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Trading Shots: Do accusations of a fix tell us what fans really think of Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen?

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Many fans thought something fishy was going on with Tito Ortiz's submission win over Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170. But does that tell us more about what they think of the two men involved than about read news >>

Trading Shots: If a UFC champ can't defend 2 belts, should she keep trying to win them?

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Conor McGregor became the first UFC fighter to hold belts in two divisions at once. Now Amanda Nunes wants to follow in his footsteps. But does the aftermath of McGregor’s achievement demonstrate why read news >>

Trading Shots: What is it about Ronda Rousey that evokes the mainstream hot takes?

  • 15 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Ronda Rousey’s recent loss spurned a wave of questionable responses from the broader sports media. If that’s what mainstream attention looks like, is it really a good th read news >>

Trading Shots: Did Amanda Nunes become a star by beating one in Ronda Rousey?

  • 23 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Ben Fowlkes and Danny Downes discuss the UFC’s decision to highlight Ronda Rousey over Amanda Nunes in the lead-up to UFC 207, and where that leaves us now, after the ch read news >>

Trading Shots: Is Ronda Rousey's much-hyped return already a 'bizarre' affair?

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In this week’s Trading Shots, is it strange that in the run-up to UFC 207, so much attention is being paid to Ronda Rousey and almost none to the actual champion, Amanda Nunes? Ben Fowlkes and Danny read news >>

Trading Shots: Did UFC 206 remind us of the old forgotten path to success?

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UFC 206 lacked big names and title fights, but it still delivered a product well worth the money for fans. But with the focus on sales and stars, is that enough? Ben Fowlkes and Danny Downes debate i read news >>

Ryan Hall: Trading Heel Hooks for Hook Kicks | FIGHTLAND

  • a month ago
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Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC There was enough interesting stuff going on this weekend to keep the seasoned MMA fan on his toes. Demetrious Johnson was almost submitted in the first round and then read news >>

Trading Shots: What's it going to take for fighters to embrace an association?

  • a month ago
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The MMA Athletes Association isn’t the first to try to collectivize pro fighters for their own good, but will this one stick? Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes debate in this week’s Trading Shots.Filed un read news >>

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

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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?

  • 2 months 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?

  • 2 months 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?

  • 2 months 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?

  • 2 months 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?

  • 3 months 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 >>

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