James Sweetnam

  • Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr. Preview

    Bellator has built a reputation for headlining their events with legend vs legend matchups. In recent times the likes of Fedor, Chael Sonnen and Lyoto Machida have headlined cards and helped grow the Bellator brand. However, if they wish to compete with the UFC in the long run, Bellator...
  • UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes – Preview

    Mixed Martial Arts is forever unpredictable, and the pecking order can change in an instant. A man who’s brought this to the forefront of people’s minds, more than anybody else in recent times, is Henry Cejudo. Demetrious Johnson and TJ Dillashaw had sat upon the flyweight and bantamweight thrones...
  • UFC Fight Night: A closer look at Manuwa vs. Rakic

    This weekend in UFC Stockholm, Swedish fans are being treated to a card stacked with important matchups in the light heavyweight division. One man, who may need a win more than anybody, is the UK’s own Jimi Manuwa. One of the best fighters these shores have produced, Manuwa takes...
  • UFC 237: Aldo vs. Volkanovski – Preview

    As the octagon heads back to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil — a contest that couldn’t be any more important for the featherweight division is set to take place. One man who once ruled the UFC continues his ascent back up to the top of the division — whilst a...
  • UFC Ottawa Main Event Preview: Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone

    In combat sports it tends to be the champions that stand out. Over the past few years the likes of Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey have taken full advantage of the success that has come their way. The whole world knows their names and they’re considered to be the...
  • Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch Preview

    After an exciting Heavyweight Grand Prix, which culminated in the crowning of champion Ryan Bader, Bellator, with the backing of streaming giants DAZN, have kicked off a tournament with eight of the world’s elite welterweights. So far, Douglas Lima, Michael Venom Paige and Nieman Gracie have booked their places...
  • UFC 236 Main Event Preview

    Among the many qualities needed for success at the highest level of martial arts, one that’s sometimes overlooked is resilience, the need to overcome adversity, and this couldn’t be showcased any better than it will be in the main event of UFC 236. Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier are...
  • UFC London main event preview

    Today is the day, it’s the UFC’s annual visit to the O2 arena and, this year, there’s a real treat for British fight fans. Headlining a stacked card on Saturday night will be a clash between two real fighters, Scouse hero Darren Till and the American Jorge Masvidal. After...
  • An in-depth look at Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship is exactly what it says on the tin; the greatest martial artists on the planet competing against each other under one promotion. As fans we’re somewhat spoilt constantly getting to watch the best possible matchups; so, when we see a fighter, whom experts deem to...
  • UFC 234 Main Event preview

    In a sport as fresh as Mixed Martial Arts, there’s plenty of room for growth throughout the entire world. We’ve gotten used to seeing the United States and Brazil dominate in the UFC for many years. However, in recent times the Southern Hemisphere has emerged as a breeding ground...