1. UFC 106 Losers: What's Next?

    Despite the fact that a few fights were pulled from the card, UFC 106 featured a number of exciting matchups that produced more fireworks than expected...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about over 4 years ago 757 reads 7 comments

  2. According to Spiars: Updated UFC Divisional Rankings

    Warning! Personal Opinion Advisory! The UFC pulled through a tough month of November that was plagued with injuries with two solid cards that appeared weak on paper...

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  3. Karo Parisyan Needs Our Support, Not Our Blind Disgust

    As a fan, it's easy to let your heated emotions take control and cause you to unjustly lash out at an athlete that seems to be squandering his career opportunities. Such is the case for Karo "The Heat" Parisyan...

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  4. Spiars' Quick Picks: UFC 106

    We're only moments away from Zuffa's third card in the span of eight days, and while the headlining fight might not be main-event material, there are a number of fights that can make this card worth watching...

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  5. UFC 105 Winners: What's Next?

    UFC 105 featured a slew of fighters, coming from a variety of sections on the championship road. Some needed a big win to help further themselves in their championship quest, while others needed a win just to keep the unemployment bug at bay...

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  6. Spiars' Quick Picks: UFC 105

    As a fan of the UFC, is there anything better than a night of live fights for free? Well, yes, yes there is. How about a UFC Hall of Fame fighter headlining this event in his return to the light-heavyweight ...

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  7. Denis Kang Is Not a Rebound Fight, Michael Bisping Should Be Wary

    When a heavily-promoted fighter falls from the trail towards their championship goals, their next fight is generally against a weaker opponent, a rebound fight in fewer words...

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  8. In The Land of Giants, Fedor Emelianenko Reigns Supreme

    On Saturday, November 7th, Brett "The Grimm" Rogers found himself in a situation where most mortal men would turn tail and run...

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  9. "How I Mastered the Art of Lay-and-Pray" by Jake Shields

    I haven't been on the Internet for very long, just over three months now, and one of the things that I found among many "fan" based MMA forums was the term, lay-and-pray...

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  10. According to Spiars: UFC Divisional Rankings

    Before this article gets underway, here is a not-so-subtle reminder for all of the readers out there. This is the UFC Divisional Rankings... According To Spiars. It's not entitled According To Joe Silva: UFC Divisional Rankings...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about over 4 years ago 1,059 reads 10 comments

  11. Turning a Blind Eye: Machida Fans Turn Into Haters Due To The Judges

    There has never been such clear evidence that many MMA fans are just riding the band-wagon since the aftermath of UFC 104 , where many believed Mauricio Rua decisively stole the light-heavyweight crown from the hands of Lyoto Machida...

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  12. Brock Lesnar is Sick: "Year-End" Show, UFC 108, May Now Be a Card For the Ages

    When news first broke that UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had pulled out from his UFC 106 bout with undefeated warrior, Shane Carwin, the ugly being known as disgust reared it's repulsive face from the murky waters of blind hatred...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about over 4 years ago 2,608 reads 7 comments

  13. Spiars' Quick Picks: UFC 104

    On a card of under-appreciated matchups, all eyes are on Lyoto Machida and Mauricio Rua. There are a few unknowns that will be floating around inside the Staples Center, as well as inside millions of homes across the world...

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  14. Three Reasons On Why a Brett Rogers' Victory Seems Unlikely

    It seems that every heavyweight fighter in the world wants to be the one to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. When Emelianenko signed with Strikeforce, everyone threw their name into the hat of potential opponents...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about over 4 years ago 1,151 reads 29 comments

  15. Paulo Filho: Uncovering UFC Conspiracy Or Media Harlot?

    Over the past month, the Brazilian jiu jitsu and judo black belt Paulo Filho has managed to keep his name in the headlines...

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  16. Spiars' Quick Picks: WEC 43

    This Saturday, San Antonio, Texas will get their first taste of the WEC. In what was originally slated to be the highly-anticipated rematch between Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Jamie Varner for ...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about almost 5 years ago 200 reads 1 comments

  17. From One Bad Coach to Another: Rampage's Coaching is Simply Horrid

    After a very bad stint as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter Season Seven, one would think that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson would stick to fighting...

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  18. Questionable Tactics? Gegard Mousasi Won't Defend Belt On Nov. 7th

    As a supporter of all things MMA, including the steadily-rising Strikeforce promotion, it's really tough to comprehend what is going through Scott Coker's mind...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about almost 5 years ago 256 reads 9 comments

  19. Shinya Aoki's Fight to the Top Includes Future Battle with B.J. Penn

    Jiu Jitsu practitioners throughout the MMA world were ecstatic to see Shinya Aoki pull off the arm bar on Joachim Hansen, to claim Dream's lightweight championship in the early hours of Tuesday morning...

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  20. Ikuhisa Minowa: One Punk That Deserves Respect

    Will Ikuhisa "The Punk" Minowa ever be considered one of the best fighters in the world? It's highly doubtful, but Minowa has already earned his spot inside the hearts of the MMA faithful for his warrior mentality...

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  21. Shinya Aoki-Joachim Hansen Three: Aoki Locks Up Arm Bar with Seconds Left

    Despite a great number of interesting fights and a plethora of international draws on display, many MMA fans tuned in to Dream 11 for the rubber match between two of the organization's premier talents...

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  22. Rashad Evans Continues To Talk, "Rampage" Jackson Will Return

    The trash talk between Rashad Evans and "Rampage" Jackson is once again dragged from the garbage can and out onto the lawn...

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  23. Could Joe Stevenson and Spencer Fisher Earn Fight of the Night Honors?

    If Joe Stevenson wants to earn a hefty fight of the night bonus come Oct. 24th, he should stand and trade away his best punches with Spencer Fisher; we know that's what "The King" is coming in to do...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about almost 5 years ago 256 reads 6 comments

  24. Rashad Evans Rumored to Fight Thiago Silva Now That Rampage Fight Is off

    It seems that all of the hype that was surrounding The Ultimate Fighter 10 was kidnapped by the typical bad guy off of a cheesy show from the 80's...

    Sterling Spiars Written by Sterling Spiars about almost 5 years ago 18 reads 10 comments

  25. After a Close Loss, Roger Huerta May Stick with the UFC After All

    After contract negotiations flew south earlier this year between the UFC and Roger "El Matador" Huerta, the first ever MMA fighter to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated decided that he would ...

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