Underrated Success in Vegas

It may not have looked like the biggest card but UFC Fight Night 88 was just another underrated card with surprising results.

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UFC Fight Night 88 Preview

The UFC returns with a trip to Vegas and despite their co-main event billing Renan Barao and Jeremy Stephens might be the most interesting fight on the night.

New Eras Begin in Chicago (UFC on FOX 16 Review)

Two new eras in two divisions were set to start in front of a national audience on FOX this Saturday.

UFC on FOX 16 Preview

It was just over a year ago when T.J. Dillashaw shocked the world and set off to become the most surprising champion of the year.

Legends Come up Big in Brazil (UFC Fight Night 58 Review)

The UFC has had an interesting year in 2014 as they have dealt with plenty both in the octagon and outside of the octagon. There have been issues that Dana White and the UFC have had to deal with including questions about their pay structure and a lawsuit filed recently regarding a potential monopoly. Injuries … Continue reading

UFC Fight Night 58 Preview

The UFC travels to Brazil to close out their 2014 season and in the middle of a big few months of the UFC schedule. This card will not feature some of the big names that are coming up in the schedule but it will be a night of legends against up and comers. It is the constant story in the UFC as top names continue to take on the new rising stars in hopes to extend their time and to remain among the best fighters in the UFC.

UFC 177 Preview

The UFC has had an interesting year in 2014 as upsets have been the highlight of fights so far this year. No upset was bigger than when Renan Barao lost grip of his Bantamweight Title that everyone believed he would hold until he faced a returning Dominick Cruz. Cruz was the former champion that had yet to be beat in a title fight. A torn ACL and a number of setbacks have kept Cruz out of the octagon for almost three years.

UFC 173 Preview

In February Renan Barao would end his long march towards becoming the undisputed Bantamweight champion of the world. For two years he would sit at the top of the division with the interim Bantamweight title waiting for Dominick Cruz to get healthy. Setback after setback would plague the champion and Barao would continue to take out the top contenders in the division waiting for his shot at Cruz. Another setback in Cruz’s recovery would mean that yet another fight between the champion and the interim champion would be cancelled.

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.

UFC 169 Preview

It has been a long time since the Bantamweight Division has had a true title fight as one of the strangest stories in the UFC has played out in the division. Dominick Cruz was on his way to becoming one of the most dominant champions in the UFC. In 2011 Cruz would face Urijah Faber in the first ever Bantamweight championship fight for the UFC. It would be the start of the WEC merger into the UFC and two great WEC fighters would get the chance to earn a UFC title.

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