Is Kamaru Usman for real?

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UFC #7 ranked welterweight Kamaru Usman has all but 7 fights under the promotion, but he feels he’s been deserving of a ranked opponent for the longest time. Tonight at UFC Chile he gets what he’s been asking for, but where will a victory over Demian Maia put him? Kamaru Usman, 31, has been in the UFC for nearly three years, but the self described most avoided fighter in the welterweight division has been itching for a ranked opponent for some time now. The problem is that five of his…

UFC 214 Betting Picks: Jones vs Cormier II

The most anticipated card of 2017 Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier brings us some fantastic matchups, including three title fights on the main card.  The two non-title fights that proceed it; Robbie Lawler vs Donald Cerrone and Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir likely have title contention implications. The undercard boasts some interesting fights as well, namely Ricardo Lamas vs Jason Knight and Renan Barao vs Aljamain Sterling.  While the odds for the title fights may not be particularly enticing, there is certainly value to be found within this card. All…

UFC 211 Betting Picks: Brazilian Upsets

Big card tonight, we finally have some titles on the line and not to spoil my picks but I think we may see both of them change hands. Let’s first talk about JDS Miocic. Now I’m no MMA Analyst but I reckon if you are looking to predict the outcome of a rematch then a good place to start is the first fight. Junior Dos Santos won that first fight by unanimous decision; and statistics tell us that MMA rematches are, more often than not, won by the victor of…

Demian Maia is Rousey’ing the Welterweight Division

Good God UFC on Fox 21 just ended and at 38 years old Demian Maia looked better than ever. He threw one punch then cut through Condit on the ground in under two minutes. Maia’s run of submission dominance is something new fans might not be surprised to see since Ronda did just that to the women’s bantamweight division for years until she got head kicked to hollywood. But subbing do nothing bitches in the new women’s 135lb division is one thing. The men’s welterweight division on  the other hand is a fucking lion’s den of…