Jack Slack's written work for The Fight Primer, Vice Sports, and other publications.
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.
Amanda Nunes is riding high as the UFC women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion and she stands to make history again this weekend as she takes on Holly Holm.
In our first Killing the King in at least three years, we delve into the masterful MMA skill set of Jon Jones and examine his exploitable habits.
Bellator London might have been a shambles on the organisational end but it was all worth it for Rafael Lovato’s performance.
We contrast the furious pace and rough house infighting of Josh Warrington, with the Wincobank style switch hitting of Kid Galahad. Plus some Tyson Fury.
We take a quick look at some of the cool bits from UFC 238, including Old Slacky's REAL thoughts on Valentina Shevchenko.
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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.
We try to recover our hype for the Bellator welterweight tournament, weeks after Rory MacDonald said his heart isn't in it anymore.
A humbled Jack returns to give the champ her dues.
We get excited for one of the best looking cards in a long old time.