Drake Riggs

Drake Riggs is an MMA writer who specializes in rankings, the women's scene and breaking down cards. He has been a passionate fan of MMA ever since he was a Homeless Infant. Drake also writes for BJPenn.com and is a former contributor to Sherdog, he is a die-hard fan of the Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars as well.
  • WMMA Fights To Watch: A Title Shot Within Grasp

    For those dying for some super-exciting matchups in WMMA, then be prepared because this weekend will deliver. Even with some shifts that occurred, moving bouts around and mixing things up, we’ve still ended up with a great fight between veterans, a strikers delight, then what’s sure to be a...
  • Drake’s Top 10 MMA Rankings

    I have continually been attempting to construct the perfect set of MMA rankings for years now and the goal has always remained the same: to find the very best and most accurate rankings possible, by comparing the UFC’s official rankings with the best in the world overall. Everyone will...
  • WMMA Fights to Watch: Flyweights Close to Contention

    There’s very little action for the weekend of January 27, but what’s available will struggle to disappoint. A fan-favorite returns as well as three divisional changes for fighters, one of which is moving down from their ranked spot to take on another ranked opponent in the division below them....
  • WMMA Fights to Keep an Eye on this Weekend: Let the Momentum Roll

    Four UFC fights and eight Invicta FC fights. One featherweight fight, two at bantamweight, two at atomweight, three at flyweight, four at strawweight; talk about a busy week for women MMA athletes! There’s no shortage of action this weekend. Between UFC St. Louis and Invicta FC 27, there are...
  • Drake’s Top 10 MMA Rankings

    I have continually been attempting to construct the perfect set of MMA rankings for years now and the goal has always remained the same: to find the very best and most accurate rankings possible by comparing with the UFC’s official rankings also while looking at the best in the...
  • Top 10 Career Turnarounds

    As an outsider looking in, it’s easy to analyze and predict how one’s career trajectory will elevate or fall. But for some, successes and setbacks are just too obviously defined. Whether by a lengthy losing streak or a championship run, some fighters aren’t always the same caliber throughout their...
  • WMMA Fights to Keep an Eye on this Weekend: Cyborg’s First Defense

    The last two weeks have been lacking action from the ladies, but now they’re back and ending the year with a bang! One of MMA’s most dominant forces, regardless of gender, is set to make her first title defense as a UFC champion against a fellow former UFC and...
  • UFC Winnipeg Results: Chad Laprise Survives Early Adversity to Pound Out Galore Bofando

    Right as the fight started, Galore Bofando came out with one of the most unorthodox looking movements we’ve seen. He was incredibly loose and light on his feet while Chad Laprise looked to find a way to work with this awkward style of Bofando. With only a minute in, Bofando...
  • UFC Winnipeg Results: John Makdessi Earns Clear Victory Over Abel Trujillo

    Each fighter felt out the other early on, not throwing too often and picking their shots. Whenever Abel Trujillo threw his punches, they were more of hooks trying to land the big shot. Which is sensible when you consider how powerful a puncher Trujillo has shown to be. John...
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