Jack Slack's written work for The Fight Primer, Vice Sports, and other publications.
Edson Barboza and Paul Felder provide the striking chops on the UFC 242 card, while Islam Makhachev and Davi Ramos provide an intriguing sambo vs jiu jitsu match up
Despite the incredible improvements in Dustin Poirier’s boxing, he has yet to show us that he can consistently stay away from the fence or get up off it.
We take a look at the match up between Vasyl Lomachenko and Luke Campbell - a couple of Olympic medalists who have taken very different paths in going professional.
Sanda loves the side kick and spinning attacks, but the difficulty has always been playing those kicks off a more orthodox kickboxing style. We discuss how Weili Zhang combines the more square style of kickboxing with these kicks.
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.
The Fights Gone By podcast provides a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of combat sports and martial arts generally. We examine the constant stream of bizarre news which moves at break neck speeds in mixed martial arts, examine match ups, analyse fights, and answer listener mail. FGB is entirely independent and is made possible by listeners. Join the Patreon to hear lectures on the history of combat sports from boxing's heavyweight championship to the founding and growth of the UFC and PRIDE.
We chat about the UFC Shenzen results and look forward to a night of wrestle humping along the fence.
It’s time to pander to China.
Bellator are taking advantage of a UFC-free week by absolutely phoning it in with this card.
Stipe Miocic managed to Homer Simpson his way back to the title with perhaps the worst gameplan in MMA history.
Liz Carmouche and Valentina Shevchenko turned in the worst fight of the year and we’re going to dwell on it for the best part of an hour.
Definitely going to talk about Valentina this time…
We freak the geek out about Rodtang vs Haggerty.
We heap praise on the greatest flyweight ONE has ever seen, Jon Haggerty.
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.