1. UFC 118 Edgar vs. Penn: The Power of the Fight Compels You

    The Fenway faithful are in for quite a treat this Saturday evening. Boston has been transformed into an MMA mecca this week in preparation for UFC 118 Edgar vs. Penn...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 704 reads 1 comments

  2. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Gray Maynard Talks Toney, Florian, And Couture

    The quest of a prize fighter or mixed martial artist ultimately lies in the final goal of attaining a championship, or at the very least a crack at one. The belt becomes the holy grail...

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  3. Hurtsbad Exclusive: UFC MW Aaron Simpson Discusses Staph Infection

    The struggles of an athlete competing in mixed martial arts are many. The range of trying concerns can include anything from being able to afford reputable training, fighter’s health care, agent representation, the list goes on and on...

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  4. Hurtsbad Exclusive: Chad Griggs Discusses Fighting Bobby Lashley

    In the MMA business the superstars are many. The recognizable faces to the casual fan are a mosaic of power, athleticism, pride, and entertainment...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 588 reads 2 comments

  5. B/R Exclusive Interview: WEC Champ Dom Cruz Talks Influences, Coaches, Focus

    On Wednesday August 18th, WEC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz will enter the cage to defend his title in a rematch with an opponent that very well may have given Cruz the fight of his life...

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  6. Dominick Cruz: WEC Champion, Hometown Hero, Tucson Built, San Diego Made

    Long before Dominick Cruz stepped into a cage with Brian Bowles to challenge for the WEC Bantamweight Championship, long before he found his way to the WEC at all, he was just another young kid from Tucson looking to make his dreams into reality...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,583 reads 1 comments

  7. Strikeforce Challengers Phx: Meisha Tate Steals the Show but Many Shine

    It was a typical sweltering afternoon in downtown Phoenix, Arizona yesterday. For fight fans though, they found refuge from the blistering heat when they entered the Dodge Theater ...

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  8. Strikeforce Challengers Raising The Bar For Arizona Mixed Martial Arts

    MMA has always had deep roots in the Arizona desert. AZ has long been a part of the fabric of this great sport. As the sport evolved from its earliest days, The Grand Canyon State has continually contributed many assets to MMA...

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  9. Chael Sonnen: Win or Lose, His True Colors Are Championship Gold

    Chael Sonnen, you are truly a man amongst men. Sure, you run your mouth rampant with the absolute best of them, so good in fact that Joe Rogan deemed you the world champion of trash talk...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,250 reads 36 comments

  10. Elite UFC Lightweight Gray Maynard To Appear on Hurtsbad Radio Aug 5

    Hurtsbad.com’s radio show, The Truth Hurts with Todd Jackson , is proud to announce special guest Gray “The Bully” Maynard for their August 5 show, starting at 8 pm pacific time...

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  11. Tuff-N-Uff's Xtreme Couture VS Team Quest: A Battle Of Legendary Camps

    When the mixed martial arts fan of the future kicks back on any given night to enjoy some good old fashioned MMA competition, they may not realize how the foundation of the sport they enjoy was created...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 459 reads 2 comments

  12. The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck' Cast Announced

    28 Lightweights To Vie For A Six-Figure Contract With The UFC®Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 15 At 10:00 PM ET/PT On Spike TV New York, NY, August 3, 2010 – The 12th season of ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,988 reads 32 comments

  13. Seth Baczynski, AZ Fighter, Talks UFC, Strikeforce, Training and Family

    The Arizona desert has produced more than a few quality mixed martial artists. Spanning back to the days of Don Frye pioneering the sport in the earliest of UFC tournaments. Desert fighters have always been in the mix...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 580 reads 3 comments

  14. AKA Custom's Mask Tribute Hayabusa Raffle for Charity: Three Days Left

    It was a little more than a year ago when the world of MMA was rocked by the tragic news that one of its most prominent figures had fallen. Charles Lewis Jr., or "Mask", as many knew him, was taken from this world in a tragic auto accident...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 339 reads 3 comments

  15. Dunagan's XCFC Warriors: A Stunning Night Of Amateur Fights To Remember

    Driving into Lordsburg, New Mexico Saturday night, fight fans knew they were in for a thunderous evening. Desert storm clouds were rolling and lighting was splitting the sky with torrents of rain pouring down...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 527 reads 1 comments

  16. Silva-St. Pierre and Pacquiao-Mayweather Are Fights Fans Want To See

    Photo credit mmalinkage.com Is the hottest topic on the planet an oil spill in the gulf, international diplomacy, Lindsey Lohan, the economy, global warming maybe? While all those ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 1,954 reads 24 comments

  17. International MMA Expo Announces First Ever Expo in Colorado with Fight Card

    The International Mixed Martial Arts Exposition is excited to announce its first ever expo and trade show in Colorado...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 413 reads 1 comments

  18. Two Titles Fights at Xtreme Courage Fighting Championships: Warriors

    The life of an amateur fighter is turbulent, to say the least. For the aspiring mixed martial artist yet to make a pro debut, sometimes the questions can far outweigh the answers a fighter seeks...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about almost 4 years ago 214 reads 2 comments

  19. Impact Fighting Championships Looks for an "Uprising" Down Under

    The star power is in force for Impact Fighting Championship’s latest event “The Uprising 2”. This is the second installment of the "Uprising" event in Australia...

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  20. Bobby Lashley vs. Chad Griggs Confirmed For Strikeforce Houston By Hurtsbad.com

    Hurtsbad.com has learned from sources close to one of the fighters that Bobby Lashley will face Chad Griggs at Strikeforce’s upcoming event in Houston Texas on August 21...

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  21. Brown Pride, Takedowns, And Bolos: Cain Velasquez A Cultural And MMA Icon

    If you have not had the honor of spending time within or around Latin culture, the Mexican culture in particular, then you may not understand or appreciate the term “brown pride...

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  22. UFC 117: Can Chael Sonnen Bring Out the Best Anderson Silva?

    When an athlete is so talented that they feel they have no equal, do they transcend the quest for competition? When a fighter is so lethal that he can not help but destroy all they ...

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  23. UFC 116 and Tuff-N-Uff Go Together like Peas and Carrots

    This weekend brings one of the most highly anticipated comeback fights the game of mixed martial arts has ever seen. Many questions are about to be answered as many eyes will be watching...

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  24. Is Fedor Emelianenko's Legacy Jeopardized by His Place in MMA Today?

    The legacy of a fighter lies not only in their own ability to compete but in the perception of the fans that are equally in control of the fighter’s legend...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about 4 years ago 1,289 reads 41 comments

  25. World Fighting Federation Guerreros De Tucson: Judges Not Required

    Within the Latin culture, the word "guerrero" translates to English as Warrior. For the World Fighting Federation , their recent fight card Guerreros De Tucson could not have been more accurately branded...

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