1. A Throwdown with Showdown: The K2 Interview Series with "Showdown" Joe Ferraro

    If you’re talking Mixed Martial Arts news and information in Canada, one name comes to mind: “Showdown” Joe Ferraro...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 223 reads 2 comments

  2. Rated Next: Joe Warren

    Welcome to Rated Next, a new segment we're trying out here to bring attention to fighters who may be flying under the radar of anyone outside of the hardcore set...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 148 reads 13 comments

  3. Love Me or Hate Me: The 5 Most Polarizing Figures in the UFC

    One of the great things about sports is the inevitable debates that come up when certain athlete's names get mentioned.Best friends can become heated rivals as they take up the argument for and against figures who have as many fans as they do detractors..

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  4. MMA Matchmaker: 10 Fights for 2010

    Fight fans talk about the dream matchups they'd like to see whenever they're given the opportunity. We breakdown mythical battles, sizing up the skills of the two combatants and diagnosing the fight as if it were happening before our very eyes...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 1,926 reads 47 comments

  5. Mats Sundin Was an Underachiever

    Yesterday, Mats Sundin announced his retirement from the NHL.Immediately following his announcement, the stupidity began. Canadian sports networks ran tribute pieces, playing up his numerous accomplishments and heralding him as a Hall-of-Fame lock...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about 5 years ago 619 reads 38 comments

  6. UFC Veterans Flock to Maximum Fighting Championships

    Based in Edmonton, Maximum Fighting Championships (MFC) is quickly becoming one of the premier organizations for fighters looking to re-establish themselves when the UFC shows them the door...

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  7. Dan Hardy: Michael Bisping Version 2.0

    British? Check.Marketable? Check.Earned a close split decision win on home soil that some people question? Check...twice...

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  8. Welcome Back: Buentello Returning to the UFC, Set to Face Todd Duffee

    Paul Buentello is returning to the UFC.The former heavyweight contender who fell victim to the collapse of Affliction has inked a new deal that will see him fight at UFC 107, marking the first ...

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  9. Amir Sadollah: Two Fights In and Already Working on His Post-Fighting Career

    Is it just me or is are the UFC and Amir Sadollah already laying out the blueprint for his post-fighting career, despite the fact that the former Ultimate Fighter has all of two professional ...

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  10. Boxing Wins the Battle, but Will MMA Win the War?

    Early reports indicate that "Pretty Boy Floyd" put a beating on the UFC last weekend, something that will certainly be trumpeted from the mountain tops by boxing fans and anti-MMA activists alike...

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  11. MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings for September: Defending Brock Lesnar

    Some people weren't too happy with my decision to include the UFC heavyweight champ in last month's installment of the pound-for-pound rankings, clinging to the usual arguments made against Brock Lesnar...

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  12. Mixed Martial Arts: Would a Union Make Sense?

    Mark Coleman is a member of the UFC Hall of Fame and is widely considered the Grandfather of Ground and Pound. He is a former UFC Heavyweight and Pride Open Weight Grand Prix Champion...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 287 reads 4 comments

  13. Dear Chuck, Randy and Mirko: An Open Letter to MMA Legends

    Hey Guys,My name is Spencer Kyte and long before I was a burgeoning MMA writer, I was an MMA fan and you guys had a lot to do with it...

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  14. No UFC? No Problem: Quality MMA Options During the UFC Hiatus

    Saturday's UFC 103 marked the end of a run that saw the organization roll out three pay-per-view events, an Ultimate Fight Night and the debut of The Ultimate Fighter in the span of eight weeks...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 377 reads 5 comments

  15. UFC 103: Things I Learned Last Night

    1. Something Like a Phenom-Enon I have no problem admitting I was dead wrong about Vitor Belfort.While the trouble he had making the 195 pound catch weight limit still worries me, there are ...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 877 reads 30 comments

  16. MMA vs. Boxing: Tonight's PPV Grudge Match and the Mainstream Media

    "If early mainstream media coverage is an accurate indicator, Mayweather-Marquez will crush UFC 103 tomorrow night in PPV buys. Then again, mainstream media have shown lukewarm interest in UFC despite its constant growth and popularity...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 2,697 reads 21 comments

  17. UFC 103 Punch Drunk Predictions

    Tonight marks the end of a busy week.Between delivering the Fight Week Preview series, as well as some interviews, editorials, and the Punch Drunk Predictions on UFN 19 on Wednesday, twelve posts have already come off the figurative presses...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 252 reads 1 comments

  18. Rich Franklin: The Under-Appreciated Superstar

    How can a fighter with a professional record of 27-4 who has headlined three fight cards in the last eight months and is a former middleweight champion be under-appreciated?By being Rich Franklin...

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  19. Fight Week Previews: Rich Franklin Vs. Vitor Belfort

    Even though there is no title belt on the line, the main event of UFC 103 packs a whole lot of interest into the maximum 15 minutes these two warriors will go toe-to-toe...

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  20. Fight Week Previews: Junior dos Santos vs. Mirko Cro Cop

    Words can't accurately express how excited I am for this fight, though I'll certainly try my best.While Junior dos Santos burst onto the scene just 11 months ago by delivering an uppercut ...

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  21. UFN 19: 10 Things I Learned Last Night

    1. ROGER HUERTA WILL BE BACKDespite Hollywood aspirations, a guy that puts on entertaining fights every time he sets foot in the cage is always an asset...

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  22. The Force is Strong in This One

    My evil powers of hampering fighter's futures is apparently growing—Talking to me is becoming a dangerous thing.First, Kenny Florian fought hard before succumbing to B.J. Penn at UFC 101 and I thought nothing of it...

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  23. Talking TUF 10 with Contestant Matt Mitrione

    Injuries halted Matt Mitrione's NFL career earlier than he would have liked, but that didn't stop the competitive fires from burning inside him...

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  24. Punch Drunk Predictions for Ultimate Fight Night 19

    Before Kimbo and company hit the airwaves with Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter, a better-than-normal Ultimate Fight Night goes down in Oklahoma City.All four of the televised fights are good quality, as is the rest of the card...

    E. Spencer Kyte Written by E. Spencer Kyte about over 5 years ago 140 reads 4 comments

  25. Fight Week Previews: Martin Kampmann vs. Paul Daley

    Martin Kampmann was supposed to face Mike Swick in a No. 1 Contender match, with the winner going on to face Georges St-Pierre sometime next year, but plans have changed...

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