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Card preview: UFC Fight Night – Woodley vs. Burns

SEVEN days removed from the madness, mixed martial arts returns this weekend amid a big few days for combat sports. Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and rising Brazilian contender Gilbert Burns headline the UFC’s latest Fight Night, set to take place at the promotion’s APEX Centre in Las Vegas. Nine of the 12 weight classes, […]

10 Unbeatable Versions of MMA Fighters

A fighters’ prime; the often small window of time where an athlete peaks and can, at the top level, seem unstoppable. Over the years, the mixed martial arts scene has bared witness to versions of fighters which have proven near-unbeatable, with comedically specific elements of their game or life contributing to sustained periods of success. […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris

ASK and you shall receive. The UFC delivered its third event in seven days as top 10 heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris headlined the latest Fight Night, and we can all take a breather now with a week-long break. ‘The Demolition Man’ overcame some early adversity to get back to winning ways in what […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night – Teixeira reenters title frame after brutal main event

GLOVER TEIXEIRA may have already tipped the ripe age of 40, but the Brazilian keeps on knocking down the door of UFC championship contention. The number eight ranked light heavyweight dismantled fellow former title challenger Anthony Smith in a gruelling headline bout, earning performance of the night honours and his fourth-consecutive victory. Earlier, Ben Rothwell […]

Fallout: UFC 249 – Triple C peaces out, Gaethje banishes El Cucuy

FANS rejoiced when the UFC scheduled its return with UFC 249, and they were not disappointed as a stacked card headlined by a pair of intriguing title fights delivered on all its promise. An empty VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida set the scene for Justin Gaethje‘s epic dismantling of Tony Ferguson for the […]

Card preview – UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje

FROM Brooklyn New York, to a short-lived secret fight island, and its eventual home in Jacksonville Florida, UFC 249 is finally set to go down this weekend – albeit with an improvised starring cast. The long-awaited Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight may have been scrapped for a fifth time, but fans are set to […]

Card recap: SUG 13 – Jones takes out bizarre headliner in night of slick submissions

AUSTRALIAN submission ace Craig Jones took out a bizarre main event atop Sunday’s Submission Underground (SUG) 13 card, yielding a verbal submission after appearing to injure Vinny Magalhaes‘ ankle in a nasty heel hook. Elsewhere, ‘Mr VanZant’ Austin Vanderford pulled off a spectacular upset win over 10th Planet cult hero Richie Martinez, while Gabriel Checco […]

Card preview: SUG 13 – Sonnen’s SUG shoulders the combat scene once again

LIVE SPORT. You read right, live sport is back this weekend as Chael Sonnen delivers the 13th instalment of his Submission Underground (SUG) promotion via UFC Fight Pass, featuring a bout between arguably the greatest two active grapplers on the planet right now. Portland, Oregon is set to host the event which sees Craig Jones […]

Card recap: SUG 12 – Jones notches yet another heel hook victory

NOT even a global pandemic could stop Chael Sonnen from having the twelfth instalment of his Submission Underground (SUG) promotion go ahead, albeit with a bunch of changes which made for an eerily different setting. Undertaken in a converted grain silo in Oregon with no fans or cornerman in attendance, and Sonnen himself on commentary […]

Card recap: Cage Warriors 113 – The fight goes on for game warriors

AN improvised event went ahead at Cage Warriors 113 in Manchester, with bouts and the venue alike left to the last minute, but producing a high quality European mixed martial arts showcase. Fan favourite and former lightweight champion Paddy Pimblett got back on the winners list, with the belt he used to hold on the […]

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