What a crazy week in the world of MMA. What began with Khabib vs Ferguson ended up being Khabib vs Al Iaquinta, and we all know what else happened. McGregor and 20 of his crew stormed a media day and caused all sorts of chaos. With the original 13 fight card whittled down to 9 we share our thoughts on all of the madness and we give our predictions. Predictions that we’ve left until the last minute because of all the changes.
It’s been a rocky ride to this weekends UFC 222 card. What was initially a title fight between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar, ended up being something completely different yet still entertaining. Cris Cyborg will look to defend her belt again as she squares off with former Invicta bantamweight champion, Yana Kuntskaya. Here we have our predictions for what should be a quality card. Continue reading “UFC 222 Predictions”
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.
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.