Breaking down Marlon Moraes’ first-round submission win over Raphael Assuncao

It must be a huge relief to UFC and ESPN executives alike that both of the ESPN cards have lived up to the hype. The UFC on ESPN debut was an incredibly fun showcase of mixed martial arts talent, and…

Marlon Moraes crushes Raphael Assuncao, submits him in the first round

Marlon Moraes has jumped to the top of the line in the UFC’s bantamweight division after submitting Raphael Assuncao in the first round at UFC Fight Night 144. Most people were expecting this rematch to be somewhat of a slow,…

UFC Fight Night 144 Results: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2

We bring you live results, updates, and highlights of all the action taking place at UFC Fight Night 144 in Fortaleza, Brazil. UFC Fight Night 144 is the second UFC event to feature on ESPN+. The main event for the…

UFC Fight Night 144 Predictions: Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes 2

Another in a recent trend of main-event rematches, the motivation for rebooking Assuncao/Moraes is likely similar to that of Iaquinta/Lee and Ngannou/Blaydes in late 2018: a streaking prospect once took a pivotal loss to a more stagnant contender, and could…

5 fights that could be the UFC 237 main event in Brazil

Just yesterday it was announced that we will be getting the long-awaited UFC strawweight title clash between the champion, “Thug” Rose Namajunas and the challenger, Jessica “Bate Estaca” Andrade. The fight is scheduled for UFC 237 and will take place…

Marlon Moraes starts his push for a title run with first round KO

Marlon Moraes picked up one of the most destructive knockouts of recent history as he floored Aljamain Sterling with a knee at UFC Fight Night 123