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Watch: Holloway & Ortega’s UFC 231 Media Day Faceoff

UFC featherweights Max Holloway and Brian Ortega will fight for the Hawaiian’s title on Saturday night and both engaged in a tense staredown last night. Can we just lock them in a cage already and get on with it? There are few fights in the UFC right now that are as interesting from a stylistic perspective as the showdown between …

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Watch: Khabib’s Awful Message To Aspiring Female Fighters

Khabib Nurmagomedov answered a question from a female fan at a public speaking appearance recently, causing roars of laughter and applause from the crowd. The question related to any advice Khabib could give to fighters – and in particular female fighters – looking to get a career in mixed martial arts off the ground. The UFC lightweight champion’s response was …

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Exclusive: Machida Is Faced With Carvalho, But Has An Eye On Mousasi

Bellator’s latest acquisition, the former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, spoke exclusively to us here at Pundit Arena about his promotional debut and his plans for the future. Few names are as synonymous with the sport as Machida’s. From the moment he crane-kicked the legendary Randy Couture into retirement to his title-winning KO of Rashad Evans, Lyoto was front-and-centre through …

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A Long List Of MMA Predictions For 2019

As another year in the world of mixed martial arts comes to a close, I take a stab at predicting how the next year plays out in the sport’s upper echelons.  Last December, I brought you our first attempt at predicting how the completely unpredictable landscape of the sport would look after 365 days and while it was a tough task, …

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Ortega: Watching Khabib At UFC 229 Made Me Crave A Super-Fight

The UFC featherweight title-challenger Brian Ortega has revealed that watching Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 caused him to target a matchup with the undefeated Russian in the future. Ortega’s stock has gone through the roof in recent times after a string of high-profile finishes of some of the featherweight division’s most revered icons but with him set to take on …

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McGregor Files Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Of Michael Chiesa

Conor McGregor’s official motion to dismiss the ongoing lawsuit of UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa has been released, courtesy of TMZ. For all the time that has passed since April’s UFC 223 media day, the now infamous bus attack that saw McGregor and a host of his comrades attempt to get at the team of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. We …

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José Aldo Vs. Cub Swanson II Reportedly Set For UFC 233

Two of the top UFC featherweights of all-time are reportedly set to rematch as José Aldo vs. Cub Swanson move closer to a slot on January’s UFC 233. UFC 233 is getting better by the day it seems. Already the card is home to Cejudo/Dillashaw, Lawler/Askren, and Vick/Felder among others and now, we could well see a 145lb clash befitting …

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