UFC 211 AfterMMAth (And the answer is…)

Preamble #1: Due to unfortunate, yet really fortunate circumstances (it’s complicated) I wasn’t able to watch UFC 211 in real-time. So I disconnected from all social media outlets until now.
Preamble #2: I didn’t have the time, nor the inclination to add the prediction for the fight that was scheduled in place of Cejudo/Pettis.
Let’s discuss my picks quickly and then see if we can talk about a thing or two in general. No promises.

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UFC 211 – Predictions

Are you counting the hours yet? Everything’s bigger in Texas, and this event is no exception. Two promising title fights, at the tail of a card that can only be described as AWESOME! What else can we ask for?
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Fanboy Slim: Carlos Condit (30-10-0)

fan·boy
ˈfanboi/
noun
  1. informalderogatory
a male fan, especially one who is obsessive about movies, comic books, or science fiction.
I will add to that definition – obsessive about a fighter.

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Fixing MMA – Part Three

I started this series with a fairly clear idea of what needs to be fixed, you can see the first part here and the second one here. I also made a couple of suggestions. Well, these were the “easier” fixes.
Today I want to open up a discussion about the two biggies. I’m not sure myself how to “fix” these, but I do intend to throw a solution or two. Perhaps it can open things up for an interesting discussion. Since these two items are big in and of themselves, and since they are inter-connected, I will start touching them on this post, and likely continue with a follow-up. Many many words…

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UFC 206 AfterMMAth (FOTY & KOTY?)

Hello there,
Once it was announced that the planned main event was cancelled, the interwebs exploded with disses to UFC206 “unimpressive” and “No draw” card. Were these expectations met? We’ll see about that soon enough.
First, Let’s see how my predictions went this past Saturday.

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UFC 201 AfterMMAth (Shots fired)

Welcome back folks,
Last night’s event turned out to be just as advertised. Well, except for the fact that pretty much every fan favorite lost… But we won’t let that get in the way of looking at my predictions, and discuss a few related issues will we?
Let’s dig in.

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UFC 198 After MMAth (The Big Bang Theory)

Hello everyone and welcome back.

In case you were wondering, my life just became a little more interesting (more on that at a later date) and so it came to pass that after a really long and prolific prediction work I… forgot to do a prediction post for UFC 198… Just didn’t have the time, and the in the time I did have there was simply too much more to do… OK. Enough excuses. For the record, here are the predictions I did make just before this card started: Continue reading