What’s Next For Hermansson?

Posted on: August 4th, 2015 by Becky No Comments

Jack Hermansson was victorious this weekend at Warrior Fight Serious 4, beating Karlos Vemola to take home the middleweight belt. But where does he go from here?

 

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The UFC seems like quite a bit step, but are there really any serious challengers below that? (more…)

MMA – Who Even Are You?

Posted on: August 3rd, 2015 by Becky No Comments

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A couple of weekends ago I sat in a hotel restaurant in The Netherlands, with a band who had just played a 5,000 capacity festival in the city. It was the morning after the afterparty the night before, which involved too much whisky, spilled blood, medics, an inhumanly patient taxi driver, and also some good times. One of the guys commented “This weekend has been everything I love, and everything I hate about being in a band, all in one weekend”.

This weekend, I feel that way about MMA. (more…)

Warrior Fight Series 4 – Titles²

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

When one title fight just isn’t enough.

 

Have two. (more…)

Mir vs. Arlovski – The Division That Time Forgot

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

UFC fail to capitalise on the rebirth of Andrei Arlovski?

 

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Former champion Arlovksi fighting for the belt in 2015? Not just yet. Maybe 2016. (more…)

Dustin Poirier: Sacrificial Lamb

Posted on: July 29th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

“We’ve got this card in Dublin coming up, Dustin. We want you to headline it.”

 

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Just like we wanted Dennis Siver to headline the last one. (more…)

Warrior Fight Series 4 – Hermansson vs. Vemola

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by JJ Saddington 1 Comment

Having your back taken can be the beginning of the end. Having Jack Hermansson on your back IS the end.

 

He didn’t see those coming… (more…)

Cut Man Cut. Man.

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

UFC fires Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran for comments made on Reebok sponsorship.

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Cutman loses money due to Reebok sponsorship deal, speaks out, loses job. (more…)

Diaz Does Time, Nick Diaz Pleads Guilty To Two DUI Cases

Posted on: July 20th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

The badman of MMA is actually just a bit a of a bad man.

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Disappointed? So are we. (more…)

The Ups And Downs And Ups – 20/7/15

Posted on: July 20th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

The last weekend was filled with international MMA action, and plenty of UK and Irish talent was on show.

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How did the home nations fare on the big stage this past weekend? (more…)

UFC Glasgow – Weigh-In Results & Video

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by JJ Saddington No Comments

Tomorrow night sees the UFC’s first venture into Scotland. Michael Bisping returns to the UK to face Brazilian, Thales Leites in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72.

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Michael Bisping has always fallen just short of that elusive shot at the title. (more…)