Yair Rodriguez's No-Look Elbow Might Be the Knockout of the Year
Plus we take a look at a host of other great fights staged around the world over the weekend.
Return of Chan Sung Jung, "The Korean Zombie"
He's had a tumultuous couple of years, but Chan Sung Jung makes his re-return this weekend at UFC Fight Night.
Edgar versus Rodriguez: Positioning versus Agility
Frankie Edgar did exactly what he needed to do against young gun Yair Rodriguez at UFC 211.
UFC 211 One to Watch: Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodriguez
Frankie Edgar has long assumed the role as the plucky underdog as an undersized fighter at 155lbs. Now, Edgar is the big, bad end boss for Yair Rodriguez at 145lbs. as a victory would open up multiple avenues for a title shot.
The Tactical Guide to UFC 211: Edgar versus Rodriguez
He doesn’t have a highlight reel of finishes and he can’t cut a promo, but it is a safe bet that ten or fifteen years down the line Frankie Edgar’s fight film is going to be the stuff that MMA’s top coaches force their charges to study.
Cage Captions: UFC Fight Night Phoenix
Based on hundreds of painstaking hours of research and data, Cage Captions combines statistics gathered from virtually every UFC fight along with as many walkout songs as humanly possible.
UFC Phoenix Quick Results: A Legend Falls, a Contender Rises
Highlighted by some emphatic stoppages, some strange decisions, and a bit of UFC history, the UFC's latest trip to Phoenix was a resounding success.
BJ Penn's Last Stand: Just One More, Once More
BJ Penn's return is being dreaded by his long time fans after his bizarre and upsetting loss in 2014. We examine Penn's decline, his attempt at a technical rebirth, that strange stance, and the Hawaiian's chances against Yair Rodriguez.
Rodriguez vs Caceres: The Cult of Spinning Shit
Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres fought a battle of wheel kicks and jumping attacks as expected, but about half way through fans realized that all those fancy attacks did not amount to much.
Yair Rodriguez and the Need for Patience
Yair Rodriguez can do it all, from slick submissions to somersaulting kicks, but there's something missing. We take a look at Rodriguez's erratic striking and his need for patience.