Michael Bisping: The Resilient Challenger

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If you were to align one fighting characteristic with every competitor in the UFC, Michael Bisping’s would be resilience. His career, which continues this weekend in a title fight against heavy favorite Luke Rockhold, is littered with examples of determination as he defies expectations and quiets doubters. Bisping was unable to fully commit to training early […] READ MORE



Candidates to Replace Chris Weidman At UFC 199

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News broke this afternoon that Chris Weidman has pulled out of his title fight rematch with Luke Rockhold, originally scheduled for UFC 199 on June 4th, 2016. Candidates to Replace Chris Weidman At UFC 199 The obvious choice to replace Weidman would be Ronaldo Souza, as he emerged unscathed from his bout with Vitor Belfort […] READ MORE


Chris Weidman Out Of UFC 199 Title Fight

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The Associated Press is reporting that former UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, has had to withdraw from his UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold.  The source that the Associated Press is citing said that Weidman is out due to an undisclosed injury, and was speaking condition of anonymity, because the annoucement of Weidman’s withdrawl […] READ MORE


UFC 196: Ilir Latifi, Gian Villante Look for KO

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Ilir Latifi is best known for stepping in on short notice to replace an injured Alexander Gustafsson when the UFC returned to Sweden on April 6, 2013. The original main event was scheduled for a bout at light heavyweight between the Swedish superstar Gustafsson, and the dangerous Pride veteran and KO artist Gegard Mousasi. We learned […] READ MORE


PARTING SHOT #144: Desmond Green, Andre Harrison, Ian Parker

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The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 144th Episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com,LastWordOnSports.com & Nuetrition Supplements. This week Special Guest co-host Jon Ferguson (Of Jon & Mike’s MMA Corner) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by former Titan FC champion Desmond Green who talks about his upcoming entry in the Akhmat Lightweight Grand Prix on Mar. 12th. Then we’re […] READ MORE


What Makes Luke Rockhold so Special?

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On December 12, 2015, 16,516 fans packed in the MGM Grand Garden Arena and millions around the world watched as Chris Weidman walked out to the octagon. Awaiting was his foe, the heralded 6-foot-3 inch super athlete from Santa Cruz, CA. On paper, both men looked as close to an even match as possible. Rockhold stood one […] 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


Lyoto Machida – The Slaying of The Dragon

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When the dust settled on Saturday night and Lyoto Machida watched Yoel Romero have his hand raised, it marked what some consider a pivotal moment in the future UFC Hall of Famer’s career. After one of Machida’s shortest fight turnarounds of his 29 fight career, he has now gone onto recording his seventh loss, his […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: UFC Fight Night 70

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UFC Fight Night 70 featured a five-fight main card that ended with Yoel Romero (10-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) knocking out Lyoto Machida (22-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) in the third round in devastating fashion. In the co-main event, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) continued to show us that his drop to welterweight was the correct move […] READ MORE