Drake Riggs

Drake Riggs

Drake Riggs is an MMA writer based out of Brush Prairie, Washington, US who specialises in feature pieces, the women's fight scene, lists, news coverage, and rankings. He has been a passionate fan of MMA ever since 2009. Drake has most notably written for BJPenn.com, FanSided MMA, The Body Lock, Cageside Press, Sherdog, The Scrap, and MMA Today. He has also created video content for RT Sport. As for other sports, Drake is a longtime fan of the NFL's Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Paige VanZant should ditch UFC and sign with One Championship – it’s a perfect match

UFC seemingly stalling on new contract for Instagram icon Paige VanZant, but she would be perfect fit for One Championship’s expansion into the US market.

20 Nov 2019 - 4:40PM

UFC seemingly stalling on new contract for Instagram icon Paige VanZant, but she would be perfect fit for One Championship’s expansion into the US market.

Paige VanZant should ditch UFC and sign with One Championship – it’s a perfect match
The Takedown | UFC judging bias in Brazil? Stop the conspiracy theories – it’s all just a myth

As the UFC returns to Brazil for Fight Night 163, the idea of hometown bias on judges’ scorecards will surely resurface – but the concept is complete nonsense.

14 Nov 2019 - 5:05PM

As the UFC returns to Brazil for Fight Night 163, the idea of hometown bias on judges’ scorecards will surely resurface – but the concept is complete nonsense.

UFC judging bias in Brazil? Stop the conspiracy theories – it’s all just a myth