Tag Archives: Opinion

UFC Minneapolis – Who has the upper hand?

The UFC heads to the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, June 29. The UFC Minneapolis main event pairs two hard hitting big men with future title implications on the line.The former title challenger Francis Ngannou (13-3), who is currently the favorite with odds at -260 per many sportsbooks takes on the former champion Junior dos Santos (21-5), who is the underdog of the fight. Dos Santos is returning on a three-fight win streak, rather than […]

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Put Your Best Foot Forward: Choosing the Right Shoes for MMA

Mixed martial arts has been called the fastest growing sport in the world. Because of the popularity in viewing the sport, it’s no wonder there’s been an increase in participants as well. Whether you are training to fight competitively or simply practicing mixed martial arts as a way to stay fit and active, you’ll want to use the right equipment, have an experienced trainer, and wear the proper footwear. The Importance of Proper Footwear Regardless of what […]

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Welcome to America, Tyson Fury

Rocking the same outfit that Apollo Creed walked out wearing in Rocky 4, Tyson Fury made his ESPN debut entrance into Las Vegas with a statement. The statement from Fury didn’t stop with his walk, he backed it up with his talk inside the boxing ring and defeated Tom Schwarz in an incredible two-round performance. There’s only one @tyson_fury! Fury comes out with a tribute to Apollo Creed #FurySchwarz on @espn+ pic.twitter.com/fliRZ27LEt — Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) […]

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Why is MMA Growing in Popularity?

Mixed Martial Arts, otherwise known as MMA has been classed in recent years as ‘the world’s fastest growing sport.’ However, just 20 years ago, this certainly wasn’t the case. It was shunned entirely from society and specifically by overheads in the media. Due to the exposure on the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the sport is now beginning to truly make its mark on the world as a full-contact combat sport. If you’re keen to understand how MMA has […]

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How patience and belief paid off for Stipe Miocic’s quest for a rematch

Stipe Miocic is the most accomplished UFC heavyweight champion in the history of the promotion, but as soon as Daniel Cormier beat him in the first round at UFC 226 last summer, Miocic was an afterthought. From starring in Modelo commercials to being the talk of the UFC’s greatest heavyweights, when Miocic lost to Cormier, he disappeared from the spotlight but never stayed quiet. During Miocic’s time away from competition, he became a father and he took […]

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Top 5 Fights This Weekend Outside of UFC & Bellator

With the amount of mixed martial arts content to digest this weekend, it’s understandable that one wouldn’t be able to catch every punch and kick thrown in every major event. While the UFC and Bellator MMA begin a three week stretch of ‘double-dip’s’ if you will, events also take place this weekend under the banners of Titan FC, Legacy Fighting Alliance, ACA, KSW & Cage Warriors. We understand that there may be an inability to keep up […]

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