What does the future have in store for MMA legend Anderson Silva?

The UFC Octagon.

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans in Brazil and abroad have been crazed about watching middleweight champion Anderson Silva for almost a half-decade and that is not about to change. UFC president Dana White announced at the UFC 155 post-fight press conference that Silva recently signed a ten-fight UFC contract. This means “The Spider” will look … Read more

Oscar De La Hoya has his doubts about Manny Pacquiao making a comeback

Boxing's golden boy Oscar De La Hoya.

As you undoubtedly are aware, Manny Pacquiao suffered a devastating knockout at the hands of Mexican superstar Juan Manuel Marquez in December of last year. Many, including hall of fame former boxing champion and promoter Oscar De La Hoya, question his ability to return to his former greatness. “It’s going to be the $1,000,000 question” … Read more

Politics in MMA: Things aspiring fighters should be aware of

MMA veteran John Fitch.

Less than a minute into his UFC number one contender elimination bout with Martin Kampmann, Johnny Hendricks scored a phenomenal first round knockout. “Big Rigg” couldn’t have been prouder. Cheering through the cage, knowing he had just earned a career-defining lifelong dream fight against undisputed UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. UFC President Dana White … Read more

UFC’s Jon Jones eager to square up against Alexander Gustafsson

MMA rising star Alexander Gustafsson (14-1-0 9 KO’s) fought past Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to earn a shot at UFC champion Jon Jones at UFC on Fox 5 last year. Potential opponent, Jon Jones, is currently coaching and filming the seventeenth season of the “Ultimate Fighter” with Chael Sonnen. The two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters … Read more

The UFC’s dominace in MMA: Good or Bad?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has raised the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) to higher grounds, landing it on pay-per-view, mainstream sporting news and eventually network television. All MMA fighters — striking and grappling their way up the ranks — long for a phone call from the UFC. It’s the grand stage of mixed martial … Read more

Depressed Manny Pacquiao fans go through stages of grief

Boxing veteran Manny Pacquiao.

Denial, anger, and acceptance are the three primary mental stages those stuck with grief are often said to suffer through. Manny Pacquiao’s legion of Filipino and American followers are suffering from something akin to that right now. “Pac-Man” suffered the most damaging loss of his luminous boxing career on December 8th, Knocked out flat on … Read more

Is Manny Pacquiao all hype and no substance?

Boxing veteran Manny Pacquiao.

For almost a decade, boxing fans and pundits alike have been claiming Filipino sensation Manny Pacquiao is the best fighter of this generation, but in many ways, he hasn’t held up to the hype. The media’s engagement in Pacquiao’s career may be sourced into the notoriety of his competitor Floyd “Money” Mayweather (43-0-0 26 KO’s). … Read more