Jim Alers, Alan Omer, and the Road Less Traveled

Hyped featherweight prospects Jim Alers and Alan Omer make their debuts in the UFC on Friday's Abu Dhabi card. Patrick Wyman takes a look at their skills and potential with video and GIFs in light of trends in the UFC's prospect development.

Bellator 110: Rampage vs. Zayats preview

Bellator returns with a bang tonight from Uncasville, Connecticut -- Bellator 110 will host opening round action in the Light-Heavyweight and Featherweight tournaments with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. Christian M'Pumbu at the helm.


UFC 169 Vivisection w/ Nate, Dallas and Connor

Bloody Elbow's most prestigious meatheads -- Kid Nate, Dallas Winston and Connor Ruebusch -- unite to put every match up on the UFC 169 fight card under the microscope in this iteration of the MMA Vivisection.

Henderson vs Thomson: Key Match-Up Elements

Staff fight geek Dallas Winston rattles off a list of key elements and potential pivot points for the UFC on Fox 10 lightweight headliner between former champs Benson Henderson and Josh Thomson.

Rockhold vs Philippou (last minute) Dissection

The match-up analysis for tonight's UFC Fight Night 35 main event between Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou.

Dissection: The Larkin vs Tavares War at UFN 35

A detailed glance at the match-up specs for the UFC Fight Night 35 co-main event that pits Lorenz Larkin vs. Brad Tavares.


3-way Tete w/ predictions for UFC Fight Night 35

Kid Nate and Dallas Winston are joined by Bloody Elbow striking whiz Connor Ruebusch to skim through the full cast for Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 35: Rockhold vs. Philippou.

Sponges, Aces & punches:Saffiedine-Lim Dissection

The match-up specs for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 34 main event between welterweights Tarec Saffiedine and Hyun Gyu Lim.

Who dis Kawajiri? 'Crusher' vs Soriano Dissection

Dallas Winston takes one of his annoying walks down memory lane in a preview detailing the epic history of Tatsuya Kawajiri and how he matches up with Sean Soriano for their UFC Fight Night 34 showdown.

UFN 34 Dissection: Luiz 'Besouro' vs. Kunimoto

The quick specs on the welterweight clash between standout grapplers Luiz "Besouro" Dutra and Kiichi Kunimoto on the main card of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 34 from Singapore.


The most important UFC stats of 2013 infographic

Stats, facts and figures summing up the year in fights for the UFC, with an infographic displaying the most important numbers and charts.

UFN 34: Kang vs. Shimizu Dissection and Analysis

Dallas Winston analyzes the bantamweight clash between Kyung Ho Kang and newcomer Shunichi Shimizu on the main card of UFC Fight Night 34.

UFC 168 Dissection: Brandao vs. Poirier

Dallas Winston takes an in-depth glance at the UFC 168 firecracker between featherweights Diego Brandao and Dustin Poirier.

Dissection: Mighty Mouse vs. Joe-B-Wan Kenobi

Dallas Winston analyzes the first go-around and lays out the key match-up variables presiding over the rematch in tonight's UFC on Fox 9 main event, which realigns flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson with unwavering contender Joseph Benavidez.

UFC on Fox 9 Dissection: 'Mayday' takes on Faber

Match-up analysis of the bantamweight scrap between Urijah Faber and Michael McDonald in the UFC on Fox 9 co-main event.

Fox 9 Dissection: Can Lentz 'fence' Mendes?

A top-to-bottom breakdown of the featherweight match up aligning Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz on the UFC on Fox 9 main card.

Fox 9 Dissection: Danzig, Lauzon, Jekyll and Hyde

An overview and assessment of the pertinent match-up variables at play in the UFC on Fox 9 tussle between lightweights Mac Danzig and Joe Lauzon.

Hunting Bigfoot: Hunt vs. Silva Dissection

Preview and analysis of tonight's UFC Fight Night 33 headliner between heavy-handed slugger Mark Hunt and hulking top-10 heavyweight Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.

Fight Night 33 Dissection: Teh Rua meets Te Huna

An in-depth analysis of the match-up mechanics at play in the UFC Fight Night 33 light-heavyweight tussle between Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and James Te Huna.

Crikey!!! Australian Hippo confronts Darth Bader

Ryan "Darth" Bader trudges into Hippo Country to face Anthony Perosh in a UFC Fight Night 33 light-heavyweight affair.

UFC Fight Night 33: Barry vs. Palelei Dissection

The rundown on the heavyweight tilt between bruisers Pat Barry and Sao Palelei on the UFC Fight Night 33 main card.

Dylan Andrews vs. Clint Hester Dissection

Preview and analysis of the UFC Fight Night 33 middleweight scrap that pits TUF alum Dylan Andrews vs. Clint Hester.

UFC Fight Night 33 Dissection: Kedzie vs. Correia

A preview plus match-up specs for the women's tussle between Julie Kedzie and Bethe Correira on the main card of Friday's UFC Fight Night 33.

TUF 18 Dissection: Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard III

A comprehensive breakdown of the lightweight match up pitting Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard atop Saturday night's The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.

UFC 167: Rashad Evans vs. Chael Sonnen Dissection

Take a gander at the stylistic similarities and differences between UFC 167 co-main eventers Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen.

UFC 167 Dissection: Koscheck vs Woodley

A rundown of the match-up specs at play in the UFC 167 welterweight bout between wrestlers Josh Koscheck and Tyron Woodley.

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