1. UFC on Fuel TV 2: The Best YouTube Videos of UFC Newcomer Siyar Bahadurzada

    This Saturday night, Siyar "The Great" Bahadurzada finally gets to make his UFC debut against Paulo Thiago when the UFC comes to the Ericsson Globe Arena in beautiful Stockholm, Sweden for UFC on Fuel TV 2: Gustafsson vs...

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  2. MMA: Is TRT Just the Beginning of a Potential PED Problem?

    Testosterone Replacement Therapy ( TRT ) is running rather rampantly through the MMA world, and while some have proven therapeutic-use exemptions that allow them to undergo TRT ...

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  3. UFC on Fuel TV 2: How Big Can the Swedish Market Become for the UFC?

    The UFC returns to the airwaves with UFC on Fuel 2 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, and in addition to Alexander Gustafsson's marquee meeting with Thiago Silva, ...

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  4. When Will the Whole of Western Society Accept MMA?

    Make no mistake about it: MMA is a popular sport, and it might be the most popular combat sport in existence right now, but it is not yet accepted by western society...

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  5. Alistair Overeem Fails a Drug Test, but Why Blow It out of Proportion Early?

    Alistair Overeem tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone and as per the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Overeem must stand before the commission officials in order ...

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  6. MMA: The Most Underrated Fighter in Each Division

    Some fighters get way less credit than they deserve for what they have accomplished—which is baffling when taking note of the talent possessed by them...

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  7. The Psychology of Walkout Music

    Mixed Martial Arts is, and always been, as much a mental game as it is a physical competition. Don't believe it? Consider the walkout music...

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  8. MMA: One FC 3 Demonstrates Why One FC Is a Hot Spot for Major League Action

    Victor Cui 's ONE Fighting Championship delivered another stellar fight card with its "War of The Lions" event that some of the world saw exclusively on Youtube early yesterday morning...

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  9. Eddie Alvarez Needs to Move to the UFC

    Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is coming off of a loss to Michael Chandler and now is scheduled for a April 20 date with Shinya Aoki, who holds one of the other ...

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  10. The Ultimate Fighter Brazil's 5 Best Prospects

    The Ultimate Fighter Brazil is underway, with half of the 32-man field sliced to 16. Next week we find out which fighters will make up Team Wanderlei and and Team Vitor. Before we get there, though, there are five prospects we must mention...

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  11. The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: An Introduction to the Cast and Coaches

    The Ultimate Fighter is a show about 16 fighters living in a house together and battling for a six-figure UFC contract. In a few days, it finally goes international...

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  12. B/R Exclusive with BAMMA's Official Ring Girl, Georgia Graham

    These days, you don't see women like Georgia Graham, the official ring girl for the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts, but spending some time to talk to her can definitely ...

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  13. Will the UFC Ever Reach the NFL's Level?

    For quite a long time now, one of the biggest questions in relation to the UFC's efforts to elevate MMA into the mainstream is the question of whether the UFC will ever reach the NFL's level...

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  14. MMA: One Fighter in Each Weight Division with Star Potential (with Video)

    The star potential for many prospects in MMA is downright frightening without question. Rory MacDonald, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Cain Velasquez, Renan Barao, Chris Weidman, ...

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  15. UFC 146: Early Predictions for the UFC's 1st Ever All-Heavyweight Fight Card

    UFC 146 comes to you live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, May 26, 2011, and features the very first all-heavyweight card in UFC history...

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  16. Should Traditional Martial Arts Be Banned?

    No martial arts should ever be banned from a sport that calls itself "Mixed Martial Arts." Contrary to what the opening piece to the first episode of "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" ...

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  17. Will Bellator Be Able to Capitalize on the UFC's Break?

    Bellator Fighting Championships gained a lot of momentum last weekend with its more-than-stellar season premiere, which saw the crowning of a new Bellator featherweight champion as ...

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  18. 5 Traditional Martial Arts We Have Yet to See (Successfully) Applied to MMA

    Where do we begin with the styles we've seen in MMA ? We've seen Judo, Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Shotokan Karate, Kyokushin Karate, and Jiu-Jitsu in more forms than we really care to count...

    Dale De Souza Written by Dale De Souza about over 2 years ago 4,156 reads 48 comments

  19. The Sorcerer, the Vaporizer, and 12 Submissions We Still Haven't Seen in MMA

    We've seen just about every submission possible in the MMA world, from the kimura to the armbar, to the heel hook, and heaven only knows how many versions of the triangle choke we've seen...

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  20. Evolution of the Martial Arts: How MMA Has Progressed Since UFC 1

    At one point in time, mixed martial arts wasn't anything close to what it was now. It started in Japan's Shooto organization, founded by Satoru "Tiger Mask" Sayama , in 1985 ...

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  21. Why the New Ultimate Fighter Format Will Be Better Than Before

    The Ultimate Fighter consists of 16 fighters in a specified weight class, with all of the fighters battling for a six-figure UFC contract...

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  22. Bellator: Breaking Down the Season 6 Middleweight Tournament

    Bellator Fighting Championships comes to your TV on March 16 via Epix in HD and MTV2 and features two specific attractions...

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  23. MMA Prospect Watch: 10 Must-See Highlights of Hacran 'Barnabe' Dias

    Tatame reported this past weekend that former Shooto South American Featherweight World Champion and Nova Uniao prospect Hacran "Barnabe Dias (20-1-1 MMA ) is close to signing to ...

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  24. Stikeforce: Paul Daley and Kazuo Misaki Will Put on a Show Tonight

    At 9 p.m. CT live on Showtime, Strikeforce will put on its 39th live "numbered" event from Columbus, Ohio, featuring K.J. Noons vs. Josh Thomson as well as the Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate against undefeated Ronda Rousey...

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  25. UFC on FX 2 Results: Was Ian McCall Robbed?

    Ian McCall got robbed. At the very least, the man deserved a 10-8 in the third round, which was one of his best rounds, but apart from a second round that most gave to Demetrious ...

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