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UFC 260 Recap and Reaction: Francis Ngannou crowned Heavyweight Champion

It took more time than usual but newly-crowned Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou emphatically put any demons from his first-ever career loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220 to bed. Ngannou finally realised his dream of capturing UFC gold with a calm, composed and patient performance which saw the Cameroonian knock out Miocic in devastating fashion. Ngannou, before this fight, was …


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John Hutchinson: The Irishman Coaching A UFC Champion

John Hutchinson has been coaching Petr Yan since the beginning of the Russian’s UFC career and will corner him for his first title defence against Aljamain Sterling this weekend. Neither of them started out in mixed-martial arts with John winning bouts all over the world as a professional boxer and Yan making his way in the amateur ranks. Yan ended …


UFC 258: Kamaru Usman May Be ‘Boring’ But His Quality Cannot Be Dismissed

As it stands, UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman is well on his way in following in the footsteps of former Welterweight champion George St. Pierre (GSP) after an emphatic demolition job of former team-mate Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on Saturday at the UFC Apex arena in Las Vegas. Usman stopped Burns early in the third round via TKO with …

Dustin Poirier Was The Lesson McGregor Needed

It has now been a week since Conor McGregor’s long-awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division went awry. Dustin Poirier cleverly dispatched of McGregor in the second round of their rematch after consistent kicks to the lower right leg proved to be the Irishman’s kryptonite. It was the Dubliner’s first loss by Technical Knock-Out (TKO) in his …