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.

Khamzat Chimaev Claims Sports & Politics Shouldn’t Mix Despite Strong Ties To Chechen Dictator

The UFC's newest welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev does not believe that athletes should be judged based on their political beliefs and affiliations. The promotion's...

Georges St-Pierre Reveals Advice For Amanda Nunes’ Return At UFC 277; “Losing Is A Part Of Life… Learn From Your Mistakes”

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight world champion Georges St-Pierre discussed the highly anticipated rematch between women's bantamweight champion Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes. Pena shocked...

UFC Fighter Vanessa Demopoulos Faced a Sumo Wrestler; The Results Were Hilarious

UFC's 'Lil Monster' Vanessa Demopoulos has made her first, and likely last foray into sumo wrestling. Reminiscent of the UFC's early days when weight classes...

Jordan Leavitt Suprised By Hostility Of Paddy Pimblett Fans: “It Was So Bad It Was Funny”

Even though he was stepping into enemy territory, Jordan Leavitt was surprised by the amount of hostility he endured from Paddy Pimblett fans following...

Aljamain Sterling Sends Warning TJ Dillashaw; ‘Gonna Be a Bad Night for Mr. Dilla-roids’ at UFC 280

Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling issued a warning to TJ Dillashaw after his UFC 280 opponent said that 'Funk Master' was "not a...

Ex-UFC Title Challenger Calls Dana White A ‘Bald Idiot’ For Gifting $250,000 To Nelk Boys Member

UFC president Dana White recently came under fire after gifting Nelk Boys founder Kyle Forgeard $250,000 in cash for the YouTuber's birthday. For his 28th...

Nate Diaz Won’t Be Part of ‘Goofy’ Boxing Match With Jake Paul According to Dana White

After months of lobbying for a fight, Nate Diaz has finally been given a date for his final walk to the UFC Octagon. On September...

Mark O. Madsen Calls Out Paddy Pimblett, Gets Drakkar Klose’s Attention; ‘Why You Trying to Fight a Kid?’

Former Olympian turned mixed martial artist Mark O. Madsen called out Paddy Pimblett following the Liverpudlian's second-round submission of Jordan Leavitt at UFC London...

Molly McCann’s Direct Message to Miranda Maverick: ‘I’ll F*** You Wherever You Want to be F***ed’

'Meatball' Molly McCann had a near repeat of her spectacular spinning back elbow knockout of Luana Carolina in the UFC's return to the O2...

Paddy Pimblett Opens Up About Losing Friend to Suicide Before UFC London Victory

Paddy Pimblett once again gave the crowd in London a reason to cheer as 'The Baddy' scored his third straight win in the Octagon....

Paddy Pimblett and Sean O’Malley Meet at UFC London; “How the F**k You Lose All That Weight?!”

Two of the UFC's biggest fan favorites finally met up in London ahead of the UFC's return to the O2 Arena on Saturday. Paddy Pimblett...

Watch: Chris Curtis Destroys Alleged 200-0 ‘Street Fighter’ in Hilarious Sparring Session

Less than a month removed from his win over Rodolfo Vieira in June Chris Curtis will step back into the Octagon to face No....

Reinier de Ridder Scores First Round Inverted Triangle Submission Over Vitaly Bigdash – ONE 159 Highlights

Reinier de Ridder earned his 16th straight victory in the main event of ONE 159 on Friday to remain the promotion's two-division world champion....

Alexander Gustafsson Ready to Take Over Light Heavyweight Division at UFC London; “That’s My Division”

It's been two years since we've seen Alexander Gustafsson in the octagon, but 'The Mauler' is finally ready to make his triumphant return at...

Sean O’Malley Confident Going Into UFC 280 Fight with Petr Yan; “I’m Better Than Petr”

Sean O'Malley will make a major step up in competition when he takes on former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan at UFC 280. On the...

Dana White Guarantees Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira Fight Will Be ‘Absolutely Batsh** Nuts’

Israel Adesanya successfully defended his title against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276. Unfortunately, the fight failed to wow the thousands in attendance and the...