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Polyana Viana impresses in UFC debut, submits Maia Stevenson in first round

Receiving praise from Dana White isn’t easy (just ask Tyron Woodley), but Polyana Viana’s debut was impressive enough to warrant a response from the UFC’s president. Viana, who entered UFC Fight Night 125 in Belém, Brazil, after five consecutive first-round…

Now fully healthy, Jeremy Kennedy is prepared for a ‘war of attrition’ with Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 221

Jeremy Kennedy and Alexander Volkanovski will battle after all. The two rising stars in the featherweight division were scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night 121 in November last year, but a severe neck injury kept Kennedy (11-0) away from…

Lyoto Machida: Is “The Dragon” over the hill?

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida looks to climb a tall mountain in the undefeated Eryk Anders on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 125. The hard-hitting Anders is a former division one college linebacker, and brings scary one punch KO power to the…

Valentina Shevchenko: Small caliber but deadly

On the surface, Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko is the antithesis to her nickname. With a sunny disposition and a contagious smile, she resembles a rom-com lead more than a fighter. Yet she is the #2 bantamweight in the world and was…

Not virtually identical: A countdown of the UFC’s best commentary teams

From baseball to tiddlywinks to chess to Olympic figure skating to mixed martial arts, there’s always some clown in a badly-fitting outfit sitting somewhere nearby, foaming at the mouth as they puke up a ceaseless diatribe of barely relevant half-truths…

After Lyoto Machida, Eryk Anders wants to fight David Branch in Orlando

Eryk Anders has 2018 all planned out. Anders, who is scheduled to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida this weekend at UFC Fight Night 125 in Brazil, is aiming to fight ‘between four and six times’ in 2018…

Who’s next for “Jacare” Souza after his UFC on FOX 27 win?

Last Saturday, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got back into the swing of things with a first round KO win over fellow top middleweight contender, Derek Brunson. The fight was the main event for UFC on FOX 27 which took place at…

True Grit: Chronicling the journey of UFC welterweight Max “Pain” Griffin

We sat down with Max “Pain” Griffin as he discusses his UFC on FOX 28 opponent Mike Perry, and sheds light on his litany of title fights before stepping foot in the octagon. Nothing but toughness Max Griffin has been…

Who should Nate Diaz fight next?

After nearly a year and a half layoff Nate Diaz has expressed interest in returning to UFC action. The 32-year-old stated that he would be interested in a return this May or June via Instagram. This of course begs the…

Bobby Green puts on a show at UFC on Fox 27, calls out Kevin Lee and Eddie Alvarez

Bobby Green lights up the scorecards in Charlotte with a heated back-and-forth contest as he takes a decision over Erik Koch. Calm in the pocket Bobby Green bounces back in a big way after going without a win in his…