1. UFC: Josh Thomson Live Commentary on Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez

    For a long time now, fans have wondered what is on the minds of professional fighters as they watch their peers compete in the cage. Case in point: Josh Thomson watching Diego Sanchez battling with Gilbert Melendez...

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  2. MMA: Could the UFC Eventually Suffer the Same Fate as HBO Boxing?

    Recently, Jonathan Snowden wrote an excellent piece on the current battle that is being waged between Showtime and HBO for the heart of boxing. Reading it reminded me of the near stranglehold HBO had on the sport for many, many years...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 25,689 reads 124 comments

  3. UFC: Assembling the Greatest July 4 PPV Card Ever, Top to Bottom

    Ever since the huge success of UFC 100, building a pay-per-view card that could deliver the goods in equal (if not greater) measure has been a kind of holy grail for the organization and the fans...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 25,698 reads 100 comments

  4. TUF Brazil 3: Dana White Calls Filming "Absolute Insanity," Show to Be "Crazy"

    If anyone thought that Chael Sonnen’s coaching stint opposite rival Wanderlei Silva on Season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil would roll on peacefully, it appears they were wrong...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 39,345 reads 124 comments

  5. Kyacey Uscola Found Guilty of Domestic Abuse, Could Face 13 Years

    According to a report from C. Johnson and Siemny Chhuon of KXTV News10 , MMA fighter and The Ultimate Fighter 11 veteran Kyacey Uscola has been found guilty of domestic abuse and could serve up to 13 years in prison...

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  6. Phil Davis Doesn't Think Jon Jones Will Fight Glover Teixeira

    Phil Davis, “Mr. Wonderful,” is ready and willing to step in and fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 because he doesn ’t think Jon Jones will make the fight...

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  7. UFC Fight Night 35 Salaries: Luke Rockhold Tops List at $80,000

    After Luke Rockhold finished Costas Philippou via a violent kicking assault to his liver, we were reminded that Bas Rutten may have had the right idea all along...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 11,523 reads 22 comments

  8. Rich Franklin: The Gentleman, Scholar and Fighter Who Led By Example

    Sometime soon, former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin will retire from the sport, passing as humbly and quietly as he entered...

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  9. UFC and Their Plans for Global Expansion

    As highlighted in a piece by Alan Snel of the Las Vegas Review-Journal , the UFC has big plans for global expansion in 2014...

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  10. UFC: Should It Be Able to Decide a Fighter's Weight Class?

    With the UFC staging more events than ever in 2014 while spreading out globally, it would seem that before long every weight class will be bursting with talent, like coffers overfilled in a candy store...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 10,219 reads 63 comments

  11. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club Owner Charged with Sexual Assault in Texas

    The owner of BQuick Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Samuel David Lewis, was arrested in Stephenville , Texas on Monday under charges of sexual assault of a child, according to Sara Vanden Berge of the Stephenville Empire-Tribune ...

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  12. MMA: The Top 10 Greatest Tournament Fighters of All Time

    There’s something about the idea of fighting two or more times in one night that fits the world of MMA like a glove. Perhaps it’s because the tournament format introduced the sport to America...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 19,533 reads 35 comments

  13. Chris Weidman Coach Ray Longo Says Silva Doesn't Deserve a Third Fight

    It appears as if Anderson Silva ’s opinions on his first two losses to Chris Weidman are wearing thin with the new champion's coach, Ray Longo...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 29,504 reads 310 comments

  14. Dan Henderson Wants to Stay with UFC Despite Low-Figure Contract

    After his highlight-reel knockout of Michael Bisping at UFC 100, Dan Henderson and the UFC ended up with different figures of what he was worth. This led to his leaving the company in 2009 and signing with smaller promotion Strikeforce...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 11,020 reads 47 comments

  15. Michael Johnson Volunteers to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Could Khabib Nurmagomedov have found his next opponent in Michael Johnson? The past few days have been wrought with drama as Dana White openly discussed his difficulties ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 4,658 reads 36 comments

  16. UFC Lightweight Title Hunt: Is Khabib Nurmagomedov a True Contender?

    Ever since Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon, he has displayed a confidence and poise that makes you think he is never going to lose. He never seems intimidated, lackluster or distracted...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 11,323 reads 71 comments

  17. Nate Diaz's Manager Mike Kogan Says UFC Turned Down Nurmagomedov Fight

    By now, most MMA fans know that Nate Diaz has come out swinging upon word from Dana White that he refused a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov . Now, new manager for Diaz Mike Kogan recently contacted MMAmania ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 15,986 reads 85 comments

  18. Can Jose Aldo Be a Global UFC Superstar?

    As perhaps one of the most dangerous and explosive fighters in the UFC, Jose Aldo is a man in the prime of his career...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 8,439 reads 105 comments

  19. Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey: 'I'd Fight Her 100 Times'

    No one would really be surprised if you told them Miesha Tate did not like losing to Ronda Rousey for the second time at UFC 168. Tate is a former champion herself...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 8,766 reads 16 comments

  20. Was Brock Lesnar Just Using UFC to Boost Pro Wrestling Profile?

    By now, everyone has heard the rumors (via Fox Sports' Mike Chiappetta ) that Brock Lesnar may or may not be returning to the UFC...

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  21. Cain Velasquez: What Can He Do to Move the Needle?

    Thus far, Cain Velasquez is on the precipice of greatness; with one more defense of his title, he will make UFC history. It's hard to believe that the heavyweight title has never seen three consecutive title defenses by one man, but it’s true...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 11,957 reads 93 comments

  22. Is Michael Johnson's Title Shot Talk Justified?

    Coming off two very impressive wins, Michael Johnson is looking to make a serious run in 2014. His thumping of Joe Lauzon and his KO victory over Gleison Tibau showed him displaying an improved skill set and a serious fire...

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  23. Cole Miller to Conor McGregor: 'Beat My A**, Then You Can Move Up the Ladder'

    Cole Miller doesn’t think Conor McGregor should “get a fast track to the top.” Miller, a contestant on Season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter , has set his sights ...

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  24. Anthony Pettis Says He Hopes Anderson Silva Doesn't Return to the Octagon

    Current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was at a sports bar in Milwaukee when he saw the now-famous injury that felled Anderson Silva at UFC 168. “I couldn’t even watch it,” Pettis said...

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  25. UFC: What Happens If Belfort Beats Weidman with Elevated TRT Levels?

    As soon as it was announced that the Chris Weidman -Vitor Belfort title fight would be happening in Vegas, a question came to mind...

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