MMA

17th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee at UFC Fight Night 128

Another pair of killer lightweights headline for the third UFC event in a row with Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee looking to put on a show in New Jersey. This is a compelling match-up with elite yet contrasting skills and although they are both coming off a loss...

17th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 128

The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 128 features a rematch between veterans who are both coming off two ruthless finishes courtesy of Brain Ortega. He brilliantly submitted Cub Swanson back in December and delivered Frankie Edgar’s first knockout loss...

17th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Jim Miller vs Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night 128

Hooker has proven he is a natural finisher and is as equally dangerous on the feet as he is on the mat but Miller’s ground skills are a notch above most lightweights. The combination of wrestling and elite level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has allowed him...

10th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje at UFC on Fox 29

On the back of the chaotic UFC 223 where a plethora of top lightweights gobbled up the spotlight, the UFC are showing just how stacked the division is with two more elite contenders, Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje, taking centre stage.

10th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira at UFC on Fox 29

Carlos Condit has been deprived of an epic clash with a fellow fan-favourite and veteran after Matt Brown suffered a knee injury only two weeks out. Fortunately, Alex Oliveira has stepped up to fill the void. Condit is desperate for a win...

10th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori at UFC on Fox 29

These two young guns are very exciting prospects looking to make a dent in the stacked middleweight division and both arrive at the cage with serious pedigree. Flying the flag for Italy, Marvin Vettori has displayed a very well-rounded skillset...

4th Apr 2018 by Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Max Holloway vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

With the talents of Holloway, we can still assume he will dictate the stand-up battle for as long as it remains on the feet. He is prone to taking damage (with 3.9 significant strikes absorbed per minute) so will have to be wary of the wild, aggressive strikes of Nurmagomedov.

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