Jorge Rivera: I got under Michael Bisping’s skin (Exclusive Interview)

UFC Middleweight contender Jorge ” El Conquistador” will look to extend his three-fight winning streak at UFC 127, facing Michael Bisping at the main event attraction of the night. Thirt-eight years old Rivera was originally scheduled to face Alessio Sakara at UFC 122 in Germany, but the fight was cancelled only hours before its start due to Sakara suffering from a severe flu symptoms. Rivera holds an overall MMA record of 18-7, finishing 13 of his fights via a knockout. Rivera’s last bout was against

Fight Breakdown: Shogun Vs. Bones

Three years ago who knew Jon “Bones” Jones would become the up and coming star he is today in the Ultimate Fighting Championship? From his humble beginnings growing up in Rochester, New York, to the bright lights of Las Vegas. He has become a certified young success story in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. All 13 bouts for the 23 year old have ended in such dominating fashion of his opponents. Showcasing unorthodox (yet effective) striking using his lanky reach, a solid ground game, and a hunger to win. Jo

Blogkick: Stupid MMA Quotes

After numerous articles outlining various opinions on fighters’ rankings and predictions on upcoming fights I feel like it’s time for a change of pace in the Blogkick third season. This article is a compilation of my favourite “stupid quotes” in MMA.
First on the list is Ken Shamrock. After weeks of Tito Ortiz getting the better of Shamrock throughout the first season of TUF and in the build up to their first fight Shamrock finally exploded at the pre-fight press conference with

Blogkick: UFC 126 Jon Jones vs. Ryan Bader

These are both fighters who are relatively young in the UFC and who have been making real strides towards establishing themselves at the top of the Light Heavyweight division. Jones has 12 fights on his record since he turned professional in 2008 with all but one ending in victory. The one loss he suffered at the hands of Matt Hamill was by way of disqualification and most people who saw the fight would agree that Jones on the brink of victory before he let inexperience get the better of him and used a

Roger Gracie: Rebuilding a Legacy

It all started in 1993 when a 170 lb Royce Gracie shocked everyone in the world of combat when he won the first UFC tournament, gaining all his wins via submission. From that day on the Gracie name was hand in hand with MMA along with having the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in a choke hold(no pun intended), the Gracie Family looked destined to rule combat sports for a very long time…
 Unfortunately for the family, History did not play out that way. Since those days the Gracie’s have

Why Vitor Belfort is fighting Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Title this Weekend

On February 5th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort will face the toughest challenge of his career, fighting Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Title.  Belfort’s position as the #1 contender for the UFC Middleweight title surely raises a lot of questions, and yet, the fight against Anderson Silva is expected to be one of the most exciting fights in the history of the UFC Middleweight division. Let’s start with some interesting statistics. Vitor

Blogkick: Silva vs Belfort Analysis

The highly anticipated main event at UFC 126 sees UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, attempt to defend his middleweight title for a record 8th consecutive time against former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Vitor Belfort. Silva will enter this fight a heavy favourite with an astonishing 12 consecutive wins in the UFC. Belfort is currently on a 5 fight win streak with 4 of those fights ending by knockout, the most recent coming against Rich Franklin at UFC 103. Silva and Belfort feature at number