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Trading Shots: Are frequent, depressing injuries just a fact of MMA life?

  • a day ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at the continuing trend of high-profile injuries forcing late changes to major UFC fight cards, and wonder whether there’s any end in s read news >>

Trading Shots: On Floyd Mayweather, and the fight fan's crisis of conscience

  • 8 days ago
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As the combat sports world turns its attention to Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, Trading Shots looks at the crossover appeal for fight fans, and wonders whether they can give Mayweather their m read news >>

Trading Shots: Was Tim Means right to take aim at the MMA media?

  • 15 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look back on Tim Means’ criticism of Bleacher Report and the MMA media in general following his submission win over George Sullivan at UFC o read news >>

Trading Shots: Where do UFC Fight Pass events fit in, among a crowded MMA landscape?

  • 22 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, MMAjunkie columnist and former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes get together to discuss the specific appeal of the Saturday afternoon UFC Fight Pass event.Filed under: Featu read news >>

Trading Shots: Was Al Iaquinta right to go full 'Raging Al' on UFC crowd?

  • 29 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at Al Iaquinta’s profane response to the boos of the crowd at UFC Fight Night 63, and discuss whether professionalism and honest emotio read news >>

Trading Shots: On asking the tough questions and getting tough answers

  • a month ago
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A reporter asked Jose Aldo about fighter pay and the anti-trust lawsuit, and ended up getting into a tiff with UFC President Dana White. Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes explore the issue in this week’s read news >>

Trading Shots: Where can Demian Maia go from here, and how much does it even matter?

  • a month ago
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Demian Maia was victorious in the UFC Fight Night 62 main event, but did he prove that he’ll never climb much higher than his current station? Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes question how much the answe read news >>

Trading Shots: On career turnarounds and the nature of being wrong

  • a month ago
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At UFC 185, several careers that most fans had either written off or simply ignored had major life breathed back into them. What can that tell us about the nature of MMA career arcs, or about the tem read news >>

Trading Shots: What outdated tradition should MMA ditch once and for all?

  • a month ago
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On the occasion of daylight savings time, Ben Fowlkes and Danny Downes get together to discuss MMA’s outdated traditions and argue over what should stay and what should go.Filed under: Featured, News read news >>

UFC 184: 'Underdog' Raquel Pennington ready to flip the script, knockout Holly Holm

  • 2 months 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 o read news >>

Trading Shots: On Benson Henderson's comeback, and the challenge of making fans care

  • 2 months 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 read news >>

Trading Shots: When fighters fail drug tests, how much should we care?

  • 2 months 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 read news >>

Trading Shots: After a victorious comeback, what does Anderson Silva have left?

  • 3 months 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 read news >>

Trading Shots: From early to late stoppages, how do we decide when enough's enough?

  • 3 months 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 l read news >>

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