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RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo – Calvillo earns decision win in flyweight debut

A NEW flyweight contender has emerged in former ranked strawweight Cynthia Calvillo, after the California native came away with a unanimous decision victory over 2019 title challenger, Jessica Eye in her divisional debut. The pair’s main event bout headlined the UFC’s second Fight Night held at its Apex Centre in Las Vegas, with half of […]

UFC Rankings update: May-June 2020

THE UFC has resumed full-time operations and with it comes the ever-changing rankings landscape. Four events have gone down since the promotion’s emphatic return at UFC 249 on May 9, with the only belt to change hands that of the interim lightweight strap belonging to Justin Gaethje. Among the big winners have been Gilbert Burns, […]

RESULTS | UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer – The Lioness makes history with divisional sweep

AMANDA Nunes made history on Sunday as the first ever UFC fighter to simultaneously defend two active titles, dominating Felicia Spencer in a one-sided headline bout for the women’s featherweight championship. Nunes looked flawless across the five rounds, showcasing her full range of skills while putting to bed doubts about her cardio. All eyes were […]

RESULTS | SUG 14 – Jones needs overtime to submit Rocha

PORTLAND, Oregon once again played host to the latest Submission Underground (SUG) instalment, where Australian submission ace Craig Jones exacted revenge on Vagner Rocha in their main event bout. Dubbed ‘SUG Island’, the weekend’s event was the promotion’s third to be streamed live from a modified grain silo amid the current global pandemic, with SUG […]

RESULTS | UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns

THE UFC returned to the fight capital of the world this weekend, and while there may not have been a live crowd at the APEX Centre to appreciate the action, plenty of viewers around the world were treated to an awesome bunch of fights. Gilbert Burns announced himself as a true welterweight title contender after […]

Card recap: Titan FC 60 – JZ Cavalcante takes home latest grappling title

FLORIDA once again set the scene for the return of a martial arts promotion, this time hosting the latest Titan FC instalment inside the MMA Masters facility. Hot and humid conditions made life tough for fighters, refs and commentators alike, but fans were still treated to some worthwhile action. Gesias ‘JZ’ Cavalcante took home the […]

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 […]

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