Category: MMA

Two-Minute Round: If you’re the UFC, what do you do with Jon Jones?

He almost did it. He had people forgetting. He had people anticipating, and daydreaming, and rubbing their hands together. He had people fixating more on his greatness than those many fuck-ups, which felt slightly directional.

Nick Diaz’s return is fun unless you’re Nick Diaz…in that case it’s hell

There are a lot of conflicting feelings are out there surrounding Nick Diaz's return at UFC 266.

Hat Tip to Joseph Benavidez who is getting the hell out of there

Here's a tip of the hat to Joe B, who is getting the hell out of there. Some words as Joseph Benavidez retires.

Ciryl Gane photobombed the UFC’s heavyweight big picture

At UFC 265, Cyril Gane defeated Derrick Lewis and arrived as a threat to overthrow Francis Ngannou as undisputed UFC Heavyweight champ.

Is it the end of Conor McGregor? No, but it might be the end of an aura

Conor McGregor went into his series with Dustin Poirier a 26-year-old firebrand who everyone just knew was destined for great things. He exits that series, at least for the time being, as a 33-year-old Forbes mogul with a broken leg and some delusions about Poirier’s wife. Everything that’s happened in…

It sounds like a lazy movie review, but UFC 261 really was an emotional thrill ride

UFC 261 in Jacksonville was something else. It was unpredictable and gripping. It was heartbreaking. It was teeming to the rafters with fans. It was competitive and insightful and basically everything that last Saturday night’s PPV in Atlanta was not.

Jorge Masvidal’s cult status is on the line this weekend at UFC 261

It took Jorge Masvidal five seconds to achieve cult status after 15 years of relative anonymity. And that cult status is on the line this weekend as Masvidal faces Kamaru Usman again at UFC 261.

As for Saturday’s UFC on ABC matinee, the word that comes to mind: Nullified

What happens if somebody in Dana White's hypothetical street fight basically nullifies the action by overpowering the other to the ground, repeatedly, for 25 minutes?

Want to rev up for a potential Derrick Lewis-Francis Ngannou rematch? Don’t do what I did…

Let me spare you from going back and reviewing all that firepower melting slowly in a blazing sun. Instead let me rundown the highlights to get you fired up for the potential rematch.