Distinguishing the Real from Hype at UFC 236

In the wake of the UFC’s first ESPN-exclusive PPV event we got two new interim champions, each crowned in wild, memorable, five-round brawls. After such a newsworthy show, it may be hard for you, the simple fan, to know how to feel. What should we be celebrating, and what should we be outraged about? When is the hype real, and when is the UFC trying to trick us out of our money? Unfortunately for both of us, I can’t make up your mind for you, but in this article I will at least give you some direction on what you … Continue reading Distinguishing the Real from Hype at UFC 236

StipeTapped Staff Picks: UFC 235

We’re just a few hours away from UFC 235, so why not spend the time reading who our elite site staff think are going to win in this weeks edition of human cockfighting. Casey J. Bachs picks: Jon Jones – This title defence is basically a joke, as is this division. 205 should be abolished; we wouldn’t miss anything and 185 and heavyweight would benefit Tyron – You need more than wrestling to beat this all-time great champion Lawler – Uncle Dana will indeed get to laugh for decades that he matched Askren up with an elite anti-wrestler who won’t … Continue reading StipeTapped Staff Picks: UFC 235