In just under a week’s time the UFC will hold its annual year-end fight card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Typically this card tends to be rather loaded in terms of quality fights on paper and this year certainly isn’t an exception. You have two title fights as well as a bout that will get us one step closer to having our next heavyweight title contender. Not to mention two great openers featuring multi-time post fight award winners Jim Miller and Dustin Poirier and two men trying to make their mark on the main card in Fabricio Camoes and Diego Brandao. That’s not [...]
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Going into UFC 129 there were many stories to be told. First was the ascension of a sport that once was taboo and struggled to fill smaller 2,000 – 5,000 capacity venues to it’s biggest stage in front of a live crowd of over 55,000. Then there was the showcase of the stars of tomorrow as two WEC standouts in Ben Henderson and the featherweight champion Jose Aldo would make their official UFC debuts. Of course you also had the final chapter in the historic career of Randy Couture, who win lose or draw vowed to walk away from the sport he loved following Saturday’s [...]