Rising to the Occasion in Vegas

The welterweight division saw a shift as UFC Fight Night 82 saw a prospect finally rise to show some promise for an interesting future in the division.

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UFC Fight Night 82 Preview

After plenty of changes UFC 196 has turned into UFC Fight Night 82 but the main event could still provide plenty of fireworks.

Leaving it all in Houston (UFC 192 Review)

It was supposed to be a night to highlight the welterweight and light heavyweight title races but all that changed a day before UFC 192.

UFC 192 Preview

There will be plenty on the line as the UFC travels to Houston for UFC 192 with three big fights that will all have a big impact on the titles in two weight divisions.

Title races Finally get Moving in Vegas (UFC 181 Review)

There has been a backlog in the UFC for the last year as top talent in big divisions continue to win and go nowhere for their efforts. No matter how impressive their win or how many wins they put together they have been unable to find their way to the title. It has been one of the most frustrating periods for fans and for the UFC in general as fight after fight goes by with less and less titles on the line. For everyone watching and everyone involved in the UFC it is a challenge as they love to put on and watch championship fights. The issue has been the fact that champions have been out of commission for the majority of 2014.

UFC 181 Preview

The UFC has had some issues when it comes to a number of weight classes in keeping their title holders fighting. For the last year it has been rare to see many of the titles up for grabs with true title holders in fights. Whether it is injuries or simply that fact that people who win the title tend to take some time off to fix issues. It is a practice that does not make the UFC President very happy but one that is understood. Fighters take a lot of punishment and don’t have a lot of time to take off when they are in pursuit of a title.

New Champ in Big D (UFC 171 Review)

The welterweight division was a bit of a mystery heading into UFC 171 as there was not champion with the rule of Georges St. Pierre over. A lot would be figured out at the fight though when the last #1 contender for the title would look to make good on a second chance while taking on a legend who was hoping his return to the UFC would be topped off by winning a title.

UFC 171 Preview

The welterweight division went from one of the most in control divisions in the UFC to becoming one of the most exciting. The Welterweight division was one of the few divisions that was ruled by one living legend that could seemingly never be beat. Georges St. Pierre was among the greatest fighters in the history of the UFC and was constantly mentioned alongside Anderson Silva as the best pound for pound fighters in the UFC. Then the end of 2013 would happen and the pound for pound list was thrown into disarray.

More Questions than Answers at UFC 167 (UFC 167 Review)

On November 12, 1993 in front of 2,800 people a new sport would take its first step in the larger sports world. The event would be UFC 1 and would be the first event ever held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It would be a tournament made up of eight fighters from different martial arts disciplines to try and determine the greatest martial arts discipline in the world. In one night these eight fighters would look to win a tournament and become the first ever UFC champion.

UFC 167 Preview

The UFC Will celebrate their 20th anniversary in the city that has given them the most in their 20 years as they travel back to Las Vegas. For the 20th anniversary they will hold one of the biggest fights of the year when Georges St. Pierre defends his belt against his toughest test yet. The fight will have plenty behind it but more than anything the fight is an attempt to prove that the era of the dominant champion is still alive.

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