The UFC celebrates it’s 25 year anniversary this week and to mark the occasion the promotion went back to where it began all those years ago, in Denver, Colorado.
It was a momentous occasion for both the promotion and the sport as a whole and the anniversary fight card certainly did not disappoint. The main event alone felt like the perfect fight to celebrate a quarter of a century of the Ultimate Fighting Championship with Yair Rodríguez and Chan Sung Jung putting on a fight of the year worthy performance before Rodríguez ended the fight with arguably one of the single greatest knockouts of all time.
Let’s take a look at what could be next for ‘El Pantera’, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and the other main card winners following an entertaining evening in Denver.
Continue reading “Opinion: What next for Yair Rodríguez and the other main card winners at UFC Denver?”
Despite the recent rumblings speculating that the UFC is poised to dissolve the promotion’s men’s flyweight division before the end of the year, we are set for an apparent “Bon Voyage” fight between recently crowned champion, Henry Cejudo and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. It is confirmed the two champions will fight for the 125lbs title at UFC 233, with Dillashaw attempting to join Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier as the organisation’s only other “Champ Champ”. Continue reading “Report: Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw official for UFC 233”
As tensions rise between Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (33-11-0) and former camp, Jackson Wink MMA, former team mate ‘Plantinum’ Mike Perry (12-3-0) is standing firm with the New Mexico based team.
During his appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience earlier this week Cerrone alledged that the arrival of Mike Winklejohn had seen the camp deteriorate into a ‘puppy farm’, claiming that he had been pushed out of the gym by Winklejohn in favour of his UFC Denver opponent, Perry.
Continue reading “News: Mike Perry promises a “beautiful death” for ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone as Jackson Wink feud intensifies”