Making a statement in New Mexico (UFC Fight Night 42 Review)

Benson Henderson was on top of the UFC world in 2012 when he beat Frankie Edgar to win the lightweight title. He would go on to defend the belt three more times and seemed like a fighter that could clean out a division. Many would consider him the next great champion in the likes of Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva, who both fought at such a high level that the UFC struggled to find true competitors for them for years.

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UFC Fight Night 42 Preview

The UFC returns after a busy weekend where they held two fights in one day as they travel to a city that has been waiting for an event for a long time. Albuquerque, New Mexico will host it’s first UFC game ever which is a strange for a city that has become one of the hotbeds of the sport in the USA. There is one simple reason for that type of title as one of the biggest and best MMA gyms in the USA is located in Albuquerque. Jackson’s MMA has become one of the premier training facilities for the sport as they have trained some of the best fighters in the world.

Lights Out in Houston (UFC 166 Review)

One of the best battles in the history of the Heavyweight Division in the UFC would go into its trilogy at Houston. The UFC is made up of great trilogies as it is one of the biggest parts of the fighting world. Trilogies are the be all and end all of rivalries in fighting as that third fight, more often than not, determines who the better fighter is. It is generally between two fighters that are at the top of their game or are fan favorites who people want to see fight.

Hometown Hero Moves up the Ladder (UFC on Fuel TV Review)

After months of uncertainty in the welterweight division the UFC finally found some stability last week with Carlos Condit taking control at the top and waiting to untie the belts. With this stability at the top of the division the rest of the division begins to work themselves out. This included a key fight between Diego Sanchez and Jake Ellenberger.

UFC on Fuel TV Preview

The UFC is continuing to power forward with event after event and this week they will host an event on a Wednesday for the first time. With the new deal with Fox the UFC has seen more fights than at this point last year. They have continued to put on their usual pay per view fights once a month, sometimes twice a month, but have increased their amount of free fights.

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