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  1. Breaking Down the UFC’s Middleweight Division (and Building it Back up)
    Usually when I conduct an interview for CBSSports.com, my editor and I end up making edits that can sometimes leave a third of the original Q&A session on the cutting-room floor. There’s an exception...
  2. Henderson Isn't Hollywood, But It Doesn't matter
    One of Dan Henderson's many nicknames is “Hollywood,” but the Pride light heavyweight champion is about as Hollywood as a 20-year-old pickup truck. With ears that look like chewed-up dog toys and a...
  3. Fight breakdown: Quinton Jackson vs. Dan Henderson
    The first-ever Pride-UFC light heavyweight championship unification bout will be held Saturday at the O2 Arena when Dan Henderson takes on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Here is what each man must do to...
  4. UFC Takes Pride In Its Process Of Unification
    Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White has had his fair share of headaches in the past five-plus months. Since buying out Pride Fighting Championships in late March it has been difficult...
  5. On a Rampage
    It wasn't a motion typical of sports. It wasn't a motion typical of anything, save, perhaps, the carnival game where a contestant slams a hammer down to send a weight hurtling skyward toward a bell....
  6. Where is Boxing’s Rampage vs. Henderson?
    There’s a great fight this Saturday, one sure to garner mainstream press and millions of eyes. It doesn’t cost fifty dollars. It doesn’t even cost the premium channel ten or so per month. This one is...
  7. Pound for Pound: UFC 75 preview
    Just two weeks after their last pay-per-view event, the UFC is back with another big event, this time on free TV via delayed broadcast from London. UFC 75 – billed as “Champion Versus Champion” –...
  8. Bisping Slams UFC Critics
    MICHAEL BISPING has hit back at critics of Ultimate Fighting and says demands for it to be banned are ridiculous. LINK
  9. The Octagon Girls Shape Up
    CHECK out three knockouts that are adding a touch of glamour to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The world’s fastest growing sport has the whole world talking about it, but it’s not just the cage...
  10. Pride Is On the Line One Last Time
    Whatever the outcome of today's historic unification fight in England, one thing is certain: When the lights go out at London's O2 arena, there will be no Pride left. Today's card, in essence, marks...
  11. Can Mirko Break the Cro Cop Curse?
    Just as though he appeared on the cover of the latest Madden video game or had been praised on the cover of Sports Illustrated as the next champion of the UFC, it looked like Mirko "Cro Cop"...
  12. Champion Again? Hendo Ready To Add Another
    Just when it looked like Dan Henderson’s fight schedule was about to get very busy after he knocked out Wanderlei Silva winning the 205lb belt to go along with his 183lb Pride title, the organization...
  13. Hunt Signed With UFC?? Lesnar Update
    LINK A fan who was at the weigh-ins in London posted this about answers Dana White shared during the public questioning period. Apparently Mark Hunt is signed and they are wondering what to do with...
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  14. Undisputed Champ; Bisping Wins a Controversial Split Decision
    Newly minted UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson (28-6 MMA, 3-0 UFC) made his first successful title defense, finishing strong in a five-round championship bout with PRIDE titleholder Dan...
  15. CroCop Breaks Rib In UFC 75 Fight
    I'M GUESSING THIS IS A LINK Mirko broke his rib in the 1st round of his disappointing loss vs Cheick Kongo. It makes sense, seeing as how he dominated that round and performanced poorly after. He...
  16. Fighters Convinced Fedor Has Signed With UFC
    JUST CLICK ON THIS OKAY?? lol This article was posted today, although it appears the author wrote it before the event happened. Word is many fighters feel that Fedor is signed, and they are...
  17. Bisping to Fight next at UFC81?
    If you goto Bispings Official site at bisping.tv and click contact, when you get to mailing Mike's Manager, the page header comes up Interviews for UFC 81. So I'm assumiung that he'll be fighting on...
  18. Questionable verdict
    LONDON – Michael Bisping got a victory, but he was no winner on Saturday. The records will show that Bisping raised his record to 14-0 with a split-decision victory over archrival Matt Hamill at UFC...
  19. Sports Illustrated Review of UFC 75
    Interesting Article (not that I agree with all of it) on 5 things we can take away from UFC 75. What are all your thoughts?...
  20. Wilson Gouveia off UFC 76 Card
    Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - Due to a broken nose suffered in training, Wilson Gouveia has been scrapped from his UFC 76 bout with Jason Lambert at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on September 22nd....
  21. Salvaging What’s Left of Cro Cop’s Career
    An all-points bulletin was issued in London last night and a search-and-rescue mission was officially launched in hopes of finding anything resembling Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s once promising UFC...
  22. UFC 75 Judge Jeff Mullen Explains Bisping-Hamill Score
    Longtime MMA judge Jeff Mullen, one of the two officials who scored Saturday’s UFC 75 fight between Michael Bisping and Matt Hamill as a victory for the U.K fighter, says that the angle in which he...
  23. Blame the system.... We gotta fight the power!
    I don't really care about the article sating that the system is flawed not the judges. But check out that poll. I can't even pick 4 of my favorite fighters. My number one being Hendo, two Big Nog,...
  24. UFC 76 Videos Up..Forrest Disses Shogun
    I'VE RAN OUT OF SMART THINGS TO SAY...SO CLICK The preview videos are finally up at 76.ufc.com for the main three bouts. Chuck vs Jardine, Shogun vs Forrest, and Diego vs Fitch. Forrest talks a lot...
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  25. UFC 75 Breaks Spike TV and North American Ratings Record
    Link "Saturday’s tape-delayed broadcast of UFC 75 scored a 3.1 rating — or, approximately 4.7 million viewers — to set an all-time ratings record for Spike TV. Additionally, the event was the...
  26. Matt Hamill's Post-UFC 75 Comments
    Matt Hamill has posted his comments on his UFC 75 fight on his Myspace: “I wanted to thank you for all your support following UFC 75. I put a lot of heart into that fight and I feel good about my...
  27. Marcus Davis Fighting for The Fight
    Link "Fresh off a victory over Paul Taylor at UFC 75 Saturday night, "The Irish Hand Grenade," Marcus Davis, spoke with MMAWeekly about the fight, the high kick that nearly finished him, and what he...
  28. Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Wesley “Cabbage” Correira
    Hardcore Championship Fighting promoter Keith Crawford took his Canadian upstart organization up a notch Monday with the signing of Aleksander Emelianenko (11-3-0) to his October 19 HCF 5 show in...
  29. AM Update – SEPT. 10 Joe Riggs
    Joe Riggs (26-9) has no problem fighting for any promotion, as long as he gets a little respect. The seven-time UFC veteran says he recently asked promoters Zuffa LLC. to release him from a...
  30. Bisping Booed After Hamill Win
    MICHAEL BISPING won his grudge match against Matt Hamill with a highly controversial split decision in London on Saturday night. The Brit fighter had the bulk of the audience at the O2 Arena on his...
  31. Why Won’t Anyone Hold Judges Accountable?
    Well, it’s officially “Michael Bipsing / Matt Hamill” day, where all we’re gonna talk about is Michael Bisping, Matt Hamill, bad judging, and other related chicanery. Okay not really, but it...
  32. Ed Fishman Still Making Moves In MMA
    Despite a stint as the president of Pride’s U.S. operations as the promotion dove into oblivion, casino and entertainment mogul Ed Fishman is still as motivated as ever to make a run at mixed martial...
  33. Karl Gotch: Hooker ... Outsider
    On July 28, 2007, one of the greatest hookers ever to don a pair of tights passed away. But don’t look for any mention in the media, for Karl Gotch died of natural causes and didn’t take anyone with...
  34. Michael Bisping Discusses Controversial UFC 75 Victory, Requests Rematch
    Following his controversial split-decision win over Matt Hamill this past Saturday at UFC 75, Michael Bisping issued comments to Joe Rogan during his post-fight interview and additional comments...
  35. Joe Riggs Leaves WEC For Strikeforce
    The Fight Network is reporting, Joe “Diesel” Riggs has asked WEC promoters to release him from the remainder of his contract, so he can pursue a better contract with Strikeforce. Apparently Riggs has...
  36. Gilbert Melendez announces opponent for Strikeforce card
    “Gorgeous” George Garcia of TAGG Radio has confirmed to Five Ounces of Pain that former Pride lightweight Gilbert Melendez revealed on the show that he’ll be fighting Tetsuji Kato from Shooto on...
  37. MMAWeekly World Rankings Updated
    The latest MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, September 12. This system ranks the top ten MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the six largest weight classes, as...
  38. Marcus Davis & Houston Alexander Earn Win Bonuses At UFC 75
    Marcus Davis has earned $80,000 in win bonuses for his fight at UFC 75, having been given awards for "Fight Of The Night" and "Submission Of The Night", both worth $40,000. Davis defeated Paul Taylor...
  39. Mark Cuban Sees Bright Future For MMA
    Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, is prepared to throw his hat into the MMA ring. Along with business partner Guy Mezger, he's hoping to pool several regional MMA organizations...
  40. Blowback at Sports Illustrated.
    So in suggesting in my last column that Pride had been overrated compared to UFC, I learned an important lesson: some SI.com readers swear more than Dana White. Even one of my friends piled it on....
  41. Ultimate Fighting Could Come To Illinois
    The state will soon begin regulating mixed martial arts, a move that means Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts could be held in Illinois. LINK1 LINK 2
  42. Michael Bisping's Father Attacked In The 02 Arena Car Park
    "Nobody knows what happend before the press conference" he told us, "Just before I walked in, I got a phone call saying that my dad had been attacked in the car park by several people." Bisping tried...
  43. Bisping-Hamill Overreation
    Is there really a judging credibility issue with the UFC or is the media overplaying it’s hand on what was simply a tight fight? LINK
  44. UFC News & Notes: Comments from Bisping, Hamill, and Ratner; and more!
    The post-UFC 75 fallout continues with a lot of fighters and UFC reps going on the record. There are also some other interesting stories out there right now pertaining to upcoming UFC events. LINK
  45. Mailbag: Bisping-Hamill Debate Continues
    Nothing sends the keyboard warriors into action more than a questionable fight decision. The call in the Michael Bisping-Matt Hamill fight at UFC 75 on Saturday set off a deluge of response. LINK
  46. 411's Official MMA Rankings 09.12.07: Week 1
    Welcome to the debut column of 411's Official MMA Rankings! My name is Dustin James and I will be the guy you love to hate. LINK
  47. Matt Hamill: UFC 75 Judges Need to “Re-evaluate” Scoring Criteria
    Just hours after Michael Bisping released an official statement regarding his controversial split-decision victory at UFC 75, opponent Matt Hamill has released one of his own. LINK
  48. Mainstream MMA Media Is Disappointing
    This may be a small rant, but it will definitely include some fact checking on my part. Recently, the mainstream media outlets have begun to sink their teeth into the sport of MMA LINK
  49. Local entrepreneurs Are Cashing In On The Ultimate Fighting Phenomenon.
    The first thing you hear is the sound of human flesh being squarely punched and kicked, like thick slabs of raw steak hitting wet concrete. The room smells of sweat and is humming with activity....
  50. Fedor Online Q&A...Responds To Dana's Claim That UFC Fighters Are Better
    THE BEST FIGHTER OF ALL TIME Here's an old online question and answer session that Fedor had in April. Even though it's a bit old, it hasn't been posted, and it's a really indepth q and a. He...
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