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January 17th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Phoenix, AZ for the third time in promotional history last Sunday (January 15, 2017) with UFC FIght Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn. The night had it’s ups and downs, and with the action now in our rear-view, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of…

January 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Las Vegas, NV last Friday night (December 30, 2016) with UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey. It was a less than stellar night of action that saw only three of 10 bouts end inside the distance. Now that the scraps are in our rear-view, let’s take a look at…

January 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Las Vegas, NV last Friday night (December 30, 2016) with UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey. It was a less than stellar night of action that saw only three of 10 bouts end inside the distance. Now that the scraps are in our rear-view, let’s take a look at…

December 22nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Sacramento, CA this past Saturday night with UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs Waterson. It was an entertaining night of action, despite of the fact that only four of 13 scheduled bouts ended inside the distance. Now that the scraps are in our rear-view, so let’s take…

September 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Hamburg, Germany for the first time in promotional history this past Saturday (September 3, 2016) with UFC Fight Night 93: Arlovski vs Barnett. Following the night of entertaining action, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Josh Barnett…

August 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Vancouver, B.C., Canada for UFC on FOX 21: Maia vs Condit and delivered a solid night of scraps that saw 50% of them end inside the distance. Following the night of entertaining action, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from…

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…

July 16th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the first time in promotinal history with UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. The card produced a solid night of action that resulted in nine of 12 underdogs coming through big. The new non-Zuffa era of the UFC saw it’s ups and…

June 22nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 89 produced an entertaining night of action, with more than half of the match-ups ending inside the distance. Now with the fun night of scraps in our rear view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Donald Cerrone vs Tarec Saffiedine Cerrone…

June 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was live from The Forum in Los Angeles with UFC 199: Rockhold vs Bisping with a stacked 13-fight card, eight of which ended by way of T/KO. Following the insanely fun and memorable night of mixed martial arts action, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some…

May 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 198 came and went, delivering a night of exciting action. Now with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing fighters from the evening… Fabricio Werdum vs Ben Rothwell Werdum suffered a first round knockout at the hands of Stipe…

May 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 198 came and went, delivering a night of exciting action. Now with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the winning fighters from the evening… Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem This potential heavyweight title fight is all but guaranteed. Overeem set…

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it’s inaugral trip to the Netherlands with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski and produced a night of great action. Following the memorable night of scraps, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing fighters from the evening… Andrei Arlovski vs Gabriel…

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it’s inaugral trip to the Netherlands with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski and produced a night of great action. Following the memorable night of scraps, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the winning fighters from the evening… Alistair Overeem vs Winner…

April 25th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was live this past Saturday night (April 23, 2016) with UFC 197: Jones vs St Preux and featured a solid night of action. Now with the fun night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors from the evening……

April 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 19 came and went, producing a night of entertaining action that saw seven of 11 bouts end inside the distance, and with the night of scraps now in our rear view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing competitors from the evening… Tecia Torres vs…

April 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 19 came and went, producing a night of entertaining action that saw seven of 11 bouts end inside the inside, and with the night of scraps now in our rear view, let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see in action inside the Octagon… ON…

April 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Croatia for the first time in promotional history, producing a night of solid action, and with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing fighters from the evening… Ben Rothwell vs Loser of Velasquez/Browne…

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…

March 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 85 came and went, delivering a night of exciting action. Now with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing fighters from the evening… Frank Mir vs Loser of Werdum/Miocic Coming off his first round knockout loss to…

March 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 196 delivered a night of shocks and awes, leaving behind a very memorable night of mixed martial arts action. Now with the entertaining night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi Anderson and Latifi…

February 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, leaving behind a solid night of scraps. Now, following the night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors who came up short on Saturday night… Sean Spencer vs Leon Edwards Spencer came up short in a third round T/KO…

February 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, leaving behind a solid night of scraps. Now, following the night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors who got their hands raised on Saturday night… Roy Nelson vs Derrick Lewis Nelson and Lewish each competed and were successful…

February 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 18 came and went, producing a night of entertaining action that saw six of 13 bouts end inside the inside. Following the night of scraps, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Alex Caceres vs Charles Rosa Caceres made his return to…

January 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 came and went, crowning a new Bantamweight Champion and producing a night of excitement that saw eight of it’s 13 bouts end inside the inside. Following the night of entertaining action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors from the evening… Paul Felder vs…

December 22nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 came and went, producing a night of entertaining fights that included seven consecutive underdogs getting their hands raised. Now, following the solid night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups feauturing some of the competitors from the evening… Donald Cerrone vs Michael Chiesa Chiesa took the microphone after…

November 15th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 came and went, producing one of the most shocking nights in mixed martial arts history. The night of shock and awe is now in our rear-view, and with that in mind, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Ryan Benoit vs Paddy Holohan I…

October 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Dublin, Ireland this past Saturday (October 24, 2015) with UFC Fight Night 76: Holohan vs Smolka. The fight card had taken some major hits but ultimately produced an exciting and memorable show. The entertaining night of scraps is now in our rear-view, so let’s take a look…

October 6th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Houston, TX for the fourth time in promotional history this past Saturday night (October 3, 2015) with UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson. Now with the wild and exciting night of scraps in our rear-view, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the…

September 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Saitama, Japan last night (September 26, 2015) with UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs Nelson. Following the exciting and surprising night of action, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Uriah Hall vs Roan Carneiro Hall scored…

October 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 179 was live from Rio de Janeiro this past Saturday (October 25, 2014) night with 12 scheduled bouts. It was a somewhat uneventful night of scraps that lead up to an incredible main event which saved the show. With the Rio de Janeiro night in our rear view, let’s take a look at some…

June 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 174 came and went, leaving many fans and viewers unpleased. While it was not an entertaining card, it did leave me with some potential fights to think about. Here are my matchmaking predictions for last nights competitors… Kiichi Kunimoto vs Brandon Thatch I think this would make for an excellent match-up in the UFC’s…

June 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Marcus Brimage vs Russell Doane “The Bama Beast” will be dropping down to 135-pounds to take on the Hawaiian, Russell Doane in his divisional debut. Brimage…

April 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… ”Rowdy” Ronda Rousey vs Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis – Davis asked for it and she got it. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter on Friday afternoon…

February 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 170 just took place, ending the string of unfortunate fight cards filled with decisions. It also resulted in the second women’s main event bout, and the first time a knockdown has been recorded in a women’s fight inside the Octagon. After a night of exciting fights, I am left with some match-ups to be…

January 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 35 came and went, leaving me pondering potential match-ups for some of the losers of the evening… Alpetkin Ozkilic vs Dustin Ortiz – This is a pairing of flyweights who each came up short on the judges’ scorecards at UFC Fight Night 35. Ozkilic was upset by Hawaiian promotional newcomer Louis Smolka,…

December 31st, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 made us cheer and cringe, as it came and went. Now that the final fight card of the year has concluded, here are some potential match-ups I would be interested in seeing for the losers of the evening… Manny “The Anvil” Gamburyan vs Clay “The Carpenter” Guida – This is without a doubt…

December 30th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 made us cheer and cringe as it came and went this past weekend (Dec. 28, 2013). Now that the final fight card of the year has concluded, here are some potential match-ups I would be interested in seeing for the winners of the evening… Robbie “Problems” Peralta vs Jimy “The Kid” Hettes –…

December 2nd, 2013
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale is now in the past, and it leaves us with some match-ups to be desired. Some more than others… Starting things off in the bantamweight division, I would like to see Chris Holdsworth vs Yves Jabouin. I think a veteran like Jabouin will be a great test for the…

October 31st, 2013
Gabe Killian

After UFC Fight Night 30, there are a few match-ups I would like to see. Lineker vs Dodson would have been one of them, but Dodson just booked a date with Scott Jorgensen, as he stepped in for an injured Ian McCall. That leaves Lineker with no quality or available opponent to book, so there…