Get set for UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira with our in-depth previews of each fight, including an extended prediction and break down of the main event as former light heavyweight title challengers Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira battle it out atop a stacked 205 lbs division!
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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
Fight of the Night, or as it’s most commonly referred “FOTN”, is an added incentive created in 2006 by the UFC to reward the most impressive bout on a particular card. Melvin Guillard and Josh Neer were the first honorees, and since then it’s been Nate Diaz who’s gone on to rack up eight FOTN Continue Reading
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
With the less than surprising news that Jon Jones (23-1, 1 NC) will make his first title defense in March against top contender Anthony Smith (31-13) in the main event of UFC 235, Las Vegas MMA fans can breath a sigh of relief. The event will mark the promotion’s return to the fight capital of Continue Reading
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