Weight Issues Don’t Spoil Card in Toronto

Despite the efforts to make cutting weight easier, UFC 206 was haunted by weight cutting issues although it didn’t stop the card from being a great one.


UFC 206 Preview

The UFC is putting on what could be a forgotten card but for the big MMA fans it could be full of great performances with great fighters off of the radar.

Main Card Impresses in San Jose (UFC on FOX 12 Review)

A lot of times in the UFC there are fighters who come into the promotion with plenty of hype and rise up to become contenders almost immediately. These fighters can win only a few fights and if they are impressive wins can get a title shot in almost no time. It has happened time and time again with fighters seemingly bolting up the rankings for a title shot. For some it is not fair as they need to prove themselves but many times they are the best fighters in the division. That causes them to get plenty of talk surrounding them which is how they earn their shots to begin with.

UFC on FOX 12 Preview

Sometimes the UFC can put on fights that are interesting but do not get anyone excited because they don’t know what to expect. Those fights are necessary for the continuation of the UFC in finding new contenders by putting them under pressure in televised events. Many times they can produce great fights unexpectedly and other times they can produce a card that has no big moments. That has tended to be the case for many of the televised events recently as the UFC has not been able to put on very exciting fights.

Underdogs Shine in Cincinnati (UFC Fight Night 40 Review)

The Middleweight division would once again take the centre stage in the UFC when two middleweights looking for the spotlight to shine their way. The main event of UFC Fight Night 40 would express the complete difference between two fighters that were both looking for the same thing. On one end was the mostly quiet although ultra-confident Matt Brown who has spent his entire career looking to get some respect without making a lot of noise.

UFC Fight Night 40 Preview

Every now and then fighters can fall into an area that no fighter likes to fall into as they become that good but forgotten fighter. These fighters have issues in getting much recognition despite the amount of wins they put together and most of the time it is because they do not have very amazing fights. It can also happen when a division is in the midst of a headline grabbing title run. That is the case in the welterweight division where the announcement of the semi-retirement of Georges St. Pierre.

Fox Sports 1 Opens with a Bang (UFC Fight Night 26 Review)

The UFC would open their new home with UFC Fight Night 26 as the UFC would put together a great card to debut Fox Sports 1. It was another move for the UFC as they would essentially gain their own channel on a major network. Although the UFC is not the only part to the new sports network there is a reason why Fox decided to open up with a day of UFC leading up to UFC Fight Night 26. The UFC is still on the fringe of sports with many people still wary of the sport that pays people to beat each other up.

UFC Fight Night 26 Preview

The UFC starts yet another era in their history as they will help to launch a brand new sport network from one of the biggest networks in North America. When the UFC moved away from Spike TV they were doing so to join a much larger network and reach a much larger audience. They would join Fox and would take over Fox, FX, and Fuel TV with multiple free events that would help grow the sport.

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