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John S. Nash

  • joined Jul 30, 2009
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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Bloody Mess for June

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A collection of MMA related stories that may have slipped under the radar last month.

The Fight Business: A Comparison of Major MMA Orgs

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Before a Florida bill dropped that disallows access to these records, John S. Nash was able to procure various revenue details and payout records from every major MMA promotion that hosted shows in the state for the past few years.

Is the UFC a Monopoly?

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John S. Nash tries to answer the question with Paul Gift, a Pepperdine Professor of Economics, and David Dudley, a former FTC antitrust lawyer.

Video
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CWA is looking to resurrect catch wrestling.

Earlier this month the Catch Wrestling Alliance held their inaugural invitational catch wrestling tournament and Bloody Elbow was there to record it.

Bloody Mess for May

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A collection of MMA related stories that may have slipped under the radar last month.

Are Bellator's contracts coercive?

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Managers have expressed concern over some of the provisions inside Bellator's contracts. After examining a few of the agreements their concerns may be well founded.

UFC could learn a lesson about PPV from boxing

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With pay-per-view sales down for the UFC perhaps it's time for the UFC to learn a lesson from boxing: that less can sell just as much.

Remembering the Melendez-Thomson Trilogy

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A look back by the participants at one of the greatest trilogies in Strikeforce and mixed martial art's history - Gilbert Melendez versus Josh Thomson.

Javier Mendez:'AKA could potentially have 4 belts'

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Javier Mendez, the founder and head coach at AKA, talks about potential future title holders from AKA and how Cain measures up to Fedor in the history books.

Why is Zuffa Spending to Get Florida Bill Passed?

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Zuffa has been lobbying for a Florida bill that would change what they are required to report to the commission.

The Secret History of Strikeforce - Part 5

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The final installment of John S. Nash's series on the secret history of Strikeforce.

Bloody Mess for April

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A collection of MMA related stories that may have slipped under the radar last month.

The Secret History of Strikeforce, Part 4

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John S. Nash continues his look into the secret history of Strikeforce.

Conor Heun shares his experience with Wyoming MMA

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Retired MMA fighter Conor Heun has dealt with athletic commissions in California, New Jersey, Ohio, Washington and Texas during career as both a fighter and a cornermen, but he has never experienced anything like the athletic commission in Wyoming.

Ed Soares and others comment on Wyoming incident

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Ed Soares, Pat Miletich, Nate Quarry, and Pat Healy offer their opinion on what happened at RFA 14

Video
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Chuck Norris: Me & Bruce would've done well in MMA

The one and only Chuck Norris tells us how he and Bruce Lee would do if the they had mixed martial arts around in their day and the profound impact martial arts can have on someone's life.

Video
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Chuck Norris: Bruce Lee said he wanted to beat me

Chuck Norris shares some thoughts on fighting and some memories of Bruce Lee

Shannon Knapp on why Ronda vs Cyborg has to happen

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Shannon Knapp tells us why we she doesn't think Invicta should be viewed as a feeder league, why we should be very excited for the strawweights, and why Rousey versus Cyborg has to happen.

The Secret History of Strikeforce - Part 3

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John S. Nash continues his look into the secret history of Strikeforce.

The Secret History of Strikeforce - Part 2

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John Nash continues his look into the secret history of Strikeforce.

The Secret History of Strikeforce - Part 1

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John Nash takes a look at the secret history of Strikeforce in a multi-part series.

Combate Americas full first episode

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The full first episode "Let the Battle Begin" with English subtitles.

If the video doesn't play just click this link.

Getting creative in order to make new stars in mix

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Combate Americas is looking to do something few are in mixed martial arts today - create stars.

Throwing in the Towel on MMA Cornermen

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John S. Nash shares his thoughts on the differences between cornermen in MMA and boxing in the wake of UFC 166.

Why Isn't There A Union For UFC Fighters?

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Are fighters getting the short end of the stick in MMA? Is the answer a union? John S. Nash discusses what options are available to fighters with a pair of experts.

Nate Quarry: UFC should offer no cut contracts

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The former UFC title challenger opens up about the business side of MMA and why fighters are feeling depressed and frustrated about pay levels.

Wrestling with the Past: Super Sunday

Very quickly the AWA went from the biggest, and, in my opinion, best promotion in the US, to being an empty shell of itself, limping around until finally going out of business in 1991. All of that was the result of a decision made thirty years ago.

The Martial Chronicles: Fighting Like a Girl-Pt 2

Cageside Guest Columnist John S. Nash brings us another feature edition of his fascinating series chronicling the origins of MMA. This time, we take a second look at women's prizefighting...

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Wrestling With The Past: The Bizarre Origins of the Battle Royal - Part Two

This article has been cross-posted from Cageside Seats and is part of a semi-regular series exploring the "shoot" era of professional wrestling. "Professional wrestling... has no history,...

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