Felice Herrig Exclusive Interview

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Earlier this month, my colleague Loren Rosenberg and I got the chance to sit down with #9 ranked UFC strawweight Felice Herrirg. “Little Bulldog” was just coming off her win over Kailin Curran two weeks earlier at UFC on Fox Holm vs. Shevchenko in Chicago. Throughout the interview Felice talked about what it was like […] READ MORE


Invicta FC: The Women’s MMA Powerhouse

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*Co-Written with Loren Rosenberg* What do Marloes Coenen, Shayna Baszler, Sara McMann, Jessica Penne, Cris Cyborg, and Carla Esparza all have in common? Every one of these fighters was previously at Women’s MMA powerhouse Invicta Fighting Championships before moving to their current promotion. Invicta FC: The Women’s MMA Powerhouse Invicta Fighting Championships is the worlds largest […] READ MORE


Grove and Esparza’s PED Accusations Bad for the Sport

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Last week it was Kendall Grove throwing accusations of performance enhancing drug use at Brandon Halsey ahead of their middleweight title fight at Bellator 137. This week Carla Esparza threw her own PED accusations at World Series of Fighting Strawweight Champion Jessica Aguilar. Coming less than a week apart, the claims made by both fighters […] READ MORE


Felice Herrig and the Curse of TUF 20

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale took place on December 12th, 2014, and saw Carla Esparza become the first ever UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion of the World. The show also marked the last time that any TUF 20 cast member would get a win inside the octagon. For two months during The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: UFC 185

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Saturday night saw UFC 185 broadcast live on pay-per-view from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Two titles changed hands, with Rafael dos Anjos taking the UFC Lightweight Championship from Anthony Pettis following 25 minutes of domination, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk demoralizing Carla Esparza for just shy of 10 minutes to win the UFC Women’s […] READ MORE


UFC 185 Results

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UFC 185 emanated live on pay-per-view Saturday night from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The event saw two titles on the line, with UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis defending his belt against Rafael dos Anjos in the main event, and UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza defending her championship against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Below […] READ MORE


LWOS Picks the Fights: UFC 185

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UFC 185 emanates live on pay-per-view on Saturday night from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Last Word on Sports MMA crew – Trent Dozier, Michael Hutchinson, Todd Parkinson and Stephanie Schneider – bring you their picks and analysis for the main card fights. UFC Lightweight Championship Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (c) vs Rafael dos […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: TUF 20 Finale

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On Friday night, the UFC crowned their first ever women’s strawweight champion in the main event of the TUF 20 Finale when Carla Esparza submitted Rose Namajunas with a rear-naked choke. It was a great fight on a main card filled with great fights, but now the fighters are ready for their next assignments. LWOS […] READ MORE


TUF 20 Finale Results

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The 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter came to a close on Friday night with the TUF 20 Finale: A Champion Will Be Crowned. It emanated live from The Pearl at the Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and featured Carla Esparza vs Rose Namajunas in the main event to crown not only […] READ MORE


LWOS Picks the Fights: TUF 20 Finale and UFC on Fox 13

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale emanates December 12, 2014, from the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The next night, UFC on Fox 13 takes place at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Last Word on Sports’ MMA Department brings to you their fight picks and analysis for the weekend’s most important bouts. […] READ MORE