UFC 129: Randy Couture’s final stand

With just a few days left until the UFC 129 MMA event, it seems like the perfect time to look back at the incredible career of UFC Hall of Famer Randy “the Natural” Couture. Couture will be facing former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, in what he has said will be the last fight of … Read more

Why Ben Henderson will make a big splash in the UFC

Benson Henderson isn’t as popular as Georges St. Pierre or Anderson Silva, but given time, he very well just might be. Henderson is well known by hardcore MMA fans, who followed his career in the WEC. Henderson has an aggressive wrestling style that was probably influenced by his days as a collegiate wrestler. Henderson was … Read more

Jeff Lacy accepts Nick Diaz’s challenge

Former boxing world champion Jeff Lacy wasted no time accepting MMA veteran fighter Nick Diaz’s challenge. Nick Diaz, who recently made his intentions to compete as a professional boxer known to MMA fans around the world, listed Lacy as someone he would be interested in fighting. Not surprisingly, the former boxing champion was quick to … Read more

Ten commonly used terms in MMA

There are many terms in the sport of MMA that new comers might find confusing when first introduced. Here are some of the most common terms in the sport of MMA. Hooks The term hooks in MMA means to use your arms or legs to better control your opponent. There are many different hooks in … Read more

Five common submissions in MMA

Submissions are an integral part of MMA, and fans of the sport have been fascinated by how effective they can be in both full-contact fighting and self-defense situations. Some submissions are fancy, while others simply get the job done with no flash at all. Here are some of the most common submissions you will find … Read more

Nick Diaz, Caesar Gracie want Anderson Silva next

While announcing his plans to compete as a professional boxer in 2011, the always entertaining Nick Diaz and his camp also indicated a desire to get into the cage with the best MMA fighter in the world, Anderson Silva. According to Diaz’s camp, the ten year veteran is getting tired of MMA, and feels like … Read more

Nick Diaz contemplating return to boxing

Less than a week after putting on an entertaining show at the “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley” MMA fight event, top welterweight fighter Nick Diaz has announced he plans on competing as a professional boxer this year. Diaz has already competed as a boxer in the past, winning his only professional boxing match by decision. Diaz … Read more

John Howard might be next for Martin Kampmann

MMA veteran Martin Kampmann might have a date inside the Octagon with John Howard at the UFC Live 4 fight event. Kampmann’s last performance inside the Octagon was against season one “Ultimate Fighter” winner, Diego Sanchez. While this matchup isn’t the rematch with Diego that many MMA fans were still expecting, it does have the … Read more

Royce Gracie working on UFC Rio fight deal

One of the most important figures in the history of MMA, Royce Gracie, is currently working on a deal to fight at the UFC Rio event, scheduled for August 27. The news of the potential fight is something many hardcore MMA fans across the world will surely appreciate. Royce’s last fight in the promotion that … Read more

What’s next for Nick Diaz?

With Nick Diaz’ entertaining all out battle against Paul Daley, many are wondering what the folks at Zuffa have planned next for the entertaining fighter. Diaz has been very successful fighting for the Strikeforce MMA promotion. Diaz’s only loss ever since leaving the UFC was due to cuts suffered in his title fight against former … Read more