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Student and sports fan in England with a passion for the sweet science of MMA

UFC Rankings Update: After UFC 235, Johnny Walker and Zabit Magomedsharipov move up

Last Saturday, fans were treated to one of the blockbuster cards of 2019 as UFC 235 saw two championship fights, some spectacular finishes and plenty of controversy. Following this event, there have been some significant changes in the UFC rankings.…

Joe Rogan explains why Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone isn’t happening

Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone, perhaps the most highly anticipated lightweight fight of 2019, has hit a roadblock, per UFC commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan. Rogan explained last night on the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) MMA Show #58, with Brendan…

Petr Yan thinks Pedro Munhoz won by a “lucky punch,” tells him to take off his skirt

At UFC 235, Pedro Munhoz went to war with Cody Garbrandt. In a ‘Fight of the Night’ performance, Munhoz and the former champion Garbrandt traded brutal hooks for the final minute of the first round and with 13 seconds remaining,…

Dana White wants to make Daniel Cormier ‘happy’ with fight against Brock Lesnar

As Daniel Cormier’s enters the twilight of his historic career, speculation surrounding his final opponents has intensified. At the UFC 236 press conference, when asked about the prospect of former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC, Dana White…

Petr Yan hopes John Dodson ‘won’t try to bicycle and ride away’ at UFC Fight Night 145 in Prague

Despite making his UFC debut less than eight months ago, Russian bantamweight Petr Yan is already highly favored to reach the top of the 135-pound division. In 2018, Yan was undefeated in three outings, finishing Teruto Ishihara and Douglas Silva…

Sergey Pavlovich vs. Marcelo Golm set for UFC Fight Night 149

The UFC will return to Russia on April 20 for UFC Fight Night 149. A heavyweight clash between Sergey Pavlovich and Marcelo Golm is one of the few confirmed fights for the card. The event is set to take place…

Nathaniel Wood gets his wish, set to face Jose Quinonez at UFC Fight Night 147

After an undefeated 2018, Nathaniel Wood will return to his hometown and face Jose Quinonez at UFC Fight Night 147 in London. Wood made his UFC debut in June last year, defeating Johnny Eduardo via D’arce choke at UFC Fight…

Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader – The Last Emperor’s final bow?

At Bellator 214, the legendary Fedor Emelianenko will face Ryan Bader in a bout that will conclude the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix and crown a new heavyweight champion, nearly two and a half years after Vitaly Minakov vacated the belt.…

Petr Yan signs four-fight UFC contract, set to face John Dodson in Prague

Rising bantamweight star Petr Yan has confirmed that he will remain a UFC fighter, signing a four-fight contract with the promotion after an outstanding first year. Yan took to Twitter to announce his new contract and also teased fans that…

Ray Cooper III: Road to the PFL Championship

In 2018, mixed martial arts fans have been lucky enough to witness the rise of a number of fighters. Israel Adesanya has only needed four UFC fights to establish himself as one of the sport’s most exciting strikers, while in…