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Is Zuffa Really in Trouble? UFC's Spring Events Hold the Answer

With the news that WEC 47 only pulled in a very weak 0.46 rating (373,000 viewers) and UFC 110 trended low pay-per-view buyrates in the neighborhood of 215,000 to 240,000, a panic among many analysts and fans has swept the blogosphere pretty rapidly. Some writers believe oversaturation is the main culprit while others believe the past flops have simply been underwhelming cards in terms of match-ups.

Zuffa in Trouble Part 1: Weak Ratings for WEC 47

UFC parent company Zuffa has made some curious moves with little brother MMA org WEC that are coming back to haunt them.

Are Athletic Commissions Failing to Protect Fighters?

Athletic commissions could be deemed the unsung heroes of combat sports in that their sole purpose is to oversee combat sports and the safety of its fighters. It's their job to provide pre-fight medical testing, drug and steroid testing, sanctioning of any and all events within the state, and protect fighters.

WEC 47 Post-Fight Analysis: March Madness Has Begun!

The month of March started off with a bang this weekend as WEC 47 delivered on multiple levels. Not only did it provide fans with a lot of talking points in terms of the bantamweight title picture, but the card had a plethora of upset victories, surprising finishes, and exciting action.

Today on MMA Nation: Scott Christ, James Toney to the UFC, Strikeforce vs. UFC, WEC 47 Results

Today on "MMA Nation" we'll be joined by the Editor-in-Chief Scott Christ of Bad Left Hook. We'll talk to Christ about James Toney signing with the UFC and why boxers of formerly elite calibers are migrating to MMA. We'll also talk last night's WEC 47 results, Strikeforces announced shows, the UFC's plan to counterprogram and everything else from the week in MMA.

WEC 47 a Last Hurrah for MMA Legend Jens Pulver

Jens Pulver lost what may have been his last pro fight last night, but he remains a Hall of Famer.

WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz - Live Results and Commentary

Live results and commentary for Saturday's WEC 47 event headlined by Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz and Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benavidez.

WEC 47: Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz Predictions

WEC 47: Dominick Cruz vs. Brian Bowles predictions from the BloodyElbow.com staff.

WEC 47 Preview: Brian Bowles, Dominick Cruz Collide in Title Showdown

In our first preview of this weekend's action, WEC 47 will be our main focus as the event will be headlined by an intriguing bantamweight championship showdown between Dominick Cruz (14-1, 4-1 WEC) and Brian Bowles (8-0, 5-0 WEC). This will be Bowles' first defense of his crown since defeating Miguel Torres back in August of 2009.

Today on MMA Nation on 106.7 The Fan: Dominick Cruz, Frank Mir's "Commentary", Fedor vs Strikeforce Talk

Today on "MMA Nation" we'll be joined by the WEC's number one bantamweight contender Dominick Cruz. We'll talk to Cruz about his fight with Brian Bowles at WEC 47, his evolution at Alliance and contenders in the bantamweight division.

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