Earlier this morning 24 fighters stepped on the scale at the weigh-in for UFCNorfolk. Two of those fighters misjudged their cut and missed big on the scale. Grant Dawson missed the featherweight limit of 146 by 3.5 pounds when he weighed in at 149.5 lbs. He will forfeit 30% of his purse to his opponent Darrick Minner. The main event was in jeopardy because of the 2.5 … [Read more...] about UFC Norfolk Weigh-In Results: Figueiredo Misses By 2.5 Lbs. Still Fighting, Can’t Win Title
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Every professional sports organization, no matter the sport always has an athlete or athletes that are considered the "face" of the organization, team, or league. LeBron James, Tom Brady, Michael Jordan, Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Wayne Gretzky, Derek Jeter are all prime examples of this in their respective sports. Athletes that have that something special that garners … [Read more...] about Jim Alers vs. Johnny Bedford: Who Is The Face of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship
The UFC has booked a Bantamweight title fight featuring defending champion Henry Cejudo taking on featherweight legend Jose Aldo. My question is, why? The bantamweight division is not lacking legitimate contenders, Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan respectively have legitimate claims for title shots, and both should be rightfully pissed off with this fight … [Read more...] about Undeserving Jose Aldo Gets Henry Cejudo At UFC 250
25 fighters stepped on the scale this morning to weigh in for #UFCAUCKLAND. Those 25 fighters made their target with no issue. One fighter, however, never made it to the scale. Maki Pitolo was the lone fighter that never weighed in. Sources on-site relayed to me that due to a bad weight cut Pitolo was too ill and unable to step on the scale in a healthy fashion, … [Read more...] about UFC on ESPN+26 A.K.A UFC Auckland Weigh In Results: One Fight Scratched
MLB, the NFL, the NBA, and the NHL all have showcase events during their season to highlight the biggest stars of their respective sports leagues! While the UFC is considered the next major league sport, they don't exactly have an All-Star event to showcase their athletes, but should they? It would have to be unique and of course, it would have to include events that are not … [Read more...] about Did Max Holloway Create A UFC All-Star Event?