Video: Bellator MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix Promo Trailer

Okay, it just hit me. Bellator is the new Pride, at least that’s what it feels like to me. Bellator just released a promo video for the Heavyweight Grand Prix Heavyweight tournament, which kicks off January 2018. Here are the 1st round matchups: “Rampage” Jackson vs Chael Sonnen (Saturday, Jan. 20) Matt Mitrione vs Roy […]

UFC Brisbane Fight Preview and Predictions

UFC Brisbane is an underestimated card. Top 10 heavyweights #9 Mark Hunt (11-10-1) faces #10 Frank Mir (18-10) in the main event. In the co-main event, top 15 welterweights #9 Neil Magny (17-5) takes on #13 Hector Lombard (34-4-1). Other fights I am intrigued by, two lightweight contests, one between Johnny Case (22-4) and Jake […]

Column: Knees To The Grounded

“What are you doing?” she asked. “You know. Getting ready for the fights.” I had my ice bucket firmly in place under the dispenser. Each cube dropping with a purpose. The purpose of soothing the senses while I digested violence vicariously. “Who’s coming over?” “No one.” I refrained from looking up, knowing what was coming […]

How The UFC Gets 2.5 Million Buys

During the UFC 190 Post Show, Dana White claimed that a fight between Ronda Rousey and Cyborg Justino would do around 2.5 million pay per view buys. White says all Cyborg has to do is make the weight, and the fight is on. 2.5 million ppv buys would be the biggest UFC event since UFC […]