1. Who Should Rich Franklin Face in His Final Fight of UFC Contract?

    Longtime UFC middleweight and light heavyweight standout Rich "Ace" Franklin has seen better days. Less than one year ago, Franklin said he wanted one more run at the middleweight ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 11,309 reads 159 comments

  2. Worst MMA Beatdowns of 2012

    The sport of mixed martial arts is often characterized by back-and-forth bouts between two evenly matched opponents. One man strikes, the other counters. One man goes for a takedown, the other sprawls...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 5,673 reads 33 comments

  3. UFC 155 Results: Tim Boetsch Needs a Hall Pass After His Loss to Costa Philippou

    Costa Philippou was absolutely phenomenal at UFC 155 , where he dismantled a game and fully capable Tim Boetsch and ended "The Barbarian's" unbeaten streak at middleweight with an impressive third-round TKO...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 3,692 reads 68 comments

  4. Chris Leben: 'Brunson Is a Boring Fighter,' Blames Ring Rust for Performance

    UFC middleweight Chris Leben opened up about his recent decision loss to promotion newcomer Derek Brunson at UFC 155 . Via his Twitter account, @cripplerufc, Leben claimed: I just had a little ring rust...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 3,146 reads 41 comments

  5. Wanderlei Silva: Why Brian Stann Is a Terrible Matchup for the Axe Murderer

    Mixed martial arts legend and fan favorite Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva is headed back to the light heavyweight division after a relatively unsuccessful stay at middleweight...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 5,000 reads 72 comments

  6. UFC 155 Results: Is a Healthy Cain Velasquez Unstoppable?

    Cain Velasquez looked sensational in his UFC 155 title bid against Brazilian striking specialist Junior "Cigano" dos Santos...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 4,280 reads 17 comments

  7. UFC 155 Results: 5 Fights for Jamie Varner to Take Next

    Let us travel to Dec. 16, 2010. Jamie Varner just lost his final WEC fight to Shane Roller in the very first round, dropping his record to 0-3-1 over the course of his last four bouts...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 1,409 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC 155 Results: What's Next for Jamie Varner After Defeating Melvin Guillard?

    In 2010, Jamie Varner went 0-3-1 under the World Extreme Cagefighting banner. Making this worse, the draw to Kamal Shalorus would have pushed Varner 's record to 0-4 if not for Shalorus losing a point for illegal groin strikes...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 629 reads 5 comments

  9. Cain Velasquez Next Fight: Velasquez vs. Overeem Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Let's not kid ourselves: Alistair Overeem is going to beat Antonio "Big Foot" Silva at UFC 156 and earn a title shot against Cain Velasquez...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 15,675 reads 69 comments

  10. UFC 155 Results: What's Next for Brad Pickett After Losing to Eddie Wineland?

    Long before Cain Velasquez shocked the world by dominating Junior dos Santos for a full 25 minutes at UFC 155 , two bantamweights engaged in an entertaining and high-level display of striking inside the UFC Octagon...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 183 reads 8 comments

  11. UFC 155 Results: What's Next for Joe Lauzon After Losing to Jim Miller?

    After adding another Fight of the Night bonus to his already-stacked mantle, Joe Lauzon is in a nice position inside the UFC's lightweight division...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 1,437 reads 4 comments

  12. Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2: What's Next for Cain Velasquez?

    2012 was good to Cain Velasquez . After losing his heavyweight title in November 2011, the Mexican-American heavyweight standout revitalized himself and his career just in time for a run to the top in 2012...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 897 reads 2 comments

  13. UFC: Power Ranking the 30 Best Knockout of the Night Performances in UFC History

    Nothing quite compares to the power and allure of a vicious knockout. It's a macabre scene—one man bludgeons another man's skull to the point of unconsciousness—but there is just something so captivating about such a moment...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 5,274 reads 62 comments

  14. UFC 155: Joe Lauzon vs. Jim Miller Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In a fight that has "something of the night" written all over it, lightweight standouts Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller meet in the co-main event at UFC 155 Saturday, Dec. 29...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 3,832 reads 34 comments

  15. UFC: Power Ranking the 20 Best Submission of the Night Performances

    A fantastic submission is more impressive than a great knockout. Both have their place in the sport of MMA , and both have caused me to spill my beer, jump off my couch and scare ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about almost 2 years ago 5,295 reads 41 comments

  16. UFC on FX 6: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses from Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson

    The UFC hosted another night of combative excellence on Friday with UFC on FX 6 . The night in Australia's Gold Coast crowned winners of The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes in ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 1,896 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC on FX 6: What We Learned from Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson

    OK, that was awesome. After Team UK and Team Australia split the evening's The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes finale matchups , Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos squared off to determine whose nation reigned supreme...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 6,118 reads 28 comments

  18. UFC on FX 6: What We Learned from Colin Fletcher vs. Norman Parke

    The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes concluded its lightweight bracket Friday night at UFC on FX 6 when sensational grappler Norman Parke squared off with the polarizing Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 2,560 reads 11 comments

  19. UFC on FX 6 Results: Power Ranking the Preliminary Card Fights

    Holy knockouts, Batman. UFC on FX 6 featured a hellacious lineup of preliminary fights, and fans were treated to a solid two-and-a-half hours of action from Gold Coast, Australia...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 573 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 5 Results: Henderson Is a Great Round Fighter, but Not a Great Champ

    Oh, hello, plate of crow, nice to see you again. Often, in the world of sports journalism, writers like myself are forced to take back prior assertions and face reality. Sometimes we suck, and I'm not above admitting that...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 69 reads 107 comments

  21. UFC on Fox 5 Results: Matt Brown Is Becoming a Fighter to Watch at 170

    Allow me to get my bias out of the way early: I love Matt Brown . Since "The Immortal's" stint on The Ultimate Fighter 's seventh season, I have been captivated by Brown's skill set inside the Octagon...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 809 reads 13 comments

  22. Anderson Silva: Is the GSP Fight Just a Slick Way to Avoid Chris Weidman?

    Chris Weidman is a scary, scary dude. The two-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler shocked the MMA world when he defeated veteran fighter Alessio Sakara on short notice in March 2011, and the "All-American" has not stopped winning since...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 253 reads 85 comments

  23. Miesha Tate Needs to Face Facts: Ronda Rousey Is the Reason Women Are in the UFC

    Miesha Tate needs to leave Ronda Rousey alone . The former-Strikeforce bantamweight champion Tate recently took to Twitter to express her displeasure over Rousey receiving the ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 4,496 reads 16 comments

  24. Wanderlei Silva Moving to Light Heavyweight Is a Terrible Idea

    Why, Wanderlei ? Why?! Everyone's favorite mixed martial artist, Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva, recently announced his plans to return to action in 2013 and compete in the UFC's light heavyweight division...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 6,219 reads 69 comments

  25. UFC 154 Results: Will Carlos Condit Climb Back into Title Contention?

    Carlos Condit is still the second-best welterweight mixed martial artist in the world. His performance at UFC 154 proved he is every bit as good as advertised—and then some...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 years ago 671 reads 14 comments