Fight Of The Day: Alistair Overeem vs Mike Bencic

Alistair Overeem vs Mike Bencic Before  Alistair Overeem was “Ubereem” he was “The Demolition Man”, complete with a giant sledgehammer for maximum demolition. In 2003 24 year old Overeem entered the PRIDE ring for the second time, matched up against Cro Cop’s jiu-jitsu coach Mike “Batman” Bencic (Spoiler: Bencic would soon be replaced by current…

Punch-Face.com UFC 197:Main Card Breakdown and Predictions

   Yair Rodriguez (7-1) vs Andre Fili (15-3) Featherweight (145) Yair Rodriguez: In Yair Rodriguez’s epic brawl with Charles Rosa, Joe Rogan described Rodriguez as a mix between Jon Jones and Anthony Pettis. Rogan’s comparison will give you an idea of the hype behind this 23 year old Mexican. Rodriguez is the winner of TUF: Latin America’s inaugural…

Punch-Face.com UFC 197: Prelims Breakdown and Predictions

Kevin Lee (11-2) vs Efrain Escudero (25-10) Lightweight (155) Kevin Lee: Born and raised in Detroit, the “Motown Phenom” made the decision to leave his hometown following an unsuccessful debut against “Raging” Al Iaquinta. Lee headed south to Vegas where he began training with the “Xtreme Couture” camp. The move seemed to pay dividends as…

UFC Tampa: Main Card Breakdown and Predictions

Court Mcgee (18-4) vs Santiago Ponzinibbio (22-3) Welterweight (170) Court Mcgee: Court Mcgee is the definition of blue collar fighter. Mcgee has risen from the clutches of drug addiction to become one of the best fighters at 170 pounds in the world. Under the tutelage of “The Pit’s” John Hacklemen, Mcgee has compiled a 6-3…

UFC Tampa : Undercard Breakdown and Predictions

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos (14-5) vs Omari Akhmedov (15-3)  Welterweight (170) Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos: Despite his “Capoeira” nickname Dos Santos does not attempt many high risk acrobatic kicks, he does the majority of his damage with his fists. An aggressive striker with lethal power in both hands, Dos Santos’s has ended 11 0f his…

5 Asian UFC Fighters Whose Name You Should Know

Doo Ho Choi: South Korea, Featherweight, 24 “The Korean Super Boy” Doo Ho Choi fought most of his pre-UFC bouts in Japan’s DEEP Promotion. Other than a split decision loss in his DEEP debut, Choi severely battered his Asian competition, including a jaw-dropping flying knee knockout of Japanese legend Mitsuhiro Ishisda. Choi’s UFC debut was…