Aftermath: What Happens After UFC Rochester?

As UFC Rochester passes us by, I must admit that it was a surprisingly epic card. Though it lacked a lot of star power, there were some great performances on the prelims, and the repeated decision to blow off my friends to watch grown-ass men fight in a cage continues to pay off. Some prospects flourished, others not so much, and we’ll be diving into what’s next for each fighter who fought on the main card. Davi Ramos Except for a dual nut shot in round one, the unanimous 30-27 scorecard very much tells the story of this fight. Ramos … Continue reading Aftermath: What Happens After UFC Rochester?

UFC Rochester: Why You Must Watch These Six Fights

Look I promise I’m not as much as an optimist as this article may make me seem, but when doing a bit of research for this card I started getting excited for it. It may lack lots of name power, but from a sporting standpoint it’s hard not to care as all of the fighters (except for the main event) are riding impressive win streaks. Davi Ramos vs Austin Hubbard Davi Ramos is on a three-fight win streak with all coming by way of the Rear Naked Choke, and he looks to make it four in a row when he … Continue reading UFC Rochester: Why You Must Watch These Six Fights

The Weird But Wonderful UFC 237

In the buildup to UFC 237, the event received a lot of criticism from analysts and fans alike for having one of the weakest main cards in ultimate fighting history. For the most part, they were correct. This was easily the least excited I’ve ever been for an ESPN era PPV and it wasn’t even the most exciting MMA event on that night (way to go Bellator!) However, despite the card being rather lacklustre in terms of star-power and hype, I do think there are some positives and interesting stories that come from the event. The New Blood On Saturday … Continue reading The Weird But Wonderful UFC 237