Yoel Romero is the new Number One contender for the Middleweight title! The Cuban, coming back from a six month drug suspension and a split decision victory over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, Romero went a the high profile fight with New York native Chris Weidman with plenty to fight for. Prior to the fight, it was … Continue reading Romero Knee’s his way to number 1
Miesha Tate has said goodbye to the UFC as an active competitor after a one-sided loss to rising star Raquel Pennington follow their Bantamweight fight at UFC 205. Tate, a MMA veteran bows out of the sport with a record of 18 - 7, having realized her dream, once becoming the UFC Women's World Bantamweight Champion. Coming into … Continue reading Miesha Tate Retires at 205
Conor McGregor has made history, in spectacularly dominant fashion. McGregor went into the fight supremely confident against Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez and boy, did he back it up. Loading up hard on the famed left hand, McGregor floored the Philly native three-times in the first round, amounting to a dominant 10-8 performance. In the second, … Continue reading History in the Garden – McGregor is the first ever dual weight Champion!
The UFC’s golden pony, the reigning (not defending) 145 pound featherweight champion, Connor McGregor is on the brink of fulfilling the promise he made upon arriving in the UFC, with a 155 pound title fight with Eddie Alvarez just around the corner. There is every chance that McGregor walks away a two division champion, which … Continue reading The Catch-22 of a Connor McGregor win against Eddie Alvarez
The British champion gained a modicum of revenge over old foe Dan Henderson in a brutal fight over the weekend to retain his middleweight title and remain undefeated in his homeland. Now, with one major fight out of the way, the middleweight division is set to explode with former champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidmann … Continue reading With Bisping retaining, what happens with the Middleweight Division now?
'CM Punk' - real name, Phil Brooks - the ex-Internet Wrestling Community darling and self-proclaimed voice of the voiceless is finally stepping into the Octagon nearly two years after announcing his defection from the WWE to the UFC in what can lay claim to being the ugliest divorce ever. Having built a hall-of-fame career in the WWE, … Continue reading As CM Punk readies for his debut, what does it mean the UFC has become?
A fight weekend where four titles were to be on the line, long held dream matches were to be finally had and records were to be broken. Well, we got that, just in a way that no one thought it would happen. The weekend started on Thursday Night - UFC FIGHT NIGHT: dos Anjos V Alvarez. A … Continue reading UFC 200 Fight Weekend – Insanity and Chaos
For all the talk, all the build-up and all the hype, UFC 200 has been rocked to it's core. The superbowl of fight cards has seen it's main event scrapped after former Champion Jon Jones was flagged by USADA. Suffering a similar fate to Chad Mendes, Jon Jones was flagged by USADA for a suspect … Continue reading UFC 200 – What the hell?
With all the hype rightfully on the mammoth UFC 200 card, UFC 202 is quietly slipping under the radar, with McGregor v Diaz II headlining, the card is stacked and will be a big draw in its own right. Scheduled for August 20, UFC 202 is stacked! and with six weeks until the event, there is … Continue reading UFC 202 – An event in its own.
With current champion Connor McGregor chasing opportunities in higher weight classes, former champion Jose Aldo and perennial contender Frankie Edgar are fighting it out for the interim title, the outcome of UFC 200 will give a big insight into the state of the division going forward. It will then become clearer after UFC 202 when … Continue reading What is happening to the UFC featherweight division?