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.

Beneil Dariush Invites Tony Ferguson to Train; ‘I Would Never Deny Him’

The No. 6 ranked UFC lightweight Beneil Dariush appeared on ‘The Schmo’ to discuss everything from the current UFC rankings to his next appearance...

Anthony Smith Provides Additional Details on Incident With “Blacked Out Drunk” ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Dan Blizerian

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith set the MMA community on fire during an appearance on Michael Bisping’s ‘Belive You Me’ podcast. During...

Oleg Prudky, Former Ukrainian Boxing Champion Tragically Dies Fighting in Devastating War Against Russia

Former Ukrainian boxing champion Oleg Prudky tragically passed away while defending his country against invading Russian troops.  Prudky, a respected member of the Ukrainian Atamans...

Paddy Pimblett Back in Training Camp Following Crazy Eating Binge

After just two fights in the UFC, Paddy Pimblett has made a name for himself with his exciting fighting style, charm, and charisma.  Pimblett made...

Watch – Floyd Mayweather Entertains by Responding to Commentary Team Mid-Fight

Floyd Mayweather put on a show for the crowd in Abu Dhabi during his exhibition boxing match with Don Moore on Saturday. “Money” was in...

Nate Diaz is Being Fed to Dangerous ‘Shark’ Khamzat Chimaev According to Henry Cejudo

‘Triple C’ Henry Cejudo believes the UFC is trying to diminish Nate Diaz’s earning potential outside of the company by feeding him to a...

Jake Paul Calls Kamaru Usman’s Manager Ali Abdelaziz a ‘Scumbag Criminal’; Abdelaziz Responds

Jake Paul had made a regular habit of making enemies with his mouth.  The YouTube star turned boxing sensation has been in a war of...

Kamaru Usman’s Thrilling Reign Could Come to an End by Leon Edwards, Says Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has looked absolutely unstoppable since joining the UFC in 2015. Usman (20-1-0) defeated Tyron Woodley for the welterweight crown at...

Coach Eric Albarracin Confirms Henry Cejudo Will Be Returning To The UFC At 135lbs In 2022

It sounds like we can expect to see Henry Cejudo back in the Octagon sooner rather than later. Renowned MMA coach Eric Albarracin appeared on...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Agrees To Coach Opposite Tony Ferguson On The Ultimate Fighter

The long-standing rivalry between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be far from over. Between 2015 and 2020, Nurmagomedov and Ferguson were scheduled to...

Islam Makhachev Confident He Will Beat Charles Oliveira; ‘I Can Finish This Guy’

Islam Makhachev believes he is the one that should face Charles Oliveira for the vacant UFC lightweight championship. While speaking with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Makhachev...

Veteran Defense Attorney Says Cain Velasquez “Threw His Life Away” in Alleged Attack

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is facing an uphill battle after an alleged incident on February 28 where he fired multiple shots at...

Evan Holyfield Knocked Out in Colossal Upset; Entered Bout as a -10,000 Favorite

Evan Holyfield, son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield, suffered a major setback in his pro boxing career when he was viciously knocked out by...

Jan Blachowicz to Have Eye Surgery Following Victory Over Rakic at UFC Vegas 54

Jan Blachowicz was successful in his UFC return on Saturday, but confirmed that he will undergo eye surgery on Monday following his victory over...

Davey Grant Eager to Earn Set’s His Sights On Trilogy Showdown With Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera

When Davey Grant steps into the Octagon at UFC Vegas 54, he hopes it will be the beginning of a winning streak that leads...

Michael Chandler Fractures Shin in Devastating Knockout of Tony Ferguson at UFC 274

Michael Chandler believes he fractured his shinbone moments before delivering a jaw-dropping knockout against Tony Ferguson at UFC 274.  Chandler (23-7-0) stepped into the Octagon...