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Top Five: Matt Hughes Moments

When Matt Hughes was working the farm in Hillsboro, Illinois in the 1970s, there is no way he could have known the stardom he’d one day reach. In his youth, he would spend numerous hours a day doing hard labor. It’s clear the work ethic…

Dropping Tonnage Vol. 5

If you are an active MMA fan, or combat sports fan for that matter, I'm sure you've heard or said to yourself "Man he/she knocked out a ton of people." Well that got me wondering… who has literally knocked out a ton of people by weight…

Top Five: Fights We Need To See in 2018

I believe 2018 is going to be a huge year for the sport. There's the potential for us to see champions from different divisions square off and to finally get closure in the divisions that have been marred by the cursed interim belts.…

Tapping Tonnage Vol. 4

If you are an active MMA fan or Jiu Jitsu fan for that matter, I'm sure you've heard or said yourself "Man he submitted a ton of people."  Well that got me wondering… who has literally submitted a ton of people by weight (2000 lbs.)?…

The 2017 MMA Awards

2017 had its ups and downs for the world of MMA. We saw a historic title defense streak broken, a return of an All-Time legend, and an MMA fighter reach mainstream notoriety like never accomplished before. Our staff looked over the year,…