Alistair Overeem returns to UFC action on September 5 against 15-1 Augusto Sakai. Overeem is coming into this fight off of a KO win over Walt Harris and Sakai has rattled off four straight since his victory on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2018. This will be a true test of whether Overeem still has it or Sakai is a genuine contender for the heavyweight championship. Before The Reem returns watch him ice Harris.
An argument could be made that Dominick Reyes beat then light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when they faced off at UFC 247 back in February. It was not to be and Jones held on to his championship belt. Now that he has vacated it, Reyes gets another crack at it against Jan Blachowicz at UFC … Read more
Most news outlets use social media posts as starting points. Sometimes things get very real on there. Francis Ngannou is the clear number one contender to Stipe Miocic and his shiny UFC heavyweight championship belt. Although a case could be made that Jon Jones should be the number one contender since making the move to … Read more
What? If you are going to say that someone is the best at something make sure they haven’t lost by submission to someone with a middle of the road record and that they didn’t get obliterated by their bitter rival. Conor McGregor accepted a fight with former middleweight champion and arguably the greatest middleweight of … Read more
This Saturday former light heavyweight championship contender Anthony Smith Will try to course correct after he got absolutely smashed by Glover Teixeira in May. He steps in to the cage against Aleksander Rakic on Saturday to try and work his way back to a title shot. Before he does, watch him beat the last man to defeat Rakic, Volkan Oezdemir.
Aleksander Rakic is looking to bounce back from a 2019 split decision loss to Volkan Oezdemir when he takes on Anthony Smith this Saturday. Before then watch him starch Jimi Manuwa when they squared off in June of 2019.
If this was anyone else I would say this was trolling but this is Conor McGregor. The Irishman is the Rick James of MMA. Habitually. He’s a habitual line stepper. We don’t really need to recap the boxing circus that was Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor. Let’s… It was dubbed the “money fight“ and … Read more
Let’s hope this is one of those “when you lose, don’t lose the lesson“ situations. Shana Dobson was a massive underdog heading in to her fight with Mariya Agapova on August 22nd. Agapova was at -1429 and Dobson was at +800. That is not a typo those were the odds so when Dobson finished Agapova … Read more
Much has been made about Jon Jones vacating the UFC light heavyweight title and making the move up to the heavy hitting heavyweight division. It immediately freed up the 205 pound scene breathing fresh life into it with the prospect of a new champion after Jones proudly held the title for so long. I will … Read more