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Is the UFC Talent Watered Down? MMA News Opinion 

Is the UFC Talent Watered Down?

At UFC 226, the main event between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic for the Heavyweight title delivered great first round action and a brilliant finish by the newly crowned double champ. The co-main event, however, was a complete disaster. No. 1 ranked heavyweight contender, Francis “The Predator” Ngannou and No. 5 ranked Derek “The Black Beast” Lewis disappointed every fight... Read More
OPINION: Chuck Liddell’s upcoming comeback and why it’s not a good idea Opinion 

OPINION: Chuck Liddell’s upcoming comeback and why it’s not a good idea

Last week, after several months of rumors and speculation, it was announced that UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell would be coming back to fighting after being retired for nearly a decade in a bout versus his longtime rival, Tito Ortiz. However, the bout is not being contested in the UFC or even Bellator but in Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions... Read More
The problem with opioid painkillers, and the potential of CBD for MMA fighters Health/Lifestyle MMA News Opinion 

The problem with opioid painkillers, and the potential of CBD for MMA fighters

Now that the World Anti-Doping Agency has removed the ban on cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis compound sans psychoactive effects, MMA fighters now have a clear choice when choosing painkillers: opioids or CBD oil. The benefits of CBD have been heralded in the US media of late, as the country tries to get a grip on the opioid crisis, which caused... Read More
OPINION:  Time for the UFC to book Ashlee Evans-Smith vs Jessica Eye at flyweight Opinion 

OPINION: Time for the UFC to book Ashlee Evans-Smith vs Jessica Eye at flyweight

UFC President Dana White often talks about ‘timing’ being the key component to booking a fight.  Is the time right? Ashlee Evans-Smith and Jessica Eye are two ladies that have had their names thrown at one another as possible opponents while fighting at bantamweight but never actually met inside the octagon. While both found some level of success fighting at... Read More
OPINION: Machida’s recent transition to Bellator and why it’s a good move Opinion 

OPINION: Machida’s recent transition to Bellator and why it’s a good move

Last week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida broke news by announcing that he’s signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA after more than 10 years with the UFC. Although it has recently been reported that the UFC tried to match the offer from Bellator, Machida still decided to go with Bellator because, according to him, he’s a man... Read More
The NYSAC should be thanking the Illinois Athletic Commission (IAC) right about now Opinion 

The NYSAC should be thanking the Illinois Athletic Commission (IAC) right about now

Despite the many blunders of the Illinois Athletic Commission (IAC) last Thursday night in Chicago, the Professional Fighters League delivered some high-level MMA on the shores of Lake Michigan in their second ever event. I will be the first person to admit, when I first heard of the plans to rebrand the World Series of Fighting, I was intrigued. As... Read More
Robert Watley victory a “glitch” in PFL fight format MMA News Opinion 

Robert Watley victory a “glitch” in PFL fight format

Tom Brady’s tuck-rule, Daniel Laruso’s illegal strike against John Lawrence at the All-Valley Tournament, and Robert Watley’s second round TKO victory over Thiago Tavares. Well rules were made to be broken. In just the third fight of the evening for Professional Fighters League 2 at the Chicago Theatre, Robert Watley (10-1) defeated former UFC fighter Thiago Tavares (21-7-1) via second... Read More
Could the entire Covington/Woodley beef be a Dan Lambert production? Opinion 

Could the entire Covington/Woodley beef be a Dan Lambert production?

Epiphany = A sudden, intuitive perception or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something. I’ve always been something of a night owl, I am more productive and tend to get some of my best work done as the midnight oil burns. So, Iit should come as no surprise that in the early morning hours, as most of the... Read More