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

BlogKick: Why Team Jackson is the best team in MMA

With rapid evolution in the sport of mixed martial arts fighters have to search for every advantage that is available to them. Whether it be shedding those extra 15 pounds, changing their diets, or traveling to a new camp, fighters are willing to do just about anything to gain the competitive edge. But the most important thing in a fighters preparation is where he trains, And now a days there is no better place to train then Jackson’s Submission fighting.
It all started in 1992 when Greg

Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort go face-to-face in Rio de Janeiro; Mike Tyson joins “Phenom’s” camp

“I was at his house and met his family. I met his daughter and wife, who is pregnant. It’s always nice to be in touch with people like him. Mike Tyson is a big idol, and he crossed the boundaries of sport,” Belfort said. “He was a great inspiration to many athletes and in my career since I was a child. We have much in common and had fame too soon. We always have good conversations.” “I told him that he’s used badly, because he has great views of fighting. He

WEC’s best merge with the UFC

With the World Extreme Cagefiighting now officially absorbed by its sister promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship, I will be reviewing some of the WEC’s best prospects, that could make some noise within the UFC ranks. And with the introduction of the lighter weight classes, I will be introducing the less familiar fans with some of the hottest talent to grace these divisions.

Give him Nogueira

When I first heard about Dana White’s intentions to promote another Lesnar vs Mir match-up, I had some mixed emotions. At first, it looks like a great fight to promote. Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir will surely supply another memorable trash talk moments about how they hate each other, and eventually want to kill each other. But then, after analyzing the whole picture, I came to a conclusion that it’s would be probably one of the most irrelevant bouts in UFC history. After two questionable performances