1. Bellator 120: Weigh-in Results and Updates

    Bellator 120 is the organization's first foray into the world of pay-per-view, and the move has not been a smooth one...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 11,127 reads 12 comments

  2. 5 Fights We'd Love to See Brock Lesnar Take If He Returned to the Octagon

    Brock Lesnar was last seen inside the Octagon in December 2011. After losing back-to-back fights, he called it a career and returned to WWE . Since his exit, there has always been speculation about a potential return...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 78,172 reads 82 comments

  3. Bethe Correia Proves Savvy by Challenging the Four Horsewomen

    Bethe Correia defeated Jessamyn Duke at UFC 172 in April, but she got more attention for her post-interview actions. As the camera was focused on her, she put up four fingers and placed one of them down...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 1,646 reads 3 comments

  4. Chad Mendes vs. Jose Aldo 2: Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will have their rematch. Lance Pugmire of the LA Times first reported that the top two featherweights in the world would meet at the Staples Center August 2 at UFC 176 earlier this month...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 4,823 reads 29 comments

  5. Chris Weidman: Is He Poised to Go on a Jon Jones-Like Run?

    Chris Weidman is set to defend his UFC middleweight title against Lyoto Machida later this year at UFC 175. It will be the first time he is in a title bout against someone other than Anderson Silva...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 16,348 reads 273 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 40: 3 Fights for Erick Silva to Take Next

    Erick Silva came up short at UFC Fight Night 40, but the Brazilian answered a lot of his critics with a Fight of the Night performance against Matt Brown. Following his knockout loss to Dong Hyun Kim, Silva's chin was called into question...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 8,390 reads 25 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 40: 4 Key Takeaways from Cincinnati

    UFC Fight Night 40 delivered a lot of action on Saturday evening from Cincinnati, Ohio. Matt Brown defeated Erick Silva in an instant classic in the night's main event, and Costas Philippou took out Lorenz Larkin in the co-main event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 7,301 reads 15 comments

  8. Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva: Twitter Reacts to Main Event

    Matt Brown and Erick Silva met for the main event of UFC Fight Night 40, and it did not disappoint. The fight was an instant classic, and Twitter was on fire for the action...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 7,410 reads 3 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 40: What We Learned from Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva

    Matt Brown and Erick Silva met in an instant classic in the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 on Saturday. Silva hurt Brown with an early body shot, but Brown survived long enough to recover...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 15,331 reads 35 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 40: Weigh-In Results and Updates

    The UFC returns to Cincinnati with a 13-fight card capped off by a welterweight main event. No. 7 Matt Brown defends his home turf against No. 14 Erick Silva in the evening's final bout...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 9,693 reads 16 comments

  11. 10 Best MMA Submissions Through First 4 Months of 2014

    MMA got off to a slow start in 2014. It has been the year of decisions. However, a handful of submissions have allowed MMA fans to whet their appetite for what remains in the final eight months of the year...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 12,461 reads 10 comments

  12. Joseph Benavidez: The Plight of the 2nd, but Not Best, Fighter in Your Division

    Joseph Benavidez is coming off a stellar submission win over Tim Elliott at UFC 172. The win puts him back in the winning column and kept him steady in the UFC rankings at No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 635 reads 1 comments

  13. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 175 will play host to the first UFC Middleweight Championship bout not featuring Anderson Silva since 2006...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 22,467 reads 95 comments

  14. UFC Fighters and Fans Need to Stop Enabling the Novelty Fight Talk

    Perhaps it was spring fever, but the month of April saw a lot of nonsense come from the MMA world. Specifically, the notion of novelty fights. Please, stop. I beg of you all. It all started with Ronda Rousey vs...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 5,836 reads 31 comments

  15. 11 Biggest Fights MMA Has to or Should Book to Close out 2014

    The UFC is one-third of the way through 2014, and we have already been treated to a healthy dose of MMA . There are still eight months left on the calendar, and that gives the UFC plenty more big fights to deliver to our screens...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 36,206 reads 116 comments

  16. UFC 172 Move of the Night: Jon Jones' Arm Crank

    UFC 172 provided a lot of excitement. The show opened with back-to-back knockouts and then gave us four submission victories throughout the night...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 6,007 reads 11 comments

  17. UFC 172: Jon Jones 'I'll Be a Champion for a Long Time'

    Jon Jones is the current No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC, and he is the light heavyweight champion of the world. Jones defended his title at UFC 172 in a five-round lopsided decision win over Glover Teixeira...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 10,776 reads 72 comments

  18. UFC 172: 3 Fights for Glover Teixeira to Take Next

    Glover Teixeira came up short in his title bid against Jon Jones at UFC 172 , and now he must look toward the future. Teixeira is a talented fighter. He has a good ground game and power in his hands...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 53,399 reads 8 comments

  19. UFC 172: 5 Key Takeaways from Baltimore

    The UFC hit Charm City on Saturday for its latest pay-per-view card. The main event featured the top pound-for-pound fighter in the organization, Jon Jones , defend his UFC light heavyweight strap against Glover Teixeira...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 2,924 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC 172: Post-Fight Stock Report

    UFC 172 delivered one of the best cards of the year for the organization. Light heavyweight king Jon Jones retained his title in a five-round rout of No. 2-ranked Glover Teixeira...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 9,427 reads 20 comments

  21. UFC 172 Provides Great Performances but No Immediate Contenders Emerge

    UFC 172 featured several ranked fighters looking to make a statement in Baltimore. Though many came through, they failed to put themselves in a position to throw their name in the hat for a potential title shot...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 2,334 reads 5 comments

  22. Jones vs. Teixeira Results: Twitter Reacts to Main Event

    Jon Jones successfully defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in Baltimore on Saturday night. Jones won the fight on all three scorecards...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 3,050 reads 5 comments

  23. Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira: What We Learned from UFC 172 Main Event

    Jon “Bones” Jones entered and exited Baltimore with his UFC light heavyweight championship in tow...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 39,066 reads 192 comments

  24. Tim Boetsch vs. Luke Rockhold: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

    Luke Rockhold stepped into the cage as the No. 5-ranked middleweight, and he exits by throwing his name into the title discussion. Tim Boetsch , ranked No. 13, is no slouch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 7,883 reads 21 comments

  25. Andre Fili vs. Max Holloway: What We Learned From Featherweight Tilt

    Max Hollo way and Andre Fili opened the UFC 172 pay-per-view, and the fight delivered more than expected. Fili looked to have taken the first round, and Holloway rebounded in the second frame...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 2,685 reads 0 comments