1. Deciding Three Highly-Contested UFC Fights With Statistics

    If you start to Google the word statistics, one option that appears is the expression “Statistics don’t lie, but statisticians do.” With that said, if you have never used Fight Metric, now is the time to start...

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  2. Affliction: Trilogy 'Fedor vs. Barnett' Conference Call Notes

    Affliction Vice President Tom Atencio answered questions this afternoon from the press related to the recent fallout surrounding the Josh Barnett steroid situation ...

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  3. UFC Light: Is the WEC "Great Taste...Less Filling!?"

    Miller Lite's long-running "Great Taste...Less Filling!" ad campaign was ranked by Advertising Age magazine as the No. 8 best advertising campaign in history. Ad experts had to be clever to convince a nation to sip on this newfangled concoction...

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  4. Strikeforce C.E.O Scott Coker Delivers

    In a previous interview conducted with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, he spoke about his vision for what a Strikeforce fight card would look like. "We would like to hearken back to the old PRIDE days when you used to see a lot of big fights in one night...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 237 reads 5 comments

  5. Four UFC 100 Standouts Ensure the Hits Will Keep On Coming

    With the historic show now a part of history, it is time to take stock. Four fighters emerged from the fight card as clear-cut winners going forward...

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  6. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 51 To 30

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV unveiled part three in a series where they are counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over two million votes were cast at the UFC site to determine the following list...

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  7. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 75 to 51

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV unvieled part two in a five part series, where they are counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over two million votes were cast at the UFC site to determine the following list...

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  8. UFC 100 Fighter Jon Fitch: The Ultimate Teammate

    MMA is supposed to be a solo sport, right? Well, that’s not entirely the case for welterweight contender Jon Fitch. While he does go into the octagon and win his fights on his own, mixed martial arts means much more than individual accomplishments

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 431 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 100 to 76

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV partner up to give us part one in a five part series, counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over 2 million votes were cast at the UFC website to determine the following list...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 303 reads 12 comments

  10. USA West Clinches M-1 Challenge Post-Season Berth

    Seoul, South Korea: USA West became the first team from the 2009 "M-1 Challenge Presented by Affliction" (www.M-1Global.com) season to clinch a semifinal playoff berth on Saturday night...

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  11. Nissen Osterneck, Doug Evans to Headline Free Shark Fight Card

    Amarillo, TX. - July 3, 2009 - Shark Fight Promotions, a Texas-based mixed martial arts fight promotion company, recently announced that they will be hosting a free mixed martial arts event on July 18th in Amarillo Texas at Gamboa's Outdoor Event Center..

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 204 reads 3 comments

  12. Before UFC 100, All Woman's MMA Fight Card

    Caption: Could LaTasha Marzolla be the next face of woman's MMA? If you are going to be in Las Vegas for the weekend of UFC 100 and want to squeeze in some extra MMA, then perhaps "Tuff" Girls" may be just what you’re looking for...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 3,044 reads 9 comments

  13. UFC 100 Vs. Affliction:Trilogy

    There was a time when speculation told us that Affliction was considering putting their third, and possibly final show, up against UFC 100. Whether there was any truth to that speculation is now irrelevant...

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  14. M-1 Challenge Headlines MMA This weekend

    With no major U.S. based organization offering an MMA fight card this July 4th weekend, the M-1 Challenge takes center stage...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 234 reads 2 comments

  15. Renato Sobral Vs. Gegard Mousasi: Experience Vs. Youth Collide

    Gegard Mousasi has declared his fight against Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion, Renato “Babalu” Sobral an all-out war. “Sobral is so tough...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 321 reads 18 comments

  16. Frank Mir's Advice to Brock Lesnar at UFC 100: "Come After Me. Take a Chance"

    Following a grueling workout at Striking Unlimited last Friday, UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir sat down with the sports media in Las Vegas to talk UFC 100...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 1,118 reads 20 comments

  17. Before UFC 100: The Modern Welterweight Era was Born at UFC 46

    Much hype has been bestowed upon UFC 100 and the title fights which will anchor the most seismic fight card in MMA history—and rightly so. The co-main event will showcase Georges St...

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  18. 2.8 Million Viewers Tune In To See Deigo Sanchez Vs. Clay Guida

    THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: UNITED STATES VS UNITED KINGDOM” LIVE FINALE DELIVERS MORE YOUNG MEN THAN MLB ON FOX AND US OPEN GOLF ON NBC COMBINED ON SATURDAY, JUNE 20 NEW YORK, ...

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  19. Post UFC 99 Welterweight Rankings

    These rankings are based on the fallout from UFC 99. Records indicate UFC records, not full MMA records. 1. George St. Pierre, 12-2 Given that St. Pierre is the champion, the number one spot is a given...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 885 reads 37 comments

  20. Dana White Teases Anderson Silva vs. Wanderlei Silva

    Tonight on Spike TV, the UFC brought fans "UFC 99: Countdown." It was the standard fair of background info and compelling plot lines that always leaves this writer a little more hyped for the fight card...

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  21. Forrest Griffin Book Signing: Memoirs and Mini Interview

    Situated next to Pancho Villa Mexican Restaurant, in the quaint Long Island city of Huntington, N.Y., stands the family-owned independent book store, Book Revue...

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  22. WEC Rising Featherweight Star Jose Aldo Winding Up For A Title Shot

    Brazil has produced some of the finest mixed martial artists the world has ever seen. From Anderson Silva to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to Mauricio Rua, Brazil has churned out devastating strikers, dangerous grapplers, and vicious finishers...

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  23. An Interview with WEC Featherweight Star Urijah Faber

    A fighter’s mentality is the key to his success. The road less traveled has been the key to success for Urijah Faber. He is known for his laid back California mentality, but his mentality goes beyond the stereotype...

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  24. Total UFC Rankings: Lightweight Division

    After the Sean Sherk-Frankie Edgar fight, it is worth updating the UFC lightweight rankings. Total Rankings incorporate more than just win-loss record. They also incorporate where Dana White & Joe Silva see a fighter in terms of the title equation...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 595 reads 12 comments

  25. A Lyoto Machida-Quinton Jackson Title Fight Likely for The Ultimate: 2009

    A little science is in order for such a speculative title. Let’s start with the rumor that Quinton Jackson and Lyoto Machida will be the two coaches for The Ultimate Fighter 10...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 5 years ago 1,389 reads 20 comments