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.

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...

Ex-UFC Champion Claims Conor McGregor Is Not One Of The Featherweight Division’s Greatest

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stated that despite his ‘crazy run’ at featherweight, Conor McGregor is not one of the division’s greats. Between 2013...

Mateusz Gamrot Discusses Friendship with Joanna Jędrzejczyk; ‘I Wish Her All The Best in Life’

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk announced her retirement from mixed martial arts following her UFC 275 rematch with Weili Zhang.  At UFC 185, Jędrzejczyk...

Ex-UFC Contender Antonio Bigfoot Silva Ruthlessly Knocked Out, Suffers 7th Straight Loss

Former UFC heavyweight title contender Antonio Bigfoot Silva suffered his seventh straight loss in a brutal knockout at an MMA event in Moscow on...

Mateusz Gamrot Calls Out Justin Gaethje, Eyes Fight with Islam Makhachev After UFC Vegas 57 Victory

Mateusz Gamrot surprised many with his big win over Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Vegas 57 on Saturday. Tsarukyan entered the bout as a -280 favorite...

Michael Bisping Refuses to Call Dominick Cruz vs. Marlon Vera; ‘The Abuse I Would Have to Endure’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will return to the Octagon to face fast-rising contender Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera on August 13th at a UFC...