Sam Vickery

  • Road FC: An Inside Look At Their Failed Openweight Grand Prix

    In May, 2018, Road FC had the opening round of their Openweight Grand Prix. At that time, Grand Prix’s were a thing of the past in MMA and the excitement for a throwback was tangible. The first night went brilliantly, and out of the five scheduled fights, none of...
  • UFC 244: Underrated and Overlooked — Lee vs. Gillespie

    This weekend we finally get to find out who the “BMF” is in the UFC, will it be Nate Diaz or Jorge Masvidal? We’ll find out Saturday night when UFC 244 goes down at Madison Square Garden in New York. A fitting venue, for what might turn out to...
  • UFC Singapore: Underrated and Overlooked

    This weekend Ben Askren and Damien Maia look set to see who the best grappler is at 170 in their main event match at the Singapore Indoor Arena, Kallang, Singapore. Askren is fresh of his now infamous knee destruction KO at the hands of Jorge Masvidal and is looking...
  • UFC Tampa: Underrated and Overlooked

    This weekend a clash with huge title implications in the 115 pound division goes down in Tampa, Florida. Former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3) takes on the “Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson (17-6) in the main event. Whilst marred with rumours of weight cut issues for JJ, it still looks a...
  • UFC on EPSN+ 17: Underrated and Overlooked –

    This weekend UFC on ESPN+ 17 takes place in Mexico City, Mexico. The event is headlined by a fight with assured violence and excitement, with Yair Rodriguez (11-2) and Jeremy Stephens (28-16) going at it. Yair is ranked 8 in the featherweight division and Stephens in number 9. The...
  • UFC Fight Night on ESPN 16: Underrated and Overlooked – Cole Smith vs. Miles Johns

    This Saturday 14th September Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-12-1) and Justin Gaethje (20-2) square off in the main event of UFC on ESPN 16. A dream fight for many and one certainly not to be missed. It’ll an all-out violence fest and that’s all I have to say. Who cares...
  • UFC 242: Underrated and Overlooked – Muhammad vs. Sato

    This weekend in Abu Dhabi undefeated lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to action to defend his lightweight title. Standing across from Khabib in the Octagon will be interim titleholder Dustin Poirier, who was crowned during Khabib’s suspension from action due to his actions post his Conor McGregor fight last...
  • Cormier and Romero: Is Age Just a Number?

    Last weekend at UFC 241, there seemed to be a passing of the torch. Daniel Cormier lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic and Yoel Romero came up short against a young contender in Paulo Costa. Both fights were amazing, and the Romero decision was one that could perhaps...
  • It’s time for Cory Sandhagen to get the backing he deserves

    Earlier this year Cory Sandhagen got the biggest win of his career in his split decision win over John Lineker. It was of course a debatable win. For me Sandhagen didn’t win, but it is irrelevant because he did.   Fast forward 4 months and he is fighting again....
  • UFC 241: Underrated and Overlooked – Bermudez vs. Kenney

    This weekend is UFC 241, an event headlined by Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic in a rematch for the heavyweight title. Cormier has defended his title once so far against Derrick Lewis in a shut out contest, meanwhile Stipe has been on the bench waiting for his rematch. It...