Jake Nichols

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Jake is a mixed martial arts analyst and reporter from Australia.

The Body Lock predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

Before Khabib Nurmagomedov battles Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event this weekend, The Body Lock takes a look at what to expect from the mega-fight and tries to forecast who will come out on top. Here are our…

Christian Lee feels ‘robbed’ after being disqualified for ‘perfectly legal’ slam

ONE Championship featherweight Christian Lee looked well on his way to securing a dominant victory against Edward Kelly last weekend in Shanghai, China, but found himself on the unfortunate end of an official ruling that disqualified him for “executing an…

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor: Fighters and experts predict who will win at UFC 229

The stars have aligned for what might just be the greatest bout in the history of mixed martial arts. Khabib Nurmagomedov, a grappling phenom with an undefeated record after 26 professional fights, will defend his UFC Lightweight Championship against combat…

Aljamain Sterling confused by UFC matchmaking; wants ‘bigger and better fish,’ not ‘undeserving’ Cody Stamann

After a masterful performance against the previously undefeated Brett Johns in April this year, Aljamain Sterling (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) finds himself in much the same situation as he prepares for another lower-ranked fighter with a faultless record in the UFC…

Alexander Volkanovski: “Pound-for-pound, I’m the strongest fighter in the UFC”

Alexander Volkanovski’s (18-1) emergence in the UFC’s featherweight division is yet another sensational story of the mixed martial arts talent coming out of Australia and New Zealand. With Robert Whittaker sitting at the top of the middleweight division, Tai Tuivasa…

The Body Lock Podcast #35 – Aljamain Sterling discusses his upcoming fight with Cody Stamann at UFC 228

UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with Cody Stamann at UFC 228. The “Funk Master” is always an excellent interview and opened up about how he believes Stamann doesn’t deserve this fight. Sterling’s also confident…

The Body Lock Podcast #34 – Alex Volkanovski discusses Chad Mendes callout, rib injury, and plans two more fights in 2018

On this episode of The Body Lock Podcast, rising UFC featherweight Alexander Volkanovski joins Jake Nichols and Siri Karri to discuss his victory over Darren Elkins, calling out Chad Mendes, and why he believes he is “pound-for-pound the strongest fighter…

Geje Eustaquio is planning his takeover of strawweight, bantamweight, and ONE Super Series

Geje Eustaquio managed the greatest achievement of his mixed martial arts career when he narrowly defeated Adriano Moraes and unified the ONE Championship flyweight titles in Macau, China, this July. Eustaquio, who defeated Kairat Akhmetov in January to claim the division’s interim…

Joanna Jedrzejczyk to Rose Namajunas: “You should bow down because I’m the queen”

Joanna Jedrzejczyk returned to her old ways and scored a unanimous decision victory over Tecia Torres at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary. Just like Jose Aldo before her, Jedrzejczyk’s vintage performance was a reminder of what she is still…

Jose Aldo explains going back to his roots before major win over Jeremy Stephens, eyes return to Toronto for UFC 231

Jose Aldo scored his first stoppage victory since 2013 and managed to stop Jeremy Stephens’ three-fight winning streak at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary. The former UFC featherweight champion crushed Stephens’ body with an ideally placed left hand that…

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