The BANG Effect: A Statistical Look at 2013′s Most Improved MMA Team [DATABOMB]

(Duane Ludwig [right] with one of his star pupils. / Photo via Sherdog) By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics An unlikely new coaching star, Duane “Bang” Ludwig has surged to the forefront of the competitive MMA coaching landscape after a fortuitous change of scenery. Ludwig is the obvious candidate for 2013′s “MMA Coach of the Year,” and few would question this, … Read more

Jose Aldo Likely to Defend Featherweight Title Against Erik Koch

(Photo courtesy of MMAWeekly) Jose Aldo‘s next opponent is close to being finalized, and from what we hear, it won’t be Hatsu Hioki or Frankie Edgar. A source close to Roufusport MMA Academy has informed CagePotato.com that 145-pound contender Erik Koch has been sent a contract to challenge Aldo for the UFC featherweight title. The fight would likely take place at UFC 147 in … Read more