Dead Serious MMA 29 takes place on May 5, 2018 at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Dead Serious is one of the longest running amateur MMA organizations on the East Coast, and you can find many future MMA stars working their way up the ranks starting here. For ticket info visit DeadSeriousMMA.com.






English Invasion 3 kickboxing takes place on April 15, 2018 at Mulcahy's in Wantagh, NY. Two world titles are on the line, so Long Island fight fans are in for a treats. Call 631-532-7887 for ticket info.





World Class Kickboxing Championship 13 takes place on April 13, 2018 at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. What better way to enjoy spring that going down to the Boardwalk in AC and watching skilled kickboxers in action? For ticket info, visist WorldClassKickboxingChampionships.com.





Dead Serious MMA returns on March 31, 2018 at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ with Dead Serious MMA 28. Dead Serious features the best amatuer MMA fighters on the East Cost. Check out DeadSeriousMMA.com for ticket info.



Dead Serious MMA kicks off the new year with a stacked card at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on February 24, 2018. The card features many of the regions top up and coming talent, so don't miss it. Check out DeadSeriousMMA for ticket info.



Dead Serious Promotions, famed for its MMA shows, is putting on its first ever professional grappling event. Men of War, a professional submission grappling series, takes place on February 17, 2018 at iPlay America in Freehold, New Jersey. The card is stacked with some of the best submission artists in the world, so jump on those tickets. Visit DeadSeriousMMA for details.




Warriors Cup 35 takes place at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on February 10, 2018. Warriors Cup is the premier Muay Thai promotion on the East Coast. Get your tickets early, this event is sure to sell out quickly. Go to DeadSeriousMMA for more info.


A year of dramatic and exciting fight cards comes to a thrilling conclusion on a potentially epic New Year's Eve, as the highly anticipated UFC 219 main event sees out 2017 with a bang.

The final UFC event of the year takes place at the now world-famous T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with a women's featherweight championship bout being the headliner. Reigning and defending title holder Cris Cyborg will put her belt on the line against former bantamweight champion Holly Holm in Nevada.

This promising card will also feature many other high-profile encounters, including Khabib Nurmagomedov taking on Edson Barboza, Jimmie Rivera contesting John Lineker, Carlos Condit colliding with Neil Magny and Cynthia Calvillo squaring off against Carla Esparza.


Miesha Tate defeats Holly Holm at UFC 196 by Sabre Blade - Public Domain Mark 1.0

But it's the highly awaited main event that fans are most looking forward to in Sin City, as Holm steps up to challenge Cyborg, the woman who had long been searching for a shot at Ronda Rousey and was seemingly well-avoided by other top name stars.

Now the reigning featherweight champion in the UFC, Cyborg has been a dominant force throughout her entire career to date, having also previously won the Strikeforce women's featherweight championship and the Invicta FC featherweight strap.

As is her Octagon superiority to date, the defending champion Cyborg will take to this intriguing title match-up as the heavy -175.00 favorite in the UFC betting odds with Paddy Power to secure success at the T-Mobile Arena.

However, Holm has stunned the UFC world before, with her most notable and impressive feat to date being the incredible victory over former dominant champion Rousey in November 2015. The former multiple time world champion boxer will enter the cage as the +225.00 underdog to prevail and shock the world once again on December 31.

In what is a battle between two of the biggest names and stars of women's MMA, this scrap has the potential to go down as one of the greatest female match-ups in the history of the organisation. Holm is aiming to produce another stunning upset, while Cyborg wants to continue her rampant run towards further big-money outings in her career.

Incredibly, Cyborg has only one defeat on her professional MMA career record to date, which came in her debut way back in May 2005. Since that submission loss in her home nation of Brazil, the now 32-year-old has been a truly destructive force, accumulating an admirable 18 victories including 16 by knockout.

She finally burst onto the UFC scene in May last year, stopping Leslie Smith inside the opening round, before toppling Lina Lansberg in two last September then going on to halt Tonya Evinger this past July to lift her current featherweight world title.

Holm, therefore, has plenty to do to stop this runaway Brazilian force from mounting a dominant career in the roster, but she has proved before that she can oust the best at the top of their game. So make sure not miss out on the action at UFC 219 as the final PPV of the year provides a serious clash of female titans in Vegas.



If there is one thing that can be said with a serious degree of certainty about UFC, it is that every year is more exciting than the previous. So, if there were a lot of interesting and exciting fights in 2017, we can expect at least the same level of excitement in 2018.

The fighters and their managers and promoters will surely earn a lot of money from all the fights, but some of the more insightful and analytic viewers and fans may also end up earning money from, if they place the right bets on the right fights. NetBet Sport offers quite a few UFC betting options.


UFC 220

Boston will the host of the first UFC event for 2018 where Miocic will meet Francis Ngannou. Miocic is the current Heavyweight Champion, so this will be a chance for him to hold his title, whereas Ngannou who has been nicknamed The Predator will be hoping to claim the title. Miocic is 35 years old, whereas Ngannou is 4 years his junior. Miocic has two defeats in his career, and has won 17 fights and Ngannou has been defeated only once and managed to defeat his opponents on 11 occasions.

The 20th of January will also be an important date for the UFC Light Heavyweight category, as the current champion Cormier will face the leading contender, Swiss fighter Volkan Oezdemir. Cormier has won 19 fights in his career and up until 2013 he competed in the Heavyweight category. He is 28 years old, whereas Oezdemir is 10 years younger. Oezdemir also used to fight in the Heavyweight category.

In addition to these two fights, visitors at the TD Garden will also get two watch two Featherweight fights, one Flyweight and one Lightweight matchup.


UFC 221

Perth, Australia will be the capital of UFC on the 11th of February, and this date will be decisive for the Middleweight title. The current champion Robert Whittaker will measure his strength against the contender Luke Rockhold in an attempt to keep his title. Visitors at Perth Arena will be able to watch three additional fights, one Light Heavyweight, one Flyweight and a Heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Curtis Blaydes.

Even though the event will take place in Western Australia, as the main focus is the East Coast of the USA, the fights will take place in the early morning, so that they could be broadcast in prime-time TV in the States.



On the 3rd of March, Lightweight champion Max Holloway will make an attempt to hold his title and beat former champion Frankie Edgar. The two were supposed to meet earlier, at the UFC 218 that took place on December 2, 2017 in Detroit, but Edgar had to cancel that fight due to injury. If everything goes according to plan, we will have either the old champion confirm his title, or Edgar will reclaim the Lightweight throne.

This event will take place in Las Vegas, the unannounced capital of UFC.


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