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 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 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 [...]

UFC 235 Free Picks – Favorites Making It Hard To Resist The Chalk

We present our UFC 235 free picks ahead of the big PPV event, which features two title defenses! Check out our free picks for the main card, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 2nd out of Paradise, Nevada. The two stages of preliminary cards will also kick off earlier than the main card, which is scheduled for 7pm ET. Jeremy Stephens takes on Zabit Magomedsharipov, and Diego Sanchez battles Mickey Gall on ESPN prior to the pay-per-view. If you're looking [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: SportsWire|Tags: , , , |

UFC on ESPN 1 Predictions – The Return of Cain Velasquez

With Sunday night jam packed with entertaining action, it's time for some UFC on ESPN 1 predictions! This card comes to you live (and totally free given that you have ESPN) on Sunday, February 17th at 9pm ET. Get ready for a wild card filled with some truly talented up and comers. Of course, the main event is the draw, so that's where we'll start because it's time to see Cain Velasquez back in action. Those of you in New Jersey [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: SportsWire|Tags: , , , |

UFC 234 – Will Silva Be Able To Hold Off Younger Self?

The top promotion in MMA thunders overseas to Melbourne, Australia for one of the most anticipated fights of the year. UFC 234 is headlined by a Middleweight Championship fight, but the co-main event is a mirror matchup between one of the greatest legends the sport has ever seen, and a fighter who is cut from an identical cloth. Overall, this card has some tough chalk to resist, but it's one that will certainly be one to enjoy. If you're new [...]

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: SportsWire|Tags: , , |

UFC Fight Night 143 Odds – The Debut of Greg Hardy and a Flyweight Championship Match

The Barclay's Center will host the next major event in mixed martial arts and we have UFC Fight Night 143 odds posted and ready for you to feast on. The main card is set to go off at around 7:30pm ET on Saturday, January 19th. Highlighting the event is an awesome Flyweight Championship matchup between an Olympic and UFC title holder and a (sort of) fan favorite. As with most free fight cards, there are a lot of underdogs you [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: SportsWire|Tags: , , , |