I'm extremely passionate about mixed martial arts and try to read and watch as much as I can every single day. I also host a weekly MMA show called "The Verbal Submission" at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday nights and 10 p.m. on Wednesday nights.
I write event previews, liveblogs and fight recaps and fighter interviews for MMAMania.
George Sotiropoulos was none too pleased when Ross Pearson said his TUF Smashes coach knocked Sotiropoulos out during filming. Check out his official statement provided to MMAmania.com inside.
Despite fighting on the invicta FC 5 preliminary card, Rose Namajunas stole the show this past weekend with an incredible flying armbar victory in just 12 seconds. Check out this behind the scenes video featuring Namajunas and boyfriend Pat Barry.
Melvin Guillard went from potential title contender to on the verge of his UFC release. Was his move away from Jackson's MMA to the Blackzilians to blame?
With Bellator finishing up its eighth season, the promotion has begun for 'Fight Master,' a new MMA reality show collaborated with Spike TV. Former multi-time UFC champion Randy Couture is leading the charge alongside fellow show coaches Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock and Joe Warren. What do you think of this debut TV spot?
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at yesterday's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main card bout between featherweights Diego Brandao and Pablo Garza. What helped Brandao score his most dominant win to date? Find out inside.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at yesterday's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main card heavyweight battle between Matt Mitrione and Philip De Fries. What helped Mitrione scores an incredibly fast finish? Find out inside
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at yesterday's UFC on Fuel TV 9 co-main event between Ross Pearson and Ryan Couture. What helped Pearson spoil Couture's UFC debut? Find out inside.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at last night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event between Gegard Mousasi and injury replacement Ilir Latifi. How did Mousasi have his way with the Swede? Find out inside.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a look back at last night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main card bout between top bantamweights Brad Pickett and Mike Easton. What helped Pickett get back to his winning ways against a tough prospect? Find out inside.
MMAmania.com has a complete recap of last night's Invicta FC 5 main card which featured a pair of title fights as well as the debut of former Strikeforce champions Cris Cyborg and Sarah Kaufman. How did everyone do? Find out inside.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at tomorrow night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event between Gegard Mousasi and late injury replacement Ilir Latifi. What's the key to victory for both men? Find out inside.
Get complete Invicta FC 5 results online, as well as live play-by-play of tonight's (April 5, 2013) all-female pay-per-view (PPV) event that features an weight title fight between Jessica Penne and Michelle Waterson from Kansas City.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks to Invicta FC 5 flyweight title challenger Vanessa Porto about her victory over Tara LaRosa, finally fighting at flyweight and what it would mean to be a champion in this exclusive interview
Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Rashad Evans has a unique perspective on unknown light heavyweight replacement Ilir Latifi considering he was a former teammate. Find out why he thinks Latifi could "shock everybody" in tomorrow's main event inside
Check out the best of MMAmania.com this past week. Did you get nominated for the best comments, fanposts or more? Come see for yourself inside.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger has a complete recap of last night's Bellator 95 event which featured a featherweight title fight and two tournament finales. How did everyone fare and who earned the next title shots? Find out inside
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with Invicta FC 5's Bec Hyatt about improvements since her title fight, her rivalry with Jasminka Cive and her budding MMA stardom in this exclusive interview. Get all the details inside.
MMAmania.com will deliver the latest Bellator 95 results updates tonight (April 4, 2013) with LIVE blog coverage of "Curran vs Shamhalaev," as well as an online live video stream of Spike TV's event from Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at Saturday night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 co-main event between lightweights Ross Pearson and Ryan Couture. What's the key to victory for both men? Find out inside.
MMAmania.com will be your home for all of the Invicta FC 5 weigh-in coverage, which will go down later today. Invicta FC 5 features an atomweight title fight between champion Jessica Penne and challenger Michelle Waterson (pictured).
Watch the extended UFC 159: "Jones vs. Sonnen" video trailer online (YouTube) for the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) fight card that will emanate from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on April 27, 2013.
Conor McGregor enters his upcoming UFC on Fuel TV 9 bout against Marcus Brimage riding a huge wave of hype, but Brimage believes his Irish foe hasn't faced anyone nearly as talented as him. Get his thoughts inside
As Invicta Fighting Championships continues to grow as a promotion, so does the professionalism of its pre-fight material. Check out this incredibly well-done "Road to Invicta FC 5" video which goes in depth with tomorrow nights' headliners Jessica Penne and Michelle Waterson.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with Bellator 95 fighter Rick Hawn about his learning experiences from the Michael Chandler title fight, his longstanding rivalry with Karo Parisyan and why he's temporarily fighting up a weight class this week.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with Invicta FC 5 bantamweight prospect Jessamyn Duke about her recent training with Ronda Rousey, why she asked to fight Miriam Nakamoto and trying out for The Ultimate Fighter 18 in this exclusive interview.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger offers his complete preview and predictions for Friday night's Invicta FC 5 main five bouts including the two title fights in the women's flyweight and atomweight divisions. Who does he think will win? Find out inside.
Join us for MMAmania's Verbal Submission podcast tonight with host Brian Hemminger. We'll be joined by Invicta 5's Bec Hyatt and Bellator 95's Rick Hawn. We'll also be answering your questions and taking your phone calls!
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at Saturday night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main card bout between heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Phil De Fries. What's the key to victory for both men? Find out inside.
MMAmania.com will be your home for the Bellator 95 weigh-in results live as they happen. Bellator 95 features a featherweight title fight and a pair of season eight tournament final bouts in the featherweight and middleweight divisions
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with upcoming Invicta FC 5 main card bantamweight fighter Sarah Kaufman about her first person perspective on the growth of women's MMA and the "Fight of the Night" potential against upcoming opponent Leslie Smith