In a year in which Michael Bisping, Meisha Tate, Amanda Nunes and Eddie Alvarez have all been crowned UFC champions, Tyron Woodley’s first round KO of Robbie Lawler is one of the least upsetting upsets of a wild 2016. Even so, the changing of the guard in the Welterweight division may well mark the end… Read More Tyron Woodley’s next fight is a lot bigger than you think
What. A. Main. Card. What. An. Event. Just wow. UFC195 was the first event that I’ve live tweeted and by Jove was it beautiful. It had everything: Submissions, knockouts, back and forth wars and plenty of controversy. It was, in short, everything we love about the UFC. It had something for everyone. Briskly sidestepping a… Read More Fights to make after UFC195
A collection of a few choice tweets from my coverage of the fights: Tanaka vs Soto: Duffy – Poirier Kish – Ansaroff Noke – Morono McDonald – Kanehara Ortega – Brandao Larkin – Tumenov Miocic – Arlovski Lawler – Condit
Let’s start by acknowledging that Lawler – Condit lived up to all expectations and then some. It was a wild and spectacular contest, capped off an awesome UFC event to take us into 2016 and instantly became one of my favourite fights of all time. Having said that, the immediate calls for an instant… Read More Rematch for Lawler- Condit?
An action packed (putting it mildly) December for the UFC has overshadowed this event a little, meaning that it has passed under the radar compared to the four crazy UFCs last month. This is unfortunate as in my opinion has potential for some awesome fights. That being said, I’m focussing my analysis and predictions on… Read More UFC 195 – predictions and breakdown
It was reported yesterday that eight fighters would be cut from the UFC. The most high profile of these were Fabrio Maldonando and Kevin Souza, both veterans who have had solid yet unspectacular UFC careers. The UFC prides itself on being an elite organisation which will produce high level fights between the most dangerous men… Read More Three fighters that are doing way better since leaving UFC.
Worried that the UFC can’t top 2015? Worry no more. … Read More Fights to look forward to in 2016
Opinion Pieces MMA If, like me, you’ve suffered greatly with Michael Bisping in his agonisingly so-close-yet-so-far career then you’re in the right place. European MMA is killing the game like never before, with two current UFC champions and multiple challengers stating their cases for title shots. However, to the continued dismay of the beleaguered tea… Read More Top prospects for UK MMA going into 2016.
There are a few moments in the short but eventful rise of the UFC that have permanently changed the course of the sports history. Long term fans struck dumb by Royce Gracie’s exhibition of Brazilian Jui-jitsu at UFC 1 could make a case for how the introduction of BJJ to MMA was viewing history in… Read More It’s time to hang up the gloves TUF. Sincerely, your biggest fan.