Topic: MMA

April 10, 2013

War Machine washed out of both the UFC and the porn business because of his constant, unwavering rage issues and violent bro-tendencies. But he's still on Twitter, challenging our own Tomas Rios to fights. So he's got that going for him.

February 4, 2013

UFC 156 was one of the best cards the company has ever put on. Tim-Tom have the event's good, bad and -- because someone let an angry person use a webcam -- the ugliness of a YouTube diss video, plus much much more in this edition of Yakkin' About Mixed Martial Arts. 

October 5, 2012

MMA fighter Brett Rogers beat his wife in front of his kids, which is awful. He also had the strange, nauseating gall to try to spin the experience into a redemption narrative, which is also awful. The least that anyone writing about him can do is not help him out.

September 25, 2012

UFC 152 is in the books; but what do Hall & Oates and Super Soldier Serum have to do with the NFL replacement referee of fighting promotions?

September 14, 2012

With the Jon "Bones" Jones fight only a week away, and an Anderson Silva-Stephan Bonnar fight coming up at UFC 153, MMA fans can anticipate a lot of ... something. Tim Marchman and Tomas Rios are sure of that, and also, what Dana White looks like teaching Boxercize classes. 

August 13, 2012

It's easy to get grumpy with the UFC's shenanigans. So, to lift your spirits and better understand one of the sport's stranger and more endearing fighters, we present this GIF-aided examination of what makes rising star Chan Sung Jung, "The Korean Zombie" to some and a savage Corgi to others, so very awesome to watch.

June 29, 2012

There was nothing scripted about the recent Clay Guida-Gray Maynard fight in Atlantic City. Which made it all the more amazing that the fight, and the fighters, couldn't have followed a classic wrestling script any more perfectly.

May 15, 2012

Dana White is more than the commissioner of the UFC and a human energy drink. He is a valuable source of convoluted, condescending and unconvincing explanations for his league's lousy television ratings, if only you dummies would listen up.

April 23, 2012

From its goofball beginning to its glorious/brutal/gloriously brutal end, UFC 145 embodied more or less everything good, bad, hilarious and amazing about MMA circa now. Our resident experts have it out about the relative merits of Jon Jones, former NFL practice squad dudes, and wine in a box.

April 20, 2012

In some ways, Mixed Martial Arts has never been better. But those record revenues and must-watch fights come at a cost—and until the sport acknowledges and addresses its rotten culture, it will never be what it could and should be. That would be a shame. In fact, it already is.