Steven Rae
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Steven is a Mixed Martial Arts journalist and analyst from the United Kingdom.

Luke Rockhold relocates to light heavyweight, meets Jan Blachowicz at UFC 239

Luke Rockhold is relocating to light heavyweight. The former UFC middleweight champion is scheduled to face the ever-dangerous Jan Blachowicz at UFC 239 in a pivotal light heavyweight bout. Rockhold hasn’t competed since February 2018, when he was knocked out…

TJ Dillashaw states ‘adverse finding’ was found in USADA drug test, will surrender UFC title

On Wednesday, March 20, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (16-4) announced via his Instagram that he will be vacating the UFC Bantamweight Championship. “To all my fans, I wanted to be the first one to let you know that USADA and…

Lethwei: Everything you need to know about Burmese bareknuckle boxing

Lethwei, or Burmese bare-knuckle boxing, is rapidly growing in popularity. It is the national sport of Myanmar and has been around longer than all modern combat sports. But what actually is Lethwei? Continue reading for the history, rules, and analysis…

What does the new lightweight interim title mean for Tony Ferguson?

Last week, it was announced that featherweight champion Max Holloway will move to lightweight to challenge #3 ranked Dustin Poirier for the UFC Interim Lightweight Championship at UFC 236, a rematch seven years in the making. However, it is conspicuously…

Cory Sandhagen expects ‘gritty’ fight with John Lineker, ready to ‘outclass and outwork him’

Last year was monumental for Cory Sandhagen. The Colorado native made his debut for the UFC, knocking out Austin Arnett in January. He then picked up where he left off in August, finishing highly respected veteran Iuri Alcantara in a…

Thiago Santos and Jan Blachowicz to headline UFC Fight Night event in Prague

The UFC is heading to the Czech Republic, in 2019. On December 21, the UFC announced their upcoming event in Prague. The main event will be a pivotal light heavyweight clash between Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos on Saturday, February…

Here’s why you don’t want to miss Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231

On December 8 in Toronto, Canada, undefeated jiu-jitsu phenomenon Brian “T-City” Ortega will challenge Max “Blessed” Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship. Months in the Making This year has been nothing short of frustrating for Max Holloway. In March, the…

VIDEO: A wild fight erupts at UFC 229 after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Conor McGregor

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov put in a performance of a lifetime to dominate and submit former two-division champion, Conor McGregor. Despite Khabib’s stunning victory, this fight will likely be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Understanding the Emotions Leading…

Aljamain Sterling plans to get funky in Atlantic City; will not ‘underestimate’ Brett Johns like Joe Soto did

This Saturday in Atlantic City, Welshman Brett Johns (15-0) will be looking to break into the top 10 of the bantamweight division when he takes on wrestling sensation Aljamain “Funkmaster” Sterling (14-3). Submission Maestro’s Coming off a first-round loss to…

Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder: Which striker will strike first at UFC 223?

This Saturday at UFC 223, two hard-hitting lightweights will put their winning streaks on the line in what could be a potential ‘Fight of the Night’. Money is the key For Al Iaquinta (13-3-1), the past couple of years haven’t been…