1. UFC: Why Michael Johnson Can Be the Next Man to Beat Nate Diaz

    There is something about a possible fight between Michael Johnson and Nate Diaz that has had me grinning from ear to ear since Johnson brought up the subject on Twitter. Perhaps it’s a bit too early to hop onto the Johnson hype train...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 4,035 reads 39 comments

  2. Theater of the Bizarre: Glorious Fights That Never Could Have Happened, Pt. III

    Forget, if you can, that sad and limited group of considerations that say two fighters from different sports, eras and weight classes can never meet in anger...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 4,435 reads 28 comments

  3. 10 More MMA Rematches We'd Love to See

    Anytime a fighter loses, if he really did his best, he usually wants a rematch to prove he can be better . Chuck Liddell took pride in settling the score in his rematches. He creamed Jeremy Horn the second time around, as he did Randy Couture...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 19,126 reads 130 comments

  4. UFC: Revisiting Foolish Thoughts of the Past in UFC 151, Jones vs. Henderson

    It may be hard to believe, but when most writers sit down to put their name to a piece, they usually need to have some honesty behind their words—some belief that what they say is true...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 4,416 reads 28 comments

  5. MMA in 2014: 10 Fights We Would Love to See

    Now that 2014 has officially begun, our eyes look forward with no small amount of anticipation to the future and the fights that could continue the pace that the tail end of 2013 provided...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 20,669 reads 108 comments

  6. 2013: The Year That Changed Everything for the UFC

    With the last UFC event of the year behind us (UFC 168), the time has come to look upon what has happened over the past 12 months and take a moment to quantify it all...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 6 months ago 13,374 reads 42 comments

  7. UFC 168: Keys to Victory for Anderson Silva

    At UFC 168, Anderson Silva will be facing Chris Weidman as a challenger for the first time since he took the belt at UFC 64...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 1,115 reads 5 comments

  8. 3 Boxers Silva Should Face Instead of Jones for True Test in the Ring

    I will be the first to admit, I was stunned when I heard Dana White speaking about a potential fight between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. when he was a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast before UFC 157...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 7,828 reads 62 comments

  9. If Silva Blasts Weidman in Rematch, What Does That Say About the 1st Fight?

    As the most anticipated rematch in many years comes our way at UFC 168 , Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman will finally meet again in 2013...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 5,662 reads 59 comments

  10. Diego Sanchez or Someone Else? 3 Options for Conor McGregor's Return Fight

    Although he may have been on the sidelines for a while, Conor McGregor hasn’t been idle. Taking to Twitter, the Irish fighter wasted no time in giving his opinion on the fighters in the featherweight division...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 8,983 reads 65 comments

  11. MMA in 2003: A Retrospective Look at the Sport a Decade Later

    We all have moments in time that stand out to us as great periods in our lives: when we had our first child, fell in love or, as the case usually is for fight fans, got to enjoy some truly excellent moments in combative sport...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 7,976 reads 45 comments

  12. 3 Reasons We Still Want to See Ronda Rousey vs. Cyborg Justino

    While Miesha Tate may be Ronda Rousey ’s rival at the moment, there is still another woman out there that poses a very real threat to Rousey ’s crown: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 10,213 reads 158 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 33: If Shogun Rua Loses, He Should Start Considering Retirement

    It is hard to believe that Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, a man seen by many as the future of the light heavyweight division in 2007, has lost six out of 11 fights in his UFC career...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 3,518 reads 12 comments

  14. MMA Meets Boxing: Looking at Dana White's 'The Fighters'

    And so it begins. Or, perhaps it should be said: “And so it has finally happened.” As a longtime proponent of MMA , it is an often forgotten fact (dismissed as a notion ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 7 months ago 12,619 reads 45 comments

  15. Theater of the Bizarre: Glorious Fights That Never Could Have Happened, Pt. II

    Forget, if you can, that sad and limited group of considerations that say two fighters from different sports and weight classes can never meet in anger. Disregard the idea that says, “It would never happen because...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 9,379 reads 55 comments

  16. TUF: 6 Coaches Who Could Be Great for 'The Ultimate Fighter'

    For the longest time, the formula for The Ultimate Fighter has been fairly simple as far as who winds up as the coaches. The UFC chooses two fighters who can meet at the end of the season for a pay-per-view bout that makes sense in their division...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 7,976 reads 21 comments

  17. Nick Diaz's Refusal to Fight Puts His Legacy in Jeopardy

    It has been approximately eight months since Nick Diaz decided to step away from the sport after being defeated by Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 16,677 reads 162 comments

  18. Georges St-Pierre: Yes, He Really Does Owe It to the Sport

    I have no idea what goes on in the minds of great fighters like Georges St-Pierre as they sit backstage, battered, bleeding and bruised, getting their gloves cut off their hands after a tough decision victory...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 5,114 reads 127 comments

  19. UFC 167: Johny Hendricks, the Man Who Would Be King

    While all the talk swarming around UFC 167 focuses on Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks stands at stage left, poised and ready, just waiting for his cue to step to the center of it all and take for himself that which no one can really give...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 1,261 reads 31 comments

  20. The KC Chiefs: Why I Have to Watch with My Head Turned

    If there is one thing longtime KC Chiefs fans should have learned by now, it is the virtue of humility. Since the days of Marv Levy, we have seen the winners of Super Bowl IV snatch defeat from the jaws of victory at nearly every important moment...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 1,835 reads 10 comments

  21. MMA: 25 of the Greatest Upsets in MMA History

    For as long as there have been people willing to pay money to watch grown men beat each other senseless, there has been a kind of unspoken, universal appreciation for the upset...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 16,344 reads 64 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 30: Grades for All Main Card Fighters

    Let’s be honest: After UFC 166, it was going to be hard for any fight card to look good by comparison. UFC Fight Night 30 was a good card, save for some fights that were plagued by the shortcomings that occur whenever humans take the stage...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 8,208 reads 33 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 30: Melvin Guillard Always on Precipice of Greatness or Failure

    When Melvin Guillard steps into the Octagon this weekend to face Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 30, his career may hang in the balance...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 4,145 reads 38 comments

  24. UFC 167 and the Ongoing Search for Georges 'Rush' St-Pierre

    On November 16, 2013, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will be stepping into the Octagon at UFC 167 ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 16,972 reads 189 comments

  25. The Recurring Saga and Continuing Fictions of Nick Diaz

    If fight fans have their way, Nick Diaz will come out of retirement to face Michael Bisping in a middleweight fight sometime in the near future...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 12,243 reads 59 comments