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Around The Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Takashi Miura defeated Billy Dib [R3 TKO] Christina Hammer defeated Kali Reis [UD] Buakaw Banchamek defeated Yan Bin [UD, WMC Championship] Sitthichai […]

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The Betting Window: A Foolish Attempt to Make Bank

  (Welcome to The Betting Window, where I slap down one hundred American dollars of my metaphorical fortune on bets I truly believe will make money this weekend.  Please do not replicate me, I am wrong an absurd amount of time.  Feel free to laugh at my wagering incompetence.  Let’s get to this week’s wagers.) […]

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Your Weekend in Combat Sports

  As always, live fights are in BOLD. Live/premiere programming is in ITALICS. MMA programming is in ORANGE. Boxing programming is in RED. Kickboxing/Karate/Muay Thai programming is in BLUE. Wrestling/Grappling/Jiu Jitsu programming is in PURPLE. Movies are in AQUA. Misc./Multiple-sport programming is in GREEN.   Friday May 1 12:00am: First Take Special: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao […]

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Fighters of the Week

  1. Mackenzie Dern: Gabi Garcia has essentially been Andre The Giant for years and years. This mountain of an athlete and great attraction that goes to promotions all over the world, crushes the competition, and takes home a title and a check. Well for the first time since 2009, Garcia lost, and it was […]

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Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Gianni Grippo [Won 65kg Black Belt Division, 2015 Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship] Leandro Lo [Won 85kg Black Belt Division, Placed 3rd […]

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UFC 186 Predictions

      UFC Flyweight Championship: Demetrious Johnson (c) (21-2-1) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (15-1) -Horiguchi is an excellent fighter and someone that the UFC needs desperately; an exciting Asian fighter with outstanding skills, great charisma, and a potential inroad to Japan to them. However, Demetrious Johnson is a top-five fighter in the world, regardless of […]

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Rankings Updated

Prior to UFC 186, our rankingsmith, Cory Braiterman, is here with his latest batch of men’s MMA rankings.  Where does your favorite fighter stack up?  Where are we wrong??   FLYWEIGHT     BANTAMWEIGHT   FEATHERWEIGHT   LIGHTWEIGHT   WELTERWEIGHT   MIDDLEWEIGHT   LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT   HEAVYWEIGHT

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Fighters of the Week

  1. Luke Rockhold: Jon Jones, Chris Weidman, Rampage, Shogun, Rashad, so on and so forth, nobody, NOBODY, has dominated and humiliated Lyoto Machida like Rockhold did Saturday night. That was a thorough and unrepentant beating that showed the Dragon like we really haven’t seen him before. 2. Andrzej Fonfara: Gave Julio Cesar Chavez’s kid […]

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Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Gokhan Saki defeated Sebastian Ciobanu [UD, Global Fighting Championship 3] Zabit Samedov defeated Steve McKinnon [UD, Global Fighting Championship 3] Danyo Ilunga […]

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Fighters of the Week

  1. Will Brooks: Took down another challenger in Dave Jansen to keep his spot on the throne of the Bellator lightweight division. 2. Mirko Cro Cop: Vengeance is finally his, as Filipovic avenged his most brutal, shocking loss and elbowed manbearpig into destruction and took home a FOTN bonus for his troubles. 3. Justin […]

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Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Ola Afolabi lost to Victor Emilio Ramirez [UD] Carlos Takam defeated Marcelo Luiz Nascimento [R4 TKO] Denis Lebedev defeated Youri Kalenga [UD] […]

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Your Weekend in Combat Sports

  As always, live fights are in BOLD. Live/premiere programming is in ITALICS. MMA programming is in ORANGE. Boxing programming is in RED. Kickboxing/Karate/Muay Thai programming is in BLUE. Wrestling/Grappling/Jiu Jitsu programming is in PURPLE. Movies are in AQUA. Misc./Multiple-sport programming is in GREEN.   Friday April 10 12:00am: UFC Main Event (Fox Sports 2) […]

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RIP Sergei Laschenko (1987-2015)

  Ukrainian heavyweight kickboxer Sergei Laschenko has reportedly passed away after a shooting last evening in the city of Odessa in the Ukraine.  Details are still coming in as to the nature of the shooting.   Laschenko was a veteran of K-1, King of Kings, and SuperKombat amongst others and was in the midst of […]

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Fighters of the Week

  1. Robin van Roosmalen: RVR retained his GFlory lightweight title, avenged his loss against Andy Ristie with a dominant performance, and now, at the king of the mountain, he might have an appointment with the Doctor soon… 2. Gabriel Varga: Varga is the first-ever Glory featherweight champion after an upset of Mosab Amrani. 3. […]

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Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Nick Ring defeated Elvis Vukaj [UD] Carlos Cuadras defeated Luis Concepcion [UD] Saulo Cavalari defeated Artem Vakhitov [SD, Glory 20] Mourad Bouziki […]

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