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A bout last night – UFC 183 Review

A bout last night – UFC 183 Review by Philip Hanna Fans packed the MGM Grand garden arena for the final UFC show of an action packed January. Nick Diaz put on the most Nick Diaz performance ever and a legend returned from the abyss, UFC 183 is in the books. The Main Event After a highly publicized leg fracture and over a year outside the octagon, Anderson Silva’s familiar walkout song once again echoed throughout a packed MGM grand garden arena, ‘Ain’t no sunshine anymore’ was the soundtrack for a legend’s rising. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz took to […]


UFC 183 Preview and Quick Picks

UFC 183 Preview by Philip Hanna January 2015 has been nothing short of a phenomenal success for the UFC, and it’s not over yet. On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, two of the biggest stars in the history of the sport will face off inside the MGM Grand garden arena. A polarizing figure will take on a legend in a most unlikely bout. Anderson Silva VS. Nick Diaz Anderson Silva still holds the records for the longest title reign and most consecutive wins in the UFC. For years he was the undisputed middleweight king who used to partake in […]


Exclusive: Ian McCall is dying to inflict sadistic punishment on John Lineker

Photo by Jorden Curran via MMAPlus Ian McCall is not a fighter who battles against the grain with noticeable effort; unlike Conor McGregor, Tito Ortiz, or Chael Sonnen, he will not stand on a box and raise his voice to attract an audience, but will take a seat, lean back, and cross his legs before delivering his unfiltered analysis of the topic at hand with a calculated grin on his face, because as a free thinker he is well aware that the only man capable of governing his thoughts is himself. This weekend, he aims to solidify his status as the most […]

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# 73 of the Talking Brawls Podcast featuring: Sebastian Vendel -Martinez of & Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall

First up on the show this week, fresh back from UFC Sweden, Niall is joined by Swedish MMA journalist Seb Vendel-Martinez of, Seb joins us from Los Angeles to review UFC ON FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson and preview UFC 183:Silva vs. Diaz. Andrew McGahon and Niall McGrath then turn their attentions’ to UFC 183 to break down the fight card. Next up, Niall is joined by Ian McCall to talk about his fight at UFC 183 against John Linker. Last but not least we talk about Conor McGregor’s title fight vs. Jose Aldo, we talk potential dates and […]