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FAC 24 Recap: Explosive Action and Surprising Upsets Galore

The dust has settled on another exhilarating night of mixed martial arts action as FAC 24 unfolded on May 3rd, 2024. With a lineup packed full of promising talent and seasoned veterans, the event delivered a series of thrilling bouts that left fans on the edge of their seats. The headline of the night belonged to Zach Scroggin, who cemented his status as the 170lb...

What is New York’s Problem With MMA?

The State of New York has thousands of Martial Arts gyms, workout facilities and dojos that they license every year. So what is New York's problem with MMA competition. One would think that they would be open to let those athletes compete but NO. Doesn't it seem strange that parents are willing to pay for their children to learn about MMA and then ban it at the highest level. Forty-nine other states, Canada, Mexico and beyond have legalized professional mixed martial arts and yet New York’s political hypocrisy lingers on.

Four Reasons MMA is Safer Than Most Contact Sports

Here are four reasons MMA is safer than most contact sports. MMA has an established foundation. MMA may be a new sport in the sense that the unique combination of techniques and rules is no more than a few decades old.

The FTC Reopening a Case Against the UFC

So you thought the case was closed against the UFC? Think again, the Federal Trade Commission just may be reopening a case against the...

Loophole in the UFC’s Reebok Deal?

Has Sam Alvey found a loophole in the UFC's Reebock Deal? At UFC Fight Night 65, Alvey displayed his sponsor's tag with a spray-tan tattoo. What a shot! I like the tongue-in-cheek rebellion that Alvey is making.

The Roman Ethics of MMA

Is today's MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter the new Roman gladiator who's sole purpose is to please a bloodthirsty crowd? Just like in the Roman coliseum, we watch fighters step into the arena and battle until one is no longer standing.

Controversy: UFC & Reebok Payout Tier

Starting in July the UFC will implement a payout tier. So what is the reaction of the fighters? According to social media and conversations MMA Futures has had with fighters across the country, it is overwhelmingly negative.

On the Brink of the UFC – 5 Fighters

Many fighters are willing to give up everything to get into the spotlight, but very few are on the brink of the UFC. Even with all of the controversy surrounding the new Olympic style random drug testing policy and the Reebok sponsorship, the UFC is still the king of the cage.

Top 10 Fights of the New Millennium

The new millennium brought huge changes to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The UFC, had been banned in most states and forced into southern states or states with no athletic commissions. Since 2001 the UFC has gained much more legitimacy.

P-Town’s New Lease is 3-0

TODAY is the first day of the rest of my life… For Sean “P-Town" Wilson that day was inspired by tragedy. Wilson was critically injured in an motorcycle accident a little more than a year ago, an accident that clamed the life of one of his great friends

MMA’s Toughest Fighters: Top 5

Inside the sport of mixed martial arts is contained some of the world's toughest fighters. With an overabundance of tough guys, very few fighters in MMA are viewed as anything but tough.

MMA’s Most Famous: Top 10

There are many ways to look at who are MMA's most famous fighters of all time and this list will be no different. It all depends on how you define famous and what you think "MMA's Most Famous" is.

MMA at the Iconic Pinnacle Bank Arena

Pinnacle Bank Arena is hosting Nebraska's largest MMA producer, Dynasty Combat Sports-Spring brawl is tonight April 24th, at 7:00 p.m. The Pro/Am fight card will feature a Nebraska MMA Legend in the DC cage.