Flashback Friday: Enter the Ubereem

Alistair Overeem ( 43-15 MMA, 14-4 kickboxing) has had one hell of a career. At the age of 15, he began training in MMA due to his brother Valentijn dragging him to the gym so he could learn to defend himself. He made his pro debut in 1999…

Top Five: Grotesque Injuries in MMA

If you've been a mixed martial arts fan for any period of time, chances are you've seen some grim injuries. Bumps, cut and knees going out are all part of this rough and tumble sport. MMA, in general, isn't for the faint of heart. But…

24 Years Later: Remembering UFC 1

Who would win in a fight? A wrestler or a boxer? A karate fighter or a judoka? Which combat style is superior? This is what the martial arts community had debated for generations. In the early 90s, promoter Art Davie met with…

Top 5 Rematches in UFC History

Very few fights captivate and intrigue like a high-level rematch. Was the first fight a fluke? Has the loser of the first fight improved enough to win this one? Sometimes the first meeting of two combatants is close and warrants a…