Champions Big and Small in Dallas

UFC 211 showed the diversity of the UFC as the co-main event featured the smallest division in the UFC with one of the most dominant champions and the main event was all about the biggest division.

Advertisements

UFC 211 Preview

Two champions look to add to their legacy as the era of dominant champions is slowly beginning again with UFC 211 marking a potentially special moment in its resurgence.

Kick-starting the Heavyweights in Zagreb

The heavyweight division was in full view at UFC Fight Night 86 as the UFC featured some veteran and some new blood into the division.

UFC Fight Night 86 Preview

The UFC’s heavyweight division gets a shot in the arm at UFC Fight Night 86 with new fighters getting their shots and veterans looking for a big win.

New Contenders Come to Light in Phoenix (UFC on FOX 13 Review)

The heavyweights got back to work on Saturday when UFC on FOX 13 featured three main card fights between some of the top heavyweights in the division. With Cain Velasquez on the sidelines for the time being after injuries have derailed his hopes of defending his belt. I the meantime the rest of the division is trying to figure themselves out. It has been a strange weight class in the last few years as the UFC has gone away from the usual recipe for combat sports.

UFC on FOX 13 Preview

The UFC returns to FOX for another big fight card that will only continue a huge few months for the UFC. A week after a double-header that saw one title change hands and a day after a new Ultimate Fighter and champion is crowned will be a matchup of two heavyweight contenders. It may not be the title fights that will mark the next few months in the UFC but it is a very important fight. One fighter who has continued to move up in the rankings only to see title shots slip away for any number of reasons. The other fighter is a former champion with an eye on returning to the top of the heavyweight division.

Lights Out in Houston (UFC 166 Review)

One of the best battles in the history of the Heavyweight Division in the UFC would go into its trilogy at Houston. The UFC is made up of great trilogies as it is one of the biggest parts of the fighting world. Trilogies are the be all and end all of rivalries in fighting as that third fight, more often than not, determines who the better fighter is. It is generally between two fighters that are at the top of their game or are fan favorites who people want to see fight.

UFC 166 Preview

Rivalries are the lifeblood of sports and in the UFC the rivalries can take on a whole new meaning. In team sports the rivalries form between two teams and players come and go that pick up this rivalry despite not being around for the catalyst that created the rivalry. In the UFC rivalries are different as they are much more personal. Rivalries in the UFC are about two fighters who have given everything they have in the octagon against each other.

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.

UFC 160 Preview

The Heavyweight division in the UFC has had plenty of changes over the last few years as it has changed hands six times since 2008. As if the talent in the UFC wasn’t already great the promotion has continued to add top contenders into the division. The influx of talent added to the talent that is already in the division has made the heavyweights one of the toughest groups in the UFC.

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 116 other followers