Didn’t Like CM Punk’s UFC Fight? Blame Yourself

There were a lot of opinions about CM Punk’s UFC debut on Saturday. If you hated it, I have no problem with that. If you blamed the CM Punk or the UFC for hosting it, you are flat wrong, and I will prove it. If you have a problem with how much he got paid […]

It Was Time For Conor McGregor’s Comeback

Conor McGregor did it. After losing the first fight in humiliating fashion. After the build-up, after the water bottles and Monster cans thrown at the press conference. After losing his cool and giving a lot of pundits the sense that Diaz had gotten into his head. After all that, he came out stone-cold focused, put […]

[Editorial] Could UFC 202 Be the Apex of Conor McGregor?

Pay close attention this week. Laugh at the flying water bottles and Monster cans. Be entertained at the middle fingers and the curse words and the promos and the trash talk. Reflect on the glory that is the rivalry between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, because you may very well be witnessing the apex of […]

[Editorial] Diaz vs McGregor 2: There Will Be Blood

“Punches and kicks are tools to kill the ego.” – Bruce Lee Their first fight was the most profitable bout in UFC history and ended with 4-1 underdog Nate Diaz rocking and choking out an exhausted Conor McGregor in the definition of an instant classic. “I’m not surprised, mother—-ers!” a laconic Diaz announced to the world. […]

What Does UFC 201 Mean

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 […]

Top Five UFC Featherweight Prospects

Doo Ho Choi, looking like a child villain from Despicable Me, but with the pugilistic power of anime hero, One Punch Man, planted a lightning right hand inside the guard of Thiago Tavares as one does on a Friday night. The veteran featherweight went down as if he had been poleaxed. The referee lunged between […]

The UFC Is Having The Best Year Ever

The UFC’s rumored sale comes after its most profitable year ever. A reported $600 million in total revenue, and apparently $157 million of that was pure profit, just over a 25% margin, according to Dave Meltzer. Yet, with the return of stars like Brock Lesnar and Georges St. Pierre, 2016 is shaping up to be […]