1. WEC 48: After the Dust Settles

    Simply put: worth every cent. Last night’s WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber marked a historical change of direction for the Zuffa company, traditionally shown on Versus for no additional ...

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  2. WEC Bantamweight Scott Jorgensen: I'm Winning This Time Around

    The WEC is venturing into a new frontier littered with possibilities, opportunities and a $44.95 price tag for MMA fans who want to witness a stacked card featuring two titles fights—Jose Aldo vs...

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  3. Bellator 14: Live Blog and Results from the Chicago Theatre

    Bleacher Report is covering Bellator 14 live at the historical Chicago Theatre in the heart of downtown. The preliminary fights are starting off at 6pm CT, followed up by the televised main card at 7pm CT...

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  4. UFC 112: After The Dust Settles (Part 2)

    As previously mentioned in the first segment of After The Dust Settles , there will be a second and final installment following the first, completing the UFC 112 edition of the series...

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  5. UFC 112: After the Dust Settles (Part 1)

    For UFC 112, in Abu Dhabi, I’m mixing things up into two parts: a championship installment followed up by a recap of the other main card bouts...

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  6. Looking Past UFC 112: Can Anderson Silva Defeat the Top Five Heavyweights?

    “Itsy bitsy spider…wants a heavyweight bout. When he brings the pain, he’s knocking everyone out...” something to that effect...

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  7. UFC 112 Open Workout: Demian Maia's Not-So-Secret Game Plan

    Number one middleweight contender Demain Maia (12-1) recently spoke to members of the press during the UFC 112 media-open workouts in Abu Dhabi, revealing particular strategies and ...

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  8. UFC Fight Night 21: After the Dust Settles

    Ultimate Fight Night 21: Florian vs. Gomi, held at the Bojangle’s Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the UFC’s third event in March, following UFC 111 and UFC Live on Versus: Vera vs...

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  9. UFC 111: After the Dust Settles

    There was plenty of dust stirred up at UFC 111 from New Jersey’s Prudential Center. It was a night filled with great fights, most ending in exciting submission or TKO finishes...

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  10. UFC Post Fight: 10 Questions With Alessio "Legionarius" Sakara

    Bleacher Report followed up with victorious Alessio “Legionarius” Sakara after his fight with James “Sandman” Irvin at UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones...

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  11. UFC Live on Versus: After the Dust Settles

    UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones was the organization’s inaugural event on Versus, the cable headquarters for the WEC...

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  12. UFC 111 B/R MMA Roundtable Discussion: Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves

    In this exhilarating UFC 111 installment of B/R Roundtable Discussion , myself and my two colleagues, Robert Gardner and E. Spencer Kyte, will systemically break down, peel back, dissect, and digest the grit and glamour of Jon Fitch vs...

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  13. UFC Live on Versus: James "Sandman" Irvin Ready To Put Sakara to Sleep

    Bleacher Report caught up with James “The Sandman” Irvin to talk about his upcoming fight with Alessio Sakara this Sunday on UFC Live on Versus, Anderson Silva, drug addiction, ...

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  14. Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko Ready To Mop Mat with Eliot Marshall

    Bleacher Report caught up with UFC light heavyweight Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko just in time for his upcoming fight this Sunday on UFC Live on Versus against Eliot Marshall...

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  15. Alessio Sakara Looking To Make James Irvin Pay at UFC Live on Versus

    At the peak of Roman expansion, the Empire covered different corners of the world, spreading across three continents—a paralleled journey similarly traveled by UFC middleweight ...

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  16. Will Matt Serra Help Dan Hardy "Matt Serra" Georges St.-Pierre?

    If you were one of the 880,000 viewers glued to Spike TV Wednesday night, you were treated to the first of three installments of Primetime: St.-Pierre vs...

    Joe Schafer Written by Joe Schafer about over 4 years ago 1,241 reads 24 comments

  17. WEC 47: After the Dust Settles

    The WEC brought its stable of fighters to Columbus, Ohio on Saturday to perform in the promotion’s first event held in the Buckeye state...

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  18. Can Cain Velasquez Sit Back and Wait for His Title Shot?

    The UFC heavyweight division went from being an abandoned ghost town from an old western movie with tumbleweeds for contenders to a thriving metropolis, vibrantly pulsating with excitement, all in the matter of two years...

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  19. UFC 110: After the Dust Settles

    The Australians were overly enthusiastic from the get-go for UFC 110, selling out in the first hour, and after the conclusion of the event, their excitement was duly justified...

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  20. Rampage Jackson: Michael Bisping's Ace in the Hole at UFC 110?

    Last week, a particularly brilliant Bleacher Reporter constituent and columnist strapped on his brown baby-boomer vest, pulled that yellow No...

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  21. UFC 110: A Pride FC Reunion

    In just under two weeks, the UFC will make its grand entrance into the southern hemisphere as UFC 110 will mark the organization’s debut in Australia and just second show south of the equator...

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  22. Herschel Walker Vs. Jose Canseco: Please Say No Strikeforce!

    If any good Samaritans have extra funds available after donating to Haiti or even Driven, Gregory Bayne’s documentary project on Jens “Lil Evil” Pulver, please find it in your ...

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  23. Strikeforce Miami: Herschel Walker and Bobby Lashley Spoon-Fed Wins

    What was supposed to be a triumphant beginning to a new year for Strikeforce, was sabotaged in Miami by the two fighters the organization carefully manufactured as their biggest draws—Herschel Walker and Bobby Lashley...

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  24. Tito Ortiz Will Be Chuck Liddell's Stepping-Stone into Uncertainity

    Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, an esteemed pillar of mixed martial arts and UFC hall of famer, only one of seven inductees, made a brash statement in a recent MMAjunkie interview underlining a bold agenda for his future as a fighter...

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  25. Can TUF 8 Finalist Phillipe Nover Get His Career on Track at UFC 109?

    Ultimate Fighter season eight finalist, Phillipe Nover, is a self-professed student of his own conflicted philosophy, a dichotomy of superhero proportions—a registered nurse by day and a professional mixed martial artist by night...

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