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Update: In 2014 it's still not a good idea to walk into a BJJ class and try to wrestle the head instructor

In Decatur, Alabama there is a wrestler who has not gotten around to watching the UFC 1 VHS tape he once bought at a garage sale. Harking back to the...

10-01-2014 | Tommy Messano | 3 Comments

Werdum may have his capoiera, but Cain Velasquez has some fresh B-boy moves

Maybe wrestling isn't the best base for MMA? Maybe it's dancing. I mean, we've seen Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture, both UFC Hall of Fame fighters go on to relatively...

10-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Fight Nights Russia had the best drumming sequence in MMA since Dream 16

If you ever wondered what happened to whacky MMA events in which dancing logos break up the monotony of organized violence, look no further than Fight Nights Russia. Yesterday people...

10-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

If you fought Forrest Griffin on ice skates, he'd still beat you, but it wouldn't be easy for him

I can relate to your struggles, Forrest. I can't ice skate or do anything that requires my ankles to work however they need to work in order to rollerblade, rollerskate,...

10-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

This is the greatest hoodie in the history of MMA. Thanks, Sakuraba

Today British Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu apparel brand Scramble decided to tease the world with their latest and greatest. If you're a fan of MMA or BJJ, then you're more than likely...

10-01-2014 | Baz | 4 Comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Don't get choked out amidst the mountains of British Columbia

We've been all over the world for Street MMA matches, from Lithuania, to Hawaii, in fact. But most matches lately take place on the cold, hard cement of a metropolitan...

10-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

The First Inherent Vice Trailer is Beautiful, Marvelous

I don’t often get to talk about things that I consider to be really awesome with you guys. I’m just leveling with you here. Fighting, wrestling and videogames are indeed...

09-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Miesha Tate Was Not Impressed By Zingano's Performance

There are a lot of kinds of grapes out there, most of them delicious, sadly, though, for the world of MMA, the only grapes that are known are of the...

09-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Chael Pushing the Hard Sell on BattleGrounds ONE PPV

Chael Sonnen might’ve lost his cushy job with UFC and Fox Sports due to some whole drug testing fiasco, but that doesn’t mean that he’s done. Oh no, not by...

09-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

2K Unveils WWE2K15's MyCareer Mode Featuring NXT

Sometimes it is worth the wait for a game when it gets delayed. One of such games would be WWE2K15 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The delay is kind...

09-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Pre-Orders are 'Sluggish'

You smell that? Napalm, son. Nothing else in the world smells like that. I love the smell of napalm in the morning. In a way, it smells like... victory? Victory...

09-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Portal 2 vs Lumosity - Who wins the battle of your brain?

When talking about games there's one company that can quickly split a room, and that's Valve. For all of their rad innovation there are still great unanswered questions. People see...

09-30-2014 | Baz | 1 Comment

LiverKick - Glory 18 officially announced

Finally the silence is over and the time that most of us Kickboxing fans have been waiting for has arrived. Glory have officially announced Glory 18 at the Grand Casino...

09-30-2014 | LiverKick | No comments

BrandNewMac is back with his second EA UFC tutorial: Striking

I love EA UFC, but I suck. Well, I'm not sure if I suck, but I'm consistently playing people that are just better than me. Yeah, this in turn sharpens...

09-30-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

A New Zealand news show put together a great look at the return of Mark Hunt

We've been rallying for Mark Hunt since it was #RallyForMarkHunt. But those were different times. He may be 1-1-1 in his last 3, but damn it, he deserves a shot...

09-30-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

This Uncharted 4 screen shot... it's... it's real life

I like most people, purchased an Xbox 360 before a PS3. I knew eventually I'd own both in due time, but at launch the 360 was more appealing to me. Fast...

09-30-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Raw 9.29; or, Just Shoot Me Now and End This Suffering

Last week’s Raw was kind of great. It felt fresh and new to have Dean Ambrose as the centerpiece for the show and it was exciting enough to where the...

09-29-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Nik Lentz Claims That Conor McGregor is Ducking Him

I guess, in a way, it kind of makes sense. A lot of fighters at Featherweight are going to feel like they were passed over, cast aside and caught up...

09-29-2014 | Dave Walsh | 12 Comments

Watch Mega64 Explain Destiny's Story and Why We Don't Care

Destiny, amirite? Destiny has proven to be a rather divisive game for this year, although it has also proven to be uber-popular and the only game that anyone is talking...

09-29-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Michael Bisping Weighs in on #StoolGate with Some Help From superCalo

This weekend’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has caused quite a stir among the MMA community. Was #StoolGate a real thing? Was it just a commissioner wiping off...

09-29-2014 | Dave Walsh | 5 Comments

UFC Halifax: Just Don't Get Hit in the Bird, Ricky

So the UFC will be making its way up to Nova Scotia in Canada on October 4th for Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine and, well, Nova Scotia is kind of...

09-29-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

We're streaming EA UFC on MLG right now with epic battles between @GaryLaplante and @JasonNawara, come watch!

I've always had a strange relationship with MMA games. UFC 09, I played it as if it was my job, which resulted in me being ranked in the top 25...

09-29-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

We spoke to Luke Rockhold about Bisping, Scott Coker, and Tinder romances

Luke Rockhold is the closest thing MMA currently has to a So-Cal James Bond. He's dashing, can kick ass in a manner of ways, and considering he's on Millionaire Matchmaker,...

09-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Turns out Bayonetta 2 has a pretty dope boy fresh easter egg

I'll come out and say something that just needs to be said, the internet is dope. It's one of the dopest things in existence if I'm being frank. Anything anyone...

09-29-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Dustin Poirier is heartbroken, but John Kavanagh, McGregor's coach welcomes him to Ireland with open arms

The best thing about Conor McGregor's rise to stardom has been the re-globalization of MMA. With Conor, Gunnar and Alex Gustafsson's continued badassery, we can move past the domination of...

09-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

Mark Hunt is one of New Zealand's top paid sport stars, and he's befuddled

Mark Hunt could take Leonardo DiCaprio's place in the UN to discuss the intricacies of climate change and boil his speech down to, "it's hot, stop messin' around, yeah?" Mark...

09-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Lizard Squad is at it again; Destiny servers are down

As you've no doubt realized by now Destiny is something of a divisive topic. Not just among the gaming community, but also here in the MiddleEasy offices. It's not a...

09-28-2014 | Christopher Jones | 1 Comment

Fall Gaming Season: Did Destiny Take the Wind Out of Everyone's Sails?

It’s that time again, that time being the Fall when every great game of the year is scheduled to be released (well, mostly) and, well, nobody is talking about any...

09-28-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Dear UFC, Just Give Fans What They Want, Give Them More Conor McGregor

The UFC is in a bit of a strange place right now when it comes to developing new stars and presenting them for the world to see. It has been...

09-28-2014 | Dave Walsh | 13 Comments

Timothy Bradley discusses Super Mario and his lifelong love for gaming

I'm always interested in athletes that game. Mostly because gaming comes at a time during peak athletic development during your late teenage years. Which is why in my humble opinion...

09-28-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

The Hangover: UFC 178

UFC 178 was everything I could’ve hoped for and more. It was a fun-filled card that left the same feeling in my soul that a shot of Jameson does. In...

09-28-2014 | Marcus Hall | 6 Comments

Can I Kick It: The UFC 178 Walkout Songs

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson walked to the cage in an official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare walkout t-shirt. Like the preteen online Call of Duty stone cold killer who...

09-28-2014 | Tommy Messano | 4 Comments

Jaws Drop: TaleWorlds Releases First Dev Video For Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

As an avid player of Mount & Blade: Warband there is definitely a certain amount of anticipation over the upcoming Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. Bannerlord has been in development...

09-28-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero have words backstage

I'm so hopped up on adrenaline I can't even fathom pulling my fingers away from what I now notice to be a rapidly-deteriorating keyboard. We've been through a lot of...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 23 Comments

You know the UFC 178 post-fight presser is going to be entertaining. Watch it here

We won't hold it against you if you want to watch the UFC 178 post-fight presser somewhere else, but if you're reading these words, we assume that you want to...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Mighty Mouse Johnson dominates, goes home, plays Xbox One

The only way Mighty Mouse Johnson will ever be defeated is if he's playing one of his 1,000 Xbox Ones that he has stacked from floor to ceiling in his...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Cowboy Cerrone welcomes Eddie Alvarez to the UFC with a plethora of leg kicks

This fight, like the entire event that has been UFC 178 delivered the exact excitement that everyone expected and wanted. Eddie Alvarez strutted down the aisle, and then met Cowboy...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

You can no longer deny Conor McGregor, okay?

They were bickering all the way into the cage, then they were spitting venom in the cage. Spinning shit was thrown in high frequencies, and all seemed normal, a feeling...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 7 Comments

#Stoolgate2014 Yoel Romero comes back to defeat Tim Kennedy in controversial fashion

Shameful display. Absolutely shameful. What we just saw was yet another unbelievably awesome fight between two game competitors that was absolutely ruined by Yoel and or his corner. After Yoel...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 9 Comments

Cat Zingano overcomes a beating to destroy Amanda Nunes. She's back, people.

My god, this fight. Cat Zingano came back to the Octagon, and then she came back in her come back fight against what looked like a one-sided beatdown from Amanda...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Dominick Cruz destroys Mizugaki. He's back, people.

Well, Dominick Cruz wasted no time in destroying Takeya Mizugaki, and how could he? After three long years away from the sport, you could say Cruz had some pent up...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Bruce Buffer's heart did a 360 when he saw Cat Zingano's weigh-in

Bruce Buffer is an MMA fan. There are only a handful of people who have probably watched more fights and more weigh-ins than Bruce. Needless to say, he knows when...

09-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

Why you can be strong, and leave Destiny

Breaking up is hard. You have to weigh up the pros and cons of the relationship, and do so in such a way that doesn't hurt either party too much....

09-27-2014 | Baz | 2 Comments

DC created a badass poster for UFC 181

There are various schools of thought when it comes to the process of change. Some see it as a good thing; some see it as a bad thing. Walter White...

09-27-2014 | Christopher Jones | 3 Comments

The HIll of Champions - An MMA documentary that deserves your funding

For as far back as MMA has been in our lexicon, it has been associated with Brazil and ultimately its favelas. Fighters from Brazil that are born into these favelas...

09-27-2014 | Jesse J. Saxon | 2 Comments

Brandon Halsey makes Alexander Shlemenko go to sleep against his will, wins the Bellator MW title

Brandon Halsey seems like a nice guy and all, a tough fighter, clearly a great grappler, but damn it, dude... I really wanted to see Melvin Manhoef vs Alexander Shlemenko....

09-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

MiddleEasy Presents: Rachel Cummins - Reign Training's Princess of Pain

What if we told you Reign Training had a secret badass waiting to be unleashed upon the world? What if we told you she was Jason Manly's BJJ padawan to...

09-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

I can't wait, you can't wait, so let's see some people make weight at 7pm/4pm ET/PT

Eddie Alvarez is coming. Actually, Eddie Alvarez is here. Now he just needs to systematically lose weight to the point in which everything is determined fair, and then he will...

09-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

WHOA TV - TWAS Ebersole: "I'd starve for 6 months to meet Conor McGregor at LW"

There was a time not too long ago when Brian Ebersole was strongly considering a move down to lightweight. Yes, to make 155 he'd likely have to shave off the...

09-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

LiverKick: Badr Hari explains his impostor social media accounts

Badr Hari has finally made a video to publicly explain to everyone what has been going on with his social media accounts. I'm not sure how these fake accounts got...

09-26-2014 | LiverKick | 1 Comment

Urban Cowboy: An apathetic Donald Cerrone is napping in an RV right now

Donald Cerrone is a real cowboy. He has the hat to prove it. And according to him, he isn’t even enjoying a Las Vegas hotel room before his fight this...

09-26-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Eight (for Octagon) reasons why we're so sure we're not going to sit down on Saturday night that we sold our couch

NO. Man, what is wrong with you. And no, that last sentence wasn’t a question. If you clicked on this story hoping your bummer attitude would find a cynical analysis...

09-26-2014 | Nick Ralston | 5 Comments

UFC 178 lightweight James Krause is ready to prove he’s not just here because of a fluke injury

James Krause wants to prove he is a top-fifteen UFC lightweight. After all, he’s 2-1 in the UFC and enjoying a 9-1 record in his last ten fights. But he...

09-26-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

This is the prettiest thing ever to be made by a computer

I've always said that I'm smart enough to realize how stupid I am. Which is why I'm not even going to pretend to realize how these graphics are so pretty....

09-26-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 5 Comments

Double Shuriken: Shinobi MMA FC fighter knocks his opponent out two times

If you owned a Commodore 64 or a Sega console, you owned Shinobi, and one of your early martial arts influences was Joe Musashi, the somersaulting protagonist with an unlimited...

09-26-2014 | Nate Johnson | 1 Comment

Axing the Axe Murderer: Are NSAC officials habitually overstepping their disciplinary powers?

An author at CombatSportsLaw.com is suggesting that the NSAC came close to overstepping the bounds of its legislatively delegated authority during its disciplinary proceedings against Jon Jones. Specifically, Commissioner Marnell...

09-25-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

We talked to Shlemenko about Fedor, wrestling ten small bears, Manhoef and Pussy Riot

Alexander Shlemenko will one day throw a spinning fist and or kick with such force, he'll create his own field of gravity. It is known. We've been following Storm's career...

09-25-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

World Order has a new video out, and Genki Sudo is still dope boy fresh

Genki Sudo has always been near and dear in the hearts of us at Middleeasy. He is in some ways what Middleeasy would be if we were all morphed into...

09-25-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 1 Comment

The (Stay Ready) Fighting Irish - Conor McGregor will jump in for Aldo or Mendes if they get injured

My God, this Conor McGregor. While at a pre-fight presser for this weekend’s UFC 178, McGregor was asked by members of the media if he’d be game to step in...

09-25-2014 | Jesse J. Saxon | 4 Comments

Forza Horizon 2 is the Greatest Car Game of All Time

I am a car guy.    By this, I mean that I am a video game car guy. I can change the oil in my Lexus, and I sometimes will take it...

09-24-2014 | Jeremy Botter | 1 Comment

MiddleEasy is live on MLG.tv tonight giving away copies of Red Orchestra and Rising Storm, come watch!

Since you keep asking, let me tell you a story. One night, Major League Gaming and MiddleEasy met in a digital room somewhere, and decided that they loved each other...

09-24-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Here are last week's top 5 EA UFC knockouts

The MiddleEasy staff likes to experiment with their videogames, and EA UFC is no exception. It may be a testament to EA UFC's fantastic stand up, or a reminder of...

09-24-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Mike Tyson gently soothes motorcyclist hit by car while calling for help

Imagine this: You are on the highway riding your motorcycle, and you get knocked off your bike by another car. Dazed, confused, and seriously injured, you lay in a heap,...

09-24-2014 | Joel Muckett | 3 Comments

Prepare Your Middle Fingers -- Nate Diaz Returns on December 13th

It’s time to mean mug and flip everyone in the world off yet again because Nate Diaz, habitual needle mover, will be returning to the UFC on December 13th to...

09-23-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

This GTAV PS4 looks sleek, beautiful, yellow

Hey, are you tired of your black, boring and bland PS4? TOO BAD! Rockstar made a super sweet, sleek and splendid PS4. Do you want one? TOO BAD AGAIN! There's...

09-23-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Jon Jones Responds to Losing Nike Deal in Jon Jones Fashion

In the wake of Jon Jones receiving a fine for the brawl with Daniel Cormier, it came out that Jon Jones lost his Nike endorsement deal over the whole DC...

09-23-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Cris Cyborg Eats Scorpion in Thailand, Acquiring Its Powers

Say what you will about Cris Cyborg, but Cris Cyborg has clearly devoured a few animals in her day, acquiring their powers for usage in the ring. We all know...

09-23-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Wanderlei Silva Banned 4 Lyfe and Fined $70,000

These NSAC hearings today were almost as exciting as those free scrap booking classes that Tobias Funke was treated to by the cast of Law & Order. Who would have...

09-23-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

Sexyama + diet change = even more sexiness

Yoshihiro Akiyama may have lost four fights in a row before his fight last weekend, but he looked sexy doing it. Way back in February 2012, he experimented with his first...

09-23-2014 | Nate Johnson | 1 Comment

Oh boy, Gamestop could begin selling used DLC

Let's face it, Gamestop's days are numbered. Soon they will go the way of Blockbuster and will only exist in the memories of "gamer". I always viewed my relationship with Gamestop...

09-23-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Apologetic Jones says he had no choice to brawl, gets $50k fine and 40 hours community service

Jon Jones just sat down at a witness table for an NSAC hearing to determine whether he should be punished for the MGM brawl with Daniel Cormier. The Commission members...

09-23-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

WSOF forces three-way dance between UFC and Bellator on October 24th

Ever have a roommate who wandered into your bedroom when you were romancing the girl you just met at Buffalo Wild Wings? Awkward for sure, but sometimes it pays off,...

09-23-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Raw 9.22; Dean Ambrose is Raw

It’s pretty easy to get disenchanted or upset with the direction of WWE’s booking often. Usually as a fan it is easy to find yourself watching and asking yourself why...

09-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Off UFC 181, Lawler vs. Hendricks II On

Were you looking forward to UFC 181’s big showdown between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort? Well, too bad, because apparently Chris Weidman has broken his hand and the UFC has...

09-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Maximum Hype Overload: Demetrious Johnson compares Conor McGregor to Tyson and Ali

Conor McGregor is easily the most hyped athlete in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.  Maybe he deserves it.   But there’s always a danger that a man’s true existence may...

09-22-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Dominick Cruz is Coming Back For Real, Relive His Struggle

Dominick Cruz has been out of action for what feels like forever now. He’s been out of action long enough to where he could have lost the UFC Bantamweight Championship...

09-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

MMA in NFL roundup - Eagles fans brawl, Drew Brees eats a German suplex, and more!

After back to back Bellator and UFC violence on Friday night, fights fans were left to their own devices for the remainder of the weekend. If you hadn't heard MMA...

09-22-2014 | Tomm | No comments

Eddie vs. Eddie: Spike is counter-programing Eddie Alvarez against himself on September 27th

Eddie Alvarez is fighting himself on September 27th.  At the same time he is scheduled to fight a real, live Cowboy Cerrone at UFC 178, Spike TV is airing an...

09-22-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Cage Warrior fighter proves On Face Percentage is the most important statistic in MMA

A Kevin Youkilis doppelganger just fought for Cage Warriors a week ago. Youk left the New York Yankees in 2013 after season-ending back surgery. He’s supposedly been playing for the...

09-22-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

2K Releases a New, Shiny WWE2K15 Trailer

Last night was WWE’s Night of Champions PPV, which left today as a perfect opportunity for 2K Games to ride that wave with a new trailer from WWE2K15. There has...

09-22-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

There's a lot of cool new stuff coming in EA UFC's next patch, let's break it down

There's a dude you should be following on Twitter named @DGfishingTime. It's a strange name for someone who doesn't talk about fishing (much), he mostly discusses the minutia of MMA...

09-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Cyborg performs the first bungie jump call out in the history of MMA

This is actually the first bungie jump call out in the history of MMA and WMMA judging by my incomplete and half-assed record book, but I'm willing to stand by...

09-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Unnecessary Censorship Invades MMA, Hilarity Ensues

As made famous by the Jimmy Kimmel show, Unnecessary Censorship takes normal actions or conversations and makes them seem extremely inappropriate and foul. It’s funny stuff, and unless you’ve been...

09-22-2014 | Wesley Hebrew | No comments

WWE Night of Champions: Lesnar Turned Purple

Whew, that show is definitely over now. There was some serious reshuffling done thanks to Roman Reigns needing emergency surgery yesterday, but it didn’t impact things as much as we...

09-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Roman Reigns Out of Tonight's WWE Night of Champions

If you were looking forward to tonight’s match between Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns it looks like you are bound to be a bit disappointed. Just a bit. Why? Because...

09-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Hear Ronda Rousey Talk About Her Love for Pokemon

See, Ronda Rousey might seem like some big star who is orbiting the Earth as opposed to living down here with the rest of us, but the truth is that...

09-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Tito Ortiz Talks About This New Stephan Bonnar Beef

Tito Ortiz has been a guy that fans have hated and fans have loved over the years. He’s seen it all and pretty much done it all, but he’s claiming...

09-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

This Guide is the BEST Way to Mine Loot in Destiny

If you are like most of us, you’ve ignored the snooty reviews and crazy expectations that have been pushed on Destiny and have been playing -- and enjoying -- it....

09-21-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Mark Hunt wants a quick turnaround, looking to fight in Sydney next month

Let's play a little mental game.  Let's say you're driving down the highway on a roadtrip, it's well after dark, and the last thing you ate were some powered donuts...

09-21-2014 | Ben Westcott | No comments

WHOA TV: Paul Daley enjoys Manchester before Bamma 16

Paul Daley being followed around by WHOA TV in Manchester before Bamma 16 is perfect. Too perfect. Semtex oozes cool, and Mike Morgan and the WHOA TV crew somehow break...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Graphic: Finger gets kicked, finger almost falls off

Back when I was about 10 or 12-years-old, my fingers were nearly cut off with a chainsaw. It's a true story. I was attempting to pull back on a log...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Zara's back with her Weird Week in Social Media!

Welcome to another Zara’s Weird Week in MMA Social Media. This week I bring you spankings, eye-assaulting jumpers, black burgers and more! Let’s start things off with Jon Jones. This week...

09-20-2014 | Zara Barry | No comments

MGS V: Dog with an eyepatch confirmed

Dogs have taken a prominent place in gaming over the past few years. Look no further than one of the largest game franchises of all time, Call of Duty. When...

09-20-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Can I Kick It: The Hunt vs. Nelson Walkout Songs

If Mark only had three out his four limbs he could still knockout over half of the UFC’s heavyweight division. Before Hunt learned to walk and even if he never...

09-20-2014 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Mark Hunt knocks out Roy Nelson, ref ruins walk off into Japanese sunset

Mark Hunt just proved that hashtag K1 never die tonight in Japan. From the outset it looked like he never respected Roy's striking, keeping his hands down in anticipation of...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Myles Jury extinguishes the Fireball Kid, Japan cries into their beer

I want to drink with Gomi one day. That's a bucket list thing that I just want to do. Gomi likes beer, I like beer. He likes throwing hadoukens, I...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Sexyama makes a sexy return after two sexy years away from sexy fighting with a sexy win

This was really sexy. You kind of don't realize how un-sexy your life is until the sexiness is gone, but then, you don't realize how un-sexy you've been until the...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Miesha Tate nullifies Rin Nakai to take home the sleepy decision

Fights like this shouldn't take place when you're watching halfway around the world, full of enough Nos to kill Georges St. Pierre and toeing the line between a mild chuckle...

09-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Melvin Manhoef hits Doug Marshall so hard he breaks the physics of Bellator

Few things in life deliver, but you can bank on the sun rising, Rousey by armbar, and Melvin Manhoef putting on an entertaining fight. Those are the only constants in...

09-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Just Like the Movies: The Predator Loses

Brian “The Professional Predator” welcomed Brazilian Rafael Carvalho to Bellator tonight by accepting roughly thirty unanswered punches to the head in the first round before the referee figured that was...

09-19-2014 | Jesse J. Saxon | No comments

We'll miss you, Wanderlei.

I know I write for an MMA website, even though we aren't a serious website and we deal in satire a lot, so in some way, I guess I'm technically...

09-19-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Jens Pulver is at Nvidia's Game 24, and is judging their rig-building competition. Watch!

Jens Pulver is a bigger nerd than you. Unless, of course, you can say you skipped cornering Matt Hughes when he fought Royce Gracie just to finish your PVP grind...

09-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

The UFC’s Ongoing Thiago Problem: His wife just released videos of him allegedly armed and high on cocaine.

Last week, I suggested the UFC should have taken a little more time before embracing Thiago Silva following his release from a criminal investigation for multiple counts of armed assault...

09-19-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Hunt vs. Big Country: Why You Should Stay Up Late Tonight and Ruin Your Weekend.

What are diets? Mark Hunt certainly knows. If I lose 19lbs in a day, I say goodbye to my family and concede victory to the virus on a well-fought campaign...

09-19-2014 | Nick Ralston | No comments

Good morning, here's the UFC: Japan weigh-ins you missed while you slumbered peacefully

Good morning. I was watching you sleep last night, you did that cute little thing where you snort while you're dreaming. No, I didn't make breakfast, but we can go...

09-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

The MiddleEasy WWE Night of Champions Preview

This Sunday night on the WWE Network (or PPV, I guess, why, though?) will be WWE Night of Champions. Summerslam was a pretty good show, leaving Night of Champions with...

09-18-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Watch out for the bouncer with Jose Aldo leg kicks

Yes, the crap-talking dude gets his come uppence in the form of a Jose Aldo-esque leg kick. Yes, he deserved it. But most importantly, what's on this guy's shirt? Is...

09-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Mark Hunt is big in Japan: 19 pounds over limit with 24 hours until weigh-in

Mark Hunt is really big in Japan. Like 100 pounds bigger than a local Ussuri brown bear. Incidentally, the Ussuri belong to a vulnerable species, so you shouldn’t hunt them. According...

09-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Your masochistic itch will be scratched in February with Bloodborne. Here's the new trailer

I first began playing the Souls series with Dark Souls 1. I went into it blind, granted, I played the game maybe two years after it was released so I...

09-18-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Obvious Doug Marshall is obvious, promises fireworks against Manhoef

I like Doug Marshall. He’s the kind of guy who puts his money where his mouth is (e.g. entering MMA after going to a WEC event with his dad and...

09-18-2014 | Jesse J. Saxon | No comments

Throwback Thursday! Watch Bill “YouTubeSensation.com” make Dan Hardy uncomfortable again

“This guy’s scaring the shit out of everybody.” That’s what someone said about Bill “YouTubeSensation.com” at Superior Cage Combat 4. But he wasn’t competing. He wasn’t being menacing or confrontational. He...

09-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Silent Hills: A warped new trailer will help you pee your pants

Now there's no shame in being a grown man/woman/manwoman, and being terrified of what you're about to see. I'd actually recommend you wrangle up some friends or loved ones before...

09-18-2014 | Baz | No comments

Blast to the Past: Daniel Cormier had that striking instinct all along

If you ever doubted Daniel Cormier was born to do MMA, consider this. He had a 101-9 record as a high school wrestler. Then he spent several years competing in...

09-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

CB Dolloway the Brazilian Destroyer vs Lyoto Machida? Yep, it's going to happen

I think I'm one of the few people that actually likes watching C.B. Dolloway fight. He's no longer the boring smothering fighter that he used to be in my eyes...

09-17-2014 | Baz | No comments

Emanuel Newton beat Joey Beltran on a meal replacement shake, and 40,000 volts of spiritual energy

Emanuel Newton fought Joey Betran on the physical energy provided by one 110-calorie meal replacement shake. Huge surprise, it turns out that was a bad idea. “. . . I didn’t...

09-17-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

There's a restaurant in Colorado that has a sandwich inspired by Duane Ludwig's existence

Maybe one day MiddleEasy will inspire someone to make a food item, which is a level of inspiration I can't even fathom. I've never been so inspired by someone that...

09-17-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Getting killed in Destiny? Check out our video full of helpful tips!

Almost every single person in the MiddleEasy office has eschewed their responsibilities to get down on Destiny. Yeah, we all have different opinions on the quality and depth of the...

09-17-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall is the best way to spend your Friday night

A barn-burner, a slobber-knocker, a slug-fest, whatever you want to call it; that is what this fight will be. You want to see a slug-fest? Check out Doug Marshall vs...

09-17-2014 | Wesley Hebrew | No comments

Here's the Fallon Fox fight that left Tamikka Brents with a concussion, broken orbital and 7 staples in her head

The world confuses me. We're surrounded by professional athletes being rightfully decried for domestic violence and child abuse, while in MMA a person who used to be a man, is...

09-17-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Sony is looking to add PS1, 2 and 4 games to PlayStation Now

You guys remember Playstation Now, right? The service that went into beta in July but you're still paying for it... So calling it a beta is a bit strange. It's...

09-17-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

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