1. Matt Wiman vs TJ Grant: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Matt Wiman and TJ Grant will meet at UFC on Fox 6 this weekend from the windy city of Chicago, with the winner getting a foot in the door of the lightweight contenders...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about almost 2 years ago 956 reads 2 comments

  2. Maple Leafs Lose Size, Skill and Leadership with the Loss of Joffrey Lupul

    The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins on the road last night for their second win in three games, but it came at a steep cost with the loss of veteran forward Joffrey Lupul...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about almost 2 years ago 1,278 reads 30 comments

  3. 5 Weaknesses the Toronto Maple Leafs Must Address During 2012-2013 Season

    The Toronto Maple Leafs jumped out of the gate with a hard-fought 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens this past weekend to get Leaf Nation abuzz with early optimism...

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  4. 6 Maple Leaf Players to Watch During the Season Opener vs. Canadiens

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have closed camp, and they finalized their roster this morning with the announcement that 18-year-old Morgan Reilly has been sent back to his junior team and sophomore forward Matt Frattin has been sent to the AHL ...

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  5. Bellator 85 Grades for All Main-Card Fighters

    Bellator kicked off its season on Spike TV on Thursday night with a solid three-fight card that saw champions Pat Curran and Michael Chandler both retain their titles...

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  6. Toronto Maple Leafs: Nazem Kadri Makes Last Stand Despite Constant Criticism

    I thought I had heard all the reasons why Nazem Kadri is not a regular for the Toronto Maple Leafs four years into his career. Until this morning...

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  7. John Makdessi vs Daron Cruickshank: Head to Toe Breakdown

    Two of the most exciting and rising lightweights will go head to head when "The Detroit Superstar" Daron Cruickshank collides with Montreal's John "The Bull" Makdessi at UFC 158 in March...

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  8. Dan Miller vs. Jordan Mein: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Veteran fighter Dan Miller will welcome top young Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein into the UFC in March at UFC 158 in Montreal...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about almost 2 years ago 1,983 reads 9 comments

  9. Brian Burke Fired: Ranking His 5 Biggest Mistakes as Toronto Maple Leafs GM

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired general manager Brian Burke this morning, and the hockey world is in a mild state of shock at the timing of the decision. The firing puts an end to Burke's very tenuous reign, which began on November 29, 2008...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about almost 2 years ago 5,727 reads 50 comments

  10. Power Ranking Every UFC Fight Card of 2012

    With Cain Velasquez regaining the heavyweight title at UFC 155, the 2012 UFC schedule is complete. Looking back, the obvious question is this: What was the best fight card of the year ...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about almost 2 years ago 6,562 reads 30 comments

  11. UFC Canada 2012: By the Numbers

    Canada and Canadian fighters have had another prominent year in the UFC with overall fighter success, big star power and strong fan support for the number one fighting promotion in the world...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 789 reads 4 comments

  12. Canadian Middleweight Patrick Cote Dropping to 170 Pounds at UFC 158

    It has been a crazy week of events for Canadian UFC middleweight Patrick Cote. He had a rematch with Alessio Sakara booked and canceled within the last few days of each other, and now, according to MMAJunkie ...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 1,678 reads 14 comments

  13. Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On the heels of lightweight champion Benson Henderson's destruction of Nate Diaz, the mixed martial arts world is abuzz with the thought of who the next challenger could be for the 155-pound crown...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 5,009 reads 22 comments

  14. UFC Title Shots: Is It About What the Fans Want?

    There seems to be no set method to the madness in making UFC title shots, and the powers that be must ask themselves the following question: Is it about what the fans want when setting ...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 1,355 reads 22 comments

  15. BJ Penn Will Prove He's Still Elite by Beating Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5

    BJ Penn will prove he is still elite by beating Rory MacDonald this weekend, and the reason why is very clear: motivation. The odds are completely against him and he is being counted out...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 1,877 reads 24 comments

  16. Rory MacDonald: Why the Fight with BJ Penn Is the Most Important of His Career

    Rising welterweight Rory MacDonald is getting ready to take a step up this Saturday night when he faces fighting legend B.J. Penn in a contender fight and the most important fight of his career...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 1,139 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC on Fox 5 Penn and Rua: Two Legends Could Fall This Weekend

    It could be the end for two mixed martial arts legends this weekend at UFC on Fox 5 from Seattle. Hawaiian fighting legend BJ "The Prodigy" Penn, and longtime Brazilian light ...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 2,027 reads 20 comments

  18. Henderson vs. Diaz: A Career Timeline to UFC on FOX Title Fight

    For some big fights—and certainly title fights—I like to take a look back at each fighter's career and timeline and how he got to this point...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 1,206 reads 12 comments

  19. MMA's Biggest Losers in the Month of November

    November is in the rear-view mirror, and many females are thanking their lucky stars that many of the moustaches have gone with it...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 5,410 reads 15 comments

  20. 15 Most Athletic Fighters in Today's MMA Game

    We all know that there are many MMA fighters that are overall accomplished athletes. Most of them are in other combat sports such as wrestling or karate or bjj or "other" sports like that...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 9,643 reads 49 comments

  21. UFC on Fox 5 BJ Penn: 'No One Mentions Me in the GOAT'S Anymore & Its My Fault'

    The UFC on Fox 5 media call was held this afternoon featuring Dana White , Eric Shanks and five of the top six fighters on the stacked December 8th card from Seattle...

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  22. SFS 7 Results: Johnson Beats Romero Again; Saggo and Dickson Dominate

    Tristan Johnson vs. Will Romero (Featherweight) Nova Scotia featherweight Tristan Johnson edged out Will Romero again in a very good fight in which neither fighter was interested at all in going to the ground...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 235 reads 0 comments

  23. SFS 7 Results: Jesse Ronson Batters but Can't Finish Crazy-Tough Ryan Healy

    The fans in the jam-packed Hamilton Theatre chanted, "UFC UFC UFC!" as Jesse Ronson put on an absolute fighting clinic at the expense of Ryan Healy tonight in the co-main event of SFS 7...

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  24. SFS 7 Results: Mein Puts Petz Away and Paves Way to the UFC

    Jordan Mein performed as advertised as he beat up Forrest Petz with power strikes to get a quick knockout at 1:29 of Round 1 at SFS 7...

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  25. UFC and Sportsnet Continue to Cement a Strong MMA Foundation in Canada

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship released yesterday that the UFC 154 Preliminary card pulled in the most viewers ever for a prelim card televised on Sportsnet ...

    Dwight Wakabayashi Written by Dwight Wakabayashi about 2 years ago 882 reads 5 comments