In the wake of the UFC's first ESPN-exclusive PPV event we got two new interim champions, each crowned in wild, memorable, five-round brawls. After such a newsworthy show, it may be hard for you, the simple fan, to know how to feel. What should we be celebrating, and what should we be outraged about? When [...]
Source: The Miami Herald Per The Miami Herald, UFC superstar Conor McGregor has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal charges, including felony strong-armed robbery, after an incident outside a Miami hotel in which McGregor allegedly grabbed a fan's cell phone and smashed it. The Herald reports: According to an arrest report, McGregor and the [...]
We bring you only the finest and most important stories here at Stipetapped.com, and we'd be remiss if we did not extensively cover this groundbreaking piece of news. UFC Flywweight Paige VanZant recently announced she is posing for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, which is really important because.... uh... you know, that's big publicity for [...]
In our young sport, do athletes develop skills in response to the rules, or do the rules develop around the fighters' skills? It's a bit of a chicken and egg I suppose, but I found myself wondering how the UFC would be different if it implemented different rules. In this series we will examine which fighters, both contemporary and historical, would thrive under alternate rule sets, starting with Mortal Kombat rules.