This week, Richard Burmaster and I recap Garcia Promotion’s Cage Combat 27 and UFC Fight Night in Sacramento. We also discuss amateur fighters developing their skill sets and the pressure of turning pro too early, and Cody East’s domestic violence charges.
It was a bittersweet moment for all MMA fans as the California Kid ended his historic career in his hometown UFC Fight Night in Sacramento, CA. The hometown hero was not only successful in defeating Brad Pickett, but also added a highlight left hook that had everyone out of their seats, couches, and bar stools. […]
Rich and I talk GSP’s “Free Agency”, WME IMG’s effect on the future of the UFC, and Urijah Faber retiring and his impact on the sport. We also talk about and the difference between Tom Brady money and Conor McGregor money, MMA fans, and early voting for the upcoming presidential election.
UFC 203 takes place this Saturday at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH. Ohio’s own, Stipe Miocic, will headline the event when he defends his heavyweight belt against the always dangerous Alistair Overeem. Also on the card, former WWE star CM Punk, who makes his long-awaited professional debut against 2-0 Mickey Gall. Punk has […]
“Inevitably, underlying instabilities begin to appear.” –Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park UFC 199 was an extremely satisfying event. From the opening bout, an old-fashioned brawl that mostly consisted of seeing who could take the other man’s best shots longer; UFC 199 delivered. Part of this had to do with some underdogs and fan favorites coming through […]
A segment from UFC Insider called “Counterpunch” aired during UFC 195, and it featured UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz. With Jon Anik as the mediator, the two trashed talked each other the entire segment. Well, not so much Dillashaw trash talking, but Cruz was letting it go. The segment itself was fairly short, […]
Thomas Almeida entered the UFC with a 16-0 record, and all wins coming by a finish of some sort. Now 4-0 in the UFC, with only one decision, Almeida says he still has people who doubt him. In order to hush the haters, Almeida has decided to call out one of the biggest names in […]