1. Dos Santos vs. Mir: Keys to Victory for Junior Dos Santos in UFC 146

    Here comes the heavies. At UFC 146 , Saturday, May 26, at 10 p.m. ET, the heavyweight division will be on display. Featuring five heavyweight fights, UFC 146 is headlined by heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in his first title defense...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about 2 years ago 904 reads 7 comments

  2. UFC on FOX 3 Fight Card: Questions We Have About Pat Barry

    Free fights? Don't mind if I do. UFC returns to FOX on Saturday night featuring four competitive fights, capped off by a lightweight showdown between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about 2 years ago 782 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC 145: Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    As I write this, there are exactly 48 hours left until the UFC pay-per-view drought comes to a close. At 10 pm (ET) on Saturday, April 21, as Bruce Buffer proclaims that we are, in ...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about 2 years ago 590 reads 1 comments

  4. UFC 145: Brendan Schaub vs. Ben Rothwell Keys to Victory

    The UFC drought is almost over. Nearly a month removed from UFC on FX 2, the UFC returns to action this Saturday, April 14 in Stockholm, Sweden. This weekend's fights, headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 388 reads 1 comments

  5. Testosterone Replacement Therapy in MMA: Why It Needs to Be Banned Outright

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy ( TRT ) has been the subject of endless discussion and debate ever since the much publicized suspension of Chael Sonnen by the California State ...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 10,359 reads 58 comments

  6. Cutting Through the Noise: On King Mo, Racism, and Speaking English

    As it turns out, it isn't always good to be the king. On Tuesday, March 27, the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal for nine months, fined him 30% ...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 902 reads 7 comments

  7. UFC on FUEL TV: Jonathan Brookins vs. Vagner Rocha Technical Breakdown

    Before the UFC's first fight card goes live on FUEL TV, five preliminary fights will stream live on Facebook. One of the tougher matches of the night features two featherweight grapplers, Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 1,058 reads 6 comments

  8. UFC on FUEL TV: Stefan Struve vs. Dave Herman Technical Breakdown

    This Wednesday, Feb. 15, the UFC expands their programming on FUEL with the first UFC on FUEL TV, featuring Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 2,359 reads 3 comments

  9. UFC on FX: Final Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    This Friday, Jan. 20, the UFC arrives on FX. Just more than a week before the UFC's first official event on FOX, the four-fight main card will feature two of the lightweight division's former contenders in Jim Miller and Melvin Guillard...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 2,554 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC's Pre-Contract PED Screening Won't Stop Fighters from Cheating

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission wasn't the only one with performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) on the mind recently. Following the news that Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal tested positive for anabolic steroids after his Jan...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  11. UFC Rio Fight Card: Why Gabriel Gonzaga Won't Revitalize His Career at UFC 142

    Gabriel "Napao" Gonzaga is back. This Saturday, Jan. 14, Gonzaga will return to the UFC Octagon for the first time in nearly 15 months. Replacing the injured Rob Broughton, Gonzaga will face Edinaldo Oliveira at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 1,374 reads 3 comments

  12. Faber and Cruz as TUF Coaches Should Open the Door for Lighter Weights in UFC

    Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III is official. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the UFC announced that The Ultimate Fighter season 15—marking the show's debut on FX—will premiere on March 9, 2012 with a two-hour special...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 986 reads 1 comments

  13. UFC 138 Results: Renan Barao Is One Win Away from a Title Shot

    Renen Barao is the real deal. This past Saturday at UFC 138 , Barao faced his toughest challenge yet. With his resounding defeat of Brad Pickett, Barao notched his 27th straight win—and 13th by submission...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 1,358 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC 138 Fight Card: What Thiago Alves Must Do to Beat Papy Abedi

    Thiago Alves will be looking to get back to his old ways against UFC newcomer Papy Abedi in the feature fight of the night...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 488 reads 0 comments

  15. UFC 138 Fight Card: Which Fighter Has the Most to Gain

    UFC 138 takes place this Saturday, Nov. 5, in Birmingham, England. Though the fight card is full of UFC newcomers and up-and-comers whom have absolutely nothing to lose, one fighter ...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 587 reads 7 comments

  16. UFC 138 Fight Card: Breaking Down the Entire Card

    The UFC returns to England this Saturday, Nov. 5, with UFC 138 . Headlined by Mark Munoz vs. Chris Leben in the very first five-round non-title fight main event, UFC 138 will air in the United States for free on SPIKE TV...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 7,986 reads 13 comments

  17. UFC 137 Fight Card: Nick Diaz vs. BJ Penn Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The long road to UFC 137 is nearing its end. This Saturday, Oct. 29, BJ Penn and Nick Diaz square off in the main event, a match surrounded by controversy and changes...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 1,492 reads 3 comments

  18. UFC 137 Fight Card: Breaking Down the Entire Card

    UFC 137 goes down this Saturday, Oct. 29 at 9PM on Pay-Per-View. Originally scheduled as Georges St-Pierre's eighth title defense against Nick Diaz, a strange series of events have left us with BJ Penn vs...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 2,004 reads 7 comments

  19. UFC 137 Fight Card: Top 3 Things You Need to Know About Newcomer Hatsu Hioki

    UFC 137 , on Oct. 29, marks the UFC debut of former Sengoku and Shooto champion, Hatsu Hioki (24-4-2 MMA , 0-0 UFC)...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about over 2 years ago 17,555 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC 136 Results: Chael Sonnen Gets Back to His Old Ways

    Chael Sonnen is back. In a dominant performance against Brian Stann at UFC 136 , it looked as if someone forgot to tell Sonnen that he was supposed to be rusty after a 14 month layoff...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 247 reads 2 comments

  21. UFC 136 Fight Card: Final Main Card Predictions

    The UFC arrives in Houston, TX with UFC 136 this Saturday, October 8th, at 9PM ET, live on Pay-Per-View. This is a stacked fight card, headlined by two title fights, as well as potentially two title contention eliminator fights...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 798 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC on Versus 6: Pat Barry vs. Stefan Struve, Head to Toe Breakdown

    The UFC's last show on Versus goes down this Saturday, October 1st, at 9 PM ET. The card is headlined by Dominick Cruz's bantamweight title defense against Demetrious Johnson, but ...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 1,173 reads 1 comments

  23. UFC on Versus 6 Fight Card: Betting Odds and Predictions for Every Fight

    The UFC makes its debut in the Nation's Capitol this Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9pm ET, live and free on Versus. Headlined by the second UFC championship fight ever to air on free TV, Dominick Cruz vs...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 1,857 reads 1 comments

  24. UFC 135 Results: Jon Jones Proves Talent, Still Has Questions to Answer

    With a dominant submission victory over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 135 , many have been quick to anoint Jon Jones as the best fighter in the world, ready for a superfight with Anderson Silva and a jump to heavyweight...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 3,530 reads 8 comments

  25. UFC 135: Alleged Spy for Jon Jones Named by Quinton Jackson

    More details regarding the much discussed UFC 135 "Spygate" have come to light. On ESPN's SportsCenter today , Quinton "Rampage" Jackson claimed that the alleged spy was a MusclePharm employee named "Leonard...

    Matthew Goldstein Written by Matthew Goldstein about almost 3 years ago 250 reads 0 comments