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Who should Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis face next?

Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis put on a show for the fans as he knocked out Marcin “Tybur” Tybura in the third round of their bout at UFC Fight Night 126. Lewis had some trouble in the earlier rounds as…

Cain Velasquez was the worst thing to happen to Daniel Cormier

It’s weird to think that Cain Velasquez somehow “thwarted” Daniel Cormier. They are teammates and friends after all. But people tend to forget that when the UFC absorbed the Strikeforce roster, Cormier had won the heavyweight grand prix. He was 2-0…

Manny Bermudez: “Expect a quick finish and expect me to walk away with that submission of the night bonus” at UFC on FOX 28

We sat down with one of MMA’s top prospects, Manny Bermudez, as he prepares to make his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando on February 24. Worth the wait First round finish after first round finish,…

Donald Cerrone: Championship caliber or waning warrior?

UFC Fight Night 126 takes place this weekend, and the main event sees Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone return against the rising Yancy Medeiros. Cerrone, adored by fight fans and respected by other competitors, is in desperate need of a win if…

Sage Northcutt: Could Sunday be the start of a “Super” winning streak?

“Super” Sage Northcutt (9-2) looks to record back-to-back wins in the UFC for the first time since late 2015 when he meets Thibault Gouti at UFC Fight Night 126 this weekend. After losing a ‘battle of the prospects’ fight against…

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…

Nearing 13 years with the UFC, Thiago Alves looks to return to the top at UFC Fight Night 126

As Thiago “Pitbull” Alves prepares for his 24th fight in the UFC at UFC Fight Night 126, it is safe to say he has been a staple in the world’s leading mixed martial arts company. Having debuted for the company…

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…