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
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
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?
Over the brief history of mixed martial arts there have been many promotions that have done inventive and often innovative things that have made a lasting impact and have reshaped how the entire sport operates. In this list we will take a look at three of those promotional changes that have made, monumental significant differences to the sport. Some fist fighting junkies may love these changes, but some may loathe them (believe me I’m well aware that you’ll let me know) 3: Hydration Testing (ONE Championship Weigh-Ins) After the unfortunate death of ONE FC fighter; Yang Jian Bing before an … Continue reading Three Promotional Changes That Radically Changed MMA
As I sit atop section 134 of Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, spinning my coke. Just seconds after the current Flyweight king, Henry Cejudo blasted through Wilson Reis to earn a TKO victory. My legs shake with anticipation as I sit there wearing a Bud Light hat, a Generic UFC shirt, and a Grey pair of laceless Reeboks that i nearly tore in two while jamming them on my pie-plate foot. Everything kept going through my mind: Maybe things have changed, I hope, I hope I don’t miss the text, oh shit maybe I had one too many drinks, was … Continue reading MMA Retrospect: The Experience Of A Lifetime
Its been an eventful decade for the king of the modern MMA landscape; the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In 2011 the UFC decided to split from their longtime home, Spike TV; now known as the paramount network, and they choose to sign a lucrative seven year contract with Fox. The Fox deal was big news as the premier MMA organization was about to be put on a primetime stage with a major network. Then in 2013 the sport was taken by storm when a wise cracking irishman broke into the UFC with a TKO win on the undercard of Mousasi vs … Continue reading Rankings: Does UFC + ESPN = Actual Sport?
Can Derrick Lewis earn a second siege at the Heavyweight crown? The current Heavyweight division is home to some of the heaviest hitters in recent memory with two of the most prevalent boxers of the weight class clashing this Saturday night as fan favourite Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis squares off with former world champion Junior Dos Santos in the main event of UFC Fight Night Wichita in the organisation’s first ever trip to Kansas. Seeing his three fight win streak snapped in his unsuccessful shot at the Heavyweight crown, at the hands of Daniel Cormier, Lewis is looking … Continue reading An Anatomy Into Lewis vs. JDS