Article posted on Thursday 20 December - 10:57 EST
Their first fight was an instant classic: former light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones returns to battle Alexander Gustafsson for the vacant title. UFC 232 will be the promotion's last event of 2018 and what a way to end everything! This fight will be a pleasure to watch and one of the best MMA odds to keep an eye on. We give break down the UFC odds.
Mayweather invades Japan as the unbeaten boxing superstar surprised everyone with a fight against rising kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa. The fight is scheduled for New Year's Eve, December 31 in the Saitama Super Arena in what should be a massive event that will draw huge viewership numbers. The fight will be a boxing match as Mayweather gets his second consecutive MMA fighter. We break down this upcoming crossover fight.
Madison Square Garden will once again be home to one of the year's biggest UFC bouts as dual champion Daniel Cormier defends his heavyweight strap against the surging Derrick Lewis. Cormier is unbeaten at heavyweight and knocked out the previous champion, Stipe Miocic in one round. But Lewis is undefeated this year and has won nine of his last ten fights. This is one colossal title fight you can't miss.
The UFC debuts in Moncton, New Brunswick with a pair of light heavyweight finishers anchoring the main event. Volkan "No Time" Oezdemir meets Anthony "Lionheart" Smith bringing with them a combined 28 knockouts including seven from their UFC fights. Oezdemir is coming off a title shot and looks to rebound while Smith is making his third straight fight at 205. A title shot could be in store for the winner.
Article posted on Friday 28 September
Canada's best active MMA fighter Rory Macdonald (+165) is live this Saturday and looking to become a two-division champion as he faces Gegard Mousasi (-225) in a champion versus champion "superfight" that is Bellator MMA's biggest event of the year. Both fighters were recently crowned welterweight and middleweight champions, respectively and are two of MMA's best fighters today. Macdonald achieves history or Mousasi's legend grows.
Article posted on Thursday 27 September
He's back! After messing around in boxing, the "Notorious" Conor McGregor returns to headline UFC 229 to reclaim his lightweight title from the new champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor was previously a two-division champion and was never defeated for the title just like Nurmagomedov has never lost. It's a clash of styles and personalities as the brash striker meets the stoic wrestler in this year's biggest MMA fight.
It's boxing's most anticipated rematch. The sequel to last year's superfight as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez takes on the undefeated Gennady Golovkin in part two of what could be this generation's greatest rivalry. Their first fight ended in a highly controversial draw although most viewers had Golovkin winning. This rematch depends on which boxer has learned from their mistakes as a definitive conclusion will be reached.
The two best welterweights not named Errol Spence Jr. or Keith Thurman go at it for the vacant WBC welterweight title in this Saturday's boxing main event. Both boxers have only lost to the best and are looking for a marquee match with a big win here. Garcia is pegged as the slight favourite by bettors but Thurman himself picked Porter to win. It should be a close one.
UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley returns to defend his title against the undefeated Darren Till. Woodley has been the undisputed king of the division but his lacklustre performances have left much to be desired. Till, on the other hand, has left a burning path towards the title. Fans are on Till's side seeing the Englishman as the new champion but Woodley is set to prove the hype isn't real.
UFC 227 features two iconic rematches as champions TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson defend their titles against their nemeses, Cody Garbrandt and Henry Cejudo, respectively. Dillashaw will ring it back with his friend-turned-enemy in what should be another back-and-forth with a knockout finish just like the first. Johnson is looking to put Cejudo away again after destroying him in 2016; main card starts 10:00 PM ET.
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