Brazilian jiu-jitsu star, Dillon Danis, will finally make his long-awaited debut in mixed-martial-arts when he meets Kyle Walker at Bellator 198 in April, the promotion have announced. It was confirmed last week that Danis would be making his professional debut in the near future and now the date has been set. Danis is recognised as … Continue reading Dillon Danis Debuts At Bellator 198 Against Kyle Walker
The Ultimate Fighting Championship are continuing to broaden their horizons by exploring the possibility of hosting an event in Liverpool later in the year according to MMAFighting. The UFC has hosted English events in the likes of Manchester for UFC 204 as well as London but are yet to stage a show on Merseyside. Sources … Continue reading UFC Planning A Liverpool Event Later In The Year
After weeks of speculation, it's official - Robert Whittaker will defend his middleweight championship against Yoel Romero at UFC 225 in Chicago according to BJPenn.com. Whittaker was scheduled to make the first defence of his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 in Perth but a leg injury forced the Australian out of the bout. … Continue reading Official: Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 Set For UFC 225
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Las Vegas for it’s latest pay-per-view card, UFC 222, which took place at the T-Mobile Arena. Originally scheduled to be headlined by Max Holloway defending his featherweight title against Frankie Edgar, an injury to ‘Blessed’ meant Cris Cyborg stepped up to face UFC newcomer, Yana Kunitskaya, for her featherweight … Continue reading UFC 222 – Matches To Make For The Winners And Losers
‘Grand Prix’ style mixed-martial-arts tournaments have frequently been used in the past in promotions such as Strikeforce, Pride and Rizin. Most recently, Bellator MMA announced the return of the popular format to crown a heavyweight champion in 2018. Unfortunately for Bellator, they lack the roster depth to put together a truly competitive tournament bracket. This … Continue reading Who Would Win A UFC Welterweight Grand Prix?
Cage Warriors returned to Liverpool for a fantastic night of fights live from the Echo Arena on Saturday night. In the main event of the evening, Molly 'Meatball' McCann became the first ever Cage Warriors women's flyweight champion with a dominant performance over Bryony Tyrell to crown a fantastic night at the Echo Arena. Paddy … Continue reading Post-Fight Interview With Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett At Cage Warriors 90
The Ultimate Fighting Championship's first title defences of the year saw Stipe Miocic defeat Francis Ngannou in arguably the most anticipated heavyweight fight ever and Daniel Cormier overcame rising star Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220. 2017 saw many new champions crowned, many of whom will make their first defence of their belt this year. We … Continue reading Who Will Remain A UFC Champion In 2018?
The Ultimate Fighting Championship made its debut in Western Australian with UFC 221 taking place in the Perth Arena in Perth. The card was heavily criticised, but the fighters put on a great show for the fans. We take a look at some potential matches to make for the winners and losers of the main … Continue reading UFC 221 – Matches To Make For The Winners And Losers
Many young footballers have their careers cruelly ended prematurely, but few take the path of ex-Manchester City youngster, Tony Faulkner. Faulkner is a co-founder of the Masters in Sporting Directorship course at Visionary Sports International (VSI) which develops an understanding to lead, manage and coach. Former England manager, Steve McClaren, and former Liverpool midfielder, Dietmar … Continue reading Psychology Is The Future Of Football – An Interview With Neuroscientist, Tony Faulkner
2017 was always going to be a difficult year for the Ultimate Fighting Championship following the many successes of 2016. MMA's biggest star, Conor McGregor, did not fight once inside the octagon - instead losing to Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut and pocketing over $100m in the process. Former light heavyweight champion, Jon … Continue reading UFC End Of Year Awards – 2017