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EA UFC 3 Rating System: Where They Went Wrong

There are many things to like about the upcoming iteration of the EA UFC video game series. The rating system is not one of them. As the release of EA's third UFC title approaches, stats of top fighters have been...
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UFC: With Francis Ngannou Vanquished, Where Does the Heavyweight Division Go From Here?

With Francis Ngannou vanquished (for now), it's back to the usual suspects for the UFC heavyweight division. The very reason we love the heavyweight division is frankly its biggest pitfall. Career trajectories can change in a single punch. It is...
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UFC 220 – Miocic vs. Ngannou: Who is the Baddest Man Alive?

In what is being considered one of the best heavyweight title fights in years, who will walk away as 'The Baddest Man Alive' at UFC 220? What is it about a heavyweight fight that generates genuine excitement? Is it the...
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UFC 220: The Next Chapter in the Light Heavyweight Division

The shadow of Jon Jones has passed, and Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir will now battle in the first UFC title fight of 2018. In April of 2015, Jon Jones was stripped of his world championship when he was involved...
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Three “Huh?” Moments in MMA Last Week: Commentary Changes, USADA Suspensions, and UFC Buyrates

UFC and Bellator made some changes to their commentary teams, a strawweight was suspended before her promotional debut, and the last pay-per-view event of the year turned out to be a buyrate success. Huh? Finding the proper response to much...
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UFC St. Louis: Missouri to Provide Fireworks to Kick Off 2018

The UFC kicks off 2018 with several fan friendly bouts in what is a warm-up to marquee action in the coming weeks. With a new year comes new optimism. The same is true in mixed martial arts. Regardless of the...
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UFC, Bellator and Beyond: 18 Fighters to Watch For in 2018

Cageside's Mike Straus examines the talent both in and outside of the UFC with 18 fighters to watch in 2018! Last year I decided to write down 17 fighters to keep an eye on in 2017. This wasn’t an article...
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Three “Huh?” Moments in MMA Last Week: Dana White’s Plans, TJ Dillashaw’s Weight Cut,...

UFC President Dana White has big plans for a couple of title-fights in 2018, but some of the fighters involved are thinking a bit differently. Oh, and TJ Dillashaw isn't a flyweight. Huh? Finding the proper response to much of...
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MMA 2017 — the Year that Was: MayMac, GSP, Jon Jones’ Downfall, and Free...

GSP. Free Agency. Mayweather-McGregor. The downward spiral of Jon Jones. These stories defined MMA in 2017. Looking back over the past twelve months in the MMA world, one thing stands out: the biggest story of the year wasn't about MMA....
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MMA 2017 Year in Review: Fighter of the Year

Naming the Female Fighter of the Year for 2017 was easy — on the men's side, not so much. For our MMA year-end review, the staff here at Cageside Press has opted to award two Fighters of the Year —...

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