Night of Contenders in Orlando (UFC on Fox 11 Review)

The UFC would travel to Orlando for the first time ever and as is usual with a new city the UFC would put on a great card. The UFC on Fox 11 would see a number of contender fights that would go a long way to determining the next challengers for a number of different weight classes. It was an important time for a lot of fighters on the card and that included the two men in the main event. Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum would face off for the #1 contender spot in the always competitive heavyweight division.

Lighter is Sometimes Better (UFC on Fox 9 Review)

The UFC is constantly trying to add more fighters and more wrinkles to remain one of the most popular sports in the world. The strategy seems to be to continue to get lighter and lighter in the UFC as they continue to add lighter divisions to the stable of fighters. With the announcement of the Women’s Strawweight (115 lbs) division the UFC is once again looking at lighters fighters to continue providing great fights.

Featherweights Put on a Show in Brazil (UFC 142)

The UFC has never seen a Featherweight or a Bantamweight main event since the start of the new divisions. The reason for this is that these lighter weights tend not to put on the most explosive fights, in terms of finishes. They do but on some electric fights though with speed and quickness that is not seen in any other division.

No BJJ Needed in Rio

The UFC made a long awaited return to the home of Mixed Martial Arts on Saturday for UFC 134. Brazil had been waiting for the top MMA promotion to return for over a decade and UFC finally decided to make their wish come true. Ever since Brazilian Royce Gracie brought Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) to MMA nothing has been the same. Now BJJ has become a must for fighters who wish to be successful in the UFC and the Gracies are still a major part of this training. With this popularity one would have assumed that BJJ would be on display at UFC 134 with at least one Brazilian in every fight.

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