UFC 226: The Superfight of a Lifetime

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is ready to make a splash come Saturday, July 7, 2018. And it’s got the right main event to prove it. UFC 226 will be headlined by Stipe Miocic defending the UFC World Heavyweight Championship against Daniel Cormier, who is the current UFC World Light-Heavyweight Champion.  It’s a true test for … Continue reading UFC 226: The Superfight of a Lifetime

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Open Letter: UFC’s Replacement Problem

Dear UFC, Where are all the contenders? The UFC will have UFC 223 on April 7, 2018 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It’s headlined by two marquee bouts. One is a rematch, while the other is complicated. Rose Namajunas will defend her Women’s Strawweight Championship against the woman she beat last November: Joanna Jedrzejczyk. … Continue reading Open Letter: UFC’s Replacement Problem

Topsy-Turvy: The State of the UFC

What a time to be alive watching the UFC! The long-running MMA league managed to put on quite a show at Madison Square Garden with UFC 217. We saw three titles changes hands; two of them became major upsets. Rose Namajunas handed Joanna Jedrzejczyk her first professional loss and became the new UFC Women’s Strawweight … Continue reading Topsy-Turvy: The State of the UFC

UFC 214: Redemption vs. Legitimacy

History will be made on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214. Whether that’s redemption or legitimacy is the issue. UFC 214’s main event will feature the rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. The Light-Heavyweight title bout will reverse the roles from their previous matchup, as Cormier is now the champion and Jones the challenger. … Continue reading UFC 214: Redemption vs. Legitimacy

UFC 202: Analyzing Diaz vs. McGregor 2

It was an amazing night for UFC 202, which was marred by a controversial decision. The main card was filled with TKOs, including Donald Cerrone’s TKO of Rick Story in the second round and Anthony Johnson’s 13-second uppercut victory over Glover Teixeira. After those two consecutive victories, we were ready for the main event. Conor … Continue reading UFC 202: Analyzing Diaz vs. McGregor 2

UFC 200: The Card That Never Was

UFC put out all the stops for a successful fight card with UFC 200 on Saturday, July 9. Everyone was there, especially the stars they built up in the greatest assembly of fighters and superstars. UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor was there to engage in a rematch with Nate Diaz. Wait, sorry; that didn’t happen. … Continue reading UFC 200: The Card That Never Was

UFC v. Journalism: The Case of Ariel Helwani

UFC 199 was filled with monumental moments. Michael Bisping culminated his ten-year run in the company by becoming the UFC Middleweight Champion knocking out Luke Rockhold. Dan Henderson, 45 years young, won via knockout over Hector Lombard. They also released a huge promo for UFC 200, which featured the reveal of Brock Lesnar. The former … Continue reading UFC v. Journalism: The Case of Ariel Helwani