UFC FIGHT NIGHT:TATE VS RENEAU

Not everyday that one fighter comes out of retirement to send another there. Miesha Tate made her comeback after a five year absence from the Octagon to win impressively by TKO. Now Tate is very much a submission specialist as evidenced by her take down stats, three take downs out of six which made itContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:TATE VS RENEAU”

UFC FIGHT NIGHT:MAKHACHEV VS MOISES

Thiago Moises of Brazil had all the advantages going into this flyweight main event on Sunday night against Russia’s Islam Makhachev. He had youth and reach in his favor but that came to knot at the end as Islam made Thiago tap out. First round had a look of a sparring match with both sizingContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:MAKHACHEV VS MOISES”

UFC 264:POIRIER VS MCGREGOR

Now on to the next monkey that needed to come off a back. Connor McGregor of Ireland lost miserably to Dustin in their second bout earlier this year so he needed a powerful showing here. Connor starting the round rather well landing decent enough kicks on Dustin but nothing to knock him off his feetContinue reading “UFC 264:POIRIER VS MCGREGOR”

UFC 263:ADESANYA VS VETTORI

The Nigerian born New Zealander Middleweight Champ outlasted Italian Stallion or Dream whichever you like.Marvin to win on judges decision. Marvin can be proud of his performance even in defeat. Vettori was every bit the mat technician in this one. He attempted 14 takedowns and succeeding in four of them. Watch at the very startContinue reading “UFC 263:ADESANYA VS VETTORI”

UFC 262:OLIVEIRA VS CHANDLER

The reigning , defending UFC lightweight champ Charles Oliveira Da Silva made light work of American challenger Mike Chandler. Charlie was technically superior in a lot of respects. He was quite impressive on the mat. Watch the takedown that Mike tried to counter and busting himself up in the process. I am actually surprised whenContinue reading “UFC 262:OLIVEIRA VS CHANDLER”

UFC: REYES VS PROCHAZKA

This UFC Fight Night Main event in Las Vegas was between two light heavyweight competitors Dom Reyes from the USA and Jiri Prochazka from Czech Republic.Jiri knocked out Reyesin the second round .Impressive Helluva kicking by Jiri good particularly to the midriff of Reyes in Round 1. Reyes was visibly shaken at the start ofContinue reading “UFC: REYES VS PROCHAZKA”

UFC 261:USMAN VS MASVIDAL

Whether you are a boxer, kickboxer, mixed martial artist,you feed off the reaction of the crowd to get pumped up during bouts so having fans back in the arena was awesome. No one is better at defending and dishing out takedowns than Kamaru Usman. The Nigerian using every single kilo of his welterweight and shorterContinue reading “UFC 261:USMAN VS MASVIDAL”