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
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
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
Here. We. Go...again. The year 2016 wasn’t a good year for many people, be it affected by politics or tragedy. Put the UFC brass in that same category. The UFC just couldn’t pull it together after many setbacks. Ironically enough, they managed to salvage Conor McGregor’s defeat from Nate Diaz when McGregor defeated Diaz in … Continue reading UFC: The Road to Redemption
Does the name Paige VanZant sound familiar? Perhaps you’ve heard of that name during ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, where VanZant danced her way into the hearts of those watching on the small screen. Maybe you know her from what she actually does: an MMA fighter from the UFC. The 22-year-old VanZant competes in the … Continue reading Paige VanZant: The UFC’s Next Big Star?
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 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