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Joan Jett Thinks That It's 'So Cool' That Ronda Rousey Uses Bad Reputation

Last night was a weird night on AXS TV. Why? Because CM Punk was hosting the red carpet event for AXS TV during the Alternative Press Music Awards in his...

07-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Raw July 21st: Brock Lesnar is Plan C, Stephanie in the Lockup

Raw last night was probably one of the better episodes of Raw that we've had for a while, in fact, it was probably better than WWE Battleground in a lot...

07-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

The Latest DNA Teaser From WhoaTV Captures UFC Dublin's Magic

It’s hard to deny that this past weekend at UFC Fight Night Dublin that there was something special in the air. That night just felt special, magical even. That is...

07-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

The latest EA UFC patch breathes new life into the game

This was really, really needed. After a month of a fun, but flawed gaming, EA UFC dropped a patch today addressing some of the most important issues in the game...

07-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | 9 Comments

Mighty No.9 looks like it will do Mega Man proud

With EVO 2014 just ending, it shined the light on the video game company that we all know as CAPCOM. CAPCOM in the past few years has fallen in hard...

07-22-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: The Taxi Driver Standing Arm Triangle Takedown

If there's one lesson to be learned from all the lessons in Street MMA that MiddleEasy has posted over the years, it's that there's no telling who tranes UFC (bro)....

07-22-2014 | Ted Malakhov | 2 Comments

Retirement already? The weird and awesome contrasting persona of Rin Nakai

As a fan of novelty in MMA, one of the most delightful surprises in 2014 has been Rin Nakai. Even on a superficial level, she is a contrast of opposites....

07-22-2014 | Nate Johnson | 6 Comments

Botchamania 254 is here and you'll watch it if you know what's good for you.

People always talk about how pro wrestling is "fake" as if the people watching it aren't aware of it. That'd be like a wrestling fan going up to someone who's...

07-22-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 1 Comment

Cub Swanson on Guinness, Golf and Conor McGregor

Cub Swanson is a dude that is very much in line for a shot at the UFC Featherweight Championship at some point, but it’s hard to deny that Conor McGregor...

07-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Bellator Signs Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef for Added Violence

Look, when it comes to a Scott Coker and Rich Chou-run Bellator consider us believers. Not Beliebers because we aren’t 12 year old girls (are Beliebers a real thing anymore?...

07-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

The Evolution of Phil Baroni, Now With Four Eyes

Phil Baroni has evolved, that much is hard to ignore. People have long-griped about Phil Baroni, claiming that his gas tank is not what it should be for a MMA...

07-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Dude in Pittsburgh Uses Sparta Kick to Finish Fight

The ranks of amateur MMA are confusing, at times. Sometimes dudes are wearing headgear, sometimes they aren’t. Something they are wearing kickpads, other times they aren’t, but might have headgear....

07-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

We Now Channel Our Energies to Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler with Road to the Octagon

Part of why we watch MMA is for the catharsis that comes through watching a good fight, through watching your favorite fighters slugging it out and putting it all on...

07-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Being Dana White makes us think that we're all hiding behind masks, or something.

Whether it bothers us or not, Dana White really is the face of the UFC. Yeah I know, that’s absurd. He’s a promoter, not a fighter. He should stop prancing...

07-21-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

Lyoto Machida does 'The Dragon' to the smooth sounds of Lady Gaga

Elusive karate demi-god Lyoto Machida was filmed dancing at a Lady Gaga concert this weekend (or at a really impressive karaoke bar). Dressed like a cross between Roger Huerta and...

07-21-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

SuperCalo: The Spirit of Marcus Davis lives on in Connor MacGregor

Folk new to the world of uFc may tell you Connor Macgregor was the man who introduced the sport of uFc to the Irish. However old time folks will know...

07-21-2014 | super Calo | 4 Comments

WWE Battleground Happened - Here's Our Breakdown

Tonight was indeed a night, as that really awful song from Raw always tells us. WWE Battleground went down tonight and there was good, there was bad and oh yeah,...

07-20-2014 | Dave Walsh | 5 Comments

Pro Wrestling Fantasy Booking: Conor McGregor

Last night in Dublin, Ireland we saw the UFC’s latest star finally get born into the world with a huge win in his hometown. The show was focused solely on...

07-20-2014 | Dave Walsh | 8 Comments

Apparently it was in Writing That Steroids Were Okay in PRIDE

Look, we’ve all suspected that guys fighting in PRIDE were juiced to the gills because of how lacking the testing was in Japan. Was there any testing? Apparently there was...

07-20-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

WWE Battleground is Live TONIGHT - Let's Break it Down

Tonight is yet another WWE PPV event, following in the monthly tradition that we’ve known for what feels like forever now. This is of course not a major WWE PPV,...

07-20-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

In Russian GTA the Cops Shoot Freely at Anything

If there's one thing as sure as superCalo's betting strategies, it's that there is a direct correlation between a country's incarceration rate and it's ability to put out entertaining videos...

07-20-2014 | Ted Malakhov | 1 Comment

If you missed Dublin losing their minds over Conor McGregor's win, watch it here

 Some of my fondest memories are of watching Michael Jordan's entrance to the hardwood in the old Chicago Stadium and later the United Center. When you were there in person,...

07-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Swedish MMA fighters aren't great gymnasts, and this .gif proves it

Swedish MMA fighters are on fire inside the Octagon of late, but that still doesn't change the fact that their people has a long history of being mediocre at gymnastics...

07-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

A Lesson in Cul de Sac MMA: Beware The Little Guy in Vale Tudo Shorts

Last night I was at the bar for a brief portion of my evening, I sat there and pondered if I wanted to get half off sliders until my deep...

07-20-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 11 Comments

LiverKick - It's Improbable That Tyrone Spong Can Fight for the UFC Any Time Soon

The news today out of UFC's event in Dublin was that Tyrone Spong was in attendance (we already knew that from his seminar schedule) and that he spoke with Dana...

07-20-2014 | LiverKick | 2 Comments

This Rainbow Six: Siege footage is making us think, 'Shooter of The Year.'

E3 2014 was pretty much what everyone expected. Which doesn't mean it was bad, it was actually really good, it just wasn't anything that blew your socks off. Although if...

07-20-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 6 Comments

Conor McGregor beats down Diego Brandao, demands whiskey, title shots and football stadiums

Conor McGregor just did what we thought was impossible and somehow elevated his hype level past code red and all the way to code green (because he's Irish, bad joke,...

07-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | 18 Comments

Gunner Nelson yawns his way to a brilliant submission win

Gunnar Nelson has mastered the art of fighting in an unconscious state, which normally doesn't work for many people, but it does for the native of Iceland. He's kind of...

07-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Ilir Latifi proves why he should be your new favorite light heavyweight with this backflip

Ilir Latifi is the guy on the battlefield carrying the double-edged battle axe, wading through armor, flesh and bone. Sweat from his brow falls down his face and mixes with...

07-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

The Walking Dead's Amid the Ruins Drops Next Week

Games are at the point of being boring and stupid. Let’s come to this conclusion together here, because it needs to be as out in the open as it can...

07-18-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

We're killing time until Dublin, streaming EA UFC at 6pm eastern, so come watch!

It's Friday, we're sandwiched in-between UFC events, so we might as well throw some digital fighters in the mix as MiddleEasy reader Dave Walker plans on hosting a Friday Night...

07-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Dropkicks: The next trend in MMA?

Ever wind down an evening of Monday Night Raw and wonder why we don’t see more drop kicks in MMA? Ever believed, for reasons you can’t articulate, that Dolph Zigglar...

07-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | 9 Comments

We have witnessed Gonzagaception, our minds are free

Have you ever said a word over and over and over again, until you started feeling like it didn’t sound like a real word anymore? Have you ever stared at...

07-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov signed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178, then blew out his knee 20 minutes later. ****!

Was Khabib on the mats, leaning on his elbow, attempting to sign his fight contract with Donald Cerrone whilst combating the damned pen from poking through the paper that would...

07-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

The weigh-in faceoff between Diego Brandao and Conor McGregor was suitably wild

Everyone thinks that the glory of being a fighter is under the bright lights while inside the cage. A singular moment that can be described only by the initiated, but...

07-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 11 Comments

WHOATV - Jimi Manuwa talks to us about Conor McGregor and breaks down UFC: Dublin

Jimi Manuwa reminds me of another Jimi - Jimi Hendrix. Both were artists in the supreme, both could melt faces with their blistering skills and both would leave grown men...

07-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

SpilledBagofIce plops down and interviews Ian McCall about being a jokester and getting old

Even though he's an anthropomorphic ziplock bag filled with fragments of never-melting ice mixed with some ice that indeed melted, he can still nab an interview here and there. So...

07-18-2014 | SpilledBagofIce | 6 Comments

WHOATV - If the staredowns are any indication, UFC: Dublin is going to be insane

WHOATV just filmed some great close-quarters footage of the UFC Fight Night: Dublin weigh-ins. Like one step better than strapping a Go Pro right to Joe Rogan’s broadcast-bombing forehead. Late 19th...

07-17-2014 | Nate Johnson | 14 Comments

Cold Topic with @SpilledBagofIce: Humility & Respect or Nah?

In this new column, I'll bring up a topic that people, well... MMA geeks are talking about. A "hot" topic -but "cold" cuz... ice. Yeah, I know. Lame. Anyway, I'll...

07-17-2014 | SpilledBagofIce | 11 Comments

Pat Barry is losing his mind without Rose Namajunas in his life

I met Pat Barry at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy a couple years ago, when he and Rose were training together there. Just before my ACL snapped like Damon Wayans...

07-17-2014 | Nate Johnson | 5 Comments

WHOATV - We give Forrest Griffin the Guinness Taste Challenge in Dublin

Listen, I'm on Untapped (an app that gives Xbox achievements to functioning alcoholics), I love the delicious and rare microbrews of the midwest, and I get the whole craft beer craze...

07-17-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Watch Dana White Sit Down and Nerd Out with Kazushi Sakuraba

Look, sometimes we all like to collectively give some crap to UFC President Dana White. It’s difficult not to, I mean, he walks around red-faced, shouting obscenities and pushing his...

07-17-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

The universe hiccups. An arm goes numb in Albuquerque. A look at Holly Holm's future, present and past.

UFC Women’s Bantamweight newcomer Holly Holm already has a broken arm, and she hasn’t even fought Rousey. Technically, she broke it on the way to a fifth-round victory at the...

07-17-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

Here are the top 5 moments from EVO 2014

Each year there are a few events that I are always circled on my calendar. The Daytona 500, New York Rangers opening day, E3, Wrestlemania along with a few others....

07-17-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Donald Cerrone. Cowboy. Kicker of heads.

Say what you will about the oversaturation of UFC events lately, the dice roll always just so happens to deliver us 3-4 hours of unrelenting violence at least once every...

07-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 12 Comments

Watch the glorious Stanky Leg dance that was performed at Fight Night 45

The Stanky Leg. A dance so rare, so beautiful, that only few people can actually perform the maneuvers properly. It's not something you can train, or even be born with....

07-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

So, Jessamyn Duke shattered her hand on Leslie Smith's skull. Here's the X-ray

I'll forever be appreciative of Jessamyn Duke because she helped me learn how to punch Layzie The Savage more accurately in the face when we would attempt to inflict violence...

07-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

WHOATV - The UFC Dublin open workouts are here, so watch our mixtape!

While Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller goes down in Atlantic City, across the pond the Fight Night: Dublin open workouts are being shot and swiftly (yet sexily) edited by WHOATV....

07-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

This video is a flawless depiction of Khabib Nurmagomedov's career

MMA fighters have always had an interesting relationship with social media. There was Chael Sonnen randomly DMing people instead of tweeting at them. There was that time that Josh Thompson...

07-16-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 3 Comments

Donald Cerrone can rehydrate really well, and this is irrefutable proof

Every fighter in the UFC deals with weight cuts in their own way, but Donald Cerrone is something of a savage. As shown on his Instagram, Cerrone just re-weighted himself at...

07-16-2014 | McKinley Noble | 3 Comments

WHOATV - FIGHT MUSIC: UFC Dublin Edition

Fight week has begun in Ireland and WHOA TV is on-site creating the dope content that we all know them for. To further conjugate, they're bringing the dopeness, the dopacity...

07-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Lightweight Fighter Mark Bocek Compares Ronda Rousey to a Very Small, Young Male

Criticism based upon age and sexual identity is tricky, because to the right listener, an insult can come off sounding like a pretty nice compliment. For instance, two days after...

07-16-2014 | Nate Johnson | 16 Comments

SuperCalo's Betting Strategy Part II: The Better Christian

superCalo Betting Strategy Part II : The better Christian Some have noted that there coincidentally happens to be several tattooed champions in the uFc just as I release my updated tatto0...

07-16-2014 | super Calo | 31 Comments

Time to Relax and Watch Last Night's Straight Shoot

Aubrey Sitterson is perhaps best known for his involvement with WWE Games over the years, but the dude genuinely loves professional wrestling, which is a breathe of fresh air. His...

07-15-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Floyd Mayweather Says He Doesn't Even Know Who Ronda Rousey Is, SMDH

Many of us MMA dorks are pretty confident that Ronda Rousey would rip pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather to pieces in a fight. Floyd's response? "I don't know who he is." {youtube}hZMco6g2WmY{/youtube} That's pretty...

07-15-2014 | McKinley Noble | 18 Comments

Relive Justin Wong's incredible run to EVO gold this past Sunday

Why yes, I do realize that EVO the biggest fighting game tournament of the year ended on Sunday. Yes, this article is kind of late but I don't care since...

07-15-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 1 Comment

Watch the UFC FN Atlantic City Weigh-ins, or, Look at Dan Henderson's Vacation Photos

Dan Henderson went on a lovely vacation to Lake Powell recently. How do we know this? Because Dan Henderson has his Twitter set up to automatically post updates from his...

07-15-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Donald Cerrone's Candy-Based Diet Has Him Ready For Jim Miller

Stuff like the Dolce Diet seems foreign to a guy like Donald Cerrone. I mean, why should he be worrying about getting his protein and greens in, measuring out exact...

07-15-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

Let Us Now Count Down to Metamoris 4: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

Sure, Chael Sonnen might not be fighting in MMA anymore and sure, he might not be a part of the Fox Sports or UFC broadcast teams anymore because the dude...

07-15-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Renzo Gracie Gets Really Emotional at Airports

An emotional Renzo Gracie took to Twitter yesterday after a moving series of experiences in perhaps the most least-likely venue on earth: the Newark Airport. “I seat to grab a beer......

07-15-2014 | Nate Johnson | 6 Comments

Benson Henderson contemplates the future of the UFC on a full stomach

Just four hours before his first Mixed Martial Arts fight, an apparently oblivious Benson Henderson was eating food somewhere in Omaha, Nebraska. While stuffing their faces, he and his friends...

07-15-2014 | Nate Johnson | 8 Comments

Raw July 14th: Flair, Sting in WWE2K15 and Battleground Go-Home Show

Tonight's WWE Raw was the go-home show for this upcoming Sunday's WWE Battleground event, which will feature a fatal four way for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship between Randy Orton,...

07-14-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Jim Ross Commentary Over Games Makes Them Awesome

If you are like some of us, you grew up with Jim Ross commentary as a staple of life. Jim Ross, longtime commentator for the WWE (nee WWF) has been...

07-14-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

Dana White Plays EA Sports UFC and Fails, Miserably

We don’t expect everyone to be a gamer here at MiddleEasy because, well, not everyone is into that stuff. We are, you probably are, but we don’t expect Dana White...

07-14-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Fight This Weekend - Watch the Countdown

This weekend at UFC Fight Night Dublin Conor McGregor will fight in Ireland. Let that sink in for a moment. The UFC has been kind of having a tough time...

07-14-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

A Lesson in Street MMA: The House Party Comeback

Always be weary of men wearing cut-off shirts talking trash to each other within a social environment in which everyone is drinking from the same type of cup. We're not...

07-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: The Brotherly Love Double Punch To Knockout

Bullies suck and family members are always good to back you up whenever an impromptu Street MMA match begins. But then, aren't all Street MMA matches impromptu? I don't know...

07-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Tim Kennedy's dark secret has finally been revealed to the world

It takes a special man to run towards gunfire instead of away from it, but Tim Kennedy is that sort of guy. We've spoken to Tim on many occasions, he's even...

07-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

A Lesson In Street MMA: Animal Print Dresses = Danger

Russian street fight videos are nothing new, especially street fights over a bottle of vodka as the title of this video claims, but there is something special about this one....

07-14-2014 | Nick Robertson | 2 Comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Behold, The Bicycle Punch

Jousting was once considered a great sport. Almost all of the greatest knights in the land were excellent jousters. It was a skill mostly relegated to tournament fighting, but every...

07-14-2014 | Nick Robertson | 4 Comments

Miesha Tate Saved Bryan Caraway's Mom's Life

Look, we all might have our opinions about Bryan Caraway (Mr. Tate), but moms are okay, even moms of dudes that we aren’t really fans of. So Bryan Caraway’s mom...

07-13-2014 | Dave Walsh | 8 Comments

Grandslam MMA Was a Smorgasbord of Brutality and Hilarity

Something about these smaller, regional MMA events always feels like a wild experiment. It feels like a mad scientist is manning the helm and that nobody is truly in any...

07-13-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Jose Aldo Has Had Enough of Chad Mendes and His Supplements

I feel like there was a time in MMA when talking about PEDs was really convtroversial. Guys wouldn’t talk about it because they were afraid of being outed themselves, or...

07-13-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Spend Your Sunday Watching REAL Fighting... EVO Tournaments

So if you are a fight fan this weekend has been a bit lacking in that department. No MMA to speak of, no kickboxing to speak of and Canelo won...

07-13-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

So EVO 2014 Just Leaked Tekken 7, Kinda

There's a lot of stuff that's been going down at EVO 2014 so far. Street Fighter champion Daigo got bounced from the Ultra Street Fighter IV tourney on Day One, retro hottie...

07-13-2014 | McKinley Noble | No comments

Erislandy Lara Lost to Canelo Last Night and Even This Reporter Was Talking **** to His Face

Last night's big Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara boxing match was as good as advertised, with the #1 and #2 light middleweight boxers tearing it up in a close fight....

07-13-2014 | McKinley Noble | 3 Comments

WHOA TV | Bad Men: Episode 1

Welcome to the first in a brand new video series hosted by #WHOATV looking at exceptional Mixed Martial Artists on the rise. We will typically be concentrating on those that you...

07-13-2014 | WHOATV | No comments

Alexander Gustafsson is almost the sexiest man in Sweden

My big takeaway from this is that Swedes find floppy cauliflower ear irresistible. Or ear-esistible if you know what I mean! LOL! Damn. No. I apologize for that... I'm so...

07-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

Drop what you're doing, Phuket Dreaming: Episode 3 is here!

Genghis Con is a gem of the MMA universe. Everything he touches goes on to be an instant classic. We loved Miami Hustle more than any normal human could love...

07-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Let GSP tell you about his potential comeback in this interview with Inside MMA

Let's get this out of the way: GSP is NOT retired, he's just on a hiatus. He had his knees surgically-repaired, and now he's wandering the earth in search of...

07-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

FighterXFashion | The Canelo Alvarez Signature Shirts

Arriving right in time for Canelo Alvarez’s upcoming bout against Erislandy Lara is this new collection of Under Armour signature tees for fans of the rising light middleweight boxing sensation. Paying tribute...

07-12-2014 | FighterXFashion | No comments

Crazy Drunk Russians: Street Fighter 2 Edition

We're all about losing your mind in controlled environments here at MiddleEasy, as long as you have a solid group of friends that will be around to help you through...

07-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

You really should watch Hunt/Bigfoot again right here. Seriously.

When searching for an image for this banner I Googled, "Bigfoot Hunt" and was somewhat disappointed that I didn't see any men with rifles and bloodhounds off to find mythical...

07-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Ow. Watch Magomed Malikov Break His Shin Against Brett Rogers

Brett Rogers has had some serious ups and downs in his career. Originally working in a Sam’s Club changing tires he found himself in the spotlight when EliteXC picked him...

07-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Watch Happy Wanderlei Greet Fans at the UFC Fan Expo

There have been a lot of legends in the MMA world over the brief period of MMA history that we've lived through, but Wanderlei Silva is without a doubt one...

07-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Rashad Evans Totally Into Going to the WWE... In Four Years

Rashad Evans isn’t quite done with MMA or the UFC just yet, but it doesn’t mean that the guy doesn’t have a retirement plan. His retirement plan is just, well,...

07-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Conor McGregor Looks Pretty Damned Ready for Diego Brandao

Conor McGregor is a certified Frate Trane (TM), he’s unlike any Frate Trane that we’ve seen in years in the UFC. Sure, guys have come and gone, we have fighters...

07-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 13 Comments

Ten Things You May Not Know About New UFC Fighter Holly Holm

1. Holly Holm is the best female MMA fighter not named Ronda Rousey That's right. While there's not exactly a shortage of undefeated female MMA fighters—we love you, Rin Nakai—Holm has...

07-11-2014 | McKinley Noble | 41 Comments

This Muay Thai Fight is Just Bonkers

I feel that everyone who watches MMA gets so wrapped up in grappling that they tend to overlook the beauty of striking. The science of eight limbs in its purest...

07-10-2014 | Dave Walsh | 10 Comments

LiverKick | Relive GLORY 17/Last Man Standing with this Behind the Scenes Video

GLORY 17 and Last Man Standing were two incredible events jam-packed into one of the best nights in kickboxing history. Now you can relive some of those moments while getting...

07-10-2014 | LiverKick | No comments

Beyond: two souls is rumored to get a remastering

I have some breaking news for you guys that won't necessarily sit well with you. Games for the next gen batch of consoles are going to take a long time...

07-10-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

This Metamoris 4 trailer is so good we want to build a time machine to the future so we don't have to wait

The wait for Metamoris 4 is too long. It's under a month, but still, that's too long. Josh Barnett grappling Dean Lister is simply the most fascinating matchup on the...

07-10-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Our Top Ten Favorite BJ Penn Moments

BJ Penn is the lightweight GOAT. Throughout his career he treated us to spectacular performances both inside and outside of the octagon, as well as awesome videos of him rolling...

07-10-2014 | Christopher Jones | 8 Comments

This Expendables 3 motion poster is pretty cool, eh?

I like the idea of the Expendables movies more than the movies themselves. I'm happy they are basically fully-realized movies of the scene in UHF where Weird Al goes full...

07-10-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

UFC Refugee Chael Sonnen Owes Nevada 250,000 Big Ones

UFC head honcho Dana White might have spoken a bit candidly when he said that Chael Sonnen is kicking back on a pile of money for retirement. According to paperwork snagged...

07-09-2014 | McKinley Noble | 12 Comments

The greatest tragedy in MMA is never having Shaq vs. Hong Man Choi

There are many many fights in MMA that never happened. You always hear about the same couple of fights; Fedor vs. literally every heavyweight he never fought, Wand vs. Shogun,...

07-09-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 5 Comments

NBC Isn't Too Happy About WSoF's White Pride Fighter

Over the weekend World Series of Fighting quietly made their debut on network television with an event headlined by Justin Gaethje vs. Nick Newell in what was actually a super...

07-09-2014 | Dave Walsh | 31 Comments

Some Dude Hacked Watch Dogs to Play as a Stripper

I mean, this has been happening or discussed since the dawn of games with even moderately okay graphics; nude cheats, now in this day and age, nude hacks. I remember...

07-09-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

This Rosi Sexton Mini-Doc is a Must-Watch

Rosi Sexton is one of the pioneers of Women’s MMA, beginning her journey as a professional back in 2002. She made her way up in the UK fight scene before...

07-09-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Conspiracy Theory Alert: UFC 176 Isn't Canceled, It Already Happened

Look, alright, we get it. Last night the UFC announced that UFC 176 was canceled because Jose Aldo is injured and that he’ll probably fight Chad Mendes in October in...

07-09-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

The Wolf Among Us Episode Five: Cry Wolf Review

While everyone is eagerly awaiting the final few episodes of The Walking Dead Season Two, The Wolf Among Us season one wrapped up this week and it did so in...

07-09-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Let's watch the Straight Shoot and discuss this week's Raw

We are at an odd time in pro wrestling. We're still a PPV away from Summer Slam, we know pretty much know what the main event is for SS, we...

07-09-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

FOX Sports made a 'Best of Fight Motion' for 2014 thus far, and it is good

I'm not sure if these clips are the best of 2014, but they are certainly from 2014. Still, watching this video with its complete lack of nu-metal combined with that...

07-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 8 Comments

FighterXFashion | Ronda Rousey UFC 175 Champion Shirt

Following her first round knockout victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175, check out the official Ronda Rousey Champion Shirt that’s arrived in honor of the reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Marking ten...

07-08-2014 | FighterXFashion | No comments

This UFC Japan 2014 primer is the best thing you'll see all day

I've lit some incense and come to grips with the reality of this situation. If watching this UFC Japan promo highlight reel/primer is the best thing I do or see...

07-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

The Bare Knuckle scene in the UK is growing strong

In about the 11th grade at my school, a bunch of kids in my grade decided that they wanted to start a "fight club". I of course laughed hysterically about...

07-08-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 10 Comments

LiverKick | Badr Hari says he isn't going anywhere

Yesterday it was reported on Badr Hari's "Official" Facebook page that Badr would be taking some time off from the world of kickboxing to attend to personal matters for a...

07-08-2014 | LiverKick | No comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Don't get knocked out with a head kick in four seconds

Yesterday I was walking my dog through my neighborhood when a duck flew head first into a brick wall about 15 feet from me. I'd be lying if I didn't...

07-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Sunset Overdrive in Action Makes The Wait For Fall Gaming Season Even More Painful

Man, so I don’t have an Xbox One but a game like Sunset Overdrive is probably enough to make me at least want to pick one up at some point....

07-08-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Here's Sh*t People Tweeted @MiddleEasy during UFC 175

International Fight Week saw a bevy of fascinating stoylines come to an end with Weidman showing us he's truly the top dog at 185, Ronda Rousey proving she could make...

07-07-2014 | Jason Nawara | 7 Comments

We're that much closer to the first new game for Bungie since 2001, July 17th the Destiny Beta launches

Destiny is going to be the first non Halo game that Bungie Studios has developed since developing the PC version of Oni. Yea, it's been a while. Here's a list...

07-07-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Matt Hughes and Ben Askren had some interesting words for each other on Twitter today

Matt Hughes and Ben Askren. Welterweights, men, wrestlers. They also hail from the middle of America. The similarities pretty much end there for this odd couple. We know Matt Hughes...

07-07-2014 | Jason Nawara | 32 Comments

SuperCalo's Superior Betting Strategies! Part 1: The tattoo theory

*Editor's Note* When superCalo isn't digging up the freshest rumors he can find behind-the-scenes in the mMa world, he's also professionally gambling on mMa. That could be a conflict of...

07-07-2014 | superCalo | 8 Comments

You can watch another MMA fighter snap his leg in half right here if you want

You see, it's not the kick or even the broken leg itself that gets me, and trust me when I say, those moments in this video induce groans like I've...

07-07-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

BJ Penn and the Case for a Godless Universe

Last night, as I watched the greatest Lightweight to ever fight in an eight sided circle (Octagon™) be beaten by the Jersey Shore's answer to Frodo Baggins I had a...

07-07-2014 | Nick Robertson | 23 Comments

Don't watch the TUF 19 Finale post-fight press conference unless you have a box of tissues nearby

I don't want to be writing this article. I don't want you to watch BJ Penn breaking down and crying when talking about his career. I care about you, like...

07-06-2014 | Jason Nawara | 14 Comments

Frankie Edgar dominates BJ Penn in a depressing and confusing third bout

I traveled from Chicago to Las Vegas almost three years ago to UFC 137 just so I could watch BJ Penn fight. There's no other men in this world who...

07-06-2014 | Jason Nawara | 28 Comments

Supercalo reveals: BJ Penn's diet secret 190 to 145 pounds in 9 short months

Our favorite journalist that went from favela dishwasher to connected mMa journalist is back with his latest awe-inspiring and revealing piece of news. ----------- Less than a year ago BJ Penn was...

07-06-2014 | superCalo | 14 Comments

You should know that Cat Zingano hit a flying armbar in 14 seconds at Grappler's Quest yesterday

It's nice to see that Cat Zingano is confident enough in her surgically-repaired knee to leap into the air, wrap it around another human's appendage and then complete the holy...

07-06-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

UFC 175: Ray Longo, the True King Strikes

“Ladies and fuckin’ gentlemen,” Matt Serra, decked out in his finest silks, his sigil of spaghetti and meatballs adorning it in gold trim, boomed over the crowd from atop the...

07-05-2014 | Dave Walsh | 12 Comments

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