What Next For the UFC and Conor McGregor?

It’s been 13 months since Conor McGregor fought for the UFC Lightweight belt at Madison Square Garden. He clinically disposed of Eddie Alvarez that day, becoming the first fighter in the world’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion to hold two titles at the same time. In 2017 he’s fought once, crossing codes and boxing against [...]

By | 2017-12-15T18:32:25+00:00 December 15th, 2017|All, Boxing, MMA|224 Comments

UFC Detroit: Winners and Losers

Winner: Francis Ngannou (Knockout v Alistair Overeem) “Tonight you will sleep” he whispered to Alistair Overeem, almost reassuring him that it will all be over soon. Like an executioner to a victim on death row. The giant Cameroonian, who was famously homeless on the streets of Paris only a few years ago, is surely giving [...]

By | 2017-12-05T08:48:48+00:00 December 5th, 2017|All, MMA|0 Comments

UFC Shanghai: Main Winners and Losers

In what seems like an endless stream of UFC events until the end of the year, let's take a look at the main winners and losers from UFC Shanghai. Winner: Kelvin Gastelum After needing to use the towel to make weight on Friday, the alarm bells were flashing. After 2 minutes and 30 seconds of [...]

By | 2017-11-28T09:43:42+00:00 November 28th, 2017|All, MMA|206 Comments

Michael Bisping seeks redemption

The world of Mixed Martial Arts is unforgiving. A single punch can transform careers and divisions in a matter of seconds. Sport is a word that doesn’t always sit comfortably with MMA, because you can’t play it. Athletes are often underpaid and literally put their health on the line for the entertainment of fight fans. [...]

By | 2017-11-24T10:16:50+00:00 November 24th, 2017|All, MMA|1 Comment

Thug Rose – The champion we don’t deserve

Apparently, she didn’t stand a chance. ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas was a 25/1 outsider against Joanna Jedrzejczk at UFC 217. Almost all TV pundits and armchair experts expected the Polish Champion to unleash a striking clinic on her gutsy opponent, and equal Ronda Rousey’s record of six consecutive title defences. It didn’t go to plan. Namajunas [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:30:00+00:00 November 20th, 2017|All, MMA|282 Comments