UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 — Preview/Predictions for the Entire Main Card

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | October 25, 2014 Pay-Per-View Main Card: 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET|PT Fox Sports 1 Prelims: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET|PT UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET|PT The Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this Saturday, October 25, for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2. […]

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MMA Musings: Royce Gracie to Bellator, Korean Zombie Out & The Injury Dilema

Royce Gracie: MMA trailblazer, UFC Hall of Famer, Bellator spokesman. …Wait, what?! Last week, it was announced that Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer Royce Gracie accepted a role with Viacom’s Bellator MMA—the UFC’s closest current competitor—under the title of “promotional brand ambassador.” Though he has yet to act publicly since signing on with the company, it is generally assumed that his […]

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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson: 4 Ways the UFC Can Boost His Popularity

The sentiment leading up to UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso was resoundingly fervent, but, to employ an admittedly oxymoronic descriptor, anomalously uniform when regarding its main event. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson—among the most talented, well-rounded, entertaining and consistently improving fighters in the entire organization—was once again being overshadowed by his supporting cast. This time, he was facing […]

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UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi 2 – Full Card Breakdown/Predictions

UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi 2 September 5, 2014 | Foxwoods Resort Casino—Mashantucket, CT Fox Sports 1 Main Card: 9 p.m./6 p.m. ET|PT Fox Sports 1 Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET|PT With the SNAFU that was UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto now in our rearview mirrors, we turn to look at this Friday’s UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. […]

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UFC Double-Header Saturday: Five Fights to Focus on (and How They’ll End)

Unless they really have absolutely nothing else going on in their lives, UFC fans have something of a love/hate relationship with the increasing number of double-headers that are occurring as part of the company’s mission towards “World Fucking Domination.” Dana White and company have now put on several back-to-back Saturday events (one often airing through their online subscription service, UFC Fight […]

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UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux – Preview/Predictions for the Main Card

UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. Saint Preux Fox Sports 1 Main Card: 10PM/7PM ET|PT Fox Sports 2 Prelims: 8PM/5PM ET|PT The Ultimate Fighting Championship will crash Stephen Edwin King’s stomping grounds this Saturday, August 16th, when they set up their famous eight-sided cage inside the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Headlined by a mathcup between two top 10 […]

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UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown – Preview/Predictions for the Entire Main Card

UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown FOX Main Card: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET|PT FOX Prelims: 6 p.m./3 p.m. ET|PT UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims: 4:15 p.m./1:15 p.m. ET|PT With four events already in the books and one more fight night set to take place this Saturday, July has officially become the UFC’s busiest month so far this year. Despite […]

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UFC Double-Header Saturday: Five Fights to Focus On (and How They’ll End)

It hasn’t even been a month since the UFC tested the limits of even its most hardcore fans’ attention spans with back-to-back fight cards on the same day, yet here we are again on the precipice of another double-header this Saturday. Unlike last time, there is a bit of a lull in between cards, as the UFC Fight Pass presentation […]

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UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov – Main Card Preview and Predictions

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov Saturday, June 14, 2014 Main Card: 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET/PT FX Prelims: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET/PT UFC Fight Pass Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET/PT After spending all of 2013 as the UFC’s Fox programming spearhead, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is, at long last, finally headlining his first pay-per-view since becoming the inaugural flyweight champion in […]

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UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi – Preview/Predictions for the Top 3 Fights

UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi Saturday, May 31, 2014 | Berlin, Germany UFC Fight Pass: 3 p.m./12 p.m. ET/PT It’s already Tuesday, but many of us are still buzzing about this last weekend’s title upset. UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw was a splendid night of fights, rife with finishes and spectacular moments, but it’ll be remembered, more than anything, […]

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UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 3)

There’s a delusion that many fight fans enjoy – that although guys like Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Demetrius Johnson, Anthony Pettis and even Johny Hendricks are the best there is at what they do in their particular weight classes, if you’re considerably bigger than them, someone who walks around at 250-odd pounds, they likely won’t be able to do much to […]

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UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 2)

Alright folks, it’s been exactly one week since I began opining on the state of the UFC and its title pictures. In the first installment, we examined the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s flyweight and bantamweight categories and, suffice it to say, things looked outright grim for each class’ respective next title hopefuls, with no challenger exceeding a 15-percent likelihood […]

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UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 1)

It’s amazing how much things have changed in less than a year. Chris Weidman is now the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion after beating Anderson “The Spider” Silva not once, but twice. Renan Barao shed the “interim” modifier and became the undisputed champion when yet another injury prevented Dominick Cruz from returning for their unification bout. Johny Hendricks became the new welterweight champion […]

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