UFC Almeida vs Garbrandt: Prelim Breakdown and Predictions

    +205 Chris De La Rocha (4-1) vs -240 Adam Milstead (7-1) Heavyweight (265) Chris De La Rocha:  Washington State correctional officer Chris De La Rocha had a tough outing in his UFC debut. De La Rocha lost to Muay Thai banger Daniel Omeilamczuk via first round knockout. With only five professional fights De…

10-8 Criteria Quandary, A Proposed Solution

The grounds for a 10 -8 round are defined by the Unified Rules of MMA as such “A round is to be scored as a 10-8 round when a contestant overwhelmingly dominates by striking or grappling in a round.” Herein lies the problem, “overwhelmingly” is such a subjective word that it can create situations where…

UFC 198: Main Card Breakdown and Predictions

  Warlley Alves (11-0) vs. Bryan Barberena (11-3) Welterweight (170) Warlley Alves: Alves was a member of Team Sonnen on TUF: Brazil 3 and may have taken the “bad guy” persona a bit too literally. Alves was criticized by cast mates for being too serious and arrogant, they recommended that he “not act so mean”…

UFC 198: Undercard Breakdown and Predictions

Renato Moicano (9-0-1) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (18-3) Featherweight (145) Renato Moicano: Undefeated Brazilian prospect Renato Moicano made his successful debut way back in December of 2014. Moicano replaced Rony Jason on 10 days notice in a bout against Finish fighter Tom Niinimaki. Moicano was very impressive, out striking the Fin on the feet before submitting him in the second with a rear…

Fight Of The Day: Russian vs Russian

Russian vs. Russian The recent influx of Russian fighters into the UFC including Rustam Khabilov, Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov is sure to spread the popularity of MMA across the former Soviet bloc. With fighters like this badass comrade, the future of our sport might look more Ivan Drago than Chris Weidman. Thanks to Chris…

UFC Rotterdam: Main Card Breakdown and Predictions

      Karolina Kowalkiewicz (8-0) vs. Heather Jo Clark (7-4) Strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz: Kowalkiewicz is on the verge of stardom, the 30 year old Pollock made the move up to the big show after wining the KSW Strawweight title and earning a win over Japanese young gun Mizuki Inoue in Invicta. She  was  a big…

UFC Rotterdam: Undercard Breakdown and Predictions

Yuta Sasaki (18-3-2) vs. Willie Gates (12-6) Flyweight (125) Yuta Sasaki – At one time “Ulka” Sasaki was on track to be the new young face of Japanese MMA, the former Shooto standout was 17-1 when he debuted in the UFC against Canadian submission specialist Roland Delorme. Sasaki made quick work of Delorme submitting him with a rear naked…

How I Learned to Stop Caring and Love the Mayhem

“Bulletins are sexy. I like them like I like my women, long and whoring me out. Did that make any sense?” – 000 Mayhem Himself              It must have been sometime in ’03 when I first became aware of Jason Miller, and somewhere between his wins over BJJ and MMA…

Is Jon Jones a D****

I’m writing today to talk about the enigma they call Jon Jones and how he’s proven time and time again that he is fact a dick and even a D-bag. First, let’s clear one thing up, despite the controversy, fan hate and legal troubles; Jon is one of the best ever…period. He’s beaten a who’s…