1. Whats Next For Paul Daley?

    At UFC 103 there where a lot of fights that had very interesting implications, we had the return of Vitor Belfort, we would learn if Dos Santos was for real and if Mirko Cro Cop had a legitimate place in the UFC HW Division...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about almost 5 years ago 70 reads 5 comments

  2. Why Fedors Strikeforce Deal Is NOT a Bad Move.

    Fedor has suffered from a lot of bad press due to his decision not to enter MMA's flagship organization The UFC. The backlash from fans is understandable, who doesnt want to see Fedor vs. Brock or finally see him battle it out with Randy Couture...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about almost 5 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  3. Underground MMA: The Biggest Danger to Our Sport

    I was spurred on to write this article based on the human cock fighting argument of MMA's most vocal of detractors of late Bob Reilly. We have some fantastic arguments in our favour and the sport has become a vastly more accepted worldwide...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about 5 years ago 528 reads 41 comments

  4. TUF: We Should Be Proud Of Our Boys

    Please bare in mind that I am from the UK and do not see the new episodes of The Ultimate Fighter until Sundays. This article is simply to acknowledge the initial behaviours of the TUF contestants with the exception on "Junior Juni Browning...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about 5 years ago 86 reads 4 comments

  5. Chuck Liddell: Take the Right Path

    There have been many things said about the excellent former HW Champion recently regarding his future in the sport...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about 5 years ago 156 reads 2 comments

  6. The Ultimate Fighter: Why Do We Focus on the Bad?

    With the new season of The Ultimate Fighter looming on the horizon the usual criticisms from MMA fans are surfacing...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 316 reads 16 comments

  7. UFC: Best Trick The Devil Ever Pulled Was Convincing The World He Didn't Exist

    If I was to play a word association game with you the reader and I started with the UFC you would say what? Whatever the first word that came to mind, I would bet that it would not take long ...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 876 reads 5 comments

  8. Shane Carwin: Is There Trouble Ahead?

    Anyone who has read my previous articles will know I am a huge fan of Shane Carwin and have been since before he entered the UFC...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 421 reads 9 comments

  9. TUF 9: UK Vs. USA, Does Size Matter?

    With the new season of The Ultimate Fighter just around the corner, I believe questions have to be asked. The UK is starting to produce Talented MMA practitioners; however, when you look at the USA Vs...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 635 reads 8 comments

  10. Is Chuck Liddell Turning Into Tank Abbott?

    Now I'm not talking about the goatee beard getting longer and the slight ponch that Chuck always seems to display turning into a impressive beer gut. I'm talking about the evolution of MMA...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 1,376 reads 31 comments

  11. UFC's Championship Landscape 2009

    The recent BJ vs. GSP clash got me thinking about the immediate landscape in the UFC with regards to Contenders and possible fights in 2009...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 430 reads 15 comments

  12. Fedor: The Curse of Success

    Fedor Emelianenko is, on paper at least, the best heavyweight in MMA. Unfortunately this does not mean he is the most recognised which does highlight a few problems with the sport, but that's another article...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 712 reads 16 comments

  13. Dana White, TUF 9 and the UK Invasion

    Since Michael Bisping won the ultimate fighter, the UFC in the UK has gone from a sport for hardcore fans to a sport discussed by its demographic on a daily basis...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 227 reads 3 comments

  14. Is There Room for Two at the Top?

    The recent Affliction: Day of Reckoning event was, let's face it, a pretty exciting event. It was well produced, had excellent fights, and a Stella atmosphere...

    Mark  Hopps Written by Mark Hopps about over 5 years ago 224 reads 10 comments