2015 was a turning point for Nate Diaz. It was also a turning point for Anthony Pettis. For years, Diaz was seen as an exciting but limited fighter who would never be able to supplant the elite competitors at the … Continue reading Distinguishing the Real from the Hype: Nate Diaz
It would be easy to dump on this card, but if you look at with your nerdiest eye (mine’s the right) then you’ll find some interesting little gems. The UFC debut of french heavyweight prospect Cyril Gane and juicy BJJ … Continue reading UFC Shevchenko vs Carmouche 2: 5 Fighters Who Need New Nicknames
Jeff Bottari-LLC Zuffa Cyborg once again faces a career crossroads, which turn will she take? At this current time, Cris Cyborg is officially a free agent. After a unanimous decision victory over Felicia Spencer at UFC 240, would ultimately be … Continue reading Where Does Cris Cyborg Go From Here?
Robbie Lawler sits on the stool, lip split up to his cheek, battered, and bloody. The corner men work feverishly to get him ready for the last round. Its been four hard fought round, with both men taking a beating, … Continue reading Robbie Lawler: A Calculated Madman
Since his win over Damien Maia, and the subsequent interview, Colby Covington has been doing literally everything in his power to become the biggest heel in the UFC. Proudly sporting a MAGA hat every where he goes and he isn’t shy about his support for current president, Donald Trump. The United States has seen its country divided in recent years since Trump took the White House. Colby has used this to craft himself into a cartoonish heel that is quick to insult fans, media, and entire countries. Within this character lies a dangerous message. Colby is an over the top … Continue reading Colby Covington: The Poison Of The Message
Not much in the world of MMA brings about as much debate than fighter pay. The media have been beating the drum for years wanting the details of what fighters make and continuously call for the athletes to make more. … Continue reading Fighter Pay: From The Sales Floor Perspective
StipeTapped had the grand honour of attending the open workouts today for the upcoming MTK fight night which takes place at the Féile An Phobail in Belfast. In the main event of the evening; undefeated prospect Michael Conlan (11-0) takes … Continue reading StipeTapped X Conlan VS Ruiz Workouts: Our 20 Best Pics
This past weekend, Cris Cyborg got herself back in the win column with her dominating performance over former Invicta featherweight champion, Felicia Spencer. This was Cris’ first fight since her devastating knock out loss to, now, dual champion; Amanda Nunes. … Continue reading Cris Cyborg Chronicles: Here We Go Again?
StipeTapped’s very own Wyatt Lerner sat down with JC ‘The Leg Lock Monster’ Llamas to preview his upcoming fight at #CombateFresno Check it out below: Continue reading JC Llamas Talks Growing Beards, Combate Fresno and Much More
Last night StipeTapped had the grand honour of covering YOKKAO 41 & 42, which took place in the capital of Ireland, Dublin. YOKKAO brought not just one, but two completely stacked Muay Thai cards to the Irish fans. In total … Continue reading StipeTapped X YOKKAO Dublin = Our 65 Best Pics