Immediate Re-Matches in UFC

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With titles switching hands so fast in the UFC it’s hard to answer the question of whether a reigning champion deserves an immediate rematch. Sometimes it seems that belts switch hands as fast as fighters switch wraps. In these days of the sport, MMA is growing at such a fast pace, and there are so […] READ MORE


Hammer 309: Lawler vs Woodley Preview

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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. While it may be flying under the radar compared to this summer’s other big […] READ MORE



The Parting Shot #166 – Chris Camozzi, Bristol Marunde, Bill Mahood

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On Episode 166 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Chris Camozzi to discuss his upcoming fight with Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 92 on August 6th. After that we’re joined by welterweight Bristol Marunde to talk about his new show […] READ MORE


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




Lessons Learned: Rousey, Aldo, and Werdum

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In the past eighteen months, we’ve seen long reigning champions unseated, divisional kings dethroned, and the passing of the proverbial torch in mixed martial arts. This pattern is all too familiar with a nascent combat sport like MMA, where certain fighters seem to usher in new eras of combat mastery, bringing new ideas and knowledge about […] READ MORE


How Miesha Tate Dethroned Holly Holm

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UFC 196 went down in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on March 5, 2016. Those of you who watched UFC 196 this past Saturday night were treated to a number of jaw-dropping upsets. Including in the co-main event, where Miesha Tate–riding a four-fight win streak–toppled incumbent UFC champion Holly Holm. Holm was last […] READ MORE