Curtis Blaydes: The humble beast in the UFC’s heavyweight division

There are complaints that the heavyweight division lacks in new blood, yet fans ignore it when it shows up. It seems that unless a fighter has a storied pedigree or one-punch knockout power, they never get the spotlight they deserve.…

The Body Lock Podcast #18 – UFC 221 review

The Body Lock Podcast starts your week with a recap of all the action at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. UFC 221 review How Yoel Romero defeated Luke Rockhold (2:30) How will Luke Rockhold do at light heavyweight? (11:20) Mark…

Yoel Romero is coming for the true title after knockout win over Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

And the new UFC Interim Middleweight Champion is… no one, but, who cares? Last night we saw #1 ranked middleweight Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero finish up the UFC’s first event in Perth, Western Australia, with a devastating third-round knockout…

How did Yoel Romero upset Luke Rockhold at UFC 221?

We predicted that if Yoel Romero wanted to beat Luke Rockhold at UFC 221, he was going to have to do it in the first three rounds before he tired. We bet that he could not do it and the…

Tai Tuivasa obliterates Cyril Asker inside the first round

Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa did it again, as he added another first-round knockout in destructive fashion. The affair was very one-sided. To put it kindly, it was a mauling. Tuivasa’s opponent, Cyril “The Silverback” Asker, had nothing to offer the…

Alexander Volkanovski steamrolls Jeremy Kennedy at UFC 221

Alexander Volkanovski (17-1) navigated the biggest win of his UFC career when he dominated the previously undefeated Jeremy Kennedy (11-1) at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. The matchup between these two rising featherweights was mostly expected to be a competitive…

Tai Tuivasa: The new wonder From Down Under

Most people are familiar with the phrase: “Never judge a book by its cover.” When it comes to young heavyweight Tai Tuivasa, he is a picture-perfect example of that expression. Standing 6’2” and weighing the division maximum of 265 lbs,…

Luke Rockhold is ready to get the gold at UFC 221

This weekend in Perth, Australia, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (16-3) will face Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero (12-2) in a fight for the UFC Interim Middleweight Championship. Although not the originally planned main event, fight fans would agree…

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Jeremy Kennedy: Same-same but different

There’s something especially intriguing about the matchup between Alexander Volkanovski (16-1) and Jeremy Kennedy (11-0) at UFC 221 this weekend. These two rising stars in the UFC’s featherweight division will now collide three months after they were originally supposed to…

Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold: Who is the best of the trio?

When it was announced that Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold were fighting for an interim title at UFC 221, the MMA world heaved a collective sigh. Yet another hotly anticipated title match would be demoted to interim status after an injury.…

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