Kelvin Gastelum In A Tough Situation Against Jared Cannonier

Kelvin Gastelum deserves credit for stepping up to fight Jared Cannonier this Saturday, replacing Paulo Costa who withdrew from the fight due to contract issues. But at the same time, Gastelum puts himself in a must-win situation against Cannonier as he looks to keep his relevance as a contender in the middleweight division. The one […]

UFC 265 Post-Fight Matchmaker – Gane, Aldo & Luque

UFC 265 was another outstanding event that saw Ciryl Gane become the UFC interim heavyweight champion, Jose Aldo proving he’s still a problem for the 135-pound division, and Vicente Luque emerging as a contender in the welterweight division. We’ll play matchmaker for all these winners and look at who they should fight next.   Ciryl […]

Finesse in the Heavyweight Division

Heading into UFC 265, It seemed as though the UFC had hoped for a Derrick Lewis victory. The backdrop of Lewis winning a UFC championship in front of a hometown crowd in Houston Texas is the perfect setup to build for a blockbuster rematch against Francis Ngannou for the undisputed heavyweight title. Over the years […]

UFC 265: Lewis vs Gane Fight Picks

  Derrick Lewis and Cyril Gane are slated to compete for the interim heavyweight title at UFC 265. While it may not be the most warranted interim title fight we’ve ever seen, it’s an interim title fight nonetheless. Whether the fans agree with it or not, the winner of this contest emerges as a UFC […]

UFC 265: Keys To Victory For Lewis, Gane, Aldo And Munhoz

UFC 265, Derrick Lewis, Ciryl Gane

UFC 265 goes down this weekend at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas as hometown hero Derrick Lewis takes on rising star Ciryl Gane for the interim heavyweight title. Lewis was originally expected to face Francis Ngannou, but the UFC took a different route when the heavyweight champion said that he wouldn’t be able to […]

Early Odds Roundup: Gaethje-Chandler, Makhachev-Dos Anjos, Costa-Vettori

The UFC announced a number of key matchups over the weekend and the oddsmakers over at Fanduel already have some of the lines set for these fights. For the one fight they didn’t, I’ll estimate what those odds would look like. Let’s take a closer look.   Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori – UFC Fight […]

5 Can’t Miss Fights For August

With the UFC going head-to-head with Bellator this Saturday, there are a number of key fights happening for both promotions next month. Here’s a look at some of the best fights you won’t want to miss.   Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz – UFC 264: August 7 Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz Slated for Bantamweight […]

Credit to Dillashaw

  You got to give it to T.J Dillashaw. After a two-year absence from the sport due to testing positive for some serious performance-enhancing drugs, he returned to competition clean as a whistle, and earned an impressive victory. The innovative footwork and patent tenacity was fully intact, without the aid of illegal substances running through […]

The Return of Miesha Tate

Retirements in MMA aren’t exactly ironclad, but when Meisha Tate announced she was hanging up the gloves back in 2016 to step into an executive role with ONE FC. It felt as though we’d seen Cupcake in the octagon for the last time.  But fast forward five years later, and we are right on the […]

Who Will Islam Makhachev Fight Next After Dominant UFC Vegas 31 Win?

Following his impressive victory at UFC Vegas 31 over Thiago Moises, lightweight Islam Makhachev already had three opponents in mind for his next fight. We’ll take a look at how realistic those fights are to happen and how the Dagestani star would fair against those names mentioned below. Islam Makhachev (@MAKHACHEVMMA) tells me he his […]

That Ended Badly

  It’s unfortunate when a blockbuster main event fight ends bizarrely, but such was the case for UFC 264. No matter which way you fold it, the result of the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier was just downright dreadful. An otherwise awesome card with plenty of highly entertaining affairs was capped off […]