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.

True Grit: Chronicling the journey of UFC welterweight Max “Pain” Griffin

We sat down with Max “Pain” Griffin as he discusses his UFC on FOX 28 opponent Mike Perry, and sheds light on his litany of title fights before stepping foot in the octagon. Nothing but toughness Max Griffin has been…

Bobby Green puts on a show at UFC on Fox 27, calls out Kevin Lee and Eddie Alvarez

Bobby Green lights up the scorecards in Charlotte with a heated back-and-forth contest as he takes a decision over Erik Koch. Calm in the pocket Bobby Green bounces back in a big way after going without a win in his…

After cutting out ketchup, is Quinton “Rampage” Jackson poised for a Bellator title run?

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson gets set to return to the Bellator cage this weekend as he squares off vs. the American gangster Chael Sonnen in the heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals. Stress relief ‘Rampage’ Jackson might be heading into a bit of…

James Krause looking for first round finish at UFC Fight Night 124

We sat down with UFC lightweight James Krause as he prepares to return to the octagon and continue his winning streak against Alex White. “The James Krause” James Krause is a self-proclaimed student of the game when it comes to…

Can Doo Ho Choi top Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 124?

This weekend at UFC Fight Night 124, Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi get set to square off in what is sure to be the first ‘must-see’ main event of 2018. Path of destruction When it comes to power strikers…

Fight Forecast: Top 5 fights to look forward to in 2018

With a slew of new fights being announced for the new year, it’s time to countdown the contests we’re most looking forward to in 2018. 5. UFC 220 – Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir Daniel Cormier’s return to royalty will…

Can Edson Barboza bounce back after latest loss?

After a lopsided loss at UFC 219 to eventual title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, Edson Barboza finds himself in a peculiar position at 155. The road less traveled Before breaking down exactly what happened at UFC 219, it’s important to preface…

Khabib Nurmagomedov has big plans for 2018: “My plan is to fight three times next year”

After a dominant win over Edson Barboza, Khabib Nurmagomedov is focused on staying active in the New Year. A grappling masterclass It was a great day all around for ‘The Eagle’ to close out the year. In one of the…

Heated bout between Marvin Vettori and Omari Akhmedov ends in a draw

Marvin Vettori went toe to toe with a resilient Omari Akhmedov as neither fighter could get the better of one another at the end of the bout. Sharing the spoils Joe Rogan and co. summed up the action of this…

Patrick Killian: Blending ‘the arts’ with MMA

Patrick Killian discusses his journey through the arts, as a martial artist as we feature some of his best works on fighters like Ali and McGregor.

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