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Back-To-Back-To-Back Cards and More to Come This Week

On the heels of International Fight Week, combat sports fans won’t get a chance to catch their collective breaths with many major promotions opting to capitalize on the buzz surrounding the sport. With Dana White’s Contender Series week three taking place this Tuesday, and ONE Championship offering Friday’s “Masters of Destiny” card featuring a mix Continue Reading

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Masvidal Jumps the Line at UFC 239

Jorge Masvidal (34-13), who’s endured one of the rockiest roads to the top of the sport, finally on Saturday seemed to have punched his ticket to a title shot following his record-breaking five second knockout of Ben Askren (19-1, 1 NC). The win marked Masvidal’s second finish of 2019 following more than a year and Continue Reading

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Can Claudia Gadelha Right the Ship at UFC 239?

The UFC’s strawweight division was long dominated by one fighter in particular, with challengers coming and going, often jockeying for position and vying for a potential rematch at the top of the mountain. Cláudia Gadelha (16-4) earned her stripes early on, with a pairing against pre-champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk (15-3) at UFC on FOX 13 in Continue Reading

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Junior dos Santos: A Fallen King

Violent, aggressive, and explosive; Junior dos Santos joined the UFC in 2008 and was able to put together a record-breaking win streak against remarkably high level competition with wins over the likes of Pride champion Mirko Cro Cop, world champion jiu-jitsu artist Fabricio Werdum, and the “Baddest Man on the Planet”, Cain Velasquez. With five Continue Reading

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Weekend Fight Announcements

With Bellator 222 and Fury-Schwarz in the rear-view, fight fans may have missed some of the recent bookings made in MMA. Let’s dive into three of the bigger announcements and where they fit into the crowded summer landscape! UFC San Antonio – Rafael dos Anjos (29-11) vs. Leon Edwards (17-3) Texas got a good one Continue Reading

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UFC Stockholm: Three Stats and an Odd

MMA math rarely yields positive results, but in this week’s deep dive we take a look into what exactly makes the UFC’s return to Sweden so enticing. Stat #1: Alexander Gustafsson – Total Fight Time – 2:45:13 In the span of two years, eight months and 29 days, Alexander Gustafsson will have stepped into the Continue Reading

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