Underrated Card Produces in Houston

The UFC has not been putting on their best cards as the new years starts but despite the lack of big names they continue to produce good fights including their annual Super Bowl Weekend card in Houston.

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UFC Fight Night 104 Preview

There has never been a champion from Asia in the UFC but reputations are growing for fighters from the area including a few fighters from Korea.

Main Card Impresses in San Jose (UFC on FOX 12 Review)

A lot of times in the UFC there are fighters who come into the promotion with plenty of hype and rise up to become contenders almost immediately. These fighters can win only a few fights and if they are impressive wins can get a title shot in almost no time. It has happened time and time again with fighters seemingly bolting up the rankings for a title shot. For some it is not fair as they need to prove themselves but many times they are the best fighters in the division. That causes them to get plenty of talk surrounding them which is how they earn their shots to begin with.

New Champ in Big D (UFC 171 Review)

The welterweight division was a bit of a mystery heading into UFC 171 as there was not champion with the rule of Georges St. Pierre over. A lot would be figured out at the fight though when the last #1 contender for the title would look to make good on a second chance while taking on a legend who was hoping his return to the UFC would be topped off by winning a title.

Two New Fighters Enter the Fold

The Ultimate Fighter finished a long and beneficial relationship with Spike TV with the TUF 14 Finale. For 14 seasons ago Spike TV and the UFC got together to make The Ultimate Fighter, a reality show where fighters got the chance to fight themselves into a UFC contract. This relationship was one of the best for both institutions as the UFC became the fastest growing sports in the world and Spike became a successful network.

TUF 14 Preview

The Ultimate Fighter franchise is one of the biggest reasons for the growth of the UFC with the growth directly affected how popular it has become. From the very start the reality show the UFC saw something special as the first ever Ultimate Finale featured, what I consider to be the best fight in UFC history. This fight between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar was so good that it may have been the turning point in the UFC.

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