Jacob Debets - Page 1

Jacob is a recent law graduate who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He has been an MMA fan for more than a decade and trains in Muay Thai and Boxing at DMDs MMA in Brunswick. His work has been published widely, including on Sherdog, Fight News Australia, LawinSports, LowKickMMA, De Minimis and Farrago. He is currently writing a book on the politics and economics of the MMA industry. You can view more of his writing at jacobdebets.com.
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Ben Askren Confident He Will Fight GSP in 2019, Alludes to Ace up his Sleeve

Former One Championship and Bellator champion Ben Askren may be retired, but he's confident that status is only temporary.

Jon Fitch Ends Free Agency, Signs with Bellator

Jon Fitch's free agency period didn't last long. Today, he confirmed via his YouTube page that he has signed with Bellator MMA, and will have news about his first opponent in the near future.

Will Brooks Announces Release from UFC; Signs with PFL

Lightweight contender Will Brooks has announced via his instagram that he has been released from the UFC and has signed with the Professional Fighters League. Will...

Al Iaquinta Back at UFC 223; UFC “rips up” Old Contract

Tenth-ranked lightweight Al Iaquinta will step back into the UFC cage for only the second time in three years, when he meets Paul Felder at UFC 223 on...

Bobby Green Breaks Winless Streak, Calls out Alvarez, Lee

Bobby Green finally got himself back in the win column last night, earning a gutsy unanimous decision victory over Erik Koch in the headliner of the...

‘A Shame for America’: Francis Ngannou Criticizes Trump for Alleged “s**thole” Comment

In the lead up to UFC 220, heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou has weighed in on the most recent controversy involving US President Donald Trump. 'A Shame...

Josh Emmett teases a bout with Brian Ortega

A bout between Josh Emmett and Brian Ortega may happen very soon.

Six Burning Questions for MMA in 2018

2017 was an interesting year to be an MMA fan. From the hotly anticipated return of Georges St-Pierre to the madness that was Mayweather-McGregor, to...

Scrutinising the UFC’s Response to Mark Hunt

For MMA fans that haven’t been living under a rock over the last few days, it’s no secret that Mark Hunt has, once again, gone...

Bellator Gaining Ground on UFC, Last Weekend was Proof

Over the weekend, the MMA Gods were smiling down on fight fans. On Friday night, the UFC’s first show in the 'Land of the Rising Sun'...

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