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


Hammer 298: Werdum vs. Miocic 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. UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic takes place this Saturday May 14th from Curitiba, Brazil. […] READ MORE


UFC 198 Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza vs Vitor Belfort: Technical Pre-Fight Breakdown, Analysis & Prediction

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UFC 198 featured middle weight match-up: #2 Jacare Souza vs #3 Vitor Belfort Saturday May 14th, the Zuffa war wagon will roll into Brazil for UFC 198. In the c0-main event of the evening, jui-jitsu specialist Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, will take on super striker Vitor Belfort.  Both fighters are representing their home country of Brazil […] 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


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 271: Belfort vs. Henderson 3

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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 weekend begins an insane schedule of nine UFC events in the next nine […] READ MORE


Sucka Radio with Nick Baldwin

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Sucka Radio is back for your listening pleasure. This week we welcome back MMAjr.co owner and the latest staff member over at Bloody Elbow, Nick Baldwin to the show. I will flip the script on him and find out how he got into MMA, his beginnings with MMAjr.co, how he got his gig with Bloody […] READ MORE


Lawsuits, Mismanagement and Doping in the UFC

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Lawsuits, Mismanagement and Doping in the UFC Everyone knows that last weekend’s main event was supposed to be Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier. Then, Duffy suffered a concussion during a sparring session in training and, after medical tests, the UFC chose not to allow him to fight.  Perhaps not everyone knows that it isn’t the reason why […] READ MORE


Who Should Anderson Silva Fight Next?

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He may no longer be the UFC Middleweight Champion, but it’s always a big deal when Anderson Silva steps into the octagon. In the coming months, the former champ will be returning to the UFC following a 12-month suspension (retroactive January 31, 2015) for a failed post-fight drug test in his previous bout against Nick […] READ MORE


Hammer 265: Barnett vs. Nelson 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. UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson takes place in Japan this weekend, and the […] READ MORE