1. Three Reasons Why Kenny Florian Lost to B.J. Penn

    1. Mental Breakdown/Momentum Dump Kenny Florian did a lot of talking before this fight took place. I’m sure by now you have all heard the “B.J...

    Shawn Smith Written by Shawn Smith about 5 years ago 1,484 reads 21 comments

  2. UFC 101: Quick Results and Report

    Main Card · 1. Champ B.J. Penn def. Kenny Florian via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 4, 3:54. Penn retains the lightweight title. · 2...

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  3. Amir Sadollah vs. Johny Hendricks: A Well-Rounded Matchup

    This Saturday, we will finally see the first fight of Amir Sadollah outside of the Ultimate Fighter tournament. Sadollah brings a strong ground game and some solid stand-up in against a strong wrestler with knockout ability in Johny Hendricks...

    Shawn Smith Written by Shawn Smith about 5 years ago 476 reads 3 comments

  4. Where Do Fedor Emelianenko and Strikeforce Go from Here?

    Today, Strikeforce announced via press release that they have signed the hottest commodity in the sport, Fedor Emelianenko...

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  5. Sengoku: Following the Pride Mold Too Closely?

    There is no denying the huge impact that Pride FC had on mixed martial arts not only in Japan, but worldwide. Many of the greatest fighters in the world competed for the grand organization and ...

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  6. UFC 101: The Complete Breakdown

    Following one of the craziest and most dramatic months in mixed martial arts history, the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 101: Declaration (Get it? cause it's in Philly!)...

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  7. Sengoku 9: Results and Quick Review

    *Note: These are just the quick results and a few notes. I will have a more in-depth review of the entire event up very soon! Quick Results •Mizuto Hirota def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (strikes)—Round Four, 2:50 •Masanori Kanehara def.

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  8. Josh Barnett's Next MMA Fight Announced

    Yes, you read that right, public enemy number one amongst mixed martial arts fans and the most hated man in the sport is planning a return to mixed martial arts and as you probably could have guessed, it’s in Japan...

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  9. Brock Lesnar: The New Breed

    November 12th, 1993 is a date that will forever be synonymous with mixed martial arts. This is the night that the Ultimate Fighting Championship began...

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  10. Shark Fights Breaks Texas MMA Attendance Record

    This past weekend saw a record breaking event in the state of Texas as Amarillo promotion Shark Fight held and outdoor event in front of 10,603 people. The event “Shark Fights 5...

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  11. DREAM 10: Complete Review

    DREAM 10 took place at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan this morning in front of a packed house of nearly 20,000 fans...

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  12. “Mach” Sakurai Struggles to Make Weight for DREAM 10

    It is a good thing for Japanese superstar Hayato Sakurai that Japan does not sanction the weigh-ins of mixed martial arts events as strictly as is done in the United States...

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  13. DREAM 11 Moved To October 6th

    Gegard Mousasi recently hinted during a radio show that the “Super Hulk” tournament had been moved from September to October...

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  14. Vitor Ribiero Has the Chance of a Lifetime: "Shaolin's" Time To Shine

    With wins over Joachim Hansen, Tatsuya Kawajiri, and Mitsuhiro Ishida, one would think that Vitor “Shaolin” Ribiero would be a top star in the lightweight division; however, ...

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  15. Upset or Unbeatable? Breaking Down Georges St. Pierre vs. Thiago Alves

    On July 11, 2009, Canadian kingpin Georges St. Pierre will again enter the octagon in an attempt to defend his UFC Welterweight crown against his most dangerous opponent to date, and with St...

    Shawn Smith Written by Shawn Smith about 5 years ago 144 reads 3 comments

  16. Champions of The Future Part 2: KOTC and DREAM Veteran Abel Cullum

    “Silent But Deadly”: An Interview with Abel Cullum Thanks to the WEC, DREAM and Sengoku there is a new weight division beginning to emerge...

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  17. Fighter Profile: DREAM Phenom Bibiano "Flash" Fernandes

    Most people would associate a nickname like “Flash” with fast hands and quick knockouts; however, Bibiano Fernandes is bringing a whole new dimension to the word...

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  18. One Last Stand: The Fireball Kid Returns

    Despite the excellent performances from Shooto World Champions Shinichi “BJ” Kojima and Masakatsu Ueda, the big news coming out of this week’s event is the return of the Fireball Kid: Takanori Gomi...

    Shawn Smith Written by Shawn Smith about over 5 years ago 198 reads 4 comments

  19. The Secret to Lyoto Machida and Georges St. Pierre's Success

    Georges St. Pierre and Lyoto Machida are two of the most successful mixed martial artists on the planet today. There blend of speed, skill and technique make them in the upper echelon of fighters...

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  20. Champions of The Future Part 1: WEC and DREAM Veteran Micah Miller

    At the ripe young age of 22, it is hard to refer to anyone as a veteran of the sport but with 13 professional bouts under his belt, Micah Miller is well on his way to veteran status...

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  21. Butoku MMA Report: Episode 2!

    Welcome to the second ever edition of the Butoku Report! Todays article will feature news from the aftermath of DREAM 7, whats been announced so far for DREAM 8 and predictions for the upcoming ...

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  22. The Butoku Report: Episode One!

    Butoku ReportEpisode OneWhat’s that? You think that North American coverage of Japanese Mixed Martial Arts is lacking too? You say you don’t watch Japanese Mixed Martial ...

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  23. Georges St. Pierre vs. B.J. Penn II: The Breakdown

    On January 31st, UFC Welterweight Champion of the World George “Rush” St. Pierre will once again enter the octagon to face former foe and UFC Lightweight Champion “The Prodigy” B...

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  24. Denis Kang: Not Just Another UFC Debut

    On January 17th, Denis Kang will make his long-awaited UFC debut against young up and comer Alan Belcher...

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  25. Pride of a Champion: Breaking down the fight of the year

    Here is my breakdown of the UFC 82 main event between Anderson Silva and Dan Henderson This is a fight that so many people have wanted for so long and this Saturday at UFC 82 we will see who the greatest middleweight in the world really is...

    Shawn Smith Written by Shawn Smith about over 6 years ago 643 reads 7 comments