Breaking down Israel Adesanya’s striking vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 234

While the last-minute cancellation of UFC 234’s main event between Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum was incredibly disappointing, fortunately, the bout between living legend Anderson Silva and the up-and-coming prodigy Israel Adesanya was spectacularly entertaining and provided a distraction from…

City Kickboxing wins big; goes 3-for-3 at UFC 234

Things couldn’t have gone better last night for Auckland, New Zealand’s premier MMA gym, City Kickboxing. City Kickboxing, led by head coach Eugene Bareman, has quickly become one of the sport’s top teams. In 2018, the gym’s fighters went 8-1 in UFC…

Dana White: ‘If Robert Whittaker recovers fast, we will book Kelvin Gastelum fight again quickly’

Robert Whittaker’s withdrawal from UFC 234 has thrown a spanner in the works at middleweight, but it all depends on how quickly he can recover from today’s surgery. Whittaker, the UFC’s middleweight champion, was not medically cleared to compete –…

UFC 234 Results and Highlights: Adesanya vs. Silva

The Body Lock brings you live results and coverage of all the action taking place at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia. UFC 234, the first UFC pay-per-view of 2019, took a major hit today when it was announced that the main…

Robert Whittaker in surgery with hernia issue, out of UFC 234 main event bout with Kelvin Gastelum

UFC’s first pay-per-view of 2019 has taken a major hit. Robert Whittaker has been withdrawn from his first-ever title defense on home soil after experiencing a hernia in his abdomen late last night. Brett Okamoto of ESPN first reported the…

UFC 234 Predictions: The Body Lock predicts Melbourne’s main card

You know there’s something major happening Down Under when Dana White makes an appearance. The UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2019 will take place in Melbourne, Australia, and see middleweight champion Robert Whittaker attempt to defend his title from Kelvin Gastelum…

Craig Jones praises Robert Whittaker, predicts first-round heel hook at UFC 234

Craig Jones is predicting a quick submission win for Robert Whittaker at UFC 234. Jones, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Lachlan Giles, is based in Melbourne, Australia, where he trains at the Absolute MMA Academy. On Wednesday, Whittaker completed a…

Sam Alvey excited to fight on first pay-per-view at UFC 234, hopes to emulate Dan Henderson

Light heavyweight Sam Alvey (33-11-1) will be competing in his 17th UFC fight when he faces Jim Crute on short-notice at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia this weekend. That means he averages over four fights a year as he enters…

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is the UFC’s secret dream fight

At first glance, Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum is an odd title fight. The challenger holds a 5-1 record at middleweight, but most of those wins came against rickety husks of ex-legends. He starched an aging Michael Bisping and outpointed…

Sam Alvey speaks about setting new UFC record and wanting to be like Dan Henderson

Sam Alvey speaks with John Hyon Ko before his light heavyweight bout with Jimmy Crute at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia.