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Stipe Miocic vs Mark Hunt – UFC Fight Preview

A big heavyweight bout in Stipe Miocic vs Mark Hunt headlines UFC Fight Night in Adelaide, Australia. This weekend sees American Stipe Miocic (12-2-0) colliding with Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt (10-9-1) from South Auckland, New Zealand. Both men are ranked 4th and 5th respectively in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The Kiwi will be fighting close to home in the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in …

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Jon “Bones” Jones, The UFC & A Legacy Tarnished For Good

Late Tuesday night (Irish time), the UFC announced that it was indefinitely suspending and stripping Jon “Bones” Jones of the light heavyweight title which he defended as the youngest ever UFC Champion for over four years and eight superb defences.  Pound for pound, Jones has been the ultimate warrior of the UFC, dealing with everything thrown at him in a …

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Here’s How Aisling Daly Beats Randa Markos At UFC 186

With the sudden influx of Irish fighters making their way into the UFC’s Octagon over the last year, we now have one of our very own competing for a world title shot in Conor McGreogr. Fellow SBG teammate Aisling ‘Ais the Bash’ Daly is also seeking gold of her own when she takes on Randa Markos at UFC 186 this weekend. …

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The Official Top 19 UFC Knockouts Of All Time

Blink and you’ll miss it. Some of these UFC knockouts are so fast you won’t even understand what happened.    It’s been some time now since the biggest MMA brand going took the world by storm and this collection explains why. Including a number of big names and some that you may not of heard of every clip has one …

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Bellator 136: Brooks Remains Lightweight Champion

Bellator 136 took place in Irvine, California this past Friday night, culminating in a hard-fought lightweight title fight between Will Brooks and contender Dave Jansen.   Will Brooks (16-1) successfully defended his belt for the first time since becoming the undisputed title holder and earned a unanimous decision victory over Dave Jansen (20-3). It was the challenger Jansen who started …

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VIDEO: 62-Year-Old Man KOs Opponent Half His Age

It is quite rare to see an elderly member of the public step into a ring for an MMA fight these days. It is even rarer to see an older gentlemen execute a spinning back fist to a competitor half his age. A video clip from 2012 has found its way onto the internet and shows 62-year-old Wayne Smallwood executing …

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What To Look Out For At UFC Fight Night Krakow

The UFC breaks new ground this weekend as the Octagon hits Poland for the first time in company history. The MMA giant brings with it a heavyweight rematch eight years in the making.   Mirko Cro Cop (30-11-2) returns for a third stint inside the Octagon as he takes on the man who beat him 8 years ago, Gabriel Gonzaga …

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What To Look Out For At Bellator 136

Bellator’s latest offering of hard hitting MMA action hits California this weekend which features an interesting lightweight title fight in the evening’s main event.   Will Brooks (15-1) looks to defend his lightweight title against 35 year old contender (Dave Jansen. (20-2) Jansen is on an 8 fight winning streak inside the Bellator cage and despite many not giving him …

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MMA: When Taunting Goes Wrong

Well this is our favourite video in quite a while. There is something about a fighter saying “come and hit me” and subsequently getting decked that is as pleasing as someone leaning back on their chair and falling off. Someone kicking a bee hive and getting stung, someone throwing a brick at a car and getting…well, you’ll have to watch …

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Three Man MMA Match Looks As Ridiculous As You’d Expect

We stumbled across this MMA gem, posted by Reddit user ArnyBraunschweiger and it looks as silly as it sounds.  Nobody appears to have a clue what’s going on, least of all the actual MMA fighters. Make sure to watch out for the guy in the t-shirt who just takes a beating while running around the ring. This video was shot back in …

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The Weekend Lowdown – What’s On Where?

Want to know what’s on in the world of sport during the week and where to watch it? Look no further! Here we introduce a new feature listing the big sporting events of the week ahead and what channel you can find them on. Here at Pundit Arena HQ we’ve often noticed that it’s a bit of chore trying to find out …

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Will UFC’s Rowdy Ever Return To WWE?

WWE has always had celebrity fans, but have any as dangerous as Ronda Rousey ever stepped into the squared circle? “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey shocked the world and guest-starred at WWE’s Wrestlemania 31 on Sunday night.  One of the lesser-known things about the UFC’s Bantamweight champion is that she is an avid wrestling fan, who often attends live events in the …

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Conor McGregor Reads Mean Tweets, Reacts In True McGregor Style

We all know about Jimmy Kimmel’s mean tweets, but wait until you see Conor McGregor’s. Surprisingly, most of the mean tweets came from people with British and Irish names (as you would expect from a British BT Sports show), showing that not everyone in the isle is bowing down to our proud Irish fighter. McGregor got his own shots in …

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UFC Featherweight Division – Past, Present, Future

With UFC Fight Night Mendes vs. Lamas taking place this weekend and in anticipation of the title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor in July, Pundit Arena takes a closer look at the UFC Featherweight Division. Number 1 ranked contender Chad Mendes takes on number 4 ranked Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, Virginia this Saturday, as another two bouts in the most talked about …

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of The UFC 189 World Tour

In theory, the World Tour was a great idea. They hype will certainly last. But in truth, the UFC’s maiden voyage in to the ultimate hype game, a World Tour, was often more farcical than fascinating.     Eight cities in 12 days is an awful lot of mileage to cover for any human being but when you are promoting …

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Dublin, Make Some Noise When McGregor Comes To Town

If you were one of the 5,000 people to get a ticket for the Dublin leg of the UFC 189 press tour, I envy you. The energy in the Convention Centre on Tuesday promises to be riot like as Conor McGregor again faces off against UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.  In a drawn out but superb public relations move, Dana White …

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