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Combat sports fan who loves a good lead elbow and body shot.

Gillian Robertson: Valentina Shevchenko is ‘so far ahead’ at 125-pounds, the division needs to build up more

Valentina Shevchenko (16-3) is primed for a long reign at 125-pounds. The former women’s bantamweight title challenger finally got to compete at her preferred weight last year when the women’s flyweight division was introduced. She would go on to maul…

Roan Carneiro talks rolling session with Conor McGregor, not ruling out becoming new head coach

Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor recently made headlines when he was in attendance along with his son at the 2019 Super Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. But from the world of mixed martial arts, there were…

Sam Alvey excited to fight on first pay-per-view at UFC 234, hopes to emulate Dan Henderson

Light heavyweight Sam Alvey (33-11-1) will be competing in his 17th UFC fight when he faces Jim Crute on short-notice at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia this weekend. That means he averages over four fights a year as he enters…

Volkan Oezdemir has recovered from injuries; plans to bounce back in 2019

Last year was one that Volkan Oezdemir would like to forget. Despite an impressive 2017 campaign that propelled him to a light heavyweight title shot against Daniel Cormier, the Swiss knockout artist (14-3) was thoroughly dominated by the former Olympic…

Max Griffin aiming to crack top 10 in 2019 starting with win over Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night 144

UFC welterweight Max Griffin’s goal for 2019 is to enter the top 10 of the rankings, and the first step in reaching that goal is defeating former title challenger Thiago Alves. Griffin (14-5) will be returning to the octagon against…