Craig Pekios

Providing the latest news, picks, scores, results, and commentary on the world of MMA. I have been a fan of the sport since the late 90s and have covered mixed martial arts professionally since 2012.

Jan Blachowicz Expects Title Fight With Jiri Prochazka Over Glover Teixeira Rematch; ‘He Will Be Upset’

Following his third-round win over Aleksandar Rakic in May, Jan Blachowicz expects the UFC to give him the first crack at new UFC light...

Luke Rockhold Says Sean Strickland is ‘F***ing Dumb’ Following UFC 276 Loss to Alex Pereira

Luke Rockhold was very critical of Sean Strickland following the No. 4 ranked fighter's knockout loss to unranked opponent Alex Pereira at UFC 276....

Nate Diaz ‘Has Accepted a Fight’ According to Ex-UFC Title Challenger Chael Sonnen

Nate Diaz has been trying to get back into the Octagon for several months following his last appearance which came just over a year...

Paddy Pimblett 30 Pounds Overweight Weeks Before UFC London Return

Paddy Pimblett’s weight cuts have already become the talk of the mixed martial arts world with just two fights in the UFC. Following his win...

Bill Algeo vs. Herbert Burns Booked For UFC Long Island After Withdrawal Of Quarantillo & Askhabov

Bill Algeo and Herbert Burns will now face each other in a featherweight clash at UFC Long Island on July 16th after their original...

Mike Tyson Responds to Paddy Pimblett’s Rise to Stardom, Similarities to Conor McGregor

After just two appearances inside the Octagon, Paddy Pimblett is already a bonafide combat sports superstar. Between his high-octane fighting style, gift for gab and...

Jake Paul Offers Tommy Fury $500,000 to Fight Him in UK; Fury Laughs at Offer

For the second time, Jake Paul’s scheduled showdown with Tommy Fury has been canceled. Originally scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden on August...

Ian Garry Is Looking Forward To Sharing A UFC Card With Conor McGregor: “That Will Be Massive For The Irish”

Through three appearances in the Octagon, Ian Garry has thus far lived up to his nickname, ‘The Future’.  MMA’s latest Irish sensation improved to 10-0...

Kevin Holland Responds To Stephen Thomspon’s Challenge; “I Touch Him, He Will Go to Sleep”

UFC fan-favorite Kevin Holland is ready to answer the call of Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Following his drop to 170 pounds, Holland has earned back-to-back performance...

Sean O’Malley Has Run-In With Henry Cejudo at UFC 276; “That Little Fat A** Should Stay Retired”

Sean O’Malley didn’t lose at UFC 276, but unfortunately, he didn’t win either. In the second round of his main card opener with Pedro Munhoz,...

Israel Adesanya Says Showdown With Alex Pereira is ‘The Next Fight’ Following UFC 276 Victory

Israel Adesanya successfully defended his middleweight championship against No. 2 ranked contender Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on Saturday. Adesanya delivered another methodical performance...

Sean O’Malley Believes Pedro Munhoz Was ‘100 Percent’ Looking For a Way Out of UFC 276 Fight

At UFC 276, the main card opened with a bit of controversy when Sean O’Malley’s bout with Pedro Munhoz was waived off in the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals Why He Doesn’t Talk About His Fight With Conor McGregor At UFC 229

At UFC 229 Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor main evented the highest-grossing pay-per-view in the promotion’s history.  That night, the T-Mobile Arena hosted the highly...

Daniel Cormier Finally Admits to UFC 210 Weigh-In Shenanagins; “I Think I May Have Grabbed The Towel”

Former UFC two-division champion Daniel Cormier has finally admitted to an incident in 2017 that came to be known as ‘towelgate’.  At UFC 210, ‘DC’...

Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira Fight After UFC 276 ‘Makes A Lot of Sense’ to Dana White

With a win at UFC 276, Alex Pereira could find himself in the position for a middleweight title fight against reigning champion Israel Adesanya.  While...

Jon Jones Is ‘Ready to Go’ According to Dana White; Will Fight Francis Ngannou or Stipe Miocic

After more than two and a half years on the shelf, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is ready to return according to...