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Trading Shots: Is Gabi Garcia seriously going to fight a 52-year-old woman?

  • 5 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, what’s going on over in Japan, where the hulking Gabi Garcia is scheduled to fight a woman 20 years older and roughly 40 pounds lighter on the Rizin FF year-end event?Fi read news >>

Trading Shots: As long as we keep watching, is Fedor Emelianenko right to keep fighting?

  • 12 days ago
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In this week's Trading Shots, the return of Fedor Emelianenko to the North American MMA scene prompts some soul-searching about what we're hoping to see from him now, and whether our continuing willi read news >>

Trading Shots: Conor McGregor has power, money and 2 UFC belts. Now what?

  • 19 days ago
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Conor McGregor seized a new kind of leverage by claiming two UFC titles in what may have been the biggest pay-per-view in company history. Now he wants more. In this week's Trading Shots, Danny Downe read news >>

Trading Shots: Did Tony Ferguson blow his big chance to demand a title shot?

  • 26 days ago
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Should Tony Ferguson have made better use of his post-fight spotlight following an impressive unanimous decision win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 98? Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes discuss. read news >>

Trading Shots: Will punishing Fabricio Werdum for his 'protest' accomplish the UFC's goals?

  • a month ago
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Did the UFC do the right thing by cracking down on Fabricio Werdum for his "protest" against Reebok? Can UFC punishments effectively silence fighters, and should the company even try? Danny Downes an read news >>

Trading Shots: Would a successful tainted supplement defense earn Jon Jones a clean slate with fans?

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones' team says it is readying a defense after separate tests revealed unlisted banned substances in one of the former champ's supplements. If it works, will that convince fans and fellow fighte read news >>

Trading Shots: Whose job is it to promote Jose Aldo, anyway?

  • a month ago
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Jose Aldo’s coach says if his fighter doesn’t sell, maybe it’s because the UFC didn’t do a good enough job selling him. Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes take a closer look at that argument in this week’s read news >>

Trading Shots: Will Michael Bisping ever get his due from MMA fans?

  • a month ago
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With his first title defense out of the way, has Michael Bisping finally convinced MMA fans to accept him as the UFC middleweight champion? Or are some impressions hard to shake, even in the face of read news >>

Trading Shots: Would you let your child do MMA? How about as a career?

  • 2 months ago
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A new CNN report asks whether you’d let your child do MMA. In this week’s Trading Shots, Downes and Fowlkes ask each other the same question, then ask whether the answer would change when it comes to read news >>

Trading Shots: Why the sudden sympathy for 'Cyborg' Justino's tough weight cut?

  • 2 months ago
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Why did 'Cyborg' Justino's struggle to get to 140 pounds for her UFC Fight Night 95 bout generate so much more sympathy than most fighters get when they struggle to meet the contracted weight? Downes read news >>

Trading Shots: On Anthony Pettis, precipitous falls, and jumping to conclusions

  • 7 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, were we too quick to write off Anthony Pettis after his third consecutive loss at UFC 197, or were we too quick to proclaim his greatness when he became UFC lightweight read news >>

Trading Shots: What can we learn from a death in MMA?

  • 7 months ago
  • 287 views
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at a recent tragedy in the MMA world, along with comments from the UFC President suggesting such things are preventable with the right read news >>

Trading Shots: Why can't anyone agree on why Miesha Tate is fighting Amanda Nunes?

  • 7 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, differing accounts of why Miesha Tate’s first title defense will be against Amanda Nunes – not Holly Holm – raise questions about how it all came together, and what it t read news >>

Trading Shots: When to fight – and when to pass – on a short-notice call

  • 8 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, the former champion who once famously said no to a short-notice fight now eagerly says yes. Is that because he’d painted himself into a corner, or because not all short- read news >>

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