Joe Lauzon gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

Joe Lauzon

UFC Bonus Machine Joe Lauzon will be back in action on April 22nd The UFC announced another fight for the UFC Fight Night 108 card. Lightweights Joe Lauzon and Stevie Ray will compete in a matchup of talented fighters.  UFC Fight Night 108 is headlined by Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov fighting in a five-round … Read moreJoe Lauzon gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

UFC Fight Night 108 gets a hard hitting Welterweight fight added

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Jake Ellenberger will be facing Mike Perry in Nashville April 22nd The Fight Night 108 card is starting to look better and better.  Another scrap has been added, it is consists of two guys who can light it up in the Octagon. Welterweights Mike “Platinum” Perry will go toe to toe with Jake Ellenberger. Jake … Read moreUFC Fight Night 108 gets a hard hitting Welterweight fight added

Ovince Saint Preux gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

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OSP will be back in the Octagon April 22nd in Nashville, TN The UFC Fight Night 108 card in Nashville, just got another fight added to the mix. Light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux will face Brazilian Marcos Rogerio de Lima on the main card of the FOX Sports 1 card.  Ovince has lost three consecutive … Read moreOvince Saint Preux gets a fight at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville

A top UFC fighter sparring boxing, with top a ranked boxer. As told by Cub Swanson.

A top UFC fighter sparring boxing, with top a ranked boxer. As told by Cub Swanson.

Those in the know are aware that top 5 welterweight boxer Timothy Bradley went to high School with top UFC featherweight, Cub Swanson. With Conor coming to Las Vegas yesterday, rumors again began swirling about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather boxing. Despite any educated fight fan knowing exactly how a boxing match between a mixed … Read moreA top UFC fighter sparring boxing, with top a ranked boxer. As told by Cub Swanson.

Cub Swanson set to main event UFC Fight Night Nashville

Cub Swanson set to main event UFC Fight Night Nashville

UFC Fight Night 109 from Nashville just got its main event. #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson will take on Artem Lobov in a fight that could prove pivotal for both fighters. Swanson is coming off of what many consider the “Fight of the Year” for 2016 where he bested Doo Ho Choi, and a win … Read moreCub Swanson set to main event UFC Fight Night Nashville

There’s a Hurricane in the UFC featherweight division and it’s name is Shane Burgos

There's a Hurricane in the UFC featherweight division and it's name is Shane Burgos

You know who Shane Burgos is. He is the guy that put an absolute thrashing on Tiago Trator in his UFC debut. Don’t know? He sits undefeated at 8-0 and is a featherweight prospect. Still don’t know? In his first UFC fight, he got a haircut between rounds. Ohhhh, now you remember. Yes, getting your … Read moreThere’s a Hurricane in the UFC featherweight division and it’s name is Shane Burgos

Fight at the 2017 LA Fit Expo. MMA fighters and bodybuilders go at it.

Fight at the 2017 LA Fit Expo. MMA fighters and bodybuilders go at it.

My twitter timeline is blowing up today with fighters saying that they will be at the Los Angeles Fit Expo today. The yearly Fit Expo is great for the hardcore fans of MMA and bodybuilding.  They can meet, get an autograph, or take a photo with their inspirations.

Michael Chandler looks to be at the Monster Energy booth. Cub Swanson and Daniel Straus are at the Virus Intl booth.  Tito Ortiz and the Bellator ring girls are signing over at Punishment Athletics. Rich Piana gets punched in the face at the 5% booth. Wait. What?

We live in 2017 and there are such things as YouTube celebrities. I have just learned this, by the way.

Rich Piana is a YouTube celebrity. He’s a 46 year old monster of a bodybuilder, with personality. His Youtube channel is filled with workout tips and celebrities training with him etc. He posts videos of people calling him out, wanting to fight him as well.

A former 5% team member named Mac Trucc is one of those people who want to fight Piana.

In the above video, Mac Trucc is talking a lot of smack to Piana at the Fit Expo. Piana tells Trucc that they can go walk somewhere and fight alone, with no bodybuilding crews. I’m pretty sure this is the plot of West Side Story.

Trucc punches Piana. 100 guys in black tank tops, cargo shorts, and backwards hats rushed in to separate it.

Arguing and chest puffing ensue at the Fit Expo. Described as a ‘Top MMA fighter’ in a Piana YouTube Video, 1 of Rich’s guys charges at Trucc. He ‘THIS IS SPARTA’ kicks one of Trucc’s crew, who proceeds to beat down the top MMA fighter.

Alex Di Ciero is who got pummeled and he is Royce Gracie’s bodyguard.

I understand why bodybuilders have to fight at the Fit Expo. Imagine 2 bodybuilders applying for a license to fight a sanctioned event. USADA would have a field day.

Video Courtesy of MrYorkieLoverFitness

MikeSwick.com’s Best of the Year: 2016

MikeSwick.com's Best of the Year: 2016

In short, 2016 could have been better. MMA saw the unfortunate and unnecessary passing of some good people. The UFC was sold by Zuffa. Conor McGregor got bigger. USADA made people get smaller. We surveyed the staff of MikeSwick.com on their picks for all of the best (and worst) of 2016. Fight of the Year … Read moreMikeSwick.com’s Best of the Year: 2016

Cub Swanson vs Max Holloway 2? Yes please.

Cub Swanson vs Max Holloway 2? Yes please.

Max Holloway knows the drill. Yes you can want a fight with Jose Aldo, but that doesn’t always mean you are going to get it. Jose Aldo has a way of getting hurt at the most inopportune times. It happens so often that I’m not quite sure who the actual featherweight champion is. All I … Read moreCub Swanson vs Max Holloway 2? Yes please.

Cub Swanson: Started from the bottom, now he’s here

Cub Swanson: Started from the bottom, now he's here

MMA fans saw Cub Swanson do something special at UFC 206. Cub doesn’t really doesn’t really see it, but he’ll take our word for it. He has always taken ‘respect’ very seriously. I remember back during the time of Myspace when the MMA fan found their online voice. He’d call me and say, “Listen to … Read moreCub Swanson: Started from the bottom, now he’s here

Cub Swanson talks about his UFC 206 epic War

Cub Swanson talks about his epic war with Doo Ho Choi

Cub Swanson was a guest on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani a week after his Fight of the Year Candidate match with Doo Ho Choi. Swanson fielded the questions that we were all wondering at one point or another during their epic battle. Most notably, “What was going through your head?” How many times … Read moreCub Swanson talks about his UFC 206 epic War

Looking Ahead to UFC Fight Night Vanzant vs Waterson

Sunday is the day of rest and we all needed it after the amazing night of fights that went down this past Saturday at UFC 206. Well, it’s Monday and it’s already a new fight week! We have the UFC on FOX Fight Night card from Sacramento, headlined by Paige VanZant vs Michelle Waterson. The … Read moreLooking Ahead to UFC Fight Night Vanzant vs Waterson

Twitter Reacts to Cub Swanson vs Doo Ho Choi

Sometimes, watching people lose it on Twitter during fights can be so entertaining. Fans witnessed the ‘2016 Fight of the Year’, when Cub Swanson defeated Do Ho Choi at UFC 206. Swanson vs Choi was a fight for the ages, with a back and forth ebb and flow. Like clockwork; fighters, celebrities, and personalities took … Read moreTwitter Reacts to Cub Swanson vs Doo Ho Choi

UFC 206: Results and Play by Play

UFC 206 Pay Per View. December 10, 2016 Air Canada Centre. Toronto, Canada. Attendance 18,057 Gate: $2,429,300 (CAD)/$1,843,101 (USD) Main Card: Anthony Pettis vs Max Holloway Pettis is back to his old ways, being showtime. He’s mixing his strikes up really well, almost using the leg kick as a jab. Holloway did a fantastic job … Read moreUFC 206: Results and Play by Play