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Francis Ngannou is serious about pursuing boxing. The UFC heavyweight contender called out boxing champion Tyson Fury immediately after his big win over Deontay Wilder this past Saturday. While many may roll their eyes at another MMA fighter calling out a boxer, Ngannou, who initially wanted to pursue a career in boxing, wants to remind everyone that it was, in fact Fury, who called him out first when expressing interest in transitioning to MMA. “(I’m...

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UFC Fight Night 168 went down last night from inside Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on ESPN+. In the main event of the evening, Paul Felder and Dan Hooker collided in a Lightweight showdown that saw Hooker escape with a split decision win (highlights). In the co-main event, Jimmy Crute submitted Michal Oleksiejczuk in the very first round with a kimura (see it). Winner: Dan Hooker Who He Should Fight Next: Justin Gaethje Winner...

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UFC Auckland concluded with a series of big time fights. With all of the exciting finishes on the card, these are some of the matches to make for the winners of the main card. UFC Auckland made sure to deliver impressive showdowns that went the distance as well as spectacular knockouts from surprising fighters. The main event between Paul Felder and Hooker was a five round war which resulted in many fans debating who had...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back at it again last night (Sat., Feb. 15, 2020) as UFC Fight Night 167 went down from inside Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. In the main event, Jan Blachowicz defeated Corey Anderson in the very first round by knocking out “Overtime” with a thunderous strike (see it again here). In the co-headlining act, Diego Sanchez escaped “The Land of Enchantment” with a win after his...

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UFC Rio Rancho saw a top title contender fall short and two men lose by disqualification, so what’s next for those who were defeated? UFC Rio Rancho was supposed to be the night Corey Anderson showed the world he was good enough to fight division champion, Jon Jones. That was not the case, as he suffered a first-round KO at the hands of the aptly named Jan Błachowicz. Michael Pereira and Kazula Vargas were on...

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UFC Rio Rancho saw a new title contender step up as a legitimate threat, but who should he and the other winners face next? UFC Rio Rancho was a wild night full of DQ’s, knockouts and just sheer madness to the rankings. Two men walked away having won by disqualifications, while a surging women’s contender made a case for a higher ranking with a decisive victory over a top-flight opponent. The names that truly impressed...