Month: December 2022

After a 2021 that only had a handful of what I would consider genuine robberies (Maycee Barber vs. Miranda Maverick, I’m looking at you), and even less that registered on a wider viewership scale (Gleison Tibau vs. Rory MacDonald, anyone?), I was optimistic that 2022 would not only feature few judging controversies, but that fans,
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John Dodson continued his comeback campaign earlier today (Sat., Dec. 31, 2022) at Bellator MMA vs RIZIN from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, when the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title challenger flattened flyweight Hideo Tokoro with a first-round TKO (punches). Before the action even started fight fans were presented with a hilarious
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Adrian Yanez is expected to make a big step up in competition when he takes on perennial bantamweight contender Rob Font at an upcoming UFC event on April 8, per a recent report by MMA Fighting. The matchup has also been confirmed by additional news outlets, but the location and venue remain undetermined at this
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The best UFC mic moments of 2022 | Video These UFC fighters graced us with a memorable performance on the mic! Take a listen to some of the best mic moments that were heard throughout 2022 by some of the year’s top fighters. Hear from Michael Chandler, Paddy Pimblett, Raul Rosas Jr., Sean Strickland, welterweight
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Sara McMann sees a fight with Cris Cyborg on the horizon, but she wants to earn it. After an almost 10-year UFC tenure, McMann (13-6) signed a multifight deal with Bellator and will compete in the featherweight division. The 42-year-old Olympic silver medalist in wrestling is targeting a March return, but would like to get
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The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event of 2023 took a serious hit yesterday with the news that Geoff Neal was injured and out of a highly anticipated fight against Shavkat Rakhmonov. Rakhmonov is undefeated (16-0) and dominated the extremely tough Neil Magny en route to a second round submission win in June. He’s another
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Yair Rodriguez hopes Alexander Volkanovski becomes a UFC dual champion, but admits he doesn’t like the chances of that happening. The Mexican standout thinks Volkanovski (25-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC), who holds the belt at 145 pounds, will have an uphill battle in his next outing when he takes on lightweight champion Islam Makhachev in an
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