1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. UFC 157 Results: Koscheck Officially Falls to Gatekeeper Status with Loss

    After losing his title fight with Georges St-Pierre at UFC 124, many wondered what was left for Josh Koscheck in the welterweight division, but now, after his loss to Robbie Lawler , there is really only one option left...

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  17. UFC: How Many Fights Does Anderson Silva Have Left in Him?

    As the reigning UFC middleweight champion and current pound-for-pound kingpin, Anderson Silva enjoys the enviable position as top dog in the sport of MMA , hands down...

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  18. UFC on Fox 7: Is Dan Hardy in over His Head Against Matt Brown?

    If main events (or co-main events) for MMA cards were decided by the potential of an all-out war, Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown would have to be carefully considered for such high honors...

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  19. Let's Get Real: Chael Sonnen Has Virtually No Shot at Beating Jon Jones

    As the current season of The Ultimate Fighter rolls along, fans are proving that Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones were exactly the odd couple that the series needed in order to recapture the fans who felt the show had grown stale...

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  20. UFC 158: Keys to Victory for Nick Diaz over Georges St-Pierre

    When Nick Diaz steps into the cage to face UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, he’s going to be facing the greatest fighter in the history of the welterweight division...

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  21. Greg Jackson and the 5 Most Unfairly Criticized Figures in MMA

    During the early days of the sport, criticism within the MMA community, be it aimed at judges, fighters, promoters or fans, was a very rare thing...

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  22. Robbie Lawler: The Improbable Spoiler from the Murderers' Row at Welterweight

    It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that Robbie Lawler was fighting for the first time in the UFC as a name to watch from the Miletich camp, blasting opponents off their feet...

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  23. 10 MMA Fighters Who Could Transition to Boxing…Maybe

    The fight game is an odd thing. Only in the world of combative sport could a fighter like Kimbo Slice—a rank amateur in nearly all areas—take a losing effort in a ...

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  24. Pillow Hands: The 10 Weakest Punchers in MMA

    If there is any curse in the world of combative sport, it’s that of being a fighter who cannot deliver force with any kind of note, especially via punches...

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  25. MMA: Will Randy Couture Get the Shamrock Treatment After Bellator Deal?

    When news broke that longtime UFC legend and dual-division multiple-time champion Randy Couture had signed a deal with rival network Spike TV to work with rival promotion Bellator, ...

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