien Huveneers Hoping to Go Up 2-0 Against Nick Hinchliffe at BFL

    Middleweight fighter Bastien Huveneers maybe isn't "The Muscles from Brussels" himself Jean-Claude Van Damme, but he certainly is no slouch inside the cage...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 477 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC 145 Results: Travis Browne vs. Ben Rothwell Makes All the Sense in the World

    For the first time in almost two months, fight fans had the opportunity to witness an event with a UFC title fight on the line...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 1,141 reads 4 comments

  18. Alistair Overeem Situation Doesn't Differ Greatly from Others Who Have Failed

    Alistair Overeem, Strikeforce heavyweight champion, K1 champion, Dream heavyweight champion and number one contender for the UFC heavyweight championship is in the middle of a firestorm brought completely upon himself...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 1,637 reads 1 comments

  19. Ben 'Killa B' Saunders: From Jeet Kune Do Beginnings to Bellator Competitor

    Despite being only 28 years old, Ben Saunders is the man most traveled in the Bellator Season 6 welterweight tournament kicking off tomorrow night...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 571 reads 0 comments

  20. Kids Training MMA: Miracle or Monstrosity?

    Mixed martial arts went through its share of controversy over the years—and it still is—but much of the stigma attached to the sport 10 years ago is waning...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 2,742 reads 5 comments

  21. Josh Thomson Talks Return, Josh Koscheck's AKA Departure and More

    Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, the last man to beat current champion Gilbert Melendez, is making his return to fighting after a 15-month hiatus due to injury...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 1,191 reads 0 comments

  22. BFL's Micah Brakefield Talks About Possible Pro Career and Upcoming Fight

    Battlefield Fight League is a mixed martial arts promotion holding events in the province of British-Columbia Canada...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 355 reads 0 comments

  23. Jon-Olav Einemo Talks UFC on Fox 2, Alistair Overeem, and the Hardships of 2011

    I've had the chance to talk to the 6'6", 260-pound Norwegian John-Olav Einemo on a few occasions now. Despite being an imposing figure in both size and stature, you'd be hard pressed to find an easier guy to get into a good conversation with...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 550 reads 0 comments

  24. UFC on FOX 2: Phil Davis Only Worries About What He Can Control

    Phil Davis meets Rashad Evans this Saturday in the main event slated for UFC on FOX 2 . Although UFC president Dana White made it clear to Fuel TV's Ariel Helwani that ...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 632 reads 2 comments

  25. Dana White on Anthony Johnson: "Three Strikes and You're Out"

    Anthony Johnson was fighting for his UFC career last night when he made his middleweight debut against top-ranked veteran Vitor Belfort in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142 . Win or lose, Johnson's career was on the line and he knew it...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 2 years ago 2,332 reads 3 comments