Rich and I are back after a couple weeks off for another episode of The Truth About Stuff. This week, we recap UFC 206, we talk about or favorite fights of all time, Tonya Evinger regaining her Invicta title, MMAAA, Sage Northcutt vs Mickey Gall, and Derrick Lewis’ violent finish at UFC Albany.
Watching high level fighting in slow motion is a beautiful thing; it is violent art. The UFC prod a video series called Fight Motion, where they show highlights from events in slow motion. Check out UFC 206’s Fight Motion.
If there is a fighter making a statement against weight cutting, it’s Donald Cerrone. Cowboy is 3-0 since moving up to 170lb, and has looked incredible. Originally set to face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 205, Gastelum was forced out of the fight due to not being able to make weight. Cowboy being the iron man that he […]
Christmas is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’re hoping to hit a parlay Saturday night to avoid having to give out printed out Instagram selfies as Christmas presents. I took a detailed look into the entire UFC 206 fight card with a microscope and fine-tooth comb for the past 72 […]
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 […]
Long after the stadium had emptied and the fans had gone home, Stephen Thompson tread gingerly on the stadium turf. His feet were sore, presumably from all the kicking he had done. Former UFC champion, cornerman, and new brother-in-law, Chris Weidman, held up the camera. The group was all smiles as UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling […]
Carlos Condit suffered a severe ACL injury that has kept him out of action for over a year. His return fight was against Thiago Alves, in Brazil. In the fight, Condit showed that he’s still able to compete, and why he’s called the “Natural Born Killer”. The first round was more of a feeling out […]