Unexpected Finished in Vegas

A new champion in one division that nobody expected and an old champion’s failed return marked the end of the year for the UFC.

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Honouring “The Greatest” in Inglewood

On a night where Muhammad Ali’s legacy was in full focus two rivalries with plenty of Ali-like trash talk were solved with two titles on the line at UFC 199.

UFC 199 Preview

Despite changes, UFC 199 will still feature two title fights between fighters that are far from friends with two of them looking for revenge from their previous fights with plenty on the line.

What’s Old is New Again in Boston

An old champion is once again on top of the Bantamweight division while the now former champion’s doubters continue to speak out.

UFC Fight Night 81 Preview

The biggest question in the bantamweight division is finally answered as Dominick Cruz returns to take back the belt that was taken away without a loss.

A lot to Prove in Vegas (UFC 178 Review)

It has been the year of the upset in the UFC with some of the most dominant champions taking a back seat to the underdogs. Big names continue to fall and it seems that no matter who they face there is always a sense that their opponent can beat them. The biggest one so far was in the Bantamweight division where T.J. Dillashaw came out of seemingly nowhere to take on Renan Barao for the title. Dillashaw had been a good fighter but did not seem like he deserved a shot just yet but he walked into the octagon like he belonged against a champion that many were just assuming would beat him and wait for Dominick Cruz to get back

UFC 178 Preview

UFC 178 was going to be one of the biggest fights of the year for the promotion as it was the biggest rematch for the UFC. Jon Jones was going to put his title on the line against the one fighter who has taken him further in a fight than ever before. Alexander Gustafsson was set to fight Jones in a rematch of what many considered to be the best fight of 2013. Then Gustafsson was hurt training leaving Jones to take on another top challenger in Daniel Cormier.

Speed is King in Washington

UFC Live 6 made history for the UFC as it featured the first title fight on a free fight card ever as the Bantamweight title was up for grabs. The Bantamweight title is a fairly new title for the UFC that came about from the merger of the WEC into the UFC. The merger brought in a number of smaller fighters forcing the UFC to create two new weight classes and will bring a third new weight class in the near future. These new weight classes were the 145 Featherweights and the 135 Bantamweights and both saw new champions.

Watch 2 Watch (Sept. 30-Oct. 2)

As the sports world enters the best sports month of the year What 2 Watch will be busy trying to give you all of the information you need. It starts this weekend when the MLB Playoffs start with the Division series beginning all weekend. Of course football is still in full swing with NFL, CFL, NCAA, and CIS throughout the weekend. The UFC is continuing its stretch of promotions with UFC Live 6. Another big event is taking place in New Zealand as the home team will play their last pool game against the Canadians. Of course the racing season is still in motion with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entering its third race. It is a busy weekend and The Sport Addiction is here to help you out. With the weather dipping colder sit at home in the comfort of your couch and get ready for some great sports this weekend.

UFC Live 6 Preview

Last year the UFC added two weight classes and will be adding a new one soon and most of these changes came from the WEC. When WEC was absorbed into the UFC the 145 and 135 weight classes were created. These new weight classes had many groaning as they were thought to be boring with not power and no knockout ability. In fact the lighter classes have hosted some of the most exciting fights since entering the UFC last year. With the speed and technicality of these lighter fighters makes the fights they put on some of the most active and exciting fights in the UFC.

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