Sequels have their place in Hollywood—they have their place in MMA, too.
Because for every Batman Begins that we may get, there's a The Dark Knight out there waiting to be filmed. Because it's possible to build just as good of a Godfather movie without Marlon Brando. Because watching Arnold Schwarzenegger play a robot sent from the future to save the human race was just as exciting. Because for as exciting as it was to watch two fighters use fists, elbows, feet and knees to paint each other blac read news >>
It seems rematches have become more and more common in MMA.
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 >>
Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will put his belt on the line against a familiar foe at Bellator 123.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
Forget about champions.
How about the contenders that continuously put their careers on the line for just a shot at UFC gold?
Because there will always be a titleholder for each division, but there's not always going to be worthy challengers capable of pulling off the impossible.
That's why we need to cherish the fighters the sport currently has in place and marvel in the excellence that these warriors have forged throughout the past few years.
With that said, in regards to how entertaining and read news >>
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Tyron Woodley will look to continue his ascent through the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight ranks this weekend when he fights Rory MacDonald at UFC 174. read news >>
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After winning back his title in March, Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will next fight Patricio Freire in a rematch at Bellator 121.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News Tagged: Bellator 121 read news >>
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A pair of rematches most of the MMA world has been salivating over finally go down this week at UFC 168. Get all the crucial info inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman, Josh Barnett, Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne, UFC (...) read news >>
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ONE FC 13: Moment of Truth weigh-in photos from Manila, Philippines, where featherweight champ Koji Oishi rematches challenger Honorio Banario. read news >>
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Rematches are a common occurrence in the MMA world, and they can take place for any number of reasons. In the case of Jonatas Novaes, his rematch with Kurt Southern at Friday's MFC 38 event in Edmonton has nothing to do with how the first fight played out. read news >>
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Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva says to expect a "new Anderson," when he rematches Chris Weidman at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>
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The UFC's pound-for-pound king of rematches will takes part in another career trilogy. read news >>