1. Strikeforce "Lawler vs Shields" Preview

    Kevin Randleman vs Mike Whitehead I'm indifferent towards this fight because it bumped Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante off the main card...

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  2. Viewer's Guide to TUF 10

    Why would the UFC want Kimbo Slice on The Ultimate Fighter?The UFC has been very successful by drawing hardcore message board posting fanatics alongside mainstream casual fans. They walk the line carefully and it has paid off for them...

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  3. Kimbo Slice on 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 10

    Kimbo Slice will be a contestant on the 10th season of "The Ultimate Fighter." The show is shaping up to be a circus with Rampage and Evans as coaches and Slice now added to the cast...

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  4. Mousasi vs Babalu

    The Mousasi/Belfort weight impasse could not be worked out. It's probably for the best. Belfort's career has been reborn at Middleweight and a move up in weight to face a younger top prospect would have been a dubious decision...

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  5. Tim Sylvia's Not Too Bright

    "Its something I've always wanted to pursue and if it works out like I'd like for it too, I can switch over. I don't want to be done with MMA, but the money is a lot better in boxing...

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  6. Rampage Jackson: No Need To Sugarcoat It...

    Rampage is ducking Machida.The UFC offered him a title shot, and he turned it down in favor of fighting Rashad Evans. This has nothing to do with whether the UFC wanted Evans on The Ultimate Fighter opposite Rampage...

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  7. Rampage and Evans on TUF 10

    All right, at this point it seems like the following scenario played out...Dana White: Hey Quinton!Rampage: Please don't make me fight Machida.Dana White: Sure thing, pal.Rampage: How 'bout some black on...

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  8. Who Can Beat Machida?

    Quinton Jackson Why He Can Win: Jackson punches as hard as anyone in the Light Heavyweight division. All it takes is one shot to end a fight (Silva, Liddell). We still haven't seen what happens when Machida gets hit with a clean strike...

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  9. Belfort vs. Mousasi: Affliction Three

    Affliction has made their fair share of mistakes, but when it comes to booking interesting fights, they usually get it right. The latest news is Gegard Mousasi will face Vitor Belfort at Affliction's third event on August 3...

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  10. UFC 98 Recap

    -Keep an eye on the front row when Evans goes down. That about sums up what it was like to watch the ending of the fight.-Enough cannot be said about how easily Lyoto Machida defeated Rashad Evans...

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  11. UFC 98 Results

    www.RearNakedNews.com Preliminary CardDave Kaplan vs George Roop-Roop Wins by Split Decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27) Brandon Wolff vs Yoshiyuki Yoshida-Yoshida Wins by first Rd Submission ...

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  12. Super-Manager Ed Soares

    Chael Sonnen, Krzysztof Soszynski, and Ed Soares were on Pro MMA Radio this week. Whoever is in charge of booking guests for this show needs to be fired. Even funnier is MMAMania's description of Ed Soares as a "super-manager"...

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  13. I'm Back

    Where have you been?This semester killed me. The end of it was particularly devastating. I'm still not sure how I wrote all the papers I did without a constant drip of meth pumping into my arm...

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  14. Little Nog a Top 5 LHW?

    Over the weekend, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira fought for the first time in his native country of Brazil, winning by submission over Dion Staring. It's the fifth straight victory for the smallest of the Nogueira brothers...

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  15. Dana White E:60

    It does not air until Tuesday night, but the guy who interviewed Dana White could use a little MMA refresher course. He told MMA Fanhouse, "He's [White] clearly lifted the sport, he's done a number of brilliant things to lift the sport to where it is...

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  16. Silva vs Jones Jr.

    A year ago I was enamored with everything Anderson Silva did. He could have taken a crap in the center of the cage and I would have thought, "Did you see the size of it? Wow...

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  17. "Affliction Sucks" - Bellator

    "We paid attention like crazy to what they were doing incorrectly and have tried desperately to shy away from it," Rebney said...

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  18. Ed Herman Is Awesome?

    Earlier today, the UFC's Twitter page announced Yushin Okami suffered an injury and would not be able to face Dan Miller at UFC 98. Then they got themselves in trouble by stating, "Dan Miller will fight an awesome replacement challenger...

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  19. Forrest Griffin vs Anderson Silva

    The rumors are true. Forrest Griffin will face Anderson Silva at UFC 101. As usual, when Dana White and the UFC are backed into a corner, they come out firing...

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  20. Nick Diaz vs Scott Smith

    Strikeforce continues to impress me. Babalu goes down with an injury, killing one of their featured bouts on June 6, so they respond by adding Nick Diaz vs Scott Smith. The fight will be at a catchweight of 180 lbs...

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  21. Ultimate Fighter 9 Is Great: So Far

    -They're actually showing training footage. It's either a miracle or the house crap that it's been so boring this season. they have no other choice...

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  22. DREAM 9 Looks Sick

    Yesterday DREAM announced Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Jason "Mayhem" Miller would be fighting at DREAM 9. I instantly thought, "I need to do a Live Blog for that." Then today I wake up and they add JZ Cavalvante vs...

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  23. Damage Control

    “I apologize. I personally apologize for what happened tonight. You guys know, this isn’t what the UFC was built on and this isn’t the way the fights usually go. Listen, any night you can have an off-night...

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  24. Liddell Is Finished for Now

    It's sad to see a legend of any sport leave on someone else's terms, but it happens so often that we've become accustomed to it. Boxing gives us the best examples...

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  25. UFC 97 Results

    -It's gonna take a minor miracle to get all these preliminary fights in before the PPV starts at 10pm. Through an hour and fifteen minutes, two fights have happened. Maybe the Stout/Wiman fight will be moved to the main card...

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