Welcome to the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat: Episode 103.
There are number of ways to describe this weekend's UFC 177. Some of them are charitable, others are not. What we can say is measured against is some semblance of a pay-per-view standard by the UFC, this event falls dramatically short. That isn't to say there aren't salvageable pieces to it, but as a UFC product placed behind a paywall, they're going to have some issues convincing customers to cross that hurdle. But, we'll also break read news >>
BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch presents the Technique Recap, a collective technique breakdown the best sequences, exchanges, and slick techniques from last weekend's UFC double header. Another weekend full of UFC fights and, in addition to a healthy dosage of fights-you-can-certainly-miss, there were some real treats of technique, strategy, and all-around tricky fighting. This edition of the Technique Recap brings you the best of these from the UFC's most recent double header, which in read news >>
With an aging Mike Pyle looking to derail the young Jordan Mein’s plans, the Oklahoma crowd at UFC Fight Night 49 had a pretty interesting co-main event on its hands. In the end, “Young Gun” cracked the former WEC welterweight champion, proving he wasn’t a victim of pre-fight distractions. Check out our analysis below. UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" took place last night (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. And in the co-main event, Jordan Mein sent Mike Pyle read news >>
Both Ben Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos were looking to further cement their status as one of the world’s top lightweight fighters this past Saturday night (Aug. 23, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 49: “Henderson vs. Dos Anjos,” and it’s safe to say the result was extremely shocking and unexpected. Check out our analysis of the main event below.
It's never a dull moment in the crowded Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division.
UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" took place thi read news >>
With a loss damaging their chances in the welterweight title picture, Tyron Woodley and Dong Hyun Kim had a mountain of pressure on their shoulders, and it was “The Chosen One” making quick work of his opponent this past Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 48: “Bisping vs. Le” in Macau. Take a look at our fight breakdown below.
That's how you take care of business.
Tyron Woodley was told "he choked in the big fights" after his lopsided loss against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174. After beatin read news >>
Had Michael Bisping suffered another loss, his championship aspirations would have likely been all but dashed. Instead, “The Count” brutalized Cung Le in the main event of UFC Fight Night 48: “Bisping vs. Le” in Macau, China, finishing off the former Strikeforce Middleweight champion in the fourth round. Whether you like it or not, Bisping is here to stay. Take a look at our fight review below. Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks after all.
Michael Bisping looked as crisp as ever with his read news >>
MMAmania.com runs down the list of “Who’s Hot” and “Who’s Not” from UFC Fight Night 48 and UFC Fight Night 49, which took place this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the "Fight Pass" event in Macau, China, as well as the FOX Sports 1 spectacle in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Check out our picks below. Congratulations, fight fans ... we survived another doubleheader weekend.
UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" took place this past Saturday morning (Aug. 23, read news >>
UFC Fight Night 48 started the UFC's two-event day. The card took place in Macau, China, and underwhelmed nearly everyone.
Up until the final two bouts, it could have been placed among the worst UFC cards in history. It was a terrible showing. However, the top-tier athletes in the final two bouts came to perform. The fans who decided to sleep in and miss the card did not miss much. In fact, if you missed the action, you may have been better off. The first eight fights were that awful. Regardless read news >>
After using his grappling skills to earn the unanimous decision victory over Ovince St. Preux this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 47: "Bader vs. St. Preux" in Bangor, Maine, we take a look at who could be next for Ryan Bader.
Where do we begin?
For starters, Ryan Bader's win over Ovince St. Preux this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine, wasn't the most thrilling 25 minutes we've ever seen.
To be honest, their scrap would have been bet read news >>
Tim Boetsch's job was most likely on the line when he faced Brad Tavares at last night's (Sat., August 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47 from his home state of Maine. He was well on his way to losing, but instead persevered to score yet another come-from-behind victory. Find out how in our fight breakdown below!
Last night (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Brad Tavares and Tim Boetsch squared off on the main card of UFC Fight Night 47 from Cross Insurance Center read news >>