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Al Iaquinta Vs. Donald Cerrone: Our Official Prediction

Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone will clash in UFC Ottawa’s pivotal lightweight headliner that should establish one among the weight-class’ elite-tier. Both men’s names still carry quite a bit of pull within the 155lb roster and each can easily be considered as one of the division’s most popular fighters. And while the in’s and out’s of their respective personalities have …

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Exploring Irish MMA: Part VIII – Sam Slater

In this, the eighth entry to the series Exploring Irish MMA, I had the opportunity to speak to one of this country’s most promising prospects, Sam Slater. Those who have been close to the Irish mixed martial arts scene and its growth were no doubt delighted by February’s Bellator Dublin and the manner in which it played out. A card …

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Ranked: Top-Twelve UFC Fights To Look Forward To

The UFC have announced an incredibly stacked schedule for the spring/summer period so, with that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the very best. Honourable mentions Aspen Ladd vs. Sijara Eubanks – UFC Rochester – May 18 Jimi Manuwa vs. Alexander Rakic – UFC Stockholm – June 1 Cub Swanson vs. Shane Burgos – UFC Ottawa – May …

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Daniel Cormier Vs. Stipe Miocic II In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier’s dream-fight against the WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is seemingly no longer happening, as the UFC move towards a UFC 241 rematch between him and the former-champ Stipe Miocic. In many ways, the Lesnar fight just didn’t capture the imagination of the fans in the manner that the UFC had perhaps hoped it would. The hulking former champion had …

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Khabib Set For UFC 242 As Abu Dhabi Return Confirmed In September

UFC have announced that they will be returning to Abu Dhabi after a four-year absence, confirming the United Arab Emirates capital as the location for UFC 242 in September.  They announced a five-year partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi ahead of the upcoming event on September 7th, which is expected to include the return of …

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Mike Perry Defeats Cowboy, Calls For Darren Till Matchup

Mike Perry proved himself to be among the finest action fighters in the welterweight division with a Fight Of The Night winning effort against Alex Oliveira. And what a fight it was! Both men, possessing huge power in their punches, kicks, knees and elbows, went to war for three-rounds at UFC Fort Lauderdale – testing each other in a bout …

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Jack Hermansson Grinds Out Impressive Upset Victory Over Jacare Souza

Jack Hermansson picked up unquestionably the biggest win of his career so far as he outworked middleweight veteran, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, to take the unanimous decision victory at UFC Fort Lauderdale. Hermansson was coming into this bout as a late replacement after Yoel Romero pulled out on short notice but the Swede looked impressive as he extended his win streak …

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Watch: Jacare Souza’s Top-5 UFC Finishes

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza will return to the UFC octagon this weekend in the UFC Fort Lauderdale main-event to face Jack Hermansson in a crucial middleweight clash. Jacare is the living embodiment of the term ‘perennial contender’, having spent the entirety of his UFC run within touching distance of the middleweight strap. It is pretty crazy to think that the Brazilian …

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Paulo Costa Handed Six Month USADA Suspension For IV Usage

Middleweight contender Paulo Costa has been handed a six month suspension by USADA after the discovery of illegal usage of IVs. Although it’s important to note that the suspension is retroactive to last August, making him eligible to fight as soon as he wishes. There was quite a bit left unclear after Costa’s showdown with his fellow middleweight powerhouse Yoel …

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Sean O’Malley Set To Face Marlon Vera At UFC 239

Sean O’Malley is edging closer to a return to the UFC octagon, with reports stating that a fight with Marlon Vera is close to being signed for UFC 239. Last seen in action at UFC 222, O’Malley’s progress through the bantamweight ranks has been interrupted somewhat by some recent issues he was experiencing with USADA. ‘Suga’ came forth himself to …

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