IS BRIAN ORTEGA THE NEXT POTENTIAL FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION?

THE NEXT POTENTIAL FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION The UFC put another good show in its fight island. Fight island 6 had another incredible main event with Brian Ortega taking on the Korean Zombie. A fight that MMA fans have been waiting to happen for a while now. After his loss to Max Holloway, the up and coming …

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KHAMZAT CHIMAEV: IS HE MMA’s NEW BOGEYMAN?

Chechen from the origin and residing in Sweden, Khamzat is familiar with wrestling, given his Russian origins. But he has burst in the MMA scene like a real wrecking ball. From the bottom of the rankings, he has called out fighters. And he has been willing to fight week after week. Michael Chiesa has reportedly …

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THE MAGNUM VS THUG ROSE: IS ZHANG WEILI VS ROSE NAMAJUNAS A BIG FIGHT?

THE MAGNUM VS THUG ROSE In the UFC they may be more male fighters in the roster compared to the female fighters. Even better fighters. But they seem to be at times more whining and refusal for the fighters in the male roster to fight with each other. Fighters at the top hesitate and there …

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FRIENDS TO FOES: IS JORGE VS COLBY THE BEST FIGHT FOR THE UFC TO MAKE?

FRIENDS TO FOES The classical story of friends turned foes, is a perfect story if done properly. It is a cliché but a tale with this theme that people still tell. But when it is real-life, it does not matter how many times people tell this tale, it will get the attention of people regardless. …

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KHABIB VS GAETHJE: WHAT IS PREDICTED?

What is predicted? This October’s biggest event in the MMA world will be Khabib Nurmagedov taking on Justin Gaethje. The 24th of October in Abu Dhabi’s fight island, we will witness another iconic clash put together by the UFC. As exciting as this fight will be, breaking it down is easy. Unless we have major …

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LEGEND OF SLICE | BEFORE UFC

LEGEND OF SLICE | BEFORE UFC   The world has known many legendary gladiators, even long before the likes of Spartacus. Violence, combat like all species on this Earth, it is embedded also in our DNA. However, during the evolution of content on the internet, street fights or unsanctioned brawls were beginning to surface. And …

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THE UNTOLD STORY OF BRUCE LEE AND YI QUAN

ARTWORK BY @one_millon_colors Most people know or think that Bruce Lee only had one martial arts teacher and that was Yip Man or Ip Man. Although Bruce Lee may have recognised the Wing Chun grandmaster as the man who taught him a lot and formed the core of his martial arts repertoire, Yip Man was …

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PAUL COSTA’S 3 EXCUSES TO WHY HE LOST

PAUL COSTA’S 3 EXCUSES Paul Costa’s loss last week, still has many confused and baffled. However, the beating he received from Israel Adesanya has made the Brazilian’s camp generate many excuses as to how he lost the fight. So, what are the excuses? The first one comes from Paulo Costa himself, not really an excuse …

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CONTROLING THE DISTANCE | WHAT MAKES ISRAEL ADESANYA WIN?

Controlling the distance. In the sport of MMA, grappling and wrestling are looked upon like key components. The herd of sheep sometimes overemphasise these key components. But its okay, everybody has their strengths and weaknesses. This self-awareness allows us to progress forward, in knowing our weakness and strength we know what to work on, what …

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IZZY DOES IT

IZZY DOES IT The world of MMA had two corners before the main card took place. Those who supported Paulo Costa prophesised an unappealing end to Israel Adesanya. And on Israel’s corner, those who bragged of his striking prowess had the last laugh this 27 of September 2020. The “Last Style Bender” shut many mouths …

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