UFC 255 | Figueiredo vs Perez Fight Picks

  While it’s disappointing that Cody Garbrant had to pull out of the flyweight title fight against Deiveson Figueiredo, it’s always nice to see a lesser-known fighter gifted with an opportunity of a lifetime. The lucky man this time around is Alex Perez, though it’s hard to call anyone getting locked into a cage with […]

UFC Fight Night | Felder vs. Dos Anjos Fight Picks

  In a last-minute twist to the plot , Islam Makhachev pulled out of the Fight Night headliner against Rafael Dos Anjos, and a very unexpected replacement fighter has emerged. Paul Felder is stepping up to fight on an event he was scheduled to do commentary on,  to take on the former lightweight champion. It’s […]

UFC Fight Night | Santos vs. Teixeira

  Since Jon Jones vacated the light heavyweight title, it’s been a whole new world at 205. The newly crowned champion, Jan Blachowicz sits atop the mountain, and many viable contenders reside just below. Nothing’s clear cut when it comes to title shot’s in this sport, but if there is anyone who deserves to be […]

UFC Fight Night | Silva vs. Hall

One of the greatest fighters the sport of MMA has ever seen will make the walk for the last time this weekend when the UFC returns to the Apex center in Las Vegas. Anderson Silva vs Uriah Hall is a fight that was supposed to happen in 2016 at UFC 198, the fight was canceled […]

UFC 254 | Khabib vs Gaethje Fight Picks

  The second visit back to Fight Island comes to a close with UFC 254 headlined by a lightweight title fight for the ages. Khabib Nurmaegomedov will defend the title against Justin Gaethje. No disingenuous trash talk or fabricated beef heading into this one, just two of the absolute best lightweight fighters on the planet […]

UFC Fight Night | Ortega vs. Jung Fight Picks

  The sixth iteration of Fight Island is serving up a doozy of a main event between Brian Ortega and Chang Sung Jung. Except for one fight, The Korean Zombie has received a performance of the night bonus in all of his UFC appearances. After being on the wrong end of one of the most […]

UFC Fight Night | Moraes vs. Sandhagen Fight Picks

 Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen Despite coming off of a first-round submission loss to Aljamain Sterling in June, Cory Sandhagen enters his fight against Marlon Moraes with momentum behind him Moraes is coming off of a somewhat controversial win over former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Although he got the win, it was considered arguable as […]

The Future Of Carlos Condit

  Carlos Condit has been around this game forever, it’s hard to believe he is just 36 years old. There are fighters out there who haven’t hit their stride until this age. Condit has endured many hard battles over the years and has most certainly left more than a few pieces of himself inside the […]

UFC Fight Night | Holm vs Aldana Fight Picks

Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana After a win over Raquel Pennington at UFC 246 in January, Holm is coming into this fight as sharp as ever. She may be a step slower than she was 5 years ago, but still very strong with her performance . It’s also evident that she has maintained her durability […]

The Uncertain Return of Nick Diaz

  I love and appreciate Nick Diaz as much as anyone, I think he might be the most admirable figure our sport has ever seen. Diaz is as authentic as it gets and was really ahead of his time in a lot of ways when you look back on his career. At a time in […]

Light Heavyweight Without Jon Jones

  When I first heard that Jon Jones was vacating the Light Heavyweight title, I thought what most thought. He doesn’t want anything to do with having to fight Dominic Reyes again, or perhaps even Thiago Santos for that matter. Which there is no shame in, if Jones never fought another day in his life, […]

The Answer is Bantamweight

The patent Frankie Edgar entrance to Biggie Smalls “Kick in the door” just isn’t the same without the fans. It’s still very cool, but from the audience’s perspective, it doesn’t have the same effect when taking place in the UFC Apex center in front of a handful of people. But it makes no difference to […]