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Michael Shulski

  • joined Jul 20, 2011
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
  • posts 29
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Just along for the ride. Keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.

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Poll: Online Debate of the War Machine Debacle

The story and online pictures of Christy Mack's abuse at the hands of War Machine are disturbing to say the least. Because this happened in the age of widespread social media, mma fans have been...

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Poll: Is Bellator 122 Worth Watching on July 25?

Disclaimer: I am a UFC fan first and foremost. I find UFC fights to mostly be more competitive and professional than Bellator fights. I watch Bellator when there are gaps in UFC programming. I'm...

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Fight Night 52 from Japan Card Revealed.

There hasn't been much talk about UFC Fight Night 52 from Japan. The lack of discussion probably has something to do with the many cards between July and September. Oversaturation. In addition to...

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Poll: Farce Retirement Fight for BJ?

"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce" -Karl Marx In Penn and Edgar's case, the third time was farce. The word "farce" is loaded with meaning. It's one of those words that...

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Poll: Female Fighter Attractiveness and Marketing

It's common knowledge that most mma fans are male. Recent market research shows that the ratio of male to female mma fans is 3:1 or roughly 75% to 25%. Of course, this kind of research and...

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Poll: Was Brandon Vera's cut from UFC legit?

Was it wise for the UFC to cut Brandon Vera? After all, Vera's early UFC tenure was loaded with highlight reel submissions and knockouts. Even in defeat, his last two losses to Ben Rothwell and...

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Poll: Should the UFC Drop Sanchez?

What would fans think if Diego Sanchez went to Bellator after his UFC career? Would anyone care if Diego went to World Series of Fighting? How much of a draw is Diego Sanchez? How many people would...

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Poll: Are Anastrozole and Clomiphene P.E.D.s?

Apologists vs. Contrarians A Medical Doctor or specialist needs to weigh in on the issue of whether Anastrozole and Clomiphene are PEDs. Chuck Mindenhall calls people who defend Sonnen...

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Poll: The State of MMA Journalism?

How good is mma journalism? Is it as good as journalism in others sports such as boxing? It's certainly better than Inside the NBA on TNT. Norman Mailer and Joyce Carol Oates wrote about boxing in...

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Luke Thomas' Wrestling Draft of 2012

http://www.mmafighting.com/news/2012/3/20/2887584/ufc-wrestling-draft-ncaa-stars-mixed-martial-arts-mma-news Poll Below. In March of 2012, Luke Thomas predicted that ten top wrestlers could...

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Poll: Can Rumble Johnson Become a UFC Champ?

A radical prediction... Anthony "Rumble" Johnson looked nothing short of spectacular in his triumph over Phil Davis. Eleven of his seventeen professional have come via ko/tko. His knockouts of M...

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Poll and Preview of Bellator's Heavyweight Tournament

This Friday, March 7, marks the opening round of Bellator's Heavyweight Tournament. There are some interesting matchups which, similar to most heavyweight bouts, are likely to end in either slow...

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Poll: Can Africa Produce MMA?

Christian M'Pumba trains out of a gym in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least, this is what was announced prior to his fight at Bellator 110. Internet searches contradict this. M'Pumba...

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Quick Poll: is T. Silva Finished?

Most of the mma world knows by now that Thiago Silva was arrested on some serious felonies. It's hard to imagine that he will not do any jail time. I remember hearing that T. Silva grew up poor and...

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Quick Poll: Should Benson Henderson fight a "Tomato Can"?

All seven of Benson Henderson's UFC victories have come by way of decision. Typically, despite not being a finisher, Benson is a fairly exciting fighter. Unfortunately, this doesn't make for a very...

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Corporate Personhood of the UFC and its Treatment of Fighters.

Recent posts in the MMA media have focused on the conflict between GSP and the UFC. This is a debate with nearly endless questions. Some of these questions even go so far as to question GSP's...

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Rashad Cannot Wrestle with Cormier

Stylesmakefights recently posted a convincing argument that Rashad Evans can outwrestle Daniel Cormier. The majority of his argument centers around how Rashad was able to use mma wrestling to...

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Rashad CANNOT Wrestle with Cormier.

Mmafighting member Stylesmakefights recently posted a convincing argument that Rashad Evans can outwrestle Daniel Cormier. The majority of his argument centers around how Rashad was able to use mma...

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Bellator 109 Prelims: Three Prospects Shine

The Bellator 109 Prelims showcased three impressive prospects catching three stoppage victories in. Bubba Jenkins, Goiti Yamauchi and Blagoi Ivanov are relevant mma fighters in their respective...

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Bellator 106: the Good, the bad and the Ugly

Bellator 106, as a whole, didn't come off as the most exciting event in mma history. There were, however, some fairly good fights on display. The Good. Eddie Alvarez's victory, although...

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The Dynamic Narrative of the Heavyweight Division in Bellator

I am not a Bellator Shill. I am not employed by Viacom or any of its subsidiaries. (Although, I'd like to be). What I have recognized, however, is that the Bellator heavyweight division is filled...

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State of the Bellator HW Division

The Bellator HW has some interesting matchups in no small part thanks to the infusion of Sambists from Eastern Europe. Blagoi Ivanov came into the mma spotlight when he beat Fedor Emelianenko in...

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Ivanov and Minakov: Better than half of UFC HW Division.

Blagoi Ivanov came into the mma spotlight when he beat Fedor in Sambo five years ago.since then, he was stabbed and nearly died. It's baffling that he was on the undercard last time he appeared on...

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Unions, Yushin and the Lighter Weight Classes

I consider mmafighting to be the mma site with the most intelligent articles and debate. With that in mind, I ask my audience to consider some potentially controversial musings. 1) Yushin Okami...

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The Myth that A. Silva was 'Clowning'

Most fight fans have come to the consensus that Anderson Silva was 'clowning' when he was defeated by Weidman. To be sure, it really seemed that way the night of the fight. Roy Jones Jr. was even...

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I Can't Beat a Flyweight. I Still Don't Find Them as Entertaining

A recent fanpost entitled "You Can't Beat a Flyweight" introduced readers to the arrogance some fans hold toward the lighter weight classes. I have no delusion, despite the fact that I weigh 200...

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UFC 140 Best of the Year

Listen to some commentary on the Pride Fighting Championships and how the Japanese crowds were said to have 'understood the fight game' better than western audiences. Remember how fans at the...

Someone else took this photo I just want to use it. Hopefully I won't get sued. Machida Crane Kick.

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Someone else took this photo I just want to use it. Hopefully I won't get sued. Machida Crane Kick.

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A Nerd's Perspective on why Jon Jones is Being Booed.

Make no doubt about it, Jon Jones is going into his heavyweight challenge against Lyoto Machida as a heavy betting favorite because he has utterly dominated two challengers who Lyoto failed to...

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