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First Review of BJ Penn's Why I Fight

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Found out whyWhy I Fight is one of the best MMA books ever written, and certainly the best fighter autobiography out there. While BJ sticks to a quick-bite style of information distribution on BJPenn.com, he spares no detail in telling his life's tale. Continue reading

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Instant Reaction: 7 Thoughts on Strikeforce Nashville

1) Strikeforce is toast on CBS. Ratings have been declining and there's no way CBS was happy with the post-fight brawl.  2) Did you guys know what Mousasi is really awesome at upkicks? I mean,...

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WEC in Trouble Does Not Equal Zuffa in Trouble

In my opinion, the WEC consistently puts on the best cards in MMA in terms of sheer fight quality. But even factoring out the DirecTV/Versus mess, WEC ratings have been on a slide and aren't likely...

This video is a complete history of the UFC's lightweight division, up until UFC 101. It is long...

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History of the UFC Lightweight Divsion from DW on Vimeo.

This video is a complete history of the UFC's lightweight division, up until UFC 101. It is long but well worth the watch.

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5 UFC Fights That REALLY Deserve the PrimeTime Treatment

The UFC took its usual promotion efforts to a new level with its 3-part PrimeTime series leading up to UFC 94: St. PIerre vs. Penn 2. Though there's not much of a difference in screen time between...

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Tearing Down Josh Gross' Latest Article

Josh "Negative Nancy" Gross' latest article is out there making some waves. Kid Nate calls it "compelling." The commenters are basically calling it poop. I call it full of holes, but let me give...

BJ Penn Guard Pass Compilation This video moves along pretty slowly but it's a pretty nice...

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BJ Penn Guard Pass Compilation This video moves along pretty slowly but it's a pretty nice demonstration of BJ's skill on the ground.
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Seriously, Can Diego Sanchez Beat BJ Penn?

  After a string of injuries and disappointing main events, the UFC is looking to turn things around this Saturday at UFC 107, which features BJ Penn vs. Diego Sanchez in a headlining lightweight...

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The Best Renzo Gracie Interview of All Time - UPDATED

As an enthusiastic, gregarious guy that's been around the fight game for quite a long time, Renzo Gracie's always been a great interview subject. However, in his recent interview with The...

"The Dean of Jardine" Keith Mean stars in a new commercial about pistachios. He must have GSP's...

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"The Dean of Jardine" Keith Mean stars in a new commercial about pistachios. He must have GSP's agent.

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The REAL Controversy at UFC 106

Gonna keep this one short and sweet: There's some minor grumbling out there about the judging of the Forrest/Tito fight, whether Tito's back and skull were in fighting shape, not to mention the...

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Shogun, You Are the People's Champ

(even the Google agrees!) I normally don't complain much about close decisions. If a fight's close enough to go either way, odds are that I didn't remember every little thing that could have...

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10 More Fights I Want the UFC to Make Happen (with free Strikeforce bonus while supplies last)

I recently wrote 10 Fights I Want the UFC to Make Happen, a Fanpost now famous for its revelation that 110 BE readers can't live without seeing Dustin Hazelett fight Paulo "Silva" Thiago. In the...

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10 Fights I Want the UFC to Make Happen

Like many MMA fans, my aptitude test indicates that I'd be a good UFC matchmaker. What could possibly be more fun than coming up with great fights for the world to see? So in no particular order,...

This video outlines Brock Lesnar's grappling training for his bout with Frank Mir at UFC 100....

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This video outlines Brock Lesnar's grappling training for his bout with Frank Mir at UFC 100. What's in it isn't news, but it was posted just two days ago and really shows that Brock had a superb plan to deal with Mir's BJJ game.

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Did Florian and Sherk Mix Up Their Game Plans for BJ Penn?

Let's give some props to Kenny Florian. For nearly four rounds, he hung in with the best lightweight fighter in the history of MMA. There's no shame in losing to BJ Penn, but watching Kenny's...

The BJ/Kenny Song!

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The BJ/Kenny Song!

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THQ to Expand Blockbuster UFC Franchise

THQ delivered its first-quarter earnings report yesterday after the stock-market close, and as expected, UFC 2009 Undisputed was the main topic of discussion. Here's what we learned: 1) Undisputed...

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Is Dave Camarillo Training Kenny Florian to Face BJ Penn?

If you're like me, you receive plenty of Twitter updates from MMA fighters. Normally, I don't pay too much attention to them, but one from Kenny Florian took me by surprise: Kenny_Florian View my...

The video of BJ Penn jumping out of 3 feet of water onto the side of a pool just made the front...

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The video of BJ Penn jumping out of 3 feet of water onto the side of a pool just made the front page of Yahoo! and Digg.

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Dana, Lorenzo, Frank Getting Rich(er) Off UFC Undisputed

"We've got a lot of what it takes to get along!" The Las Vegas Sun was kind enough to provide a transcript of a Q&A Session with UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta from the Fan Expo. He had some...

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EA Should Acquire THQ for UFC License

Hi guys, I recently wrote an article for the popular investment web site Minyanville.com that MMA fans would find interesting. I argue that EA should acquire THQ, primarily to get its hands on the...

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Tim Sylvia Wants to Be on Bully Beatdown

via fightticker.com *********************** Fighters Only Magazine has the scoop: Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia would like to appear in the next season of hit MTV show Bully...

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10 Quick Thoughts on Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields

Just got done watching Strikeforce, and I thought I'd put down the first 10 thoughts/questions/ideas that popped into my head tonight. Overall, the fights were entertaining but the production came...

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10 Quick Thoughts On Kimbo Slice Joining TUF

Gosh darn it I'm exhausted and drunk but the news regarding Kimbo Slice appearing on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter is just boggling my mind right now. Here are my 10 immediate...

Apparently, this monkey was trained by Lyoto Machida.

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Apparently, this monkey was trained by Lyoto Machida.

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Rampage Jackson Coaching on Next Season of TUF - Confusion Ensues

As you may know, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson announced via Twitter that he will be one of the coaches on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter: about to watch myself in the movie midnight meat...

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UFC Signs Frank Trigg - Hughes/Trigg 3 Coming?

MMAJunkie has the scoop: Veteran fighter Frank Trigg (19-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC) is returning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship after signing a four-fight deal with the organization. Trigg,...

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EXCLUSIVE! - Dana White's Special Announcement Revealed - New UFN Event Unlike Any Other

As you may know, UFC President Dana White is set to make a special announcement during the 2009 Video Game Awards on Spike TV this coming Thursday. However, somebody at Zuffa's new (and probably...

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