Mixed Martial Arts is a relatively new sport, pioneered by the likes of Royce Gracie, who’s overall skills don’t compare to that of Anderson Silva, Jon Jones and Demetrious Johnson. The positive of having so much talent in such a short space of time, is that the very best ever are always fighting the very best, but some ‘superfights’ never came to fruition, here’s the biggest. To avoid repeating the name ‘Fedor Emelianenko’ I will only use a fighter once in this list.
The UFC’s Lightweight division is one of the most stacked divisions the UFC has ever seen. It features star attraction Conor McGregor, and two beasts in Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. With Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier coming off massive wins, and Barboza and Kevin Lee looking to bounce back, what should the UFC do with it’s lightweight division? Continue reading “What Should The UFC Do With It’s Lightweight Division?”
We’ve had some absolutely splendid fight cards, and some major upsets, here’s a brief run down of the best and worst of the year.
UFC 218 is stacked with some really fun fights from top to bottom, and some absolute pickem’ fights. I can’t remember a time in history where everyone on the main card is ranked #6 and above. We probably won’t see a more stacked card this year so make the most of it, I mean Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje has to be the most amazing fight ever made.
The biggest fear is that Overeem is nobody to be overlooked, and if Overeem got a win it would essentially kill the hype train before it truly got going. It’s a big fight for the heavyweight division, the future of the UFC could all change with one big punch.