Category Archives: Tactics & Strategies

Former England rugby international James Haskell to make MMA debut

James Haskell has worked as an MMA TV pundit for a number of years  – bellator Former England international James Haskell has announced that he will be embarking on a new career venture in mixed martial arts.  Haskell, 34, is expected to make his professional MMA debut in 2020, competing in the Bellator heavyweight division, an American mixed martial arts and kickboxing organisation. Haskell announced the end of his stellar 17-year professional rugby career in May this […]

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Cage Titans FC 45 fight card set for Saturday night in Plymouth

Cage Titans Fighting Championship returns this Saturday, August 24 with Cage Titans FC 45. The event which will be broadcast live on FloCombat.com will be held at the Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. On the card, New England Fights bantamweight champion Kam Arnold will meet Jeff Joy, the Cage Titans FC champ. Joy is ranked #1 and #2 respectively in all of New England.  Both fighters are undefeated as Joy holds on to three straight victories, […]

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The dream fight to decide the baddest man in UFC

Nate Diaz (R) challenged Jorge Masvidal (L) to a fight for the ‘baddest [expletive] in the game’ belt. (Yahoo Sports illustration) After UFC 241 it became clear that both Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal appear interested in fighting one another. The two UFC superstars have the charisma, body of work and legions of fans to make this a mega-fight. There’s likely a lot of negotiating that would need to be done before such a dream matchup between […]

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DWCS 25 results: Phil Rowe earns lone contract with main event finish

Dana White’s Contender Series returned for its 25th installment on Tuesday night as 10 more fighters battled it out for the opportunity to compete for the UFC. The event took place, once again at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada and airs on ESPN+. In the second to last event of the season, Dana White’s Contender Series 25 featured a welterweight main event between Leon Shahbazyan, the older brother of current UFC middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan, takes […]

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How Khama Worthy became UFC 241’s unlikely star

Khama Worthy (L) throws a punch at Devonte Smith in the first round of their lightweight bout during UFC 241 at Honda Center on Aug. 17, 2019, in Anaheim, California. (Joe Scarnici/Getty Images) There’s an almost desperate grit beneath the sheen of major league MMA cards like this past weekend’s UFC 241 pay-per-view event in Anaheim, California. There are lots of different manners in which to put on a fight card, with tweaks in lighting, in-house audio, television production, […]

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Former champ Daniel Cormier issues statement on UFC 241 loss

Daniel Cormier lost the heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 241. There, he was rematching Stipe Miocic where for three rounds he was dominating the fight. But, in the fourth round, Miocic switched his game plan and started to attack the body. From there it went downhill for ‘DC’ who ended up losing by TKO in the fourth round. Now, two days later, Cormier took to Instagram to release a statement on the loss, where […]

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UFC 241 Post-Fight Press Conference: Nate Diaz (Complete)

Nate Diaz at the UFC 241 post-fight press conference [embedded content] (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Following his return to the Octagon after a three-year absence, Nate Diaz held court with the media at the UFC 241 post-fight press conference.  Diaz discussed his fight with Anthony Pettis, the likelihood that he fights Conor McGregor again, and laid out his own championship division, to which he invited Jorge Masvidal to participate.  Now, it’s up to the UFC to make […]

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Micol Di Segni: “I want to be the first Italian strawweight to sign with the UFC”

Micol Di Segni made the decision to expand her MMA game by taking a trip to JacksonWink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The move has paid off to the point where she’s one big performance from a UFC contract. On the August 20th edition of Dana White’s Contender Series Di Segni will face LFA vet Mallory Martin. You’ve won six of your last seven fights and have shown a lot of progression as a martial artist. What […]

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New era begins in UFC, and another may end

Stipe Miocic celebrates his TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in their heavyweight championship bout during UFC 241 at the Honda Center on Aug. 17, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images) ANAHEIM, Calif. — The MMA circle of life ushered in a new star, reacquainted the world with an old one and likely shoved one of its most iconic figures into a well-earned retirement on Saturday at UFC 241 at the Honda Center. Paulo Costa introduced himself to the […]

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Jon Jones responds to Stipe Miocic’s KO win over Daniel Cormier

You just knew that Jon Jones would have something to say following Stipe Miocic’s fourth round knockout win over Daniel Cormier in the main event at UFC 241, although it was giving more praise to the new champion as opposed to shade thrown at his rival. After three hard rounds, which MyMMANews.com scored for Cormier across the board, Miocic gained momentum and used his range, along with a barrage of nasty shots to the body, to set […]

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