Interviews

John Lineker sees himself as one fight away from the title, dismisses Petr Yan fight for now

UFC bantamweight contender John Lineker believes that T.J. Dillashaw’s recent suspension and subsequent abdication of the UFC’s bantamweight title will benefit the division, and will finally allow the top contenders the fight for the belt. On March 20, Dillashaw announced…

Yoel Romero wants the middleweight title before moving to light heavyweight

Despite talks of him moving up to light heavyweight, Yoel Romero still plans on winning a title at 185 pounds first. Romero is scheduled to face Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on April 27 at UFC on ESPN 3 in Sunrise, Florida.…

Pedro Munhoz explains why he deserves bantamweight title fight with Marlon Moraes

In Pedro Munhoz’s last trip to the Octagon, he knocked out Cody Garbrandt in a wild brawl at UFC 235. That performance capped a three-fight win streak and catapulted him towards the top of the bantamweight division. Just recently that…

Greg Hardy on dealing with public criticism: “I’m not here to win people over, I’m here to win fights”

Greg Hardy’s intentions are not to be mistaken. The former NFL star is not at all interested in winning a popularity contest; he’s solely focused on winning fights and being the best mixed martial artist that he can be. Hardy (3-1)…

Chris Gutierrez discusses his mental state, bouncing back from disappointing UFC debut

Chris Gutierrez is looking to return to form in his upcoming bout at UFC Fight Night 148, and he knows that he needs a clear mind to do so. “El Guapo” didn’t get the result he wanted in his promotional…

Steven Peterson: Luis Peña ‘making a big mistake’ by dropping to featherweight

Steven Peterson (17-7) is a rising prospect in the UFC’s featherweight division. The 28-year-old is scheduled to make his third promotional appearance against popular lightweight, Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena, at UFC Fight Night 148 in Nashville on March 23.…

James Krause: Enjoying the process

Taking steps forward with each and every new day is a requirement in the sport of MMA as the landscape of things is always changing ever so vastly. And while some of those involved are taking their steps into the…

Eric Shelton: ‘I’m going to get to the top’ of UFC flyweight division

Eric Shelton believes he’s been on the wrong side of some split-decisions since joining the UFC, but he doesn’t let that deter him in the least moving forward. The 28-year-old switched camps in the last year and is now at…

John Makdessi continues to evolve at Roufusport; ready for Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Nashville

John Makdessi will make his 16th appearance in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 148 in Nashville on March 28. It has been a career of highs and lows for the 33-year-old Canadian. Makdessi debuted for the company as an undefeated…

UFC featherweight prospect Bobby Moffett on his campaign to rebrand the D’Arce choke

In September 2017, we witnessed the rare occurrence of what might be a jiu-jitsu rebrand. Ovince Saint Preux secured his third Von Flue choke submission win (one of five in UFC history), and with it, the position’s new moniker, the…