Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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00:01:44

UFC 218 Features Several Worthy Contenders For ‘People’s Main Event’

There is nothing wrong with Jose Aldo and Max Holloway headlining UFC 218 for the featherweight title. The two are likely to bring down the house just like Holloway and Edgar would have in the original main event. But as tends to be the case, the actual "People's Main Event" is...

UFC Fight Night 122: Everybody is Tuning in for Michael Bisping-Kelvin Gastelum

Thankfully, the main card for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 122 event in China has a decent starting time - unless you reside on the Pacific coast. For everybody else, the chance to wake up and kick on UFC Fight Pass will present them with an intriguing middleweight contest from...

Action-Packed MMA Weekend Left Much to Be Figured Out (Editorial)

Chael Sonnen, Kevin Lee, Matt Mitrione and Brent Primus were all big winners over the weekend, but what stood out? In all honestly, it was a big letdown for many fighters because of circumstances beyond their control. Sonnen out-wrestled Wanderlei Silva, but the bout brought a less-than-impressive conclusion to their rivalry. Lee...
00:02:01

Claudia Gadelha, Karolina Kowalkiewicz Will Steal the Show at UFC 212

With all due respect to Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, who are likely to burn down the building from Brazil, the fight that might be the most entertaining will come right before them. Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz both know what it takes to compete for UFC gold. That means...
00:06:35

Why UFC Fight Night 109’s Main Event is Important to Alexander Gustafsson (Editorial)

Alexander Gustafsson faces a stiff test this coming Sunday afternoon, taking on Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 109. And it grew even tougher when officials decided to place the bout in Stockholm, Sweden to help promote "The Mauer" even more. Why, you might ask, is that...

Best UFC Fight, Knockout, Submission From Month of April

While we sit back and wait for the spectacle that will be UFC 211, let us take a look back at what went down in the month of April inside the Octagon. Three events were completed, with several worthy contenders for "Fight, Knockout and Submission of the Month" being up...

UFC 210: Anthony Johnson’s Power Will Dethrone Daniel Cormier (Editorial)

Yes, Daniel Cormier spent much of his MMA career competing with the "big boys" in the heavyweight division. But none of those fighters might be as dangerous as this version of Anthony Johnson. Twice last year, "Rumble" completely and utterly manhandled his opponents in Glover Teixeira - a former UFC title...

UFC 210: Will The Real Will Brooks Please Stand Up (Editorial)

This coming Saturday night, former Bellator champion Will Brooks has a chance to really make an impact on the lightweight division. Brooks will kickoff the pay-per-view main card for UFC 210 from Buffalo against Charles Oliveira. The 30-year-old from Chicago has fought twice before inside the Octagon, besting Ross Pearson and...

Editorial: Jean Pascal’s Nick Diaz Call Out is Nothing More Than a Cry For Publicity

Former light heavyweight champion of the world Jean Pascal has joined the boxer vs. mixed martial artist trend by calling out UFC welterweight Nick Diaz, but is this more a media exercise than a genuine offer to fight? The debate of boxer vs. MMA fighter in MMA rules was seemingly...

What Happens to Johny Hendricks if he Falls at UFC 207? (Editorial)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzD_uhVi7p4 My how Johny Hendricks has fallen. Two years ago, "Bigg Rigg" was sitting atop the welterweight world with the title around his waist and a 16-2 record to his credit. He had just bested Robbie Lawler after a tough split decision loss to then-champion Georges St-Pierre. When GSP vacated the title,...

Let Us Embrace What Urijah Faber, Dominick Cruz Have Given To MMA (Editorial)

Eight years ago today Urijah Faber successfully defended his WEC featherweight title with a decision win over Jens Pulver. A few short months later, "The California Kid" dropped the title to Mike Brown and he has been chasing it ever since. Faber will get another crack - his fourth since the...