In the Clinch – Out of Stock 

In the Clinch – Out of Stock – It looks like Panini’s 2021 UFC Prizm series launch is off to a good start.  Released on April 28th, the product box is currently out of stock.

As Nate Diaz would quip, I’m not surprised. That was a fun UFC 261 show in Jacksonville. The live crowd certainly helped. I don’t want to forget some of the performances which may have slipped under the radar.

This card is going for how much?

Kamaru Usman (19-1-0) – Let’s start with the obvious. When your opponent is a public admirer of your handiwork, you’ve done a good job. Yet the job isn’t done, as “The Nigerian Nightmare” has to rematch a dangerous Colby Covington next.


Rose Namajunas (10-4-0) – That was an amazing head kick, and the big win over Zhang Weili cemented her place as a future UFC Hall of Famer. Now, if she can string a few title defences together.

Ariane Carnelossi (13-2-0) – The pint-sized “Sorriso” at 5-2 aggressively took down her feisty 5-9 opponent Na Liang with style to kick off the event prelims. She’s split her two octagon bouts since debuting in September 2018, but is a fighter for collectors to keep an eye on.

Anthony Smith (35-16-0) – Things looked pretty rough for “Lionheart” about a year ago, but with two wins in a row – including stopping the rising star Jimmy Crute – he seems to have turned it around.

Uriah Hall (17-9-0) – This is more for how “Prime Time” managed to defeat Chris Weidman without throwing a single strike in 17 seconds. And how he conducted himself afterwards, saying all the right things after Weidman’s unfortunate leg break. 

A speedy recovery, champ. Onward to UFC Vegas 25.