1. The Ultimate Fighter Nine: Episode Five Review

    It was a great two-fight episode this week on TUF. The show jumped right into the action as the next fight was announced between Andre Winner and Santino DeFranco. There were the requisite training montages...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  2. MMA Fighter Rankings for May

    Time for this month's fighter rankings. Please comment and let me know where I got it right or wrong. Enjoy! HW (265) Fedor Emlianenko Frank Mir Brock Lesnar Josh Barnett Andrei Arlovski ...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 372 reads 4 comments

  3. TUF 9 Episode Four Review

    This week was the most impressive week on The Ultimate Fighter I've seen in quite some time. It started off strong with some solid training montages that actually showed us how each of the coaches trains their fighters...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 168 reads 8 comments

  4. UFC 97: Redemption Review

    Last night will not go down as the most exciting night in UFC history but it may go down as very important one. Anderson Silva broke the UFC consecutive win streak of nine and tied the consecutive title defense streak at five...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 637 reads 3 comments

  5. UFC 97 Writer's Picks

    It's baaaaaaaaaaaack! Writers' Picks, ladies and gentlemen, is back for UFC 97, taking place this Saturday in Montreal, Canada. I gathered up some of the top MMA minds on Bleacher Report (B/R) to hear the voice of the people on the main card this weekend.

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 237 reads 6 comments

  6. TUF 9 Episode Three Review

    There is a god! Somewhere out there the big man, or whatever, is smiling down upon us. And on Wednesday he said, "Let Rob Browning be banished from this house!" Yes people, our wishes have been answered...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 121 reads 3 comments

  7. UFC 97: Redemption Preview

    The UFC heads back to Montreal this weekend. For a while, this card was in jeopardy after another lesser promotion ended in a riot and almost got MMA banned in Montreal...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 369 reads 3 comments

  8. Strikeforce: Shamrock v. Diaz Review

    Last night was a good start for Strikeforce with their first show on Showtime. They brought it back to their roots at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA where they have hosted eight other shows...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  9. Strikeforce: Shamrock V. Diaz Preview

    Strikeforce is back ladies and gentlemen! After a long hiatus, during which they acquired EliteXC, Strikeforce is back and better than ever! Strikeforce returns after six months on the shelf to their roots in San Jose...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  10. TUF 9 Episode Two Review

    This week was pretty disappointing. I mean within the first 15 minutes, one dude passes out, another has herpes on his forehead (WTF!?), and another guy can't make weight...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 265 reads 4 comments

  11. WEC 40 Review: Torres Keeps His Belt

    That was a great night of free fights! Each and every time the WEC seems to outdo itself. The WEC rolled through Chicago, home of BW champion Miguel Torres, for the first time tonight...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 110 reads 2 comments

  12. DREAM 8 Recap: Shinya Aoki Loses

    This was a very interesting card and there were some big upsets. Let's recap the fights and see how my picks went: Ikuhiso Minowa vs. Katsuyori Shibata: Shibata is a lot tougher than I thought as he ground out a unanimous decision victory...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  13. WEC 40 Preview

    The WEC is back! This Sunday, pound-for-pound great Miguel Torres puts his bantamweight title on the line against top 10 bamtamweight Takeya Mizugaki. This should be a great night of free fights, so let's break down the action: Rafael Dias vs...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 161 reads -2 comments

  14. DREAM 8 Preview

    Dream returns this Sunday with the first round of their WW Grand Prix. This Grand Prix is really only noteworthy due to the inclusion of LW king pin Shinya Aoki. There are also some big name fights on the card though not a lot of top flight match ups...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 129 reads 4 comments

  15. TUF 9 Episode One Recap

    There's no better way to spruce up a show than to add nationalism to the mix and TUF is no exception. This season's twist on TUF is pitting UK fighters against the US...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 295 reads 6 comments

  16. Ultimate Fight Night 18 Review

    The UFC turns in another solid show as Fight Night 18 landed in Nashville, TN tonight. Unfortunately, due to time constraints only the four main card fights were shown but three out of the four were solid performances...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 223 reads 16 comments

  17. Randy Couture: You Can Call Him Old, I Call Him a Legend

    “Over the hill” is a phrase used often in the sports lexicon. It often describes an athlete when they have reached a certain point in his or her career where we as fans begin to see diminishing returns...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 1,429 reads 27 comments

  18. Ultimate Fight Night 18 Preview

    Here we are folks, a new month, a new UFC fight card. It's time for free fights again as the UFN travels to Nashville, TN. This card is pretty deep and features a great main event...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about over 5 years ago 549 reads 9 comments

  19. MMA Fighter Rankings For April

    Alright everyone it's that time again. Time to hear all the rants and raves about how stupid my rankings are. So here they are in all their splendor...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 469 reads 18 comments

  20. Sengoku 7 Results

    Alright everyone it's time to wrap up the last major card of March (and no I'm not including "March Badness" as a major card and neither should you). Sengoku 7 took place at 3AM ET this morning in Japan...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 195 reads 6 comments

  21. World Victory Road Returns with Sengoku 7

    All right, folks, it's time for the other major Japanese promotion to get back in action. World Victory Road has been off since January but they're coming back strong next Friday with Sengoku 7...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 97 reads 3 comments

  22. DREAM 7 Review

    This review will be a lot quicker than usual since I don't get HDNet and can't watch these fights. It will be more fight results than anything else but since no one else seems to cover the Japanese ...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 104 reads 2 comments

  23. UFC 96 Review

    Last night was solid though not spectacular. There were definitely a couple great finishes and some interesting matchups, but as a whole I was not overwhelmed by this card. I really liked the UFC's new graphic design...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 512 reads 0 comments

  24. WEC 39 Review

    Last night was one of the more hit or miss cards the WEC has put on but there were some outstanding finishes. Overall I was a little disappointed but I suppose it could've been worse...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  25. DREAM 7 Preview: Japanese Promotions Back in Action Next Week

    Finally the Japanese promotions are back in business after a very quiet Jan/Feb. DREAM comes back in a big way next Sunday with most of the first round of their FW Grand Prix...

    John Shubert Written by John Shubert about almost 6 years ago 121 reads 6 comments