Hey guys, just checking in to again encourage any players of fantasy MMA games (such as the MMA Playground fight picking or fantasy betting games, Fight Matrix's salary cap game when it relaunches, etc.) that SBNation's resident fantasy sports blog Fake Teams has recently added fantasy MMA coverage to its umbrella, alongside some of the more widely played games such as fantasy football and baseball. Myself and Ben Bauman provide analysis to help on difficult decisions, ranging from in-depth looks at the main card bouts to wider looks at the best and worst plays on a card. If you play fantasy MMA, have a click through to some of our articles and give Fake Teams a follow if you like what you see.
UFC 142 Coverage
UFC 142 End Table: Locks, 'Dogs and Disagreement in the Title Fight -- With only two members on the MMA staff, a full round table seemed excessive in these tight financial times, so instead Ben and I sit down over a respectfully modest end table to discuss tonight's card. Analysis is offered on the night's main event, the surest winner 142 has to over and the underdog that's calling out for a play.
UFC 142 Aldo vs. Mendes - where to play fantasy MMA -- If the idea of fantasy MMA appeals to you but you've never had the chance to play and don't know where to begin, this is the article for you. Ben breaks down some of the different styles of fantasy MMA and where to go to play them.
In addition to the whole-event perspective, Fake Teams provides an in-depth look at all five main-card bouts each event, with a look at the fighters' recent bouts, strengths and weaknesses and their expected impact on the fantasy game.
UFC 142 In-Depth Preview: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes
UFC 142 In-Depth Preview: Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
UFC 142 In-Depth Preview: Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio
UFC 142 In-Depth Preview: Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater
UFC 142 In-Depth Preview: Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza