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The UFC returns to Sin City for their end of the year card and they are closing 2011 with a bang! With a card stacked from top to bottom, with any fight having the caliber of main card status, we will break down the main card.
Lightweight 155Lbs- Nam Phan (17-9) vs. Jimy…Continue
Added by Luis Romero on December 30, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments
They call it the Apex family. It consists of a tight knit group of MMA athletes and enthusiasts. This family pulls and pushes one another to create an atmosphere that breeds positivity and nurtures growth.
Team Apex is known across the state and in certain cases across the entire sport due to…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 22, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
There are quite a few reasons as to why The Ultimate Fighter season fifteen will prove to be one of the best seasons ever. Considering the groundbreaking format on FX live on Friday nights with live fights this season will stand alone as a blueprint for future seasons to…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 19, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments
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This past weekend was a huge success for the Tucson MMA family that pulled together at Boxing Inc. to Fill The Cage For Kids. It was quite a scene as an entire community pooled their efforts for a common cause and had a great turn out as they stacked tons of toys for military children this…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Bisping isn’t ready for Silva
Many MMA fans including UFC hall of famer, Randy Couture, have been suggesting that Michael Bisping should be next in line to challenge Anderson Silva. Bisping is coming off the utter destruction of Mayhem Miller but will a win over former…Continue
Added by Luis Romero on December 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The mixed martial arts community is an extremely tight knit unit. We have thrived as a community together. This community has been built around conflict, so it is the very nature of the fabric of MMA that there are differences of opinion ranging from fighters, to the camps they train under, and the fans…Continue
Today, it was made official that the rumors of the end of Strikeforce were not true, as Dana White and Scott Coker came to a deal with Showtime that begins January 7, 2012 and lasts till 2014. A lot of details were discussed during the call and many important announcements…Continue
Added by Luis Romero on December 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
With all the things happening in MMA this month one thing got overlooked. That one thing is the return of Strikeforce to San Diego with a stacked card that is going to make you want to get Showtime, and not just to watch Dexter.
This event will mark the return of top lightweight…
Added by Luis Romero on December 13, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I am an MMA fan that is a student at the University of Arizona, but I have been involved with martial arts since age 6. I have competed at the highest level in karate. I was introduced to MMA in 2006 and i was hooked, from there I have incorporated boxing into my karate/kickboxing style along with wrestling and BJJ. I am looking to pursue a career in MMA after getting my degree in Regional Development, GIS and remote sensing emphasis. As for know I talk and write about MMA
Added by Luis Romero on December 13, 2011 at 12:49pm — No Comments
On December 30th 2011 over five hundred pounds of mixed martial arts heavyweight brawn will collide inside the UFC octagon. Two of MMA's most polarizing heavyweights will look to destroy one another for a chance to challenge UFC…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 12, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
St. Louis, MO (USA): Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley is one of the brightest rising stars in all of MMA, and is also one of the crown jewels of the vaunted American Top Team. Undefeated at 9-0, he is deemed the de facto top contender for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship. In addition,…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Mis-con-cep-tion n. A mistaken thought, idea, or notion, a misunderstanding
When the untrained ear hears the letters MMA, or UFC the misconceptions begin flowing almost immediately.
For those who really know what those acronyms…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
CHICAGO, Ill. (December 8, 2011) — No one needs to tell Jon Koppenhaver what it means to hit rock bottom. After being raised by a substance-abusing mother and spending over a year in state prison, “War Machine” has seen it all. Only 29 years old and coming off a dominating TKO victory over former…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 8, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments
There has been a recent evolution which has impacted combat sports forever. For many decades the sweet science, or boxing, dominated the landscape featuring some of the greatest competition and athletes in the history of the sporting realm.
Here today there is a new contender in the proverbial…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
CHICAGO, Ill. (12/5/11) — After a historic fifth season that saw Michael Chandler capture the Bellator Lightweight Title in a four-round classic that many critics labeled fight-of-the-year, and Eduardo Dantas, Douglas Lima and Alexander Shlemenko all earning tournament championships, Bellator…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Costa Mesa,California (December 5, 2011) – M-1 GLOBAL’s final U.S.outing for 2011 features a rematch of what most consider up to this point theM-1 Challenge match of the year. The mixed martial arts (MMA) event titled M-1 Challenge XXX: Zavurov vs. EnomotoII takes place at The Hangar in Costa Mesa,…Continue
Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments