A Study in Intelligent Offense and Intelligent Defense: Hector Lombard Versus Neil Magny

A Study in Intelligent Offense and Intelligent Defense: Hector Lombard Versus Neil Magny

By Stephen Abdullah
Neil Magny and Hector Lombard's battle on March 20th in Brisbane Australia had an interesting narrative; with early knockdowns, a late finish and questionable reffing. Here is an analysis of the intelligent offense and defense (or lack thereof) seen in this fight....
Conor McGregor - Nate Diaz: A Technical Breakdown

Conor McGregor - Nate Diaz: A Technical Breakdown

By Stephen Abdullah
Conor Mcgregor and Nate Diaz had a fantastic battle at UFC 196. Here is a technical breakdown of what happened in the fight, and ultimately how Nate pulled off the victory....
Living Legends: Royce Gracie Wins Controversially By TKO Over Ken Shamrock At Bellator 149

Living Legends: Royce Gracie Wins Controversially By TKO Over Ken Shamrock At Bellator 149

By Peyton Wesner
An era in mixed martial arts ended Friday night as two of the pioneers in the sport, Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock, faced-off in what is likely to be their final match after fighting in UFC 1 over 22 years ago....

UFC on Fox 18: #2 Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Drops "Bombs" To KO #4 Ryan Bader In 88 Seconds

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY---In a matchup that resembled his UFC light heavyweight championship match with current champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 187, the division's second ranked contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson was more than motivated to put an end to fourth ranked contender Ryan Bader's two-year, five-fight win streak while solidifying himself to be the challenger for the winner of the inevitable return of Jon Jones to the octagon versus Cormier. Mission accomplished! Despite being tested for a takedown right out of the gates, Johnson swiftly slipped out of an isolated arm lock attempt before getting on top in full mount and dropping right handed "bombs" in route to an 88-second knockout victory. With the action quick early, "Darth Bader" (what a great nickname) immediately dove at his higher ranked opponent with a takedown in mind.  Stuffed!  "Rumble," then taking the back, began to look for a kimura submission attempt.  Forget that! Where are the haymakers? Unable to get...
UFC on Fox 18: #7 Ben Rothwell Submits #8 Josh Barnett In Co-Main Event

UFC on Fox 18: #7 Ben Rothwell Submits #8 Josh Barnett In Co-Main Event ByPeyton Wesner

With all the uncertainty around the heavyweight division, thanks to Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez's withdraws from what was suppose to be UFC 196, Ben Rothwell made a championship statement with his performance against Josh Barnett....
UFC on Fox 18: Bryan Barberena Supplies "Super" Sage Northcutt With First Loss Of Professional Career

UFC on Fox 18: Bryan Barberena Supplies "Super" Sage Northcutt With First Loss Of Professional Career ByPeyton Wesner

Well, it was nice while it lasted. Tonight, UFC prospect Sage Northcutt was defeated for the first time in his professional career....
UFC 196: Fabricio Werdum Backs Out Of Heavyweight Title Bout One Day After Opponent Cain Velasquez Withdraws, Both Due To Injury

UFC 196: Fabricio Werdum Backs Out Of Heavyweight Title Bout One Day After Opponent Cain Velasquez Withdraws, Both Due To Injury ByPeyton Wesner

Worse news than yesterday emerged Monday afternoon, for heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will not fight Stipe Miocic on February 6 at UFC 196....
Invicta FC 15: Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino KOs Daria Ibragimova In 1st Round, Defends Featherweight Belt For 4th Time

Invicta FC 15: Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino KOs Daria Ibragimova In 1st Round, Defends Featherweight Belt For 4th Time ByPeyton Wesner

She saw, she came, and she conquered. Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino may just be part "Cyborg" considering she has not lost in over a decade....
Not This Time Ireland: Dustin Poirier Uses "Ground & Pound" To Batter Joe Duffy In Unanimous Decision

Not This Time Ireland: Dustin Poirier Uses "Ground & Pound" To Batter Joe Duffy In Unanimous Decision

By Peyton Wesner
Get ready top ten, because here comes Dustin Poirier. With Saturday night's victory over Ireland's Joe Duffy, the Louisiana native looks prime to shoot up into the top ten of the lightweight standings....
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