1. UFC 2012 Injury Crisis: How to Prevent Big Fights from Falling Through

    2012 has simply been a bad year for the UFC. The number of marquee fighters who've had to pull out of fights lately has been absurd. Every day, it seems like a new fight that fans were clamoring for has fallen through...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 2 years ago 797 reads 4 comments

  2. Strikeforce Is Dead: Just Fold the Promotion into the UFC Already

    In what was a major surprise, Strikeforce cancelled its upcoming event after an injury left Gilbert Melendez unable to compete this past Sunday. Without a champion on the card, Showtime opted to pull the plug...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about over 2 years ago 886 reads 2 comments

  3. UFC 152: After Vitor Belfort Who Will Challenge Jon Jones?

    Come this Saturday, Jon Jones will be defending his title against Vitor Belfort . Make no mistake about it, Jones is going to beat Belfort just as he has every other former Champion placed in front of him...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about over 2 years ago 1,290 reads 13 comments

  4. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey Proves That Women Belong in the Spotlight

    After a stacked card this past Saturday, Strikeforce has proved that it has something that the UFC simply does not. Women. Tate vs. Rousey was an incredible battle that saw the scales tip back and forth over the course of four-and-a-half minutes...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  5. UFC Flyweights: New Division Is Starting Off on the Wrong Foot

    This March will mark the promotional debut of the UFC flyweight division. To kick things off, four fighters will take part in a mini-tournament to determine who the inaugural champion will be...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  6. Strikeforce Heavyweights Will Have a Huge Impact on the UFC

    By now, it is well known that the UFC is adopting all of Strikeforce's heavyweight talent. And even more importantly, it's well known that the UFC really needs these fighters to fill out its roster...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 614 reads 1 comments

  7. UFC on Fox 2 Will Be the Most-Watched Event in Company History

    Last year was a banner year for Dana White and the UFC. They hosted their biggest show to date at UFC 129, acquired Strikeforce, bolstered their weak heavyweight division and landed a long term deal with FOX...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 697 reads 0 comments

  8. Rashad Evans Is UFC's Unluckiest Fighter

    The story of Rashad Evans ' quest for a second crack at UFC gold is well documented. After losing the title to Lyoto Machida, Evans took decisions over Thiago Silva and Quinton Jackson to earn another shot at the title...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 2,627 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC on FX 1: Can Melvin Guillard Get Back into Title Contention?

    To say that Melvin Guillard has had an up-and-down career would be an understatement. Since entering the UFC in 2005, Guillard has gone a respectable 10-5 but struggled to make his way to a title fight...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 377 reads 1 comments

  10. Strikeforce Results: Keith Jardine Should Have Dropped to Middleweight Years Ago

    Last night was a sad night for fans of "The Dean of Mean." After making his first cut to 185, Keith Jardine looked like he was doing pretty well...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 308 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC 142: Jose Aldo Is the UFC's Most Beatable Champion

    Back when Jose Aldo was a rising prospect in the WEC, it was obvious he was destined for greatness. He destroyed five opponents in a row, knocking all of them out in devastating ...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 2,542 reads 27 comments

  12. Strikeforce Should Add Featherweight, Bantamweight and Flyweight Divisions

    After a rocky 2011 which saw Strikeforce lose many of their champions and the announcement that their heavyweight division would be dissolved, the promotion looked like it was dying...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  13. Pride Fighting Is Dead and Has Been for Five Years, Get over It Already

    In 2007 Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, purchased Pride Fighting Championships. The plan was simple—take control of their biggest rival and run the organization themselves...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 887 reads 8 comments

  14. UFC 141: Does the UFC Really Need Brock Lesnar Anymore?

    The "Next Big Thing" is starting to look pretty old. Brock Lesnar entered the UFC after only one professional MMA bout and lost in resounding fashion to Frank Mir ...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about almost 3 years ago 153 reads 12 comments

  15. Donald Cerrone Will Be on the Cusp of Title Contention with UFC 141 Win

    When the UFC and WEC merged late last year, they brought a host of new lightweight, featherweight and bantamweight talent into the world's largest MMA organization. Putting these fighters on the big stage has allowed many of them to become stars...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  16. UFC 141: Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem Is Going to Disappoint

    UFC 141 is just days away and excitement for the main event is growing. People are ready to see two of the biggest heavyweights on the planet clash in what's sure to be an epic fight...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  17. UFC 143: It's Easy to Attack Georges St-Pierre When He's Down

    An ACL tear is not an injury to take lightly. Georges St. Pierre knows that now more than anyone. Doctor's predict that it will take six to nine months for St. Pierre to heal up and get ready to reenter the Octagon and defend his title...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 1,200 reads 31 comments

  18. UFC 141: Do Linear Titles Matter?

    To be the man, you've got to beat the man. Such is the path of a world champion. Often times, however, champions choose to leave their organization and forfeit their title without ever actually losing...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 417 reads 4 comments

  19. Gilbert Melendez Is Not Ready for Frankie Edgar or the UFC

    Last night, Gilbert Melendez had a lot on his mind. The recent deal between Strikeforce and Showtime stripped away his chances of fighting in the UFC, and the man across the cage, ...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 675 reads 3 comments

  20. UFC: Fedor Emelianenko and 8 Fighters Who Are Getting Screwed Over

    The UFC can be a fickle company. Some fighters get the royal treatment, adoration and spotlight while others are left to fend for themselves. Sometimes it's done intentional. Other times it's just a mater of bad luck...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 5,919 reads 31 comments

  21. Strikeforce Becoming New WEC by Dissolving Heavyweight Division

    In December 2006, Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC, purchased a small MMA promotion known as World Extreme Cagefighting or the WEC. The goal was to run two promotions simultaneously and host more events without overextending the UFC...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 208 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC on Fox: Why Dana White and Co. Are Making a Huge Mistake

    After a strong debut on network television in November, Dana White and the UFC a gearing up for their deal with Fox to more fully play out. Dozens of events are in the works for next year across several networks in the Fox family...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 1,669 reads 17 comments

  23. UFC Predictions: Who Will Hold the Titles at Each Weight Class in 2012?

    As 2011 winds down, UFC fans can look back on an excellent year full of great matchups and exciting fights. Naturally, as the year winds down, with only one big event left, eyes turn toward the horizon...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 1,544 reads 15 comments

  24. UFC 140: Why Jones Versus Silva and Other Super-Fights Are Pointless

    Move over GSP, Anderson Silva has a new super-fight that everyone is clamoring for. Jon Jones has been nothing short of phenomenal in his UFC career thus far...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 1,382 reads 9 comments

  25. UFC Flyweight Division and the Ultimate Fighter Season That Should Be

    Last Summer Dana White was quoted as saying that he wanted to bring a flyweight division to the UFC. Last Saturday he made good on that promise, announcing the first fights in the new weight class would be scheduled for March 4th in Sydney, Australia...

    Chris Alfaro Written by Chris Alfaro about 3 years ago 1,299 reads 4 comments