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Author: Kyle Volkman

3 DWTNCS Alums Including a Current 2-Org Champ Confirmed for Island Fights 51

Mike Davis kicks Sodiq Yusuff of Nigeria in their featherweight fight during Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series at the TUF Gym on July 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWTNCS LLC) Island Fights 51 will take place on December 21, 2018, and will be headlined by Greg Hardy vs. Dakota Merritt (Hardy first reported by Ariel Helwani/ESPN, Merritt first reported as his opponent by MMAJunkie). However, this event is going to be MUCH bigger than just Greg Hardy. Island Fights executives expect this 6-fight card on UFC Fight Pass to break records for third-party content...

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QUINTET 3: 4 Major Takeaways

QUINTET 3 was nothing short of spectacular. Read on for the major takeaways from the epic team tournament. QUINTET 3 wrapped up last night in Las Vegas continuing its momentum and taking advantage of UFC 229 the following day. Below are some takeaways from the latest landmark event from the 5-on-5 Team Grappling promotion: 1. Action…Action, did we say Action?! QUINTET is Kazushi Sakuraba’s creation to reinvent grappling into a presentation more palatable to audiences. Its focal point is forcing action, and, wow, it succeeds! Appropriate and earnest stalling calls force action in grappling contests between the most elite...

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