Gamboa vs. Rios for…what weight class is this at again?

Yuriorkis Gamboa is jumping weight from Featherweight to Lightweight to meet former champion Brandon Rios, who had to vacate his title during his last outing after failing to make weight after three attempts and despite talk that he would be making a permanent move to Super Lightweight. From Kevin Iole … Continue reading

UFC on FOX this Saturday: satisfaction guaranteed


Joe Silva and Dana White are smart men. For their first fight on network television, they’ve chosen a bout that is all but guaranteed to be entertaining. As Mike Chiapetta notes over at The success of both starts with offense. Both men are among the most prolific offensive heavyweights … Continue reading

Why the winner of Ben Henderson vs. Clay Guida may not determine a #1 contender

Ever since it was announced that Clay Guida would face former WEC Lightweight champion Ben Henderson on the undercard of the first UFC on Fox event (Saturday, November 12th), speculations and assumptions have built towards an inevitable conclusion: the winner would be #1 contender to the UFC Lightweight title. Not … Continue reading

UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson predictions (Saturday 10/01/11 on Versus)


MATT WIMAN vs. MAC DANZIG Their first encounter was at UFC 115 in June of last year. Wiman had Danzig in a guillotine choke and Yves Lavigne called off the fight when it appeared from his vantage point that Danzig had passed out. What Lavigne could not see, however, is … Continue reading

Roger Huerta’s journey spans homelessness, riches, and continents

The once (and future?) crown Prince of Lightweights: Roger Huerta is returning to the streets that nearly destroyed him

If you pitched Roger Huerta’s life story to a Hollywood producer, he’d likely be given a polite dismissal that would turn into condescension once he left the room. It’s a story about a kid from the streets, abandoned by addict parents who leave him homeless and alone before he even htis puberty. … Continue reading

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