UFC Fight Night 1/20/2021 Review

January 24, 2021

Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese Middleweight Fight This fight started at a million miles an hour.  Breese went for a guillotine as soon as the fight started, but Akhmedov slipped out of it.  The rest […]

UFC Fight Night 1/20/2021 Review

January 20, 2021

Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese Middleweight Fight This fight started at a million miles an hour.  Breese went for a guillotine as soon as the fight started, but Akhmedov slipped out of it.  The rest […]

HYDEN BLOG: Thoughts on Some MMA News

January 11, 2021

By: Frank Hyden, MMATorch Senior Columnist It was another slow week for MMA so I’ll just hit upon some news and maybe make a few predictions. UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Henry Cejudo have […]

UFC 256 Review

December 13, 2020

French Connection Junior Dos Santos vs. Ciryl Gane Heavyweight Fight This was a great big man fight. Standing up the whole time, looking for finishes. Gane seemed to be waiting for his spot, and when […]

Bellator 254 Review

December 11, 2020

Still Perfect Romero Cotton vs. Justin Sumter Middleweight Fight This one didn’t make it out of the first round.  Cotton seemed to have a plan for the entire fight and a lot of options on […]

UFC Fight Night Review 12/5/2020

December 6, 2020

Eat your Heart out Arn Anderson Matt Wiman vs. Jordan Leavitt Lightweight Fight This fight barely lasted 30 seconds.  Leavitt went for a double leg takedown and Wiman tried to counter by wrapping his legs […]

UFC Fight Night Review 11/28/2020

November 29, 2020

Matter of Time Jonathan Pearce vs. Kai Kamaka III Featherweight Fight Jonathan Pearce always seemed to be in control.  He scored big shots, multiple takedowns, and even attempted a few submissions.  The real story was […]

UFC 255 Review

November 23, 2020

Classic Finish Shogun Hua vs. Paul Craig Light Heavyweight Fight There was nothing that stuck out about this fight. Both Fighters traded top position in the first round. Craig certainly had the upper hand the […]

Bellator 253 Review

November 20, 2020

Shots for Stots Raufeon Stots vs. Keith Lee Bantamweight Fight Stots seemed to always have this fight under control.  He scored takedowns and always played his distance properly.  Lee seemed to only be setting up […]

Bellator 252 Review

November 13, 2020

Float like a Featherweight Daniel Weichel vs. Emmanuel Sanchez Featherweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal This was quite the back and forth affair at certain points.  Weichel had a lot of opportunities to show off his chin.  […]

UFC Fight Night Review 11/7/2020

November 8, 2020

Dominat-Yan Claudia Gadelha vs. Yan Xiaonan Women’s Flyweight Fight This was a very good fight for Xiaonan, she got better as it went along.   She was on her back for the majority of the […]

Bellator 251 Review

November 6, 2020

Upon Further Review Derek Andserson vs. Killys Mota Welterweight Fight This fight had a pretty solid back and forth to it, and Derek Anderson seemed to have a bit more control. Unfortunately the fight was […]

UFC Halloween Fight Night Review

November 1, 2020

Style over Substance Bobby Green vs. Thaigo Moises Lightweight Fight Bobby Green was deceptively good in this fight.  If you watched it, it seemed like he was getting hit more than he was giving, but […]

Bellator 250 Review

October 30, 2020

All-Around Solid Dalton Rosta vs. Ty Gwerder Middleweight Fight This was a pretty back and forth fight, not to mention it was the first time Rosta made it to the 3rd round in his career.  […]

UFC 254

October 25, 2020

Main Card Dagestan Done it Again Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba Light Heavyweight Fight Ankalaev has done it again, continuing the impressive modern legacy of fighters from the Russian province of Dagestan. Cutelaba talked a […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly from Bellator 249

October 16, 2020

By: Frank Hyden, MMATorch Senior Columnist Bellator 249 was last night and the show featured Cris Cyborg defending her Bellator Featherweight Championship for the first time, where she picked up her first career submission victory. […]

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