Eric Nicksick

Eric Nicksick explains why managing pace is UFC champ Sean Strickland’s key to beating Dricus Du Plessis

Eric Nicksick thinks pace will be the determining factor in UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland’s fight vs. Dricus Du Plessis. Strickland (28-5 MMA, 15-5 UFC) makes his first title defense against Du Plessis (20-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) in the UFC 297 main event Jan. 20 at Scotiabank Arena in...

Coach Eric Nicksick: Francis Ngannou proved it’s possible MMA fighters can compete against high-level boxers

The history is not great for MMA fighters transitioning to professional boxing. There have been a few here and there who have been able to notch wins, but at a high level, it’s a rare scene. But Saturday in Saudi Arabia, former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou crossed over...

Coach Eric Nicksick: Francis Ngannou needs to be unpredictable vs. Tyson Fury, not look to outbox

" Francis Ngannou’s coach, Eric Nicksick, is well aware of the monster challenger the team has on their hands. Ngannou, a former UFC heavyweight champion, will face WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in a non-title professional boxing match on Oct. 28 in Saudi Arabia. Although Nganngou is a top-tier...

Coach: Sean Strickland ‘a shoo-in’ to fight Israel Adesanya after Dricus Du Plessis, will be ready for UFC 293 backup role

" Sean Strickland’s coach Eric Nicksick plans to have his fighter prepared if he gets the call to fight at UFC 293 in September. After Strickland (27-5 MMA, 14-5 UFC) defeated Abus Magomedov by second-round TKO in the UFC on ESPN 48 main event earlier this month, he put...

Coach Eric Nicksick: Keeping Francis Ngannou calm at UFC 260 was ‘our main priority’

There was plenty of thought put into Francis Ngannou’s second UFC title fight. Xtreme Couture general manager and MMA coach Eric Nicksick, along with his coaching staff, had plenty to do ahead of Ngannou’s championship rematch against Stipe Miocic at Saturday’s UFC 260 main event clash in Las Vegas....

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