A Grudge Ends (UFC 158 Review)

UFC 158 was a time that many fans and two fighters would finally bury the hatchet and bring an end to a long time grudge. Georges St. Pierre has been the champion for years and is widely considered one of the best fighters in the world. He is not without a few detractors though and one of the loudest was Nick Diaz who would call out the champion while St. Pierre was injured.

UFC 158 Preview

Never has a poster expressed a main event so well than the UFC 158 poster that perfectly captures what this fight is all about. UFC 158 is about Georges St. Pierre finally getting the monkey off of his back known as Nick Diaz. In 2011 St. Pierre would be scheduled to fight Nick Diaz for the Welterweight title at UFC 137. Then in a very strange series of event Diaz would decide not to show up for the press conference.

Big Night for all in Montreal (UFC 154 Review)

This night was a big night for everyone in the UFC on Saturday from the top to the bottom and from the main event to the Facebook fights. For the undercard fights it was business as usual which always means important fights as many are fighting for their UFC life. Others are fighting to break in to the UFC and begin what many hope is a long career.

UFC 154 Preview

It has been a long time coming, this fight or any fight involving the Welterweight championship in the UFC. The division has seen a very long and strange road led by the leader in the division as GSP was the epicenter of everything. It all started in 2011 when the Welterweight Champion and one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world was slated to take on Nick Diaz in a title fight that had many people wondering if the champion’s reign would end.

The 4 Year Domination Ends, For Now (UFC 143)

Georges St. Pierre had become one of those fighters in the UFC, the fighter that cleans out a division and has few challengers. There are only a few of these fighters in the UFC as Anderson Silva is a perfect example after he has cleared out the middleweight division.

What 2 Watch (Feb. 3-5)

February has started meaning the end of the fall sports season and the beginning of the end of the winter sports season. The Fall sports will officially end with the biggest game in sports the Super Bowl this Sunday as the Giants and Patriots face off for the Lombardi Trophy. Meanwhile winter sports are through their halfway point including the NHL.

UFC 143 Preview

It has been a very strange few months for the top of the welterweight division as there have been almost a number of different matchups. It all started at UFC 137 last October when Nick Diaz would make his debut in the UFC against welterweight champions Georges St. Pierre. Except that is not what happened as Diaz had his title shot pulled due to his absence at two press conferences leading up to the fight.

UFC 137 Preview

The artist who makes the fight posters was busy over the last few months and not only because there were a lot of fights. There was a stretch of 4 fights at the beginning of the month and there will be another stretch of 4 events starting with UFC 137. This was the least of the artist’s worries as the poster for UFC 137 took enough work with the fight changing three times.

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