Missed John Moraga’s KOTN? Here it is and it is filthy!

The UFC 216 KOTN, by John Moraga

Many people that tuned in to UFC 216 missed the Knockout of the Night (KOTN) from John Moraga. Moraga was coming off of a decision win in June, but an overall spotty UFC career. It was on UFC Fight Pass that led to a majority of MMA fans missing his fight. Coming into his fight … Read moreMissed John Moraga’s KOTN? Here it is and it is filthy!

UFN Phoenix: Penn vs Rodriguez Results & Play By Play

UFN Phoenix: Penn vs Rodriguez Play By Play

FS1 Main Card BJ Penn vs Yair Rodriguez Rd 1: Rodriguez already trying some spinning stuff. BJ eats a huge left head kick. Rodriguez a spinning all over the place. BJ looking a little lost out there. Penn still has that great takedown defense, though. BJ looks just a step behind right now. Rodriguez teeing … Read moreUFN Phoenix: Penn vs Rodriguez Results & Play By Play

The UFC Official Weigh-in face-offs for UFN: Phoenix

The UFC Official Weigh-in face-offs for UFN: Phoenix

As always, we have the early UFC weigh-ins and then the face-offs. All fighters will compete tomorrow night on the UFC Ultimate Fight Night: Phoenix. The bout is headlined by the returning BJ Penn vs Yair Rodriguez.

UFN: Phoenix: FS1 Main Card

Featherweight- Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn
Lightweigh- Joe Lauzon vs. Marcin Held
Welterweight- Court McGee vs. Ben Saunders
Flyweight- John Moraga vs. Sergio Pettis

FS1 Preliminary Card

Bantamweight- Frankie Saenz vs. Augusto Mendes
Heavyweight- Oleksiy Oliynyk vs. Viktor Pešta
Lightweight- Alex White vs. Tony Martin
Heavyweight- Walt Harris vs. Chase Sherman

UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card

Women’s Strawweight- Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Nina Ansaroff
Lightweight- Devin Powell vs. Drakkar Klose
Light Heavyweight- Joachim Christensen vs. Bojan Mihajlović
Heavyweight- Dmitri Smoliakov vs. Cyril Asker

Open Workout Highlights for UFC Fight Night: Phoenix

Open Workout Highlights for UFC Fight Night: Phoenix

Fighters took to the stage for the media open workouts. Everyone looked good and ready for their upcoming fights this Sunday at UFC Fight Night: Phoenix. No one looked happier to be there than the returning Prodigy, BJ Penn. For the record, everyone made weight at the early weigh-ins today. So, we have some fight tomorrow!


Notable quotes from the Open Workout:

“I forgot this half (fan interaction). I’ve just been doing the fighting part. This other half, I love it. I’m so happy I’m here.”

-BJ Penn

“I respect him so much. But, If you are mad at me, we are going to fight anyway. So you want to fight me? Well, this is what we do.”

-Yair Rodriguez

“I’m excited! She likes to stand and bang. That’s what I like to do. I hope that we put on a freakin’ good fight”

Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger

“Even before I got to the UFC… I wasn’t supposed to be here and I wasn’t supposed to stay here, so let’s do it.”

-John Moraga

“I’m fighting Augusto. I wanted to fight here (Phoenix). So that’s just kind of what happened.”

-Frankie Saenz

UFC Fight Night 103 Main Card Predictions – Sawa Says

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Devon Sawa is not Just a Fantastic Actor, he’s a Huge fan of MMA and He’s making His Picks for UFC events right here at MikeSwick.com When I was thinking about who I’d like to reach out to for celebrity picks for UFC events it came down to two very simple factors.  Devon Sawa knows … Read moreUFC Fight Night 103 Main Card Predictions – Sawa Says

The drought is over, it’s an MMA extravaganza this weekend

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There were no mainstream MMA events this past weekend. It was an MMA Drought I know if you’re anything like me, you suffered through an agonizing MMA-less snooze-fest this past weekend. No UFC, no Bellator, no Invicta, not even a live event on AXS for the hardcore fan to tune into and check out.  It … Read moreThe drought is over, it’s an MMA extravaganza this weekend