JMMA Monday: Grading International Accessibility

Accessing Japanese MMA has never been easy for international viewers. At any point in time, at least one promotion would have some issue that holds back international viewers from watching or even getting information about them. Accessibility will always be a relevant issue. Two years ago, we spoke to viewers around the globe to understand … Continue reading JMMA Monday: Grading International Accessibility

JMMA Monday Audio 8/8/22: Final RIZIN 37 Thoughts, Kickboxing Check-Up, Exhibition Matches, And More

In this week's "JMMA Monday Audio," we were joined by Babalu Jack of the "High Kicks & Armbars" podcast. We had a lengthy discussion about a variety of topics surrounding the Japanese combat sports scene. This podcast includes some final thoughts on RIZIN 37, a preview of this month's top Japanese kickboxing events, and much … Continue reading JMMA Monday Audio 8/8/22: Final RIZIN 37 Thoughts, Kickboxing Check-Up, Exhibition Matches, And More

Jamahal Hill Keeps Momentum Going With Fourth-Round Finish Over Thiago Santos

Jamahal Hill made another big move up the light heavyweight rankings on Saturday night, stopping Thiago Santos in his longest UFC appearance thus far. Hill's victory headlined a UFC "Fight Night" card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on Saturday night. Hill earned his finish against Santos in the fourth round of … Continue reading Jamahal Hill Keeps Momentum Going With Fourth-Round Finish Over Thiago Santos

Cain Velasquez Pleads Not Guilty In Attempted Murder Case

UFC veteran Cain Velasquez appeared in the Santa Clara County court Friday, submitting a not guilty plea for an attempted murder case. Velasquez, 40, is facing more than 10 charges stemming from an alleged incident that took place in February. Other charges include shooting at an occupied motor vehicle or aircraft, willfully discharging a firearm … Continue reading Cain Velasquez Pleads Not Guilty In Attempted Murder Case

Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira Moved To August 13th UFC ‘Fight Night’

This weekend's UFC card has suffered another hit. A flyweight bout between Ariane Lipski and Priscila Cachoeira has been removed from tonight's lineup and is now expected to take place at the promotion's August 13th event at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California, USA. News of the change was first reported by Adriano Albuquerque … Continue reading Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira Moved To August 13th UFC ‘Fight Night’

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UFC on ESPN 59: Santos vs. Hill Preview

UFC's light heavyweight division will be the main spotlight this weekend, as ranked talents Jamahal Hill and Thiago Santos will face off. Riding the momentum of his first-ever UFC main event, Hill will aim to shoot up the 205-pound ranks with another victory. For Santos, this fight allows him to pick up a win after … Continue reading UFC on ESPN 59: Santos vs. Hill Preview

Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya To Face Rival Alex Pereira At UFC 281

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has the chance to avenge a kickboxing loss under MMA rules later this year, facing rival Alex Pereira in a five-round title fight. Adesanya and Pereira are expected to meet at UFC 281 on November 12th, per an announcement made by the middleweight champion on ESPN's SportCenter this Friday. The … Continue reading Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya To Face Rival Alex Pereira At UFC 281

Jason Witt vs. Josh Quinlan Off Saturday’s UFC Card, Moved To August 13th Event

Josh Quinlan's UFC debut will happen a week later than previously expected. The promotional newcomer's bout against Jason Witt has been removed from Saturday's "Fight Night" card, and has already been transferred to the promotion's August 13th show. The bout will now take place at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California, USA. The reason … Continue reading Jason Witt vs. Josh Quinlan Off Saturday’s UFC Card, Moved To August 13th Event

Stevie Ray Beats Anthony Pettis For Second Time, Earns PFL Grand Final Spot

PFL's lightweight and light heavyweight grand final bouts were confirmed at their event on Friday night. Light heavyweights Omari Akhmedov and Rob Wilkinson are expected to appear in the grand finals later this year. At lightweight, it will be Stevie Ray and Olivier Aubin-Mercier competing in the fall. The grand final spots were decided with … Continue reading Stevie Ray Beats Anthony Pettis For Second Time, Earns PFL Grand Final Spot