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  • 10 days ago
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Let's posit a very common scenario. My kitchen sink is broken. I don't know how to fix it, so I call a plumber. On the phone, he or she collects information about the nature of the problem, my address and other essential items to determine if and how they can help me. They decide they can and I formally request their services. When they arrive, they do so in their own car wearing their own clothes. I do not tell them how to perform the job, only what I need done. They give me a rough estimate of read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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If history is any indicator, the first Monday of the new year brought no shortage of new sign-ups at gyms all around America. But at Roufusport, one new member is already making waves in the MMA world, despite the fact that he’s never had a single fight.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Don't just talk about it ... be about it. It's common practice for an athlete such as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to air his or her grievances through media. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo, is no different, going on record numerous times to publicly express his disapproval of comments from company president Dana White and, more recently, about the pay he and his colleagues receive (or lack thereof). Aldo, though, is planning on taking it one step fu read news >>

  • a month ago
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Injuries are a common occurrence in modern-day mixed martial arts (MMA), perhaps most frustratingly at the championship level. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who defends his world title against Gilbert Melendez in the UFC 181 co-main event later this evening (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014), is no exception to this unfortunate pattern. After defeating Benson Henderson a second time for the Lightweight title way back in Aug. 2013, "Showtime" still has yet to defend his 155-pound belt. Indeed, a series read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Johny Hendricks talks about his UFC 181 title fight against Robbie Lawler, whether he was rushed to come back, his time off, why he doesn't let people hold his belt, a rematch against Georges St-Pierre, and more. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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What do Ronaldo Souza, Gegard Mousasi, and Alistair Overeem all have in common? Each held a Strikeforce championship title in their mixed martial arts (MMA) career, while "The Dreamcatcher" and "Demolition Man" also wore gold for DREAM. Ben Rothwell, meanwhile, was 9-0 for International Fight League (IFL), giving this FOX Sports 1 fight card a sort of nostalgic feel. So, who's still got the chops to hang in today's ultra-competitive fight game? Let's find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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MACAU – UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley sees a common background in grappling when he talks about the similarities between himself and Dong Hyun Kim.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The fiery Featherweight missed his chance to silence Conor McGregor when he had to pull out of their UFC Dublin bout with an injury, so let the trash talk continue. UFC Featherweight Cole Miller was supposed to fight Conor McGregor at UFC Dublin this past Saturday. Unfortunately a hand injury got in the way and with McGregor rocketing into the UFC top 10 it seems like Miller's shot at the Irish star has passed. That's not stopping Miller from taking to the airwaves to trash McGregor though. Here read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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It seems rematches have become more and more common in MMA. Why? Because rivalries sell in combat sports. Had it not been for the bad blood between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, women's MMA probably wouldn't be where it is today. A recent grudge between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen also helped MMA skyrocket in popularity in Brazil. More than animosity is needed to make a great rivalry, though. If an unproven prospect starts throwing verbal jabs at Jon Jones, that alone isn't going to get them read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Injuries are common in mixed martial arts, and the fighters who succumb to these setbacks can easily be pulled out of the competitive mindset during their layoff, but Ryan Bader hasn't allowed his six-month layoff to break his fighting spirit. While drubbing Anthony Perosh at Fight Night 33 last December, The Ultimate Fighter season eight winner suffered a broken hand en route to earning the lopsided unanimous decision victory. Yet, despite being forced to the sidelines while he recovered from s read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The Shin-on-Shin sweep has become more and more common, but few people are teaching it right now. The BJJ Scout breaks down the cutting edge of sport Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The official UFC rankings are a common topic of discussion for fans and media alike. But why are they taken so seriously? I think you know me by now - I'm Tim Burke, member of the official UFC rankings panel. I usually pop in here every couple of weeks to rip other panelists for their lack of judgement, or I rail on about some insignificant ranking that grinds my gears. Today, I'm not going to do any of that. Instead, I'm going to tell you why I don't give a damn about Nate Diaz or any other fig read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The UFC 135-pound champion agreed with the remarks of his training partner and fellow UFC champ Jose Aldo who said that finishes will be harder and harder to get as the title reign continues. Renan Barao commented at a UFC media day in Sao Paolo Wednesday on the recent statement of Jose Aldo, who said that his training partner will finish less fights the longer he holds the title. The UFC bantamweight champion agreed with his friend, knowing that the level of competition will only rise and he wi read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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In today’s uber-competitive world of MMA, it’s common for fighters to do just about anything they have to do to get a shot at a world title. But Josh Burkman is willing to wait a little bit longer. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Only on Junkie, WSOF Tagged: Josh (...) read news >>

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