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UFC Vs. ESPN 2: Did Chris Lytle Permanently Harm His Health For Fight Night Bonuses?

In this video blog, SB Nation editors Luke Thomas and Nate Wilcox discuss ESPN's report on UFC fighter pay, who is right, if the report was fair, whether UFC's response was over the top and more. In part 2 they discuss which fighters should be paid more, the plight of Chris Lytle, what it would take to form an MMA union and the need for transparency in the MMA business.

Is The Nick And Nate Diaz Show Real Life Drama Or Regular Old Fight Hype?

In a discussion between Luke Thomas and Nate Wilcox, the two mixed martial arts (MMA) editors look at Nick and Nate Diaz and whether or not their antics are honest expressions of alienation and anxiety or just hype played up for the cameras to build fights.

UFC And MMA In 2012: Four Big Fights To Expect In The New Year

What are the four biggest fights to expect in 2012 in the UFC or MMA? Fuel TV and MMA Nation take a look ahead.

UFC 140's Tito Ortiz: Nothing Left To Prove

Tito Ortiz tells MMA Nation that after fighting Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 140, retirement is likely just around the corner.

With UFC, FOX Goes Once More Unto The Breach Of Sports

Luke Thomas explains how Fox has always used sports as a way to push the network to new heights.

DirecTV Vs. FOX: What Impact Could It Have On UFC?

Could the dispute between DirecTV and Fox hurt UFC content on Fox? Sports Business Journal John Ourand weighs-in.

UFC Is Staging 34 Fight Cards In 2012: Will The Media Be Able To Keep Up?

Can the MMA media keep up with the UFC in 2012 as they stage 34 fight cards?

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UFC 136 Results: Frankie Edgar Stops Gray Maynard After Thrilling Back And Forth

MMA Nation is live in Houston, Texas tonight for UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III. Make us your home for all of your fight night coverage.

Sport After Death: UFC's Jake Shields Fights Through Loss Of His Father

Like Brett Favre and Michael Jordan before him, Jake Shields' decision to keep his fight this weekend after losing his father is a profile in athletic courage.

UFC 141: Brock Lesnar Vs. Alistair Overeem Pay-Per-View Projections

Will the biggest heavyweight clash of 2011 be big enough to sell a million buys on pay-per-view?

Anderson Silva's Future: Georges St. Pierre Or Light Heavyweight Division?

Should UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva try to pursue a fight with Georges St. Pierre or move to the light heavyweight division?

How Much Longer Will Anderson Silva Be In His Athletic Prime?

Anderson Silva is 36 years old. How much longer will the UFC middleweight champion be in his physical prime?

Chris Lytle's Submission Of Dan Hardy Underscores GSP's Risk Aversion

When Chris Lytle submitted Dan Hardy, he proved once and for all GSP could be doing more to win without exposing himself to undue risk.

Warrior Movie Review: What Does The Film Say About Mixed Martial Arts?

The movie Warrior, while suffering artistically, nevertheless presents MMA as a legitimate vehicle for the human interest story told through sports.

Herb Dean's Stoppage Of Fedor Vs. Henderson More Imperfect Than Good Or Bad

Herb Dean's stoppage of Fedor vs. Henderson proves a referee can be doing his job even though a fighter who loses as a result of the stoppage perhaps still had more to give.