UFC 231: Analysis and Predictions

UFC 231 takes place on December 8th. This card features two title fights: Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega for the featherweight title, and Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the vacant women’s flyweight belt. Both of these should be exciting fights between elite fighters.

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UFC 230: Analysis and Predictions

The UFC’s annual Maddison Square Gardens card will take place this Saturday, November 3rd. Due to injuries, scheduling conflicts, and some poor planning by the UFC, this isn’t the stacked card that we’ve been accustomed to at MSG. Nonetheless, there are some fun matchups

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The New Faces of Russian MMA

15 years ago Russia was home to some of the greatest fighters in MMA.  The name Fedor Emelianko was synonymous with elite level fighting.   But the MMA landscape is always changing, and through the late 2000s Russian fighters virtually disappeared. The tides have again turned for Russian MMA, and it’s not impossible to imagine a scenario where Russian fighters hold 3 major UFC belts by the end of 2019.

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