Joseph Mayall

I can't believe this sport is legal. But it is, so I'm here to write about it

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Daniel Cormier (L) fights Jon Jones in the Light Heavyweight title bout during UFC 214
UFC 239 Breakdown: Jon Jones and the fallacy of invulnerability

The tendency for society to view its most prominent members as infallible creations is not…

Francis Ngannou looks on between rounds against Stipe Miocic
Analyzing Francis Ngannou’s deficiencies (and incredible strengths)

Mixed martial arts can provide a fighter with their life’s highest highs, and their lowest…

Renato Moicano(L) lands a left hand to the head of Calvin Kattar (R) during their featherweight bout at UFC 223
UFC Greenville: Breaking down Renato Moicano’s elaborate trap setting

As the UFC has been providing fans with exclusively major name bouts recently, this weekend’s…

Tony Ferguson smashes Anthony Pettis during UFC 229
UFC 238: Breaking down Tony Ferguson’s striking and grappling

For most UFC cards, the most anticipated bout is the main event; the rest of…

Alexander Gustafsson readies for his UFC bout
UFC Fight Night 153 Breakdown: What makes Alexander Gustafsson so dangerous?

While the light heavyweight division is often maligned as being shallow in talent (with the…

Kevin Lee celebrates after his TKO victory
UFC Fight Night 152 Breakdown: Kevin Lee’s well-rounded game

In an attempt to continue the trend of UFC fighters finding success after moving up…

Rose Namajunas (l) puts Michelle Waterson (r) into a choke hold during their Women's Strawweight bout
Breaking down the gameplan of Rose Namajunas before UFC 237

After a year of inactivity, the UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will return to…

Alistair Overeem lands a knee in the clinch against Aleksei Oleinik
UFC Fight Night 149 Breakdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik

While the result of UFC Fight Night 149’s main event may not have satisfied Russian…

Dustin Poirier punches Max Holloway at UFC 236
UFC 236 Breakdown: How Dustin Poirier beat Max Holloway

The UFC lightweight division is often viewed as the most talent-filled, exciting weight class in…

Breakdown: Justin Gaethje, Edson Barboza, and cage cutting at UFC on ESPN 2

While it might not be accurate to say that Justin Gaethje is underrated as a…