Hammer 308: The Return of Holly Holm

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. The UFC returns to Fox this Saturday night for UFC On Fox: Holm vs. […] READ MORE


Chad Mendes Suspended for Two Years

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The USADA announced today that Featherweight Chad Mendes has been suspended by the UFC under the outfit's anti-doping policy. READ MORE


Rafael Dos Anjos Injured, Out of Super-Fight Against Conor McGregor at UFC 196.

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Well, so much for that planned super-fight. It is being reported by multiple news outlets, that UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos has a broken foot and will be unable to defend his title in the main event of UFC 196. MMAfighting.com‘s Ariel Helwani breaks down the details of the story: According to multiple sources, […] READ MORE



Hammer 277: New Champions and Preview of Dos Anjos vs Cerrone

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. Following three consecutive nights of newsworthy UFC events last weekend, there is already another […] READ MORE


Chad Mendes’ Dilemma

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Chad Mendes is widely accepted as one of the greatest featherweights, if not fighter’s period, in the sport of MMA, but following a first round KO loss at the hands of Frankie Edgar at the The Ultimate Fighter 22: Finale, “Money” has seen his last title shot. It is rare thing in the sport of […] READ MORE



Conor McGregor and the Faux Interim Featherweight Title

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It feels like the build up has been years in the making, but come December 12th at UFC 194, we will finally get the long-awaited match-up between the Interim Featherweight Champion, Conor McGregor, and longtime Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo. The UFC seems intent on selling this match-up as a unification of McGregor’s interim title with […] READ MORE


Is Conor McGregor Really That Good Or Is He Just A Good Fight Promoter

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We saw a highly anticipated fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor fall through and on very short notice Chad Mendes was given another crack at a belt.   We saw Conor time and time again say it didn’t matter who he fought. That he would even fight both on the same night and win with […] READ MORE


Hammer 255: Bisping vs Leites Preview and More

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. The UFC heads to Scotland this Saturday night for the first time ever with […] READ MORE