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  • 8 days ago
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But is trading punches with a former pro boxing champion the best strategy? Raquel Pennington may be the underdog against undefeated striking sensation Holly Holm, but that doesn't mean she's short on confidence heading into this weekend's (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) women's bantamweight showdown at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California. In fact, "Rocky" wants to give "The Preacher's Daughter" a taste of her own medicine by outclassing her on the feet and ultimately knocking her out. But as she told Subm read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes spar over whether Benson Henderson did enough to make fans care at UFC Fight Night 60, and why that code seems so hard to crack for so many fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Between Anderson Silva and Jon Fitch, high-profile drug test failures have mounted in recent days. Some fans turn to despair, while others turn to an affected cynicism. But what’s the proper response to depressing news about PEDs in MMA?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at Anderson Silva’s victorious return to the cage, and wonder if (and why) he might consider fighting on into his 40s after a win over Nick Diaz.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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From the extra punches Alexander Gustafsson took to the ones Dan Henderson didn’t, the question of when to stop a fight continues to be a thorny one in MMA. This week’s Trading Shots takes a closer look.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at some questionable decisions at UFC Fight Night 59 and wonder if there’s anything to be done to make the judges’ hands a safer place for fighters to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to review recent comments by Cody McKenzie, who had strong words for the armchair experts out there.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at Jon Jones’ self-proclaimed “classlessness” following his win over Daniel Cormier and wonder to what extent it really matters in the rough world of MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the last Trading Shots of 2014, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes wonder what stories and events defined this tumultuous year, and what 2015 will bring for fighters and fight fans alike.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the class-action lawsuit against the UFC, and fans’ tendency to side with management over labor in pro sports disputes.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- The first thing Holly Holm did last month after pulling out of her UFC debut? First, she cried. Then... well, she made a bed. "Like, out of wood," Holm says, laughing. "I Googled it and took my time doing it. I had to do something. "I have pictures. It's legit. It's a double, but the headboard's really high. And I made the whole frame and everything. It's on a cast with wheels. And a matching nightstand. Hardest thing I've ever done is the drawers. One of our spare rooms didn' read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After Joe Rogan’s podcast intervention with UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub, Downes and Fowlkes wonder whether you couldn’t make similar arguments to many UFC fighters, which might give MMA fans plenty to think about.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at the UFC’s decision to sign former pro wrestler and current non-MMA fighter CM Punk.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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