Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been pretty critical of the UFC’s efforts in Canada — questioning the strength of the events the premier mixed martial arts organization in the world have been bringing across the border and lamenting its decision to constantly load up events in this country with Canadian fighters who, for the most part, haven’t been able to escape the middle tier of their respective divisions thus far. 634 more words
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In the short-term, fight fans shouldn’t hold out hope of seeing Georges St-Pierre in Toronto at UFC 206 in December. In the long-term, however, St-Pierre’s UFC return looks more promising than it did last week. 722 more words
Monday afternoon, the UFC confirmed what a lot of people expected, announcing that champion Dominick Cruz will defend the bantamweight title against challenger Cody Garbrandt in the… 1,572 more words
For a number of years during the post-Ultimate Fighter boom, Canada was a hotbed for UFC success.
We were the country Dana White never saw coming; the market he described as the Mecca of mixed martial arts. 667 more words