Lance Carpenter

  • KSW 50 Weigh-In Results and Preview

    Poland’s top MMA promotion heads to London this weekend for their landmark 50th show, highlighted by three title fights and a heaping of Europe’s top talent. In the Main Event, the UK’s own Phil de Fries puts his KSW international Heavyweight title on the line for his third consecutive...
  • What’s Next? Fights to make after UFC 241

    The UFC returned to Anaheim this weekend for a night capped off with three outstanding fights and a changing of the heavyweight crown. UFC 241 had a delayed takeoff, with a streak of three lackluster decisions, but the night absolutely delivered. Diaz/Pettis and Romero/Costa will be analyzed to death...
  • What’s Next? Some thoughts after UFC Uruguay

    The UFC made its first stop in Uruguay this weekend and delivered a solid night of debuts, cuts, blood and a dominant championship performance. The highlight performances, personally, are detailed here, but I especially loved the fights between Gutierrez/de Freitas, Barzola/Moffett, Garagorri/Bandenay and, of course, Luque/Perry. Here’s some thoughts...
  • What’s Next? Fights to Make After UFC 238

    Henry Cejudo The king of cringe reigned supreme in Chicago, surviving a vicious Round 1 kicking assault to work Moraes into retreating against the cage for the rest of the fight before threatening an anaconda choke, securing top position and TKO’ing the man into submission. I was so impressed...
  • What’s Next? Fights to Make After UFC Rochester

    Rafael dos Anjos This fight could have been terrible for RDA, the ghost of his last two opponents coming up from Lightweight to take his ranking and haunt him with yet more pressure-wrestling. Luckily for dos Anjos, he has learned a thing or two from those defeats. Squeezing his...
  • What’s Next? Fights to Make After UFC 237

    The octagon travelled to Brazil this past weekend for a night less-than-spectacular for the home crowd. 4 of the 5 main-card Brazilian fighters came away with a loss, but some excellent prelims and a violent main-event almost made up for the disappointing performances from heroes Silva, Aldo and Little...