UFC 265: Gane vs. Lewis – Preview, Odds, & Predictions

The headline fight between Amanda Nunes and Juliana Pena may have been called off after the champion was struck down with COVID (not even the GOAT can beat it!), but the UFC 265: Gane vs. Lewis fight card is still absolutely stacked. The event takes place LIVE from the Toyota Center, Houston, TX, with the […]

Cody Garbrandt eyes April Octagon return, calls for showdown with Jose Aldo


Putting plans for a move to flyweight on hold, former undisputed UFC bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt has echoed calls for a clash with former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo — suggesting an April showdown with the Manaus favourite. Garbrandt, who was initially scheduled to headline UFC 255 in November, was forced from his flyweight division bow […]

UFC Vegas 17 – The Fallout


The puzzle presented by UFC welterweight contender, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is something quite difficult to solve, and those who attempt, and even those who even find success against the karate specialist — rarely look impressive. It’s challenging to look good when pitted with the counter striker, something Fortis MMA trainee, Geoff ‘Handz of Steel’ Neal […]

Report: José Aldo vs. Marlon Vera targeted for UFC 255 on November 21st.


It seems streaking bantamweight contender, Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera may get his wish after all. The surging Ecuadorian has called for a pairing with former UFC featherweight champion, and recent bantamweight title challenger, José Aldo ‘Jr. next – with a matchup between the pair currently in the works for UFC 255 on November 21st. from the […]

Marlon Vera calls for Dominick Cruz, José Aldo, or Jimmie Rivera next


With sights set on competing in the Octagon once more before the turn of the year – streaking bantamweight contender, Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera also a few opponents in mind who could stand opposite him in either November or December. The surging Ecuadorian is fresh from an opening-round knockout win over ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley at UFC […]

Report: Marlon Vera claims he’d retire José Aldo “in a minute”

The victor in his last six bantamweight outings, and fresh from a knockout triumph over, ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley – Ecuadorian contender, Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera has big plans moving forward – which may include a certain South American counterpart. The streaking 135-pound challenger spoke of his excitement at the possibility of testing his ilk against featherweight […]

Cub Swanson would love to fight Jose Aldo Next!

UFC legend Cub Swanson comes on the Fight Bananas Podcast to talk about the epic Quintet Ultra event on UFC Fight Pass December 12th in Las Vegas Nevada. Cub talks about being on Team WEC, grappling bigger guys, defeating Kron Gracie for his kids, being a father of twins, Jose Aldo’s weight, Max vs Alexander […]

Winners from UFC Greenville, What’s Next?

UFC on ESPN+ 12: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie Kevin Holland defeated Alessio Di Chirico by unanimous decision in the middleweight division: My next matchup would be: Kevin Holland vs Omari Akhmedov Andrea Lee defeated Montana De La Rosa by unanimous decision in the women’s flyweight division: My next matchup would be: Andrea Lee vs Katlyn […]

A Crazy Night in Brazil

UFC 237 in Brazil was a crazy show with multiple headlines coming out of it. First, let’s start with a fresh new featherweight contender Alexander Volkanovski. Alexander dominated Jose Aldo all three rounds to defeat the Brazilian legend by unanimous decision. The question is will Alexander The Great get a title shot after his brilliant […]