Not the Night for Home Fans (UFC Fight Night 43 Review)

As the UFC travelled to New Zealand at UFC Fight Night 43 a number of fighters would learn what it was like to fight in front of their home crowds. It is something that many fighters have lived through with the UFC continuing to travel all over the world and featuring fighter from the countries in every international fight. The New Zealand Fighters would get their first experience at this and many Australian fighters would get theirs. Fighting at home is a mixed bag for fighters as it provides a more stable training camp with less travel and less adjustment but can also provide plenty of distractions for the fighters. When fighting at home the familiarity of the country or the city can be comforting for fighters.

UFC Fight Night 43 Preview

The Middleweight division will add two contenders to one of the toughest divisions in the UFC when James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt face off in New Zealand. For James Te Huna it will be his first ever fight at middleweight after spending the rest of his career at Light Heavyweight. After entering the UFC in 2010 Te Huna began to establish himself as a potential contender for the Light Heavyweight belt. He could never put together enough wins to get a title shot with his biggest win streak at four fights.

Going all out Down Under (UFC Fight Night 33 Review)

The UFC is beginning the end of another year of fights where they would travel to even more places and have more fights than ever before. With UFC Fight Night 33 marking the last free fight of the year the UFC would take one more trip this time to Australia. Australia has become a bit of a home away from home for the UFC with plenty of great fighters and an appetite for MMA.

UFC Fight Night 33 Preview

The UFC goes back to Australia for UFC Fight Night for a fight that will feature two fighters trying to get back on track. Getting a title shot is a tough thing as the UFC is always producing more challengers in every division. Fighters are constantly coming in and are always getting better making a sustained run at a title a tough task. Fighters have to navigate a minefield of fighters to put together enough wins to earn a title shot.

Game changers in Vegas (UFC 160 Review)

Las Vegas has been the centre of UFC for years with most of their older fights taking place in the casinos on the strip. The UFC is also headquartered in Vegas and so the UFC looks to continue putting on good fights to reward the city that opened the door for them first.

The Small Card That Could (UFC on Fuel TV 4 Review)

It never fails that the UFC puts on a great show whenever the championship goes to live TV to showcase some good fighters. The main events on live cards generally feature two big names in the divisions but rarely feature title holders or the biggest names in the UFC.

UFC on Fuel TV 4 Preview

The middleweight division is once again stable after UFC 148 saw the reign of Anderson Silva continue. It is a reign that has lasted since 2006 and has left the middleweight division with few if any challengers. Chael Sonnen was one of the last middleweight sin the division that could pose a threat to Silva but there are still a number of middleweights looking to prove that they could be the next one.

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