Through the first few months of 2019, the UFC has seen several champions lose their belts. Whether it be interim or the real thing (as if we know the difference at this point), the turnover has been fun to watch and extremely intriguing. Once great champions now stand in the shadows of these new up and comers, leaving the MMA world excited for things to come. One of the biggest storylines however, has been the surge of talent from UFC fighters of Nigerian decent. Never before have we seen Nigerian fighters dominant the playing field as we have this year, … Continue reading The Three UFC Kings Of Nigeria
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 ?