Duke

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  • joined Aug 14, 2008
  • last login May 17, 2014
  • posts 54
  • comments 1491

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  • NFL New York Jets
  • MMA Jon Fitch, Forrest Griffin, Kenny Florian
  • Boxing Ricky Hatton
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Pondering the UFC on Fox 12 Main Event

Over the past few weeks, the UFC has been slowly announcing fights for its upcoming Fox card in San Jose on July 26th. At this point, we know Anthony Johnson will attempt to continue to climb the...

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Should the UFC Match Bellator's Offer to Gilbert Melendez?

Although Dana White recently proclaimed that contract negotiations between the UFC and Gilbert Melendez weren't going all that well, it was still a surprise to see that "El Niño" had signed a deal...

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Pondering Rampage's Next Move

There's no denying it was fun to see Rampage finally get back to the win column, despite the somewhat controversial stoppage. Bellator now needs to maximize their investment and be very careful...

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A Slew of Opinions

I've been a regular reader of Bloody Elbow for years and used to post Fan Posts fairly regularly. I also spent some time as a regular contributor over at Fightlinker. Over the last two years or so,...

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The UFC Should Swap Chael Sonnen and Rashad Evans

Two of the bigger questions lately in this crazy MMA world have concerned the next steps in the careers of Chael Sonnen and Rashad Evans. Each man seems to be the clear number two in their...

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Shogun vs. Gustafsson Is The Fight To Book

Alexander Gustafsson just picked up his fifth consecutive win in the UFC. The young fighter is 6-1 overall in the organization with five stoppages. Along with Ryan Bader and Phil Davis, he is...

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Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem On FOX Is The Fight To Book

Much has been made of the dispute between Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem and Zuffa over the past few weeks. I think any rational person would agree that Overeem in the UFC, or at...

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The WEC Merger Was Good For The Fighters

Earlier today BE Columnist Tim Burke posted the first of a two-part series of articles analyzing the UFC-WEC merger up until this point. Burke's main thesis is that the merger has been a bit of a...

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Potential Opponents for Marquardt

Now that Nate Marquardt has finally found a new home in BAMMA, the immediate question is who he'll fight in his first bout with the British league. Marquardt insists he'll still be dropping down to...

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Overeem and Zuffa Failed to Seize Reasonable Options

There has been a ton of speculation about Alistair Overeem's withdrawal from the Strikeforce Grand Prix tournament. Some have speculated that the withdrawal was fueled by Zuffa's desire to decrease...

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Breakdown Of Negotiations Likely At Heart Of Overeem's Tourney Withdrawal

There's more to Alistair Overeem's sudden withdrawal from the Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament than meets the eye. Dana White spoke to MMAJunkie and claimed that the reason was due to an injury to...

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UPDATED: Who Should Replace Nogueira Against Franklin?

The UFC 133 curse has continued with Rogerio Nogueira being forced out of his co-main event bout with Rich Franklin due to injury. Just when it seemed like the UFC was done dealing with major...

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Finally, Some Clarity In The Lightweight Division

Now that Frank Edgar and Gray Maynard finally have a date set for their third meeting -- October 8th at UFC 136 -- the lightweight division finally has some light at the end of the tunnel.The UFC...

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Under-The-Radar Fights To Keep An Eye On

UFC cards for the rest of the year are quickly filling up. Just this morning, it seems that a new fight has been announced every ten minutes. Title fights, co-main events, and other fights...

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BREAKING: Charlie Brenneman To Fill In For Davis; Meets Evans at UFC 133

Just kidding. Anyway, I need 75 words in order to get this post up, so I suppose I'll take this opportunity to predict that Vladimir Matyushenko will step up and fight Evans if Machida ultimately...

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UPDATE: Why Cerrone vs. Oliveira Should Be On The UFC Live 5 Main Card

When Stephan Bonnar was pulled from UFC on Versus 5, my initial thought was what fight should be brought up to the main card to replace Bonnar v. Karlos Vemola. After all, Vemola against...

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TIME TO PLAY MATCHMAKER

One of my favorite things about this sport we all love is trying to predict how fighters should be matched up. There are so many variables to take into consideration, ranging from rankings and...

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So, Hioki, Let's Talk Opponents

Fresh off the news that top ranked Japanese featherweight Hatsu Hioki has finally signed with the UFC, the first question for many MMA fans is, "What the hell is a Hat-zoo Ho-kee?" The second --...

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The UFC Lightweight Division: Not As Crazy As You Think

It seems that everywhere I look there is somebody talking about the utter mess that is the UFC lightweight division. Here on Bloody Elbow, the current state of the 155 pounders has repeatedly been...

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Public Forum on MMA Legalization in NY

This is a reminder to the Bloody Elbow community that there will be a public forum tomorrow night in Manhattan discussing the potential legalization of MMA in New York. The New York County Lawyer's...

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UPDATED: Public Forum in NYC Discussing MMA Legalization

I thought the Bloody Elbow community might want a heads up on a public event being held in Manhattan in a few weeks.Originally scheduled for January 26th, the event has been moved to February 9th...

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The UFC's Heavyweight Roster

I'm Shawn who writes over at Fightlinker. I thought this would be better suited as a Bloody Elbow fan post than as an article over there. All of this Fedor free agency talk over the last few days...

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Another view on the Great Vlog Debacle

I originally wrote this at Fightlinker.com. As this topic has been covered in detail at this web site, I thought it would be beneficial to post it here as well to get a sort of different view on...

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Affliction 2 Buyrate (Possibly) Between 150k-200k

There was a lot of talk involving the potential buyrate of Affliction: Day of Reckoning. Most gave the company little chance of success based on the fact that the show was sandwiched in between a...

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The Bright Side of Josh Barnett vs Gilbert Yvel at Affliction: Day of Reckoning

A review of other heavyweight opponents Affliction could have signed to face Josh Barnett instead of Gilbert Yvel.

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Playing Devil's Advocate for Junie Browning

Disclaimer: Junie Browning's antics this season were childish and inappropriate. There is never any excuse to throw glass at somebody, especially for the trivial disagreements that caused...

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Randy Couture to star in The Expendables

The Expendables is a new movie being written and directed by Sylvester Stallone. Stallone will also star. From Ain't It Cool News: Randy Couture has been added to the movie's cast, joining the...

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Derailment of the Rashad Evans Hype Train

Rashad Evans is a good fighter. Any athlete able to go 12 contests in a row without a loss - or 16 according to the UFC - is above average. Disclaimer out of the way, the only major...

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UFC 95: Conundrum

The UFC has blown up to the point where every card is a supercard. For every event with a marquee attraction of Franklin v. Okami or Bisping v. Leben, there are ten cards with stellar main...

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Anderson Silva v. Chuck Liddell Still Possible?

Anderson Silva's manager, Ed Soares, was asked about the middleweight champion's change of heart concerning a fight at UFC 95 in February. From CagePotato.com: "With our timing and our...

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