MMA, the sport that has been predicted to eclipse boxing by the fickle fight press and fanatics alike, finds itself immersed in scandal. Which, makes it look nothing like the new mainstream gold standard of the pugilistic arts or the evolution of pugilism as it has been proclaimed.
The history of the Lightweight division has been one of turmoil. From the rocky beginnings of coming and going, to the thought that the smaller guys can’t sell a card, the Lightweights have always been a hot topic. Jens Pulver, B.J. Penn, and Frankie Edgar have helped pave the way for all Lightweights past and present.
It was a main card filled with upsets, as Rafael Dos Anjos capped off the evening with an impressive performance over five rounds to defeat former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Dos Anjos seemed to have the perfect strategy to dismantle Lawler as he […]
MARQUEZ vs STEWARTAfter earning a UFC contract on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, Julian Marquez got a tough scrap out of Darren Stewart before earning his first UFC victory by submitting the Brit in the second round.There was no feeling out process with these middleweights, as both Marquez (7-1) and Stewart (7-3 with 1 […]