1. The Beaten Path: Lance Palmer Powers Through WSOF, Alpha Male Controversies

    Lance Palmer is used to success. As a four-time All-American wrestler at Ohio State and now one of the top prospects in MMA 's featherweight division, the Palmer bar is pretty high...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,894 reads 1 comments

  2. Rousimar Palhares Handed 2-Year Suspension, $40K Fine

    One of mixed martial arts dirtiest fighters was suspended for two years and fined $40,000 (plus attorney general's fees) for holding a submission too long earlier this year...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 15,991 reads 59 comments

  3. Nick Newell: A Man in Full

    On March 17, 1986, Stacey Newell was on the operating table, as pregnant as it gets. She’d had an ultrasound six months earlier, but technology being what it was almost 30 ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 10 months ago 13,309 reads 14 comments

  4. For World Series of Fighting's Jon Fitch, Medical Marijuana Activism Is Personal

    When Jon Fitch had surgery to address the torn rotator cuff of his right shoulder in early 2011, he was handed a prescription for pain medicine...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 10 months ago 5,791 reads 8 comments

  5. Phoenix Jones Says He Saved Man from Pistol-Whipping Attack

    Apparently it wasn't enough for Phoenix Jones to get his first win for World Series of Fighting. He says he had to stop a violent crime in the streets, too...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 133,295 reads 30 comments

  6. Jake Shields Gets Community Service for Role in Fight with Rousimar Palhares

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out some discipline to a California MMA fighter at their Monday hearing. No, we're not talking about Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 4,710 reads 15 comments

  7. Rousimar Palhares: Troubled Jiu Jitsu Ace May Finally Be Called Out on Strikes

    Few tears were shed for Rousimar Palhares on Tuesday, as the talented but troubled grappler was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title and suspended indefinitely, pending an athletic commission inquiry...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 11,749 reads 33 comments

  8. Rousimar Palhares Temporarily Suspended by Nevada Athletic Commission

    Update: Rousimar Palhares and his WSOF 22 opponent, Jake Shields, have been issued temporary suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per MMAMania.com ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 24,669 reads 83 comments

  9. The Trouble with Rousimar Palhares

    Who can say what goes through Rousimar Palhares' mind? In moments such as the one Saturday night, when Palhares again held a submission too long, who can say what the man is thinking? ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 32,636 reads 124 comments

  10. WSOF 22: Rousimar Palhares Scores Controversial Submission Win over Jake Shields

    Another World Series of Fighting event, another controversial win for their welterweight champion, Rousimar Palhares ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 32,840 reads 171 comments

  11. WSOF 22: Reasons to Watch Palhares vs. Shields Fight Card

    If you're looking for star power, UFC 190 is the way to go. But if you want a solid fight card, top to bottom, what you really want this Saturday is World Series of Fighting 22. Maybe get the toggle button ready on your remote control...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 1,254 reads 4 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: Abubakar Nurmagomedov Follows Brother Khabib into Big-Time MMA

    OK, so they're not technically brothers. But who's counting, really. Plus, "people who have lived in the same house since they were young boys" doesn't have the same ring to it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 8,457 reads 7 comments

  13. WSOF Executive Ali Abdel-Aziz: Thiago Silva Will Fight Again in WSOF

    Despite being denied a license to fight in Nevada this week, light heavyweight Thiago Silva will fight again in the World Series of Fighting promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 8,339 reads 12 comments

  14. Jake Shields Plans to Teach Rousimar Palhares a Lesson at WSOF 22

    Jake Shields has never been one to make a fight personal, but he's definitely carrying a grudge heading into his bout against Rousimar Palhares...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 year ago 7,824 reads 24 comments