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Kevin Iole: “(Dana White) needs to know what he did was wrong” , TNS: “How?”

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In the MMA media there are certain cliques and the like who debate every aspect of every action that takes place in and around the cage, and though I am glad that we have these circles and are able to talk about all the ins and outs of the industry, it also leads to a problem with sometimes over looking some things in order to make a point. This came to be the case with an article from Yahoo Sports …

Robi VioKevin Iole: “(Dana White) needs to know what he did was wrong” , TNS: “How?”
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Grice receives Courage Award

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If you do not know who Matt Grice is, let me take a second to explain to you, who he is: Grice is a former 4-time Oklahoma State Wrestling Champion, winning Outstanding Wrestler 3 times, a feat which has never been accomplished by any other competitor.  After which, he was the most recruited wrestler of his weight class, and went to the University of Oklahoma, but he never saw any career highlights at that point, due to multiple injuries. Grice then …

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The Beginner’s Guide to Appreciating MMA

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So you’ve stumbled upon a UFC event on TV, or a clip on Youtube. You may have even started watching a few more fights and have remembered some of the fighters’ names. Good for you. With a little more guidance, you’ll be able to really enjoy the wonderful world of Mixed Martial Arts! 1) Know Your Fighters So you liked it when this John Dodson guy knocked out this TJ guy on youtube. Great! But did you know that he …

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UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos Results and Fight Bonuses

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WOW!!!!!!!!! Seriosuly, that was one of the best main cards this year. Only one fight went to a decision and it was still a slobber knocker of a fight. Mad props to all involved and a special mention to Clay Collard for being one tough SOB. Here are your fight results: Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Weight class Method Round Time Lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos def. Benson Henderson TKO (flying knee & punches) 1 2:31 Welterweight Jordan Mein def. Mike …

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Brian Stann critical of Cung Le in his fight vs Michael Bisping: “It didn’t pay to cheat”

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Brian Stann is a guy that a lot of people would consider reserved and not the type to say much to ruffle feathers around the UFC, but today he broke that mold and made a pretty bold statement/accusation in the direction of Mr. Cung Le.  It seems that Stann is in the camp of those who felt that Le was using PEDs ahead of the fight with Bisping and wasn’t too disappointed with how the fight played out.

Robi VioBrian Stann critical of Cung Le in his fight vs Michael Bisping: “It didn’t pay to cheat”
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Elizabeth Phillips goes on anti- UFC rant following decision in Macau

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We have all seen fights that went the wrong way, not going to name any names but we all know a fight or two. Today in Macau however Elizabeth Phillips was on the losing end of a decision to Milana Dudieva. Phillips took the fight a bit hard and went on quite a rant on social media against the UFC and judging.

Robi VioElizabeth Phillips goes on anti- UFC rant following decision in Macau
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UFC Fight Night: Le vs. Bisping Results and Post Fight Bonuses

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One card down, one more to go! Interesting fights tonight folks, definitly a good event for the Macau crowd. Hope the trend continues with the next UFC event tonight. It was an exciting main event, with neither fighter wanting to take it to the ground at all. Here are your fight results: Main Card (UFC Fight Pass) Weight class Method Round Middleweight Michael Bisping def. Cung Le TKO (strikes on the ground)  4 Welterweight Tyron Woodley def. Dong Hyun Kim …

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Why Do You Fight?

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It’s a simple question with dozens of answers. As human beings, fighting has been part of our history. At first, it was a means of survival. You had to hunt, to pit yourself against nature, where only the strongest survive. Then, when communities and civilizations were formed, fighting became a means of conquest. Armies clashed for control. Ideals, beliefs and dominion became the main reasons for opposing factions to go to war. Over time, fighting also became part of one’s …

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GRAPHIC WARNING: See what came out of Jacare Souza’s Elbow during his surgery

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In a picture that is not for the faint at heart, Jacare Souza’s elbow inhabitants have made dinner the last thing on my mind today. Jacare underwent a 5 hour surgery to get the bone fragments and spurs out of his elbow and the picture below  is what was actually present in his elbow.

Robi VioGRAPHIC WARNING: See what came out of Jacare Souza’s Elbow during his surgery
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Was letting Eddie Alvarez go what Scott Coker should have done?

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Former Strikeforce CEO and current President of Bellator MMA, Scott Coker,  has been getting a lot of praise recently for how he has handled the brand since coming to power. His first act was to abolish the tournament format  which Bellator had become somewhat known for, and then he brought in  fan favorites and veterans like Paul Daley, Melvin Manhoef, James Thompson, and Sokoudjou. He then Released the companies biggest star it ever has made in Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez had …

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Rumble Johnson on Alistair Overeem Injuring training partners: “He was always hurting somebody”

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has a history of dislike for Alistair Overeem, so it’s no surprise that when asked by Fighters Only “Rumble” was more than happy to reply: “Greg Jackson says it wasn’t on purpose, but I know the man and when he was here he was always hurting somebody.  Accidentally on purpose. And it ain’t because he’s clumsy, he ain’t clumsy, he would just hurt you. I’ve seen the guy do it. I’ve seen him basically bullying and stuff …

Robi VioRumble Johnson on Alistair Overeem Injuring training partners: “He was always hurting somebody”
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Overeem injuring team mates? “There is some truth to these words” says Arlovski.

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Alistair Overeem has faced criticism from the MMA community for a long time for his treatment of team mates, rumors have been around since his Golden Glory days of him being a bit hard to deal with in the gym. Theses rumors have recently come to the spotlight again as Jon Jones was injured and put out of his much anticipated bout with Daniel Cormier. It came out quickly that it was Overeem who was training with Jones when he …

Robi VioOvereem injuring team mates? “There is some truth to these words” says Arlovski.
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Fedor Vs Couture could still happen, but not in a cage.

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Randy Couture and Fedor Emelianenko have been flirting with the idea of a fight since almost the beginning of MMA time. Both men were involved in a tournament early in their careers where they were both eliminated surprisingly and we were denied their bout that night. Randy was a longtime standout in the UFC gaining both the Light heavyweight and Heavyweight titles and Fedor was the p4p king and heavyweight champion of PRIDE FC.  After the closing of PRIDE it …

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Dana White UFC Fight Night 47 Post Fight Media Scrum

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UFC President Dana White sits down with the media post UFC Fight Night 47: Ryan Bader Vs. Ovince Saint Preux to discuss the event itself, as well as other topics, such as the verbal back and forth between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier prior to their ESPN interview.  

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Is Cung Le a contender for Chris Weidman’s championship?

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Cung Le has had a very different path than most in the MMA world. Le garnered most of his fame on the point fighting circuit and in the world of film.  He had moderate fame, but it was not until he began his MMA career for the California based Strikeforce promotion that he began to garner a great deal of attention. Cung Le began his MMA run with a 6 fight win streak and had one of the most complete …

Robi VioIs Cung Le a contender for Chris Weidman’s championship?