Three Promotional Changes That Radically Changed MMA

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

MMA Retrospect: The Experience Of A Lifetime

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

Rankings: Does UFC + ESPN = Actual Sport?

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?

An Anatomy Into Lewis vs. JDS

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