LWOS Picks the Fights – UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Romero

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Relax everyone — Dana White (@danawhite) June 23, 2015 Those were the words of Dana White earlier this week when news broke that Jose Aldo had been injured ahead of his huge UFC 189 main event against Conor McGregor. Relaxation has not been easy for any of us, but now it seems the fight will […] READ MORE


LWOS Picks the Fights: Bellator 139

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It is now Wednesday morning. Right up until the MMA world went into meltdown last night, when reports surfaced that Jose Aldo may have fractured his ribs, people were still talking about this past weekend’s Bellator 138 card. That level of attention was mirrored by the viewing figures, which confirm that this was the most […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights – ONE Championship: Dynasty of Champions

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On Saturday the Guangzhou Tianhe Gymnasium played host to ONE Championship: Dynasty of Champions. With three intriguing feature bouts, and Chinese one-night tournaments at both flyweight and featherweight, there was plenty to get excited about. The action did not disappoint. LWOS BOOKS THE FIGHTS: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS Here’s what we hope is in store for […] READ MORE


UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs Penne Results

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The UFC ventured to Berlin for the second time on Saturday night, as an 8,000 plus crowd witnessed the first title defense of women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk. The show aired on UFC Fight Pass, marking the first time that a UFC title fight has featured on their outstanding online platform. Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Jessica […] READ MORE


ONE: Dynasty of Champions Results

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ONE Championship returned to China on Saturday, promoting their first show out of Guangzhou. It was the second time Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization had showcased their talent in China – their previous “Dynasty of Champions” event taking place in Beijing in December. In the main event Russian standout Timofey Nastyukhin defeated Yusuke Kawanago, […] READ MORE


The UFC Does Not Have All of the World’s Best Fighters

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During the UFC 188 broadcast this past weekend, Joe Rogan pointed out once again that all of the world’s best fighters are in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Working for the UFC, it’s part of his job to do so, but that doesn’t mean the statement is above scrutinization. Rogan was discussing the stature of Gilbert […] READ MORE


LWOS Picks the Fights: ONE Championship Dynasty of Champions

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On a weekend that boasts a UFC World Title fight on Fight Pass, and Ken Shamrock vs Kimbo Slice, you could be forgiven for overlooking the monthly slice of Asian MMA goodness that is ONE Championship. They return to China on Saturday with another intriguing card that has feature bouts in three of their marquee […] READ MORE


Fabricio Werdum Might Be The Greatest Heavyweight of All Time

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Before Saturday night’s UFC 188 headliner between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum, most fans sat in one of two camps. Those who thought Velasquez’ level of performance and overall talent made him the greatest heavyweight of all time, and those who believed Fedor Emelianenko’s greater body of work put him at the top of the […] READ MORE


UFC’s Larger Weight Classes – Old, Shallow and Lacking Investment

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On Saturday night Fabricio Werdum submitted Cain Velasquez to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. It was an incredible performance, and one that opened up a number of new possibilities for the heavyweight division. Since Velasquez won the title from Brock Lesnar in 2010, only Junior dos Santos and Antonio Silva have fought […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: UFC 188

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On Saturday night, the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City played host to UFC 188. The event was marked by the coming together of champions. Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez combined the Bellator and Strikeforce titles of their respective pasts, with Alvarez overcoming in-cage adversity to get the decision. The interim and heavyweight champions […] READ MORE