1. 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 9 months ago 5,758 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 1,550 reads 5 comments

  3. 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...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 3,649 reads 33 comments

  4. 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 9 months ago 9,122 reads 21 comments

  5. 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 9 months ago 16,079 reads 106 comments

  6. 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 9 months ago 1,199 reads 5 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 11,160 reads 102 comments

  8. 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 ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 540 reads 1 comments

  9. TUF: Re-Evaluating the Rhetoric and Role Play of Chael Sonnen

    If you ask UFC veteran Chael Sonnen who is the greatest fighter in MMA history, he’d say “Glad you asked,” then shoot both thumbs at his chest before lecturing you on your inability to grasp the obvious...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 4,699 reads 20 comments

  10. MMA: Imagining a Future Where the UFC Co-Promotes for the Good of the Sport

    For as long as there has been a microphone in his face, Dana White has been telling anyone who would listen that the UFC is going global...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 2,909 reads 19 comments

  11. UFC 166: Dana White Says Melendez's Performance a 'Huge Setback for T.J. Grant'

    It must have been a bittersweet 15 minutes for T.J. Grant as he watched Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez slug it out. On one hand, the fight-fan in him was probably as excited as the rest of us...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 1,006 reads 11 comments

  12. TUF: Why Velasquez and Werdum Should Lead Team Mexico vs. Team Brazil

    With Dana White announcing on a Joe Rogan podcast that a title fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum “makes sense,” it would seem that the champ's dance card is full for now...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 1,844 reads 15 comments

  13. Melendez vs. Sanchez and Cain Velasquez Show the UFC Should Enter Mexico Now

    When Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez slugged it out last weekend at UFC 166, it was shades of Barrera vs. Morales I all over again...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 6,696 reads 53 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 30 Will Truly Determine Whether Mark Munoz Has Turned a Corner

    Coming into his bout with Chris Weidman in July of 2012, Mark Munoz was riding a four-fight win streak. He had conquered Chris Leben , Demian Maia, CB Dollaway and Aaron Simpson, and he was on the precipice of a title shot...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 1,951 reads 5 comments

  15. UFC 166: 3 Fights for Cain Velasquez to Take Next

    After an excellent night of fights at UFC 166 , Cain Velasquez dominated his closest rival, Junior dos Santos, much the same way he did in their last fight. But this time he finished him...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 3,111 reads 16 comments

  16. UFC 166: Is Cain Velasquez Really a Weak Puncher?

    Earlier this year, Cain Velasquez managed to rip the heavyweight title from the grasp of Junior Dos Santos at UFC 155...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 6,029 reads 56 comments

  17. Rousimar Palhares: Violating the Trust in MMA

    Watching Rousimar Palhares attack with his jiu-jitsu skills is an educational experience to be sure, but what goes on in his head is God’s own private mystery...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 3,149 reads 51 comments

  18. UFC: Josh Barnett Is More Interesting Than Ever

    I remember watching Josh Barnett back at UFC 34, outworking, outmaneuvering and outfighting Bobby Hoffman...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 10,697 reads 26 comments

  19. MMA: Imagining How Floyd Mayweather and Golden Boy Could Impact Promotion

    It’s simply amazing how quickly the world of combative sports can change; how suddenly juxtapositions in opinion and position can come. Not all that long ago, Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 7,726 reads 53 comments

  20. Can Anthony Pettis Take the Lightweight Division to New Heights of Popularity?

    When Anthony Pettis submitted Benson Henderson to claim the UFC lightweight title, it was done with an authority that the division hadn’t seen since BJ Penn destroyed Joe Stevenson at UFC 80...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 10,539 reads 132 comments

  21. MMA: The 12 Greatest Individual Rounds in MMA History

    It’s been theorized that the most dangerous round in any fight is the first round. So new is the moment, so unfamiliar, that a lapse in judgment (based on assumption) can see a fighter finished quickly...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 14,231 reads 55 comments

  22. Jon Jones 'Standing Guillotine' and the 10 Coolest Submissions in MMA History

    When Jon Jones faced Lyoto Machida at UFC 140, he found himself in a fight more difficult than most anticipated. He adapted to the situation and managed to secure a fight-ending submission via a standing guillotine choke...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 31,968 reads 105 comments

  23. UFC: Charting Lyoto Machida's Course to a Middleweight Title Fight

    Although I’ ve never been fond of fighters moving down a division, the idea of Lyoto Machida fighting at middleweight just seems right...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 13,293 reads 112 comments

  24. UFC: 10 Worst Title Fights in UFC History

    So, what does it take for a UFC title fight to be labeled as “bad?” Sometimes it is a lack in action; two men who simply won’t engage with the energy due the moment, ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 34,009 reads 96 comments

  25. UFC: Has Conor McGregor Begun to Believe His Own Hype?

    Perhaps one of the biggest prerequisites to succeed in MMA is confidence, and the way Conor McGregor has been fighting and talking, he has that in abundance...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 10 months ago 6,961 reads 26 comments