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



Anthony Pettis vs Edson Barboza added to UFC 197

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The UFC announced earlier today that former lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis will square off against Edson Barboza at UFC 197. “Showtime” is coming off back to back losses for the first time in his career, dropping his last fight to Eddie Alvarez, after being dethroned by current champ Rafael Dos Anjos, and will be looking […] READ MORE




UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs Barao – Kountermove Selections

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When T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao finally square off for a second time live on FOX this Saturday, much more than Dillashaw’s UFC Bantamweight Championship will be on the line. With fantasy MMA rapidly increasing in popularity, weekly Kountermove contests have become all the rage, giving MMA fans yet another way to feel even closer […] READ MORE


UFC Knockouts in 2014

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It was a historic year for the UFC as the promotion saw a total of 149 fights end by (T)KO in 2014. We saw everything from high kicks and spinning back elbows to the more common counter straight rights and simple ground and pound stoppages. Here is a look at what the UFC had to offer […] READ MORE


The Resurgence of Edson Barboza

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Last Saturday night, Edson Barboza was able to crack his way into the top ten in the UFC with a decisive win over #7 ranked Bobby Green. He is now hoping to get a top five opponent so that he can become a title contender in the near future. Barboza started out in the UFC […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: UFC Fight Night 57

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On Saturday night, UFC Fight Night 57 was broadcast on Fox Sports 1, live from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. A solid main card was capped off with a stellar performance from former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, who picked up the latest stoppage win in UFC history with a fifth round submission of […] READ MORE


Edson Barboza: A Man Of Singular Focus

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Edson Barboza is a very recognizable name in the UFC’s Lightweight division. Whether it be his TKO victories by leg kicks over Mike Lullo and Rafaello Oliveria, or his devestating spinning wheel kick to Terry Etim’s head, Barboza is no stranger to victory or fight bonuses. Barboza comes from Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. […] READ MORE