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  • 10 days ago
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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF matchmaker, Ali Abdel-Aziz corroborates GSP's UFO sighting story. Georges St. Pierre and UFOs go together like peas and carrots. The quasi-retired former UFC welterweight champion has long been associated with strange beliefs and even fears of alien abductions, instances of "missing time", and most recently, an actual UFO sighting, complete with several witnesses within the MMA community. That story was part of an interview last week with Chael Sonnen on his new podcast, You're Welcome. The read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has an uncanny connection with the unknown. ...Or so he says. GSP recently appeared on an episode of fellow former UFC superstar Chael Sonnen's podcast, You're Welcome, and the subject turned to aliens and unidentified flying objects (UFOs). This is, of course, not the first time GSP has talked about space critters. His appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience in April 2013 turned heads, as GSP said he was afraid of aliens and that he frequently e read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – More than 600 UFC hopefuls attended Monday’s open tryouts for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4.” While there, UFC matchmaker Joe Silva took MMAjunkie behind the scenes of the process.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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As local authorities in Mission Viejo, CA try and resolve the standoff between police and Jason Miller, ex-Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan reveals that 'Mayhem' was nearly on Bellator's roster just a few months ago. MMA veteran Jason Miller was in a standoff with police in front of his house in Mission Viejo earlier today. After live-tweeting some of what transpired while barricaded inside his home, Miller was arrested without incident. He was wanted for alleged stalking as well as his 2nd case o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan says that back in 2010, they came very close to signing current middleweight champion Chris Weidman. After four-and-a-half years as their matchmaker, Bellator decided to part ways with Sam Caplan during the regime change that brought in former Strikeforce heads Scott Coker and Rich Chou. In an interview with Sherdog, Caplan spoke about his time with the world's number 2 promotion, and among the interesting stories that he shared was an anecdote on 'the one t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When Scott Coker took the reins at Bellator MMA, it was no secret that changes were on the horizon. The promotional renovations would, of course, include the fighters, but the overhaul also affected people on the other side of the organization. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former MMA media member turned Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan will discuss what's next for him after leaving Bellator. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mookie Alexander plays fantasy matchmaker for the main card fighters from last night's UFC 177 in Sacramento, CA. Last night, Dana White told fans who weren't interested in attending or buying UFC 177 to "go to the movies". Personally? I had a full plate of Chinese food and watched some college football. So I spent much of this morning catching up on what I missed last night, and I must admit there were plenty of good finishes, a great performance by T.J. Dillashaw, a gutsy effort by Joe Soto, a read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Sam Caplan has tweeted that he will be officially done with Bellator on August 25. Things keep changing at Bellator. First it was the ousting of Bjorn Rebney and replacing him with Scott Coker, War Machine has been released in a bit of a new "zero tolerance" policy from a promotion that previously signed Brett Rogers and played up War Machine's legal troubles and now matchmaker Sam Caplan is out the door. Caplan tweeted earlier today, "Just wanted to let everyone know that 8/25 will be my last d read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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How good was Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 45 event? Good enough that UFC matchmaker Joe Silva was tempted to retire.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) matchmaker and executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz saw the recent shakeup at Bellator MMA coming, and he wasn't alone. MMA journalists such as MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas and Fox Sports' Mike Chiappetta said that grumblings of Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney's departure could be heard as long ago as 2012, making his eventual split anything but a surprise. To Abdel-Aziz, the move, while not shocking, represents a key moment for the sport of mixed martial a read news >>

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