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Archived Since:August 10, 2008

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Fallout: Chokes, Referees, and Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson Talking Major Trash

UFC Fight Night 112 saw some major controversy in the main event. The fight between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee was anticipated to be a high stakes game between two fighters hoping to enter title contention with a win Sunday night.Show More Summary

Bellator 180: Douglas Lima vs Lorenz Larkin Will Be A Striker’s Delight

Perhaps my most anticipated fight on this card, Douglas Lima versus Lorenz Larkin is a truly wonderful match up between two strikers with very different styles. We have the bare bones approach of Douglas Lima against the flashier yet effective strikes of Lorenz Larkin. Show More Summary

Bellator 180: Phil Davis Is Out For Revenge Against Ryan Bader

You know, it’s kinda funny. Initially I had mixed feelings on this bout as far as interest goes. But after watching the first fight between these two and seeing how evenly matched they were years back, curiosity has taken over and made this one a fight to watch. Show More Summary

Bellator 180: James Gallagher vs Chinzo Machida

It’s getting to be something when the most anticipated mixed martial arts card of the week is a Bellator event. It’s saying even more when there is a UFC just the very next day. Times are changing indeed and while Bellator has put on fight cards before, the level of competition on Bellator 180 is truly impressive. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night Singnapore: Justin Scoggins vs Yuta Sasaki Will Be An Absolutely Wild Scrap

Been away for a bit and with the limited time I do have, I've decided to breakdown a fight that I'm really looking forward to. No disrespect to the other fighters on the card, but by now anyone who has been following my writing knows by now that I'm a full on karate nerd. Show More Summary

It’s ON! Mayweather VS McGregor Fight Is Official With Date Set!

According to Yahoo and TMZ Sports it’s on – August 26th. Stay tuned for more soon! IT’S OFFICIAL!!! https://t.co/ND07Ixugs2 pic.twitter.com/JpqFW5WbcB — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) June 14, 2017   The post It’s ON! Mayweather VS McGregor Fight Is Official With Date Set! appeared first on Cagepotato.

Demetrious Johnson Speaks His Mind About Treatment By The UFC. Was It The Wrong Move?

Demetrious Johnson is officially the man in my book. While many fans may be discrediting him, stating that he’s some kind of coward for refusing to fight bantamweight contender TJ Dillashaw for the flyweight title, it’s hard not to see the champion’s points. Show More Summary

Fallout: Max Holloway And The Beauty of Solid Basics

Well, that escalated quickly now didn’t it. In one of the most anticipated fights of the year, Max Holloway once again showcased his superior ability to perform under the bright lights and in hostile territory no less. But the road to victory was by no means a cake walk for the Hawaiian fighter. Show More Summary

UFC 212 Breakdown: Jose Aldo Is Out To Prove The Young Lion Max Holloway Isn’t Ready To Be King

Ever since the match up was announced the question has been on the hearts and minds of avid MMA fans: could Max Holloway defeat Jose Aldo? The answer as of now is that there's no way to be sure. What's alarming to me however is thatShow More Summary

UFC 212 Breakdown: Claudia Gadelha Looks To Conquer The Swarming Karolina Kowalkiewicz

After Sunday’s fights and Alexander Gustafsson’s brilliant performance against Glover Teixeira, the UFC is back with more action with a robust card in Rio de Janiero. While the main event features two of the top featherweights in the world, the co-main event offers up some strawweight action as two former title challengers square off. Show More Summary

Fallout: Alexander Gustafsson Is Redefining Striking At Light Heavyweight

Well, that was both beautiful and hard to watch wasn’t it. Alexander Gustafsson solidified his position as the third best light heavyweight in the world with an absolutely dominant performance over the tough Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 109. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 109 Analysis: Alexander Gustafsson Battles Glover Teixeira On Home Turf

I’ve been gone for a minute but I’m back now and I’m ready to dig deep into one of the more anticipated fights of the year. Alexander Gustafsson battles Glover Teixeira right in his backyard, Stockholm, Sweden. While both men have been on the cusp of winning UFC gold, both are still very dangerous fighters with interesting tools in their arsenal. Show More Summary

Bellator 179: Paul Daley Looks To Validate Himself With A Win Over Rory MacDonald

Let's be honest with ourselves here. When the this bout was first announced the initial reaction was that of pure excitement. While the modern day UFC execs want you to believe that there isn't a possibility of exciting fights outside of the promotion. Show More Summary

Fallout: Was Demian Maia vs Jorge Masvidal The Definition Of A Draw?

Now, I’ve been going back and forth with this for the last few days and though the fight has already been decided it left me with a pretty interesting question. What exactly constitutes a draw? While we could talk about the scoring system all day, we have consider all manner of thought processes that occur while watching and judging a fight. Show More Summary

Fallout: Is Stipe Miocic The Greatest UFC Heavyweight Of All Time?

It’s funny what they say about headlines that end in a question mark. Most of the time the answer to the proposed question will be no and in this case that tends to be my initial gut reaction. But that doesn’t mean that this is a topic that is without merit or one that shouldn’t be explored. Show More Summary

UFC 211: Stipe Miocic Is Out For Revenge Against Junior dos Santos

Finally we're breaking down the main event of UFC 211 and it's a doozy. The first battle between Stipe Miocic and Junior do Santos was a brutal slugfest that saw both men trading blows for five rounds. It was thoroughly entertaining and horrifying to watch. Show More Summary

UFC 211: Joanna Jedrzejczyk Versus Jessica Andrade Will Be A Total Slugfest

The co-main event spot belongs to two of the fiercest female fighters in the UFC today as strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is set to mix it up with fellow striker and all around beast Jessica Andrade. The two women are known for the ferocity and willingness to mix things up on the feet. Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez: Loss to Conor McGregor Gave Me ‘Freedom’

The former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez opens up on a number of different topics from his loss to Conor McGregor to his upcoming fight with Dustin Poirier. The post Eddie Alvarez: Loss to Conor McGregor Gave Me ‘Freedom’ appeared first on Cagepotato.

UFC 211: Demian Maia Is Going To Manhandle Jorge Masvidal…Or Receive A Massive Beatdown

Another major bout on the main card, besides the monumental title fights that top the card of course, Demian Maia versus Jorge Masvidal is an absolute monster of a fight. It’s crazy to think that Demian Maia isn’t fighting for the title...Show More Summary

UFC 211: Frankie Edgar VS Yair Rodriguez Has Fight Of The Year Written All Over It

While my other breakdowns have been pretty enjoyable, this fight is one that every hardcore and casual fight fan has been keeping their eyes on. Frankie Edgar versus Yair Rodriguez is a battle of old school versus new school. Does the...Show More Summary

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