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UFC Fight Night 52 preview: Five burning questions going into 'Hunt vs. Nelson' in Japan

Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. Show More Summary

The 10 Greatest Finishing Moves in MMA: 2014 Edition

It’s been quite a while since we first penned our list of "The Ten Greatest Finishing Moves in MMA" and a lot has changed in the time since. While some of our choices are even more relevant now than they were when the list was originally...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52 card: Miesha Tate vs Rin Nakai fight preview

Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai will battle to determine who deserves a position among the elite this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Between these two experienced women,...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever — but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else...Show More Summary

Ahead of UFC Fight Night 52, Roy Nelson insists there is no 'greatest MMA heavyweight of all time'

No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. Show More Summary

Battlegrounds MMA loses Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt, gains Jesse Taylor and Joe Ray

TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) - Submission ace Jesse "JT Money" Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Show More Summary

Bellator's Liam McGeary 'knocks motherf---ers out,' warns Emanuel Newton he 'wants that belt'

Liam McGeary pulled off an impressive inverted triangle submission to get the win over Kelly Anundson at Bellator 124 last Friday night (Sept. 12, 2014) and after the Spike TV telecast, spoke about his win and his upcoming title fight...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo evaluates UFC roster: 'If you talk about skills, I'm the best in the world'

But that doesn't mean the Brazilian bomber thinks he's invincible. Don't let the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings (see them here) fool you. Jose Aldo, not Jon Jones, is the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighterShow More Summary

UFC video uncovers cocaine and heroin in Dana White's office, stuffed inside an automatic weapon

You know that piece of artwork you have in your office? Yeah, it's nowhere near as cool as what Dana White has in his UFC lair, which he calls "the most testosterone-filled office on earth." The leader of the mixed martial arts (MMA)...Show More Summary

Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai UFC Promo: ‘Fighting Queens’

(props: UFC on YouTube) Outside of the Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson main event, the most compelling matchup at this Saturday's UFC Fight Night 52 event in Saitama might be Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai — a meeting between an American former title contender and an undefeated Japanese mythical creature best known for semi-nude baking. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52: Miesha Tate calling for Cat Zingano rematch following Rin win in Japan

Sounds like Miesha Tate is still "pissed" about losing to Cat Zingano. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 135-pound No. 1 contender was popped and dropped by "Alpha" at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 Finale back in April 2013. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 52 live results stream

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Fight Pass this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) in the wee hours of the morning with UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Get complete, official results, live updates and real-time coverage starting at 12:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Top 5 Coaches in the History of The Ultimate Fighter

The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 51: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Andrei Arlovski has made quite a turnaround over the past few years. In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round. Many were calling for the former UFC champion...Show More Summary

Giving Credit

A long time ago I began writing the blogs I have on Martial Arts, Self-Defense, and Philosophy of MA. In those humble beginnings I didn’t give credit where credit was due. I used direct quotes and even longer content exactly as the originating author provided. Show More Summary

Frank Mir on when -- or if -- he'll ever fight in UFC again: 'I really don't know'

Good thing Brendan Schaub has no trouble finding opponents. Despite being called out by "Big Brown," former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no closer to making his Octagon return, following a dreadful...Show More Summary

“Double-KO to the Nuts in a Christian Fight” Delivers Exactly What It Promises

(God smites them down at the 1:03 mark.) The greatest YouTube title of the day goes to "Double-KO to the Nuts in a Christian Fight," which is actually a clip from that Fight Church documentary that you probably never watched. MiddleEasy...Show More Summary

Outside of a few select fighters, Fedor Emelianenko unimpressed with current UFC roster

We already know how Fedor Emelianenko feels about women, so that immediately eliminates two divisions -- bantamweight and strawweight -- in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As for the rest? Meh. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion,...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Randy Couture’s Seductive Foxtrot on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

(Props: The DWTS YouTube channel) UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture made his ballroom debut last night on Dancing With the Stars Season 19, and completely BEASTED it. Couture's foxtrot with Karina Smirnoff was good enough to earn a score of 31 from the judges, placing him at a very respectable sixth place out of the 13 contestants. Show More Summary

MMA Quick Quote: Ex-Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney was full of empty promises

And "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy," for one, was happy to see Scott Coker replace him as head cheese. "I was so happy. I was real calm. Bjorn Rebney just made empty promises. He promised so much and he never followed through at all. I'm not going into detail, [but it was] things I had battle for in my contract. Show More Summary

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