Aldo Keeps Moving

Becoming a UFC champion is the greatest accomplishment in the sport of mixed martial arts. If there is a second place holder for the greatest achievement possible in the game, it would probably be achieving longevity at the highest level. Since opening up his professional career with a first-round head kick knockout victory back in […]

Covington’s Honest Moment

Moments after the horn sounded signaling the end of the intense Welterweight title fight at UFC 268, Colby Covington got up in Kamaru Usman’s face and started saying something. For a moment, it looked like it was confrontational, but it didn’t take long to realize that the words coming out of Covington’s mouth wasn’t venomous, […]

5 Can’t Miss Fights For November

November is a stacked month of combat sports! Here’s a look at five fights you won’t want to miss.   James Gallagher vs. Patchy Mix – Bellator 270 – Nov. 5 It’s official. James Gallagher (@StrabanimalMMA) will take on Patchy Mix in a bantamweight bout at Bellator 258 on May 7. 💥 #Bellator258 #GP […]

Glover Teixeira’s Influence

  Glover Teixeira didn’t just show up and win at UFC 267, he showed up and showed out. The highly impressive submission victory over former champion Jan Blachowicz earned him the UFC Light-heavyweight title in his 40th professional fight, almost 20 years into his career. Teixeira winning the championship so late into his career after […]

UFC Vegas 41 Post-Fight Matchmaker: Vettori vs. Strickland makes sense

Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa put on an all-time classic in the main event of UFC Vegas 41. With Vettori bouncing back from his loss to Israel Adesanya and Dana White saying Costa’s next fight will be at 205-pounds, we’ll play matchmaker and look at who some potential opponents could be for fighters on this […]

UFC Vegas 40 Post-Fight: Aspen Ladd’s Coach Jim West Made The Right Call

The narrative surrounding UFC Vegas 40 wasn’t the fact that Norma Dumont pulled off the upset in the main event, but rather the advice her opponent Aspen Ladd received in between rounds. Did Aspen Ladd’s Coach Jim West Go Too Far?  Please tell me what you're doing.#UFCVegas40 — Jed I. Goodman © (@jedigoodman) October […]

UFC Vegas 39 Post-Fight Matchmaker: Jedrzejczyk Makes Sense For Rodriguez Next

UFC Vegas 39 took a number of hits, but in the end, we saw a quality main event and a number of fighters make strides in their respective divisions. We’ll play matchmaker and look at who the winners should fight next.   Marina Rodriguez vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Marina Rodriguez vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk should be next. […]

Marina Rodriguez’s Turn

A reality in the fight game is that promoters have an interest in certain fighters progressing and moving up the ranks. The reasoning for this is usually based on the fact that certain athletes are considered very marketable. Whether it is because of their story, their looks, their character, or an amalgamation of all of […]

UFC Vegas 38 Post-Fight Matchmaker

UFC Vegas 38 has come and gone, with a number of fighters picking up key wins including Thiago Santos, Niko Price, and Krzysztof Jotko. We’ll play matchmaker and look at who they should fight next. Thiago Santos vs. Magomed Ankalaev/Volkan Oezdemir winner Spoke to a UFC official this morning who clarified that Thiago “Marreta” Santos […]

UFC 266 Post-Fight Matchmaker – Volkanovski, Shevchenko, Lawler

UFC 266 lived up to the hype with Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega putting on a fight for the ages, Valentina Shevchenko continuing her dominance and Robbie Lawler likely saving his job with his victory over Nick Diaz. We’ll play matchmaker for all these winners and look at who they should fight next. Alexander Volkanovski […]

The Diaz Effect

The Return of Nick Diaz was a roller coaster of emotions, to say the least. From the beginning of fight week when he first touched down in Vegas, to the moment he and Lawler embraced after the fight ended. The very presence of Diaz shook up the MMA world unlike we’ve seen in years, and […]

UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega Fight Picks

  It isn’t often there is a UFC pay per event where the third fight on the card is the most anticipated of the event, but Nick Diaz has that kind of effect on the fanbase.  Alexander Volkanovski (-176) vs Brian Ortega (+142) Fanduel has the champion as a slight favorite for good reason. The […]