UFC 198 takes place this Saturday, May 14, in Curitiba, Brazil. Many fights on the card could be headliners, including the middleweight co-main event between MMA legends Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Vitor Belfort. Jacare is currently ranked No. 2 on the UFC’s official 185 pound rankings, while Vitor is ranked No. 3. https://youtu.be/SZK8A2K99j8 View the … Read more
UFC Featherweight (145 lbs) Champion Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz on Saturday at Welterweight (170 lbs). That’s a huge weight jump for the 5-foot 9-inch Irishman who had been preparing for a 155-pound bout. But he seems to be feeling so good at this new weight, he’s now even talking about moving up to the … Read more
Number one ranked UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold will certainly be paying attention to Saturday’s UFC 187 card as 185-pound champ Chris Weidman defends his title against Vitor Belfort. Rockhold will almost certainly face the winner for the title. Today Rockhold will field questions from UFC fans starting at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT) and … Read more
At UFC 173 this past Saturday night Dan Henderson was absolutely manhandled by Daniel Cormier before being choked unconscious. Henderson looked completely overmatched and under-sized against Cormier. This is really the first time I can remember where Henderson looked noticeably smaller. Henderson weighed in at a paltry 199lbs. If he still wants to make a … Read more
This weekend the UFC will visit Berlin, Germany, to host their UFC Fight Night 41 event. The card has quite a few interesting fights on it, but one that particularly sparks my interest is the middleweight showdown between undefeated prospects Luke Barnatt (8-0) and Sean Strickland (14-0). Both guys are young, talented, up and coming … Read more
The second fight of the night at Bellator 102 in Visalia, California is another middleweight tournament semifinal match-up between Mikkel Parlo and Jason Butcher. This also is a classic striker versus grappler matchup and will be sure to excite the fans seeing as Parlo is a great Dutch kickboxer and Butcher a phenomenal submission artist. So let’s get into the breakdown.
If you haven’t heard already, Tim Kennedy will not be fighting Lyoto Machida at the UFC’s Fight for the Troops 3 in November. Machida was moved to face Mark Munoz after an injury removed Michael Bisping from the card and Munoz was in need of an opponent. This left UFC newcomer Tim Kennedy in need of an opponent.
Former UFC Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva (man it feels weird to type those words) was recently on Brazilian talk show Agora É Tarde, hosted by Danilo Gentili, and discussed in detail his loss to Chris Weidman and what exactly went wrong. He also addressed the tremendous pressure he has been under, what he thinks about people who say the fight was fixed and much much more.
MMA fighter John “Doomsday” Howard (20-8) has announced his return to the octagon at UFC Fight Night 26 as he faces Uriah Hall (7-3) in a middleweight matchup. Howard replaces an injured Josh Samman, who was forced to withdraw due to an injury. The event will take place at TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Aug 17.