Why did Jimi Manuwa have so much trouble with Jan Blachowicz in their rematch at UFC Fight Night 127?

At UFC Fight Night 127, Jan Blachowicz proved that not all wins need to be pretty. By the end of three hard-fought rounds with Jimi Manuwa, Blachowicz had secured a relatively comfortable unanimous decision. He did this despite looking fundamentally…

Alexander Volkov starches Fabricio Werdum in thrilling UFC Fight Night 127 headliner

UFC Fight Night 127’s main event saw legend and former heavyweight kingpin Fabricio Werdum taking on hulking Russian assassin Alexander Volkov in a pivotal rankings shuffler, and what a scrap it turned out to be. Normally heavyweight fights go one…

Technique vs. Toughness: Tom Duquesnoy gears for a comeback against Terrion Ware

At UFC Fight Night 127, both Tom Duquesnoy and Terrion Ware will fight to redeem their careers. Making up for lost time Bantamweight can very well be the deepest division in the UFC today. With a completely new breed of…

Jimi Manuwa and Jan Blachowicz are set to make a statement this weekend in London

Whenever the UFC comes to London, the UK and Europe have a fleeting opportunity to showcase the finest array of fighting ability from across the Atlantic. This means that a whole host of young talent will be on display this…

Oliver Enkamp explains the ‘two biggest lessons’ from his UFC debut, looks to showcase improvements against Danny Roberts

Although he was satisfied with his short-notice UFC debut, Oliver “The Future” Enkamp realizes that there are many improvements to be made if he wants to stick around and compete with the best. The 26-year-old stepped in and replaced Emil…

Leon Edwards looks to make his mark in London at UFC Fight Night 127

This Saturday sees Leon “Rocky” Edwards (14-3) face Peter Sobotta (17-5) at UFC Fight Night 127 at the O2 Arena in London, England. Currently on a four-fight win streak, #15 ranked welterweight Edwards has the opportunity to put on a…

Fabricio Werdum is proof that simple fighting techniques can still be lethal

UFC Fight Night 127 in London, England, will be headlined by the one and only Fabricio Werdum, a fighter who has managed to remain at the peak of the heavyweight division for the majority of his lengthy career. Werdum entered…

Alexander Volkov: Russia’s dark horse contender

You’d think that Alexander “Drago” Volkov would have more fanfare. He sports a 29-6 record with 22 finishes and is 3-0 in the UFC. Standing 6′ 7″, he’s second only to Stefan Struve and Travis Browne in height. His most…

Nasrat Haqparast believes losing to Marcin Held was an important lesson: “I wasn’t ready for war”

Nasrat Haqparast’s first defeat since 2012 has inspired him to feel “more motivated than ever before.” The 22-year-old stepped in on just two weeks notice to face talented grappler Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland last year. While…

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