1. UFC: Why Nate Diaz's Idea to Add Three New UFC Weight Divisions Makes Sense

    It wasn’t all that long ago that fans and critics were calling for the UFC to add more weight classes to the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions; and thankfully, they did...

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  2. MMA: 20 Bouts Pitting Yesteryear vs. Yesterday vs. Today

    There has always been something about the combative sports that seems to transcend the notion that today is better than yesterday, or today will be better than tomorrow; let’s ...

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  3. MMA: Why Judges Need to Have Round-by-Round Statistics Provided

    If there is any job in the world of combative sports that goes unappreciated, it is that of a judge. Such men take it upon themselves to watch, critique and, as their namesake suggests, judge which fighter has proven superior in the contest...

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  4. UFC: What Happened to Jon Jones as 'Superstar Crossover MMA Fighter'?

    Last Friday, Nike shoe apparel announced that the first release of their Jon “Bones” Jones line had sold out in under five minutes—quite a shocking accomplishment ...

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  5. UFC: How Does Anderson Silva Compare to Other P4P Greats of Past and Present?

    Very soon—at UFC 162—we will get to see the greatest MMA fighter of our generation, Anderson Silva , attempt to defend his middleweight title, yet again, against Chris Weidman...

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  6. Is Rashad Evans' UFC Job as Safe as He Seems to Think It Is?

    Coming off of a disappointing loss to Jon Jones in 2012, Rashad Evans seemed to shoot himself in the foot at UFC 156, dropping a lackluster decision to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira...

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  7. MMA: Who Will Be the Next Breakout MMA Star from Europe?

    Right now, fighters like Michael Bisping , Ross Pearson and others are enjoying a good deal of success in the world of MMA , but as fans of an ever-changing and evolving sport, we always have our eyes peeled for the next big thing...

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  8. 20 of the Most Infamous Moments in MMA History, Part II

    As we continue our look at infamous moments in MMA history, we see that, save for a few instances, they have a kind of equality about them that speaks to the notion of a moment being the master of men, instead of men mastering the moment...

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  9. UFC: If Tito Ortiz Were 13 Years Younger, How Would He Fare Today?

    For a very long time, Tito Ortiz was the biggest recognized name in the sport of MMA , synonymous with the UFC and their brand...

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  10. 20 of the Most Infamous Moments in MMA History, Part I

    Perhaps it is nothing more than inevitability that a sport acquires some moments of infamy as it grows large, acquiring new fans and spreading to new countries...

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  11. MMA: The 15 Most Artistic Performances in the Sport's History

    JUNE 25, 2005—Atlantic City, New Jersey. In what was perhaps one of the defining moments in his career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. battered Arturo Gatti in one of the most one-sided fights the sport of boxing had seen in the past 20 years...

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  12. MMA: 10 Fighters Who Could Be Great Were It Not for 1 Flaw

    In every sport in the world, athletes evaluate their strengths in addition to their weaknesses, constantly working to become the best they can be. After all, no one is the complete package—there is always room for improvement...

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  13. Why UFC Fighters Are Severely Underpaid

    When people daydream about the life of a figure of interest in the world of professional sport, they imagine incredible fame and a great deal of money based upon their undeniable ...

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  14. UFC 158 Results: Why Nick Diaz Was Never a Serious Threat to GSP

    Now that the fight is over, the results shouldn ’t surprise anyone—especially fans of Nick Diaz , who have been beating their war drums ever since the bout was announced...

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  15. UFC: Diego Sanchez vs. Nate Diaz Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    When Diego Sanchez called out Nate Diaz on Twitter, for those who remember the epic fight Sanchez had with the elder Diaz, Nick, it instantly seemed like an excellent fight. After a little time has passed, those feelings remain...

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  16. MMA: 12 Apps Every MMA Fight Fan Needs to Own

    A lot has changed since the days of waiting by the magazine rack for the latest edition of Black Belt , where you would flip through the pages to see a small write up, the results of the last UFC event and maybe even a picture...

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  17. UFC 158 Primer: 3 Reasons to Root for Nick Diaz

    At UFC 158, Georges St-Pierre will be squaring off against Nick Diaz in a tale of two very different men with different personalities but one goal: to be the UFC welterweight champion...

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  18. UFC 162: 3 Ways Chris Weidman Can Beat Anderson Silva

    Now that we have finally learned that Chris Weidman is the next man fighting Anderson Silva for the title, we are left to wonder just how Weidman can succeed where so many others have failed...

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  19. Dana White or Don King; Who Is the Best Combat Sports Promoter Ever?

    When the UFC was on the verge of extinction, Dana White talked the Fertitta brothers into buying the company based on the promise he saw inherent in such a dynamic and exciting sport...

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  20. The Anatomy of a KO Punch

    When two men square off in a cage or ring, one of the most coveted endings imagined and hoped for by both fighters is a knock out; nothing else really speaks to the realization of ...

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  21. MMA: 5 Moves Bellator Should Make in 2013

    Now that Bellator and Spike TV have officially jumped into the world of reality television, it is clear that they have every intention of going head-to-head with the UFC...

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  22. UFC on Fuel 8: 3 Reasons Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Is the Fight to Make

    After scoring a brutal KO over Stefan Struve at UFC on Fuel 8 , Mark Hunt isn ’t going to have to wait very long to find out who his next opponent should be, and if the gods are fair and just, said opponent will be Roy Nelson ...

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  23. Wanderlei Silva and the 10 Most Violent Strikers in MMA History

    While there is a great deal of justifiable pride to be found in the fact that MMA is the safest combative sport on the planet, when the core of our attraction to the sport is uncovered, we cannot deny the truth...

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  24. Bigger Mismatch: GSP vs. Nick Diaz or Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen?

    As UFC 157 is now in the books, the table has been cleared and we can focus our attention on two bouts that give us high profile-fights from two of the pound-for-pound best fighters in the sport—Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones...

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  25. UFC 157: Robbie Lawler and the 5 Best UFC Comeback Fights

    Now that Robbie Lawler has confounded expectations by defeating Josh Koscheck at UFC 157 , he can sit back and enjoy his new lease on life with the company...

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