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UFC Vegas 9: Three Stats and an Odd

UFC Vegas 9 takes place this Saturday from the promotion’s APEX facility in the heart of the desert with a card chock full of exciting match-ups. While MMA math rarely rings true, in this week’s deep dive we take a look into some of the more interesting stats and figures relating to the promotion’s September […]

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Jon Jones & Dana White & MMA – Early Stoppage Ep. 1

In the Fight Night Picks debut of Early Stoppage we have an emergency episode based on the news and developments surrounding Jon Jones, the response from the promotion’s head Dana White and the overall blow-back and repercussions to follow in MMA. Find our new host John Franklin on Twitter @smcornerman and on Instagram @sundaymorningcornerman! Visit […]

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The Plight of “Joe” Casual

You’re scrolling through Twitter when suddenly hit by a wave of anti-UFC, pro-Conor, or overwhelmingly negative posts regarding the topic of the day. What’s become commonplace on MMA social media has divided fans, and in the eyes of many you’re classified as either a hard-core fan or a lowly casual. This sentiment tends to rear […]

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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 […]

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Picking a Winner: UFC 235 “FOTN”

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 […]

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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 […]

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