Posts From Edson Valenzuela

Left out in the cold or what helped Holm and McGregor get gold

Fighting stances. Do you take them for granted? Holly Holm and Conor McGregor didn’t. Today they reign supreme. Both McGregor and Holm won their title bouts, against Jose Aldo and Ronda Rousey respectively, throwing hard lefts. You don’t have to be a southpaw to get in a powerful left. Holm caught Ronda with a slick and quick lead left head kick and she’s not a southpaw. What is a southpaw

Cyborg has a message for Brazil moments after a win EXCLUSIVE

Good morning MMA fans! We’ll recap the free fights from last night later, for now enjoy yours truly catching Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino fresh off her quick victory Saturday night in Costa Mesa, California. Cyborg has made the south land her adopted home but doesn’t forget her roots. Moving to California years ago, she continues t0 carve and navigate her way through an increasingly competitive women’s mixed martial arts scene (in what’s

BTC Podcast w/ Jim Gramm: Joe Duffy & Stipe Miocic

Jim Gramm, Colin Camper, and ‘Big Shot’ Bill sit down for another Beyond the Cage Podcast. Jim chats with one of the UFC’s most intriguing Lightweight Prospects “Irish” Joe Duffy, as well as Stipe Miocic ahead of his bout with ex-UFC Champion Andrei Arlovski on January 2 at UFC 195.

Edson Valenzuela’s 2015 Top Ten MMA P4P Rankings

Hey everyone, what an awesome last few weeks we’ve had, the following is my Top Ten Pound for Pound Mixed Martial Arts Rankings for 2015: 1. Demetrius Johnson Mighty Mouse is the UFC’s most consistently dominant fighter. 2. T.J. Dillashaw T.J. Dillashaw is the UFC’s second most consistently dominant fighter. 3. Conor McGregor Doing this wasn’t easy but made sense to me. Notorious is a 2 time UFC Champion and dethroned

Early McGregor Fight Bears Uncanny Resemblance to Aldo Oblideration

Last night Conor McGregor knocked UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo stiff with one punch. It was a perfectly timed left hook landed as Aldo lunged in with a left of his own. Watch as almost the exact same sequence happens to Paddy Doherty at Immortal FC 4. A fight that occured over four years ago, McGregor (white trunks) in the southpaw stance perfectly counters Paddy Doherty as he tries throws a lunging left