Boxing: Where Does Manny Pacquiao Go from Here?

This past Saturday July 20th, veteran boxer (and Filipino senator) Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) showed the whole world that he’s still got it! He defeated Keith Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) via split decision in stunning fashion. He gave Thurman his first professional loss and won the WBA (super) welterweight title in the process. That…

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UFC: New GOAT in Women’s MMA?

On the 6th of July, fight fans were treated to an excellent fight card at UFC 239. The main event saw Jon “Bones” Jones continue his reign in the light heavyweight division. However, the co-main event had more implications for MMA as a whole, specifically women’s MMA. Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm via TKO (head…

UFC: Future of the Light Heavyweight Division

On Saturday June 1st, fight fans in Stockholm, Sweden were treated to an excellent fight card at Ericsson Globe. The UFC Fight Night 153: Gustafsson vs Smith card was full of intriguing fights. However in the aftermath of the event, two ranked light heavyweight competitors called it quits and announced their respective retirements. And while…

UFC: Future of the Heavyweight Division

Fight fans have been marveling over a possible Daniel Cormier and Brock Lesnar fight since 2018 when they had a showdown in the octagon. That happened at UFC 226 after Cormier captured the UFC heavyweight title from Stipe Miocic. However, two weeks ago, UFC president Dana White made statements that Brock Lesnar had retired. And…

Professional Fighters League: A Guide

Brand names are everywhere and on everything. Almost every product has superior brand names that are easily recognizable. Sports are no different. The NFL is synonymous with football just as the NBA is with basketball. And it’s no different with mixed martial arts or MMA. The UFC is the premiere name brand for MMA. Other…

UFC: A Look Back at 235

Fight fans were treated to a stacked card at UFC 235 this past Saturday. There were two title fights and a much-anticipated UFC debut for a veteran fighter. It was a historic night to say the least. Let’s recap the key fights on the card. Ben Askren def. Robbie Lawler via first-round submission (bulldog choke)…

UFC 234 Main Event Recap: Where Do We Go Next

After a thrilling main event at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya’s hand was raised as the victor. He and Anderson “The Spider” Silva slugged it out for three solid rounds. The fight remained standing for the majority and featured some high-level striking. Adesanya, for the most part, was able to…

Most gruesome sports injuries in the last 10 years

Injuries suck plain and simple. There have been many athletes who have had injuries that cut short their careers. Injuries are a part of the game, from Bill Walton, to Bo Jackson, and even Yao Ming, anyone is susceptible. Kevin Ware (2013) Kevin Ware had one of the most gruesome injuries that have happened in…

UFC: Nigerian Takeover of the MMA World

When asked to name a famous athlete of Nigerian descent, Hakeem Olajuwon is usually the name that first comes to mind. That may soon be changing thanks to the UFC. At the moment though many high-level Nigerian mixed martial artists are bursting onto the scene. Israel Adesanya One fighter who made sure everyone in the…