1. Black Israelites Herald the Rise of Kimbo Slice

    As was noted last May, Affliction and TapOut shirts are now as ubiquitous as Yankees caps. That alone should suffice as evidence that the sport has, finally, gone mainstream...

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  2. Win or Lose: Nate Diaz Belongs in the UFC

    Tonight on Spike TV, Nate Diaz will battle Melvin Guillard, in what many are calling an “elimination match.” Diaz is coming off two losses in a row, to Clay Guida and Joe Stevenson...

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  3. UFC 101: BJ Penn's Secret Weapon

    The main event of Saturday night’s UFC 101 lightweight title fight between champion, BJ Penn, and top-ranked contender, Kenny Florian, has been deconstructed on MMA blogs all across the internet...

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  4. Floyd Mayweather: It Doesn't (or Does?) Matter If You're Black Or White

    Floyd Mayweather says that MMA is for white boys. In a recent interview, boxing’s pound-for-pound best goes on a RANT – talking about everything from economics to the dangers of cohabitation with a woman...

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  5. Gina Carano At MSG: The Scrap On Location

    We had several members of the Daily Scrap team posted on 33rd St and 8th Avenue in NYC to catch a glimpse of Gina Carano outside, under the summer sun, in a steel cage...

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  6. UFC 100 Epilogue: Title Belts Are More Secure than Tony Robbins

    We’re all still high after UFC 100. It was a great show, with plenty of drama and even more dominance. Lesnar looked unstoppable. George St-Pierre is unstoppable. I don’t wanna spoil the party, but…...

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  7. Prelude to UFC 100: Greatest Quotes In UFC History

    Continuing with our nostalgia week in honor of UFC 100, the Daily Scrap is proud to present “Top 3 Greatest Quotes in UFC History”. This was a tough one, folks. Here are the top three, in reverse order, plus context...

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  8. Most Dicked Over Fighter In UFC History: Moti Horenstein

    Let’s face it, throughout the UFC’s 16 year history, plenty of fighters have been dicked over - bad calls by the ref, bad decisions by the judges, bad advice from their corner - the list goes on...

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  9. Most Ironic Ending In UFC History: The Winner Is...

    With UFC 100 just days away, the MMA blogosphere is getting nostalgic. From Bleacher Report to CagePotato, lists are all the rage: Greatest Fights . Greatest Comebacks. Greatest Submissions...

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  10. UFC 100 Prediction: St-Pierre Will KO Alves

    UFC 100 is less than two weeks away. The co-main event between Georges St-Pierre and Thiago Alves is generating more buzz than Mark Sanford on a booze cruise through Argentina...

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  11. Michael Jackson, MMA, And The Nature of Stardom: Why MMA? Why Now?

    In last Sunday’s New York Times, David Segal wrote on the death of Michael Jackson and the nature of his stardom: “Fame on the level that Mr...

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  12. The UFC 100 Milestone: Why MMA? Why Now?

    As we approach UFC 100, I think it’s an apropos time to wax philosophical about MMA. Instead of offering up fight predictions, I want to tackle the big questions...

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  13. Nate Diaz: Watch “The Reboot” Live at TUF 9 Finale

    Nate Diaz is a badass. He’s part of a new generation of grapplers, along with Dustin Hazelett and his older brother, Nick, who have given Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu an MMA reboot: Rubber ...

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  14. Eddie Bravo's Rubber Guard: Fad Or The Future of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has evolved right alongside the sport of MMA. It’s latest transition was sparked not by God, but by a bunch of stoners from California, led by Eddie Bravo, creator of the Rubber Guard...

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  15. Get Out of Therapy, Get in a Cage

    My last post about Ben Saunders, aside from lowering my value as an MMA analyst, was littered with jargon from the pick-up community (neg, target) whose origins can be traced back to ...

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  16. Picking Ben Saunders Over Mike Swick Cost Me A Hook-Up

    This is a true story, not a knock-knock joke. I’m at a bar in the East Village - name doesn’t matter, they’re all the same - when I notice a super-cute brunette in a tight black Tapout T-shirt...

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  17. Spencer Pratt: A Brazilian Jiu-Jiu Black Belt?

    Back in 2003, NBC came out with a reality dating show called "Average Joe." The theme of which is both obvious and unimportant for the purposes of this article...

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  18. Jake Shields: The Best Grappler In MMA

    Jake Shields will be fighting Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, Jun. 6, at Strikeforce on Showtime. This could go either way, as Lawler is a big, strong kid with excellent take-down defense and knockout power in both hands...

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  19. Why Kimbo Matters: A Meditation on Kevin Ferguson

    Kevin Ferguson, the Florida streetfighter known as Kimbo Slice, will join the cast of TUF, Season 10, which begins filming next Monday, in Las Vegas...

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  20. Sanchez Vs. Guida: The Best Fight Nobody Is Talking About

    Diego Sanchez will be fighting Clay Guida at the TUF finale on June 20th. If you didn’t catch that, let me repeat it. Diego Sanchez will be fighting Clay Guida at the TUF finale on June 20th...

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  21. Fedor Emelianenko Vs. Josh Barnett: The Emperor Will Fall, Maybe

    It’s official. Fedor Emelianenko, known in the MMA world as The Last Emperor, will square off against Josh Barnett at Affliction 3, on August first...

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  22. Quinton Jackson's Quest for an Oscar

    Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be one of the two coaches, along with Rashad Evans, on Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter Reality Show. Thank God. Rampage is the most entertaining, charismatic athlete in mixed martial arts...

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  23. UFC: Who Can Beat Silva and Machida? Arizona State!

    Okay, enough is enough. I’ve read one too many blog posts about the unbeatable Brazilians, Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida, over the past few days—I've even written a few myself...

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  24. MMA Japanimation! As Predicted, Canseco Gets Hurt

    If you can see this, then you might need a Flash Player upgrade or you need to install Flash Player if it's missing. Get Flash Player from Adobe...

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  25. Are Tapout Shirts the New Yankees Cap?

    Last night, I got a phone call from a friend. “I just saw a homeless man wearing a Tapout shirt.” “Really?” I said...

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