MMA

23rd Jun 2017 by TSZ

UFC Fight Night 112: Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Lee

We run through the UFC Fight Night 112 main card to bring you the all-important head-to-head stats. Michael Chiesa takes on Kevin Lee in the main event, whilst there is plenty of action further down the roster to keep MMA fans excited.

23rd Jun 2017 by TSZ

Bellator 180 NYC – Breakdown And Predictions

Bellator are marking their first event in New York with their most stacked card ever. With three title fights and 15 debutants on show, they are seeking to emulate the UFC’s efforts in putting on a star-studded show in celebration of the legalisation of MMA in New York.

15th Jun 2017 by TSZ

UFC Fight Night 111: Holly Holm vs Bethe Correia

Holm moves back down to bantamweight after losing against Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural featherweight title, and faces Bethe Correia, who believes Holm is overrated and should hang up her gloves if she loses again.

10th Jun 2017 by TSZ

UFC Fight Night 110: The Black Beast vs The Super Samoan

The UFC arrives in Auckland for the second time and will be treated to a titanic heavyweight clash between their hometown hero, Mark Hunt, and American brawler, Derrick Lewis. Here's our statistical rundown of the main card.

3rd Jun 2017 by TSZ

UFC 212: Who Is The Featherweight King?

A busy month for the UFC kicks off with UFC 212 in the fighting city of Rio de Janeiro, as two champions collide in a long awaited unification bout between featherweight champion José Aldo, and featherweight interim champion Max Holloway.

31st May 2017 by TSZ

Why José Aldo Is One Of The Best Fighters In The World

José Aldo is the current UFC featherweight champion and ranked #4 in the UFC’s ‘pound-for-pound’ rankings, but it can be argued that he has lost his aura of invincibility and is now ignored in debates regarding the best fighters in the world. We revisit this discussion.

23rd May 2017 by TSZ

UFC Fight Night 109: Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira

UFC Fight Night heads to Stockholm with another great card showcasing some of Europe’s most promising talent, with the main event featuring current number one and number two ranked light heavyweights - Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira.

19th May 2017 by TSZ

Bellator 179 - Rory MacDonald vs Paul Daley

Despite injury forcing Michael Page to withdraw from his co-main fight with Derek Anderson, Bellator have packed this card out with some of England’s best fighters, and none more so than Paul Daley who welcomes Rory MacDonald for his Bellator debut.

9th May 2017 by TSZ

UFC 211: The Complete Main Card Preview

UFC 211 is the most stacked card of the year, full of exciting fighters and thrilling match-ups. There are not one but two championship titles on the line, in a card which has an average fighter ranking of 4.2, which ranks second on our all-time list. Here's our statistical preview.

2nd May 2017 by TSZ

Doping In MMA – How Much Of An Advantage Does It Give A Fighter?

The use of performance-enhancing drugs (PED's) has long been an issue in MMA, despite the best efforts of the authorities to eradicate the culture of doping, but how much of a difference do they make? We analyse the records of fighters both before and after their bans.

21st Apr 2017 by TSZ

UFC Fight Night 108: Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov

Fight Night 108 will wrap up another action-packed month of UFC events with the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter also airing this week. Featherweight fighters Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov headline the event in Nashville, with TSZ bringing you its statistical slant.

20th Apr 2017 by TSZ

Bellator 178 - The Tetralogy

Daniel Straus will defend his featherweight title against familiar foe Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire at Bellator 178, completing a rare tetralogy of fights. We take a look at the journey of the Bellator featherweight title since their first encounter back in 2011, as well as previewing all the main card action on Friday evening.

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