1. UFC: Breaking Down the Reasons Why Cung Le Is the Man to Beat Anderson Silva

    As the saying goes: “You can’t please everyone all the time,” so too comes the certainty that styles make fights, and if Anderson Silva knows anything about the sport, it’s how to spot a fight that could be a barnburner...

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  2. Five Guest Color Commentators We'd Love to See Work a UFC Event

    Recently, HBO boxing analyst Larry Merchant retired from his position as color commentator for the network, leaving behind some very big shoes to fill...

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  3. MMA: So, What Does Couture's Deal with Spike TV and Bellator Really Mean?

    For anyone who has been following the sport for any amount of time at all, the news that Dana White has butted heads with fighters in the past is nothing new...

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  4. UFC on Fox 6: Why the UFC Needs to Fully Stock the Flyweight Division

    Although the UFC’s flyweight division hasn ’t been alive for too long, it is already being thrust front and center, as was the case this weekend when Demetrious Johnson ...

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  5. UFC on Fox 6: Would Rampage Jackson Return to the UFC for 1-Fight Deals?

    And so it has come to pass: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has done his time in the UFC. He has finished his contract and is now a man of leisure—until he signs a new ...

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  6. Anthony Pettis vs. the Lightweight Division: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    After his last two outings in the UFC, Anthony Pettis has finally secured a long-overdue title shot against the winner of Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez...

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  7. WMMA and the UFC: Is Ronda Rousey Trying Too Hard to Be Controversial?

    When taking a look at Ronda Rousey , it seems she has done all she can to gain attention. We’re not just talking about her current position as the first women’s champion in the history of the UFC...

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  8. 5 Reasons Rampage Jackson Should Rethink His Stance on Leaving the UFC

    It seems like yesterday that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was coming into the UFC fold; he was one of the first fighters from Pride to make the migration and it looked like he’d be fighting in the Octagon for a very long time...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 7,588 reads 31 comments

  9. UFC: Is Hector Lombard Looking Past Yushin Okami?

    Even though Hector Lombard has been scheduled to fight Yushin Okami — a man no one should underestimate — he can’t seem to stop talking about how badly he wants to fight Michael Bisping ...

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  10. UFC: 10 Potential Seasons of 'The Ultimate Fighter' We'd Love to See

    As much as I hate to admit it, I am honestly looking forward to the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter , even if I still think Chael Sonnen is utterly undeserving of the spot ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 6,517 reads 56 comments

  11. UFC: What Is It Going to Take for Bisping to Earn a Title Shot?

    It’s hard to see a good man turned away, but in the world of combative sports, it’s something we just have to accept...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 1,183 reads 3 comments

  12. UFC on FX 7 Results: Power Ranking the Top 10 Middleweights in the UFC

    Now that UFC on FX 7 is officially in the books, we can take a look back at the results in Brazil with an eye toward how the middleweight division is going to be restructured—be it in major or minor ways...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 8,626 reads 76 comments

  13. UFC on FX 7: Pedro Nobre Shows That He Can't Handle the Pressure of the UFC

    It can’t be easy stepping onto the biggest stage in the sport of MMA , but that is exactly what Pedro Nobre agreed to do in his debut in the UFC in his home country of Brazil...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 2,524 reads 4 comments

  14. UFC on FX 7: Why Belfort Is Going to Blow Bisping out of the Water

    If you’re going to be a fighter in any generation, there are certain things you need to have in order to offset any deficiencies you may suffer from, and ideally the ratio is 2-to-1...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 3,860 reads 12 comments

  15. Boxers Need to Stop Calling out MMA Fighters

    Perhaps it is the curse of growth, but the rivalry between MMA and professional boxing is not going away...

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  16. UFC on FX 7: Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    As the UFC heads back to Brazil, two up-and-coming fighters will be squaring off for bragging rights and more in their native country, as Edson Barboza—owner of perhaps one of ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 2,771 reads 26 comments

  17. MMA: 5 Fighters Who Can Still Make a Comeback

    As fans of the combative sports, it’s a very hard thing to see a fighter we like and have rooted for many times to begin a downhill slide; we know it will happen eventually, ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 3,040 reads 8 comments

  18. The UFC's Nick and Nate Diaz: 13 Men We'd Love to See Them Fight

    By now, if you are an MMA fan and have not heard of the Diaz brothers, then you are just missing out on the best things in the life of a fight fan...

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  19. UFC Champions: Ranking All 60 Fighters to Wear UFC Gold

    If there is one question that seems to stand above all others, particularly in the combat sports (and specifically in the UFC, where all combat sports merge under the brightest spotlight), ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 2,266 reads 156 comments

  20. The 10 Greatest Trilogies in MMA History

    When I think of great trilogies in any combative sport, for me there has to be several ingredients that come together to create an epic story where the fighters, acting as co-authors, ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 5,660 reads 31 comments

  21. MMA: Would It Make Any Sense to Bring Back Pride in 2013?

    As Strikeforce prepares to close their doors forever and the UFC continues to march forward in their quest for global domination, I can’t help but wonder what impact an organization ...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 6,313 reads 44 comments

  22. MMA's Durable Dozen: The 12 Most Indestructible Fighters in MMA History

    Half of the battle, they say, is not how much you can dish out, but how much you can take, and if you’re a fighter of any kind, that is one of the central questions that is going to be addressed, sooner or later...

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  23. The Top 100 Kicks, Punches, Flurries and Finishes in MMA History

    When you overhear casual fans of the sport talking about the next big PPV, their discussion usually turns to a kind of recap of past fights they have loved, and from there, they quickly begin to talk about significant strikes and brutal finishes...

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  24. Chuck Liddell: Power Ranking the Ice Man's Top UFC Performances

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly two-and-a-half years since Chuck Liddell has been in the Octagon...

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  25. MMA Must-See TV: Fighter Documentaries, Fan Videos and More

    With the proliferation of video footage on places like Youtube.com, fight fans don’t have to scour their local video store anymore to see some of the best videos around, most of them for free...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about almost 2 years ago 5,224 reads 3 comments