1. UFC Fight Night 61: Would Frank Mir vs. Brock Lesnar III Excite MMA Fans?

    Frank Mir did himself a huge favor with his first-round victory over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 61. Not only did he end a four-year losing streak, but he put himself in a position to earn another large payday from the UFC...

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  2. UFC Fight Night: Should Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Call It a Career?

    One of the storylines leading into UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir was whether Frank Mir should consider retirement. But once the evening was over, that conversation changed...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 5 days ago 5,038 reads 23 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night: 5 Fights for Michael Johnson

    Twelfth-ranked Michael Johnson took his fourth straight win at UFC Fight Night 61 on Sunday as he earned a decision victory over Edson Barboza...

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  4. Reebok's Signing of Paige VanZant Confirms MMA Is About More Than Fighting

    The UFC has continued to join the mainstream sports industry through a number of large-scale moves. Its recent partnership with Reebok has created special sponsorship deals for key fighters on its roster...

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  5. Ray Borg vs. Chris Kelades: Winner Could Take a Huge Step Up Flyweight Rankings

    The UFC's flyweight division may contain some of the most action-packed contests in the sport, but it has failed to grab the attention of mainstream fans...

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  6. Can John Lineker, Kelvin Gastelum Be Contenders at Their New Weight Classes?

    Selecting a weight class is a big deal in mixed martial arts. Most athletes want to cut down to the smallest size possible, while retaining the physical abilities that will allow them to excel over their opponent...

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  7. Does Miesha Tate Deserve to Be Named Among Best in Women's MMA?

    Michael Jordan is known as the basketball player that kept many other greats from winning an NBA championship...

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  8. UFC 183: Are Miesha Tate and Sara McMann Fighting for a Title Shot?

    UFC 183 is the final event of what has been an action-packed January for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The story revolves around the return of Anderson Silva and his battle against the outspoken Nick Diaz ...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 30 days ago 2,745 reads 62 comments

  9. UFC 183: A Win over Nick Diaz Should Not Garner Anderson Silva a Title Shot

    Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon...

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  10. Even with Defeat, Alexander Gustafsson Can Earn His Way Back to a Title Shot

    Alexander Gustafsson found himself on the wrong end of a major upset at UFC on Fox 14. In less than three minutes, Anthony Johnson had stopped him via vicious strikes in front of scores of his countrymen...

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  11. Dan Henderson: Would a One-Sided Loss to Gegard Mousasi Spell the End?

    Dan Henderson may be considered one of the top 10 mixed martial artists to ever compete, but that doesn't mean there won't be a point where he will have to walk away from the sport...

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  12. Conor McGregor and the UFC Implemented the Right Booking and Promotions Plan

    Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver . His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 6,837 reads 34 comments

  13. Donald Cerrone Was on the Correct End of a Questionable Decision

    Controversial judging was one of the major stories coming out of UFC Fight Night: McGregor versus Siver . Donald Cerrone was involved in one of the decisions which left many upset with the abilities of commission selected judges...

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  14. Kyoji Horiguchi: What His UFC 182 Performance Showed About His Potential

    Kyoji Horiguchi can be the man that the UFC has waited for with bated breath. Japan has a storied martial arts history, but the sport of mixed martial arts has long lacked a mainstream star from that area...

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  15. T.J. Dillashaw: A Champion Without a Challenger

    T.J. Dillashaw is a champion in a very precarious position. The 135-pound division has long awaited a star who can push the division to mainstream fans, and Dillashaw seems to be that type of competitor...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 7,621 reads 24 comments

  16. Knicks, Thunder and Cavaliers Stand to Gain a Lot from Big Trade

    The first big NBA trade of 2015 has occurred, as the New York Knicks , Oklahoma City Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers completed a three-team deal on Monday night, as noted by Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein of ESPN...

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  17. Following UFC 182, Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov the Fight to Make

    Donald Cerrone is clearly on a tear within the Ultimate Fighting Championship. At UFC 182 , he dominated Myles Jury to earn his sixth straight win, dating back to UFC 167 in 2013...

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  18. Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

    Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run...

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  19. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: What Went Wrong for the Challenger at UFC 182

    Daniel Cormier was clearly a tough opponent for Jon Jones . After 25 minutes of action, the former Olympian gave the champion all that he could handle but was unable to walk out of the Octagon with a victory...

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  20. Jon Jones Should Not Feel Bad for Being 'Classless' in Win over Cormier

    On Saturday night, Jon Jones used UFC 182 to stake a claim that he may be one of the best athletes to ever compete in mixed martial arts. He took a victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event, as the judges awarded him four of the five rounds...

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  21. Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury have an important bout coming up at UFC 182 . While they are at different points in their respective careers, both Cerrone and Jury can find themselves ...

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  22. Daniel Cormier and the 5 Best Olympic Wrestlers Who Moved to MMA

    Wrestling is known as one of the original Olympic sports and a pillar to mixed martial arts. Many athletes with a strong base in wrestling have been successful in the world of MMA ...

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  23. Jose Aldo: What He Needs to Do to Compete for MMA's GOAT Title

    The GOAT is a term that is often used to describe individuals such as Michael Jordan or Peyton Manning: athlete’s who have excelled in their sport far beyond average players...

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  24. Golden State Warriors: 5 Reasons Why This Team Is Legit

    The Golden State Warriors are perhaps one of the most surprising stories in the early portion of the 2014-2015 NBA season. With a 21-2 record, they have jumped out to an early lead with the best record in the league...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 3 months ago 11,019 reads 34 comments

  25. UFC on Fox 13: Five Fights for Henry Cejudo

    Henry Cejudo finally made his UFC debut and looked fantastic in earning a unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura . Fighting at bantamweight, the former Olympic gold medalist pleaded for one more opportunity to make the flyweight limit...

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