Former UFC champion Jon Jones ready to cause havoc at an anime convention

Never let it be said that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t controversial and admittedly sometimes entertaining. His beef with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya for example. Israel has been calling Jones out since the day he became middleweight champ. At one point they both agreed but UFC president Dana White was having … Read more

UFC 253 weigh ins greenlit championship bouts, 2 fighters miss weight

The UFC 253 weigh-ins are in the books and all championship fights have the green light. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Paulo Costa both made weight as did Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes who will fight to claim the vacant light heavyweight belt. Two fighters missed weight. Zubaira Tukhugov and Ludovit Klein both … Read more

Paulo Costa is the latest UFC fighter to ask for ridiculous money

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I don’t know what the deal is but the number of fighters complaining about money seems to grow every day. There is a constant comparison to boxing pay which is ludicrous because the sports are entirely different in structure. I could write an entire book on why they are and should be different, but I … Read more

Costa says rivalry with Adesanya is on par with the biggest in the sport

Middleweight contender Paulo Costa has his eyes firmly set on the middleweight championship currently wrapped around the waist of Israel Adesanya. Costa has not fought since defeating Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in August of last year but he has shared that he was ready to return. Adesanya also defeated Romero in his last fight … Read more

Watch: Israel Adesanya makes impact speaking at an Auckland Black Lives Matter rally

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is another fighter on the front lines of the continuous and baffling mistreatment of African-Americans by some police officers. After George Floyd was senselessly murdered by a careless/witless officer parts of the United States turned into a war zone. While some chose to throw bricks, set fires, destroy property, and … Read more

Why 2020 will be a thrilling year for MMA

The return of Conor McGregor kicked off the 2020 MMA calendar with his highly-anticipated – if rather short-lived – fight with American Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. A number of fights are already scheduled for the rest of the calendar year with Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero doing battle on Sunday 8 March.  Adesanya is 4/7 to … Read more