1. Jim Cornette out as ROH Booker: What Went Wrong?

    Jim Cornette has been ousted as ROH booker , and replaced with the man that preceded him, Hunter "Delirious" Johnson. One would think the recent house show in Rahway , N.J...

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  2. MMA's Forgotten Show This Weekend: M-1 Global Fedor vs. Monson

    The MMA world is buzzing this weekend, as former PRIDE Fighting Championship stars collide, live on PPV. Dan Henderson vs. Shogun Rua? Well, yeah, those guys are fighting too...

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  3. MMA "Around the Cage": Examining the MMA Television Landscape for 2012

    After a long hiatus, “Around The Cage” returns! In this edition, we take a look at the expiring UFC/Spike contract, and how this will affect the MMA television landscape moving forward...

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  4. MMA: Around the Cage, 4/23: Why Nobody Cares About TUF, Bellator Ratings, DREAM

    In this edition of Around The Cage, we look at the declining public interest in “The Ultimate Fighter” franchise, the abrupt retirement of Satoshi Ishii, the utterly unpredictable ...

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  5. MMA 'Around the Cage': Did Frank Shamrock Offer to Take a Dive Vs. Kimbo Slice?

    In this edition of “Around The Cage”, we take a look at Jared Shaw’s allegations of Frank Shamrock offering to throw a fight against Kimbo Slice, plus a huge ...

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  6. MMA: Reading Between the Lines of the Zuffa Strikeforce Purchase

    Now that the shock has worn off and the dust has settled on the shocking Zuffa acquisition of Strikeforce, it’s time to read between the lines and determine what this means for the sport...

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  7. MMA Around the Cage 5: Strikeforce Takes Japan? Sonnen Sends Letter to Silva

    A look at Strikeforce’s possible foray into Japan, Chael Sonnen’s unique way of challenging Michael Bisping, Bellator kicks off Season 4, a highly touted Japanese prospect ...

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  8. Around The Cage,Vol.4: Sherdog's Biased Rankings, Lashley, Barnett, Vera News

    In this edition of Around The Cage, we look at the downright laughable Sherdog heavyweight rankings, Bobby Lashley returns to the cage on a Titan Fighting Championship show loaded ...

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  9. Shogun Rua, Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion: Part 2 Of The Lineal Title Series

    This is Part II of my five part series looking at the lineal world titles in the five major MMA weight classes...

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  10. MMA: Around the Cage Vol. 3: Fedor's Camp Goes Nuts, UFC and Bellator Notes

    Fedor’s camp throws around wild accusations, Bellator signs two big fights and continues to bring in new blood, UFC brings in a former EliteXC heavyweight, ratings breakdown for Fedor vs...

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  11. MMA: Around the Cage, Vol.2: Strikeforce Fallout, Dana's Tweets, Rogan's Future

    Strikeforce Grand Prix fallout, Joe Rogan can see the future, Dana White goes nuts on twitter, the death of UFC is greatly exaggerated, awesome and awesomely bad quotes and much more...

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  12. MMA: Bellator Season 4 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal Matchups Announced

    Bellator kicks off Season 4 on March 5th from Leemore, California and live on MTV2, with the four quarterfinal matchups in the stacked welterweight tournament...

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  13. MMA: Around The Cage Vol.1: Dana White's Text, Silva/GSP, Cain No. 1?

    Around The Cage will be my new (semi) weekly rundown of what's going on in the world of MMA . All of the key stories, news bits, and random offbeat shenanigans, condensed for your pleasure in one convenient location...

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  14. Bellator Season 4 Kicks Off March 5, but Will a Weak Network Kill the Company?

    Bellator Fighting Championships, the plucky underdog of the mixed martial arts scene, officially kicks off its fourth season March 5 on its new home, MTV2...

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  15. MMA: The Lineal World Heavyweight Title Runs Through the Strikeforce Grand Prix

    Due to the influx of alphabet soup sanctioning bodies in the 1980’s, lineal champions have been a staple of the boxing world for decades...

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  16. Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Brings Both Excitement and Question Marks

    Critics of the loaded, but largely inactive, Strikeforce heavyweight division will either be silenced for good or given more cannon fodder over the next few months, as the highly anticipated heavyweight Grand Prix unfolds...

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