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Anderson "The Spider" Silva is back. If you're a fan of the legendary mixed martial artist, feel free to cheer him on at UFC 183 when he takes on Nick Diaz. However, if you're a DraftKings player, you'd be better off avoiding this fight altogether. At age 39, coming off a major injury and facing another noteworthy opponent like Diaz—who is also coming off a layoff—there's too many variables involved to feel confident about a prediction. Will Silva still have his mental and physical edge? Does Di read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to not alienating an entire generation of possible fans/fanatics by chortling non-stop at having a 100 PERCENT SUCCESSFUL pick rate at UFC on FOX 14 and almost does so. Almost. read news >>

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After three unanimous picks in four fights last week, no fighters on this week’s UFC card are getting nine-of-nine love from the MMAjunkie staff.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Check out who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win each fight on tomorrow's UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson event in Stockholm, Sweden. Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson Mookie Alexander: I think it's reasonable to say that nobody Rumble has fought is as good a striker as Gustafsson, and you can definitely say Rumble is the most powerful striker Gustafsson has faced. The worst case scenario for Gustafsson is that Rumble proves to be way stronger than he is, keeps him on the defe read news >>

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In his second UFC headliner and in a fight that eventually earned him a title shot, UFC Fight Night 59’s Conor McGregor earned an event-high disclosed payday of $170,000, including an $85,000 win bonus.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFN 59 prelims are in the books, and Lorenz Larkin put up the most impressive performance. Oh, and there was a total robbery. Cathal Pendred defeats Sean Spencer by unanimous decision !? (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) The featured preliminary bout of the UFC Fight Night 59 prelims saw Irsh fighter Cathal Pendred taking on Sean Spencer, and featured a candidate for robbery of the year. And it's only January. Spencer beat Pendred up for most of the three rounds, having him badly hurt in the first and s read news >>

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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff's predictions for all fights taking place on tomorrow night's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver card in Boston, MA. Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Anton Tabuena: Puncher's chance? Maybe. Siver doesn't have the ground game to cause problems, and will be the shorter and less dynamic striker. I'm pretty sure he makes it past the 60-second prediction, but styles make fights, and this is a really bad match up for Siver. Conor McGregor by TKO. Mookie Alexander: For read news >>

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The UFC’s second event of the new year, UFC Fight Night 59, brought three unanimous picks out of four fights from our nine-member panel. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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At 24-years-old, Kyoji Horiguchi has emerged as a promising prospect in the 125-pound weight class. He extended his winning streak to nine in a row on Saturday by soundly defeating Louis Gaudinot on the UFC 182 main card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The former Shooto bantamweight champion, and No. 11 ranked UFC flyweight, has reeled off three consecutive wins since dropping to the flyweight division in May 2014. As he typically does, Horiguchi utilized a lot of movement and speed read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Mixed martial arts is new to the DraftKings scene, but it won't take long for fans to catch on to the newest fantasy sports twist. UFC 182 on Saturday from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is a perfect event to push the fusion of MMA and the one-night fantasy sports experience.Jon "Bones" Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier. By most accounts, these two hate each other. Quite obviously, Bleacher Report's Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter wouldn't have it any other read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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See who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win every fight at tomorrow night's UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Mookie Alexander: Cormier can totally win this fight, but ask yourself how often you find yourself picking against Jones out of pure hatred and without actual analysis? If my memory is correct, all of Jones' opponents have gotten "in his head" in some way, and that would force Jones into getting careless and losing. This, of course, h read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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With the new year, MMAjunkie’s Mike Bohn is celebrating his 2014 championship after his 172-77 (69.1 percent) finish in our staff picks. Check out his – and the other staff’s predictions – for Saturday’s UFC 182 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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See who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win every fight on tomorrow night's UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway event in Barueri, Brazil. Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway Mookie Alexander: This isn't just some big middleweight fight, this is for the lineal TUF Brazil 1 belt held by Dollaway, and Machida is gunning for that. Dollaway has good enough takedowns to actually get Machida down, but he's really not the guy I'd bet on to hold him there. Lyoto's striking, timing, ability to cover di read news >>

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As the UFC closes out its 2014 event schedule, the co-headliners for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 58 are rather lopsided affairs, according to our MMAjunkie staff picks.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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