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UFC Fresno: Cub Swanson Hunting More Than a Silverback

Years later than expected, Cub Swanson has finally hit his stride for a title shot. The only thing standing in his way is featherweight dark horse Brian Ortega at UFC Fresno. Reinvention is perhaps the most difficult challenge for a...
UFC 217: Georges St. Pierre chokes out Michael Bisping

Three “Huh?” Moments in MMA Last Week: Frankie Edgar’s Face, GSP’s Health, and Bad...

A fighter's toughness is being questioned after his face was broken in training. A legend's return is put on hold due to health issues. And a journalist showed that he knows absolutely nothing about MMA while covering UFC 218....
UFC 218 Jose Aldo Max Holloway

UFC 218: Whose Era will it Be in the Featherweight Division?

Max Holloway has quietly become one of the best mixed martial artists in the world today, but former champion Jose Aldo takes the biggest risk of his career in a rematch at UFC 218. When Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo...
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UFC 218: Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou Battle for Supremacy

In a year of heavyweight headlines, Alistair Overeem will battle Francis Ngannou at UFC 218 to see who will get the final word in the heavyweight division in 2018. In all the talk of super fights and cross-over events, it...
UFC 218 Justin Gaethje Eddie Alvarez

UFC 218: Alvarez vs. Gaethje – The Throwdown Kings Go to War

The fight world rejoiced when UFC 218 added the fight between Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje, but which dynamic lightweight will reign supreme? There is a love-hate relationship with the idea that being a star is not just about if...
Henry Cejudo Sergio Pettis rebooked for UFC 218

UFC 218: Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis Need Fireworks for a Title Shot

Before November, Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis were a lock for the next shot at Demetrious Johnson.  But TJ Dillashaw has made their mission at UFC 218 more complicated. The flyweight division has been the topic of speculation in 2017....
Conor McGregor

Punching Out Gangsters, Jumping in Competitor’s Cages: Can UFC Reign Conor McGregor In?

Punching out gangsters and jumping in competitor's cages: where does Conor McGregor go from here? And what if anything can the UFC do to reign him in? A lifetime or so ago (or earlier this year, actually), I argued that...
UFC 218 Tecia Torres Michelle Waterson

UFC 218: Torres and Waterson Look to Set the Bar High

The UFC 218 main card is packed with fan-friendly contests, but Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson could set the bar too high as the opening fight on the PPV. There are several bouts that are expected to be electrifying contests...
Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix 2018

Making Sense of Bellator’s 2018 Heavyweight Grand Prix

Bellator's Heavyweight Grand Prix 2018 is a head scratcher. Let us guide you through it! There's a lot to love about Bellator's Heavyweight Grand Prix 2018 — and just as much that will leave you scratching your head. For starters,...
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UFC: Five “Superfights” We Need to See Next Year

Ideas for "superfights" are thrown around quite a bit nowadays, featuring some surprising names from mixed martial arts and beyond. Despite the superfight-saturation, there are a few realistic matchups the UFC should seriously consider in 2018. For the sake of...

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