Youth on Display in Detroit

The youth movement has taken over sports including MMA as the UFC is seeing nearing the end of the year and at UFC 218 it continued with two young stars establishing themselves in their own divisions.

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UFC 218 Preview

Two fights will determine the future of two divisions as things could continue as normal or change entirely setting up a very exciting 2018 as UFC 218 determines the future.

UFC 212 Preview

It has been a long road for Max Holloway but he is finally getting his shot at the undisputed featherweight belt but in his way is the most dominant featherweight champion in the UFC.

Falling Short in Vegas

The hype around UFC 200 seemed to centre around rivalries that could come after the pay-per-view and after a disappointing night only one rivalry will be seen.

Changing of the Guard in Vegas (UFC 194 Review)

Two championships were on the line at UFC 194 and two impressive performances saw the gold change hands on a big night to end a big week for the UFC.

UFC 194 Preview

A rivalry is finally solved and a champion tries to prove that he belongs among the best in an end to a long week of fights.

Rare rivalry takes spotlight in Brazil (UFC 179 Review)

MMA is no stranger to the classic matchups that sports love and the rivalries that go along with these matchups. Despite the fact that it is not a team sport and that there are men who fight for a while and rarely meet often enough for true rivalries to form there still are rivalries that spring up. The majority of these rivalries are the fighter against fighter rivalries that tend to form out of trash talk and facing each other often

UFC 179 Preview

The UFC is back from a brief break as they return to Brazil in yet another rematch pay-per-view in what has become a theme for the UFC. The last few pay-per-views have been all about revenge for many of the main event and that is the case for UFC 179. The main event will feature the man who many consider to be the best pound-for-pound in the world against one of his many wins. Jose Aldo has ruled the Featherweight Division ever since the start of the Featherweight division in the UFC.

Decisions Dominate Super Saturday (UFC 169 Review)

Urijah Faber was one of the very first faces of MMA when he was a part of the WEC and began his sponsorship deal with Amp Energy Drink. For many he would be the first exposure to the sport as he was the guy in the WEC and was the guy when MMA began to take hold of more fans. He would get to this level in large part because he was one of the best lighter weight fighters in the world and would prove it as the WEC Featherweight Champion in 2006.

Experience wins in Brazil (UFC 163 Review)

Another title would be up for grabs this weekend when Jose Aldo would defend his Featherweight belt against Chan Sung Jung. It would be an interesting matchup as Aldo would defend his belt against a fighter who not many expected to be here yet. Originally the fight was to be Aldo vs. former WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis but an injury would cancel that fight forcing the UFC to find a new challenger.

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