UFC 129 Recap: Couture’s retirement, Hominick’s heart, Machida’s kick and GSP’s eye

There hasn’t been an MMA event in recent memory that has been anticipated as UFC 129. In a throw back to the glory days of PRIDE in Japan, it was the return of Mixed Martial Arts in a big stadium. It was also only the 3rd MMA event in the province of Ontario, with a record of 55,000 in attendance, the biggest in North American history.
To make this historic event even sweeter, the UFC booked an extremely stacked card filled with old time favorites and pound for pound greats. But what the people were really

LowKick.com Community MMA Rankings for April 20th

Following his impressive victory over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128, Jon Jones stormed into the LowKick.com Community P4P Rankings right into the 4th place, slightly behind the UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Fedor Emelianenko continued his slide down, currently occupying the 10th spot in the P4P rankings.Next weekend’s UFC 129 main card will feature three high profile fights, with GSP vs. Shields, Aldo vs. Hominick and Couture vs. Machida all set to change the current Top 10 formations.Next

Mr. Superfight Georges St. Pierre

In two weeks from now, UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre will look to defend his title for the sixth time, squaring off against Jake Shields at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The fight will headline the stacked UFC 129, which will also feature names such as Randy Couture, Lyoto Machida, Jose Aldo and Ben Henderson on the main card of the night. Many fans and MMA experts see in St. Pierre’s fight against Jake Shields only a hurdle before “the real thing”, UFC Middleweight encounter against

The Greatest Champions of the Sport.

The sport of Mixed Martial Arts has seen many great fighters and champions come and go, but only a few have cemented a legacy for the ages. I have selected five fighters, from their own respective divisions, that have not only claimed a title but shaped the sport as well. I did not add the Featherweight or the Bantamweight divisions due to the fact that most casual fans are not aware of their existence, and the divisions are relativity new compared to the five major weight divisions.

Who’s the right “Ace” to defeat “The Joker” Jon Jones?

After just three years of MMA competition, Jon “Bones” Jones became the youngest Champion in UFC’s history. Jones defeated the PRIDE legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in an impressive fashion to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, proving everyone once again that “the hype is real”. The Greg Jackson product is currently 7-1 in his Ultimate Fighting Championship campaign, defeating Andre Gusmao, Stephan Bonnar, Jake O’Brien, Brandon Vera, Vladimir Matyushenko and Ryan Bader on his way to the triumph