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UFC 142: Scarface contemplates victory
Brazilian featherweight Jose ‘Scarface’ Aldo defends his title against Team Alpha Male standout Chad ‘Money’ Mendes
Jan 10th, 2012
Canadian MMA fans: pound for pound champs
Somehow, The Great White North has emerged as one of the best countries for mixed martial arts.
Jan 7th, 2012
UFC 141 recap: Overeem shuts down Lesnar
Dutch K-1 kickboxing champion Alistair Overeem showed no respect in finishing former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar.
Dec 31st, 2011
UFC 141: battle of the big boys
Win or lose, this five-round non-title fight could sink or swim the careers Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem.
Dec 26th, 2011
Nicknames: the good, the bad and the ugly
It’s important that a fighter have the right nickname: a bad one can stick with him forever.
Dec 21st, 2011
Strikeforce: Melendez secures entrance into UFC
But it's not certain Melendez, or anyone for that matter, can parlay a win streak outside the UFC into a name for himself inside.
Dec 18th, 2011
MMA Fact vs. Fiction
Not everyone likes the UFC, nor should they. But it’s important to get the facts straight, so you can love it or hate it for what it actually is.
Dec 13th, 2011
The Dragon v. Bones: epic UFC light heavyweight title fight
Will Bones' superior reach dismantle Machida's defense, or will Machida's highly technical striking confound the Greco-Roman wrestler?
Dec 6th, 2011
The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Recap: Bonuses
The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale took place Saturday, December 3, in Las Vegas. Compared with the huge PPV events, these fights on free TV sound like they’re taking place in a pool hall or ballroom...
Dec 3rd, 2011
Return of the Fake Mailbag
This week, we answer questions from Dana White, Arland Bruce, Shane's mom and God.
Nov 15th, 2011