UFC Fight Night 154: Renato Moicano vs. Chan Sung Jung preview

Renato Moicano will take on Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 154 feature in Greenville, South Carolina, but Saturday's event also features quality bouts on the undercard. Women's Flyweights Andrea Lee 10-2-0 (-205) vs. Montana De La Rosa 10-4-0 (+165) Lee appears to have the better stand-up skills. She lands 5.57 significant strikes per minute compared to De La Rosa, who lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute. Lee also has a 1 1/2-inch reach advantage. Lee's takedown average of [...]

MMA isn’t all about the UFC

Mixed martial arts continues to gain popularity, but UFC isn't the only organization out there. UFC may be the top of the sport, but there are other quality fights out there on a regular basis. Here are the top organizations in the MMA universe. Ultimate Fighting Championship - UFC The organization that eventually became the Ultimate Fighting Championship started in 1993 and has taken the lead to push MMA to the forefront. Along with being the premier MMA organization, UFC [...]

UFC 238 preview: Cejudo vs. Moraes

Henry Cejudo will battle Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 Saturday on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View. Here are the top three fights Saturday night. Lightweights Tony Ferguson 25-3-0 vs. Donald Cerrone 35-11-0 UFC Free Pick: Tony Ferguson Cerrone has experience and a couple of inches in height over Ferguson. But Ferguson has a reach advantage lands 5.5 significant strikes per minute, compared to Cerrone's 4.2, which gives him the edge. Women's Flyweight title bout Valentina Shevchenko 16-3-0 vs. Jessica Eye 14-6-0 UFC Free [...]

UFC Fight Night 152 Preview: Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee

Rafael Dos Anjos battles Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night on Saturday. Below, we analyize the four top fights. You can keep up with the action Saturday night on ESPN+. Women’s Featherweight Megan Anderson (9-3-0) vs. Felicia Spencer (6-0-0) Undefeated Felicia Spencer battles a top UFC featherweight fighter in Megan Anderson on Saturday. This is Spencer’s UFC debut. Although stats are light for Spencer, there are some things we can assume. Based on how she’s won her fights, she doesn’t [...]

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Preview

Al Iaquinta battles Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night on Saturday, and the undercard also features quality bouts. Bantamweights Brad Katona (9-0-0) +125 vs. Merab Dvalishvili (8-4-0) -170 Katona has the undefeated record, prefers to go right after his opponents from the opening bell and lands 4.9 significant strikes per minute. He also absorbs punishment with his style, as opponents land 2.77 strikes per minute. Dvalishvili's style is much different. While Katona prefers standing up, Dvalishvili likes to take the [...]

MMA: UFC Fight Night Preview

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza battles Jack Hermansson in UFC Fight Night's main event on Saturday in Florida, but the fight everyone will be talking about around the water cooler Monday will be former NFL player Greg Hardy vs. Dimitrii Smoliakov. Light Heavyweights Glover Teixeira (28-7-0) vs. Ion Cutelaba (14-3-0, 1 NC) MMA fans know the name Glover Teixeira. Although most of his wins have come via knockout, his best chance of beating Cutelaba might be to use his ground game. Teixeira [...]

UFC Fight Night 149 Preview

Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik headline UFC Fight Night 149, the promotion company's second trip to Russia, Saturday at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg. The 12-fight card features a battle between the No. 7 and No. 9 UFC heavyweights, along with the co-main event between lightweights Islam Makhachev (16-1) and Arman Tsarukyan (13-1). Dutch mixed martial artist Overeem is pursuing his first two-fight win streak since 2017, when he defeated Mark Hunt by knockout and Fabricio Werdum by majority [...]

UFC 236 Main Event Preview

Max Holloway Set to Make History With Win at UFC 236 The first time Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway sparred in the Octagon, Poirier came out the victor, submitting Holloway in the first round at UFC 143. Seven years later, the two will meet in the main event at UFC 236 Saturday to battle for the interim lightweight title at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Holloway, the favorite at -215, is fighting for a piece of history. If he can take [...]