1. UFC 129 and UFC 130: Spring Schedule for UFC Shaping Up Nicely

    The New Year has just started but the Ultimate Fighting Championship is already hard at work to put on some solid fight cards this spring...

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  2. Strikeforce: Ovince Saint Preux Learning on the Job

    The name Ovince Saint Preux or OSP for short has been flying across the social networks of later. Talking about how he is the first fighter too fight on three consecutive televised events for a promotion, all in the span of two months...

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  3. WEC 53: Past Fights Have Prepared Dominick Cruz for Scott Jorgensen

    When WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (16-1) steps into the cage Thursday in Arizona, he’ll be facing a familiar opponent...

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  4. UFC Lightweights That Could Move Down to Featherweight?

    With the UFC/WEC merger set to happen at the beginning of 2011, the smaller UFC Lightweights will finally have the option of dropping down to Featherweight while remaining a UFC fighter...

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  5. Patrick Cote Needs To Regroup and Rework His Game Outside the UFC

    In October of 2008 Patrick Cote was riding a five-fight winning streak and had earned himself a middleweight title fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 90...

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  6. Virgil Zwicker Is Unknown and Unfazed Against Lavar Johnson

    Virgil Zwicker isn’t a household name in the MMA community. In fact, type his name into any search engine and you’ll find very little on him...

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  7. UFC 121: Cain Velasquez’s 5 Career-Defining Moments

    This Saturday, undefeated, skyrocketing fighter Cain Velasquez will enter the octagon against the heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar . At 8-0, he has quickly moved through the heavyweight ranks to where he is right now, on the brink of a UFC title...

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  8. Strikeforce: KJ Noons Showed Everyone He Was The Better Man

    Leading up to last night’s rematch that was three years in the making, both Nick Diaz and KJ Noons were on their best behavior. During pre-fight interview, press conferences and even the weigh-ins the rivals at times almost seemed friendly...

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  9. Strikeforce: EA MMA Slurpee Cups Featuring Fedor Emelianenko and Randy Couture

    Remember as a kid going to your local 7-Eleven and getting yourself a Slurpee in your favorite flavor? Once you got there, depending on current promotion you could purchase the ...

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  10. MMA Sneak Peek: Mike Tyson Appears in Ultimate Fighter Episode 3

    Following last night's Episode 2 of The Ultimate Fighter, fans were shown a preview for next week's episode. During the preview, legendary boxer Mike Tyson arrives at the UFC training center and talks with GSP...

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  11. Interview: Jared Hamman Absolutely Despises a Fight Going To Decision

    When Jared Hamman steps into the cage Wednesday as part of the UFN 22 undercard, he won’t be looking for a repeat of his last fight. Hamman fought Rodney Wallace at UFC 111, coming away with a unanimous decision victory...

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  12. UFC 119: Has the Old Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic Returned?

    On September 25 the former Pride open weight grand prix champion, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will face his toughest test in the UFC when he faces off against Former Champ Frank Mir...

    Joshua Wood Written by Joshua Wood about 4 years ago 2,309 reads 11 comments

  13. WEC Signs First Fighter from Mainland China

    Today the WEC announced the signing of undefeated lightweight fighter, Tiequan “The Mongolian Wolf” Zhang (16-0). Zhang trains at China Top Team in Beijing, China with former Brazilian Top Team member Ruy Menezes...

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  14. UFC 118: Five Questions Heading Into Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn 2

    Now, less than 48 hours away from the highly anticipated UFC 118, there are a few questions that will look to be answered in Boston...

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  15. Strikeforce Houston Results: Bobby Lashley Runs Out of Gas in Texas

    Undefeated pro wrestler turned MMA fighter Bobby Lashley (5-0) came into the fight tonight confident, as the favorite. Fighting against a game opponent in Chad Griggs (8-1), Lashley wanted to make a huge statement in his second Strikeforce appearance...

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  16. Top 10 Fights That Pushed MMA Closer To the Mainstream

    During the early years of the MMA, the sport was labeled human cock fighting. It was seen as too violent. It started out the furthest from mainstream possible. Over time, and with the right match-ups, MMA has begun to hit more mainstream markets...

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  17. Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira Injured, Cro Cop Steps in Against Frank Mir

    According to a report by Fighters Only, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is out of his UFC 119 rematch with Frank Mir. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will step in to face Mir as Nogueira's replacement...

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  18. The 10 Most Anticipated Heavyweight Fights From UFC History

    For many years, 19the UFC’s Heavyweight division has been the weakest link for the promotion. For several years around the late 1990s to the mid-2000s, the division had its talent, yet that talent was thin...

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  19. Historic Strikeforce Women's Welterweight Tournament Set

    The much talked about first-ever Strikeforce women’s welterweight tournament is all set and ready to go on August 13 at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. The tournament will include four women and be completed all in one exciting night...

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  20. The Top 10 MMA Fights In August

    The month of June was jam packed with MMA action, but the result of that brought us July which has been extremely quiet. As far as big promotions go the summer month of July only brought us UFC 116 and Dream 15...

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  21. Keith Jardine vs. Trevor Prangley at Shark Fights 13

    Recently released light heavyweight Keith Jardine (15-8-1) will get his first post-UFC fight against Trevor Prangley (22-6-1). According to Sherdog.com the fight will take place on September 11 at Shark Fights 13 in Lubbock, Texas...

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  22. Brock Lesnar and the Top 10 Larger Than Life Combat Sports Heavyweights

    So often in sports fans flock to the athletes that don’t look like the average everyday Joe you see on the street. Doesn’t matter if they are the top of the sport fans still are attracted to them for their larger than life appearance...

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  23. Scott Coker Talks Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Division

    This weekend in San Jose, California Strikeforce held its mega event, Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum . During the pre-hype press conference, MMA Valor was able to talk with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker about the light heavyweight division...

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  24. Why the Victory by Fabricio Werdum Shouldn't Surprised Us

    Following the last nights upset victory by Fabricio Werdum (14-4-1) over Fedor Emelianenko (31-2), (a man who hadn't seen defeat in almost ten years, winning 27 fights in a row with one no contest during that stretch) the world was stunned...

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  25. Top Five Fights of the Weekend MMA Doubleheader

    This weekend the guys at Zuffa gave MMA fans a 21-fight weekend doubleheader. It was a weekend filled with great finishes, quick knockouts, and slick submissions...

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