Previews

The Return of Cain Velasquez: Pressure vs. Power

In a parallel universe, Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou would be the biggest fight in history: A heavyweight championship clash between the greatest of all-time and the freak of all freaks. Joe Rogan would be going red in the face,…

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…

Whiteware collide down under at UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

Other than the UFC returning to put on another spectacle this weekend for UFC 234, what’s there to like about Melbourne, Australia? Considering I’m no tour guide, I have no idea – but I do know that half-cast Kiwi/Ozzie battler…

Bellator 214 Preview: What You Need to Know

Bellator MMA is set to put on their very first event of 2019 and it will showcase the crowning of a new champion. This Saturday night, January 26, Bellator 214 will be live from the Inglewood Forum in Los Angeles,…

Breaking down Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw before UFC Fight Night 143

With the start of the new year, UFC management would like nothing more than to mend the damage of the UFC 232 debacle and start anew. Fortunately for the executives and fans alike, the first card of 2019 ushers in…

It’s Brazil vs. Brazil for the women’s featherweight strap at UFC 232

An explosive featherweight title clash caps off a stellar year for female fighters at UFC 232, with Amanda Nunes taking on Cris Cyborg. It’s arguably the first proper women’s super fight as American Top Team product Nunes bulks up ten…

No matter how badly Jon Jones beats Alexander Gustafsson, his legacy is shot

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 should have been a rematch for the ages. Sure, the Daniel Cormier rivalry offered some spark but their first fight wasn’t particularly close. On the other hand, Gustafsson can legitimately claim that he won…

On the cusp: Dan Hooker looks to continue his dream run at lightweight

Since moving up from featherweight to lightweight, New Zealand’s own Dan “The Hangman” Hooker has looked unstoppable, crushing his way through four straight wins and finishing them all in emphatic fashion. He joins a growing list of fighters who have…

Here’s why you don’t want to miss Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231

On December 8 in Toronto, Canada, undefeated jiu-jitsu phenomenon Brian “T-City” Ortega will challenge Max “Blessed” Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship. Months in the Making This year has been nothing short of frustrating for Max Holloway. In March, the…

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and “Platinum” Mike Perry gun for glory at UFC Fight Night 139

Remember that one Christmas when you were six and you wrote to Santa about all the things you wanted? And when the big morning came you got everything you asked for? And for 15 minutes you were the happiest kid…