You can hear the poise in Patrick “Patchy” Mix’s voice when you speak to him. Fresh off of a Bellator debut at Madison Square Garden in which it took just over a minute to finish his opponent, Mix carries a confidence in his abilities inside the cage. Now, Mix is bringing that confidence to Bellator 232 this Saturday...
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...
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...
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...
It’s been exactly one year since the UFC decided to trim their men’s flyweight roster by cutting 20 fighters from the talent pool. For most fighters, being cut by the UFC would be a devastating blow to their career. The opposite could not be truer for Jose “Shorty” Torres. After announcing that he was the first flyweight to...