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Author: Ryan Hobbs

Michel Pereira: A Star is Born in the UFC

ROCHESTER, NY – MAY 17: (L-R) Danny Roberts of England and Michel Pereira of Brazil face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Rochester Riverside Hotel on May 17, 2019 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Wow. Michel Pereira just made his UFC debut, and in this author’s opinion, he did not even remotely disappoint. As he walked out to the octagon in tears, his emotion caused UFC commentators to openly speculate whether or not he would have a successful debut. After all, athleticism and an entertaining fighting style doesn’t always...

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UFC Fight Night 151: Top Five Moments

OTTAWA, ON – MAY 04: Donald Cerrone celebrates his victory over Al Iaquinta after their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Canadian Tire Centre on May 4, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC Fight Night 151 (informally known as UFC Ottawa) just wrapped up. As is the case is with any fight card, some moments stood out more than others. Let’s talk about the top five moments. Best of UFC Fight Night 151 1. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. ‘Ragin’ Al Iaquinta If I broke down every high...

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UFC Fort Lauderdale Post-Event Recap

SUNRISE, FLORIDA – APRIL 27: Jack Hermansson of Sweden jumps in the air to punch Ronaldo Souza of Brazil during their middleweight bout at UFC Fight Night at BB&T Center on April 27, 2019 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) UFC on ESPN+ 8, informally known as UFC Fort Lauderdale, has officially concluded. Among the knockouts, back-and-forth slug fests, and newly emerging contenders, the event had something for everybody. Let’s delve into what took place on the main card fight-by-fight. UFC Fort Lauderdale Main Card Recap Ronaldo Souza vs. Jack Hermansson In a description that could be used for...

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Bellator 220 Post-Event Recap

Jon Fitch weighs in for his title fight against Rory MacDonald. (Photo courtesy of Bellator MMA) Bellator 220 is a wrap. We had two title fights, and plenty of controversy. Let’s talk about the full main card, fight-by-fight. Bellator 220 Main Card Recap Rory MacDonald (C) vs. Jon Fitch Though Rory MacDonald came into this fight to defend his belt, his match-up against Jon Fitch marked the final opening round of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. What was unique about this match-up was the fact that both Fitch and MacDonald previously found themselves beating everybody except the champion during their...

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