UFC on FX Flyweight Tournament

UFC on FX – The Flyweights Cometh On Friday Night, March 2nd, the Octagon returned to the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia for the second Fight Night on FX. Although Thiago Alves vs. Martin Kampmann was our advertised main event of the evening, most of the buzz around this event centered on the creation of […]

Return to Rio – A look at UFC 142

Saturday Night, January 14, 2012, the octagon returned to Brazil, the “birthplace of mixed martial arts,” for only the second time in almost 14 years. The last time the Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Rio de Janeiro, a little less than five months ago, we were treated to some of the best Brazil had to […]

Wrestling & MMA Collide

All to often, the worlds of professional wrestling and MMA collide in the most peculiar ways.  A couple of months ago, after a huge wrestling show in Fort Smith, Arkansas, some fellow workers and I were enjoying  some after show brews and wings at Hooters.  It just so happens that we had the WWE Hall […]

The REAL Winners and Losers from UFC 114

Winners and Losers from UFC 114 By: Adrian Wilkins It’s been about a week since UFC 114 and in that time I took my time to soak in everything I could after watching this card.  There were some upsets and some bad judging calls and a main event that didn’t quite live up to what […]

UFC 114 Breakdown & Predictions

UFC 114 Breakdown by Adrian Wilkins Predictions by Adrian Wilkins & Randy Jackson It’s getting close to that magical weekend of May 29th and if you’re an MMA fan you HAVE to be stoked about what’s coming up!  After all the hype and build-up we finally get to see “Sugar” Rashad Evans go up against […]

UFC 113 Recap by Cory Taylor

UFC 113…so much to say. This card was headlined by an event that shouldn’t had to have been taking place if it weren’t for terrible judging, but I digress. Lets get this business started. I want to start off with one of the more controversial fights of the night, which is obviously the Koscheck VS […]

UFC 112 – What A Mess!

UFC  112 AFTERMATH by Cory Taylor The term ‘pound for pound greatest fighter’ in the current state of mixed martial arts is used often. It’s used as both a marketing tool and scale in which to highlight and promote successful   fighters.  After watching UFC 112 last night, its been made very obvious and apparent that […]

MMA Blog – UFC TUF Preview

Top Rope Belts welcomes our new MMA correspondent Cory Taylor to the team. Check out Cory’s bio at the bottom of the page. The 11th season of the successful reality MMA show ‘The Ultimate Fighter’  kicks off March 31st. This season showcases middleweight fighters coached by MMA legend and Hall of Fame’r Chuck Liddell and […]