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#TBT Pierce Brosnan played Goldeneye two nights ago with Jimmy Fallon

Goldeneye. Is there anything else that needs to be said? I hope not, because saying something original about one of the greatest Nintendo 64 games ever is pretty hard these...

08-21-2014 | Christopher Jones | No comments

Genghis Con does it again with Phuket Dreaming episode 4

The only thing that has been able to pull me away from the Simpsons marathon is Phuket Dreaming. What's going on with Boyd, Rob Lisita and the cast of revolving...

08-21-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

FXX is airing every Simpsons episode in an epic marathon and it's happening right now

FXX is a channel that you probably get, but don't know that you get. Sort of like Fox Sports 1, but instead of watching random Inside NASCAR and SportsCenter ripoffs,...

08-21-2014 | Christopher Jones | No comments

Here's Paul Daley doing what Paul Daley does in a K1-rules cage match in England

MMA job benefits being what they are, fighters are sometimes inclined to bang out a side job at a regional show. And so, professional mercenary Paul Daley snuck in some...

08-21-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

Bisping and Le. Toe to toe, head to head. A superCalo fight breakdown

Much has been said about Ronda Rouseys recent bit part in the movie Expendables 3   However there are two current uFc fighters who not only have vastly more experience in multiple...

08-21-2014 | super Calo | 8 Comments

12 minutes of pure, uncut Assassin's Creed Unity. Aw yeah.

Assassin's Creed is a franchise that makes people want to use the word "polarizing." There are those who are fans of the games, and will pre-order every entry, then stand...

08-21-2014 | Christopher Jones | 1 Comment

Bisping is sure that Ubercung isn’t on drugs, probably.

A jacked Cung Le with Snakes on a Plane level vascularity has been flexing on Instagram, and Michael Bisping is totally okay with it, maybe. In an interview with MMA Junkie,...

08-21-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

Is Madden 15 truly next-gen? Oh hell yes! Read our review here!

Ah, it's August, and the muggy air means only one thing - football season is approaching. With camp officially underway and preseason games going down, the second edition of Madden...

08-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Epic burn! Cormier scorches Jones with a photo from his youth

The Jones v. Cormier fight has been delayed until 2015. But don’t worry. That doesn’t mean the open mic death threats and media day violence will stop. Check out this...

08-20-2014 | Nate Johnson | 11 Comments

Um, you can watch two fish playing Street Fighter II right now if you want

How funny is it that these two fish are fighting each other right now on a live stream? If only they were as self-aware as a cartoon fish like Nemo...

08-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston reunite for Barely Legal Pawn

We miss Breaking Bad so much it hurts sometimes. Some of the guys here at Middle Easy contend that True Detective fills the void, but it's like putting a medicated...

08-20-2014 | Christopher Jones | 5 Comments

Watch the sneak peak of Journey to SummerSlam featuring The Shield

Over the past two years in professional wrestling, we have quite possibly witnessed the greatest stable of all-time. That stable is The Shield. Each member was so unique and brought...

08-20-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 3 Comments

GSP issues Chuck Norris the ice bucket challenge and creates the opportunity to end the debate about its value

Like a benevolent form of Ebola, the ice bucket challenge has spread to Canada. That’s because almost every single human being in the United States has already done it or...

08-20-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Damn, Minecraft on PS4 failed final testing, and is now delayed

This will inevitably bring about the console vs PC "master race" debate again, but Minecraft for Playstation 4 failed its final pre-release testing. We're not really sure what exactly failed,...

08-20-2014 | Christopher Jones | 2 Comments

We're ready, our bodies are ready for Cerrone vs. Alvarez at UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez leaving Bellator has pretty much been the worst kept secret in MMA. Hell, Sherdog reported on him sneaking out of Viacom's backdoor weeks ago. While we've been programmed...

08-20-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

A lesson in street mma: When you lock in the triangle, scream with glee

Triangle chokes are awesome. Street MMA is awesome. A victorious roar like an eagle when you have vanquished your foe is awesome. So, it only stands to reason that when...

08-20-2014 | Christopher Jones | 6 Comments

The Rock confirmed for Shazam movie...but who is he playing?!

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson confirming his involvement in the upcoming Warner Bros. film "Shazam" is news, but it's not really surprising. Technically I guess it's sorta breaking? The point I'm...

08-20-2014 | Christopher Jones | 1 Comment

2 UFCs = 2 Sh*t People Tweeted @MiddleEasy = 5 Copies of Jarhead 2 for us to give away!

Since there's two UFC events this week, we have to step our game up for Shit People Tweeted at MiddleEasy, so we're giving away 5 copies of Jarhead 2: Field...

08-19-2014 | Christopher Jones | 3 Comments

Spider-Man exists and he lives in Russia

I don't know why we would ever think that superheroes would have their origins primarily in the US. How could an American ever come into contact with the radioactive goo...

08-19-2014 | Ted Malakhov | 2 Comments

Check out the Gamescom Demo of Bloodborne

Dark Souls is easily one of my personal favorite games of the past generation. It was challenging while 99% of the time being completely fair. The games core mechanics were...

08-19-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Bummer. Paul Daley Won't Fight Melvin Manhoef

Scott Coker made it clear that one of the big fights that he wants to make is between newly-signed sluggers Melvin Manhoef and Paul “Semtex” Daley, barring that both men...

08-19-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

Alistair Overeem, Insecure Sadist? According to Andrei Arlovski and other fighters, Alistair Overeem enjoys injuring his teammates

Thanks to Alistair Overeem, Dave Sholler risked his life for nothing.  Because UFC 178 was all but ruined when Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and sprained ankle while the...

08-19-2014 | Nate Johnson | 6 Comments

Scott Coker Grants Eddie Alvarez His Bellator Release

It has felt like an eventuality for a while now that Eddie Alvarez would depart from Bellator. Hell, he even had a contract clause to which he had to have...

08-19-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

Check out Sh*t People Tweeted @MiddleEasy during UFC Fight Night: Bader vs OSP

Hey, remember that time we all stayed up real late together to watch men fight each other in Bangor, Maine? Those were good times. As the night went on, we...

08-19-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Fez II really isn't happening, bummer

Phil Fish is an enigmatic personality in the world of video games. He's never been one to shy away from controversial opinions. Some people hate him, some people love him,...

08-19-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Raw 8/18: New Logo, New Title, Ambrose and Rollins are Gods

So, if you’ve been following these Raw Recaps, you’ll know that I do, indeed, love wrestling, but that I’m honest about it. When WWE is good it is great, when...

08-18-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

Cage Warriors fighter Noelia Molina gets subbed, then attacks a fan

Sometimes, a fight starts hours or even days before the opening bell. For instance, you may exchange words, nearly kill Dave Sholler, and threaten to end your opponent’s life. But...

08-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | 5 Comments

This should be Wanderlei Silva's new entrance song

Wanderlei Silva has been around the sport for quite some time and yet he's always used the same entrance song. Darude - Sandstorm. A simple song that has become synonymous...

08-18-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 1 Comment

Randy Couture is open to a match against Fedor at Metamoris

You ever get sick of talking about drugs?  Not psychedelics or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.  I’m talking TRT, HGH, and all the other boring crap everyone is supposedly using in...

08-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | 5 Comments

Even Jon Jones Was Into Summerslam, Guys

We’ve been showing you the kind of fun that Ronda Rousey and the gang had last night, but that wasn’t all, apparently. See, Brock Lesnar, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, was...

08-18-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Ronda Rousey and the Horsewomen Invade Summerslam

Ronda Rousey and the Four Horsewomen are huge fans of the WWE, which we already know. We’ve already seen them participate in Stephanie McMahon’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which is...

08-18-2014 | Dave Walsh | 5 Comments

We filmed the 4 Horsewomen drenching Stephanie McMahon with this Ice Bucket Challenge at SummerSlam

California is in one of the worst droughts in recorded history, but don't let that stop celebrities of all kinds to dump perfectly good ice water all over the place...

08-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Scott Jorgensen is playing CoD right now on MLG TV, you better watch!

We may not be the biggest fans of the Call of Duty series, but we can appreciate a no-scope headshot while jumping off a rooftop as much as the next...

08-18-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Matt Hughes was cage-side watching the Cardinals lose 9-5 during Ultimate Fight Night 47

It’s tempting to make the comparison, but Matt Hughes isn’t Superman. Yes, they are both pretty strong, and they both spent a lot of time on a farm. But Clark...

08-18-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Summerslam 2014: Brock Lesnar Conquers John Cena

WWE was firing on all cylinders earlier this year with some of the best, most-inspired stuff that they’ve done in years. So of course it was bound to come crashing...

08-17-2014 | Dave Walsh | 8 Comments

Frankie Edgar Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to a New Level

Frankie Edgar is a guy that, well, his personality isn’t exactly getting him places in the UFC. Luckily for him, he’s a good fighter and has cemented himself as an...

08-17-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

New Invicta FC 8 Trailer is Awesome

We’re a few weeks out from Invicta FC’s next card which will be the first event that they’ll air on UFC Fight Pass. It’s a pretty big deal for the...

08-17-2014 | Marcus Hall | 7 Comments

WWE2K15's Roster Was Revealed Yesterday

Yesterday at an event hosted by WWE and IGN, 2K, along with Stone Cold Steve Austin and Renee Young unveiled the roster for WWE2K15. Now, this is not everyone who...

08-17-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

WHOA TV - Ben Askren Ready for One FC Reign of Champions

On August 29th in Dubai Ben Askren will fight for a second time under the One FC banner, this time challenging Nobutatsu Suzuki for Suzuki’s One FC Welterweight Championship. For...

08-17-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

OSP's super-intense cornerman to cornerman slap is captured here

Hey, we've all been in those intense moments in our lives in which teammates, friends, family and cornermen have to scream at you then smack the person next to them....

08-17-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

LiverKick - Buakaw Banchamek Vs Abdoul Touré Video

Here is the video from Buakaw's fight (if you can call it that) against Abdoul Touré from August 15th in Chiang Rai, Thailand for a WBC Muay Thai Diamond Championship. This...

08-17-2014 | LiverKick | No comments

Conspiracy Theory Alert: Was Overeem a sleeper agent sent by Rashad Evans to injure Bones?

Tuesday evening, I got an alert on my phone telling me that Jon Jones has pulled out of UFC 178 due to a knee injury.  “Guarantee you it was during wrestling,”...

08-17-2014 | Ben Westcott | 7 Comments

The Top Ten Most Shocking Moments in SummerSlam history

Today is Summerslam. We'll see the return of Brock Lesnar, the first time he's been in action since WrestleMania. Seeing as the WWE is in a financial lull at the...

08-17-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Ryan Bader Bangor-ed OSP in the UFC Fight Night's Maine event, Jon Jones mocks them

OSP certainly had sufficient hype coming into this battle, but Ryan Bader was able to shut him down once he weathered the early storm of the first round. OSP simply...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Ross Pearson knocks out Gray Maynard, who needs to hang 'em up

It's clear that Frankie Edgar has Gray Maynard's soul in a fancy receptacle placed in his trophy room along with his UFC titles and a jar of BJ Penn's tears. Gray...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Tim Boetsch knocked out Brad Tavares in the most Tim Boetsch fight ever

Tim Boetsch is one of those fighters that has the mythical 'on button' whenever he starts bleeding. Normally, he needs a couple of hooks to the dome, and in this...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Alan Jouban just proved that EA UFC is a fairly accurate simulation at times

Sure, it's easy to rag on EA UFC's shortcomings. Its lack of positions, or its sometimes spammy and confusing finishing sequences. But sometimes, just sometimes, a fight comes around and...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Pat Barry and Rose Namajunas are reunited, and it feels so good

There is no better couple in MMA than Pat “Hype or Die” Barry and “Thug” Rose Namajunas. We all know it’s true, and we love them for it. They are...

08-16-2014 | Ben Westcott | 4 Comments

This is a video of that superhero guy Phoenix Jones getting tazed after the ice bucket challenge

I'm not sure what to make of this ice bucket challenge. On one hand, it's great that we're raising cash for ALS, but think about how much water has been...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

DstryrSG - Teaching the children... The reverse De La Riva guard

Is the world a better place than it was 10 or 20 years ago?  We say yes.Sure, you've got Islamic extremists beheading ethnic minorities in Iraq, Russian empire building in...

08-16-2014 | DstryrSG | No comments

This is way better than the TMNT movie: Usagi Yojimbo - "The Last Request"

Usagi Yojimbo is one of my favorite comics ever. Behind me, I have the collected works of Stan Sakai in hardcover. I bust it out and read it about every...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

If you ever wanted to see Dana White mosh somewhat gently in a nightclub, today's your day

Dana White may have a private jet, can import snow to cover his Las Vegas home and can change people's lives for good or ill with a snap of his...

08-16-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

M-1 Challenge 50 hosted a knight battle with swords, shields and everything

Well, if this is the future of M-1 cards, count me in as someone who will be tuning in every show. Today, M-1 Challenge hosted a battle between two men...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

Woah, check out the legs on that dude. The UFC adds leg reach statistics to its Tale of the Tape

Two cars leave Jon Jones’s pelvis at 8:00 p.m., traveling three miles per hour. How long do they take to reach the ground? You’ll soon have all the information you...

08-15-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

Here's the Friday Afternoon Link Dump!

Ah, Friday afternoon. It's the end of the week for some, but for others, it's just the beginning, depending on how their work week is scheduled. No matter what, it's...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Jessamyn Duke talks to us about her dream of being a pro wrestler

I flirted with dropping out of high school so I could join Shawn Michael's training camp back in the day. I loved pro wrestling, absolutely loved it. Then ECW died...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

WoW: Warlords of Draenor is dropping on 11/13/14, now watch the badass cinematic

Let's go back to before World of Warcraft. Before the Dark Portal was ever created. Back when Outland had yet to be torn to shreds by powers Guldan could never...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Watch the Bader vs. Saint Preux weigh-ins at 4est-1pst RIGHT HERE!

What is this? It's been so long since we've seen dehydrated martial artists judging each other on their respective weight loss skills that I almost forgot that it happened on...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Here's one of the most impressive wrestling takedowns you'll ever see

Not only does Iman Sadeghikoukandeh have some of the most superlative takedown defense we've ever seen, he went full Guardians of the Galaxy and basically pulled off a move that...

08-15-2014 | Jason Nawara | 7 Comments

Did you know Junie Browning is still fighting?

Look. Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you don't. I'm going to be honest, my performance has been slipping over the last couple of days into "not impressive" territory....

08-15-2014 | Christopher Jones | 6 Comments

The MiddleEasy Summerslam 2014 Preview

This Sunday night on the WWE Network (or, you know, on PPV if you are for some reason against spending $9.99 a month and want to spend more money) the...

08-14-2014 | Dave Walsh | 8 Comments

Honest Chael is being completely honest about his failed drug test in this interview

Strip away the standard UFC uniform and the Fox press credentials, and Chael Sonnen is a different man. Like a naked Superman wrapped in a Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth....

08-14-2014 | Nate Johnson | 5 Comments

Blast to the Past: Bas Rutten gives commentary on his first fight EVER

Did you know that Bas Rutten is going through his entire history of fights and re-releasing them with commentary? Well, now you do. On Bas's official YouTube page, you can...

08-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 7 Comments

Here's Joe Lauzon and Marcelo Garcia rolling. You should watch because it's awesome

Marcelo Garcia is one of those guys that makes me want to break down and cry whenever I see his BJJ. It's just so beautiful. Marcelo emphasizes the art in...

08-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Good Guy Cathal Pendred to donate some of his bonus cash to a children's hospital

Remember UFC: Dublin? Cathal Pendred was getting beat up by Mike King for the better part of five minutes until he overcame King's enhanced performance to beat back the odds,...

08-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

Blast to the Past: Robin Williams explains the origins of his daughter's name, Zelda

My wife and I have been on a hardcore Robin Williams movie-watching marathon ever since Robin Williams hung himself earlier this week, and it's been great. Many people are discussing...

08-14-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

Bellator gets more bella with the signing of Julia Budd and Marloes Coenen

Bellator is getting more bella. For you non-Guido types who comprise one half of the MMA community, that means beautiful in Italian. According to a press release, President Scott Coker...

08-14-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

The Witcher 3 looks marvelous

Over the past couple of years that I've known Jason Nawara, he's been know to ramble on about many games. DayZ for example. Jason will literally not stop talking about...

08-14-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 5 Comments

When Pads Hit Back - Watch this brutal Tiger Muay Thai training session

I'm not really sure what to say about this. On one had, if everyone knew about it before they stepped on the mat, I have no problem with these fighters...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | 23 Comments

A Lesson in Subway MMA: Unorthodox head movement can only get you so far

Subway MMA is arguably the most dangerous MMA. A subway platform in itself is basically a socially accepted Mortal Kombat stage. Maybe it's my history of watching Japanese horror movies,...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | 13 Comments

Natural or Expendable? Larry King talks to Randy Couture about Hollywood and his part with the UFC

Larry King was born at the tail-end of the Great Depression, during the golden age of radio. To put things in perspective, there were only five thousand working television sets...

08-13-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

Secret Daniel Cormier training footage comes out of AKA from before the Bones fight was delayed

After hearing news of the Jones/Cormier fight being delayed, I kind of shut down and went into a fetal position for 20 or so minutes. It sucked because I never...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Ronda Rousey does the Ice Bucket Challenge better than you. Yes, you.

Since the Ice Bucket Challenge has been introduced a few weeks ago, the ALS Foundation has received almost 4x the donations it received at this same time last year. That...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Guy plays too much Diablo III, hits Paragon level 1000

Diablo III had one of the worst launches in gaming history. Then, it kind of evened out, and once they fired the guy who was behind all of the crappy...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

This is very likely the fastest knockout in EA UFC history, check it out!

We play a lot of EA UFC in the MiddleEasy offices. So much so, that it is negatively impacting our work. Late-night sessions over the last few weeks have bled...

08-13-2014 | Jason Nawara | 12 Comments

Listen to Gary and Dave Superchat About Raw and Summerslam

Last night was Monday, which meant that WWE Raw went down. It was also the “go-home” episode before WWE Summerslam this weekend, which can be viewed on the WWE Network...

08-12-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

Jon Jones Injured - Cormier Fight Moved to January 3rd

Were you excited about Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 178? HA! Surprise! It’s not happening at UFC 178 anymore. Oh no, it’s moved back to January 3rd now....

08-12-2014 | Dave Walsh | 21 Comments

There will be new box technology in Metal Gear Solid V

The Metal Gear Solid series has introduced many things into the gaming world. It was one of the first series that had a very memorable story that meant just as...

08-12-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Cage Warriors Profiles the Last Man to Defeat Conor McGregor, Joseph Duffy

When you look at Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise to prominence in the UFC, it’s prudent to look back to his past in Cage Warriors. Conor McGregor has two blemishes on...

08-12-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Dog the Bounty Hunter Promises to Hunt Down War Machine

This whole Christy Mack thing is just ridiculous on so many levels. If you are somehow gleefully unaware, MMA sociopath War Machine intruded upon his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack’s home last...

08-12-2014 | Dave Walsh | 19 Comments

Andrei Arlovski talks to us about being back in the UFC, and ***holes that say he has a glass jaw

This interview got off to a rough start and I'm not sure if it ever really was recovered. I wanted to tell Andrei that I thought it was ridiculous that...

08-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder pays homage to his heritage with a corkscrew to the face

There is something in the whiskey in Ireland lately.  Or perhaps God found an old to-do list and decided to make up for all the ginger jokes.  Either way, the...

08-12-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

DayZ is coming to PS4! Yes!

Finally, finally, finally! After years of talking about the wonders of DayZ on PC (so much so that Overeem eventually followed me on Twitter because of this video),  the announcement...

08-12-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

Kano and his laser eye will be returning in Mortal Kombat X

Jason Nawara and myself recently has a discussion by the Middleeasy coffee maker, which is just really a french press, about Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat II. In fact...

08-12-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Chael’s War: Fighting to Retain the Fans He’s Alienated

Chael’s War: Fighting to Retain the Fans He’s Alienated The last few months have been rough as a Chael Sonnen fan. I won’t deny it: I loved hearing the ridiculous...

08-12-2014 | Ben Westcott | 5 Comments

SuperCalo discusses the inevitability of change in sports

Turning and turning in the widening gyre        While there is certainty in numbers there is also a element of unpredictability when a given outcome falls outside the parameters of the...

08-12-2014 | super Calo | 3 Comments

Raw Aug. 11th: Summerslam Go Home, Hogan's Birthday

Tonight’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw was not their best offering, for sure. This Sunday night WWE will present Summerslam, which is being headlined by a WWE World Heavyweight...

08-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 3 Comments

Maiquel Falcao got beat by Vyacheslav Vasilevsky in 37 seconds and there's video

When I first got into MMA I went into it blind for the most part. I didn't have any friends who were into it more than casually. It wasn't like...

08-11-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 1 Comment

F@#& War Machine

Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver is a piece of sh*t. Let us just get that out of the way The man who calls himself ‘War Machine’ for some strange and imbecilic reason is...

08-11-2014 | Joel Muckett | 59 Comments

Okay, Gross. Let's Look at Joe Riggs's Hand Post-Gun Shots

So by now we are all aware that Joe Riggs was cleaning his gun (according to TMZ a Sig Sauer 1911 for you guys out there who get really into...

08-11-2014 | Dave Walsh | 6 Comments

Running on Twitter: How War Machine is modeling our modern manhunt paradigm

When I was a young man, we had O.J. Simpson and his white SUV.  That’s how you ran from the police.  You got on the Interstate and slow-rolled under some...

08-11-2014 | Nate Johnson | 11 Comments

Ten Seconds to Hell: Watch this knockout recreate the classic German film in Kansas

There’s a West German movie that was released in the 1950s called Ten Seconds to Hell. It’s about a group of post-WWII bomb disposal experts in Berlin. They create a...

08-11-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

The Hangover: World Series of Fighting 12 Edition

To sum it up, I felt like I was hung over watching this event. Marcus, that was mean. You didn’t have to say that. You’re right. I apologize to anyone I...

08-11-2014 | Marcus Hall | 2 Comments

SuperCalo asks: Are fighters not on pEds cheating themselves?

I am old skool mMa fan having watched since 2009 so know about the old timers like Chuck  Icecold Liddell, Keith Mean Jardine, Forest Griffen, Frank Mir, the innovators of...

08-11-2014 | super Calo | 16 Comments

Watch what could be the fight of the year - Francisco Rodriguez Jr vs Katsunari Takayama

I'm not usually one to complain about my mood. I normally keep my feelings of anger of depression with me and me alone. I realize other people have their own...

08-11-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

A bunch of dudes recreated Super Smash Bros in a yard somewhere. This is the video.

I don't know what the current state of backyard wrestling is. I haven't really heard anything about it since I was a wee little slapnut, but when I was angst...

08-11-2014 | Christopher Jones | 3 Comments

The Top Ten Wrestling Moments That Blew Our Minds

This is a list. A list of ten pro wrestling... Moments in time? Spots? Matches? This entire piece has kind of evolved into such a strange history of Gary LaPlante,...

08-10-2014 | Dave, Gary and Jason | 11 Comments

Arg, Bungie WILL Wipe Character Info From the Destiny Beta

So, look, I think that all of us who played the Destiny alpha and beta really enjoyed the game. It was fun, it felt refreshing, it felt like the kind...

08-10-2014 | Dave Walsh | 4 Comments

Shaq Was Apparently Really Into Grappling Teammates... Nude...

Shaq is one of those guys who has made it known -- for years -- that he is a big MMA fan and would love for nothing more than to...

08-10-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Jessamyn Duke Freaks Out Over Daniel Bryan

If you aren’t a fan of pro wrestling it might be a bit difficult to understand why Jessamyn Duke is freaking out over someone named Daniel Bryan with a scruffy...

08-10-2014 | Dave Walsh | 5 Comments

There's Nick Diaz the fighter and Nick Diaz the teacher. This is Nick Diaz the teacher

You may think you have the ability to break down another human's essence in 140 characters, or in a comment section, but the fact of the matter is that the...

08-10-2014 | Jason Nawara | 7 Comments

Andre Galvao taps Chael Sonnen. In the front row, Anderson Silva smiles

And in the fourteenth minute of their match, Chael Sonnen was tapped by Andre Galvao. The camera cut to Anderson Silva in the front row, smiling. But that's the Tarantino'd...

08-09-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

Josh Barnett becomes the first man to sub Dean Lister in over 17 years. Here's the historic replay

Josh Barnett slipped on his black (of course) wrestling trunks, marched out onto the mat at Metamoris and did what many thought impossible: He subbed Dean Lister. That makes him...

08-09-2014 | Jason Nawara | 9 Comments

Here's a Vine of Anthony Pettis getting punched in the face by his girlfriend

I knew I loved my wife (then just a somewhat random girl) when she offered to punch me in the face whenever it was deemed appropriate. We were young, full...

08-09-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

Before he grapples Dean Lister at Metamoris, watch Josh Barnett's outtakes on Spellslingers

If we got Eddie Bravo and Josh Barnett in a room, maybe we could get them to come up with some sort of catch wrestling hybrid maneuver named the mana...

08-09-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Rin Nakai shows off her belly to belly suplex in a new video

At the Middleeasy office, we have a fathead of Rin Nakai right by the entrance. It inspires us to bring you the content that we do on a daily basis....

08-09-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 7 Comments

Mark Hunt wasn't released, he was just hungry?

I am a man, the type of man that sweats when it's above 30 degrees outside, the type of man that must consume food every two hours to fuel my...

08-09-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Get hype! Kickboxing champ Jemyma Betrian and Marina Shafir prepare for Chaos at the Casino 5

Is there a better hype-woman in MMA than Shayna Baszler? I mean, she’s been around the sport long enough, competed in enough rinky-dink promotions, that she knows how to get...

08-09-2014 | Ben Westcott | No comments

@SpilledBagofIce Presents: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, Thee Ultimate Enemies

In case you saw the video of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier exchanging insults and threats while off the air, you may have noticed the high drama of it all......

08-09-2014 | Spilled Bag of Ice | 11 Comments

Shayna Baszler talks Bethe Correira ahead of UFC 177

Ronda Rousey is undoubtedly the face of women’s MMA, but real OG Shana Baszler is its heart. As the first person to ever win by Twister in MMA, she was...

08-09-2014 | Ben Westcott | No comments

Oh no, true love doesn't last forever - War Machine wanted for domestic violence

TMZ just broke the news that the Las Vegas police force is scouring the city/desert for a War Machine after three people were put in the hospital after a wild...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 14 Comments

Marina Shafir talks to us about the future: Opponents and Cyborg

Let's get right down to it. Marina Shafir fights at 145. She's a badass. She's fighting in her second pro fight this Sunday. Cris Cyborg is also a badass who...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 8 Comments

Jon Jones calls DC a 'pussy', then Bones says he will 'literally kill' DC in this must-see video

Shame on you for thinking that scuffle at the UFC 178 media day was fake. Yes, 59% of ESPN viewers believe that it was fake, but 100% of ESPN viewers...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 25 Comments

Whoa. Watch this guy beat Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 in less than three minutes

The Tony Hawk series was one of my favorites until Skate came out and utterly destroyed Tony and his goofy brand of videogame skateboarding. Up until Skate, I would turn...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

Is Chris Weidman right about Vitor Belfort 'shrinking'?

Between Jon Jones and DC, we have enough social media blasts between fighters to keep us entertained and shaking our heads in disbelief for a week. But now Chris Weidman...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

Hank and Marie Shrader watch in silent horror as Dave Sholler is broken

Dave Sholler should be a national hero. He’s practically a war veteran. OK, maybe his life was never truly in danger, but there is no doubt that, for at least...

08-08-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

The Friday Afternoon Link Dump!

It's Friday, there's no MMA coming for about a week, but we have Metamoris, so that's nice. You need to kill time, you need to kill brain cells, because that's...

08-08-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

DstryrSG - Body Hack: Breathing and BJJ

Respiration is a key element in most living creatures, and in particular mammals. Despite thousands of years of breathing, most of us have not mastered the art of breathing. Breathing...

08-08-2014 | DstryrSG | No comments

Chael Sonnen seems dead-set on competing in Metamoris IV, so watch the brilliant trailer

In his off time, Chael Sonnen lolls around on a throne of endangered Spotted Owl skulls; an idle trickster god whose colorless eyes -like flecks of diamond-- pinwheel in their...

08-08-2014 | Hans | 6 Comments

This video was created to knock you upside the head and remind you that Marina Shafir is fighting this weekend

I always told my teachers that calculators would solve the world's problems and that math class was a waste of time for anyone not totally invested in the faith of...

08-07-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

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