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Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?

 

 

Everyone knows that MMA is a brutal sport. Blood, sweat, tears, and determination all play a part. After most matches, the combatants hug it out and put all of their animosities aside. During those moments when the fight is over, and hostilities have ended, the sport seems more like a brotherhood/sisterhood than combat. Even fighters that opposed our favorite fighters may get at least a modicum of respect from us, and sometimes more respect than we care to admit. Continue reading “Anastasia Yankova and Andrea Lee’s Nazi controversies – what does it all mean?”

Fight for Survival: Jessica Aguilar vs Jodie Esquibel #UFCUtica preview

UFC Fight Night 131 kicks off this Friday, June 1st at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York. Utica will be witness to two WMMA fights that night: Sijara Eubanks vs Lauren Murphy in the Flyweight division bout on the preliminary card airing on FS1 and Jodie Esquibel vs Jessica Aguilar in the strawweight division on the preliminary card airing on UFC Fight Pass. Esquibel, a pioneer of women’s mixed martial arts will be taking on Aguilar in what may be a fight to remain in the UFC.   Continue reading “Fight for Survival: Jessica Aguilar vs Jodie Esquibel #UFCUtica preview”

Ashlee Evans-Smith details difficulties during her UFC 223 fight camp

Newly-minted UFC Women’s Flyweight Ashlee Evans-Smith began her career at a new weight class with a victory over Bec Rawlings. But the backstory to her training camp was much more eventful than her fight with the Australian striker. Continue reading “Ashlee Evans-Smith details difficulties during her UFC 223 fight camp”