Angela Hill has found her groove in Invicta

When a fighter gets cut from the UFC roster, it’s easy to sit back and ponder the reasons they were released in the first place – and whether or not they deserved to be ousted from the promotion in the first place. But overall a mixed martial artist’s worth shouldn’t be about how long their UFC tenure was or their record prior to being released … Continue reading Angela Hill has found her groove in Invicta

UFC 200 gets Nate Diaz v. Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo rematches

Just some thoughts I had on the recently announced rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz Well fight fans the UFC announced that the rematch between Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight match. The two squared off at UFC 196 where Diaz submitted the Irish champion in the second round. This makes sense from a business standpoint. It helped generate … Continue reading UFC 200 gets Nate Diaz v. Conor McGregor, Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo rematches

Tiffany van Soest signs with Invicta, Glory

Invicta Fighting Championships’ roster got a bit of a shakeup this morning as the promotion announced they signed a contract with Van Soest. This comes off the heels of “Time Bomb” signing with Glory Kickboxing. Van Soest has made a name for herself fighting for Lion Fight where she went 9-1 and racked up a few world championships. She signed an exclusive contract with them … Continue reading Tiffany van Soest signs with Invicta, Glory

Cris Cyborg to meet Leslie Smith

Fans of Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino won’t have to wait much longer to see her fight in the octagon. UFC announced that Justino would meet Leslie Smith at UFC 198, in May in her home country of Brazil. It will be a 140-pound catchweight bout. According to UFC president Dana White, Smith “begged” for the fight. Smith is a good opponent for Justino. … Continue reading Cris Cyborg to meet Leslie Smith

Marlon Vera starts GoFundMe page for sick daughter

For some fighters, the hardest battles are those outside of the cage. UFC bantamweight Marlon Vera recently started a GoFundMe page, with help from his manager, in hopes to raise enough money to pay for a costly surgery for his 4-year-old daughter, Ana Paula. Vera had hoped to earn enough money in his last fight against Davey Grant to help pay for the surgery, but … Continue reading Marlon Vera starts GoFundMe page for sick daughter