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Aldo Vs. McGregor: What To Expect

Tuesday 20th January 2015

With a win over Denis Siver on the UFC Fight Night 59 card this past weekend, Conor McGregor earned his golden ticket in the promotion and now has his title bout with UFC Featherweight champion. While McGregor has been vocal since his debut in 2013, calling all everyone from Aldo and Chad Mendes to Lightweight fighter Diego Sanchez, the simple fact is that despite how some may feel about him and h...

The MMA World Just "Blew" It

Thursday 8th January 2015

When new broke earlier this week that UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones had failed a pre-fight, out of competition drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), many MMA fans took this situation to pile on Jones. While many see Jones as a fake, loudmouth, brash, egotistical dick, the bottom line is that even if Jones is all these things, this is not the time to try ...

UFC 182: Horiguchi Looking To Impress The Masses

Friday 2nd January 2015

When UFC 182 kicks off this coming weekend, most of the attention will be focused on the evenings main event, and for good reason. The UFC Light Heavyweight title bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier is perhaps one of the most anticipated bouts in the promotions history. But before the main event takes places, an underrated bout at 125 pounds will take center stage, and this matchup between ...

South Coast Watch: Ronin: Dec 6th

Friday 5th December 2014

A fight show that has been gaining crazy momentum in a short period of time is Aldershot's Ronin. The brain child of the charismatic Jeremy Bailey, it has become a hub of top and well-presented Pro rules K1 and MMA action with a fast growing reputation. With its latest offering set to go down at the Fight Science Gym in Aldershot it looks like the show has taken another step in the right directi...

South Coast Watch: Shock N Awe 18: Night Of Champions: November 22nd

Friday 21st November 2014

Summer time is a beautiful time in the coastal city of Portsmouth. The Quays are bustling and filled with shoppers, tourists and locals simply enjoying a beer in the sunshine as they watch the crowds come and go. Hundreds of different types of festivals fill the streets bringing people from all over the world, and just along the coast the beaches of Southsea are filled with the young building sand...

UFC 180: A Mediocre Road To Success.

Friday 14th November 2014

Any way you want to spin it, it's hard to find someone that isn't a Mark Hunt fan for some reason or another. Whether it's his incredible knockout power or his "rags to riches" MMA story, he is the type of not only fighter, but human being you simply have to love. But all love aside, sometimes you have to look into the mirror and be realistic about what you see. And this is the difficult part with...

South Coast Watch: Too Much Talent 5: November 15th

Sunday 9th November 2014

It's time for the South Coast Watch again; a little look at the accessible shows for the South Coast fans, and this week see's the return of Surrey's Too Much Talent promotion. Although not exactly South Coast! Too Much Talent is a simple little drive up the motorway and can be found cosily nestled into one of the most enjoyable establishments you could ever hope to watch a fight promotion. The ...

CWFC 73: The Hidden Treasures.

Tuesday 28th October 2014

This week the behemoth of European MMA promotions Cage Warriors strides into the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, and dragged behind it is a full bag of scraps that is bursting at the seams. Headlining the card will be the deciding third match up between Stevie Ray and Curt Warburton as well as a tantalizing co-headlining bout between grizzled veterans Jimmy Wallhead and Juan Manuel Suarez. Now ...

South Coast Watch: Fast and Furious 12: November 2nd

Thursday 23rd October 2014

There are a lot of fantastic fight cards going down this November, with the South-Coast scene well and truly stimulated, I think it's about time to take a look at the accessible fight shows and fights available to the South-Coast martial arts fans. This does not only cover the shows close to hand for a little visit, (which we hope you will do as everybody's support in this sport is greatly receive...

UFC 181: 2014's UFC Measuring Stick?

Tuesday 21st October 2014

Despite the up and down year the UFC has had in regards to injuries and poor PPV ratings, the last few months of 2014 give the promotion the chance to possibly correct some "problems. Starting with UFC 179 this coming weekend, 4 UFC titles will be defended, and 1 new champion will be crowned. Fan favorites Cain Velasquez and Jose Aldo will both defend their respective titles, and a female Straw we...

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