It’s a rarity that a professional mixed-martial artist receives as much popularity and fanfare, as Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Few examples spring to mind when we envision legitimate cult-hero stars in combat sports. Circa 2015 Conor McGregor, Nick and Nate Diaz, … Continue reading UFC 238: How ‘The Cowboy’ Got Here
Emphatic, it’s the only superlative you can use to describe Justin Gaehtje’s knockout win over Edson Barboza on Saturday night at #UFCPhiladelphia. The remarkably durable striker earned his biggest win to date, on the UFC roster, over a really technical and dangerous striker in Brazil’s Barboza. Entering the contest as a slight underdog, the pressure style which many predicted would result in Edson’s downfall quickly came to fruition midway through the very first round. Trading brutal calf kicks in the opening exchanges, ‘The Highlight’ then circled and stunned Barboza with a counter shot, causing a mouse to form over the … Continue reading What’s Next For Justin Gaethje ?