What Makes Luke Rockhold so Special?

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On December 12, 2015, 16,516 fans packed in the MGM Grand Garden Arena and millions around the world watched as Chris Weidman walked out to the octagon. Awaiting was his foe, the heralded 6-foot-3 inch super athlete from Santa Cruz, CA. On paper, both men looked as close to an even match as possible. Rockhold stood one […] READ MORE


Lyoto Machida and the Demise of The Dragon

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The concept of an athlete’s career taking a nosedive is an interesting one, as fans expect it and yet are shocked when it actually comes about. We all talk about that night where fighter X will enter the octagon and finally look old. Yet, when it happens, fans rush to find any excuse they can […] READ MORE


Lyoto Machida – The Slaying of The Dragon

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When the dust settled on Saturday night and Lyoto Machida watched Yoel Romero have his hand raised, it marked what some consider a pivotal moment in the future UFC Hall of Famer’s career. After one of Machida’s shortest fight turnarounds of his 29 fight career, he has now gone onto recording his seventh loss, his […] READ MORE


LWOS Books the Fights: UFC Fight Night 70

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UFC Fight Night 70 featured a five-fight main card that ended with Yoel Romero (10-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) knocking out Lyoto Machida (22-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) in the third round in devastating fashion. In the co-main event, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) continued to show us that his drop to welterweight was the correct move […] READ MORE


Yoel Romero and The Importance of Good PR

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When all was said and done at the end of Saturday’s main event between Yoel Romero and Lyoto Machida, things were looking pretty good for the former silver medalist wrestler. In a sudden burst of violence — something that is becoming a trademark for him — Romero had taken down and smashed a former light heavyweight […] READ MORE



The Parting Shot Podcast #111: Tim Means, Showdown Joe, Mike Russell

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The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 111th Episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our partners at LastWordOnSports.com. Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests First we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who takes on Matt Brown on July 11th at UFC 189 Then we welcome MMAJunkie’s Showdown Joe to talk about his career in […] READ MORE


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


The Parting Shot Podcast #110: Shinya Aoki, Burt Watson, Elias Theodorou

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The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 110th Episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our partners at LastWordOnSports.com. Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests First ONE lightweight champion Shinya Aoki joins talks about his win last month over Koji Ando at ONE Championship 28 Then the “Babysitter to the stars” Burt Watson discusses his […] READ MORE