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Ben Askren is the people's champion the people don't want

Listen, Ben Askren defeats every welterweight in the UFC right now. The only guy he would've had a problem with is GSP, and he's gone. Hell, if Ben Askren wanted,...

09-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Bob Sapp invaded North Korea with Antonio Inoki's pro wrestling show, here's the video

Bob Sapp's Labor Day weekend was infinitely stranger than yours. But then, I think Bob Sapp's regular day to day is likely pretty out there. Either that, or 100% innocuous....

09-01-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

The legendary map Lockout from Halo 2 is getting some adjustments for the Halo collection, let's see what they did

Online console gaming is such a given now, games are expected to have online multiplayer, even if it has to be shoehorned in. Back in 2004, just a measly ten years...

08-31-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

UFC 177 Hangover

UFC 177 was a card that a lot of people shit on. There were some good reasons. Injuries, problems with weight cuts, bathtubs knocking people out, fights being moved/cancelled. Not...

08-31-2014 | Marcus Hall | No comments

Brace Yourselves! Bannerlord is Indeed Coming!

There aren’t many games out there that get love just for the sake of getting love from us here at MiddleEasy, but there is one game that Jason has said...

08-31-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

The Ghost of UFC 177: Joe Soto Goes Down, Jensen's Redemption

What follows is the final transmission that MiddleEasy has received from Jensen Woods, Ghost Hunter. We've attempted to re-establish contact with Mr. Woods, but been unable to. Mr. Woods was...

08-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

UFC 177: How Can I Be Evil? Correia Wins Via Stoppage

I’m aware. I’ve heard the ramblings of one Jensen Woods, but could Jensen Woods provide for you entertainment like this? I’m the veritable Prometheus for the world of MMA. I’m UFC...

08-30-2014 | The Ghost of UFC 177 | No comments

Damon Jackson Loses Consciousness to Yancy Medeiros, The Old Ones Approve

The other night there was a rapping on my door. I found myself engrossed in a newly-annotated version of “The Dunwich Horror” only to need to fasten my robe and...

08-30-2014 | Jensen Woods, Ghost Hunter | No comments

The Ghost of UFC 177 Sets Production Truck Ablaze, Undercard Marches On

I’m outside of the arena now. Things are getting strange here at the event that I can only explain as one of the damned. UFC 177 was never meant to...

08-30-2014 | Jensen Woods, Ghost Hunter | No comments

My Name is Jensen Woods and Tonight, We Hunt the Ghost of UFC 177

My name is Jensen Woods and I, my friends, am a Ghost Hunter. No, it’s nothing like what you’ve seen on television. There is no van, there are no television...

08-30-2014 | Jensen Woods, Ghost Hunter | No comments

Straight Shoot Retro Congregates to Converse Chi-Town Rumble 1989

The internet has jumped the shark. Yup. Now that dial-up is about as antiquated as the abacus, having high-speed internet connections has kind of lost its luster. Internet porn is...

08-30-2014 | Christopher Jones | No comments

Must Lembo Go? New Jersey State Athletic Control Board’s Nick Lembo is being accused of impropriety

Conventional wisdom says that it is good to be King.  But the royal sash may seem a bit greener when seen from the other side of the castle’s drawbridge.   For...

08-30-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

State of Decay Getting a Shiny Remastered Edition on Xbox One

In an entirely expected twist at PAX, we're getting another reboot of an existing game. With standouts like Metro: Redux Extra Russian Edition and The Last of Us Super Mega...

08-30-2014 | BazJitsu | No comments

Battlepack! Attack - It's Call of Duty time

Let's pretend for a second that you're no longer a man in his late twenties destined to play video games for pretty much the rest of your life. All of...

08-30-2014 | BazJitsu | No comments

Shayna Baszler Does the Heyman Hustle Before UFC 177

If one person could sell a fight, it would be Paul Heyman. If you are unaware of Paul Heyman, he comes from the professional wrestling world. He started off as...

08-30-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Review: The Golf Club

The golfing genre is in a bit of an odd place right now in the video game world. Hot Shots is going the way of the dodo. EA has dropped...

08-30-2014 | Christopher Jones | No comments

King Mo talks to us about the sweet future of Bellator with Scott Coker at the helm

King Mo is a guy that speaks his mind no matter what. Sometimes that gets Mo in trouble, sometimes that helps the MMA universe enjoy his electric presence even more....

08-30-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Watch the UFC 177 weigh-ins right here at 7 EST 4 PST

After a wild morning of ONE FC action, it's easy to forget UFC 177. It's sad but true. Many are calling this a boring card and one of the worst...

08-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Shinya Aoki made Kamal Shalorus tap TWICE to retain his lightweight belt

Shinya Aoki walked into Abu Dhabi with 22 submission wins on his resume. After 2 minutes of fun position battling with Kamal Shalorus, a slick RNC was set up, and...

08-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Ben Askren dominates even more than usual, brings home the ONE FC welterweight title

The funk. I've got the funk. Have you got the funk? One FC definitely has the funk. Ben Askren strutted to the cage, looked over Nobutatsu Suzuki and implemented his...

08-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

A ferocious Roger Huerta knees his opponent back to 2007

Roger Huerta pulled a violent Dr. Who today and teleported from Dubai back to his prime form in 2007. The reclusive lightweight took a two-year vow of MMA silence in...

08-29-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

The UFC Wants to Implement Random Drug Testing to Destroy PEDs For Good

It’s always nice when someone finally gets it. After days, month or even years of subtle (or not so subtle) hints that things are slowly going awry, it’s exciting when...

08-29-2014 | Scott Levesque | No comments

Look, James McSweeney got a soccer kick KO at ONE FC

In ONE FC I trust. They've gone through some growing pains since debuting the last few years, but damn if they aren't putting on consistently entertaining-as-hell shows. Now that people...

08-29-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

SuperCalo: Who has the Best footwork in mMa

Movement is the key to getting from one place to the next.   Kai Yuan    Yang Dynasty 2000 BC  Without movement there is stillness, stillness leads to stagnation , stagnation leads...

08-29-2014 | super Calo | No comments

Bobby Lashley talks to us about family and chasing a dual MMA/Pro wrestling championship

Where oh where has Bobby Lashley been? Yeah, you've seen him on TNA recently, but after a loss to Chad Griggs in Strikeforce and James Thompson in Super Fight League,...

08-28-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

WHOA TV - Roger Huerta explains his two-year vow of MMA silence.

Close your eyes and meditate for a moment upon Roger Huerta. You probably picture a brown-haired Latin American heartthrob who started a blazing MMA career 20-1-1. He did some acting,...

08-28-2014 | Nate Johnson | 1 Comment

Be still my dog of war: WWE 2K15 looks a lot better than 2K14

Another year; another Madden. Another year; another NBA 2K. Another year; another Call of Duty. Another year; another Battlefield. Another year; another Assassin's Creed. Yearly franchise installments are yearly. Thankfully,...

08-28-2014 | Christopher Jones | No comments

Blast to the Past: Remember when... (MMA Edition)

Remember when many people believed Michael Bisping would out-point Dan Henderson to a decision. Yes it’s true, even many “experts” had this type of prediction prior to the UFC 100...

08-28-2014 | Wesley Hebrew | No comments

Here are the free games for PS+ in September

Listen, writing weird quirky pieces about PS+ and the free games they give out each month gets tiring after a while. I love the service and get excited about it...

08-28-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Want to see what's new in EA UFC? Here's our patch 1.2 video breakdown

The changes to EA UFC are coming down the pipe fast. Real fast. I would say, 'hella fast' if I lived in northern California, but since regional dialect is shunned...

08-28-2014 | Jason Nawara | No comments

Luke Rockhold palms a tiger’s testicles and doesn’t buy him dinner

Luke Rockhold has traveled to the Far East, where he decided to go on the most sexually-themed safari ever. He warmed up by testing his fate with a cobra, nature’s...

08-27-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

Cool game alert! Metro: Redux is out now

2010's Metro 2033 was a survival horror FPS based on the successful book of the same name by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Both the book and the game follow the journey of a...

08-27-2014 | Ted Malakhov | 2 Comments

Chris Lytle wants to read your kid his new anti-bullying bedtime story

Everyone dreams of finishing their career on top. The reality however, is far less romantic. There are only a certain number of seats at the table and usually you're not...

08-27-2014 | Scott Levesque | 1 Comment

Here's the Combat Juggling Fight Night final, if you're into combat juggling

Internet rule #34 states that there is porn of it. No matter what it is, out there, someone has made porn out of a subject matter. Any subject matter. Knowing...

08-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Gennady Golovkin, Marcos Antonio Rubio and Miguel Cotto. Finally, Something Cool In Boxing We Can All Get Behind

I love saying Gennady Golovkin’s name. Gennady Golovkin Gennady Golovkin. As you read that last sentence out loud you thought to yourself, “Hey, I also like saying that name”. Welcome...

08-27-2014 | Wesley Hebrew | 7 Comments

A TKO from back mount? Remember kids, never give up

You may feel like back mount is a position where only hand battles take place, but this is an important reminder to the world that a TKO can come from...

08-27-2014 | Jason Nawara | 4 Comments

The UFC posted 45 minutes of classic WEC moments on YouTube. The nostalgia is strong

The MMA world has changed so much in the past five years. It's strange to think that in 2010 is when Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen had their first fight....

08-27-2014 | Gary LaPlante | No comments

Pokken: The Tekken/Pokemon crossover you never asked for

Pokemon is one of my favourite games. I am not ashamed to admit that. There is something about traveling around regions; battling mythical monsters of various shapes and sizes, while...

08-27-2014 | Joel Muckett | No comments

UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar signs with rival Bellator and eyes fight with Tito Ortiz

According to Ariel Helwani, who is reporting a statement from Scott Coker, Stephan Bonnar has signed with Bellator. “Stephan is a guy that has been a huge part of this sport...

08-27-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

Snakes on a Brain: Some cobras scare the crap out of Mike Swick and Luke Rockhold

In 2001, a study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General concluded that our brains are hard-wired to identify and fear snakes. Just last year, a study by anthropologist Lynne...

08-27-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

You be The Judge: Should the ref have stopped this fight sooner?

Things move fast in an MMA fight, and to err is human, but when a fighter takes a few extra unneeded, brain-rattling shots, well, it's your job to protect the...

08-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 10 Comments

Here's video of the forceful shove Jose Aldo performed on Chad Mendes' chest

Is this going to be the new trend, shoving your opponent at media days? If so, I'm fine with it as long as it kind of evolves into a charity...

08-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 6 Comments

NHL 15 will have some of the best looking crowds in videogame history

Since NHL 94, there has always been one thing that has always bugged me and taken me out of the experience. No it's not the AI, it's not even the...

08-26-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Dana White took on the historically indestructible Howard Hughes and lost

On Saturday, Dana White unilaterally yanked a judge from the UFC Fight Night: Macau show mid-stream. In his estimation, the fellow was incompetent. Now don’t blink, because Dana is doing...

08-26-2014 | Nate Johnson | No comments

Well, this featherweight title fight ended in a vomit KO

Spoiler alert - dude in the black shorts barfs around the 8:35 mark after a tough battle. Now that we have that out of the way, let's talk about the...

08-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

DstryrSG - Lockin' with painful Luta Livre lockflows

Utilizing lockflows in your training regime can be a priceless method for improvement. They teach you patterns of movement to recognize when your opponent is actively resisting. Lockflows are heavily...

08-26-2014 | DstryrSG | No comments

TJ Dillashaw eats oxygen and 135ers for breakfast

The greatest Rocky movie ever has to be Rock IV. What makes it an all-time classic is the fact that Balboa and Drago both pushed themselves to the brink, but...

08-26-2014 | Scott Levesque | 2 Comments

Chris Leben got blackout drunk and detained before his UFC 125 weigh-ins

In an interview with Submission Radio two days ago, the Crippler talked about life after retirement, the Josh Koscheck rematch that never happened and, most importantly, the greatest Chris Leben...

08-26-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

Matthew McConaughey knows a secret about True Detective season 2, but he won't tell

Don't, I repeat, don't you dare flaunt a secret in my face. As a matter of fact if the secret in question directly impacts my ability to get at least...

08-26-2014 | Scott Levesque | 1 Comment

EA UFC Patch 2: Brown, Pyle and Miocic and a bunch of gameplay enhancements

By the time you're reading this, the Playstation 4 should have this patch ready to go. It dropped around 7pm CST for Xbox One people, so I've been testing the...

08-26-2014 | Jason Nawara | 16 Comments

Raw 8/25; Funeral for a Friend, Wyatt Lies Bleeding

Last week’s Monday Night Raw was something of a marvel. Why? Because it was not only a show that we could say, “it was good for a Raw,” but it...

08-25-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Hey, I'm @JessamynDuke and I'm streaming Diablo 3 tonight, come watch!

It's been quite some time since I've sat down and written something. I've always enjoyed writing. A lot of people don't know this, but my first choice of Major in...

08-25-2014 | Jessamyn Duke | 5 Comments

We talked to the Creative Director of Madden about the new Cinematic intro

Tomorrow the new Madden launches, and I think it's safe to say that this new Madden, Madden 15 to be precise, is the 'newest' Madden in the history of new...

08-25-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Another MMA First: First ever professional Thai-against-Thai women’s MMA bout in Thailand history

We are running out of “firsts” these days.  The UFC gave us Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche.  College football and the NFL gave us Michael Sam.  Born Burton even jumped...

08-25-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

Fireworks Ban: Gilbert Melendez promises almost zero sparks between the TUF 20 coaches

Let’s be honest.  After almost twenty seasons of The Ultimate Fighter, we’ve probably invested more time thinking about the dynamic between the two coaches than wondering how Fighter A would...

08-25-2014 | Nate Johnson | 3 Comments

We Can All Relax: Why Cain Velasquez Looking Fat Means Nothing

I’m not here to tell you what Roy Nelson has told us time and time again… Fat people can fight. While it is true that those who bear the belly...

08-25-2014 | Wesley Hebrew | 16 Comments

Sam-A Gets Put to Sleep with an Awesome Left High Kick

You probably don’t watch enough muay thai, that much is for sure. If I were somehow a doctor I would be prescribing a steady diet of watching dudes in Thailand...

08-25-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

The Walking Dead Season Two Concludes This Week

There’s something about Telltale’s The Walking Dead that is just beyond what most other games have even attempted to do. There have been episodic games before, but something about The...

08-25-2014 | Dave Walsh | No comments

Watch Genki Sudo do his thing in this amazing Japanese Toyota commercial

The world of MMA is an unjust place. Good doesn't always triumph evil, our heroes rarely go out on the high note that they deserve, fighters are riddled with irreversible...

08-25-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 2 Comments

Seven Plus Eleven Equals an 18-second KO - Watch the Karate Clerk knock someone out in this new MMA fight

We all know Mayura Dissanayake as the gas station clerk with the fists of gold. The man who smirks as you sheepishly put back the Three Musketeers bar you pantsed...

08-25-2014 | Nate Johnson | 4 Comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Sun Tzu on concrete - the art of deception

According to Sun Tzu, the key to winning a street fight is deception. For instance, if your enemy lives upstream, give him a boat. Then pack up your family and move to...

08-25-2014 | Nate Johnson | 1 Comment

There Was VIOLENCE at RFA 17 in South Dakota, Let's Watch

RFA has been doing some good things on AXS TV of late. Part of what makes for regional MMA so damned exciting is that these fighters are hungry. They want...

08-24-2014 | Dave Walsh | 1 Comment

Maybe This is Why Nintendo Has a Hard Time Connecting to Modern Gamers

The body of this text should most likely be some sort analysis on today's gaming culture. I should probably go in depth on what may or may not be wrong...

08-24-2014 | Ted Malakhov | 1 Comment

Ahmed Elbiali's Knock Out of Dwayne Williams is Beautiful

There’s something about knockouts in boxing that make your head turn. Sure, MMA knockouts are a thing of beauty, but the whole idea of follow-up shots on the ground takes...

08-24-2014 | Dave Walsh | 2 Comments

Jon Anik and Brian Stann Sum Up the UFC's Existential Dilemma

There were two UFC events yesterday. This is becoming more and more normal for the UFC, which has both its upsides and downsides. With this move, the UFC can move...

08-24-2014 | Dave Walsh | 13 Comments

Cro Cop busted open Satoshi Ishii and nabbed his first MMA win since December 31, 2012 this weekend

Remember when Cro Cop retired but then didn't, then fought in an event called Final Fight while being marketed as Cro Cop's Final Fight, then he kept fighting? After leaving...

08-24-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

The Hangover(s): UFC Fight Night 48 & 49 Edition

We were treated to #2Fights1Night as the UFC put it on social media. Except it really wasn’t 2 fights, 1 night. It was like 2 fights, 1 day. 1 long...

08-24-2014 | Marcus Hall | 2 Comments

The greatest spinning kick WMMA KO in the history of spinning kick WMMA KOs

This is when spinning sh*t goes horribly right. Cristine Stanley marched into the cage (last night?) and instantly decided to throw a jumping spinning kick as her opening strike. At...

08-24-2014 | Jason Nawara | 9 Comments

Rafael dos Anjos becomes the first man to knock out Ben Henderson, Twitter reacts

I'm convinced that the collective tired energy of everyone watching these fights willed the final three matches to end in short, violent manners. Hell, perhaps it was God's will? Jesus...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 16 Comments

And then Jordan Mein knocks out Mike Pyle in 72 seconds

You couldn't actually Mein to think that this fight wouldn't have amounted to a Pyle of violence. We know these two fighters, this is about as good as you can...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Thales Leites wants to go to bed, knocks out Francis Carmont in the second round

2015 will be the year in which Anderson Silva rematches Thales Leites. Why am I even saying that? Because this UFC show is dragging on well past my bedtime considering...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke are playing Diablo 3 all night! Watch!

That's right, we're counterprogramming the UFC. Why? Because sometimes you have to get your grind on. Fat lewt is needed, and Jess Duke has recruited Shayna Baszler to blow up...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 1 Comment

Ben Saunders welcomes himself back into the UFC with an omoplata (!!!) win

I don't think I've ever seen an omoplata win in the UFC. Ninety percent sure. In fact, I don't know if I've ever seen an omoplata win in professional MMA?...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 9 Comments

A Lesson in Street MMA: Bathroom Beatdown Edition

The bathroom has always been a very important place In my life. For most of my college and high school life it's the place where I got about 90% of...

08-23-2014 | Gary LaPlante | 3 Comments

Bisping puts UberCung in a pile of his own blood in Macau

Michael Bisping had to go to the hospital to get saline pumped through his system because his weight cut was so nasty yesterday. Meanwhile, UberCung had more veins popping out...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 20 Comments

Tyron Woodley blasts Dong Hyun Kim into oblivion in just 61 seconds

It's good to know that the diverse and strange training methods of Dong Hyun Kim did not prepare him for the violent efforts of Tyron Woodley, who destroyed Kim in...

08-23-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Pannie Kianzad might be the best female fighter you have never heard of

If you happen to live in Europe, Pannie Kianzad may already be a familiar name: a hard-hitting amateur boxer who is ranked 4th in the world at 145 pounds, according to...

08-22-2014 | Nate Johnson | 2 Comments

Oh ****, here's the bootlegged teaser trailer for The Hateful Eight

MiddleEasy's own Nick Robertson delivered the Hateful Eight script to me a few months ago, and after we both devoured it, we printed out new copies and then read them....

08-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | 2 Comments

LiverKick - Last Man Standing Video: Melvin Manhoef vs. Filip Verlinden

Melvin Manhoef is back in the news as Bellator is hyping up his return to American soil in MMA against Doug Marshall at an upcoming Bellator event, so what better...

08-22-2014 | LiverKick | 1 Comment

Ben Henderson is looking for that hair product endorsement money

If anyone deserves a hair product sponsorship in MMA, it's Benson Henderson. The commercial practically writes and shoots itself (it doesn't edit itself, however, a professional is needed for that)....

08-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Close to signing a fight against Machida, Rockhold also wants a purse-swap match against Bisping

Luke Rockhold has kind of come out of his shell, hasn't he? The former Strikeforce champ that we watched rear naked choke dudes in San Jose when he was just...

08-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

FighterXFashion - Scramble Sakuraba Gracie Hunter Rashguard

Next up from Scramble’s Kazushi Sakuraba signature series is this short sleeve rashguard designed in honor of the legendary Japanese MMA and Catch Wrestling icon. After rolling out the long...

08-22-2014 | FighterXFashion | 1 Comment

Miss the Macau weigh-ins? Here's Bisping and Cung Le's heated staredown

I'm convinced that nobody nods and talks more at a weigh-in than Michael Bisping. It's like his entire goal post weight-cut is to have an intense conversation with his opponents...

08-22-2014 | Jason Nawara | 3 Comments

Jessamyn Duke is streaming Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition all night, stop by and watch!

What's this? You didn't know Jessamyn Duke was a huge gamer, did you? That's right, along with Jens Pulver, Jessamyn has joined our ever-growing stable of badasses behind the controller,...

08-21-2014 | Jason Nawara | 5 Comments

#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 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 7 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 | 11 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 | 2 Comments

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 | 5 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 | 12 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 | 3 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 7 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 | 2 Comments

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 | 7 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 | 6 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

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