MMA Discussion Podcast – Episode 92 (UFC 198 preview, Heavyweight division breakdown)

Host John Franklin and Nick Peralta breakdown UFC 198, review UFC: Rotterdam and Invicta FC 17, debate Alistair Overeem's contendership status, and discuss the many news headlines throughout the last week. Stacked episode! https://soundcloud.com/mma-discussion-podcast/episode-92-ufc-198-preview-heavyweight-division-breakdown

Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

UFC 198 took a major hit today as former UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva unfortunately has pulled out of his bout with Uriah Hall due to severe abdominal pain. Dana White confirmed the news with Yahoo Sports Tuesday. Even more serious following this bit of news being that Silva may require gall bladder surgery after … Continue reading Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

Fights to watch in the month of May

As we march full speed ahead into the heart of the Spring season, we begin our ascent into the beckoning months that are sure to deliver us some of the best events and fights out of the whole year. This May we will see some amazing fights involving legends, future stars and high level talent … Continue reading Fights to watch in the month of May

BREAKING: Cris “Cyborg” set to make UFC debut at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith

One of the most feared fighters in the world will finally step foot inside the octagon as Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino faces Leslie Smith at UFC 198 on May 14 in a catchweight of 140 pounds. The UFC made the announcement Monday morning after weeks of speculation surrounding the Brazilian champion. Justino (15-1, … Continue reading BREAKING: Cris “Cyborg” set to make UFC debut at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith

John Lineker vs. Rob Font added to UFC 198

A phenomenal Bantamweight bout has been added to what is already one of the most stacked pay-per-view cards in recent history at UFC 198. Former Flyweight contender turned Bantamweight John "Hands of Stone" Lineker takes on exciting up-and-coming prospect Rob Font which is set to take place in the 40,000-seat arena in Curitiba, Brazil. Lineker … Continue reading John Lineker vs. Rob Font added to UFC 198

Gegard Mousasi calls out Anderson Silva for bout at UFC 199 or UFC 200

UFC Middleweight Gegard Mousasi had been adament since his signing with the promotion that he wished to compete against the biggest and best names, calling out the likes of Ronald Souza, Lyoto Machida, and Vitor Belfort. Mousasi has now turned his attention to one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the Octagon. Fresh over … Continue reading Gegard Mousasi calls out Anderson Silva for bout at UFC 199 or UFC 200