EXCLUSIVE | Through it All, Stand Sure: Megan Anderson's magical night in Melbourne

With a population of more than 560,000 and residing comfortably on the east side of Australia is the country’s sixth-largest city, the Gold Coast. Throughout the ’90s and 2000s, this would be where the life of Megan Anderson began. Fast forward to October 2019, and the UFC featherweight returned to her home country at the biggest event in Australia and New Zealand MMA history. In doing so, it would be her first time competing on her native land since she last did four years prior.

EXCLUSIVE | The girl from Olsztyn that fulfilled her dreams, Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is one of MMA’s all-time greats. As she prepares to try and get back into title contention, she looked back at how she got to where she is. For every single little thing in this world, there is a starting point. And throughout a lifespan of whatever it may be, smaller variants of conditions that have their own beginnings within the overall picture will play out as well. When those cycles end, it just opens the door for a new commencement. Tracing back along the roots of one’s origin can dust off some of the most important stories that led to where things grew to be. As a book gets its first word inked onto page one, there is always a vision the author has in mind for their portrayal and where the conclusion will be.

The Process: UFC rankings and their panelists

If there is one thing that I remember the most from high school in my mischief filled English and writing classes – from a writing standpoint – it was to never write in the first person. Well, that rule is about to be slightly tested… as it just was. In February 2013, the Ultimate Fighting Championship created and released their official rankings. This coming after a continuous and never-ending debate between fans and pundits alike on if a system should be installed or not.

EXCLUSIVE | With 2 years in the books, the PFL stays focused on innovation in MMA

The PFL is still the newest kid on the block when it comes to major MMA promotions. However, their determination to innovate has helped them stand out. The year is 2016. To close out the calendar, the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) held its 34th event which took place on New Year’s Eve in New York City. Featured on the incredibly stacked lineup of fighters set to compete were five different champions. Well, technically four as one of those champions was the owner of two divisional titles.

EXCLUSIVE | Jessica Penne and the journey to self-discovery

As not all heroes wear capes, not all heroes are perfect, but they don’t always have to be. In the grueling world of combat sports and as is the case with every sport at the highest professional level, the magnitude of each and every setting gets magnified to the broadest possible audience with the more and more success that is gained. Because of this, it just creates for new and different types of tests with each new step that is taken.