Jake Nichols

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

Jairzinho Rozenstruik signs with UFC, will face Junior Albini at UFC Fight Night 144 in Fortaleza

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is the latest addition to the UFC’s heavyweight roster. Rozenstruik will step right into a fight with Junior Albini scheduled for UFC Fight Night 144 in Fortaleza, Brazil, per DWT Sport. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy was initially slated to face Albini on…

Cain Velasquez returns, will face Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix

Cain Velasquez is scheduled to return to the octagon. Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported that Dana White confirmed earlier reports of a heavyweight battle between Velasquez and Francis Ngannou. This fight is expected to headline the UFC Fight Night event…

The Body Lock Podcast #37 – “Ghost Rider”

In this installment of The Body Lock Podcast, Nick and Siri discuss the recent heroics of Daniel Cormier, ‘Jacare’ Souza, and Israel Adesanya at UFC 230, before looking forward to all the action at UFC Fight Night 139. Subscribe to…

Miesha Tate accepts Vice President role with ONE Championship

Miesha Tate will be moving to Singapore to work with ONE Championship. Chatri Sityodtong today announced that Tate has accepted a Vice President role with the promotion and will make the move to Singapore in early 2019. “It is both…

Everything you need to know about ONE Championship’s Flyweight and Lightweight World Grand Prix

Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are set to battle with the best of ONE Championship immediately. ONE Championship’s Flyweight World Grand Prix and Lightweight World Grand Prix are set to commence in 2019. The tournaments will pit eight of the…

ONE Championship to launch ONE eSports; Demetrious Johnson named Chief Brand Ambassador

ONE Championship is diving into the world of esports. Together with Dentsu Inc., a Japanese advertising agency, ONE Championship will launch ONE eSports in 2019. ONE Championship plans to invest “up to US$50 million alongside other key partners” into ONE eSports,…

ONE Championship hold “Global Martial Arts Awards 2018” in Singapore

ONE Championship will host their newly announced “Global Martial Arts Awards 2018” in Singapore on Thursday, November 8. The ceremony will recognize people “who play pivotal roles in contributing to the growth and influence of martial arts around the globe.”…

The Body Lock Podcast #36 – “Return of the Funk”

In their triumphant return to The Body Lock Podcast, Nick Vera and Siri Karri discuss the most pressing stories in MMA.

A look at the stats behind Shane Burgos’ unrelenting pace and pressure before UFC 230

Shane Burgos has racked up some staggering statistics after four fights in the UFC. Burgos’ relentless pace and constant forward pressure have been a product of excitement for fans ever since the 27-year-old joined the promotion in December 2016. Marching…

Dan Hooker is extra motivated heading into well-deserved clash with Edson Barboza

Dan Hooker isn’t letting his guard down before fighting #6 ranked Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 31. Hooker, who has taken the UFC’s lightweight division by storm, has enjoyed tremendous success since moving up from featherweight. After building a…