Nick Vera

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English Student at Rollins College with a passion for all things combat sports. Mixed martial arts isn't just entertainment; it's an art form.

UFC Prague Results: Thiago Santos makes it four wins in a row with TKO victory

The Body Lock brings you live results and updates of all the action taking place at UFC Fight Night 145 in Prague, Czech Republic. In the main event, Jan Blachowicz will do battle with heavy-hitting Thiago Santos. Also on the…

UFC on ESPN 1 Results and Highlights: Francis Ngannou scores an early finish in Phoenix

The UFC’s first-ever dedicated ESPN event has arrived. The Body Lock is here to bring you live results and updates for all of the fights taking place at the┬áTalking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The main event…

Invicta FC 34 Results: Porto vs. Gonzalez ends in controversy

Kansas City, Kansas – Invicta FC 34 features a slew of interesting flyweight fights as the vacant flyweight belt will finally be in contention. Vanessa Porto looks to make it three straight finishes as she faces a tough challenge in…

Bellator 216 Preview: Michael “Venom” Page and Paul Daley collide

This weekend brings another enticing night of fights for Bellator as Michael “Venom” Page and Paul “Semtex” Daley settle their rivalry. The main card also features a stellar heavyweight showcase with Roy Nelson, Mirko Cro Cop, and Cheick Kongo all…

Nik Lentz ‘had to go straight to Google’ when offered his UFC on ESPN 1 opponent

Before his fight on February 17, Nik Lentz sat down with John Hyon Ko of The Body Lock to discuss all things UFC on ESPN 1. Nik Lentz squares off against Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman to open up the prelims…

If anyone deserves the chance to become a two-division champion, it’s Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley’s rise to stardom in the UFC has been a double-edged sword as of late. Fight after fight, he’s defending his title against the consensus #1 contenders and leaving his competition in the dust. From Demian Maia’s elite grappling…

Looking back on 2018: Remembering UFC 225’s instant classic of Whittaker vs. Romero II

From the opening minute to the final bell at the end of round five. Whittaker vs. Romero II will forever hold a place in UFC’s all-time classic main events. Regardless of the preliminary hurdles that made the fight almost stop…

One of the greats? What’s next for UFC 232’s Alexander Volkanovski?

If you’re new to the ‘World of Volk’, you might think UFC 232’s performance makes him the next best thing at 145-pounds. Truth be told, that’s been the case for quite some time now. Alexander Volkanovski might have stolen the…

Chad Mendes retires after UFC 232 defeat

After an inspiring, but tough loss to Alex Volkanovski at UFC 232, Chad Mendes has decided to call it quits on his mixed martial arts career. Many times in his career, it seemed like Chad Mendes was on the precipice…

The Story of Cain Velasquez: Has ‘Sea Level Cain’ been stunted by greatness?

Before Stipe Miocic defined the new breed of heavyweight within the UFC, Cain Velasquez was the end-all, be-all in the division. A well-oiled machine with a gas tank certified by the CSA, Velasquez made a name for himself doing what…