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Julian Marquez believes that he will be the UFC middleweight champion by the age of 30

This week, we spoke with up-and-coming UFC prospect Julian Marquez on his love of mixed martial arts, his journey to the UFC, and his future plans. With it being the New Year, we’re going to look back at the fantastic…

Francis Ngannou seeks to uppercut his way to gold at UFC 220

Francis Ngannou is an actual monster. A human mountain. A fairy-tale giant. A humongous fist with a person attached to the back of it. A god among men. And at UFC 220 he stands on the cusp of becoming the…

It’s Stipe Miocic against the world at UFC 220

The second Francis Ngannou landed the left hand from hell on Alistair Overeem at UFC 218, it became clear that he was the man to challenge for the heavyweight belt next. And as the weeks have passed since December 2…

Volkan Oezdemir: A chance of a lifetime

Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir has a chance on Saturday night at UFC 220 that every MMA fighter dreams of getting: a life-changing opportunity to fight for a UFC championship belt. Coming off of the best performance of his career, a…

The 3 performances that have defined Jeremy Stephens’ career

Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens has been one of the UFC’s most exciting knockout artist’s for a very long time. Making his promotional debut with the UFC in 2007 against ATT mastermind Din Thomas, Stephens has consistently proven himself with four…

UFC Bold Predictions: Could these things happen in 2018?

In a sport like mixed martial arts sometimes even the boldest predictions are the most likely to occur. The only thing certain about MMA and combat sports in general, are the uncertainties. Everything from matchups, results, and career paths are…

Vitor Belfort: Remembering the true “Phenom”

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort fights like your younger sibling in Tekken: walking forward while spamming two buttons with a misplaced sense of optimism. Back when he was young and built like an 80’s villain, this won him fights in record…

Trash-talking in the UFC: Stories of slander, rhymes, and strange accents

To succeed in the modern era of combat sports, it’s no longer enough to just be a great fighter. A good work ethic, genetic gifts, technical proficiency and a hunger to win will only take you so far. These days,…

Darren Till: A star in the making and 2018’s most compelling prospect

As he entered the Ergo arena the night of October 21, 2017 in Gdansk, Poland, Darren Till stood as a +150 betting underdog against former lightweight and now rising welterweight contender, Donald Cerrone. Facing the biggest test of his career…

Nate Diaz vs. Nick Diaz: A difference between brothers

Is there a more iconic pair of MMA brothers than Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz? Casual fans see them as overblown, gangster wannabes whose popularity far outstrips their skill. True fans look past their onstage persona and see genuine human…