December 2011 Blog Posts (17)

UFC 141 Lesnar vs Overeem Preview

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…

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Added by Luis Romero on December 30, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Joey Rivera Leads Apex MMA As They Give Back To The Tucson Community This Holiday Season

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 22, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber Will Make This The Best Ultimate Fighter Ever

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 19, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Fill The Cage For Kids A Heartwarming and Tremendous Success

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Michael Bisping vs Anderson Silva: The Count Has Not Earned It Yet.

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…

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Added by Luis Romero on December 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

MMA Stars Wand Silva, Mir, Jones, Griffin, Goldberg Pull Together For Mike Whiteheads X-1 Family

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 15, 2011 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

Strikeforce Conference Call Aftermath

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…

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Added by Luis Romero on December 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Strikeforce: Preview of Melendez vs Masvidal, Mousasi vs St Preux, Cyborg vs Yamanaka

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…

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Added by Luis Romero on December 13, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A little about myself

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

Frank Mir Should Challenge Junior Dos Santos Before Brock Lesnar or Alistair Overeem

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 12, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Undefeated Strikeforce Welterweight Tyron Woodley To Open American Top Team Evolution In St. Louis

 

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,…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fill The Cage For Kids: MMA Community Comes Together To Support Military Children

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

War Machine: Welterweight Jon Koppenhaver Joins Bellator Fighting Championships

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 8, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

World Fighting Federation Capable And Prepared to Make The Leap To Television

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bellator Friday Night Fights: Season 6 Premiers Friday March 2nd 2012 On MTV 2

 

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…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments

M-1 Global Zavurov vs. Enomoto II: Both Prepared to Pick Up Where They Left Off

 

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,…

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Added by Todd Jackson on December 5, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

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