Jay Cranford
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Jay is an MMA fan who loves to torture himself by staying up late to catch fights.

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang supports expanding Ali Act to MMA

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has thrown his hat into the ring of the mixed martial arts (MMA) unionization debate. Between discussing political ideas such as universal basic income and helping reduce student debt, Yang found time to tweet his…

Javier Mendez: Cain Velasquez’s knee injured from an illegal strike

Cain Velasquez’s return to the octagon – and subsequent knee injury at UFC on ESPN 1 – is one of UFC’s surprising moments that wasn’t that surprising. The injury-riddled heavyweight was officially given a loss due by way of knockout,…

A Rising Star: What’s on the line for Israel Adesanya at UFC 234?

Israel Adesanya is on the precipice of stardom. The 29-year-old middleweight out of New Zealand is MMA’s latest phenom, hot off a 4-0 start in his UFC career. “Stylebender” is now at the defining moment of his career as he…

The Greg Hardy Fiasco: A marketing misstep for Dana White and the UFC?

Greg Hardy’s UFC debut ended even worse than most expected it to. In a result comically too on-the-nose, the controversial fighter earned a disqualification for being too violent—kneeing opponent Allen Crowder in the head while on the ground. If Dana…

A shot at history is on the line for TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 143

TJ Dillashaw has dominated the UFC bantamweight division. His first-round TKO of Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 solidified his status as one of the greatest bantamweights to ever enter the octagon in the UFC, with his only major blemish being…

Respect is on the line for Henry Cejudo at UFC Fight Night 143

Henry Cejudo entered UFC 227 seen as nothing more than another stepping stone in Demetrious Johnson’s historic title defense. After suffering a first-round TKO  in their first match-up, “The Messenger” was understandably an underdog in everyone’s eyes. Five rounds later,…