1. Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Two of the best submission specialists in the bantamweight division come together when Raphael Assuncao and Bryan Caraway fight this Saturday night in Canada for UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 3 months ago 494 reads 0 comments

  2. Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story headline UFC Fight Night 53 this Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden. The card isn't generating much buzz, but the main event should do a good job of putting the finishing touches on a night of fights...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 3 months ago 418 reads 1 comments

  3. Felice Herrig: Is Her Sexed-Up Image Good or Bad for Women's MMA?

    The Ultimate Fighter 20 is now entering its third week and appears to be picking up some momentum in the ratings. One of the more polarizing figures in the TUF house is Felice Herrig...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 3 months ago 4,455 reads 8 comments

  4. TUF 20: 5 Things to Look for This Season

    The latest rendition of The Ultimate Fighter debuted last week to horrific ratings that made it the worst season premiere in the storied history of the show...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about 3 months ago 2,746 reads 5 comments

  5. Chael Sonnen Not Expecting to Be Approved to Ref Weidman vs Silva 2

    Can you imagine Chael Sonnen refereeing a UFC fight this year? Of course you can, we all could. That's exactly what Sonnen has set out to do. And not just any fight, he wants to oversee the Chris Weidman vs...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 897 reads 2 comments

  6. Bellator PPV: Will Anyone Actually Pay to See Rampage Jackson vs. Tito Ortiz?

    Sometimes I feel that as fans we are tested to see how much we remember. Somewhere along the line, a fighter will make a name for himself and, regardless of how that fighter performs after a "signature win," we latch on to the star he once was...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 1,960 reads 8 comments

  7. NAAFS: 'Wild Wild' Wes Hanson Making Pro Debut at Caged Vengeance 14

    A year-and-a-half ago, I did an interview with Wes Hanson as he was preparing for his bout against Thomas Uylenbroek for an NAAFS event...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 861 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC on Fox 8: Which Fighter Has the Most to Lose?

    The UFC heads back to Seattle on Saturday night for UFC on Fox 8 : Johnson vs. Moraga . The card is filled with recognizable names from top to bottom, but many of the fighters participating on Saturday appear to be on the proverbial hot seat...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 402 reads 1 comments

  9. UFC on Fox 8 Preview: Liz Carmouche vs. Jessica Andrade Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga takes place this Saturday night in Seattle. While there hasn't been a tremendous amount of buzz surrounding the card, it truly is one that is well-rounded from top to bottom...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 2,150 reads 5 comments

  10. Why Anderson Silva's Legacy Will Be on the Line in Chris Weidman Rematch

    What entails a legacy? For many, a legacy is what one remembers another by. For an athlete, it's how the fans will reflect on their career. More specifically, for an MMA fighter, a legacy is the legitimacy of their career...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 8,490 reads 59 comments

  11. UFC 162: Anderson Silva Needed to Lose to Regain Motivation

    Mind…blown. That was the common response surrounding Chris Weidman ’s stunning knockout of former champion Anderson Silva on Saturday night at UFC 162 in Las Vegas...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 3,162 reads 9 comments

  12. Court McGee to Face Robert Whittaker at UFC on Fox Sports 1: 2

    Former winners of The Ultimate Fighter will come together in Indiana on August 28 when Court McGee (Season 11) takes on Robert Whittaker ( TUF : The Smashes) as part of the UFC on Fox Sports 1: 2 card...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 626 reads 1 comments

  13. What's at Stake for Chael Sonnen Against Mauricio Rua?

    Relevant as defined by Merriam-Webster is as follows: "Having significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand" This is precisely what's at stake for Chael Sonnen ...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 545 reads 3 comments

  14. UFC: Chuck Liddell Talks What Led to His Retirement

    Over the last few years, we've seen some of our favorite UFC fighters decline inside the Octagon or retire completely. Less than three years ago, in December 2010, it was Chuck Liddell who made his retirement official...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 4,601 reads 1 comments

  15. UFC 162: Shane Del Rosario Injured, Gabriel Gonzaga in to Face Dave Herman

    Less than three months after being knocked out by Travis Browne's vicious elbows, Gabriel Gonzaga will jump into the mix at UFC 162 in Las Vegas, Nev. Gonzaga will be stepping in for the injured Shane Del Rosario and face Dave Herman...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 713 reads 3 comments

  16. UFC 160: Which Fighter Has the Most to Lose?

    UFC 160 features the fighters who possess the most powerful punches in MMA today. Some of the more prominent fighters on the card, Cain Velasquez, Antonio Silva, Junior dos Santos, ...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 158 reads 5 comments

  17. Power Ranking the Main Card Fights on the UFC 160 Fight Card

    UFC 160 : Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 takes place this Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The main card features a rematch between Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva, which took place one year ago...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 1,082 reads 4 comments

  18. Josh Barnett Rejoins UFC, Signs Multi-Fight Deal

    The age-old philosophy that "time heals all" appears to be flowing freely within the UFC. Dana White and Josh Barnett have come together once again...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 613 reads 60 comments

  19. 3 Questions We Have About Glover Teixeira Ahead of UFC 160

    UFC 160 is now just a few days away and features plenty of exciting fights (on paper). In addition to Cain Velasquez versus Antonio Silva and Junior Dos Santos taking on Mark Hunt, ...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 161 reads 3 comments

  20. Can Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano Take the Ultimate Fighter to the Next Level?

    The next installment of the UFC's reality show, The Ultimate Fighter , will land on Fox Sports 1 this September and feature both men and women competing for UFC contracts. That bit of information, we already knew...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about over 1 year ago 6,980 reads 29 comments

  21. UFC 157: Memorable Quotes and Images from Rousey vs. Carmouche Fight Card

    The women delivered for UFC 157 . Over 15,000 fans witnessed UFC history on Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., as Ronda Rousey earned her seventh consecutive first-round win via armbar...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about almost 2 years ago 4,996 reads 11 comments

  22. 3 Reasons to Root for Liz Carmouche at UFC 157

    Liz Carmouche and her fanbase known as the "Lizbos" will descend upon the Honda Center in Anaheim this Saturday night for the UFC 157 main event between Carmouche and Ronda Rousey ...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about almost 2 years ago 2,663 reads 1 comments

  23. 3 Reasons to Root for Court McGee at UFC 157

    Court McGee steps into the Octagon on Saturday night in Anaheim, Calif., as part of the UFC 157 main card against Josh Neer...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about almost 2 years ago 768 reads 0 comments

  24. Jamie Lowe: 'I Want to Be the Best at Anything That I Pursue in Life'

    Jamie Lowe makes her professional MMA debut on Saturday, February 2 in Atlantic City, N.J. as part of CFFC 19 ...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about almost 2 years ago 1,250 reads 2 comments

  25. 3 Questions We Have About Rampage Jackson

    By all accounts Saturday night will mark the last UFC fight for Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Jackson (32-10) will stand toe-to-toe tonight with Glover Teixeira (19-2) as the co-main event of UFC on Fox 6 : Johnson vs...

    Joe Chacon Written by Joe Chacon about almost 2 years ago 4,940 reads 7 comments