Matthew Lopez

October 1st, 2018
Adam Martin.

A couple new fight announcements as well as another fighter being flagged by USADA form the basis of today’s MMA odds and ends, and you can find my thoughts on the news below. Sean O’Malley Flagged By USADA, Out Of UFC 229 UFC bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley, who was set to fight this weekend at…

December 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker bantamweight matchup at UFC 207. Click below to see who picked who… Albert Morales – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Mike ‘Biggie’ Rhodes – Victory FC 185lb champion – 00:00:42 Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:01 Rob Emerson – Victory FC 135/145lb champion – 00:01:33 Matthew Lopez –…

December 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict champion Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt bantamweight title matchup at UFC 207. Click below to see who picked who. Matthew Lopez – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:40 Mike ‘Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC 185lb champion – 00:01:14 Rob Emerson – Victory FC 135/145lb champion – 00:02:01 Joe Gigliotti…

December 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (8-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Mitch Gagnon (12-3) at UFC 206 on December 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matthew also talks about training in Colorado at Team Genesis, coming up short in his UFC debut and competing in Canada for the first time.

July 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (8-0) discusses his UFC debut against Rani Yahya (21-8) at UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matt also talks about how long a UFC contract was in the works, fighting again in Sioux Falls and his training camp for this fight.

May 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman injured and off UFC 199  According to reports by FloCombat and MMAJunkie, Chris Weidman is out of his UFC 199 headlining bout against Luke Rockhold. TalkMMA initially reported the news on Twitter. This is the fourth time Weidman has been forced to pull out of a championship bout. Chris Weidman posted…

April 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (7-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Eli Finn (5-1) at RFA 37 on Apr. 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matthew also talks about growing up with WSOF champ Justin Gaethje, being friends with UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak, how he got into MMA because of Mark Munoz and…