Jake Nichols

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Jake is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief, based in Tasmania, Australia.

Kairat Akhmetov seeks third battle with Adriano Moraes, but has to get past Geje Eustaquio first

Kairat Akhmetov believes he is ‘up against the world’ when he battles Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio at ONE: Global Superheroes this weekend. It might seem like an interesting perspective, but the former ONE flyweight world champion will be stepping into Eustaquio’s territory…

The Body Lock Podcast #16

The Body Lock MMA podcast returns and this time we discuss all things UFC 220 and Bellator 192. UFC 220 and Bellator 192 review Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou (2:30) Is Stipe Miocic the best heavyweight ever? (13:00) Daniel Cormier…

Daniel Cormier defends title; shows Volkan Oezdemir ‘there are levels to this game’

Daniel Cormier proved that Volkan Oezdemir isn’t on his level at UFC 220. In the lead-up to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship clash, Cormier repeatedly explained that “there are levels to this game” and that he was on a different…

Xiong Jing Nan dominates Tiffany Teo to become strawweight champion

Xiong Jing Nan proved to be too difficult of a task for Tiffany Teo at ONE: Kings of Courage, stopping her opponent 2:17 into the fourth round. With a 4th Round TKO, Xiong Jing Nan becomes your FIRST ONE Strawweight…

The Body Lock Podcast #15

The Body Lock Podcast returns with Episode 15! This time, we break down the main and co-main event of UFC 220 before jumping into the main card of Bellator 192 as these two organizations go head-to-head with spectacular cards this…

Garry Tonon to make MMA debut on March 24 at ONE: Iron Will

Garry Tonon will be making his MMA debut sooner than many people expected. Speaking on the Joe Rogan Experience MMA Show, John Danaher revealed the date for Tonon’s MMA debut as ‘March 26’, however it seems as though he was…

Kamaru Usman clarifies UFC Fight Night 124 post-fight interview: ‘I came into the fight at 30% health’

Kamaru Usman’s post-fight comments at UFC Fight Night 124 have mistakenly created negative ‘heat’ for the dominant welterweight. After a commanding performance against Emil Meek, Usman used his post-fight interview as an opportunity to generate some momentum for himself in…

Jessica-Rose Clark: An emerging talent in the UFC’s flyweight division

Jessica-Rose Clark hopes to punish Paige VanZant for stepping up to the newly formed women’s flyweight division when the two fighters collide at UFC Fight Night 124 this weekend. Clark, who defeated Bec Rawlings in her UFC debut at UFC…

5 ONE Championship stories we’re looking forward to in 2018

As ONE Championship’s spectacular 2017 campaign has come to an end, we look forward to these five stories in 2018. Martin Nguyen’s meteoric rise Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen might have been the story of 2017, but his 2018 campaign is sure…

The Body Lock Podcast #14

The Body Lock Podcast #14 is now ready for your ears! This week, we’ve jam-packed the podcast with breakdowns of all things UFC 219. UFC 219 Review Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm (2:00) What will happen with the Women’s Divisions…