1. 2009: A Year of Mixed Martial Arts

    What a difference a year makes. Let's take a chronological look back at some of the major MMA events of 2009—events that marked the end of old eras and the start of new ones, and ones that changed the way some of us look at the sport...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 1,364 reads 4 comments

  2. UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez Predictions/Tips

    UFC 107 will likely be the last great UFC card of 2009, due to the hex that has been placed on UFC 108. The lightweight title is on the line, and many say that it will be Penn's last true challenge...

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  3. Mariusz Pudzianowski: The Strongest Man and the Greatest Sport

    Pudzian, Dominator, Super Mariusz (Super Mario ), Pyton (Python ), and Duży Pyton (Big Python ) are some of the many nicknames of five-time World's Strongest Man winner Mariusz Pudzianowski...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 4,569 reads 10 comments

  4. UFC 106: Ortiz Vs. Grifin II Predictions/Tips

    UFC 106, a fairly average card, truth be told, but one that could be profitable to gamblers. Lines are given as decimals, where 1.55 indicates that for every 1.00 you place, you will get 0...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 670 reads 3 comments

  5. Destination Global: International Cities UFC Should Venture to

    With UFC events at London, Dublin, Cologne, Manchester, and Montreal all in the last year, the message is clear: when it comes to the joy of martial arts, well, I'll let Genki say it...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 940 reads 9 comments

  6. Strikeforce: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers—Predictions/Tips

    Well, it's been a long time getting here, but here we are at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers , a brilliant fight card that should keep us healthy with MMA-related goodness until the Christmas and NYE shows...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 1,472 reads 15 comments

  7. Sink or Swim for UFC 106?

    When a champion withdraws from a title bout, there are no winners, and no one is really happy. It's been said that Zuffa has a history of making lemonade anytime they have been dealt a lemon, and they have been dealt one here...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 674 reads 7 comments

  8. UFC 104 and DREAM.12 Predictions and Tips

    College projects and MMA predictions never mix...nonetheless, I'm back, and predicting DREAM.12 and UFC 104 in the same write up, since they're just a few hours apart anyway. All lines taken from Bodog, all lines given as decimals: 1...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about over 4 years ago 672 reads 0 comments

  9. DREAM.11 FWGP and Super Hulk Tournament Predictions/Tips

    DREAM.11 is the last event of 2009 that DREAM has on primetime TV—let's hope it goes smoothly, hmm? All odds here are given as decimals, where the value is your total return assuming that you bet 1...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 555 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 103: Franklin Vs. Belfort Predictions/Tips

    Hermes Franca vs. Tyson Griffin (155lbs/70kg) Hermes Franca 19-7-0 +Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt that is very dangerous from anywhere+Decent striking+Decent force behind strikes-Poor wrestling-Sloppy ...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 600 reads 3 comments

  11. Couture Vs. Nogueira: UFC 102 Predictions/Tips

    Am I the only one having trouble accessing Bodog's MMA lines? I'll be using Sportsbook.com lines like last time until I can access them again...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 629 reads 8 comments

  12. The Most Complete History of Ultimate Fighting To Be Written Down- Eva!

    Being a huge Ultimate Fighting fan, I often find myself having to explain to my friends about how the sport works. I have to explain the rules, who the best fighters are, you know, stuff like that...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 1,205 reads 16 comments

  13. Strikeforce: Carano Vs. Cyborg Predictions/Tips

    Well, here we are at last, Carano vs. Cyborg. After a series of disasters, Strikeforce have still managed to put together a decent fight card...

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  14. UPDATE - Trouble Brewing: Strikeforce Welterweight Title Fight In Danger

    The Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg fight card has already suffered its fair share of setbacks. The heavyweight title bout of Fabricio Werdum vs. Alistair Overeem, originally slated to be on the card, had to be scrapped because of Overeem's injury...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 20 comments

  15. UFC 101: Declaration Predictions/Tips

    UFC 101: Declaration promises to be a another solid card full of excellent fights and good matchups. Aside from seeing a lightweight title shot, we'll get to see the much-hyped middleweight Amir Sadollah in action again...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 980 reads 15 comments

  16. Good News and Bad News: Fedor, Strikeforce And What Happens Next

    Yesterday, on Aug. 3, 2009, it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko, widely regarded as the No. 1 heavyweight on earth, would be signing with Strikeforce, the No. 2 promotion in North America, for a three fight deal...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 918 reads 15 comments

  17. Future Star or Just Plain Starstruck? Blagoi Ivanov's Place in MMA

    Reading any MMA forum today, the backlash against the 2008 World Combat Sambo Champion, Blagoi Ivanov, is plain to see...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 390 reads 7 comments

  18. World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku IX: Tips/Predictions

    Hey everyone, I came back from Vatican City yesterday, but I still had time to throw together some picks for Sengoku IX, an event that could be one of the best of the year, if I'm any judge of things...

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  19. Resurrecting the Champ: Why a Rededicated Vitor Belfort Is Good For the UFC

    With a fight against Sengoku middleweight champion, Jorge Santiago, coming up on August 1, we may ask ourselves where Belfort will go from here, since there may not be an Affliction 4, and since the promotion's hopes are probably banking on Trilogy...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 555 reads 10 comments

  20. DREAM.10: The Welterweight Grand Prix Final Round Predictions/Tips

    Hey, welcome to another set of MMA predictions, this time for DREAM.10, The Welterweight GP Final Round. It's a card that has great value betting on underdogs, but due to UFC 100, seems to have been forgotten around here...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about almost 5 years ago 916 reads 14 comments

  21. Wishing for a KO: A Letter to Hendo

    As I'm sure everyone and their grandmother already knows, Dan Henderson is fighting against Michael Bisping tonight. Deciding to give him some last minute support, I sent him this fan mail...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about 5 years ago 222 reads 6 comments

  22. UFC 100 Tips/Predictions

    Welcome to another set of predictions for UFC 100, a card with no subtitle. Lines taken from bodog as always, and are presented in decimal form, which I'll explain, as always!Odds are given as what your return would be for every €1...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about 5 years ago 3,816 reads 9 comments

  23. Right on the Button!: The 10 Hardest Chins in MMA

    They say that if you hit anyone just right, they'll go down. For the most part, they're correct, but there are some exceptions to the rule...

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  24. Tap, Snap or Nap: The Top 10 Most Feared Ground Fighters on Earth

    Ever since Royce started tearing through Karate black belts, Kung Fu masters and one-gloved boxers all the way back in the first Ultimate Fighting Championship, the ground was established as ...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about 5 years ago 2,477 reads 25 comments

  25. UFC 99: The Comeback: Main Card

    After a shocking series of upsets at last week's Strikeforce event, I'm going to (hopefully) do a better job calling UFC 99. It's a pretty good card, not stacked on star power, but full of competitive matchups for the most part...

    Flying Knee Written by Flying Knee about 5 years ago 866 reads 0 comments