Jon Jones is probably going to lose to a former middleweight. This weekend Jon faces his second opponent in a row who used to fight at middleweight. It’s most likely that Santos will lose in dominant fashion, but Jon’s reckoning with … Continue reading Jon Jones: The Impending Middleweight Reckoning?
It took a whole thirty seconds at Saturday night’s UFC main event between Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade for us to see how the fight would play out. Rose was using feints and fakes to set up an impressive display of jabs and crosses. Even the commentary team clearly saw the dynamic of the fight-“She’s just sticking her,” Daniel Cormier noted with over four minutes left in the first round. It was an incredibly impressive showing early on for Rose, reminiscent of Max Holloways blistering domination of Brian Ortega. Unlike Holloways performance, those who watched Rose’s fight know that she … Continue reading UFC 237: Dealing With The Violence Of Fist Fighting