In October of 2018, the UFC and popular Singapore-based MMA promotion ONE Championship completed a deal never seen before in the sport. One year later, the winner of that trade has never been more clear. The completed agreement, unofficially a “trade” of sorts, sent Ben “Funky” Askren of ONE Championship to the UFC, while the UFC would send...
UFC president Dana White once again stacks a Boston fight night card filled with talent when the organization returns to “Bean Town” this Friday. Rising prospects, a former middleweight champion, and a bitter rivalry fill the card to make for an exciting night of fights. Here’s what you need to know: A Former Champion Tries a New Challenge For...
The UFC returns to Tampa, Florida for UFC Fight Night 161 on ESPN+. The card is headlined by a women’s strawweight contender fight, Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson. Here are some focal points outside of the main event: Potential Fight of the Night This one was too difficult to decide between the two, so I’ll give you both: Niko...
After twelve years of competing in mixed martial arts, Michelle Waterson’s career is reaching its greatest height. When Waterson enters the octagon this Saturday at UFC Tampa, she faces her biggest test in former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3, 9-3 UFC). Her career has prepared her for the moment. Few female fighters come as seasoned in the cage as...