1. Chael Sonnen vs Jon Jones: And the Winner Is ... Bellator FC?

    UFC President Dana White has done it again. He has kicked over the proverbial anthill of controversy and thrown the MMA world into an angry frenzy...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 2 years ago 8,143 reads 56 comments

  2. Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva: How to Make the Ultimate Superfight Happen

    It's the super-fight that mixed martial arts fans have been begging for. This is the biggest fight the UFC can possibly make right now. It would be the biggest fight in mixed martial arts history...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 2 years ago 14,979 reads 66 comments

  3. UFC 152: Jon Jones and the Greatest Light Heavyweights Ever by the Numbers

    What defines greatness? That is a very difficult question to answer. Is it defined by being so dominant that the fighter never even comes close to defeat? Or does come when fighters ...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 2 years ago 9,763 reads 57 comments

  4. UFC Champion Jon Jones: Is Jonny Really Too Big to Be a Light Heavyweight?

    Déjà vu : "The strange sensation that something one is now experiencing has happened before:" That's a feeling I've experienced a lot lately, especially in discussions about the UFC Lightweight Champion Jonny "Bones" Jones ...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about 2 years ago 6,910 reads 37 comments

  5. UFC 151: Recapping and Analyzing the Train Wreck of a Lost Fight Card

    The past few days have been some of the strangest in all of mixed martial arts history. On Wednesday, UFC fans were looking forward to UFC 151 : Jones vs. Henderson. Today, UFC 151 has just become the most infamous event in the Zuffa era of the UFC...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about 2 years ago 2,698 reads 29 comments

  6. Bring the Ultimate Fighter Back from the Dead! Team Sonnen vs. Team Rashad

    Earlier this year, the UFC launched its inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX with high expectations. Unfortunately, The Ultimate Fighter on FX absolutely tanked. It was one of the least watched seasons of The Ultimate Fighter ever...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about 2 years ago 3,038 reads 33 comments

  7. UFC on Fuel 2: What Does the Future Hold for Alexander Gustafsson?

    UFC has just completed it's second edition of UFC on Fuel and its first ever fight card in Sweden. Once again, the UFC knocked it out of the park...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 468 reads 8 comments

  8. UFC 144 Fight Card: Why the UFC Wants Frankie Edgar to Win

    The UFC has seen many champions come and go. But Frankie "The Answer" Edgar breaks the mold in so many ways. He's not your usual UFC champion. He is unique in many ways. Edgar is just plain good for the UFC's bottom line...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 2,414 reads 6 comments

  9. 9 Things MMA Can Do Right Now to Replace Boxing as No. 1 Combat Sport

    There are a lot of combat sports in the world. There is wrestling, kickboxing, kung fu (wushu), open submissions grappling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Sambo and many more. The two most popular combat sports are mixed martial arts and boxing...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 2,010 reads 9 comments

  10. UFC: The Top 25 Most Awesome Champions in MMA History

    Who is the best champion ever? That question sparks a never-ending debate of course. Some champions are better than others. A select few had careers that shone like a beacon above all others...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 1,540 reads 6 comments

  11. UFC 140 Fight Card: What a Loss Would Mean for Mark Hominick

    After a lengthy recovery from his five-round war against UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo , Mark "The Machine" Hominick is finally stepping back into the octagon at UFC 140 ...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 197 reads 2 comments

  12. UFC 140 Predictions: How Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Would Be Affected by a Loss

    In any combat sport, the most important fighters and champions are the heavyweights . Mixed martial arts is no exception...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 425 reads 1 comments

  13. UFC 140 Fight Card: How Tito Ortiz Would Be Affected If He Loses

    In the world of mixed martial arts, there are great fighters, and then there are legends. Tonight, one of the greatest legends to ever set foot inside the octagon, Tito Ortiz, will ...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 385 reads 1 comments

  14. UFC 140 Predictions: What a Loss Would Mean for Frank Mir

    At UFC 140 , former heavyweight champion Frank Mir will square off against Antônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira for the second time...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 790 reads 9 comments

  15. UFC 140 Predictions: What a Loss Would Mean for Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida

    Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida was once in exactly the same spot that champion Jonny "Bones" Jones is today. He too was once hailed as an unbeatable champion who would hold the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship Belt for years...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 262 reads 1 comments

  16. UFC 140: The Nogueira Brothers Will Shock the World and Both Win Saturday

    The Nogueira brothers, Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira and Antônio Rogério Nogueira , are the best pair of twin brother fighters in mixed martial arts history...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 608 reads 2 comments

  17. TUF 14 in Review: Greg Jackson's Duo of Leprechauns Makes a Clean Sweep

    Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn's Mixed Martial Arts . It's a very long title for what has become the single best martial arts academy on the planet...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 227 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 140: Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida Will Not Be Broken by Jon Jones

    Reigning UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the World Jon Jones is on an astounding streak of dominance. He has beaten seven opponents in a row by absolute domination and stoppage...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about over 2 years ago 1,552 reads 26 comments

  19. TUF 14 Finale: 10 Reasons Michael Bisping Will Destroy Mayhem Miller

    This past Thanksgiving weekend, we all had a lot to be thankful for. One thing I'm very thankful for is the 14th season of The Ultimate Fighter . The UFC needed more bantamweights and featherweights, and the reality show delivered...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 1,928 reads 36 comments

  20. UFC 141: The Reigning Linear UFC Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem

    The UFC's heavyweight title is the oldest title in the promotion's history. Anyone watching UFC on FOX 1 knows who the champion is. Junior dos Santos is the UFC heavyweight champion and the baddest man on the planet...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 3,352 reads 24 comments

  21. UFC on FOX: Dos Santos the First Brazilian Undisputed Heavyweight Champion

    On Saturday, November 12, 2011, Junior "Cigano" dos Santos stunned the MMA world, dropping the champion, Cain Velasquez, with a devastating right hook in just 64 seconds. It was no surprise how the fight ended...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 203 reads 2 comments

  22. UFC on Fox I: An Incredible Network Debut That Should Have Been Much Better

    Tonight, the partnership between Fox and the UFC started with a bang, quite literally. Junior "Cigano" dos Santos did what he has done in all but two UFC bouts: he knocked his opponent out in the first round...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 263 reads 3 comments

  23. UFC on Fox: Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos Will Crush Cain Velasquez

    On November 12th we will finally get to see what happens when an unstoppable force collides with an immovable object...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 1,590 reads 19 comments

  24. UFC Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen II: A Modest Proposal to Make It Happen

    Some of you may remember the complete lack of anticipation going into UFC 117 in August of last year. Nobody will ever forget what happened that night, as Chael Sonnen vs Anderson Silva would go down as one of the greatest fights in UFC history...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 2,331 reads 16 comments

  25. Sonnen vs. Silva at UFC Rio and 10 Places the UFC Needs to Go in 2012

    Dana White has long had the vision that UFC and mixed martial arts will one day become the biggest sport on the planet. It's a long term goal obviously. It may never happen within Dana White's lifetime...

    Kevin Sampson Written by Kevin Sampson about almost 3 years ago 1,185 reads 25 comments