Author Archive: Joshua Wood (Lead Writer)

My brain child is MMAValor, something I had wanted to do for a long time and finally it’s here. Been an MMA fan since TUF season one (play catch up all the time) and the obsession started to grow like a weed and as the sport grows so does the love for the sport. I’m a jack of all trades, a very organized person that rides an emotional roller coaster daily.

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Is There A Crack Forming In Hunt’s Granite Jaw?

Is There A Crack Forming In Hunt’s Granite Jaw?

| November 20, 2014 | 12:23 pm | Reply

At UFC 180 in Mexico City this weekend, Mark Hunt took on Fabricio Werdum for the UFC interim heavyweight championship. Werdum was originally scheduled to face off against Cain Velasquez – the whole point of the event being in Mexico – but an injury to the champion saw him forced off the card. www.UFC.com   […]

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UFC 171 is a Welterweight Showcase

UFC 171 is a Welterweight Showcase

| March 14, 2014 | 8:18 am | Reply

When the long time champion Georges St. Pierre relinquished the belt and stepped away from the sport months ago, the decision left a void in the welterweight division. The UFC acted quickly though and that void is set to be filled in the UFC 171 main event when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash for the vacant welterweight title.

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UFC Fight Night 37 Results

UFC Fight Night 37 Results

| March 8, 2014 | 4:29 pm | Reply

The UFC showcased “Fight Pass” today as the entire UFC Fight Night 37 fight card from the O2 Arena in London, England stream live from the platform. As the UFC touted the numbers Fight Pass was getting the fighters in England put on an entertaining show.

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MMA Valor Fighter Rankings for March 2014

MMA Valor Fighter Rankings for March 2014

| March 7, 2014 | 11:41 am | Reply

The month seemed to fly by in record time and this month’s version of the MMA Fighter Rankings will look nearly the same as February’s. No it’s not because I just copied and pasted last month’s so stop thinking that. The fights in February just didn’t produce many upsets and thus the rankings hardly changed.

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TUF: China Finale Results

TUF: China Finale Results

| March 1, 2014 | 5:39 pm | Reply

Starting at the ungodly time of 3:20am Pt / 6:20am ET on Fight Pass, the TUF: China Finale preliminary card was honestly a very tough call to wake up early for. On the other hand the mornings main card, which started at 5am PT / 8am ET was more appealing and not so difficult to get out of bed when it was still dark outside.

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Predicting this Weekends Top MMA Bouts

Predicting this Weekends Top MMA Bouts

| February 27, 2014 | 1:20 pm | Reply

This coming weekend will see three live major MMA events take place in less than a 24 hour span. Titan FC, Bellator will be holding events on Fridays night, while the UFC is in China and their card will stream over Fight Pass in the early morning on Saturday.

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Stills from the New Gina Carano Movie “In the Blood”

Stills from the New Gina Carano Movie “In the Blood”

| February 19, 2014 | 9:57 am | Reply

Former EliteXC and Strikeforce fighter Gina Carano doesn’t appear to be even thinking about an MMA comeback and let’s be honest, why should she? As Women’s MMA continues to grow, the former fighter credited with helping get Women’s MMA into the mainstream is growing as an action movie star.

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Predicting the Bellator Season 10 Tournaments

Predicting the Bellator Season 10 Tournaments

| February 16, 2014 | 6:38 pm | Reply

Bellator will get their 10th season started in just under two weeks and with the new season comes five new tournaments. While Bellator has deviated a bit, the tournament format is still their bread and butter.

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