Jeff Harder

WRESTLING

Matt Riddle is Indie Wrestling's Stoner King

After being kicked out of the UFC for smoking too much weed, Matt Riddle has reinvented himself as a wrestling prodigy known to his fans as the King of the Bros.
Jeff Harder
2.13.18
MMA

A Q&A With Mike Perry, MMA Fighter and Animal Impersonator

On Saturday, the surreal Perry takes on Santiago Ponzinibbio on UFC on FOX.
Jeff Harder
12.15.17
16 project

Forged in Baltimore, Lorenzo Simpson Wants to Box His Way to Greatness

The boxing prodigy has lived a complicated life and seen the very worst of what America has to offer. But he hopes to represent his country at the 2020 Olympics before he turns pro.
Jeff Harder
10.3.17
FIGHTLAND

Photographing Benny Podda, the Bodybuilder Turned Martial Artist Turned Cave-Dwelling Medicine Man

Photographer Ray Lego recalls sipping hallucinogenic potions, hanging out in the desert, and watching the man drown himself.
Jeff Harder
7.20.17
FIGHTLAND

Conor McGregor Is the Devil’s Son

Last week's miserable series of press conferences closed the distance between the blowhard McGregor pretends to be when he needs to sell something and the shameful human Floyd Mayweather continues to be every day.
Jeff Harder
7.17.17
FIGHTLAND

Could Justin Gaethje Have Made a Better UFC Debut?

Last Friday's brawl with Michael Johnson jumped off the screen and brought violence inches from your face.
Jeff Harder
7.10.17
FIGHTLAND

A New Chapter for Women's MMA Starts With Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko

The main event of UFC 213 marks the first time in six years that a women's bantamweight title fight hasn't featured Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate.
Jeff Harder
7.6.17
FIGHTLAND

Demian Maia Is Getting the Shaft, You Guys

He has a month's notice to prepare for a title shot, the grand prize is playing second fiddle to GSP, and it's all your fault.
Jeff Harder
6.30.17
FIGHTLAND

Was Bellator’s Brand of Craziness Worth $50?

Pretty much.
Jeff Harder
6.26.17
FIGHTLAND

How Much More Is Enough for BJ Penn?

Seven years since his last victory and with a fight against Dennis Siver on Sunday, the end of "The Prodigy" is as far off as ever.
Jeff Harder
6.23.17
FIGHTLAND

Cris "Cyborg" Justino vs. Megan Anderson Offers a Fresh Start in the Women’s Featherweight Wasteland

By shoving aside a fill-in-turned-champion in Germaine de Randamie, the UFC gives "Cyborg" an overdue coming-out party.
Jeff Harder
6.20.17
FIGHTLAND

How to Stop Loathing and Start Loving Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor

Surrender. Turn off your brain. Go all in.
Jeff Harder
6.16.17
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