Rose Namajunas shocked the MMA world at UFC 217 when she dethroned the long time strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk. JJ, having never tasting defeat in her MMA career, put herself in a tough position with the trash talk. The former champion is known for mental warfare with her opponents, but Rose was having none of […]
For at least the third time this year, a less-than-deserving, hand-picked challenger dethroned a seemingly dominant champion by knockout in the first round. Luke Rockhold had yet to defend his title, but his impressive run and a previous win over Michael Bisping made the outcome seem all but certain. Bisping had just come off his third […]
UFC on Fox 19 has come and gone, and despite being hit by injuries and failed drug tests, delivered an entertaining and relevant lineup of fights. Here is some of the fallout: 1. Glover Texeira is still among the best of the worst weight class in the UFC Light-heavyweight has gone from the marquee division […]
Rose Namajunas stepped up to replace Joanne Calderwood against Paige Vanzant on 5 weeks notice. The fight was set to main event UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Namajunas completely dominated the fight from the opening bell till she secured the second consecutive rear-naked choke submission in the fifth round. “Thug” Rose opened up early with […]
This week is full of UFC violence. There’s a fight card Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The weekend culminates with Aldo vs. McGregor at UFC 194, but Thursday, we get to see Sage Northcutt vs. Cody Pfister, and Paige Vanzant vs. Rose Namajunas. Tommy Toe Hold “speaks” with Sage, Paige, Rose and Pat.
The UFC has announced the full fight card and bout order for UFC 192 in Houston, Tx, on October 3. The headline fight on the card is for the light-heavyweight title. Daniel Cormier will be making the first defense of his title against Alexander Gustafsson. The first two fights on the card, that will also […]