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Why aren't eye-pokes treated the same as groin kicks? It's tricky, and maybe in need of an update

UFC Fight Night 109’s main event was barely three minutes old when Alexander Gustafsson pushed the fingers of his left hand into Glover Teixeira’s eye. 1,074 more words


MMAjunkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for May: Uppercut, uppercut, uppercut ... BOOM!

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie looks at the best knockouts from May.

Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award for May. 782 more words


Alexander Gustafsson Gets The Win Then Gets His Girlfriend To Say Yes

After knocking out his opponent with a vicious triple uppercut, Alexander Gustafsson was not finished with his performance on the night. The Swedish fighter, nicknamed The Mauler, got engaged to his girlfriend after beating former title challenger Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 109 on Fox. 307 more words


UFC Stockholm: Gustafsson vs Teixeira Analysis

Happy Memorial Day for all my viewers in the USA! This week I broke down UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs Teixeira. I discussed the epic walk-off knockout for “The Mauler,” what’s next for rising contender Volkan Oezdemir and the other notable finishes on the card.


2017 MMA Road Show, stop No. 1: A Stockholm welcome from 'Hell Dog' himself

(The UFC hosts four events on four continents in four weeks. MMAjunkie is in Stockholm, Rio de Janeiro, Auckland and Singapore from May 23 to June 18 for the… 355 more words


The Path to the Rematch

The UFC has been in an interesting position through the first part of the year as a lot of unknowns have dominated the headlines.

When the year began there were a number of divisions that were entirely up in the air for any number of reasons. 849 more words


Alexander Gustafsson's UFC Fight Night 109 win restores order at light heavyweight

Somewhere between the second consecutive uppercut and third, it began to seem like maybe Alexander Gustafsson was trying to make a point. It was a point very similar to the one he’d been making all over Glover Teixeira’s face since the first round of their main-event bout at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, only it came through much clearer right at the end. 706 more words