Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly … [Read more...] about MMA’s week out of the cage: Conor McGregor praises Artem Lobov after BKFC 9 loss
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Following the split draw between the pair at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on Saturday night, Paul Craig has made no secret of the fact that he wants to face Mauricio Rua again. But he also revealed another motivation for facing him a … [Read more...] about Paul Craig wanted to send ‘Shogun’ Rua into retirement at UFC on ESPN+ 22 in Sao Paulo
Ricardo Ramos added another UFC finish to his growing collection at UFC on ESPN+ 22 in Sao Paolo, then revealed that a Brazilian soccer legend inspired one of the eye-catching techniques he landed during the bout. Sao … [Read more...] about How Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho inspired Ricardo Ramos to victory at UFC on ESPN+ 22
nt"(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for ‘Jacare’ Souza after UFC on ESPN+ 22 loss?) After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action … [Read more...] about Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Jan Blachowicz and UFC on ESPN+ 22’s other key winners?
(Courtesy of RT Sport) At a meeting with school kids in the Moscow Region, Khabib Nurmagomedov was asked about his proudest victory. Playing to his crowd, Nurmagomedov said that he didn't like hurting people, but had to … [Read more...] about Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I don’t like hurting people, but I enjoyed smashing Conor McGregor’
What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 22 in Sao Paulo? Here are a few post-fight musings … * * * * * 1. Jan Blachowicz is good, but not the guy No disrespect to Jan Blachowicz (25-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC), but it’s hard to imagine … [Read more...] about 6 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 22: ‘Jacare’s’ future, Rua vs. Craig scoring and more