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Looking back at Anderson Silva Vs Uriah Hall

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Anderson Sliva fought his last fight in the UFC against the number 10 ranked Uriah Hall. Anderson Silva the greatest middleweight fighter of all time and one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the sport of MMA. There has as been a lot of talk of if Anderson should have retired much early but when you are a legend of the sport and the calibre of Anderson Silva it is extremely difficult to decide when to stop. Anderson has …

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Anderson Silva May Say Goodbye To UFC After Weekend Loss Against Uriah Hall

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This weekend’s fight with Anderson Silva and Uriah Hall was of the biggest fights we have seen to date. Unfortunately, Anderson Silva’s loss to Uriah hit his morale significantly and there have now been talks of it being his last fight. He did quote how it is ‘tough to say it’s my last fight’, however, this statement made many speculate, especially after he made further comments throughout his social media platforms. Many do believe that he may seek retirement now …

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An Overview of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

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Dissecting the World of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Mixed martial arts, also known as MMA is a full-contact combat sport. Inertia. Anyone that’s ever come too a sudden stop understands. The human head really likes to stay in place. It’s part of a fighter’s job to stop that tendency. Inertia proves momentum isn’t necessary to get a knockout. Yes hitting an opponent on the way in will produce great results but a stationary opponent can work too. Hip torque and gravity helped …

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Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier Post-Fight Reaction

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Before being announced a fight with Robert Whittaker, Jared Cannonier resume had one quality win over Anderson Silva, he came into the limelight when champion Israel Adesanya, openly called out Cannonier as his next challenger, of course, Cannonier had to go through Whittaker to earn his title shot. So Whitaker vs Cannonier became the fight for Number 1 contender spot. Jared Cannonier is an explosive striker who knocks his opponents out with his barrage of strikes, Robert Whittaker is much …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from UFC in tears after defeating Justin Gaethje

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from UFC

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 Khabib Nurmagomedov, the young boy from Dagestan, Russia, wrestling and wrecking machine with the most polite and professional attitude towards his opponents and his peers, he is Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov, coming out from Russia he was a wrestling prodigy and when he came into the UFC he was thought to be a classic wrestler who would take his opponents down and ground and pound them or look for a submission. He did …

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Brian Ortega – The Resurrection of “T-City”

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It is very rare that a fighter, after his first fight from a long layoff gets a title shot. Brian Ortega has proved that he is the next challenger for Alexander Volkanovski. He has earned his title shot by beating the Korean zombie, 50-45 (all three judges), in a spectacular display of his new stand up skills. Coming into the fight it was thought that the only way for Brian Ortega to win the fight was on the ground of …

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A Look At The Great Anderson Silva (“The Spider”)

A Look at Anderson Silva The Spider

Anderson Silva – The Spider What can be said about Anderson Silva (34-10-0) everyone doesn’t already know? A knock out machine? Been done. A submission guru? Well known. The ability to strategize and pick angles is possibly the strongest point in his fight game. Looking back on his first fight with the toughest opponent anyone could have faced in Chael Sonnen – Anderson Silva was in trouble. The counter striker kept getting countered. Silva had to cover ground to win …

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UFC 254: Khabib vs Gaethje – Main Card Preview

UFC 254: Khabib vs Gaethje – Main Card Preview

Main Card Preview UFC 254: UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje will take place on October 24, 2020, at the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Khabib will look to defend his UFC title against Justin Gaethje in a fight Island classic for the ages. The co-main event features former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker taking on rising top contender Jared Cannonier. The 3 Fights To Look Forward To; Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje Khabib Nurmagomedov defends his …

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Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 set for Jan. 23

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If you’ve followed the UFC for a while, you know that former, two-division champion, Conor McGregor (22-4), likes to do things his own way in the UFC. Well, he has done it again. Conor McGregor originally took to Twitter inviting Dustin Poirier (26-6) to take part in a charity fight outside of the UFC. It wasn’t long before the organization stepped in, regaining control of the fight that fans desperately wanted to see. What makes this fight interesting, besides the …

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The Rise of Khamzat Chimaev

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Khamzat Chimaev, is a Russian-born Swedish professional mixed martial artist who competes in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions of the UFC. He formerly competed in Brave CF. You’d be forgiven for not even hearing of Khamzat Chimaev around 3 or 4 months ago, yet here we are considering a potential future two-weight world champion inside the UFC. 185lbs or 170lbs, it doesn’t really seem to matter as the opponents all seem to face the same fate. However as he …

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When It Comes To Israel Adesanya – Believe The Hype

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If you’ve ever had the privilege of watching Israel Adesanya fight, you know that he is the perfect example of handcrafted precision. In his most recent fight, so many people felt this would be the fight that would finally DE-thrown the champ.  They felt Paulo Costa had the advantage because of his size, his strength and his overall power. If you’ve seen Costa, you know he’s like a modern day Hercules. Costa’s punches are explosive and when you factor that …

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Why the UFC Needs Fighters with a “Stank-Nasty” Mentality

Why the UFC Needs Fighters with a Stank Nasty Mentality

If you’ve seen a few UFC fights, you’ve more than likely had the privilege of having your stomach twisted in knots, as your brain tried to comprehend the explosive craziness you just witnessed. Fighting is an age-old sport. Yeah, we all know this, but what makes the UFC different, and what makes the year 2020 unlike any other? Besides dealing with a pandemic, killer bugs, insane weather and the overall uncertainty of what tomorrow may bring – the UFC has …

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UFC Vegas 8: Why You Should Watch the Early Prelims

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The first couple fights on a prelim card for a fight night get overlooked a lot. And I understand, there’s no title implications, no top contenders, and unless you have Tuesday off of work to watch every Dana White’s Contender Series and take notes, there’s going to be some fighters you’ve never heard of. But I’m here to use UFC Vegas 8 as a perfect example of why those things sometimes add up to give us some of the best …

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UFC Vegas 7: The Night Vegas Was Wrong

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There were some wide betting lines on August 22nd for UFC Vegas 7. Like, -1000 or more wide. Usually in sports when you see odds like that, it means everybody knows how the event is going to end up. The oddsmakers, the seasoned bettors, the casual fans, you’d get laughed off Twitter for taking an underdog with those odds. But the thing is, Twitter isn’t the octagon, and on August 22nd, nobody remembered to tell the underdogs how the fights …

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Breaking down Adesanya v Costa at UFC 253

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UFC 253 (scheduled for Saturday 26 September 2020) is set to headline the world middleweight championship bout between Israel “the Style Bender” Adesanya (19-0) and Paulo “Borrachinha” Costa (15-0).  After UFC 252 this month where Stipe Miocic successfully defended his heavyweight title against Daniel Cornier, Dana White in the post UFC 252 press conference predicted Adesanya v Costa will be the “fight of the year”. A much-anticipated heated clash with both fighters expressing a genuine dislike for one another. The …

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Jon Jones vacates title to take on the heavyweight division

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Jon Jones, the youngest ever to become the light heavyweight champion at the age of 23,  decided to vacate the light heavyweight championship following his tweet on 17 August 2020 stating the following: Just got off the phone with @ufc, today I confirm that I’m vacating the light heavyweight championship. It’s officially up for grabs. It’s been an amazing journey, sincere thank you to all my competition, UFC and most importantly you fans. @JonnyBones (Jon Jones Official Twitter account). With …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Father Abdulmanap Passes Away

Khabib Nurmagomedov Father Abdulmanap Passes Away

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and trainer to son and current UFC lightweight  champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has passed away on Friday in Moscow, aged 57. Nurmagomedov senior’s health had been suffering ill-health recently, since May he had been hospitalized in Moscow. He had been suffering from coronavirus and also had heart surgery for a which caused further problems for his coronavirus diagnosis., had been in hospital in Moscow since May, when he was diagnosed with coronavirus. He also underwent heart surgery for …

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UFC London has a stellar card top to bottom

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The UFC returns to London this weekend with a meaty line up of fights from bottom to the top. Darren Till looks to return to his winning ways and Masvidal overcomes the frustration of getting people to fight him. @darrentill2 I hear you having the same probs I am trying to find someone to fight you in your backyard. I love fighting in other peoples backyards. I’m game if ufc can make it happen — Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) January …

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UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw looking gaunt ahead of UFC 233

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The UFC wants to rid itself of the Flyweight division They never truly confirm any of their ideas until the ideas are done (Diaz vs. Masvidal anyone?) but the Men’s Flyweight division has probably seen its day. Mighty Mouse has left for ONE FC the division has lost its main reason for staying intact. Some fighters have been given the opportunity to move up in weight instead of being cut, fighters like Jarred Brooks, Justin Scoggins, and Jose “Shorty” Torres. …

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UFC on Fox 31: Lee vs Iaquinta 2 highlights and quick results

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UFC on Fox 31: Iaquinta vs Lee 2 closed out a seven year long TV deal and it could not have been a better show. Bobby Green vs Drakkar Klose ends in controversy Booby Green’s fights have a history of being controversial and this battle did not stray from convention. Bobby Green has an unusual style to say the least. To the longtime MMA fan he is doing it right, slipping and countering, often moving backwards. Unfortunately he does not …

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