State of the UFC Welterweight Division

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The UFC welterweight division has seen its ups and downs over the past couple of years. We have seen one of the greatest welterweights ever in Georges St. Pierre leave the sport to pursue other endeavors. Veteran Robbie Lawler went on a magical run as champion. He defended the belt three times against three of the […] READ MORE


UFC 201: Breakdown and Predictions

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During the UFC 200 card, the promotional video  for UFC 201 debuted. Even after the “MMA Hangover” of International Fight Week and the last two weekends of great cards, nearly every fight fan is ready for what promises to be an all-out war. Though the card lost the UFC flyweight championship bout between the current, […] READ MORE


Cornucopia of Combat: UFC 198 Card Shaping Up

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The media is all abuzz lately over the ultra-stacked UFC 198 card, which features an incredible breadth and variety of exciting fights across many divisions. The stacked line-up is a gratuitous gift to both the casual and the hardcore fan, including an olive branch to first-timers: a cornucopia of combat that bridges the gap between entertainment and sport. Amongst the plethora of […] READ MORE



Gastelum vs. Magny: The New Main Event of TUF Latin America 2 Finale

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Kelvin Gastelum vs. Neil Magny is the new five-round main event of TUF Latin America 2 Finale. The event is scheduled for the 21st of November in Monterrey, Mexico. The news comes directly from the UFC. Originally Gastelum (11-1) was supposed to face Matt Brown (20-13), however ‘The Immortal’ withdrew from the bout earlier this […] READ MORE


UFC 189 Results: McGregor Proves He’s The Real Deal

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Fit with a new look, live music and a historic night of fights, the long awaited UFC 189 PPV went down Saturday in Dublin..wait..Las Vegas, Nevada where Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title, while Robbie Lawler retained his welterweight crown in a fight for the ages against Rory Macdonald. Conor McGregor […] 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


Hammer 205: Huge News Week and Lawler vs Brown Review

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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. Huge MMA News Week – Cormier, Diaz, Anderson Silva, Frankie Edgar, and more It […] READ MORE