This week on the Fighting Words MMA Podcast, Ryan Galati is joined by Canadian MMA journalist Aaron Bronsteter to discuss UFC Toronto rumours, recent announcements, and recent events.
With three vicious knockouts earlier, the crowd at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for UFC 239 were expecting nothing less in the main event. What they were treated too was a high-level chess match that earned Jon Jones the split-decision victory over Thiago Santos, much to their dislike.
President Dana White has seen it all in mixed martial arts and after UFC 239 Saturday night, he added another name to the list of all-time greats. Amanda Nunes.
It was a highlight filled event, but nobody shined more than Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal obtained the fastest knockout in UFC history when he hit undefeated welterweight (19-0) “Funky” Ben Askren with a flying knee in five seconds Saturday, at UFC 239 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The UFC finally made it official Friday in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile arena, there’s just one problem.
Not when, but where.
After an intense stare down with his opponent Michael Chiesa, Diego Sanchez isn’t shy about expressing what he wants to do once the cage door closes. And it goes way beyond the limits of fighting.
UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy, featured eight Canadian fighters on the preliminary card it was a mixed for the home town fighters, as they went 3-5 in their fights.
Macy Chiasson overcame a tough first round to defeat Canadian Sarah Moras by TKO at 2:22 of the second round in their Women’s Bantamweight bout on Saturday.
In spite of all the media jabs from his opponent, Derek Brunson was able to snap a two-fight losing streak, cruising to a unanimous decision victory over Theodorou in Saturday’s co-main event.
After a masterful performance to headline UFC Fight Night: Ottawa, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone won’t be satisfied unless he gets what he believes he deserves.