UFC 209 Review

UFC 209 review – It came and went and we were thrilled as well as diappointed. MMA Fancast has immediate reaction to this card, as we are joined by special guest John Schell.

UFC 209 Review

In a main event that will long be remembered as a rematch that does NOT need a trilogy, Tyron Woodley was able to defend his welterweight strap in what can only be considered one of the most disappointing fights in UFC and welterweight championship history.

UFC 209 Review

Lando Vannata and David Teymur went toe to toe in a fight that stole the show. This pairing has all the makings of a longtime rivalry and these are two young men who show great promise to reach the top of the lightweight division and possibly be stables there for years to come.

UFC 209 Review

Rashad Evans and Daniel Kelly had a battle that showed both the age of these combatants as well as the growth of these two. Rashad looked to be in amazing shape visually, but ring rust was also apparent. Was this an indication that he simply can no longer compete with the top tier or will things improve once he can shake off the ring rust?

UFC 209 Review

Amanda Cooper and Cynthia Calvillo was a true story of being presented opportunities and capitalizing on them. Cynthia Calvillo was making her octagon debut against Cooper and was originally slated to fight on the Fight Pass Prelim portion of the card. That all changed when the Khabib / Furguson fight got scrapped. Calvillo’s UFC debut was not going to occur on the PPV portion of the card and boy did she take full advantage of the opportunity.

UFC 209 Review

Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt was bound to end with devastation, and it certainly did not disappoint. Overeem landed some huge knees in the 3rd round of this contest and Hunt was left motionless.

UFC 209 Review

On the undercard, we were truly treated to one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the UFC. Prior to that fight, we saw another amazing comeback!

We talk about all this and much more on this episode of MMA Fancast!