Tom Tierney
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A 28-year-old MMA nut. Paralegal by trade, and heavyweight champion in my mind.

The three best fights to watch this weekend (Bellator, UFC)

I still have a hangover from last weekend’s fights. It’s a good hangover, though, and not the “give me a gallon of water and a bottle of Advil, stat” hangover. Mixed martial arts once again reminded me why I love…

The three best fights to watch this weekend (UFC & KSW)

Fight fans are getting spoiled this weekend. I think we all deserve it. Last weekend, most of us watched one of the sport’s icons get knocked out at the age of 48, while his opponent celebrated near his lifeless body…

The best fights to watch this weekend (UFC and ONE Championship)

The beauty of being a fight fan lies in knowing that no matter how your week has gone, you will always have some solid combat action to look forward to by week’s end. So, even if your boss is getting…

3 must watch fights this weekend (November 2-4)

It’s a new month and 2018 is inching closer to its end, but the weekend mixed martial arts train keeps on rollin’! We have yet another solid weekend of fights on tap starting with a busy Friday that includes CES…

3 must watch fights this weekend (October 26-28)

The UFC is back in action after a post-UFC 229 break. I think we can all agree that it was much needed after the chaos that ensued during and after the main event, as well as the 24/7 coverage it…

Renato Moicano: The overlooked featherweight contender

The UFC’s featherweight division has been steadily building a case as the most competitive division in the company and as of the time of writing this, the case is at its strongest. The recent UFC on FOX 30 event saw former…

Aaron Pico in Retrospect: Revisiting the “blue chip prospect” a year after his debut

It’s been nearly four years since “super prospect” Aaron Pico signed an unprecedented deal with Bellator MMA before ever having a professional MMA fight. Despite a shocking debut loss, the man who was once referred to as “the greatest prospect…

The UFC’s featherweight division has reached a golden age

The UFC’s featherweight division is the hottest weight class in the company. You read that right. Despite long-time king Jose Aldo being dethroned and its biggest star, Conor McGregor, seemingly never fighting at 145 lbs again, no division offers more…

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis fights for his legacy at UFC 223

At the end of 2014, “Showtime” was at a point in his career most fighters will only dream of reaching. Anthony Pettis capped off the year by defending his UFC lightweight title at UFC 181, submitting Gilbert Melendez. He had…

The gift and the curse of “The Notorious” Conor McGregor

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when Conor McGregor became the biggest star in the history of the UFC. Maybe it was in 2014 when McGregor headlined his first card and starched Diego Brandao in the first round. It was in…

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