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  • UFC Norfolk in tweets

    UFC Norfolk is in the books and the crowd were treated to a fantastic main card of great fights. Kicking off the main card was a featherweight bout between Grant Dawson and Darrick Minner. As the fight started, it pretty much went straight to the ground with both men...
  • UFC Norfolk: Despite missing weight, Figueiredo’s rise to title contention has been impressive

    The UFC’s Flyweight division was on the verge of extinction not so long ago. Now, as a fresh new decade in the promotion is beginning to pick up some steam, the 125-pound division was all of a sudden looking for a new king to be crowned come Saturday night....
  • UFC Auckland in tweets

    As the UFC visited New Zealand, we witnessed a new lightweight contender emerge in a fantastic main event. But firstly, kicking off the main card was a lightweight bout between Brad Riddell and Magomed Mustafaev. The former found a home for his right hand from the start and Magomed...
  • UFC Rio Rancho in tweets

    We were treated to a 6 fight main card as the UFC hit Rio Rancho, Nex Mexico on Saturday. Kicking off the main card was a lightweight bout between Lando Vannata and Yancy Medeiros. It wasn’t a standard ‘Groovy’ performance as Lando was technically cleaner and crisper instead of...
  • UFC 247 in tweets

    UFC 247 is in the books and Texas were treated to a fantastic night of fights from top to bottom. Kicking off the main card was a heavyweight bout between Texas native Derrick Lewis and division debutant Ilir Latifi. In the first, it was clear to see the size...
  • Bellator 238: A closer look at Budd vs. Cyborg

    There are not a lot of women in the world who can say that they can match Cris “Cyborg” Justino (21-2) for strength, aggressiveness, and toughness. The Brazilian’s record proves that. But, as fate would want it, the Featherweight queen Julia “The Jewel” Budd (13-2), who is set to...
  • The 2020 season is off and running for Conor McGregor

    Surprise, surprise mother f… Well, you know the rest. Conor McGregor returned to action this past Saturday in a highly anticipated bout against veteran Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. McGregor made his walk to the octagon as the heavy favorite, although it seemed like the general public had just assumed it...
  • UFC 246 in tweets

    The first event of 2020 is in the books and it certainly didn’t disappoint in Las Vegas. Kicking off the main card was a lightweight bout between former champion Anthony Pettis and upcoming contender Diego Ferreira. In the first round, Showtime was focusing on landing the cleaner shots with...
  • Zhang, Jedrzejczyk, Suarez — Who will rule over the Strawweight division in 2020?

    After reading the headline, you may want to argue that the list of contenders is more extensive than just the three names mentioned above; but there really are no right or wrong answers in this debate. And for me, the depth of the 115-pound division right now stretches as...
  • Analyzing Bellator’s Prospect Building Efforts

    Although the UFC has recently placed an emphasis on their “developmental deals” with prospects like Chase Hooper and Greg Hardy, the company still primarily signs fighters with well-established records. Contrarily, Bellator MMA is very much in the business of signing highly-touted debutants and cultivating their careers. For example, if...