MMA Editorial

BE's Baddest: Matt Hughes vs Royce Gracie II

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Royce Gracie vs. #7 Matt Hughes: The rematch. Vote now!

HTMTT? I got caught! ...I mean hacked!

The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.

BE Radio: Boetsch, Rosholt, UFC Previews

Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, was live Tuesday night with Matt Bishop and Mike Strayer to preview TUF Nations Finale and UFC on Fox 11. We were joined by UFC fighters Tim Boetsch and Jared Rosholt.

More on is CTE even diagnosable?

The Sports Skeptic is back to answer your questions and respond to your comments about his first piece on CTE and whether or not it's even a diasgnosable disease.

Roundtable: The future of Minotauro Nogueira

Following a brutal KO loss to Roy Nelson, the Bloody Elbow roundtable debates Big Nog's future and whether it should be solely the fighter's responsibility to determine whether he/she should retire.

MMA promotions should boycott Wyoming for events

KJ Gould argues the dangerous indifference from the Wyoming athletic commission in light of their response to the handling of Junior Maranhao at RFA 14 demands action from all MMA promotions, in the form of boycotting the state to host future events.

BE's Baddest: Minotauro Nogueira vs B.J. Penn

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Big Nog Minotauro Nogueira vs. #3 B.J. Penn. Vote now!

BE's Baddest: Shinya Aoki vs Genki Sudo

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Shinya Aoki vs. #5 Genki Sudo. Vote now!

When Fate Slips Lead into the Boxing Glove

Ben Thapa relates a personal story about a health problem and what his experience over the last year has taught him, then talks about the MMA industry as a whole regarding athletes with similar health problems.

UFN Abu Dhabi: Is Clay Guida's job in jeopardy?

With the UFC back to trimming their roster by the handful, could Clay Guida be the next major name on the chopping block if he loses this Friday?

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BE's Baddest: Frank Mir vs Joe Lauzon

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Frank Mir vs. #5 Joe Lauzon. Vote now!

Twitter - The best and worst business tool in MMA

Tim B. takes a look at the good and bad sides of using twitter in the MMA world.

HTMTT? April Fools, Boob Jobs, Twitter Beef

The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.

BE's Baddest: Kazushi Sakuraba vs Rickson Gracie

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Kazushi Sakuraba vs. #4 Rickson Gracie. Vote now!

BE's Baddest: Fabricio Werdum vs Jacare Souza

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Fabricio Werdum vs. #3 Jacare Souza. Vote now!

Is traumatic brain injury a problem in the UFC?

Researchers find match-ending head trauma in almost one-third of UFC fights, but how concerned should we be? Bloody Elbow’s resident economist tackles the study.

The Manifest Destiny of the American Wrestler

American Wrestlers have taken their rightful place of dominance in the Ultimate Fighting Championships. Bloody Elbow wrestling specialist Mike Riordan explains why we all should have expected this.

BE's Baddest: Demian Maia vs Masakazu Imanari

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Demian Maia vs. #4 Masakazu Imanari. Vote now!

The UFC: Too much of a good thing

Tim B. looks inward to describe how the UFC's constant stream of events has challenged his dedication to the sport he holds most dear (other than hockey).

BE Analytics: Examining Ground Control and Winning

Bloody Elbow’s analytics expert looks at the nature of different ground control positions in MMA, and how they help fighters win by knockout, submission and judges’ decision.

HTMTT? Dear twitter, help me get a fight plz

The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.

BE's Baddest: Royce Gracie vs Matt Hughes

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Royce Gracie vs. #7 Matt Hughes. Vote now!

BE Radio: Hendo/Shogun, Weekend Preview

Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will be live at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT with Matt Bishop and Mike Strayer as they discuss the latest in MMA, including Henderson/Shogun, a weekend preview and much more.

BEs Baddest: Fedor Emelianenko v Rousimar Palhares

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Fedor Emelianenko vs. #3 Rousimar Palhares. Vote now!

BE's Baddest: Masakazu Imanari vs Carlos Newton

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #4 Masakazu Imanari vs. #5 Carlos Newton. Vote now!

On Hector Lombard and playing it safe

Patrick Wyman argues in favor of Hector Lombard's conservative strategy against Jake Shields at UFC 171.

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