Prestige FC 2 vlog battle: Keith Smetana vs. Devon Smith – Round 1

Devon “Mr. Boomtruck” Smith (3-1) will seek to entertain his home crowd Saskatchewan fans when he welcomes West Virginia fighter Keith “The Banana” Smetana (10-6, 1 NC) to the cage at Prestige FC 2 on March 12th at The Orr Centre in Regina. The two started out going at each other on social media, but they’ve taken … Read more

Scott Holtzman talks movement training, inspiration and fighting Drew Dober at UFC 195

Unbeaten UFC lightweight Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman (8-0) returns to the Octagon this weekend for his sophomore UFC appearance as he takes on TUF 18 alum Drew Dober (15-7, 1 NC) at UFC 195. Holtzman, a 32-year-old Knoxville, Tennessee native, made a successful UFC debut in August in front of his home state crowd in Nashville with a … Read more

10 questions with ‘The Answer’ Frankie Edgar (exclusive)

Top-ranked featherweights Frankie Edgar (19-4-1) and Chad Mendes (17-3) will collide in the TUF 22 Finale main event this Friday, Dec. 11 in Las Vegas. Frankie is currently ranked number 2 in the division, is on a four-fight win streak, and will likely get a shot at the title and the winner of UFC 194’s Conor McGregor vs. … Read more

The Felony Files #1

From the mind of “Felony” Charles Bennett: I’ll shit on you haters, I’ll date plus size women later, I am NOT a traitor, I see myself as a congratulator, so to the nigga that’s say baby daddy acting up, you sucked and fuck now you shit out of luck, while baby daddy driving the truck, … Read more

Chuck ‘Cold Steel’ O’Neil talks upcoming middleweight debut at CES MMA 31

Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil (15-7) will make his official move up to middleweight on Oct. 30 when he faces Daniel Vizcaya (8-3) at Classic Entertainment and Sports‘s CES MMA 31 from Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. For those who may have forgot, O’Neil was on the thirteenth season of The Ultimate Fighter back in 2011, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos talks upcoming title rematch versus Ben Askren

Thirty-five-year-old Luis “Sapo” Santos (61-9-1, 1 NC) will get another shot at Ben Askren‘s (14-0, 1 NC) welterweight title on Nov. 13 at ONE Championship 34 in Singapore. Their first fight ended in a No Contest in April after Santos took a finger to the eye just 2:19 into the first round and was unable to continue. … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Rousey’s Mom explains comments regarding daughter’s head coach

There’s been a lot made about the comments of Dr. AnnMaria De Mars regarding her daughter Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan of Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. Rousey’s mom has labeled him as a “bad person” a “worthless human being” and has warned people not to train at his gym. She even said she’d … Read more

Between Rounds: You’re Fired!

This has certainly been an interesting week, and my comments have been requested many times. Based on the Jacob Duran experience, that choice could cost one his job. Now that is most certainly true in every occupation, but usually comes with a certain level of inappropriateness or insult that joins the comments. I have obviously … Read more

EXCLUSIVE | ‘Doomsday’ Howard Talks Low Blows, War Machine and Laying the Smack Down on Brian Ebersole

Here comes the Doom! Before all the Pay-Per View action begins at UFC 178 this Saturday, the preliminary card will broadcast on Fox Sports 1 and showcase some of the UFC’s top talent. While the return of Dominick Cruz has overshadowed the rest of the prelims, the bout set to kickoff the evening is sure … Read more

MMA Coach’s Corner: An inside look at Ovince Saint Preux’s win over Ryan Jimmo and upcoming main event with Ryan Bader

Well, I know that these blog posts are sporadic at best, but as the world is finding out I’ve been kinda busy in Knoxville. After this weekend’s fights in Vancouver for UFC 174, my student Ovince Saint Preux is now 4-0 in the UFC. All four of those fights have ended due to stoppage, with … Read more