Jimmy Crute discusses Contender Series bout, war with Doo Hwan Kim, and plans to ‘drown’ Chris Birchler

With a call-up to Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Jim “The Brute” Crute is now just one spectacular finish away from joining the UFC.

Was the CM Punk experiment a success?

At a time where there are many long-term fans turning away from the UFC’s product for a host of reasons, the bad press gained from this situation has come at a terrible time for the promotion.

Stop calling Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm the greatest upset in UFC history

There’s a hard rule in sports fandom: if your favorite isn’t playing/fighting, you cheer for the underdog. The best underdogs are the ones who, statistically, shouldn’t have a chance. The ones expected to put on a good show and leave on…

Athletic Commissions: The case for an improved commissions structure for mixed martial arts

Today, more often than not, an MMA event seems to lead to a debate about the competency of the responsible athletic commission. Controversy after controversy has made MMA fans and fighters alike rethink what the role of the government should…

Who are the 5 greatest Japanese MMA fighters of all-time?

In MMA terms, Japan is a cradle of civilization. Co-evolving alongside Brazilian grappling, it was responsible for the first big-money MMA events. All-time greats like Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Fedor Emelianenko, and Mirko Cro Cop forged their legacies as the fledgling…

MMA Guide: What is a TKO / Technical Knockout?

Have you ever watched a fight get stopped and wondered why your friends were cheering or booing? Were you curious as to why it was stopped even though the fighter was conscious? Worry no more, we’re here to talk about…

The stakes are high for Kitt “The Killer” Campbell at Hex Fight Series 13

Kitt “The Killer” Campbell might be just one win away from getting the call that every professional mixed martial artist hopes for. Campbell (8-2), who won the Hex Welterweight Championship in July last year, is looking to gain entry into…

MMA Flashback: Pat Miletich makes his UFC debut

On March 13, 1998, Pat Miletich made his UFC debut as he won the UFC lightweight tournament on a night that would spawn a legendary mixed martial arts career. Forging a dynasty 20 years ago, the UFC as an organization,…


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