UFC 254: Khabib v. Gaethje

Main Event (C) Khabib Nurmagomedov vs (IC) Justin Gaethje The Locker Room Pick: #ANDStill Khabib Nurmagomedov winner via SUB in Round 3 How can you bet against Khabib, yes “The Eagle” has an impressive 28-0 record, but he has only lost 2 round in his entire career. Yes, Justin is “the guy” to take theContinue reading “UFC 254: Khabib v. Gaethje”

Men’s UFC Rankings

POUND-4-POUND RANKINGS 1 Khabib Nurmagomedov 2 Israel Adesanya 3 Jon Jones 4 Stipe Miocic 5 Kamaru Usman 6 Alexander Volkanovski 7 Dustin Poirier 8 Justin Gaethje 9 Max Holloway 10 Deiveson Figueiredo Men’s Flyweight C Deiveson Figueiredo 1 Joseph Benavidez 2 Brandon Moreno 3 Askar Askarov 4 Alex Perez 5 Alexandre Pantoja 6 Jussier FormigaContinue reading “Men’s UFC Rankings”

UFC 253 Results/ Takeaways

Main Event: Israel Adesanya #ANDSTILL Round 1: We did not see the Paolo Costa that we are used to. Something about his approach seemed a bit, gun-shy. Adesanya worked the outside and seemed to work his leg kicks and jabs to get a gauge of distance and timing. The first round was merely a feelingContinue reading “UFC 253 Results/ Takeaways”

UFC 253 Main Event Predictions

Main Event: (C) Israel Adesanya vs (#1) Paolo Costa The Locker Room Pick: Israel Adesanya winner by KO/ TKO RD4 Dana White said “This is going to be fight of the year.” Stylistically, this fight represents your typical Precision (Adesanya) vs Power (Costa) matchup. The most glaring statistic on paper is that Adesanya holds anContinue reading “UFC 253 Main Event Predictions”

Why Tony Ferguson Still Deserves His Shot

Justin Gaethje was the worst possible turnaround fight for Tony Ferguson. Tony Ferguson had put months and months of training, film watching, and game planning surrounding Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fighting style, ground and pound. Khabib does nothing special, he takes you down, wears you out, and beats you up on the ground. Well, Justin Gaethje doesContinue reading “Why Tony Ferguson Still Deserves His Shot”

Francis Ngannou Does Not Stand a Shot Against Jon Jones

Why Jones Dominates Ngannou… To begin, let’s go back to the reason why Francis Ngannou has only gotten one title shot. Because the one title shot that he did get was against Stipe Miocic, and he got wrestled, and had no answer for the wrestling, nor the ground game. While a vicious knockout artist, andContinue reading “Francis Ngannou Does Not Stand a Shot Against Jon Jones”