With WEC 53 now in the books, the promotion officially merges with the UFC, and the doors close on the WEC. With the merger, Anthony Pettis will face with winner of UFC 125’s Lightweight title bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard in a title unification bout. As of last night, Dominick Cruz successfully defended his WEC Bantamweight title, and was also rewarded with the first ever UFC BW title. With the merger, influx of talent from overseas, as well as the now seriously stacked Lightweight division,
Jonathan Brookins defeated Michael Johnson in an action packed bout that saw both fighters leave everything inside the cage. In a series filled with Lightweight talent, both Michael Johnson and Jonathan Brookins rose to the top of the series, with both being coached by Georges St. Pierre. A win for Brookins now means he is the most recently crowned Ultimate Fighter, and the recipiant of the fabled six figure contract, with a bright future ahead. But with the loss for Johnson , a rosy future is still very
In a must win fight for both competitors, the pair enter the cage looking as intense as the other. For the Original Ultimate Fighter finalist, Bonnar is coming off a barn burner win over Krzysztof Soszynski at UFC 116, while Pokrajac looks to continue the momentum following his win over James Irvin. With both having very mixed records, a win is a must for each heading into their TUF 12 Finale bout.
Pokrajac comes out swinging hard as Bonnar remains composed, and secures a takedown early. Taking his
In ten days time, Georges St. Pierre steps into the cage against opposing Ultimate Fighter coach Josh Koscheck, with his Welterweight strap the prize. The man LowKick users currently have ranked as the Number 1 Pound for Pound fighter in the world will look to extend his current win streak to 8 straight wins, a career record for “Rush”. Despite only being ages just 29. While already people mention GSP’s name among legends such as Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture or Royce Gracie, I’d like to go one step further
Following his loss at UFC 120 and subsequent failed drug test, Vinicius Quieroz has been released by UFC.
The rankings system here on LowKick comes pretty close to perfect, in my eyes. Pulled from around 500 votes, the rankings are the culmination of every single users own personal rankings list. When each list is added, a fighters is awarded points for how highly rated they are. So if enough people consider Jose Aldo the P4P king, then he will earn his spot at the top, because you voted him there.Of course, everybody will have a different opinion, and a different P4P list.
For the second fight in a row, Welterweight Champ Georges St. Pierre is up against a trash talker. This time his opponent will be the always cocky Josh Koscheck, GSP explains how this time he’s looking to shut Kos up. Both fighters, currently coaches on TUF 12, will face off at UFC 124 on December 12th.
Japanese mega star Takanori Gomi wants a shot at the title, while Penn just wants back inside the cage.
A look at the current problems within Strikeforce
With just over two weeks until he gets the chance to prove the doubters wrong, current LightWeight Champion Frankie Edgar is feeling confident ahead of his rematch with BJ Penn. With their last bout ending in a controversial decision, Edgar looks to prove he is the best Lightweight fighter in the world.