Siri Karri

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A fight is like wood carving; multifaceted, beautiful and it'll leave you hurting if you get thrown into one. I have puns like perforated edges: tear-able.

Jorge Masvidal shows potential by brutally KO’ing Darren Till at UFC London

Many people, including yours truly, considered Darren Till a favorite against Jorge Masvidal. What Till lacked in experience he made up with sheer size and power. Plus, he’s one of three people to ever beat Stephen Thompson. But two rounds in…

If Anthony Smith beats Jon Jones at UFC 235, where would it rank among biggest upsets in UFC history?

Anthony Smith is, to put it kindly, an underdog. Jon Jones, between arrests and dirty tests, found time to become the most dominant champion in light heavyweight history. If he wins, it will be one of the biggest upsets in…

The 5 biggest upsets in UFC history

When Anthony Smith received his title shot against Jon Jones, fans applauded politely. Smith put on a gutsy performance against Volkan Oezdemir, but no one believes he has a shot at beating Jones. But in the unlikely event that he does beat…

Cain Velasquez defies all odds by injuring knee during fight instead of before it

Disclaimer: The following post is satire; an appropriate reaction to what occurred during the main event of UFC on ESPN 1. “Overachieving” “Inspiring” “Proof of a trickster god” In a powerful rebuke to critics who predicted he’d injure himself before the…

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is the UFC’s secret dream fight

At first glance, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is an odd title fight. The challenger holds a 5-1 record at middleweight, but most of those wins came against rickety husks of ex-legends. He starched an aging Michael Bisping and outpointed…

Henry Cejudo crushed TJ Dillashaw, and did what Cody Garbrandt couldn’t

ESPN chose Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw to headline their first card for a good reason. Cejudo upset the pound-for-pound great to take the flyweight title, and Dillashaw is the greatest bantamweight of all time. But instead of a war,…

Old man Jacare Souza is 2018’s “Most Improved Fighter”

“Most improved” is a tricky award, since it requires two evaluations instead of one; how good were they before, and how good are they now? That means that the award could go to a little-known undercard fighter. After all, the…

Jon Jones finishes Alexander Gustafsson, surprising nobody

For all the controversy surrounding UFC 232, the main event played out exactly as expected. Jon Jones still looked dominant, beating Alexander Gustafsson inside of three rounds. Juicing or not, his performance tonight was surgical. Learning on the job The…

No matter how badly Jon Jones beats Alexander Gustafsson, his legacy is shot

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 should have been a rematch for the ages. Sure, the Daniel Cormier rivalry offered some spark but their first fight wasn’t particularly close. On the other hand, Gustafsson can legitimately claim that he won…

After UFC 231, Max Holloway needs to move up to lightweight

With finishes over Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar, Brian Ortega was supposed to be Max Holloway’s toughest test yet. I boldly claimed that while “T-City” shouldn’t be the favorite, he’d give Holloway a run for his money. But like so…