October 19, 2021

UFC 268: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler Preview & Prediction Preview/Prediction + LIVE Q&A | Fanatics MMA Podcast #29

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko preview and predict the UFC 268 lightweight fight between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler LIVE.

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October 12, 2021

UFC 267: Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker Preview & Prediction Preview/Prediction + LIVE Q&A | Fanatics MMA Podcast #28

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko preview and predict the UFC 267 replacement lightweight fight between Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker LIVE.

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October 5, 2021

UFC 267: Petr Yan vs Cory Sandhagen Preview/Prediction + LIVE Q&A | Fanatics MMA Podcast #27

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko preview and predict the UFC 267 Interim Bantamweight Championship fight between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen LIVE.

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September 8, 2021

Khamzat Chimaev vs Li Jingliang | LIVE Preview & Predictions + Q&A | Fanatics MMA Podcast #23

James Lynch (@LynchOnSports) and John Hyon Ko (@JHKMMA) break down and give their predictions on the UFC 267 welterweight fight between Khamzat Chimaev and Li Jingliang. The fight takes place Saturday, October 30, 2021.

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August 12, 2021

UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze | LIVE Preview & Predictions + Q&A | Fanatics MMA Podcast #21

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko break down the UFC Vegas 35 featherweight main event between Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze.

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July 15, 2021

Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane | UFC 265 Preview | Fanatics MMA Podcast #17

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko break down the upcoming UFC Interim Heavyweight Title matchup between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane at UFC 265.

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May 12, 2021

UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler Main Event Preview

In the wake of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler will fight to crown the next UFC lightweight champion at UFC 262. Check out Adam Martin's preview of this weekend's matchup.

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April 29, 2021

Prospect Profile: Jiri Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka gets his first UFC main event slot against Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25. Is the surging striker from the Czech Republic destined for UFC light heavyweight greatness?

Fighter Profiles

April 22, 2021

Weili Zhang Returns At UFC 261 For Another Potential Classic With Rose Namajunas

Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas might just steal the show at UFC 261. With 3 title's on the line, this one has all the makings of a fight of the year candidate.

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April 15, 2021

Robert Whittaker Can Solidify Title Shot With Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 24

The next title shot against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya could very well be up for grabs this weekend when Robert Whittaker meets Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Vegas 24.

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April 8, 2021

Why I Smoke Weed | UFC fighter Sasha Palatnikov

UFC Welterweight and Hong Kong native Sasha Palatnikov talks to the Fanatics MMA boys about smoking weed and training.

March 25, 2021

Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 Skills Breakdown

Adam Martin goes deep on the Miocic vs Ngannou matchup, looking at the different aspects of mixed martial arts and comparing the two men skill-for-skill.

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March 17, 2021

What To Watch For At KSW 59: Fight Code

With 10 fights on the card, there’s a ton to look forward to this Saturday at KSW 59: The Return Of Pudzianowski vs Senegalese Superheavyweight Serigne Ousmane Dia, KSW bantamweight champion Antun Racic, and Darko Stosic Moves Back To Heavyweight.

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March 11, 2021

Dreams Become A Reality: Belal Muhammad Gets His First UFC Main Event

Belal Muhammad scores his first UFC Main Event at UFC Vegas 21 against Leon Edwards on Saturday, March 13. #maineventmuhammad

Fighter Profiles

March 6, 2021

KC O'Rourke's UFC 259 Picks

Betting expert and black belt predictor KC O’Rourke shares his picks for UFC 259.

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March 4, 2021

Jan Blachowicz: Defying the Odds

Jan Blachowicz is once again being overlooked. Heading into his championship fight at UFC 259, The UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is playing second fiddle to his opponent on Saturday night, MMA superstar Israel Adesanya. But while the general public may not give him the credit he deserves, we certainly will.

Fighter Profiles

March 3, 2021

UFC 259 Main Card Preview

MMA in March starts off with bang at UFC 259. The main card is headlined by 3 title fights and, and we’re here to break it all down for you.

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March 3, 2021

Islam Makhachev: Prospect Profile

Adam Martin takes a closer look at Dagestani prospect Islam Makhachev's past, present and future. Will the Eagles MMA contender fill the Khabib sized hole left in the UFC lightweight division?

Fighter Profiles

February 25, 2021

UFC Vegas 20: Rozenstruik vs. Gane Preview

Mixed martial arts is back in your life this Saturday night when UFC Vegas 20 goes down. In addition to an intriguing heavyweight main event between sluggers Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane, there are five other great fights on an action-packed main card. A week after a crazy event that saw a number of big upsets, let’s dive deeper into UFC Vegas 20 with my picks. 

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February 24, 2021

UFC Heavyweight Prospect Profile: Cyril Gane

Adam Martin takes a look at the exciting heavyweight prospect Cyril Gane who gets his first UFC main event at UFC Vegas 20 where he faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Fighter Profiles

February 17, 2021

UFC Vegas 19 Main Card Predictions

With 15 fights on deck, UFC Vegas 19 promises to be an action-packed card for MMA fans. Saturday’s event features a number of high-quality matchups including a heavyweight main event between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis. In addition, there are four other outstanding matchups on the five-fight main card. Below are my picks for UFC Vegas 19. Good luck!

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February 10, 2021

Fanatics Favourites: Fanatics MMA shifts the line at UFC 258: Usman vs Burns

Fanatics MMA users are going in on a few underdogs for UFC 258. We preview the odds and make our picks for the likely upsets coming out of UFC 259: Usman vs Burns, including Ian Heinisch vs Kelvin Gastelum, Maycee Barber vs Alexa Grasso, and Polyana Viana vs Mallory Martin.

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February 1, 2021

ONE Championship Brings Out the Big Guns for US MMA Market Push

ONE Championship debuts “ONE on TNT”, a 4-part Event Series to take place April 2021. ONE takes a big step to capture more of the American MMA market. ONE is bringing the big guns with the return of former UFC Flyweight Champion and p4p GOAT Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson, as well as former UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez.

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January 14, 2021

UFC is back, bring on the daily fantasy MMA!

After a month on hiatus, we’re back with a UFC triple header week. We got Holloway vs Kattar, Magny vs Chiesa, and McGregor vs Porier! At Fanatics, we spent the month-off by developing new features for the Fantasy MMA app, based on user requests and feedback. We're on a mission to build the best fantasy MMA app. We hope you’ll like it and continue to make your fight picks week to week.

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December 31, 2020

Top UFC Memories 2020

MMA had a huge year in 2020. Despite all the complications COVID has created for live events, we've still managed to see hundreds of top fights. We discuss our favourite moments from UFC in 2020.

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