Prospects, veterans, and “The Last Stylebender” – What’s next for UFC 230’s middleweights?

UFC 230 was always slated to be a spectacular night for the middleweight division. On September 8, it was announced that a rematch between former champions Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold would take the cards co-main event slot. Also, rising…

Why it is a mistake to count out Derek Brunson at UFC 230

UFC veteran and #6 ranked middleweight Derek Brunson will enter UFC 230 as a +280 underdog on some oddsmakers books to surging contender, Israel Adesanya. Adesanya, ranked #9, is still undefeated in his professional MMA career and coming off an…

Can Israel Adesanya collect another ‘W’ or will Brad Tavares destroy the hype train?

In the midst of all the great fights coming up this weekend, the bout between Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya has a great deal to live up to.

Brad Tavares isn’t getting attention before his fight with Israel Adesanya, but he’ll get the win

This week it was announced that up-and-coming phenom Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya’s next opponent will be the tried and tested Hawaiian Brad Tavares. The two are set to clash in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale…

It’s time for Israel Adesanya to prove that he is a cut above the rest

This weekend at UFC on FOX 29, Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori have a chance to steal the show as both fighters fight to improve their stock in the middleweight division. A classic striker vs. grappler match-up reanimates itself as…