Usman vs Burns UFC 256 fight postponed

Ouch. It is rare that you have a surging contender that poses a real threat to a champion. There have been plenty that got their shot but most of their eventual losses were foregone conclusions in the minds of fans. See Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, and Fedor Emelianenko for examples. The ferocious title holders unafraid … Read more

Burns says he’s COVD19 free and ready for Usman

Finally some good news. Surging welterweight contender Gilbert Burns was pulled from UFC 251 meaning he lost some momentum and a shot at welterweight champion and teammate Kamaru Usman. The reason he was pulled was COVID-19 proving once again that no one is immune. I sympathize with what he had to go through. The roller … Read more

ODDS: Usman vs Burns UFC 251 odds

Teammates and friends will become rivals at UFC 251 in July. Number one welterweight contender Gilbert Burns will face off against current champion Kamaru Usman. Usman’s last fight was a last-minute TKO victory over former interim champion Colby Covington and Gilbert completely out classed Tyron Woodley earning him the shot. This very well may be … Read more

Woodley not likely to face Covington or Edwards next after all

ESPN MMA shared a bit of news that is honestly surprising and a tad disappointing. Former welterweight champ Tyron Woodley was expected to fight nemesis Colby Covington a few times and they all fell through. He was supposed to face Leon Edwards and that too didn’t come to pass. Most fans including myself assumed that … Read more

UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. LaFlare full card

The UFC train keeps rolling right along as the next UFC event will take place on Saturday, March 21, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The UFC Fight Night event will be headlined by the UFC welterweight scrap between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare. The co-main event will feature a welterweight scrap between Erick Silva and … Read more