1. How Much Time Does Anderson Silva Have Left?

    After his defeat at UFC 162, Anderson Silva must have realized the enormity of his legend, his legacy. As soon as the talk of a rematch with Chris Weidman began, he was placed as a heavy betting favorite without a second thought...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 10,194 reads 115 comments

  2. Will Canelo Upset Mayweather Like Sanchez Upset Gomez?

    Fighting an undefeated pound-for-pound king isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do. Sure, you can show up and assume the role of punching bag while they cut your check; in fact, that's what seems to happen more often than not...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 4,650 reads 28 comments

  3. 3 Reasons Boxing Is Beating MMA at the Promotion Game

    On September 14 of this year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be taking on rising star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. It’s a bout that will probably set the record for pay-per-view buys for combative sports in 2013...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 15,639 reads 89 comments

  4. UFC 162: What Went Right for Chris Weidman

    With Chris Weidman ’s knock out of Anderson Silva at UFC 162 , another great champion was removed from the lofty perch of “unbeatable...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 1,590 reads 7 comments

  5. 10 Bouts of Boxing Every MMA Fan Should See

    Sometimes, when a sport has garnered so much attention in such a short period of time, fans can find themselves suffering a kind of tunnel vision; a happy byproduct of being so thoroughly ...

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  6. Junior Dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt: Key Takeaways from UFC 160's Co-Main Event

    Heading into his bout with Junior dos Santos, Mark Hunt, for all the support he and his incredibly entertaining style of fight have received of late, was thought by many to be in over his head...

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  7. 3 Questions We Have About Gray Maynard Ahead of UFC 160

    It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Gray Maynard in the cage. Since his last bout (an uninspiring affair with Clay Guida), Maynard has been on the sidelines, rehabbing ...

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  8. UFC: 10 Fighters We'd Love to See as Coaches on TUF

    When The Ultimate Fighter series was first aired on Spike TV, it was perhaps one of the greatest oddities in the sport: a reality show built around a sport that was violent yet sophisticated, savage yet subtle...

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  9. MMA: The Role of Promoters, Managers and Trainers in the Sport

    If you ask most MMA fans what the role of a manager to a fighter consists of, most would not know, but happily hazard a guess: “To get a fighter signed to the UFC...

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  10. Rich Franklin vs. Michael Bisping Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Even though Rich Franklin is seeing his storied career wind down, there are still some good fights waiting to be made for him, and one in particular—a bout against Michael Bisping —has the former middleweight champion smiling...

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  11. An In-Depth Look at What Prevents Teammate vs. Teammate Fights in MMA

    At UFC 145, Jon Jones faced and defeated former teammate Rashad Evans in a fight that came into realization when Jones stepped in for the injured Evans to face then-light heavyweight champion, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 287 reads 35 comments

  12. UFC: Hold Your Breath…It's Time to Appreciate Dana White

    Perhaps one of the most noted (and quoted) figures in the sport of MMA is the man who helped drag the UFC—sometimes kicking and screaming—into the limelight of professional sport, Dana White ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 6,648 reads 47 comments

  13. 15 Biggest Title Fight Mismatches in UFC History

    There may be nothing as anticlimactic as a title fight in which one of the combatants is proven to be so woefully out of his depth in the bout, be it for any reason, that there is ...

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  14. Will UFC on Fox 8 Be a Tough Sell with Johnson vs. Moraga Main Event?

    The flyweights will be front and center once again for the UFC on Fox 8 card, as champion Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against John Moraga in the headlining slot on July 27...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 2,075 reads 18 comments

  15. 10 MMA Fighters That Need a Change in Training Camps

    Before I start, I have a kind of odd confession to make. I’ve been a boxing fan for about as long as I’ve been walking; it’s just how our house was, and I am grateful for it...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 3,524 reads 11 comments

  16. How the UFC Can Make Fox Sports 1 Must-See TV

    With the announcement that the Fox network was going to be revamping their programming lineup, it seems as if the UFC is getting a second chance to make a first impression, at least ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 4,423 reads 26 comments

  17. UFC: Why Nate Diaz's Idea to Add Three New UFC Weight Divisions Makes Sense

    It wasn’t all that long ago that fans and critics were calling for the UFC to add more weight classes to the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions; and thankfully, they did...

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  18. MMA: 20 Bouts Pitting Yesteryear vs. Yesterday vs. Today

    There has always been something about the combative sports that seems to transcend the notion that today is better than yesterday, or today will be better than tomorrow; let’s ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 21,245 reads 114 comments

  19. MMA: Why Judges Need to Have Round-by-Round Statistics Provided

    If there is any job in the world of combative sports that goes unappreciated, it is that of a judge. Such men take it upon themselves to watch, critique and, as their namesake suggests, judge which fighter has proven superior in the contest...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 2 years ago 315 reads 75 comments

  20. UFC: What Happened to Jon Jones as 'Superstar Crossover MMA Fighter'?

    Last Friday, Nike shoe apparel announced that the first release of their Jon “Bones” Jones line had sold out in under five minutes—quite a shocking accomplishment ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 2 years ago 6,940 reads 55 comments

  21. UFC: How Does Anderson Silva Compare to Other P4P Greats of Past and Present?

    Very soon—at UFC 162—we will get to see the greatest MMA fighter of our generation, Anderson Silva , attempt to defend his middleweight title, yet again, against Chris Weidman...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 2 years ago 4,538 reads 55 comments

  22. Is Rashad Evans' UFC Job as Safe as He Seems to Think It Is?

    Coming off of a disappointing loss to Jon Jones in 2012, Rashad Evans seemed to shoot himself in the foot at UFC 156, dropping a lackluster decision to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira...

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  23. MMA: Who Will Be the Next Breakout MMA Star from Europe?

    Right now, fighters like Michael Bisping , Ross Pearson and others are enjoying a good deal of success in the world of MMA , but as fans of an ever-changing and evolving sport, we always have our eyes peeled for the next big thing...

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  24. 20 of the Most Infamous Moments in MMA History, Part II

    As we continue our look at infamous moments in MMA history, we see that, save for a few instances, they have a kind of equality about them that speaks to the notion of a moment being the master of men, instead of men mastering the moment...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 2 years ago 2,348 reads 6 comments

  25. UFC: If Tito Ortiz Were 13 Years Younger, How Would He Fare Today?

    For a very long time, Tito Ortiz was the biggest recognized name in the sport of MMA , synonymous with the UFC and their brand...

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