Opinion: What’s next for Amanda Nunes?

On Saturday night, we were treated to one of the most dominant, complete and composed title defending displays in recent octagon memory, as hometown hero Amanda 'The Lioness' Nunes retained her bantawmeight championship in a one sided beat down of the talented Raquel Pennington, over five rounds. The victory marked the Brazilian's third successful title … Continue reading Opinion: What’s next for Amanda Nunes?

Opinion: After a dominant victory over Raquel Pennington, what’s next for Amanda Nunes and the other UFC 224 winners?

UFC 224 is in the books and more than a few people will be feeling sheepish as they scroll through social media this morning. Many fans had publicly written this event off for lack of star power, but when all was said and done, UFC 224 was one of the more entertaining cards in recent … Continue reading Opinion: After a dominant victory over Raquel Pennington, what’s next for Amanda Nunes and the other UFC 224 winners?

Opinion: What’s next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC 224

A controversial weigh in attempt unfortunately overshadowed a near picture perfect trip to Rio de Janeiro for grappling ace Mackenzie Dern at UFC 224. She secured her second UFC victory and remained undefeated in her professional career after submitting Amanda Cooper in the opening round of their catchweight contest. Initially, both women were slated to … Continue reading Opinion: What’s next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC 224

UFC 224: The MMA community reacts to Oleynik’s 11th Elekiel Choke

40-year-old UFC heavyweight Alexey Oleynik (53-11-1 MMA) has done it again, and it seems the MMA community is amazed as he picked up the eleventh Ezekiel choke submission victory of his career. UFC 224 sees Alexsey submitting his opponent Junior Albini in the very first-round. “The Boa Constrictor” is the only man to ever record an Ezekiel … Continue reading UFC 224: The MMA community reacts to Oleynik’s 11th Elekiel Choke

Opinion: Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper – what will go down?

Renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu player Mackenzie Dern makes her Octagon return this weekend at UFC 224 in here adopted home of Brazil. She faces UFC stalwart Amanda 'ABC' Cooper in Rio de Janeiro. Multiple time World BJJ Champion, Dern narrowly scored a decision victory over Ashley Yoder in her promotional debut to extend her professional record … Continue reading Opinion: Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper – what will go down?

Betting breakdown: UFC 224 Underdog Betting Pick

Disclaimer: any betting advice given here is for entertainment purposes only. If you choose to gamble on fights, please do so legally and responsibly and understand that it is at your own risk. UFC 224 takes place May 12, at Jeunesse Arena, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Today we will be taking a in depth … Continue reading Betting breakdown: UFC 224 Underdog Betting Pick

UFC 224 Fight Preview: Jacare vs Gastelum

One of the biggest fights right now in the middleweight division will take place when #2 ranked middleweight Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza faces off against #5 ranked Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 224 in Brazil this Saturday night. Prior to the event, let's take a closer look at the two warriors who occupy the co-main event spot … Continue reading UFC 224 Fight Preview: Jacare vs Gastelum

Opinion: John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher – what will go down?

A hugely interesting meeting at 135lbs finds it's way to the main card of UFC 224 this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, as home town striker John 'Hands Of Stone' Lineker faces surging American contender Brian 'Boom' Kelleher, with possible title implications on the line for the emerging victor this Saturday night. The heavy handed … Continue reading Opinion: John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher – what will go down?

A Closer Look At UFC 224 Challenger, Raquel Pennington

At UFC 224 in Brazil, Amanda Nunes will have a new challenger for her crown in Raquel Pennington. Prior to the event, we're going to dive in and look at the lady we know as Raquel "Rocky'' Pennington. Pennington grew up in Colorado Springs playing sports such as basketball and volleyball but felt as if … Continue reading A Closer Look At UFC 224 Challenger, Raquel Pennington

Opinion: Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida: What will go down?

It seems as if this matchup between two of Brazil's favourite sons should've occurred in both savage strikers primes, nevertheless, former UFC heavyweight king Vitor 'The Phenom Belfort meets Karate practitioner Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida in the opening main card clash of UFC 224, in the homeland of the compatriots. Vitor managed a controversial decision … Continue reading Opinion: Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida: What will go down?