UFC 256: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno – The Breakdown

Figueiredo

The quick turnaround for this weekend’s UFC 256 main event warrants massive plaudits to both champion, Deiveson ‘Deus Da Garra’ Figueiredo and challenger, Brandon ‘The Assassin Baby’ Moreno. Just twenty-one days ago, Figueiredo secured the first successful defence of his flyweight title at UFC 255, as he shared that pay-per-view event with the above mentioned, […]

UFC 256: Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira – The Breakdown

Ferguson

In terms of fan-friendly, exciting, and impactful matchups available for the UFC to book this year, this weekend’s lightweight co-main event between former interim champion Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson, and the most prolific grappler on their books, Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira is difficult to overlook as the most suitable. Ferguson has all but ruled the […]

UFC 255: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez – The Breakdown

Figueiredo

Finally, we seem to have some stability for the often overlooked and internally considered UFC flyweight division. We’ve only ever had three titleholders in the promotion’s history; the dominant, for so long unmatched, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson, the brash, Henry ‘Triple C’ Cejudo, and currently – Brazilian bruiser, Deiveson ‘Deus Da Garra’ Figueiredo who defends […]

UFC 255: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia – The Breakdown

Shevchenko

At 125-pounds in professional mixed martial arts, you’ll travel far and wide in search of a force as dominant and poised as defending champion, Valentina ‘Bullet’ Shevchenko. Laying waste to opposition on cue, the Kyrgyzstan standout looks to knock back the fourth challenger to her flyweight throne, as she takes co-main event honours at UFC […]

UFC Vegas 8: Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakić – The Breakdown

With Jon Jones’ recent decision to officially vacate his UFC light heavyweight throne in the search for gold a division higher – the path to a second title tilt for a handful of 205-pound contenders has become much clearer. Glover Teixeira, a one-time challenger to Jones’ throne, can certainly improve his chances of earning a […]

UFC Fight Island 3: Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till – The Breakdown

Former UFC middleweight titleholder, Robert ‘The Reaper’ Whittaker and one-time welterweight championship challenger, Darren ‘The Gorilla’ Till remain permanent fixtures at 185-pounds, despite the former’s title defeat to Israel Adesanya, and the latter’s forgettable decision win over Kelvin Gastelum in November. That could all change come the culmination of tomorrow night’s headliner on Fight Island, […]

UFC Fight Island 3: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Rhys McKee – The Breakdown

Just two weeks ago, Swedish sensation, Khamzat ‘Borz’ Chimaev had yet to make his Octagon debut. Ballymena prospect, Rhys ‘Skeletor’ McKee, on the other hand, was still on the books of Graham Boylan’s, Cage Warriors promotion. This weekend on Yas Island for UFC Fight Island 3 – Chimaev will make his second UFC appearance in […]