Tim Burke

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UFC ranking: Some divisions are easier than others

Tim B. takes a look at why a few divisions in the UFC are very tough to rank, and it's probably not something you considered right off the bat.

TUF Nations Finale staff picks

Check out who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking for each and every TUF Nations Finale bout.

Jones on Gustafsson: 'I have 3 times the heart'

Alexander Gustafsson has been sounding off about Jon Jones lately, and the champ has now responded.

UFC rankings: Woodley ahead of Condit

The first UFC rankings update in three weeks saw a lot of minor movement, some of which had to do with the results of the Abu Dhabi card.

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov early card

Check out the early card for UFC 174, which takes place in Vancouver on June 14th.

Rich Franklin believes he can beat Anderson Silva

Rich Franklin may have fallen twice at the hands of Anderson Silva, but he still believes that he has what it takes to beat him and would like a third shot.

Dida talks TUF brawl, why he punched Sonnen

TUF Brazil assistant coach Andre Dida explains his actions in regards to the TUF Brazil brawl between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva.

Chael Sonnen on TUF brawl: 'A crime was committed'

Chael Sonnen discusses the infamous TUF Brazil brawl with opposing coach Wanderlei Silva and doesn't seem too amused about their fight being pushed back to July.

UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi staff picks

Check out who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking for each and every UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi bout.

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens early card

A look at the very early card for UFC Fight Night: San Antonio, which takes place on June 28th in the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX.

April is the time to start fixing the UFC rankings

There are four UFC events in April, and I hope select members of the UFC rankings panel use these shows to rectify some of the egregious errors on their ballot.


Nelson has wanted Big Nog since he beat Couture

Roy Nelson talks to Fight Hub about his UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi main event bout with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.

After Jake Shields, who is the next big release?

The release of Jake Shields by the UFC is just a continuing part of a trend. Tim B. takes a look at who else might be in danger along the same lines

JDS/Miocic to 5/31 card, Sonnen/Silva to UFC 175?

The UFC has once again shaken up the UFC 173 card, and possibly moved another bout to UFC 175.

UFC fight bookings roundup, 3/30-4/5

The UFC has booked a bunch of fights over the last few days, and here's a rundown of what they put together.

WSOF: Burkman, Abdel-Aziz come to uneasy agreement

There's definitely still some tension there, but WSOF executive Ali Abdel-Aziz and fighter Josh Burkman appear to be on the same page again after a bust-up on twitter earlier this week.

Holly Holm suffers broken arm in Legacy FC win

Women's bantamweight fighter Holly Holm suffered a broken arm in her Legacy FC 30 win last night over Juliana Werner.

Tate talks Rousey, GSP, Carmouche

UFC on Fox 11 co-main event competitor Miesha Tate opens up about her rivalry with Ronda Rousey, why she respects Georges St-Pierre so much, and her bout with Liz Carmouche.

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.

UFC on Fox 11: Werdum vs. Browne fight card set

The UFC on Fox 11 fight is set with four main card fights and nine bouts on a deep preliminary card.

WSOF interested in Melvin Guillard

Lightweight Melvin Guillard, who was recently released by the UFC, is on the radar of rival promotion World Series of Fighting.

Sonnen still thinks W. Silva might back out

TUF Brazil 3 coach Chael Sonnen still isn't convinced that Wanderlei Silva is actually going to fight him on May 31st.

Hall vs. Santos set for UFC 175

TUF finalist Uriah Hall will look to build on his first UFC win when he meets Thiago Santos at UFC 175 on July 6th.

Rampage: A lot of fans weren't into the Tito fight

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson talks about his first year in Bellator and admits that fans weren't interested in his scheduled bout with Tito Ortiz.

Moraes vs. Rettinghouse: Incompetence abounds

The WSOF 9 bantamweight bout between Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse should have been over much earlier than it actually ended. How do things like this happen?


Please welcome our newest BE staff member

Like MMA itself, Bloody Elbow is growing at a brisk pace. With the UFC choosing to run 5602 events in 2014, Overlord Nate and Praetor Brent decided it was time to add another staff member to the...

UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw fight card

Check out the new-look UFC 173 card, scheduled for May 24th in Las Vegas.

McGregor: Aldo is 'basic', Poirier has small head

Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor continued his verbal assault on UFC fighters in a recent interview.

UFC fight bookings roundup, March 23-29

The UFC has booked a ton of fights over the last few days, and here's a rundown of what they put together.

Georges St-Pierre tears left ACL in training

It appears that Georges St-Pierre won't be returning to the UFC any time soon after suffering a major injury in training.

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