Why Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Makes Sense

Many fans were surprised to see the news last week that Nate Diaz will be fighting  Leon Edwards on May 15th at UFC 262. The welterweight matchup will be the first co-main event in UFC history slated for five rounds of action and it’s the first fight for Diaz since losing to Jorge Masvidal by […]

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 […]

Mike Perry Cornerman Auction Is Getting Interesting

  Mike Perry  is back at it again. Earlier this year he was making similar headlines for having his Girlfriend be his sole cornerman in his fight with Micky Gall. This time He’s taken it a step further, auctioning off a spot in his corner to the highest bidder. Darren Till was quick to respond […]

Petr Yan Is One Scary Champion

Petr Yan gave Jose Aldo a serious thumping to win the bantamweight championship at UFC 251. The result is not because of Jose Aldo being at the tail end of his career and operating with a diminished durability and skill set, quite the contrary. In fact, the Aldo we’ve seen since dropping down to the […]

The Other Side of Mike Perry

  The vast majority of the MMA fan base views Mike Perry as an unhinged lunatic, the erratic behavior outside the cage, and on social media and his overall aggressive nature is a big part of why he is viewed this way. He is a character, to put it mildly. It’s not just the behavior, […]

The Bantamweight Division

  At a time when the stock of the bantamweight division is trending to be the highest it’s ever been, Henry Cejudo is bowing out of competition. The rumblings and the rumors are that the reasoning behind the retirement is a money issue, and if that’s the case, fair enough. As embarrassing and as ill-advised […]

Amanda Nunes Enters A New Territory

Heading into UFC 250, the disparity in skillset between Amanda Nunes and Felicia Spencer was common knowledge amongst hardcore MMA fans. But as everybody who follows this sport knows, you always have to be prepared for the most unlikely outcome to occur. No matter how much something may seem like a foregone conclusion, you always […]