“The Filipino Assassin” Phillipe Nover retires from mixed martial arts

"The Filipino Assassin" Phillipe Nover retires from mixed martial arts

A short while ago, “The Filipino Assassin” Phillipe Nover took to his Instagram account to announce his retirement from mixed martial arts. Phillipe¬†ends his career at 11-8-1 following a split decision loss to Rick Glenn at UFC 208 in Nover’s hometown of Brooklyn. “Super”, as he was once nicknamed early on, burst onto the scene … Read more“The Filipino Assassin” Phillipe Nover retires from mixed martial arts

UFC 208 begins to take shape

UFC 208 marks the octagon’s return to New York City as Brooklyn’s Barclays Center plays host to the first pay-per-view of 2017. It was announced earlier in the week that Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Radamie for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship would headline the event. This morning, 8 more bouts were added to the … Read moreUFC 208 begins to take shape

Ian McCall makes his long overdue return to the UFC

Ian Mccall hasn’t fought for almost 2 years. It hasn’t been for lack of trying though. The saying “If it wasn’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all” was written for Ian McCall. McCall’s Wikipedia page is almost comical to read. “McCall was expected to face…” is posted 8 different times. 2015-2016 was … Read moreIan McCall makes his long overdue return to the UFC

Cyborg reacts to 145lbs title fight snub

News broke late last night that the UFC is introducing a women’s featherweight division, something that InvictaFC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has been vocal about wanting. While everyone would have suspected the creation of such a division would feature a marquee name like herself fighting for the inaugural title, turns out the UFC decided … Read moreCyborg reacts to 145lbs title fight snub

UFC announces inaugural Women’s Featherweight title fight

Following UFC 206 and Max Holloway’s featherweight title win there has been a lot of chatter regarding a featherweight title fight at UFC 208 in Brooklyn. That chatter has become halfway true. When the UFC steps foot into Brooklyn the featherweight title WILL be on the line, but it will be the inaugural women’s featherweight … Read moreUFC announces inaugural Women’s Featherweight title fight