With his family beside him, Christian Lee is marching toward a shot at the featherweight title

Born into a family of martial artists, it might just be a question of when – not if – 19-year-old Christian Lee will become a world champion. The greatest promotion For Lee, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and martial arts have always been…

ONE Championship remove Japan from 2018 schedule, make 5 other changes

ONE Championship will no longer be hosting an event in Tokyo, Japan, in September 2018. The organization has made multiple changes to their original 2018 schedule, including the removal of a debut event in Tokyo, Japan, the inclusion of an additional…

Ketlen Vieira scores big victory over returning Cat Zingano at UFC 222

Heading into tonight’s UFC 222 card in Las Vegas, Nevada, a large percentage of fans predicted a successful return to action for “Alpha” Cat Zingano, who had not stepped foot inside the Octagon since UFC 200 in July 2016. However,…

Brian Ortega crushes Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, earns a shot at Max Holloway

Brian Ortega dropped jaws all around the world at UFC 222 when he became the first man ever to finish the future hall of famer Frankie Edgar. “T City” was facing his biggest challenge to date in Edgar, and Edgar…

Alexander Hernandez shocks the MMA world with first round KO at UFC 222

Alexander Hernandez came in on short notice and wasted little time in making his mark. His UFC debut got off to a massive start with a 42-second finish over Beneil Dariush at UFC 222. Short notice? No problem Alexander Hernandez…

Cody Stamann continues his winning streak with decision victory against Bryan Caraway

It was a close fight between the veteran Bryan Caraway and rising talent Cody Stamann over the course of three rounds. In the end, Stamann did enough to win on the judges’ scorecards and gets the victory over his first…

Cris Cyborg: The one, the only, the greatest

The claim of “greatest fighter of all time” is a huge statement to make in the fight world. It’s definitely not a title that is handed out like a participation trophy at a kid’s little league game. Whether it’s men’s…

Andrei Arlovski is back from the brink, but he still faces an uphill battle

UFC 222 marks the 43rd chapter in the storied career of Andrei Arlovski, as he goes up against the ever tricky Stefan Struve. But as the Belarusian brute edges closer to 40 every day, whilst seemingly racking up a nasty…

Stefan Struve: A skyscraper with code violations

Standing almost 7 feet tall with an 84″ reach, Stefan Struve lived up to the moniker of “Skyscraper”. At 30 years old, he’s amassed a 28-9 record with 25 finishes. He’s won 7 post fight bonuses in the UFC and owns…

Reece McLaren reflects on his last three contests, speaks of “crappy experience” against Kevin Belingon

Reece “Lightning” McLaren is eager to continue making his mark on the flyweight division when he meets Gianni Subba at ONE: Visions of Victory on March 9. McLaren was originally scheduled for a main event showdown with Adriano Moraes, the…

Frankie Edgar: “The Answer” to a title shot

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar was supposed to fight Max Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship this Saturday night at UFC 222. Instead, after Holloway pulled out of the bout due to injury, Edgar insisted on staying on the card and he…

John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz: A turning point for both fighters

The UFC 222 bout between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz is a matchup not without controversy. The bantamweight showdown was originally scheduled for February 3 at UFC Fight Night 125: Anders vs. Machida in Belem, Brazil, but was scrapped due…

Is Brian Ortega championship caliber?

This weekend in the co-main event of UFC 222, the featherweight division’s brightest prospect Brian Ortega (13-0-1) will face off against 22-time UFC veteran and #1 contender Frankie Edgar (22-5-1), in a match that will determine the next challenger for…

Cat Zingano vs. Ketlen Vieira: Will Zingano’s highly anticipated return be spoiled at the hands of an undefeated prospect?

The historic UFC 200 event in July 2016 marked the last time that former title challenger Cat Zingano (9-2) stepped foot inside the octagon. At the time, Zingano had not competed since her undefeated streak was broken at the hands…