1. 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 over 1 year ago 5,764 reads 59 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 9,502 reads 65 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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 over 1 year ago 10,801 reads 158 comments

  5. 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...

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  6. 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 over 1 year ago 12,711 reads 45 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 9,503 reads 55 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 8,085 reads 21 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 16,861 reads 162 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 5,270 reads 126 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 1,360 reads 31 comments

  12. 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 over 1 year ago 1,976 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 16,671 reads 64 comments

  14. 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 over 1 year ago 8,312 reads 33 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 4,310 reads 37 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 17,077 reads 190 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 12,401 reads 59 comments

  18. UFC 167 Lineup Finalized with Tim Elliot vs. Ali Bagautinov Completing Main Card

    On November 16, 2013, Georges St-Pierre will step into the Octagon to defend his welterweight title against the power-punching Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in Las Vegas...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 5,937 reads 19 comments

  19. Rousey's Coach: Miesha's Mom Wouldn't Approve of Her Being a Fake-Ass B*tch

    Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate don’t like each other; this is a well-known fact that comes up again and again...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 1,844 reads 5 comments

  20. Melvin Guillard on Melendez, Sanchez: 'I Would've Dropped Either One of Them.'

    Hot off the heels of one of the greatest lightweight fights ever between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez , Melvin Guillard will be stepping into the cage to face Ross Pearson on the UFC Fight Night 30 card in the co-main event slot...

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  21. Lyoto Machida Hints at Impending Anderson Silva Retirement

    With his impending fight with former training partner Mark Munoz just around the corner, Lyoto Machida is being faced to answer an old question all over again: “Would you ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 9,199 reads 20 comments

  22. UFC: The Denial and Determination of BJ Penn

    Sometimes, when I remember that BJ Penn has lost four of his last six fights, it honestly gives me a moment of pause. It’s not that I don’t know the record of Penn backwards and forwards, because I do...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 16,351 reads 106 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 30: 3 Under-the-Radar Contests

    With UFC Fight Night 30, another night of fights is almost upon us. Hot on the heals of UFC 166, once again we wonder which bouts are going to stand out and maybe, if we are very lucky, delight us as much as Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez did...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 1,290 reads 5 comments

  24. Dana White to Fans: “Shut the F**k Up” About Roster Cuts

    After what was a great night of fights at UFC 166 last weekend, Dana White talked about John Dodson, an exciting flyweight fighter who won his bout via knockout...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about over 1 year ago 11,321 reads 102 comments

  25. UFC: Former DEEP Champ Katsunori Kikuno Signs with UFC

    For those fans who were worried that the release of Yushin Okami was signaling a lack of commitment of the UFC to court the Asian market, Zuffa has signed former DEEP champion Katsunori ...

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