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Understanding how Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor with a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin

In an effort to make sure the post-fight melee doesn’t overshadow the exceptional martial arts displayed at UFC 229, let’s take a look at how Khabib Nurmagomedov was able to use a rear-naked choke to strangle Conor McGregor, without needing…

T.J. Dillashaw was the best bantamweight; now he’s the greatest too

When T.J. Dillashaw knocked out Cody Garbrandt a second time, it was more than the final seal on a rivalry. We witnessed the birth of a monster. One who will take his place on the pantheon of MMA gods. T.J.…

Grading Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till

It may not have been the barnburner that we were all hoping for, but Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till was certainly intriguing to any striking obsessed fan. It had some of those palpable, energetic spaces that made you feel like…

Lyoto Machida proves victorious in the ‘Battle of Brazil’ vs. Vitor Belfort

Two Brazilian MMA icons battled in their home country in Brazil as UFC 224 brought a stacked card that featured two very important middleweight fights. One of those fights was Vitor Belfort’s showdown with Lyoto Machida, a fight that could…

The doctor wins via TKO in UFC Fight Night 128’s main event between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee

This fight was all about redemption for both Kevin Lee and Edson Barboza. For Lee, it meant getting back into the win column after dropping the Interim Lightweight Championship to Tony Ferguson back in October of last year, while for…

Frankie Edgar picks up an important win in Atlantic City

Defying many critics with his quick turnaround, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar bounced back in a major way by defeating Cub Swanson by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 128. In front of an electric crowd in Atlantic City, just about…

UFC Fight Night 128: Live results and round-by-round commentary

The Body Lock brings you live results and round-by-round commentary for all of the bouts at UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a significant lightweight clash between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee.…

Dustin Poirier defeats Justin Gaethje in possible ‘Fight of the Year’ at UFC on FOX 29

We may have just seen 2018’s ‘Fight of the Year.’ Last night, Dustin Poirier defeated Justin Gaethje by fourth-round TKO at UFC on FOX 29 in Glendale, Arizona. Following a rusty couple of weeks for the UFC, tonight we received…

Here’s how Rose Namajunas edged her way to victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223

One of the most anticipated rematches in women’s MMA took place last night when Rose Namajunas faced Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 at the sold-out Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In their first bout, we saw Rose Namajunas storm…

Detective Al Iaquinta unearths clues about Khabib Nurmagomedov

For all intents and purposes, Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Al Iaquinta. “The Eagle” won every round on every judge’s scorecard and was never even remotely in danger. So why are people treating this like it’s such a big deal? Well, Iaquinta…

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