Jack Slack's written work for The Fight Primer, Vice Sports, and other publications.
If Miocic wants to perform better in this matchup he needs to either find a way to land his jab and right hand—tough to do while Cormier’s palms are obstructing—or start throwing to the openings that are actually there.
They're monstrous finishers, they're suspiciously jacked, they're throwing juicing accusations at each other, and they're finally going to fight.
We discuss the rather underappreciated monster out of Dagestan, Magomed Ankalaev.
Haggerty has less than twenty fights to his name, yet his graceful kicking game and devious elbow set ups have carried him over all-time greats.
Frankie Edgar might be long in the tooth but Max Holloway has never met a takedown artist like him,
We look at Felicia Spencer’s chances against the ferocious puncher, ‘Cyborg’ Justino.
Manny Pacquiao approaches the end of his all time great boxing career, will the incredibly smooth Keith Thurman be the one to send him into the long goodnight?
This weekend's card is a little understated but there are a couple of match ups that jump off the paper. A brief run down of things to watch out for this weekend.
Switch hitting and bouncing are labour intensive striking tactics which tend to be seen almost exclusively in the lower weight classes. So how is the six-foot-four, two hundred and fifty pound Cyril Gane doing it so well?
Santos *could* land that one shot on Jones, but all the evidence suggests he's not going to.
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We discuss the silliest question in fighting, which always comes up after Max Holloway kicks some arse.
We get excited for Max Holloway versus Frankie Edgar and some other cool fights that don't involve heavyweights.
We recap all the action from RDA vs Edwards and dance around the latest Jon Jones accusations while we await confirmation.
We rave about rolling leg attacks and question some stoppages.
We discuss a weird fight card, why Aspen Ladd is bae, and the difference between the 50/50 and the saddle.
Jorge Masvidal knocked out Ben Askren in five seconds and we’re going to try to fill a whole ten minutes with it.
Ben Askren vs Jorge Masvidal provides the intrigue, and Jones and Holm defend their titles against questionable challengers.
Francis Ngannou starched another old heavyweight name in a few seconds, but can he beat Stipe now?
We discuss the heavyweight division’s big bangers as they get ready to go head-to-head.
Gegard Mousasi lost to fringe top 20 MW in the world, Rafael Lovato Jr., which means that Lovato would now beat Robert Whittaker.