UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen

Calvin Kattar tore his ACL in UFC main event, out until ‘end’ of next year
Calvin Kattar tore his ACL in UFC main event, out until ‘end’ of next year
Calvin Kattar is going to be sidelined until next year. In the first round of his fight against Arnold Allen at UFC Vegas 63 this past October, the ‘Boston Finisher’ injured himself after he attempted a flying knee. He returned to his corner and convinced the cageside physician he could continue, but eight seconds into […]
UFC fighter rankings: Arnold Allen climbs, Askarov out
UFC fighter rankings: Arnold Allen climbs, Askarov out
As usual with the UFC’s Vegas cards, especially coming off a stacked PPV, last weekend’s Apex event was largely a one-fight event. In the headliner, Arnold Allen managed to stay undefeated in the UFC and pick up his 10th win in he Octagon in a row when he stopped Calvin Kattar. Other than that? Askar […]
The Level Change Podcast 203: Fight weekend recap, Jouban’s post-fight advice
The Level Change Podcast 203: Fight weekend recap, Jouban’s post-fight advice
Welcome to ‘The Level Change Podcast’, our combat sports themed variety show hosted by Stephie Haynes and Victor Rodriguez. Featuring the news of the week, fight card breakdowns and analysis, a roundup of regional promotions’ cards and fights; and whatever else we decide is important enough or entertaining enough to bring to your ears. Here […]
Lima ‘not surprised’ by quick win over Arlovski, eyes top 15 spot: ‘I’m still evolving’
Lima ‘not surprised’ by quick win over Arlovski, eyes top 15 spot: ‘I’m still evolving’
Heavyweight Marcos Rogerio de Lima scored another quick finish in the Octagon last Saturday, but not in his usual way. Known for his heavy hands, ‘Pezao’ picked the third submission victory of his professional career, when he submitted former champion Andrei Arvloski at UFC Vegas 63. In an interview with Combate, Lima talked about his […]
‘Everyone’s getting dodgy wins’ – Arnold Allen unsure of UFC featherweight title picture
‘Everyone’s getting dodgy wins’ – Arnold Allen unsure of UFC featherweight title picture
UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski was looking for a clear No. 1 contender to emerge at UFC Vegas 63 this past Saturday. Unfortunately for the ‘Great,’ the title picture remains as murky as ever after the result of Calvin Kattar vs. Arnold Allen. Hoping to continue his momentum after his first-round TKO of Dan Hooker […]
UFC Vegas 63 Reactions & UFC Vegas 64 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
UFC Vegas 63 Reactions & UFC Vegas 64 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
It’s time for another one of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, author of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Substack’, the fight book: “Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking”, host of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson […]
Khalil Rountree to UFC: ‘Don’t call me’ for fights until I’m in the video game
Khalil Rountree to UFC: ‘Don’t call me’ for fights until I’m in the video game
On Saturday night at UFC Vegas 63, veteran Khalil Rountree Jr. extended his current win streak to three with a win over Dustin Jacoby in the main card opener. It was a close split decision that could’ve gone either way, but in the end, Rountree got the judges’ nod with a tally of 29-28, 28-29, […]
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen – Fights to make
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen – Fights to make
It’s official: the theme for Fight Night main events of 2022 is injuries. Tom Aspinall blew out his knee. Brian Ortega separated his shoulder. Now, Calvin Kattar also blew out his knee. The injury came near the end of the first round, right as it looked like the action was about to explode. It ruined […]
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen Winners and Losers
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen Winners and Losers
On Saturday night, referee Herb Dean raised Arnold Allen’s hand to signal his TKO win over Calvin Kattar in the main event of the UFC Vegas 63 fight card. With that, Allen tied UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski for the longest active winning streak in the promotion’s 145-pound weight class. True, the victory came under […]
UFC Vegas 63 post-fight bonuses: Tresean Gore puts Josh Fremd to sleep with sick guillotine choke
UFC Vegas 63 post-fight bonuses: Tresean Gore puts Josh Fremd to sleep with sick guillotine choke
UFC Vegas 63 started with a bang, but ended on a whimper. The featherweight headliner came to an abrupt end after an unfortunate injury, and the welterweight co-headliner was OK. The preliminary portion of the card saw Christian Rodriguez get his first UFC win with a first-round submission of Joshua Weems. ‘CeeRod’ took advantage of […]
UFC Vegas 63 staff picks and predictions: We’re liking ‘Almighty’
UFC Vegas 63 staff picks and predictions: We’re liking ‘Almighty’
It’s another crowded evening for combat sports with a UFC event flying under the radar. If you’re not watching Katie Taylor, Vasiliy Lomachenko or Anderson Silva box on Saturday night then you might be interested in seeing Calvin Kattar take on Arnold Allen in the soon to be champion-less featherweight division. UFC Vegas 63 goes […]
UFC Vegas 63 results & video highlights: Arnold Allen extends UFC win streak to 10 with TKO
UFC Vegas 63 results & video highlights: Arnold Allen extends UFC win streak to 10 with TKO
Keep yourself posted with all that’s happening today at UFC Vegas 63, coming to us once again from the confines of the Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of the evening features a pair of highly ranked featherweights as #6 ranked Arnold Allen puts his unbeaten UFC record on the line in […]
Arnold Allen hoping to take advantage of Calvin Kattar’s ‘mileage’ at UFC Vegas 63
Arnold Allen hoping to take advantage of Calvin Kattar’s ‘mileage’ at UFC Vegas 63
Arnold Allen sees advantages and disadvantages in his fight against Calvin Kattar at UFC Vegas 63 on Saturday. In his first UFC headliner, ‘Almighty’ shares the Octagon with the ‘Boston Finisher,’ who is set for his fifth consecutive headliner in the past two years. Despite not having the same experience in five-round fights, Allen sees […]
The Level Change Podcast 202: UFC Vegas 63 preview, Silva not retiring after Paul bout
The Level Change Podcast 202: UFC Vegas 63 preview, Silva not retiring after Paul bout
Welcome to ‘The Level Change Podcast’, our combat sports themed variety show hosted by Stephie Haynes and Victor Rodriguez. Featuring the news of the week, fight card breakdowns and analysis, a roundup of regional promotions’ cards and fights; and whatever else we decide is important enough or entertaining enough to bring to your ears. Here […]
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen preview – Arnold Allen looking for a 10-fight winning streak
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen preview – Arnold Allen looking for a 10-fight winning streak
Though there wasn’t an established bout order at the time those fights fell out, it could be argued UFC Vegas 63 lost their co-main events. I have to say it plurally as I don’t believe Ilia Topuria vs. Edson Barboza or Mark Madsen vs. Drakkar Klose were ever officially put into that slot, but they […]
UFC Vegas 63 weigh-in results and video: One fighter misses weight
UFC Vegas 63 weigh-in results and video: One fighter misses weight
The UFC is back at the APEX facility in Vegas for their 63rd hometown show. This time around its featherweights in the main event with Calvin Kattar looking to put together a run to get himself back into the title picture and Arnold Allen looking to extend his run and prove his quality against a […]
‘Sooner or later, we’ll have to fight each other’ – Lima expects KO over teammate Arlovski
‘Sooner or later, we’ll have to fight each other’ – Lima expects KO over teammate Arlovski
Heavyweight Marcos Rogerio de Lima will have to face a training partner in his next outing, but is trying to keep his perspective purely professional. Paired up against fellow American Top Team athlete and veteran Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 63, ‘Pezao’ believes that facing a teammate was all but inevitable given the size of […]
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen prelims preview — Heavy-handed middleweights clash
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen prelims preview — Heavy-handed middleweights clash
As many UFC events following a major PPV seem to be, UFC Vegas 63 feels like a big letdown. That doesn’t mean there isn’t anything worth watching, but there aren’t many names casual fans will recognize all the way up and down the card—especially not on the prelims. Though that may be the case, there’s […]
The MMA Vivisection – UFC Vegas 63: Allen vs. Kattar picks, odds, & analysis
The MMA Vivisection – UFC Vegas 63: Allen vs. Kattar picks, odds, & analysis
As is so often the case with the UFC, a major PPV binge is getting followed by a bit of a hangover from the promotion’s matchmakers. Arnold Allen vs. Calvin Kattar is a great main event fight. After that, it’s hard to find another fighter ranked near the top of their division, let alone carefully […]
UFC 280 Reactions & UFC Vegas 63 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
UFC 280 Reactions & UFC Vegas 63 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
It’s time for another one of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, author of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Substack’, the fight book: “Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking”, host of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson […]