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January 6th, 2019
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article, which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article, I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of December. Serbian Battle Championship 19 – Dec. 1 (Novi Sad, Serbia)…

December 31st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on them. Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards, UFC on ESPN+ 1 Featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Te Edwards will meet at UFC on ESPN+ 1, which takes place January 19 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Newsday first…

February 12th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to return to Nashville, TN on April 22nd for the fourth time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov. The main event of Cub Swanson versus Artem Lobov has left many scratching their heads. This is a fight Lobov had been campaigning for, and…

January 7th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The 2016 UFC calendar year delivered 40 entertaining, action-packed fight cards, and with the 12 months of scraps now in our rear view, I’m going to take a moment to reflect on my top 10 favorites of the year. These are all my opinion, so feel free to voice your own in the comments below….

December 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

This year is nearly wrapped up and the UFC’s 2017 fight calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups that are set to take place inside the Octagon… Fight: Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs Nina Ansaroff Card: UFC Fight Night 103 Where: Phoenix, AZ When: November 19, 2016 Thoughts: This women’s…

November 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

October 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

We have nearly completed 2016, and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Dan Hooker vs Jason Knight Card: UFC Fight Night 101 Where: Melbourne, Australia When: November 27, 2016 Thoughts: I think this will be a very fun fight in the UFC’s featherweight division,…

September 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a packed upcoming fall schedule and several key bouts need some betting odds. UFC Fight Night 95 will take place later this month on September 24th, and features a 140 pound women’s catchweight bout between Cris Justino and Lina Lansberg, top contenders Jussier Formiga, Renan Barao, and Francisco Trinaldo will also be in…

August 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 202. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. If interested in wagering on this fight card, all lines will be made available at 5Dimes…

August 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

We are now more than half-way through 2016 and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Brad Pickett vs Iuri Alcantara Card: UFC Fight Night 93 Where: Hamburg, Germany When: September 3, 2016 Thoughts: Pickett saved his job by snapping a three fight skid and…

August 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Fresh off a fight having been taken out from under him, Ian McCall already had a new one booked as he’s expected to face prospect Ray Borg at UFC 203 in Cleveland next month. McCall was initially supposed to face Justin Scoggins this past weekend for UFC 201, but Scoggins missed weight badly and McCall…

August 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

This fall’s upcoming fight lineup is certainly starting to heat up, and UFC tossed some lighter fluid on the fire with several intriguing match-ups all announced in the last 24 hours, no bigger than the return to the Octagon of the most dominant woman in MMA history, Cris Cyborg. Cyborg is expected to headline the…

August 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional history for UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The entertaining night of scraps saw five of 11 fights end inside the distance. The action is now behind us, so let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some…

July 26th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Chicago, IL for the fifth straight year and produced a night of entertaining scraps. The action is now behind us, so let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Holly Holm vs Cat Zingano Holm came up short…

June 25th, 2016
Gabe Killian

We are midway through 2016, and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Francisco Rivera vs Erik “Goyito” Perez Card: UFC 201 Where: Atlanta, GA When: July 30, 2016 Thoughts: This is going to be a Mexican war in the UFC’s bantamweight division and is…

May 14th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 198 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (May 14, 2016) in Curitiba, Brazil, and features a heavyweight title main event between champion Fabricio Werdum and challenger Stipe Miocic. Without…

April 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to deliver a handful of stacked fight cards this Spring. Here are my thoughts on a few of the scraps I very much look forward to… Fight: Randy Brown vs Michael Graves Card: UFC on FOX 19 Where: Tampa, FL When: April 16 Thoughts: This is a match-up…

March 31st, 2016
Gabe Killian

Entering the fourth month of 2016, and the UFC’s calendar year continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: John Lineker vs Rob Font Card: UFC 198 Where: Curitiba, Brazil When: May 14 Thoughts: I think this is a real barn burner in the UFC’s bantamweight division and is…

February 24th, 2016
Gabe Killian

This past Sunday certainly was “Funday” with UFC Fight Night 83 delivering an evening of exciting action, 13 bouts in total, seven of which resulted in finishes. Now with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Chris Camozzi…

February 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Into the second month of 2016 and the UFC’s calendar year continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko Card: UFC 196 Where: Las Vegas, NV When: March 5, 2016 Thoughts: Man, I think this is going to be an extremely entertaining fight in…

February 1st, 2016
Mike James

“Grading the card” is an article written by Mike James after every major UFC and Bellator event. Every main card fight and the fight card itself is briefly discussed and given a letter grade. This article covers UFC on Fox 18, which took place Saturday night from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  …

January 21st, 2016
Mike James

“Grading the card” is an article written by Mike James after every major UFC and Bellator event. Every main card fight and the fight card itself is briefly discussed and given a letter grade. This article covers UFC Fight Night 81, which took place Sunday night from the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.   T.J….

December 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 195 Date: January 2, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) is back in Las Vegas yet again on January 2nd to kick off the 2016 calendar year with UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit. The stacked 12-fight card is set to kick off with Fight Pass…

December 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

2015 is a wrap in the world of The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and the upcoming 2016 calendar year continues to fill up with action. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Sage Northcutt vs Andrew Holbrook Card: UFC on FOX 18 Where: Newark, New Jersey When: January 30, 2016 Thoughts: Northcutt…

December 21st, 2015
Mike James

“Grading the card” is an article written by Mike James after every major UFC and Bellator event. Every main card fight and the fight card itself is briefly discussed and given a letter grade. This article covers UFC on Fox 17, which took place Saturday night from the Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida.   Rafael…

December 1st, 2015
Gabe Killian

One month remaining in the 2015 calendar year and the UFC’s 2016 schedule has already been filling up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Diego Brandao vs Brian Ortega Card: UFC 195 Where: Las Vegas, NV When: January 2, 2016 Thoughts: I cannot wait to see this pairing of two Brazilian…

October 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In perhaps the least surprising news of the year, top UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is injured again. According to reports, Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of his upcoming Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale co-headlining bout against Tony Ferguson due to a rib injury. There are preliminary talks of Edson Barboza stepping in to replace him,…

October 29th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While we may have lost Dustin Poirier vs Joe Duffy as a headliner to UFC Fight Night 76 this past weekend, that didn’t mean the fight was dead and gone forever. Poirier chose to turn down a replacement fight against Norman Parke because he didn’t feel it would do much for his career if he…

October 26th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The biggest MMA story of 2015 came to a conclusion this past weekend when former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was reinstated by the UFC. Jones had been suspended indefinitely and had his title stripped following a felony hit and run earlier this year where a pregnant woman was injured. Eventually,…

October 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The hits keep coming this week as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced a pair of upcoming fights, and just like yesterday, we’ll be detailing the latest fighters released from their contracts as well. Sage Northcutt vs. Cody Pfister – UFC Fight Night 80 Sage Northcutt took the world by storm with his UFC debut. The…

September 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championsip (UFC) has had a big year of fights, but with only one card in September and two in October, the promotion has put their foot on the brakes. Here, I take a look at the upcoming fight cards, highlighting my most and least anticipated bouts. And without further ado… Card: UFC…

September 12th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has dropped 13 competitors from their roster. Below is the list of fighters who did not make it through the latest round of the promotion’s chopping block… Andrew Craig Welterweight Craig captured the Legacy FC middleweight title and parlayed it into a UFC contract, and he stepped inside the Octagon…

September 8th, 2015
Mike James

UFC 191 took place this past Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was headlined by a flyweight title fight between longtime champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and number one contender John “The Magician” Dodson. The two had met two years prior, which Johnson won by convincing unanimous…

September 7th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 191 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena last night (Septembet 5th, 2015) an 11-fight card, producing a night of solid action. With the event now in our rear-view, let’s take a look ahead at potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… John Lineker vs Cody Garbrandt This is a…

September 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 191 Date: September 5, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas again for UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson. The action-packed 11-fight card has a five fight Pay Per View main card that kicks off at 10pm ET, with preliminary action preciding…

January 9th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The 2014 UFC calendar year delivered 45 entertaining, action-packed fight cards, and with the 12 months of scraps now in our rear-view, I’m going to take a moment to reflect on my top 10 favorites of the year. These are all my opinion, so feel free to voice your own in the comments below. Here…

December 24th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics It was a whirlwind, friends! The year 2014 may be remembered most for storylines outside the cage, like the Reebok deal, the addition of the Women’s Strawweight division, the signing of CM Punk, and the continued global expansion. There was also bad news outside the cage, however, like the cancellation of UFC 176…

February 17th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 160 card scheduled for Memorial Day weekend will have serious title implications in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The card is headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva II in the first defense of Velaquez’ second title reign, and it is co-headlined by a battle between former champion Junior dos Santos and top contender Alistair…