The New Wave Continues

The UFC is constantly evolving and the latest wave of fighters can talk the talk and walk the walk as Kevin Lee showed in his biggest opportunity to get back into the conversation in the lightweight division.

UFC Fight Night 128 Preview

The UFC’s Lightweight division is gaining steam after a year of uncertainty and the line-up behind a new champion is only building which will continue after UFC Fight Night 128.

Underdogs Kings in Brazil (UFC Fight Night 61 Review)

Heavyweight fighters can often be the most exciting fighters in the world of combat sports as they provide the fans what they love, knockouts. Ending a fight is what fans want to see and whether it comes on the feet or on the mat there is little difference. There is something about a pure knockout though that makes fans stand up and makes fans remember that fight.

UFC Fight Night 61 Preview

The UFC is just trying to get back to fighting and after a good card in Colorado last week they still couldn’t get away from the issues outside of the octagon. They looked to fix some with the announcement of a new drug policy but there were still issues. As the main eventer for their next fight flew into Brazil he was detained at the airport. Luckily the issue was not something that could not be overcome.

Impressive night in Texas (UFC Fight Night 57 Review)

The UFC is a tough business to be in and it is a lot more than just the path that people have to climb to make their way up to a spot where they can live comfortably. It is about trying to stay as one of the top fighters in the UFC for an extended periods of time. Moving up in the rankings is hard enough in the UFC as fighters have to navigate the minefield that is the fight game. Anything can happen and anything can derail a fighter’s move up the rankings. An injury suffered in a fight could do anything from end a career to give the fighter a month long medical suspension.

UFC Fight Night 57 Preview

The UFC is built on a system that has taken a lot of fire over recent years but one that rewards hard work above everything else. Winning is key in the UFC as it is the only way to become something in the promotion. Not only that but it is the only way to earn any money in the UFC as the low ranking fighters rarely clear enough to make a living. To earn the type of money that can make them a truly professional fighter they have to win and move their way up the rankings to earn fights on the main card and in the main event.

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.

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