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Jonathan Snowden

  • joined Aug 08, 2009
  • last login Apr 07, 2012
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Jonathan Snowden is a long time MMA fan and MMA "journalist."

A Fan Of...

  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals
  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAF South Carolina Gamecocks
  • NCAAB Winthrop Eagles
  • MMA Rumina Sato, Frank Shamrock
  • Boxing Sugar Ray Leonard
  • Wrestling Kevin Nash
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MMA
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52 Things I Love About MMA: Ikuhisa Minowa In The Land Of The Giants

Ikuhisa Minowa, Hong Mon Choi, and Jose Canseco. The Super Hulk Tournament had it all and Jonathan Snowden relives the freakiest of freak shows with announcer Michael Schiavello who called the action for HDNet.

MMA
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Minus 100: On The Eve Of UFC 130, Looking Back At UFC 30

At UFC 30 a new era of MMA began. With Zuffa at the helm, the sport would reach great heights. MMA historian Jonathan Snowden will chronicle the Zuffa era show by show here at SBNation.

Chad Mendes Scheduled To Face Rani Yahya At UFC 133

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After losing his title shot against Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes finds an opponent for UFC 133 - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace Rani Yahya.

UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo Says He Isn't Injured

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Jose Aldo says he isn't injured, just recovering from a brutal UFC 129 bout with Mark Hominick.

A UFC Championship: Is It Worth Less Than $19,000?

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Chad Mendes isn't willing to wait even a single month to fight UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Jonathan Snowden looks at the impetus behind that baffling decision?

MMA
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The Agonizing Wait For Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans continue their feud online. So, with the MMA community buzzing, why has the UFC failed to make this fight?

MMA
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Dan Severn Needs To Retire For His Own Good

UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn is still competing in his 50's. Jonathan Snowden says that scoring his 100th win isn't worth the potential health costs for the former champion.

Brilliant Bernard Hopkins Defies Age And Logic To Win Boxing Gold

Bernard Hopkins made history last night by becoming the oldest man to win boxing gold. Jonathan Snowden has more on a boxer who, more than two decades into his career, looked like a new fighter with his win over Jean Pascal.

52 Things I Love About MMA: Lyoto Machida's MMA For The Intellectual

Is MMA for the intellectual possible? Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida shows it is, adding a degree of sophistication and flair the sport had been lacking.

MMA
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Sports Television Ratings See Huge Growth; UFC Left Out Of The Party

Sports Ratings are up dramatically since 2006. So why has the UFC been stagnant? Jonathan Snowden explores.

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Thanks for Everything Bloody Elbow

Without making a big scene, because god knows I've made enough of those here, I wanted to let you all know this is my last day with Bloody Elbow. Starting next week I'll be joining Luke Thomas at...

Georges St. Pierre Holds Back UFC's Canadian Coming Out Party at UFC 129

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Georges St. Pierre, supposedly the best fighter in MMA, kept a good UFC 129 card from being an all-time great card. Jonathan Snowden has more on a tremendous night of fights.

Is Steven Seagal Secretly a Martial Arts Genius?

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Once you can chalk up to coincidence. But when a second UFC star credits Steven Seagal for teaching them a technique that ended in dramatic knockout - the MMA world may be changing right before our eyes.

The UFC will ask for judge's to be provided monitors at UFC 131 in Vancouver. SBNation's Luke...

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The UFC will ask for judge's to be provided monitors at UFC 131 in Vancouver. SBNation's Luke Thomas reports: Jonathan Tweedale, Commissioner of the Vancouver Athletic Commission, has informed SB Nation MMA that Marc Ratner has also requested judges scoring bouts at UFC 131: Lesnar vs. dos Santos also receive video monitors as a viewing option. "The Commission will be considering that request in the near future," Tweedale said.

M-1 Challenge XXV Primer: The Who, What, and Why For the Promotion's Free Show

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M-1 Global has a free show tomorrow, streaming live on Bloody Elbow. Not sure who the fighters are? We're here to help.

UFC 129: Ben Henderson Looking to Put Pettis Behind Him

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Former WEC champion Ben Henderson gets asked a lot about the famous kick Anthony Pettis landed at the end of their great title bout last year. The MMA Encyclopedia author Jonathan Snowden says he better get used to it.

Exclusive Bad Boy Message: Junior dos Santos Looking Forward to Fighting Brock Lesnar

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Junior dos Santos sends a brief message to his fans at Bloody Elbow during a photo shoot. The heavyweight takes on Brock Lesnar at UFC 131.

The UFC Plays 'Let's Kill the Prospect' with Rising Star Phil Davis

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Phil Davis is a promising prospect, bound for the top of the UFC's light heavyweight division. But The MMA Encyclopedia author Jonathan Snowden wonders if the UFC isn't rushing thing a little by putting Davis in the cage with former champion Rashad Evans.

Is UFC 129 Only Going to Be Big in Canada?

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UFC 129 will set attendance and gate records for mixed martial arts in North America. So why does The MMA Encyclopedia author Jonathan Snowden fear it will end up a pay per view dud?

MMA World Cup: Results and Analysis

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MMA has become a global phenomenon. In an effort to find out which region fans believe has the best fighters, we created a fantasy MMA World Cup -the results show MMA fans think the best heavyweight in the world isn't the UFC champion.

MMA World Cup: Can Dominick Cruz Cruise to a Gold Medal?

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MMA has gone global. Help decide which region has the world's best fighters in our fictional MMA World Cup!

MMA World Cup: Can Aldo Win Gold in Featherweight Finals?

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MMA has gone global. Which region has the best fighters? You decide with our MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: Japan and America Collide in the Finals

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MMA is worldwide. Which region has the best fighters? Help us decide with our MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: Welterweight Finals

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MMA is worldwide. Which region has the best fighters? Help us decide in our fantasy MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: The Chael Sonnen/Anderson Silva Rematch

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MMA has gone global. Which region has the best fighters? Help us choose in our MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: Light Heavyweight Finals

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MMA has gone global. Which region has the best fighters? Help us decide in our MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: Can Overeem Upset Velasquez to Win Fictional Gold?

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MMA has gone worldwide. Which region has the best fighters? Help us decided in our MMA World Cup.

MMA World Cup: Bantamweight Semi-Finals

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MMA is worldwide. Help decide which region has the best fighters with our MMA World Cup.

The MMA World Cup: Featherweight Semi-Finals

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MMA has gone global. Which region has the best fighters? Help us decide in our MMA World Cup.

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