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    UFC 167: Why Johny Hendricks and Georges St. Pierre could wage a war for the ages

    Georges St. Pierre looks to make the ninth defence of his UFC welterweight title on November 16th at UFC 167 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas when he faces Johny Hendricks. Though the build up for the fight has been somewhat tainted by disputes over VADA and WADA drug testing the actual fight […]

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    Who wins at UFC 166?

    Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez: Junior Dos Santos’ great failing in his second meeting with Velasquez was choosing to fight Velasquez’s multi-dimensional attack with a singular one of his own and eventually being knocked into semi unconsciousness for four rounds. Though one cannot fault him for always chasing the knockout with his boxing (given […]

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    The Problem with Alistair Overeem:

    It’s a very difficult time to be an Overeem fan. His 2010 glory days are but a fleeting memory and to see him become a victim of his own hubris yet again this time at the hands of Travis Browne is now not so much saddening as just plain disappointing. Although not quite as dramatic […]

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  • Four Matches to Make After UFC on Fox Sports 1:

    Four Matches to Make After UFC on Fox Sports 1:

    Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort Despite Sonnen’s WWE-esque trashing of Wanderlei Silva in his post-fight interview as well as the eagerness from fans to see them throw down there is another matchup that makes a lot more sense here. As entertaining as Wanderlei is, outside of sporadic flashes of brilliance he is certainly […]

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  • Vitor Belfort: The TRT-Rex in a new jungle

    Vitor Belfort: The TRT-Rex in a new jungle

    Vitor Belfort is one of those rare athletes who has been able to compete across more than one generation successfully. Who would have thought the muscle bound, lightning fast 19 year old who steamrolled his way to winning the UFC 12 Heavyweight tournament in 1997 would be a serious contender for both fighter and knockout […]

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  • Why win or lose at UFC 168, Anderson Silva as we know him is done

    Why win or lose at UFC 168, Anderson Silva as we know him is done

    Chris Weidman spent his entire MMA career writing a cheque precious few fans outside of Long Island thought he could cash. Weidman’s goal entering the sport was to dethrone and defeat Anderson Silva, a fighter who as Chris’s career progressed himself became something less resembling just a fighter and more some kind of mixed martial […]

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  • Why Alexander Gustafsson really is the biggest test of Jon Jones’ career

    Why Alexander Gustafsson really is the biggest test of Jon Jones’ career

    September 21st marks UFC 165 and with it the potential sixth title defence of light heavyweight kingpin Jon “Bones” Jones when he faces Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson. So far the champion’s reign has been simply sublime, trampling through incredible competition and doing so in record time. In fact, excluding a single punch from Lyoto Machida […]

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