Kevin Lee – Aiming for the Stars

Kevin Lee. The Motown Phenom is bidding to become the interim Lightweight champion of the UFC this weekend at the T-Mobile arena. In his way stands the ‘El Cucuy’ Tony Ferguson who is one of the meanest and arguably the best lightweight contender in the UFC with a 9 fight winning streak to his name. … Continue reading Kevin Lee – Aiming for the Stars

The Money Fight – McGregor v Mayweather

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather is official and scheduled to take place on August 26th. Who would have thought? What started as a war of words between two stars that are (or were) at the pinnacle of their careers has become the most anticipated spectacle of the modern sporting era. A lot has been written … Continue reading The Money Fight – McGregor v Mayweather

Joanna Jędrzejczyk – G.O.A.T

Joanna Jędrzejczyk has become one of rising stars of the mixed martial arts (MMA) world today, a fan favourite and a dominant champion in her 115-pound division with four consecutive title defenses. Her overall record stands at 13-0 which keeps her undefeated in the UFC. It’s hard to look pass why she isn’t considered one … Continue reading Joanna Jędrzejczyk – G.O.A.T

A New Era at Stamford Bridge

19 years ago a young English centre back took the field as a second half substitute in a League Cup tie against Aston Villa. Everything that has taken place since is as they say history. John Terry has been a stalwart of the club since he joined at the age of 14. Terry subsequently cemented … Continue reading A New Era at Stamford Bridge

The Dangers of Weight Cutting

The weight cutting process that has tormented fighters for years is something we regularly overlook and take for granted. We have witnessed many a fighter who have put their bodies through torture to make weight for fight night. First of, let me explain what weight cutting entails: It is the process of losing weight days/weeks before … Continue reading The Dangers of Weight Cutting

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UFC 207 – Amanda Nunes v Ronda Rousey; 48 Seconds

Enter ‘The Lioness’. Wow, is the only word to describe what we witnessed over this past weekend’s action at UFC 207 namely; Ronda Rousey v Amanda Nunes. Nunes has introduced herself in spectacular fashion on the world stage. Let’s be fair, no one really knew who she was till she pummelled Meisha Tate at UFC … Continue reading UFC 207 – Amanda Nunes v Ronda Rousey; 48 Seconds

The King & Queen of the UFC

After an incredible event at Madison Square Garden (MSG), UFC 205 delivered on its promise to be one of the most entertaining and highly anticipated cards the promotion has ever hosted.  Every fight delivered: from the unexpected results to shocking announcements, the event lived up to the expectations and gave fans wanting more. How do … Continue reading The King & Queen of the UFC

UFC 205 – Champions Reign Supreme

Is UFC 205 the biggest event in UFC’s history? With the astonishing lineup, chances are that we’ll have to wait for another milestone moment before we see anything anywhere near this magnitude. A pay-per-view main card with three title fights and three highly contested bouts scheduled over a four hours is a fitting way to … Continue reading UFC 205 – Champions Reign Supreme

Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier – A Relentless Narrative

Just before midnight on the eve of what should have been the greatest card for the UFC, it lost its main event: Jon ‘Bones’ Jones v Daniel Cormier (D.C) has been called off. U.S Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the drug-testing partner to the UFC announced that Jon Jones has tested positive for banned substances and involved … Continue reading Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier – A Relentless Narrative

A Nation United – Euro 2016

Seleções de Portugal Portugal go in to the tournament ranked No8 in the world and ranked No4 amongst the European teams but do not appear to be given a chance against the tournament favourites; Spain, Germany and France. Yet Fernando Santos has assembled a squad that looks young, determined and capable of going a long … Continue reading A Nation United – Euro 2016