Is Miesha Tate a Tougher Matchup for Holly Holm?

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UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Holly Holm looks to defend her title this Saturday, March 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV against two-time title challenger and perennial top contender Miesha Tate. Holm’s upset of Ronda Rousey back in November galvanized the nation, yet many fans and pundits are claiming Tate is […] READ MORE


Hammer 283: Johnson vs Bader 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 returns to the Fox network this Saturday night for UFC On Fox: Johnson […] READ MORE



Hammer 280: Lawler vs Condit Fallout 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. UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit’s main event featured an early Fight Of The Year […] READ MORE


Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm Rematch Off

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UFC President, Dana White, made the announcement on UFC Fox Sports 1’s UFC Tonight show, that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, will not be Holly Holm’s next fight. Though White remained mum on details surrounding the announcement, the much anticipated rematch, anticipated for UFC 200, will take a back seat to what most […] READ MORE


Submission of the Year: Ronda Rousey Armbars Cat Zingano at UFC 184

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February 28th, 2015. It was a sunny but breezy day in Los Angeles, California. After a lengthy press conference titled “Welcome to the Show” that showcased the second quarter of the UFC’s 2015 schedule, and a few hours in LA Live interacting with several fighters at the UFC fan village, the Staples Center opened it’s […] READ MORE


Stipe Miocic Can Revive UFC's Flagging Heavyweight Division

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Last Saturday night at UFC 195 in Las Vegas, Stipe Miocic provided a timely reminder of the undying appeal of heavyweight MMA. Heading into battle with a revered foe and household-name in Andrei Arlovski, predictions were as diverse as they were debated, with the fight acknowledged as having potential to play out in a multitude […] READ MORE


Female Fighter of the Year – Holly Holm

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Editor’s Note: The following is a collaboration of the LWOS MMA department. There were few bigger stories in Mixed Martial Arts this year than what has been accredited by many in the MMA community as the “greatest upset of all time.” This distnction goes to Holly Holm’s dethroning of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion and MMA’s […] READ MORE



Hammer 278: MMA Year in 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. This week is The Hammer MMA Radio’s Sixth Annual Awards Show. As usual, the […] READ MORE