Is Now The Right Time for Team Based MMA?
People watching eventPhoto by Sebastian Ervi on Unsplash. It all seems very familiar. Last week, Ariel Helwani read off news about a new player in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). It’s called “The World Fight League”, and the news created a small buzz because who doesn’t like more of something popular? MMA has grown a lot in popularity in recent years, but is too much? Too little? Or, is the timing just right?Read full story
Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern Agree on Two Things Ahead of Their Fight in October
Person wrapping handsPhoto by dylan nolte on Unsplash. Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern are facing each other in the main event for UFC Fight Night on October 9, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. While both women are preparing for a five-round war against one another and while they are both after strawweight gold, they also agree on two things. Their prediction for the rematch between strawweight champion Rose Namajunas and former champion Zhang Weili, and that a finish or a five-round war is coming between her and Dern.Read full story
Mackenzie Dern Willing to Be Backup Fighter For UFC 268 Strawweight Title Fight
Mackenzie Dern will be returning to action on October 9 against Marina Rodriguez. Current UFC rankings have Dern at number four and Rodriguez at number six, a risky fight for Dern but she is nearing the end of her contract. She’s got to get through Rodriguez first but she already has her eye on the strawweight title fight at UFC 268.Read full story
UFC 268 is The UFC's Return to New York
The UFC is returning to the Big Apple with UFC 268. T-shirt give out by the UFC when rallying to lift ban on MMA in New YorkEdward Carbajal. On Saturday, during the UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Chikadze broadcast several bouts for the promotion’s return to Madison Square Garden were confirmed. Two rematches that happen to be title fights and one lightweight matchup that is sure to be a “fight of the night” contender for the November card.Read full story