Max Freedman

  • Monday Morning Matchmaker: UFC Fresno Edition

    UFC Fresno lit up the west coast.  A jiu-jitsu specialist emerged as a future title contender, a rising bantamweight contender earned a second win in a month, and five betting underdogs cashed with victories.  Now MMA Today steps into the world of UFC talent relations gurus Sean Shelby and...
  • Monday Morning Matchmaker: UFC 218 Edition

    UFC 218 saw the true validation of the featherweight champion, a heavyweight number one contender and two Fight of the Night awards.  Now MMA Today’s Max Freedman and Jordan Colbert take the roles of Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard to predict what’s next for the evening’s competitors. The Victorious...
  • Monday Morning Matchmaker: UFC Shanghai Edition

    The UFC’s debut in mainland China was a complete success.  Native Chinese fighters won a respectable five out of eight fights including three strong first-round finishes.  In the co-main-event, the streaking  Li Jingliang continued to show the massive punching power he possess when he put down American Zak Ottow...
  • UFC Shanghai Preview and Main Card Predictions

    Fresh off the record-setting event that was UFC Sydney, the UFC is back on foreign soil again this weekend.  This time, the world’s largest MMA organization heads to one of the world’s largest countries when it makes its debut in mainland China for UFC Fight Night: Shanghai.  For those...
  • Paige VanZant Flyweight Debut Set for UFC St. Louis Against Jessy Rose-Clark

    One of the UFC’s most popular talents has a return bout scheduled.  After missing all of 2017, Paige VanZant will make her octagon return against UFC Sydney winner Jessy Rose-Clark at UFC Fight Night 124.  The bout was first reported by Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting.  Given VanZant’s notoriety,...
  • Sunday Morning Matchmaker: UFC Sydney Edition

    The UFC’s  return to the land down under was a long and drawn-out card.  10 of 13 fights went to the judges’ scorecards including all six main-card bouts.  Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabrício Werdum notched in second win in forty-two days picking apart the up-and-coming Marcin Tybura.  Lightweights Damien...
  • Monday Morning Matchmaker: UFC Norfolk Edition

    The UFC’s debut in Norfolk, Virginia got off to a slow start as six of the first seven bouts went to the judges’ scorecards.  But the main card came back and delivered with a bang.  Three devastating knockouts and an instant classic in the main event that saw lightweight...
  • St. Louis’ Own Michael Johnson Meets Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night: St. Louis

    St. Louis’ own Michael Johnson appears to have an upcoming fight in his hometown.  According to Globo, Johnson will be dropping to featherweight to take on the gritty Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124. While three Missouri-natives were added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night: St. Louis card...
  • UFC St. Louis Adds Trio of Bouts With Cummings/Alves, Krause/White, Frevola/Reyes

    A trio of fights have been added to the slate when the UFC makes its debut in St. Louis, Missouri in January.  Four Missouri residents and a contract winner from the beloved Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series rounds out the fight announcements.  Glory MMA and Fitness representatives Zak...
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