Robbie Lawler’s Next Options

With the UFC officially booking Jorge Masvidal against Stephen Thompson for UFC 217, the welterweight division will only become clearer while the king of the division await the status on his shoulder injury. Tyron Woodley is unlikely to compete for the rest of 2017, which could mean we won’t see Robbie Lawler get a shot […]

UFC Opts for Lee over Nurmagomedov

It appears the UFC will be moving on from the Khabib Nurmagomedov hype train and instead go with a younger option in the form of Kevin Lee as Dana White told the media on Tuesday night that the plan is to have Lee face Tony Ferguson for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216 […]

The Many Layers of Pettis Vs Poirier

Mixed martial arts fans lost the chance at watching Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez rematch their UFC 211 battle that ended in a no contest following illegal knees thrown by Alvarez.  Poirier watched as the UFC decided to dump their initial plans of a rematch and instead booked Alvarez against UFC newcomer, Justin Gaethje for […]

Who Will Romero Rematch?

Yoel Romero was unable to capture the UFC interim middleweight championship last month, which put his feud with the current champion, Michael Bisping on hold for the time being.  With Robert Whittaker likely to face the winner between UFC 217’s Georges St Pierre and Bisping, that leaves the division in search of the next contender.  […]

The Line To Challenge Joanna

It appears that the rumors of the UFC deciding on Rose Namajunas as Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s next opponent will come to fruition in November and while many view it as another notch on Joanna Champion’s belt, it’s safe to believe both will perform in an entertaining stand up battle.  The problem the strawweight division is enduring […]

Potential UFC ‘Fantasy Fights’

The current era of mixed martial arts competition is experiencing an overwhelming demand for super fights or money fights.  The prospects of earning a hefty payday has always been appealing and in some cases, it’s become even more enticing than earning a title shot and with the state of pay in MMA being where it’s […]

The Minimalist Mets

The New York Mets completed a series of trades involving impending free agents, which came as no surprise.  Lucas Duda was shipped to the Tampa Bay Rays, Addison Reed was sent to the Boston Red Sox and most recently, Jay Bruce was shipped off to the Cleveland Indians.  What the Mets received in return were […]