Ngannou’s Evolution As Champion; What’s Next?

Ngannou’s Evolution As Champion; What’s Next?

UFC 270: Honda Center, Anaheim California: Was the fight between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane what people expected? Not necessarily. You could probably count on one hand, and have three-fingers left, the number of people that thought wrestling would be the difference. Especially from “The Predator”. And it ending in a unanimous decision in his […]

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 Amanda Nunes Leaves ATT; Surprise Landing Spot

Amanda Nunes Leaves ATT; Surprise Landing Spot

Amanda Nunes has been a pro-fighter since 2008. Since 2014 she has been part of the Dan Lambert mega-stable in Coconut Creek, Florida; American Top Team. But now “The Lioness” has made a choice. And Amanda Nunes leaves ATT with no regrets. Despite leaving the gym as only the UFC’s female featherweight champion. With the […]

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 Who’s Best For Smith?; Solid Win But Next’s Tough

Who’s Best For Smith?; Solid Win But Next’s Tough

Sometimes a fighter just fights to the level of his challenger. And sometimes there’s more to it. Thanks to Covid-19 it took Joe Smith Jr 280-days to get his first title defense. Three times things fell apart, and would’ve been four if not for Steve Geffrard. After his successful 9th-round knockout win, there’s one question […]

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 Kattar Needs Another Win, And Title Shot Is His

Kattar Needs Another Win, And Title Shot Is His

UFC Vegas 46, UFC Apex, Las Vegas: A year ago, Calvin Kattar went to war with Max Holloway, and like many others, came out on the short end. But “The Boston Finisher” took that stretch to retool himself, and it paid off. In white-washing the surging Giga Chikadze 50-45 (2x), 50-44; Kattar needs another win […]

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 2022 Faces Of Combat Are Ready To Break Through

2022 Faces Of Combat Are Ready To Break Through

2022 Faces Of Combat; Just On The Rim Coming up with “future stars” lists is the toughest of all predictions. Especially in MMA and boxing. However, some of the 2022 faces of combat are ready for the spotlight, and some for now are still way under the radar. To combine both into one article is […]

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 Lewis’ Dynamite Drops Daukaus; Takes UFC KO Lead

Lewis’ Dynamite Drops Daukaus; Takes UFC KO Lead

UFC Vegas 45: UFC Apex: The ever colorful Derrick Lewis is at it again. And by “it”, it’s another knockout in becoming the UFC knockout king at 13. This one pushes him past Matt Brown and Vitor Belfort. Lewis’ dynamite drops Daukaus, which also ended the Philly native’s five-fight win streak. The finish, coming at […]

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 Fireworks In Manchester Again; Parker-Chisora Go 24

Fireworks In Manchester Again; Parker-Chisora Go 24

AO Arena Manchester: For the second straight fight between Dereck Chisora and Joseph Parker they went to the judge’s scorecards. In going 24-rounds now, the heavyweights created fireworks in Manchester again. This time all three judges saw the fight in favor of the New Zealand native, Parker; 115-110, 115-111, 114-112. The first time, back in […]

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 What’s Next For Lightweight; It’s A Roulette Wheel

What’s Next For Lightweight; It’s A Roulette Wheel

UFC 269, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas: Well now that Charles Oliveira has a successful title defense under his ummm… belt; maybe some will lay off. Then again maybe not. He did however get some twitter love post fight against Dustin Poirier. But, what’s next for lightweight. Congrats my blonde brother , Blonde Oliveira you did […]

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 Loma Wants Those Belts Back

Loma Wants Those Belts Back

Madison Square Garden As if we didn’t already know that Vasiliy Lomachenko was back, we know now. And that comes hand-in-hand with one thing. Loma wants those belts back. After a 12-round white wash over Richard Commey of scores of 119-108 2x, and 117-110, he was asked about the present champion. And the Ukrainian’s response […]

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 How Good Is Benn; Conor Stepping Out Of The Shadows

How Good Is Benn; Conor Stepping Out Of The Shadows

M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool: When your father is a fan favorite star things can sometimes go sideways. In those cases like Rocky Balboa told Junior, “you sometimes look for something to blame, like a shadow”. But you can’t argue when there is one there. Everyone loves Nigel Benn, the former two-weight champion. Now his son, […]

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 Tank’s Speed The Difference; But Second Time No Finish

Tank’s Speed The Difference; But Second Time No Finish

Staples Center, Los Angeles: Serious legal issues took Rolando Romero out of the fight against Gervonta Davis. That set up the battle versus the gritty Mexican, Isaac Cruz. But by the final bell Tank’s speed the difference. “Pitbull” from the word go did what he always does, comes forward pushing the pace. The notoriously slow […]

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 Aldo’s Run Is Legit; Nearing Two-Division Champ Status

Aldo’s Run Is Legit; Nearing Two-Division Champ Status

UFC Vegas 44: UFC Apex, Las Vegas: The former featherweight kingpin, Jose Aldo is hunting history. Aldo’s run is legit at bantamweight as he looks to become a two-division champion. Once the Brazilian figured out the 4th-ranked 135er; Rob Font, things got a little easier for him. Not a lot though as the Massachusetts native […]

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 Is Haney – Kambosos Next; Two More Auditions Remain

Is Haney – Kambosos Next; Two More Auditions Remain

MGM Grand, Las Vegas: When George Kambosos beat Teofimo Lopez last weekend at Madison Square Garden, he flipped the script for the entire lightweight division. And now after another unanimous decision win, is Haney – Kambosos next. Devin Haney may have had a handshake deal with Lopez, and a wink with Kambosos for unifications; but […]

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