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UFC On Fox 15: Preview and Picks

UFC on Fox 15 takes place this Saturday night at the Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey. The card suffered a blow recently when Yoel Romero was forced out of his scheduled bout with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, however from top to bottom it’s still brimming with exciting fights and big names, a rarity in today’s UFC. The main event is likely to crown the next contender for the middleweight title, two talented featherweights compete for relevance at the top of the 145 pound division and a recent ultimate fighter winner kicks of the prelims on fightpass. Overall it’s a far […]


UFN 50 Main Card: Official TalkingBrawls Staff Picks

After a mad weekend of last minute changes in the run up to UFC 177, only four of the five fights we prognosticated on happened in reality with Renan Barao crashing out of the show the day before the event. Keith Fitzpatrick finished the night a respectable 3-1 (Medeiros, Correia & Ferguson), Niall McGrath an average 2-2 (Medeiros & Ferguson), Ben Kiely was back in form at 3-1 (Medeiros, Ferreira & Ferguson) with myself finishing another 2-2 (Correia & Ferguson). Overall in our standings Keith retains his throne on top of the mountain at 84-46, Niall still in second at […]


UFN 50 – What’s On the Line?

The more you follow rankings in combat sports & Mixed Martial Arts in particular, you come to realise that unlike stick & ball sports, the former relies a lot more on promotion & entertainment going hand in hand with it. Going into & coming out of any given fight event the stories are vital in generating & retaining interest of the casual fan. One of the big stories coming out of last weekend’s UFC 177 regrettably was the proactive effort of some to encourage others to boy cot buying the PPV due to the lack of star power & quality […]


#62 Talking Brawls Podcast: featuring Patrick Cote & Paddy Holohan

Stacked line-up this week on the podcast. First up on the show this week we review the action from UFC 177 last weekend. Next up we start our build-up to UFC 178 and are joined by Patrick Cote as he prepares for Stephen Thompson, Patrick also looks back at his time as coach on TUF Nations. Paddy Holohan joins us to talk about UFC Dublin and his recently announced match against Louis Gaudinot. Last but not least we preview UFC FIight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi which takes place this weekend. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking […]