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UFC Light Heavyweight Division Coming Back with a Vengeance

From 2008-2011 all-time greats ruled the UFC’s light heavyweight division, with champs including: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Lyoto Machida, Maurício “Shogun” Rua and Jon Jones in that order. These 205 lbs kings headlined a total of 7 pay-per-views in that span and helped to popularize the sport, while catering to a growing Continue Reading

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Jon Jones’ Decision to Face Anthony Smith May Have Far Reaching Consequences

Following Jon Jones’ decisive, TKO-victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232, many are calling for the recently re-crowned light heavyweight king to face current heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a third time. However, despite testing positive for Turinabol following his UFC 214 rematch with the former Olympian Cormier, an ingestion of a banned substance that Continue Reading

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Down With The King: Alexander Gustafsson Attempting To Dethrone MMA’s Most Hated Figure

Five years ago, Alexander Gustafsson fell just short of accomplishing the unthinkable. Following six straight wins and a subsequent rise in the rankings, Gustafsson was booked to face the unstoppable Jon Jones as a sizable underdog in the eyes of the MMA public at UFC 165 in Sept. 2013. But the five-round war that ensued Continue Reading

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Anthony Smith Has Earned Shot At Winner of Jones-Gustafsson Rematch

 Despite registering consecutive wins over a pair of former UFC champions heading into last weekend’s UFC Moncton, Anthony Smith didn’t truly enter the light heavyweight title discussion until he submitted second-ranked Volkan Oezdemir in Saturday’s Maritime main event. Five years ago, knocking-off the likes of Rashad Evans and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in consecutive Octagon Continue Reading

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