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An MMA Pet Peeve: We All Have at Least One

It is not all that often that something bothers me when it comes to MMA, simply because of how wildly entertaining the sport is. Regardless of the promotion or card, I can normally find joy in every aspect of...
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Writer vs. Fighter: UFC 257

UFC 257 looms large, as the promotion's first PPV event of the calendar year arrives Saturday. Topped by Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2, a lot of eyeballs will be on the event. A lot of bets will be...
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What’s Next: UFC Fight Island 8 Winners

UFC Fight Island 8 was the second of the UFC's three events to kick off the new year. In the main event, Michael Chiesa cemented himself as a welterweight contender with a decision win over Neil Magny. Warlley Alves...
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What’s Next: UFC Fight Island 8 Losers

The UFC's first weekday offering in some time produced exciting fights from the first cup of coffee through lunch time. When the dust was settled on the main card, a handful of those left wanting at UFC Fight Island...
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UFC 257: Picking the Winner of McGregor-Poirier 2

UFC 257 arrives Saturday, and with it, a tantalizing lightweight main event years in the making. Another Conor McGregor fight week is upon us, and his rematch with Dustin Poirier ought to meet the hype. It's been six years since...
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The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC 257 — From Featherweight to Lightweight

Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the biggest and strongest in your weight class....
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Prospect Watch: Brazil’s Bruno Souza

There is a wealth of MMA talent emerging from Brazil each and every year. The South American nation is one of the long-standing hot spots of the sport, thanks to former and current champions like Royce Gracie, Anderson Silva,...
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Finishing the Fight: UFC Fight Island 8

Every fighter has their go-to moves, especially specialists within certain martial arts disciplines. Their own signature styles can lead to spectacular finishes. Whether it’s a scary-good rear-naked choke that fighters just can’t seem to avoid once going to the...
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Welcome to the UFC: Manon Fiorot

After UFC Fight Island 7 last Saturday the octagon is back in use on a Wednesday for UFC Fight Island 8. The card is headlined by two welterweight contenders in Neil Magny and Michael Chiesa. Also on the card,...
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Welcome to the UFC: Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov

One down, two to go. Following last Saturday's Holloway vs. Kattar card, the UFC is back on a Wednesday for UFC Fight Island 8. The middle of three Fight Island cards (the last being Saturday's PPV) is headlined by...