Here we go. Reign supreme. It is all over. Tale of the tape. You get the drift here. Ever since he was released from the UFC with zero fanfare Mike Goldberg has been missed. His catch phrases were iconic, cliche but iconic and his voice was unmistakeable. With the recent events seemingly lacking in excitement at the broadcast booth, Goldberg gives his take on the situation. Check it out.
Rashad Evans is one of the most memorable fighters to step in to the Octagon. He won the second season of TUF and provided a scary highlight reel kick shortly thereafter that obliterated Sean Salmon and will be replayed in the best knockout videos forever. He was the light heavyweight champion for a minute until Lyoto Machida brutally knocked him out. His feud with Rampage may have ended in a lackluster fight but the build up will stay with us. Now, at the end of his career he almost seems sad and so are we. Check out what he had to say about preparing for it on The MMA Hour recently.
One of the fights we never got that haunts us is Ronda Rousey in her prime vs women’s division wrecking machine Cris Cyborg. Cris is getting the next best thing to Rousey in the woman that ended the “Rowdy” champion’s reign. She faces Holly Holm in a bout that was rumored to be signed then not signed, until finally the signatures were confirmed. UFC 219 takes place December 30th in Las Vegas. Cris signed a new 4 fight contract with the UFC and she discusses a lot more in this video.
Malki Kawa, renowned manager of one Jon “Bones” Jones, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that there’s a real possibility (50% chance) his client may never fight again. Kawa’s words (via MMAFighting.com): “It could very well be the last time we’ve seen Jon Jones in the Octagon. I think Jon Jones is gonna focus on … Read more